August 1, 2014

Meet the Brains Behind Nightclub City DJ Rivals

San Francisco—Ted Mosby, the central character in the CBS sitcom “How I Met Your Mother,” once said, “Nothing good ever happens after 2 a.m.” Keith Lee thinks otherwise. In 2010, Lee and some friends were walking out of an L.A. nightclub, having ...

In The Studio With: Beats Antique’s Electronic Fusion

By: Justin Hampton It’s New Year’s Eve, just a few minutes before midnight, and Beats Antique is onstage at the Sea Of Dreams party in San Francisco, showing the home crowd just how far they’ve come. As longtime members of the Bay Area’s Burning ...

J.Rocc Steps Out Front

It only took two decades, but J.Rocc is finally getting out front and center as an artist. After forming the all-star DJ crew The World Famous Beat Junkies in 1992, the legendary turntablist has amassed plenty of work as a valuable collaborator. ...

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 ...