Lionel Richie and CeeLo Green are touring together. At first glance it seems odd, a Dungeon Family affiliate splitting time with someone I always picture wearing a turtleneck. But here we are -- the tour is real and we must confront the idea enough to decide whether or not to buy a ticket. And act ... More >>
There are too many people in the Yellow tent at Fun Fun Fun Fest. This is true at almost all times. It's awesome, because a festival has a comedy tent, but it does mean that if you want to see a comedian, or one of the ragtag collection of bands they put in there, you're going to have to turn up ear ... More >>
This year's Austin City Limits festival marked the first time the event expanded into two full weekends of entertainment. Unfortunately, huge crowds of 75,000 people weren't the only things flooding into Zilker Park, and the final day of the fest was cancelled due to dangerous weather (also a first) ... More >>
Austin City Limits shattered dreams this morning, as every festival eventually must, when it released its schedule for the two-weekend bash. Whereas before excited festival-goers could look at the line-up and think "I'd love to see that one! And that one! Wow, and them!," now they must look at the s ... More >>
Austin City Limits' lineup for 2013 was just announced: Headliners include Depeche Mode, The Cure, Muse, Kings of Leon and noted teenage-girl-advice-givers Atoms for Peace. Tickets go on sale May 7 -- early bird passes are sold out but VIP is available if you just can't wait. See also: -50 Don't ... More >>
"Harlem Shake" is the No. 1 song in the United States of America this week, which means that now is your chance to listen to more than fifteen seconds of it. Baauer's meme soundtrack is the beneficiary of a Billboard rule change--YouTube views have been added to the Hot 100 calculations, joining phy ... 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 >>
"What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area." -- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of the above building ... More >>
Wednesday, March 2, at The Majestic Theatre
Good news today for anyone sitting around, waiting on new material from Centro-matic: This morning, the band announced the release of a new EP called Eyas. Like Dual Hawks, the band's last album, which came as a double-album, one disc filled Centro-matic material and the other consisting of the b ... More >>
Here we go again: Another star from a decade ago is making a come back this summer, armed with the beats of today and processed robot vocals--and, yet, it's another song that isn't about robots!
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