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2012 Stories by Deb Doing Dallas

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  • Odd Future

    published December 6, 2012

    Roughly two years of buzz later, Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, also known as Odd Future, are finally making a non-SXSW Texas appearance.... More >>

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    Here are the Winners of the 2012 Dallas Observer Music Awards

    published November 15, 2012

    Best Album Best Solo Act Best Female Vocalist The Body Wins, Sarah... 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 >>

  • A$AP Rocky

    published November 1, 2012

    To see A$AP Rocky live has been a bit of a chase for North Texans, but the wait is finally over. The self-described "pretty motherfucker" is... More >>

  • An Ode to a Broken Record Player

    published September 27, 2012

    It sat in storage for years, a broken record player and its un-played records. It had not spun a tune since my freshman year of college, and... More >>

  • Scoremore Brings Your Favorite Rapper's Favorite Rapper to Town

    published September 6, 2012

    The Smoker's Club Tour hit Dallas last month, and it was a busy night, like so many Thursdays in our town. I sit in my car on Elm Street,... More >>

  • How the Smoker's Club Went from Showcase to Tour

    published August 9, 2012

    The Smoker's Club first formed in March of 2010 as a SXSW showcase at The Firehouse Lounge, which hosted Devin the Dude and a supporting cast... More >>

  • Zebra Katz at Rio Room

    published July 26, 2012

    Zebra Katz, the musical identity of artist Ojay Morgan, knows how to make an impression. "Ima Read," his homage to New York vogue and ballroom... More >>

  • New Edition at Verizon Theatre

    published June 28, 2012

    It's a very interesting social experiment, watching grown-ups reduced to their teenage selves, swooning and beaming at their former teen idols.... More >>

  • El-P Races For the Cure

    published June 21, 2012

    "I'm not writing about politics. I don't give a fuck about that shit. I'm trying to write songs about getting from the train station to home... More >>

  • The Weeknd at House of Blues

    published June 14, 2012

    Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd, has been mysteriously brewing since he started recording and uploading songs to YouTube in 2010.... More >>

  • Yacht at Dada

    published June 7, 2012

    YACHT's 2011 release, Shangri La, pieces together a summer synth album perfect for poolside lounging, even if it's in contrast with their... More >>

  • Preview: 2 Chainz at Main Street Event Center

    published April 5, 2012

    Tauheed Epps, otherwise known as 2 Chainz, came up in the independent hip-hop world before the days of Twitter feeds, Soundclouds and blog... More >>

  • The Overserved: There's A Patio in Dallas For Every One of Us.

    published April 5, 2012

    Spring Fever is casting her spell and I can already see the telltale signs. We all find excuses to quit a little earlier and our patio-dwelling... More >>

  • Spring Is Here, and It's Time to Say "Yes."

    published March 29, 2012

    In this glittering city of lists, soft openings, RSVP deadlines and plus-ones, trust me when I tell you the people behind the velvet ropes have... More >>

  • Preview: Perfume Genius at Dan's Silverleaf

    published March 22, 2012

    You only have a few weeks left before you succumb to the inevitable spring fever brought on by longer daylight hours and patio invitations. If... More >>

  • Our 34 picks for 35 Denton

    published March 8, 2012

    Read more: 35 Denton... More >>

  • Preview: Big K.R.I.T. at Trees

    published February 23, 2012

    Mississippi's Big K.R.I.T. hasn't always been such a man of mystery. His acclaimed mixtapes have been available for free and he's vying for... More >>

  • Yelawolf

    published February 16, 2012

    Michael Wayne Atha, better known as Yelawolf, the Alabama-born skater-turned-rapper, is navigating an interesting path in the current class of... More >>

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