An accomplished pianist, Mr. Cain's most recent work has had a distinctively electronic bent to it with colors and textures that seem to borrow from elements of jazz, hip hop and Electronic Dance Music.
In 2013, they hit us with Home, which became a #1 debut album in the UK for this global-platinum selling electronic act Rudimental. Since then, we've seen them raising the desert temperature at Coachella and back-to-back statewide sold out shows.
Hip hop isn't merely music, it's a culture. Hip hop is an emotion, a state of being; a frame of mind.
Diverging from his roots in techno and tech house, Chuckie has also been releasing a series of EPs with ChildsPlay titled Traphall. Though he will still often play techno and tech house during his live sets, he is perpetually striving to expand his sonic horizons.
We're talking about the bigger picture, the greater experience, what you take with you long after the bands have left and your sunburn has faded. We're taking a look beyond the lineup: what's really drawing crowds to America's favorite festivals.
With roots in prog and indie rock, Seattle-based four-piece band Gumshen has been striving to create a truly one of a kind sound. They have achieved their goal by elegantly swan diving into the world of EDM and electronica.
For those unfamiliar with the world of gaming, it may come as a shock to learn that video game soundtracks are actually a thing.
Music has developed a close relationship with technology. The birth of the electronic era has changed how music is heard and experienced. The technological age has made it possible for one person to create powerful music that once required a team. Now, though an unlikely pairing, even video games are joining the music world.
In addition to being a classical-composing, electronic-music-producer, Reifsteck has recently launched his own record label, Teknofonic Recordings. Horizon will debut on Teknofonic Recordings as the label's first release.
What do Adele, Foster The People, Hozier, Norah Jones, Arcade Fire, Lorde, Beck, Coldplay, The Black Keys and Sia all have in common?
EDM may have peaked, but that doesn't mean there isn't room for new, exciting music in the genre to break out. Just when you think you've had all the massive electronic drops you can handle, the right one comes along and helps you remember why this music gets you so pumped.
Veteran producer Martin Folb, more famously known as MartyParty, has been traversing sonic landscapes on an endless quest to create what he calls "purple music." Hailing from South Africa, but finding a home in Miami, Florida, MartyParty has lived multiple lives, all of them working together in perfect symbiosis.
And in long form -- Yahoo had another series launch as well. Yahoo announced The Pursuit, an edgier, 21st century take on Friends in the era of social media.
Since the discovery of sound recording, and especially since its digitalization, concerts have become increasingly more monotonous: it is increasingly rare that musicians can get on the stage and deliver what the legend, or the recording, promises.
As the old saying goes, better late than never. That could apply to the arrival of electronic dance music or EDM to the mainstream. Compared to rock and hip hop, it took more than 30 years for this once-underground sound to finally reach its current commercial peak.
Uplink's story can be seen as both unique and a sign of the times. While it would have been much easier for the producers to be in the same room as one another, they weren't.