Banksy Film Exploits Handicapped Children, Drum-n-Bass

British street artist Banksy has been tattooing buildings for nearly 20 years, and his random art of vandalism has stirred in the public a ravenous response. A film documenting his exploits, Exit Through the Gift Shop, out tonight in select … Continue reading

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Charity Begins at Home, where the Heart is, which is a Lonely Hunter…

DJ Louie Munoz has been providing entertainment for the EJ Autism Foundation’s annual 4 Mile Run/Walk since its inception in 2007. And he’ll be at the bandshell again this year, Sunday, April 18, at the East Islip Marina in East … Continue reading

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DJ Jazzy Jeff Will Help You with Your Taxes

H&R Block-rockin beats Jazzy Jeff, legendary provocateur behind the decks, Godfather of the transformer scratch, pop culture icon with that Smith fellow, and now–a tax deduction. Not that anyone’s written him off before. Of course, we’re talking about the  DJ … Continue reading

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Breaking: Z-Trip No Longer Broken, Coachella Awaits

Z-Trip has healed from a snowboarding injury in time for his Coachella set, this Saturday in the Sahara Tent at 10:30 pm. The winner of our “America’s Best DJ” award, and this month’s cover story, Z offers inspiration for anyone … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart Plays Evil—and You Can, Too

Looking for a strategy for business success? Follow the Big Dogs. Last week, Wal-Mart announced it was cutting prices on thousands of products in every one of its 3,700 stores. How? Cost-cutting, including combining shipments so its trucks carry full … Continue reading

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DJ Says “Cheese,” Revenue up 20%

Recession? Bah! DJ Mike Fernino isn’t buying it. “I’ve heard most of my colleagues complain that 2009 was a bad year, but my company had a great year and 2010 looks even better.” The reason? “We added services, and then … Continue reading

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How to Win Friends and Influence Talent Agents

Wanna be like Andy Caldwell? Nikki Solgot, owner of Ten in One Talent, a DJ talent agency whose roster includes Frankie Knuckles, David Morales, Satoshi Tomiie and Andy Caldwell, among many others, was kind enough to endure our inane questions. … Continue reading

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Ex NIN-er Keeps Despair Alive

We always thought the Industrial Revolution started in Chicago, in the late 20th century. We weren’t wrong, we just differ from what many people think is the truth. But Marilyn Manson keyboardist and former NIN-er Chris Vrenna has found his … Continue reading

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Dancefloor Illiterati are Ruining the Country

One in seven Americans can’t read this posting. And that’s not because they have no interest in the world of DJing, it’s because they can’t read. According to the US Department of Education, 32 million American adults lack basic prose … Continue reading

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WTF? with Tracy Young

House music’s real desperate housewife? So we’re reading the tabloids, and your name is plastered all over the place, and we’re like, Tracy and reality TV star Kim Zolciak? WTF? The DJ scene I’m involved in is underground and they … Continue reading

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