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  • Music

    November 8, 2012

    The Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcase: A User's Guide

    We're taking over Deep Ellum on Saturday. Come along, will you?

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    A Guide to the 2012 Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcase

    It occurred to me recently that, within the DFW music scene, people really love to draw county lines. So what we were trying to illustrate with our 2012 Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees is that Dallas, Fort Worth and Denton aren't three separate entities, but rather one big music community that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    Get To Know Your 2012 DOMA Nominees: Mora Collective

    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. This piece originally appeared on August 31 It's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Dallas' Mora Collective On The Weight of Syllables And The Term "Porn Bebop"

    It's been 45 years since trumpeter Lester Bowie, in the introduction to his track "Jazz Death?" (on Roscoe Mitchell's album, Congliptious), answered the rhetorical question, "Isn't jazz, as we know it, dead yet?" with the knowing rejoinder, "Well, that all depends on what you know." Bowie might we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Q&A: Dimmu Borgir's Silonez On English Being Metal's Official Language and Listening to Lady Gaga When Drunk

    Dimmu Borgir​Norway's Dimmu Borgir is named after a volcano in Iceland and specializes in a symphonic form of black metal that is as fun as it is pretentious. Hugely popular in Eastern Europe, the band has been around for nearly two decades but has yet to make major inroads in the American metal m ... More >>

  • Music

    June 19, 2008

    Treasure Hunt

    Two years after Dove Hunter first burst onto the scene, the band finally unveils its anticipated debut

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2008
  • News

    April 20, 2006

    Fish Story

    Is FC Dallas star Carlos Ruiz ready to change, or is he telling a whopper?

  • Music

    March 10, 2005

    Head Full of Beer

    The Slobberbone chronicles: An oral history

  • Music

    April 15, 2004

    2004 Dallas Observer Music Awards

    You voted. We counted. It's your favorite local acts, amplified.

  • News

    December 5, 2002

    Green Giant

    Nobel laureate Norman Borlaug is credited with saving the lives of 1 billion people. So why is a small cadre of activists bent on tarnishing his legacy?

  • Music

    September 13, 2001

    Electric Company

    The Melodica Festival returns with music to quicken the pulse and blow your mind

  • Music

    July 26, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    One Ton Records closes its doors

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    Dallas-Denton-Forth Worth bands make their biggest impact yet at SXSW

  • Music

    March 1, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    The hiatus is over for The Legendary Fritz

  • Music

    February 1, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    Another drummer steps to the mike

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Dallas Stars

    Revisiting the best local albums of 2000

  • Music

    December 21, 2000

    Girl You Want

    Ruffled Feathers may be a new band, but it's been playing together for years

  • Music

    October 12, 2000

    Shut Up, Jeremy!

    Two rock critics tackle all 25 live Pearl Jam albums, and for what? Nothing, man

  • Music

    September 7, 2000

    Scene, heard

    Darlington disolves; Rubber Gloves gets booked; Mandarin time; Club anniversaries; Shabazz 3 heads north; Plus, much, much more

  • Music

    August 31, 2000

    Scene, heard

    Bluh; Pleasant Grove in Germany; The Early Line; Trees turns 10; Rubber Gloves gets wet; And so much more

  • Music

    June 8, 2000

    Across the Bar

    Darling ton comes home; KNON gets The Filth and The Fury; Mandarin debuts; Captain Audio heads East; Good Records keeps it coming

  • Music

    May 18, 2000

    Scene, heard

    All the music news that's fit to print, and some that isn't

  • Music

    March 2, 2000

    Scene, heard

    North Texas by South by Southwest

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    Scene, heard

    We'll try to write something good

  • Music

    October 21, 1999

    Worth the wait

    After a brief affair with Austin, the annual Melodica Festival comes back home

  • Music

    October 14, 1999

    Scene, heard

    Centro-matic docs; Daisy Radio rocks; North Texas Music Festival drops; The Groobees cop; And so much more

  • Music

    August 19, 1999

    Rock and roll eyes

    For Matt Barnhart, Quality Park Records is job one

  • Music

    July 1, 1999

    Mass appeal

    The Gospel Swingers take garage rock to church

  • Music

    June 17, 1999

    Candy corn

    Or: What do cake walks, the Backstreet Boys, and Jon Cunningham have in common?

  • Music

    May 6, 1999

    Comes to mind

    Even on album, Sivad's just making it up as it goes

  • Music

    January 21, 1999

    Super Sonic

    Don't call it space-rock, even if the Falcon Project's new record is set in...outer space

  • Music

    December 17, 1998

    Redrumm is the case

    Local rap label gets no love at home and takes its show on the road

  • Music

    November 12, 1998

    Eyesight to the Blind

    A historian and a playwright bring a Dallas blues legend's story to the stage

  • Music

    July 16, 1998

    Out of a Trance

    Trance Syndicate--Texas' best label--closes its doors, leaving Bedhead without a home

  • News

    February 19, 1998

    Not as dome as you think

    Dallas attorney Darrell Jordan wants to cover the Cotton Bowl--anyone got $150 million to spare?

  • Film

    September 11, 1997

    City of angles

    How Curtis Hanson turned James Ellroy's epic crime novel L.A. Confidential into one of the year's best films

  • Music

    May 9, 1996

    Fire and fury

    Blues hero Sam Myers is the Rocket in the pocket

  • News

    January 11, 1996

    Stop the music

    KERA-FM goes for gab in effort to grab ratings

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