Biographies came into the Denton scene in the middle part of last year with a seemingly built in audience. Though they are neophytes, both as a band and as individuals (their oldest member is 23), they have a certain experimental bravery informed by their pre-emo idols; those certain David Bazans an ... More >>
Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>
Patio SessionsEvery Thursday in the fall at AT&T Performing Arts Center, FreeIt's time for cooler weather again, and with it comes the AT&T Performing Arts Center's free outdoor concert series, Patio Sessions, which is sponsored by DC9 At Night. They've put together a fantastic lineup for th ... More >>
Saturday, February 25
In case you forgot how cool the town of Denton is, Saturday night, Denton city councilman Kevin Roden hosted an intimate evening with Dave Bazan at his home on Texas Street, right across from TWU.
"[Bazan's] management team put out the call that they were doing th ... More >>
Yesterday, various social media outlets were literally on fire with the news of Centro-matic singer Will Johnson's "supergroup" with the Kadane Brothers and Pedro the Lion's David Bazan.
That almost made us forget about his other other band, New Multitudes, which features Jay Farrar, Anders Parker ... More >>
Bettmann/CorbisWillie Nelson at his second annual Fourth of July picnic in 1974It's hot as hell and the area burn bans are in full effect, which can only mean one thing: It's time to celebrate our independence! This weekend's live music offerings are fairly strong, but at Billy Bob's Texas in For ... More >>
L. LadshawJust before Lewis slipped out of focus, entirely.In the late '90s and early aughts, there were a handful of Dallas bands that made a big splash locally, and a slightly smaller splash nationally. Today's edition of This Week In Dallas Music History focuses on one such act -- Lewis, whose ... More >>
Many thanks to the many folks who tuned in and called in during last night's late-night Christmas-music spectacular, which gets a replay on KTCK-AM (1310, The Ticket) beginning, why, right this very moment. (That'll be just the three-hour yuletunes special, not the two hours of pirate-radio non-h ... More >>
Flashbulb Fires can be found under "F."Hailing out of Denver, Flashbulb Fires is an alt-rock quartet in vein of the Arcade Fire and Pedro The Lion. At least, that's what the band's promotional material says. To me, there are some other interesting influences popping in and out of the band's sombe ... More >>
Yeah, pal, that's "college rock," scare quotes very much included. Look, it's a meaningless term. As are "indie," "alternative," "hipster," etc., etc. Let's not overthink this: Here we have ten splendid records with an amorphous rock 'n' roll designation, albeit in a perhaps slightly more experiment ... More >>
David Bazan, Say HiDan's Silverleaf, DentonOctober 8, 2009Better Than: trying to drive home in the rain.If we pretended that this photo was from last night, you'd probably believe us, huh?Even before the storm rolled in and David Bazan finally lumbered on stage at Dan's Silverleaf, last night's e ... More >>
Today, we welcome back an old friend to the blog. That's right: It's the return of Aural Ambush, a feature we hope will be back and running regularly in these confines we call DC9. It's been a while, though, so, for those who may have forgotten the concept, a quick refresher: We grab an mp3 from an ... More >>