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Summertime techno

With Sun Season upon us, sounds get a little brighter, parties a little sweatier, and asses a little looser. The Roots of Soulclap podcast (mp3)
Soulclap!, plus Wednesdays return and Boy in Static’s “Skull”
By DAVID DAY  |  June 12, 2007

Static circuitry

One of Circuits’ favorite local acts, BOY IN STATIC (a/k/a ALEX CHEN ), is preparing to release Violet , the follow-up to his remarkable debut, Newborn , on May 29. Boy In Static, "Where It Ends" (mp3)
Boy in Static sets a date, Rise prize, and Slaine
By DAVID DAY  |  March 08, 2007

Static movements

The LA-based label Mush, home to the clever instrumental hip-hop of Caural, Daedalus, and Company Flow’s Bigg Jus, has signed one of our favorite local pop projects: Boy in Static. K-The-I???, "You're Not That Beautiful" (mp3)
Mush signs another Boston act; DJ mixes galore
By DAVID DAY  |  October 31, 2006

Happy accident

What could this self-professed electro-nerd possibly want with such an old organette?
Chop Chop’s compelling creations  
By IAN SANDS  |  April 04, 2006