Aphex Twin

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2014

    Goodbye CD Source: 1993 - 2014

    It was 10:20 on Friday night when I found out. I had just left the Meyerson when I looked at the clock: 10:00. "Just enough time." The new Aphex Twin album had just dropped and I realized that with the right amount of luck, will and vehicular skill I could just make it to CD Source before its 10:30 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    DC9 at Night Mixtape with DJ Jon Doe

    In this day and age where everyone is a DJ (or at least thinks they are), guys like Joe Walker are a rare treat. Performing under the moniker of DJ Jon Doe, he's coming up on 25 years of DJing and the experience and passionate dedication to the art of mixing vinyl shows in his sets. He can mix circl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Dillinger Escape Plan Is Still The Best Live Band In The World

    Dillinger Escape Plan With Tera Melos, Vattnet Viskar, and Baring Teeth Trees, Dallas Thursday, May 1, 2014 Last time I saw the Dillinger Escape Plan, I informed you of their status as the best live band in the world. I took ten months, searching up and down, over hill and dale, from sea to shining ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2013

    What Happens When Being a DJ is No Longer Satisfying?

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    Jeff Ryan, Drummer for Sarah Jaffe, St. Vincent and Others, Releases a Solo Album This Week

    You might not recognize Jeff Ryan's name, but you've probably heard his drumming on a number of acclaimed releases in the past few years. Playing on albums by Sarah Jaffe, St. Vincent, Pleasant Grove and Crushed Stars, he's also had time to do an ambient side project called Myopic. Myopic's second r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Thirteen Videos To Scare Your Friday The 13th Pants Off

    ​So. This month, the thirteenth day of the month has fallen on a Friday. Dun, dun, dun! Here in Dallas, that's not necessarily a bad thing: Since midnight last night, folks have been flocking to Elm Street Tattoo for their $13 Friday the 13th tattoo as part of Oliver Peck's annual marathon.But tho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 31: DJ Five Easy Pieces' Winer Mix

    ​A few months ago I was approached by Denton-based DJ Five Easy Pieces about doing a winter mix for the blog. And, well, when's a more wintery time to post a winter mix than on Christmas Eve? OK, maybe the winter Solstice. But, hey, that fell on a Tuesday and, as everyone knows, DC9er comes on F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 8: Wanz Dover

    ​This week's DC9er presents readers and listeners with not one, but two very different mixes from seasoned area musician, dubstep producer and DJ, Mwanza Dover. And not by accident, either. Dover voraciously admits that there was no way he could "really make one mix that would make sense for what ... More >>

  • Music

    November 1, 2007

    Booka Shade |Henrik Schwartz |Ricardo Villalobos

    DJ Kicks (!K7)|Live (!K7)|Fabric 36 (Fabric)

  • Music

    November 1, 2007

    Girltalk, Busdriver, Daedelus

    Friday, November 2, at the Palladium Loft

  • Music

    September 6, 2007

    Blaqk Audio

    CexCells (Interscope Records)

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    Hot Chip

    Thursday, April 26, at the Granada Theater

  • Music

    February 8, 2007

    Singles Going Steady

    How to blow 99 cents

  • Music

    October 19, 2006
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    October 13, 2005

    The Beat Down

    Looking for a single, simple genre to dance to? Then don't seek out Bassnectar's dance variety

  • Music

    October 13, 2005

    Down with the Cygnus

    Laptop Deathmatch didn't just crown a winning musician this week. It crowned a new scene in Dallas.

  • Music

    December 2, 2004

    Becoming Babydaddy

    Scissor Sisters' Scott Hoffman is spreading the gospel...the sexy gospel

  • Music

    October 14, 2004

    Paul Brill

    New Pagan Love Song (Scarlet Shame)

  • Music

    April 15, 2004


    April 20

  • Music

    March 4, 2004

    The Elected

    Me First (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    August 7, 2003

    Mix A Lot

    Kid 606 separates the beats from the crap

  • Music

    November 21, 2002

    FC Kahuna

    Machine Says Yes (Nettwerk America)

  • Music

    September 26, 2002

    Shot in the Arm

    Wilco may have been abandoned by its label, but it still had its fans

  • Music

    September 5, 2002

    Daniel's Boon

    Spoon's Britt Daniel is a good guy. And his new album is even better.

  • Music

    April 11, 2002

    Pop is Dead

    Hip-huh? Antipop Consortium doesn't expect you to get it at first.

  • Music

    January 3, 2002

    Hear This

    Back to business as usual: I dig music

  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    Aphex Twin

    Drukqs (London-Sire)

  • Music

    March 29, 2001


    Standards (Thrill Jockey)

  • News

    October 19, 2000


    Swine Among Pearls, Speaking of Whining, Slave to Soccer

  • Music

    October 12, 2000


    Kid A (Capitol Records)

  • Music

    August 24, 2000

    Bringing Up Babies

    When Babies Eat Pennies is a shock to the system, whether you like it or not

  • Music

    August 19, 1999

    Clearing samples

    Moby returns to electronic music, and he's ready to Play

  • Culture

    June 3, 1999

    Well-cut gem

    Doug Aitken collapses the boundaries between art, film, and storytelling in his Diamond Sea, and without thinking about it too much

  • Music

    March 4, 1999

    Clarity prevails

    Jimmy Eat World proves you can make a good record for a major label after all

  • Music

    January 7, 1999

    Read? What am that?

    The year in rock books which isn't such an oxymoron, really

  • Music

    December 24, 1998
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    October 29, 1998

    At a Toad's pace

    No, the Toadies haven't broken up. They're just taking their own sweet time

  • Music

    October 22, 1998

    Into the groovy

    Raving about Simon Reynolds' techno history, Generation Ecstasy

  • Music

    April 2, 1998
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    March 12, 1998
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    January 1, 1998
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    August 7, 1997
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    February 20, 1997

    Fish and microchips

    Aphex Twin is the enfant terrible of British electronica

  • Music

    January 9, 1997

    It was a very good year

    1996 lived up to its predecessor while presaging great things to come