Front-woman Ally Play-Nice of the Atomic Tanlines once told me, "Punk isn't about what you wear or how many patches you have on your vest. It's a fucking lifestyle."
The genre's ethos alive and well in DFW. Most bands couldn't give me a definitive release date, album title or track listing for thei ... More >>
Haters gonna hateThere's a lingering disdain in the air for the turbulent playlists of KXT 91.7-FM. Understandably so. For every decent song the station plays, there are two or three -- Train's "Drops of Jupiter," Stereo MCs' "Connected" -- that belong on corporate-run stations.It wasn't always t ... More >>
Last Night: My Morning Jacket, Delta Spirit
December 7, 2011
Better than: Watching My Morning Jacket on Palladia's Storytellers while your neighbor's dog barks nonstop.
Mike BrooksMore in the slide show
My Morning Jacket has been praised as one of the best live bands current ... More >>
Guided by VoicesPalladium ShowroomSeptember 29, 2010Better than: watching almost any other group of men in their 50s get drunk in front of a large number of people.Pete FreedmanGuided by VoicesIt's been 16 years since the "classic" line-up of Guided By Voices graced the stage together, and, appar ... More >>
Eisley--not so green anymore.After spending the better part of a decade on the rollercoaster ride that comes with being on a major label, the Tyler-based band Eisley is back on the road. And much has happened for them in the last two years: "We had four weddings in 14 months," says band manager a ... More >>
You were probably all excited to hear that Guided By Voices are reuniting with the classic lineup
for The Hallway Of Shatterproof Glass Tour, but were dismayed to see that Dallas wasn't on their tour itinerary.
Which is not to say that GBV aren't worth a drive to Austin for their September 30 ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, July 16, 2010...Good to hear that the Guided By Voices break-up didn't last too long.Turns out there are some honest New Yorkers: Phosphorescent's gear is finally back in the band's possession.Ever wonder who the girl on the new Vampire Weekend albu ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, June 30, 2010... Lauryn Hill is ready to get off the crazy mess that has been her life for the last decade and stage a comeback... maybe.Guided By Voices will reunite for the Matador birthday party.Mexican singer El Shaka was murdered shortly aft ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Monday, December 7, 2009...Members of Weezer were injured in an accident after its bus skid on ice across several lanes of traffic.Looks like Fleet Foxes is moving into a different, "less upbeat" direction on it's new album.It looks like there are shows Rob ... 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 four or five at a time and play each CD for as long as I can stand it.
Late of the Pier (Castle Donington, England)Fantasy Black ChannelDarryl ... More >>