Posts Tagged ‘indie’

Kid Rock, Uncle Kracker, Jamey Johnson Band Gexa Energy Pavilion (Dallas, TX) – Words and Photos by Ronnie Jackson – “Kid Rock’s ‘Best Night Ever’ Tour“ The American $5 bill has been referred to as a “fin“; the $10 bill as a “sawbuck,”; the $20 bill as a “dub“. Shadow dancing behind a backdrop of a twenty as part of hi…

OCTOBER 18-19TH—60 Bands, 7 Stages (Deep Ellum, TX) Texas indie label SPUNE is putting on another incredible festival in the heart of Dallas’ Deep Ellum this Fall. INDEX 2 just announced it’s pre-sale tickets and headliners with more artist announcements to follow! What does INDEX mean?  Let’s have SPUNE explain, shall…

– Lucas Jack by Brandon Callies – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Lucas Jack’s Sun City is a must for fans of piano driven easy listening. With influences such as Billy Joel and Elton John, one can’t go wrong. The full length record is laced with feel good hits like “Don’t Get Carried Away (Curtis)” and “Where We Are (We Belong)”…

– By Austin Reed – A very peculiar thing happened to the musical landscape during the summer of 2010. Dance music was devolving in front of our very eyes. Dub step had regressed into something that sounded much more harmful than pleasing—as if the point of the bass line was to cause a rift in the earth. Be it a byprodu…

MUSIC WE CURRENTLY ENJOY “Listen to This! Thank us Later.” JULY 2013: Music “On Tour Monthly Recommends” Track List: “Fugitive Air” by OF MONTREAL “This Life” by EDWARD SHARPE AND THE MAGNETIC ZEROS “The Dreamer” by UN CHIEN “Granfaloon” by SECRET GHOST CHAMPION “True Believer” by WIDOWSPEAK “Falling” by CHVRCHES “Not…

– By Karl Heinz – So, we think this is awesome.  A new series by Polyvinyl Records; a mix-tape of sorts, featuring Japandroids, Of Montreal and more! Polyvinyl Records “Hi-Five #1” polyvinylrecords.tumblr.com Here’s the deal: there are 5 Mondays in July and we’re just as bummed about that as Garfield, so to help all th…

– By Dustin Blocker – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Scottish indie pop band Camera Obscura fifth LP Desire Lines is a stellar combination of musical whimsy and chilled-to-the-max vocals.  Front-woman Tracyanne Campbell takes an endless-summer lyrical approach to her band’s sun bleached stylings; the results are stellar. The albu…

– By Michal Elizabeth Smith – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Euphoria to the ears, the Brandon Callies Band release their latest EP, Life Is Still Good. Spellbinding riffs and indelible lyrics will captivate you from the beginning. Instrumental and lyrical dexterity thrive among their melodic creations. The band has genuinely enc…