Because there are multiple decades of jazz, it's almost impossible to pick the top 10 albums of all time; the hip cats with their canes and cool shades will throw their used saxophone reeds in my direction and call me a young whippersnapper. The debate is so polemic that I might as well write about ... More >>
Tim HalperinLast week we ran a quick item about American Idol contestant, Tim Halperin, and his publicity stunt leading up to the release of his new record, Rise & Fall. He was to sit in a mock jail cell at Plano's Shops At Legacy for 28 hours leading up the expiration of his dreaded American ... More >>
The scene in Lewisville during Labor Day weekend 1969Longtime Friends of Unfair Park are by now well aware of my lifetime obsession with the Texas International Pop Festival, held during Labor Day weekend in 1969 in a Lewisville field. The roster, put together by, among others, Angus Wynne, was l ... More >>
On July 8, actor Michael Rapaport's directorial debut, a documentary called Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest, will earn its release theaters in New York City and Los Angeles. Later that month, on July 28, the film will begin a run locally at Dallas-area Angelika Theat ... More >>
Speaking of Denton ranking highly on lists today, have you guys been watching VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of All-Time countdown this week? It's a guilty pleasure, for sure, especially if you enjoy hearing people like Sebastian Bach and members of the Barenaked Ladies talk about their musical heroes. ... More >>
U2, MuseCowboys StadiumOctober 12, 2009Better than: Half-time at the proper name spelling bee.Hal SamplesFor more photos from last night's performance, check out Hal Samples' slideshow.The first thing everyone noticed, of course, was the much ballyhooed stage, a spider-looking contraption that ho ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, August 19, 2009...The tracklist for Rock Band: Beatles has been revealed. However, one song not on that list will be in the game Care to guess which?
Denton-born funk recluse Sly Stone is allegedly living off of social security benefits and livin ... More >>
In last week's paper, I reviewed The Kül's new release Soul 4 Gold, a disc that blends a whole mishmash of funk, psychedelic and even stoner rock influences into a disc that, at various points throughout its listen, recalls Jimi Hendrix, Sly Stone, Prince, Gnarls Barkley, TV On The Radio and Lenny ... More >>
Lil Wayne, T-Pain, Keyshia ColeAmerican Airlines CenterDecember 19, 2008
Better Than: Listening to a whole bunch of records in which T-Pain and Lil Wayne are just the featured acts.
Check out our photos from the show here.As if, at any point over the course of this past year, there was still doubt ... More >>