Here's a few of the folks who bend over backwards, often for peanuts, to produce live local music. A disclaimer: This is not a complete list -- there are plenty of great sound engineers in Dallas, and these are just a few of our favorites. Note also that this doesn't include Denton or Fort Worth -- ... More >>
For roughly 25 years, Arthur Stephens has been running Dallas' ASA Audio. Historically, he's a familiar face amongst Deep Ellum's gifted sound-crafters: He mixed at Club Clearview until 2007, then it was on to the sorely-missed Deep Ellum Live, formerly located just a block behind The Dancing Marlin ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we get to know the people behind the scenes in Dallas/Fort Worth music. Lisa McDaniel's interests are an unlikely duo: metal and math. In all fairness, she likes local music of all different kinds. But when it comes to her faves, she's as down with House Hark ... More >>
David Card at Poor David's on Lower Greenville in a photo taken some time in the mid-1980sI was digging through our old photo archives Friday afternoon -- I think I'm the only one left 'round here who knows we even have such a thing -- looking for a photo that, turns out, I remembered wrong. I th ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we'll be meeting some people behind the local music scene -- those who aren't necessarily musicians, but more the behind-the-scenes people who make the scene move.Chad LovellChad Lovell played drums for Course of Empire. Along with fellow percussionist MIke ... More >>
It's hard to believe how "cutting edge" Club Clearview (R.I.P.) was striving to be in the early 1990s. Because plopping down $80,000 for a virtual reality machine and a re-model in the middle of a recession? That sure seems like a bold move on the part of then-Clearview owners Jeff Swaney and Je ... More >>
Scott Beck's about to buy 14 acres in the"heart" of Deep Ellum. What then?
Jeffrey Yarbrough, ex of Club Clearview and Liberty Noodles Every month, Fortune magazine's Small Business offshoot runs an as-told-to essay called "Owner's Manual," in which some small-bizzer offers helpful advice -- the good, the bad and the fugly of doing your own thing. In the upcoming October i ... More >>
So, guess this is gonna be a Very Special Deep Ellum Episode of Unfair Park. Just moments ago, Kenny Brattain, the owner of Fat Daddy's Sound Shack in Lewisville and the man who plans to re-open Trees as a live-music venue, sent to Unfair Park and other local media outlets an e-mail explaining preci ... More >>
Salim Nourallah's got several gigs scheduled at the new ellum: ONSTAGE venue. So there's one reason to go, if nothing else. Friend of Fair Park Cindy Chaffin points us to the latest all-ages venue to dip its toes into the murky waters of Deep Ellum: Life in Deep Ellum, which is the world's worst clu ... More >>
Over at Dd, our boy Sam Machkovech has gotten a scoop on a story (and don't even think about not crediting that guy or he'll totally kick your ass) that will surely shake the core of a Deep Ellum that has been slowly but surely climbing out of a slump. Club Clearview is done. Kaput. Over. It doesn't ... More >>
Reports of Deep Ellum's death are exaggerated, but not by much
The truth about Deep Ellum crime
[DARYL], Slowride supporting sorta new records
Buzz-Oven is cooking up a new audience for local music. One 16-year-old at a time.
The Adventures of Jet are alive and kicking. And recording.
Music heals, now more than ever
Little Grizzly finds itself, and its new album, somewhere along the way
New Chanukah songs
Getting the "independent" bookings straight
Why can't we all just get along? The history, or not, of Russell and Jeff's Deep Ellum
A Dallas supergroup forms to play...Weezer songs?
Respected but short-lived country-rock outfit the Cartwrights are getting back together
Getting Sofa-conscious with Roshonnda Red Quotet
Nocturne says that Bauhaus ain't its house
From New York to Dallas comes a classically trained punk-pop band