Sure, most people wait until Thanksgiving to pull out the Christmas tree. But not The Polyphonic Spree. Tim DeLaughter's giant band has announced its ninth Holiday Extravaganza show. The show, which will feature The Spree along with a few other acts (including We're Not Dudes and Syncopated Ladie ... More >>
As it turns out, there's more to Mesquite than going to the rodeo and spending your weekend cruising up and down Galloway Avenue. Back in February, super- and ever-buzzing freak folker Ariel Pink decided to visit the East Dallas suburb to record a handful of songs at Klearlight Studio with some help ... More >>
Emil RapstineObserver art director Alex Flores, who's kind of a big deal, is taking some well-deserved time off. So I'll be at the helm of Poster of the Week until his return, which means you can expect critiques that are less verbose (and yeah, I'll admit, less authoritative) for the next couple ... More >>
...and for those of you of the Youtube persuasion, your link is right here. Last week's guest at DC9 in SPACE were Paul Slavens, Audrey Easley, Tamara Cauble and Rachel Yoder, who, when their powers combine, join to form the neo-classical electro-chamber orchestral outfit Chameleon Chamber Group. U ... More >>
If you can overcome the dreary weather, Black Friday shopping exhaustion and post-Thanksgiving hangover, there are a few noteworthy shows to choose from this weekend. First, a reminder of what we've already mentioned. Tonight, you can catch Gojira, 36 Crazyfists, In Flames and All That Remains at ... More >>
OK, so we have a pretty expansive definition of "local"
(Annie Ray) Well, speak of the devil. Just a week after we wrote about former SMU student Astronautalis in our DOMA feature, the Best Rap/Hip Hop winner announced some juicy details about his upcoming album. Even better, he posted a track you can stream from his MySpace page. And while calling As ... More >>