September 2-4, 2011 -- For thousands of die-hard dance music fans, Labor Day Weekend in New York City means only one thing -- Electric Zoo! The city's annual electronic music festival once again took over Randall's Island for three days, letting beat masters like Afrojack, David Guetta, Boys Noize, Rusko, Skrillex, MSTRKRFT, 12th Planet, Diplo, and Chromeo (above) deliver marathon sets to the Zoo's neon-clad masses.
Over the course of her nearly decade-long career as Grouper, Liz Harris has become a master of all things overcast. Her ambient compositions and waterlogged ballads are like fogged-up windows — bleary enough to indicate the bleakness inside, but only its vaguest outlines. There’s suggestion of something heartbreaking, but its true shape remains occluded, unobtainable,… More »