Roselle ChenJessie And The Toy BoysSteve Aoki, Booka Shade, Jessie and the Toy Boys, Chad Hugo Identity Festival Hollywood Palladium Sunday, September 4 See also: Identity Festival Preview: We Talk With Steve Aoki, Nervo, Figo, Jessie And The Toy Boys and Others Sunday's Identity Festival a ... More >>
VoxtrotAustin five-piece Voxtrot had its 15 minutes as indie-pop darlings in 2005-06, when back-to-back EPs and the charisma of frontman Ramesh Srivastava fueled blog buzz over its heart-on-sleeve, Brit-inspired music. Pitchfork numbers were high, and so were spirits, until Voxtrot's 2007 ful ... More >>
Berlin duo Booka Shade has broken out of the Berlin underground and into The New York Times with its accessibly melodic techno and mesmerizing stage presence. The pair that started out with groovy choons found mostly via online outlets such as Beatport has become a big-league electronic act known to ... More >>
Booka Shade, July 26, at Avalon Hollywood Text and photos by Dennis Romero It’s a relatively new medium boxed in by opposing conventions: rocking out versus remaining faithful to the linear, lockstep groove of the modern dance floor. Few – perhaps Kraftwerk, the Chemical Brothers and the firs ... More >>
At least not yet. New releases save the dying art of the mix CD.