Saturday, March 24
It's a little surprising Amanda Shires isn't a country supernova yet, and more surprising she has no representation, not even a tiny indie label from her native Texas or current home of Nashville. She started playing the violin at the age of ten, an ... More >>
Austin's Heartless Bastards recently released their latest LP, Arrow, solidifying their reputation as a damn fine band. For those who didn't hop on the bandwagon after 2009's The Mountain, there aren't very many seats left.
The four-piece makes a stop at Lola's on Friday night. Wennerstrom talked ... More >>
With the release of Coachella's lineup yesterday, we decided to ask our resident curmudgeon and "good old days" music expert, Indie Grandpa, what he thought of the annual desert festival, which has now expanded to two weekends.
What do you think about Coachella's lineup?
First of all, morning ever ... More >>
OK Sweetheart's Erin AustinSplitting time between Tulsa, San Francisco, Denton and New York City, OK Sweetheart is grounded by the seductively soulful voice of Erin Austin. Sounding quite a bit like Mazzy Star's Hope Sandoval, Austin has an evocative set of pipes that suits the band's dreamy vibe ... More >>
Seems things have been heating up on the east end of Deep Ellum lately, what with Sons of Hermann Hall's amped-up bookings of late (Hope Sandoval, the four-night run from the Old 97's, etc.). And that trend only continues as the lodge hosts a fine triple-bill on Friday night featuring three of the ... More >>
Listen: My job description requires me to see a lot of concerts. More than is probably healthy, to be honest. I'm out at least three nights a week (often more like five or six) seeing local or national shows around town. Believe me, I'm not complaining. But, when you see that many shows a year, y ... More >>
Hope Sandoval In this week's print edition of DC9, you won't see an interview with Hope Sandoval. Rather, I think, you'll see something a little more interesting: an interview with the Mazzy Star singer's current musical and household partner Colm O'Ciosoig, better known to many as the drummer of ... More >>