This weekend the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival once again descends upon the northwest corner of Williamsburg for the sixth year running, and it's expanding from two nights to four for Veteran's Day, including a pre-party Thursday at Output. This year's lineup promises another eclectic mix of es ... More >>
Are we not men?
Broadly speaking, if you're an electronic music fan over 40, you probably dig Danny Tenaglia more than Skrillex. And chances are, if you're a Skrillex fan under the age of 30, you're like, "Who the hell is Danny Tenaglia?" Coachella 2013 exemplified the generation gap in the world of dance music. O ... More >>
Dig for vinyl at Smorgasburg
Twenty years after rave culture first entered the American mainstream, the success of a festival like Electric Daisy Carnival makes one wonder: Can electronic dance music retain its warehouse roots and peace, love, unity and respect (PLUR) on this level? EDC, whose organizers claim they sold out th ... More >>
Electronic dance music's recent youthquake has brought forth not only a lot of new production talent, but also a healthy number with distinctive styles. That's certainly the case with the 22-year-old Montreal producer who goes under the moniker Jacques Greenea normal-enough-sounding name, par ... More >>
Born Leonard Didesiderio in 1968, Lenny Dee got his start in the music business as a teenager, working in the studio with Nile Rodgers and Arthur Baker while making his own dance 12-inches, most famously in tandem with Frankie Bones. The two of them were instrumental in bringing British rave to Broo ... More >>
The website's blowout is about good vibrations, not big names
Forward motion from five electronic dance labels
Ninja Tune: Matt Black is the dude on the right. Photo by Steve Double.At The Lock Tavern, a North London pub, Matt Black is finishing a beer and taking a respite from the recent frenzy of activity around Ninja Tune, the influential UK label he co-founded 20 years ago with Jonathan More. He's ... More >>
The perils of hyping dance music you can't really dance to
Aphex Twin, the Mozart (or Beethoven) of electronic music, re-emerges. Maybe.
Dance music's all grown up at the Dance Music Hall of Fame
Blissed Psychedelic Freaks Bequeath Skykissing Guitars to Industrial Autopsy Aesthetes
Techno Jock Morgan Geist Gives Clubland a Jolt
City clubs take back the night
Clubs Go Off the Deep End
Worming Your Way Through the Underground
Rephlex Records Knocks Techno Off Its High Horse
Is Trance the Future Top 40?
Low-pass filters from the land of frogs and Ninja Turtles