Luke Sardello

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2014

    Can Josey Records Become Dallas' Iconic Record Store?

    The space is huge. And the clean black-and-whites, slick concrete floor, and pristine aesthetic make it seem even larger. For reference: It's not inconceivable that a shout or frisbee might fail to bridge the room wall-to-wall. It smells like fresh woodwork and feels, only in the very best sense, li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2014

    DC9 at Night Mixtape with Gabriel Mendoza

    Gabriel Mendoza has built a reputation in Dallas over the past decade for being one of the must adventurous DJ's in the city. Mendoza made this reputation not by sticking to any particular genre, but for playing that new favorite song you never even knew existed. From psychedelic turkish funk to boo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2014

    Josey Records Will Be the Most Ambitious Record Store in Dallas

    Dallas is going through a bit of a record store renaissance. Over the past year, the vinyl comeback that has been root throughout the music industry has made its presence felt locally, as well. Of the stores opening, including the recently opened Off the Record and the soon-to-be-christened Spinster ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 5/23 - 5/25

    Finally, we have a three-day weekend. No doubt the schedule for most over the next several days will be heavy on time spent outside, preferably grilling out or in a swimming pool. (Or better yet, both.) But there are also plenty of great show to be seen, and if the calendar is thinner on festivals t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    30 Of the Most Kick-Ass DJ Residencies In DFW in Every Genre

    It's nearly impossible to list them all, but what you will find below is a list of more than 15 awesome DFW-area DJs and musicians with 30 collectively kick-ass DJ residencies in your city. These residencies span almost every single day of the week and feature damn near every type of music imaginabl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Dc9er Mixtape, Vol. 32: That's What's Hot

    ​Music producers, DJs and electronic music purists, Rodrigo Diaz and Oleg Belogorsky have been tag-teaming the local electronic/dance music scene for a few years now with multiple DJ gigs and their own radio show. And while the pair states they enjoy their artistic freedom and, with it, the abilit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 14: DJG

    ​ This week, DC9er takes it's readers behind the booth with Jonathan Graham--or as he's perhaps better known, DJG. Graham started his career as a DJ nearly a decade ago in Austin, then migrated north to kick-start the ever-popular "80's Dance Night" at Hailey's Club in Denton. Since then, DJG has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Good Friday: Tori Amos, Tomorrowpeople, CKY, Phoenix Project Benefit, Les Americains, Happy Bullets, Tim Sweeney, Yanari and More

    It's Friday! Party time! Excellent! After Tuesday's festivities, it almost feels redundant to have an actual weekend. But there are plenty of musical reasons not to waste the weekend catching up on all the things that hangover kept you from finishing on Wednesday. As for stuff going on Friday, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Echoes and Reverberations: When 'The Summer of Love' Meant Sex In a Club

    "Are you one of the beautiful people? Is my name on the list? I want to be with the beautiful people... I wanna feel like I'm missed..." Eels - "Guest List" I went to high school with a kid named Greg Holman. His father was a painter named George, who lived in the old Expo Park space that l ... More >>

  • Music

    March 16, 2006

    The Beatdown

    National success hasn't taken Demarkus Lewis away from his Dallas roots

  • Music

    August 7, 2003

    This Old House

    Derrick Carter strengthens the dance-music pipeline between Dallas and Chicago

  • Music

    January 31, 2002

    A Marked Man

    Pimpadelic, Tommy Boy Records split