It's a cool, breezy September night as Danny Balis and Jess Barr watch the Saints/Dolphins game on the patio of their new Deep Ellum spot, Twilite Lounge. They drink beer, and snack on some leftover pizza as the boys in black and gold dominate in the Superdome. Balis is the bassist for both Calhoun ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we get to know the people behind the scenes in Dallas/Fort Worth music. Ever look up at apartments above some of our local bars and wonder who the hell lives there? Meet Ilona Scheel, who resides just above Expo Park's Amsterdam Bar. No, she's not a crazy ca ... More >>
Bush reunites, forgets to floss.It looks like this week's edition of Show Announcements could have been written in 1995 thanks to two big shows coming to town. On Friday, October 22, a newly reformed Bush will be passing through town at the Palladium Ballroom. And I'm sure everyone over at Kirtla ... More >>
One of the few jazz labels that matters, Leaning House Records, calls it quits
Rubber Gloves puts on the kitchen mitts; Ronnie Dawson's no zombie; and American Bedouin sets down stakes
Signing to a record label can be bad for a band's health. So why do they keep doing it?
Wynton Marsalis sideman Wessell Anderson is Leaning House's best hope to make some noise
This was the year local music broke, but was it fixed?