The Trishas knew from the start they were onto something special. Brought together to perform a couple songs at a 2009 tribute for songwriter Kevin Welch, that first practice set the tone, which was only hinted at on their 2010 EP, They Call Us the Trishas. On debut LP High, Wide & Handsome, they fi ... More >>
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 >>
[Over the next few weeks, we'll be presenting our favorite local songs of the year, counting down from No. 25 to No. 1, one track a day. Today, we take an in-depth look at song No. 7 on the list -- and, please, feel free to click after the jump to hear a stream of the track ... More >>
The Beaten Sea It was quite the scene last night at Murray Street Coffee Shop, where members of the Dallas Family Band gathered for their public appearance together in months to sing Christmas carols for a small collection of revelers that almost matched the outfit in size. And not a bad feather ... More >>
Like the ghosts of forgotten family members, lost loves, or bygone eras, this week's poster haunts us in a way that cannot be ignored.
In this upcoming week's print issue of the Observer, you'll find my takes on three new discs from area outfits well worth your attention--Spooky Folk, Mount Righteous and The Beaten Sea, the first two of which we already provided early tastes of in the form of bonus mp3s. Seems natural then, that we ... More >>
It's been a mostly soggy and groggy week since our last winning POTW announcement. Just look outside: It's beautiful. I'll admit, I'm pretty fond of these dreary days, that's just my style (I could do without the wetness, but hey, I take them as they come). This week's poster selection is reminis ... More >>
This week's featured poster advertises a show with The Fox And The Bird tonight at the "hoffice" (house/office) of Switch Creative Group; if you've looked at a Pluckers menu recently, or seen that "Body By Pluckers" billboard with all the schlubs in tighty-whiteys, you've seen Switch's work. This po ... More >>