The Byrds

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    July 29, 2014

    The 10 Biggest Classic Rock Douchebags

    By Johnny Whiteside While rock 'n' roll is necessarily classified as a form of pop music, it is actually an idiom whose radical, destructive primitivism established a new type of socio-cultural disorder. It's about rejection of the status quo and celebration of the dis-imprisonment it instills. Al ... More >>

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    April 17, 2013

    The 10 Greatest Alt-Country Bands Ever

    With Jay Farrar and Son Volt playing at the Sons of Hermann Hall this weekend, it seems a good time to evaluate the entire Alt-country semi-movement. For all practical matters, Alt-country began with Uncle Tupelo's album No Depression in 1990. Shortly thereafter, the magazine of the same name was pu ... More >>

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    April 11, 2013

    The Eleven Must-See Concerts in DFW This Week: April 11-17

    We've got some good ones for ya this week--a nice, healthy blend of genres and artists, ranging from gigantic pop stars to local unknowns; Young DJs to old classic rock legends. This week in April, Dallas is yours for the taking. See also: -The 100 Best Texas Songs: The Complete List -The Ten Most ... More >>

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    February 14, 2013

    San Francisco's The Mother Hips Shake Their iPods For Us

    For over 20 years, the Mother Hips have expertly offered a soulful, psychedelic sound that just seems to flow in the Northern Californian waters. Although it's been a while since the band's last album, the groove-tastic Pacific Central Dust, was released in 2009, word has it that a new album is nigh ... More >>

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    February 9, 2012

    The Five Best and Worst Musicians to Interview

    In honor of Evan Dando and his band The Lemonheads being at the Prophet Bar tonight, I thought I might share with the readers of DC9 some of the pitfalls of being a music writer. Sure, there are tons of positives: free shows and CDs and access to cool people (some of whom you may actually admire). B ... More >>

  • Music

    October 13, 2011

    The King Bucks

    Bar-B-Que Drugs Self-released

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    May 31, 2011

    Gini Mascorro Sneaks Local Acts Into KXT's Rotation, But Knows She Can't Please Everyone.

    Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans , where we meet some of the people behind the local music scene -- those who aren't necessarily members of local bands, but more the people who make the scene move.Gini Mascorro​Gini Mascorro's humble musical beginnings came as a shy East Fort Worth junior high ... More >>

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    January 3, 2011

    Tonight, Tonight: The Local Hang With Playlister P and Ryan Thomas Becker, Children of Spy at The Moon

    Still nursing a New Year's hangover? Well, have some of the hair of the dog that bit you and head out to one of these Monday night options after the jump.

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    July 28, 2010

    Q&A: Peter Case Wig!s Us Out

    ​One-time street musician Peter Case has come a long way since entering the San Francisco music scene way back in 1976. Case's first band, The Nerves, had a regional hit with "Hanging on the Telephone," a song Blondie would later make famous. Case's next band, The Plimsouls, did a bit better with ... More >>

  • Music

    November 6, 2009

    Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

    Saturday, November 7, at The Loft

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    August 27, 2009

    Elvis Costello and the Sugarcanes

    Wednesday, September 2, at Nokia Theatre, Grand Prairie

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    June 18, 2009
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    April 16, 2009

    Next Week Gig Alert: Tommy Keene at The Cavern

    Sometimes I just hate promoters. A couple of months back, I was sent the new album by Tommy Keene, In the Late Bright. The album is great of course, like almost all of the shimmering power pop Keene has released over the past 25 years. Anyhow, I asked the promo guy at the label to let me know when K ... More >>

  • Music

    February 19, 2009

    AA Bondy, Doug Burr, Telegraph Canyon

    Friday, February 20, at Lola's Stockyards, Fort Worth

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2008

    Last Night: Roger McGuinn at McDavid Studio

    Roger McGuinnMcDavid StudioNovember 22, 2008Better than: Watching one of those Time Life infomercials about reliving the '60s though a 10 CD compilation featuring the likes of Hermann's Hermits and Ten Years After.Starting promptly at 8:00, Roger McGuinn treated the packed house in Ft. Worth's McDav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    Roger McGuinn, Legendary Frontman For The Byrds, Is Still Flying

    Listening to “Eight Miles High,” even 40 years after it was an unlikely hit, it still provides a disarming shock; the rolling bass line, atonal guitar break and angelic harmonies are so unlike anything that came before or very little that has appeared since. Very few songs in the pop canon have ... More >>

  • Music

    August 7, 2008

    The Summer After

    The Summer of Love got all sorts of coverage on its 40th Anniversary. So where’s the love for 1968?

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    December 20, 2007

    Warm Up with the Summer Releases You Missed

    Backtrack for the albums you may have overlooked

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    August 24, 2006

    The Sadies

    In Concert, Volume One (Yep Roc)

  • Calendar

    February 23, 2006

    Woody Woodturner

    Ron Kent turns out Archetypes

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    March 13, 2003

    The Coral

    March 14

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    March 29, 2001

    Teenage Fanclub

    Howdy! (Columbia)

  • Music

    September 28, 2000

    Wax On

    The Waxwings are the best band you've never heard of, even if you've heard it all

  • Music

    September 7, 2000

    Brooklyn Dodgers

    Blake Schwarzenbach says Jets to Brazil is a desperate band. A desperate American band.

  • Music

    June 22, 2000

    Critics' Picks

    The Waxwings

  • Music

    March 30, 2000

    Plain folk

    Roger McGuinn, still a Byrd man, doesn't wanna be a rock 'n' roll star

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    December 30, 1999
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    February 25, 1999

    The only one

    Wilco's Jeff Tweedy spent years trying to prove he was better than everyone thought. Now, with Summer Teeth, nothing's ever gonna get in his way again.

  • Music

    October 22, 1998

    Country and Midwestern

    The best of the alt-country lot salute the majesty of the past--while defining the future

  • Music

    January 8, 1998

    Come Again

    The best reissues of 1997 prove nostalgia pays off