This year, Houston Press music blog Rocks Off and Dallas Observer music blog DC-9 at Night, the music blog at our sister paper Dallas Observer, teamed up to bring you only the choicest moments from last week's SXSW madness.
John Fogerty: Creedence Clearwater Revival survivor John Fogerty gets overl ... More >>
Conspiracy theories are my comfort food. After all, all a conspiracy is "the action of plotting or conspiring," and not just about tin-foil hats and Reptillians. When Reagan's cronies illegally sold weapons to Iran in the Iran-Contra Scandal, that was a conspiracy. When the CIA sold crack to kids in ... More >>
As I type this, it's still 2012, but by the time we hit "publish" it'll be 2013. So I'll turn to the great poet, Kanye West, to sum it all up: "I'm livin' in the future so the presence is my past. My presence is the present, kiss my ass."
That was 2012, welcome to 2013 -- here's our end of the year ... More >>
'80s rocker Don Dokken will make a special appearance tonight at Club Red for an intimate acoustic performance featuring Dokken hits, cover tunes, and the stories behind some of the band's greatest hits. Dokken fans were prematurely promised a full fledged reunion last year when the singer and guita ... More >>
I missed Sound Wave, so my Saturday was not spent doing ecstasy in a drained swimming pool. Sad face. I also missed Justin Bieber's concert, which totally blows becausehe threw up, guys! He threw up on stage in front of hundreds of people and now millions of people will watch the video on YouTube an ... More >>
Cue the tweenage screaming: Justin Bieber is coming to town, and the prepubescent estrogen is going to be out of control. In anticipation of his groundbreaking tour that's set to hit Jobing.com Arena this Saturday, September 29, here are some of his most meaningful lyrics off his current album, Beli ... More >>
His major label debut, channel ORANGE, was only released digitally a week ago and physically yesterday, but I'm going to wager a guess: You're sick of hearing about Frank Ocean.
The singer/songwriter has been the subject of hundreds of insightful think-pieces, a talking point in the (necessary) di ... More >>
Summerland Tour Featuring Everclear, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Marcy Playground, and Lit
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
See also: Our full Summerland slideshow, featuring Gin Blossoms, Everclear, Lit, Marcy Playground, and Sugar Ray.
See also: Should We Feel Bad About '90s Nostalgia?
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Governor Jan Brewer's being considered for TIME magazine's list of the world's 100 most influential people, and according to its reader poll, she's doing better than President Obama.The governor dropped from 13th place to 15th by the end of the day yesterday -- leaving her one spot above Stephen Col ... More >>
Toro Y Moi
Monday, March 5, 2012
Chillwave/glo-fi/funk/[insert blogger-generated genre here] pioneers Toro Y Moi knows how to get people moving.
At last year's South by Stateside Festival, the band played a short, delayed set thanks to Foster the People's lengthy set-up time. I ... More >>
It's kinda tough to be a stand-up comic from Arizona. No matter how successful and funny you might be, you'll always have to measure up the king of locally grown comedians, David Spade. Pablo Francisco, however, has done his best at giving the former Saturday Night Live performer a run for h ... More >>
I damn well hope Rebecca Black never becomes a member of an academic honors society.There comes a time where parents should consider shitting all over their child's dreams by telling them there are better things to do with their time than try out for shows like American Idol.Perhaps, your son o ... More >>
www.perezhilton.comCharlie Sheen's got hos in different area codes.As we all know by now, our all-American main man Charlie Sheen is "bi-winning." He's attempting to leave drug use behind, although he's still down to get crazy with porn starts. Who can blame him?
Has the country's classier, o ... More >>
Paul Dedrick Gray (1972-2010) The Internet has blown up over the last hour with news that Slipknot bassist Paul Dedrick Gray has passed away.
The 38-year-old musician, better known by his nom de rock as "#2" or "The Pig" was reportedly found dead in a Des Moines hotel room earlier today ... More >>
This season of American Idol is almost over (thank gosh), and it's finally down to the Final Three--the clear frontrunner Crystal Bowersox, the frat-ish wannabe rocker Lee DeWyze and the lovable underdog Casey James.This time around, the contestants get to choose their own songs to perform in the ... More >>