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Esquille: An EDM Veteran Re-Introduces Himself to the Club Scene

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 10.26.2013 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

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.

Dark: A Conversation with Martyn Ware, Plus James The Giant's "Two Weeks On The Ocean" Exclusive and Capricorn Studios in Peril

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"What I want to do is dark versions of previously happy pop songs," and he said, "You should call it Previously Happy Pop Songs," which I thought was a bit of a mouthful, so I thought I'd call it Dark.

Folktronica: Folk Singer Embraces the New for the Sake of Progress

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 05.14.2013 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

Bob Dylan was smart enough to pull out an electric guitar at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965 and "rocktify" his folk music. Now, Jason Garriotte appears to be following in the steps of Dylan by reaching a different type of folk and changing the aspects of the experience.

Ferris Bueller Does The Harlem Shake (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.13.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

It all started with this crazy video from music producer, Baauer. Then, everyone wanted to do it. And now, pop culture's favorite parade-crasher Ferris Bueller is jumping on the dance meme bandwagon, courtesy of What's Trending!

Amatus: Critical Artist and Harbinger of Where Music Is Going

Charles Howard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Charles Howard

Amatus-Sami's music has a well-rounded edginess to it. Her music is on the edge of many things. The edge of hip-hop, the edge of electronica, the cutting edge of production, the edge of breaking through.

Casting for Gravity: Donny McCaslin's Adventure Into Electronica

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 11.24.2012 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

The saxophonist Donny McCaslin has been steadily adding to a body of work that is firmly establishing him as a powerful voice in modern creative music.

Meet Chicago's Latest Indie Sensation -- YAWN

Salvatore Bono | Posted 09.12.2012 | Chicago
Salvatore Bono

As the summer heat rolls on, we all look for a song or an artist that will provide us with music for fun in the sun. Now you may look no further than the Windy City's own YAWN.

Donna Summer 'Brought Disco From The Clubs To The Streets'

Hank Bordowitz | Posted 07.17.2012 | Fifty
Hank Bordowitz

More than any other performer of the mid-70s through the 80s, Donna Summer's recordings pushed the envelope of dance music.

Australia's Gold Fields Shine in NYC Debut

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.26.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

When their set at Mercury Lounge started, Gold Fields immediately proved they were unlike any band you have seen play before at the intimate venue.

Don't Think; Get The DVD Instead: How Chemical Brothers Took The Big Screen On The Way To The Small Screen

Phil West | Posted 04.10.2012 | Entertainment
Phil West

Yesterday, good news arrived for Chemical Brothers fans. However this wasn't your typical DVD announcement.

Are You A Fan Of Electronic Music? Listen To How It All Started

Posted 01.04.2012 | Home

Even if you don't know who Daphne Oram is, you probably hear her influence in the music you listen to. Oram, one of the early pioneers of electron...

The Rise Of Poetronica

www.guardian.co.uk | Posted 12.31.2011 | Home

It's hardly surprising the year is ending with news that dubstep heavyweight Skream is set for a musical collaboration with poet Jodi Ann Bickley. The...

Local Band Makes New Songs Free 'Til Dec. 6

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.29.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- With the holiday season approaching, local band Ra Ra Rasputin seems to be in the giving spirit. To celebrate the release of its latest ...

PHOTOS: Moby Documents His Life With "Destroyed"

Posted 12.03.2011 | Arts

Moby, born Richard Melville Hall, has traveled the world, played for stadiums full of adoring fans and sold over 20 million albums worldwide, but now ...

LA's Electro Kings: 5 Underground Artits To Watch

| Katie Bain | Posted 09.18.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles’ electronic music scene is a multi-dimensional beat machine pumping out explosive sub-bass vibrations and good vibes. These artists--all...

"Tear Us Apart" Exclusive: The Real Tuesday Weld Meets The Last Werewolf (audio)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.21.2011 | Books
Mike Ragogna

On July 12th, author Glen Duncan's book The Last Werewolf will hit the shelves in a unique way. An identically titled album by the UK group The Real Tuesday Weld will serve as the book's counterpart.

An Environmental Experience: Electric Kulintang at the Atrium (VIDEO)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 07.22.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

Electronica, as Rodriguez composes it, contains an invitation to trance that is an appropriate matrix for the shamanistic meditations inspired by the Kulintang.

Black Eskimo: Something New

John Gascot | Posted 07.18.2011 | Entertainment
John Gascot

It seems almost obligatory that I should open with a few words on Ingrid Chavez's collaborations with ultra-famous rockers Prince and Lenny Kravitz. But if you are only familiar with those facets of Ingrid's career, you are missing out.

150,000 Fans Descend on Miami for Ultra Music Festival

Farryn Weiner | Posted 06.01.2011 | Entertainment
Farryn Weiner

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British Buzz Boy James Blake Arrives in Brooklyn

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Blake's style of music is a hybrid of experimental dub step, lo-fi, and electronica and his lyrics show his vulnerability, passion and sensitivity.

Tracking the Trek Toward TRON Legacy: Top Ten Daft Punk Songs

S.X. Rosenstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
S.X. Rosenstock

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Introducing JazzEktro!

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Rivera

In a world where every pop song today sounds well ... pretty much the same and every hip hop song has an interchangeable MC, I found new musical gro...

The Evolution Will be ooVood

Mark Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Mark Levine

With governments still largely in control of the streets and able to monitor or block access to sites like YouTube, Myspace and Facebook, what technologies are left to overcome connect people in meaningful ways?

Taiwan: Music Not Missiles

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michal Shapiro

You can't live in a place like Taiwan and not be thinking about national identity. Martial law was only lifted in 1988 -- the space of one generation -- and the repercussions are still being felt.