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Boss getting you down? Spouse (or partner) ripping you a new one? Fido pissing in the house? Friend forgetting to pay you the $20 that you loaned him (or her) last Friday night? Is your ... More >>
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Scott Long has worked in retail, managed a couple local bands (alongside former Dallas Star Brad Lukowich), worked for labels and, until two weeks ago, sold radio time for Clear Channel. He's currently been using h ... More >>
Curren$yLouisiana' Curren$y's been around for nearly a decade at this point, but it's only been in the last few years that the rapper really seen his stock rise. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that he's released more than 14 mixtapes since 2007? Probably. Anyway, he'll be coming to to ... More >>
Mike WattAs we mentioned yesterday, the South by Southwest spillover effect has reached our beloved record store Good Records. And this evening, before he performs a full blown electric show at The Loft, Mike Watt will be over at Good for what he calls a "hoot & spiel," more commonly known as ... More >>
SortaIt's no secret that the folks over at AllGood Cafe have always loved the band Sorta, the now-defunct Dallas supergroup that called it quits shortly after the untimely and shocking death of Dallas music legend Carter Albrecht. Since that breakup, the band's members haven't disappeared from th ... More >>
We've got quite a backlog of CDs we've never gotten around to, so we're going to try to chip away at the pile with this regular feature. The plan: to take a few at a time and play each CD for as long as I can stand it.Gemma Ray (London, UK)It's a Shame About Gemma Ray (Bronzerat)Gemma Ray's Mazzy ... More >>
This weekend marks 97.9 The Beat's sixth annual custom car show, which will take place on Sunday, August 22, at the Dallas Convention Center. This year, the event's headliners are Gucci Mane, Ice Cube, Waka Flocka Flame, Plies, Bun B, Trina, Slim Thug and a man who will definitely show off his ic ... More >>
PhosphorescentBrooklyn-based Phosphorescent went from being an unknown indie poet scouring the globe and playing empty rooms to a critical darling almost overnight--many thanks to Willie Nelson. Matthew Houck, the man behind the moniker, made the risky decision to do an album of Nelson covers las ... More >>
Patrick MichelsThe King Bucks at last year's Barefoot At The Belmont SeriesWe are standing on the brink of the summer season, and with the unbearable heat comes the obligatory summer outdoor live music series. The heat is inevitable, but the Belmont Hotel and the AT&T Performing Arts Center a ... More >>
Because we mention 17 shows after the jump. Get it?Raise your hands if you're glad you don't have to drive north or south on I-35 this week to catch a festival? Great! Too bad there's still plenty to see around the Metroplex this weekend, suckers.No more histrionics--let's just dive right into yo ... More >>
adamophotography.com Sevendust. Surprisingly not completely dust at this point?For almost two decades, Atlanta's Sevendust has been making a righteous noise, a heady and heavy metal concoction that resulted in three consecutive gold albums, from 1997 through 2001. But after the departure of guita ... More >>