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A great piece by Billboard writer Kerri Mason on recent controversies regarding the mainstreaming of dance music. Part editorial, part joyful reminiscence of her days working at Danny Tenaglia’s club Vinyl. She doesn’t totally agree with the old-timers, but she … Continue reading

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Pay Attention!

I can understand people (even deadmau5) being upset by Madonna’s reference to ecstasy at the Ultra Festival—casual endorsements of drugs, especially ones as appealing on the surface and as insidiously damaging as MDMA, are always worthy of attack. And I … Continue reading

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Everybody Dance Now
Hot 100 Roundup—3/3/12

Katy Perry—“Part Of Me” #1 Straightforward dance music like this does Perry a favor. The more she strays from groove and traditional structure the more irritating she becomes (it does something weird to her voice, for one thing). She also … Continue reading

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