While we might have done some wonderful things for y'all with Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath and Radiohead, we have also sent you some terrible crimes against music. And while none of this really compares to Canada foisting Avril Lavigne and Nickleback on you, it's still not great. I'm ... More >>
We go to a lot of gigs here at DC9. We don't write about most of them. We do it because we've got an awful lot of local music, across three major cities, to keep tabs on. Now and again, on a trip to catch something we're keen on seeing, we get a fleeting glimpse of something incredible that's worth ... More >>
Yesterday we welcomed to Observer HQ Kiernan Maletsky, our new music editor. Kiernan is the former music editor at the Riverfront Times in St. Louis and has contributed to Denver's Westword and other publications. He plays the drums and is slightly too tall for my tastes.
I asked him a few question ... More >>
Seattle's Beat Connection pay Dallas a visit tonight on the heels of their 12-song debut, The Palace Garden. We talked with members Reed Juenger and Jarred Katz a few weeks ago about the first time they bought a CD, the first time they toured, and what they expect from their first show in Dallas.
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Lovers Lane Olive OilLover's Lane Olive Oil Company opened over the weekend, an expansion from its mothership store, Grapevine Olive Oil Company. It's at 5627 West Lovers Lane, just west of the Tollway.
Owner Rebecca Knop imports more than 40 extra-virgin olive oils from around the world and ... More >>
Randy Johnson: Garden. Ninja."Hang on a sec, y'all," Randy Johnson (director of horticulture) says as he stomps through his lush, native flowerbed at the Texas Discovery Gardens in Fair Park. Classmates whisper uncomfortably, "Did he seriously just shove that Texas lantana out of his way?" Yep ... More >>
Shut up, Jimmy Buffett.You know what really gives us the summertime blues? "Summertime Blues," not to mention other maddening summer hits like "All I Wanna Do," "Margaritaville" or the shotgun-in-mouth-inducing "Hot Hot Hot."
It's bad enough global warming is cooking the planet like a plastic cu ... More >>
Seriously, no idea who that is. Really.First of all, I realize some people don't like karaoke, that it ain't their thing and they'd prefer to sit there and just watch the fun. That's cool. But just trust that at Family Karaoke -- where parties of up to 25 can reserve private sound-proofed room ... More >>
Not too much to be had on ye ol' Youtube today as far as this past weekend's offerings of live music is concerned. Maybe it's 'cause, y'kniow, it maybe wasn't the greatest weekend ever for live music? Maybe. Alas, next weekend's looking much better. But more on that as the week continues. In the mea ... More >>