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SXSW Health and MedTech: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Erin Sharoni | Posted 03.19.2015 | Technology
Erin Sharoni

Like an increasingly gnarly chia pet, SXSW has exploded in scope at an exponential pace. The massive set of film, music and interactive technology conferences have taken over the city of Austin each year since 1987, so it should come as no surprise that in 2015 yet another joined the fray: the Health & MedTech Expo.

Midnight Tea Party in Los Angeles on 12/20

Morena Duwe | Posted 02.21.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

On Saturday, December 20th, Hold:Space presented a Midnight Tea Party with musical acts Pumpkin, Tara Brooks, Cameron St. Denis, LampShady, Leorosa, Coyoti and many more.

Winter Love Soulstice Free Beach Celebration in Long Beach on 12/21

Morena Duwe | Posted 02.22.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

On December 21, Subtract Music, Light Tribe and Ohm Bass came together to throw a free and completely magical beach party celebrating the winter solstice as well as the longest night since 1912.

Beyond Avicii: The Swedish Techno Mafia

Sean Bradford | Posted 02.01.2015 | Entertainment
Sean Bradford

What I heard this fall blasting out of Stockholm's sound systems and into the night was an evolution of this sound... into a vibrant, groovy and danceable techno.

A Breakdancer and A Statue Have It Out In An Epic Dance Battle, And It's Pure Art

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.09.2014 | Good News

Get ready to witness the freshest moves brought to you by a B-boy and ... a statue? In a video uploaded to YouTube, breakdancer "Noster" dance bat...

Swiss in New York -- Yeah

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 07.20.2014 | Arts
Nancy Cohen-koan

Dieter Meier, known as the Godfather of techno pop along with collaborator Boris Blank, kept Le Poisson Rouge jumping Sunday night, though the uber polite Swiss obeyed the New York cabaret laws and didn't dance.

Q&A With John Digweed: Back to the 'City That Never Sleeps'

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 05.06.2014 | Entertainment
Sleepy & Boo

It's not hard to understand why John Digweed has created such a loyal and widespread network of fans who can't seem to get enough of his music. In a world of over-the-top festival stages and look-at-me performers, Digweed provides the antithesis.

Brooklyn Electronic Music Duo CREEP Featuring Detroit Born DJ/Producer Lauren Flax Releases Debut Album Echoes

Kelly Frazier | Posted 02.25.2014 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

CREEP is the lush brainchild of Detroit born electronic music DJ/producer Lauren Flax, who now calls New York her home, along with fellow Brooklyni...

An Interview With New York City Nightlife Guru, Rob Fernandez

Zoe Wilder | Posted 02.23.2014 | Entertainment
Zoe Wilder

Rob Fernandez knows a little something about this, as he's cultivated the New York City nightlife for two decades now. Chances are, if you like to party and appreciate house music, you've danced into the wee hours of the morning at one of his events.

Q&A With Claude VonStroke: American Dirtybird

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 05.15.2014 | Entertainment
Sleepy & Boo

Claude VonStroke is the boss of the infamous ragtag Dirtybird records crew.Born out of a series of free BBQ parties at Golden Gate Park, Dirtybird has been releasing music since 2005, carving out a very distinct niche in international underground scene.

This Might Be The Funniest Thing From The 'Anchorman 2' Press Tour

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 12.20.2013 | Entertainment

When German DJ Flula Borg sat down to interview the cast of "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," he decided to dispense with the whole interview thing...

Writer to Writer: A Conversation With Jon Land

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 02.15.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Jon Land is a prolific author who has written 40 novels. Jon's most recent novel, The Tenth Circle, involves terrorist attacks on the U.S, masterminded by a vicious cabal.

Q&A with Shaun Reeves: On Visionquest, Detroit to Berlin and Music On

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment
Sleepy & Boo

More often than not, DJing is a solitary performance -- but the four members of Visionquest challenged that paradigm in 2013, staging an ambitious worldwide event series that saw them performing together live as a foursome of DJs.

