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02.27.15 Prachi Gupta

A new remix by video maestro Eclectic Method charts the explosion of house music, a force so powerful that it is now enjoyed by Russian delegates at the Kremlin. Learn, watch…and dance. (Image: Eclectic Method) […]

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02.10.15 Bucky Turco

A few weeks back, ANIMAL received an email from an account belonging to 5WPR’s semi-insane CEO Ronn Torossian. The subject read: “The DJ of The Kremlin Visiting NY – Plays for Putin, Medeved, Prokhorov & others… Interested in interviewing the DJ to the Oligarchs?” We replied yes, because why not? One of Torossian’s underlings responded […]

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01.05.15 Bucky Turco

On my evening commute one November evening, I was rushing to catch the M at the Delancey/Essex Street subway station when deep house music booming across the F train platform caught my attention and compelled me to stop. I descended down the stairs to see two guys sporting Luche Libre masks, one banging on drum […]

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11.13.14 Bucky Turco

Once in a while, a subway performance is so good that you’ll wish you didn’t have some place important to be. As I rushed home Wednesday night, the sound of thumping bass caught my attention on the subway platform. Someone was playing nearly EDM-rave-like music, transforming the Delancey Street F stop into a club. The […]

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04.18.13 Andy Cush

Each week in Sample Wars, we’ll pit two songs which sample the same source material head-to-head against each other, to determine which one rocked the sample better. After taking last week off (sorry guys!), we’re back with a very smooth, very funky edition of Sample Wars. We’ll be looking at a little-known French duo called Daft […]

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