Charlie Amter

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  • 13 years ago | Music News

    If the British music press is to be believed, the two biggest stories of the year so far have been the return of rock and the rise of electro-pop. Yet an even more notable phenomenon may be found in Berlin-based singer/producer/performer Peaches, ...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    For many people, Sasha and John Digweed, who appear Friday, May 17, at the Fillmore Auditorium, define the clubbing experience. As evidenced by their live performances, both are masters of taking classic house records and weaving them into a nearl...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    Over the past four years, the Faint has been quietly developing a new-wave sound that harks back to the golden era of '80s pop, all analog synthesizers, danceable beats and snotty lyrics. Some who've followed the band's progression -- from an unkn...

  • 15 years ago | Music News

    While it's fashionable for many indie-rock bands to dabble in electronica, precious few electronica artists successfully integrate rock elements into their styles. San Francisco's I Am Spoonbender, Thursday, April 5, at the Cat, deftly melds the t...

  • 15 years ago | Music News

    Forget the supposed rock-and-roll revival of the Limp Bizkit and Slipknot posses. L.A.s Bellrays, Saturday, June 24, at the 15th Street Tavern, are all about the rock-and-soul revisitation. Sounding not unlike the Stooges fronted by Tina Turner, t...

  • 16 years ago | Music News

    It's become increasingly easy -- and respectable -- to create electronic music. Platinum-selling artists like Fatboy Slim and the Chemical Brothers have steadily worn down America's innate resistance to sampled dance music, and in many ways, the c...

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