Austin City Limits is just a couple flips on the calendar away. This year's inaugural two-weekend run on October 4 to 6 and 11 to 13 also features a series of late-night shows in Austin. And a run of bands from somewhere on the lineup in other Texas cities, including Houston and Dallas. Most of th ... More >>
Well, with all of the recent concert announcements we've been getting in, this is shaping up to be a quite promising, non-shitty winter this year. After you read this post, you should take some time to review the ones you may have missed.
BY ERIK THOMPSON The 2012 installment of Lollapalooza has thus far brought the requisite extremes, in terms of performances and potent weather. A two-hour delay cut through the middle of Saturday's entertainment at Chicago's Grant Park, and a good many people were wishing they had just the record h ... More >>
We Were Promised Jetpacksâ€‹Scotland's We Were Promised Jetpacks triumphantly return to the DFW area this week, headlining at Trees on Saturday. As evidenced by their newly-released record, In the Pit of the Stomach, the four-piece has a snarling post-punk sound -- and it's not the kind you dance to ... More >>
Tomorrow night, Hot Hot Heat, surely one of the bigger names in the early '00s rock revival explosion not named The Strokes or Franz Ferdinand, comes through Dallas for a date at The Loft. The tour comes in support of the band's new release, Future Breeds, which finds the band returning to its indi ... More >>
NOVELS (Miss Press)
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, February 16, 2010...Aerosmith is slated to headline the Download Festival in England this summer... if the band has a singer by then.Franz Ferdinand is working on its fourth album.Peter Gabriel may reunite with Genesis for their Rock and Roll Hall ... More >>
Friday, June 12, at Hailey's Club in Denton
Franz Ferdinand at House of Blues, Friday, April 24The popularity of these Scottish rockers exploded after the success of their 2004 self-titled debut album (which sold 3.6 million copies worldwide). And, I mean, their first single "Take Me Out" didn't do too badly either! Did you know that band's n ... More >>
Friday, April 24, at House of Blues
Ready to take your weekly trip into the rockin' world of this past weekend's music? Bust out those headphones and let's do it! Remember, all videos come courtesy of your friends and mine, those camera-wielding folks at the front of the club. They press on, despite tired arms, so that you can I can e ... More >>
MSTRKRFT performs Friday, March 20, at House of BluesGrab your calendars, folks. After the jump, the latest batch of upcoming show announcements to come through our inboxes over the past week.
Made in the Dark (Astralwerks)
This and next week are full of big-name acts making their ways to or from the Austin festival
Sunday, September 16, at the Palladium Loft
Franz Ferdinand, international chowhound
Newest DDR: Same game, fresh set list
The Arctic Monkeys kick it old school and rep for their hood. Seriously.
Who needs SXSW? Austin's Lemurs already have crazed fans in Dallas
After Green Day, expect more American idiots
The shiniest and catchiest of 2005's snap and fizz
Gang of Four return, and all pretenders should watch their arses
Plus: The Glasgow School, History Lesson
Suicidal tendencies, gut locker lovers and men who wail on their axes
Or, why sax player is no longer a viable occupation in rock and roll
Sara Radle's off to L.A.; LM5 calling it quits; Rubber Gloves gets anew look
The Stereophonics never made it big. That doesn't mean they never made good.
Silent Alarm (Vice)
The Futureheads ignore their post-punk contemporaries--and their buzz
Sounds Eclectic 3 (Palm Pictures)
Mapping out the trends of 2005
In which we discuss the highs, the lows--and all the crap that came between
White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the year's best pop-rock records.
Thursday, December 16, at Double Wide
Reverend Horton Heat has a guitar named after him, the Necro Tonz arebreaking up and When Pop Music Goes Bad, Part 2
Fashionable retro rock has jumped the shark. Here’s why.
The Junior Boys' Jeremy Greenspan could have chosen academia. Instead, he chose to rock.
The Texas sun outshone the stars at the Austin City Limits Music Festival
Elvis tanks, the Pixies rock and other tales from the 2004 ACL Festival
Dubya and Franz Ferdinand have made it OK for white guys to dance
The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads (Rhino)
With the proper machinery in place, a band could remain a Secret no more
Franz Ferdinand (Domino/Epic)