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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Thank you, Deathray Davies, for not breaking my heart
Friday, October 19, at the Double Wide
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 >>
Celebrated indie-rock dive the Double Wide announced its closure on Monday. Or did it?
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 >>
Kudos to local bands' new singles, but once Midlake's new album comes out, nobody will be safe
Local musicians play Cupid, offer sexy song suggestions for V-Day
Who needs SXSW? Austin's Lemurs already have crazed fans in Dallas
Local musicians put the mikes down and pick up the pens to choose their favorite albums
In the Dallas music scene, who brings the biggest crowds?
Tuesday, June 14, at Gypsy Tea Room
The unofficial music awards
Case Solved: Killer musicians captured, thanks to your tips
Frequently asked questions; Slobberbone says farewell
Saturday, January 15, at the Granada
Saturday, October 30, at Club Clearview
Area acts get their share of shout-outs
D'oh! The Simpsons animate Dallas' favorite polka band
Rock, journalism and school kids: Can you say "corrupting the youth"?
Local bands unite!
The best in local music
Buzz-Oven shindig set to give Bronco Bowl a fitting farewell
Barley House celebrating a decade of business
Local label releases a Vital album to commemorate its 10th year
Some local CD-release shindigs make this horrible holiday a little more tolerable
The Dallas music scene has the right parts; someone just needs to put them all together
South by Southwest comes to Austin, but why can't Dallas get in on the action?
It doesn't matter what we say or think
Counting down the days 'til February
We've been trying to tell people for months
X'd out; Columbia compiles rockabilly; Hellions tribute to the Circle Jerks; Gig plugs galore; And Street Beat is ch-ch-ch-changing?
All the music news that's fit to print, and some that isn't
We'll try to write something good
The many bands of John Dufilho