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.
Alessandro Cortini tends to surround himself with darkness. The Italian producer is most infamous as a torturer of modular synths and other bleak electronics for Los Angeles’ most famous industrial-goths, Nine Inch Nails. His previous solo LP, Sonno, slinked out on Prurient’s Hospital Productions — a bastion of the crepuscular, if there ever was one. And… More »