Elbow (Musical Group)

  • Music

    April 2, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Bonus MP3: The Semifinals -- "Yr Fists"

    In my review of the debut EP from local rockers The Semifinals in this week's print edition of the Observer, I applauded Andrew Strickland and crew's efforts fuse cute Emo with some old-school post-punk a la Gang of Four--and the results are pretty damn cool. Here's "Yr Fists," the best song from th ... More >>

  • Music

    February 5, 2009

    The Semifinals

    The Semifinals EP (Self-released)

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2008
  • Music

    May 17, 2007

    The Rapture, Shiny Toy Guns

    Thursday, May 17, at the Granada Theater

  • Music

    August 17, 2006

    Jihad Jerry

    Devo's founding guitarist is still pissing on--and then Swiffering--the worst in society

  • Music

    July 13, 2006

    Odds & Ends

    How Gang of Four's Dave Allen found a music partner in Jayson Bales

  • Music

    May 4, 2006

    Falling Forward

    Not even middle age can slow the tongue of Mark E. Smith

  • Music

    February 23, 2006

    Arctic Monkeys

    Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (Domino)

  • Music

    October 13, 2005


    Collisions (Beggars Banquet)

  • Music

    October 13, 2005

    Great Men

    Gang of Four return, and all pretenders should watch their arses

  • Music

    June 16, 2005

    The Dead 60s

    The Dead 60s (Epic)

  • Music

    March 17, 2005

    Detached Youth

    The Futureheads ignore their post-punk contemporaries--and their buzz

  • Year End Music

    December 30, 2004

    Marrying the Mainstream

    White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the year's best pop-rock records.

  • Music

    December 2, 2004


    Friday, December 3

  • Culture

    March 11, 2004

    Free to Download

    How can you steal music you can't even buy?

  • Music

    November 27, 2003

    Thanks Again

    Rhino assembles the definitive '70s punk collection. Pretty much.

  • Music

    December 20, 2001

    Crunk and Disorderly

    Timbaland and Organized Noize are making the music go bang, and rap radio's never sounded so good

  • Music

    April 5, 2001

    Adam and the Ants

    Antbox (Columbia Records, UK)

  • Music

    March 1, 2001

    Folk Implosion

    On her latest album, Eddi Reader stays true to her Simple Soul

  • Music

    June 22, 2000

    The sound of Deep Ellum

    Or: How I went to London to find the next Jam, and found Rhett Miller instead