The Dallas Video Festival, now in its 24th year, makes it bow September 21 with a screening of Jean-Luc Godard's Film Socialisme at the Texas Theatre, which will be immediately followed by a sequel of sorts to Richard Linklater's Slacker. The full schedule's here, and, of course, we'll have more in ... More >>
Last Monday night, on Commerce Street in Deep Ellum, a first not only for Dallas but for the world: A museum dedicated to eight-track tapes celebrated its grand opening. Go figure, right?Maybe it's not so weird, though: Sure, the grand opening of the Eight-Track Museum, the vision of one Bucks Bu ... More >>
talking heads - 78 dallas from das ubuibi on Vimeo.Given Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz's Valentine's Day-trip to the Eight-Track Museum's grand opening, the timing's certainly good: Only yesterday, someone posted to Vimeo about 28 minutes' worth of footage from the Talking Heads' '78 trip through t ... More >>
Not too much happening on the local music dial tonight. Just one note of significance, really. But it's of some pretty big significance, as you no doubt already know, if you've read the cover story in this week's print edition.
This week, The O's will release their anticipated sophomore effort, Between The Two, once again on Idol Records and, lest anyone forgot, also on eight-track via Bucks Burnett's new Cloud 8 label. And, in the coming days, fans of the band will have three chances to mingle with O's men Taylor Young ... More >>
Just yesterday, over on Unfair Park, Robert reported that James "Big Bucks" Burnett is in the the final negotiation stages for a permanent Dallas home for his Eight-Track Museum, for which Bucks recently add one of Bob Dylan's harmonicas. The news comes after a Deep Ellum home for the museum fell ... More >>
A few months back, Big Bucks Burnett was so, so close to setting up his Eight-Track Museum in Deep Ellum, till the deal went south and it was back to zero. But last night -- meaning, at 12:10 this morning -- Bucks sent word: Not only is the former 14 Records proprietor and Mr. Ed obsessive "curre ... More >>