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Review: Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden at Gexa Energy Pavilion


The Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden doubleheader at Gexa Energy Pavilion often felt like weaponized nostalgia, fond memories repurposed for a full-on sonic assault. Read more

Review: KXT Summer Cut at Gexa Energy Pavilion


Photos by Roman Pena and Jamie Ford, Special to DFW.com

Without really meaning to, Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard summed up the third annual KXT Summer Cut: Happy Funtime Fest in a single sentence. Read more

Skrillex to headline Dallas’ Lights All Night festival



Skrillex, arguably the most popular and recognizable face in the world of EDM, is one of the headliners at this year’s Lights All Night dance-music festival in Dallas, it was announced Thursday. Set for Dec. 26-27 at the Dallas Convention Center, Lights All Night will also feature Disclosu... Read more

Review: The Both at Kessler Theater


Christian Lantry

The banter began before a single note had been struck. Read more

CD review: Sinead O’Connor, ‘I’m Not Bossy, I’m the Boss’



After a rough few years for Sinead O’Connor, as she dealt with a 16-day marriage and canceled a tour due to mental illness, it’s heartening to see her confident image on the cover of the new disc, I’m Not Bossy, I’m the Boss. Read more

Lone Star Sounds: New music from Sarah Jaffe


Dutch Rall

Also, new records from Gollay and Vincent Neil Emerson. Read more

Soundgarden still exploring the ‘Superunknown,’ 20 years later

Soundgarden in Concert

Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

Was it so long ago that I slipped the Superunknown cassette from its plastic case and deposited it into my Sony boombox? Read more

Five questions with Femi Kuti

Nigeria Daily Life


The son of legendary African musician Fela Kuti talks about his father’s influence. Read more

Concert review: Shotgun Friday at Magnolia Motor Lounge


Special to DFW.com

About a year ago, we told you about a new band that was formed by departing members of Fish Fry Bingo — Shotgun Friday. Since then, I have wanted to see what new direction these guys ha... Read more

The Phuss drummer Trey Alfaro injured in hit-and-run


Via Facebook

As the Dallas Observer first reported yesterday, Trey Alfaro, drummer for Fort Worth trio Read more

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