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A column ends
Two years ago, the Phoenix asked me to write a weekly column about Boston’s growing electronic music and DJ scene.
By: DAVID DAY  |  September 18, 2007


The Duff connection

Joe Bermudez, DJ to the stars
“I really haven’t had to deal with any crazy paparazzi, since we usually keep a low profile and sneak in the back door of places.”
By: DAVID DAY  |  September 12, 2007


Basstown nights

The new scene emerges; Halloween preparations
If 2006 was the year Boston germinated, 2007 is the year it grows up.
By: DAVID DAY  |  September 12, 2007


Party pros

DJ Lupe Loop and Paul Dailey
Weekend Warriors, or WKND WRYRZ, is the Sunday-night lounge party at ZuZu in Central Square.
By: DAVID DAY  |  September 06, 2007


Citizens of Basstown

Our magnificent seven speak out
The proliferation of dance parties in Boston has led not only to a rise in the number of DJs but also to a growth in the ranks of dancers.
By: DAVID DAY  |  August 29, 2007


Digital demon

Boston’s Baltimoroder fires up his laptop
If there’s one producer or DJ who represents the new style of Basstown, it’s Baltimoroder.
By: DAVID DAY  |  August 23, 2007


Secluded superstar

San Serac’s Somerville sanctuary
Any electronic musician who chooses to live in Boston has made a conscious decision to remove him or herself from nerve centers like New York, Montreal, and Berlin.
By: DAVID DAY  |  August 15, 2007



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


Mix surfing

Finding the finest of Basstown on line
Remixes are proliferating like benign viruses through the Web.
By: DAVID DAY  |  July 30, 2007


They love the ’80s

Booka Shade bring the synths
“We are musicians, we are not DJs,” says Arno Kammermeier, one half of the electronic music duo Booka Shade.
By: DAVID DAY  |  July 30, 2007


Endless Utopia

Bidding farewell to DJ Bruno at Boston Rocks
"The place is over, but the movement is not over, the movement continues," says Evans Thesee (a/k/a DJ E2-E4).
By: DAVID DAY  |  July 27, 2007


Techno purity

Central Square leaves techno to the purists
“I have to run to Dunkin’ Donuts,” says Eric McLaughlin (a/k/a DJ Eric Grey) late on a Wednesday night.
By: DAVID DAY  |  July 24, 2007


Digital dancing

Slanted House gets a boost from Beatport
Over the past few years, Beatport, the Web site of choice for dance-music heads, has grown at such a rate, it’s practically the homepage for DJs worldwide.
By: DAVID DAY  |  July 17, 2007


Mint Julep and the Masters

French pop, hip-hop, and Ryan Durkin
DJ nights aren’t all for wylin’ out, sweaty dance floors, and scandal. The Masters, "Wednesday Night Live featuring Talib Kewli" (mp3)
By: DAVID DAY  |  July 10, 2007


Cultural exchanges

Spank Rock’s Chris Rockswell and Brazil’s DJ Dolores
CHRIS ROCKSWELL, the official DJ for the club-rap phenom SPANK ROCK, says people are always asking him, “What does your neighborhood sound like?” DJ Dolores & Isaar "De Dar Dó (remix)" (mp3)
By: DAVID DAY  |  July 03, 2007


Savath and Savalas

Golden Pollen | Anti-
This is a gloriously glassy album brimming with Hispanic sounds and surfer-boy harmonies.
By: DAVID DAY  |  July 02, 2007


Rave daze

The Mission Control story + Raster-Noton at the Middlesex
The history of the New England rave community is a tremendous story. Coh, "Path #02" (Raster-Noton)
By: DAVID DAY  |  June 28, 2007


Benni Hemm Hemm

Kajak | Morr Music
The language of twee-dom knows no borders.
By: DAVID DAY  |  June 26, 2007


The men machine

Motor get to the brutal heart of industrial minimalism
Electronic music always seems to get a bad rap for being inhuman.
By: DAVID DAY  |  June 29, 2007


Busting out of Basstown

Matt Johnson’s three-headed beast
“I’m getting really tired of this food court here,” says Matt Johnson (a/k/a Emjae) over the phone from the Cambridgeside Galleria. Emjae, "April 07 Promo Mix" (mp3)
By: DAVID DAY  |  June 19, 2007
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