BeatPort

Beatport is Napster or iTunes exclusively for the electronic music world. As its tagline says: Log on. Get Down. That’s exactly what you do on Beatport. It is the digital download network. Electronic music enthusiasts will find thousands of tracks from hundreds of labels and DJs in a dozen umbrella categories including House, Trance, Drum & Bass, Chill Out and more. It doesn’t have the …

Spalding Rockwell

Spalding Rockwell delivers druggy electro-funk reminiscent of searing ‘80s guitar-driven attitude chick rock. They’ve been a staple on the New York scene for a little while and haven’t really broken out – but they should. Mary Louise (ML) Platt and Nicole (Nikki) Lombardi are tough, gritty, sexy and domineering. They serve their music with a don’t-fuck-with-me attitude and if you dare look at them in …

Rewind this Video: M.I.A.’s Galang

the video: “She is so FLY.” Well, a mountain of music press later, with her full-length album on the horizon for its US release (February 22), I must say. I. Agree. M.I.A. has returned me to the realm of obsessive teenage excitement with her exuberant fuck it all style. (I want to be just like her! We’’re both Dragons!) She’s a hyper-conscious, ultra-cool, bi- (tri-?) …