The overwhelming popularity of electronic dance music continued its exponential growth over the last 12 months, both nationwide and here in the Valley of the Sun. Beats were bumping nearly nonstop across the local music landscape in 2012 as new dance clubs (such as the Monarch Theatre and EPIQ) debu ... More >>
Having performed for less than five years, Manuel Camacho is a relative newcomer to the DJ world. But that doesn't he's any less talented that any of the more experienced turntablists, platter jocks, or knob-twisters in the Valley scene. The 24-year-old, who performs as Maneone, has spent the last ... More >>
John Dadzie (a.k.a. 12th Planet) is scheduled to perform on Sunday at the Marquee Theater in Tempe.Electronica superstar Skrillex owes a certain debt to John Dadzie. In this week's issue of the New Times, I explored the "poster boy of dubstep" and his meteoric rise to fame over the past year ... More >>
Can the Valley's spirited drum and bass enthusiasts keep their scene going -- or growing?