Derrick Carter

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2014

    DC9 at Night Mixtape with Red Eye

    Red Eye is the epitome of a Dallas DJ staple. Over the past few decades he has always been a constant in Dallas DJ scene with well regarded resdidencies at the legendary Club One to his current haunts at Beauty Bar and It'll Do Club. Somehow he still finds time to do a monthly '80s night at Crown & ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2014

    DC9 at Night Mixtape with Demarkus Lewis

    Dallas is home to a significant number of producers and DJs that are well known internationally but mostly off the radar in their hometown. Demarkus Lewis is very much one of those DJs. It's highly unlikely any other musician or producer in Dallas has more releases under his belt. Lewis has establis ... 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

    June 17, 2014

    The Best Dallas DJ Residencies That Play Vinyl

    Vinyl has made an epic comeback over the past decade. It's a comeback few would have seen coming, given its seeming fall into obsolescence decades ago. But while the above-average music fans have gravitated back towards owning their favorite music on vinyl, the dj profession has by and large made a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Movement Electronic Music Festival Pre-Party Hits Dallas This Weekend

    By Mwanza Dover Over the month of May, Detroit's world-famous Movement Electronic Music Festival is holding pre-parties building up to their annual Memorial Day weekend blowout. Local promoter Source 20/20 is behind the Dallas edition of official pre-parties at The Green Elephant this coming Saturd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2014

    With Help From Icons Like Spinderella, Joel Salazar is Building a New Home for Hip-Hop

    Few symbols in Joel Salazar's life hold more meaning than a set of turntables. "Música, Daddy! Música!" his 2-year-old daughter, Natalia, yells at least once a day. And when she does, her father is happy to oblige her. Salazar stops whatever he's doing and sets two chairs at his decks. Together t ... More >>

  • Music

    August 16, 2012

    Derrick Carter at It'll Do Club

    Saturday, August 18 at It'll Do Club

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Top Ten EDM Albums for People Who Don't Know Shit About Dance Music

    by Andy Hermann Electronic dance music (you know, EDM) is the hottest thing going right now. But to you, it still all sounds like "oontz, oontz, oontz" -- except Skrillex, who sounds like "wom, wom, wom." Right? Fear not. You don't have to be a kid yourself to know what the kids are into nowadays ... More >>

  • Music

    June 8, 2006

    The Beatdown

    DJ Iz: The house jock who took the long way home

  • Music

    March 16, 2006

    The Beatdown

    National success hasn't taken Demarkus Lewis away from his Dallas roots

  • Music

    February 16, 2006

    The Beatdown

    On-the-fly mixes ain't no thang for Mr. Carter

  • Music

    August 7, 2003

    This Old House

    Derrick Carter strengthens the dance-music pipeline between Dallas and Chicago