British Sea PowerBrighton's explosive British Sea Power are fresh off the release of their fourth studio album, Valhalla Dancehall, which, unfortunately, doesn't quite match up to the power chord anthems on their previous record, Do You Like Rock Music. Rather, the new album hearkens back to thei ... More >>
Hello friends! We're interrupting your Wednesday to bring you a tasty gig poster update. Tonight, at the Lounge on Elm Street in the heart of Deep Ellum, the good folks of Parade Of Flesh are not only bringing you a real solid gig featuring The Spits, No Bunny, The Uptown Bums and Leg Sweep ... More >>
All photos by Patrick MichelsThough Nick Urata, front man for Denver-based gypsy folk-rock outfit Devotchka, joked that the only reason his band had a draw worth mentioning during its set at ACL's indoor Wildflower stage was because of the rain, consider his words simply a matter of humili ... More >>
Due to the inclement weather last night, I was one of the many people who didn't get to catch Devotchka at the House of Blues. So, yeah, I'm suffering a bit from post-NPR-favorite-withdrawal disorder, a complicated ailment characterized by a lack of sufficiently arty and critically acclaimed music.T ... More >>
Patrick MichelsWhile tornado warning sirens serenaded most of Dallas last night, those of us cooped up in the House of Blues remained blissfully ignorant, thanks to a great show from the gypsy-indie set DeVotchKa.The band's rocking live presence turned up the intensity on even their sleepiest number ... More >>
Cattle DecapitationOK, so we know all the snobby, music elitists will be at the Devotchka/Crooked Fingers show tonight at HOB. But for those whose tastes are not so refined, well, you folks can head on down to The Lounge tonight to catch the sheer ugliness of Cattle Decapitation. The San Diego quart ... More >>
In next week's paper, we'll unveil our national package on the best music of the year (the following week, we'll tackle the best in DFWd music). But, as a teaser, here's our paper's contribution to the national package: Noah W. Bailey's picks for the best Americana/folk releases of '08.
Picking the ... More >>