All posts tagged "dance music"

  • Boss Lady: Little Boots comes to U Street Music Hall

    Victoria Hesketh, better known by her stage name Little Boots, can’t wait to eat ribs from Freddy’s Famous Barbecue. “Freddy’s is definitely real, right?” she...

  • Erasure’s 40 Greatest Tracks

    Nearly 30 years into their remarkable career, and Erasure is still going strong. The legendary British pop duo is about to release their latest album,...

  • Ultra’s Altar

    Electronic/dance music, or EDM, is a singles-driven genre, so you don't expect EDM artists to produce albums as regularly as you do those in other...

  • The Top 5 Songs of Summer 2013

    Will it be Robin Thicke or Daft Punk? Selena Gomez or Miley Cyrus? Just as last year, there's no obvious winner at this point in...

  • DJ Peter Rauhofer dies at 48

    Pioneering DJ and dance music producer Peter Rauhofer has passed away. It was announced in April that he had been hospitalized with a serious brain tumor. According to...

  • Peter Rauhofer, famous dance DJ, diagnosed with brain tumor

    Hundreds of Peter Rauhofer‘s fans expressed well wishes for the famed dance music producer and DJ...

  • Going Greek

    ''Every time I go back to Greece, I miss home here,'' says Yiannis Elia, who moved to D.C. from his native Athens some 12 years...

  • Boy Talk

    ''West End Girls.'' ''It's A Sin.'' ''Always On My Mind.'' ''Go West.'' ''New York City Boy.''Quickly approaching 30 years of musical partnership, Neil Tennant and...

  • Steele Town

    DJ Billy Steele (Photo by Liz Liguori)   DJ Billy Steele is about to fulfill a career-long dream. “I’ve been wanting to play [D.C. for...

  • Crystal Clarity

    Two decades ago, Crystal Waters was just another bored D.C. government employee. On a lark, she turned to recording music, and in short order, the...

  • Stateside Arrival

    ''One of the things we wanted to do was bring some of the fun back to dance music,'' says James Wiltshire, referring to the impetus...

  • Soundwaves

    Tracy Young D.C.'S YOUNG VALENTINE... Last fall, DJ Tracy Young spun in her hometown of Washington for the first time in way too many years,...

  • Globetrotting Groove

    DJ Luke Johnstone Luke Johnstone is a globetrotting gay club DJ, but he most frequently goes west to California and far east to Asia and...

  • Cherry Buds

    Cherry 2008 won't pop until April, but organizers of the city's circuit-party fundraiser are hosting two preview parties this weekend to get the buds --...

  • 35's a Charm

    A jukebox instead of a DJ -- at a dance club? ''I'm serious as a heart attack,'' says Chuck Bowers about Baltimore's Hippo when it...

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