Metro Weekly

All posts by Doug Rule

  • Magnum Opus

    It's been years since we've heard from him, but Armand Van Helden wastes no time reasserting himself. That he has managed to do it almost...

  • Soundwaves

    A DJ'S NO SPIN ZONE… Dance music makers are a competitive lot, since there are a great number of them, chasing after the same fame...

  • Soundwaves

    FILL ME UP WITH GAS… Can music make you hungry? Some of it sure can give you gas. Haru, a New York-based Japanese restaurant chain,...

  • Back to the Future

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  • Hop, Skip and Jump

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  • Natural Woman

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  • Soundwaves

    Anastacia ANASTACIA'S ALLEGED USE OF SCIENCE… Singer Anastacia has been far more successful in Europe than in her native America, where few know of her...

  • Dance Inspiration

    She wasn't diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia until 2001, but just four years prior Kristine W actually wrote a hit song that captured her battle...

  • Damita So-So

    Janet Jackson got spooked by Madonna. Or so it seems. Madonna, you'll recall, yanked her sure-to-provoke-conversation antiwar video for ''American Life '' a year ago,...

  • Pin-Up Pop

    Pop musicland is a desert. It's nearly barren of openly gay male solo stars. Ari Gold is one of at least two gay pin-up boys...

  • Greek Chronicle

    Yiannis Elia was a budding D.C. remixer four years ago when he got a call from Junior Vasquez. '''Listen to them, they're screaming, the whole...

  • Soundwaves

    HUNG OVER… William Hung just might become the most remembered American Idol yet, despite his dismissal from the FOX show during the third season tryouts....

  • Plush Life

    Who would have thought that 1999 would ever seem so far away? But time passes, history is made, and this Saturday night Velvet Nation turns...

  • Queer Makeover

    In the everyday struggle between style and substance, the best-hoped-for outcome is a mutually reinforced middle ground. But reaching that middle ground is no easy...