• Blogs

    July 30, 2014

    Where Dallas Can Eat Mackerel, the Trendy Little Fish That's Good for You and the World

    Mackerel and other small fish have been celebrated as high in omega-3s, vitamin D and low on the food chain. That last point means they don't accumulate heavy metals including mercury, like swordfish, tuna and other predatory, large fish. All this boils down to one simple fact: they're good for you. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2014

    TEEN's Kristina "Teeny" Lieberson: "We Like to Crush Ignorance"

    Naming your band TEEN can have some repercussions. Just ask Kristina "Teeny" Lieberson. While some might assume a band called TEEN might feature a least a few teenagers, Lieberson simply used her childhood nickname as the inspiration for a moniker. And there is nothing immature about the music of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Frightened Rabbit at Trees, 3/13/13: Review and Photos

    It is impossible to understand what Scott Hutchison is saying, but that's part of the charm. On Saturday night at Trees, the Frightened Rabbit front man bantered with the audience between songs, but unless you managed to squeeze your way to the front of the sold out room, his thick Scottish accent b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    First Round of SXSW 2013 Acts Announced, Including Blackstone Rangers and The Relatives

    With the announcement of 35 Denton's initial lineup, it was only a matter of time before you felt that tightening in your chest, aka the first round of SXSW acts. North Texas' Blackstone Rangers, Ronnie Fauss, the Relatives, Somebody's Darling, Sarah Jaffe and Tedashii are all represented. Thurston ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Q&A: Darius Holbert Tells Us How To Get Into The Movies (Kinda)

    Darius HolbertWho needs a corner, window office? Former Dallas resident and musician Darius Holbert proves you don't need a 9-to-5 to keep up with the mortgage. Just a little creativity is all.That's how Holbert says two of his tracks ended up in the upcoming films World's Greatest Dad (starring Rob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    Paul McCartney To Play Cowboys Stadium On Wednesday, August 19

    Another coup for that spaceship out in Arlington: It's the Beatle's first Dallas show since 2005, and his sole Texas stop on his current North American tour. Perhaps most impresively, though, the press release announcing the show indicates that the concert should last a solid 2.5 hours. Ticke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    SXSW Announces First Round Of Scheduled Performers For '09 Fest

    OK, so there's a clause at the bottom of the press release we just received--y'know "The list is subject to change" blah, blah blah--but lo and behold, here it is: The first round of announced performers for the 23rd SXSW festival, schedule to take place this year March 18-22. After the jump, the co ... More >>

  • Music

    March 13, 2008

    You Don't Have to Head to SXSW to Find a Festival This Week

    Dallas has something for all tastes in town

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2008

    Scary Kids Scaring Kids, Halifax Headline South By So What

    While we here at DC-9 will be down in Austin at South by Southwest mid-March, we know not everyone is dropping the big moolah for the festival. A great in-town alternative is the "South By So What?!" fest. (They'll be more on the SXSW overflow shows and South By So What?! in an upcoming print editio ... More >>

  • Music

    March 24, 2005


    SXSW 2005: The crowds, the hype bands and all the Shiner Bock you can drink

  • Film

    February 28, 2002

    Bard Company

    Macbeth meets the classic-rock block in Scotland, PA.

  • Music

    July 30, 1998

    Fair game

    Feminism posing as trend, profit masquerading as activism, and a bunch of really bad songs: Why Lilith Fair isn't so fair at all