Phantom Planet

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    The Coachella 2013 Awards

    The brunette in the backward pink mesh trucker hat and booty shorts grabs a megaphone and addresses her fellow campers. "WECOME TO COOOOACHEELLLA." The congregation of twenty 20-somethings lustily applauds. It's Thursday night, a dozen hours before the festival officially begins, and the rules ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Robbie from The Red 100's on Phantom Planet, How Rock and Roll and Emo Don't Mix

    The Red 100's have a lot to be thankful for this year. Winning the DOMA for Best Blues Act, the band released an EP, Live Off the Floor, in April. Adding to pile of recordings, bassist/singer Robbie D Love (not D., just D) released a solo album, Love Vibrations, a few weeks ago. With a show coming ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    The Conversation: Lead Singer Stage Behavior, How Much is Too Much?

    Mick Jagger, the ultimate frontman​Make no mistake; there is a big difference between a run-of-the-mill lead singer and a bona fide frontman. Huge, really. Not just anybody has the magnetism required to convince 20,000 people at the American Airlines Center to raise their hands above their heads a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    The Problem With... Katy Perry's "California Gurls"

    ​Every few years, we all hear songs about California that define that state for a few years until the next. Back in the '90s, it was Tupac and Dr. Dre's "California Love." Last decade, it was "California" by Phantom Planet. Hell, there is a laundry list of iconic songs about the state.Katy Perry's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2008

    Tonight: Oso Closo, No Matter How Far Away...

    We’ve already given you loads of information about Oso Closo’s gig at the Dallas Theater Center. Then, of course, there was Pete’s glowing review of the production. But, tonight, the Denton-based rock outfit is taking a break from its insanely busy schedule performing in The Who's Tommy for ... More >>

  • Music

    August 23, 2007

    Smoke on the Water

    Out where the Jgermeister flows, we rock

  • Music

    June 8, 2006

    Odds & Ends

    Baby, we got them House of Blues blues

  • Music

    May 26, 2005

    The Legend of Billy Hicks

    Or, why sax player is no longer a viable occupation in rock and roll

  • Music

    December 30, 2004


    In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top 10 music stories were all about winning the popular vote

  • Year End Music

    December 30, 2004


    In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote.

  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Phantom Planet, the Like

    Friday, August 27

  • Music

    June 24, 2004


    June 25

  • Culture

    March 11, 2004

    Free to Download

    How can you steal music you can't even buy?

  • Music

    November 20, 2003
  • News

    September 25, 2003

    What's Cookin', Rock?

    Plus: Teenage Wasteland; We Are Out of Words

  • Music

    September 11, 2003
  • Music

    June 5, 2003

    Family Ties

    Rooney's Robert Carmine has a lot to live up to

  • Music

    December 12, 2002

    Various Artists

    Maybe This Christmas (Nettwerk)

  • Music

    October 3, 2002

    Their Aim Is True

    There are plenty of reasons to hate Phantom Planet. Don't.

  • Music

    July 25, 2002
  • Calendar

    March 7, 2002

    Rebel With a Cause

    Jason Schwartzman should Rushmore, slack less