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Calvin Harris

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    April 24, 2014

    Kids Drugs = The Coachella Experience

    Oakland resident Kimchi Truong was 24. She passed out on the Coachella grounds last weekend, likely due to an overdose. Her death, Thursday, was shocking. But what's really shocking is that this kind of thing doesn't happen more often.  This story is about very young people doing a s ... More >>

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    April 23, 2014

    Austin City Limits and Homegrown Festivals Announce Full 2014 Line-Ups

    Nostalgia is making a real comeback -- in the music festival world, at any rate. Based on the announcements that were made yesterday, two of our local (or local-ish) flagships aren't looking to buck that trend in 2014. In the case of Deep Ellum's budding springtime star, Homegrown, now in its fifth ... More >>

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    December 31, 2012

    Lights All Night - Fair Park - 12/29/12 & 12/30/12

    Lights All Night Fair Park Saturday, December 29 & Sunday, December 30 I remember when they were called raves -- not that I was ever old enough to attend one, but I remember when these types of electronic music fests were known as such. There was even a whole film subgenre in the '90s that document ... More >>

  • Music

    December 27, 2012

    Lights All Night

    Saturday, December 29 & Monday, December 31, in Fair Park

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    December 27, 2012

    The Six Best Concerts In DFW This Weekend, December 27-30

    The Marked Men Thursday, December 27, at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios, $5 One of Denton's all-time best punk bands, the Marked Men, are playing at Rubber Gloves with the equally formidable Bad Sports, who are in the process of recording a new album. Since their conception in the early aughts, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Lights All Night Announces First Round of Acts

    Lights All Night, the annual electronic music festival that's moved to Fair Park this year, has announced its first round of acts, including Tiësto, Avicii, Bassnectar, Calvin Harris, Axwell, Ghostland Observatory, Diplo, Flux Pavilion, Nero, 12th Planet, Alesso, Zeds Dead, A-Trak, Sander Van Doorn ... More >>

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    June 18, 2012

    In Defense Of ... Rihanna's "Where Have You Been"

    Early last Thursday, Drake, Chris Brown, and their crews started a nightclub riot in the New York club WIP (Work In Progress). This stage had a wide cast of characters: Mary J. Blige, Meek Mill and Ne-Yo. San Antonio Spur Tony Parker was there too, and was among the injured bystanders that morning. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2012

    EDC 2012: Calvin Harris Plays CDs of Himself Singing

    Dance music is fighting for its soul. The charts are filled with tracks (Rihanna, Flo Rida) that borrow from the ecstatic trance and pulsing grooves of electronic dance music. The last time pop was so infatuated with the dance floor was 1979, the year disco died. This time around fans are more sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2012

    EDC Vegas Pulls Plug on Music Due to High Winds

    [Update at 2:48 a.m]: Also see: - Slide show: Electric Daisy Carnival 2012: Day One - Slide show: Electric Daisy Carnival: More From Day One - Slide show: Electric Daisy Carnival 2012: Day Two EDC is over for the night. Organizers are waiting for crowds to thin out before making an official anno ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2012

    EDC 2012: Coachella or Electric Daisy Carnival: Which One is Better?

    See also: Our Complete Coachella Coverage Dance music is coming to an arena near you: Kaskade will be the first DJ ever to play Staples Center (July 27). And mainstream concert promoters such as Live Nation are diving into the electronic dance explosion. Electric Daisy Carnival, which is being hel ... More >>

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    April 13, 2012

    YouTube Sensation Keith Reber Is Your Favorite DJ's Favorite Drummer

    Reality shows and social media over the last 20 years have obviously altered the landscape of pop culture and entertainment. Those two mediums have also had an enormous effect on the musical evolution of drummer Keith Reber. Back in 2004, he had his first taste of fame as a bassist in the metal band ... More >>

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    January 27, 2012

    Shelby Lynne at the Kessler and the Best of Your Weekend

    Shelby Lynne​It's kind of hard to look the other way when you see that Shelby Lynne's coming to Dallas, and the Kessler Theater of all venues. Should be a great, intimate place to catch a handful of the country star's hits.That's just the start.We already mentioned Daniel Hart at El Sibil on Satur ... More >>

  • Music

    January 26, 2012

    Calvin Harris

    Saturday, January 28, at Zouk

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    January 26, 2012

    This Week in Print: Shelby Lynne, Craig Finn and Lydia Loveless Are Your Holy Trinity

    Shelby Lynne's show at the Kessler Friday night is just about sold out, and with good reason. We also talked with Craig Finn and Lydia Loveless, two artists who channel religion in different ways on their latest albums. North of the Dial interviews Andrew Barton about that kooky "Heart Throb" vi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Guilty Pleasures of 2011: Rihanna's "We Found Love"

    Often, usually after a long night out, in the wee hours of the morning, I find myself fixated on my computer, repeatedly blaring whatever music video strikes my fancy at the time. While there are certain videos I frequently resort to -- I'm a sucker for anything by Thieves Like Us, just about everyt ... More >>

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    September 27, 2011

    In Defense of... Rihanna's "We Found Love" featuring Calvin Harris

    Rachel ParkerRihanna at the AAC​ Some exciting news out of Rihanna camp last week: Her new album is scheduled to release on Monday, November 21. The announcement came in conjunction with the release of her latest single with electronic music producer Calvin Harris."We Found Love" is Harris' lat ... More >>

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    December 3, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 30: Dean Dillinger

    ​Christian Dean Ward, perhaps better known around town as Dean Dillinger, got his start spinning records way back when, as a producer/board operator at WERQ-92.3 92Q Jams in Baltimore. "I used to play records for Reggie Reg and K-Swift (Rest In Power) when they went to the bathroom, or were on the ... More >>

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    December 11, 2009

    Year in Review: Sampling the Best DJ and Dance Music of 2009

    The past year brought the worst economy since the malaise of the 1970s, and like that era, it also saw dance music sweep the nation. Lady Gaga, the Black Eyed Peas, Beyoncé and Sean "P. Diddy" Combs all dabbled in the sound. Even Michael Jackson was said to be working on a dance album with the Peas ... More >>

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