Miles Davis

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2014

    DC9 at Night Mixtape with M.Parks

    Houston ex-pat M. Parks has been making the rounds of area DJ nights as one of the only proper techno DJ's on the Dallas scene. Techno is often thrown around as a catch word to describe all dance music when it is actually a very specific genre. If you ever wondered what is the difference between tec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2014

    The North Texas Hip-Hop Survey: Your Favorite Rapper's Life Lessons, Favorite Cereal and More

    We here at DC9 At Night are excited for Friday. In partnership with The Granada Theater, we're bringing you a showcase including some of the most exciting voices in Dallas' hip-hop scene. Everyone's favorite Nawfside duo, A.Dd will headline the bill with support from Blue The Misfit, Sam Lao, -topi ... More >>

  • Music

    August 29, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    Get To Know Your 2012 DOMA Nominees: Mora Collective

    Leading up to our November 10 showcase, we'll be getting you familiar with some of our Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees, either via past features we've done on them, or new ones. You can vote for your favorite acts, venues and more right here. This piece originally appeared on August 31 It's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Dallas' Mora Collective On The Weight of Syllables And The Term "Porn Bebop"

    It's been 45 years since trumpeter Lester Bowie, in the introduction to his track "Jazz Death?" (on Roscoe Mitchell's album, Congliptious), answered the rhetorical question, "Isn't jazz, as we know it, dead yet?" with the knowing rejoinder, "Well, that all depends on what you know." Bowie might we ... More >>

  • Music

    July 5, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Ray Manzarek and Roy Rogers Talk Translucent Blues and Some Other Crazy Stuff

    At 72, keyboardist Ray Manzarek has just about done it all. Best known at the keyboardist for the Doors, Manzarek has stayed busy as a performer and producer for the past three decades. Joining forces with renowned slide guitarist Roy Rogers in 2008, the duo have recorded two critically acclaimed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Emeril's Road(kill) Show

    Don't give a damn if he ain't got that "Bam!"​The food television world has officially tilted off its precise axis. Emeril Lagasse, the original food television über star, the Spencer Tracy of all cathode-ray cuisine -- in his new program, The Originals with Emeril -- has been officially stri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Giveaway: Five Pairs of Tickets to See Omar Rodriguez-Lopez at South Side Music Hall

    Omar Rodriguez-Lopez​In this week's print edition of the Observer, Craig Hlavaty talks up Omar Rodriguez-Lopez in advance of the Mars Volta and former At The Drive-In guitarist's show at South Side Music Hall tonight. Writes Hlavaty of Rodriguez-Lopez's solo material:Since 2004, Rodriguez-Lopez ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    Q&A: The Great Bucks Burnett Lets Us Inside His Eight-Track Obsessed Mind In Anticipation of His NX35 Museum Opening

    Sl. BurnettBucks Burnett​If there's one man on the planet poised to make 8-track collecting cool, it's Bucks Burnett. Not that collecting cartridges wasn't "cool" before--I mean, you can't even buy a new player for them at your neighborhood indie record store. How snobby-cool is that? And, it's no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    Echoes and Reverberations: Mad Chops and Culture Jamming on Fry Street

    Check out our accompanying slideshow for more images from this week's installment of Echoes and Reverberations.Sly Stone was born there. Roy Orbison and Don Henley went to school there. Pat Boone and Dr. Phil even made the scene. But enough about all that: Let's talk about skronk monkeys trippin' b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008
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    April 18, 2006

    "There's Lightning On Your Shoulder!"

