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2013 Stories by Rachel Watts

Archives: 2013 | 2012
  • The Experienced Three Links Owners Get Their Priorities from the Odd Fellows

    published July 25, 2013

    Three friends and Deep Ellum devotees hover around the polished wooden bar inside the building at 2704 Elm St. as they unwrap a package. "These... More >>

  • The Class of 35

    published March 7, 2013

    The festival first set up its permanent residence in Denton five years ago. More than 20 musicians from the area have played all four previous... More >>

  • Blowfly

    published February 7, 2013

    Through a bizarre friend-of-a-friend scenario, Observer Arts & Culture editor Jamie Laughlin and our former music editor Audra Schroeder... More >>

  • Robert Gomez's Whirlwind Continues with The Green Hour

    published February 7, 2013

    To say that multi-instrumentalist Robert Gomez was a busybody in 2012 is an understatement: The man was a machine. He started off the year... More >>

  • Grupo Fantasma

    published January 31, 2013

    It's impossible to stand still around the beats and horns of Austin's 10-piece Latin funk band Grupo Fantasma, who racked up a Grammy for their... More >>

  • The Residents

    published January 31, 2013

    To celebrate 40 years of their cutting-edge experimentalism, The Residents are taking their multimedia show with them on their "Wonder of... More >>

  • Chelsea Wolfe

    published January 31, 2013

    I can see Chelsea Wolfe getting pretty big one of these days. The singer-songwriter is on tour after her all-acoustic album, Unknown Rooms,... More >>

  • A.Dd+

    published January 24, 2013

    Dallas hip-hop duo A.Dd+ are starting off 2013 by releasing a new mixtape and headlining their first show at Granada. Listen to the first... More >>

  • Calexico

    published January 17, 2013

    The last time Calexico rolled through Dallas, for their 2008 release Carried to Dust, they were as effortless as a tumbleweed but... More >>

  • Of Mice & Men

    published January 17, 2013

    Southern California metalcore foursome Of Mice & Men are hitting the road again after the re-release of their 2011 sophomore album The... More >>

  • (Im)Perfect Sound Forever

    published January 10, 2013

    Robby and Jennifer Rux greet me at the front door of an old brown fourplex, nestled comfortably on a tree-lined street in Fort Worth's... More >>

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