Specifically, he name-checks this song, "The Kids Don't Wanna Dance," and rightfully so. Check out these lyrics:
And when I walk the vacant streets of Ellum / I can't help but feel a little sore / And you know what hurts the most? / My heart's a-breakin' 'cause the kids don't dance no more.
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Yeah, it's bratty. But ain't it also an accurate description of Deep Ellum's musical climate at the moment? --Pete Freedman