Fun fact!: If you watch Robert Downey Jr.'s performances in both Sherlock Holmes and Iron Man 3 in the same week, you may be prone to dreams of him taking over your job duties at the Dallas Observer, including this weekly blog post, and tweeting bad things about you to all of your friends behind you ... More >>
As we wind down the month of June and find ourselves square in the middle of 2012, there's that old familiar nudge to gather, quantify, qualify and categorize the local music we've enjoyed so far this year. Here are some of of favorites.
Friday, May 4, at Beauty Bar
Blixaboy, Convextion, Betdat Bryan Street Tavern Saturday, January 14 Less than a quarter of the people packed into Bryan Street Tavern on Saturday night were there to support one of the most significant local album releases of 2012. People interested in the show had to swim through the crowds in ... More >>
Thursday, December 29, at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios
Denton DIY head Chris Pickering surveys the house party landscape
Ex-club workers say hard-nosed management style a bad fit for Denton.
We've got a big weekend in store with plenty of shows, a few album releases and a celebration of a club's 30-year anniversary. We're speaking, of course, of Fort Worth honky-tonk Billy Bob's Texas, which has been hosting national and local country acts on its stage since 1981. Tonight, the venue ... More >>
New Science Projects' Dale JonesIn this week's print edition of ye olde DC9, North of the Dial scribe Rodrigo Diaz checks in with Denton's Dale Jones, who's known best around town as "That guy that wears dirty clothes and fake blood all over his face when he performs -- and pretty much never on a ... More >>
Music producers, DJs and electronic music purists, Rodrigo Diaz and Oleg Belogorsky have been tag-teaming the local electronic/dance music scene for a few years now with multiple DJ gigs and their own radio show. And while the pair states they enjoy their artistic freedom and, with it, the abilit ... More >>
Ray and Peter LekThank you very much, Alexander Robotnick.It was yet another busy weekend for the Lek Brothers. On Friday, they began with DJ Noah D at the Green Elephant, who spun dubstep alongside Dallas' Dub Assembly crew. Then they ventured to Brooklyn Jazz Cafe for Alexander Robotnik, which ... More >>
David Beckham: Yes, but is he good for the Mexicans? Al Dia ran an interesting story yesterday about the arrival of David Beckham to the MLS, saying that his success here will depend largely on whether he can attract more Hispanic fans to MLS (don't forget that a large chunk of Beckham's contract wi ... More >>