Jeff Whittington does not work on the most musically inclined part of your radio dial. Yet the executive producer of KERA's Think with Krys Boyd and host of the long running Anything You Ever Wanted to Know, a concept started by the late Glenn Mitchell with whom Whittington worked as a producer for ... More >>
I don't know how my kid does it. He's heard "ABCs" a thousand times and it's still his number one request. If you have a little one, you know you're going to hear the same song hundreds - no, thousands - of times. If you're particular about the music you listen to, choosing good music to play for yo ... More >>
With plans for a follow-up to this year's acclaimed Division, 2012 looks good for pop-punk trio Here Holy Spain. To tide you over, they have a song on this year's Idol Christmas compilation called "God-Damn This Christmas." As the band wraps up the year, all three recently shared with us t ... More >>
I've never really considered Bruno Mars' music to be especially industrious. I just imagine that, one morning, some music-industry toady stuck a bunch of magnetic letters on a fridge, spelled out Jason Mraz, shuffled all the letters around and got the name "Bruno Mars." The whole idea behind Bruno ... More >>
This dude knew a thing or two about music videos.The death of Michael Jackson in 2009 seemed to prompt a lot of artists to rediscover the art of music videos in 2010. Some, like Lady Gaga and Kanye West, took the artistic merit behind mainstream music videos from acts like Michael Jackson and Pri ... More >>
It's about damn time an indie pop track reached the top of the charts. I was getting kind of tired of throwing a few of my favorite pop artists under the bus for their bad efforts... Leave it to an contradictory genre like indie pop to grind my gears again. That's right: This week's problem is broug ... More >>
In this week's paper, Eric Grubbs catches up with OK Go frontman Damian Kulash and talks, among other things, about the band's DIY approach to its music videos (like the above, recently released, Rube Goldberg-inspired "This Too Shall Pass" take)--and its former label's issues with the band's ideals ... More >>
No, it's not promoting the Dallas show. But it's a sweet poster.Quite a busy Tuesday evening with OK Go at the Granada and Sarah Jaffe up at Dan's Silverleaf. But if you have an inkling for a bit more ska and hip-hop in your musical diet, then I suggest heading down to the House of Blues.Headlini ... More >>
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