Eric Grubbs is a Dallas-based writer who has published two books, Post: A Look at the Influence of Post-Hardcore 1985-2007 and When We Were the Kids. His writing has been featured in Punk Planet, Popdose, Fort Worth Weekly, The Dentonite and LA Weekly. He supports Manchester City and will never root for Manchester United.
15 days ago | DFW Music News
Last week, there was vagueness circulating via social media surrounding future in-stores at Good Records. Jeff Tweedy’s performance on Saturday would be one of the last “Live from the Astroturf” events, which seemed a little odd to hear at first. ...
21 days ago | Feature Stories
When you’re a fairly unknown local act, it’s no secret there is more money playing cover songs instead of playing your own. Familiar tunes in a cover band or tribute act situation is an easier sell at a large venue like the House of Blues or the G...
Face to Face may forever be thought of as a pop-punk band, but they’re not afraid to show other sides that sound nothing like the genre. The band has been together since the early 1990s, and today they're a band that plays full-on punk rock shows ...
A near-death experience kept Ben Kweller away from music for years, then the death of a close friend brought him back. As he releases a new album this month, called Circuit Boredom, he isn't afraid to talk about anything. “I’m so excited,” he says...
For a while, Cursive seemed unlikely to put out another record after 2012’s I Am Gemini. Frontman Tim Kasher made another record with his other band, the Good Life, and made a film (and its soundtrack) called No Resolution. But Cursive will not pl...
2 months ago | Best Of Dallas
“Unattractive” by Toadies in The Cable GuyWhen The Cable Guy was released in 1996, it made headlines for two key reasons: star Jim Carrey’s $20 million price tag for the film, and the movie’s less-than-glowing reviews. But local music fans back th...