This Saturday, Deep Ellum will become a North Texas music family reunion for the Dallas Observer Music Showcase, with 58 bands on eight stages. The lineup ranges from experimental noise bands to hypnotic singer-songwriters. There are rappers playing damn near their first gigs and rock bands returnin ... More >>
Thomas Riccio and his Dead White Zombies are bringing theater to life, one mind-bender at a time.
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When Observer Web Editor Nick Rallo and I shuffled down to SXSW last week, we both noticed the same thing: The somewhat icky marketing that seems to have inundated the Austin music festival, to the point where even the fans themselves were part of the brand. Here's an excerpt of a conversation we ha ... More >>
GQ writer Chandler Burr couldn't quite figure out what composes Dallas' unique olfaction but went ahead and ranked it No. 10 in a world-wide list of good smelling cities yesterday. Burr suggested that our sweet aroma could be a cross-scent of live oaks and hot concrete -- well, I don't agree. Sure, ... More >>
Angels & Airwaves, Say AnythingPalladium BallroomMay 20, 2010Better than: staying in and listening to Angels & Airwaves on small computer speakers. Angels & AirwavesAngels & Airwaves has never been a vanity project for its singer/guitarist, Tom DeLonge. While he's back ... More >>
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Victory Tavern is stylish without being smug