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2010 Stories by Tony Ware

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  • Sea of Dreams: Show Preview

    published December 29, 2010

    For those awash in celebration, those drowning in champagne, AnonEvents, Sunset Promotions, and An-Ten-Nae present Sea of Dreams, a... More >>

  • Oceans of Bass

    published December 22, 2010

    For those awash in celebration, those drowning in champagne, AnonEvents, More >>

  • Magda: Show Preview

    published December 1, 2010

    An integral member of the Minus Records collective alongside Richie Hawtin, Troy Pierce, and Marc Houle, DJ and producer Magda... More >>

  • Jesse Rose: Show Preview

    published November 24, 2010

    With residencies in his home base of Berlin and his home country of Britain, as well as megaclub/festival gigs galore, DJ and producer Jesse... More >>

  • Yo Gabba Gabba!: Show Preview

    published November 17, 2010

    Some people might consider it cruel to carry your best friends in a briefcase — even a well-padded one — and to only let them out... More >>

  • Delorean: Show Preview

    published November 10, 2010

    Hailing from Barcelona, and naming its latest album Subiza after the Basque town in which it was recorded, Spanish four-piece... More >>

  • Matthew Dear: Show Preview

    published November 3, 2010

    Matthew Dear — who also records under the names False, Jabberjaw, and Audion — emerged from the Detroit fringe as a producer... More >>

  • Caribou's Dan Snaith aims to ignite the dancefloor

    published October 6, 2010

    For songwriter Dan Snaith, who records as Caribou, it took a crowded room to show him how he could unclutter his sound. Releasing his... More >>

  • Motor City Drum Ensemble: Show Preview

    published September 1, 2010

    Roman Flügel hails from Frankfurt, where he established a mix of spooked dub, acidic electro, and jackin' tech-house as Soylent... More >>

  • The Hood Internet: Show Preview

    published August 25, 2010

    Chicago DJ and production duo the Hood Internet was not a pioneer of mashups, or "bastard pop," as the emerging genre was called circa... More >>

  • Crystal Castles: Show Preview

    published August 4, 2010

    California-based electronic festival brand Hard is making things easy for fans of bassline wonkiness. The monthlong Hard Summer is... More >>

  • Marc Romboy: Show Preview

    published July 28, 2010

    A prolific figure on the German scene, Düsseldorf's Marc Romboy has been DJing, producing, and running labels for nearly two... More >>

  • Club preview: James Holden

    published June 30, 2010

    Somewhere within the echoing pings of Pink Floyd and the insistent percussive rounds of Cluster sits inspiration for the U.K.'s James... More >>

  • Club preview: Carte Blanche

    published June 30, 2010

    Brought together by fate, the Eurostar, and a mutual love of the kickdrum's irresistible pulse, DJ Mehdi and Riton are Carte Blanche, a... More >>

  • Clubs preview: Boys Noize

    published May 26, 2010

    If you feel the name "Boys Noize" should accompany something petulant, then you would be satisfied by Oi Oi Oi, the breakthrough... More >>

  • Massive Attack documents moods

    published May 19, 2010

    The first thing you notice on "Pray for Rain," the opening track on Massive Attack's fifth full-length, Heligoland, is that it... More >>

  • Clubs preview: Caribou

    published May 19, 2010

    Since debuting a decade ago under the name Manitoba (changed to Caribou in 2004 for legal reasons), Dan Snaith has applied a drummer's... More >>

  • Bassnectar's big beat network

    published May 12, 2010

    Lorin Ashton, the Bay Area–based DJ and producer known as Bassnectar, has become a sensei of sorts for heavy bass music in North America,... More >>

  • Concert preview: Atoms for Peace

    published April 14, 2010

    On his solo debut, The Eraser, Thom Yorke named a song "Atoms for Peace," after a 1953 speech by President Dwight D. Eisenhower... More >>

  • Concert preview: Jonsi

    published April 7, 2010

    As a solo act, Sigur Rós singer Jón "Jónsi" Þór Birgisson imbues his harmonic pop with youthful... More >>

  • Club preview: Gui Boratto

    published April 7, 2010

    São Paulo–based Gui Boratto maps tech-house's valleys of rhythm and peaks of melody. At his best, the DJ and producer... More >>

  • Thomas Fehlmann

    published March 31, 2010

    When a place is believed to inspire great art, people say something's in the water. But when it comes to Berlin, pioneering electronic composer... More >>

  • Field Music

    published March 24, 2010

    Led by brothers David and Peter Brewis, Sunderland, England-based Field Music has thrown multiple inflections of its musical arsenal... More >>

  • Tobacco by Tony Ware

    published March 24, 2010

    Under the name Tobacco, Tom Fec's ragged drums and smears of psychedelic melody jerk to life — and just as quickly skate to a halt... More >>

  • The nimble funkistry of Janelle Monáe

    published March 17, 2010

    The way Afrofuturist singer Janelle Monáe talks about balance, you'd think she was an acrobat. For example, when discussing the meaning... More >>

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