the week in Dance w/ David Bruno (08/02/07)
Pharrell (Fluokids), Das Glow, & Guillame (Fluokids) @ La Scala Paris
FIXED TONIGHT WITH BOOKA SHADE
The Fixed Fellas have given us 2 pairs of tix to offer up to you lucky kids to see Berlin’s least minimal minimal-tranceologists live tonight at Studio B. Email BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM (subject: Booka) with your best description of Booka Shade’s music by 5 pm for a chance to win. Include your full name for list, and we’ll email back two winners.
My People Don’t Dance No More party at the Vault at Element tomorrow night is now FREE if you rock the cycling theme: a helmet, a little cycling hat, a jersey…spandex on a case by case basis. Prince Language will be our special guest DJ and will be rocking the disco bike party theme.
- Palms Out Sounds’ Sample Wednesday featuring Daft Punk’s “inspirations” is not a bad listen in preparation for next Thursday
- DFA’s Death From Abroad label launches this month with releases from Altz + Mock & Toof (upcoming releases from Bo’Tox and Gucci Soundsystem) (check Myspace for samples)
- Swing by Electric Zoo for a ton of Herve and other Switch-y fidget house tracks and remixes
- Mr. Nagy has a Cobblestone Jazz live set up at Devil in the Details
- FACT Magazine’s Contemporary Fix is now updated regularly and is a fantastic read
- More FACT Magazine: Bang Gang Deejay’s label profile article
- One more FACT: Herve interview
- Ewan Pearson is putting out a 2 CD compilation of his remixes as “Piece Work” on !K7 in September
- If you have been listening to dance music since at least the turn of the century, you probably have a Global Underground compilation hidden away somewhere for posterity’s sake. The GU label finally takes it digital only with their next release “Digitized”