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  • Q&A: Fatboy Slim

    Q&A: Fatboy Slim
    Before America embraced Skrillex, Swedish House Mafia and David Guetta, there was Norman Cook, aka Fatboy Slim, the 48-year-old British DJ and producer who won over fans with quirky music videos (who could forget Christopher Walken prancing around an...
  • Coachella 2014: Who really headlined, Arcade Fire or dance music?

    Coachella 2014: Who really headlined, Arcade Fire or dance music?
    Who was Sunday's Coachella headliner? The band that played last, to wrap up the weekend on the main stage? Or the act that drew probably the weekend's biggest crowd, and certainly its most fevered rush of fans? If the answer is the former, it's...
  • Galantis band mates have plenty to 'Smile' about

    Galantis band mates have plenty to 'Smile' about
    With its sleek synth riffs, propulsive machine beats and digitally processed vocal melodies, the Swedish duo Galantis fit right into the electronic dance music that largely defined last month's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. But anyone...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'Leave the World Behind'

    Equal parts concert documentary and break-up drama, "Leave the World Behind" tracks the blowout farewell tour of Swedish House Mafia, culminating in the group's three members calling it quits at the height of their global popularity. Crestfallen fans...
  • Coachella 2014: EDM star Garrix aims to rise above 'Animals' instinct

     Coachella 2014: EDM star Garrix aims to rise above 'Animals' instinct
    Last May, the Dutch dance music label Spinnin' Records quietly uploaded part of a new track to its social media accounts. "Animals (Teaser)" was an instrumental number, full of evil sing-songy synth riffs and stuttering drums. Early speculation pegged...
  • SXSW 2014: Lady Gaga looks for an edge in queasy corporate embrace

    SXSW 2014: Lady Gaga looks for an edge in queasy corporate embrace
    AUSTIN, Texas -- First, the bad news. To get into Lady Gaga's much-hyped concert Thursday night at the South by Southwest music festival here, fans were required to jump through humiliating hoops devised by Doritos, the show's sponsor, then debase...
  • SXSW 2014: Mafia takes 'Leave' on film

    SXSW 2014: Mafia takes 'Leave' on film
    A certain fatigue had set in for the multiplatinum-selling electronic dance music act Swedish House Mafia in 2012. By the three members' own estimate, they had partied hard five days a week for six years straight, consuming mass quantities of booze and...
  • SXSW 2014: Upbeat turns from Hannibal Buress and Far East Movement

    SXSW 2014: Upbeat turns from Hannibal Buress and Far East Movement
    AUSTIN, Texas — This year’s South by Southwest festival has a pall over it. No matter how great any band plays, or how tasty the breakfast tacos, there’s just something weighing down the crowds after the early Thursday morning tragedy....
  • SXSW 2014: Lil Wayne, EDM and the future of African digital music

    “If I forgot anybody, sorry, I just smoked before I came out here,” Lil Wayne said to guffaws from the overflowing room at the Austin Convention Center during the 2014 South by Southwest festival. “Shoutout to Willie Nelson.”...
  • SXSW 2014: Greys, Jessy Lanza, Vertical Scratchers help salve wounds

    SXSW 2014: Greys, Jessy Lanza, Vertical Scratchers help salve wounds
    Music is not a competition, though at the South by Southwest music festival it often feels like one. A battle to discover the most talented unknown artist, for a choice spot in the queue outside of the Ty Dolla Sign gig, to get the most noteworthy ears...
  • The night SXSW became a 'm.A.A.d. city'

    AUSTIN, Texas -- I’ve been waiting to write about Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q and Isaiah Rashad’s showcase at the iTunes Festival at ACL on Wednesday, but instead ended up reporting on a tragedy. A driver allegedly killed two and injured...
  • Tyler, the Creator arrested at SXSW

    The rapper Tyler, the Creator was arrested at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Texas on Saturday  on suspicion of inciting a riot, according to police  and the Austin American-Statesman. The L.A. musician, whose real name is Tyler Okonma, was...