Of all the different live show scenarios, all the varying combinations of performer and setting, there's nothing quite like seeing a band in their hometown. The sixth annual Dia De Los Toadies Festival, a Texas institution, was the perfect hometown hero live music experience. This year, the fest to ... More >>
Patrick "Taz" Bentley, the powerful drummer behind Rev. Horton Heat, Burden Brothers, and Tenderloin, will be back in action this week with his latest band, 76. Since their sound owes a lot to the sonic messiah that is mid-'70s arena rock, it's no surprise to hear Bentley saw some of rock's heavywei ... More >>
Via.Clark Vogler and Todd Lewis at Trees in '97The Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcase Concert is tonight in Deep Ellum, with Sarah Jaffe, Centro-matic, the Old 97's and the Toadies scheduled to play the outdoor stage beginning 'round 4:30, when Jaffe goes on, whilst some 50 others play surroun ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans , where we meet some of the people behind the local music scene -- those who aren't necessarily members of local bands, but more the people who make the scene move.Tami ThomsenAs a high school student, Tami Thomsen, the main cog in the wheel that is (former Dee ... More >>
Texas music looks great. It provokes the imagination and illustrates the intangible. For years, we've been providing the necessary flavor to help filmmakers tell their stories. It's what we do; we're obviously good at this kind of thing. And it goes both ways: Movie soundtracks are the kind of thin ... More >>
Saturday, March 17, at the St. Patrick's Day concert in Energy Square
Friday, November 3, at the Lakewood Theater
Peter Calvin One of our fave MP3 blogs kinda, sorta suggests today that an old Bobby Patterson song sounds familiar--if you're a fan of Ethopian soul music of the 1970s. Here's a local music grab bag for your consideration. Today, one of the best MP3 blogs out there, Said the Gramophone, plays comp ... More >>
Deaf Pedestrians (Dotpointperiod)
Once a year we find ourselves on the other side of the curtain. It isn't easy. It can be fun.
Artists' secret riders reveal true character, fascinating pickle relish fetish
Gospel singer makes the Hall of Fame
Todd Lewis and Taz Bentley want to make it, sure. Mostly, they want to make it last.
Chomsky set to release third album
December 29 and 30
The Dallas music scene has the right parts; someone just needs to put them all together
The Burden Brothers want you to check out their packages
Drowning Pool loses a singer, Dallas loses a star
Dallas duo creates an online record label
Wrapping up the North Texas New Music Festival; plus, The Beat turns one
Here's a crash course on local music
When the bass player split, the Toadies split up
Are the Toadies breaking up? We don't know.
The Toadies haven't put out an album in a few years. Really. It's true.
After six years, The Toadies' new album is finally finished, and it's good. So why isn't it out yet?
Is there such a thing as a local supergroup? Ask Pinkston.
The Toadies and South Padre go together like spring break and unprotected sex
No, the Toadies haven't broken up. They're just taking their own sweet time
It's Hard to Swallow, but Vanilla Ice goes...metal?
All the bands that fit,and one that quit
The Toadies tell why Bush deserves to die
When the readers voted the rock, the Old 97's came away 'big' winners
KNON fixture Roy Ashley bids a fiery farewell
The Toadies, the Daisy, and the Rev join tribute to Cartoons' Greatest Hits
After seven wacky years, 14 Records prepares to close its doors