Thee Oh Sees

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2014

    Who Loves the Sun Books the Bands That Denton Deserves

    In the dull roar of a post-homecoming crowd at Crooked Crust in Denton, Garrett Gravley has his dining choices mocked. The perpetrator, Albert Louis, scoffs: "Dessert bread sticks and beer?" To which Gravley explains, "He's always giving me shit about how I eat." This is the makeshift office space ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2014

    The Best Concerts In Dallas This Week, 11/3-11/9

    This week is pretty stacked with some great shows. One of the best we've had in Dallas in a while. Lionel Richie does the whole casino in Oklahoma thing, the English Beat plays Trees, as does Run the Jewels and Ratking. Death from Above 1979 is set to play a surely rambunctious show at the Granada. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    Fun Fun Fun Fest Daily Schedule and Nite Lineups Are Here

    Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 is now officially on the horizon. It's the second weekend in November (the 8, 9 and 10), and today the Fest announced which bands will be playing each day, and also who will be playing the Nite Shows. You get into those for free with your festival wristband. You can see the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2013

    Eight Must-See Concerts in DFW This Week: July 4-10

    If you haven't been able to tell yet from all of our Willie Nelson content on DC9 at Night this week, it's Willie Nelson Week here on the music blog! I know! We love him just as much as you do. But don't worry, we've got some other awesome options for the people who either can't make it out to see W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    The O's Beat Out Phoenix at Local Record Stores

    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. Record Store Day is still having an effect on the sales at local independent record shops; how ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    It's Pretty Simple: Show Up and Give a Crap. Just Ask Dallas Distortion Music

    The amount of new band names they can spin at you is dizzying...and endearing. And most of all, uplifting. They're possibly the biggest fans of modern, often-as-yet-uncategorizable new music this side of the Rio Grande. It's fun to watch to Dallas Distortion Music, aka Matt Vickers and Evan Henry, g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    Weekly Wax is a Music Blog That Promises to Buy 156 Records this Year

    Weekly Wax was an idea for a blog born in Denton by Lumberjack Fest creator Harlin Anderson and his buddy and debt collector, Richard Oram. One night after tailgating at a UNT game, the two went back to Anderson's house and started listening to records. "We decided that we would endeavor to buy on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    The Best of 35 Denton Night Four: Herb, Jameson and Finding Our Limits

    Yes, we were there for the music, but if you weren't a local, you were also had a town to explore. The Denton trip is a short one, but for a Dallas lady like me it's generally just for a show. Maybe from the window at Paschall's I can sit and day dream about an afternoon spent roaming the charming D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    The 35 Denton 2013 Schedule is Here!

    35 Denton has just announced this year's schedule. It was a daunting lineup when viewed as a straight list -- in scrollable, chronological breakdown form its magnitude hits home. The two main stages alone comprise 15 commendable bands, and they aren't even operating on the festival's first night.

  • Music

    January 10, 2013

    (Im)Perfect Sound Forever

    Fort Worth's Dreamy Soundz revive the analog arts.

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Fort Worth's Dreamy Soundz Revive the Analog Arts

    Robby and Jennifer Rux greet me at the front door of an old brown fourplex, nestled comfortably on a tree-lined street in Fort Worth's Fairmount Historic District. Their apartment, covered in posters, tapestries and age-old vinyl, serves as one of the few exclusively analog recording studios in Nort ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Sic Alps' Mike Donovan: "There's Something About Disorientation That's Always Been Appealing To Me"

    "I'm kind of like Ron Swanson -- I fucking hate paperwork." Mike Donovan, figurehead of San Francisco rock band Sic Alps, is grinning in the kitchen of his ground-floor apartment, explaining what he likes about driving a cab for a living. Along with the fact that Donovan usually works only a couple ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    35 Denton Announces First Round of Acts, Including Roky Erickson and Sleep

