Rich Lopez

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  • 6 years ago

    Rumors are a given for any band. Take Black Tie Dynasty's breakup, for instance. When that announcement came, the rumors were everywhere, some touching on trouble with former label Idol Records, others implying a bizarre love triangle involving Sm...

  • 8 years ago

    From within the confines of his East Dallas apartment, Wanz Dover is foreseeing the future. He sayeth the Dallas music scene is on the precipice of something huge—like the coming of a cultural savior. Tectonic plates under the city itself wi...

  • 8 years ago

    Frank Sinatra would have understood. When Lady Luck blows on your dice, you have to take your shot. For Ricki Derek, good fortune came grimly on May 14, 1998, the day Sinatra died. The next night, Derek was debuting his new jazz lounge act at Club...

  • 8 years ago

    Dallas band Lovie's indie debut Harshmellow doesn't evoke a girl-band aesthetic just because they are...um...girls; rather, it borrows heavily from the alternative pop that hit and flourished in the past 20 years from the (girl band) Go-Go's to (g...

  • 8 years ago

    There is no doubt that all future reviews and articles will somehow incorporate the "clever" remark "people will fall in love with Lovie." The thing is, it's true. This all-girl, oops, all-female band harkens to the day of the Go-Go's and Veruca S...

  • 8 years ago

    Much to the dismay of metroplex hipster emos and grunge rock zealots, indie popsters The Hourly Radio may just be the next big band out of Dallas. They are making all the right moves with videos on the MTV-U channel and gracing American Eagle Outf...

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