Written by Ronny Kerr
Daft Punk's fourth studio album, Random Access Memories, seemed to have it all. It was ambitious in scope, inspiring in perspective, and momentous in evolving the definition of electronic dance music. Completely unlike anything Daft Punk had ever produced, it was patently a Daft Punk production. But with the album now five years old, one little question still deserves an answer: if this is a tribute to disco, where are the women?
Supported by LA-based beatmaker and Brainfeeder labelmate Daedelus, the experimental English producer Lapalux has been touring a handful of U.S. cities. Here are impressions of their show at the New Parish in Oakland on Wednesday, April 25.
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Photos by Ronny Kerr
Bassist, IDM artist, robot programmer, and all-around musical magician Tom Jenkinson is back on tour with his four-piece band, Shobaleader One. On their latest release, Elektrac, the group careens through a dozen Squarepusher tracks, transforming the old electronic pieces into something akin to jazz fusion at its most manic, ecstatic, and schizophrenic. Here are snapshots from their show in Berkeley, CA at the UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall with Daedelus and Duffrey as support.
Written by Christian Cortes
The 11th annual Gem and Jam festival is a music and arts gathering hosted during the Tucson Gem and Mineral show, creating a community through the participatory art workshops and diverse musical lineups. T&E Collective spoke with festival founders Josh Pollack and Dave Sheldon to gain their perspective on the Gem and Jam community, how they've seen the festival evolve, and what attendees can look forward to this year.