By: Katrina NattressWorld electronic dance music may not be a genre you hear too often, but Hayla is among its proudest, scantily clad practitioners. Though currently residing in Los Angeles, the multi-talented singer and percussionist draws inspiration from her European and Middle Eastern roots, re ... More >>
Neda SalamatDntelAugust 2, 2011The Detroit Bar"Warning: This
video contains strobe effects." The projector holds, then flickers to a
cascade of rain droplets, ranging from deep blue to aquamarine, in an
assortment of sizes. In front of the display, Dntel, clad in jeans and
lime green polo, is ... More >>
It's not good journalistic form to say certain things about famous people, but I'll confess: James Scott Tamborello, or Dntel of Postal Service fame, is a pretty odd dude to chat with (only further hamstringed by my own awkwardness). Luckily, in Dntel's case, his music speaks ... More >>
Oscar time is upon us once again, and buried somewhere underneath all the hype over "Best Actor/Actress,"Best Picture" and "Best Nipple Hard-on in a Scene" (wait, that last one might not be a real category), are the music nominations.
And buried rightly so, since most Oscar nominated music is b ... More >>
Ulrich Schnauss, pimping his Ride.
Based on the disappointing Goodbye album, I had little hope that German laptop/shoegaze practitioner Ulrich Schnauss' live show would impress me. So I'm happy to report that Uli far exceeded my expectations.
Performing solo in front of scintillating nature foo ... More >>