Genre-defying Detroit DJ producer Theo Parrish, 42, never looks back. Never ever. Only forward. He’s not interested in getting sucked into reflecting on Detroit’s influential mid-’90s underground scene, a thriving scene he helped create and polinate. He only wants to push himself toward the future, toward what’s possible, toward the unknown. Recently, the Sound Signature boss chatted with UK-based lifestyler Huck Magazine about what he learned from his early career, his obsession with creatively challenging himself, his latest single “Footwork,” his love of Prince, some essential pearls of wisdom along the way, and plenty more.
New York-based beat-making aficionado FaltyDL (aka Drew Lustman) loves digging in the crates at record stores around the world for lost classics. It’s kinda his thing. So we figured that the Blueberry Records boss would be a perfect fit for our ongoing editorial series that spotlights forgotten jams. To his credit, Lustman didn’t disappoint, dusting off essential older selections from leading electronic artists including Aphex Twin, Anthony Shakir, Theo Parrish, Seiji, and Tek 9, among others.
Welcome to our premier July edition of On Rotation, our weekly staff recommendations in house, techno, drum & bass, indie dance, electronica, and more. Right this way for some hand-picked summer essentials.
We love digital. We love vinyl too. If you’re a hardcore electronic fanatic like us, when you discover new music you love you end up getting both. Welcome to a new weekly column we’re piloting called The Vinyl Cut. Each weekend, we’ll visit San Francisco tastemaker shop Vinyl Dreams to run down the top five vinyl releases that are hitting their shelves.
Welcome to our action-packed Tuesday edition of the Morning Roundup. Today, Deadmau5 text-rages on Twitter for getting included on Now That’s What I Call EDM 2014, Fatima Al Qadiri chats about her new album Asiatisch, and Detroit house icon Theo Parrish shows off his “Footwork.” Right this way for our complete wrap-up.
Welcome to our fabulous Friday edition of the Morning Roundup. Today, we’ve got Theo Parrish organizing a sidewalk vinyl sale and calling attention to the lack of dancing at some parties, a remembrance of fallen DJ Kemistry, and Art Department share their story. Right this way for our complete wrap-up.
There’s a lot of action to get to in today’s roundup, but first off, Martin Solveig is set to help out the victims of Colorado’s floods tonight at Denver’s Beta club. See how you can help, too.
Today, we ponder a fair number of technological questions when it comes to making tunes. One, has tech ruined music altogether? Two, what are the best apps for a tablet recording session? And three, how might one make a dubstep track in a blender?
One person remains in critical condition after being shot at Circo Loco on Saturday night. Read more about it after the jump.
There’s been much ado about Mad Decent’s and Major Lazer’s appropriation of Caribbean culture over the years, and, yeah, we can see both sides of the argument. But finally, label head Diplo has spoken in greater detail on that topic. Read up on that and a whole lot more in today’s Roundup.