Downfall of Mainstream Music

June 1, 2013

By Ethan Harmon Take a moment to think of your favorite radio station. Think of the music that blasts through the car radio and how it sounds. Think of how many times you hear the […]

Lyrical Misinterpretation

June 1, 2013

By Peter Gerstenzang I’ve had my share of troubles over the years, trying to understand lots of complicated ideas. Like politics, Algebra and why they keep creating new shows for Fran Drescher. Arguably, the most […]

SXSW Road Trip – 2013

May 7, 2013

By Jack L. Pier This was the fifth year in a row my friends and I went on our annual SXSW Road Trip to Austin, attending Texas’s biggest music event. Eight of us got together […]

How Eddie Vedder Ruined Rock & Roll

May 1, 2013

By Peter Gerstenzang There is little doubt that Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder probably is the most influential, famous singer of the past 20 years. But that’s a little like saying the best-known disease of […]

Liner Notes

April 7, 2013

By Peter Gerstenzang It’s an honor to be writing the liner notes for the re-release of the album by seminal ‘60s band, The Unbelievably Grim. Especially, since up until now, I’ve been best-known for doing […]

Crucified Barbara From Sweden to Dallas

March 14, 2013

By Ryan Feldman Catch Sweden’s Crucified Barbara this week, Thursday, March 14th, at the Curtain Club (2800 Main St STE B, Dallas) with fellow Swedes, CrashDiet. The all-girl group will look to take North America […]

Bryce Lucien of Seeker Speaks His Mind

March 10, 2013

By Ryan Feldman Favorite Dallas venue? If I’m going to see a show then Rubbergloves in Denton. Hands down. I love it. It’s exactly what a punk rock bar should be. Drinks are cheap, the […]

Do I Sound Crazy To You?

March 7, 2013

By Peter Gertenzang If you’re anything like me, first let me say that I’m terribly sorry. But it also means you spend lots of time listening to your iPod. And, if like me, you take […]

Tough Times for Drive-By Trucker Fans

February 16, 2013

By Jack L. Pier The recent departure of bandmates Shonna Tucker and John Neff saddened fans of the Drive-By Truckers. Both played with DBT for many years, but decided to form their own band: Eye […]

Civil Disobedience

December 3, 2012

  By Chris Patterson / cpatterson@blitzweekly.com K aren Civil is not your typical blogger. Her procurement of a position at multimillion dollar headphone juggernaut Beats by Dr. Dre, access to hip hop’s luminous power players, […]

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