If you've happened to listen to last year's AZ Gunslingaz moombahton comp, we probably don't need to tell you about DJ Frank Mendez's mixing skills. "Il Cattivo," his collaboration with local dubstepper Sluggo, is arguably one of the disc's best tracks and fully illustrates his abilities to craft ex ... More >>
Korn and Sluggo
Thursday, March 1
James Blake would've been in absolute hell watching Korn last night. The waifish English electronica producer, who's loudly decried the overflowing machismo and thuggish aura of Americanized dubstep, would've seen his worst nightmare writ large ... More >>
As any DJ-producer hyphenate will tell you, it takes a huge investment of both time and money to get into the beat-crafting game. It also helps to have some primo equipment and a few skilled and savvy mentors to help guide the way if you have any hopes of becoming an electronica artist of any im ... More >>
Clockwise from top left: Miss DJ MJ, Mouse Powell, Ladylike, Sluggo"I know hits when I hear them," Miss DJ MJ says, hanging out in the New Times office.
I believe her. She's been on the air for ten years, working as music director at Power 98.3. She recently left the station, but not before ... 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 >>