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    May 30, 2014

    Index Festival to Host Free Announcement Party at Trees June 17

    Deep Ellum's about to become pretty busy in the next couple weeks. Or is it just that much busier? Starting June 11, Elm St. will swarming with (presumably inked-up) concertgoers for five whole days, thanks to the Elm St. Music and Tattoo Festival. Now in its fifth year, this is the event's biggest, ... More >>

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    May 19, 2014

    Judas Priest to Headline Fun Fun Fun Fest This November

    Betcha didn't see this one coming: Austin's annual late-year concert extravaganza, Fun Fun Fun Fest, just revealed the lineup for this year's edition, and the headliners will be none other than everyone's favorite metalhead leatherboys, Judas Priest. That's right, of "Breaking the Law" fame. The sam ... More >>

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    January 16, 2014

    Suburbia Music Festival Lineup: J. Cole, David Guetta, Alabama Shakes and More

    Suburbia Music Festival makes its debut this May at Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve. A collaborative effort between those crazy kids at Live Nation and the city of Plano, the festival isn't exactly starting small. The lineup, which you can see in its entirety below, features 40 bands spread over ... More >>

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    January 15, 2014

    Suburbia Music Festival Lineup Posted in Code: We Crack It

    Suburbia Music Festival is coming to Plano this May, whether you get your khakis pleated by then or not. Livenation's got half a million of the city's dollars to spend on talent, so the lineup should pack some punch. And while the official announcement is still a day away, Suburbia has posted a hint ... More >>

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    November 7, 2013

    25 Ways Fun Fun Fun Fest is Better than SXSW

    Fun Fun Fun Fest is this weekend in Austin. Now in its seventh year, the thing has grown at a remarkable pace: From Spoon to Slayer at the top of the bill in just a few years. Through that expansion, however, FFF has lost none of its charm. If there is one festival in the country that seems to make ... More >>

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    October 21, 2013

    The 18 Most Interesting Things You Might Have Missed at Index Fest

    Run The Jewels' stage banter Together, Killer Mike and El-P have put out one of the best albums of 2013, so it was surprising to see them in such an early time slot on Friday. The 6 p.m. crowd was noticeably thin, of course, but it made Dallas' first time seeing Run The Jewels material live an intim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2013

    Index Festival Fans on What's Best About Deep Ellum and What it Still Needs

    Index Festival kicked off in Deep Ellum last night with sets from some 30-plus bands on 9 stages. Killer Mike and EL-P's Run the Jewels project kicked things off in high spirits, and a solid mix of local and touring bands kept the streets of Deep Ellum lively until past 2 a.m. Index brought plenty ... More >>

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    October 17, 2013
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    October 17, 2013

    The Nine Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, October 17 to 23

    Here we are, at four different DFW music festivals in one weekend. What is this? Are we Austin now? Is that what we're trying to do? We've got Index Fest out in Deep Ellum, Lolaspalooza in Fort Worth, Texas Veggie Fair in Reverchon Park, and The Lamar Street Festival on the South side. Frankly, that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    35 Denton's Outlook is Uncertain After The Fest Loses its Core Staff and Largest Financial Backer

    If one of North Texas' biggest music festivals happens again, it will do so without its creative director, programming director and chief financial backer. 35 Denton started in Austin as a SXSW day party in 2005 and by 2013 featured in the vicinity of 200 acts from around the globe. Kyle LaValley, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2013

    Why Kanye West May Prove to Be the Perfect Punk Rock Rapper

    This weekend Kanye West released two new singles off his upcoming album, Yeezus, in the most grandiose possible fashion. On Friday, he announced the video for his newest single, "New Slaves," would be projected onto 66 buildings across six cities around the world in one night. Crowds gathered by the ... More >>

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    April 19, 2013

    The Coachella 2013 Awards

    The brunette in the backward pink mesh trucker hat and booty shorts grabs a megaphone and addresses her fellow campers. "WECOME TO COOOOACHEELLLA." The congregation of twenty 20-somethings lustily applauds. It's Thursday night, a dozen hours before the festival officially begins, and the rules ar ... More >>

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    March 12, 2013

    The Street Styles of 35 Denton

    When we see you on the street and think you put some thought into your style, we may take your picture and ask you things. We call it Street Style. See also: The Street Styles of 2012 Name: Stephanie Cabazos Age: 23 At 35 Denton to see: Shannon and the Clams Style influences: Fashion blogs.

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    March 10, 2013

    The Best of 35 Denton Night Three: Thunder and Other Noises

    There is no physical way you could carry or wear enough clothing to properly prepare for Texas weather. I thought at the beginning of the day that a sweater might have been overkill. About two hours later I felt distinctly underprepared. Actually, given that it was too much in warm weather and soake ... More >>

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    March 9, 2013

    The Best Thing About Denton: Interviews with Vendors, Bands, Policemen and Fans

    It's no accident that the name 35 Denton finally settled on features its hometown's name so prominently. The organizers of the festival want nothing so much as to champion Denton, and to that end they have created a gathering place for not just musicians, but fans and businesses from around DFW. We ... More >>

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    March 9, 2013

    35 Denton Outdoor Stages Being Evacuated Because of Severe Winds and Hail: Live Blog and Schedule Updates

    Update: Killer Mike will also be performing at The Hive, at 8 p.m. There is a severe thunderstorm warning in effect in Denton right now, possibly bringing with it high winds and a risk of hail. A.Dd is performing in their scheduled, 5 p.m. slot at one of the outdoor stages, but the Cannabinoids ha ... More >>

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    March 8, 2013

    The Bands Who Have Played Every 35 Denton Talk About the Festival

    The festival now known as 35 Denton first set up its permanent residence in the city five years ago. More than 20 musicians from the area have played all four previous incarnations and will be back again this year. We asked a few of them to share their thoughts on the festival and its growth. See a ... More >>

