No Spaniards finished high up in the First Stage of the 2012 Tour de France - which is perhaps something of a surprise considering a Spanish rider has won four of the previous six races (that would be five of the last six, but Alberto Contrador had his 2010 title stripped when he tested positive for ... More >>
See also: EDC Vegas Pulls Plug on Music Due to High Winds Organizers of the second annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas declared the three-day party a success , despite high winds that cut its marquee night short on Saturday. Promoters say a whopping 115,000 people were in attendance on Sun ... More >>
Dance music is fighting for its soul. The charts are filled with tracks (Rihanna, Flo Rida) that borrow from the ecstatic trance and pulsing grooves of electronic dance music. The last time pop was so infatuated with the dance floor was 1979, the year disco died. This time around fans are more sa ... More >>
[Update at 2:48 a.m]: EDC is over for the night. Organizers are waiting for crowds to thin out before making an official announcement. More details and older updates at the bottom.Electric Daisy Carnval in Las Vegas tonight was shut down temporarily as a result of high winds buffeting tall sound st ... More >>
See also: Our Complete Coachella Coverage Dance music is coming to an arena near you: Kaskade will be the first DJ ever to play Staples Center (July 27). And mainstream concert promoters such as Live Nation are diving into the electronic dance explosion. Electric Daisy Carnival, which is being hel ... More >>
Since the Voice has been covering the legal proceedings against Kim Dotcom, there have been very few dull moments. And now, we have learned that the larger-than-life Megaupload founder -- who has a well known penchant for models and fast cars -- might also be working on a dance album! As detailed ... More >>
Make them the cutest boys that weve ever seen
What do you do when someone you like has the body of doom, but a face that would stop a NASCAR race? How do you react? Close your eyes and just feel the body a lot?
At first glance, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. might seem like a gimmick--two guys in racing suits capitalizing on a name-brand stock-car-racing dynasty. Upon listening, however, it's clear their particular type of indie pop is anything but a stunt; the Detroit duo of Josh Epstein and Daniel Zott co ... More >>
Twitter/AngeloASosaAngelo Sosa, Chef of Social Eatz. Lover of Carz.Richard Blais isn't the only Top Chef contestant lending his good looks and culinary cred (or, now, lack thereof) to major companies. Now word comes that Angelo Sosa has teamed up with Porsche to cook a "series of performanc ... More >>
Leggy Manila Luzon is all lacquered and freshened and killing them on RuPaul's Drag Race. I recently chatted with the Twin Cities-born Manila about her choices and her chances.
RuPaul's Drag Race's beauty Manila Luzon just posted this wail of woe on Facebook: "Puh-leeeezzzzz! Why do they show me crying my eyes out cuz I bombed a joke? "Firrrst, you can take a guess why I am crying my eyes out in the interview room. Second, I didn't bomb no jokes. "Thirrrdly, wh ... More >>
All hail Grave Digger. Pics by Chris.Monster Jam The Izod Center Friday, February 5 Better Than: Almost anything else in the state of New Jersey We all know the drill at a monster-truck rally: It's like an air show on the ground. We come to these kind of things to see the bravery, the stupi ... More >>
These girls are true friends of Dorothy
Watching big trucks crush little trucks is fun!
Nevada Tumbleweed/flickrA racially fueled debacle involving NASCAR, you say? Quelle surprise. Per The Food Section, ESPN broadcaster Bob Griese has been suspended for one week for a racist comment he made about a Colombian NASCAR driver. When asked where Juan Pablo Montoya was on a list of t ... More >>
Another onetime chart-topper, like an Olivia Newton-John or a Deborah Gibson?
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesAugust 1, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 41Seventh Annual Voice Auto RallyeAs a sidelight to the Village Voice Rallye held last Sunday, a number of remarkable old cars turned up for the pleasure of the public and the plaudits of the contestants. All were i ... More >>
Big trucks smash cars. Awesome!
Judah Friedlander sells you his primo junk
P.S.1 opens three new shows
Indy Legends brings Brickyard history to life
(Hint: Because it's not black.)
Lobbyists, start your engines
Schickel explores the love-hate between Chaplin and the massesand the clips are great
Everyone Else Is in Michael Schumachers Rearview Mirror
Postcards from the edge of NASCAR's infield