And could it be the women?
A list of the Mexican's favorite books this year.
Foster The PeopleIf you're thinking, "If I hear 'Pumped Up Kicks' one more time, I'm gonna pull a gun on someone and make them outrun my bullets," then you should definitely not read on. The band responsible for the song, Foster The People, has strategically planned to start selling tickets to it ... 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 >>
SebadohFew bands are as synonymous with indie rock as Sebadoh, whose original members, including the prolific Lou Barlow, reunited in 2007 and have since been touring in support of some early record reissues. They've got more on the way in 2011, too, which is why we can expect them to be in top f ... More >>
Frank MicelottaChristina AguileraAs Lady Gaga proceeds to hog the female pop-star spotlight, our Britneys and our Jessicas are slowly fading into the background--but not without a fight. Christina Aguilera recently teamed up with electroclashers Le Tigre for the track "I Hate Boys" on her new rec ... More >>
George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic at the Granada Theater in 2006.Don't burn your entire stash on 4/20, because just two days later George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic will touch down at House of Blues in Dallas.Bandleader Clinton, as if you needed an introduction, is a true legend of ... More >>
Sixty-three years ago today, Sylvester Stewart was born in Dallas. Or Denton. Probably Denton. Far as I've ever been able to tell, Sylvester's family did live in Dallas, though no one has ever said precisely where or for how long. And how about this for confusing: On this "official" Web site, it say ... More >>
Something's fishy: The Nervebreakers made Rolling Stone after opening for the Sex Pistols at the Longhorn Ballroom in '78. So sorry, but it can't be helped; today's serving of homegrown hits and misses contains a side of Mama's favorite hamburger helper with plenty of extra cheese. But why deny the ... More >>
The infamous Zodiac killer inspires another dead-end film
Ain't missin' this
Austin-based salsa orchestra marries ghetto funk with barrio spice
More thoughts on the Dallas Observer Music Awards
El Gato to celebrate CD release
When a gunman terrorized worshipers at Wedgwood Baptist Church, one unlikely hero summoned the courage and faith to challenge a killer
Deep Ellum Live, August 14