Spillover Music Festival, Parade of Flesh's annual festival featuring of some of the best bands at SXSW with 1000% less nonsense to deal with, has just announced the first portion of its 2014 lineup. Featured bands include pop shit-starter Ty Segall, Sup Pop's Dum Dum Girls, Minneapolis rapper Astro ... More >>
Chris Flemmons spent 10 years working on his city rather than his band, The Baptist Generals. They’re both better for it.
The Baptist Generals' Jackleg Devotional to the Heart comes out in a little less than a month via Sub Pop. It will be the Denton band's first record in ten years and it is exactly as masterful as you'd expect. Want proof? "Fly Candy Harvest," the video for which you can see for the first time right ... More >>
Friday, August 3, at Bryan Street Tavern
Neil HalsteadSaturday, August 4, at Good RecordsOnce the lead singer of one of the loudest and dreamiest shoegaze acts, Slowdive, Neil Halstead has somehow found himself far away from the style he once perfected. After a decade of playing country pop in Mojave 3, he's now strumming solo, in preview ... More >>
Milwaukee-based trio Jaill comes back to Dallas at Bryan Street Tavern this Friday, with the Coathangers and Sealion, in support of their latest album, Traps. We caught up with singer Vinnie Kircher last week while the band was in the middle of an eight-hour drive, and he shared plenty about the fi ... 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.
Back in the '90s, Canada's Memoryhouse were one of those bands you would never expect to release an album on Sub Pop. But over the past decade, the Seattle-based label has diversified so much that just about anything goes, including the dream-pop of Evan Abeele and Denise Nouvion. Driving through ... More >>
Saturday, September 24, at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios in Denton
Friday, August 5, at Dada
Johnnie Cluney for DaytrotterFergus and Geronimo, illustrated.I'll be perfectly honest with you guys: I kind of hated the debut full-length from Fergus & Geronimo. Unlearn, in my eyes, was far too jokey, far too hokey and far too wannabe Zappa-esque. Live, it fared better, but, on record, it ... More >>
Let's get this out of the way from the jump: No, none of these acts are from Texas.But each has one thing in common: They're each releasing good music--right now. And, while 2010 saw handfuls of folk artist make headlines with either debut or breakthrough albums of excellent caliber (from Swed ... More >>
Abby BanksVermont's hardest to google band.We've made no secret of our approval of either Cleburne's Fungi Girls or Vermont's Sub Pop-approved Happy Birthday here at DC9. So, yeah, of course we're looking forward to tomorrow night's show at The Nightmare, which finds the two bands sharing what we ... More >>
Fergus & GeronimoDenton favorite, blog favorite and DOMA-nominated Fergus & Geronimo, was just signed to Hardly Art for its upcoming release. Hardly Art is an imprint of the powerhouse indie Sub Pop label, and has had several notable bands, like The Postal Service, Fleet Foxes, and Beach ... More >>
Noah W. Bailey The Baptist Generals' Chris Flemmons at the Sub Pop Showcase.Band: Baptist GeneralsWhere: Sub Pop Showcase at Radio RoomWhat It Was Like: If you're ever seen the Baptist Generals play one of their "rug shows" then you know what a special experience these all-acoustic sets can b ... More >>
In next week's paper, we'll unveil our national package on the best music of the year (the following week, we'll tackle the best in DFWd music). But, as a teaser, here's our paper's contribution to the national package: Noah W. Bailey's picks for the best Americana/folk releases of '08. Picking the ... More >>
Fort Worth's Green River Ordinance, not to be confused with Mark Arm and Stone Gossard's recently reunited Sub Pop band, will release its major label debut early next year on EMI/Virgin, according to a press release from EMI music. Out Of My Hands, the follow-up to the band's independent 2006 re ... More >>
From gasoline to guitar picks, musician necessities get hit by high oil prices
Thursday, August 28, at House of Blues' Pontiac Garage
Wolf Parade's Arlen Thompson takes the time to critique the critical responses to his band's new release
Fleet Foxes (Sub Pop)
The best end-to-end albums from a single-driven year
Human Animal (Sub Pop)
Everything All the Time (Sub Pop)
Saturday, October 8, at Hailey's
Alpine Static (Sub Pop)
Friday, July 1, at Hailey's
Saturday, June 25, at Hailey's
Saturday, February 19, at the Aardvark
White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the year's best pop-rock records.
The Internet's most popular music site comes of age--and gets in trouble
The best in local music
The Fire Theft, Hot Hot Heat, Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, Fiction Plane and the Jealous Sound perform March 12 at Trees.
The Baptist Generals want to make a happy album. They just can't.
The Top 10 musical ties of 2002
Sub Pop set to release Baptist Generals disc
Former Velocity girl Sarah Shannon strikes out on her own
Unnecessary but a hell of a lot of fun
Sunny Day Real Estate's Jeremy Enigk is comfortable with his spirituality. Are you?
Three good bands + one great tour = rock-and-roll fun
The Supersuckers get in the van to prove they're the greatest rock-and-roll band in the world
After more than a decade, Sebadoh is on its own again and starting over
Afghan Whigs' Greg Dulli is the unsexiest sexy mutha you'll ever meet
The Jesus and Mary Chain love rock and roll, again
Hype! dreams and other bull about grunge, Seattle, and Sub Pop
Afghan Whigs' Greg Dulli exposes his big Black heart
Compilation of "experimental music" skirts the line between art and nausea