In the middle of the stage, tangles of plugs and cords and wiring extend from a couple of separate power strips. These hook into mixers, switchboards, microphones, A/V jacks, and record players. Seemingly attached to the turntables are Kevin Beacham's fingers. It's less like he is spinning records than melting them together. One is tempted to say that, beyond tweaking and scratching, a DJ's job is like that of a point guard—to keep a beat moving, never letting it stop, lest one should be called for an arrhythmic double dribble. Beacham keeps... More >>>