The Greenhornes headline Bro Fest 2011This weekend is all about South By Southwest spillover, and the entity that is taking advantage the most is Parade of Flesh, who will be hosting the third annual Bro Fest all day on Sunday at Club Dada. For more information on the 22-band, half-indie, half-me ... More >>
Fleet FoxesTwo years ago, Fleet Foxes blindsided indie-rock fans with a self-titled debut record full of four-part harmonies and folk songs that were both melancholy and triumphant. The self-made record, which was done on a shoe-string budget, went on to sell over 300,000 records worldwide. ... More >>
Broken Social SceneFresh off the release of yet another critically acclaimed album Forgiveness Rock Record, Broken Social Scene is planning a North American tour that will pass through Dallas at House Of Blues on Saturday, February 19. The aptly named band, a revolving door of Canadian indie-rock ... More >>
Ok, it got cold last. Like, damn cold. Didn't stop most bands though--especially the European ones (like Fanfarlo), which know the easterly cold quite well--from getting up on stage and playing the socks off the audience. In fact, Gwar beat the cold by spraying the audience with meat blood. You'll s ... More >>
If there was any better way to start night two at SXSW than with a band that boasts an LP entitled "Free Drugs," well, we're stumped. We've got video below and slide shows galore, but start with dreamy rock like Dum Dum Girls or Avi Buffalo's sensual folk (above) and go from there...
The Crash That Took Me at Art Conspiracy 5 on Saturday, December 12:A pretty high quality, well-edited video here featuring the emcee stylings of Paul Slavens, the auctioneering prowess of Happy Bullet/cycling advocate/Oak Cliff activist Jason Roberts, the art of Art Conspiracy 5 and the stage prese ... More >>
In this week's paper, Annie Zaleski extols the virtues of the Toronto-based Rural Alberta Advantage, comparing the three-piece to everyone from Yo La Tengo to The Mountain Goats and Arcade Fire to Neutral Milk Hotel. Heady company indeed. Continues my esteemed colleague from St. Louis:As might be e ... More >>
Plenty going on this weekend, not the least of which includes Art Conspiracy 5 tomorrow, featuring performances from Telegraph Canyon, RTB2, The Crash That Took Me and The Boom Boom Box. Unfortunately, we don't have much time this afternoon to expound on too many of this weekend's doings. So let' ... More >>