This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste.
Record Store Day was a great success and brought outstanding numbers to last week's top sellin ... More >>
"I'm kind of like Ron Swanson -- I fucking hate paperwork."
Mike Donovan, figurehead of San Francisco rock band Sic Alps, is grinning in the kitchen of his ground-floor apartment, explaining what he likes about driving a cab for a living. Along with the fact that Donovan usually works only a couple ... More >>
Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks
Tuesday, February 21
There was a noticeable difference between the Jicks of last night and the reunited Pavement I saw at Stubb's in Austin in 2010, mainly in that the Jicks looked happy to be there. Stephen Malkmus walked onto the Granada stage in a truc ... More >>
Portland's Nurses sound as odd as their moniker. Dracula, the band's 2011 effort and second Dead Oceans LP, upped the ante considerably over former releases with its focus and poise. In anticipation of tonight's opening slot for Steven Malkmus & the Jicks at the Granada Theater, keyboardist and voca ... More >>
Local duo Magnificent Beard produced this little nugget of sunshine for the Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks show on Tuesday, illustrating what cats do best and adding to the overall tightness of their graphic art science.
I like to think Malkmus retires to his study after a long day of shreddin ... More >>
It's been eleven years since Stephen Malkmus released his self-titled debut with The Jicks, and on that first tour, during a stop at the old Gypsy Tea Room (on the big side), he made good use of the musical elbow room his new band allowed him, ripping solo after solo. He also proved he's strong e ... More >>
Billy Corgan, you still don't fucking get it do you?
It's been almost 20 years since you first picked a fight with Stephen Malkmus and Pavement because you were mentioned in "Range Life." At least rappers, most of the time, they squash their beefs, mostly because the public forgets why it started ... More >>
Speaking of MTV, the strictly music (and definitely not reality TV-based) cable network chimes in today with a recap of last night's Silver Jews concert--purportedly Dallas native David Berman's final show.Makes sense, as we've all seen how much love MTV has given artists like the Silver Jews prior ... More >>