This year, Dallas Observer music blog DC9 at Night and Houston Press music blog Rocks Off teamed up to bring you only the greatest moments from last week's SXSW madness. Here are the 12 best shows and moments we saw. See also: -There's an App to Get You Laid at SXSW, But You Absolutely Don't Need t ... More >>
Can influential music blogger Chris Cantalini's latest venture -- a festival at the Granada -- finally put the site on his hometown's map?
â€‹Last week, we told you about new Pitchfork Media offshoot site Altered Zones, which, instead of heavily relying on writers to fill its site with content, is instead relying on bloggers, including DFW's own Gorilla vs. Bear and Weekly Tape Deck. Well, today saw the launch of the site--and, with it ... More >>
With ABC News and Pitchfork Media pairing up for CD reviews and all, maybe it's not so surprising to see former Dallas-based artist Alan Palomo and his VEGA project getting some love from ABC News in this segment the national news organization ran today (sorry--can't figure out how to embed). But, s ... More >>
Must be good to be Pitchfork Media. Reviewing records whenever you want, writing overblown reviews that go over most readers' heads, applying arbitrary numbers to your reviews (even if they don't seem to match up well with the actual written words of said reviews), not really reviewing an album at a ... More >>
Tuesday, March 11, at The Cavern
Everybody (Thrill Jockey)
Those of you not attending the Spoon for Cancer Party in Fort Worth (or the Eels show at Gypsy Tea Room) would be wise to make the trek up to Denton tonight, where a fine double bill awaits you at Rubber Gloves. Headliners Ladyhawk hail from the same Vancouver, British Columbia, scene that produced ... More >>
Dallas bloggers fan the flames and flame the fans of local music
Matt Sharp reunites the Rentals, all because of Dallas' Sara Radle. No, really.
Congratulations are in order for Centro-matic, whose Fort Recovery was deemed hipster-worthy by Pitchfork Media last week with an impressive 8.1 rating. Yeah, yeah, we know--one CD review ain't the end of the world, but we'll take whatever steps are necessary make "Calling Thermatico" a theme song f ... More >>
Casual music listeners shouldn't suffer from the boredom of radio and MTV
Austin's biggest music fest was anything you wanted it to be. Dallas acts made theirs a blast.
Quon you dig it? If you're talking about Fort Worth's Danny Wright, then he certainly can.
Need a little alt in your country? These ten don't.
Broken Social Scene (Arts & Crafts)
Today's most popular radio serial drama is thanks to R. Kelly... and some guy named Rufus
Blueberry Boat has indie rockers confused: Are the Fiery Furnaces geniuses, hacks—or both?
The Wrens released the best album of 2003. It almost never came out.
This summer's best concert just got canceled. So what happened?
Liz Phair is once again an exile in guyville