Miami's M3 Summit, which began as a conference for the most cutting-edge music, technology, fashion, and art, is on hiatus after its third consecutive year. Citing financial woes and the added work of having year-round M3 events throughout the country, the company officially announced that the 2007 edition of the conference in Miami has been cancelled.Read more »
Fans of Arab Strap, take note. There's still music to be had following the band's recent split, courtesy of Aidan Moffat working under his solo moniker L Pierre. Following 2004's Touchpool, his latest effort, Dip, explores a quieter, less machine-driven side of Moffat's musical sensibilities. A concept album through and through, Dip is full of cellos, acoustic bass, trumpets, and other live instruments woven into dreamy sequences and accompanied by the sound of waves crashing.Read more »
There’s no bigger dancehall fan at XLR8R than publisher Andrew Smith, who can be found on any given day nodding his head various jams from Jamaica or inserting the odd bit of patois into editorial meetings. You can bet he’ll choose this King Jammy Selector’s Choice boxed set for his Christmas dream come true.
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