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 in our March 1 issu ... More >>
See also: Phil York, legendary Dallas producer, dead at age 70
Phil York and I crossed paths in summer 2009. I was researching the liner notes for the Heavy Light release of The Relatives' Don't Let Me Fall, a stunning revelation of Dallas gospel-funk from the early '70s, which York engineered at ... More >>
Despite "breathing problems" landing Willie Nelson in the hospital over the weekend, his show tonight at House of Blues, deliciously sponsored by Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers, will go on as scheduled.
In the meantime, check out Thomas Fawcett's piece on Dallas producer Phil York, who passed away ... More >>
Yesterday, I got the sad news that Dallas sound engineer and Texas music hero Phil York had passed away last Saturday. I met York while researching the liner notes for the 2009 Heavy Light release of The Relatives' Don't Let Me Fall. He had engineered the original Relatives sessions and his gentle s ... More >>
Longtime friends of the show know of my obsession with the local garage-rock scene of the mid-1960s; if and when I ever write a book ... Ah. Anyway. To the estimable list that includes, oh, The Chessmen, Kit and the Outlaws, Mouse and the Traps, Floyd Dakil, The Esquires, The Briks, Kenny & t ... More >>
Pete and Nick did a bang-up job covering South by Southwest's music fest over on DC9 at Night. But Friend of Unfair Park Big Jon Daniel directs our attention to this holy-effing-ess moment: Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears' Friday-afternoon lunchtime treat at the Austin Convention Center featuring ... More >>