This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste.
Consensus arose at Good Records and CD Source as David Bowie takes the lead in top selling alb ... More >>
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.
-There's an App to Get You Laid at SXSW, But You Absolutely Don't Need t ... More >>
The Dave Grohl-directed documentary Sound City, is a loving and thoroughly entertaining docu-valentine to the legendary studio just outside of L.A. where many landmark albums were recorded. Throughout the film's first half, we're given glimpses of behind the scenes action on the making of such class ... More >>
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Julie Garcia, publicist for Granada Theater and Sundown, got her start in morning radio. From '99 to '07, her job was largely to manage Kidd's Kidds, the charity helmed by the Kraddick ... More >>
Womp, womp.Picked up your fresh-off-the-presses print issue of this week's Observer yet? No? Well, go do so right now. We'll wait.Got it? Good! Now, flip the issue open. Not far, just right there after the cover. Yeah, page 3. There, you'll notice -- it's tough not to -- a massive, full-page, col ... More >>
The Twilight SingersSam HoldenThis week, since we won't be around on Monday, we're going to include Monday's shows in this here weekend round-up of sorts. And it just so happens that what may be the biggest show of the weekend is on Monday: The Twilight Singers and Margo & The Nuclear So & ... More >>
Lauryn HillEver since Lauryn Hill made a brief disappearance from the public eye in 2000, her career has been patchy at best. Her acoustic record in 2002, MTV Unplugged No. 2.0, was met with mediocre reviews, and the Fugees reunion fared even worse. But, aside from her brilliant output in the Fug ... More >>
OK, yes, we've been blowing up Sarah Jaffe this past week, but with good reason. It's all in anticipation of her album, Suburban Nature, which earns it's release on Friday, May 14 at the Son's Of Hermann Hall. She's not the only one we've been blowing up this week,though. Check out some of this w ... More >>
The local mall punk scene? Not in danger of dying, folks. Not any time soon, at least. Look no further than Dallas' own Disco Curtis for the proof. The band just released the above video for its song "Ashley," and, for a brief moment on Saturday afternoon, it was the most-watched video on MySpace, b ... More >>
The weekend's finally here, boo-yah, and it's a deceptively crowded one music-wise, actually. You should already know about the weekend shows we've already discussed here and in the print edition, but, in case you forgot, well, let's recap. Well, now that I think of it, pretty much every show we've ... More >>
There are so many options for music lovers this weekend that it's almost overwhelming. Remember, back in the days when you used to go to video stores to rent movies, how it felt to just stare at the cases with no idea what you wanted to watch, and there were so many choices that you got a headache b ... More >>