For those lucky enough to score a ticket to last night's Appleseed Cast set at Macaroni Island, it was friendly reminder that this band is still around and quite relevant. Despite a shaky start with some microphone issues, the Lawrence, Kansas-based quartet really clicked when they got a few songs ... More >>
The Appleseed Cast -- spacious, noisy post-rock mainstays from Lawrence, Kansas -- have just announced a house tour of the area, and it includes a stop at Macaroni Island in Denton. Tickets are $20 and must be purchased in advance. Capacity is 65, so hop to it. See also: -"No Jerks" At Macaroni Isl ... More >>
Auxiliary Voice's Matthew Hittle has had an interesting ride, musically. Long before he formed the ambient post-rock band with Justin Young, he had to deal with living in a house where secular music was hard to find. Hittle recently sat down with us and talked about his first musical experiences and ... More >>
Local act Caterpillars won't play their next show until July 20 at the Crown and Harp, but until then, they have a new record to finish. They took some time out at the Double Wide a few weeks ago and discussed what they're up to, their first musical obsessions, and how they feel about the (still) dr ... More >>
With plans for a follow-up to this year's acclaimed Division, 2012 looks good for pop-punk trio Here Holy Spain. To tide you over, they have a song on this year's Idol Christmas compilation called "God-Damn This Christmas." As the band wraps up the year, all three recently shared with us t ... More >>
Bright EyesBright Eyes is the biggest band to come out of Omaha ever. Fronted by indie-rock icon Conor Oberst, around whom the entire city's scene more or less revolves, they're one of the most revered acts of the last decade. But that hasn't stopped them from trying their hands at some outside m ... More >>
A busy, busy Thursday evening tonight as the weekend cranks up a day early. SXSW crossover travel is certainly adding to our own scene's musical hustle and bustle...
Good golly Miss Molly! SXSW frontwash is flooding into seemingly every venue in town. Enjoy it while it lasts...
British Sea PowerBrighton's explosive British Sea Power are fresh off the release of their fourth studio album, Valhalla Dancehall, which, unfortunately, doesn't quite match up to the power chord anthems on their previous record, Do You Like Rock Music. Rather, the new album hearkens back to thei ... More >>
The Appleseed CastSadly, Analog Rebellion has canceled his appearance tonight at The Loft due to the passing of his grandfather. And though we were looking forward to seeing him perform at this show, this night's still sure to be a great one, with The Appleseed Cast headlining the affair and The ... More >>
Featuring some big names both old and new, it's just another crazy busy musical Thursday evening...
Well, at least one local will be participating at South by Southwest in the coming spring.In anticipation of its 25-year anniversary, SXSW has just just released its earliest performer announcement in history, and, alongside acts like A Place to Bury Strangers, Asobi Seksu, Designer Drugs, El Gui ... More >>
Analog Rebellion We've shared more than a few Analog Rebellion tracks with DC9 readers over the course of the past year. Can't help it, really. Dude just keeps putting out tracks that make our black, Pixies-loving hearts jump--and at a startling pace, too. Even though the artist formerly known as ... More >>
Bush reunites, forgets to floss.It looks like this week's edition of Show Announcements could have been written in 1995 thanks to two big shows coming to town. On Friday, October 22, a newly reformed Bush will be passing through town at the Palladium Ballroom. And I'm sure everyone over at Kirtla ... More >>
The folks who run Austin''s Fun Fun Fun Fest have made it clear: Heading into their fifth year of operation, they aren't planning on slowing down their ever-growing momentum. Quite the opposite, actually: The fest is ramping up to seriously challenge ACL as Austin's premiere fall fest.Seriously: ... More >>
The guys in Moving Mountains prefer the terms "indie rock" and "post rock" instead of "emo" in describing their sound. And why shouldn't they? Gregory Dunn and Frank Graniero lead Moving Mountains into sonic territory never imagined by most bands of the emo contingent. Hell, the guys in Movi ... More >>
Monday, September 3, through Saturday, September 8, Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studio, Denton
The Appleseed Cast makes the best of death and horror in their latest post-emo record
Friday, March 17, at Rubber Gloves
Deep Elm Records looks out for those Too Young To Die
June 6; June 10
Upcoming music happenings offer much to anticipate