I'd never heard of Dallas musician Brandon Hilton, but according to the email I got yesterday, he's released "over 40 tracks, two full-length albums, eight singles and seven music videos, accumulated over 4.5 million YouTube views, 150,000 MySpace fans, and 30,000 Twitter followers."
Hmm, alright ... More >>
This Saturday night at 2826 Arnetic, The Beat Factory takes five hip-hop producers/electronic artists out of the studio and lets them work their magic live. It's a stacked lineup, featuring Denton's Juicy the Emissary, Dallas' Datahowler, Remode and Slago, and Austin's Boom Baptist, with turntable w ... More >>
C'mon, guysIt's been quite a year enduring the Top 40 in "The Problem With....". Looking back at the year and my reviews, I've noticed three things about music that I loathe and think need to change.
Too many collaborations (feat. Rihanna, Lil' Wayne, Pitbull, Jay-Z...)
The less we talk abou ... More >>
BeckYesterday Beck announced that he had been "recording some tracks" with country singer Dwight Yoakam. And yeah, we guess we could kind of see that, as Beck has run the gamut of styles during his career, touching on hip-hop, electronic, folk, and mariachi.
But, even though it makes sense when ... More >>
I'm starting to think the whole '80s retro thing has run its course. We've seen plenty of it in recent memory, and now Katy Perry's latest single "Last Friday Night" is the latest attempt to pull at your nostalgic side -- while referencing, of course, to the ABC sitcom block T.G.I.F. Ugh. So. ... More >>
So. This month, the thirteenth day of the month has fallen on a Friday. Dun, dun, dun! Here in Dallas, that's not necessarily a bad thing: Since midnight last night, folks have been flocking to Elm Street Tattoo for their $13 Friday the 13th tattoo as part of Oliver Peck's annual marathon.But tho ... More >>
Rebecca Black Colin Quinn made a great point on Conan last week. I'm paraphrasing, but it went something like this: For all this talk of stopping bullying and cyber-bullying, America sure is willfully beating up a lot on Rebecca Black.The counter-argument, of course? That poor little Black is th ... More >>
Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:
*Couple weeks ago I circled tonight's Mavs-Spurs game at American Airlines Center in anticipation. Now? No biggie. After dropping games it should've won to Memphis, New Orleans and Portland, ... More >>