With a virulent wit, a deep antipathy for authority and a boiling paradox of emotions, Tyler has made some of the most controversial music of the 21st century. Far from mere shock fodder, his music reflects not only internal vulnerability and brokenness, but also the ever-fragmenting moods, morals a ... More >>
Every generation has an underground music scene that only an elite group of fans and the NSA know of. In the '60s, psychedelic music, for example, exploded onto the hippies' counterculture scene with music by The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix and Pink Floyd. (And let's not forget the Velvet Undergroun ... More >>
We decided to check back in with some of the people we interviewed this year for My First Show, and ask about favorite concerts, records, and most-wanted Christmas gifts. Bad Design's Steven Altuna takes the cake for best answer for a Christmas wish. What was the best show you saw this year? Evan ... More >>
See also: Why every album you love should be ripped apart by a 19-year-old I've tried to walk the line between imposing my tastes in music on my kids and letting them discover music they enjoy on their own. My tastes are all over the map, so they've gotten a little of everything. My 14-year-old da ... More >>
Clint Eastwood's inspired take on the original G-man.
A week ago today, we passed along word of the still-circulating rumor that the Black Eyed Peas would be the performers at Super Bowl XLV, which, you surely already know, is set to take place at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington on Sunday, February 6.We've yet to squash that rumor--the closest we got w ... More >>
Neko CaseGranada TheaterNovember 23, 2009Better Than: Sitting at home playing with your dogs. Patrick MichelsCheck out more photos from the show here in our slideshow. It wasn't hard to see that it was Neko Case's show last night at the Granada. With the singer's penchant for songs filled with ani ... More >>
[Editor's Note: This is the last time we'll be running Echoes and Reverberations as a regular feature here on DC9. Will we see future installments? Don't know yet. But in the meantime, a big thanks to Jeff Liles for the past 30 installments of the series. It's been fun.]Shallow Reign, performing at ... More >>
Yeah, Grandmaster Flash graced the ones and twos at Ghostbar this weekend. But who cares? The people there didn't seem to.
Two murders and two life sentences won't alter one convict's allegiance to the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas
No one understands the world of major-label rap better
Lollipop Shoppe is bringing groovy back
Grown men dressed in spandex: What does it all mean?
PETA wants to protect these cockroaches, which are being served in the Six Flags buffet line. To PETA, an exterminator must be like Idi Amin. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals usually protests against the fur and cosmetics industries' abuse of animals. Yesterday it took up the mighty cause ... More >>
With Terrell Owens, which comes first--the Super Bowl ring or the explosion?
Slayer forgoes the usual midlife crisis. Who needs fast cars when you have speed metal?
"We have mortgages, high cholesterol, and I swear I have arthritis in my fingers. Our sixth CD is due out this summer."
The career of Dallas sportswriter Jim Dent was skyrocketing, then booze and bad behavior caused a hard landing
Kid 606 separates the beats from the crap
Today's music magazines suck up to celebs--and just plain suck
A Run-act play starring the Simmons brothers, Russell and the Rev
The Dallas Morning News says N.W.A. was "militant." The real answer? N.O.
The Avalanches are hard to pin down but easy to love
For the members of the Coup, there's nothing part time about revolution
You could call The Dismemberment Plan boring. But you won't.
Mark Griffin resurrects MC 900 Ft. Jesus
For Hydroponic Sound System, mixing hip-hop with everything else is just Routine Insanity
Don't always make good neighbors, especially in exclusive Flower Mound, where a nasty feud between the mayor and a newspaper publisher has blossomed into all-out war
Morning News reports of a charity's ties to terrorism spur Muslim protests
The Dismemberment Plan's Travis Morrison talks about major labels, modern R&B, and...Steely Dan?
Saturday Night Live and DreamWorks Records team up for two not-ready-for-prime-time compilations
Going steady with the singles of the summer
Limp Bizkit are the new kings of rock. Why?
You know the music business stinks when Kathy McCarty, Texas' best singer-songwriter, can't catch a break
The General adroitly animates real-life Irish crime boss Martin Cahill
Portrait of the psycho as a young man
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.
Raving about Simon Reynolds' techno history, Generation Ecstasy
Mo Wax founder James Lavelle tries to explain UNKLE, the sort-of band behind one of the year's most flamboyant albums
Spike Lee tosses up a brick with his bleak He Got Game
Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs fathers a return to hip-hop pop
How Wu-Tang Clan won the world
After the Beasties and Beck, the Dust Brothers strike out on their own
Dre and Snoop Dogg, the boys who cried wolf, cancel yet another Dallas show
Bronco Bowl owners gallop toward New Year's opening date
'Black Moses' emerges from the bulrushes with two albums and a broken heart
Branford Marsalis does the 'unspeakable' once more
Judge tells the Nightcaps that ZZ Top aren't "copycats"