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Mike Forbes

  • Music

    November 15, 2012

    Rock Lottery 11

    Saturday, November 17, at Dan's Silverleaf, Denton

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2012

    Shiny Around the Edges Stay Denton-Centric On Their Latest Album

    Since the release of their highly-praised second album, Denton's Dreaming, experimental trio Shiny Around the Edges have been working on their third full-length, The Night Is a Disco, which takes the band's bass-heavy sound in a new direction. Two of the three brains behind the outfit are husband an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Get To Know Your 2012 Denton DOMA Nominees

    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. You can vote for your favorite acts, venues and more right here. Warren Jackson Hearne & Le Leek Electrique It see ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    Get To Know Your 2012 DOMA Best Metal Nominees

    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. You can vote for your favorite acts, venues and more right here. Warbeast These old school thrash metalists - Bruc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    Good/Bad Art Collective's Rock Lottery 11 Announced

    Denton's historically-popular Good/Bad Art Collective, an artist-run co-operative studio and gallery that was active from 1993 to 2001, comes out of the woodwork each year to organize its Rock Lottery event, and has recently announced that its eleventh one will take place at Dan's Silverleaf on Nov. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    And The Nominees For The 2012 Dallas Observer Music Awards Are...

    Welcome to Thunderdome. The 2012 Dallas Observer Music Awards poll is now live, and you can go right here and do what America does best: vote on their computer. Or you could go "old school" and find a paper ballot, like the one in this week's issue, then bring it to our November 10 showcase in Deep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Mission of Burma - Dan's Silverleaf - 9/14/12

    Mission of Burma, The Gary, Shiny Around the Edges Dan's Silverleaf Friday, September 14 Mission of Burma's1982 album, Vs., is a classic, but they've now reached a unique tipping point. Their output since 2002's reunion has surpassed that of when they were initially active in the early '80s, and th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    Young/Forbes/Gonzalez Trio - Rubber Gloves - 8/27/12

    Young/Forbes/Gonzalez Trio, Terminator 2, Bludded Head Rubber Gloves Monday, August 27 Mike Forbes was last night's MVP. He started behind the kit with Bludded Head, who had literally just returned from a 10-day tour, providing the slowly melting glacier for guitarist Nevada Hill and cellist Darcy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Four Heavy Local Releases You Should Grab

    With the oppressive heat of summer bearing down on us, our thoughts no doubt lead down some darker corridors, as we try to occupy idle hands and restless brains. Here are a few new local releases that lean on the heavy/experimental side, which you should cop posthaste. Bludded Head, Bludded Head N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Terminator 2, Lechuguillas, Bludded Head - Rubber Gloves - 4/10/12

    Denton label and all-around art/music enthusiasts Gutterth put together a furiously energetic noise show last night at Rubber Gloves. Brent Best of Slobberbone fame and Batey Ray of popular Denton punk trio The Swedish Teens were drink-slinging behind the bar, handling the packed house with an antit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Tatsuya Nakatani - Smoke and Mirrors Art Gallery - 4/3/12

    Tatsuya Nakatani Smoke and Mirrors Art Gallery Tuesday, April 3 Drummer Stefan Gonzalez and saxophonist Mike Forbes opened last night's intimate gig at Smoke and Mirrors, which I was bummed I missed, but Japanese percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani more than made up for it. He is a natural force, and it ... More >>

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