Dallas' DVK, known as Dustin Van Kleeck when he's not performing, loves house music and his energizer rabbit level of enthusiasm reflects that. The mix he submitted for the DC9 mix has his personality written all over it. It's an upbeat and high-energy house mix that features the work of more than a ... More >>
With apologies to Robert Earl Keen, Devin the Dude, Cake, Hayes Carll and the multitude of also-rans filling up the regional concert calendar in these final weeks of 2010, it's safe to say, I think, that, with Friday night's Wu-Tang show at the Granada Theater, the year in live music effectively ... More >>
Right about now, over at the Palladium Ballroom, the stage is being set for tonight's Red Bull SoundClash, featuring Talib Kweli & The Rhythm Roots AllStars and Ozomatli. The two groups spawned from vastly different scenes, but share a similar alternative hip-hop jam--and we were able to watc ... More >>
Gorillaz, N.E.R.DVerizon Theatre, Grand PrairieOctober 20, 2010Better than: an evening spent watching the Cartoon Network.Roger CaldwellDamon Albarn, triumphant at last night's Verizon Theatre show. For a full slideshow from last night, click here.Shame on anyone who expected a cartoon-ish displa ... More >>
DJ Love isn't a Dallas native, but the seasoned DJ has made quite the name for himself around these parts thanks to several weekly gigs, a monthly gig, his own record label and an album that's about to drop. A few other things distinguish him from the rest of the local cop: For one, he exclusivel ... More >>
Dallas bloggers fan the flames and flame the fans of local music
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Product placement comes to adult videos...hey, watch where you put that thing!
U-God's solo album is only the latest in a series of Wu-Tang Clan misfires
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Local band finds its way in the Big Apple
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