Jace Clayton, (a.k.a. DJ /rupture)

Jace Clayton, (a.k.a. DJ /rupture) appears in the following:

DJ /rupture Remix Challenge Winners

Friday, September 14, 2012

DJ /rupture says a good remix has to disrespect the original song, breaking it down to build it back up into something surprising; he doesn’t want to hear the original with little embellishments or a new beat. He provided the raw materials for our Remix Challenge: six tracks from "L'Avion," ...

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Jace Clayton Becomes DJ /rupture

Friday, August 17, 2012

Jace Clayton is the philosopher-king of club DJs. He’s a Harvard grad who used to review poetry, and made some tracks with poet Elizabeth Alexander. He’s an ethnomusicologist who’s fascinated by the way digital technology is taken up in different cultures. He designs software ...

Video: Inside DJ /rupture's Brooklyn studio

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Cumbia Spins Around the World

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Cumbia is folk music from rural Columbia that's become party music at clubs around the world.

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Put the Thong on the Aussie and See How He Likes It

Monday, November 30, 2009

Where do you think "traditional" music ends and cultural exploitation begins?  Or does the whole question of authenticity bore you to death?  Jace Clayton, a.k.a. DJ /rupture, has strong opinions on the matter.

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Behind the Curtain: To Peek or Not To Peek

Monday, November 02, 2009

"Myth and mystery have always been crucial to the worship of music," according to NPR blogger and former Sleater Kinney member Carrie Brownstein. But in an age of blogs and tabloids, she asks: "Where is the mystery now?" It might be found in life of an international DJ, as described ...

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