Jeff Buckley

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    October 20, 2014

    Sharon Van Etten at Kessler Theater, 10/17/14

    Sharon Van Etten With Tiny Ruins Kessler Theater, Dallas Friday, October 17, 2014 There are shows that are a joy because they celebrate the music; the recent War on Drugs show is a great recent example. And there are shows that are a joy because of what you learn about the artist. Friday's performa ... More >>

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    August 14, 2014

    10 Reasons 1994 Was Pop Music's Greatest Year

    By Art Tavana Was 1994 the best year for pop music in history? Quite possibly. Sure, some of it was terrible, but overall it was amazing: Nordic black metal, Britpop, pop punk, trip hop, and the best R&B of the '90s (Boyz II Men were peaking). Hip-hop's Golden Age was winding down, but a new, ... More >>

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    December 27, 2013

    Shakey Graves: "If The Music is Good, It Doesn't Matter What Your Name Is"

    Shakey Graves, aka Alejandro Rose-Garcia, is a roots rock, one man band hailing from Austin. Over the course of just a few years, Graves has developed a solid local following due to his intense and personal live performances. Speaking from a studio in Austin and in anticipation of performing with ... More >>

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    May 8, 2013

    The Sales Power of In-Store Performances

    This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste. CD Source owner, Lance Price, saw a combination of new releases and classic albums creep towar ... More >>

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    May 1, 2013

    The O's Beat Out Phoenix at Local Record Stores

    This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste. Record Store Day is still having an effect on the sales at local independent record shops; how ... More >>

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    January 18, 2013

    Does Neutral Milk Hotel Suck? A Debate Involving the Merits of "Elephant 6" as a Safe Word

    Jeff Mangum plays the Majestic Theater on Sunday, January 20. Gavin: You know how we always say Kiernan should publish our gchats? WELL GUESS WHAT! WE'RE IN THE MONEY! Jaime: Wait, we're going to talk NMH? Gavin: Yes. And how you think they suck, and then as a follow-on topic, how you are wrong. ... More >>

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    January 17, 2013
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    September 10, 2012

    A Dispatch From the Untapped Beer and Music Festival

    See also: The people of Untapped Festival Listen: Dallas, Texas has become unstuck in time. At least that's how it felt in the short break between the shot glass full of beer and the guy in front of me wearing a Vonnegut jersey that bore the number five. That's a Slaughterhouse Five reference, rig ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011

    The Conversation: 1991 Was a Damn Good Year, But Was It The Best Music Year of The '90s?

    ​Something happened this week 20 years ago, and music hasn't been the same since: Nirvana released "Smells Like Teen Spirit," the lead single from Nevermind, which would itself come out later in the month. With the song came a new movement in music, a new era. But plenty of other influential acts ... More >>

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    July 22, 2011

    Watch: Fair To Midland Acoustic Set on Violitionist

    Alex ScottFair To Midland​The brain trust behind Violitionist Sessions have a good thing going. As seen on their most recent session with Fair To Midland, this grassroots Denton-based organization recruits artists coming through Denton to sit in their living room (from the looks of the video, it's ... More >>

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    June 9, 2011

    Last Night: The Antlers, Little Scream at The Loft

    The Antlers, Little ScreamThe LoftJune 9, 2011Better than: Being in some hospice somewhere.Looks like the guy in the bottom left might have come for the wrong Antlers.​When DC9 spoke with The Antlers' keyboardist Darby Cicci for a piece we ran in last week's paper edition, he mentioned that on the ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011
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    March 24, 2011

    Chocolatier Stephen Smith On Cooking With Mom and the Guilty Pleasure of Twinkies

    On Wednesday, we gave you the goods on chocolatier Stephen Smith of nib chocolates. Today, we asked Smith to finish a few sentences for us. Tomorrow, he shares one of his recipes. ​I was raised in...a military family.   My friends say I'm...too laid back. Too relaxed.   My momma told me ... More >>

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    January 3, 2011

    Is It Better To Be Virgin or Take American from DFW to San Francisco? A Taste Test.

    We tested out the new Virgin-American rivalry from D/FW to the West Coast so you don't have to.​Andrea Grimes: A month ago, Virgin America began flying direct out of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to the West Coast -- specifically, Los Angeles and San Francisco. To announce their small- ... More >>

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    July 26, 2010

    Over The Weekend: The New Pornographers, The Dodos, Imaad Wasif

    The New Pornographers, The Dodos, Imaad Wasif The Palladium Showroom Saturday, July 24, 2010Better Than: staring at Lady Gaga fans. Eric Grubbs​ On their third visit to the Dallas area, The New Pornographers finally got to be a headliner. (See more photos in Hal Samples' slideshow.) Given the s ... More >>

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    March 11, 2010

    Idol Rich: Yay for Queen and Enough With the "Hallelujah"

    ​I'm going to warn you, I am going to disagree with the American Idol judges today. Hard. So very hard. I realize you may not like it because you may be rooting for sweet-faced hipster-haired youngsters. But, I am not related to said youngsters and don't feel the need to support anyone who decides ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009

