Try not to act too shocked, but it seems that major hip-hop publication the Source is having legal woes once again. After a two-week trial, Kimberly Osorio, a former editor-in-chief of the magazine, won a workplace lawsuit and was awarded $15.4 million.Read more »
Thought it's been all over the world during its fourteen year existence-including a trip to Tokyo and Seoul this year-Barcelona's premiere electronic music and multimedia festival Sonar never forgets its home base. Each June the music community gathers in the Spanish city to preview new music, technology, cinema, and artists, and plans are steadily underway for this latest edition.
Now in its 26th year, New York's annual CMJ Marathon is set to kick off on October 31 at Lincoln Center. A few weeks ago XLR8R looked at this year's panels, which include Chuck D, Steve Earle, a guru's guide to the latest music technology, and a chat with Hilly Kristal, founder of the legendary and recently closed CBGBs.Read more »
With Zune, its digital media player and online service set for launch on November 14, Microsoft looks to the design world for its next inspiration by teaming up with Union, UNDFTD, and Stussy for an art event and silent auction called "The La Brea Takeover." Each of the three brands involved with the event will give away customized Zune players (30GB) with their logos silkscreened on the back of each player andRead more »
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Clark - The Warp mainstay fuses live instrumentation with laptop technology that crosses from mutant funk into analog fuzz and some shreds of disco. Here's to originality.
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Sunday, October 29, 2006
Benny Soto, Purple Turf, and Inspira Records Present
With Nicky Siano
The DJ who launched the dance revolution ressurects the intimacy and feel of a house party, celebrating all types of music.
Master Laser Juggler & The Galleria Dancers
Galleria, 18 Little West 12th Street, NY
6pm - 2am, $20 at the door, $15 advance, 21+
- GearWatch Goth-Trad Make a Beat with Ableton Live
- NewsWatch Jeff Mills' 1998 Red Bull Music Academy Lecture
- NewsWatch Just Jam Sets from Mount Kimbie, Loefah, Omar Souleyman, and More
- MP3Kenji Kawai "Making of a Cyborg (Rope Re-Interpretation)"
- NewsListen to Girl Unit's Crystalline Remix of Little Dragon
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