The Growth of Mobile Search and Its Effect on Business

VisualNews.com | Posted 12.10.2013 | Technology
VisualNews.com

The mass popularity of smartphones is creating a boom in inbound phone calls, making it one of the most rewarding areas of the marketing pipeline. Whi...

Circo Loco's 'First Lady': Q&A With Tania Vulcano

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 12.09.2013 | Entertainment
Sleepy & Boo

It seemed unlikely when it debuted in 1999, but the infamous Circo Loco party at Ibiza's DC-10 has become an island institution, an international clubbing destination, and an iconic event that continues to expand and evolve.

Talking Techno -- and Technology: Q&A With Dubfire

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 11.20.2013 | Entertainment
Sleepy & Boo

These days, there's no doubt that Dubfire (Ali Shirazinia) is one of the biggest names in the international techno scene. But a few years ago, his embrace of the sound was met with strong skepticism.

The REAL Song Of The Summer

Sarah Barness | Posted 09.06.2013 | Comedy

Once upon a time in Norway, there lived a Scandinavian Old MacDonald who had a farm E-I-E-I-O. Actually those Norwegians were not farmers at all, but ...

Getting Physical With M.A.N.D.Y.: On Ibiza, Burning Man, and the Big Apple

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 10.20.2013 | Entertainment
Sleepy & Boo

Perhaps nobody represents Get Physical more than M.A.N.D.Y., the duo of Philipp Jung and Patrick Bodmer, who founded the label along with some of their like-minded colleagues (DJ T. and Booka Shade) in 2002.

A Q&A With Slam

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 10.14.2013 | Entertainment
Sleepy & Boo

For over 20 years, the Glaswegian duo known as Slam have been one of the most important anchors in the worldwide underground techno scene. Steadfast in their focus, consistent in their output, and completely dedicated to their craft, as Slam, Stuart McMillan and Orde Meikle have not only defined Scotland's techno culture, but also become key players throughout the rest of the globe.

Get To Know Gary Beck

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 09.16.2013 | Entertainment
Sleepy & Boo

This Friday, July 19th, he returns to the US for his Marquee New York debut, taking a stateside break from a packed European summer of festivals. We spoke to Gary about the roots of his sound, the fertile underground scene in his hometown, and the different influences you'll hear in his tracks.

A Legend Comes To New York

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 08.28.2013 | Entertainment
Sleepy & Boo

When talking about typical large-scale electronic music festival stages in the US, you're not very likely to hear names like Anish Kapoor and Stanley Kubrick tossed around. But then again, you're probably not talking with Damian Lazarus, the mercurial boss behind Crosstown Rebels, one of the most important independent underground labels in today's dance music marketplace.

This April 26, Cat Lovers Celebrate Hairball Awareness Day, Avoid Gag Reflex

Lisa Rogak | Posted 06.23.2013 | Green
Lisa Rogak

On National Hairball Awareness Day, on April 26, 2013, cat lovers around the world will gather to show their strength and increase their resolve to prevent the condition that dogs their feline friends.

Go-Go Dancer Shares Secrets From the Platform

Nicole Glass | Posted 06.09.2013 | Arts
Nicole Glass

With wavy purple hair, a discernable nose ring and a furry black coat, 20-year old Gabby stands out even when she's not in costume. But when she undergoes her colorful transformation every Friday night, the suburban Maryland native is sure to turn heads.

Remembering the One and Only Donna Summer

Xaque Gruber | Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

A unique trailblazer that defied categorization, Donna Summer had a great voice that mattered. While her anthems remain pop culture staples, there's a world of her music that most may not be familiar with. Here are 20 of her best singles that missed the Billboard Top 10.

The (Terrifying) Transformative Potential of Technology

Lisa Wade | Posted 02.19.2013 | Technology
Lisa Wade

When Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School, he was carrying a Bushmaster .223 caliber Remington semiautomatic. This is the frightening weapon he used to take the lives of 27 people: