Sitting around the house waiting for Turkey Day to roll around got me to thinking about all the things I'm thankful for. Of course, I'm lucky to have my family and friends and, these days, I am very thankful to have a job. But musically speaking, the Dallas scene has provided many a band, show and ... More >>
Earlier this week, the Granada Theater announced a new show coming to its room on Saturday, October 8. The show will feature touring headliners Portugal. The Man, plus an opening set from Dallas locals Air Review. Specifically, the inclusion of Air Review is where things get interesting: Bac ... More >>
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. Nico Martini
Although we normally only see Nico Martini in his trademark short-bill painters' ... More >>
Photos by Jeffrey LilesMount Pisgah Baptist built its first church at the corner of what's now Preston and Spring Valley in the late 1800s; the structure that sits there now is a rebuild that dates back to 1945. But in 1981 the church bought property on Webb Chapel near Forest, a stone's throw fr ... More >>
Photos by Jeffrey LilesInside Oak Cliff Christian Church, crews are removing asbestos in advance of the building's imminent demolition.Oak Cliff's own Jeff Liles is out in front of the Oak Cliff Christian Church at this very moment, and he reports that workers for Ponce Contractors are inside the ... More >>
For more photos, album art and show posters, check out our slideshow here.Dallas bands are usually judged within the context of their efforts and accomplishments. Some spend stupid money on hair care products and aspire to a label deal; other bands actually rehearse and wanna make an important art ... More >>
The 11th grade Biology teacher once shared this insightful observation aimed specifically at those of us with long hair: "Sons, this country is divided into three groups of people: the people who shower before work (re: white collar workers); the people who shower after work (see "blue collar"); and ... More >>
Allen Ginsberg and Karen X. Minzer at the Starck Club in Dallas in 1986
Driving through East Dallas the other day I had the odd impulse to swing by the old KNON studio. Kind of depressing to see an empty lot taking up that space now.
The studio was formerly located upstairs in a wooden 50’s-e ... More >>
Noise is not for everybody.
Some people hear a jackhammer on the street corner and promptly cover their ears; others hear a subsonic melody and random harmonic movement in the staccato repetition of mechanized machinery.
“Industrial music” is the umbrella term used to describe artists who e ... More >>