In our ongoing quest to shine some light on some of the kindest, most supportive people hiding in the shadows, and behind the scenes, in DFW's music community, there's never a shortage when it comes to the people who bend over backwards for the 35 Denton festival, which is on the horizon next Thursd ... More >>
Welcome to our 2011 Dallas Observer Music Awards breakdown, wherein we'll use the weeks leading up to the DOMA showcases on Saturday, October 15 (which is also when voting ends), to explain the nominees in each category Today, we look at the nominees in the Best Solo, Best Cou ... More >>
Was Here "Righteous Records"
Speaking of takes on other artists' songs, it seems as if there's been a recent uptick in remixes around town lately. The best kinds of remixes, too -- the local-on-local variety. And, this week in particular, we've come across two pretty killer examples of such.Hit the jump for the details. That ... More >>
True Widow, The Nighty Nite and Joey KendallDouble WideJune 11, 2011Better than: killing a litter of kittens.A few minutes before acclaimed area rock producer and former Paper Chase frontman John Congleton took to the stage at the Double Wide with his new band, The Nighty Nite, for their much-antici ... More >>
Part of The Nighty NiteThis weekend's concert portfolio is strong to quite strong. Interestingly enough, though, the biggest local show will be happening at one of the area's smallest venues, as John Congleton's new band The Nighty Nite make their Dallas debut at Double Wide on Saturday. They'll ... More >>
Saturday, June 11, at the Double Wide
It's time for your weekly local music grab bag, y'all...
The AntlersAs we mentioned yesterday, The Antlers are fresh off an interesting collaboration with Neon Indian's Alan Palomo, which came shortly after the completion of their album Burst Apart. The album, which which features the band's signature textured layers of guitars and keyboards, has been ... More >>
It's a tight squeeze in the Death Cab.With only about a month until Death Cab For Cutie releases their seventh album, Codes And Keys, it's a good time to ask yourself: "What would Zach Braff do?" Easy answer: He'd buy tickets for their upcoming concert. Death Cab, as they're known by those "in th ... More >>
Holy shit, Sherlock, we have a busy musical Thursday evening on our hands! If you can't find a quality show to go to tonight, then you're not a real fan of music.
And if YouTube is more your flavor, here's your link.Our weekly video segments here on DC9 tend to be quieter, stripped-down affairs. But there wasn't a chance our tenth taping over at El Sibil was going to go that way last week--not with nine-piece Mount Righteous armed with with megaphones and a f ... More >>
It's been almost a year-and-a-half, if you believe it, since Mount Righteous first (quite adorably) burst onto the local scene, immediately charming area music fans with its clever, punk-ish, acoustic, marching band-ish and ever-cheerful sound. Of course, that was just the live show, though. 'Cau ... More >>
Tonight at Dan's Silverleaf, the brains behind two of the region's most mind-blowing acts, John Congleton (of The Paper Chase) and Joey Kendall (of Mount Righteous), will join forces on a bill that features each of these intriguing minds performing solo sets.The above poster for the show uses an ae ... More >>
Attention fans of quirky folk-pop: Joey Kendall of Mount Righteous will be playing a free show at the Boiler Room in Denton tonight. But, even if Mount Righteous' acoustic marching-band-style pop music isn't your thing (read: you hate them), don't write Kendall off. Sure, he's the guy credited with ... More >>
Editor's Note: Over the next 10 days, I'll be presenting my favorite local records of the year, counting down from No. 10 to No. 1, one album a day. Keep checking back to see how the list pans out, and, in the meantime, click after the jump to see albums No. 20-11 in the Top 20 list that will update ... More >>
The musicians behind Mount Righteous' feel-good amp-less ensemble aim to get you on their level