The Monkees

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Michael Nesmith Talks Monkees, Music Videos and the Internet

    Recently in town performing with The Monkees, Michael Nesmith is much, much more than just the guitarist for a '60s pop band. Over his lengthy career, Nesmith has worked as a producer, novelist, and actor and is often cited as the person responsible for creating music video. Via email and in antici ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    The Ten Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, August 1-7

    So who's ready for B L A C K I E to scare some people at Good Records today? We certainly can't wait. If you weren't already going (to this one or the show tomorrow at Macaroni Island in Denton), please read the great Shea Serrano's excellent profile of the Houston artist, published in our sister pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Ten Must-See Concerts in DFW This Week: July 18-24

    Not only do you have this list of awesome shows to see around DFW this week, but you should know that Fuzzy's Taco Shop opens in Deep Ellum on Monday, so if you live in that neighborhood, "taco" will soon become a verb in your life. See also: - "Johnny Marr, Minus the Bear, Avenged Sevenfold and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Artist Scott Krakowski Grew Up on DFW Music

    Recently I was on a search to hire a poster artist for a project of my own, and I happed across Scott Krakowski, and his new poster for a show coming up at The Crown and Harp. I loved his work. I found his prices to be expensive-leaning, but I scraped my dough together and hired him anyway. Scott ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Ten Must-See Concerts in DFW This Week: May 30-June 5

    Hey guys, guess what. Scientists recently decided that the world could instantly turn into a solid state at any moment, so before that happens, go catch these 10 must-see concerts in DFW. Scroll down to make your bucket list, then find the link to this terrifying NPR article on page two.

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    Big Time Rush - Gexa Energy Pavilion - 7/14/12

    See also: Q&A with Kendall Schmidt of Big Time Rush Big Time Rush, Cody Simpson and Rachel Crow Gexa Energy Pavilion Saturday, July 14 Being a parent takes a lot of patience, especially when it comes to your child's musical taste. Saturday night at Gexa Energy Pavilion, as the four guys in Big Tim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    Beneath The Dead Eyes: Two Writers Correspond Via Letters About Boy Bands

    Welcome to Dear Audra/Dear Hunter, where Audra Schroeder and Hunter Hauk correspond through a series of dramatic letters about pop culture that flummoxes us, like we're Marlene Dietrich and Noël Coward. Dear Audra, I don't know if I can handle it again. I've been seeing headlines to the effect o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Sara Radle on Babes in Toyland, Playing Solo and The Rentals

    Sara Radle once fronted the San Antonio power pop trio Lucy Loves Schroeder and started her own Dallas label, Jeez Louise Records. These days, the Los Angeles transplant is on tour, promoting her fourth solo LP, Same Sun Shines, out on Jeez Louise. As a preview of her show at LaGrange on Thursday, R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    Gigantour Featuring Megadeth, Volbeat and Lacuna Coil - The Palladium Ballroom - 3/1/12

    Megadeth,Volbeat and Lacuna Coil The Palladium Ballroom Thursday, March 1 Not better than: Seeing Motörhead on this bill. So, if a ticket for a hot co-headlining tour with two legendary metal acts costs $50, wouldn't it make sense for the price to be lowered if one of those bands couldn't play? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2011

    For Your Weekend Listening Pleasure: Roky and the 13th Floor Elevators Were Sump'n Else

    Via.​Bud Buschardt has spent the last several years writing a book I've always wanted to read: a history of the Sump'n Else show, the Ron Chapman-hosted rock-and-roll dance party shot at NorthPark Center that aired on WFAA from September 1965 till January 1968 and featured performances from the li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    The Ten Biggest Dallas-Related MTV Moments

    ​As you've no doubt figured out by now, MTV turned 30 years old today. Indeed, that's a formidable amount of time -- enough, for sure, for almost entity to leave a mark.And, for sure, MTV has made plenty of marks. But beyond its ground-breaking debut as a music-centric cable station and past, eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    The Ten Best-Selling Musical Soundtracks

    Hook 'em.​Today marks a milestone of sorts: On July 8, 1958, the RIAA issued its very first gold record. The recipient of this gold record? The Oklahoma! soundtrack. Not as exciting as other music being produced at the time, but, hey, people liked it. And people bought it. Musical soundtracks we ... More >>

  • Music

    June 23, 2011
  • Music

    May 26, 2011

    Get With the Program

    Ableton Live becomes the latest technological advance to shape music.

