August 21, 2014

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ATB: Marquee Man

Las Vegas—From his perch just above the Marquee masses, André “ATB” Tanneberger can see that his melodious mix has rubbed the dancefloor into a lather. The new club’s clean and powerful Funktion-One sound system offers the perfect vessel for his ...

Q-Bert: And Still Champ…

Since the age of 15, QBert (aka Richard Quitevis, 41) has dedicated his life to using the turntable as a musical instrument. In doing so, he’s become one of the world’s best-known and, more importantly, most-respected practitioners of the art of ...

Wolfgang Gartner: Front to Back

New York City—It’s late January and the East Coast is suffering from one of its most treacherous winters in history. The New York streets are lined with mountains of snow and the sidewalks are sparse. But inside the walls of Pacha, Manhattan’s ...

Avicii: Youth Is Served

New York City—We first connected with Avicii this past summer, while the Swedish sensation was visiting Harlem’s Stadiumred Studios to work on a track with ultra-soulful vocalist Jeremy Carr. Our interview time was brief. Studio time, after all, ...

BT: New Frontiers

For over 15 years, Brian Transeau (aka BT) has become one of the foremost pioneers of electronic music. He has successfully blazed new sonic trails, while remaining on the bleeding edge of technology. BTs musical journey began at the age of ...

The Coffin Report

A Generation of DJs Reminisce & Lament the Demise of the Technics SL-1200 Turntable This past October, The Tokyo Reporter broke the story that Panasonic would be halting production on the Technics SL-1200 turntable, along with an analog ...

Ferry Corsten: Once Upon A Night…

Amsterdam, Holland—Call it inevitable. But four days into the Amsterdam Dance Event—with the evenings spent listening to house, techno and breaks DJs—we finally stuck our toes into the trance pool. Of course, it only confirmed what we already ...