Having phased out his acting career in the late '90s while raising his children in New York, Rick Moranis is garnering acclaim for an album of humorous country songs, "The Agoraphobic Cowboy," which h
Search And Destroy
Mylo is already a household name in his native United Kingdom. The DJ began burning up dance floors there in 2004, and it has been a whirlwind of success ever since. In the past year, he has scored four consecutive top 20 U.K. hits from his debut album, "Destroy Rock & Roll" (Breastfed/Sony BMG), which has already sold some 300,000 units.
Now Mylo, aka Myles MacInnes, is ready to make a name for himself in the United States, where "Destroy Rock & Roll" will be released this week via Breastfed/RCA. The album's first single, "Doctor Pressure," is a mash-up of Mylo's "Drop the Pressure" and Miami Sound Machine's "Doctor Beat."
The song first gained popularity in the United Kingdom as a bootleg created by Phil'N'Dog, but it was such a success that Gloria Estefan and the other former members of Miami Sound Machine officially granted Mylo permission to use their 1980s track.
Despite Mylo's rabid international following, he'll be facing the same challenges as any other artist trying to break into the U.S. market. "The U.S. market is a mystery to anyone from Europe, and growing ever more mysterious as the cultural distance across the Atlantic widens," he says, adding, "Self-promotion not being my forte, I would say that there is nothing whatsoever to set me apart from all the other so-called dance acts from the U.K. who come over [to] the U.S. and fail spectacularly. Having said that, my live show is now kick ass and really live, unlike most!"
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