New Order (Band)

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    November 19, 2014

    DC9 at Night Mixtape with Seal Bass

    Seal Bass is part of an extreme minority amongst Dallas DJs. He plays techno in its purest form. While he's not so well known in the regional DJ circuit, Seal Bass has over 20 years' experience behind the decks. He still plays vinyl and his breadth of knowledge of classic techno is deep and reflecte ... More >>

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    October 30, 2014

    Cosmic Trigger Have Mastered the Art of Riff-Centered Stoner Rock

    Tyrel Choat's fingertips surged with power when he first pulled a riff out of an electric guitar. His older brother taught him the monstrous riff from Black Sabbath's "Sweet Leaf," and when he figured it out himself, he acquired a scorching propensity for riff writing that never burnt out. When ask ... More >>

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    October 15, 2014

    DC9 at Night Mixtape with Bon Spengler

    Bon Spengler is a mainstay in the underground house and techno scenes in Dallas. Along with her husband Corey Spengler (of the electronic duo Opencloud), she has been responsible for a series of notable parties featuring local and touring techno, tech house and house talent that are not usually know ... More >>

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    August 27, 2014

    Sealion Lives for the Thrill of Playing House Shows

    On a sweaty Sunday night in July, Fort Worth indie labels Dreamy Soundz and Lo-Life Recordings threw a party at the Where House. For Panther City music fans, the Where House is more or less the locus for boozy, large-scale, late-night DIY throwdowns. One of the two stages was set up outside in a spo ... More >>

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    June 13, 2014

    The 10 Best World Cup Songs of All-Time

    After four years of waiting, the world's biggest soccer party kicks off on June 12. Usually most parties consist of good music. This year's official World Cup song, "We Are One," performed by Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte, is terrible. Yes, the music gets catchy after y ... More >>

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    February 3, 2014

    Delorean at Dada Was the Best Show You Missed Over the Weekend

    About halfway through Delorean's fine performance on Saturday night at Dada, the cue for the lone working bathroom was about ten people deep. Seems some rowdy, drunken female had actually cracked the tank of the toilet in the lady's bathroom on the previous evening. The resulting snafu was less both ... More >>

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    January 31, 2014

    Ekhi Lopetegi from Delorean on Basque and Texas Barbeque

    Hailing from the autonomous Basque region of Spain and named for the featured vehicle in Back to the Future, Delorean is a dance-friendly foursome with an ever-growing fan base. The band's good fortune began a few years back when the members agreed to move in a more electronic direction. Since then, ... More >>

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    December 23, 2013

    The 12 Best New Year's Eve Concerts In Dallas: $20 to $200

    Dallas, if you want to ring in 2014 with some good live music, look no further. We have compiled comprehensive guides to all of the city's best New Year's Eve shows, for every different kind of music fan's budget. Today, we bring you the best offerings with cover charges a little more than the shows ... More >>

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    November 1, 2013

    The Adventure Club Helped Me Find My Taste in Music

    Editor: This year, we're celebrating the 25th Dallas Observer Music Awards. Our coverage will include recollections from last quarter century of North Texas music. Here, our Clubs Editor remembers the radio show that's won more DOMAs than any other. When I was growing up, radio had so much power. I ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013
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    October 3, 2013

    The Nine Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, October 3-9

    Well people, this is not a drill. We are in a full-fledged government shutdown, for the first time in 17 years. Have you noticed how people keep saying that like 17 years is a really long time? Seventeen-year-old people were born in 1996. Think about that, lamestream media. We were doing the Macaren ... More >>

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    August 22, 2013

    The Ten Best Concerts in DFW This Week, August 22-28

    This is your official warning Dallas, It's going to be a rough Monday. This weekend is packed to the brim with great live music and there's nothing you can do about it. Honestly, you'll be lucky if you make it to brunch at all (gasp). Friday night will be especially taxing, as you have five great sh ... More >>

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    April 15, 2013

    The Best of Coachella: Weekend One

    Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's front woman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor cape draped over a suit that looked like it was made of mercury. The vibrant collage was topped with a headpiece that Liberace might have worn had he ever bee ... More >>

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    January 25, 2013

    Coachella Lineup 2013: Old Legends Going Solo and a Double Dose of Nick Cave

    The 2013 Coachella Lineup is here! In case this is your only source of music information (what else could you possibly need, really?), the headliners are The Stone Roses, Blur, Phoenix and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Why yes, we do live in a world where New Order gets out-billed by Phoenix. Check out ... More >>

