Although The Bangles started out as an indie pop band associated with Los Angeles' Paisley Underground scene in the early 1980's, it didn't take the band long to make major commercial inroads.
By the mid 80's, the band had released two huge singles, Prince's "Manic Monday" and the almost novelty ... More >>
Courtesy of our sister paper up in New York.Ten years ago today, three days after the September 11 attacks, Clear Channel sent out a mass email to its over 1,000 affiliate stations. The email included a list of songs with lyrics and/or titles that Clear Channel considered questionable in the wake ... More >>
Welcome to My First Show, where we
give bands a chance to talk about the first shows they ever attended --
no matter how uncool and embarrassing those tales may be. Lucero's Brian VenableLucero has played Dallas a few times in recent memory (including our DOMA showcase last year). But they've n ... More >>
It's a killer weekend, indeed.No need to pussyfoot around the berrybush here, folks, let's juts dive right in. As the great Dylan McKay was known for saying, "You know the drill."First, the shows we've already discussed.Tonight's got some heavy-hitters: The Paper Chase, True Widow and The Boom Bo ... More >>
Brittany ShaneOut on her very first nationwide tour, San Francisco's Brittany Shane is innocence personified--and her recently released third effort, Have Heart Live Young, is as optimistic and peppy a collection of folk pop as one is ever likely to hear. But Shane's music is only part of the sto ... More >>
Neon Indian, Ishi, Fizzy Dino Pop, YeahdefGranada TheaterDecember 28, 2009 Better than: lamenting the toys you didn't get for Christmas.Check out photos from last night here in our slideshow.For years many wondered what would be the "next big thing" to come from Dallas, a city long on talent but ... More >>
[Editor's Note: Over the next couple of weeks, I'll be presenting my
favorite local songs of the year, counting down from No. 25 to No. 1,
one track a day. Today, we take an in-depth look at song No. 16 on the
list--and click after the jump for a free download of the track.
Lastly, keep checking bac ... More >>