In a new series, Choice Cuts, Jonathan Patrick talks with artists - both local and international - about their favorite records. As dusk lingers in the sky, DJ Gabriel Mendoza -- one Dallas' richest resources for music knowledge -- meets with me to discuss soul music. He's upbeat and enthusiastic ... More >>
Wayne Coyne's vinyl obsession has helped bring Stan Getz's business back to life.
This weekend marks 97.9 The Beat's sixth annual custom car show, which will take place on Sunday, August 22, at the Dallas Convention Center. This year, the event's headliners are Gucci Mane, Ice Cube, Waka Flocka Flame, Plies, Bun B, Trina, Slim Thug and a man who will definitely show off his ic ... More >>
On Sunday night, the Daptone Records-backed, instrumental Afro-beat purveyors in The Budos Band will roll through town for a gig at the Granada Theater, supporting its just-released, third studio full-length, the oh-so-cleverly-titled The Budos Band III. Should make for a good, relatively trippy, sm ... More >>
Sunday, August 22, at the Granada Theater
For the past few weeks, we've been beating the same old drum, telling you over and over again that a great image is moot if the text sucks. Well, uh, nevermind.
When the British indie/new wave/minimalists, The xx released their debut album X last year, the ripple that formed in the blogosphere was somewhat polarizing. But, love 'em or hate 'em, they're bringing their turntables and Dieter's Dance Party haircuts to the Granada Theater on Friday, October 8 ... More >>