Over the past few years, Dallas has seen an influx of house shows, the creation of an annual festival in the heart of downtown and new venues popping up left and right. Which got us thinking: how adventurous could we really get? What locations or venues are sorely in need of some live music, if by a ... More >>
Clubs are born to die, but in Denton, Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios remains. This Saturday marks 15 years of too much smoke, barely functional restrooms and super cheap drink specials, with performances from Slobberbone, Chris Flemmons, Dove Hunter, Pinkish Black and more. We spoke to owner Josh B ... More >>
They make our drinks, run our sound, teach our kids, ring us up for our takeout, serve our coffee and share bills with international rock stars. They are the face of the Denton music scene and the reason why our town gets written about. Here's a small sample of our many fine representatives and thei ... More >>
In this week's paper, you may notice a piece including some of our DC9 writers' choices for best albums of the year.
But, space being limited, we couldn't run all of our writers' lists.
So, thanks to the power of the Internet, we're doing just that, right
here.Resident hip-hop head Nic Hernand ... More >>
The greatest hit and tribute album--the greatest things ever invented for a record label to cash in on its artists.
Of course, greatest hits and tribute collections are a great way to get to know older bands that you weren't around to catch initially -- or just didn't care about the first time a ... More >>
Joanna NewsomGranada TheaterNovember 10, 2010
Better than: listening to Joanna Newsom's recorded songs.
All photos by Andrew ShepherdJoanna Newsom and, of course, her harp. For more photos, check the slideshow.I think it's fair to say that very few people would accidentally find themselves at ... More >>
Joanna NewsomDoud Davis doesn't really beat around the bush in his Critic's Pick preview of Joanna Newsom's performance tonight at the Granada Theater, as seen in last week's paper. He calls her a member of the "musician elite" and praises her "virtuosic playing skills" and "restless creativity" ... More >>
Bush reunites, forgets to floss.It looks like this week's edition of Show Announcements could have been written in 1995 thanks to two big shows coming to town. On Friday, October 22, a newly reformed Bush will be passing through town at the Palladium Ballroom. And I'm sure everyone over at Kirtla ... More >>
It's hard not to remember Santana's 1999 album Supernatural. Besides just the Rob Thomas collab "Smooth," which we've spent the past decade trying to erase from our memories, the album received a lot of attention at the time for being one of those records that featured a different collaboration w ... More >>
We spent 2009 sorting through piles of folk and Americana releases, revising this list in our heads till the bitter end and failing repeatedly to understand the hype behind the Avett Brothers in the process. While a year of listening brought no shortage of pleasant surprises, our hands-down favorite ... More >>