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Music, All Shook Down Beats in Space DJ Tim Sweeney Picks Five Favorite New Tracks

Beats in Space DJ Tim Sweeney Picks Five Favorite New Tracks

Don't discount the power of radio, or at least, don't in Tim Sweeney's case. The New Yorker started Beats in Space, his now famous WNYU radio show, in the late '90s, and has since developed a fanatical global following…
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Music, Let's Get Killed <i>American Idiot</i> the musical fails to give Green Day&#146;s anthems narrative arc

American Idiot the musical fails to give Green Day’s anthems narrative arc

Five years ago, Green Day released a record many pop-punk fans felt was a middle finger to the status quo. American Idiot was taken as a grand, rock-operatic statement against various miseries — Bush in the White House, war in…
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This may come as a surprise to those of you who think that dance music begins and ends with the trance-y poo of Pauls Oakenfold and Van Dyke, but the best thing going at the moment is techno, specifically German…
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Music, The Germans Are Coming!

The Germans Are Coming!

Eminem has said a lot of asinine things over the years, but when he carped, "Nobody listens to techno," he had a point. The style may have been born in Detroit, but as any number of DJs, producers, promoters, and…
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