In case you haven't heard, Google is trying to take down the Facebook empire with its new Google social networking site. (Seriously, though, if you haven't heard, it's really time to get out from under that rock). Because social networking sites have become an integral part of music promotion, ... More >>
"I'm totally posting this on Myspace later."The word has gotten around quickly: Justin Timberlake was indeed among the investors that bought a stake in floundering social networking site Myspace this week. According to the press release from Specific Media, Timberlake's partners in this ventur ... More >>
Members of the Upshur Paranormal Society and Southern Paranormal Investigators in their command room last night at the Pride House."I got a hit on the K2!"Heard a fair bit of that last night at the Pride House Bed and Breakfast out in Jefferson. Get a big enough hit on your K2, and you might feel ... More >>
The local mall punk scene? Not in danger of dying, folks. Not any time soon, at least. Look no further than Dallas' own Disco Curtis for the proof. The band just released the above video for its song "Ashley," and, for a brief moment on Saturday afternoon, it was the most-watched video on MySpace, b ... More >>
Tomorrow, via its MySpace page, Waco-based hip-hop collective Strange Fruit Project, which has about a bajillion impressive collaborations to its name, not the least of which includes Erykah Badu and Little Brother, will release a new, free-to-download EP entitled M.A.S.K. (short for Making Art Sou ... More >>
DOMA-nominated punk-rockers The Lash Outs, the guys who griped that "The Kids Don't Wanna Dance," continue their role as cultural commentators on this new track, "Contemporary Music." It's one of two new tracks just posted to the band's MySpace page, and will be included on the band's upcoming al ... More >>
This week, Touch Tongues (the area band formerly known as Street Hassle) uploaded a handful of new songs to its MySpace page. And, by new songs, I mean like recorded-this-Sunday new. Over the weekend, the band got an eight-track, crammed themselves into a mini-storage shed and started laying down ... More >>
Remember a few weeks back when the All-American Rejects stopped by the House of Blues for a free, MySpace-sponsored show? Maybe? Yeah? Well, either way, the high-def footage shot for MySpace is making the rounds this morning, and that includes the above clip of the band performing its song "Dirty Li ... More >>
Myspace has been running a free concert series called The List--a pretty interesting deal in that, if you befriend The List's Myspace page on the networking site, you can get into certain free performances when the company decides to put them on in your city. And it's not just slouches offering up t ... More >>
Well, it sure looks that way, as the above poster, hosted on Firewater's Myspace page and sent out as a Myspace bulletin a few minutes ago, is pretty clear with its big lettering: "Firewater Will Close." So, too, is the headline of the bulletin that went out: "FIREWATER IS CLOSING TOMORROW NIGHT."S ... More >>
To those of you who think we only post about the Jonas Brothers on here: Boy, are you misinformed! For instance, we also post items about Colleyville's own Demi Lovato, who, you might have already noticed, has her new video plastered all over Myspace today under the guise that she's a "featured icon ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, March 13, 2009...Sweet! A good ol' fashioned rock 'n' roll feud with 21st century technology! Trent Reznor has taken to his Twitter account to blast Chris Cornell's new Timbaland-produced album. Of course, if you heard any of the songs on Cornell's ... More >>
There's really nothing for me to add to the story about Atlanta rapper Gorilla Zoe's trip last week to Dallas' Pearl C. Anderson Junior High School that hasn't already been said. Except, I dunno, that maybe instead of parents and teachers getting annoyed by the fact that the rapper passed out poste ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, February 4, 2009...Oy vey! Q-Tip has signed on as the co-star in an independent movie about a young man from a Hasidic community who is caught importing and trafficking ecstasy into the States. Obviously, Tip won't be the Hasidic character; he'll ... More >>
The video for Ben Kweller's "Fight"--the same song he performed on Letterman earlier this week--premiered on Myspace today and, well, it's quite a literal translation of the lyrics (at the start at least). But what country song isn't? And, yes, it is a little silly. Borderline stupid, even. But the ... More >>
Smile Smile, perhaps Dallas' greatest pop duo that also happens to be an ex-couple, has a little treat over on its Myspace page for your listening please: A surprisingly touching and sweeping cover fo the famed Christmas class tune "Silent Night"--and you can download it, too, iff'n you feel so incl ... More >>
Rupert Murdoch's toy is trying to go legit; mayhem may ensue, and success may not
Tuesday, November 18, at the Granada Theater
There are things you can learn on MySpace, and there are things you can't
With friends like these...
Get your MySpace drink on
See the cover of Business Week? That's local promoter Aden Holt's face square in the middle--and for good reason.
In which the author joins MySpace. Finally.