Mike BrooksZach Condon, not in East HarlemZach Condon and crew packed 'em in at the Prophet Bar last night for Tactics Productions' Beirut show. The band is touring for their August-released album The Rip Tide, which, as the pictures by contributor and roving photographer Mike Brooks indicate ... More >>
Paul CollinsSeems like most indie music fans had no idea that the Balkan's had their own unique brand of folk music before Zach Condon started mining that territory for sonic gold under his Beirut moniker. Despite being so closely affiliated with the roots music of that region, Beirut has for yea ... More >>
There are three very specific reasons why this poster designed by former DC9 contributor Lance Lester works so well. And they are? location, location, location.
Beirut, Twin SisterSouth Side Music HallJune 6, 2011Better than: arguing over whether it's called "beirut" or "beer pong," which is a conversation had way too often in college.Beirut's Zach CondonA few songs into his performance before a crowded, adoring crowd at the South Side Music Hall last ni ... More >>
Quite the extra busy start to the week we have here. Gotta be something for just about everyone music wise this particular evening...
The most accomplished area musician in the realm of film and television? C'mon, that's an easy one. It's Toadies guitarist Clark Vogeler, long an Emmy winner thanks to his work on the editing team behind TV's Project Runway.And, now, another cool feather in the guitarist's cap: The documentary fi ... More >>
Thursday, April 29, at Granada Theater
In this week's paper (out now in some places, tomorrow at others and online soon), Catherine Downes tackles the topic of Owen Pallett, the artist formerly known as Cloud Strife Final Fantasy. Tomorrow night at the Granada, Pallett comes to town in support of his January-released debut under his new ... More >>
Welcome to Check Out This Jam!!!, a new weekly feature here on DC9. The idea's pretty simple: It's a chance for us writers to shed some light on the music we've been enjoying of late, regardless of the touring or album release schedules that tend to bear the focus of most of our coverage. Don't thin ... More >>
[Editor's Note: Never mind the above byline; this review was penned by Observer contributor Daniel Hopkins.]Margot and the Nuclear So & So's, Telekinesis, and Everything, Now!Hailey's Club, Denton May 22, 2009Better than: Sitting at home trying to come up with a more ridiculous band name than Ma ... More >>
The Flying Club Cup (Ba Da Bing Records)