To conquer his fear of guns, a British immigrant takes a road trip to gun lovers' mecca: the NRA Convention.
The adventure flick pretends it’s not an M. Night Shyamalan film
Bloc Party, The Burning Hotels Tuesday, December 11, at House of Blues, $30/$35 Bloc Party are coming to town after the release of their fourth full-length earlier this year, appropriately titled Four. The band reverts back to the guitar-centric sounds of its past, recreating the same feel as their ... More >>
Fall in Denton is a breeding ground for music.The town receives its annual boatload of fresh faces dropped at its doorstep, from college freshman to young couples laying roots. I've sifted through the crap to bring you a list of five new Denton bands you should know. Daniel Markham A recent Lubbo ... More >>
Pedro Almodvar twists horror-movie tropes.
A scene from The Royal Tenenbaums.Hey, it's almost Oscar season! Well, kind of. This much is sure: The summer's about to crest and the shitty movies will finally wash ashore like a dead, bloated whale. Then, the good films will come! You know the Hollywood drill -- and, often, it involves Hollywo ... More >>
Kings Of LeonThe first time the Kings of Leon came to town, they played an intimate show at the Gypsy Tea Room. And what a different time that was: Critics referred to them as The Stokes of the South, and before long, Kings Of Leon found themselves as the opening act for Julian Casablancas & ... More >>
Steve VisneauTrue WidowIt's been three years since local slow-grinding act True Widow released their self titled debut album to local acclaim. But their debut grabbed the attention of Kemodo Records, who signed the band just last year. And now they are poised to release their follow up, the ridic ... More >>
Ben NicholsYesterday, we mentioned the first batch of shows listed for the next few months over at Club Dada -- but we still thought that Lucero's performance set for Thursday, February 24, was worth mentioning again. Last time they came through, they didn't really get a fair shake, playing at 1 ... More >>
A shot from the 1974 short film Big DI was looking for something completely, entirely, absolutely unrelated on the Texas Archive of the Moving Image's website this afternoon when I came across this recent addition to its back catalog: a short film called Big D, which comes from the Dallas Municip ... More >>
Dirk LindnerDJ ShadowWhen DJ Shadow released his game-changing record Endtroducing..., he pretty much left all other DJs, well, in the shadows. The records he released following his monster debut haven't quite lived up to Endtroducing..., but he continues to push the envelope. And, next year, we' ... More >>
Interesting couple of "shows" happening in the North Texas area tonight. Fans of classic rock, metal and bizarre performance art all have something to look forward to this evening.
Bad BrainsJust because we're barely on the other side of the triple digit heatwave doesn't mean that it's too early to start thinking about Christmas, right? The folks over at Trees don't think so, at least. They've gone ahead and announced the first Christmas show of the year: A performance from ... More >>
Rachel ParkerFoe Destroyer at this year's DOMA Showcase, for what proved to be one of the band's final gigs.We're admittedly a little late on this, but, a week ago today, DFW.com Ink, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's answer to the Morning News' Quick in Tarrant Country, broke the news that Foe Dest ... More >>
1994!Hailing out of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the duo of Michael Kuhn and Chris Diehm have been making their interesting brand of mathy post-hardcore under the name of 1994! for the better part of two years. Their second full-length release, FCKYRHED, just came out and Kuhn was kind enough to prov ... More >>
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