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The Rapture – “How Deep Is Your Love? (A-Trak Dub AKA Dub For Mehdi)”

Last night, DFA shared a pounding seven-minute remix of the Rapture’s disco anthem “How Deep Is Your Love?” from the Montreal turntable whiz A-Trak. A-Trak also shared a story about how the idea for the mix’s arrangement came from a conversation with DJ Mehdi, his tragically fallen dancefloor comrade. Grab the remix and the original… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 29, 2011 - 11:53 am

R.I.P. DJ Mehdi

According to Drake and Chromeo and confirmed via publicist, the French dance DJ and producer DJ Mehdi has died at the tragically young age of 34.

Mehdi has been a part of the French hip-hop and electro scenes since the late ’90s, but he really rose to prominence after linking with Ed Banger… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 13, 2011 - 9:52 am

Warm Up 2010 At MoMA PS1 Schedule

A couple of months ago MoMA PS1 Director Klaus Biesenbach — the person who organized MoMA’s ridiculously popular Marina Abramović exhibition, among other things — asked me if I’d want to help curate shows for this summer’s Warm Up series at PS1. You may have attended one/more of these Warm Up events in the past… More »

By: brandon / June 28, 2010 - 11:00 am