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    January 3, 2013

    At Night on New Order, and Why Music Sounds Better at Night

    We caught up with the relatively new At Night, who opened for George Quartz a few weeks ago, and asked about their musical firsts. Who inspired you to pick up a musical instrument? Was it a parent, sibling or band? Jack Gallegos (vocals/guitar): For myself, I would have to say music was deeply em ... More >>

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    December 27, 2012
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    December 11, 2012

    Ten of the Best Concerts of 2012

    There were too many great performances this year, in venues big and small, by acts local and national, to thoroughly cover within the confines of a blog post. This year's DOMA showcase (self-indulgence alert!) provided some transcendent local sets, we had a wealth of great festival acts to consider, ... More >>

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    December 10, 2012

    The Five Best Concerts In DFW This Week, December 10-13

    Bloc Party, The Burning Hotels Tuesday, December 11, at House of Blues, $30/$35 Bloc Party are coming to town after the release of their fourth full-length earlier this year, appropriately titled Four. The band reverts back to the guitar-centric sounds of its past, recreating the same feel as their ... More >>

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    October 25, 2012

    The 10 Best Halloween Shows in DFW

    Perhaps the pressure of planning your witty political costume have driven you to write off Halloween 2012 altogether. Don't throw in the towel just yet! There are plenty of great shows around DFW this weekend and on Halloween night that will put you in the festive spirit, even if you've opted for je ... More >>

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    October 15, 2012

    New Order - Palladium Ballroom - 10/12/12

    New Order, Ishi Palladium Ballroom Friday, October 12 The lead-up to Friday night's sold-out New Order show was dense with social media's critical musings, especially that this was not the real New Order, due to the absence of bassist Peter Hook. There were claims it would never be as good as the b ... More >>

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    September 20, 2012
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    September 18, 2012

    Ten Movie Moments That Were Made By The Music

    Last week saw the limited release of Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master, and the director is currently receiving the type of media love reserved for those who rarely misstep and whose work is hailed as classic the moment it's released. What's always interested me about Anderson is his ability to perf ... More >>

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    September 14, 2012

    Ten of the Best Fall Concerts

    See also: Six of the summer's best concerts With this recent open-window weather comes the pitter-patter of the fall concert season, tugging at our sleeve and asking us to pleeeaaase hold it. There's plenty to teethe on in Dallas over the next three or four months, including bigger festivals like ... More >>

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    July 24, 2012

    Ten Awesome Show Announcements: Father John Misty, A$AP Rocky, New Order, Deerhoof and More

    Father John MistyTuesday, October 16, at House Of BluesJosh Tillman's debut as Father John Misty, Fear Fun, is already penciled in many music critics' 2012 best-of lists. Reports about his May show at Sons of Hermann Hall were excellent. We can only expect this show to be just as solid.

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    July 23, 2012

    New Order Announce Dallas Show on October 12

    For the first time in seven years, New Order will tour the U.S., which will include a Dallas show on Friday, October 12, at the Palladium Ballroom. According to Rolling Stone, the Dallas show is one of only seven announced. No word yet on ticket information, other than the assumption that they will ... More >>

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    June 26, 2012

    Farewell to Fallout Lounge

    Marina was her name. She had a short, dark mod haircut, and knew how to bring out her blue eyes with layers of teal scarves. We were Myspace friends. Still are, I think. But I never knew what became of her. Last I heard, she went north to try her luck in New York. Some of the best times of my life h ... More >>

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    August 9, 2011

    Empty House? Perhaps It's Time To Chuck Pandora and Check Your Play List.

    Flickr user Heather Clemons​Picture this. You've just sat down at one of Dallas' fine dining establishments. Your date looks stunning. The service is cordial. Wine is delivered. And then a sumptuous basket of bread. You use a butter knife to shave some beautifully salted butter and ... "Hey ... More >>

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    June 27, 2011

    Over The Weekend: Ishi, The Burning Hotels and Air Review at Trees

    Ishi, The Burning Hotels, Air ReviewTreesJune 24, 2011Better than: Twitter beef.Dylan HollingsworthThe former co-vocalists of Ishi.​In usual fashion, Dallas came out on Friday night to dance. It's just what's happened around these part for the past year and a half: When Ishi headlines Trees it has ... More >>

