It's been a really slow blog day here at DC9. Sorry 'bout that--busy day, not much to blog about, yada yada yada.
Here's an mp3 for you to download. It's from Kessler, an alt-rock act from Rockwall that's a big hit in the whole The Door and Plano Centre circuit. Caught them this weekend at The Door's 10-year Anniversary Party this weekend. And--hey!--you can read all about my thoughts on that show in tomorrow's paper.
Anyway, Kessler's got a new CD, I Know Your Voice, due out on July 8 from YMA Records. And things are looking up for the five-piece: According to vocalist Mike Mitchell, the band' first single, "Outside Your Window," has started earning some Top 40 radio airplay. Or, rather, it got played once on a station in Grand Rapids, Michigan. So he's told.
"We were played right after a Chris Brown song," he says.
And that's really all he knows about that. But, well, it's something. And Mitchell's pleased, to be sure.
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This download isn't that song, though. Rather, it's a track called "Dallas," and it's about leaving a girl you love and how, every time you think of her, you think of home. And home, in this case, in, well, Dallas.
Say it with me: "Awwwww." --Pete Freedman