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Deathray Davies

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    Busking with Salim Nourallah: "The Last Five Years in Dallas Have Been a Golden Time."

    Our Busking video series with Globe Trek Productions returns this week with guest Salim Nourallah. We talked to him about cults and North Texas music in his studio before he played a couple songs. The full clip is below. Salim Nourallah was born in Illinois but he is as deeply embedded in the fabr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    The Five Best Slobberbone Songs

    See also: The top 100 Texas songs In honor of the great Slobberbone playing tonight at The Kessler Theater (on a terrific bill with The Deathray Davies and Calhoun), we've decided it was time to make a list of the five best from Brent Best and crew. Please feel free to chime in with your own select ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    The 10 Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, Starring Aesop Rock, Identity Fest and More

    Every Thursday we bring you our 10 favorite concert options for the coming weekend. Find every concert for this weekend and beyond at dallasobserver.com/concerts. Identity Festival Friday, August 10, at Gexa Energy Pavilion Identity Festival pretty much marks the greatest day of the year for EDM fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    The Olivia Tremor Control - Sons of Hermann Hall - 4/27/12

    The Olivia Tremor Control, Woods, Deathray Davies Sons of Hermann Hall Friday, April 27 Odds are, if you're an astute follower of the DFW music scene, you've attended a Tactics Productions or Parade of Flesh event at some point. So when they co-conspire to put on the same show, expect good things. ... More >>

  • Music

    November 4, 2010
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    October 21, 2010

    Watch: Apples In Stereo -- "Floating In Space"

    No, the Denver-based, Elephant Six-associated Apples in Stereo are not locally based. They're from Denver. We already said that.But the band does boast a major local connection: Local musician/all-around good dude John Dufilho, frontman for local long-timers The Deathray Davies and I Love Math, is t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Show Announcements: Ying Yang Twins To Skeet Skeet On Trees Feb. 27

    ​Not a lot of news this week in the way of concert announcements, but there is some interesting news from Trees: Ying Yang Twins will whisper in your ear Saturday, February 27. The Twins' club-friendly crunk beats and sexed-up rhymes aren't exactly the brainiest example of hip hop, but it's nice t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Hash Over: New Year's Eve Brings Out Champagne Toasts, Party Favors And Bands

    ​As you probably know by now, the decade comes to an end this week, and just about every restaurant or nightclub in town has some kind of New Year's Eve celebration planned for Thursday night. But let's say you're thinking beer budget shindigs... First of all, sibling pubs The Old Monk, The Idle R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Barley House To Unveil All-Local Jukebox Sunday

    ​The Barley House has long been a hangout for local musicians. Beginning this weekend, it will be a hangout for their CDs as well. At 8 p.m. Sunday, the SMU-area beer joint and venue will unveil the Home Grown Jukebox, which is the bar's original jukebox, except now featuring only local musicians. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Hash Over: Bolsa And Smoke Celebrate, Dine On The Line, Raiser Grazer Resumes And More

    ​It's hard to believe Bolsa has only been open for a year, as it already feels like a Dallas institution for locavores and  those who enjoy fascinating food creations at reasonable prices. It's gotta be true, though, as the restaurant will celebrate its first year of business with "Bands, Bru ... More >>

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    July 9, 2008
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    May 16, 2008

    I Love Math's Getting All Leaky And Stuff

    Getting To The Point Is Beside It, the new disc from I Love Math, won't be released until later this month (May 27, to be exact), but at least one song from the Dallas-based indie pop outfit that, it should be noted, boasts the Deathray Davies' John Dufihlo and The Old 97's' Philip Peeples and The P ... More >>

  • Music

    December 20, 2007

    Dear Deathray Davies

    Thank you, Deathray Davies, for not breaking my heart

  • Music

    October 18, 2007

    Sparklepussy Barbie, Red Moscow, RTB2, the Red Herrings

    Friday, October 19, at the Double Wide

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2007

    Random Notes

    A couple of things. First, the House of Blues sent out a notice today that at the end of February, us press types are invited to come down to tour the joint, which will open in May in the White Swan Building in the West End...pardon, Victory Park, my bad. Normally, we'd skip an event like this; noth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2007
  • Music

    April 13, 2006

    Why, Wide, Why?

