This, truly, is one of the coolest concepts we’ve seen in the art world in a long minute. Olloclip, creators of mobile-photography technology, are putting on an art show in Orange County that is worth looking into  — perhaps with a magnifying glass. The show’s theme is nothing big, literally, baring the bold but teensy title […]


6 Aug
Kennedy vs Diplo, Jillionaire & Walshy at Lollapalooza

I’m not sure who’s more annoying in this interview, MTV discharge Kennedy for acting like an ignoramus DJ hater or the Major Lazer crew for taking themselves so goddamn seriously. Of course, if I had to be interviewed by someone who confused DJing and producing and called dance music “EMD”, I too might lose my […]


25 Mar
Celebrating a decade of Crosstown Rebel techno luster

Ten years of a record label whose graph of greatness increases exponentially, Crosstown Rebels anhydrates 2012 with a King Tut level of sarcophogus to celebrate one of its most prolific and outstanding years with a just released CD, Rebel Rave 3 (pick it up on beatport). Mixed by in-house producer Subb-An, named by DJ Magazine as the ‘Best […]


28 Aug
Plus dates for Minneapolis duo's extensive autumn 2012 tour

Poliça is the Minneapolis-based duo comprised of singer/songwriter Channy Leanagh and producer Ryan Olson, who had previously collaborated in the synth-pop supergroup GAYNGS (check out our Q&A with Channy here). Their debut album Give You The Ghost carries an R&B and electro-pop fused sound and was released this past February. They’ve already put out several […]


27 Aug
Bristol's answer for house, breaks,UK bass & Detroit techno

Bristol producer Eats Everything (Daniel Pearce) has released a remix of the iconic Sono track “Keep Control” in preparation and hype for his upcoming U.S. tour. Although the producer’s music fits under the umbrella of house, it’s not a limited soundscape. Pearce involves elements of jungle, breakbeats, UK bass and Detroit techno into his music […]


2 Jul
Gorgeously orchestrated synth-pop straight outta Omaha

Omaha, Nebraska’s trio Icky Blossoms won’t be escaping your memory anytime soon, from their brain-sticking moniker to the 90’s electronic fetish synth-pop they craft with gorgeous ease. Think of girls wearing your favorite leather jacket from back in the day, studded out, patched up, with red lipstick on (and probably smeared), stomping around to heavy […]


20 Jun
Our Q&A with Minneapolis band Poliça's angelic voice

Give You the Ghost is the debut album by Minneapolis-based band Poliça, which formed June 2011 and released their first two songs, “Wandering Star” and “Lay Your Cards Out”, shortly thereafter (see our “Wandering Star” Video post here). Having taken part in GAYNGS, the synth-disco-pop super group, producer Ryan Olsen and singer/songwriter Channy Leanagh teamed up […]


3 May
A quick Q&A with the leader of the $134 billion automaker

It’s not often that you have the opportunity to sit down with the CEO of a $134 billion brand. But such was the case when we met up with Carlos Ghosn, leader supreme of the Nissan Motor Company — currently the world’s 6th largest automaker. As we’ve said earlier, we were asked to be part […]