Chris Flemmons spent 10 years working on his city rather than his band, The Baptist Generals. They’re both better for it.
Two follow-ups in this particular radio round-up. First, I exchanged a few messages with Alan Ayo via Facebook, and the long and short of it is, he's not at all upset that Clear Channel gave him his walking papers yesterday. Writes the former midday host and music director at KDGE-FM:I'm feeling rat ... More >>
Patton Oswalt is the Big Fan, scheduled to play the AFI Dallas International Film Fest this yearMoments ago, the AFI Dallas International Film Festival sent along its complete schedule for this year's fest, which runs March 26 through April 2 -- with, as we've noted before, most screenings taking pl ... More >>
WIth No Deliverance, The Toadies revert to the bare bones of their past
...and flesh sometimes meets the pavement, stunt bikers look to go legit
Or: Oh, look...it's another end-of-the-century list
Skip Spence recorded one brilliant album, then spent the next 30 years dying in obscurity. Now, a tribute album is giving him life again.
A "new" Roky Erickson record might be as close as anyone will ever get to him
More than a decade after fronting one of Dallas' first new-wave bands, Joshua and Mischo McKay go out of this world
Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash are still our greatest Storytellers
A local housewife-songwriter claims country hunk Collin Raye stole her song
Texas guitar hero Bugs Henderson wouldn't swap family for fame
The long-coming canonization of an Irish hero
Dallas blues history according to two who lived it
After a self-imposed exile in Mexico and obscurity, a Texas bluesman comes home