When Dallas police found Robert Schneider on the wrong side of a six-foot barbed-wire fence at Love Field in March, the 55-year-old at least had the wherewithal not to yell "jihad," or "Jesus" for that matter. "I'm in there scrapping," he explained according to police records. See also Turns Out, ... More >>
We're taking over Deep Ellum on Saturday. Come along, will you?
It occurred to me recently that, within the DFW music scene, people really love to draw county lines. So what we were trying to illustrate with our 2012 Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees is that Dallas, Fort Worth and Denton aren't three separate entities, but rather one big music community that ... More >>
John DufilhoJohn Dufilho is a busy man. Always has been. When he's not playing in his band Deathray Davies, he's drumming in Apples In Stereo and producing records, including local act Sealion's next one.But, sometime early next year, he plans to release his most interesting project to date. Dufi ... More >>
Apples in StereoGranada TheaterNovember 8, 2010Better than: going forward in time at regular speed.Apples in StereoRobert Schneider is an interesting man. When not fronting the The Apples in Stereo, the guy spends his time speaking at math conferences and tinkering with mind-controlled synthesize ... More >>
In this week's paper, I catch up with the Apples in Stereo's Robert Schneider -- and interesting guy, to be sure -- who, in addition to founding the Apples and the ridiculously influential Elephant Six collective, has recently become a darling on the mathematical speaking circuit and has, as you can ... More >>
Back to the drudge of the work week. But, hey, at least you have a couple of nice musical options this evening...
#1 Hits Explosion (Yep Roc)
New Magnetic Wonder (Yep Roc)
Former Observer music editor Zac Crain has leaked the tentative tracklisting for his double-CD Zac Crain for Mayor campaign fundraiser, and it's somewhat of a doozy. Though the set contains the requisite contributions from Sorta-obvious Barley House drinking buddies such as Olospo, I Love Math and S ... More >>
Local dispatches from SXSW
On its new album, The Apples in Stereo don't sound like anyone but themselves
A thousand bands + a dozen parties + one cigarette lighter = average South By Southwest
Julian Lennon knows he sounds like his dad, thanks very much
Olivia Tremor Control rustles through the Black Foliage for the perfect sound(s)
There's paradise found and innocence regained in the music of Neutral Milk Hotel