As we wind down the month of June and find ourselves square in the middle of 2012, there's that old familiar nudge to gather, quantify, qualify and categorize the local music we've enjoyed so far this year. Here are some of of favorites.
Murder by Death started in Bloomington, Indiana, but bassist Matt Armstrong is a local who grew up in University Park. He took some time out and shared his first show experiences with us, told us why MBD is not playing SXSW and revealed a little about their forthcoming John Congleton-produced album. ... More >>
A Lull, Deleted Scenes, Botany
Tuesday, January 31
Chicago five-piece A Lull took the Dan's stage at 11:30 p.m. with two drummers in tow, in front of roughly 20 people. Raucous, tribal beats rolled along for a majority of the set and, propelled by these rhythms, the high-pitched, r ... More >>
My Jerusalem - Shake The Devil (official video) from My Jerusalem on Vimeo.Over the Weekend: My Jerusalem, Aaron Barker, Bad Design
Bryan Street Tavern
Better than: driving to Iowa, covered head-to-toe in OSU gear, expecting a blowout victory.
In the middle of My Jerusalem's 12-song se ... 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 ou ... More >>
Check out our accompanying slideshow for more images from this week's installment of Echoes and Reverberations.Sly Stone was born there. Roy Orbison and Don Henley went to school there. Pat Boone and Dr. Phil even made the scene.
But enough about all that: Let's talk about skronk monkeys trippin' b ... More >>