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Yo La Tengo

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Fun Fun Fun Fest Reveals Date and Stage Schedules

    They've already let us "Guess the Fest." They've also given us the full lineup. Now the folks at Fun Fun Fun Fest have gone a step further and laid out the day-by-day schedule, which will be spread out over three days (and three stages) this fall from Friday, November 7 to Sunday, November 9. That m ... More >>

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    May 19, 2014

    Judas Priest to Headline Fun Fun Fun Fest This November

    Betcha didn't see this one coming: Austin's annual late-year concert extravaganza, Fun Fun Fun Fest, just revealed the lineup for this year's edition, and the headliners will be none other than everyone's favorite metalhead leatherboys, Judas Priest. That's right, of "Breaking the Law" fame. The sam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    The Ten Texas Bands That Most Deserve To Be Famous

    For Every ZZ Top and Steve Miller our state produces, there are thousands of bands that either wallow in obscurity or just get by with endless, backbreaking tours and the hope of having enough cash to finance some studio time. Here are some acts that should have hit the big time in their day and a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    The 15 Greatest Original Film Scores From the Past Decade

    Established musicians composing film scores is nothing new. Some of the best scores of the last 50 some odd years have come from pop stars: Dylan's score for Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, Danny Elfman's whole career and Queen's legendary Flash Gordon score. With the rise of various indie studios worl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    Ten Must-See Concerts in DFW This Week: May 2-8

    Ringing in your first week of May is a week of music that's as diverse as it gets. We've got everything from Rodriguez, the legendary musician and subject of the Oscar-winning documentary Searching for Sugarman, to the Dwarves, a group of disgusting punk badboys. Get a taste for them by watching cli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    Chelsea Light Moving is This Week's Top Sell in Dallas 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. Chelsea Light Moving takes the number one spot at Good Records and Atoms for Peace is still ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    Wilco's Solid Sound Festival Features Dallas' The Relatives

    Wilco has just announced the lineup for their Solid Sound Festival, to be held June 21 to 23 at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, and amidst the Yo La Tengo's and Neko Case's is West Dallas' own funk and gospel heroes The Residents. See also: -Watch: Long-Lost Dallas Funkers The Relati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    Toro Y Moi Tops This Week's Dallas Record Store Charts

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Yo La Tengo, A$AP Rocky and Deftones: This Week's DFW Bestsellers

    This is not your everyday Bilboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you what bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste. This week's sales at CD Source reflect some of Dallas' upcoming shows: P!nk's Truth About Love T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    Five Dallas Music Venues We Wish Were Still Open

    In any major city, musical venues come and go. Some closures are well-deserved: bad sound, weak promotions, etc. But other times, a place shutting its doors is a kick in the teeth for any local music fan. Here is my list of five long-gone musical establishments I wish were still open. Agora Ballroo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    DC9 at Night's Favorite Summer Songs

    The summer I bought The Breeders' Last Splash on cassette at the mall was the summer I dyed my hair with Kool-Aid, and woke up with ants on my pillow. It was the summer I lost my grandfather, though my mother swears that was him making our lights flicker every once in a while. It was the summer I sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Tonight, Tonight: Ralph White at Dan's and Mechanical People at Poor David's

    Just a couple of interesting musical options this Monday evening as the music conferences have been all packed up and put away until next year.

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Tonight, Tonight: Sans Soleil, Terminator 2, Sunnybrook and Eyes & Ears at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios

    With all the Super Bowl parties now over and various venues still in the process of being cleaned up, there's only really one option this Monday evening. But it features a nice collection of locals, so if you're willing to hang out in Denton for the night, it's a pretty nice one.

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Staff Trax: The Philistines Jr., Typhoon, Kylesa, Amy Cook and Fences

    Welcome to Staff Trax, the weekly feature here on DC9 where we shed some light on the music we've been enjoying of late, regardless of the touring or album release schedules that tend to bear the focus of most of our coverage. Consider it a chance for you readers to get some more insight into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    Over the Weekend: Yo La Tengo, Times New Viking at the Granada Theater

    Yo La Tengo, Times New VikingGranada TheaterJanuary 30, 2010Much better than: staying home watching the Mavericks lose to the Blazers.Will Von BoltonClick here for a slideshow from Saturday night's show.‚ÄčA sold-out crowd got out of the cold weather and into the warm confines of The Granada Theater ... More >>

  • Music

    January 28, 2010

    Yo La Tengo,Times New Viking

    Saturday, January 30, at Granada Theater

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2010

    Giveaway: Two Pairs of Tickets To Saturday's Granada Theater Show With Yo La Tengo and Times New Viking

    For a whopping quarter of a century now, Hoboken's Yo La Tengo has existed comfortably at or near the top of the indie rock heap, showcasing an ever-changing aesthetic that, at various times in the band's career, has seen the band touching on various psych-, garage-rock and shoegaze styles. In this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Giveaway: Two Pairs of Tickets to Tomorrow Night's Rural Alberta Advantage Show at The Cavern

    In this week's paper, Annie Zaleski extols the virtues of the Toronto-based Rural Alberta Advantage, comparing the three-piece to everyone from Yo La Tengo to The Mountain Goats and Arcade Fire to Neutral Milk Hotel. Heady company indeed. Continues my esteemed colleague from St. Louis:As might be e ... More >>

  • Music

    December 10, 2009

    The Rural Alberta Advantage

    Saturday, December 12, at The Cavern

  • Music

    September 17, 2009

    Yo La Tengo

    Popular Songs (Matador)

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    Bonus MP3: Kill The Dance Floor -- "Stare"

    ‚ÄčLast year, brothers Mick and Raul Espinoza were plying their new wave craft under the moniker Mahteo. They even recorded a pretty cool debut album, The NuWave Republic. Although that record mined the classic '80s influences of Joy Division and The Cure a little too blatantly, it nevertheless had ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    My Brightest Diamond Feels Good Covering Nina Simone.

