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  • Blogs

    September 11, 2014

    Dallas R&B is Bursting with Talent, So Why Aren't More People Listening?

    Everybody loves to see somebody from their city or town "make it." That's more or less a subjective thing, "making it." Essentially, whenever an artist manages to get the attention of the New York and Los Angeles tastemakers, they wear this vicarious success like a badge of honor. At The Prophet Bar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    CrazySexyCool: The TLC Movie is Pretty Silly, But I Loved it Anyway

    [Editor's Note: Shea Serrano is an award-winning music writer and goofball who recent exploits include Bun B's Rapper Coloring and Activity Book. In his new column, he writes about his life and times. ] On Monday night I watched the movie about TLC, the most important all-girl rap group of all-tim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    The Best of Texas' DJs Competed at the Red Bull Thre3style Regional Final at Trees: Photo Essay

    Red Bull and Trees hosted the Mountain South Regional Finals of the Thre3Style DJ competition on Saturday, February 23, 2013. Five of the region's most talented DJ stars assembled in a battle for the right to represent the Mountain South Region at the National Finals in Los Angeles this April. With ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Indie-Verse's Eric Landrum: "I Would Put on My Grandfather's Loafers and Moonwalk on Their Stoop"

    Eric Landrum has sacrificed a lot as a music fan working in radio promotions, but what's really kept him on the clock is his passion. No matter what kind of laminate or credentials Landrum has scored over the years working live broadcasts at concerts or meet-and-greets with national touring artists, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Cymbals Eat Guitars' Matthew Whipple's Top Five Ideas for All-Time Top Five Lists

    ​We've really been getting a kick out of learning what many artists consider to be their all-time top five things of various topics are since we kicked off this recurrign feature a few months back. It's a simple enough concept: For the most part, we look to connect a top five list with the artist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    20 Years Later: The 15 Best Albums of 1991

    ​In last week's edition of our regular feature, The Conversation, Pete Freedman and Daniel Hopkins debated on whether 1991 or 1994 was the greatest music year of the '90s. It was an interesting read for sure. And, since this week marks the 20th anniversary of the release of both Nevermind and The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Five Music Shows We Wish MTV Still Aired

    ​At the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards, Justin Timberlake got on the mic and pleaded with MTV to "play more videos!" Timberlake's sentiment was hardly a new one. The station switched from heavily playing music videos to being a reality TV-based network in the early 2000s -- shortly after the old for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    This Week In Dallas Music History: Before Ben & Skin, There Was Skinny Fresh & Ruben

    ​Before there was "Ben & Skin," the local morning sports radio talk show on KESN-103.3 FM ESPN Dallas, there was Jeff "Skinny Fresh" Wade and Ruben Ayala, who made up Hydroponic Sound System. And, in a 2001 issue of the Observer, former music editor Zac Crain profiled the duo, who had just rel ... More >>

  • Music

    September 18, 2008

    Seeing a Ghost

    Yeah, Grandmaster Flash graced the ones and twos at Ghostbar this weekend. But who cares? The people there didn't seem to.

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 30, 2007

    Hip-Hop Hooray for Ghostbar...Not.

    We imagine David Faustino looked a little like this Wednesday night when told he needed to fork over a thou just to get into Ghostbar. Hey, Grimes, looks like while you can get into Ghostbar, Treach from Naughty By Nature ain't so fortunate -- if that's what you call it. Ran into a coupla AFI filmma ... More >>

  • Music

    September 30, 2004

    Odds & Ends

    MC battles, a benefit at Lee Harvey's and mad love for Bowling forSoup's new single

  • Music

    March 8, 2001

    Way Out

    For Hydroponic Sound System, mixing hip-hop with everything else is just Routine Insanity

  • Music

    March 30, 2000

    Thanks, but no thanks

    D Magazine has an interesting take on the local music scene

  • Music

    January 15, 1998

    Real McCoy or decoy?

    Dallas hip-hop 1997

  • Calendar

    July 3, 1997