This post is meant to serve as one possibility in a blueprint thick with a calculus of possible tangents. It is not intended to create an air of exclusivity or bias, and should in no way be seen as a slight to all of the bands not mentioned. Its intent is to serve as a base guide for where to see ma ... More >>
This week, recently re-documented alien Gavin rolls with the chaps in Lewisville, where he recovers from his Dickey's experience with some deliciousness at Dat's Good BBQ.
For those of you who haven't ventured up into the frozen northern reaches of the metro area (it's like how I imagine life is no ... More >>
The RaptureIt's been a while since we've heard from New York dance band The Rapture; their last release Pieces of the People We Love came out five years ago. But now they're back with a new album, In the Grace of Your Love, which will earn its release on September 6.In tandem with the releas ... More >>
You can almost taste the royalty.Since we can only handle Meredith, Matt and Al (and especially Willard Scott) after a full night of sleep, we'll be nestled sound in our beds tomorrow morning while many of you will be waking up at an ungodly hour for a spot of tea and some wedding that's bein ... More >>
Joel Trujillo, Jr. is better known around town as Killtron, and he's been playing party-jams in the Metroplex since 2005. He got his start by listening to "Energy," a segment on nonprofit listener-supported station KNON, catching the show at every opportunity he had, eagerly listening in, and eve ... More >>
In the Villa O dining roomPairing upscale design with fine dining is as natural as having a little sushi with your sake. But there are many ways to describe the handsome restaurants in the city, from ornate and ostentatious to clever and contemporary--and here we've included far more of the latte ... More >>
The ACL festival may be going on right now down in Austin town, but North Texas music lovers aren't going to let some silly little no-compete clause ruin the weekend.First, let's review the shows we've already mentioned. Tonight, Telegraph Canyon releases The Tide and the Current at Lola's in For ... More >>
Ha! Like you didn't already know.Alas, I'll tell you anyway: Tonight, we make the Big Reveals and announce the winners to your 2009 Dallas Observer Music Awards, bringing yet another wildly success awards season to a close. Fun fact: More than 1,700 people stopped through the six venues we ran for ... More >>
This year's trophy will look nothing like the Heisman. Sorry to get your hopes up.A few weeks back, the 2009 Dallas Observer Music Awards balloting process began--somewhat quietly, I admit.
Distinguished area musicians, producers, booking agents, sound engineers, bloggers, journalists a ... More >>
[Earlier this week, we asked a few bands to check in with us from time to time over the course of the week to tell us about their SXSW experiences. First up, Damaged Good$' Coool Dundee and Trak Bully, with DJ Prince William in tow, tell us how their week got started.]
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Only so much news to provide on this front, other than to, pretty much, repeat the post headline and provide the links to the Myspace streams...So without, further ado, you can now hear...Two new tunes from face-melting, grindcore duo Akkolyte (from the group's upcoming full-length release)...One n ... More >>