Stefan González is the oldest 28-year-old in Dallas. At least in musical terms, that is, which by his own admission are the only terms he understands. Best known as the drummer of jazz trio Yells at Eels, which he plays in with his father Dennis and older brother Aaron, Stefan is at the forefront o ... More >>
Last year, the teaser trailer for Filmage debuted to much acclaim. Looking back at the career of The Descendents (including the formation of All when frontman Milo Aukerman left the band), local filmmakers Matt Riggle, Deedle LaCour and Justin Wilson have documented something that many punk rock fan ... More >>
They make our drinks, run our sound, teach our kids, ring us up for our takeout, serve our coffee and share bills with international rock stars. They are the face of the Denton music scene and the reason why our town gets written about. Here's a small sample of our many fine representatives and thei ... More >>
With each passing day this week, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas sets a new record for peak demand -- and today is no different. One day after hinting that rolling blackouts may be headed our way, ERCOT sends word that at 2:50 this afternoon it initiated Energy Emergency Alert Level 1, ... More >>
Mike WattAs we mentioned yesterday, the South by Southwest spillover effect has reached our beloved record store Good Records. And this evening, before he performs a full blown electric show at The Loft, Mike Watt will be over at Good for what he calls a "hoot & spiel," more commonly known as ... More >>
If known only for his work with the legendary trio known as The Minutemen, bassist Mike Watt would still have his place in rock 'n' roll lore. But even after that band disintegrated following the death of singer/guitarist D. Boon, Watt pressed on and formed another acclaimed trio: Firehose. And, whe ... More >>
Things slow down just a bit tonight as SXSW gets fully underway tonight down in our state capital. Still, there are certainly some viable musical options available this evening for the discerning listener.
Mike Watt & His "Thud Staff"It shouldn't come as a surprise that the top record store in town has been affected by the phenomenon that is South By Southwest spillover. After all, now that The Cavern has gone from being a music venue to an English/Irish Bar (The Crown & Harp), Good Records ... More >>
Wednesday, March 16, at The Loft
As Robert already mentioned a few days ago, Prince will be here soon, reliving his much blogged-about 1984 concert at Reunion Arena on Friday, February 4. One minor snag, though: Reunion Arena was demolished a few years back. No matter -- the show must go on. Prince will set up a huge tent on the ... More >>
Life has a way of dragging us off the charted path and into rather randomly obtuse trajectories. Sometimes you just feel like you're everywhere, all the time. Like you've got the whole world in the palm of your hand.It often comes down to an intangible law of attraction: Many of us have that one ... More >>
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