During the holiday season, Addison’s Vitruvian Park lights up their trees with lights, creating a free holiday wonderland every night 5pm to 11pm until January 1. This year’s Vitruvian Lights Special Event featured the Dallas String Quartet, marking the celebration’s 10th anniversary. The Dallas String Quartet is an internationally known, local Dallas treasure. In October,… Read more »
Check out what you heard on ‘The Local Show’ this week!
It’s time once again for Bandcamp Friday. If you’re unfamiliar with the event, it’s pretty straightforward: To help musicians amid the uncertainties of the ongoing pandemic, the streaming platform Bandcamp instituted “Bandcamp Friday,” a day where the company forgoes its revenue share in order to pass on to bands an average of 93 percent of… Read more »
Max Gerl remembers it well — Wasafiri began with giving back. “One of my best friends at the time, Ben Hixon, started working at Josey Records when it opened, and I got to know [Jeff] ‘Skin’ [Wade],” Gerl said during a recent conversation. “That was sort of an interesting situation where ‘Skin’ got in touch… Read more »
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 »
A look back at (only some!) of the songs we are thankful for.
A chance meeting at what was then North Texas State University blossomed into a half century of artistic inspiration and collaboration.
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 »
Six years have passed between Jacob Metcalf’s last album, 2016’s exquisite Fjord, and his latest album, Monitors. He’s changed; the world’s changed — but what hasn’t changed is the sense he had — “reservations and misgivings,” as he puts it — prior to releasing the first single from Monitors, “Dizzy.” “I already knew I’m the… Read more »
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 »