    No, nothing will ever, ever compare to this, the original version of Nina Simone's "Feeling Good". Nothing.And yet, somehow, this new cover of the song (via) from one-time Dallas resident Shara Worden (aka My Brightest Diamond) is a pretty decent effort in its own right--and certainly worth a liste ... More >>

  • Music

    November 20, 2008

    Deerhunter

    Microcastle (Kranky)

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2008

    Yo La Tengo Is Not Afraid Of MS, And They Will Beat Its Ass

    It was just last spring that legendary indie rockers Yo La Tengo graced our area with a sublime acoustic concert at the Dallas Museum of Art. Fans might also recall the ear-shredding performance the band gave at the Granada Theater on Easter in 2007. Well, now Yo La Tengo frontman Ira Kaplan sends ... More >>

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    September 25, 2008
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    March 14, 2008

    Why SXSW When You Can NPR?

    See, you coulda stood in this line to see Vampire Weekend at SXSW. Or you could just click your mouse right now. Good call. Gettin' old. See, I wish I'd stayed an extra night in Austin -- woulda been nice to hear R.E.M. at Stubb's, where they played the opening night of South by Southwest's music fe ... More >>

  • Music

    March 13, 2008

    Yo La Tengo's Ira Kaplan Offers a Different Take on His Band's Sound

    This time through town, Yo La Tengo is going all acoustic

  • Music

    August 23, 2007

    Au Revoir Simone, Oh No! Oh My!, Sidney Confirm

    Wednesday, August 29, at Rubber Gloves, Denton

  • Music

    April 5, 2007

    Having It All

    The members of Yo La Tengo produce consistently great records from a stable marriage. What's up with that?

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2006

    All-Star Balloting

    Midlake's up for three PLUG Independent Music Awards. Ain't no Grammy, but better than a kick in the stomach. To be honest, we were pretty unfamiliar with the PLUG Independent Music Awards till we noticed two locals on the ballot: our fave soft-rock band Midlake and our fave local music blogger Gor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2006

    Signing Off

    Saw this story this morning in The Cincinatti Post about the shuttering of woxy.com, the acclaimed Internet-only statio, that offers a pretty hip playlist of alternarock and Amerindie--which is to say, Midlake gets played alongside Yo La Tengo and R.E.M., while Tom Waits and Johnny Cash can even fin ... More >>

  • Music

    August 24, 2006

    Staggering Statistics

    All of This and More (Shake It)

  • Music

    August 17, 2006

    Evangelicals

    So Gone (Misra)

  • Music

    August 17, 2006

    Pegasus Now

    Careless Loveseeds (self-released)

  • Music

    August 3, 2006

    Dirty on Purpose

    Wednesday, August 9, at Hailey's

  • Music

    June 22, 2006

    Sonic Youth

    Rather Ripped (Geffen)

  • Music

    April 6, 2006

    Pretty Girls Make Saves

    Indie rock teams up with a baseball videogame. Really.

  • Music

    August 25, 2005

    The Wrens, Jim Yoshii Pile Up, Hogpig

    Saturday, August 27, at Hailey's

  • Music

    July 7, 2005

    The Jim Yoshii Pile Up

    Pick Us Apart (Absolutely Kosher)

  • Music

    April 7, 2005

    Yo La Tengo

    Prisoners of Love: A Smattering of Scintillating Senescent Songs 1985-2003 (Matador)

  • Music

    January 13, 2005

    Jad Fair, Mandarin, The Theater Fire

    Friday, January 14, at Rubber Gloves

  • Music

    September 18, 2003

    Yo La Tengo

    September 20

  • Music

    April 3, 2003

    Yo La Tengo

    Summer Sun (Matador)

  • Music

    September 28, 2000

    Yo La Tengo

    More than an indie-rock version of the Eurythmics

  • Music

    September 21, 2000

    Hijinks at Trees

    Long-overdue debuts

  • Music

    August 31, 2000

    Scene, heard

    Bluh; Pleasant Grove in Germany; The Early Line; Trees turns 10; Rubber Gloves gets wet; And so much more

  • Music

    May 18, 2000

    Scene, heard

    All the music news that's fit to print, and some that isn't

  • Music

    February 17, 2000

    My heart's reflection

    Genius plus love still equals Yo La Tengo

  • Music

    September 30, 1999

    Girl trouble

    Rock and roll is still a man's, man's, man's, man's world

  • Music

    January 1, 1998

    Rock and roll over

    In today's music business, tomorrow's revolution is yesterday's fad

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