SAT | ARTOPIA at SOCO CLUBS | 2/22/14 Pruitt Poythress has crafted a sound that translates his fascination with the storytelling styles of hip-hop's golden era into modern dance music. Creating big-room sounds minus the same old build-and-drop structure of most electronic sets, Pruitt works the ebbs ... More >>
GLOBAL DUB FESTIVAL @ RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE | FRI, 5/17/13 The music of Excision (due at Red Rocks this weekend with Flux Pavilion, Zomboy, Dirtyphonics and Designer Drugs) is a fitting soundtrack to the desolate, gritty, apocalyptic landscape of a future ruled by homicidal machines. His tunes are ... More >>
Q-Burns Abstract MessageFull Flavor Fridays, the residency that has been holding down the Appaloosa Grill since this past March, is about to double your pleasure in more ways than one: It's moving to Bar Standard for the first and last Fridays of every month starting this month, and for the B ... More >>
Over the next couple of weeks, Backbeat will feature some Top Ten lists from around the Village Voice Media chain. Click here for previous year-in-review coverage from Backbeat and VVM. Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddlin ... More >>
Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice chain: There are good ways to promote your band, and then there are very bad ways, like this sticker, and many more like it.
Top 10 DJ Mixes of 2006.
Veteran jazz player Herbie Hancock searches for new frontiers.