This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste.
Yo la Tengo and Tame Impala are still doing well this week; however, new to the mix and top se ... More >>
Welcome to the inaugural Five-Minute DC9 At Night/Good Records Challenge! Here, we take some of our favorite touring artists and the occasional Dallas personality to that treasured musical playground, Good Records, for our own version of Supermarket Sweep, to see what they come up with.
The challe ... More >>
To infinity... and beyond!Gossip, gossip -- if you've been following our daily power rankings of buzz at SXSW 2011 over the past few days, then you know that, yes, indeed, Kanye West has had it all week long at this year's annual festival in Austin.And, after briefly losing the top slot in our ra ... More >>
Free Energy, Foxy Shazam and HolleradoThe LoftOctober 22, 2010Better than: listening to politicians try to inspire hope with the upcoming elections.Free EnergyPhiladelphia-based power-pop group Free Energy has been climbing very fast since their March 2010 debut album Stuck on Nothing, a critical ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, March 26, 2010...It's official, The Dead Weather are coming back... soon.Lady Gaga and Beyonce have gone and done it now... they've upset the wrong Mormon has-been pop-star.So how exactly does 50 Cent pick out his diss targets? I'm assuming th ... More >>
Pete FreedmanAfter a day filled with old favorites like Superchunk and new ones like The xx, heading to see a new band like Band of Skulls seemed fitting. And it worked out...What day is it today? Saturday? Let's see... got here on Wednesday... and that was Day One... so I guess yesterday was Day ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, November 20, 2009...It doesn't take The Dead Weather long to make records. The band just released its first album and it's already ready to release a new one. It didn't take Jay Reatard's former band to find gainful employ... they have joined up wi ... More >>
The Dead WeatherHouse of BluesOctober 5, 2009Better Than: Sunny Day Real Estate, Rob Thomas, and Arctic Monkeys combined. Yeah, I said it.The Dead WeatherAs far as rock 'n' roll supergroups are concerned, there are two main varieties: those comprised of members of formerly great bands, reeking of ... More >>
Thanks to all the area musicians, DJs, loacl music fans, and, well, everyone else who stopped on in The Libertine last night to check out the little experiment we're calling The Local Hang with Playlister P. It was a night not without flaws--I'll admit that it took me a while to figure out the so ... More >>
Hal Samples Fresh off a killer performance at Austin City Limits, The Dead Weather crawled north for a House of Blues show last night--which you may have read about in Cory's review here on DC9.For another look at the show, Jack White, Allison Mosshart, a giraffe's head and all, check out this st ... More >>
In an odd quirk of scheduling, four major national acts bless our area's venues, offering up an incredibly hectic start to the music week begins this evening. Besides Sunny Day Real Estate at the Granada, Rob Thomas at Nokia and Artic Monkeys at the Palladium, you can also catch Jack W ... More >>
The Dirty Projectors may have been around since 2002, but make no mistake: 2009 is the Brooklyn-based act's breakthrough year, thanks tot he success of the band's phenomenal earlier-this-year-released Bitte Orca, a true gem of a folktronipop of a record, riff with lush instrumentations and as im ... More >>
All photos by Mark C. Austin Like the Yeah Yeah Yeah's set on Friday night, The Dead Weather's ACL offering captivated audiences not because of Jack White's part, but rather because of Alison Mosshart's enthralling efforts at the front of her supergroup. Mosshart prowled and posed and teased befo ... More >>
The early outlook here on the Day Three of the 2009 Austin City Limits Music Festival isn't too bad. The sun has peeked out from behind the clouds here and there, and, for the time being, the rain has held off.
Forecasts appear to indicate more rain as the day continues, though, and, surely ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, June 17, 2009...
Bob Bogle, lead guitarist and co-founder of The Ventures has died at 75. His band was best known as the band who played the Hawaii Five-0 theme song.
In what is either a stroke of genius or the worst idea ever, Mos Def's n ... More >>