St. Vincent Lands Cover Of Pirelli Calendar.

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Neon Indian Featured on Dr. Marten’s Latinx Indie Docu, 20 Years Since Creed’s Thanksgiving Halftime Show, Kacey Musgraves’ Coldplay Cover and More.

On Monday, Pirelli launched the 2022 version of its well-known calendar starring a few of “the best skills on the planet of music” photographed by Canadian singer-songwriter Bryan Adams. Titled “On the Road,” the calendar was impressed by Adam’s life as a touring musician – the 45 years on the road, touring, staying in accommodations and the hours spent backstage.

Iggy Pop, Cher, Jennifer Hudson, Grimes, Normani, Kali Uchis, Saweetie, Rita Ora and, our very personal, St. Vincent are the celebs discovered inside its pages. Images like Cher posed in a dressing room, Saweetie pushing a baggage cart at Capri Hotel and stilettos and Ora inside a bath carrying a shimmering, silver gown representing the scenes of the day of the present. Of course, it is a glamourous of tour life: room service, silver cloches and wholesome consuming.

St. Vincent, the Dallas-raised acclaimed musician, is sported on the quilt of the calendar’s 48th version protruding her guitar-picked tongue and in her Daddy’s Home blonde bob. Pirelli, the Italian tire firm, has launched a calendar annually since 1964 till 2020 when it was placed on maintain as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

For its return, it simply is sensible to place a stunning Dallasite face on its cowl? <3

Neon Indian was featured on an episode of Dr. Martens mini documentary sequence, Latinx Indie – LA. Directed by Ambar Navarro, the sequence explores “cultural cross-pollination rooted in Chicano spirit and elegance that’s introduced long-deserved highlight to artists of the sub-genre.” Latinx indie acts, resembling Doris Munoz, Inner Wave and Harmless share how Hispanic music influences their music careers and their id. Alan Palomo, the Mexican-American artist behind the digital band from Denton, describes how his background and musical types exterior of his tradition helped him slowly form who he’s.

“I like being in two locations as a result of they provide one another context,” he says. “I can see Mexico from one perspective, I can see America from a unique perspective. I feel it informs numerous my musical selections.”

His music video to his first Spanish observe “Toyota Man” – a music about an immigrant’s journey from Monterrey, Mexico to Austin – was featured within the episode. Watch it down under!

This week, we have now a couple of extra options we should share with you. Look, we by no means plan this stuff. The information simply works in our favor generally. Since lots of you should still be recovering from the vacation weekend and one other Dallas Cowboys flop (we’re too, belief us.), we thought it will be good to go down reminiscence lane for a second. This 12 months, nation singer Luke Combs headlines the Thanksgiving Day Halftime Show on the Cowboys vs, Las Vegas Raiders recreation on the AT&T Stadium, however you bear in mind the rock band that headlined precisely 20 years in the past?

Ahem. It was Creed.

Back in 2001, Cowboys played against the Denver Broncos (they misplaced then too, too. Go determine.) and was gifted with Creed’s 7-minute medley of “Higher,” “My Sacrifice” and “Don’t Stop Dancing.” This 12 months additionally marks the twenty fifth anniversary of those Thanksgiving halftime exhibits. If solely there have been some type of list of past performances

After greater than 20 years, the Dallas honky-tonk band Eleven Hundred Springs introduced it will disband final summer season however would play exhibits for the rest of the 12 months. Well, people, that day arrived final week when the band performed its last present on November 26 at Granada Theater. Eleven Hundred Springs was shaped by frontman and guitarist Matt Hillyer, bassist Steven Berg and drummer Richie Vasquez within the late 90s with music that unfold throughout the Texas nation scene. Even by way of frequent lineup modifications, the band remained stable till final 12 months when the pandemic took a toll on its profession. In January 2020, Eleven Hundred Springs launched Here ‘Tis and had deliberate a tour earlier than COVID-19 hit.

Sad to see the pandemic nonetheless affecting Dallas music. Eleven Hundred Springs will really be missed.

It’s nonetheless exhausting to understand the truth that we’re nonetheless in an on-going pandemic. Most of society has gone again to regular, however we’re nonetheless reminded of this scary state of affairs from closures and losses by way of all a part of our group. One of the issues we’re glad to see come again this 12 months have been all our favourite music festivals – particularly these in DFW.

This month, Ubbi Dubbi Festival, the digital dance competition in Ennis, introduced the lineup and dates. The competition will happen April 23 and 24 – with a tenting pre-party April 22 with Blunts & Blondes — at Texas Metroplex. Alison Wonderland, AU5 X Chime, Black Tiger Sex Machine, Blanke and Blue Clair are simply few of the acts performing on the 2-day occasion. This 12 months, Ubbi Dubbi — which coined itself the “the #FirstFestBack” — drew about 60,000 EDM fans when it returned to DFW after its 2020 cancellation.

Nature is therapeutic.

Now to our options of the week! Here are some tracks, and covers, from the previous month you have to take heed to in case you missed them.

Kacey Musgraves lined Coldplay‘s “Fix You” for Chipotle’s stop-motions animation movie “A Future Begins.” This marketing campaign was created to help Chipotle’s initiative to assist transition 1 million acres of land to famers. This cowl is taken into account the sequel to Willie Nelson‘s cover of  Coldplay’s “The Scientist.”

Also, right here’s her speaking about why she selected to help the marketing campaign.

Speaking of Coldplay, we should point out Selena Gomez’s function on Coldplay newest album Music of the Spheres.

Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters producer Greg Kurstin releases one other “The Hanukkah Session” this 12 months with covers to have a good time Jewish musicians. To begin off, the 2 recorded a steel model of Lisa Loeb’s “Stay (I Missed You).”

And Kelly Clarkson? Covering the Pixies? Here for it.

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