Cabe BoothCabe Booth's name might not ring too many bells. But if you've ever been to the Curtain Club, you've seen his artwork. Creating stunning, life-like paintings of legendary bands, you might as well stare at them for hours.Booth's birthday is coming up this week, and for his birthday ... More >>
So. Funny thing. A couple of weeks back, while writing about 508 Park Ave. and Robert Johnson's 100th, I pulled down a few blues histories-of to dig a little deeper. Among the stacks: Elijah Wald's essential Escaping the Delta: Robert Johnson and the Invention of the Blues, published in 2004, whe ... More >>
Stay cool, Trey. Stay cool forever.This week marks the release of former Sorta frontman Trey Johnson's debut solo release, Mount Pelée, a disc that finds Johnson and his familiar, classic, soothing voice heading in a somewhat different direction. How so? Well, the disc kinda sounds like it's a b ... More >>
Check out our accompanying slideshow for more images from this week's installment of Echoes and Reverberations.Sly Stone was born there. Roy Orbison and Don Henley went to school there. Pat Boone and Dr. Phil even made the scene. But enough about all that: Let's talk about skronk monkeys trippin' b ... More >>
Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Bobby ... Patterson! It will be slow going around Unfair Park HQ for a while, as we try to get the ringing out of our ears from last night's Dallas Observer Music Awards ceremony at the Granada. Christ, what a special night -- and one for which we can take no credit. It bel ... More >>
This afternoon we received a missive from Erv Karwelis, bossman at Idol Records, informing us he's just signed Glen Reynolds to his label. Glen, as you no doubt recall, used to be the guitarist in Chomsky, which was signed to Idol when it released its terrific discs A Few Possible Selections for the ... More >>
Grab your paintball guns and bottles of liquor--it's time to party, Deep Ellum style
Sunday, September 5, at Barley House
Changes at Good Records, plus news on the Polyphonic Spree and a royalmea culpa
Local label releases a Vital album to commemorate its 10th year
These are your choices, not ours, for the best musicians in town
The Deathray Davies used to be John Dufilho. That's not true anymore.
Here's a crash course on local music
A great year for local music gets better
Onward Quirky Soldiers (Idol Records)
Epic Records is still digging the goods out of SRV's vault
With an army of fans behind them and a new album in front, the members of Chomsky are ready to take the next step. They're just not sure where it will take them.
Narrow margins remind us that everyone's a winner
Blur: The Best of (Virgin)
Chomsky, Brutal Juice and others make the news
Bluh; Pleasant Grove in Germany; The Early Line; Trees turns 10; Rubber Gloves gets wet; And so much more
The Deathray Davies love math, drunk ventriloquists, Chinese checkers, and Devo records
All the music news that's fit to print, and some that isn't
Did local bands make good at South By Southwest?
Comet sighting; Clumsy in Motown; Grand Street redubbed; Bar of Soap brings in road grime
Old 97's grab The Deathray; Whammies for the Grammies; Drunken apologies notwithstanding
Will this year's best local records survive the millennium?
A Few Possible Selections for the Soundtrack of Your Life (Self-released)
Or: What do cake walks, the Backstreet Boys, and Jon Cunningham have in common?
With bands like these, who needs Austin anyway?
March 11 - 17, 1999
Josh Baish and Denton fit together like a band and Rubber Gloves
These boys are like every other band in town you've never heard ofexcept better