Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>
Warped Tour LaunchGexa Energy Pavilion
June 24, 2011
Better than: spending all day on traffic control at the new In-N-Out Burger.
Rachel ParkerThe crazy kids today and their crowd-surfing ways.Let's address the elephant with the pink tutu standing in the corner: Sure, there were doubts about t ... More >>
David Johansen of the New York DollsDavid Johansen's career is the entertainment equivalent of a patchwork quilt. The New York Dolls' first incarnation, after all, lasted just a few years. After dissolving that first time, Johansen recorded several solo albums, then began an acting career. (Remem ... More >>
Diplo, Cee Lo GreenAxe Lounge (normally Rio Room, formerly Suite)February 5, 2011Better than: hanging out in a lounge filled with Axe body spray. Fortunately, this sponsorship was in name only.All photos by Justin NamonCee Lo's appearance was short but sweet last night. Go here for a full slideshow ... More >>
Welcome to a new recurring feature here on DC9 where we talk to
musicians about the music no one expects them to like. We're calling it
Unexpected Influences -- because, we hope, that's what it will show.A.Dd Local hip-hop duo A.Dd , rappers Paris P and Slim Gravy, has been on our radar ever si ... More >>
From Cee-Lo's epic new "Fuck You" video.Cee-Lo Green, formerly of the Goodie Mob and Gnarls Barkley, released one of the greatest songs in the history of humankind last week. It's called "Fuck You" (NSFW) and it's full of modern poetry. But, beyond it's lyrical genius, "Fuck You" has an indescrib ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, June 3, 2009...
A writer for the MTV Movie Awards has confirmed that the Bruno ass-in-Eminem's-face stunt was staged. Noooooo! MTV would never script any show they produce!
Two of hip-hop's biggest up-and-comers are joining forces on a joi ... More >>
Two follow-ups in this particular radio round-up. First, I exchanged a few messages with Alan Ayo via Facebook, and the long and short of it is, he's not at all upset that Clear Channel gave him his walking papers yesterday. Writes the former midday host and music director at KDGE-FM:I'm feeling rat ... More >>
In last week's paper, I reviewed The Kül's new release Soul 4 Gold, a disc that blends a whole mishmash of funk, psychedelic and even stoner rock influences into a disc that, at various points throughout its listen, recalls Jimi Hendrix, Sly Stone, Prince, Gnarls Barkley, TV On The Radio and Lenny ... More >>