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  • Blogs

    May 23, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 5/23 - 5/25

    Finally, we have a three-day weekend. No doubt the schedule for most over the next several days will be heavy on time spent outside, preferably grilling out or in a swimming pool. (Or better yet, both.) But there are also plenty of great show to be seen, and if the calendar is thinner on festivals t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, May 19-25

    Which way do you want to rawk this week? Because there are a number of different ways to do so, given the lineup of concerts that hit Dallas between now and Sunday. If it's metal you're looking for, this should be an especially bountiful week. If it's arena-sized power ballads, you're in luck as wel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2014

    Band Seeks Dallas Human: The Dating Profiles of Groups in Town for Valentine's Day

    There's something in the air this week besides Wintery Mix. It's almost Valentine's Day, that magical time of year where even really solid romantic gestures seem tacky and contrived. But hey: Everyone deserves a little love. And a whole bunch of bands are choosing North Texas this year. So open up ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 21, 2013
  • Music

    June 4, 2009

    Wolves in the Throne Room, Kill The Client, Vorvadoss, Embolization

    Monday, June 8, at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios, Denton

  • Dining

    February 12, 2009

    Oyster Lovers Unite

    Now may be your best chance for a little raw love

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008
  • Music

    January 10, 2008

    Nicky Click

    I'm on My Cell Phone (Crunks Not Dead Records)

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2006

    Merry Xmas, But War Is So Not Over

    Normally around the holidays, an album title like, oh, Kill My Distant Relatives That Are Overstaying Their Welcome and Jacking With the Cat Because My Holiday Spirit Has Been Robbed of Me would be most appropriate. But we haven't even gotten to Thanksgiving yet, so we'll take a deep breath and stic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2006

    Have You Seen This Man?

    On October 6, Joe Bieger disappeared, and his family hasn't heard from him since. If you know of his whereabouts, call 1-877-JOE-FIND. On the morning of October 6, Joe Bieger, a 59-year-old school administrator, threw on some clothes and told his wife he was going to walk their dogs. He hasn't been ... More >>

  • Music

    June 8, 2006

    Ever Since the Turn

    the pAper chAse blames its musical maturation on two equally scary things--The Exorcist and ZZ Top

  • Music

    June 1, 2006

    Clear View

    Need some perspective on the good, bad and ugly of Deep Ellum? Just remember--at least it's not Lower Greenville.

  • Music

    July 21, 2005

    Good Ideas

    When SMU alum Astronautalis stopped rap-battling, he finally figured out how to win

  • Music

    November 25, 2004

    Drain You

    An often exasperating boxed set offers the final word on Nirvana's legacy

  • Calendar

    September 30, 2004

    Good Girls

    Ladyfest Biblebelt is smarty and arty

  • Music

    January 15, 2004

    Suicide Is Painless

    How I learned to stop worrying and love naked women

  • Music

    May 22, 2003

    The Gossip

    Movement (Kill Rock Stars)

  • Music

    April 18, 2002


    April 21

  • Music

    March 28, 2002

    Break Away

    There's more to ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead than wrecking stages. No, seriously.

  • Music

    February 8, 2001

    Southern Comfort

    The Gossip returns to the land of Dollar Store culture

  • Music

    October 26, 2000

    Out & About

    Gene Defcon, Bratmobile

  • Music

    August 10, 2000

    The Fox and the Hounded

    Or: How The Rondelles deal with being the cutest band on Earth

  • Music

    April 20, 2000

    Sound mind

    Calvin Johnson isn't a musician. He just plays one onstage.

  • Music

    February 18, 1999

    Killer rock stars

    Sleater-Kinney are too good to admit to being rock's best, last hope

  • Music

    August 27, 1998

    Something about Jonathan

    Jonathan Richman helped invent punk and geek rock. Now, he comes pogo-sticking back into your life with There's Something About Mary

  • Music

    July 30, 1998

    Fair game

    Feminism posing as trend, profit masquerading as activism, and a bunch of really bad songs: Why Lilith Fair isn't so fair at all

  • News

    May 28, 1998

    Rock bottom

    Tucked away in the cellar of a Denton pizza shack is a club that offers punk rock bands a place to re-discover why they make music in the first place

  • Music

    April 9, 1998

    The accidental star

    Elliott Smith on his new album, the Oscars, and why he needs a new favorite shirt

  • Music

    January 29, 1998

    The enchanted forest

    Carl Stephenson on Beck, the Geto Boys, trip-hop, and the fine line between dream and reality

  • Film

    July 25, 1996

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • Film

    December 15, 1994

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • Music

    December 15, 1994

    Home grown

    Are local record labels a springboard to success, or success itself?