Author: Jessica Waffles

PREMIERE: Dallas pro-glam band The Dirty Shirts drop “Detonator” music video

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Dallas-based band The Dirty Shirts have been spreading their glamorous “dance floor rock n roll” all over the metroplex and beyond, showcasing their tour footage from New York in new music video, “Detonator.” (The video also has some live footage from their last show of tour at Louie Louie‘s in Dallas) “Detonator” is the third… Read more »

WATCH: Wayside Motel embodies “Southern grunge” in debut EP Eleven AM Checkout

Warning: The video contains explicit language Some of the best gems are a little rough around the edges, and when you find one it can be one of the most pleasant surprises of your life. That’s the vibe of Wayside Motel – a raw new band fronted by Cable Danielle, a songwriter who originated in… Read more »

East Texas artist IZZY DED releases new song “Mama’s Only Child”

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East Texas artist Colton Sanders just dropped his latest single, “Mama’s Only Child” under his project IZZY DED & the Existential Dread. “It was originally a breakup song, but it felt a bit like a pity party so ended up re-writing it,” Sanders said. “It’s hard to sing about stuff like that when you’re in… Read more »

Glitter brings a little sparkle to Dallas with new EP

A woman smiling and playing guitar on stage

She’s got style, she’s got flair – her name is Glitter and she’s bringing character to her live music performances in North Texas. Glitter hosted her self-titled EP release party at Vector Brewing on Sunday, supported by Remy Reilly, John Dufilho (The Deathray Davies) and his daughter Jane. The night started off the celebration with a… Read more »

North Texas’ Heartbreak Heroes offer sad songs to support mental health

A group of people taking a photo on stage

Sarah Johnson hosted Heartbreak Heroes at Adair’s Saloon in Deep Ellum on Wednesday night, benefitting mental health nonprofit Porter’s Call. The organization supports touring recording artists by helping them find counsel, support, and encouragement – specifically attuned to their unique profession. The night also celebrated Johnson’s the release of her new EP Stages, a 3-song… Read more »