Subject:

Peter Schmidt

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    This Week In Dallas Music History: The Deathray Davies Are Set To Stun

    ​Just over a decade ago, when The Deathray Davies got their start, they were sort of a reverse supergroup; just about everyone in the band has since moved on to perform with bigger acts. Lead singer John Dufilho now drums for Apples In Stereo; Jason Garner and Dylan Silvers are now in Polyphonic S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    For Your Weekend Listening Pleasure: Blur Pays Homage to Dallas at Trees on a Cold Night in '96

    ​The best part of posting secret audio from concerts you've attended is using them as an excuse to ring up others who were also there and reminisce about that, like, amazing night, remember? Like, say, Jeff Liles, who recalls Blur's February 3, 1996, show at Trees (scroll down) as "a mob scene" an ... More >>

  • Music

    January 7, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Peter Schmidt Recalls How Three on a Hill Got Don Ivan Punchatz to Do Its First Album Cover

    ​In this morning's item about the late, great Don Ivan Punchatz, Jeff Liles drops a comment to remind us of the TCU illustration prof's estimable contribution to the local music scene. Writes Jeff, he "also created that amazing cover illustration for Biting on Tin Foil, the first Three on a Hill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008
  • Music

    September 4, 2008

    The New Year

    The New Year (Touch and Go)

  • Music

    June 26, 2008

    Centro-matic, The Kadane Brothers and The Theater Fire

    Saturday, June 28, at the Granada Theater

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2008

    ... And a Happy New Year

    Maybe not, but certainly a ... um ... rockin' New Year, as evidenced by the few seconds of new music previewed in the trailer below, for the band's eponymous release due September 9 on Touch and Go. The label has just released the song titles and album cover (oooh, fall colors!), but this trailer's ... More >>

  • Music

    May 15, 2008

    Shibboleth

    Experiment in Error (Idol)

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2007

    I Remember When We Had to Put Out Compilation CDs...

    Do we really need to remind you that Peter Schmidt is a great musician, a great human being and a great football player? No, we thought not. Ah, the local-scene comp CD. That was so mid-'90s of us, back when we hunted for and gathered rare and unreleased tracks from swell local bands; maybe tomorrow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2007

    Don't Get Your Pants In a Wad

    Since the ol' AFI's officially under way now, here's the first in what's likely to at least feel like a never-ending parade of trailers of films screening at the cinematic smorgasbord running till April Fool's. First up, the hometown favorite: Amy Talkington's The Night of the White Pants, filmed al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2006

    Reviewing the Revue, Part Two (With Audio!)

    Hal Samples Bobby Patterson, front and center, holds court with his new best friends (including organizer Don Cento, back row, fourth from left) Saturday night during the Reunion Tower Revue. Pardon for our taking forever to post some more tracks from Saturday night's Reunion Tower Revue at the Son ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 30, 2006

    It Was the Art!

    See a vast Conspiracy at the Longhorn Ballroom

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2006
  • Blogs

    November 27, 2006

    T.C.B. or T.Y.A. Saturday Night, Y'all

    Local soul-singin' great Bobby Patterson will perform with some young upstarts Saturday night at the Sons of Hermann. Christmas just came a little early this year. A couple of weeks back we mentioned the impending Reunion Tower Revue, taking place this Saturday night at the Sons of Hermann Hall. Do ... More >>

  • Music

    October 26, 2006

    Ghost Rock

    From costumes to cover bands, your best bets for Halloween shows

  • Music

    June 8, 2006

    The New Year, Shellac

    Thursday, June 8, at Sons of Hermann Hall

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2006

    Sweet Thighs and Another Surprise

    Got an e-mail last week from a Canadian reader (who knew?) wondering whatever happened to that Nick Tosches-Homer Henderson CD due for release, oh, in 1998. Frankly, Willow (if that is your real name), I have no idea. But in the spirit of whatever Jewish holiday's coming up, here's "The Sweet Thighs ... More >>

  • Music

    December 8, 2005

    Odds & Ends

    Necrogazm, Six Past Hell and others sacrifice eardrums to remember the Dimebag anniversary

  • Music

    October 13, 2005

    Odds & Ends

    Want to win big? Then get a ticket to the biggest lottery this week, Rock Lottery 7

  • Music

    March 31, 2005

    Barley House Tabernacle Choir

    Sunday, March 27, at the Barley House

  • Music

    January 6, 2005

    Road Rules

    The Deathray Davies remember a few of 500 shows

  • Music

    September 9, 2004

    Peter Schmidt

    Sunday, September 5, at Barley House

  • Music

    June 26, 2003

    Trash Pickup

    Double Wide, Dallas' newest live-music venue, ready for grand opening

  • Music

    June 19, 2003

    Perfect Timing

    Eisley to headline Buzz-Oven shows

  • Music

    January 2, 2003

    The Year in Music

    Eleven things that made local music great in 2002

  • Music

    October 3, 2002

    On the Town

    We endured nine straight nights of booze and smoke to bring you this news. You can thank us later.

  • Music

    January 10, 2002

    Hear Here

    Local music was better than ever in 2001

  • Calendar

    November 15, 2001

    Will Rock for Food

    Here's a crash course on local music

  • Music

    February 22, 2001

    Legendary Crystal Chandelier

    Beyond Indifference
    (Quality Park Records)

  • Music

    February 15, 2001

    What Fun Life Is

    Two months into 2001, Matt and Bubba Kadane start The New Year

  • Music

    February 1, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    Another drummer steps to the mike

  • Music

    October 26, 2000

    Scene, Heard

    A good idea...in theory

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000
  • Music

    August 3, 2000

    Across the Bar

    New Year's day; Texas Punk Sweethearts; Growth spurt for Polyphonic Spree; Waging Red Animal War

  • Music

    July 29, 1999

    Scene, heard

    Darlingtons bass-less again; Vibrolux takes the stage once again; Deep Blue Something cracks the top 50

  • Calendar

    March 11, 1999

    Night & Day

    March 11 - 17, 1999

  • News

    February 11, 1999

    Major Mistakes

    Signing to a record label can be bad for a band's health. So why do they keep doing it?

  • Music

    February 11, 1999

    Built it, and they will indie-rock

    Josh Baish and Denton fit together like a band and Rubber Gloves

  • Calendar

    January 28, 1999
  • Music

    December 31, 1998

    Homewardsounds

    Picking the best locally made records of 1998 was easy. Who knew?

  • Calendar

    July 23, 1998

    Night & Day

    July 23 - 29, 1998

  • News

    July 16, 1998

    Schmidt happens

    After 10 years of being told he was the Next Big Thing, former Three on a Hill and Funland frontman Peter Schmidt makes the best record of his career. And he did it, for the most part, all by himself.

  • Music

    July 16, 1998
  • Music

    April 16, 1998

    Pay attention

    Meredith Miller decides to say folk it and goes rock

  • Music

    April 24, 1997
  • Music

    May 23, 1996

    Bronco hole

    Dallas' last great concert hall suffers growing pains

  • Music

    December 21, 1995

    Grading on a curve

    This was the year local music broke, but was it fixed?

  • Music

    October 5, 1995

    Rock and rollercoaster

    After mulling its future for two years, Funland releases its first album

  • Music

    July 27, 1995

    Off the record

    After seven wacky years, 14 Records prepares to close its doors

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