There are far too many electronic dance music artists blowing up because of sheer hype these days. Too many bedroom producers stitching tired old samples and DJ tools and saturating the market with unremarkable dancefloor fodder.
But every once on a while, we're treated to flashes of genius, like t ... More >>
Back in the 1990s, Fatboy Slim helped establish the standard for EDM producers breaking through to the mainstream.
A decade and half later, DJs and producers are once again showing up on Top 40 and what's left of MTV. We're not saying Slim has any sort of axe to grind. But it's quite possible a ... More >>
It's been 235 years since the Founding Fathers won us our freedom from all those evil, red-clad limeys. The war is so over. And yet Brit club-killer Fatboy Slim (AKA Norman Cook) seems to be plotting a counterattack for this Fourth of July.
Admittedly, Crossfade is frazzled. And you should be wo ... More >>
photo by Maria PerezFatboy SlimFriday, June 19, 2009LIV at the Fontainebleau, Miami BeachBetter Than: paying $70 worth of parking tickets.The Review: Let me start off by warning Crossfade readers that this review might get a bit ugly. I'll do my best to remain as objective as possible about the musi ... More >>
Fatboy Slim will be forever preserved in the mainstream pop culture annals as that funk soul brother who all but left so-called "electronica" behind as he crafted commercial-ready dance hits. Seriously, his late Nineties/early 2000 hits are so massive that they need not even be named. (Oh, here are ... More >>