Silver Jews

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2013

    The National's Matt Berninger Talks About Fatherhood and Avoiding Expectations

    If we can measure a band's success in terms of bigwig festival slots and NPR features -- and let's face it, we can -- The National just may be the "It" alternative band of the year. By Neph Basedow They'll play South Side Ballroom this Saturday -- their biggest headlining show to date in Dallas. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Q&A: Monotonix's Yonatan Gat Defends His Native Israel Against Bands That Boycott It, Describes Letting Himself Go During His Band's Notorious, Off-The-Wall Performances

    Daniel RodrigueMonotonix's Ami Shalev​For astute music fans in the North Texas region, the name Monotonix has become quite familiar. In the last couple of years, the Israeli garage-punk trio has made a few stops here, including a 2009 NX35 slot that got the ball rolling pretty hard on their Metrop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    MTV Offers Up A Recap Of The Silver Jews' Final Show

    Speaking of MTV, the strictly music (and definitely not reality TV-based) cable network chimes in today with a recap of last night's Silver Jews concert--purportedly Dallas native David Berman's final show.Makes sense, as we've all seen how much love MTV has given artists like the Silver Jews prior ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Dallas Native David Berman Of The Silver Jews Calls It Quits, Maybe

    One-time Dallas native David Berman, the mastermind behind longtime indie folk favorite (20 years!) the Silver Jews, has reportedly decided to end his project.The news is all over the web this morning--Pitchfork, Stereogum, NME and many other places, too, I'm sure--and for devoted fans of Berman's w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2008

    Last Night: Silver Jews At Hailey's Club

    Silver Jews Hailey's Club September 20, 2008 Better Than: Robert Wilonsky’s “Till 2” show on The Ticket...if only for a night. David Berman got a warm reception at Hailey's. (Noah W. Bailey) Local Silver Jews fans had been waiting some 14 years by the time the band took the stage last nigh ... More >>

  • Music

    September 18, 2008

    Silver Lining

    Silver Jew David Berman left Dallas when he turned 18. And, maybe for good reason, he never looked back.

  • Music

    September 4, 2008

    Why?, Mount Eerie, Fishboy

    Tuesday, September 9, at Granada Theater

  • Music

    June 19, 2008

    Silver Jews

    Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea (Drag City)

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2007

    "O, Dallas, you shine with an evil light."

    Courtesy one of your better MP3 blogs, Songs: Illinois, comes a link to The Quavers' cover of "Dallas" -- which is not the Jimmie Dale Gilmore "Dallas," nor the Steely Dan "Dallas" (worth grabbing, as you're already here), nor the Alan Jackson "Dallas," nor the Jimmy Buffett "Dallas." No, this is th ... More >>

  • Music

    August 31, 2006

    Happy Accidents

    Richard Buckner makes room in his pickup for indie-rock friends but not songwriters

  • Music

    October 20, 2005

    Silver Jews

    Tanglewood Numbers (Drag City)

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Decent Folk

    Summer Hymns' summer hymns define the purdy South

  • Music

    September 30, 1999

    High fidelity

    Pavement isn't breaking up. It's just learning how to grow old together.

  • Music

    January 28, 1999

    Who's there?

    Smog's Bill Callahan opens up for the finest album of his career