The summer I bought The Breeders' Last Splash on cassette at the mall was the summer I dyed my hair with Kool-Aid, and woke up with ants on my pillow. It was the summer I lost my grandfather, though my mother swears that was him making our lights flicker every once in a while. It was the summer I sp ... More >>
Starfucker, Painted Palms and Alexico
The Prophet Bar
Friday, January 13
An interesting sampling was in attendance at Friday's sold-out Prophet Bar show, one that spanned teens, 20, 30 and 40-somethings. Monterrey-based one-man band Alexico's computer-assisted performance was, at first, an acquired ... More >>
Something happened this week 20 years ago, and music hasn't been the same since: Nirvana released "Smells Like Teen Spirit," the lead single from Nevermind, which would itself come out later in the month. With the song came a new movement in music, a new era. But plenty of other influential acts ... More >>
More or less the amount of Red Bull consumed at DC9 HQ on a daily basis.Do you guys like Red Bull? Because we here at DC9 really like Red Bull. We drink Red Bull all the time. Helps us keep up with the crazy hours of the gig. Red Bull, in our humble opinion, has always been "the best." Red Bull, ... More >>
The beginning of history as we know itIn this edition of This Week In Dallas Music History, we look back at an infographic we here at the Observer published to chart the career arc of The Toadies, following the release of their seminal record Rubberneck and through the production of their at-the- ... More >>
Welcome to a Unexpected Influences, where we talk to musicians about the music no one expects them to like.DatahowlerDatahowler, mad processor of decades of international culture, has a lot on his mind. Born Ross Edman (and formerly using the moniker Objectiv One), he has managed to push himself ... More >>
Area graphic designer/hip-hop producer Objektiv One's always up to something. Or so he makes it seem on his always-entertaining, damn pretty self-titled blog, where he pontificates on all things music- and visual-related. And, earlier this month on his blog, Objektiv One (real name: Ross Edman), ... More >>
Each week the Dude Food guys assess the 'masculinity' of Dallas area
dives. The more fried meat and junk on the walls, the better the
rating...Jalapeno Tree (Yes, there should be a tilde over the "n" in "Jalapeno." No, I don't know how to type one.)
1530 N. Peachtree Rd., Mesquite
D ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, March 11, 2009...
Looks like you won't be able to use a fake name to get 12 CD's for the price of one anymore: The mail-in BMG Music Service is done.
Washed up rapper-turned-reality star, Coolio, was charged with possession of crac ... More >>
Your daily dose of music news for Tuesday, January 20, 2009...
Apparently the Notorious B.I.G. biopic wasn't the hit it was built up to be. Beat in the box office by a movie about a bumbling mall cop? Really?
U2 is streaming its first single, "Get on Your Boots," from the forthcomi ... More >>