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  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Get To Know Your 2012 DOMA Nominees: Pinkish Black

    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 May 10 issue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    The Top Ten DFW Punk Albums

    See also: The top 10 North Texas blues albums See also: The top 100 Texas songs The Telefones, Vibration Change Released in 1980, this album is more punk in spirit than execution. Songs like "Rocket Rocket" and "The Ballad of Jerry Godzilla" fuse punk rock's oomph with a new wave sensibility. Th ... More >>

  • Music

    August 2, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    The 100 Best Texas Songs: The Complete List

    100. Tripping Daisy, "Sonic Bloom" Before this album, the band had a grunge-pop affectation, but this song, from 1998's Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb, was more heartfelt than anything they'd done before. - Daniel Hopkins 99. Pleasant Grove, "The Plaque at 16ft" Bret Egner wrote "The Plaque at 16ft, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    The Best Texas Songs of All Time: #100-80

    "Between the Hank Williams pain songs And Jerry Jeff's train songs And blue eyes cryin' in the rain Out in Luckenbach, Texas Ain't nobody feeling no pain" - Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson, "Luckenbach, Texas" With that introduction, welcome to the first in a five-part series, in which we attempt ... More >>

  • Music

    May 10, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Feel the Schutze, Be the Schutze ... and Win Two Tickets to Iron Fork

    WE HAVE A WINNER: While several commenters captured the tone and tenor of a Schutze -- Beck, Grumpy Demo, Michael MacNaughton and Jpgreenan are clearly HUGE fans -- we can have only one winner, and the Iron Fork tickets go to ... dfw75208. Big round of applause, everyone. We're sure that Jim's pro ... More >>

  • News

    March 17, 2011
  • Music

    March 1, 2007

    Roky Erickson

    Thursday, March 1, at the Double Wide

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Resistance is Futile

    Despite new state and federal regulations, mentally ill Texans are still dying while being restrained by the very people they turn to for help

  • Music

    September 13, 2001

    Electric Company

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

  • Dining

    April 12, 2001

    Steak God Bob

    Thoroughly masculine

  • Music

    June 22, 2000

    True believer

    From punk to rock to country, Alejandro Escovedo has weathered the push and pull of family and music

  • News

    June 26, 1997

    What makes Sammy run?

    Huge and helpless, schizophrenic and hypertensive, Sammy Allen has fallen between the administrative cracks of a local mental health system that can't seem to get its ACT together

  • Music

    April 3, 1997

    Lunar eclipse

    The Moon Festival searches for chance's bright light

  • News

    November 28, 1996

    Down on Sherman Street

    In the old neighborhood, Joe Lee Calloway played dominoes and hung out with his buddies. Until a Grand Prairie cop killed him right there

  • News

    May 9, 1996

    How Low Can You Go?

    When a Tyler masseuse accused televangelist Garner Ted Armstrong of sexual assault, no one came out smelling like a rose

  • Music

    May 9, 1996

    College rock

    UFOFU brings 'alternative' to ETSU and wins the talent show

  • Music

    July 27, 1995

    Welcome to Hell's Lobby

    The area's best--maybe only--real "music scene" can be found in Denton

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