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    March 7, 2013

    Top Show Announcements: Big Boi, Smashing Pumpkins, Bruno Mars, Black Flag and More

    This particular announcement post stirs up some old memories: The last time Big Boi was in town, a handful of my friends--after dancing with him onstage--somehow made their way onto his tour bus, and proceeded to happily dance, smoke weed and partake in all sorts of fun, drunken debauchery. I was st ... More >>

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    March 7, 2013

    The Six Best Concerts in DFW This Weekend, March 7 to 10

    I know this is hard, trust me. This weekend's options seem almost endless. Between 35 Denton's four-day lineup of hundreds of musicians, and other major names like Eels and Andrew W.K. rolling into town, it feels like you'll never sleep again, right? Well, that's probably true--at least for now--but ... More >>

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    March 4, 2013

    The Six Best Concerts In Dallas This Week, March 4-7

    Eels Thursday, March 7, at Granada Theater, $30 Last time Eels came through town to support their third album in a trilogy of concept albums, Tomorrow Morning, they delivered. It appears Mark Oliver Everett has cranked out another one, Wonderful, Glorious, released on Feb. 5. The best thing about Ee ... More >>

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    March 1, 2013

    Charlie Hunter Gives Us a Glance Behind the Scenes of 35 Denton

    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 >>

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    February 19, 2013

    The 35 Denton 2013 Schedule is Here!

    35 Denton has just announced this year's schedule. It was a daunting lineup when viewed as a straight list -- in scrollable, chronological breakdown form its magnitude hits home. The two main stages alone comprise 15 commendable bands, and they aren't even operating on the festival's first night.

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    December 19, 2012

    My First Show: Best of 2012 Edition

    We decided to check back in with some of the people we interviewed this year for My First Show, and ask about favorite concerts, records, and most-wanted Christmas gifts. Bad Design's Steven Altuna takes the cake for best answer for a Christmas wish. What was the best show you saw this year? Evan ... More >>

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    December 19, 2012

    S.S. Coachella Day Two: Stalking Jarvis Cocker, Avoiding Pool-verts

    Liz Tracy, Music Editor of our sister paper Broward-Palm Beach New Times, is aboard the S.S. Coachella cruise this week. Day one is here. No one's really interested in reading about the actual performances taking place on this musical ship of contradictions, the S.S. Coachella. Instead, you want a ... More >>

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    December 14, 2012

    The 10 Best Rap Albums of 2012

    10. The Idea of Beautiful, Rapsody The black mamba of super producer 9th Wonder's Jamla Records team reached a new pinnacle in her career, and in her evolution as an artist this year. Sprinkled with collaborations from Big Remo, BJ the Chicago Kid and Childish Gambino, Rapsody takes us on a journey ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012
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    October 3, 2012

    Six Acts We're Excited For At This Weekend's Index Festival

    With the arrival of fall, we're knee-deep in festival season, and Spune Productions is testing its fest powers in the heart of Deep Ellum with this weekend's first-ever Index Festival. The roster features a handful of locals (Yells At Eels, The Cush, Datahowler, The Angelus, Telegraph Canyon, A.Dd , ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    El-P, Killer Mike - Granada Theater - 6/21/12

    El-P, Killer Mike, Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire, Despot The Granada Theater Thursday, June 21 Listening to the recorded works of El-P, it's easy to get the feeling you're dealing with a robot who has somehow discovered the emotional razor wire that is living a human life. Last night, El-P pushed back t ... More >>

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    June 21, 2012
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    June 21, 2012

    El-P: "I Have the Same Questions As Everyone Else. I Am Just a Fucked-Up Guy."

    "I'm not writing about politics. I don't give a fuck about that shit. I'm trying to write songs about getting from the train station to home without crying." Jaime Meline, better known as El-P, didn't say those words to me. He said them to Wired, but when I read the quote, it stuck. I caught the ra ... More >>

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    June 20, 2012

    Want Two Tickets to the El-P/Killer Mike Show Tomorrow?

    If you don't know, now you know. Tomorrow night is our DC9 at Night Crawl, which starts at Single Wide around 6:30 p.m., then stops at the Granada for El-P and Killer Mike, who both just released excellent new albums. Then it ends at Beauty Bar for DJ Sober's Big Bang night, and the official after-p ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012

    Want Discounted Tickets To El-P and Killer Mike?

    We mentioned earlier this week that DC9 at Night and the Granada have teamed up to bring you the DC9 at Night Crawl next Thursday, June 21. That means we're starting at Single Wide for a pre-party, then heading to the Granada for the show, then after the party there's the official after-party at Bea ... More >>

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    June 11, 2012

    Join Us For the DC9 at Night Crawl June 21

    We here at the DC9 at Night HQ are so excited for the El-P/Killer Mike/Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire/Despot show at the Granada Theater on Thursday, June 21, we decided to make a whole night of it. To celebrate the show and the official beginning of summer, we're doing what we do best: Stumbling from bar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2009

    Year in Review: Way Down South With the Best Rap Albums of 2009

    Yeah, it stirred the Yankees to the World Series championship, but was there a more boring album this year than Jay-Z's The Blueprint 3? Perhaps it was a geographic thing; with a few exceptions like Raekwon and Kid Cudi, most of 2009's exciting, innovative rap records came from Southern artists. Sur ... More >>

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    January 8, 2009

    SXSW Announces First Round Of Scheduled Performers For '09 Fest

    OK, so there's a clause at the bottom of the press release we just received--y'know "The list is subject to change" blah, blah blah--but lo and behold, here it is: The first round of announced performers for the 23rd SXSW festival, schedule to take place this year March 18-22. After the jump, the co ... More >>

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