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Zach Blair

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    Dia De Los Toadies 2013: Review and Photos

    Of all the different live show scenarios, all the varying combinations of performer and setting, there's nothing quite like seeing a band in their hometown. The sixth annual Dia De Los Toadies Festival, a Texas institution, was the perfect hometown hero live music experience. This year, the fest to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    House of Blues' Chris Spinks: "Venues Should Be Able to Help Each Other, Rather Than Fight Tooth and Nail"

    Chris Spinks' folks raised him on a strict diet of classic rock. His friends upgraded that diet to all things Epitaph and Fat Wreck Chords when he got a little older, starting with Social Distortion's Live at the Roxy. From there, he played in a pop-punk band or two, landed a gig at the Vans store, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Video Explosion: Centro-matic, Selena Gomez, Virgin Wolves and Four Others Release Clips

    One small step for local music. One giant leap for local music videos.​Can't really pin down a specific reason for this, but there sure have been a lot of local music video releases in the past few weeks. Good ones, too, and featuring bands that run the entire local gamut. There's a new Centro-mat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    This Week In Dallas Music History: Hagfish Cries Breakup and Quickly Reunites

    Hagfish​In this ironic edition of This Week In Dallas Music History, former Dallas Observer music editor Zac Crain writes about several local band break-ups in 1999 with an emphasis on Hagfish. Seems that less than a year after their split, Hagfish had already reunited for a show booked at Trees. ... More >>

  • Music

    April 17, 2003

    Autograph Hound

    Buy some music memorabilia and help out a good cause

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    September 26, 2002

    Band of Brothers

    The Burden Brothers want you to check out their packages

  • Music

    December 13, 2001

    AOJ is AOK

    The Adventures of Jet are alive and kicking. And recording.

  • Music

    April 26, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    The Adventures of Jet sets the record straight

  • Music

    February 22, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    More band-related news for our 11 friends

  • Music

    January 11, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    Holiday schmoozing

  • Music

    October 12, 2000

    Scene, Heard

    Budapest One, Bobgoblin & Adventures of Jet

  • Music

    October 5, 2000

    Scene, Heard

    Hardly a shock

  • Music

    September 21, 2000

    Hijinks at Trees

    Long-overdue debuts

  • Music

    July 13, 2000

    Across the Bar

    Hagfish meets Bobgoblin; Touring the giglist; Toadies just might hatch

  • Music

    February 4, 1999

    Nothing but static

    Broadcast Data Systems listens to the radio so you don't have to

  • Music

    July 30, 1998

    Bringing on the leather

    Glasspack channels the unholy ghosts of the Monsters of Rock

  • Music

    March 26, 1998
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    November 2, 1995

    The offspring

    Dallas' punk bands resurrect the spirit of the '70s

  • Music

    June 8, 1995

    Star maker

    Can Interscope do for four local bands what it did for Nine Inch Nails and Snoop Dogg?

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