Russell Lyday

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    This Week In Dallas Music History: Lift to Experience Finds Its Way Along The Texas Jerusalem Crossroads

    The album artwork for Pearson's upcoming solo debut.‚ÄčIn this edition of This Week In Dallas Music History, we turn the page back to 2001, when former Observer writer Russell Lyday chronicled the rise of Lift To Experience. When the story was written, the band was about a year removed from its care ... More >>

  • News

    April 18, 2002

    2002 Dallas Observer Music Awards

    These are your choices, not ours, for the best musicians in town

  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001
  • News

    April 19, 2001

    2001 Dallas Observer Music Awards

    Narrow margins remind us that everyone's a winner

  • Music

    January 4, 2001

    Everyone's a Critic

    Or at least a handful of musicians and music-industry types are, for a few brief moments

  • Music

    November 2, 2000

    Scene, Heard

    Persistence pays

  • 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 15, 2000

    Across the Bar

    Rocket Summer, Toadies break out, Solex gets Good, Live at the Hootenanny, and more

  • Music

    September 2, 1999

    Scene, heard

    Jet is in labor on the WWW; Notes from KNTU's underground; Return of the Children of the Corn Mo; Prescription: Mark Ridlin; Rotating drum stools

  • Music

    August 26, 1999

    Across the Bar

    Deep-sixing Deep Ellum Records; The Tomorrowpeople play every song they know; Pleasant Grove gets Last Beat; Adventures of Jet hopes to be Born on the World Wide Web