It's not hard to understand why John Digweed has created such a loyal and widespread network of fans who can't seem to get enough of his music. In a world of over-the-top festival stages and look-at-me performers, Digweed provides the antithesis.
Making it in the music business is a tough prospect these days. It takes a lot of hard work, and there's a slim profit margin; file sharing and the el...
I expected a somewhat bare bones acoustic presentation from this, but as soon as I walked into sound check, I heard a fully electrified band warming up. The signature cavaquino (Portuguese ukulele) was there, but so was a synthesizer and a full kit.
During a telephone interview, Terri Nunn of Berlin revealed the Los Angeles-based runner-up of both RuPaul's Drag Race, Season 2 and RuPaul's All-Star Drag Race is heavily featured in the music video introducing their seventh studio album, Animal.
Rob Fernandez knows a little something about this, as he's cultivated the New York City nightlife for two decades now. Chances are, if you like to party and appreciate house music, you've danced into the wee hours of the morning at one of his events.
Claude VonStroke is the boss of the infamous ragtag Dirtybird records crew.Born out of a series of free BBQ parties at Golden Gate Park, Dirtybird has been releasing music since 2005, carving out a very distinct niche in international underground scene.
The electronic dance music (EDM) scene in Chicago is undoubtedly seeing an explosive growth. The music festivals have become more extravagant and nightlife venues are booking some of the best talents out there. 2013 was a monumental year for Chicago.
If we told you at first that we weren't a little apprehensive to go on tour with Rihanna, we'd be lying. How would her crowds react to our very different sound and how would our creative process change writing music whilst being away from home for two and a half months?
Once upon a time dance music was, like, totally gay. Gay clubs were the point of origin of modern dance music culture. When EDM came onto the scene, it was gay clubs that embraced the genre. But dance music is now the straight bro's domain, with girls and gay guys just along for the ride.
Havana Brown is not just a pretty face. She's been keeping Australia dancing for years and is supported by the likes of Rihanna, Britney Spears and Lady Gaga.
"Ecstasy" is back in the news, although now it's being called "Molly." A few young partiers have died at big "Electronic Dance Music" festivals around the nation, even prompting cancellation of some such events.
As Above & Beyond ended the show, the screen flashed with their mantra "Life is made of small moments like these." One can't help but wonder if they're underselling themselves.
It seemed unlikely when it debuted in 1999, but the infamous Circo Loco party at Ibiza's DC-10 has become an island institution, an international clubbing destination, and an iconic event that continues to expand and evolve.
"I think we have a lot of lesbian fans!" confesses Krewella's Yasmine Yousaf rather joyously, "There's really something about the whole girl thing -- my sister and I being the girls in the band, obviously -- that they can relate to."
It was in the midst of glam metal and punk rock in late 1970s Los Angeles that Terri Nunn, the queen of New Wave, emerged as the lead vocalist of Berlin. Nunn mesmerized with tantalizing appeal, encompassing the alluring glam of David Bowie combined with the powerful confidence of Grace Slick.
Nobody was more surprised by the massive success of Krewella's debut single "Alive" than the band itself, says Yasmine Yousaf. Released on the 2012 EP Play Hard, Yousaf recalls watching in amazement as the track scaled U.S. pop charts.