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  • Blogs

    October 14, 2014

    Paul McCartney at American Airlines Center, 10/13/14

    Paul McCartney American Airlines Center, Dallas Monday, October 13, 2014 It's a funny thing, seeing one of the Beatles. On the one hand, it's not as rare of an opportunity as you might think; after all, Ringo Starr just played his second show in the area in less than three months. And that show cam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band at WinStar Casino, 7/5/14

    Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band WinStar Casino, Thackerville, Oklahoma Saturday, July 5, 2014 It could be said that there are two types of Beatles' fans: those who revere them as enlightened mystical geniuses for their revolutionary experimentation in music, and the other type which prefers the ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 17, 2014
  • Blogs

    February 26, 2014

    That's Enough Already, Dave Grohl

    Dave Grohl is one of my favorite dudes in the world but he needs to hop off my radar for a minute. I'm a mega Nirvana fan and I've always admired Dave for his talent and humor, but lately I can't seem to get him out of my face. His mug is everywhere.

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2014

    Jonathan Wilson May be the Only Thing Erykah Badu and Jackson Browne Have in Common

    At 39, Jonathan Wilson has already accomplished more than many people twice his age. As a musician, he has worked with everyone from Jackson Browne to Dallas' own Erykah Badu. Wilson has also produced recording sessions for the likes of Glen Campbell, Dawes and Father John Misty. And as a solo perfo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2014

    Angel Olsen's Missed Connection Victory Lap Comes to Dallas

    On Monday night at Three Links, Angel Olsen began her set with two rolicking numbers, "Forgiven/Forgotten" and "Hi-Five," the second and third tracks on her outstanding new record, Burn Your Fire For No Witness. Olsen's opening choices were auspicious because the songs let her show off her solid fou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2014

    The Nine Best Guitar Repairmen in Dallas

    Every working guitarists knows that if he doesn't have a good guitar doctor, his dreams of being a master shredder who destroys the crowd with rakes from his pick as he slides it up the string are dead. From a broken headstock to a cracked neck, a guitar technician is a master of skills. He's an ele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2013

    Wilco's Eight Albums, Ranked From Best to Worst

    Halfway through "I Am Trying To Break Your Heart," the leadoff track on 2002's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot. That's when I stopped listening to Wilco, which had been one of my favorite bands of the '90s because of their first three albums- A.M., Being There and Summerteeth, as well as the fab "Mermaid Avenu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    The Search for the Perfect Guitar, Part II

    Editor: In last week's music feature, Christian McPhate began his search for a guitar. Not just any guitar, but his Trigger, his missing part. In that story, he went north to our weird music utopia, Denton, and came away with nothing. Here, he tries his hand in Dallas. I'll start you with his opener ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    Chubby Checker Sues HP For Penis-Measuring App, The Right To Appear In This Blog Entry

    Look, I told my editor, over the weekend: This Chubby Checker penis-measuring story is the blog post I was born to write. (This is not something I was excited to learn about myself.) I own and until recently used an HP Pre 3, which is a Palm WebOS phone that did not actually come out--the fastest ph ... More >>

  • News

    July 19, 2012

    The Hot Yoga Wars

    A famous yogi and his once-prized pupil go to the mat in court.

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Spiritualized, Olivia Tremor Control and Other Show Announcements

    Jason Pierce, high on life.​With all Jason Pierce has been through over the past two decades, it's a wonder he's still alive. Even more miraculous: His band, Spiritualized, is still together. Even though his drug-heavy days are behind him, Spiritualized's recent albums are still just as hazy as Pu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2011

    When You've Lost Someone You Love: Doyle Brahmhall Has Died at the Age of 62

    Garage HangoverDoyle Bramhall in 1967, as one of the Chessmen​Thirteen days from now, Doyle Bramhall was to return to the Granada, scene of this performance in 2007. But that show will not take place: The Dallas-born singer-songwriter and drummer -- a former Chessman with Jimmie Vaughan, a frequen ... More >>

  • News

    February 10, 2011
  • Music

    September 16, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    Staff Trax: Bonjay, Tommy Keene, The Helio Sequence, Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Derek and The Dominoes

    May TruongBonjay​Bonjay -- "Gimmee Gimmee"I was fortunate enough to catch these guys, completely at random, this past week at SXSW--and they impressed the heck out of me with their high-energy performance, and an eclectic, beat-heavy, R&B-tinged sound. Bonjay, which calls Toronto home, release ... More >>

  • Music

    September 10, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    Last Night: Leon Russell at the Granada Theater

    Leon RussellGranada TheaterAugust 23, 2009Better than: Hearing a medley of classic Leon Russell songs sung in an Asian karaoke bar, but not much better...This Leon was nowhere to be found last night.​During the 1960s and '70s, Leon Russell was the consummate sidekick and bandleader--and he was eve ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    January 31, 2008
  • News

    April 27, 2006

    History for Sale

    Heritage Auction Galleries made a fortune selling rare coins. Now its making a mint offering gems from Americas rich past.

  • Film

    May 20, 2004

    Blessed Are the Cheeky

    Python's Brian returns, bearing cinematic salvation

  • Music

    October 10, 2002

    A Little Respeto

    How Maná won the war for its reputation--without even trying

  • Music

    May 16, 2002

    Mason Jarred

    Mason Jennings spent a decade chasing a dream. Now he's finally waking up.

  • Film

    May 9, 2002

    Made on the Margins

    For 15 years, the Dallas Video Fest has flickered on the fringe

  • Music

    February 21, 2002

    Beat the Devil

    Bob Dylan supports a remarkable album with an equally remarkable performance

  • News

    December 27, 2001

    Fighting Faith

    Plus: A debt to the victims

  • News

    December 6, 2001

    Tortured Souls

    Horribly abused children of the Hare Krishna movement seek justice--and peace--through a multimillion-dollar lawsuit

  • Music

    August 30, 2001

    Dig A Hole

    When the bass player split, the Toadies split up

  • Music

    August 23, 2001

    Hell Freezes Over

    It took seven years to make a new record. It took five months for The Toadies to call it quits.

  • Music

    May 31, 2001

    Jon Brion

    Meaningless (Straight to Cut-Out)

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Why 2K?

    Nine is better than none this year

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    The Last Laugh

    Willis Alan Ramsey's cult keeps growing, 28 years after cutting his first--and final?--record

  • Music

    September 14, 2000

    Still Alive!

    Peter Frampton, the golden god of the 1970s, is, once more, Almost Famous

  • Music

    July 6, 2000

    Brother's keeper

    The demonic duo of Dean and Gene Ween returns with a new studio album and a refined take on a twisted past

  • Music

    September 16, 1999

    Restless farewell

    Bob Dylan, the voice of a generation, to be silenced after Paul Simon tour

  • Music

    July 29, 1999

    Stacks of wax

    Adventures at the bottom of the music trade

  • Music

    January 14, 1999

    Caught in a trap

    Peter Guralnick's Careless Love sheds new light on the opaque unraveling of Elvis Presley

  • Music

    December 17, 1998

    Snoopy dogged

    A Charlie Brown Christmas doesn't come without its (good) grief

  • Music

    January 22, 1998

    Rave on cats, he cried

    Carl Perkins, 1932-1998

  • Music

    October 16, 1997

    East Side soul music

    The Blazers return with a record Just for You--and, hopefully, many others

  • Music

    September 11, 1997

    Beyond illusion

    The transcendental rhymes of Bhakti