Last night, Eric Clapton and Dallas-born guitarist Doyle Bramhall II set fire to their Stratocasters' fretboards. Their fingers slid across the neck, bending strings until they bled the blues. Feeding off a musical energy straight from the Crossroads, the talented guitarists empowered some of Clapto ... More >>
Here was my reaction after 30 seconds of Googling Metalachi: "I have to see this live. It's like my childhood and teenage years got together to blow my whole world asunder." Metalachi takes the stage at Trees in full costume, their violin player is shirtless, each member of the band is adorned in ... More >>
We praised Menkena when their debut album, With You I'll Travel, came out last year. But the lineup has changed since then, and now features prominent members of The Polyphonic Spree, The Demigs and The Felons. In advance of their free show at The Foundry on Saturday with Fort Worth's The Cush, we a ... More >>
My Morning JacketAMD Stage -- Austin City LimitsSeptember 17, 2011Better than: about 99 percent of any other concerts I've ever seen.Jim BrickerMy Morning Jacket. More photos of the fans in our slide showIs My Morning Jacket the best live band on the planet? In the universe? They sounded like it ... More >>
If this poster were an NBA Draft prospect, Jay Bilas and Hubie Brown would go on and on about its impressive length. Probably its upside, too. But we here at DC9 just think it's purdy.
[Over the next few weeks, we'll be presenting our favorite local songs of the year, counting down from No. 25 to No. 1, one track a day. Today, we take an in-depth look at song No. 14 on the list -- and, please, feel free to click after the jump to grab a free download of the track. Also after the ... More >>
The award-winning actress discusses her roles