We thought wed come crash your party, Metallica frontman James Hetfield said two songs into their not-so-surprising surprise gig last night at 1,800-capacity Stubbs Bar-B-Q in Austin. Consider the party crashed: The metal titans conquered with a 90-minute set steeped in classics, including Master of Puppets, One, Seek and Destroy, and Blackened.
In 1978, Kraftwerk released The Man-Machine, an album that openly explored the intersection of humanity and technology. Nearly 40 years later, that examination is still underway, and the electronic-music community can’t seem to decide whether or not humanity’s ever-increasing dependence on technology is a good thing. Matrixxman a.k.a. Charles McCloud Duff is the latest artist… More »