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  • DJ Chris Liebing makes a rare U.S. appearance at NORAD on Friday

    published November 15, 2012

    It's difficult — maybe impossible — to think of a more influential figure in underground dance music than Frankfurt-based... More >>

  • Robert Hood

    published November 1, 2012

    Considered the originator of minimal techno, Robert Hood is also regarded as one of the style's most influential producers and is a highly... More >>

  • Heidi

    published November 1, 2012

    Heidi is one of the few acts in recent years to rise to the upper echelon of the dance-music world through deejaying alone. While most DJs... More >>

  • Swans

    published September 20, 2012

    "SWANS ARE NOT DEAD." That was the post on Michael Gira's MySpace page in 2010, stating plainly the guitarist/singer/songwriter's intent to... More >>

  • The Great American Techno Festival brings John Tejada to NORAD

    published September 13, 2012

    Born in Vienna to classical-musician parents and trained on the piano from age four, Los Angeles's John Tejada is not your average... More >>

  • Troy Pierce

    published August 23, 2012

    Originally out of Indiana — roughly equidistant from the respective house and techno hotbeds of Chicago and Detroit — Troy Pierce... More >>

  • Konrad Black

    published August 16, 2012

    A seasoned DJ, producer and live performer, Berlin-by-way-of-Vancouver's Todd Shillington — aka Konrad Black — has roots in... More >>

  • Konrad Black

    published August 16, 2012

    A seasoned DJ, producer and live performer, Berlin-by-way-of-Vancouver's Todd Shillington -- aka Konrad Black -- has roots in drum-and-bass and... More >>

  • Perc

    published June 7, 2012

    Techno has always been influenced to varying degrees by the aggressive percussion and atonal noise of industrial, a connection readily apparent... More >>

  • DVS1

    published March 22, 2012

    A fixture in Minneapolis's tightly knit dance-music community, Zak Khutoretsky, who goes by DVS1, has promoted and deejayed at underground... More >>

  • Mike Huckaby

    published March 15, 2012

    One of Detroit's most knowledgeable and respected producers and DJs, Mike Huckaby has been an integral part of that city's underground... More >>

  • Ryan Crosson and Lee Curtiss

    published January 26, 2012

    A rite of passage in some Native American cultures, Visionquest is also the name of the breakout record label and DJ collective that became one... More >>

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