All hail the lowly cassette. More than just an obsolete format with retro appeal, cassette tapes have historically served an important, almost subversive function. Invented in the 1930s but only hitting market penetration in the 1970s, cassettes were cheap, portable and customizable. At the time, t ... More >>
Malcolm McLaren, the wily manger who guided original punks the Sex Pistols to infamy, died today after a battle with cancer. He was 64. After outfitting the New York Dolls with outrageous stagewear in the mid-'70s, he became more notorious for coordinating the Sex Pistols' outlandish publicity stunt ... More >>
Malcolm McLaren is the godfather of today’s mainstream hip-hop. But not for the reason you think.
Veteran NYC scenester Larry Tee was bored, so he engineered a social movement: electroclash
Saturday, June 8; Galaxy
DJ-cum-producer Dan "the Automator" Nakamura finds his musical niche