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.
4 days ago | Dallas Observer Music Awards
You might not always get what you want in this world, but Tuesday night at the Dallas Observer Music Awards the Dallas music community got a whole lot of what it needed. As the Observer honored local artists for the 28th year running at The Bomb F...
11 days ago | Dallas Observer Music Awards
Preparations for the 2016 Dallas Observer Music Awards are getting into the home stretch. Voting for this year's ballot wraps up at the end of the week, and the showcase takes place this Friday. Then, come Tuesday, it all comes to a grand finale w...
12 days ago | Dallas Observer Music Awards
Dallas is changing and the music scene in North Texas is changing with it. 2016 has been one of the most turbulent years in recent memory, with police killings, protests, an ugly presidential election and seemingly endless series of beloved musici...
24 days ago | Dallas Observer Music Awards
The 28th annual Dallas Observer Music Awards are less than a month away, and the real fun is just getting underway. Voting for the awards' 40 categories has been open for more than a month, and the dates have been set for the showcase and the awar...
1 month ago | Dallas Observer Music Awards
Where has all the time gone? It's already a week into November, and that means the Dallas Observer Music Awards are less than a month away. With the showcase taking place on Dec. 3 and the awards ceremony three days after that, we're nearing the h...
2 months ago | Columns
When Alec Jhangiani and Ramtin Nikzad set out to start Fortress Festival in DFW, they knew they needed help. The pair had spent nearly a decade working together with the Lone Star Film Festival and Lone Star Film Society and, as they looked to ass...