• Blogs

    September 30, 2014

    10 Reasons You Should Rethink Not Going To Austin City Limits.

    Austin City Limits music festival is just around the corner, kicking off its first weekend this Friday and running through Sunday. With eight stages, two weekends and over 150 acts, ACL is one of the largest music festivals in the country. Lucky for us, it's practically in our backyard. Sure, you ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    DC9 at Night Mixtape with DJ Jon Doe

    In this day and age where everyone is a DJ (or at least thinks they are), guys like Joe Walker are a rare treat. Performing under the moniker of DJ Jon Doe, he's coming up on 25 years of DJing and the experience and passionate dedication to the art of mixing vinyl shows in his sets. He can mix circl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    After Scoring Two Wins Against John Wiley Price & Co., Mike Miles Looks Like a Contender

    Two big ifs. If you don't happen to be employed by the Dallas school district. If you are not a member of the African-American old-guard elected leadership in southern Dallas with strong personal ties to certain school district employees. If neither of those categories applies to you, then you may n ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 29, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Thar She Blows: A Great Idea Rises at City Hall. Fetch the Harpoons.

    Wait a minute, wait a minute, wait a minute. A huge idea turned up at City Hall yesterday. Huge. This is like a Blue whale beaching itself on the banks of the Trinity River. I'm afraid City Hall is going to send a crew out there and chop it into cat-food. We need to stop and take a big look at this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne On Regionalism, Gummy Skulls and Neon Indian (Part 2 of 2)

    ​Yesterday, we shared with you the first part of our exclusive Q&A with Wayne Coyne, in which the Flaming Lips frontman discussed the future of the music industry, the importance of timely releases and how he came to discover Dallas' A&R Records. Today, we bring you the second half of our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 37: Hulon Pate

    ​Hulon Pate has a lot of love for house and techno tunes -- so much, in fact, that he spends most of his time on the look out for the next hot thing to drop at Absinthe Lounge, where he currently has a residency, Deep After Dark. Pate's has been DJing for nearly 20 years now, and considers himself ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    The Old 97's Rock the Book Store, Celebrate New Album's Release at Borders

    Photos by Patrick MichelsRhett Miller just saw what these guys charge for a DVD of Meatballs.​Between the "Music and Media" and "Travel" sections at Borders' Lovers Lane branch last night, the Old 97's celebrated The Grand Theatre, Volume One's official release date with a 45-minute set, followed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Q&A: The Old 97's Rhett Miller Talks The Grand Theatre, Accepting The Band's Alt-Country Tag and The Trouble With Releasing Double Discs.

    Piper FergusonThe Old 97's are looking sharp once more.​In tomorrow's print issue of DC9, I take a long hard look at the Old 97's eighth studio release, The Grand Theatre, Volume One, which earns its release on Tuesday, October 12. And I find, as we've been saying since we first heard the disc bac ... More >>

  • Music

    July 30, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Girl Drink Drunk: Family Karaoke

    Seriously, no idea who that is. Really.First of all, I realize some people don't like karaoke, that it ain't their thing and they'd prefer to sit there and just watch the fun. That's cool. But just trust that at Family Karaoke -- where parties of up to 25 can reserve private sound-proofed room ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2009

    What It Was Like: Abe Vigoda, Monotonix, Circle Jerks, Todd Barry, Janeane Garofalo

    Jesse HugheyMonotonix singer Ami Shalev in a rare calm moment during his band's set at "Mess With Texas" in Austin's Waterloo Park Saturday. And yes, that's the same microphone he shoved up his ass earlier in the set.I've read again and again what a spectacular display Monotonix's live show is and f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Border Patrol, or: Where's Dallas Again?

    Friend of Unfair Park "Peterk," who two weeks back brought to Life these old photos of Dallas, sends word of the latest and greatest in confusing time-killers: Boundaries. (Click the image above to enlarge Dallas's boundaries.) It's the brainchild of English Web developer Tom Taylor, who's dipped Fl ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 4, 2008

    Abba Zabba

    Casa Mañana says Mamma Mia!

  • Calendar

    May 18, 2006
  • Culture

    October 23, 2003

    Shaw Business

    Quaint scandals at Theatre Three; shrieks of horror fill the night at Teatro Dallas

  • Music

    March 21, 2002

    Bang to Hype

    At SXSW, it's all about the buzz, not the Buzz Band

  • Music

    May 24, 2001

    One More Time

    Everything happens at the right time for Alejandro Escovedo

  • News

    January 11, 2001

    Monkey Business

    William Dembski thought Baylor University would be the perfect place to investigate a scientific alternative to Darwinism. He didn't know he'd be crucified for his cause.

  • Music

    April 13, 2000

    Find our way

    On its new album, The Apples in Stereo don't sound like anyone but themselves

  • Music

    March 23, 2000

    SXSW Diaries

    A thousand bands + a dozen parties + one cigarette lighter = average South By Southwest

  • Music

    February 12, 1998

    The LeAnn Rimes of mariachi music

    Talented and determined, Nydia Rojas is forging a pop career while remaining true to her roots

  • Film

    December 4, 1997

    Building the perfect beast

    Phil Tippett and his studio--creators of Starship Troopers' murderous bugs--are envisioning the digital future of creature features

  • News

    September 19, 1996

    The Ego and the Ecstasy

    Sculptor Raffaele Martini Pandozy wages a one-man war to revolutionize Dallas' aesthetic from inside his South Dallas fortress

  • News

    January 11, 1996

    Private dealing

    How Ron Kirk killed the public arena briefing