Jeff Gage has been in the alt-weekly game since 2009. He spent four years on staff at City Pages in Minneapolis and can confirm that he is indeed taller than Prince. (He went to the guy's house once. Kind of.) In April 2014 he moved to Dallas, and not Austin (on purpose), to become the music editor of the Dallas Observer. In spite of his hair, he harbors no fantasies of being a rock star, but thank you for asking.
23 hours ago | DFW Music News
This is poised to be a big year for Lights All Night. North Texas' biggest EDM festival — the area's biggest music festival, period — has already expanded from one day to two, and taken up residency at Dallas Market Hall for its annual New Year's ...
23 hours ago | Feature Stories
There are a few key things you need to make Ships Lounge the real Ships Lounge. First, of course, is the jukebox. Second is chili dog night. But maybe the most important part of making sure the Lower Greenville dive, which reopened last month afte...
5 days ago | DFW Music News
Who says the sky is falling? Well, maybe a few people. Some of them were in Denton on Monday night to wring hands over the state of the music scene, although they weren't necessarily in the majority. There were none to be found in Deep Ellum, thou...
6 days ago | Columns
Conspiracy theories are everywhere in Denton. Perceived threats are coming from all directions on the college town's proud music scene, and suspects include Jason Lee, Buc-ees, LSA Burger, city officials and even Scientologists (OK, that...
7 days ago | DFW Music News
The more Deep Ellum changes, the more it looks the same. A good part of that has to do with Clint and Whitney Barlow, who have made it their mission to reopen some of the neighborhood's most legendary music venues. First, in 2009, it was Trees, th...
8 days ago | DFW Music News
Gerard Hanson does things at his own speed. The Dallas producer, better known by the name Convextion, hasn't released an album since 2006. Of course, that namesake album just happened to be named one of the best of the decade by U.K.'s FACT magazi...