Articles tagged dance, dance theatre, expressionist dance, modern dance, pina bausch, wim wenders

SVRCINA - “Lover Fighter” (audio) (premiere)

Pop meets EDM on this grandiose new track.

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10 Aug 2015 // 2:10 AM

DJ Koze: DJ Koze

Tack on "tastemaker" to Koze's impressive resume.

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‘The Salt of the Earth’ and Tensions Between Peace and Disruption and Beauty and Destruction

The Salt of the Earth shows that Sebastião Salgado is as much of an activist as he is an artist.

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Omar Souleyman: Bahdeni Nami

If you’re not dancing or clapping while listening to Omar Souleyman, you’re doing something wrong.

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Kármán Line - “Tell Me What I Want to Know” (audio) (premiere)

The latest by the London electro band implores you to dance the anguish away.

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They’re Finally Listening: An Interview with RP Boo, the Inventor of Footwork

The legendary RP Boo discusses the development of footwork, his contributions, the influence of the late DJ Rashad, and his new album, Fingers, Banks Pads & Shoe Prints.

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Disclosure Gets Ready to Shake Up EDM. Or Maybe Just Have Some Cheesecake

Blending catchy tunes with slick sounds from durable styles like house and UK garage, Disclosure is among the prime beneficiaries of the boom over the last few years in electronic dance music.

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Double Duchess - ‘All Eyes on Me’ (album stream) (premiere)

Double Duchess' electro/hip-hop banger is loaded with raucous originals and one stunning cover.

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RP Boo: Fingers, Bank Pads and Shoe Prints (take 2)

The godfather of Juke comes through on his debut album.

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RP Boo: Fingers, Bank Pads, and Shoe Prints

If listeners can immerse themselves in the repetition, let go, and stop fighting it. The results can be transcendent.

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30 Jun 2015 // 2:05 AM

Moullinex: Elsewhere

Elsewhere is an ebullient escape to wherever it is you would rather be.

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17 Jun 2015 // 2:20 AM

Alpine: Yuck

In an effort to appeal to a broader audience, Alpine diminish the flimsy post-punk mold of their debut effort in favor of haughty, cool detachment.

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Daisha - “Hiyah (F.O.H.)” (audio) (Premiere)

Confrontational and playful, Daisha's aggressive new single "Hiyah (F.O.H.)" wants to be your dance jam of the summer.

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Flunk: Deconstruction Time Again

The Norwegian mood-pop act let remixers have at their latest album, often with surprisingly successful results.

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26 May 2015 // 2:46 PM

Icona Pop - “Emergency” (audio)

Icona Pop's music probably won't earn them a Mensa membership, but they know how to create an infectious pop tune.

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26 May 2015 // 2:15 PM

Disclosure - “Holding On” (ft. Gregory Porter) (audio)

UK producers Disclosure have a new track to share with "Holding On", but we still don't know when their next full-length will drop.

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‘Astonish Me’ Raised My Eyebrows, But Not for the Reasons You Might Think

I can only agree with the title. I am astonished.

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The Best Dance Singles of 2014

Like a gluttonous monarch with a taste for domination, electronic dance music continued to saturate the airwaves and feast upon the U.S. charts in 2014.

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Power to the People: An Interview with Basement Jaxx

Many Jaxx fans were surprised by the relatively-straightforward nature of the duo's latest effort, Junto, but the way Felix tells it, it's a deliberately unexpected move from the Grammy-nominated duo.

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27 Oct 2014 // 12:30 PM

Kypski: Wreck Fader

If you’re looking for a sonic adventure, and love the sound and warmth of old analog records mixed in with squelchy keyboard sounds, look no further.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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