In this week's Observer, Catherine Downes talks Camera Obscura shop in advance of the band's Denton stop on Saturday night at Hailey's. Should be a good one, Downes writes, explaining that the band "was set for nothing less than indie splendor from the beginning." She gets into specifics, too:Camera ... More >>
On The Range is a weekly exploration of the history and lore of Texas menu items.Puerto de Veracruz is a bustling metropolis of half-a-million located on the Gulf of Mexico. Its rich history stretches back to Pre-Columbian times, and it is sometimes called The Four Times Heroic City after resist ... More >>
Camera Obscura, Anni RossiThe LoftJune 16, 2009 Better Than: Staying at home and building your own camera obscura. Radio has long lost its hold on the music-seeking masses, having essentially been replaced by music blogs, the seeming medium of choice for fans looking for bands ... More >>
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