Tomorrow night sees the arrival of unstoppable force Gotye, as the Belgian-Australian singer and his cohorts take over a sold-out Verizon Theater to play a bunch of songs no one wants to hear till he closes the show with "Somebody That I Used to Know." The song plays on the radio every few minutes, ... More >>
This is absolutely within the purview of Unfair Park's more musically inclined sibling; my apologies in advance, Audra. But for months I've had this song stuck in my head; the same goes (and then some) this morning, following Lady of the Lake Erykah Badu's appearance on The Late Show with David Lett ... More >>
In this edition of This Week In Dallas Music History, we go back to the year 2000, when former Observer music editor Zac Crain did one of the things he did best -- take shots at really bad bands. And at the beginning of 2000, he set his sights on the worst local records of the '90s.In no particul ... More >>
LeAnn RimesGarland-raised country starlet LeAnn Rimes is only 28, but already, she's lived a life--a full half of it, even, since she became the first country act to win a Best New Artist Grammy in 1997 as just a 14-year-old. In more recent years, her personal life has become tabloid fodder--whic ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Monday, June 8, 2009...Lil' Wayne has such a affinity for Kobe Bryant that he's penned a song about him called, shockingly, "Kobe Bryant." Word is it's the best song ever about a once-alleged rapist.I guess Rihanna has officially moved on--she's writi ... More >>
Coming to the DSO in May 2010 Since we already mentioned the Dallas Symphony Orchestra this morning (albeit tangentially), I'd say that this is as appropriate a time as any to spread word of the DSO's 2009-2010 pops lineup, which was announced earlier this week.Launching in August, the schedule kick ... More >>
Saturday, April 12, at Lone Star Park, Grand Prairie
Saturday, April 9
Thanks to these CDs, it's beginning to sound a lot like Christmas
Plus: Summer Reading List; Iraq and Roll
The worst of 2002
Today's music magazines suck up to celebs--and just plain suck
And 149 other things I swear I'll do next year
Deep Ellum's club owners and retailers set aside egos in the name of charity
One Ton Records closes its doors
What's new, CueCat? A redesign, a rediscovery and re: layoffs.
Don't put Trees in a pine box just yet.
Band-related paper cuts and other ironies.
Bruckheimer's Coyote Ugly pours a lethal cocktail
Sci Fi's brilliant good vs. evil is a corpse in search of a burial
Amy Crenshaw and Crosstown Boys
A handy guide to the worst local records of the '90s
Or: Oh, look...it's another end-of-the-century list
June 10 - 16, 1999
In the wake of the Ellington 100, lesser zombie boxed sets walk among us
If she isn't careful, LeAnn Rimes could fade away before she's old enough to vote
Talented and determined, Nydia Rojas is forging a pop career while remaining true to her roots
Tree-hugging compilation album takes on a Texas conglomerate
She's only 14, but child star LeAnn Rimes knows what she wants. Can Nashville handle it?
Vanity, thy name is cheese