John Gillespie

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    My First Show: Best of 2012 Edition

    We decided to check back in with some of the people we interviewed this year for My First Show, and ask about favorite concerts, records, and most-wanted Christmas gifts. Bad Design's Steven Altuna takes the cake for best answer for a Christmas wish. What was the best show you saw this year? Evan ... More >>

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    October 23, 2012

    Get To Know Your 2012 DOMA Nominees: Bad Design

    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. As always, you can vote for your favorite acts, venues and more right here. This piece originally appeared in our F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Video: Dead Week Print Show at Rubber Gloves

    Back at the end of April, before the Dead Week Print Show at Rubber Gloves, I asked Peopleodian's James Washington about Forever Home, his new project with Bad Design's John Gillespie: [It's] Peopleodian's idiot twin, a miserable and mangled mockery of the Peopleodian aesthetic. Gone are the drums, ... More >>

  • Music

    February 2, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Bad Design's First Time, Plus the Premiere of Their New Video For "Stained Glass"

    Remember when we said it was a busy week for Bad Design? Add the premiere of their new video for "Stained Glass," directed and shot by Christopher Bryan and starring Ally Hoffmann, both of Denton's Peopleodian. In this week's print edition, a shorter version of the My First Show Q&A appears due to ... More >>

  • Music

    October 30, 2008

    Matthew and the Arrogant Sea Is Anything But

    Matthew and the Arrogant Sea has no trouble living up to its own name