Christopher Cross

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2014

    DC9 at Night Mixtape with Seal Bass

    Seal Bass is part of an extreme minority amongst Dallas DJs. He plays techno in its purest form. While he's not so well known in the regional DJ circuit, Seal Bass has over 20 years' experience behind the decks. He still plays vinyl and his breadth of knowledge of classic techno is deep and reflecte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Michael McDonald's Yacht Rock Ship Sails in for "Night of the Proms" at Verizon Theatre

    Remember three years ago when your workplace productivity levels plunged because people kept sending those Yacht Rock videos around the office? It's quite possible that in the wake of watching parodies of the incestuous early '80s careers of dudes who had recorded with Steely Dan, you wasted all of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Wednesday 3/14/2012

    ​If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving musi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Good Friday: Analog Rebellion, C.J. Ramone and the Rest of This Weekend's Shows

    While definitely not the biggest show this weekend, we thought the above concert promo video for tonight's show at Dada deserved a view. If only we had a "Concert Trailer of the Week" feature on DC9...Oh well. Still pretty cool, though.But if the above lineup featuring Analog Rebellion, Gallerycat, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2009

    Gig Alert: Eric Johnson Tonight at House of Blues

    Eric Johnson, not Eric Johnson.​Not to be confused with the Eric Johnson of The Fruit Bats [Editor's Note: Or the NFL tight end from my hometown], the Eric Johnson appearing at House of Blues tonight is the legendary guitar slinger from Austin. Drawing praise from the likes of Carlos Santana, Eric ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    Gig Alert: Air Supply and Christopher Cross Tonight at the Myerson

    ​Holy late '70s, early '80s mellow rock flashback, Batman! Tonight's bill at the Meyerson Symphony Center features two giants of smooth cheese: Australia's legendary Air Supply and San Antonio's own Christopher Cross.Back when I was just getting into high school, you couldn't make it half a block ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 20, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Dude Food: SXSW Edition

    I spent much of the last week in Austin for SXSW, so rather than hipping you guys to some local jewel this week, I've decided to give a play-by-play commentary of how I vittled down in the Live Music Capitol of the World.Comprehensive Dude Factor: 9, or Doug Sahm, on a scale of 1, "Christopher Cross ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2006

    It's Hip to Be Square

    Midlake prefers the summer breezes of Christopher Cross and other soft-rock faves. Which doesn't explain why the band's new record is genius. The latest issue of Spin, which should be on stands any second now (it's the one with Johnny Knoxville on the cover; no, it's not the September 2003 issue), h ... More >>

  • Music

    July 20, 2006


    After a tour with the Flaming Lips, loads of hype and an amazing new record, the only thing Midlake's missing is confidence

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2006

    Groovy, Far Out and Monkee Business

    Hey, hey, it's Mike Nesmith--the Thomas Jefferson High School alum who was more than a mere Monkee. What's that smell coming from today's offerings? Incense, most likely--something, anything, to mask the musk engulfing the late 1960s punk-pop-a-roll coming outta Big D waaaay back when. It's a crazy ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    May 11, 2006

    Beat Down

    This DJ simulator is nothing to rave about.

  • Calendar

    August 19, 2004

    Cry Again

    Grab some tissues for Steel Magnolias

  • Music

    August 17, 2000

    Lame Old Song

    Proof that today's popular music is just as good -- and bad -- as it's always been

  • Calendar

    December 9, 1999

    Yule be sorry

    All we want for Xmas is Jessica's two front teats

  • Music

    October 21, 1999
  • Music

    December 10, 1998

    Great men

    Gang of Four made magic out of the mundane, turned funk to punk, and died for your sins