Boyz II Men

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2014

    Mystery Skulls Hit the Majors on Forever

    Alejandro Jodorowsky's art-house masterpiece, The Holy Mountain, is about many things. Capitalism, religion, greed, immorality and materialism are all critiqued by the filmmaker throughout the duration of the 1973 film. One of the foremost and prevailing themes is the quest to self-discovery in a cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2014

    Dearest Leslie Brenner: Here's How to Make Friends with Proof & Pantry

    Hey Leslie Brenner! I don't know you. I'm Alice. I don't know what you look like, but lots of chefs in town tell me they know what you look like, and that you're never truly dining secretly in their restaurants. I imagine that you look like the above illustration that took me one hour to draw. You' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    10 Reasons 1994 Was Pop Music's Greatest Year

    By Art Tavana Was 1994 the best year for pop music in history? Quite possibly. Sure, some of it was terrible, but overall it was amazing: Nordic black metal, Britpop, pop punk, trip hop, and the best R&B of the '90s (Boyz II Men were peaking). Hip-hop's Golden Age was winding down, but a new, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    A Farewell to The Slip Inn

    For the past fifteen years, Dallas locals' dirty little nightlife secret sat at Henderson and McMillian. The Slip Inn may have been tiny, it may have been poorly lit, and the bathrooms might have been the most avoided on Henderson-- but there was a reason that there was often a line to get in nearly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    The Five Types of '90s Pop Songs

    I should begin here: During the actual '90s, I was much too busy listening to Japanese videogame soundtracks (educate yourself) to actually enjoy '90s pop music. My first-hand memories of most of it are hearing it in a car, at a skating rink, on somebody else's Discman, and shaking my head in lonely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys on Aging and Why They Didn't Want Dolls of Themselves

    Twenty years ago, The Backstreet Boys were unleashed on an unsuspecting American public and the "boy band" phenomenon was officially under way. Inspired partly by the great doo-wop groups of the '50s and partly by the R&B of the '90s, Nick Carter and the rest of the boys were quickly scooped into in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    The Nine Must-See Concerts in DFW This Week: June 27-July3

    There's a lot happening in music around here -- a lot has happened this week, in fact. In this sprawling metropolitan music scene, with a kaleidoscopic framework of ever-changing people and bands and venues and ideas, a lot happens at once. The only thing we know for sure is that the people who make ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    Henry's Ice Cream: Yes. This.

    You don't walk into Henry's Ice Cream in Plano by accident. Plano is far. You're here on purpose. On a mission. And because you made the pilgrimage all the way out here, your expectations are stupid high. Your toddler stares at neon signage of Henry's Ice Cream and thinks to herself, "This better ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    Whatever, I Would Have Been a Terrible Date for The xx Anyway

    The Sundown at the Granada is a dangerous place to jokingly ask for shots while competing in a dating game. I missed the Grammys, my train stop and my bed when I tried to fall into it. When the theater announced they would be doing a dating game to give away tickets to their sold-out The xx shows I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    New Kids on the Block, Black Angels and More of This Week's Top Show Announcements

    New Kids on the Block, 98 Degrees, Boyz II Men Friday, June 28, at American Airlines Center, $53-$93 Whoa. Just look at this bill. It's now 2013, so the New Kids definitely aren't so new anymore, and since they're all middle-aged, I'd say they've been around the block a time or two. Because the show ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    Big Tex is Gone. There's a Hole in Our Hearts.

    On this day, we lost a fried hero. This morning, Big Tex caught on fire at the State Fair of Texas. Twitter lit up with jokes about as quickly as Tex did. I guess we all grieve differently. See also: Big Tex Burned Down Today at the State Fair Alice Laussade's exclusive interview with Big Tex We'd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Good Friday: 35 Denton Isn't the Only Thing To Do This Weekend

    ​It would be slightly unfortunate to have scheduled a concert on the same weekend as 35 Denton, but it's not like everyone's going up there, right? [Crickets chirping; the entire office is headed North on I-35.] But, for those of us left behind, there are still plenty of things to do around town, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    Foster The People, Eisley and This Week's Show Announcements

