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Curtis Mayfield

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    Choice Cuts: DJ Gabe Mendoza's 10 Favorite Soul Records

    In a new series, Choice Cuts, Jonathan Patrick talks with artists - both local and international - about their favorite records. As dusk lingers in the sky, DJ Gabriel Mendoza -- one Dallas' richest resources for music knowledge -- meets with me to discuss soul music. He's upbeat and enthusiastic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    The Sales Power of In-Store Performances

    This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste. CD Source owner, Lance Price, saw a combination of new releases and classic albums creep towar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    Dawn Richard Makes Local Appearance and Reaches Top 10

    This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste. Lance Price, CD Source owner, was exhilarated to have Dawn Richard make an appearance at his s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Is Adele's 21 the 21st Century Commercial Equivalent to Thriller?

    This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste. Fleetwood Mac will be playing in Dallas at the American Airlines Center June 4, and their reis ... More >>

  • Music

    November 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Ten Jazz Albums to Listen to Before You Die

    Because there are multiple decades of jazz, it's almost impossible to pick the top 10 albums of all time; the hip cats with their canes and cool shades will throw their used saxophone reeds in my direction and call me a young whippersnapper. The debate is so polemic that I might as well write about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    Get To Know Your 2012 DOMA Best DJ Nominees

    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. They are all hunched over the jukebox, scanning ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Do You Have the Voice of a Goddamn Angel and Want to Be On BET?

    Saturday at Valley View Center, there's a singing competition, in conjunction with the upcoming film Sparkle, a remake of the 1976 film of the same name, which stars former American Idol contestant Jordin Sparks and the late Whitney Houston and comes out August 17. Here's the plot synopsis, via the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Your Seemingly Quixotic Cocktail Quest Ends At The Windmill Lounge

    ‚ÄčEach week City of Ate will give you the lowdown on a local happy hour in Quittin' Time, with the details and why you should or shouldn't take up the featured bar or restaurant on its drink specials. Where: The Windmill Lounge, 5320 Maple Ave., 214-265-9105When: 4 to 7 p.m. dailyWhat: $1 off all d ... More >>

  • Film

    April 29, 2010
  • Music

    May 14, 2009

    The Bellrays

    Wednesday, May 20, at The Double Wide

  • Film

    November 20, 2008

    Being Jean-Claude Van Damme

    The Mussels From Brussels gets emotional in JCVD

  • Music

    November 6, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    A Little Election-Themed Music To Get You By On This Important Day

    Consider this yet another reminder to get out and make your voice heard today--which, from the looks of it, isn't that hard to do, as early voting seems to have taken care of the worst of the lines out at the various voting locations. Oh, and consider this post something of a bonus, too. After the ... More >>

  • Music

    November 17, 2005

    Various Artists

    I Believe To My Soul (Rhino)

  • Year End Music

    December 30, 2004

    On the Down-Low

    Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures.

  • Music

    December 2, 2004

    Snoop Dogg

    R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece (Geffen)

  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    Rock Star Olympics

    Snoop Dogg vs. Bob Marley? Ike vs. Courtney? Let the games begin.

  • Music

    May 20, 2004

    In Their Groove

    Virtually unknown in their hometown of Dallas, The Strange Fruit Project is fixin' to blow

  • Music

    September 4, 2003

    Various Artists

    The Old Grey Whistle Test (BBC Video)

  • Culture

    May 29, 2003

    Dem Blues

    The left, turning right, was plain wrong to attack pop culture

  • Music

    March 13, 2003

    Rhythm and Bruise

    Dirtbombs singer Mick Collins on why black people hear the rock and white people hear the soul

  • Music

    November 28, 2002

    True Believer

    Cody Chesnutt's lo-fi album is a raggedy, sprawling, beautiful mess. Think he cares?

  • Music

    February 28, 2002

    Lambchop / Josh Rouse

    Is a Woman (Merge) / Under Cold Blue Stars (Slow River/Rykodisc)

  • Music

    February 7, 2002

    N.E.R.D.

    In Search of N.E.R.D. (Virgin)

  • Music

    October 11, 2001

    The Charlatans UK

    Wonderland (MCA)

  • Music

    August 2, 2001

    My Name Is

    Who is Jill Scott? Why is anyone still asking that?

  • Music

    July 26, 2001

    Res

    How I Do (MCA)

  • Music

    July 26, 2001

    Mass N.E.R.D.er

    Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo are revolutionary producers. Now they're doing it for themselves.

  • Music

    July 6, 2000
  • Culture

    January 6, 2000

    S'up, Jesus?

    Put on Travelin' Shoes and journey to a place where gospel meets rap

  • Music

    October 29, 1998

    He'll be there

    Willie Hutch wrote one of the greatest songs ever, but he ain't done yet

  • Music

    June 25, 1998

    Sucking on the '70s

    A new boxed set is the cardboard tombstone for a dead decade

  • Music

    June 18, 1998

    Sucking on the '70s

    A new boxed set is the cardboard tombstone for a dead decade

  • Music

    September 19, 1996
  • Music

    January 25, 1996

    Dead man rapping

    "The D.O.C." returns with a new record and a score to settle

  • Music

    May 18, 1995

    Gettin' the Shaft

    'Black Moses' emerges from the bulrushes with two albums and a broken heart

  • News

    April 13, 1995
  • Calendar

    January 12, 1995
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