Spent the 8th inning of yesterday's Seattle Mariners 6, Texas Rangers 3 Spring Training exhibition - Neftali Feliz was very sketchy - soaking in the Surprise, Arizona sunshine and getting to know new owner Chuck Greenberg. After years of being alienated by Tom Hicks, you're going t ... More >>
Because it's OK to kill three birds with one stone...Check the above video, posted to Stereogum this morning, of St. Vincent performing her song "The Party" in Basel, Switzerland, with a little help from her European tourmate, Daniel Rossen of Grizzly Bear. It's an impressive take--for a few reason ... More >>
Listen up satellite radio fans. Or don't, maybe. But, either way, be warned: All weekend long, Westlake's Jonas Brothers will be all up in your radio, broadcasting directly into your home on Sirius XM radio.Earlier today, the Jonases joined up with Sirius Channel 1's morning show, talking about thei ... More >>
Oh, Westlake. You so crazy!
So, Westlake's own JoBros debuted the video for their new single, "Paranoid," from the upcoming Lines, Vines and Trying Times album (due out June 16; set your calendars) on Myspace this weekend, and, well, that's it above. Call me crazy, but I'm kinda digging the tempered, synthed-up style. At the ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Looks like The Ticket's parent company - Cumulus Media - is asking forcing employees to take five unpaid days off before June 30. Ouch. Maybe not a big deal to on-air talent with six-figure ... More >>
As the above teaser South Park clip shows, last night's episode touched on maybe the most pertinent topics ever: (Westlake's own) Jonas Brothers and purity rings. I haven't yet seen it, but Idolator's already lauded the episode for mocking the Jonas' use of blatant sexual overtones in light of ... More >>
A few brief notes to pass along that some DC9 maybe, kinda, sorta, might, could possibly be interested in...Over on Unfair Park, Robert's got the goods on an item that the New York Times and others are all over: George Steel, the man who was tapped to lead the Dallas Opera five months ago, has alrea ... More >>
In a year that saw Ozzy, the Jonases and The New York Times storm through North Texas, which area music stories will go down as the most important of 2008?
MTV News this morning has a delightful little feature looking back on the year that was 2008--in Jonas Brothers romances. Seems Westlake's own abstinence-pledging JoBros have had themselves quite the year in love, having been seen about town with tween music starlets Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez and T ... More >>
Listen: It's been a great year for DFWd music. It really has. And in the coming weeks, we'll be offering our insight into the best and brightest discs we've seen from area artists over the past 12 months. But first: Can we just take a second right now to recognize the greatness that is Erykah Badu? ... More >>
The 2009 Grammy nominations were announced last night, which means, yep, we're being INUNDATED with press releases from ecstatic and eager publicists touting their clients' successes.Like we have any say in the matter. Yeah, right.But, by my count, DFWd's doing OK here. Here's a breakdown of area ar ... More >>
A shortage of American engineers and programmers spells boom times for brokers who peddle skilled foreign workers at bargain prices. Is it exploitation, or just good business?
Republican Bill Hill is running against Democrat Rick Reed for district attorney. Don't think you have a choice.
The City Plan Commission won't let Hillwood Development or city staff play them for saps
Ross Perot Jr. is pushing 40, and still trying to slip from his father's shadow. He's built Alliance Airport, bought the Mavericks, and is trying to ramrod a new arena. But he isn't a pit bull like his old man. That's where Frank Zaccanelli comes in.