Learn how to handle your liquor, chump.It's Friday, everybody, case ya didn't know. An, as such, it's time to look at the weekend calendars and plan out your, um, plans. Let's do this. First, the shows we've always talked on...Tonight, there's the Dr. Dooom vs. Dr. Octagon show at the Loft and ... More >>
In a year that saw Ozzy, the Jonases and The New York Times storm through North Texas, which area music stories will go down as the most important of 2008?
With six months X'd off of the calendar year, we look back at the best music of the year—and wonder which albums we'll remember come December
Tuesday, June 17, at House of Blues
The songstress burst through her stuggles with writer's block and created a solid record
She is the songstress Amy Winehouse wishes to be
Planet Earth (Sony/BMG)
The evolutionary ?uest of the Roots
Monday, February 19, at Gypsy Tea Room
Chappelle returns with a raucous Block Party
Thursday, August 25, at the Gypsy Tea Room's Ballroom
The Tipping Point (Geffen)
Virtually unknown in their hometown of Dallas, The Strange Fruit Project is fixin' to blow
Rap has always been about community. Now the community is online.
Now that's what I call music
Cody Chesnutt's lo-fi album is a raggedy, sprawling, beautiful mess. Think he cares?
Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst gets Lifted
Six years later, DJ Shadow reintroduces himself
Blackalicious takes its sweet time moving from underground to overground
Hip-huh? Antipop Consortium doesn't expect you to get it at first.
December 7 and 8
The Id (Epic)
Who is Jill Scott? Why is anyone still asking that?
Getting their hair straightened for the first time was a rite of passage. But a group of Dallas women has found freedom in reclaiming nappier days.
Two decades later, Sonic Youth is younger than ever
It's like VH1, only bigger and with less drama
There will always be a little Miles Davis in electric jazz. And maybe some Christian McBride, too.
With his own movie in tow, Dallas' indie-film guru goes to Robert Redford's festival, falls in love with the First-Timer, and embraces the hype
Black Eyed Peas hope they're luckier in 2001 than they were last year
A year so good, not even Sleater-Kinney makes the Top 10
After a sad and bizzare ride, the Pharcyde comes clean on how it lost five years and two members
Mama's Gun (Motown Records)
Going steady with the singles of the summer