Eric Grubbs talks with Mark Ryan of Mind Spiders about Meltdown and his first shows.
I spoke with Aaron Barker about graduating from ice cream college.
North of the Dial checks in with Denton experimental supergroup Violent Squid.
Plus recommendations for Big K.R.I.T., Blackstone Rangers and Di ... More >>
TEXANS CELEBRATE AMERICA - Neither of the pre-game patriotic performances achieved Whitney Houston-level kudos, but both were delivered tastefully and capably. Lindale's Miranda Lambert did some nice harmonizin' with her hubby on "America the Beautiful," and Burleson's Kelly Clarkson shared her Nati ... More >>
Shelby Lynne's show at the Kessler Friday night is just about sold out, and with good reason.
We also talked with Craig Finn and Lydia Loveless, two artists who channel religion in different ways on their latest albums.
North of the Dial interviews Andrew Barton about that kooky "Heart Throb" vi ... More >>
Blixaboy, Convextion, Betdat
Bryan Street Tavern
Saturday, January 14
Less than a quarter of the people packed into Bryan Street Tavern on Saturday night were there to support one of the most significant local album releases of 2012. People interested in the show had to swim through the crowds in ... More >>
Rural Texas towns tend to have unusual names; it is a well-worn trope.
You seen the Eiffel Tower (replete with its own cowboy hat)? Need to get ahold of somebody in Telephone, Telegraph or Dial? They're locked and loaded in Gun Barrel City and Cut And Shoot. We could do this all day. But, let's no ... More >>