What a production. The folks at Index Festival have gone out of their way this year to build up anticipation for the show, now in its third year, which will happen in late September. Case in point was last night's announcement party at Trees, which was sponsored by Chicago brewer Goose Island and fe ... More >>
Buke and Gase Saturday, October 6, at City Tavern, $7/$10 An NPR favorite, Brooklyn duo Buke and Gase will be folkin' it up with Fox and the Bird and Roberto Moreno this weekend. All I'm going to say is that there will be handmade ukulele instruments involved. 'Nough said.
BY REED FISCHER See also: What your Lollapalooza outfit says about you Are you ready for some GIFs? To quote Ozzy Osbourne, "I can't fucking hear you!" I said, ARE YOU READY FOR SOME GIFs?! This past weekend's running of Lollapalooza in Chicago was intense. The heat, the monsoon-like storm on S ... More >>
If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the chaos, Village Voice Media's roving music editors have selected t ... More >>
Deb Doing DallasP.O.S. Doomtree Dan's Silverleaf Tuesday, February 7 In a year spent throne-watching, Doomtree's 2011 release, No Kings, was an interesting comment on hip-hop's climate. Excessive in its own right, the Minneapolis collective has no less than seven official collaborators contr ... More >>
Tuesday, February 7, at Dan's Silverleaf, Denton
This week, Nic Hernandez plots the evolution of Dallas hip-hop collective Sore Losers. Eric Grubbs checks in with Denton's Bad Design about their first show experiences. Plus new albums from Exit 380 and Eleven Hundred Springs, recommended shows from King Khan & the Shrines, Fate Lions, Doomtree ... More >>
As is typical for this time of the year, SXSW backwash results in a nice slew of bands hitting our area tonight...
Over the past three months, Denton resident Kevin McStravick has taken on a rather daunting project -- finding and reviewing every single band that is playing at SXSW this year, which counts almost 2,000 acts, and ranking them on his website.For the project, which is called Operation Every Band a ... More >>
TobaccoLess than a year ago, Tobacco, the Pennsylvania-born electronic musician and frontman for the experimental group Black Moth Super Rainbow, released his latest solo album, Manic Meat, a dark and seedy work that outshone its 2008 predecessor, Fucked Up Friends. As a solo artist, Tobacco ... More >>
Stefon Alexander, better known by his stage name P.O.S., is a rapper, singer and founding member of the hip-hop collective known as Doomtree. And that nine member group of MCs, producers and DJs is currently out on tour together for the first time. Featuring the talents of P.O.S., Dessa, Cecil Otter ... More >>
I dare anyone to find an odder assortment of acts than the package coming through the region tonight.
Jesse HugheyPolvo Sunday, November 7, at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin.I kept repeatedly asking myself the same question on Sunday: "Why can't Dallas do something like this?" Seriously: It's high time Dallas music fans let their Austin friends couch-surf for a change -- we certainly owe them for all ... More >>
The softer side of The Soft PackJust north of Dallas, in Frisco, something is brewing at Lochrann's Irish Pub & Eatery. The bar's enlisted the help of Spune Productions to help diversify the music scene, who, so far, has done a bang-up job. More proof: On Thursday, October 14, garage rock ac ... More >>
Saturday, February 25, at Hailey's