Brooklyn-based indie-poppers The Drums aren't what you think they are. Sure, they put out their Summertime! EP, filled with beach-themed tracks like "Let's Go Surfing," "Down by the Water," and "Submarine." But they actually mentioned to us recently that they probably wouldn't go to the beach if ... More >>
For a particular breed of rabid, morbid fan of Joy Division (and as one myself, I don't think there are any other types of fans of the band), there have been a lot of macabre little anniversaries to celebrate in recent months. Last year, of course, marked the 30-year anniversary of the band's wat ... More >>
No Regular Play is the Brooklyn-based production duo of Nick DeBruyn and Greg Paulus (originally of indie darlings Beirut). Part of a new American generation of EDM producers rooted in more instrumentalist-based music forms, their experimental genre-bending take on house and techno defies all exp ... More >>
In the Studio with Martin Hannett (Interstate)
In this week's edition of the print version of Miami New Times, I wrote about legendary DJ/musician/label impresario King Britt's gig this weekend at Shine. Because of pesky space limitations, I only got to use a few sentences from our near-half-hour conversation. So, for fans, I'm printing the whol ... More >>
Chameleonic DJ, musician, and now label impresario King Britt plays at Shine.
Laurent Garnier is one of the world’s most celebrated house and techno DJs, but also one of the most elusive. French by birth, it was in late-Eighties Manchester, England that Garnier first heard Chicago house. Instantly hooked, he soon became a DJ at the legendary Hacienda club, owned by Factor ... More >>
New York media is reporting the death yesterday of Hilly Kristal, founder of legendary downtown rock club CBGB, which finally closed last October after a 33-year run. Kristal, 75, had been battling lung cancer. Although Kristal talked of opening a new branch of his club in Las Vegas, the forced shut ... More >>