[SPASTIC SOUL] On tour for her latest album, The Electric Lady,
Janelle Monáe has taken to being rolled onstage in a hand truck, at
which point she bursts free from a straitjacket and right into
A son of hard-rock royalty forges his own path in EDM.
[ROCK-CAMP STAR] In one form or another, Dustyn Astbury
grew up training for a life in music. From age 13, he spent many of his
summers attending Rock & Roll Camp in his hometown of Pendleton,
Born: In Savannah, Ga., in 1975.
Sounds like: Listening to the coolest dude at the
party shoot the shit as the DJ spins ’70s soul, ’80s boogie funk and the
occasional modern electro-pop recor
Formed: In 2007 in Leeds, England.
Sounds like: A poppy, sonically schizophrenic take
on what it’s like to search for authentic folk in a world burgeoning
with wobbly dubstep and cryptic trap m
Born: In 1976 in Eugene.
Sounds like: An extremely gifted beatmaker who has a love/hate relationship with his drum machine.
For fans of: Cut Chemist, DJ Shadow, Elliott Smith.