Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>
Leading up to our November 10 showcase, we'll be getting you familiar with some of our Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees, either via past features we've done on them, or new ones. You can vote for your favorite acts, venues and more right here.
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FlickrThe Alumni Guy is watching you student section, and he doesn't like what he sees. SMU is inching closer to admission into one of college football's hallowed BCS conferences, which will mark the latest milestone on what the school and its alumni hope is the road back to football relevanc ... More >>
Autolux, Golden PandaThe LoftSeptember 10, 2010Better than: waiting six years between albums.AutoluxThe distinctive, spectacular druming of Autolux's Carla Azur is enough to draw a crowd. Consider, too, though, the elegant mystery of this credit for her work with Joe Henry on the album Fuse:
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Similar, but different.Seeing 40 concerts in 40 different cities over the course 40 consecutive nights. Sound cool? Sure does. While such a trip would be an unrealistic fantasy for most of us, former senior writer from Paste Magazine, Steve LaBate and his good friend, filmmaker Scott Sloan, decid ... More >>