Kristal Hawkins

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  • 3 years ago

    An early Halloween party brings the Bronx prodigies to the top of the Hotel on Rivington. Guided by local house vet Dennis Ferrer, the Martinez Brothers have gone from Shelter to Panoramabar and Circoloco, with a collaboration with Argy and a Blac...

  • 3 years ago

    Reared on Electrifying Mojo and following in the footsteps of the Belleville Three, Stacey Pullen (a/k/a Silent Phase, Kosmik Messenger, Black Odyssey) has always more than lived up to Detroit’s reputation for innovative soul. Dinky draws in...

  • 3 years ago

    It’s Frankie Bones’s birthday, and he has a lot to celebrate. He was among the first to import rave from the UK to the NYC back in the day, plus the Brooklyn tough guy allegedly coined that “Peace, Love, Unity, and Respect”...

  • 3 years ago

    Arch-minimalist Superpitcher met Atias Aguayo-picked hyper-ist Rebolledo on vacation in Mexico; now they’re making sprawling house as Pachanga Boys. Andres—a/k/a Dez Andres, a/k/a DJ Dez—came up as part of Slum Village and worked w...

  • 3 years ago

    So far, Valencia’s biggest contribution to international dance music has been its ferry to Ibiza, but Denite is working to change that with his Redlight Music label and sharp, percussive tech-house productions. He’s already scored remi...

  • 3 years ago

    Kunststoff, which David Moufang recorded as Move D in 1995, sounds as fresh now as it did 17 years ago, a warm, effervescent tribute to Detroit and Chicago by way of Heidelberg. Recent years have found Moufang resurrecting that alias—as well ...


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