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2006 Stories by Mosi Reeves

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  • Trentemøller

    published November 9, 2006

    Anders Trentemøller's The Last Resort vacillates between sleepy, downtempo suites and soft, minimalist shuffle beats. "Take Me into... More >>

  • Mayday!

    published October 26, 2006

    Mayday!'s self-titled debut is one of this year's pleasant surprises. Plex's early production work for Miami groups like Algorithm and Spirit... More >>

  • Laurent Garnier and Carl Craig

    published October 26, 2006

    BBE's Kings Of compilation series invites high-profile producers (Wu Tang Clan's the RZA, Dimitri from Paris) to dig in the crates and mix... More >>

  • Osunlade

    published October 26, 2006

    Thanks to the ever-present Aquabooty crew, Osunlade is a familiar face in these parts, traveling down from New York every so often to spin... More >>

  • In Flagranti

    published October 19, 2006

    In Flagranti aspires to be the glacial, disaffected edge of New York club life. On Wronger than Anyone Else, Sasha Crnobrnja and Alex Gloor... More >>

  • Luomo

    published October 19, 2006

    Luomo's 2000 debut, Vocalcity, was a landmark dance record and a cornerstone in the minimal movement. Produced by Sasu Ripatti (better... More >>

  • Cut Copy

    published October 19, 2006

    With its 2004 debut album, Bright Like Neon Love, Australian band Cut Copy created a late-period relic of postmillennial New Wave... More >>

  • Raul Midón

    published October 12, 2006

    Raul Midón spent years building a reputation in the Magic City, performing at spots like the Van Dyke Café and singing backup for... More >>

  • Marking Time

    published October 5, 2006

    Baby Calendar is a textbook example of how an indie band makes it. Sort of. The trio — Tom Gorrio, Jackie Biver, and Arik Dayan —... More >>

  • Slick of It All

    published September 7, 2006

    "I'm so sick of love songs/So tired of tears/So done with wishing that you're still here," sings Ne-Yo on "So Sick," his voice limp from pain. The... More >>

  • Bob Sinclar

    published September 7, 2006

    On the cover of this month's DJ magazine, the influential British dance publication, Christophe Le Friant's pure white visage stares out... More >>

  • Popular Mechanics

    published August 31, 2006

    Miami is full of hustlers, and Mckenley Joseph is one of them. The 28-year-old runs his own online record store, Undaground Science ( More >>

  • Kaskade

    published August 17, 2006

    As a house producer who dramatically ascended from an internship at Om Records to become its A&R executive and flagship artist, Ryan "Kaskade"... More >>

  • Future Soul Locus

    published August 10, 2006

    Soul music isn't what you think it is. If you listened only to 99 Jamz or 103.5 The Beat, you'd think modern soul rests with slick young women who... More >>

  • Rhymefest

    published August 3, 2006

    A cursory listen to Rhymefest's Blue Collar reveals why it was delayed for nearly a year before finally seeing the light of day. Many of... More >>

  • Rethroned

    published July 27, 2006

    Until Missy Elliott purchased sampling rights to Cybotron's "Clear" for her "Lose Control" single in the summer of 2005, more people had heard of... More >>

  • Cut Chemist

    published July 13, 2006

    Cut Chemist's The Audience's Listening could be from a time capsule buried in 1998, when epic instrumental albums like Return of the... More >>

  • House's Hot Prince

    published June 22, 2006

    Long considered one of the most popular dance artists in the nation, with a Grammy to his credit (he won in 2002 for remixing No Doubt's "Hella... More >>

  • Where He's From

    published June 15, 2006

    Anthony Hamilton wants to tell you something. "God is more important than I am in my life, more important than my wife, my kids, my family,... More >>

  • Calexico

    published May 11, 2006

    Much of Calexico's Garden Ruin is bland and muted. Many of its songs are slow and sonorous, but not in a good way. It isn't because of Joey... More >>

  • Wall Unit

    published May 4, 2006

    "What you know about purple drank/What you know about poppin' trunk, neon lights, and candy paint," raps Paul Wall on "They Don't Know," his 2004... More >>

  • Dudley Perkins

    published April 20, 2006

    With Expressions (2012 a.u.), Los Angeles MC-turned-crooner Dudley Perkins improves on his solid 2003 album, A Lil' Light. For one,... More >>

  • Murs

    published April 13, 2006

    Murs's new album, Murray's Revenge, is a followup to his last collaboration with underground producer 9th Wonder, 2004's critically... More >>

  • Ear to the Ground

    published March 16, 2006

    WMC is about three things: the actual conference (meaning WMC and M3), partying to the sounds of your favorite DJs, and discovering artists you've... More >>

  • Uncertain Smile

    published March 16, 2006

    It is impossible to begin this story without mentioning Jay Dee. Born James Yancey, the influential hip-hop producer also known as J Dilla passed... More >>

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