Coldplay, Robyn, Wolf GangJune 22, June 23 at American Airlines CenterIs Coldplay the biggest band in the world? That's what they were always shooting for. Their latest album, Mylo Xyloto, has only continued their ascent. Its syrupy melodies and sincere lyrics pull in fans by the truckload and make ... More >>
In case you're already blinded by the golden aura of 2012's major releases -- The Shins, T.I., Soundgarden, Nicki Minaj, Mumford & Sons, Muse, Sigur Ros -- we want to make sure you don't forget about some other sure-to-be-top-notch albums that will see release next year. They may not shine on the iT ... 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.Carissa HughesAt the moment, Carissa Hughes works for American Airlines ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we meet the people in the local music scene that you don't see on stages.
Penny Lazo. With LMFAO. And a taco. No, the taco isn't real.Penny Lazo is a DFW-based rep for Universal Records. Despite being very rock 'n' roll in appearance, her main beat is coun ... More >>
Steve VisneauPlay-N-SkillzFor two years now, Juan and Oscar Salinas, the Dallas-based production duo known as Play-N-Skillz, have publicly and repeatedly claimed that they had never received payment for their work on the 2009 Grammy-winning T-Pain and Lil Wayne collaboration, "Got Money," from L ... More >>
...now with one less Kid!Seems some changes are in store for local mall punk heroes Forever The Sickest Kids, who have a new, self-titled record coming out on March 1, their third for Universal Motown and their second full-length in total. Mainly, like other some other, notable mall-punkers befor ... More >>
Steve VisneauP-p-p-p-p-p-p-p-play-N-Skillz!I was lucky enough to spend some QT with Dallas hip-hop super-producers (not to mention two-time Grammy winners) Play-N-Skillz last week on the set of Tum Tum's new music video for his Salinas brothers-produced track "Smoke Something" off his excellent n ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, April 29, 2010...Like the rest of the major labels, Universal Music Group continues to act like a bunch of bitchy little girls as they pulled all their videos from MTV's web sites. But, considering MTV rarely airs music videos, it may not ... More >>
Don't forget your costume. Here's one idea.Love it when Halloween falls on a weekend, as is the case this year. What that means for music fans is lots of costume contests and tribute nights, and bands and fans will likely be even more intoxicated than usual--so be careful out there. Recently some ... More >>
The proud owners of a new major label imprint. Yesterday, two-time Grammy-winning Dallas hip-hop production duo Play-N-Skillz announced a deal it has signed with Universal Music Group urban imprint SRC/Universal to launch its own imprint, which will be called G4 Muzik. After the jump, the full pr ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, February 25, 2009...
I guess Bono has forgotten he's in U2. Because, suddenly, he says he's afraid that Coldplay, The Killers and Kings of Leon are making better music than he is.
Eminem's potentially landmark lawsuit a ... More >>
Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that shoul ... More >>