For nearly 15 years, California's Thrice has been one of the more intriguing alternative rock bands going. With an attitude of constant growth, the four-piece has incorporated elements of punk, metal and electronica into their heady and literate stew.
Thrice's highwater mark would have to be The Al ... More >>
This week 13 years ago, the members of Tripping Daisy were on the verge of giving birth to Jesus Hits Like The Atom Bomb, the greatest record of their career.In this edition of This Week In Dallas Music History, Robert Wilonsky visited the TD boys in their sweaty East Dallas rehearsal space, and ... More >>
It turns out that Tripping Daisy getting dropped from Island Records was the best thing that ever happened to Good Records Recordings. It's hard to know, though, if Tim DeLaughter knew that back in 1999, when the brand new indie label was launched and Tripping Daisy was on the cusp of recording i ... More >>
Kolby Schnelli Analog Rebellion's Daniel HunterI perfectly understand Daniel Hunter's frustration. Really, I do. As PlayRadioPlay!, the Aledo native did get lumped into the mall-punk scene by a lot of people--us here at DC9 included. But, upon going back and listening to the still super-young 20- ... More >>
Bryce AvaryGrapvine's own The Rocket Summer--or pretty much the person we all have to thank for the success that all the mall-punk acts of the region have been having in recdent years--dropped some big news earlier this week, announcing two new records set for release in the near future. Later th ... More >>
They were loud, rude, bratty and obnoxious. They smoked pot, drank lots of beer, did drugs and slept in their clothes. If you were a guy who hung out at Theatre Gallery during the late '80s, chances are pretty good that one (or more) of them fucked your girlfriend.
And they got away with it all be ... More >>
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dry ... More >>
Noise is not for everybody.
Some people hear a jackhammer on the street corner and promptly cover their ears; others hear a subsonic melody and random harmonic movement in the staccato repetition of mechanized machinery.
“Industrial music” is the umbrella term used to describe artists who e ... More >>