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Traveling music

I imagine many Bostonians have a woeful tale or two of a nighttime bus trip to New York for a show that’s gone wrong.
Boston techno hits the road with Zero G
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  January 07, 2008

High techno

A prime place to go if you wanted to hear cutting-edge and classic techno from Germany, Detroit, and beyond has been “Make It New” every Thursday at Middlesex Lounge.
‘Make It New’ turns three, plus Hauschka at the Goethe
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  October 30, 2007

808 epilogue

September 28 marked the end of an era in Boston nightlife, but also perhaps a beginning.
Talking about the defunct club night with a robot named Bleep
By DAVID DAY  |  October 26, 2006

Boston music news: October 20, 2006

DJ CLINTON SPARKS’s tag line is “Get Familiar,” and America may do just that when he joins the artist still called Diddy (we think) and the Press Play Band on an international promo tour that kicks off this week with a variety of TV appearances.
Notes on Clinton Sparks, Middlesex, and Jake La Botz
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  October 17, 2006

Fall Circuitry

Former Boston radio DJ and producer DJ Swiss Ivory has a new mixtape out called Back in Business. DJ Swiss Ivory, "Mixtape Preview" (mp3 via MySpace) Akrobatik, "Internet MCs" (mp3 via Myspace) Underline label mix (mp3)
Save a rink, hip-hop madness, and a lost loft
By DAVID DAY  |  October 03, 2006

Ghetto superstar

"Special Guest DJ.” Too often, the term is a misnomer.
Alan Manzi in the club, plus DJ Hectik’s reggaeton revolution
By DAVID DAY  |  March 20, 2006