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 >>
In this edition of This Week In Dallas Music History, former Observer music writer Matt Weitz wrote a 1996 piece on the Vas Deferens Organization -- an avant garde music collective that engineered recordings so strange, they made Ariel Pink sound like The Beatles.Interestingly enough, though, it ... More >>
As it turns out, there's more to Mesquite than going to the rodeo and spending your weekend cruising up and down Galloway Avenue. Back in February, super- and ever-buzzing freak folker Ariel Pink decided to visit the East Dallas suburb to record a handful of songs at Klearlight Studio with some help ... More >>
Noise is not for everybody.
Some people hear a jackhammer on the street corner and promptly cover their ears; others hear a subsonic melody and random harmonic movement in the staccato repetition of mechanized machinery.
“Industrial music” is the umbrella term used to describe artists who e ... More >>