Welcome to our 2011 Dallas Observer Music Awards breakdown, wherein we'll use the weeks leading up to the DOMA showcases on Saturday, October 15 (which is also when voting ends), to explain the nominees in each category Today, we look at the nominees in the Best Group, Best Blues and Be ... More >>
This Will Destroy YouLast time we spoke with This Will Destroy You -- back in May, as the band was preparing the release of its newest full-length, Tunnel Blanket -- the cinematic post-rock band admitted to us its very clear aspirations. After having helped score the film Where Soldiers Come From ... More >>
This Will Destroy You calls it quits?Everybody loves a good prank on April Fools' Day. Everybody, that is, except the person on the receiving end of said prank. Which is to say the people like us here at DC9 HQ, who spend our days looking for pertinent local music news and information to pass alo ... More >>
Ronnie HeartNeon Indian, for all intents and purposes, has always been an Alan Palomo-helmed project -- at least in the studio. In live settings, however, Palomo's always relied on some help. Turns out, though, that he's lost a big part of his backing team this week. Neon Indian's flashy guitar p ... More >>
Early in the morning on the Fourth of July, Alex Bhore, drummer for Dallas' This Will Destroy You, tweeted, "I CAN'T BELIEVE WE'RE GOING ON TOUR WITH DEFTONES." Kind of surprising, considering the last time they played in Denton, it seemed like the band was in the middle of a melt-down (thin ... More >>
...and for y'all who are still stuck on Youtube, take your link.Austin's The Rocketboys, once upon a time, were known as Homer Hiccolm & the Rocketboys, and, at that point, they were based out of Abilene. That alone, actually, makes them the best formerly-mispelled-October Sky-referencing band e ... More >>
Believe it or not, The New Frontiers is a local act. Well, for now.