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NocturnOwl: Old School Salute @ The Jet Hotel

Greg Bloom's not the boss of me now. But he used to be. For the better part of a decade, Bloom published a pocket-sized Denver entertainment guide called Image Magazine; I was his Managing Editor for several ...
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Hindsight: deadmau5 @ The Fillmore

A light show like no other (img: Britain Anne) Joel Zimmerman went from zero to DJ Hero in record time. Live Nation doesn't even know how to spell his alias yet; tickets for this week's two night stand read...
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NocturnOwl: deadmau5

  DJ Hero Deadmau5 Oct 6-7 @ The Fillmore Deadmau5's career is alive and well. D.C.-area heads must've wondered if his alias was a self-fulfilling prophecy, though, when a July set ended abruptly du...
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Movin’ Units: Velcro City Records

Jason Schlosky has long had a thing for hooks and loops. Velcro City Records, the dance music label he founded with DJ Hero (no relation to the video game of the same name), benefits from nostalgia value associated with the patented “zipperless zipper” system invented by Swiss engineer George de Mestral. Hooks and loops, an idea de Mestral ganked from Mother Nature (burdock burrs, specifically), are the functional foundation for the popular textile technology. They play a similarly essential role in the creation of electronic music. Where would techno and its related electronica genres be without hooks and loops?