Ennio Morricone

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    The Ten Best Horror Movie Soundtracks

    Halloween should be filled with good, albeit strange, music. Horror film soundtracks provide the most suitable gateway to such enjoyment. From grotesque to gorgeous, these represent our ten favorite offerings (in reverse order). Enjoy.

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    I Saw the Perfect Horror Movie DJ Set at Texas Theatre

    On Friday (the 13th) I went to see David Cronenberg's The Brood at Texas Theatre. Arriving thirty minutes early seems like an unnecessary precaution. The place was sparsely populated save for a few regulars, some employees, and two DJs -- Gabe and Gavin G -- set up in a corner. Still, it was a welco ... More >>

  • Music

    February 7, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 42: DJ Gabe

    Gabriel Mendoza, aka DJ Gabe, has been spinning (literally, he uses turntables) since 2004. His DJ career took off when his friend, Patricia Rodriguez, pitched him on doing a psych/mod night. Gabe's response was, "Hells yes." He now spins all over town, and folks looking to unwind to some funky t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    Nakia Found His Voice on The Voice. Now What?

    If you've heard of Austin-based singer Nakia, it might have been from his stint on The Voice last summer, when he reinterpreted Cee-Lo's "Forget You." His voice is a force of nature, raised on soul and blues, and of course it turned heads. He made it to the quarter finals before being voted off, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Thursday's 35 Denton Review: Cold Winds, Diamond Age and OM's Drone Revue

    See also: The Thursday night fans . "Holy fuck it's cold" was a common refrain last night, the first night of 35 Denton, as temperatures dipped into the 40s and winds whipped at our faces indiscriminately. There weren't a whole lot of people on the square, which could be chalked up to that dip, or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Heartless Bastard Erika Wennerstrom on Finding Her Voice

    Austin's Heartless Bastards recently released their latest LP, Arrow, solidifying their reputation as a damn fine band. For those who didn't hop on the bandwagon after 2009's The Mountain, there aren't very many seats left. The four-piece makes a stop at Lola's on Friday night. Wennerstrom talked ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Toro y Moi's Chaz Bundick Tells Us Why He Isn't Completely Sick of Chillwave Yet.

    Toro y Moi's Chaz Bundick​Chaz Bundick's chill. But he's not that chill. Or so the 24-year-old from Columbia, South Carolina, and the man behind the Toro y Moi moniker is hoping to prove with his latest "organic" effort, Underneath the Pines, which was recorded in the small recording studio at Cha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    The City Is Open (Mostly). Schools? Not At All.

    ​The Dallas Independent School District, like most others 'round these parts, is closed yet again. To the Facebook message sent earlier this morning:Guess what? Dallas ISD schools and administrative offices are closed on Wednesday, Feb. 9, because of inclement winter weather. Stay safe and warm ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Norah Jones Hooks Up With Danger Mouse and Jack White For A Spaghetti Western Homage

    Just some regular Joes.​Speaking of Norah Jones, the Dallas-raised critical darling, who just released an album compiling her favorite collaborations from over the course of her still-young career, has a new collaboration in the works...

  • Music

    June 3, 2010
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    February 26, 2009
  • News

    July 24, 2008

    Our 20th Music Awards

    1988-2008: Two Decades of DOMA

  • Music

    June 12, 2008

    Whiskey Folk Ramblers

    Midnight Drifter (Ravenkaw)

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2008

    Whiskey Folk Ramblers Inspired by Spaghetti Westerns

    Whiskey Folk Ramblers' lead vocalist Tyler Rougeux.Midnight Drifter, the debut album from Fort Worth’s Whiskey Folk Ramblers, will be available for the first time at their CD release party Saturday at Lola’s in their home city. While they won’t be selling copies until then, you can get a taste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2008

    D-Notes: On Thursday, February 14

    Little Rock's Bear Colony played The Prophet Bar last night Interesting night out last night around the D. Sure, it was Valentine's Day, so the crowds weren't exactly huge, but there were certainly plenty of movers and shakers about town. Met this guy, this gal, this guy, this guy and a few others. ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    June 7, 2007
  • Music

    March 16, 2006

    History of a Film

    After a short dalliance with Jesus, Jason Reimer has completed his first big score.

  • Music

    July 28, 2005

    The Volebeats

    Like Her (Turquoise Mountain)

  • Calendar

    November 25, 2004
  • Film

    May 13, 2004
  • Music

    April 1, 2004

    Fresh Air

    With Talkie Walkie, the enigmatic French keyboard maestros go toward the light

  • Music

    April 11, 2002
  • Music

    January 3, 2002

    Faith Healers

    Blinded by Britney and bad Jagger, here's 10 you might have missed

  • Music

    August 9, 2001


    The Director's Cut (Ipecac)

  • Culture

    March 29, 2001

    He Scores

    Ennio Morricone has written great music for good, bad and ugly films

  • Music

    February 22, 2001

    Standards and Practices

    Tortoise's new album is the most obvious thing in the world--and the most startling

  • Music

    October 5, 2000

    Arc Arsenal

    Joan of Arc's Tim Kinsellas finally makes the straight-up rock record he's always promised. Just kidding.

  • Music

    July 27, 2000

    Out Here

    The Staggers

  • Film

    November 25, 1999

    Rock the boat

    The Legend of 1900 spins an enchanting tale about a pianist born at sea

  • Music

    June 24, 1999

    Ketchup and Soy Sauce

    Cibo Matto gets out of the kitchen and fries up the national prize

  • Film

    October 8, 1998

    Fatal detraction

    Adrian Lyne's Lolita takes the high-minded low road

  • Music

    May 22, 1997

    A fistful of tunes

    The Big Gundown squints into the sun, throws its serape over its shoulder, and makes its play

  • Music

    April 10, 1997
  • Music

    February 1, 1996

    Surf and turf

    Austin's Teisco Del Rey resurrects the lost art of the twang

  • Music

    June 22, 1995

    Two-drink minimum

    The Enablers take Nino Rota and Dick Dale out for cocktails

  • Music

    June 8, 1995

    Keys to the kingdom

    Local new age piano sensation Danny Wright ponders the secret of his success

  • Music

    May 18, 1995

    West Texas waltz

    Pop-rockers return from the dark side of the Moon Festival