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  • Marky Ramone

    published December 7, 2006

    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... More >>

  • Derrick Carter

    published August 24, 2006

    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... More >>

  • skylab2000

    published August 17, 2006

    In the electronic scene, where "live" usually means "laptop," L.A.'s skylab2000 is truly an anomaly. The man behind the Skylab moniker --... More >>

  • DJ Sneak

    published August 10, 2006

    These days, so many house DJs and producers are indistinguishable from one another. That's probably because most of them are trying to emulate... More >>

  • DJ Skribble

    published August 3, 2006

    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... More >>

  • Ben Watt

    published July 27, 2006

    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... More >>

  • Christopher Lawrence

    published July 20, 2006

    At the turn of the decade, trance was arguably the most popular sound in the dance world. As time went on, however, "trance" became a dirty word,... More >>

  • Evil Eddie Richards

    published July 13, 2006

    If electronic music has been around long enough to have dinosaurs, then Evil Eddie Richards could be considered one. Richards (due at... More >>

  • DJ Micro

    published July 6, 2006

    After establishing himself as one of the founding fathers of the East Coast rave scene during the early '90s, New York's DJ Micro became... More >>

  • DJ Greyboy

    published June 29, 2006

    DJ Greyboy As DJ Greyboy, Andreas Stevens will be forever known as the veritable father of American acid jazz, a sound he was exposed... More >>

  • DJ Icey

    published June 29, 2006

    DJ Icey's lengthy career is a testament to the staying power of electronic music. Icey has operated as Orlando's breakbeat ambassador for... More >>

  • Ferry Corsten

    published June 22, 2006

    If you believe what all the big electronic magazines say about Ferry Corsten (due at the Church on Thursday, June 22), then you might think... More >>

  • Little Louie Vega

    published June 8, 2006

    Little Louie Vega has enjoyed a twenty-year career as one of the most influential artists ever to be involved with dance music. As part of... More >>

  • Eddie Halliwell

    published June 1, 2006

    London's Eddie Halliwell is one of house music's fastest rising stars. Even though he's only been spinning a relatively short period of... More >>

  • Phace

    published May 25, 2006

    New-school drum-and-bass dons Nicolas Ruoff and Florian Harres, known collectively as Phace, are taking over the scene. Close friends since... More >>

  • DJ Demi

    published May 18, 2006

    Toby Flowers has spent the past couple of years decimating dance floors across the globe as DJ Demi. Considered by many to be one of the... More >>

  • Ron D. Core

    published May 11, 2006

    Ron D. Core -- who's slated to appear at the Aztlan Theatre this Saturday, May 13 -- has been pushing hardcore and gabber sounds out of his... More >>

  • Johnny Fiasco

    published May 4, 2006

    Over the past twenty years, one of America's few truly pioneering musical movements has been Chicago's house scene. The style virtually redefined... More >>

  • Jay Tripwire

    published April 27, 2006

    In the 1990s, Toronto may have boasted the biggest dance scene in the world outside of the U.K., but it didn't have a monopoly on talented jocks... More >>

  • Elephant

    published April 20, 2006

    While some contend that Denver's dance scene has grown a bit stagnant in recent years, DJs Luna and Evenflo -- known collectively as... More >>

  • Disco D

    published April 13, 2006

    Dave Shayman, better known to the masses as Disco D, burst onto the scene at the age of eighteen as one of the originators of the... More >>

  • Gabriel and Dresden

    published April 6, 2006

    Gabriel and Dresden (aka Josh Gabriel and Dave Dresden) first worked together in 2001 remixing "Someone Like You," by New Order. Impressed... More >>

  • Green Velvet

    published March 30, 2006

    Curtis Jones had a lot to do with revitalizing the Chicago house-music scene in the '90s. As DJ Cajmere, Jones produced vocal house tunes that... More >>

  • Robbie Rivera

    published March 16, 2006

    From his humble beginnings as a teenager spinning at weddings and school dances to traveling the globe performing at the biggest clubs to doing... More >>

  • Satoshi Tomiie

    published March 9, 2006

    Japan's electronic-music scene remains a fanatical one, with a long history of genre-defining artists who could hold their own with any of their... More >>

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