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The Curious Mechanics of EDM and How It Became Distinct From Electronic Dance Music

Emily Orrson | Posted 09.16.2014 | College
Emily Orrson

Dispensable income and social networking tendencies of EDM fans have bolstered the global EDM market to the tune of $6.2 billion dollars. The commercialization of EDM has embittered fans and DJs alike, causing Deadmau5 to rename the genre "Event Driven Marketing."

Music Genre Mashups Draw New Fans Through Crossover Appeal

David Meerman Scott | Posted 09.10.2014 | Entertainment
David Meerman Scott

It seems to me that many artists don't tap the idea of crossover. They stay comfortably in their niche and play to their established fan base. But in today's world, reaching out to new audiences has never been easier.

Your Ears Will Thank You For This Acoustic Cover Of 'Wake Me Up'

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 07.07.2014 | Entertainment

There is little doubt in our minds that you are familiar with Avicii's smash hit song "Wake Me Up" at this point. For that matter, you've probably hea...

36 Avicii Fans Hospitalized After Boston Concert

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.26.2014 | Entertainment

UPDATE: TMZ reported that ecstasy played a major role in the hospitalization spike at Avicii's Boston concert. Law enforcement sources said that some ...

'Medical Issues' Hospitalize 22 Avicii Concertgoers

AP | Posted 08.25.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) -- Many people who attended an electronic dance music show featuring Swedish disc jockey Avicii at the TD Garden arena on Wednesday showed...

Coldplay's New Video Is Better Than An EDM Festival

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.20.2014 | Entertainment

Coldplay took its show on the road and turned the Sydney streets into a wandering parade/ music festival in the new Mat Whitecross-directed music vide...

See Who Topped Spotify's Top 25 Artists Under 25

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment

Spotify named the top 25 artists under 25 based on popularity and shares from the streaming service. Taylor Swift took the No. 5 spot, and One Directi...

The Top 10 Workout Songs For June

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

This month's top 10 list provides a succinct argument for the dominance of electronic music on the pop charts.

Spotify's Most Popular Song Is Also The Most Terrible Song

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.21.2014 | Technology

In a feat best described as sad but predictable, the most streamed song in Spotify's history is a hybrid of the questionably popular genres of electro...

Review: Coldplay, Ghost Stories

Judah Joseph | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
Judah Joseph

Scheduled for American release by Atlantic Records on May 19, Coldplay's Ghost Stories is worlds away from their previous work.

Hear Coldplay's New Collaboration With Avicii

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 04.29.2014 | Entertainment

Coldplay's tracks have received their fair share of EDM remixes, but on their second single, "A Sky Full of Stars," the band goes full-on house on the...

The Top 10 Workout Songs For April

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 06.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Winter's over, and this month's top 10 list is full of tracks that'll propel you into the great outdoors.

A Funny Little Thing About the ULTRA Music Festival

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 03.29.2014 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

We exited normalcy into what must have been the biggest club in the world, easily larger than any comparable venue located in the hottest nightlife di...

Avicii Hospitalized In Miami, Forced Out Of Ultra Show

AP | Posted 03.29.2014 | Celebrity

MIAMI (AP) — Deadmau5 is stepping in for an ailing Avicii at one of electronic dance music's largest festivals this weekend. Avicii, the Swedish DJ...

A N00b's Guide To EDM

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 03.28.2014 | Entertainment

Ever hang out with your trendy friends and realize you have no idea what the hell they're taking about? (Skrillex? Dubstep? Deadmau5? Are y'all speaki...

Avicii's 'Wake Me Up' Performed Only By Mouth Is Mind-Blowing

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.18.2014 | Entertainment

There is something so absolutely addictive about the hit song "Wake Me Up." Maybe it's the soulful lyrics sung by Aloe Blacc. Maybe it's the energizin...

Madonna May Be Teaming Up With A Superstar Producer For Her Next Album

Posted 03.08.2014 | Entertainment

Madonna recently revealed that plans for her next album are underway, and in the process she teased a "top-secret" guest collaboration. Now it appears...

Avicii + Rick Astley = The Ultimate 'Never Gonna Wake Up' Rickroll

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.26.2014 | Entertainment

Avicii's hit song "Wake Me Up" was begging to be rickrolled from the start. It was really only a matter of time before the song got the inevitable Ric...

The Top 10 Workout Songs For January

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 03.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Kicking off the new year is an eclectic bunch of workout jams. Pharrell Williams turns up with a jaunty number for which he filmed a 24-hour long music video. The band American Authors continues a climb up the charts with a song you might know best from a Lowe's commercial.

The Top 10 Workout Songs Of 2013

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 02.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

The end of the year is a great time to survey workout music for two reasons. First, it provides a chance to look back at the year that's winding down and reminisce. Second, the new year is when folks make resolutions -- often to get into better shape -- and the recap includes a few songs that might help with that.

You Gotta See This Mariachi Style Cover Of' 'Wake Me Up'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.05.2013 | Entertainment

The hits from Scott Bradlee's collective of musicians, Postmodern Jukebox, just keep on coming and coming. They continually surprise us with their ...

Kia Makarechi

Nile Rodgers Has Some REALLY Nice Things To Say About Avicii

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 11.28.2013 | Entertainment

Having buttressed the careers of Diana Ross, Madonna, David Bowie, the B-52s, Duran Duran, his own band Chic and countless other legendary acts, Nile ...

Lena Dunham Wrote A Short For The YouTube Awards

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.04.2013 | Entertainment

This is what it looks like when Lena Dunham, Spike Jonze, Avicii, Vanessa Hudgens and Michael Shannon get together. Dunham wrote a short film for Sund...

DJ Pulls Off Really Unlikely Combination

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 11.20.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — When Avicii debuted his electronic-country fusion at the Ultra Music Festival in March, he was met with criticism. Months later, he s...

Get To Know These Standouts

AP | RON HARRIS | Posted 11.19.2013 | Entertainment

In electronic dance music, popularly abbreviated as EDM, what can make you can also break you. Artists like Swedish House Mafia and David Guetta have ...