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.
So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>
DJ Love isn't a Dallas native, but the seasoned DJ has made quite the name for himself around these parts thanks to several weekly gigs, a monthly gig, his own record label and an album that's about to drop. A few other things distinguish him from the rest of the local cop: For one, he exclusivel ... More >>
DJ INDO, born Ricky Roe, grew up with music as an integral part of his life, and it was his love for music, alongside inspiration from his father and brother, that led him to DJ. When he first got started, nearly four years ago, DJ INDO explored a wide variety of sounds: "I would try spinning all ... More >>
This week's announcements are a pretty short list, but over the last few weeks we've seen the early summer slots fill up pretty quickly. Can't complain, though, when it includes an Iron Maiden tribute and the guys behind everyone's favorite Snoop Dogg cover. Jump for the details.
Red Gone Wild (Def Jam)
Laptops change the way we view music. Duh.
DJ Rob Viktum's unlikely upbringing was in—get this—Amarillo
Thursday, August 25, at the Gypsy Tea Room's Ballroom
The Art of OneMind (BBE/Spilt Milk)
Virtually unknown in their hometown of Dallas, The Strange Fruit Project is fixin' to blow
All of the Above (Coup d'Etat)
Welcome 2 Detroit (BBE)
For Hydroponic Sound System, mixing hip-hop with everything else is just Routine Insanity
Rumors of De La Soul's imminent demise are proved untrue with the Art Official Intelligence series
Dallas' hip-hop scene is more vital than ever, but you'd never know it: no clubs, no radio, no major-label deals. But the musicians, some of this city's best, refuse to give up.