It’s hard to belive that Fool’s Gold, the NYC label run by DJ pals A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs, is only three years old. So while it might be premature to refer to the imprint as “seminal” it’s hard to underestimate it’s impact on music over these scant past 36 months.
T-Minus 01 Day, 19 Hours, 25 Minutes, 34, Sec..33…32… until the first DJs hit the decks for Electric Daisy Carnival 2010. All that’s left to do is insert the Dr.Scholls gels into the old dancing kicks and get ready to rock. EDC finally put out the ful schedule, so you can start griping over the impossible choice between Z-Trip an Spank Rock. One word of advise. At a party this big, you wanna make your decision and stick with it. Try to see too many DJs and you’ll spend your whole day running instead of raving. …MORE
Rember about a year ago when you couldn’t go a day wthout running into a new piece of NASA news on the dub-dub-dub. Be it a new song, a remix or a cool video form their Spirit of Apollo project, these guys were everywhere. As it happens, things quieted down after a while, but Squeak E. Clean and DJ Zegon are back (sorta) with an official remix album—The Big Bang—which features remixers like Steve Aoki, Villians, Treasure Fingers and The Count (aka Hervé) as well as two new tunes. This digital-only release hits the broadband on June 30th. Check the track list after the jump.
We’ve had a week to recover, and we still can’t get over how much fun the second annual IndiOa2i2 party was at Coachella. From ex-Smiths bassist Andy Rourke and Macy Gray to Danny Masterson and Yelawolf, DJs and MCs rocked our party from Friday til Sunday while party guests Z-Trip, Rosario Dawson and Katy Perry enjoyed the flawless desert weather.
Get the full line-up, videos and photos after the jump
People taking the initiative is always welcome in a time where being bland leads to being cool. So, when someone puts out a product on a culture that’s in a creative limbo, we get to see its ups, downs, and all-arounds. With The Electro Wars, director and creatvor Stephen Vasquez wanted to capture the essence that is electro culture–from the skimpy skirts to the tightest jeans and the most distorted sounds humanly possible to manipulate. With an upcoming screening during the 2010 Winter Music Conference in Miami, Stephen took time to elaborate on his film and his origins of being a electro “warrior.”