No one actually hates Chambers. Their recent series of clever promotional videos may have depicted members of various notable local bands chastising their debut record, Inner Room, but they are essentially a beloved member of the landscape of Dallas-Fort Worth and Denton music. That won't necessaril ... More >>
Jeff Whittington does not work on the most musically inclined part of your radio dial. Yet the executive producer of KERA's Think with Krys Boyd and host of the long running Anything You Ever Wanted to Know, a concept started by the late Glenn Mitchell with whom Whittington worked as a producer for ... More >>
This week in DFW music, it's all about folk and pop. The two genres are spanning the calendars this summer, and this week in June is no exception, so in honor of that, here are five super surprising pop music facts, according to BuzzFeed. (By the way, it wouldn't be Dallas without a Manson/Cooper sh ... More >>
Electro-dance outfit Ishi, celebrated the release of their sophomore LP, Digital Wounds, this weekend at the Granada Theater. Frontman John Mudd (One of two remaining original members, along with producer Brad Dale) says they wanted to make a new record that captured the energy from the dance-floor ... More >>
You know what goes well with live music? Alcohol. A large amount of alcohol. But that's not always cheap. Some nights you'll end up spending more than the ticket price on non-discounted booze, which is exactly what the venue wants you to do. You're playing right into their hands. SO LISTEN UP, SHEEP ... More >>
Wednesday, January 16 Tonight Goodfriend Burger House will tap all three beers from Avery Brewing Company's Dictator Series, which includes the Kaiser Imperial Oktoberfest, Czar Imperial Stout and Maharaja Imperial India Pale Ale. President and brewmaster Adam Avery will be in attendance to take you ... More >>
Re-reviewing the re-release of The Graduate.
Gorilla Vs. Bear Fest IISaturday, July 28, at Granada TheaterIn its second year, Gorilla Vs. Bear Fest has (smartly) shortened things a bit, thus giving more breathing room to the bands, which included Glass Candy, Chromatics, Twin Sister, Chromatics, Taken By Trees, Laurel Halo, A.Dd and DJ Sober.
See also: The Angelus, Le Leek Electrique at Dan's Silverleaf Local trio The Angelus is playing Thursday night at LaGrange with another local featured in this column before: Crushed Stars. Expect the music to be slow, but no doubt peaceful and heavenly. The three members of The Angelus took time o ... More >>
John Anderson, Tim DeLaughterKessler TheaterTuesday, February 28Tim DeLaughter took to the Kessler Theater stage on Tuesday night like a guy about to meet his girlfriend's parents for the first time. He was struggling to keep himself together in front of a sold-out crowd of mostly grey-haired dad ... More >>
Daryl at Sons of Hermann HallThere are lots of big shows this weekend, and the one about which much ado has been made is the [DARYL] reunion at Sons of Hermann Hall tonight. Since the band broke up several years ago, members have continued playing around town in various other capacities. Tonight, ... More >>
Old 97'sIn addition to yesterday's "Local Edge" sponsored show with The Burning Hotels, Mon Julien, Air Review and Menkena, the Granada Theater has some impressive shows to announce this week.First off, The Old 97's, who have had an impressive resurgence this year after releasing the brilliant Th ... More >>
Yup, it's Valentine's Day. Most romantic night of the year. And, hey, you're totally prepared. You've got it all worked out -- the candle-light dinner, the moonlit walk in the park, the bottle of wine that you actually paid more than $12 on for once. It's gonna be perfect.What could go wrong? Abs ... More >>
Still nursing a New Year's hangover? Well, have some of the hair of the dog that bit you and head out to one of these Monday night options after the jump.
Jamie Foxx. He's an Oscar winner and has sold his fair amount of R&B records. He's also been a mentor on American Idol before. Last season, he got all up in people's grills. And he did it again this one. Foxx Face! This time, though, he gave out T-shirts with big words on them: There was ... More >>
It's a big week in Idol World. Tonight marks the almost annual star-studded Idol Gives Back charity episode, and, no matter how hard-hearted you are, you have to admit that the show is an emotional, feel-good, do-good piece of prime-time. Celebs of every level will grace the stage and screen with ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, April 7, 2009... Eminem stars in a video pick-me-up for his beloved Detroit. Kanye West has his own Nike shoe: Air Yeezy I shit you not, that is what they are called. It's the first time a major musical artist has a shoe that is completely their d ... More >>
I am none too pleased about how my AFI Dallas International Film Festival schedule worked out for today: Instead of attending the Very Special Screening of Frederick Wiseman's Neiman Marcus documentary The Store, scheduled for the AMC NorthPark at 4:15 p.m., I'll be moderating a 5:30 panel about the ... More >>
Who doesn't love a little Lightfoot?
Fleet Foxes' successful sound depends on slowing things down
Grand Prairie gets Garfunkel'd
Bella Union Midlake performing on the BBC in April At least around Unfair Park HQ, a mere mention of the word "Midlake" can spawn a fairly heated debate: On one side are those who dig the Denton band's lush brand of soft-rock; on the other are thems who think the band nothing more than a soggy loaf ... More >>
Relive the Summer of Love at the AllGood
Sunday, February 11, at Gypsy Tea Room
Go boot scootin' with Brooks and Dunn
Pajo (Drag City)
Garfunkel performs lie-la-live
White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the year's best pop-rock records.
Bellydance Superstars shimmy back to Dallas
Riot on an Empty Street (Astralwerks)
Music From the Motion Picture Garden State (Epic)
Oishii is a culinary adventure
Evan Dando is back from rock star excess hell. Don't expect apologies or explanations.
MTV and Rolling Stone pick the 100 greatest pop songs ever, "from The Beatles to the Backstreet Boys." We demand a recount.
"Autobiography" and bootleg box prove that when it comes to the Beatles, you can never just let it be
Two rock critics tackle all 25 live Pearl Jam albums, and for what? Nothing, man
Almost Famous rings in your ears--and heart--long after it's over
Three years and one bad record deal later, Aimee Mann returns -- with two wonderful records
The animal logic of Keyboard Money Mark's new Push the Buttons
Good/Bad at the new Conduit Annex proves that size really does matter
The legacy of Simon and Garfunkel still shines true
South by Southwest '97: Will guitars give up the ghost? Yes and no, but mostly no