Bounce, bass, and beats king Ghislain Poirier will show off his DJ chops this month with a handful of tour dates that start today. The French-Canadian DJ and producer will hit major U.S. cities and share the stage with the likes of Scottie B, DJ Flack, Megasoid, Cadence Weapon, Grand Analog, and others. Read more »
Cumbia, the funky Colombian groove revered throughout Latin and South America, is the hot beat right now. Diplo plays it, SF’s Tormenta Tropical party endorses it, and New York’s Barbes label has issued rare Peruvian Cumbia collections to spread the word. Now, an Argentinean party contingent will bring the sound to the masses on a U.S. tour kicking off at South By Southwest.
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He may not have actually created disco, as the title of his 2007 album claims, but U.K. DJ and producer Calvin Harris definitely knows how to bring the party with him when he plays his synth-heavy disco anthems live.
Harris will kick off a short U.S. tour at the end of March, beginning with a few WMC dates, then moving on to major U.S. cities and an appearance at this year's Coachella festival.
I Created Disco is out now on Almost Gold.
03/28 Miami, FL: Raleigh Hotel
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Design savvy ans of Britain-based dance outfit Hot Chip have the chance to create an original t-shirt for the band and win a wonderfully ridiculous amount of prizes.
The theme for the "Hot Chip Loves Threadless" competition is "Made in the Dark (Glow-in-the-Dark Ink). Take that for what you will. The point is that fans can design any style of shirt they like, so long as it's Hot Chip-inspired, and submit it to threadless.com to be in the running for prizes.
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