    Foster The People​If you're thinking, "If I hear 'Pumped Up Kicks' one more time, I'm gonna pull a gun on someone and make them outrun my bullets," then you should definitely not read on. The band responsible for the song, Foster The People, has strategically planned to start selling tickets to it ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 20, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Good Friday: Def Leppard, The Romantics, and the Best Shows of This Weekend

    Def Leppard​This weekend offers a pretty decent selection in the concert department. And if you'll notice the exciting red and black signs just up above this blog and over to the sides, yes, Def Leppard and The Romantics are coming to the Gexa Energy Pavilion on Saturday.But if you need your drumm ... More >>

  • Music

    June 23, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Blink-182 & My Chemical Romance, Girl Talk & The Cool Kids, and Many Other Announcements

    Blink 182 are back, and they're looking for corporate sponsorhips​This week's most notable show announcements come our way via huge corporate sponsorships -- one from Honda Civic, and the other from 7-Eleven. The former, which features the newly reunited pop-punk forefathers Blink-182 and their mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Listomania: What Scents Would Be Most Appropriate For The Future Perfumes and Colognes of Today's Biggest Music Icons?

    OK, here she probably smelled like blood and semen...​According to fragrance industry insiders, Lady Gaga has requested that Monster, the perfume she is developing, smell of "blood and semen." Frankly, that's a head-scratcher for us -- it sounds more like a Bloodhound Gang scent, or perhaps a Load ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Listomania: The Songs That Give Thanks, a Field Guide

    Not a song, but we sure are thankful for this.​It's hard to argue with Charlie Brown: Thanksgiving is here, man (paraphrased). Over on our on food blog, City of Ate, the writers are counting down to Thanksgiving with odes to their favorite T-Day foods. DC9's thinking: why can't we join in on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 13: DJ Bad Holly

    ​DJ Bad Holly admits that she got her start at DJing through a complete and utter accident. Holly Evans, a.k.a. Bad Holly, volunteered to DJ a party at Doublewide last year at the last minute--and to her surprise received and abundance of positive feedback. "Several people I'd never met came up to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 4: Killtron

    ​Joel Trujillo, Jr. is better known around town as Killtron, and he's been playing party-jams in the Metroplex since 2005. He got his start by listening to "Energy," a segment on nonprofit listener-supported station KNON, catching the show at every opportunity he had, eagerly listening in, and eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Last Night: Boyz II Men, Eric Benet at Bass Hall

    Boyz II Men, Eric BenetBass Performance HallJuly 1, 2009Better than: Um....getting my car towed?So...maybe Boyz II Men should have opened for Eric Benet, and not the other way around.Eric Benet, from the moment he walked on stage, had the crowd (a)roused with his forceful voice and charming interjec ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 18, 2009
  • Music

    June 11, 2009
  • Music

    October 30, 2008

    Ozomatli, Galactic

    Thursday, October 30, at House of Blues

  • Music

    October 9, 2008

    Raphael Saadiq

    The Way I See It (Sony)

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2006

    Another Brick in the Wall of Sound Festival

    Man Factory (Arlington): For my first assignment as the full-time music editor, I drove to Eric "Fishboy" Michener's house to draw cartoons. It was a good, strange time--we drank punch, brainstormed kooky art ideas and listened to whatever CDs of his I didn't recognize. Of all the CDs he played me, ... More >>

  • Film

    December 1, 2005

    Snow Bored

    Extreme sports may be fun, but First Descent is not

  • Music

    September 7, 2000

    Out There

    Har Mar Superstar; Sean Na Na

  • Music

    October 28, 1999

    Nothing's shocking

    Danger is John Freeman's middle name

  • Music

    December 4, 1997

    Deck the malls

    This season's Christmas album offerings

  • News

    January 23, 1997

    Mommie dearest

    Why I'm trading my typewriter for diapers and drool cloths

  • Music

    December 14, 1995

    Fifteen nailsin the coffin

    Or: Rock and roll isn't dead, it just doesn't smell bad

  • Music

    August 24, 1995

    Full-court press

    There's too much static when Boyz and writers get on the party line

  • Music

    November 17, 1994

    Of Prince and spines

    It doesn't matter if you Ween or lose, it's how you play their game