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A Boy Named Emo
What was your favorite show on Red River at Emo's?
Music Story  December 30, 2011
"...Unassuming in every way, the drummer and guitarist proceeded to build from a rootsy garage groove that turned into an all-out assault and an epic, Zeppelin-esque climax that made Not in the Face the must-see act of the week. – Doug Freeman Death From Above 1979Sept..."

Death From Above 1979
Music Review  March 18, 2005, by Darcie Stevens
"...Death From Above 1979..."

Blame Canada
A sampling of musical poutines
Music Story  February 25, 2005, by Audra Schroeder
"...Rocking a more free-form style, Vice Records faves Death From Above 1979, a guitar-and-drum duo from Toronto, put out one of last year's most bizarre albums. You're a Woman, I'm a Machine was noisy, distorted sludge that was actually catchy and danceable..."

Off the Record
The 2011 Austin City Limits Music Festival draws to a close, as does Emo's outside on Sixth Street
Music Column  September 23, 2011, by Austin Powell
"..."If you want to save the demolition crew some work, go ahead," Death From Above 1979 bassist Jesse Keeler instructed a sold-out Emo's on Saturday night. On short notice, the ACL aftershow was declared the final outdoor event at the iconic Red River venue, with DFA's logo even being spray-painted on the wall to mark the occasion..."

ACL Music Fest Sunday Listings
The blurbing of ACL 2011
Music Story  September 16, 2011
"...This year's full-length, Megalithic Symphony, drives more smoothly but still breaks into epic surges, and AWOLNation will burn it down live as Bruno brings a full band into action to rev up a dance floor and throw down a mosh pit. – Doug Freeman Death From Above 1979..."

Sunday ACL Fest Face-Off: LCD Soundsystem vs. Mumford & Sons
Digital or analog?
Music Story  September 29, 2016, by Kahron Spearman
"...Fun fact: Legally threatened Canadian duo Death From Above 1979 for prior use of "Death From Above," which is the name of Murphy's label..."

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 Friday Reviews
Music Story  November 6, 2014, by Luke Winkie
"...Death From Above 1979 The Physical World (Warner Bros.)..."

Judas Priest Pounds Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014
Some heads are gonna roll
DAILY Music  May 19, 2014, by Chase Hoffberger
"...Amon Amarth, Black Lips, Blood Brothers, the Bots, Breakout, Communion, Crooked Bangs, Deafheaven, Death From Above 1979, Death Grips, Fat White Family, Glassjaw, Gorilla Biscuits, Hot Water Music, Iceage, Iron Reagan, Jello Biafra & the Guantanamo School of Medicine, Judas Priest, King Diamond, Metz, Pallbearer, Pianos Become Teeth, Pissed Jeans, Radkey, Rocket From the Crypt, Sick of It All, Twin Peaks..."

Dome Sweet Dome
How do you contain an international music festival? Build a dome, and they will calm.
Music Story  April 1, 2011, by Audra Schroeder
"...I take a shortcut down Seventh, through the back alley of the Beauty Bar. This time it's a throng of people dressed in black, many wearing bandanas around their faces, pressed up against the fence trying desperately to see a Death From Above 1979 reunion..."

Playback: Willie's Picnic Comes Home
Willie Nelson Fourth of July Picnic lands back in Austin
Music Column  July 2, 2015, by Kevin Curtin
"...Peterson's done exactly that to glorious ends with his new LP, Plume, going public July 7 on Teenage Riot Records, a label he operates with Jesse F. Keeler of MSTRKRFT/Death From Above 1979..."

Playback: Lines, Rhymes, and Redemption
The line at Fun Fun Fun Fest wasn't the only show last weekend
Music Column  November 13, 2014, by Kevin Curtin
"...That only took 15 minutes. Even though marquee acts from John Waters to Death From Above 1979 had been missed by many, everyone had the opportunity to feast on the main course, Judas Priest's first Austin gig in 26 years..."

Playback: Fun Fun Fun Fest: Hell Bent for Leather
Some heads are gonna roll at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014
Music Column  May 22, 2014, by Kevin Curtin
"...Additional performers at the three-day throwdown on Auditorium Shores and across the street at Butler Park, November 7-9, include Rocket From the Crypt, Tinariwen, Girl Talk, Death From Above 1979, Austin festival requisites the Black Lips, Guided by Voices, Alt-J, "Pony" singer Ginuwine, Sick of It All, the El-P/Killer Mike collab Run the Jewels, Gary Numan, Dead Kennedys frontman Jello Biafra with his Guantanamo School of Medicine, Atmosphere, Swedish plunderers Amon Amarth, reunions of Failure and Austin's Mineral, Flying Lotus, Dinosaur Jr., the New Pornographers, and cancellation suspects Death Grips and Foxygen. Full lineup at Earache! –"

Lions of Tsavo
Music Review  January 16, 2009, by Raoul Hernandez
"...Afterward, hardcore/metal quartet Rat King tried peeling corrugation off the outdoor stage's Texas shed metal. Back inside, Vitamins, one of Tia Carrera drummer Erik Conn's three local bands, thrashed two-man like Death From Above 1979..."

