The Visual Stimulations for People Who Were High
Coachella's art installations -- the ones designed to impress you while you're high, aka all of them -- were particularly impressive this year. There was the tesla coil, the crane that was formerly a flower but now a praying mantis, the giant floresce ... More >>
The brunette in the backward pink mesh trucker hat and booty shorts grabs a megaphone and addresses her fellow campers.
"WECOME TO COOOOACHEELLLA."
The congregation of twenty 20-somethings lustily applauds. It's Thursday night, a dozen hours before the festival officially begins, and the rules ar ... More >>
The last few days, our indefatigable music critic staff has been regaling you with stories of the best from SXSW 2012. In the midst of these discoveries, we've been culling another list: the worst shit. The acts that ranged from huge bore-fests, to down-right lame. Below, you'll find their submissio ... More >>
If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the chaos, Village Voice Media's roving music editors have selected t ... More >>
This dude knew a thing or two about music videos.The death of Michael Jackson in 2009 seemed to prompt a lot of artists to rediscover the art of music videos in 2010. Some, like Lady Gaga and Kanye West, took the artistic merit behind mainstream music videos from acts like Michael Jackson and Pri ... 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 our ow ... More >>
British-based Fact Magazine recently released it's best albums of the decade list (everyone's doing it!) and here's an interesting inclusion of note: Coming in at No. 21 on the taste-making mag's list is Dallas-based electro artist Gerard Hanson, who scores with the 2006, self-titled album he rel ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, November 3, 2009...Hot Chip have announced plans for a new album. It's good to see that dance-rock isn't dead just yet.Britpop legend Ian Brown was arrested for "allegedly" beating his wife. Gives "Bye, Bye Badman" new meaning...It's hard to tell w ... More >>
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again.
As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scen ... More >>