2 months ago | Concert Reviews
Beauty Bar is typically closed on Monday, but not this week. It was shoulder-to-shoulder, maximum capacity to celebrate the birthday of a local boy done good. Eric Estornel, aka Maceo Plex, aka Mariel Ito, is Dallas’ most successful electronic mus...
4 months ago | Books
It’s 1:30 p.m. Thursday and New York City is at full speed. From the Upper East Side to Wall Street, cabs are honking and couriers race on bicycles. This is prime earning time for Ryan Serhant. He’s gracious but clear, “I have 15 minutes for this ...
4 months ago | Concerts
For the past two years, The Secret Factory has established itself as Dallas’ go-to techno cathedral. Literally. Some of dance music’s most respected DJs ran the controls from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. there, then the space was cleaned and reorganized for ...
9 months ago | Feature Stories
The two-hour deep clean at The Secret Factory starting at 6 a.m. Sunday mornings is of paramount importance. The Secret Factory transforms from techno den to place of worship. Yeah, from nightclub to a church. Disco balls and the massive Fulcrum s...
9 months ago | Music History
The bags of mulch in the front yard for new flower beds resemble any ol’ house in the suburbs. It’s a nice red brick home, and the subdivision has one of those typical names, like Canyon Lakes, Dove Ridge or Grand Oaks. Do not judge a book by its ...
11 months ago | Sneak Peak
Not all global DJ-producers leave a wake of trashed hotels rooms and one-night stands. It’s a little-known secret in the music industry that many artists are in fact (gasp) responsible. Ana Miranda, also known as ANNA, and some others even eat cle...