Superwoman Santigold →
Here’s a profile of Santigold that I wrote for the Voice a month or so ago. During our interview I asked her about her background in “global music,” as I had gone to an EMP panel that compared her use of kuduro and dancehall on “Big Mouth” to Shakira’s musical co-opting for the 2010 World Cup song “Waka Waka.” I discovered that she majored in West...
united we fail: we all hit play. →
“i dont have any shame in admitting that for “unhooked” sets.. i just roll up with a laptop and a midi controller and “select” tracks n hit a spacebar. ableton syncs the shit up for me… so no beatmatching skill required. “beatmatching” isnt even a fucking skill as far as im concered anyway. so what, you can count to 4. cool. i had that skill down when i was 3, so dont give me that argument...
DJ Sliink - LFTF Mix Listening to this because I’m mad at the Internet and club music is the best when you need something to keep you from unleashing more negativity into the ether. And writing that last sentence reminded me of this thing Doo Dew Kidz legend and Baltimore Club stalwart DJ Booman once told me about just how cathartic/REAL club music is for kids in Baltimore/Jerz/beyond. From...
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! rruffurr: Oh my gosh! Late but undeniably great, the first physical RRUFFURR anthology is in the final stages of pre-production and will be available for preorder on this site starting Monday. It’s big and beautiful. More pics to come.