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Submitted 13-08-12 13:46
“When programming music, there is a certain amount of time a DJ has to get their point across. Some DJs use this time by smoking cigarettes and drinking vodka shots, while others are deep in thought and trying to make something unique occur.” (Independent, Marcus Barnes: http://bit.ly/Qlha2I )
Jeff Mills admits he stopped caring about pandering to his audiences when he understood ‘what the people mostly wanted to hear is the same thing over and over again’.
“Please STOP pestering me! this party is completely SOLD OUT!!” (Twitter)
Norman Jay MBE sounds a bit grumpy
“In the Nineties, when artists like the Chemical Brothers and Fatboy Slim were bringing in guest-star vocalists and sampling rock records, and ad executives were strip-mining club beats, French duo Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo proved that techno and house could be as elastic, catchy and, at times, as funny as the poppiest pop without diluting its hypnotically driving, acidic essence.” (Rolling Stone: http://bit.ly/S7y1HN )
US music magazine Rolling Stone brands Daft Punk’s Homework ‘the greatest EDM album of all time’.
"For the first time after raiding rave parties, we have medically examined 15 persons on August 3 and 4. We collected their blood and urine samples. Their reports are awaited.” (Hindustan Times: http://bit.ly/NLQsQ3 )
Kullu superintendent of police Ashok Kumar warns EDM fans that cops are ‘tightening the noose around raves’.
“It was created for the ravers, dancers and all women who really want to stand out.” (http://bit.ly/NLUmbp / http://bit.ly/N4F73f )
Bodyzone fashion chief Ray Garden explains what’s inspired him to branch out beyond stripper wear and thongs with new collection Neon Explosion.
“Police urge any recreational drug users to be extremely careful if they are considering using drugs of any sort, in particular at venues in the Vauxhall area.” (DiscoDamaged)
London cops issue a fresh drugs alert after one man collapsed and later died at Area Club in Vauxhall while another man who collapsed remained in hospital, seriously ill. Both were found to be in possession of the same mystery white powder.
“A live gig = 10% to agent, costs and expenses, 20% management commission then 25% to a label who hardly even come to gigs let alone help". (Twitter)
UK pop/ grime star Professor Green grumbles about the financial implications of his 360º deal (later adding that he also then has to pay tax).
“Just hold it by the handle and swing your hands in rhythm with your step. That is called stepping out in style.” (Uganda Observer: http://bit.ly/MHm8G7 )
Uganda’s must read metrosexual column explains the correct way to carry a man-bag.
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