Established musicians composing film scores is nothing new. Some of the best scores of the last 50 some odd years have come from pop stars: Dylan's score for Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, Danny Elfman's whole career and Queen's legendary Flash Gordon score. With the rise of various indie studios worl ... More >>
This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste. Lance Price, CD Source owner, says a recently turned solo artist with a classic sound is makin ... More >>
"It was a really amazing gift for us as a group," acknowledges Michael Bloch, guitarist for Brooklyn quartet Here We Go Magic. The gift? Nigel Godrich, the producer and "sixth member" of Radiohead, offered his services for the band's new album, A Different Ship. Godrich and Thom Yorke became fans of ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we get to know the people behind the scenes in local music. Lou Medina was born in Denton, grew up in Brooklyn, and moved back to DFW after getting his feet wet behind the turntables. He makes his living as a studio producer and devotes his time beyond that ... More >>
There's a mild controversy buzzing around the Oscar nominations, which were announced this morning, on the old Twitterverse. Christopher Nolan, you see, didn't get a Best Director nod for his work on Inception, and everyone's up in arms about it.Honestly, though? From where we stand, the nominati ... More >>
According to IMDB, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World cost about $60 million to make. Critics adore it, it has a certain cult following and word is it's on the short list to get an Oscar nod for best visual effects. To date, however, the film's grossed only about half its budget. Which is a little sad, ... More >>
The Eraser (XL)
After you've tightened the trousers of a generation, what do you do for an encore?
With Talkie Walkie, the enigmatic French keyboard maestros go toward the light
Pavement isn't breaking up. It's just learning how to grow old together.
Neil Finn has moved out of the Crowded House and gone exploring