The-Dream South Side Music Hall Friday, March 30 A lyric from one of Terius "The-Dream" Nash's songs, "Form of Flattery," came to mind during his Friday show: "If you're surprised you're here/ It means you shouldn't be here." Although I tend to feel out of place at pop shows, a few welcome surprise ... More >>
Friday, March 30, at Southside Music Hall
If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving musi ... More >>
The Way Sound Leaves a Room "Kirtland Records"
Earlier this week, Sarah Jaffe released The Way Sound Leaves a Room, a new EP/DVD release that features footage from her Wyly Theater performance from back in February, as well as eight never-before-released songs from the popular area singer-songwriter. The eight songs are particularly interesti ... More >>
Right this very moment, as I type this, Sarah Jaffe and her band are over in Oak Cliff at John Congleton's Elmwood Recording Studio, working on recording their full-length follow-up to Jaffe's 2010 breakthrough, debut LP, Suburban Nature. Not sure when we can expect it -- early 2012 perhaps? Rega ... More >>
If it seems like we've been waiting forever for the new Sarah Jaffe release, it's because we kind of have been. Or, at least, we've sure been reporting on it for a while -- dating back to July 2010, when Jaffe told us that the new disc was likely going to be coming out in the fall of that year. I ... More >>