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2012 Stories by Audra Schroeder

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  • Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcase

    published November 8, 2012

    Flip on over to this week's feature for a rundown of all the acts playing our big-ass showcase Saturday. Eight clubs, more than 60 bands. A... More >>

  • Unconscious Collective Album Release

    published November 8, 2012

    The new self-titled LP from Dallas' Unconscious Collective, yet another group that counts members of Akkolyte and Black Dotz as members, gets... More >>

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    The Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcase: A User's Guide

    published November 8, 2012

    It occurred to me recently that, within the DFW music scene, people really love to draw county lines. So what we were trying to illustrate with... More >>

  • Ten Acts To Catch At Fun Fun Fun Fest

    published November 1, 2012

    I've been to every Fun Fun Fun Fest since its inception in 2006, back when it was a one-night event and Spoon played to a small crowd of very... More >>

  • Carnival of Souls with Pinkish Black and Mind Spiders

    published November 1, 2012

    While Halloween is over, we can always count on the Day of the Dead to give us one more reason to put on the corpse paint and slink around in... More >>

  • Terminator 2, Big Fiction, Eccotone

    published November 1, 2012

    Last weekend, Fort Worth's 1919 Hemphill celebrated its 10th anniversary with three nights of punk and hardcore revelry. Not much different... More >>

  • Playdough, J. Rhodes

    published October 25, 2012

    Last week, we put the spotlight on Playdough and J. Rhodes, two Dallas emcees with new albums out. Playdough's Writer Dye: Deux or Die... More >>

  • Good Records' Halloween Party

    published October 25, 2012

    Yes, the Halloween weekend is upon us, and with it comes myriad choices of where to go and who to see (and be). Because we care about your... More >>

  • Nas and Lauryn Hill at Palladium Ballroom

    published October 25, 2012

    This pairing is an inspired one, and especially notable for fans of Lauryn Hill, who have been wondering where the follow-up to 1998's The... More >>

  • Public Image Ltd's John Lydon Is A Free Man

    published October 25, 2012

    Since fronting the Sex Pistols in the mid-'70s and branding the nascent punk rock genre with its promise of "No Future," John Lydon, once known... More >>

  • My Education

    published October 18, 2012

    Austin's instrumental cabal My Education were here back in June, stirring the waters for the live score to Sunrise at Texas Theatre. They... More >>

  • 1919 Hemphill's 10th Anniversary

    published October 18, 2012

    Fort Worth's DIY punk and hardcore venue 1919 Hemphill is celebrating 10 years standing this weekend. How many volunteer-run spaces can you say... More >>

  • 45 Fest

    published October 18, 2012

    Deep Ellum's 45 Fund exists to promote mental-health awareness for artists and musicians and as a tribute to Dallas punk band Spector 45's... More >>

  • R. Stevie Moore at Rubber Gloves

    published October 11, 2012

    R. Stevie Moore has been labeled a "lo-fi hero," a DIY messiah for cassette culture hawks, but in reality, his music is pop in its purest... More >>

  • Afghan Whigs at Granada Theater

    published October 11, 2012

    Within the bowels of the '90s reunion machine, Ohio's Afghan Whigs are one of those bands you never really expected to be spat out again. Their... More >>

  • Fuxa

    published October 4, 2012

    Getting to see Fuxa, the longtime electronic project of Detroit's Randall Nieman, in an intimate space like Good Records should be enough to... More >>

  • Vanessa Peters

    published October 4, 2012

    Dallas-bred singer Vanessa Peters released her Kickstarter-assisted album, The Burn The Truth The Lies, over the summer, and we're still... More >>

  • Index Festival

    published October 4, 2012

    Spune's latest festival adventure blocks off Elm Street for two days, as GZA, Cold War Kids, Washed Out, Grimes, Heartless Bastards and more... More >>

  • Bryan Street Tavern's Anniversary Party

    published October 4, 2012

    Bryan Street Tavern, that East Dallas outpost of gin and sin, is marking its sixth year with a big fucking party, which will feature two stages... More >>

  • St. Vincent and David Byrne

    published October 4, 2012

    Love This Giant, the debut collaboration between Dallas-bred guitarist Annie Clark (St. Vincent) and NYC icon David Byrne, could have... More >>

  • Six Acts to Catch at this Weekend's Index Festival

    published October 4, 2012

    With the arrival of fall, we're knee-deep in festival season, and Spune Productions is testing its fest powers in the heart of Deep Ellum with... More >>

  • Animal Collective, Micachu & the Shapes

    published September 27, 2012

    Last month, Stereogum ran a review of Animal Collective's new album, Centipede Hz, which conceded that "we need to accept the... More >>

  • Rock-a-Tron 5000

    published September 27, 2012

    In its second year, Up To Eleven Entertainment's musical gathering, Rock-a-Tron 5000, makes its way back to Fort Worth, where many of the bands... More >>

  • Menomena at Granada Theater

    published September 27, 2012

    The Granada Theater is turning 8, and instead of begging for a sweet new dirt virtual reality bike or whatever kids ask for these days, they're... More >>

  • Christeene Vale is Your New Piece of Celebrity Meat

    published September 27, 2012

    "I lost my old hair in Denver, girl, so I had to get new hair today," Christeene Vale says over the phone. "But, ya know, I have to fuck it up,... More >>

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