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Bruce Tantum

Bruce Tantum has been chugging along on the music train since his early-80's East Village youth, when he was the bassist in the band Moot, playing at such hallowed halls as Mudd Club, Danceteria, and the Peppermint Lounge. Soon, the DJ siren beckoned, and he's been on the wheels of steel at spots like Limelight, Centro Fly, Save the Robots, Cielo, Verboten, Output and practically every other NY club large,or small for the past two and a half decades. Bruce is also well known as a music journalist - he spent nearly 20 years as clubs editor of Time Out NY, and has written for Resident Advisor, Red Bull Music Academy, THUMP, XLR8R, Mixmag, DJ Mag and and many other periodicals, websites and blogs.
Ultra Nate and Quentin Harris talk to Bruce Tantum about their new eclectic project.
With cheap gear and working in total isolation, Todd Edwards became a founding father of a scene he just barely knew existed.
He's best known for partnering with Louie Vega in Masters at Work, but that's just one entry in a long list of Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez's career highlights. He's also collaborated with Vega in MAW's Latin- and jazz-oriented offshoot, Nuyorican...


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