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Jimi Hendrix

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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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    August 26, 2013

    Meet Tyler Tallant, One of DFW's Most Promising Young Guitarists

    Blazing through guitar riffs on stages across Texas isn't something an average 15-year-old does. But Tyler Tallant of Keller/Fort Worth area isn't your average teenager. He's someone whose passion for music causes him to spend most of his waking hours mastering the craft of guitar playing. And his c ... 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 2, 2013

    Jeff Liles Tells Stories From Dallas' Past and Looks to its Bright Creative Future

    There it is. Nestled in South Dallas, rescued by caring souls of our local arts. The beacon that is The Kessler. A majestic Texas juke joint, pampered with TLC and vision that only a handful of true music fans could bring. The Kessler (or rather, "The Kessler X " as our subject refers to it) is o ... More >>

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    January 23, 2013

    How The Atomic Tanlines Went From Church Choir to Crawling Around in Broken Glass

    The Atomic Tanlines received plenty of praise last year with their blend of punk, free jazz and soul. The Denton-based five-piece sat down with us at the Waffle House where they started to discuss their background in music. You can catch them this week at Le Bitch Manor on Thursday and at Dada on Sa ... More >>

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    January 16, 2013

    Babb Bros. BBQ and Blues: Going a Bridge too far for Brisket

    Where does this bridge even go? Why does it have so many names? Is this how I get on the bridge? Why is it so fancy while being a portal to the middle of nowhere? What the hell is the speed limit? Is this a freeway, or a bridge? These are just some of the important questions that I was tackling as ... More >>

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    March 23, 2012

    Fedoras and $12 Drinks Don't Make the Bar

    It's a relatively quiet Wednesday night at Deep Ellum's newest watering hole, Swallow Lounge (double entendre or just a hastily chosen name? You be the judge). I take a seat at the empty bar lined with bright red vinyl stools. Above the bar, back-lit swallows -- those little birds that adorn collarb ... More >>

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    February 15, 2012

    Mike Doughty Talks Getting Off Drugs and Getting On With His Solo Career

    ​As the leader of Soul Coughing, Mike Doughty made a name for himself as a songwriter with a penchant for jazz grooves and stream-of-consciousness poetry. Too bad feuding amongst Doughty and the rest of the band over songwriting credit and other issues brought an end to Soul Coughing after jus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Last Night's Wilco Show Served to Remind: Fair Park Music Hall Ain't Bad For a Concert

    ​I won't horn in on the music blog's review of last night's Wilco-Nick Lowe show in the Music Hall at Fair Park. Seems about right to me, though the first-timer can't appreciate the giddy shock of hearing A.M. standard "Passenger Side" slid into that short, sharp, shard-filled set list that seemed ... More >>

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    September 12, 2011

    Lenny White of Return to Forever: "Anything That Is Great Will Last An Eternity."

    Along with Weather Report and the Mahavishnu Orchestra, Chick Corea's Return to Forever brought jazz music to a rock audience. And though the "jazz fusion" label seemed to piss off the purists, Corea and the other talented musicians didn't mind the increased profile and accompanying profits. Nearly ... More >>

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    August 7, 2011

    Here's a Cure for the Summertime Blues: The Who at Memorial Auditorium on July 23, 1967

    Via.​Earthquake. "Today may end up being the coolest day thru the middle of the upcoming week." Sun storms. "U.S. drought may persist for another year." Pastor Perry.But, amidst all that awful news, there's this reprieve posted just Thursday: "The Who - Live at Memorial Auditorium, Dallas, 23 July ... More >>

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    July 8, 2011

    The Ten Best-Selling Musical Soundtracks

    Hook 'em.​Today marks a milestone of sorts: On July 8, 1958, the RIAA issued its very first gold record. The recipient of this gold record? The Oklahoma! soundtrack. Not as exciting as other music being produced at the time, but, hey, people liked it. And people bought it. Musical soundtracks we ... More >>

  • Music

    April 28, 2011

    Critics' Pick: Omar Rodriguez-Lopez

    Thursday, April 28, at South Side Music Hall

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    April 8, 2011

    Q&A: Warpaint's Theresa Wayman Wonders Why There Aren't More All-Girl Rock Bands

    In 2008, Los Angeles noise pop quartet Warpaint released their debut EP, Exquisite Corpse, an effort that earned the band massive amounts of attention -- enough so that the band was asked to open for several high-profile acts, including Akron/Family and the nationally sold-out tour from The xx. Now, ... More >>

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    February 18, 2011

    Dallas, An "American Icon"

    ​On Christmas Eve afternoon, radio-radio's Julia Barton stopped by the offices to interview Schutze and me for an episode of Public Radio International's Studio 360, which is hosted by Kurt Andersen. Barton had been tasked with doing a piece on Dallas as part of the show's "American Icons" series, ... More >>

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    December 7, 2010

    Listomania: Top Five Musician National Anthem Fails

    Honestly, "The Star-Spangled Banner" can be a beating even when performed in a competent manner. Only a select few have ever really knocked it out of the park -- Marvin Gaye, Jimi Hendrix, Jose Feliciano, etc. -- and most of them had to change up the song considerably to do so. Your average pop mu ... More >>

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    November 24, 2010

    My First Show: The Posies' Jon Auer Saw Jimi Hendrix--Sort Of

    Welcome to a new feature here on DC9 called My First Show, where we give bands a chance to talk about the first shows they ever attended -- no matter how uncool and embarrassing those tales may be. Julian Ochoa ​ Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow have (save for a couple years apart) kept The Posi ... More >>

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    October 10, 2010

    ACL 2010 So-Far Superlatives: The Best Performers, Songs and Movements of Days One and Two.

