Cory Watson

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Burning Hotels at Granada, Triple Play at the Kessler and Your Weekend Shows

    ​There's a good handful of shows in town this weekend, including The Local Edge's showcase with Burning Hotels, Mon Julien (Cory Watson of Black Tie Dynasty), Air Review and Menkena at the Granada Theater tomorrow night.Triple Play: Hunter Hendrickson, Spooky Folk, Exit 380Friday, January 13, at t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    MP3 Dig: Mon Julien Releases Full-Length Debut Today, Streams "Punchline"

    ​A few years ago, Black Tie Dynasty were one of the biggest bands in DFW. The band broke up, but former lead singer Cory Watson wasted little time jumping into his next project, Mon Julien, which also features former Black Tie keyboardist Brian McCorquodale.Today, the Mon Julien project comes to f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Ex Black Tie Dynasty Members to Debut New Band, Release New Record at Granada Theater

    Jill JohnsonMon Julien​As we've talked about in recent weeks, the Fort Worth music scene is on top of its game. And, The Burning Hotels are leading the charge, with a newly released self titled LP that has redefined their sound. Their recent show at Dada was a big success, according to piece in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Notes: Black Tie Dynasty Members Form New Band, Laptop Deathmatch Returns and More!

    Lots of small items of note worth passing along today before we wrap up the week. So, let's tackle 'em -- in brief form!For starters, lest you haven't already heard, the love-'em-or-hate-'em Black Tie Dynasty is back, sort of! Two ex-BTDers -- frontman Cory Watson, keys man Brian McCorquodale -- hav ... More >>

  • Music

    February 19, 2009
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    January 27, 2009

    Black Tie Dynasty Breaks Up.

    Per a Myspace blog post and a press release sent out to area media outlets by now-former frontman Cory Watson, local New Wave act Black Tie Dynasty--ever the line in the sand when it comes to area music fan tastes--has decided to call it quits. Says the band's Myspace post:"Black Tie Dynasty, has of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    Airline: Now Free To Move About The Cable Airwaves

    The good news just keeps rolling in for Airline: After recently earning a spot to play in the upcoming RedGorilla Fest, the band has just now announced that has also inked a licensing deal with MTV, The Oxygen Network and E! to have their music used on several shows for the upcoming season. So when ... More >>

  • Music

    December 11, 2008
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    October 24, 2007

    Black Tie Dynasty Bring Constant Pop Fluidity

    In a perfect world, incredible bands with outstanding live shows and ceaseless work ethic become superstars of their own merit. Black Tie Dynasty is creating this world, one day at a time. In the cloistral confines of a black couch in a hallway at Arlington's Universal Rehearsal, we dig deeper into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2007

    P.P.T. and BTD May Be Up for Grammys

    Local rap group P.P.T. is in the running for a trio of 2008 Grammy nominations and now the members are just waiting for the final tally of votes to hear if they move on to the next round. So, are the nominated or not? It’s little bit confusing. That’s because the process is like Dancing with the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2007

    P.P.T. Crew Video and Skinny on S.P.E.A.K. Project

    Fort Worth’s smartest, most animated, most illin’-est* hip-hop crew P.P.T. just sent out the video to its latest single, “Down South Girl,” from the group's Idol Records release Tres Monos in Love. Waco hip-hop band Strange Fruit Project lent a huge hand to P.P.T. by producing the video and ... More >>

  • Music

    August 23, 2007

    Smoke on the Water

    Out where the Jgermeister flows, we rock

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    August 16, 2007
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    August 15, 2007

    The Awards Show That Took Us

    No one could do it better: Picnic of PPT, performing with Shibboleth at last night's Dallas Observer Music Awards ceremony As the fog lifts and the pounding dissipates, a few more things from last night's Dallas Observer Music Awards ... First off, yes, after the jump is a complete list of winners. ... More >>

  • Music

    November 2, 2006

    Flying Solo

    Saturday, November 4, at The Cavern

  • Music

    July 21, 2005

    Odds & Ends

    Radiant goes Over There, Ward Richmond goes to jail and every band in Dallas gets put on hold

  • Music

    June 9, 2005

    Black Tie Dynasty & [DARYL]

    Bloody Basin (Idol Records)

  • Music

    April 28, 2005

    Behind the Music Awards

    Artists' secret riders reveal true character, fascinating pickle relish fetish

  • Music

    March 17, 2005

    Drumroll, Please

    Dallas Observer Music Awards 2005

  • Music

    February 17, 2005

    Black Tie Dynasty

    This Stays Between Us EP (Idol Records)