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.
7 hours ago | DFW Music News
Dr. Dre releasing a new album is big news for any hip hop fan, but for his new (and supposedly "final" album) Compton: The Soundtrack it's especially big news for Dallas fans. Compton will feature the long-awaited release of material Dre recorded ...
1 day ago | Concerts
Just when it seemed like the summer was going to go easy on us, last week gave us some reminders that yes, we do still live in Dallas and shit gets pretty hot here. (It didn't even get that hot. Maybe we're getting soft.) We rolled into August ove...
5 days ago | Busking
If you haven't been paying close attention, you might have missed that one of Dallas' most popular bands is no longer with us. Well, let's rephrase that: They're no longer here, in Dallas. Earlier this year, Somebody's Darling — winner of the 2014...
7 days ago | DFW Music News
Something tells us that in the not-too-distant future we'll look back on 2015 as a vintage year for Erykah Badu. Dallas' Queen of Neo-Soul has been riding a hot streak this year with some pretty memorable public appearances: ushering in the new er...
11 days ago | DFW Music News
In your face, Jerry Jones. The Cowboys owner may get to boast the biggest indoor concert venue in the state of Texas, but Garth Brooks can sell plenty of tickets in Dallas without it, thank you very much. His strategy? Play seven — yes, seven — sh...
12 days ago | Columns
Being from the South and being proud of where you're from isn't always easy, especially lately. Just do the body count from recent months: Walter Scott is shot down by a North Carolina police officer, who's charged with Scott's murder. Sandra Blan...