David Fletcher writes about music, arts and culture for the Dallas Observer. You can usually find him at a show in Deep Ellum whether he's writing about it or not. A punk scholar and local music enthusiast, David focuses his attention on the artists screaming in the margins of Dallas' music scene.
5 days ago | DFW Music News
New Ellum might be the latest Americana act to come out of Dallas, but the band’s singer Jason Michael is no stranger to the music game. "I've been around Dallas as an acoustic singer," Michael says. "I also had a blue-eyed soul project in Los Ang...
14 days ago | Coronavirus
What do you do when the world won't let you play live and you just don't feel the vibe from a livestreaming show? You release a video that showcases what your live set would be like in a normal world. That's what the Dallas-based, psych-rock quart...
18 days ago | DFW Music News
Zach Youpa is stepping away from his band Light Horse Harry to pursue a dream that has been with him since he first started the band in Lakewood almost a decade ago. "I'd always played guitars, drums, bass and everything else, but in that band, I ...
1 month ago | DFW Music News
Fissionary, aka Charlie Stubbs, is a one-man experimental pop superstar in the making. A relatively unknown artist in the Dallas music scene, Fissionary quietly released its first album Descriptions in late 2018 — a frenetic album filled...
2 months ago | DFW Music News
Once upon a time, Scott Tucker fronted the well-known local band The Orange, but after seeing that project fall apart in the office of a major record label, he is back with a new project, Aztec Milk Temple, and a brand new song, "Digital Natives."...
3 months ago | Coronavirus
Dallas' Spanish-singing synth-punk band seres (“beings” en Español, and intentionally lowercase) hasn't always been so angular, robotic and extraterrestrial. The times are just right for it. "When I was living in North Carolina, it was more of a b...