In September 2000, a few days before Dave Matthews Band played with Bela Fleck and the Flecktones at Coca-Cola Starplex, I got into a car accident turning onto Inwood Road from Walnut Hill. My '99 Explorer was crunched, and the woman I hit injured her arm.
I sat on the curb, waiting for my parents ... More >>
Kenny Loggins is in a country band. If you don't believe me, watch the Today Show until they've cycled through all the other people who are promoting big 30th-anniversary tours and new country albums on the Today Show. It's called the Blue Sky Riders, and they're playing SXSW on March 13, and while ... More >>
It's been nice to watch TV--fresh off House of Cards's Netflix premier--deal with the same questions people have been addressing about music since Napster or iTunes or Spotify, depending on which iteration of the issue you remember best. Specifically: Now that Netflix can create programming based on ... More >>
The finger-pointing game has begun in the wake of this year's Electric Daisy Carnival. Although any legal repercussions in regards to the festival that took place this weekend have yet to be determined, we're keeping our eye on the whole thing -- mostly because, let's face it, music and leg ... More >>
Face to Face, Strung Out, Blitzkid, The Darlings
June 5, 2011
Better than: punching a hole in your TV after the Mavericks' game.
Face to FaceFace to Face didn't hit the stage until late in the evening (five minutes after 11, to be exact), but the large crowd that gathered in the G ... More >>
You know what, folks? Summer singles tend to sound the same after a while. I think producers purposefully do this to make mixing all the hits together on the dancefloor much easier. And god bless 'em for that.Too bad that so many of the songs are terrible. And one of the tracks that's sure to get pl ... More >>
Sl. BurnettBucks BurnettIf there's one man on the planet poised to make 8-track collecting cool, it's Bucks Burnett. Not that collecting cartridges wasn't "cool" before--I mean, you can't even buy a new player for them at your neighborhood indie record store. How snobby-cool is that? And, it's no ... More >>