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Behind the booth

Every weekend needs a good, sweaty Hookup.

By SCOTT KEARNAN  |  January 25, 2013

Wild nights

I don't need to break this news to you returning LGTBTQ-folk, but for those of you just joining us in Boston, a bitter little amuse bouche to start off this otherwise super-tasty survey of our current gay-nightlife situation: our gay bars kind of suc
For better or worse, gay life is ditching the bars
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  September 04, 2009

Sisto act 2

LDW is a party, but also a massive love letter to the city’s bare-bones arts scene.
Love During Wartime — a last splash and a fresh start
By MATT PARISH  |  May 28, 2008

Disco lives!

Hard to get to but wonderful to visit, Jamaica Plain is one of the secret jewels in the Boston crown. DJ Joseph Colbourne, "Color Mix" (mp3)
Color at the Milky Way, plus Berlin in Boston
By DAVID DAY  |  May 29, 2007

The doctor is in

Saturday night in late January and the Channel Center in Southie is having a gathering. Dr. Claw and Miss Thang, "State of Emergency Promo Mix" (mp3) DPP, "Amative Entanglement" (mp3)
Claw’s Boston takeover, DPP’s fractal affinity
By DAVID DAY  |  February 13, 2007

After hours

House music — that surprise descendant of disco and of so many other, older rhythm styles — is big in Boston and becoming bigger very fast. So let’s cut right to the chase and take you into a couple of house’s power stations to see what’s going on.
The rising pulse of Boston’s house-music beat
By MICHAEL FREEDBERG  |  January 17, 2007


Nights on the town

In last year’s “Circuits” year-end wrap-up, we heralded the reach of Boston out to the world at large. This year, things got pretty radical inside the Hub. We Are Cassette, "Angels We Have Heard on High" (mp3)
A year in the local clubs
By DAVID DAY  |  December 18, 2006

DJ C freeks out

One of Boston’s favorite mixmasters and music makers, DJ C (a/k/a Jake Trussell), was invited to play New York City, sort of out of the blue, alongside Chicago ragga MC and fellow Mashit artist Zulu at the Freek Factory party.
Jake in NYC; Bomshot and Mighty Mystic throwing down; roller-boogie time
By DAVID DAY  |  November 27, 2006

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

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