Red Bull’s world-wide Thre3style DJ competition is back for another year, and the first of the Austin qualifiers is on Jan 25 at Speakeasy on the Avenue.
The North Door on the east side is throwing a Free Week show on Saturday Jan. 5 with Lost Soul Revue, DJ Chorizo Funk and Bumping Uglies, three distinct acts with each their own sound.
There have been three battles. Six have fallen. Three are left. And as that ugly Scottish dude said, there can be only one. This Thursday, October 4, marks the final contest of the Lords of Wax, probably the sickest, slickest DJ competition put on in Austin in years. After three vicious throw downs at the […]
I have never seen so many pieces of DJ equipment on one stage in my life as I did at the RJD2 show on July 12 at The Belmont. Everyone’s gear was pre set-up in an organized jumble of knobs, wires, screens and blinking lights
I wonder if The Stones crowd got a special track picked out beforehand just for them. I wonder if Coachella was told that there aren’t many crowds left in the world like them. I wonder how many other show have real B-girls puttin’ down freezes right next to an elderly couple dancing cheek to cheek. […]
Dance punk duo Digitalism, made up of Jens Moelle and Ismail Tuefekci, fuses electro music with a garage band attitude. After meeting at a record store in Hamburg, Germany, Moelle and Tuefekci joined forces to create a DJ duo that sounds like an indie band. Digitalism composes music that can be likened to French hard-hitting […]
Even after winning the DMC World DJ Championship in 1996, Ronald K. Keys continued to drive a street sweeper in Cleveland, Ohio. One thing did happen; Keys emerged as DJ Swamp determined to break into the music scene. Posing as a reporter, his demo found its way to Beck’s publicist, landing Swamp a spot in […]
Shit Robot, also known as Irish DJ Marcus Lambkin, had been slowly growing for years and releasing singles since 2006. But it was his 2010 full-length release, From the Cradle to the Rave that officially put him on the map. This South By Southwest, he debuted his visually powerful live performance called The Shit Robot […]