    Wipe the crust out ya eyes, it's already time for 35 Denton to start making their initial round of announcements for the 2013 fest, which will go down March 7-10. Perpetually blunted metal figureheads Sleep and 13th Floor Elevators' spiritual guide Roky Erickson are among the bigger names announced. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    More 35 Denton Street Style

    Name: Sarah Davenport Style influences: The '60s and '70s music scenes. At 35 Denton to catch: Mikal Cronin and Thee Oh Sees

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    March 8, 2012
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    December 19, 2011

    35 Denton Wants To Put You On a Bruise Cruise

    Thee Oh Sees will be at 35 Denton after safely making it back to shore​Sure, the concept for Bruise Cruise seems like the script for a low-budget horror movie: Put a bunch of rowdy punk bands on a three-day cruise from Miami to the Bahamas, supply with booze, gambling and buffets, and watch so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Built to Spill Added to 35 Denton Lineup

    ​ Are you ready to fly your flannel flag? Built to Spill, Boise, Idaho's second finest export, were just added to the 35 Denton roster. It's shaping up to be a pretty eclectic one, too -- they join Houston baller Bun B, dub duo Peaking Lights, UK post punks the Raincoats, the Mountain Goats, T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Ten Performances Worth Seeing at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin This Weekend

    ​Yes. Fun Fun Fun Fest is this weekend in Austin, and judging by the eclectic-as-ever line-up, the name continues to become even more appropriate with each passing year. Celebrating its sixth birthday, the bash will take place on Auditorium Shores, which marks a step into more of a big-time, desti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Sore Losers and Mind Spiders Among First Round Of Bands Announced For SXSW 2012

    ​Considering that pre-South by Southwest bash 35 Denton announced its first round of performers last week, I guess it makes sense, then, that the Austin fest would announce its own first round of performers this week -- and that their list is indeed larger than 35 Denton's list of 17 names, clocki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    35 Denton Announces First Round of Acts for 2012 Fest; Bun B and Mountain Goats Top List

    ​Well, we knew that this year was going to bring on some changes to the festival now known as 35 Denton. And, after the name change was announced back in July, we're now starting to see some. Today, 35 Denton announced its first round of performers -- a total that comes to 17 and features such nam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Peter Murphy, Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill and Other Noteworthy Show Announcements

    Hey Peter Murphy, there's something on your face. Yep, you got it!​Seems that the big acts in this week's show announcements were even bigger some 20 years ago. Much bigger. You might think we're talking about Morrissey, or Wilco (who still seem to be on the fringe of their prime) or Thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    The Dodos' Logan Kroeber Names For Us His All-Time Top Five Bay Area (Musical) Giants.

    The Dodos​Earlier this week, when Meric Long of the San Francisco-based band The Dodos told us about some of his earliest concert-going experiences, our Eric Grubbs noted that the band "plays folk, but with a kick to it." Give their Live from Akropolis, Prague album a listen, as well as their most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Q&A: Ty Segall Talks His Favorite Music Formats and Becoming "The Next Jay Reatard"

    Ty Segall​By our estimation, 2010 can be best summed up as the year of beach music. All year long, it seemed, new bands from coastal regions were cropping up with their hazy guitar tones and rich vocal harmonies, all soaked in reverb and packed with more pop hooks than we previously thought could ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    Parade Of Flesh Announces Initial Bro Fest 2010 Lineup

    ​We're big fans of what John Iskander is doing around town with the shows that he's booking under his Parade of Flesh moniker. But you already knew that.What you might not have known, however, is that Iskander's been planning another post-SXSW bash--as he's been known to do in the past. Won't be c ... More >>

  • Music

    October 8, 2009
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    January 16, 2009

    Parade Of Flesh Announces South By South Flesh Lineup

    John Iskander, the man behind Parade of Flesh booking (The Lounge on Elm Street, Club Dada, Pastime Tavern), has announced the lineup for his inaugural South by South Flesh show, which will take place at The Lounge on Sunday, March 22--or, y'know, the day after SXSW ends in Austin. And it's actually ... More >>