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  • 12 years ago | Music News

    Inspired by the likes of the Chemical Brothers, British promoter/producer Barry Ashworth got into the act himself, becoming a big-beat DJ in the mid-'90s. His Dub Pistols collective debuted in 1996, blending techno-rock, hip-hop, and reggae in a f...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    Imagine Ravi Shankar jamming with Big Country. Add an electronic backbeat and you're pretty close to the title track of Ocean Birds from Nataraj XT. The title rings of New Age, and there are hints of such sounds here: the downtempo trippiness and ...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    Since everyone could use a little break from orange-level terror alerts and talk of looming nuclear and biological fallout, the timing couldn't be better for a fresh dose of dub narcotic. Enter Nutone's latest, Sunset Nights: A Collection of Deep ...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    Just in time for winter, Nettwerk issues the second installment in its Summerbreeze remix series. This time, Florida's Noel Sanger twiddles the knobs on other artists' tunes, filling out the two discs with a few originals. The DJ/producer showed u...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    Progressive dance music as conveyor of the gospel? Well, the conventional Christianity administered by Andy Hunter on Exodus, his solo full-length debut, isn't that far removed from the Peace Love Unity Respect movement of the early rave scene -- ...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    Dance music owes a huge debt to British brothers Paul and Phil Hartnoll, who in their Orbital guise helped legitimize electronica as both a live performance art on par with geetar-wielding rock and as a style sustainable in an album format, not ju...