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  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    Mike and the Moonpies Talk Gary Stewart, Alan Jackson and Uniting Cowboys and Hipsters

    It's a Tuesday night at Austin's Horseshoe Lounge and two members of the band Mike and the Moonpies are here to do an interview. Frontman Mike Harmeier is wearing snakeskin boots and a Dwight Yoakam trucker cap. Lead guitarist Catlin Rutherford vaguely resembles Chris Hillman when he wears a mustach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    Ten Musicians' Ghosts That Still Stalk The Earth (And How To Dress Up As Them For Halloween)

    ​Now that the calendar has official turned to September and the back-to-school fervor is over, we've come upon that special time once again when big-box retailers to start rolling out their Halloween merchandise. Since we here at DC9 love Halloween, we think it's never too early to begin planning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Midlake Curates Upcoming Compilation and Covers Black Sabbath's "Am I Going Insane"

    ​Last we heard, Midlake was back at work, writing some material for a follow-up to 2010's The Courage of Others, a disc that scored pretty much as highly as possible in Europe but gained little traction in the States. As intent as they may be on following up that release, though, it looks like the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Like Burr, Jaffe and Crushed Stars Before Them, The Orbans Get Some Love From Magnet

    ​Back in September, we lamented the death of Paste magazine's print edition, partially because we rather enjoyed it's coverage, but mostly because we very much enjoyed the constant love it threw North Texas' way. And we asked the question: With Paste gone, where will our local folkies get their na ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 7: Yeahdef

    ​This week's DC9er takes you behind the booth, North of the Dial style, with Denton-based, eclectic party-DJ, Joey Liechty aka Yeahdef. Liechty has been DJing for the past 7 years, and is the founder of  '90s night, one of Denton's hottest dance nights, bringing people from Denton and Dallas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Giveaway: Two Pairs of Tickets to Sid Griffin and The Coal Porters Tonight at AllGood Café

    ​Way, way back in the day (circa 1983), there was a great band hailing out of Los Angeles called the Long Ryders. Back then, nobody had even heard the term "alt-country." So, when Sid Griffin and Stephen McCarthy started playing songs that sounded like the legendary Gram Parsons, people struggled ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Top 10 Uses Of Food On Album Covers

    As a rule, high-end food photography is supposed to make you hungry. Give the food some soft light, frame it carefully and from just the right distance and it'll look even better on film than it does on your plate. But then there's the strange alternate reality of album covers, where diesel #2 stand ... More >>

  • Music

    January 17, 2008
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    September 6, 2007

    Runners Up

    Sure, the DOMAs spawned happiness and joy for the winners—but what of those who missed the cut?

  • Calendar

    August 23, 2007

    Rhinestone Cowboy

    Manuel visits Fort Worth

  • Music

    April 5, 2007


    Things you may have missed the first time

  • Calendar

    March 8, 2007

    Hot Burrito No. 2

    Chris Hillman visits Dallas

  • Music

    February 22, 2007

    The Broken West

    Wednesday, February 28, at The Cavern

  • Music

    January 25, 2007


    The legendary New Riders of the Purple Sage are only slightly jammy

  • Music

    June 8, 2006

    I See Hawks in L.A.

    Saturday, June 10, at AllGood Cafe

  • Music

    June 1, 2006

    Current Leaves

    Pastense (TXMF)

  • Music

    January 5, 2006


    Through the Winter (Vella Recordings)

  • Film

    September 2, 2004

    Party Train

    Janis, the Dead, the Band and others take the happiest trip of their lives

  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Train Kept A-Rollin'

    In a vault for 30 years, the Festival Express was put back on track

  • News

    September 25, 2003
  • Music

    November 14, 2002

    Bar Exam

    Slobberbone is the best bar band in America. Here's proof.

  • Music

    September 13, 2001

    Timeless Flight

    L.A.'s twangy, trippy Beachwood Sparks ascends with a white-soul masterpiece

  • Calendar

    November 2, 2000
  • Music

    March 30, 2000

    Plain folk

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

  • News

    January 20, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Published January 20, 1999

  • Music

    January 6, 2000

    Apocalypse then

    Altamont slammed the door on rock 'n' roll's dream of peace and love. An insider remembers.

  • Music

    December 30, 1999
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    July 22, 1999

    Love Hurts

    A new record pays homage to Gram Parsons, a hero before his time

  • Music

    October 22, 1998

    Country and Midwestern

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

  • News

    July 10, 1997

    Hat's off

    Dwight Yoakam's the last great country singer left--and he doesn't need a twang to prove it

  • Music

    May 22, 1997

    Timeless flights

    The Byrds soar though the changes

  • Music

    May 2, 1996

    Trial by fire

    Alejandro Escovedo still finds inspiration in guilt and family

  • Music

    February 29, 1996

    The damage undone

    The Geraldine Fibbers write a new chapter about rock and its tragic aftermath

  • Music

    December 14, 1995

    Fifteen nailsin the coffin

    Or: Rock and roll isn't dead, it just doesn't smell bad

  • Music

    October 26, 1995
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    May 4, 1995
  • Music

    April 20, 1995

    At the Palace

    The Jayhawks aren't just grieving angels picking at Gram Parson's remains

  • Music

    March 2, 1995

    Uncle Whopelo?

    Slobberbone is the dumbest name for the best new band in town