If you play games, you've probably built some strong associations around the music of games. Maybe you recognize a passing Pandora jam from the latest Madden. Maybe you catch yourself humming the Super Mario Bros. theme at your desk at work -- hell, you at least know the tune. Even that goddamn Angr ... More >>
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Christopher VictorioChromeo at Treasure Island on Saturday Cut Copy Chromeo Death From Above 1979, Battles, Dizzee Rascal, YACHT, The Naked & Famous October 15, 2011 Treasure Island Music Festival Better than: Any wanna-be Studio 54 club experience The genius of Treasure Island Music Festiv ... More >>
This year's Treasure Island music festival will be headlined by Empire of the Sun on October 15 and Death Cab for Cutie on October 16. As the headliners suggest, the first day will lean more heavily toward electronica, while the second will be more indie rock-ish. This year will be the festiv ... More >>
BLK JKS: On the classier side of World Cup 2010 musicDon't be alarmed to turn on ESPN this month and hear some witty Englishman declare the arc of a round ball through space "inspired," "creative" or "clever." It's World Cup season -- the month-long Super Bowl-meets-Olympics-meets-Mardi Gras of t ... More >>
By Randall RobertsAny knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive hous ... More >>
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