Several weeks ago, we caught a Facebook post by electro star Peaches, whose sexually-charged career has challenged the norms of mainstream sexuality since her first hit, “Fuck The Pain Away.” The presumably feminist performer called out UK dance music magazine DJ Mag’s annual reader-voted Top 100 DJ List for containing zero women. “DJ MAG! Your Top 100 DJ boy club list can eat a dick! Where the ladies at???” wrote the often controversial performer. Look around the dance floor (and the online), and it seems the ladies are everywhere—in various states of undress.
Peaches’ calling out of male DJ dominance (along with …
More specifically, the Berlin-based electro-rocker says the magazine’s annual Top 100 DJs List can snack on some male genitals in response to the lack of female jocks who made the reader-voted list. How many ladies did make the cut? Zero.
Peaches posted on her Facebook, “DJ MAG! Your Top 100 DJ boy club list can eat a dick! Where the ladies at???” …MORE
Tracking him from Japan, Berlin, and to Canada. I finally got to have a quick phone interview with the hard working talent now under the name Chilly Gonzales. He is not just an incredible producer, and piano playing entertainer that ranked second popular “twitter trend” on the day he broke the Guinness world record for longest piano concert. No, he is more. He is a humorus hip cat that focused his attention on the minutiae of his musical and writing craft to develop his own approach to making a film. Watch the trailer for a glimpse at Gonzales’ version of a sports parody.
“We were doing some Robert Di Nero shet!” – Chilly Gonzales
During our conversation I got to listen to Chilly Gonzales speak on his new music inspiring the film, thoughts of purists, hiring his friends, and how his unprofessional-ism is like a beautiful woman with a yellow stain on her front tooth. All the details are in the interview so read on. …MORE
What do the creme de la creme of European techno do when they want a break from beats and bass? Apparently many decide to plug into the comical euro-pop of Chilly Gonzalez, the Fiest-producing, Daft Punk-paling, Peaches-partnering piano performer whose first video off his Boyz Noize-produced album, Ivory Towers, features a guest appearance by his fellow Montreal native Tiga as the two compete in the ultimate sports challenge.
70-year-old Suicide front man Alan Vega has gotten a lot of attention this summer, mostly due to the sample used on M.I.A.’s controversial “Born Free.” But the embattled rapstress isn’t the only one paying attention to the senior citizen of industrial punk music. Electro femme Peaches will release a limited edition version of the Suicide classic “Jonny” as part of a series of Vega tribute 7-inch records being released by Blast First Petite. …MORE