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2002 Stories by Kevin McLaughlin

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  • Slash N' Scratch

    published December 12, 2002

    Mix Master Mike ain't no record player. He's a cold-blooded wax-killer. There's a big difference. "I'm not about knocking other DJs for... More >>

  • DJ Mark Farina

    published November 7, 2002

    Any fan of music, be it hip-hop, jazz, downtempo electronica, or R&B, will find Mark Farina's latest Mushroom Jazz compilation a successful... More >>

  • Beach Bacchus

    published September 26, 2002

    Hello Miami's Playboy Mansion, that tribute to all things decadent and carnal. Be it the seductive music and food, the fashionista parade, or... More >>

  • Ming & FS

    published September 26, 2002

    Not as raw as Hell's Kitchen, not as bouncy as Human Condition, the latest offering from Junkyard DJs Ming & FS, Subway... More >>

  • Club TV

    published September 19, 2002

    South Beach, prepare for your closeup. No, this isn't a still-shot photo-op or a glossy fluff-filler interview. Finally, the internationally known... More >>

  • Clipse

    published September 19, 2002

    If you want to check the evidence supporting the supreme production status of the Neptunes look no further than Lord Willin', the debut... More >>

  • Joi d'Gervais

    published August 29, 2002

    DJ Cedric Gervais is ready. He's got club connections, South Beach residencies, Lenny Kravitz remixes, and that quiet confidence found in most... More >>

  • Not a Dirty Word

    published August 15, 2002

    Not too long ago life was much simpler for Tijs Verwest (a.k.a. DJ Tiesto). He was a household name among Holland's night crawlers, had achieved... More >>

  • Dance, No Chaser

    published July 18, 2002

    If you're a DJ duo with exotic names based in D.C., be prepared for the inevitable comparisons with Deep Dish. It was just last year when Deep... More >>

  • Various Artists

    published July 18, 2002

    When bebop hit the scene, critics and other unhepcats maligned the movement as inarticulate noise with little artistic merit. So it's only fitting... More >>

  • Peace Division

    published July 4, 2002

    Don't be surprised if Peace Division's latest mix compilation becomes the beginner's manual for DJs looking to save a night gone wrong.... More >>

  • These Are the Breaks

    published June 13, 2002

    It's the challenge DJ Simply Jeff loves. Perhaps the leading authority on the dance-music genre known as breakbeats, the California native just... More >>

  • Can't Keep It Down

    published May 16, 2002

    What pressure? On the eve of Timo Maas's 27-gig, 6-week North American tour to promote Loud (Kinetic), his debut album as an artist, the... More >>

  • Dance Floor Bound

    published May 9, 2002

    First-time director Michelle Lindenberger enjoys the wild. She was raised near the mountains of Arizona, did social work with delinquent kids, and... More >>

  • Name Game

    published April 25, 2002

    Once you get the name, then you'll understand the method behind the dance-hit factory known as Funky Green Dogs. Producers/DJs Oscar Gaetan and... More >>

  • Vinyl Viagra

    published March 7, 2002

    Peter Rauhofer is navigating traffic in New York City. His cell phone call is cut through by car horns and incomprehensible static, which only... More >>

  • Winter Party Weekend

    published March 7, 2002

    Friday, March 8 Peter Rauhofer takes to the decks for Tropical Fever at Level, 1235 Washington Ave. Doors open at 9:00 p.m. Ticket... More >>

  • A Foot in the Deck

    published February 28, 2002

    Edgar V. seems taken aback. Amid the quiet hum of the AC unit at the offices of Billboardlive, he's obviously surprised by the question of whether... More >>

  • Hot Option

    published February 7, 2002

    Nasdaq is not necessarily the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about dance music, but Sharam Tayebi -- partner with Ali Shirazinia in... More >>

  • Booth Less Traveled

    published January 17, 2002

    The diva anthems at crobar this Sunday may be kept to the legal minimum. Monthly resident Victor Calderone is in desperate need of a change. The... More >>

  • Dance Manifesto

    published January 10, 2002

    The Politics of Dancing. For DJ Paul van Dyk that's both an album title and the catch phrase of a scene at a crossroads. Since crashing the... More >>

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