Page Two
It's time to celebrate the coming of South by Southwest and think about how we're going to pay for our roads
Columns  February 4, 2005, by Louis Black
"...Louis, Mo.), Los Super Seven, Stephen Malkmus (Portland, Ore.), Aimee Mann (Los Angeles, Calif.), Lou Barlow (Los Angeles, Calif.), the Be Good Tanyas (Vancouver, British Columbia), Blind Boys of Alabama (Birmingham, Ala.), Ambulance Ltd. (New York, N.Y.), Bloc Party (London, UK), Brazilian Girls (New York, N.Y.), Burrito Deluxe (Nashville, Tenn.), Vic Chesnutt (Athens, Ga.), Chingo Bling (Houston, Texas), the Dears (Montreal, Quebec), Death From Above 1979 (Toronto, Ontario), Dogs Die in Hot Cars (Glasgow, UK), the Donnas (Palo Alto, Calif.), Doves (Manchester, UK), Kathleen Edwards (Ottawa, Ontario), Fatboy Slim (Brighton, UK), the Futureheads (Sunderland, UK), Goldie Lookin Chain (Newport, UK), The Go! Team (Brighton, UK), Robyn Hitchcock (London, UK), Hot Hot Heat (Victoria, British Columbia), Billy Idol (Los Angeles, Calif.), the Kills (London, UK), Kings of Convenience (Bergen, Norway), Ojos De Brujo (Barcelona, Spain), Seyi Solagbade & the Blackface Band (Lagos State, Nigeria), Steel Pulse (Birmingham, UK), James Talley (Tulsa, Okla.), Pam Tillis (Nashville, Tenn.), 22-20s (Lincoln, UK), and Wolfmother (Sydney, Australia)..."

ACL Aftershows
Music Story  September 16, 2011
"...Death From Above 1979, Emo's (sold out)..."

Signed, Sealed and Delivered
Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, and Kanye West headline ACL 2011
DAILY Music  May 17, 2011, by Austin Powell
"...Broken Social Scene, Preservation Hall Jazz Band & the Del McCoury Band, Mavis Staples, Empire of the Sun, James Blake, Twin Shadow, Ray LaMontagne, Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses, Hayes Carll, Social Distortion, Elbow, Death From Above 1979, Court Yard Hounds, Bright Eyes, Santigold, Wanda Jackson, Skrillex, the Antlers, Chromeo, Daniel Lanois ' Black Dub Disciples of Christ,..."

Off the Record
Chaos and creation at South by Southwest and the Monday realization that blues landmark Pinetop Perkin is gone
Music Column  March 25, 2011, by Austin Powell
"...Hundreds of fans trampled past the barricades for the Strokes' free performance at Auditorium Shores on Thursday, March 17, not unlike the scene that erupted at Scoot Inn for a day party headlined by L.A.'s ubiquitous brat pack Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All. Juvenile pricks at an unannounced Death From Above 1979 reunion at Beauty Bar on Saturday, March 19, assaulted security and Austin Police Department officers, who subsequently made one arrest...."

Day Party Crawl
Music Story  March 18, 2005, by Darcie Stevens
"...I Love You but I've Chosen Darkness warmed up the Insound party at Club de Ville with a patented dose of dark, bassy dance hits, including highlight "According to the Plan" off their brand-new 12-inch. Soon after, Canada speed-rock duo Death From Above 1979 happily begged for earplugs before American Analog Set mellowed the near-capacity crowd..."

SXSW Wednesday Showcases
Music Story  March 15, 2013, by Chase Hoffberger, Tim Stegall, Jim Caligiuri, Doug Freeman, Abby Johnston and Greg Beets
"...Kodaline delivers melting, passionate pop seemingly streamlined for soundtracks, the quartet swooning anthemic on upcoming debut, In a Perfect World. The band to watch on the bill, Kid Karate chops a raw fury that hearkens Death From Above 1979 and Jack White..."

Hell Bent for Brisket
Match the FFF Fest performer with the food vendor
Food Story  November 6, 2014, by Brandon Watson
"...B. Death From Above 1979..."

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