    Can't say enough good things about Neko Case's performance at the Granada Theatre last night. It was my seventh time to see the Tacoma, WA, singer, so you might not trust my bias when I gush about the hour-and-a-half set, but she's never been in finer form. Her supporting cast also was the best I'd ... More >>

  • News

    May 5, 2005

    2005 Dallas Observer Music Awards

    Case Solved: Killer musicians captured, thanks to your tips

  • Film

    August 5, 2004

    Collateral Damaged

    When Tom Cruise plays the bad guy, the results aren't very good

  • Music

    May 6, 2004

    What She Is Now

    A New Bohemian's new sound

  • Music

    September 19, 2002

    Don't Know How

    On her way to the Top 10, Norah Jones had to decide what to do--and what not to do

  • Music

    January 10, 2002

    Hear Here

    Local music was better than ever in 2001

  • Music

    October 18, 2001

    Spider Webs

    Mark Griffin resurrects MC 900 Ft. Jesus

  • Music

    September 6, 2001

    Kind of Blue

    When Norah Jones left Dallas, she had no idea she'd end up living the jazzer's fantasy

  • Music

    September 6, 2001

    Pazz and Jop

    With Unincorporated, the Earl Harvin Trio is no longer a jazz band. It's whatever it wants to be.

  • Music

    April 5, 2001

    Untamed Lion

    There will always be a little Miles Davis in electric jazz. And maybe some Christian McBride, too.

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    Out & About

    David Sanborn

  • Music

    July 20, 2000

    Ornette to be

    Two reasons why it took Columbia Records two decades to figure out Ornette Coleman

  • Music

    July 13, 2000

    Leaning over

    One of the few jazz labels that matters, Leaning House Records, calls it quits

  • News

    March 30, 2000

    Out of step

    Dallas dance companies struggle to find an audience in a city that trains many dancers but can't seem to keep them here

  • Music

    December 9, 1999

    Pickin' a winner

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

  • Music

    September 30, 1999

    Live from New York?

    Saturday Night Live and DreamWorks Records team up for two not-ready-for-prime-time compilations

  • Music

    August 19, 1999

    Son rise

    Julian Lennon knows he sounds like his dad, thanks very much

  • Music

    July 8, 1999

    Punk You

    Dead Kennedys, Alternative Tentacles, and the lawsuit that proves there isn't always room for Jello

  • Music

    June 10, 1999

    Truly, deeply

    With the long-awaited release of Stumptone, Denton loses a true talent but gains a cool album

  • Music

    January 28, 1999

    Hey, world

    On the Watts Prophets and the author's days in the Writers Workshop

  • Music

    January 21, 1999

    Super Sonic

    Don't call it space-rock, even if the Falcon Project's new record is set in...outer space

  • Music

    December 24, 1998

    Listen up

    1998 was not a very good year, but it's still worth the bother

  • Music

    September 3, 1998

    Love letters

    Belle and Sebastian'slong-distance romance continues with The Boy With the Arab Strap

  • Music

    July 23, 1998

    The Buck stops here

    With Tuatara and R.E.M., Peter Buck goes on some new adventures in hi-fi

  • Music

    May 14, 1998

    Third time's a charm

    If the rock Fitz, then Dylan Silvers will wear it

  • News

    November 27, 1997
  • Music

    September 4, 1997
  • Music

    June 5, 1997

    Horn of plenty

    Trumpeter Roy Hargrove brings the musical world back home

  • News

    January 9, 1997

    Pixel Pleasures

    The tenth annual Dallas Video Festival shows why video is eclipsing film as the mass art medium

  • Film

    December 12, 1996

    Pop fly

    Tom Cruise indicts himself as a lightweight in Jerry Maguire

  • Music

    July 18, 1996

    Back to the future

    Mazinga Phaser's neon glories

  • Music

    July 18, 1996

    Man with a horn

    Jeff Aycock hasn't hocked his dreams just yet

  • Music

    January 25, 1996

    Dead man rapping

    "The D.O.C." returns with a new record and a score to settle

  • Film

    January 18, 1996

    A good cry

    Mr. Holland's Opus is effective, trashy sentiment

  • Music

    November 30, 1995

    Blowing down the walls

    Joshua Redman is a young lion primed to become a jazz king

  • Music

    November 23, 1995

    Red hot

    Local jazz label discovers lost recordings by Dallas-born piano great

  • Calendar

    November 16, 1995
  • Music

    April 27, 1995

    Ghosts in the machine

    When the vinyl jukebox dies, so will a little piece of the music it played

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