    Celebrated indie-rock dive the Double Wide announced its closure on Monday. Or did it?

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2006

    Wide Awake

    Breaking our record of Most Local Music Videos Posted on Unfair Park In One Week, here's the second musical clip in the past seven days: "Plan to Stay Awake" by the Deathray Davies. This was filmed by Austin resident Keith Lowry, who may or may not have other music video credits. The guys in the ba ... More >>

  • Music

    March 2, 2006

    Van Occupied

    Kudos to local bands' new singles, but once Midlake's new album comes out, nobody will be safe

  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    Night Riders

    Local musicians play Cupid, offer sexy song suggestions for V-Day

  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    Quick Race

    Who needs SXSW? Austin's Lemurs already have crazed fans in Dallas

  • Music

    December 22, 2005

    Dallas Decides

    Local musicians put the mikes down and pick up the pens to choose their favorite albums

  • Music

    June 9, 2005

    It's a Draw

    In the Dallas music scene, who brings the biggest crowds?

  • Music

    June 9, 2005

    Louis XIV

    Tuesday, June 14, at Gypsy Tea Room

  • Music

    May 5, 2005

    They Are the Champions

    The unofficial music awards

  • News

    May 5, 2005

    2005 Dallas Observer Music Awards

    Case Solved: Killer musicians captured, thanks to your tips

  • Music

    March 17, 2005

    Odds & Ends

    Frequently asked questions; Slobberbone says farewell

  • Music

    January 20, 2005

    Tsunami Benefit Concert

    Saturday, January 15, at the Granada

  • Music

    November 4, 2004
  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004
  • Music

    March 25, 2004

    Dallas on Display

    Area acts get their share of shout-outs

  • Music

    March 11, 2004

    Brave New Combo

    D'oh! The Simpsons animate Dallas' favorite polka band

  • Music

    March 4, 2004

    Meet the (High School) Press

    Rock, journalism and school kids: Can you say "corrupting the youth"?

  • Music

    January 15, 2004

    Come Together

    Local bands unite!

  • Music

    January 1, 2004

    Around Hear

    The best in local music

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    Out With a Bang

    Buzz-Oven shindig set to give Bronco Bowl a fitting farewell

  • Music

    April 3, 2003

    Big 10

    Barley House celebrating a decade of business

  • Music

    March 6, 2003

    True Idol

    Local label releases a Vital album to commemorate its 10th year

  • Music

    February 13, 2003

    Happy Freakin' Valentine's Day

    Some local CD-release shindigs make this horrible holiday a little more tolerable

  • Music

    October 24, 2002

    Mechanic Needed

    The Dallas music scene has the right parts; someone just needs to put them all together

  • Music

    March 14, 2002

    Just a Suggestion

    South by Southwest comes to Austin, but why can't Dallas get in on the action?

  • Music

    August 16, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    It doesn't matter what we say or think

  • Music

    January 11, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    Holiday schmoozing

  • Music

    January 4, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    Counting down the days 'til February

  • Music

    December 21, 2000

    Scene, Heard

    We've been trying to tell people for months

  • Music

    July 6, 2000

    Across the Bar

    X'd out; Columbia compiles rockabilly; Hellions tribute to the Circle Jerks; Gig plugs galore; And Street Beat is ch-ch-ch-changing?

  • Music

    June 15, 2000

    Out Here

    [DARYL]

  • Music

    May 18, 2000

    Scene, heard

    All the music news that's fit to print, and some that isn't

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    Scene, heard

    We'll try to write something good

  • Music

    August 5, 1999

    Singing in his sleep

    The many bands of John Dufilho

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