Quiet Company At The Nasher

Better late than never, right? So it's been a few weeks since our friends, Quiet Company, brought rock 'n roll to Dallas' downtown sculpture center. The group took stage at The Nasher's monthly "'Til Midnight" event on June 19th. Though the temps were high, and the crowd somewhat stationary, the boys proved that it's never too hot … Continue reading Quiet Company At The Nasher

Snake Me Home

Just when I thought Mother Nature was finally done throwing seasonal surprises our way, my own mother sent the following text message. (Please be warned…if you can't stand snakes, don't look)        Of course, curiosity got the best of me and, like a human, I enlarged the image. Blegh!!! Unreal! And look how … Continue reading Snake Me Home

Quiet Company’s Transgressor Release Party at Club DaDa

Austin-based rockers, Quiet Company brought some much needed energy to a cold Saturday night in Deep Ellum on February 28. But this wasn't just any gig, it was a celebration of the release of their latest record, Transgressor. It's their fourth full-length album and was recorded in only fourteen days. The sounds are intense and … Continue reading Quiet Company’s Transgressor Release Party at Club DaDa

Tonight: Wild Tapes Grand Opening Tape Listening Party

What comes around is back around. While vinyl has had its comeback in recent years giving hipster music connoisseurs a chance to show off their needle placing skills, it was only a matter of time before cassette tapes made their second debut. That's where Wild Tapes comes in. This niche, curated tape store is housed … Continue reading Tonight: Wild Tapes Grand Opening Tape Listening Party

Dallas, 51 Years After JFK

It's November 22nd. I've been sitting by the window in my living room. The blinds are open and I can see a few drops of rain accumulating in the corner of only one of the panes. I've been observing the gloomy overcast clouds that swirl around the city. Considering this day in history, the weather … Continue reading Dallas, 51 Years After JFK

Thoughts on The Union Bankers Building- Deep Ellum

With the resurgence of Deep Ellum and the recent razing of buildings in downtown Dallas, I've been thinking about the old Union Bankers building on Elm Street and Good Latimer and did a little reading on it*. The building was erected in 1915 and designed by Dallas' first African American architect, William Sydney Pittman. It … Continue reading Thoughts on The Union Bankers Building- Deep Ellum