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

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 05.06.2014 | Entertainment
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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.

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

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment
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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.

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

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 11.20.2013 | Entertainment
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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.

Cuttin'Headz Worldwide: Q&A With the Martinez Brothers

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment
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Bronx born and bred, the Martinez Brothers have become New York's most compelling international ambassadors of Big Apple house music. They're the latest artists to carry the flag for their hometown sound.

From the Court to the Club: Q&A With Rony Seikaly

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment
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You're not likely to find too many retired NBA players hanging out in the dusty playa at the Burning Man gathering. But you can definitely count on seeing -- and hearing -- the former Miami Heat center Rony Seikaly there.

'Mind Ur Step' in the Exploitation Business: Q&A With Dennis Ferrer

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 10.26.2013 | Entertainment
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New York's Dennis Ferrer is somewhat of an anomaly in the house music world: an artist beloved and respected by the underground scene, but one who has crafted and created some of the genre's biggest crossover anthems over the last few years.

A Q&A With Slam

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 10.14.2013 | Entertainment
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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
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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
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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.

Steve Lawler Q&A: On DJing, Fatherhood and the Problem With 'EDM'

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 07.02.2013 | Entertainment
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The Birmingham native is one of England's most accomplished veterans in the house and techno world, a globe-trotting DJ who is on the road nearly every weekend of the year.