2 days ago | Feature Stories
Every musician started somewhere. And that was most likely in a garage playing music with friends. It's that first project that fuels the delusion that music is someone's ticket to the big time or, more modestly, an excuse to just hang with friend...
3 days ago | Mixtape
Amy Payan is the name on her birth certificate. She's has been on the front lines of the vinyl resurgence, slinging vinyl at Josey Records since it opened its doors three years ago. In an environment surrounded by DJ veterans and librarian-esque m...
9 days ago | Columns
Regardless of genre or tenured status, a common thread among all musicians is the nightmare gig, the gig that just did not go the way you expected. It's the gig where that bassist shows up so hammered that he thinks he's the singer. Or maybe...
10 days ago | Mixtape
Gavin Guthrie, under his alias, TXConnect, has released 13 vinyls on a fistful of notable labels from both sides of the ocean. One would be hard pressed to find many producers in this part of the country who have cranked out so much output in such...
17 days ago | Mixtape
Joshua Caprice fits the archetype of the journeyman DJ, with his work doing A&R for labels, promoter for events, dancer on the floor and, most significantly, as a house music producer under his stage name, J Caprice. After a year on the road a...
23 days ago | Strong Opinions
In most situations, a DJ is hired to provide a vibe for the room by way of music selections — a curatorial exercise that relies heavily on reading the room. In most cases, requests are unwelcome if you aren't in a dance club environment, but ...