José James With Dustin Cavazos and Buffalo Black Kessler Theater Tuesday, June 24, 2014 By Thierry Peremarti José James' 2010 album, For All We Know, is an authentic jazz album that's won its share of jazz prizes. But although the jazz community has accepted James as one of theirs, you can't exa ... More >>
Photo by Allan Hayslip Known for his sophistication as a DJ, Reid Robinson (a.k.a. Woodtronic) gets groovy, laid back gigs spinning at spots like the Perot Museum and outdoor shows in Dallas Arts District. Not to say he can't pump (and punk) it up if needed...you can also see him spinning pretty reg ... More >>
It was probably inevitable, what with the decades-long trend from AM to FM, from DJ to computer, but that didn't lessen the shock when KKDA abruptly laid off most of its on-air staff. We mourned it at the time on our music blog as a loss for Dallas radio, now devoid of the unique blend of old-school ... More >>
In my ten years of working in radio, I had many conversations with people who were unceremoniously let go. Formats flip, contracts aren't renewed, or a big company gobbles up a small company and puts the long-timers out to pasture. Not really any different from layoffs in most fields, but in radio, ... More >>
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