Outpost American Tavern sits north and east of Bishop Arts District a few blocks away from the Houston Viaduct. With it, Chris Jeffers and his business partners (the ones also behind Smoke, Bolsa and The Foundry) continue a run of carefully conceived restaurants and bars -- ones that transport you. ... More >>
It's the 25th Anniversary of the DOMA. And while it's true that bands and venues come and go, many of the people behind them have been here all along. We asked a few of these long standing music veterans -- now behind the scenes at DOMA nominated venues The Kessler, The Foundry and Rubber Gloves Reh ... More >>
It's been a spell since we've touched base with Lance Yocom, the ever-busy man at the head of Spune. Lance has been in this column before , and shortly thereafter, gave us all a start when he fell seriously ill while in Arizona, and spent over two weeks in a hospital there. Lance and his operation s ... More >>
As somewhat of an unsolicited fusion between Lauren's fabulous list of Dallas' best snow cones and Brian's DC9 discourse on Denton's own Baptist Generals revival, I present to you the most rewarding part of being a Dentonite in the summer: GreenHouse's crafty offering of adult snow cones. Denton's ... More >>
Denton label and all-around art/music enthusiasts Gutterth put together a furiously energetic noise show last night at Rubber Gloves. Brent Best of Slobberbone fame and Batey Ray of popular Denton punk trio The Swedish Teens were drink-slinging behind the bar, handling the packed house with an antit ... More >>
Name (from left to right): Bonnie Rue, Chris Flemmons Style influences: Bonnie: "I used to have a fashion line called Model Citizen Clothing, but that project's currently on hold. When it's cold I wear dark colors." Chris: "Family Dollar." At 35 Denton to catch: Bonnie: "The Baptist Generals, wh ... More >>
Why does every band these days with a reverb pedal and penchant for black leather jackets get compared to the Jesus & Mary Chain? Because the brothers Reid paved the way for them with 1985's Psychocandy, an album that deserves to be played a full volume with the windows open. Also, no one's done it ... More >>
We here at DC9 listen to you, dear readers. Your comments and views are near and dear to our black little hearts. And, after our last facial hair post got a ton of responses, we've figured out what you want. You want more beards. We'll, we're here to give them to you.Are beards sexy? Our informa ... More >>
In a few weeks time, established Denton songwriter and Baptist Generals frontman Chris Flemmons will kick off his third annual Denton music festival, now known as the 35 Conferette. Twelve years ago, though, Flemmons was just a newcomer in the Denton music scene -- even if it didn't take long for ... More >>
We're about to see a sudden void in daily show lists, so, from here on out, each and every Monday through Thursday, I'll do my best to point the readers of DC9 in the right musical direction for each particular evening.Oh, sweet Tuesday, the second step towards another blissful weekend. And actua ... More >>
A huge, huge, huge thank you to everyone who came out to The Local Hang last night at The Libertine. Biggest crowd we've seen yet. Lots of area musicians fans and industry types. Also: Random drinkers who didn't seem to mind having their turf infringed upon. A special thanks to them. After the j ... More >>
This comes up when you google "local hang." Go figure.Kind of a crazy night last night at The Libertine for the fourth go 'round of the once-a-month local music love-fest we're still calling The Local Hang with Playlister P. It featured the biggest crowd we've seen to date, for one. And it was a ... More >>
The weekend's here, which is good news for anyone hoping to catch up on sleep and boost their immune systems so they don't catch that darn H1N1 virus going around. And good news for music fans, too, as there's enough rock going on to melt both your face and all potential germs it might be keeping ... More >>
Neon Indian plays these beautiful confines on Sunday.Not the busiest weekend of shows around town this time around--which I'm OK with as I'm off to Colorado to visit friends and check out Neon Indian's debut at Monolith on Sunday (and you thought we were done with them for the time being.. ... More >>
BAND(s): Spooky Folk and The Baptist GeneralsVENUE: The Hydrant Café TIME: 9:30 & 10:30 p.m. Having already raved about the living-room-vibe of The Hydrant's upstairs room, I'll leave that alone--other than mentioning that, as far as intimate performance spaces in Denton (not including DIY hous ... More >>
Sons of Hermann Hall played host to Saturday night's release party for Doug Burr's new album The Shawl, and DC-9 was there to cover the show.Unfortunately (for me, anyway) camera troubles cut short the photography portion of the night -- but we do have some shots from Burr's set, along with Robert ... More >>
Over on BreakThruRadio.com, there's oh, about 80 minutes of pure bliss for Denton music fans.The web site has decided to feature good ol' Denton, TX, this week in its "Spotlight On The City" feature, which you can stream at BTR's site. Or, since its basically just a podcast, you can get it and down ... More >>
Also: Eric Pulido and Robert Gomez start new label
The latest on summer fests, a CD release and a Party party
Saturday, December 16, at Dan's Silverleaf, Denton
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Celebrated indie-rock dive the Double Wide announced its closure on Monday. Or did it?
Jay Ryan rocks the pencil
Jay Ryan rocks the pencil
It's time for some good news in local music--why not start with four amazing albums?
Want to win big? Then get a ticket to the biggest lottery this week, Rock Lottery 7
In the Dallas music scene, who brings the biggest crowds?
Area acts get their share of shout-outs
Local musicians pick the tops
D-D-FW has a ton of good bands you've probably never heard of
And summertime means more music
Some local CD-release shindigs make this horrible holiday a little more tolerable
Let SXSW stay in Austin. We're OK with that.
The Dallas music scene has the right parts; someone just needs to put them all together
Area benefits look to raise money for cats, kids and a music man, too
Fawning Pumpkins; Audio LUXURY; Door dates; And a ton of Rubber Gloves
Will this year's best local records survive the millennium?
Rubber Gloves puts on the kitchen mitts; Ronnie Dawson's no zombie; and American Bedouin sets down stakes
Bill's Records get Hitchcock; Quality Park fills Centro-Matic; Tripping Daisy headlines and mainlines Joe Butcher; Go Metric stays
Quality Park Records doubles; Pinkston plans to bow; Doni Blair avoids the monkey suit; Charlie Gilder celebrates; Who is A Quick One; Punk rock lives in Arlington
Chris Flemmons is finally moving upstream with his band, the Baptist Generals