3 days ago | Mixtape
Unlike generations of DJs before him, Stonewall Klaxon has been glued to a laptop making tracks since he was 11 years old. He played in rock bands before developing an interest in electronic music and eventually finding his niche in trap music. St...
10 days ago | Mixtape
The drum and bass scene in Dallas has a fire underneath it, and Jumbii Soul is just one example. Jumbii Soul is a collaboration between DJs and producers BigESoul and Jumbii. For this week's Observer mixtape, they're in full-blown drum and ba...
17 days ago | Mixtape
If you ever danced at the early '90s hotspot S.O.A., you may remember Dee Empty; he's been behind decks in Dallas for more than two decades. In recent years, Dee Empty has been a member of Tree House Collective, with which he spins bass-heavy hous...
24 days ago | Mixtape
Shams emerged as a new face in the Dallas DJ scene this year, regularly manning the decks on the rooftop of Lower Greenville's Nora with his crew, House of Champagne. He also recently joined the Motif team. Like many of his techno and house peers,...
25 days ago | DFW Music News
Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 play Trees Wednesday, Sept. 27. A show at Trees tonight provides an opportunity to get close to late afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti when his youngest son takes the stage. Seun Kuti stepped in as lead singer of Egypt 80 when...
1 month ago | Mixtape
Joe Castillo is a seasoned vet who cut his teeth when disco was a new thing and Radio Shack existed. Although Castillo is best known for house music, his knowledge reaches into a multitude of niche genres, from country to drum and bass. These days...