Ever been backstage at House of Blues Dallas? Rachel Behring painted the cool murals you see on the walls back there of some of rock and soul's legends. But hell, that's just her showing she loves where she works ... and who wouldn't? Behring spent a good stretch of time managing backstage at HOB, a ... More >>
You might not recognize Jeff Ryan's name, but you've probably heard his drumming on a number of acclaimed releases in the past few years. Playing on albums by Sarah Jaffe, St. Vincent, Pleasant Grove and Crushed Stars, he's also had time to do an ambient side project called Myopic. Myopic's second r ... More >>
Doug DavisThe bon voyage crowd at Jack's Back Yard yesterday afternoon.One of the better bars in Dallas to feature live music came to a sudden close last night. Well-located in Oak Cliff, just between the Oak Lawn and Kessler Park neighborhoods, Jack's Back Yard, a re-purposed complex of bu ... More >>
Best Coast, Wavves, No Joy Granada Theater January 24, 2011 Better Than: Being separated from your best friend/cat. Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino and Wavves' Nathan WilliamsOver the past year, the relationship between Nathan Williams and Bethany Cosentino, lead singers of Wavves and Best Coas ... More >>
Ra Ra RiotOctober is shaping up to be a pretty solid month for great acts passing through Dallas. Already, we've got Vampire Weekend, The National. And now we can add Ra Ra Riot to the mix. On Thursday, October 28, at Granada Theater, the bouncy, excitable indie-pop act will be passing through in ... More >>
Bring on the flying scorpions, guys! (Lee Setty) Dove Hunter has been slowly gaining a reputation as one of the Dallas area’s best new bands, despite having only a few unmastered demo tracks on its MySpace page. But with members hailing from defunct-but-still-beloved local acts like Mandarin, Doo ... More >>
Stuart Sikes has worked on albums by The White Stripes and Loretta Lynn. His next project? Dallas.
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Will Oldham's deep thoughts aren't confined to his eloquent lyrics
O Brother, Where Art Thou?(Mercury) & The Gift(Will/Lakeshore)
Finally, June Carter Cash gets her own record, and maybe some of the credit she's always deserved
Chonita "N'Dambi" Gilbert is a back-up singer no more
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She's only 14, but child star LeAnn Rimes knows what she wants. Can Nashville handle it?