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Music, Dam-Funk's dancefloor manifesto

Dam-Funk's dancefloor manifesto

I turned a country keytar into a funk machine!" hollers Dam-Funk, Los Angeles' modern funk ambassador. He's discussing the day he purchased his first keytar, that amalgamation of a keyboard and guitar first produced by Moog in 1980 and most…
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Music, Computer Dreaming

Computer Dreaming

Although Figurine recorded its first songs in 1995, the band didn't release its debut album, Transportation + Communication = Love, until the summer of 1999. Even then, the record's goofy '80s-style songs -- full of fuzzy synths, deadpan vocals, and…
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Hear This

Ill Repute, Agent Orange, SNFU Eighties punk is not dead. Like random lineages through the Great Plague, a few bands survived through the dark early 1990s, maintaining a link to the famed hardcore heyday of 1983. Back then, bills featuring…
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