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photo by    Waffles Weekly

Sounds from the Keep | BOUT

This week on Sounds from the Keep, Justin Cooley of BOUT sat down to talk with us about sampling music, his creative process, and the reciprocated energy between crowd and performer.

Brittany Griffiths | 24 August 2018

photos courtesy of Ben McCracken + Derrick Soto

photos courtesy of Ben McCracken + Derrick Soto

Sounds from the Keep | Ben McCracken + Derrick Soto

This week on Sounds from the Keep, Derrick Soto (King of the Beach) and Ben McCracken (From Parts Unknown) sat down with us to talk about the DIY approach to music, independent labels, and the decline of the grunge metal & punk scene in Dallas.

Brittany Griffiths | 13 August 2018

 
photo by    Cal Knapp

photo by Cal Knapp

Q&A | Becky Middleton

[July]
This month at Crowd Control, the monthly open mic on the rooftop of Sundown at Granada, spotlight artist Becky Middleton took the time to sit down and answer a few questions for us about what it's like to be a performing musician in DFW.

Editor | 27 July 2018

photo courtesy of Honey Folk

photo courtesy of Honey Folk

Q&A | Honey Folk

[June]
This month at Crowd Control, the monthly open mic on the rooftop of Sundown at Granada, spotlight artist Honey Folk took the time to sit down and answer a few questions for us about what it's like to be performing musicians in DFW.

Editor | 29 June 2018

 
photo courtesy Alex Montenegro

photo courtesy Alex Montenegro

Sounds from the Keep | Skirts

This week on Sounds from the Keep, Alex Montenegro of Skirts sat down with us to talk about starting her own label, branching out from studio to stage, and the online underground network of bedroom pop.

Brittany Griffiths | 10 June 2018

photo by    Fela Raymond

photo by Fela Raymond

In his newly released album the Matchstick Singles, Nathan Mongol Wells explores his past experiences and the common threads that link us all together as humans.

A song a week, struck like a match and burning out- only to be relit by another the next week.


Brittany Griffiths | 8 June 2018

 
photo by    Ash Highberger

Q&A | Bayleigh Cheek

[May]
This month at Crowd Control, the monthly open mic on the rooftop of Sundown at Granada, spotlight artist Bayleigh Cheek took the time to sit down and answer a few questions for us about what it's like to be a performing musician in DFW.

Editor | 1 June 2018

photo courtesy of Jordan Edwards

photo courtesy of Jordan Edwards

Sounds from the Keep | IAMYU

This week on Sounds from the Keep, Jordan Edwards of IAMYU sat down with us to talk about accepting change, building soundscapes, and the inclusivity of the Dallas music scene.

Brittany Griffiths | 28 May 2018

 
photo by    Stevan Koye

photo by Stevan Koye

Sounds from the Keep | Mike Hamilton

This week on Sounds from the Keep, Mike Hamilton sat down with us to talk about the process of promoting shows, the cost/benefit balance of hosting live music, and the difficulty of keeping a crowd engaged.

Brittany Griffiths | 7 May 2018

photo by    Mike Brooks

photo by Mike Brooks

Q&A | Madison King

[April]
This month at Crowd Control, the monthly open mic on the rooftop of Sundown at Granada, spotlight artist Madison King took the time to sit down and answer a few questions for us about what it's like to be a performing musician in DFW.

Editor | 27 April 2018

 
 
photo courtesy of    Sterling Masters

photo courtesy of Sterling Masters

Q&A | Sterling Masters

[March]
This month at Crowd Control, the monthly open mic on the rooftop of Sundown at Granada, spotlight artist Sterling Masters took the time to sit down and answer a few questions for us about what it's like to be a performing musician in DFW.

Editor | 30 March 2018

photo artwork by    Sabine Fletcher

photo artwork by Sabine Fletcher

Song Premiere | LUCA - Breathe

Two years after the release of their debut album, LUCA comes back strong on their sophomore attempt, You’ll Never Be At Peace With This.

Brittany Griffiths | 26 January 2018