Sofi Tukker perform at 9:30 Club on May 21, 2022. (Photo by Katherine Gaines / AmbientEye.com)
Earlier this month, Sofi Tukker’s sophomore album, WET TENNIS, debuted at No. 1 on Chartbeat’s Current Electronic Albums chart and No. 12 on the Dance/Electronic Billboard 200 chart. The duo dropped by 9:30 Club in a celebratory tour, and Katherine Gaines shot them in action.
French DJ, producer, and sound engineer Myd performs a set and leads the party at Songbyrd Music House on Feb. 17, 2022. (Photo by Casey Vock)
If ever there was a time when America needed to get up off its collective ass and dance, it’s probably now.
And who better to coax us into the groove than one of the most exciting electronic dance artists out of Paris?
A DJ, producer, and sound engineer who hails from Lille in Northern France, Myd is a musician with skyrocketing popularity and an expanding network of collaborators. Myd, who’s actual name is Quentin Lepoutre, began making sound his life alongside three like-minded musicians when the group met while studying the famed La Femis, and they burst onto the scene in 2012 as Club Cheval.
Lift gets tricky when you’re breaking curses from another life… These words from the song, “Reproductive” off the new Shamir album, Heterosexuality, being released this week, are personal but after everything leading up to its release could be speaking of something more universal. Heterosexuality is an amazing record and really showcases Shamir’s immense talent — from the opening “Gay Agenda” with its distorted drums and a voice that cuts through to exclaim, “You’re just stuck in the box that was made for me / And you’re mad I got out and I’m living free” to the closer, the aforementioned, “Reproductive,” which Shamir opened with at the 9:30 Club recently, opening for Courtney Barnett.
L.A.-based producer, FEMME HOUSE founder, pianist and DJ LP Giobbi will shake up your summer with her new dance floor anthem “Meet Again,” a captivating, energetic groove that kicks off with LP’s trademark housey piano riffs, making this the sweetest summer tune that is sure to make you move.
Featuring Little Boots, whose unique vocals and dance driven sound have brought her many top charting hits, “Meet Again” has become the anthem for this time period as we all yearn for the day we can be on the dance floor with each other once again.
Sofi Tukker performs at 9:30 Club on Oct. 23, 2019. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)
It was party time at 9:30 Club recently when Sofi Tukker danced onto the stage to herald good times ahead — at least for one night! Paivi Salonen went along for the ride, and she has these colorful pix of the duo to show for it.
Peter Hook performs at Union Transfer on April 26, 2018. (Photo by Jason Nicholson)
Peter Hook, former bassist of Joy Division and New Order, pays tribute to both acts with a 15-date tour that begins in Philadelphia on Thursday, Oct. 24. Appearing at Union Transfer, Peter Hook & The Light revisit New Order’s Technique, the band’s 1989 album, as well as Republic, their 1993 record, in concert.