On January 26, A.Dd threw an album release party like Greenville Ave. had never seen before. For the debut of their highly anticipated sophomore album, DiveHiFlyLo, the nawf side of Dallas' dynamic duo packed 776 people in the Granada. With supporting acts -topic, Tunk, and Brain Gang rounding out ... More >>
On Monday, Dallas' own A.Dd dropped a new track on Spin.com. "Where You Been" is a laid back, candy paint drippin' holdover for the fans featuring production from DJ Burn One. With an insanely catchy hook, and a heavy bass to get the shoulder swingin- the single is solid. Slim's story telling abili ... More >>
Weekly Wax was an idea for a blog born in Denton by Lumberjack Fest creator Harlin Anderson and his buddy and debt collector, Richard Oram. One night after tailgating at a UNT game, the two went back to Anderson's house and started listening to records. "We decided that we would endeavor to buy on ... More >>
See more in our fully-loaded concert calendar Triple Play: The Relatives, Pleasant Grove, SerynFriday, September 14, at Dallas City Performance HallTriple Play -- in which KXT, the Observer and the Kessler Theater curate a three-band bill -- was rolled out over a few months this past spring. This ve ... More >>
M83Thursday, October 11, at Palladium BallroomThis must be some kind of record. The three most anticipated shows coming to town in the next year belong to M83. The two taking place at the Granada Theater later this month are sold out already. I wonder how long it will take for these tickets to disap ... More >>
Good RecordsIt's hard to beat Good Records' yearly Record Store Day celebration. They always manage to put a solid lineup together, but this one trumps any from years past. Thanks to Sunday's Edgefest, Good's Chris Penn was able to procure performance slots for Ting Tings, Civil Twilight and Switchf ... More >>
Dirty Projectors have a lot to live up with their forthcoming 2012 album Swing Lo Magellan. Past efforts include an album of Black Flag songs recorded only from memory, and a concept album about Don Henley's life. The band's output has slowed since 2010, when they peaked as blogosphere darlings ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we get to know the people behind the scenes in Dallas/Fort Worth music. Drue Mitchell has worked for 97.1 KEGL in promotions, as on-air jock at (old frequency) 94.5 KDGE and 89.7 KVRK, and now does television for a Christian music network in Los Angele ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music'Mericans, where we'll be meeting some people behind the local music scene who aren't musicians, but more behind-the-scenes folk.Cat HoughCat Hough was a high school kid in Fort Worth when she saw the Toadies perform one of their earliest shows at a place called Maggie's Bea ... More >>
Welcome to Staff Trax, the weekly feature here on DC9 where we 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. Consider it a chance for you readers to get some more insight into ... More >>
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