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2006 Stories by John Linn

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  • The Deep End

    published December 21, 2006

    It looks as if Christmas presents are going to be arriving early — at least for the many electro fans who've managed to slip some nice into... More >>

  • The Deep End

    published December 14, 2006

    As part of the most successful American DJ duo in history (Washington, D.C.,'s Deep Dish), Sharam has had his fingers in a horde of glossy... More >>

  • The Deep End

    published December 7, 2006

    Things for the local goth scene just haven't been the same since Manray South closed. The once-vibrant Pompano Beach nightclub was a virtual mecca... More >>

  • The Deep End

    published November 23, 2006

    While most of us remember Russell Simmons' HBO series Def Comedy Jam as the launching pad for dozens of black comedians, it's easy to... More >>

  • Scallywags Lounge

    published November 23, 2006

    When I need to share a few brews with my buds, I look for a place that's conducive to good conversation and has a dash of debauchery thrown in for... More >>

  • Let the Good Times Bowl

    published November 9, 2006

    Indie Rock Bowling takes place at 10 p.m. every Thursday at Holiday Bowling Center, 106 E. Pembroke Rd., Hallandale Beach. Call 954-458-3111, or... More >>

  • The Ghost of Raves Past

    published October 26, 2006

    Yup, the golden era of the mega-rave is pretty much over. Nowadays, the local scene is segmented, with each dance crew retreating to its... More >>

  • The Deep End

    published October 12, 2006

    Everyone likes to complain about the lack of interest in the local music scene. But how often does anyone, you know, do something about it?... More >>

  • The Deep End

    published September 28, 2006

    It's no secret that the music industry loves a good tale of adversity — just look at mainstream hip-hop and its archetypal story of the... More >>

  • The Deep End

    published September 21, 2006

    The hardest part about being an aspiring musician — aside from finding a garage to practice in — may be getting your start. Self-made... More >>

  • The Deep End

    published September 7, 2006

    In case you haven't noticed, Roxanne's on Main is becoming quite the safe haven for all manner of underground music in Fort Lauderdale. A quick... More >>

  • The Deep End

    published August 31, 2006

    Labor Day's always a good time to catch up on some much-needed R&R after a long, work-free (and party-heavy) weekend. And after this Friday's... More >>

  • The Deep End

    published July 27, 2006

    Remember the good ol' house party days, when you filled up a living room with 50 of your closest friends, broke out the booze, and played DJ for... More >>

  • The Deep End

    published July 13, 2006

    Everyone knows that kung fu and dance music go hand in hand. As early as 1974, disco balls were spinning to Carl Douglas' timeless classic "Kung... More >>

  • The Deep End

    published June 29, 2006

    It's become a familiar tale nowadays: An overlooked producer emerges from behind the console to craft hit music, propelling himself to... More >>

  • Unsung Heroes

    published June 15, 2006

    Run D.M.C. and Grandmaster Flash are often credited as the founding fathers of hip-hop. But when it comes to influencing modern rap culture,... More >>

  • The Deep End

    published June 15, 2006

    Fort Lauderdale's club-lined Himmarshee area can be an exciting backdrop for a night of cocktails and cockteases. Staggering around the scantily... More >>

  • Pop Goes the Big City

    published June 8, 2006

    It's been a while since the feel-good pop-rockers and American Idols took the caged animal known as arena rock captive. And listening to a band... More >>

  • The Deep End

    published June 8, 2006

    He runs two record labels, tours feverishly, and has more side projects than you can shake a tail feather at. So what if Orlando's DJ Icey... More >>

  • The Deep End

    published June 1, 2006

    The Miami Club scene has long stood as the premier hotbed of nightlife in the Southeast. Hell, it's one of the hottest anywhere in the United... More >>

  • To Catch a Reality Thief

    published June 1, 2006

    Sure, magicians are easy targets nowadays – just look at the jokes that were made about David Blaine’s recent underwater adventure. But... More >>

  • The Deep End

    published May 25, 2006

    Electronic dance music in Fort Lauderdale has endured a lot, but through its trials and tribulations, the scene has emerged more mature than ever.... More >>

  • Black Hearts

    published April 27, 2006

    Every good metal band needs a symbol to sport – something that’ll look keen on a T-shirt, lunchbox, or anything else on sale at Hot... More >>

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