Kenny Loggins is in a country band. If you don't believe me, watch the Today Show until they've cycled through all the other people who are promoting big 30th-anniversary tours and new country albums on the Today Show. It's called the Blue Sky Riders, and they're playing SXSW on March 13, and while ... More >>
If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving musi ... More >>
If you hold on for one more day, things'll go your way.The infamous, mostly deadly, 20-inch snake that vanished from a Bronx Zoo's Reptile House five days ago (and may or may not have created a Twitter account in the process) was captured this afternoon. According to the Huffington Post, the thin ... More >>
High speed car chase at DC9 HQ, y'all!Just a few minutes ago, the not-so-high-speed chase that happened in Dallas passed by the Dallas Observer offices. We cheered as the carjacking suspect led about six or seven cop cars down Maple Avenue, and we discussed his motive, his determination, his lack ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Monday, August 16, 2010...Sure, Tila Tequilla gets on my nerves as much as the next "reality" star, but, does she really need to be hit with Juggalo feces? But, why did she think a Juggalo festival was the best place to perform?Kenny Loggins gives yo ... More >>
For those guitar wankers who want to revel in some real greatness, Ottmar Liebert brings him impressive "nouveau flamenco" style to the House of Blues this evening.
Besides being nominated for five Grammy Awards, Liebert has released a mind boggling 30 albums since his debut in 1989. The guy' ... More >>
Jamie Foxx. He's an Oscar winner and has sold his fair amount of R&B records. He's also been a mentor on American Idol before. Last season, he got all up in people's grills. And he did it again this one. Foxx Face! This time, though, he gave out T-shirts with big words on them: There was ... More >>