London's DJ Youngsta would much rather be heard than seen. Even at his recent spotlight guest DJ appearance on Mary Anne Hobbs's top-rated BBC Radio 1 electronic program, Youngsta uttered nary a word. Known as dubstep's most peerless and perfectionist technical mixer, Yunx as his friends casually call him lets the tunes do the talking. Read more »
"We ram dancehall and cork party / Papa Jammy in your area."
The 1980s was a turbulent decade in Jamaica. Government control had shifted from Michael Manley's socialist-leaning People's National Party to Edward Seaga's free marketoriented Jamaican Labour Party. Read more »
I meet bandleader, videographer, and Mission District indie icon Leslie Satterfield at Ritual café on a summer evening as she walks up Valencia Street looking weather-beaten and weary from her recent travels. Is she just back from a cross-country tour, I wonder? No, she was precisely where you'd expect the guitarist from Boyskout to have been: camping. Read more »