Will Saul is a relatively new name to Los Angeles, but the British dance music artist has tapped a fresh sound that has made him at "it" DJ in global clubland in the last year. The spinner's sound is described in his bio as "deep dubdiscohousetechno with flashes of soul and irresistible melodies tha ... More >>
We've been slogging through a lot of Manimal related information this week, from video debuts to show reviews, but one little gem that made its way through the heap deserves unqualified huzzahs: The new Rainbow Arabia remix of the Field's "Sequence," which Stereogum debuted the other day.
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Michelinhistorical Michelin tire adMichelin may have declined to hand out stars in Los Angeles this year (and Las Vegas too), but they're scattering them around Europe. Yesterday the Michelin Guide to Germany awarded 24 new stars, giving out one new 2-star rating, and 1-star awards to 23 prev ... More >>
While the likes of Richie Hawtin, Sven Vath (and his Cocoon label), and the Kompakt label crew (Michael Mayer et. al.) get much of the credit for sparking the techno resurgence of late, Berliner Steve Bug deserves just as much reverence.
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University of WisconsinDo not eat this for dinnerThis in from Berlin: A shopper buying a bag of salad in a Hanover, Germany, supermarket discovered a poisonous weed mixed into his mixed salad. Fortunately the shopper knew his plants, and was able to discern the difference between rocket and t ... More >>
The latest NEW THEATER REVIEWS are embedded in this coming week's COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS; Also, see this week's THEATER FEATURE on Oleanna at the TaperBINGO WITH THE INDIANS, a late night entry by Adam Rapp at Rogue Machine, is among the new productions being reviewed this coming wee ... More >>
Steve Jones debuted four new Prince songs on Jonesy's Jukebox today, and they fit right in with the station's rock-heavy playlist. The four songs, "Crimson and Clover," "Colonized Mind," "Wall of Berlin" and "4ever," featured many long solos and lots of Hendrix/Creem/Santana-esque riffs -- heavy roc ... More >>
20. Jens Lekman-Night Falls Over Kortedala [Secretly Canadian]
On first listen, Jens Lekman reminds you of Morrissey. Like the ex-Smith's frontman, the 26-year old Swede's got a rich baritone warble, a sly wit and a penchant for moony-eyed romanticism. But that's where the similarities stop. Lekma ... More >>