Matthew Young is a DJ, artist, and designer. Spinning records since 1993, he is an avid collector of soulful music from around the globe. With DJ sets ranging from house music in Washington, DC to reggae in Shanghai, he is currently active in the nightlife scene in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Matthew is called Chewie by his mates, DJ Chew Rocks by clubgoers, and Madhav by his in-laws.
Springtime’s burst of energy is always refreshing, but the churning unpredictability of recent weather (via climate change) saps some of the excitement about rising temperatures. As dead zones balloon in the oceans, the UN is grasping for direction and memories of the Copenhagen Summit now linger like the stench of thawing permafrost.
The earthquake rolled through a country already rocked with significant difficulties.
Meet singers Ayoob Tarish and Arwa, a virtual A-to-A of the Yemeni music scene.