Agora II

Last Friday, Agora II, an interactive dance performance or "a choreographic game for one thousand bodies," previewed at the empty pool that has recently been repurposed for performances in Brooklyn's McCarren Park. The performance is interactive in the modern sense of the term, in that there are videos, live drummers and flashing lights. But you also have performers that ask you to hold their arm …

Bugz in the Attic: Back in the Doghouse

Formed in 1996, the pioneering, now eight-member collective of underground dance music, Bugz in the Attic, bring their full ass-motivating arsenal, garnered from 10 years of single releases and classic remixes, on their long-overdue first full-length release, Back in the Dog House. With close to 100 songs already under their belt—both originals and reworkings for a diverse range of internationally known artists, including Zero 7, …

Alice Russell: Under the Munka Moon II

First found on collaborations with Tru Thoughts labelmates Quantic, and TM Juke, if you haven’t heard Alice Russell yet you're missing out on one of the best singers around. Russell’s singing is classically soulful, with vocal finesse rarely heard these days. She’s a throwback to the era of fully-developed vocal talents like Aretha Franklin and Patti Labelle, a singer’s singer. Under The Munka Moon II …