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2006 Stories by Andy Beta

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  • Pérez Prado

    published April 6, 2006

    Don't blame the fiery Pérez Prado for that enervating Louie Vega remake of "Mambo #5," though you could possibly blame him for Ricky... More >>

  • Various Artists

    published March 23, 2006

    Call crate-digging wunderkind Andy Votel a modern-day Phileas Fogg, spanning the globe in 80 minutes while spinning wax pressed up before he was... More >>

  • Ricardo Villalobos

    published March 23, 2006

    Ricardo Villalobos is the avatar of that avant-garde permutation of house music often called ketamine-house (for its drugged, psychedelic effects... More >>

  • LCD Soundsystem

    published March 23, 2006

    If the Rub 'n' Tug dudes (Thomas Bullock and Eric Duncan) can jerk a happy ending out of Coldplay's limp "Square One," then why can't they get... More >>

  • Hot Chip

    published March 23, 2006

    The four blokes in Hot Chip may look like colorblind football hooligans, but their R&Bedroom pop reveals them to be softies at heart. Such a sad... More >>

  • City of Gold

    published February 16, 2006

    Willie Clarke seems always to be taking a quick breather from work or walking the stairs back into the studio. He's either at Domingo, Chocolate,... More >>

  • Four Tet featuring Percee P

    published January 26, 2006

    Tired of being a one-man band, Four Tet's Kieran Hebden has been heavy into collaborations as of late. Here are his recent sessions with... More >>

  • Various Artists

    published January 19, 2006

    For the armchair listener who cannot possibly keep up with the prodigious vinyl output of German house, that sleek BMW roadster of the genre, at... More >>

  • Dandy Jack and the Junction SM

    published January 12, 2006

    It is a gross presumption that all Chileans who are transplanted to Germany become exquisite microhouse producers, but the alternately minimal and... More >>

  • Panda Bear

    published January 12, 2006

    Panda Bear frontman Noah Lennox, better known for his role in Animal Collective, jolts the bare-bones astringency of his solo debut, Young... More >>

  • CD Reviews

    published January 5, 2006

    The Strokes First Impressions of Earth (RCA) The Strokes were labeled the saviors of NYC's rock and roll scene in 2001. But... More >>

  • Robag Wrühme

    published January 5, 2006

    Germany's Gabor Schablitzki, who sometimes spells his name backward and is also half of the Wighnomy Brothers, might be the sliest producer to... More >>

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