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Electronic Music

Interview: Jeff Mills - The Art in Techno

Sean Bradford | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment
Sean Bradford

Jeff Mills is not the first prolific African American to have found most of his success outside of the United States. Having been collectively responsible for the birth of Techno in Detroit, much of his career evolved as a result of an overwhelming support by both the European underground and artistic communities.

I/O: A Documentary About the World of Electronic Music

Morena Duwe | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Electronic music has long since been a debated genre of music. For those who live within its pulsating, body-moving lifestyle, it is an important aspect of the counter-culture experience. The way in which it affects the human body and emotion is a deeper and more complex connection than many might think.

Exclusive Interview With Jon George of Rüfüs Du Sol

Morena Duwe | Posted 11.16.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

From the endless musical well of Australia comes the live electronic trio, Rüfüs Du Sol, which is comprised of Jon George, Tyrone Lindqvist and James Hunt. This alternative dance group creates an unclassifiable genre of electronic music as they are always reshaping and evolving their sound.

New Artist Reviews: Mystic Pete

Morena Duwe | Posted 11.06.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Blending elements from pop, electronic dance music, world music, and spooky Halloween verbiage, Mystic Pete has created a truly one-of-a-kind sound that has not yet, and might never be, mimicked.

Detroit-Based Electronic Music Artist Celldweller Unveils Song 'Jericho' From New Album End of an Empire

Kelly Frazier | Posted 11.06.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Celldweller is the brainchild of the electronic music producer and musician Klayton.

Amsterdam Dance Event: 20 Years of Dance

Sean Bradford | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Sean Bradford

This week long Amsterdam takeover left me informed, inspired, and exhausted from dancing at venues all over the city. But I wasn't the only one. According to press notes, on Saturday night there were 180,000 people dancing all over Amsterdam.

Serenity Gathering Announces Dates for 2016

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.22.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

As autumn sweeps across the landscape and festival season begins to simmer down, daydreams of spring are already being awoken. Celebrating the Verna...

Detroit-Based Electronic Rock Artist 'Blue Stahli' Releases New Album The Devil, Talks of Music Beginnings

Kelly Frazier | Posted 10.19.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Recently, Autrey released his newest Blue Stahli album titled The Devil, and I was able to chat with him about his beginnings in making music and how the Blue Stahli project came to be

Review of Multimedia Rock Opera, The Portal

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.22.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Full of mythology, symbolism, growth, flawless 3D mapping, ethereal dancers, emotive actors, and mesmerizing musicianship, The Portal was an entry point that will soon flourish, evolve, and transcend.

New Artist Reviews: Lozk

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.02.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

When sound is arranged in any number of ways, it speaks to various souls depending on its arrangement. Lozk has discovered a way to fuse the organic with the inorganic, creating waves of sound that wash through your mind like a gentle stream.

New Artist Reviews: Metabards

Morena Duwe | Posted 09.15.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Their fascinating blend of electronic music, Eastern soundscapes and trip hop creates a genre-bending sonic experience that is reminiscent of other artists yet still completely innovative.

Lowki Releases Their Debut Single "F.A.C.E."

Morena Duwe | Posted 09.14.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

The incomparable sound of Lowki combines sweeping melodies with Sara's haunting vocals, hypnotic synth lines, dark bass tones and pulsating rhythms likened to the heartbeat.

Step Into The Portal: A New Rock Opera in Denver

Morena Duwe | Posted 09.10.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Musicals and rock operas have seen a myriad of genres for every type of music fan, however there is a new style of theater emerging for the counter-culture that will truly redefine theater.

New Arist Reviews: moduS ponY

Morena Duwe | Posted 08.30.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

The man behind moduS ponY is Matt Ackerman, a talented multi-instrumentalist who spills the colors of his mind into his work creating a dreamy collection of visceral sounds.

'Rudimental in Jamaica' for We The Generation!

Marlon Regis | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

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.

The Santa Cruz Music Festival 2015 Announces Lineup

Morena Duwe | Posted 08.07.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Many music festivals are located in outskirts, wildernesses and boonies with the idea of creating a relocated community away from the normalcy of city life. Even city festivals usually take place at a venue that though proximal to city life, makes festival-goers feel as if they are in a timeless and placeless dimension.

Lafa Taylor Announces First Headlining Tour: The Not One Thing Tour

Morena Duwe | Posted 08.07.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Hailing from Eugene, Oregon, but spending most of his time in Oakland and Los Angeles, singer/rapper/producer Lafa Taylor has a heart full of soul and a brain full of music.

Exclusive Interview And Tea Party With Galimatias & Alina Baraz

Morena Duwe | Posted 07.21.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Breathing new life into familiar tracks, Alina's velvety voice and ethereal lyrics turned Galimatias' multifaceted tracks into soul-melting songs that made me viscous in the meniscus.

House Music Legend MK Set For Homecoming Performance at Movement Festival, Talks of Having an Illustrious Career Under the Radar

Kelly Frazier | Posted 05.17.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

While those names have solidified their place as the roots of Detroit electronic music, there's another producer coming from that era those career has been just as illustrious, albeit understated, with 100s of remixes to his credit. His name is Marc Kinchen.

Five Knives Is Living on the Cutting Edge in Nashville

Michael Bialas | Posted 06.01.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Smart, self-assured and quite charming, M'Queen might appear to be the antithesis of an angry punk rocker. But she recognizes her past role for helping an aspiring singer who admired confident and strong showmen, such as Queen's Freddie Mercury.

Review of Racing Video Game Soundtrack, AG Drive

Morena Duwe | Posted 05.11.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

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.

New Artist Reviews: Sonic Fear

Morena Duwe | Posted 05.08.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

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.

Artist Spotlight With Music Producer and Performer, MartyParty

Morena Duwe | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

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.

The Future of Music Making?

Cherno Jobatey | Posted 06.27.2015 | Entertainment
Cherno Jobatey

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.

Marina and the Diamonds Singer: Some Female Pop Stars' Love for Gay Fans Feels Forced

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 06.17.2015 | Gay Voices
Pollo Del Mar

Don't expect to find Marina Diamandis gushing about her gays anytime soon. While she admits overwhelming support from the LGBT community, the Marina and The Diamonds star refuses other pop divas' seemingly obligatory means of addressing it.