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Posted 13 Apr 2012 @ 10:50am
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The man doesn’t really need an introduction - it’s impossible that you know electronic music and not the name Roger Sanchez. Who hasn’t had a dance to Another Chance from the seminal LP First Contact released way back when in 2001? The man behind various monikers is a bona-fide legend when it comes to music. As a label boss and DJ he is without peer – a man whose vision knows no...

Posted 7 Feb 2012 @ 1:52pm
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It’s been said that absence makes the heart grow fonder. Yet this isn’t the case for Scaramouche, the Melbourne via Canberra five-piece act. Known for their propulsive rhythms and old-school, classic rock-influenced mentality, Scaramouche is remarkably content in their new surroundings.


 

“It was the music scene that brought us here,” says drummer John...

Posted 27 Jan 2012 @ 7:03am
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2011 was a busy year for Alan Palomo of Neon Indian fame, and if his recent New Year’s Eve celebrations are anything to go by, 2012 looks to be just as jam packed. “I played on New Year’s Eve in Dallas,” Palomo begins when asked how he rang in the beginning of 2012. “It was a crazy rave in downtown Dallas with Diplo and Girl Talk and some others. It was a lot of fun. I ended up having an early...

Posted 9 Aug 2011 @ 10:54am
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Talk about producers of breakbeat, drum and bass and glitch, and you often conjure up images of pale, reclusive dudes hiding out in basements making the kind of terrifyingly loud, jarring noises erupt from their monitors that would make small children sob, complaining about how the scene was so much better ten years ago and how kids these days just don't know what real electronic music is, et...

Posted 3 Jun 2011 @ 5:10pm
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While Tracy McNeil came relatively late to musical performance, in hindsight it's almost inevitable that she should find herself standing on a stage with a guitar, a rich singing voice and a bag full of tunes. "My mom and dad were both musicians in Canada, so there was always music in the house" McNeil recalls. "They broke up when I was about three - mom played in dad's band, and when they...

Posted 20 May 2011 @ 10:24am
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With his whistle stop four date tour of Australia seeing him take in Perth alongside Melbourne, Sydney and Gold Coast, Dutch producer Nick van de Wall, better known as Afrojack, explains that he learnt early on in his career that trying to fit too much into a short space of time is far from rewarding. He cites his biggest mistake to date, “Trying to do many bookings in the European summer...

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