Does Dallas Care About Music?

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Dallas isn’t necessarily recognized as a city of music. However, those of us, like myself, that have been entrenched in the music scene for the past several years have seen the music community grow in leaps and bounds. Despite its growth, it has yet to blossom and bear fruit. Part of that may be due to the fact that the City of Dallas hasn’t … [Read more...]


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I'm honored to be recognized as one of The People Who Made Dallas Music Great in 2014 by the Dallas Observer. Of course I can't take all the credit. Special thanks to Willy Evans for keeping up with the daily grind and all of the talented photographers I've had the pleasure of working with this past year. Humbled and thankful. -JM Here's the … [Read more...]

7 DFW Musicians You Should Be Following on Instagram

7 DFW Musicians You Should Be Following on Instagram

Tired of thumbing through a sea of boring Instagram pictures. These Dallas bands have their IG game on point. 1. Sam Lao: @samwiththehair Dallas based hip-hop princess Sam Lao is not only a talented lyricist she is also a model and artist. She uses Instagram to showcase ALL of her talents. And you thought Kim K broke the internet. A photo … [Read more...]

Dead Flowers Takeover Our Instagram Feed

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Instagram Takeovers are becoming more and more popular, so naturally we wanted to get in on the fun. We'll be letting different bands takeover our Instagram account periodically to offer a unique glimpse into their lives. To kick things off we'll be handing over our Instagram account to Dallas rockers, Dead Flowers. These guys are about to drop … [Read more...]

The Roomsounds | Deep Dallas Studio Sessions

Fire Escape at Ferralog Studios in Deep Ellum The Roomsounds / Photo by Eric Boff, Rhombi Survivor Photo Safaris

We had the opportunity to chat with one of Dallas' hottest bands, The Roomsounds, at Ferralog Studio in Deep Ellum about their work, influences & what inspires them. Band members consist of Ryan Michael (lead vocals, guitar), Dan Malone (drums), Sam Janik (guitar, vocals) and Red Coker (bass, vocals). These guys have that cool seventies … [Read more...]

Cutter Kinda Creeps Us Out, But in a Good Way

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[singlepic id=3 w=610 h=400 float=center] After receiving a Dallas Observer Music Award for Best Electronic Act in 2013, Cutter has proven themselves to be one of the fastest growing bands in Dallas. Their show fliers have proven to be too hot for Facebook and their live act is a phantasmagorical experience to say the least. We caught up the … [Read more...]

The Will Callers | Deep Dallas Studio Sessions

Jake Murphy, Lead Singer, Guitar & Colton Cogdill, Bass at Ferralog Studios The Will Callers / Photo by DDS Media

Fort Worth band The Will Callers are still finding heir way after having lost two of the original band members in a fatal car crash in 2010. Lead singer Jake Murphy and drummer Daniel Slaton are long-time friends and are the glue that's held the band together through rough times. In our first-ever Deep Dallas Studio Session, we had the chance to … [Read more...]

Ryan Thomas Becker’s Playlist

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Ryan Thomas Becker must possess some magical power to have the endurance and creativity needed to be in so many bands: RTB2, Last Joke, The Treelines, Satans of Soft Rock and Hares on the Mountain (not to mention his solo stuff). We recently caught up with this hard-working Dentonite to find out what music he’s listening to right now! Here are … [Read more...]

Ryan Michael’s Playlist (The Roomsounds)

Ryan Michaels of The Roomsounds

When he's not melting girl's hearts, here's the music The Roomsound's front man Ryan Michael is listening to -- from classic music like The Rolling Stones (duh!) to newer tunes by US Royalty. And he "loves a good pop song " We love it when macho band guys show their softer side. Don't you? PLAYLIST: The Desert Won't Save You by US Royalty I love … [Read more...]