Conversations with the bands that have been with 35 Denton from the beginning.
Denton fixture Tom "Pops" Carter passed away on Sunday, and while I didn't have any first-hand knowledge of him, the stories I have been hearing from DFW musicians who did points to a ladies man, a friend of musicians and a fount of blues and R&B history, from Louisiana to Houston to North Texas. Se ... More >>
In early January, 35 Denton festival founder Chris Flemmons addressed about 30 folks who showed up for the opening party for 35 Denton's new office. The spot is in a renovated old Gulf Oil service station on the corner of N. Locust and W. McKinney, less than a minute walk from Denton's historic town ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we meet some of the people behind the local music scene -- those who aren't necessarily members of local bands, but more the people who make the scene move. James ShepherdJames Shepherd, known endearingly throughout the music scene simply as "Shep," has ... More >>
Johnnie Cluney for DaytrotterSarah Jaffe, illustrated.Surely, you're familiar with Sarah Jaffe at this point, if only through osmosis. Indeed, the young singer-songwriter and her rising reputation have benefited both from the boatload of press and critical adoration she received in 2010 following ... More >>
[Over the next few weeks, we'll be presenting our favorite local songs of the year, counting down from No. 25 to No. 1, one track a day. Today we take an in-depth look at song No. 22 on the list -- and, please, feel free to click after the jump for a free download of the t ... More >>
NX35 is dead.After months of hints, rumors and premature tweets, the Denton-based music festival has formally announced its name change to 35 Conferette.The festival, which started in Austin as a day-party to celebrate and showcase Denton bands during SXSW, became a North Texas institution three ... More >>
Steve GullickAndy YoungLongtime local music fans should recognize Andy Young's name. He was the drummer for the Bella Union-signed Lift to Experience, the iconic area shoegaze outfit that came to prominence in the early '00s during Denton's space rock era. These days, though, Young's working on a ... More >>
Many thanks to those who stopped on by The Libertine last night for the fifth installment of The Local Hang. Yep, that's right, our fifth, which, if nothing else, proves that if you and Libertine owner Simon McDonald reach a drunken agreement, he will hold you to it for no less than five months.S ... More >>
Johnnie CluneySweet shirt, Robert. Flemmons put you up to that?If there's one regret we have, looking back on our list of the 40 best songs of 2009, it's that, somehow, we completely forgot about Robert Gomez's rather brilliant 2009 release Pine Sticks and Phosphorus and, specifically, "The Hunti ... More >>
Thanks to all the area musicians, DJs, loacl music fans, and, well, everyone else who stopped on in The Libertine last night to check out the little experiment we're calling The Local Hang with Playlister P. It was a night not without flaws--I'll admit that it took me a while to figure out the so ... More >>
Why, yes, that is R. Kelly playing from my computer speakers in the office right now. Which means it must be the weekend. And means I must be running late on posting Good Friday. My sincerest apologies. Here are your weekend plans, friends. First up, the shows we've already hyped.Tonight's kinda cra ... More >>
The Shawl (Velvet Blue Music/Spune)
A lot of music editors enter the Thunderdome. None gets out alive.
First Fry Street, then Frequency Down...what's next to suffer in Denton?
Austin's biggest music fest was anything you wanted it to be. Dallas acts made theirs a blast.
Is legendary music venue Trees taking the phrase "out with the old" literally at the start of 2006?
Falkon is finito; Denton preps for two music fests; and Ask the Expert with Josh Venable
When Little Grizzly comes to an end, they will not stand alone
Chomsky set to release third album
Rock Lottery returns to Denton
Music coalition members are there for each other
Barley House celebrating a decade of business
We've vowed never to do it again--but we can't wait till next year
Various Dallas acts up for Grammy awards
South by Southwest comes to Austin, but why can't Dallas get in on the action?
Todd Deatherage is moving to the Big Apple
The Good/Bad Art Collective turns eight and moves out
We'll take most of the blame, but not all of it.
More reality TV
Prize Money's back, kinda
Darlington disolves; Rubber Gloves gets booked; Mandarin time; Club anniversaries; Shabazz 3 heads north; Plus, much, much more
The Kadanes celebrate The New Year, One Ton Records sticks its head in the Buzz-Oven, and oh-so-much more
All the music news that's fit to print, and some that isn't
DOMA 2000 (of course), Baboon takes it live; Elliot Smith helps The Toadies; and much, much more
Welcome back, losers
The Mag Seven
For Matt Barnhart, Quality Park Records is job one
Chonita "N'Dambi" Gilbert is a back-up singer no more
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