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  • Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    Fun Fun Fun Fest Daily Schedule and Nite Lineups Are Here

    Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 is now officially on the horizon. It's the second weekend in November (the 8, 9 and 10), and today the Fest announced which bands will be playing each day, and also who will be playing the Nite Shows. You get into those for free with your festival wristband. You can see the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    What Makes a Great Music Scene?

    Last weekend I went to Raleigh, North Carolina for Hopscotch Music Festival. It was cool, and before I go on I want to acknowledge that there was plenty of cool to be found in Dallas/Fort Worth/Etc. music last weekend as well. There was a growing beer/music music festival featuring cool Cults and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    The Mad Decent Block Party Through the Eyes of A Cynic and A Student: Reviews and Photos

    Editor: We sent two writers to this weekend's Mad Decent Block Party. Vanessa Quilantan was mostly worried about the kids asking her for drugs and pissed about Action Bronson canceling. Carmina Tiscareno is a college student and therefore much more a member of the Block Party's target demographic. S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2013

    Win Passes to the Mad Decent Block Party, Featuring Major Lazer, Action Bronson and More

    On Saturday, cool-kid record label Mad Decent will throw a welcome-back-to-school, summer's-not-quite-over party at Club Zouk. Head honcho Diplo will play with Major Lazer, alongside heavyweights like Dillon Francis, Baauer, Action Bronson and Flosstradamus. Many things will bounce. Including you, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    The Eight Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, August 29 - September 4

    Steely Dan and Backstreet Boys are both in town this week, two bands your friends can't tell if you like sincerely or ironically. Looks like they're about to find out. If you answered neither, fret not! You've got plenty of options. Looking for something a little hard, fast, and intimate? Well, you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2013

    Gorilla Vs. Bear Festival Attendees Review The Show, The Blog and Dallas

    This Saturday, Dallas-based music blog Gorilla Vs. Bear hosted their third annual festival at Granada Theater. Local music fans flocked to the historic venue to watch Booty Fade, Empress Of, HAERTS, Blue Hawaii, and Danny Brown share the stage. We talked to the crowd to see how the night's festiviti ... More >>

  • Music

    December 27, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    The 10 Best Rap Albums of 2012

    10. The Idea of Beautiful, Rapsody The black mamba of super producer 9th Wonder's Jamla Records team reached a new pinnacle in her career, and in her evolution as an artist this year. Sprinkled with collaborations from Big Remo, BJ the Chicago Kid and Childish Gambino, Rapsody takes us on a journey ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Ten of the Best Concerts of 2012

    There were too many great performances this year, in venues big and small, by acts local and national, to thoroughly cover within the confines of a blog post. This year's DOMA showcase (self-indulgence alert!) provided some transcendent local sets, we had a wealth of great festival acts to consider, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Get To Know Your 2012 DOMA Nominees: Dustin Cavazos

    Leading up to our November 10 showcase, we'll be getting you familiar with some of our Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees, either via past features we've done on them, or new ones. You can vote for your favorite acts, venues and more right here. On a Monday night, Dustin Cavazos invited me to ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Action Bronson - Dada - 9/23/12

    Action Bronson Dada Sunday, September 23 In an industry where opulence is the modus operandi, Action Bronson favors a blue-collar sensibility. He prefers Carhatt over Cartier, New Balance over Neiman Marcus, "Giambi Lenses" over Gucci frames. His beard, which looks like an orange Christmas wreath, ... More >>

  • Music

    September 20, 2012

    Action Bronson at Dada

    Sunday, September 23, at Dada

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    This Week's Top Show Announcements: Ben Kweller, Will Johnson, Kreayshawn, Sleigh Bells and More

    KreayshawnFriday, November 2, at Palladium Ballroom, $17.50The controversial rapper, whose proper debut album Somethin' 'Bout Kreay is out in late September, will be here in early November. It's one of Parade of Flesh's biggest shows yet.

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    May 30, 2012

    The Viral Video Conundrum: Riff Raff, Kitty Pryde and Krispy Kreme Walk Into a Bar

    When Sean Parker was asked by David Kirkpatrick at a roundtable web summit how and why videos go viral, the Silicon Valley visionary shifted in his seat, nervously adjusting his tortoise shell-framed glasses and skinny tie. The Napster co-founder posited, "Videos go viral because people share them. ... More >>