Esquille, a Swedish EDM songwriter/producer, is like a cicada. He has recently re-surfaced, from a decade hiatus, into the dance music industry with his new EP Rock This Club Down.
New York's Dennis Ferrer is somewhat of an anomaly in the house music world: an artist beloved and respected by the underground scene, but one who has crafted and created some of the genre's biggest crossover anthems over the last few years.
With 90's-era shoegaze pioneers like the Breeders and My Bloody Valentine laying down speaker-melting sets, FYF Fest 2013 managed to conjure the grunged-out spirit of the '90s, while faithfully holding out against the molly-marketed electronic dance music scene of Coachella and EDC.
Perhaps nobody represents Get Physical more than M.A.N.D.Y., the duo of Philipp Jung and Patrick Bodmer, who founded the label along with some of their like-minded colleagues (DJ T. and Booka Shade) in 2002.
Her name is Ivy, Just Ivy. The European-born artist is ready to take the music world by storm with her debut single "Paradise."
For over 20 years, the Glaswegian duo known as Slam have been one of the most important anchors in the worldwide underground techno scene. Steadfast in their focus, consistent in their output, and completely dedicated to their craft, as Slam, Stuart McMillan and Orde Meikle have not only defined Scotland's techno culture, but also become key players throughout the rest of the globe.
For those who are unfamiliar with the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs list, it's an online poll that asks users to submit their favorite DJs every year.
This Friday, July 19th, he returns to the US for his Marquee New York debut, taking a stateside break from a packed European summer of festivals. We spoke to Gary about the roots of his sound, the fertile underground scene in his hometown, and the different influences you'll hear in his tracks.
When talking about typical large-scale electronic music festival stages in the US, you're not very likely to hear names like Anish Kapoor and Stanley Kubrick tossed around. But then again, you're probably not talking with Damian Lazarus, the mercurial boss behind Crosstown Rebels, one of the most important independent underground labels in today's dance music marketplace.
Fans of his most recent work, those who helped push last year's single "Rice & Beans" toward a healthy half-million total YouTube views, might be taken aback by the frenetic pace of "Guess What?" Cazwell acknowledges the song's electro vibe definitely matches Luciana's signature, but it was a cut he couldn't pass up.
The electronic duo of Joe Sussingham and Bryce Bresnan, both 22, released their latest project, Thundercolor EP, a week ago, and it has already climbed the charts with their original dance beats.
While Avicii's Ultra performance confused some fans and generated some backlash, this musical fusion is only natural.
For gay men of a certain age, Peter Rauhofer's sound is instantly recognizable, and probably conjures up fond memories of circuit parties and nights at the Roxy. I am of that age -- I came out in the New York nightlife scene of the 1990s and 2000s, which Rauhofer ruled.
Multi-platinum songstress Luciana Caporaso has a packed schedule of tour stops and performances. Recently she took time to catch up with me and share her latest goings on and projects.
The Birmingham native is one of England's most accomplished veterans in the house and techno world, a globe-trotting DJ who is on the road nearly every weekend of the year.
On Sunday nights, if you happen to venture to Bar Marmont in Los Angeles, you'll find a woman spinning vinyl. Yes, another club, another DJ, but look closer. There is something very different about this one.