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* Olympics 2012: Underworld and the Chemical Brothers Raise Hopes for Good Music at London Games
On Monday, yo ... More >>
Having already established that official Olympics anthems are often tours de merde -- a reality that British maximalists Muse did more than their share to demonstrate with this year's contribution -- we'd all but given up hope for good tunes to soundtrack the sweat, tears, heartbreak, and triumph o ... More >>
[Editor's note: Ahead of this weekend's Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas -- of which we'll be bringing you full coverage -- we thought it'd be a good idea to make sure everyone's up to speed on Electronic Dance Music 101. This post comes courtesy of our sister blog in L.A., West Coast Sound. Ke ... More >>
San Francisco Symphony: Barbary Coast and Beyond
Friday, May 11, 2012
Davies Symphony Hall
Better than: Your grandparents' (but maybe not your great-great grandparents') symphony.
When you hear there are gonna be banjo pickers and fiddlers on the stage, you tend to expect a high-lonesome hoedown o ... More >>
UnderworldUnderworld's Rick Smith and Karl Hyde rose to prominence in the post-acid house electronic music scene of the '90s by rendering the undulating tones of proggy, tech-house into lush sonic landscapes.
The U.K. group's 1996 track, "Born Slippy (Nuxx)," featured in the film Trainspotting, ... More >>