By nature, musicians are a rowdy bunch. When tempers run high, as they often do with this hot-blooded bunch, stuff gets broken. And by "stuff," we mean musicians themselves. When musicians fight, it's often very public, very bloody, and the source of national news.Such was the case this week when ... More >>
Pete FreedmanLA's Local Natives offered up the finest set of SXSW's second day. The second day of SXSW 2010 proved quite the copious one--and, for this here showgoer, a fortunate one. Seemed every time I popped into a different venue, another band was just cuing up its set. In total, SXSW brought ... More >>
Kyp Malone isnt exactly sure how to describe his bands latest release. So we try to do it for him.
Brian Bell isn't so hot on comparisons between past Weezer records and the latest
By following the same tried and true method, Sky Eats Airplane has become the latest act from the area all-ages scene to find national success
The Melvins never change. Almost 25 years after forming, the underappreciated icons are still giving the industry the finger.
Videogamers are living out rock and roll fantasies on screens at your local pub
John Doe is more than the old flame of his old band
Roots group is still finding ways to mix country and rock
Cowtown's favorite psychedelic/garage combo hits its stride
Laughs, rock and a 7-foot ninja: The Golden Falcons
Wednesday, March 9, at the Barley House
Dallas Observer Music Awards 2005
Sunday, July 18, at Barley House
You voted. We counted. It's your favorite local acts, amplified.
The story you didn't see--and possibly didn't want to
The Polyphonic Spree is one Big Moment away from stardom. Right?
There are plenty of reasons to hate Phantom Planet. Don't.
Check out Robot Monster Weekend, the best new band we've heard in a while
You Had It Coming (Epic)
Band-related paper cuts and other ironies.
The And/Ors don't need a past as long as they have a future
Living in Los Angeles, At the Drive-In does Texas proud
You only think A Perfect Circle is Tool singer Maynard James Keenan's band
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame acknowledges Scotty Moore, the guitarist behind the King
Hot Club of Cowtown calls Austin home, but never for long
Every local band that broke up this year, take one step forward. Not so fast, Hagfish.
Blondie is reunited and it feels so...good?
It's one step forward, two steps back for XTC
Signing to a record label can be bad for a band's health. So why do they keep doing it?
Afghan Whigs' Greg Dulli is the unsexiest sexy mutha you'll ever meet
No, the Toadies haven't broken up. They're just taking their own sweet time
Go Metric USA makes pop music for smart people
Bedhead's so good, it doesn't need to turn it up to turn it out
The Flaming Lips release four new CDs--and one new album
With its latest record, Blur invents the wheel
The industry aims for the heart of Christmas-- with a shotgun
The old world discovers the Old 97's
Down south, it don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing