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2003 Stories by Darren Keast

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  • Various Artists

    published December 25, 2003

    The concept for this collection is dubious on paper -- Christmas classics refurbished by electronic producers, who, when given too long a leash,... More >>

  • Brand Name, House Special

    published November 13, 2003

    Hating British trance DJ Paul Oakenfold is like hating Wal-Mart -- it's not that fun. Like the Arkansas-headquartered superstore, Oakenfold... More >>

  • Pick Your Poison

    published October 30, 2003

    The inherent tension in a band coming out of the hard-core rock scene to court larger audiences is built into the name itself. "Hard-core" implies... More >>

  • Trance Inducer

    published July 10, 2003

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  • Covert Fuzz

    published May 22, 2003

    For 40 bucks, you can buy a device that emits some of the most irritating and beautiful sounds imaginable, a device that not only presents an... More >>

  • Mr. Lif

    published April 24, 2003

    Many of the topics that seep into Oakland rapper Mr. Lif's lyrics could pop up in a graduate seminar -- looming ecological meltdown, U.S. foreign... More >>

  • Surviving the Jungle

    published March 27, 2003

    The 1990s brought two great technology hypes: the Internet and electronic music. Both were supposed to refashion the culture; both fell far short... More >>

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