As part of the ongoing series of events Red Bull Music Academy has been hosting across New York City for the past month or so, former LCD Soundsystem frontman and founder of DFA Records James Murphy held a conversation with the Music Academy's Editor-In-Chief, Todd L. Burns. The interview took place ... More >>
The Crystal Ark w/Avan Lava
Music Hall of Williamsburg
Wednesday, May 30
Better than: The record, in one case.
Last summer, Jonathan Galkin described his work as DFA Records' head of A&R for me in an interview. "I literally have a stack at home of 40 CDs I picked out that's, like, '88 to '92," he ... More >>
In 2008, Justin Simon and Eric Tsai released their first 12-inch, "Cable Dazed"/"Weird Pains," on Italians Do It Better, Mike Simonetti's synth-driven club label. It's one of the most bewitching releases of the last few years, particularly "Cable Dazed," an endlessly rolling groove that recal ... More >>
The summer months can grind down a big-name DJ. The traveling is constant, the sets start at ridiculous hours (in some cities, 4AM is considered "peak time"), and there is something kind of lonely about shuttling around the globe with only your records to keep you company.
But Juan Maclean doesn' ... More >>
Photo by Joshi RadinMore horrific details are emerging regarding the tragic death of Jerry Fuchs early Sunday morning, the result of a fall down an elevator shaft of a building at 338 Berry Street with numerous code and safety violations on record with the DoB, including "Failure to Maintain ... More >>