    Here we are, final morning of Austin City Limits, and we're getting all wistful and whatnot. It's a busy day ahead filled with North Texas connections like whoa: 15-year-old Dallas-born fiddle wunderkind Ruby Jane kicks the entire day off with her 11:15 a.m. set; Midlake will somehow have to physica ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010

    Q&A: Warren Haynes of Gov't Mule Shares His Thoughts on Turning 50, Jimi Hendrix, David Allan Coe and More

    ​Besides being ranked 23rd on Rolling Stone's Greatest Guitarists of All Time list, Warren Haynes is also one bad mother on stage.But, off stage, the Allman Brothers/Gov't Mule guitarist turned out to be a pretty affable guy who spoke quite eloquently about a number of subjects--beginning with wha ... More >>

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    March 30, 2009

    Today's AFI Dallas Schedule is Packed With Rare Gems, Two With Big Ol' Dallas Ties

    I am none too pleased about how my AFI Dallas International Film Festival schedule worked out for today: Instead of attending the Very Special Screening of Frederick Wiseman's Neiman Marcus documentary The Store, scheduled for the AMC NorthPark at 4:15 p.m., I'll be moderating a 5:30 panel about the ... More >>

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    January 22, 2009

    Cocktail Christ

    The Magnolia Bar hosts Black Jesus

  • Music

    August 14, 2008

    Heat Rave

    Remember when summer was awesome? No? Well, Here are 10 great summers in music history to jog your memory.

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    April 4, 2008

    Holy Diver Fired for Being 'Too Awesome'

    We've told you about Holy Diver before, but with its mini instruments and party band attitude, we thought the group might be more of a whimsical fun band instead of actual rock 'n' roll rebels. According to a posting the band members put out, they were "fired from a gig last night because we're so ... More >>

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    January 31, 2008

    Q&A: Blues and Rock Guitarist Rocky Athas

    Rocky Athas with the Lightning Strikes.Rocky Athas has been playing the blues for almost 40 years. The Oak Cliff native grew up with another legendary string bender, Stevie Ray Vaughn. Athas’ band, Lightning Strikes, was an area blues/rock mainstay and Athas recently re-cut their debut for a Europ ... More >>

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    January 9, 2008

    A Metal Monument, Or: Trying to Build a Bronze Statue of Dimebag Darrell

    Ideally, the statue of Dimebag Darrell would be larger than this eight-and-a-half-inch, $99.95 figurine. The two dudes trying to erect a "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott statue in Dallas got a big boost this week: Revolver ("The World's Loudest Rock Magazine!") ran a little piece about the efforts of Housto ... More >>

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    January 9, 2008

    Metal Monument, Literally

    Ideally, the statue of Dimebag Darrell would be larger than this eight-and-a-half-inch, $99.95 figurine. The two dudes trying to erect a "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott statue in Dallas got a big boost this week: Revolver ("The World's Loudest Rock Magazine!") ran a little piece about the efforts of Housto ... More >>

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    October 26, 2007
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    May 10, 2007

    Make My Funk Tha P-Funk

    George Clinton still wants to get funked up

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    March 15, 2007

    Oops!

    Sometimes we screw up. So sue us.

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    March 1, 2007

    On the Download

    Linking you to the best in legitimate, artist-approved exclusives

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    April 6, 2006

    Deep Art

    Deep Ellum comes alive in the daylight

  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    Night Riders

    Local musicians play Cupid, offer sexy song suggestions for V-Day

  • Culture

    January 15, 2004

    Strung Up

    CMH Records is having a classical gas with every band, like, ever

  • Music

    January 15, 2004

    Who Is Chip Taylor?

    Songwriter, gambler, musician, legend

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    March 27, 2003
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    December 27, 2001

    North Mississippi Allstars

    51 Phantom (Tone-Cool)

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    May 31, 2001

    Various Artists

    Chitlin Circuit Soul (Rhino Records)

  • Culture

    May 24, 2001

    Look Ahead

    D.A. Pennebaker doesn't make history, but he's captured so much of it

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    November 30, 2000
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    September 21, 2000

    Hijinks at Trees

    Long-overdue debuts

  • Music

    December 9, 1999

    Pickin' a winner

    CMH Records has given '80s faves a musical makeover, whether you like it or not

  • Music

    June 3, 1999

    Cardboard tombstones

    In the wake of the Ellington 100, lesser zombie boxed sets walk among us

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    September 17, 1998
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    July 2, 1998
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    January 1, 1998
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    March 6, 1997

    Goldfingers

    Why the classical world is sending love letters to Dallas guitarist Carlo Pezzimenti

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    November 9, 1995
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    October 12, 1995
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    September 21, 1995
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    April 27, 1995
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