Lee Ving

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    The Ten Best American Hardcore Punk Albums

    Seeing that a form of Black Flag is touring right now (and playing Trees on Friday), we thought it a good time to investigate American hardcore punk rock. For all practical purposes, the beginning of hardcore in the states happened in the early 80's. While many hardcore acts were inspired by the Sex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    David Bowie Tops the Dallas Independent Record Store Charts

    This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste. Consensus arose at Good Records and CD Source as David Bowie takes the lead in top selling alb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    The 12 Best Things About SXSW 2013

    This year, Dallas Observer music blog DC9 at Night and Houston Press music blog Rocks Off teamed up to bring you only the greatest moments from last week's SXSW madness. Here are the 12 best shows and moments we saw. See also: -There's an App to Get You Laid at SXSW, But You Absolutely Don't Need t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    If the Sound City Soundtrack Rocks Half as Hard as the Movie, It Will Rule

    The Dave Grohl-directed documentary Sound City, is a loving and thoroughly entertaining docu-valentine to the legendary studio just outside of L.A. where many landmark albums were recorded. Throughout the film's first half, we're given glimpses of behind the scenes action on the making of such class ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Patricia Rodriguez Still Relies On The Pre-Show Advice Ian MacKaye Once Gave Her Band

    Patricia Rodriguez​Given her DJ nickname of Tigerbee, maybe it's not surprising that Patricia Rodriguez is a very busy person. When she isn't working on her artwork, she serves as one of the main people behind the theme-party DJ troupe, The Lollipop Shoppe. She's also spent time playing bass with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    Staff Trax: Kris Kristofferson, The National, David Garza, Fear and Phil Collins

    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 ... More >>

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    See By Be Seen

    At the annual South by Southwest music festival, it's the singer, not the song

  • Film

    August 17, 1995

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX