Pet Shop Boys

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    October 15, 2014

    DC9 at Night Mixtape with Bon Spengler

    Bon Spengler is a mainstay in the underground house and techno scenes in Dallas. Along with her husband Corey Spengler (of the electronic duo Opencloud), she has been responsible for a series of notable parties featuring local and touring techno, tech house and house talent that are not usually know ... More >>

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    April 15, 2014

    The Pet Shop Boys' 5 Best Covers

    Hard to believe that England's Pet Shop Boys have been doing the synthpop/alternative dance thing for over three decades. During that time, the duo of Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe has managed to evolve with the musical tides while maintaining a sizeable audience. Although known for original songs su ... More >>

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    April 15, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts in Dallas this Week, April 15-20

    There's a lot going on that you need to know about before we get hit with a weekend full of high holidays. Easter, 4/20 and Record Store Day are important and all, but that doesn't mean you should just stay in all week and wait. There's plenty of fun to be had in the meantime, with these 10 non-holi ... More >>

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    April 12, 2014

    Coachella: Band and Drug Pairings Guide

    Ever since sunshine acid saturated Woodstock back in 1969, music festivals and recreational pharmaceuticals have gone together like wine and cheese. Which is why we'd like to recommend a few pairings for those so chemically inclined, a fine list of musical acts coupled with good stuff sure to provid ... More >>

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    April 29, 2013

    Boris - Rubber Gloves Rehersal Studios - April 26, 2013

    Take a little walk to the edge of town, and go across the tracks. Rather than a viaduct looming, there you will find the incomparable Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios. Described on its website as an "industrial dive bar", I take this to mean that the quantities of dive involved in the construction of ... More >>

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    April 26, 2013

    Youth Lagoon at the Loft: Missed Opportunities with Drums at Dallas' Most Underused Venue

    The criminally underused Loft, downtown in the Gilley's complex, is a wonderful venue which has big open spaces, a perfectly positioned bar, and a patio totally unmatched among Dallas gig venues. It's incredible that it's barely being used at all. Beyond the twists and turns of employee movement aro ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010
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    October 7, 2010
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    October 1, 2010

    Giveaway: A Pair of Tickets to See The Mike Dillon & Earl Harvin Show at The Kessler Theater on Saturday

    Earl Harvin​Two of the top percussionists to ever come out of North Texas, Mike Dillon and Earl Harvin, have been teaming up for years to do their one-of-a-kind jazz performances. But the performances in the region have been few and far between of late--ever since Harvin moved to Berlin.But the tw ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010

    First Night Feasts Leave Theater Audiences Humming the Free Cake

    Photo by Elaine Liner Dallas Theater Center patrons still fondly remember post-show sweets by former Craft pastry chef Shannon Swindle. This was after a show in 2009. No more goodies in the new Wyly Theatre.​What actor doesn't love a free meal? But it never hurts to give theatergoers a nibble ... More >>

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    May 7, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 10: DJ Red Eye

    ​ DJ Red Eye has been DJing professionally for 20 years and was exposed to the art of spinning at an early age. "My uncle was a big disco DJ in Austin back in the day," he says. "His record collection always fascinated me as a kid. I've always leaned toward electronic music as well. DJing was just ... More >>

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    March 5, 2009
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    December 18, 2008

    The Killers

    Day & Age (Island)

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    March 6, 2007

    Or Maybe You Just Listen to Coldplay

    Pride Radio DFW -- Clear Channel's new local radio endeavor aimed at Dallas/Ft. Worth's gay-lesbian-bi-transgender community ("the 6th largest in the nation and GROWING!") -- is getting plenty o' pub for being the first such station in the area. And while most of us here think it's way past time for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2006

    Those Lemony Fresh Scents

    If you can't make the Gothic Archies show, which starts right about now in Frisco, they will be in Waxahachie tomorrow. No kidding. Yes, we know y'all are all worn out after wetting your pants eight times at the sight of Stephin Merritt, but let's hope a second, post-Gothic Archies wind comes your w ... More >>

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    June 8, 2006


    The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has picked up a nice piece about Mark Cuban and Shaq--the "oddball couple," ugh--written for the Associated Press by my old pal Jaime Aron. But I warn you: It contains the worst picture ever taken of the Cubes. And I think scout Reggie Johnson agrees, from the l ... More >>

  • Music

    May 11, 2006
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    February 6, 2003

    Marr Attacks

    Inside ex-Smith Johnny Marr's new band, the Healers

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    May 30, 2002
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    April 4, 2002

    Kylie Minogue / Sophie Ellis-Bextor

    Fever (Capitol) / Read My Lips (Polydor UK)

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    Mr. Fixit

    "Ex-gay" minister Randy Thomas prays to put gays and lesbians on the straight and narrow

  • Music

    October 21, 1999
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    March 11, 1999