Karen O

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2014

    Jenny Robinson Brings a Fiery Attitude to Dallas Hip-Hop

    Dallas rapper Jenny Robinson and her partner 8earcub's performances are unlike any other live experience in town. Jenny Robinson is notorious for enacting orgasms on stage and for rolling around on the ground. 8earcub, whose real name is Gerardo Cortez, wears a brown faux fur bear coat/cape that has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2014

    Kassia Conway on Touring with Ellie Goulding and Being Compared to Bjork

    After falling in and out of various New York City punk bands, Kassia Conway started expanding her musical horizons. The first thing was a move to Los Angeles and the next was a revitalization of her songwriting process. Bringing to fore her love of hip hop and electronica, Conway formed the band of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2013

    Why It Sucks to Be a Woman Who Raves

    As a self-respecting female with professional aspirations and a desire to be taken seriously as an individual, it's become increasingly difficult to identify with American electronic dance music culture without feeling kind of irresponsible. By Kat Bein Six or seven years ago, the playing field w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    The Best of Coachella: Weekend One

    Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's front woman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor cape draped over a suit that looked like it was made of mercury. The vibrant collage was topped with a headpiece that Liberace might have worn had he ever bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    Kaia Bellanca Beggs: "I've Always Been Fascinated by Strong and Wild Front Women."

    If you recognize Kaia Bellanca Beggs, it's most likely been from walking through the door at recent Deep Ellum casualty La Grange. Handling the door, and other La Grange duties, was just one of her jobs. Kaia is quite immersed in the local music community and has her own small business doing makeup ... More >>

  • Film

    December 22, 2011

    The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo: Meet the New Girl in Town

    Rooney Mara takes control of the Stieg Larsson juggernaut

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    In Defense of My Chemical Romance: 10 Bands That Look Emo, But Aren't.

    My Chemical Romance​You know the look: Checkered sneakers, skinny pants, that forlorn gaze through a cascade of floppy bangs. Emo kids are easy to spot. Or are they? Can you tell that a band is emo by the way they look? In this week's paper, we talked to My Chemical Romance guitarist Frak Iero a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Bonus MP3: Year of the Tiger -- "Heart of Steel"

    ​Tonight marks the start of New York City's CMJ Music Marathon, a sort of SXSWish deal originally built around the premise of bringing up-and-coming wannabe college radio heroes together for college radio jocks to come have a listen and look-see. Now 30 years into its existence, this year's festiv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    It's Official: MAPSCO Has New Owner, Needs Map to Find Fort Washington, PA

    ​On Friday we broke the news that 62-year-old MAPSCO was being bought out by Pennsylvania-based Universal Map, though higher-ups at both companies refused to offer comment. Today, we get The Official Comment: Universal Map's done snatched up the entirety of the Dallas institution's assets for an u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 4: Killtron

    ​Joel Trujillo, Jr. is better known around town as Killtron, and he's been playing party-jams in the Metroplex since 2005. He got his start by listening to "Energy," a segment on nonprofit listener-supported station KNON, catching the show at every opportunity he had, eagerly listening in, and eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2009

    ACL '09 in Photos: The Avett Brothers, Andrew Bird, Dr. Dog and More from Friday Onstage

    Photos by Patrick MichelsThe Avett Brothers share a family moment Friday afternoon.​Along with Pete's takes on some of Friday's biggest sets here at ACL, we already brought you shots of Phoenix, Raphael Saadiq and The Yeah Yeah Yeahs -- so before we head on out for another day in the front row (fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2009

    ACL '09: The Yeah Yeah Yeahs Sparkle Our Imaginations And Karen O Gets Crazy.

    Photos by Patrick Michels Almost as magical as when Merle Haggard spits onstage.​Dressed like a character belonging more to Pan's Labyrinth than anything of the natural world, Karen O led the Yeah Yeah Yeahs through a fantastical, epic performance at Zilker Park last night.And it was all th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2006

    Want a Video? Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

    The Yeah Yeah Yeahs played their first-ever in-store at Good Records last week. So says front woman Karen O, introing this performance of the song "Turn Into" from Show Your Bones, the band's second disc and the one they're currently out on the road pimping. But we thought we'd end the day with a di ... More >>