Just when electroclash was becoming a punch line and dance music threatened to turn moribund again, along came Ed Banger Records to give it another swift kick in the ass. Postmodern and ice-cool, the label's signature sound is equal parts electro-tech-house, hip-hop swagger, and punk-rock attitude and distortion. Its biggest stars include a barely legal nymphet who spits double-entendres over her boyfriend's bumping beats (Uffie). Then there are a couple of guys who shred indie hits into dance workouts and often perform in front of a flashing cross (Justice). In short, Ed Banger can seem like... More >>>