George Swartz

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  • 9 years ago | Music News

    The pitch-bender is Benny Benassi's friend. The thirty-something Italian spinster has perfected -- in collaboration with his cousin Alle, of Larry Pignagnoli's internationally successful Off Limits production company -- an irresistible electro-hou...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    News flash: Henry Rollins is one of the most hilarious comedians on the entire planet. Although the former Black Flag frontman's self-described "talking shows" are usually billed as spoken-word performances, implying some kind of slam poetry is in...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    "Super Bon Bon," the stand-up bass-driven single from Soul Coughing's Irresistible Bliss, was an anomaly on the modern-rock airwaves -- even on playlists chock-full of one-hit-wonder anomalies. Bandleader Mike Doughty's hardly melodic, spoken-sung...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    Rock stars take drugs: Like most stereotypes, this one exists because it's often true. And ever since DJs became the new rock stars at the peak of the rave scene, many of them have fallen into similar behavior patterns. There's an exception to eve...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    DJ Hipp-E may sound like an oxymoron to some, but anyone involved significantly with either culture should recognize the inherent ideological similarities -- namely, community transcendence through music, mind-altering substance experimentation an...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    A Brit at birth, Richie Hawtin spent the majority of his formative years just within the borders of our neighbor to the north. While machine-assembly opportunities lured Hawtin's father south to Detroit, it was machine-inspired music that later mo...