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DJ Merritt

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Producer Lou Medina: "Learning How To Manage a Session and Keep Everyone From Arguing Is an Art."

    Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we get to know the people behind the scenes in local music. Lou Medina was born in Denton, grew up in Brooklyn, and moved back to DFW after getting his feet wet behind the turntables. He makes his living as a studio producer and devotes his time beyond that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    The Burning Hotels Remix Calhoun, LehtMoJoe Releases An Album Filled With Local Remixes

    ​Speaking of takes on other artists' songs, it seems as if there's been a recent uptick in remixes around town lately. The best kinds of remixes, too -- the local-on-local variety. And, this week in particular, we've come across two pretty killer examples of such.Hit the jump for the details. That ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    For Decades, DJ Merritt and DJ Jeff K Have Snuck Local Electronic Music Onto The Edge

    Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans , where we meet some of the people behind the local music scene -- those who aren't necessarily members of local bands, but more the people who make the scene move.DJ Jeff K and the Old 97's at a Dallas Stars game.​In 2011, both DJ Merritt and DJ Jeff K remain s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 40: LehtMoJoe

    ​Like most babies from the '80s who grew up with an ear for music, Vincent Sliva dedicated hours of his youth to recording his favorite songs off the radio onto cassette tapes. But rather than just playing them back on his boombox, he tried to sync the songs up with other songs on the b-side ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    After Nearly Two Decades On The Air, "Edgeclub" Has Been Removed From KDGE-102.1 FM The Edge's Schedule

    DJ Merritt​The news came down yesterday: DJ Merritt, who has helmed the long-running and much-revered three-hour, Saturday night, EDM-focused show "Edgeclub" on KDGE-102.1 FM The Edge since 1994, was told that last Saturday night's episode of the show will be its last."There was no warning," says ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Good Friday: Halloween Weekend Edition

    A Baptist General headlines We Shot JR is Dead​This weekend marks the end of an era: After a five-year run, the most critical critics in North Texas over at We Shot JR are calling it quits. We suspect it's only a matter of days until the comments on DC9 increase in anonymity and negativity, but, b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape: The Flashback Episode

    ​Since DJs are frequently juggling projects, picking up new nights, creating new mixes, and, well, always trying to stay on top of the game, we thought that, before moving forward to our next batch of local DJs, it'd be fun to re-cap the first lot and see what some of them have been up to since be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 22: DJ INDO

    ​DJ INDO, born Ricky Roe, grew up with music as an integral part of his life, and it was his love for music, alongside inspiration from his father and brother, that led him to DJ. When he first got started, nearly four years ago, DJ INDO explored a wide variety of sounds: "I would try spinning all ... More >>

  • News

    July 22, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    DOMAXXII: Announcing Your 2010 Dallas Observer Music Awards Winners!

    ​Well, we made it through the madness. Many, many, many thank yous to everyone who attended last night's awards ceremony and/or Saturday's showcase. Both were shockingly well-attended, and both were, really, fun beyond our highest expectations.Also, real quick: A special shout-out to Observer mark ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 17: DJ Left/Right

    ​From spinning at a 7th grade dance to numerous shows around town and now a deal with Swedish label Sound Of Habib, Dallas DJ and producer Left/Right's passion for electronic music has carried him far in the last decade."I also am serious about creating original music and steady, charting releases ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 9: DJ Merritt

    ​Twenty-something years ago, Merritt was just your average high school kid, hanging out and throwing keggers. But, one Saturday afternoon, on his way to help set up a party, Merritt witnessed a series of life-changing events which transformed him into DJ Merritt--pretty much over night. Now, with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Night Moves: Dub Assembly, DJG and Incredible Dancing

    Lek Brothers​Wow, this past weekend was a busy one. Here's what we made the Lek Brothers attend: 1) Friday at The Whisky Bar: DJ Merritt & Redeye upstairs playing disco, funky house classics, boogie, and upbeat R&B. 2) Friday at the Cavern, downstairs: Two:Tone crew with Drum N Bass. 3) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Night Moves: Setting Sail at Barcadia, Melting Down at Lizard Lounge

    Ray and Peter Lek Barcadia celebrated its one-year anniversary last Friday night, with sailor hats, pin-up girls and the tribute band Queen For A Day onstage, and on Saturday, our nightlife crew hit up the Lizard Lounge for their annual "Meltdown: Summer Edition" party. Filo and Peri spun in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Echoes and Reverberations: When 'The Summer of Love' Meant Sex In a Club

    "Are you one of the beautiful people? Is my name on the list? I want to be with the beautiful people... I wanna feel like I'm missed..." Eels - "Guest List" I went to high school with a kid named Greg Holman. His father was a painter named George, who lived in the old Expo Park space that l ... More >>

  • News

    August 16, 2007
  • Blogs

    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

    May 11, 2006

    Odds & Ends

    Grab your intertube and float down to San Marcos for two of Dallas' most acclaimed bands

  • Music

    May 11, 2006
  • Music

    January 26, 2006

    The Beatdown

    Don't vote for Pedro; vote for DJ Red Eye

  • Music

    July 14, 2005

    She's Got Skills

    At Dallas' hottest dance clubs, women are getting noticed--behind the turntables

  • Music

    May 19, 2005

    Odds & Ends

    Group encourages electronic music in Dallas; an update on the Lizard Lounge burglary; notes on the Van Cliburn competition

  • News

    May 5, 2005

    2005 Dallas Observer Music Awards

    Case Solved: Killer musicians captured, thanks to your tips

  • Music

    March 17, 2005

    Drumroll, Please

    Dallas Observer Music Awards 2005

  • Music

    February 24, 2005

    Dancin' Shoes

    Our judge gets down at the Ultra DJ competition

  • Music

    February 17, 2005

    Odds & Ends

    Congrats to Brave Combo, finalists named in Ultra DJ contest, Erykah Badu hosts Jill Scott afterparty

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Dance Club

    Lizard Lounge

  • Music

    September 2, 2004

    Dance, Dance Revolution

    Everybody wants to be a DJ. These guys actually are.

  • Music

    April 15, 2004

    2004 Dallas Observer Music Awards

    You voted. We counted. It's your favorite local acts, amplified.

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002

    Best Dance Club

    Lizard Lounge

  • Music

    January 31, 2002

    A Marked Man

    Pimpadelic, Tommy Boy Records split

  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001

    Best Dance Club

    Lizard Lounge

  • Music

    May 3, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    We'll take most of the blame, but not all of it.

  • Music

    February 22, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    More band-related news for our 11 friends

  • Music

    September 23, 1999

    Under control

    The Chemical Brothers' beats may be rockin' fewer blocks, but they won't Surrender

  • Music

    August 12, 1999

    Spin city

    On Edgeclub and a new compilation, DJ Merritt proves he is one of electronic music's Torchbearers

  • Music

    August 5, 1999

    Across the Bar

    Bill's Records get Hitchcock; Quality Park fills Centro-Matic; Tripping Daisy headlines and mainlines Joe Butcher; Go Metric stays

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