When it comes to genres that have been allowed to flourish in the age of the online music cloud, few have risen to greater prominence than future sounds, better known to most as beats. An all-encompassing chimeric blend of electronic, hip-hop and soul that, beats takes DJs and producers of more trad ... More >>
Growing up in the late '70s and early '80s, bands like Heart were the bane of my existence. As a teenager, I cringed when hits like "Magic Man" or "Barracuda" were constantly coming from the radio in my dad's car. Sure, both Ann and Nancy Wilson were easy on the eyes, but this stuff was Led Zeppelin ... More >>
As we sit in our cubicles, school chairs or desks today, the Texas sky is relentless with its 73-degree beauty, tempting all of us to turn on some tunes, throw up our hands and have recess. Texas has just reached the perfect time of year when all of the alchemy is correct for hosting a plethora of m ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Monday, September 27, 2010...Divorce news that sucks as bad as your parents calling it quits: Nancy Wilson and Cameron Crowe are getting divorced. Members of The Hold Steady lend their support for the Minnesota Twins with a new song.Toby Keith may play up ... More >>
Kevin TodoraNancy Wilson Hearts YouWho covers Led Zeppelin better than Heart? If you're skeptical, which I was as a massive Led Zeppelin fan, well, then you haven't heard their spot-on, no-Black-Crowes-members cover of "Black Dog."But I digress.Heart brought its particular brand of rock, along wi ... More >>
This is, essentially, a "closure" post. I think we all have to come terms with the fact that Fort Worth/Cool's Casey James was let go in favor of the inferior Lee DeWyze. Whether or not I think CJ should be the American Idol, I've blogged the finale because he and a couple of other North Texans w ... More >>
Thursday, December 9
You voted. We counted. It's your favorite local acts, amplified.
Kings of Leon grew up in the South, but not on Southern rock
No script, no plot. Who cares? Blues in the Night hits all the right notes.
Pearl Jam manager Kelly Curtis is the guy behind the guys
Peter Frampton, the golden god of the 1970s, is, once more, Almost Famous
Euphoria Morning (A&M Records)
Ann and Nancy Wilson aren't a nostalgia act...yet
Nancy Wilson may be the greatest jazz singer left
Bennett, Buttholes, and John Tesh--these are a few of our favorite, and least favorite, things