SXSW music weekend is here! If you haven't already packed a bag and headed for Austin yet, or if you don't plan to at all, don't fret. Since 35 Denton is on hiatus, lots of bands are stopping through Dallas and Fort Worth on their way out of the massive week-long music festival three hours south of ... More >>
The Toadies, Ume, Ishi, True Widow and Here Holy Spain at the Dallas Observer St. Patrick's Day Party Saturday, March 12, 2011 Energy Square Better than: Sitting for hours in one spot, getting drunk and watching the parade. Danny FulgencioThe Toadies' Vaden Todd LewisThe sea of green stretched ... More >>
The folks at Live Nation aren't showing any signs of slowing what was originally supposed to be a summer-only deal of not charging service fees on Wednesday. In fact, since launching its deal back in June, the offers have only gotten more extravagant and varied. Why? Well, for one, I imagine, bec ... More >>
There are few reasons to look forward to Mondays and the workweek they begin...unless, of course, you frequently find free CDs and beer in your office mailbox. Well, The Grape (2808 Greenville Ave.) and Dallas winery (yes, you read that right) Times Ten Cellars have given local drinkers at least one ... More >>
With a new four-CD retrospective, Rhino Records captures the agony and ecstasy of the golden age of Brit rock
Dubya and Franz Ferdinand have made it OK for white guys to dance
Inside ex-Smith Johnny Marr's new band, the Healers
In dreary Manchester, a revolution spawned heroes, martyrs and, most of all, myths
Disco Volante (Manifesto Recordings)
Paul Oakenfold doesn't want to conquer America anymore. He just wants to make people dance.
Another sign of the end of the Brit-pop invasion?
Jay Farrar and Dave Grohl don't owe you anything