Sharon Van Etten With Tiny Ruins Kessler Theater, Dallas Friday, October 17, 2014 There are shows that are a joy because they celebrate the music; the recent War on Drugs show is a great recent example. And there are shows that are a joy because of what you learn about the artist. Friday's performa ... More >>
The return of terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad rain made Saturday a muddy but fun mess. Thankfully, the downpours didn't dampen the spirits of the crowd on day two of ACL, but it did seem to thin out the herds. Aside from remembering how to walk in inches-deep goop like we did back at the Dillo ... More >>
Rufus Wainwright's music is hard to categorize. It's not really pop music because too often it lacks the kind of simple catchy hooks that make for great radio fodder. He composed an opera and has set Shakespearian sonnets to music, but you can't really define him as a classical composer. Across all ... More >>
We know you know what to do at the Austin City Limits Festival, but we're not positive you know what not to do. So, here's a list of 50 don'ts for your ACL weekend: 1. Don't try to look like you're from Austin. Austin knows you're a poseur. 2. Don't bring a cooler with you. Bring an entire refrige ... More >>
JusticeWednesday, October 31, at Palladium Ballroom, $40Justice is sort of a gateway band for many younger electronic music fans. Their concise jams (I'm partial to their high-profile remix of Simian's "We Are Your Friends") make it easy to get on the dancefloor, which is essentially what is expecte ... More >>
Thursday, November 10, at House of Blues' Cambridge Room.
Pay no attention to limp performance behind the curtain.
Joan As Policewoman, The New Mary Jane, Jessie FryeClub DadaApril 29, 2011Better than: superstars seen from great distance, and police from up close.Joan as PolicewomanSometimes, expectations get exceeded. And, on Friday night at Club Dada, Joan Wasser, who performs under the monikers of Joan as ... More >>
A couple quick items to get out of the way this afternoon, so let's just get right to it:Earlier this week, we pointed you in the direction of two leaked tracks from Burleson-born Kelly Clarkson's next album. Yesterday, the Star-Telegram music blog pointed you in the direction of another, a song ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, April 15, 2010...Eminem scraps Relapse 2 album for fresher, newer album not named Relapse 2.It's time to start up the age old debate of the best concept albums against the worst concept albums. Guess which list KISS landed on...Soooo... if 5 ... More >>
A Leaf (Gutterth)
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Get down with rock's dirtiest band
Pride Radio DFW -- Clear Channel's new local radio endeavor aimed at Dallas/Ft. Worth's gay-lesbian-bi-transgender community ("the 6th largest in the nation and GROWING!") -- is getting plenty o' pub for being the first such station in the area. And while most of us here think it's way past time for ... More >>
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