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    My First Show: Beau Wagener Tells Us About Seeing Weird Al in '87 In Advance of His Debut With People on Vacation This Weekend

    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. Beau Wagener​Beau Wagener might be best known around town as the bassist for Macavity and, more recently, as one of three guitarist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Over the Weekend: Black Mountain, Black Angels Kessler Theater

    Black Mountain, Black Angels Kessler Theater November 20th, 2010 Mark C. AustinBlack Mountain at SXSW​ Better than: seeing Laser Floyd while sober. For those lucky to get into the sold out Black Mountain/Black Angels show, they witnessed probably one of the best shows of the year. Yes, it wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    What It Was Like: Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp 2010

    ​Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp is a chance for musicians to get a crash course in playing in a rock band. Whether your drumming skills are on par with Meg White's or somebody who can play "Pride & Joy" note-for-note in a dark corner of a Guitar Center, the intent of the camp is to become a better ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Q&A: Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp Founder David Fishof Explains Why People Want To Pay Money To Play With Kip Winger.

    ​Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp is quite a unique experience, to say the least. Far more advanced than getting together with some friends and jamming out over a few months in a garage, the intense, three-day event invites participants to form a band, write a song, record the song, and then perform tha ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 28, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    Finally, Thomas Jefferson High's Mike Nesmith Makes It Into Texas Film Hall of Fame

    ​The Austin Film Society just sent word: After inducting the likes of Morgan Fairchild, Rushmore, the director of Twilight and most everyone else who's ever made a TV show or rented a movie in Texas, it's getting around to putting Mike Nesmith in the Texas Film Hall of Fame come March. Per the pre ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 8, 2007

    Rock 'n' Rumble: Handclaps vs. Handshakes

    DC-9 can’t resist pondering rumbles between bands or even classical music gangs. In fact, instigating them might even be more fun, but possible lawsuits just didn’t sound like something we wanted to deal with. Thus, in no way do we intend our fantasy fights to cross the line into actual melee of ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 8, 2007
  • Calendar

    June 14, 2007

    Born to Be Wild

    The AllGood hosts a road trip classic

  • Music

    February 22, 2007

    The Broken West

    Wednesday, February 28, at The Cavern

  • Music

    January 25, 2007


    The legendary New Riders of the Purple Sage are only slightly jammy

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2006

    Groovy, Far Out and Monkee Business

    Hey, hey, it's Mike Nesmith--the Thomas Jefferson High School alum who was more than a mere Monkee. What's that smell coming from today's offerings? Incense, most likely--something, anything, to mask the musk engulfing the late 1960s punk-pop-a-roll coming outta Big D waaaay back when. It's a crazy ... More >>

  • Music

    June 1, 2006

    Various artists

    Forever Neil Diamond (Shout Factory)

  • Calendar

    May 25, 2006

    He's So Dreamy

    Lock up your mothers, here comes Davy Jones

  • Calendar

    April 6, 2006

    Deep Art

    Deep Ellum comes alive in the daylight

  • Music

    April 6, 2006

    Pretty Girls Make Saves

    Indie rock teams up with a baseball videogame. Really.

  • Music

    April 6, 2006

    No More Pussy

    Fabricated pop groups are nothing new, but these Dolls are more than bad--they're a threat

  • Music

    June 2, 2005

    Turn Around, Bright Eyes

    If Conor Oberst overcomes his disdain for his president, his audience and himself, he'll rule the world

  • Film

    April 29, 2004

    Rock of Ages

    The Mayor of the Sunset Strip presides over pop

  • Music

    October 16, 2003
  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    The Thrills

    So Much for the City (EMI International)

  • Music

    April 24, 2003

    Tim McGraw

    April 25

  • Music

    October 17, 2002

    Second Chances

    Hi-Fi Drowning found a new sound and a new album 'round the Rosa

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002
  • Music

    February 28, 2002

    Tiger Trap

    With so many other things to ask Le Tigre about, who's got time for music?

  • Dining

    January 25, 2001

    Easy Sell

    Ajiya Sushi & Grill

  • Music

    July 20, 2000

    Run, don't walk

    VH1 hires Flickerstick to be on of its Bands on the Run

  • Calendar

    June 22, 2000

    Science friction

    Where good villains go to make a buck

  • Music

    December 9, 1999

    Pickin' a winner

    CMH Records has given '80s faves a musical makeover, whether you like it or not

  • Calendar

    August 12, 1999

    Toy boys

    The great Furby hunt begins

  • Music

    March 20, 1997

    Pop mart

    South by Southwest '97: Will guitars give up the ghost? Yes and no, but mostly no

  • Music

    September 19, 1996

    Imagine there's no Beatles

    Caught between two generations of Beatles fans

  • Music

    April 25, 1996
  • Music

    January 25, 1996
  • Music

    January 5, 1995

    Chocolate and cheese

    1994 wasn't The Year of Anything--except great music

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