100. Tripping Daisy, "Sonic Bloom"
Before this album, the band had a grunge-pop affectation, but this song, from 1998's Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb, was more heartfelt than anything they'd done before. - Daniel Hopkins
99. Pleasant Grove, "The Plaque at 16ft"
Bret Egner wrote "The Plaque at 16ft, ... More >>
Best Texas songs, #100-80
The Spotify playlist for songs #79-60
79. Lift to Experience, "Falling From Cloud 9"
From one of the best albums of any North Texas act in recent history, "Falling From Cloud 9" is one of the more accessible songs on 2001's The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads. It's probably t ... More >>
Chris CornellChris Cornell hasn't fallen off the map like most of his '90s grunge-rock counterparts -- he's actually done the opposite. His impressive work with Audioslave and recent Soundgarden reunion tours have kept him in the public eye. Hell, even his dud of an album, Scream, couldn't slow h ... More >>
The Wu-Tang BunchThe biggest show announcement we've had in a while--no, not you, Aaron Neville--is the Wu-Tang Clan's just-announced show at the Granada Theater on Friday, December 10. Although billed as an all-original line-up, there is a certain issue with one Old Dirty Bastard, who passed awa ... More >>
Bad BrainsJust because we're barely on the other side of the triple digit heatwave doesn't
mean that it's too early to start thinking about Christmas, right? The folks
over at Trees don't think so, at least. They've gone ahead and announced the first Christmas show of the
year: A performance from ... More >>
When the British indie/new wave/minimalists, The xx released their debut album X last year, the ripple that formed in the blogosphere was somewhat polarizing. But, love 'em or hate 'em, they're bringing their turntables and Dieter's Dance Party haircuts to the Granada Theater on Friday, October 8 ... More >>
Twang Twang Shock-a-Boom. How's that for a flashback?Pardon the musical interlude so early in the morning; blame an overnight missive from Jeff Liles. He sends very advance word: David Garza's getting Twang Twang Shock-a-Boom together for the first time in 20 years at The Kessler on July 17 -- wh ... More >>
We thought this was already settled.But apparently there's still some dispute as to who is the Honky Tonk Champion of Dallas. So the Boys Named Sue and The King Bucks--both frequent "Best Country" Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees, with the Bucks taking the honor last year--will square off Sa ... More >>