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"Not Your Typical Gay DJ": How I Learned To Stop Hating Myself and Love Gay Bars

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 06.24.2016 | Queer Voices
DJ Louie XIV

It is important that, within the gay community, we talk about self-loathing and how we treat and view each other as gay people.

Havikoro Celebrates 17th Anniversary With Hip-Hop Competition and Culture Panel

Jessica Bolanos | Posted 03.08.2017 | Arts
Jessica Bolanos

This weekend Houston based Bboy Crew Havikoro celebrated their 17th Anniversary with a three-day city wide celebration of everything the Hip-Hop cultu...

Trapped in the Booth: I Think I Cannes

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 04.06.2015 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

Stately yachts. Creamy-white sand. Salad Nicoise and the finest Moet. Hollywood starlets and Monacan gamblers. Yes, I am setting the scene for a DJ gig. The ultimate one, actually. This is the Cannes Film Festival.

Trapped in the Booth: The DJ Drunchies

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 03.08.2015 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

I've realized balance is probably something that DJs need more than people with normal jobs, sunlit ones where you can just eat a Chop't salad at your desk and hit Soul Cycle after your last meeting of the day. A DJ's cubicle is everyone's party, and that's not a workspace where balance is easy to achieve.

Trapped in the Booth: Ohm, Shanti, Airhorn

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 11.24.2014 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

DJs are blooming in climates previously inhospitable to our species. I'm no exception. Earlier this summer, I even DJ'ed a female empowerment-themed yoga class.

Trapped in the Booth: The Plight of the Working Stiff DJ

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 10.25.2014 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

Here's a fun game: Tell people you're a DJ. Then sit back, and watch them venture down a K-hole of astonishment, curiosity and, often times, only thinly-veiled pity.

Trapped in the Booth: A DJ Set With the Fountain of Youth

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 08.04.2014 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

Disclaimer: This is a semi-fictionalized version of my all-too-real experiences working as a DJ in New York City. Most of the names of venues, organiz...

Trapped in the Booth: PT 3

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 09.15.2014 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

When I first started out in nightlife, nothing sounded more grisly to me than the words "Wedding DJ." Early on my sister suggested I take this route and I recoiled in disgust. "Why don't I just be a Funeral DJ," I suggested flippantly. "I have more in common with a rotting corpse than a blushing bride, anyway."

Trapped in the Booth: Part 1

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 07.28.2014 | New York
DJ Louie XIV

I'm the DJ who pees in bottles. I've let go of even finding this shameful.

What Is DJ Steve Aoki Actually Doing When He Is on Stage?

Quora | Posted 05.23.2014 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Steve Aoki, DJ, Producer Q: What is Steve Aoki actually doing when he is on stage? A: For t...

What I Did When I Didn't Have 'the Right Sound'

Gina Turner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Gina Turner

Then it dawned on me: "Why can't I start my own label?" I certainly have the vision, and if my music is "not exactly fitting" other labels, then this is the time for me to take matters into my own hands.

Biz Markie's New Living Social Deal Is Just What You Need

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.14.2013 | DC

Were you unable to "get what you need" in rapper Biz Markie's LivingSocial cooking class? LivingSocial is giving you another chance to become an ap...

Moby Talks To Huffington Post

Oliver Noble | Posted 02.27.2013 | New York
Oliver Noble

In preparation for a New Year's Eve show, Moby talked exclusively with The Huffington Post about his choice to leave New York for L.A., what you play as David Lynch's wedding DJ and the two sound effects that he feels sum up the policies of the Republican Party.

Can A Porn Star Be A Successful DJ?

Tristan Jaxx | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tristan Jaxx

I'm determined to prove that just because one has done gay adult films, it does not mean that he has no other talents or is lacking in creative skills. My fans' positive feedback and constant encouragement keep me inspired, for which I can't thank them enough.

PLAY MY JAM!: A How-To Guide for the Request Line

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 09.23.2012 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

Playing by these rules will give you the best shot of hearing the Ace of Base throwback with which you're currently ironically obsessed, "Titanium" or perhaps even your favorite Meek Mills mixtape B-side.

Disco and Deindustrialization: In the Mix With 1970s Pittsburgh DJ Terry Kicks

John R. Eperjesi | Posted 04.17.2012 | Home
John R. Eperjesi

The people of Pittsburgh did a lot more than just sing and clap their hands to Sister Sledge's disco classic "We Are Family." When the lights went down, they got up and danced.

WATCH: Awesome Pop Culture Mash-Up

Posted 09.11.2011 | Comedy

A seventeen-year-old from Nantes, France who goes by Madeon has put together an awesome mash-up of 39 different pop songs, and we can't stop listening...