The DodosEarlier this week, when Meric Long of the San Francisco-based band The Dodos told us about some of his earliest concert-going experiences, our Eric Grubbs noted that the band "plays folk, but with a kick to it."
Give their Live from Akropolis, Prague album a listen, as well as their most ... More >>
Destroyer, the chamber pop group lead by Dan Bejar, also of New Pornographers fame, will being playing at The Loft tomorrow night in promotion of their latest album, Kaputt, which has received much critical acclaim for its wafting, smooth-jazz feel and heavy horn usage. The album is not of the ... More >>
The New Pornographers, The Dodos, Imaad Wasif
The Palladium Showroom
Saturday, July 24, 2010Better Than: staring at Lady Gaga fans.
On their third visit to the Dallas area, The New Pornographers finally got to be a headliner. (See more photos in Hal Samples' slideshow.)
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Hal SamplesThe Dodos Neko Case joined the New Pornographers at Gilley's Saturday July 24, making the indie pop group look more like a team of Marvel Super Heroes than a great band. As always, the Pornographers were exacto-knife pitch perfect for songs like "Challengers" and "Sing Me Spanish T ... More >>
The big show this weekend almost didn't happen. A few weeks ago, the entire blogosphere stopped down to report that Phosphorescent's van, with all of their gear, had been stolen in Brooklyn. Things weren't looking good for the tour that was scheduled to start only a few days later, but luckily al ... More >>
Surely, you've noticed the pledge drive efforts going on over at KKXT-91.7 FM of late, yeah? Us too.Annoying? Mostly. Necessary? Most definitely, given the station's public radio domain.But it's not all bad: Anyone and everyone who pledged to the station this week--and anyone and everyone who doe ... More >>
Jackson Browne comes Here in August.The line that connects dots as seemingly disparate as Nico, The Eagles and Spiccoli makes its way to Grand Prairie this summer as singer-songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jackson Browne makes a North Texas stop on his world tour with collaborator David ... More >>
Dan BejarDespite his efforts in other, broader outfits like The New Pornographers and Swan Lake, Dan Bejar's Destroyer project comes in a decidedly more toned-down flavor. Under Destroyer, the name of the game is bare, Dylan-inspired folk-pop. And, as the longest-running of his works, it also may ... More >>
The Cavern's concert calendar has been a little bit dry of late, but that changes somewhat this weekend with Saturday night's lineup of Throw Me The Statue, The Brunettes and Nurses rolling through town as part of an impressive touring triple-bill.
In this week's paper, contributor Chris Parker cha ... More >>