July 24, 2014

For Jersey DJ, Expo Win Provides a Sign

New Brunswick, N.J.—It was a typical humid August day in Atlantic City, and Robert Velasco was in town to say a farewell of sorts to DJing. He hadn’t lost the passion. In the ’90s, when he was in high school and the latest and greatest DJs were ...

In The Studio With… Shpongle’s Simon Posford

Simon Posford really can’t complain today. The British-born producer has some chores, but nothing he considers terribly stressful. No, he’s kicking back at his girlfriend’s house in Los Angeles, and all he needs to do before hitting the road ...

Dirty South: Strictly Banging

Dirty South may not be as well-known as EDM stars like David Guetta or Swedish House Mafia, but upfront club jocks the world over always keep an eye out for his work. Why? Same reason those very EDM stars love to work with him—Dirty South makes ...

DJ Shadow: Entering the Shadowsphere…

In the 2001 documentary Scratch, Josh Davis is asked about his record collection, which at the time made getting around his then-home in the sleepy college town of Davis, Calif., somewhat difficult for the camera crew. “It’s sort of like a big ...