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The No-Sin Zone The No-Sin Zone Kaskade's Mormon faith doesn't prevent him from being one of the most in-demand house DJs around June 16, 2004

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Music, Hear This AC/DC's Easy Answers

AC/DC's Easy Answers

Reliability. It's underrated. Who even thinks about a car that starts every time? Until the one time it doesn't. AC/DC is like that. The band rocks. And that's all it does. The music isn't complicated. It's Phil Rudd's simple drumming.…
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Music, Reviewed Cephalic Carnage

Cephalic Carnage

Believe it or don't, a decade has passed since Fortuitous Oddity, Cephalic Carnage's self-released debut, first assaulted eardrums in these parts. Since then, the fearsome five have established themselves internationally as extreme-metal madmen par excellence, and Xenosapien will only enhance…
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Music, Under the Influence

Under the Influence

Barry Burns, a keyboardist and guitarist for Scotland's Mogwai, is downright jubilant. "We've been in Rotterdam, so people have been bringing me joints all day," he announces in a brogue thickened by giddiness. When asked if his smoke intake will…
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Music, The No-Sin Zone

The No-Sin Zone

Ryan Raddon, who records under the name Kaskade, isn't a typical superstar DJ. For one thing, he schedules a late-May interview for 9 a.m., a time when most in-demand turntable manipulators are still lingering in slumberland. For another, he speaks…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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