To say the past year was an eventful one for Parquet Courts and frontman Andrew Savage would be a mammoth understatement. As NPR noted in this First Listen featuring Sunbathing Animal, Parquet Courts went from playing "humble Brooklyn warehouse spaces to Late Night With Jimmy Fallon in the span of 1 ... More >>
Funky Was the State of Affairs, Fergus & Geronimo's newly released sophomore album on Hardly Art, takes a few wide swings towards a more resolute sound, and manages to land most of its punches in the gut and jaw. It's a different swing than 2011's Unlearn, which is essentially what they did. Denton' ... More >>
See more scenes in our slideshow See also: Reggie Watts give hair care tips See also: Big Freedia's house of bounce Saturday afternoon, RTB2, Fergus & Geronimo, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Big Freedia, Reggie Watts, No Age and the Black Lips converged on the North Texas Fairgrounds for 35 Denton' ... More >>
Saturday, September 1 at North Texas Fairgrounds
Mission of Burma Friday, September 14, at Dan's Silverleaf, $13/$16Spune productions' Lance Yocom has been sitting on this show for a while. The Boston punk act, whose reunion has lasted longer than its original run, should make for an interesting show at Dan's. Expect it to be packed and loud.S ... More >>
More fest lineups coming down the festival slide today: No Age, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Fergus & Geronimo were just added to 35 Denton's September 1 Hot Wet Mess, solidifying the lineup in addition to Reggie Watts, Big Freedia, RTB2, DJ Sober and the Black Lips.
Teenage Cool Kids, Beth Israel, Adult Books, Hot Times Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Sunday, May 27 What happened Sunday night at Rubber Gloves was a pretty unique moment, almost a family reunion of sorts. The bill was full of familiar faces and borrowed band members, which is appropriate for a s ... More >>
Sunday, May 27, at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios, Denton
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That two-year-old listening to KKDA-104.5 FM K104 in Dallas (local tie!) in the clip above is cooler than all of us. But we've got some cool news to share about some artists with local ties -- among them Erykah Badu, ZZ Top, Kelly Clarkson, [Daryl], Teenage Cool Kids and Big hud -- so that's a start ... More >>
Stand up and take a bow, Seryn.Got a whole grab-bag of local music notes to pass along today, but none is bigger than this: Yesterday, Paste announced its list of the year's best albums so far, and coming in at No. 4 on their list was Denton's Own Seryn's album, This Is Where We Are. The baroque ... More >>
Johnnie Cluney for DaytrotterFergus and Geronimo, illustrated.I'll be perfectly honest with you guys: I kind of hated the debut full-length from Fergus & Geronimo. Unlearn, in my eyes, was far too jokey, far too hokey and far too wannabe Zappa-esque. Live, it fared better, but, on record, it ... More >>