Fight the power! The Door in Dallas has just announced they're bringing Public Enemy to town on December 29. Tickets are set to go on sale this Thursday, November 21.
Chuck D says knock you out. The Kings of the Mic Tour has repeatedly been compared to a big classic rock arena show - old timers busting out riffs familiar to a graying crowd. But that's the wrong comparison. The Kings of the Mic Tour is more like if Chuck Berry went on tour with Elvis Presley, Lit ... More >>
Destiny's Child released their first major-label song on the soundtrack to Men in Black, which came out on CD, cassette, and MiniDisc; they became famous shortly before Monica Lewinsky. This is the kind of thing a pop star less secure than Beyonce wouldn't want to draw attention toward, which is one ... More >>
Mitt Romney’s years at Bain Capital represent everything you hate about capitalism.
This year, like most years, the multi-million-dollar-slinging advertising competition known as the Super Bowl was largely dominated by those in the motor vehicle category. But if you were paying close attention, somewhere between the David Beckham ogling, flipping back and forth from the Super Bowl ... More >>
This week, the Cheap Bastard eats at the Purple Onion, 1838 Irving Blvd., 214-747-0101. The place has a picture of a Viking on the wall, yet she neglects to make any Spam-Spam-Spam jokes. That's it, then. Alice is out of the audio-video club. Number of pictures on the wall of guys in Viking helmets ... More >>
Austin's little fest has grown big and sponsored--and that's fine by us
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we meet some of the people behind the local music scene -- those who aren't necessarily members of local bands, but more the people who make the scene move. Gavin MulloyGavin Mulloy is a young marketing pistol for Granada Theater, and he appears to be pois ... More >>
In spite of what I think of some rappers, the truth is that most of them have something to contribute to the scene. Kanye brings good production chops and high class. Eminem has tight alliterative flows. And Drake... well, he's Canadian, which has to count for something, I imagine. To this end ... More >>
A week ago today, we passed along word of the still-circulating rumor that the Black Eyed Peas would be the performers at Super Bowl XLV, which, you surely already know, is set to take place at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington on Sunday, February 6.We've yet to squash that rumor--the closest we got w ... More >>
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Neko CaseGranada TheaterNovember 23, 2009Better Than: Sitting at home playing with your dogs. Patrick MichelsCheck out more photos from the show here in our slideshow. It wasn't hard to see that it was Neko Case's show last night at the Granada. With the singer's penchant for songs filled with ani ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, November 18, 2009...Flava Flav (world's greatest hype man) owes around $183,000 in back taxes. I wonder how much he could get for selling his viking hat?Jay-Z canceled the rest of his U.S. tour because of "unforeseen scheduling conflicts." What's ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, October 1, 2009... How sad: The Kanye West/Lady Gaga tour has been canceled. I hear someone tried to tell 'Ye the tour was canceled, but was interrupted by Taylor Swift. Flava Flav is shopping a series where he goes back to high school to rec ... More >>
Terrell Owens on Under One Roof, some Flavor Flav sitcom I've already forgotten aboutTerrell Owens was at Elton John's annual Academy Award viewing party last night at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, where the (current? former?) Dallas Cowboys wide receiver wanted to see and be seen by tho ... More >>
Yep, and just when you thought we'd never again witness hockey in May.
Run-DMC, King of Rock, Raising Hell, Tougher than Leather (Sony Legacy)
Keyshawn brings much-needed swagger to the 'Boys
Iron Flag (Loud)
Who says 2000 was a bad year for music?
Forest Whitaker brings an adopted honor code to the streets as Ghost Dog
Dan "The Automator" Nakamura loves hip-hop -- but he loves music more
You know the music business stinks when Kathy McCarty, Texas' best singer-songwriter, can't catch a break
At 38, Public Enemy's Chuck D goes 'where no age has gone before'
The industry aims for the heart of Christmas-- with a shotgun
Rap's new polish: sophistication or pandering?
How could Duran Duran make a comeback when it never went away?