Articles tagged dance music

24 Oct 2011 // 9:58 PM

Gigamesh: Gigamesh EP

Everything Gigamesh touches ends up with a thumping backbeat and electronic noises that evoke rainbow-colored glitter.

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The Album That Changed Everything: Massive Attack’s ‘Blue Lines’

Even now with all our understanding and acceptance of genre-mashing, Massive Attack’s opening salvo remains as bold and eclectic, as utterly assured a musical message as it was upon release.

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Various Artists: 101 Things to Do in Bongolia

Hip Brooklyn label sells nostalgia and world grooves, one 45 at a time.

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15 Landmark Dance Tracks from 1991

As a precursor to PopMatters' upcoming retrospective on music in 1991, Sound Affects takes at look at 15 pivotal tracks from the year where dance music's potential to amaze seemed boundless.

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ChuCha Santamaria y Usted: ChuCha Santamaria y Usted

Gently explores all your fave disco genres, including freestyle, Italo, motorik, and the hard-charging Pitbull stomp.

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30 Jun 2011 // 7:00 AM

20 Questions: Pete Tong

You'd never guess what the world-famous DJ and David Lynch have in common . . .

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Arthur Oskan: A Little More Than Everything

Early-hours techno as well as set-closers: all in a day's work for Arthur Oskan.

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18 May 2011 // 10:00 PM

Dominik Eulberg: Diorama

Diorama is elaborate and compelling electronic music, whether or not you're familiar with the flowery context.

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Various: Shangaan Electro

If you thought Konono No. 1 was the ultimate in high-octane African popular music, think again. This mind-altering music manages to be simultaneously hypnotic and hyper-kinetic.

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Donnacha Costello: Before We Say Goodbye

On his first proper studio album since 2000, Donnacha Costello delivers subtle but sentimental house and techno.

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1 Jun 2009 // 10:00 PM

Tiga: Ciao!

Tiga actually turns out plenty of tracks worth hearing on Ciao!, thanks largely to his proficiency with a bassline.

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Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

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""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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