It's that time of year again: Graduations have party-blocked out every May weekend while springtime optimists flock to their favorite blogs to discover soon-to-be summer hits. You know, the kind of hits that stealthily attack radio and multiply like a pop virus. But what about your favorite hip-hop ... More >>
When this show first popped up on the calendar, it raised a lot of eyebrows. Club Dada? For Odd Future offshoot, MellowHigh? Seeing as though the full collective packed out Palladium Ballroom last time they came to town, it didn't seem feasible that a club as small as Dada would be enough space for ... More >>
This summer Dallas brought the heat when it came to live music offerings. From Queen Bey's legendary turn at American Airlines Center to Greg Barrett's genre mashing Animal House party at Sandaga 813, there were plenty of shows we'll still be talking about this time next year. We've narrowed the fie ... More >>
So who's ready for B L A C K I E to scare some people at Good Records today? We certainly can't wait. If you weren't already going (to this one or the show tomorrow at Macaroni Island in Denton), please read the great Shea Serrano's excellent profile of the Houston artist, published in our sister pa ... More >>
Because of last week's epic explosion of show announcements, it's been like crickets this week; and probably also because it's our nation's most revered holiday. But not to fear. We wouldn't leave you high and dry. Scroll down to see what we've got for ya this week.
For the past three years, Spring Break in the state of Texas has been a frantic, music-fueled experience. 2009 brought us the first year of what is now commonly referred to as "festival season", when Chris Flemmons brought a budding young fest called NX35 to Denton. The idea? A small off-shoot festi ... More >>
As a city, we've been developing culturally and economically at a rapid pace over the last few years. Built around a scene of prominent weekly events like Beauty Bar's Big Bang Thursdays and Prophet Bar's Wednesday night open mic jam sessions, local rap artists get the chance to interact and network ... More >>
Throughout hip-hop's history, rappers have sought to distinguish themselves through a variety of methods. While some have focused exclusively on lyrical content, others have focused on style and cadence. As of late, hip-hop has experienced a fundamental shift from an emphasis on substance to an emph ... More >>