It's not even November and Jens Lekman is enduring the "shittiest snowfall ever," which is blanketing his hometown of Gothenburg, Sweden. Proclaiming it "completely useless," Lekman knows it's a short-term nuisance. In days, he'll be in Dallas promoting I Know What Love Isn't, his first full-length ... More >>
When I saw Katy Perry last summer, one scene that stuck with me occurred during "Hot N Cold," where Katy donned a number of costumes under a hula-hoop curtain. I think that represents Katy's career: A series of cut-away costumes replaced behind a magical curtain.
Katy Perry's latest, "Part o ... More >>
That charmer singing about a broken heart in the above clip is one Sunny Sweeney, a resident of Longview (just a short jaunt east along I-20, past Miranda Lambert's Lindale and Eisley's Tyler). Now, here's the impressive thing: In addition to the above video, released just two weeks back, having 1. ... More >>
Billy SurfaceClearly, it's time for Bridges & Blinking Lights to go to sleep.More often than not, when bands break up, they do so in a blaze of glory--or, at the very least, with one final show to milk out every last bit of interest that they can. But, as one Frenemy of DC9 noted in the comme ... More >>
Today, we welcome back an old friend to the blog. That's right: It's the return of Aural Ambush, a feature we hope will be back and running regularly in these confines we call DC9. It's been a while, though, so, for those who may have forgotten the concept, a quick refresher: We grab an mp3 from an ... More >>
It's been almost five months now since Black Tie Dynasty first announced its breakup, leaving its fans confused and its haters feeling validated (an unfortunate, but everpresent part of the band's history). But one person in particular was especially miffed: Picnictyme, the local producer/MC (forme ... More >>