Dave Little feels your pain musicians. Getting your music heard and exposed can seem like the most unlikely and uphill of battles in all of the entertainment world. Almost. You think getting your music creations exposed is a bitch? Try comedy on for size. It's really a mystery that more comedians d ... More >>
After a pretty hectic Monday night, things slow down considerably this evening. Unless you're a big fan of jazz and/or acoustic pop.
Stay cool, Trey. Stay cool forever.This week marks the release of former Sorta frontman Trey Johnson's debut solo release, Mount Pelée, a disc that finds Johnson and his familiar, classic, soothing voice heading in a somewhat different direction. How so? Well, the disc kinda sounds like it's a b ... More >>
Experiment in Error (Idol)
Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Bobby ... Patterson! It will be slow going around Unfair Park HQ for a while, as we try to get the ringing out of our ears from last night's Dallas Observer Music Awards ceremony at the Granada. Christ, what a special night -- and one for which we can take no credit. It bel ... More >>
This afternoon we received a missive from Erv Karwelis, bossman at Idol Records, informing us he's just signed Glen Reynolds to his label. Glen, as you no doubt recall, used to be the guitarist in Chomsky, which was signed to Idol when it released its terrific discs A Few Possible Selections for the ... More >>
Sunday, November 6, at Barley House
Sunday, September 5, at Barley House
Local label releases a Vital album to commemorate its 10th year
These are your choices, not ours, for the best musicians in town
Onward Quirky Soldiers (Idol Records)
With an army of fans behind them and a new album in front, the members of Chomsky are ready to take the next step. They're just not sure where it will take them.
Narrow margins remind us that everyone's a winner
Kissinger frontman Chopqper has all the q's, and more than a few a's
A good idea...in theory
Will this year's best local records survive the millennium?
A Few Possible Selections for the Soundtrack of Your Life (Self-released)
Or: What do cake walks, the Backstreet Boys, and Jon Cunningham have in common?
These boys are like every other band in town you've never heard ofexcept better