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Concert Picks for Aug. 27: Annex, Cache Money, and More.

Annex hails from McAllen, TX and they are a nice antidote to all of this other melodic punk being constantly shoved in my face that I’m expected to like for some indiscernible reason. This music feels like it has an actual reason to exist—it’s desperate, nervous, and always a beat too quick. Just like real life.

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Casket Girls Unfazed by Quiet Denton Crowd in Ambitious Performance

No matter how much the Casket Girls dare to thwart the emotional weight of their own music, it never happens. There is no denying it; they are extremely humorous. Some of the Dan’s regulars seem to cock their hide to the side like a puppy’s first experience with a roomba.

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The Weekend’s Best Concerts (Aug. 15—17): “Tropic of Sound” | Prism Cloud | Colly T.

“Tropic of Sound” features a willfully laid-back evening of music from DJs Dylan McGraw and Gavin Guthrie. Guthrie also puts out records under the name TX Connect and his most recent release was reviewed by the popular dance music site, Resident Advisor.

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Concert Picks for Aug. 14: Gexa | Record Lounge | The Travis Basement

Panel Discussion (CentralTrak): I often call Dallas “Panel City” and this is why. We have public group chats on everything all the time and everyone from the top officials in the city to the guy whose beers you swipe at a party are authorities. Or are they? Tonight’s panel at CentralTrak concerns the ever-healthy DIY phenomenon […]

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