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Justice blaze new trails for dance music

Most musicians, at a certain point, discover a paradox at the center of the whole act of musical creation: that seemingly complex music can be simple, and that making simple music is often a complex process. After all, what do you expect in a medium whe
For all
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  March 16, 2012

DJ Mehdi | Red, Black & Blue

No, Virginia, there's no Ed Banger. That is, you can go all over Paris looking for Monsieur Banger and you won't find him.
Ed Banger/Because (2009)
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  January 08, 2010

Photos: Yone’s Hot Tokyo nights (NSFW)

Yonehara Yasuma -- or just Yone, to his international legions of fans -- is a singular figure in Japanese photography, fashion, and culture. His photographs of Japanese pinup girls and amateur models are genuinely erotic, even as they draw attention to t
Yonehara Yasuma, Japan’s photographic poet of sleaze, brings his erotic landscapes to Boston
By Fourth Wall Gallery  |  December 11, 2009

Minitel Rose | The French Machine

Not many people remember Bitter Moon , a fantastic, slept-on 1992 movie directed by Roman Polanski.
Futur (2009)
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  June 26, 2009

The French are coming

The launch of an extensive North American tour sponsored by MySpace that comes to the Paradise this Saturday.
Justice and Busy P bring the Ed Banger sound to Boston
By BEN WESTHOFF  |  March 10, 2008


Here at Up All Day, I’ve done my damndest to tell you about the local history of dance sounds.
3 new hot producers talk tracks
By DAVID DAY  |  August 07, 2007


Gallantly Streaming

There’s been a lot of talk about “clubrap” as the new sound rockin’ indie and European dance floors alike.
A selection of brand-spankinh new jawns
By DAVID DAY  |  May 18, 2007

Blog house in Basstown

The Internet. Just a series of tubes. When things get humming on the Web, however, they can start singing real quick. Jawn P's "Blood Count (Snippet)" (mp3)
Allston ’net sensations Plus Move, plus Jawn P
By DAVID DAY  |  April 25, 2007


In the vast land of Dorchester, studios and beatmakers lurk around every corner. And this Sunday at ZuZu’s in Cambridge, one of their own celebrates a new release by . . . DJing with cassette tapes. Handcancel, "March Playlist" (mp3)
Handcancel and the 48 Beats of Power; more Miami
By DAVID DAY  |  March 20, 2007

Guest lists

What small, private lists like this remind us is that big, honking institutional lists are largely fictions, mirages of a consensus that no longer exists, if it ever really did in the first place.
 What 30 of the Phoenix 's music critics liked this year
By PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 02, 2007