Last weekend I went to Raleigh, North Carolina for Hopscotch Music Festival. It was cool, and before I go on I want to acknowledge that there was plenty of cool to be found in Dallas/Fort Worth/Etc. music last weekend as well. There was a growing beer/music music festival featuring cool Cults and ... More >>
Spiritualized Granada Theater Tuesday, May 15 Life is particularly becoming on Jason Pierce. When Spiritualized took the stage shortly before 9 p.m. at the Granada Theater, Pierce and his two-member gospel "choir" were clothed in pure white, while the rest of the band wore black. Looking remarkably ... More >>
"It's ironic that, in some ways, when I needed music the most, making this record really fucked it up for me." So explains Jason Pierce, the mastermind behind English band Spiritualized and the newly released Sweet Heart Sweet Light, their sixth studio album. He's juggling phone interviews and rehe ... 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 >>
What a weekend! Tonight alone has a week's worth of great music. Here are a few of the many noteworthy shows in town, but there are plenty more to choose from. Please add your own picks in the comments. First, a reminder of the shows we've already mentioned. Tonight, the Gonzalez brothers will impro ... More >>
Thursday, September 25, at the Lakewood Theater
If you don't know who the Soledad Brothers are, you should
The Complete Works Volume One (Arista)
Wrapping up the North Texas New Music Festival; plus, The Beat turns one
Sonic Boom sets aside his experimental audio research for a return to Spacemen 3. Sort of.
Jason Pierce is still floating in space, but he's got his feet in the orchestra pit
Has Spiritualized emerged with its masterwork, or is it just the drugs?