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    April 16, 2011

    Return to Return to the Starck Club

    "Warriors Of The Discotheque" Trailer from simile productions on Vimeo.There is no pinned-down time line for The Official Release of Michael Cain's The Starck Project, his long-in-the-works look at Blake Woodall's opened-in-'84 dance-dance-danceteria on McKinney. "Let's say late 2011, early 2012," w ... More >>

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    February 7, 2011

    Over The Weekend: Wild Nothing, Abe Vigoda and Soft Environmenal Collapse at Sons of Hermann Hall

    Wild Nothing, Abe Vigoda, Soft Environmental CollapseSons of Hermann HallFebruary 5, 2011Better than: enduring another day cooped up at home and off work because of the icy weather. Abe Vigoda, the band.​There was very little between-song banter from any of the acts on Saturday night's bill at Son ... More >>

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    November 19, 2010

    The Daily Fail: Tribute Bands

    Tribute bands... ugh. From Jason Bonham's Zeppelin Experience to Peter Hook's, I guess, Joy Division Experience, the tribute band is a big sad ball of has-been. Or in Bonham's case, a never was.

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    November 18, 2010
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    October 28, 2010

    Small Black, Class Actress, Sextape

    Saturday, October 30, at The Cavern

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    September 24, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 25: DJ Sean Michaels

    Having grown up in the '80s, DJ Sean Michaels gives credit to the era for the his diverse taste in music, and he claims that much of his inspiration came from the time period as well."My music pallet is not just one type of music," he says. "Some of my favorite stuff was the '80s alternative stuff l ... More >>

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    June 21, 2010

    Rock 'n' Taco Can't Quite Hit the Power Chords

    ​What do tacos, LED light installations, and douchebags wearing graphic T-shirst all have in common? They were all present Thursday night when we visited the latest addition to the taco joint trend, Rock 'n' Taco. Occupying the space that was once Rocco's Pizza, Rock 'n' Taco is the first res ... More >>

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    May 20, 2010

    LCD Soundsystem

    This Is Happening (DFA/Virgin)

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    October 7, 2009

    Sarah Jaffe, Neon Indian Earn Rolling Stone Blog Mentions For ACL Performances

    ​OK, so, admittedly, we're a little behind on this note (been busy with our own coverage, sorry), but it still bears mentioning: Both Sarah Jaffe and Neon Indian found themselves earning positive reviews over the weekend as part of Rolling Stone's blog coverage of the Austin City Limits Music Fest ... More >>

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    June 4, 2009
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    April 28, 2009

    Last Night: Mates of State, Black Kids and Sunbears! at the Granada Theater

    Mates of State, Black Kids, Sunbears!Granada TheaterApril 27, 2009Better Than: Getting dropped on your head in a failed crowd surfing attempt.Fans didn't let the dreary weather--or the fact that it was a Monday--stop them from packing the Granada last night, and the largely underage crowd was handso ... More >>

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    November 4, 2008

    A Little Election-Themed Music To Get You By On This Important Day

    Consider this yet another reminder to get out and make your voice heard today--which, from the looks of it, isn't that hard to do, as early voting seems to have taken care of the worst of the lines out at the various voting locations. Oh, and consider this post something of a bonus, too. After the ... More >>

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    September 8, 2008

    Pardon, But What New Radio Show?

    Probably should have mentioned this, like, oh, I dunno, Friday maybe? But, yes, I did host a late-night music show on KTCK-AM (1310, The Ticket) on Saturday night that lasted till the wee small hours of Sunday morning. It's called Till 2, as in: Nothing good ever happens after 2 in the morning, but ... More >>

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    May 1, 2008

    Coffee, T-4-2, Or A Trip Down Amnesia Lane?

    Us olds here at the paper version of DC9 remember well the name T-4-2, try as we might to erase Dallas' new-wavers from our musical memory. The band, which underwent several lineup changes over the course of its lifetime, was, for a time, a rather big deal; it was, after all, signed to Columbia Reco ... More >>

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    January 16, 2003


    Other People's Songs (Mute)

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    June 20, 2002


    The Last Broadcast (Capitol)

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    April 4, 2002

    Kylie Minogue / Sophie Ellis-Bextor

    Fever (Capitol) / Read My Lips (Polydor UK)

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    January 3, 2002

    Best of the Best

    This pretty much speaks for itself

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    July 5, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    Check out the, uh, interesting artwork on Lift to Experience's debut album

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    June 17, 1999

    Out There

    The Chemical Brothers

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