Posts Tagged ‘print’

– By Brandon Callies RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Editors perfect dark indie rock with their new album The Weight Of Your Love. It’s almost as if Ian Curtis never died and Joy Division never split up Songs like “The Weight” and “A Ton Of Love” are incredibly powerful, and it’s this type of songwriting that separates Editors fro…

– By Brandon Callies – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” For fans of laid back ambient music, Palms self-titled debut is a must! Although they have shared members of Deftones and Isis, the Palms amalgamation is a perfect hybrid, in that they have elements of each band, but sound like neither. The music is able to paint a very vivid…

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…

– By Brandon Callies – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Alice in Chains returns with their Beach Boys-on-steroids harmonies and a new album The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here. The band starts off strong with the first single from the album, “Hollow.” Track one sets the signature dark mood that has made the band a household name and is pr…

– We’rewolves by Dustin Blocker – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Eight tracks of crunchy, blues border the thin line between an overt amount of grime and just enough grease in the debut eponymous effort of Fort Worth’s We’rewolves.  The results are as singularly trippy as they are lavishly conventional. A salient mash of heavy rh…

– 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…