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Green Velvet (Relief Records, Chicago) There are a few names that are typically mentioned when discussing the most influential and prolific performers in American Electronic Dance Music. Josh Wink, The Belleville Three, Masters at Work, Phuture and…of course, Green Velvet. … Continue reading
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Sweet Shop returns with its fifth installment. This month we give thanks with two great friends and awesome DJs: Shuttle (Ninjatune) and Obeyah (Electro, DC)
Fresh off of the heels of our most successful Sweet Shop yet, CSC is pleased to invite a true pioneer of the genre to the storied decks at Good Life. Mr. Beltram’s resume speaks for itself, mastering the hoover sounds that inspired rave anthems like Mentasm and creating instantly recognizable beats with tracks like Energy Flash and Forklift, Beltram resume reads as a veritable discography of classic dance music. Continue reading
Sweet Shop is back with yet another treat. Hailing from the legendary Dirtybird Records, J. Phlip is a savant of all things bass. Her DJ sets are a mix of house and breakbeats with samples from the traditional to the downright nasty. As part of her Barbary Coast EP tour (which dropped on August 17th 2011), Phlip will be crafting up her special blend of mixology just as thousands of students return. Continue reading
The evolutionary timeline of bass music arcs across continents, cultures and customs, uniting fiery politics, the fetishism of sound design and the intangible zen of a boiling dancefloor. Meditations on sub-bass are rooted deeply in musical history — some would say down to primordial elements of the psyche — but today’s rapidly expanding scene clearly originated in the early nineties with the British emergence of UK Garage, a shuffling, vocal and bass-centric mutation of Chicago house. Continue reading
Back once again with one of the most talked about producers and performers of 2011. Tevo Howard is as much a teacher as he is a student. A man with a background in the noble pursuit of learning that rivals … Continue reading
NO TOMORROW returns to Machine on July 2nd for anther night of pre-apocalyptic madness.
This months edition welcomes Mr. McNeill of Boston’s own CreateSpace who joins resident Mistaker as they bid fond farewell to Western Civilization.
CreateSpace is turning 1 and we’re ready to bring you a party for the ages! North Star boast a room that will fit 300+ revelers, 26 monitors for visuals and excitement and the same quality that you’ve come to expect from the Good Life family. CSC is pulling out all of the stops as we’re set to bring you a ton of party games, twister, a pinata and of course, a bunch of our closest friends in local electronic dance music: Alfredo, Baltimoroder, Doctor Jeep, Fens, Mr. McNeill, and Santiago Caballero, Nickdawg, and Lacey. Continue reading
DJ Assault, Doc Martin, Tittsworth…. We’ve had some legitimate #1s come through the downstairs of the Good Life lately. We’ve seen Mr. McNeill transformed from a bedroom DJ into a man playing at parties across the city on a weekly basis. We’ve seen Banana Peel Records transform from an obscure label launched from the dorm rooms of Northeastern, into one of the most up and coming labels in the city, and across the internet. Now, let us sit back and take you on a journey with one of the most important producers and DJs in American House music, a man who is synonymous with Acid House, DJ Pierre. Continue reading
CreateSpace and Banana Peel, as well as our friends over at Pabst Blue Ribbon, are poised to bring you another installation in our Sweet Shop series with Tittsworth. A man who needs no introduction, his sets are a ferocious blend … Continue reading