Articles tagged edm

Armin van Buuren Reflects on 20 Years in the EDM Business (Interview)

Armin van Buuren discusses his 20-year DJ career ahead of his Electric Zoo set.

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8 Sep 2017 // 2:20 AM

ODESZA: A Moment Apart

ODESZA demonstrate their natural ability to write tight, late summer floor fillers on mixed third album.

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E pluribus, PLUR. Electric Zoo 2017 Embodies Festival Diversity (Photos)

Electric Zoo: The 6th Boro wrapped up with great atmosphere, lots of mud, and colorful characters.

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James Van Der Beek Offers an Absurdist Look at the EDM Life in Viceland’s What Would Diplo Do

What Would Diplo Do? is something of a workplace comedy revolving around a pop star’s misadventures and the attempts to manage those mistakes by his team

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Calvin Harris: Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1

Calvin Harris’s new album Funk Wav Bounces Vol.1 is a high-water mark for good vibes pop, reflecting the whimsical and collaborative spirit that is prevailing in pop music right now.

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11 Jan 2017 // 3:10 AM

Jai Wolf: Kindred Spirits

Jai Wolf's proper debut holds promise for the young artist's future in EDM.

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The 10 Best Dance Songs of 2016

From the '90s-flavored house of London-based Antony & Cleopatra to French electronic duo You Man, here is a collection of songs from DJs, producers, and electronic musicians that continue to push the frontiers of artistic expression.

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Machinedrum: Human Energy (take 2)

Will EDM be destined to the disco burn pile? Probably, but, standing near the flames in 2025, you might take your copy of Human Energy, slip it into your pocket, and watch the rest burn.

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Various Artists: Sherwood at the Controls Volume 2 - 1985-1990

The seminal producer/mixer Adrian Sherwood engages Ministry, KMFDM, and the dude from Spearhead. All without losing touch with his post-punk and reggae roots.

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Inaya Day and Joe Cozzo - “Road to Recovery” (video) (premiere)

The EDM producer pays tribute to his little son in this moving new track and video.

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Natasha - “Code Blue” (video) (premiere)

The Australian artist blends R&B and EDM for a smouldering yet pulsating new track.

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Nesta! - ‘Better Now’ (album stream) (premiere)

Burgeoning EDM artist is but one of many titles the talented young woman has.

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29 Sep 2015 // 2:20 AM

Kaskade: Automatic

As usual, Kaskade draws strength from mainstage EDM culture. Unfortunately for him, right now that culture is the weakest it's ever been.

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SVRCINA - “Lover Fighter” (audio) (premiere)

Pop meets EDM on this grandiose new track.

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28 Jul 2015 // 11:03 AM

Diplo Is Reaching Out to Grab You

Diplo is having a serious pop moment, with two song-of-the-summer candidates near the top of Spotify’s Global Top 50 chart.

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Disclosure Gets Ready to Shake Up EDM. Or Maybe Just Have Some Cheesecake

Blending catchy tunes with slick sounds from durable styles like house and UK garage, Disclosure is among the prime beneficiaries of the boom over the last few years in electronic dance music.

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24 Jun 2015 // 2:10 AM

Alesso: Forever

Alesso assists the EDM/radio pop crossover with a melodramatic and aimless debut album.

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Charting the Universal Evolution of Pop Music With ‘The Underground is Massive’

From rags to riches, the ghetto to the festival grounds, the story of electronic music is the story of modern art in America: vibrant, fruitful and progressive -- until it becomes a commodity.

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19 Jun 2015 // 2:30 AM

Giorgio Moroder: Deja Vu

With his first solo album in 30 years, iconic electronic music pioneer Giorgio Moroder tries his hand at contemporary EDM with mixed results.

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Jutty Ranx - ‘Discordia’ (album stream) (premiere)

Jutty Ranx's modern, international take on electronic, soul, and dance on their new LP Discordia is certain to appeal to fans of Daft Punk and Chromeo.

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