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Music, Lazer bass emerges for the digitalized dancefloor

Lazer bass emerges for the digitalized dancefloor

New York critic Sasha Frere-Jones did the music world — notably the West Coast scene — a great favor. This spring, on his New Yorker blog, he off-handedly coined the term "lazer bass" to describe production duo Megasoid's noisy, synth-heavy…
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Calendar, Night&Day Lazer Tagged

Lazer Tagged

New York critic Sasha Frere-Jones did the music world — notably the West Coast scene — a great favor. This spring, on his New Yorker blog, he off-handedly coined the term “lazer bass” to describe production duo Megasoid’s noisy, synth-heavy…
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Music, Reviewed Ui

Ui

One of the few bands ever to make use of both banjo and synthesizer, New York three-piece (and sometime four-piece) Ui hit its stride in 1993, right about the time that Simon Reynolds penned his infamous article on "post-rock," coining…
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Ui Sidelong (Southern) Ui Unlike (Lunamoth) Sasha Frere-Jones is a New York rock critic who likes to put his theories of hybridity into practice: His band, Ui (rhymes with gooey), genre-splices dub, fusion, funk, no wave, deep house, even bluegrass.…
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