The Dallas, Texas blog-turned-label French Express can do no wrong right now. Hotly-tipped artists on the young roster, like Jonas Rathsman, Perseus and Moon Boots, are stirring up a nu-disco storm in clubland.
But the label's undisputed star is Chris Malinchak, an NYC-based producer with a gift fo ... More >>
Any disco music lover has probably heard of Horse Meat Disco, the London collective made up by promoters and DJs James Hillard, Severino, Luke Howard and Jim Stanton. Together they go around the world reintroducing audiences to the somewhat forgotten genre. What started at London's Eagle nightclub h ... More >>
Record fairs are like hypercompetitive, cut-throat, life-or-death archaeological digs. But instead of some swarthy scientist digging up the missing link between man and ape or some rugged Indiana Jones type discovering lost civilizations, you've got über-nerds frothing at the mouth, damn near re ... More >>
Yes, disco follows a formula. But Belgian-Italian producer Aeroplane (AKA Vito De Luca) isn't thinking small when it comes to the genre.
He's not even concerned with floor fillers. In fact, he's aiming for nothing short of cosmic disco rapture, taking his cues from the '70s prog rock giants lik ... More >>
See the full 40-photo Cut Copy at Grand Central slideshow.
Cut CopyWith Midnight Magic and Washed OutGrand Central, MiamiThursday, September 29, 2011
Better Than: Seeing them at Ultra 2011.
It's pretty surprising that Cut Copy has never performed in Miami outside of Winter Music Conference and ... More >>
The Italian popular music tradition of the last several decades has been an idiosyncratic one.
When rock 'n' roll was paramount, Italians were considered the least likely to rock your world. Their sole contributions during the classic rock era being mainly sappy, straight-laced pop stars like L ... More >>
Aphex Twin, if you're reading this, please come to Miami!WMC
and Ultra Week have come and gone.
There were mind-blowingly awesome DJ lineups and there were majorly overrated ones. Sure, March has never disappointed. But there's no denying how bloated and commercial certain chunks of the EDM in ... More >>
Glass Candy: Ida No and Johnny Jewel.Last time Italo-disco duo Glass Candy played live at the Vagabond, it was almost a year ago to a sell-out crowd. It's odd, really ... The pair has scored cult status in a city that's rarely passionate about anything.
But how can you not be mesmeriz ... More >>
If you're an old person (25 ), then your iPod's probably still packed with crap like the Strokes, the White Stripes, and Radiohead's monumental monument of momentous music, Kid A. And all that stuff's fine or whatever ... But maybe it's time to take a couple steps out of 2000. The kids these ... More >>
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dr ... More >>