Taylor Frantum is a music journalist based out of Dallas/Denton,Texas. He has written for various online and print publications, including the Dallas Observer, the Dentonite, ThisNewBand and Monkeys Fighting Robots. He thinks Celebration Rock is one of the greatest albums of the last 20 years, and is more than happy to trade playlists with you, unless you have Tidal.
2 months ago | DFW Music News
It was after midnight, the show was running 45 minutes behind and many in the crowd were on edge. A large window had been broken during opener Same Brain when a mosh pit started and sent one person flying through it. Native Fox's guitarist and voc...
Daniel Rush Folmer has been all over the country, but somehow continues to find himself in Denton, Texas. In his latest record as Danny Diamonds — Fruitvale Fire, released March 2 on I Love Math Records — Folmer scrutinizes his accumulated experie...
3 months ago | Concerts
Son Volt play the Kessler on Friday, March 3. Two weeks ago, St. Louis-based alt-country act Son Volt released their 7th studio effort. Notes of Blue expands on the blues influences in the band’s discography, which have until now been subtle. “I s...
The ongoing efforts of Encore Park to preserve the historic Warner Brothers building are starting to show promise following a $2.1 million grant from the Moody Foundation, which was announced Wednesday. The Moody Foundation has been benefactor to ...
Country music outsider and critical darling Sturgill Simpson has announced a series of tour dates beginning March 4. The tour includes a stop at Verizon Theatre in September as well as dates in New York, Chicago, Detroit, Portland and Austin. In 2...
4 months ago | DFW Music News
The origin story of Denton darkwave duo Psychic Killers goes all the way back to childhood, when Leigh Violet and Nick Tidmore met and bonded over their similar tastes in music and art. After some years apart, they reunited to find that their tast...