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Listen To This Right Now: Mind Spiders

Prosthesisthe excellent new album from North Texas’ Mind Spiders, was released in March, but this new music video — directed by Dallas native and Oscar nominee Keven McAlester — for the song “Cold” debuted just last week. Regardless, it’s a great song and a cool video, so you should stop whatever you’re doing to watch and listen to both right now.

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KXT’s New Concert Series Announces Lineup

Consider this a public service announcement. Tickets for KXT’s concert series will sell out fast, regardless of what it’s called or where it is — One of last summer’s most memorable Barefoot at the Belmont shows featured Leon Bridges at Sons of Hermann Hall. In a season packed with live music, you have to value the chance to see some great bands in the intimate setting this series gives you. An intimate setting with a pool and a view.

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Listen To This Right Now: Erykah Badu Remixes PARTYNEXTDOOR and Drake’s ‘Come and See Me’

Erykah Badu is keeping up a recent hot streak of remixes that started with “Hotline Bling” with a new song she released today on Soundcloud. It’s a remix of PARTYNEXTDOOR’s “Come and See Me,” casting Badu as the other half of a duet with Drake.

It may or may not appear on an upcoming mixtape that Badu may or may not be working on, which may or may not be called THIS $h!t TOO EASY. Regardless, it’s a fun remix, and not a bad way to start off your weekend.

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12 Concerts to See in Dallas This Weekend

This is one of the most jam-packed weekend concert calendars we’ve seen in Dallas in a while. A real embarrassment of riches. We’ve got rap music festivals at Fair Park and Texas-centric festivals at Main Street Garden. We’ve got the Cure and Rihanna packing arenas. We’ve even got an animated virtual pop star from Japan.

You really can’t go wrong, so we’re going to dispense with the usual blurbs, observations, and recommendations, and instead just give you the need-to-knows for this weekend. Follow the links for more details.

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