Music

Katsuk Returns, T-Bone Weds

Hearsay
On Monday nights back in the day at The Wreck Room, Daniel Katsuk and his A-Hummin’ Acoustical Acupuncture probably drew bigger crowds on a regular basis than some of the weekend shows around town.


Confusatron

Listen Up
Funk? Check. Jazz? Check. The kitchen sink? Check.



Nudity / Priestess

Listen Up
There are basically two kinds of retro bands — ones that hew closely to the old school, and ones that occasionally flip the script.


Jeff Price

ANTHONY MARIANI
Sometimes, a c.d. requires several spins before its tasty subtleties rise to the surface.



The Byrds

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Arguably one of the most influential bands of the 1960s and early 1970s, The Byrds were also occasionally mediocre and derivative as they wandered through folk, psychedelia, light rock, and country toward spirituals, the blues,...


Mack the Knife

Hearsay
Last week, we were the first to report that the Dallas Observer and music editor Sam Machkovech had parted ways. Turns out, the DO was doing all the parting.



Randy Rogers Band

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Every decade or so, a new regional renegade comes along to symbolize Texas Music’s swaggering side, a la Jerry Jeff Walker in the 1970s, Robert Earl Keen in the ’80s, and Pat Green in the ’90s. Who will we look back on an...


Sufjan Stevens

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Writing a definitive Sufjan Stevens review is almost as ambitious as Stevens’ intent to write, record, and release 50 albums themed after each U.S. state. So far, with Michigan and Illinois, the singer-songwriter and multi-in...



South FM

The Show
First off, good things’ coming to an end is sad, and South FM co-founder, guitarist G.I. Sanders, will be leaving the North Texas band after a hundred years. He will honor show dates through October.


Right on Time

CAROLINE COLLIER
Nestled between the College of Emotional Engineering and the Bureau of Synthetic Voice and Music, The Hourly Radio broadcasts propaganda across Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World. More than 70 years after the novel’s publicati...