ZhoraJust a little more than two months after the announcement that vocalist Taylor Rea and guitarist Rob Bastien were leaving the adored area electronic act Ishi to start a project of their own, the twosome is ready to unveil their new sound.Called Zhora, the group's sound picks up at a place no ... More >>
We've got quite a backlog of CDs we've never gotten around to, so we're going to try to chip away at the pile with this regular feature. The plan: to take a few at a time and play each CD for as long as I can stand it.
Aaron Neville (New Orleans, LA)
I Know I've Been Changed (EMI Gospel)
Kic ... More >>
Sure, 2008 may be done, but the list-making still continues... This year, five contributors to the Dallas Observer's music section were asked to participate in the Village Voice's annual Pazz & Jop critics' poll, which compiles the lists of hundreds of music critics across the country into one m ... More >>
Pop music often gets a bad rap for being disposable or vapid, and in many cases that's true. (Katy Perry, Danity Kane and the Pussycat Dolls, step right up!) But every year, a few irresistible bits of innovative ear candy rocket up the charts and seep into our subconscious. The following ten singles ... More >>