Dance music producer/DJ Romanthony passed earlier this month at his home in Austin, Texas due to complications of kidney disease. Mainstream dance music fans know him as the voice of Daft Punk’s “One More Time” but Romanthony was already known in house music circles for his work in the ’90′s. “Ministry Of Love,” “Bring U [...]
will.i.am’s “Willpower” is more of his hip-hop inspired dance-pop.
“Oh this is a Black male singer so he’s definitely going to do rap” Tunde Olaniran’s play with fantasy, magick and rhythm has crafted a matchless auricular profile in dance music. His theatrical but tightly choreographed stage shows are next generation expressions of a club culture previously blazed by the likes of Sylvester, Green Velvet [...]
Daft Punk has created a series of videos to highlight the artists who they collaborated with on their Random Access Memories album. In this clip Niles Rodgers talks about the origin of his jazzy rhythmic approach to disco that continues to influence pop music.
Toro Y Moi shows up at the end of his video for “Never Matter” which is a people celebration of his music through headphones.
North Hollywood, CA – The luscious mavens at Heather West’s Luscious Maven Pole Dance Studio took to the poles and shook up their own version of the viral dance craze, The Harlem Shake. The performance took place inside the dance studio after a recent open house gathering. Participants included instructors, students and well wishers who [...]
2. Will Gobi M. Rahini’s documentary “7Dayz” about Tupac’s last days be any good? Are his claims about Suge Knight never being hit by a bullet true? 3. Will Michelle Obama’s Mom Dance make moms dance better and make dancing more acceptable to the nation?
Toro Y Moi stopped by the le mouv studios in France last week to promote Anything In Return and he performed solo piano versions of “Grown Up Calls” and “Studies.”
Tunde Olaniran’s Second Transgression is the sophomoric offering in a five part series of his afro-futurist dance music. The EP opens up immediately with Olaniran’s heated appeal for personal transformation via “2.0.” Punchy cymbals, a Dilla-like synthesizer and a mini cacophony of electro sounds guided by his hip-hop, punk and avant-garde aesthetic promises a new [...]