Timothy Pittz

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  • 9 years ago | Music News

    He wasn't their original drummer, but Marky Ramone spent enough time beating the skins for the Ramones that he's considered by many to be the drummer that mattered. One of the most visible and best-known drummers in the punk world, Marky has kept ...

  • 9 years ago | Music News

    An icon of the Chicago house scene, Derrick Carter has spent much of his career shunning invitations to work with pop stars in favor of remaining in the gritty underground where he began. Spinning at house parties at age nine and honing his skills...

  • 9 years ago | Music News

    In the electronic scene, where "live" usually means "laptop," L.A.'s skylab2000 is truly an anomaly. The man behind the Skylab moniker -- Dennis Barton -- creates sounds live in the moment without relying on loops or pre-recorded instrumentation, ...

  • 9 years ago | Music News

    These days, so many house DJs and producers are indistinguishable from one another. That's probably because most of them are trying to emulate Chicago's DJ Sneak and his counterparts, who were at the vanguard of the Windy City's nascent house scen...

  • 9 years ago | Music News

    DJ Skribble (slated to appear at the Church this Thursday, August 3) began his career in the early '90s as a member of Young Black Teenagers, a tongue-in-cheek hip-hop crew whose Top 10 hit, "Tap the Bottle," landed it on a tour with Public Enemy ...

  • 9 years ago | Music News

    Ben Watt's music career spans more than twenty years. As one half of London's famed Everything but the Girl, Watt has sold millions of records worldwide with partner Tracey Thorn. In the mid-'90s, the act began dabbling in electronica, collaborati...

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