Pitch down dance music's tempo from the manic 140 beats per minute favored by candy ravers -- pitch it way down -- and you begin to approximate the languid, sensual, baby-making rhythms of Slow Hands, AKA Ryan Cavanagh. Of course these days, tempo is less a concern for Slow Hands than the musician' ... More >>
Oh, Morrissey. Though, on record, he is often compared to a lyrical Oscar Wilde, his day-to-day outbursts occasionally make him seem like a particularly grouchy Truman Capote. From slagging off the British Royal Family and bitching about carnivores to addressing his sexual identity, the Moz has nev ... More >>
How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.
With the exception of Rachel R., an "Elite Squad" member on Yelp, epicures and live-music enthusiasts alike will appreciate that Bonnaroo's Food Truck Oasis is back for a third straight year. Highlighting some of the South's finest meals-on-gastronomically-custom-wheels, the Oasis lineup is nearly ... More >>
Produced clandestinely at a California cloning facility, Los Angeles hip-hop duo Cloney are not your average MCs. Like their human counterpart, George Clooney, the Cloney twins are devilishly handsome with their salt-and-pepper locks, designer fashions, and unlimited earning potential. They rap anon ... More >>
As Peter Murphy prepares for a solo tour featuring only songs from his career as Bauhaus's frontman, he seems compelled to contemplate the late-'70s UK post-punk scene. Speaking via phone, riding a bus headed to the first night of his Mr. Moonlight Tour, the 55-year-old Murphy and Crossfade discus ... More >>
Robin Gibb, one of the co-founding brothers of British pop band Bee Gees and the voice behind disco megahit "Stayin' Alive," died yesterday in London after a two-year battle with cancer, according to his official website. He was 62. "Sunday 20 May, 2012 at 10:46 pm: The family of Robin Gibb, of the ... More >>
Bonnaroo unveiled its 2012 lineup moments ago with the random help of ESPN's John Anderson. And according the SportsCenter funnyman, it's going to be "crazy good." Appearing in a YouTube video, Anderson pulls out a Roland AX-Synth from under his desk--a keytar he lovingly calls his battle-axe-- ... More >>
Brian Aaron Catch chef Brian Aaron on Food Network tonight.Two bits of food truck news for you, courtesy of the food truck grapevine.Chef Brian Aaron of Aaron's Catering Express teamed up with fellow Miami chef, Andres Barrientos, to film an episode of Food Network's 24 Hour Restaurant Bat ... More >>
Few artists had a greater impact on the transtlantic EDM scene in 2010 than DJ-producer Lee Foss. Both with his solo work and Hot Natured side project with Jamie Jones, Foss's singular brand of moody, bass-driven electro-funk dominated the charts and international dancefloors all year, while spaw ... More >>
Earlier this week, we previewed Simon Baker's upcoming Saturday performance at newly renovated and reopened Space. The world-renowned British DJ-producer has been making waves in the international EDM scene since the early '00s with releases on the esteemed 2020 Vision label and his own Infa ... 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 >>
James Zabiela is just 30 years old, but is well on his way to achieving superstar DJ status. Chalk it up to the fact that the preternaturally gifted mixer and producer already boasts almost ten years as a pro. Since his earliest days winning bedroom DJ competitions, Zabiela has continued to devel ... More >>
In this age of laptop-toting faux live electronic dance music acts, an actual band employing actual live instrumentation and vocals is a rare thing, especially when said band is delivering funked-out dancefloor bangers like 2020Soundsystem. The musical brainchild of Leeds-based DJ and esteemed 20 ... More >>
Brooklyn's Drop the Lime has been nothing if not prescient. Those last few years, while everyone was running around to overly processed, overly happy so-called "blog house," the DJ/producer born Luca Venezia carefully stuck to his own thing. In the face of all that neon glare, Venezia and his Tro ... More >>
Thank this DJ/producer for the growing global funk at WMC.
Must-see acts on the two-day fest's lineup.
He said he could teach anyone to pick up a lady. So I put him to the test.
South Beach's smiling Irish tech-house heavy.
Classic punk ballads for hardened hearts.
Chameleonic DJ, musician, and now label impresario King Britt plays at Shine.
Ten bands that weren't singing Yankee Doodle Dandy in '06
Cocaine case no-actioned; pigeons are rats with wings
No matter what happens between Push Button Objects and Seven, their friendship is over
Victor Calderone seeks a new music mix
Tom Tom Club's Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth find fun in the future
From the issue of August 31, 2000
The Chemical Brothers return to Miami with more block rockin' beats
Clint O'Neil, legendary radio DJ and guardian of Jamaica's musical heritage, stirs it up at 'LRN