Jordan Buford has been checking out local bands in DFW for about 8 straight years now, for a group called Rya Entertainment, and for a podcast he hosts called "The Real Music Enthusiast" which airs as part of the Whiskeyboy Radio Network.
The great thing about Buford, apart from his genuine music e ... More >>
About seven years ago, G.I. Sanders signed a record deal with MCA, as part of a pretty successful local rock act called South FM. The sun set on that band not long after, and Sanders more or less walked away from playing music, and into his own start-up company, Fancorps. He and a small but dedicate ... More >>
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Lisa McDaniel's interests are an unlikely duo: metal and math. In all fairness, she likes local music of all different kinds. But when it comes to her faves, she's as down with House Hark ... More >>
Hey Peter Murphy, there's something on your face. Yep, you got it!Seems that the big acts in this week's show announcements were even bigger some 20 years ago. Much bigger. You might think we're talking about Morrissey, or Wilco (who still seem to be on the fringe of their prime) or Thi ... More >>
Steve EarleThere are some pretty big shows coming to town this weekend -- massive ones, actually. But you'll be hard-pressed to find a more important singer than Americana legend Steve Earle, who will perform at Billy Bob's Texas on Saturday night.He's not the only legend playing in town this wee ... More >>
Wild FlagWild Flag is something of a web phenomenon, gaining loads of notoriety before ever releasing any music. It helps, of course, that front-lady Carrie Brownstein and Wild Flag bandmate Janet Weiss were members of the legendary rock trio Sleater-Kinney. But now, with their new act, they're t ... More >>
Today, over on the Good Records website, there's a slew of newly announced in-store performances. The most interesting of them all, though, is one sun-dwelling cartoon character named Gustafer Yellowgold, who will be gracing the astro-turf stage on Saturday, July 23, at 11 a.m. Well, that's not e ... More >>
As we gleefully approach the beginning of 35 Conferette, there's still a humpday night of music to deal with. And with two amazing guitarists in our area, as well as performances from some excellent local acts, why not get the musical festivities started tonight?
Steve VisneauTrue WidowIt's been three years since local slow-grinding act True Widow released their self titled debut album to local acclaim. But their debut grabbed the attention of Kemodo Records, who signed the band just last year. And now they are poised to release their follow up, the ridic ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music'Mericans, where we'll be meeting some people behind the local music scene who aren't musicians, but more behind-the-scenes folk. Kim KeeblerKim Keebler was raised in Deep Ellum as a young pup. Her first concert was there: The Dead Kennedys, back in the mid '80s.She bought h ... More >>
Bill EllisonI can't tell if Black Tie Dynasty is saying hello or goodbye.I always thought it would be kind of a great idea for a band to only play break-up or reunion shows. Think about it: You can get a lot of people to come to your last concert. And, likewise, when your band gets back together. ... More >>
PhosphorescentBrooklyn-based Phosphorescent went from being an unknown indie poet scouring the globe and playing empty rooms to a critical darling almost overnight--many thanks to Willie Nelson. Matthew Houck, the man behind the moniker, made the risky decision to do an album of Nelson covers las ... More >>
Perhaps you've seen the above ad in the past couple issues of our dead tree publication about a new monthly happening down in Deep Ellum, brought to you by seven of the neighborhood's venue's, one of its art galleries and us here at DC9? Yeah? Well, as the above image implies, the deal's called D ... More >>