Flush in the midst of celebrating its 30-year anniversary, the U.K.’s Greensleeves Records is on the move, with incredible reissues from their storied reggae vaults. Among the crop of vintage recordings seeing the light again are Wailing Souls’ Classic Cuts: 1978-1984 and Barrington Levy’s Englishman.Read more »
Though Marijke Jorritsma and Greg Zifcak, collectively known as Eats Tapes, make music recognizable to the experimental music scene, the result of the San Francisco-based duo's experiments is unique and incapable of being repeated. Utilizing anything from reprogrammed drum machines to a MIDI-controlled Nintendo, Eats Tapes has one goal: to make energetic techno that crosses boundaries while having fun. Think of it as a bad science experiment with great results.
Walter Merziger and Arno Kammermeier, better known by tech-house fans as Booka Shade, were showered with praise from Groove, Pitchfork, and, of course, XLR8R throughout 2006. The recognition was certainly deserved, given that they’ve been crafting their particularly progressive mix of electro and techno since the mid-’90s.Read more »
Southport Weekender–hailed as one of the friendliest and most musically diverse festivals around–celebrates its 40th edition this year, and it looks like you'll have to find a scalper and lots of extra cash to attend. Tickets to the three-day event are already sold out.
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