Katalyst has been a staple in the local drum and bass scene since the late '90s. Originally a death metal and punk drummer, his migration to the high-tempo breaks of drum and bass was a logical artistic progression. For the second installment of our new DC9 at Night mixtape series, Katalyst provided ... More >>
Hey, guys. Can I talk to you about something? Every year when this time rolls around we try to send you into your fall festing season with some proper tips. Usually, this is our not-so-subtle way to share with you the ways to make new friends or sneak, um, stuff (alcohol) (contraband) in. The ans ... More >>
Lauryn Hill, Nas Palladium Ballroom Monday, October 29 From darkness there was light, sound and a burst of atomic energy as Nas came to the stage with a gang of musicians ready to work through a 90-minute set last night at the Palladium Ballroom. It only took the four minutes of the first song for ... More >>
A fairly packed Wednesday night of music awaits the discerning listener who wishes to venture out this evening. Oh, and Charlie Sheen will be winning with tiger blood at the AAC tonight, too.
Lauryn HillEver since Lauryn Hill made a brief disappearance from the public eye in 2000, her career has been patchy at best. Her acoustic record in 2002, MTV Unplugged No. 2.0, was met with mediocre reviews, and the Fugees reunion fared even worse. But, aside from her brilliant output in the Fug ... More >>
Welcome to Staff Trax, the weekly feature here on DC9 where we shed some light on the music we've been enjoying of late, regardless of the touring or album release schedules that tend to bear the focus of most of our coverage. Consider it a chance for you readers to get some more insight into ... More >>
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