Posts Tagged ‘radio’
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Merry Metamodern Christmas!

HEARSAY
Some idiot chatterbox on a local sports talk radio station –– which is like saying “some idiotic idiot,” I know –– proclaimed his hatred for Christmas music the other day, spewing something to the effect of: It all ...


From His Brain to Your Ear

John Zaskoda’s “Stranger Advice” puts UFOs, conspiracy, and love on the air.
Anthony Mariani
OK, so maybe he digs some guy’s “translations” of ancient texts, specifically the parts about aliens traveling to our planet before time began to mine for gold, quickly realizing the lack of ease with which Mother Earth s...



Music Awards, Pandora, FWRA

Hearsay
Allow me to apologize in advance for the overdose of Music Awards mumbo-jumbo that commenced last week, but we want you to be well aware of the free nearly-50-band festival on Sun., Jun. 26, in eight venues in the West 7th corr...


The Pearl of Dorothy Lane

After eight decades, an Arlington Heights enclave is still as captivating as its first owners.
JULIET GEORGE
A few blocks from the Cultural District, a late-1920s siren song beckons to those attuned to bohemian frequencies. It plays from the rock-walled courtyard and graceful iron archways of a Depression-era apartment complex called ...



KXTeed Up

Hearsay
OK, so everybody’s favorite new radio station, KERA’s KXT/91.7-FM, is playing a lot of good stuff, stuff that can’t be heard anywhere else on the dial except maybe on KTCU/88.7-FM during The Good Show (Saturda...


Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 2 This week Riverdance plays Bass Hall as part of its farewell tour. (Cue the sound of haters murmuring, “Don’t come back.”) The show premiered on the multinational TV show Eurovision in 1994 and will go...



KXT Saves?

Hearsay
Since KXT/91.7-FM‘s inaugural broadcast last week, local musos seem to have rediscovered the wonders of the ol’ wireless telegraphy box. “Hey, 2009! The 1940s called. They want their wide-eyed optimism and can...


Don’t Rock the Boat

KRISTIAN LIN
The opening credit sequence of Pirate Radio fooled me momentarily into thinking I was being shown a trailer for the movie rather than the movie itself. This fatally innocuous British comedy uses zippy editing, frames within the...



Fort Worthless

Hearsay
Sigh. Once again, Fort Worth isn’t part of the North Texas music conversation, and, naturally, my boxers are in a wad. A while back, I bitched about the Red Dirt Roundup, an annual Stockyards festival that features countr...


KERA’s New Music Station On the Way

Anthony Mariani
At 7 a.m. on Mon., Nov. 9, KERA’s music radio station, KKXT/91.7-FM, will go on air. “The KXT morning, afternoon, and evening shows will provide nine to 11 hours of weekday local programming,” the station said. “On Frid...