Garrett Gravley was born and grew up in Dallas. He mostly writes about music, but veers into arts and culture, local news and politics. He is a graduate of the University of North Texas and has written for the Dallas Observer since October 2018.
2 days ago | Music History
Streaming reigns in today’s music industry, and it’s for this reason that record labels are channeling their energy toward the one app that has somehow captured the spirit of Gen Z: TikTok. We’re well past explaining TikTok to our predominately mi...
6 days ago | Film and TV
There’s an entire cottage industry of score composition for television shows and movies, and some of the best artists — such as Tangerine Dream, Wendy Carlos, Todd Rundgren and Giorgio Moroder — have become key players in this field. But there’s a...
7 days ago | DFW Music News
Pandemic be damned, the self-acclaimed “Music’s Biggest Night” is making a return via livestream in 2021, and once again, North Texans have made the cut. The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony will be hosted by comedian and Daily Show host Trevor ...
16 days ago | DFW Music News
TMZ and other sources confirmed that Louisiana rapper Boosie Badazz (formerly Lil Boosie) was shot in Dallas Saturday afternoon and was being treated for injuries at a nearby hospital. The injuries are reportedly non-life-threatening, and he is in...
22 days ago | Election
May countless blessings be bestowed upon whichever young people coined the online terms “copium” and “hopium,” because if there’s anything we desperately needed in 2020, it’s a shorthand for how pride cometh before the chagrin-inducing fall. For t...
23 days ago | Music History
Celebrities are just like us. They vote, they put on their pants one leg at a time, they pay their taxes (or at least most of them) and they have creative aspirations outside of their profession. Some were successful before they tested their fanba...