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Sunday Sounds: Mystery Skulls

June 18, 2017

Mystery Skulls just released their new single “Music” this month, delivering on an upbeat, danceable electronic track. This has been their first release since 2014’s full album “Forever”. The Dallas-based Mystery Skulls formed in 2011 with Luis Dubuc as the lead. The first EP released in 2011 garnered a following with the single “Amazing”. Mystery […]

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Sunday Sounds: Honey Lotus fka SIR

June 4, 2017

Though the members of Honey Lotus aren’t new to the Dallas music scene, the band has only been around since summer 2016. Their first EP “Wine and Regrets” shortly after the band’s conception. The 5 track EP is a collage of Alt Indie songs with R&B/Soul influence. The entire EP is clean and well produced. […]

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Sunday Sounds: Ume

May 28, 2017

Ume proves “Art Rock” or Indie Rock doesn’t have to be pretentious. Austin’s Ume brings a lot of similarities to Joy Formidable but has a harsher edge. Lead singer Lauren brings a powerful girl rock sound yet can still stay indie pop soft. A combination that draws attention and keeps their album interesting. It doesn’t […]

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Sunday Sounds: Atlantis Aquarius

May 21, 2017

Take a cosmic folksy trip down memory lane with Atlantis Aquarius. The Dallas five-piece brings back the bluesy rock sound of 70’s classic rock mixed with the psychedelics of 60’s. Jordan Cain (Rise&Shine/The Texas Gentlemen) leads the vocals alongside Taylor Lumby (The Affections/Larry g(EE)). The drummer and bassist have played with Jordan in his of […]

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Sunday Sounds: Cure for Paranoia

May 14, 2017

Dallas’ own four-member group, Cure for Paranoia, played Homegrown Fest yesterday. Cure for Paranoia is a group of artists, to call them a band doesn’t properly describe the process and sound. You’ll hear psychedelic electric vibes, rapped lyrics, funk noise, and heavy beats. It’s reminiscent of the Gorillaz with a splash of Erykah Badu. They […]

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Sunday Sounds: Northern National

May 7, 2017

Northern National debuted their new single “Money Blind” in April. Despite the name, Northern National is an Indie band from Dallas. Their sound is a nice mix between Indie Pop and Indie Rock. For a new band, they are amazingly clean and polished. You can tell there was effort put into the production of every […]

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Sunday Sounds: JVN

April 30, 2017

Young talent is growing in Dallas. 18 years old JVN is spitting like a classic. Javion Williams (aka JVN) is only 18 but he’s not another “trend” rapper. He might be young but don’t expect him to come out with “Juju on that Beat.” There’s a time and a place for trending dance songs. JVN […]

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Sunday Sounds: Emily Wolfe

April 23, 2017

In a male dominated genre, Emily Wolfe is rising to the top. Emily Wolfe is an Austin artist but has a show at Sundown next month. Her performance will fill the entire venue. At first listen of her song, Atta Blues, I heard Karen O’s voice added to a blues guitar. But then hearing it […]

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Sunday Sounds: Jonas Martin

April 16, 2017

“Sunday Sounds” showcases local musicians/bands. There is great musical talent in Dallas. We don’t want that talent to go to waste. Jonas Martin, formerly with Goodnight Ned, has ventured on a solo journey. A journey that has Jonas pouring his life and emotions into every song. His album Chokecherry Jam ranges from Father John Misty […]

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Sunday Sounds: Charley Crockett

April 9, 2017
Photo by Lyza Renee

“Sunday Sounds” showcases local musicians/bands. There is great musical talent in Dallas. We don’t want that talent to go to waste. Charley Crockett a Dallasite descendant of Davy Crockett. He marries Texas blues guitar with New Orleans jazz/big brass vocals. You won’t hear anything like it. His soul and heritage mingle with new sounds to […]

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