    Today In Music News: Aldrin Raps, Jacko Gets Another Video Game and Jeff Buckley Releases A New Song

    Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, June 25, 2009... The music world is getting some new music from an unlikely source: Astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Joining the second man on the moon? Snoop Dogg, Talib Kweli and Soulja Boy. Michael Jackson is in talks to release a video game that l ... More >>

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    January 28, 2009

    Today in Music News: ScoJo Keeps Singing, Metallica Cop Fans Are Pissed, and Miley Cyrus Loves Maiden

    Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, January 28, 2009... Scarlett Johansson remains dead set on adding "singer" to her resume: She has now covered Jeff Buckley's "Last Goodbye" for the soundtrack for He's Just Not That Into You. You know the movie your girlfriend is goin ... More >>

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    October 23, 2008

    Cold War Kids Get by on Bravado

    On stage, Cold War Kids ooze with confidence. In the real world, they’d rather stay out of trouble.

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    March 18, 2008

    News Round-Up: The Overlooked Inbox Edition

    Missed a lot of email over the past week or so because of SXSW. A lot of it's some serious junk. But some of it you should definitely know about... Let's start with some Idol Records news, m'kay? Like, for instance, how you're definitely gonna wanna check out this trailer (see below) from PPT. It's ... More >>

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    March 1, 2008

    Last Night: Dan Dyer at Bend Studio

    If only we could grow beards like that. (Dan Dyer) Dan Dyer February 29, 2008 Bend Studio Better than: ... going to the same venue for yoga and discovering you’re about as limber as week-old garlic bread. Dan Dyer hit the stage at a packed Bend Studio and within seconds of starting the first son ... More >>

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    July 5, 2007

    As Tall as Lions

    Saturday, June 7, at House of Blues Cambridge Room

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    May 17, 2007
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    May 10, 2007

    Eat, Drink and Be Merry

    Gorge yourself on the good stuff

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    March 8, 2007

    Bird on a Wire

    IM'ing—the new criticism

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    February 15, 2007

    Apostle of Hustle

    National Anthem of Nowhere (Arts&Crafts)

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    September 14, 2006

    The 411 on The 111

    Some Morning News staffers we know have taken to calling Belo CEO Robert Decherd "Howard Hughes" because he's been kinda absent of late. Well, we assume that's why. Nothing to do with jarring, we don't think. Well, at least there's no more guessing to be done about the final number. It's 111, for th ... More >>

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    August 9, 2006

    Just Let Her Go

    While the local girls flamed out on Rock Star: Supernova last night, Houston's Dilana was delightful. Those of us at the headquarters of Zayra Watch 2006 just about had a conniption fit last night when, during Rock Star: Supernova, the Latina warbler commited the sin of all sins: She attempted to ou ... More >>

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    July 6, 2006

    What Made Milwaukee Famous, The Lord Henry

    Thursday, July 6, at Gypsy Tea Room's "Tea Room"

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    June 8, 2006

    Odds & Ends

    Baby, we got them House of Blues blues

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    December 16, 2004

    Spune Christmas

    Sunday, December 12, at Gypsy Tea Room

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    November 11, 2004

    Odds & Ends

    Rock Lottery, rock for charity and rock GoGirls-style

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    July 29, 2004

    Paradise Found

    The Velvet Teen might have been stars. They'd rather be a great band.

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    October 30, 2003

    Mr. Misery

    Elliott Smith officially becomes his generation's Nick Drake

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    October 2, 2003
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    September 4, 2003

    Beauty and the Beat

    Aria ready for Renée Fleming?

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    July 24, 2003

    Chris Lee

    July 26

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    May 22, 2003

    The New Boss?

    Pete Yorn on Bruce, bongs and Burrito

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    October 24, 2002

    Badly Drawn Boy

    Have You Fed the Fish? (ARTISTdirect/XL Recordings)

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    September 12, 2002

    Multiple Artists

    Our writers clean out the CD bin

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    January 24, 2002


    Love is Here (Capitol)

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    September 13, 2001

    Lift To Experience

    The Texas-Jerusalem Experience (Bella Union)

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    May 17, 2001

    Pete Yorn

    musicforthemorningafter (Columbia)

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    December 28, 2000

    Blind Man's Bluff

    Six things you have to hear

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    August 17, 2000

    Scene, Heard

    Smirnoff sucks them in; The Rocket Summer waits 'til fall; Jeff Buckely's mom; North Texas Music Festival jab; Plus, much, much more

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    June 29, 2000

    Amazing grace

    Three years after his death, Jeff Buckley continues to build a mystery with a new live collection

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    September 10, 1998
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    September 28, 1995
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    December 22, 1994

    Scene, not heard

    A few clubs and a few bands do not a "music town" make

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    November 24, 1994

    He wants to freak you

    Jeff Buckley tries to make pop music you've never heard before

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