Saturday night, I will take stage with a band I've never played with before: Silver Saint Guitar Army, the brainchild of Wanz Dover, and I will be one of over a dozen guitarists. Dover still speaks highly of his time in New York with Glenn Branca's guitar orchestra and he wants to bring that famed ... More >>
In the late '80s/early '90s, if you wanted to become a guitarslinger but couldn't afford lessons, your options were limited to guitar tab in a magazine like Guitar World or Guitar One, your old man or some other drunken family member willing to show you a chord or two before slapping you with a beer ... More >>
If emo kids didn't have it tough enough, this past week a report surfaced from Andrew Hogan, education director of the Optometrists Association of Tasmania, saying, "If a young emo chap has a fringe covering one eye all the time, that eye won't see a lot of detail. And if it happens from a young age ... More >>
Between the weather and the Rosh a few things fell through the cracks yesterday. Like, oh, former FBI agent Terence Hart's report to City Manager Mary Suhm concerning the funeral procession for Dallas Police Chief David Brown's son. City Hall sent the 11-page doc, and Suhm's accompanying memo, la ... More >>
Says one baton-lovin' Friend of Unfair Park, Dallas Symphony Orchestra music director Jaap van Zweden received some early New Year's best-wishes courtesy the Los Angeles Times, which named him a classical-music "face to watch" in the coming year. Writes Mark Swed of the conductor unknown to local ... More >>
You’ve bought the ticket. You’ve washed the T-shirt. You and your best friend, also a big Apollo Sunshine fan, have been practicing your encore yells to make sure they’ll be irresistible at the band's show in Dallas next Friday, October 17. Keep in mind, there is a global financial crisis unf ... More >>
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