Can the most hyped band in recent history maintain its ability to sell out venues across the nation? If the Klaxons' last tour is any indication, then the answer is most certainly “yes.” The London-based foursome hasn’t disappointed many showgoers, with its signature falsetto and instrumental maneuvering. Sharing the stage with everyone from Amy Winehouse to Excepter, Klaxons have built dance nests in some of the most noteworthy clubs across the world (Uh, Fabric).Read more »
Vivian Host gets a lesson in needlepoint by Detroit's master dance punks, Adam Lee Miller and Nicola Kuperus of Adult. Nicola and Adam credit their prolific output of music, cross-stitching, video, photography, and knitted iPod cozies to their D.I.Y.W. (Do It Yourself, Wrong) ethic, cult murderers, and Rosey Grier!
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Hip-hop has cycled through many phases in the last 30 years. There have been tight pant-laden MCs rhyming over disco breaks, the segregation of West vs. East Coast rap during the ’90s, the rise of the South, and more violent controversy than could even be associated with black metal. But throughout, one collective has maintained the purity of hip-hop’s four elements (DJing, breaking, graff, and of course, MCing)–Rock Steady Crew.Read more »
The three dudes in Brighton, UK-based outfit Fujiya & Miyagi must have one hell of a booking agent, because they seem to be on tour every other day. Fresh from supporting Peter, Bjorn, and John, and headlining dates with the Swedish electro-house youngsters in Lo-Fi FNK, Fujiya hits road again.
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