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  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    The Simpsons' 30 Best Musical Cameos: 30 - 15

    Can there be too much of a good thing? Perhaps. Fans of The Simpsons have likely been asking themselves that question for years now, given that the beloved Fox TV show has been on the air for 25 years now and, arguably, past its best for quite some time. But for the past week, we've also been indulg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2013

    Five Stray Thoughts From Wildflower! Festival

    1. When you're the rebellious band all the kids listen to so they can annoy their parents, forty years on after those kids grow up you're going to be playing family-friendly sets to them and their kids. And so it was with Blue Oyster Cult, still remarkably retaining two (almost) original members fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    The Eight Best Shows in DFW This Week

    Is there such a thing as the end of festival season here? I don't know. What I do know is that there are a couple more this weekend -- Fort Worth Music Festival features twang on Friday and fuzzy guitar bliss on Saturday. And Wildflower remains the most fun I can imagine having in the general proxim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    VideoBob Mosely Went from Geek to Artist for Pantera: "If My Magnum Could Talk"

    This isn't the first time the Observer has reached out to "VideoBob" Mosely. If memory serves, he popped up in the City of Ate blog when he took over Reno's Grill for a spell, with a pretty visionary menu of barfood taste sensations, lots of self-designed movie props (Mosely does them professionally ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    The Ten Best Music Videos Banned by MTV

    ​MTV has gotten some flack for censorship over the course of its 30 years on the air. The station, in addition to helping proliferate the music video concept, is equally known, it seems, for bleeping words, playing only censored versions of certain videos, relegating racy videos to late-night pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Hold On: The Ten Best Singalong Scenes In Film

    "Someday somebody's gonna make you wanna turn around and say goodbye..."​Twenty-one years ago today, Wilson Phillips' "Hold On" shot all the way up the Billboard charts to become the No. 1 song in America. Somewhat adorably, the honor came 25 years after two-thirds of the vocal group's father, Bri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    My First Show: Don Cento Saw Van Halen, Metallica and a Trash Tsunami at His First Show

    Welcome to a Unexpected Influences, where we talk to musicians about the music no one expects them to like. Allison V. SmithDon Cento​Don Cento is a familiar face around town, given his time as a keyboardist with Chomsky and as a guitarist in Shibboleth. But this skilled ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    The Best Damn Fictional Movie Bands Ever!

    ​There's a lot of bad movies out there made better by music. There are also a lot of indie movies out there made famous by music. The unsung heroes, however--beyond the Oscar--winning soundtracks and the Garden States of the world--are those great bands made up completely for the benefit of the mo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 23, 2007

    Still Alive

    Peter Frampton plays the HOB

  • Calendar

    December 28, 2006

    The Dark Side of Nokia

    See some lasers in Grand Prairie