Home  >  Music

Soundcheck

Your backstage pass to the DFW music scene and beyond.

Watch this: Pentatonix ft. Lindsey Stirling, ‘Papaoutai’

GML32T3KM.2

RCA Records

This week, Pentatonix — the (usually) a cappella group founded by Arlington Lamar grads Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi and Kirstie Maldonado — released its third EP, unassuimingly titled PTX Vol. 3. The group has steadily been releasing videos from the album... Read more

‘Hot Bands of DFW 2014’ concert Sunday at the Live Oak

G7U32PAIU.2

Courtesy Nadiya Sol

You might recall, a couple weeks back, when I singled out five up-and-coming local musicians to keep an eye on. Read more

Preston’s picks: Index Fest in Deep Ellum; The War on Drugs at Granada Theater

Sam Lao 6

Star-Telegram

The multiday Dallas fest mixes national names in with the locals at a variety of venues around the Deep Ellum neighborhood. Read more

Video premiere: Northern National at Sofar Sounds Dallas

GB832K41R.2

Courtesy Northern National

I first became aware of Sofar Sounds a couple South by Southwests ago, when regional director Joanna Jurgens reached out and let me know of a day-long showcase being held at a coffee shop in Austin. Read more

Chris Thile brings his eclectic, restless style to Bass Hall

Chris Thile freely admits he is a man in search of something. Read more

Review: David Gray at Majestic Theatre

People-David Gray

AP

When a musician is fortunate enough to have a life-altering, career-rewiring hit single or album, it changes everything. Read more

‘The Voice’ scores DFW’s Reagan James, Taylor Phelan

NUP_164386_2573.JPG

Tyler Golden

Call it the invasion of the North Texans. Read more

Mansfield teen a budding Elvis tribute artist

For most 16-year-olds, the music of Elvis Presley belongs to their grandparents’ generation. Read more

CD reviews: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett, Leonard Cohen, Tweedy, Perfume Genius, Jennifer Hudson, and Aphex Twin

Music-Gaga-Bennett

Andy Kropa/Invision/AP

The music industry kicks into high gear this week, with a slew of new releases from big names. Read more

Concert review: Katsuk at Arlington’s Levitt Pavilion

GV1326R9D.2

Special to DFW.com

Saturday was the day of the annual Ecofest in Arlington, an event showcasing green products and promoting environmental responsibility. However, I confess, I did not know it was going on at all. About a month ago I caught the tail end of a Katsuk show at Lola’s, and I realized it had been ... Read more

Page 2