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 >>
Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's front woman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor cape draped over a suit that looked like it was made of mercury. The vibrant collage was topped with a headpiece that Liberace might have worn had he ever bee ... More >>
OK, it's been a while, but the DC9er mixtape series is officially back in action. We're resurrecting the weekly DJ profile with a Q&A and mixtape from Dallas' '90s hip-hop enthusiast, DJ Sissy Ross. Check out her Q&A and original mix below.
As the curb says, "watch your step" when entering the front door at Mason Bar; the sudden step up could be potentially lethal for tipsy girls in heels. Inside, a couple occupies stools at one end of the bar, and save for them it's empty -- just a quiet Monday night at the State-Thomas neighborh ... More >>
Cut ChemistCut Chemist1 a.m. at Hailey's ClubBilled as the first hip-hop event of the 35 Conferette, Thursday night's show at Hailey's was the most illustrious lineup Denton has seen in the genre for a very long time.And, given the festival's proclivity toward indie rock and folk music, it was po ... More >>
Rusko, Dub AssemblyTreesApril 30, 2010 Better than: anything that has been at Trees since its re-opening.RuskoThis was the Trees of old. By 9:30 p.m., the room was already buzzing and already a quarter full; the line outside already wrapped to the parking lot between the venue and Franzini's ... More >>
Joel Trujillo, Jr. is better known around town as Killtron, and he's been playing party-jams in the Metroplex since 2005. He got his start by listening to "Energy," a segment on nonprofit listener-supported station KNON, catching the show at every opportunity he had, eagerly listening in, and eve ... 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 >>
Thursday, October 30, at House of Blues
The Audience's Listening (Warner Bros.)
Dallas hip-hop represents in our first-ever mixtape round-up
Foodie culture cooks in the West End
The 10 most radical hip-hop albums of all time, featuring Public Enemy, NWA and...Mos Def?
Final Friday's growing fan base sends showcase to a larger venue
Now that's what I call music
Jurassic 5 knows the difference between hip-hop and rap
Gypsy Tea Room
August 10; August 13
Blackalicious takes its sweet time moving from underground to overground
At the annual South by Southwest music festival, it's the singer, not the song
Black Eyed Peas hope they're luckier in 2001 than they were last year
Who says 2000 was a bad year for music?