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Dance Music Made a Major Economic Jump in 2013

Last year, electronic dance music, as a global industry, was worth $4.5 billion. Now a follow-up report from the International Music Summit in Ibiza reveals that figure grew nearly 50 percent over the past year, now bringing the total to $6.2 billion. With figures coming from the Association for Electronic [...]

By |07/07/2014|

Moonrise Festival: Second Try, Different Approach for 2014

Last year, promotion for the Moonrise Festival began with high hopes. The successor to Baltimore’s long-running Starscape event, which the city banned after the 2012 show resulted overcrowding and multiple drug arrests, appeared to be better organized, but was canceled three days before it was about to start. With EDM [...]

By |07/03/2014|

Learn How To DJ: A Starter Guide

So you want to learn how to DJ. It can’t be that hard right? According to Techno producer Joel Zimmerman, aka Deadmau5, “...it takes two days to learn, as long as you can count to four.” Really?! Not so much. Mr. Zimmerman is referring to the most elemental of DJ [...]

By |06/27/2014|

What Makes an “EDM Hit”?: Defining Dance Music Success in 2014

Mixmag recently put out a list of four “big room house” albums that are expected to be huge hits this summer. Although the list excluded Deadmau5’s While (1<2) and Calvin Harris’ follow-up to 18 Months, the dance music publication coined one term: “EDM Blockbuster.” Just days after Mixmag’s article, La [...]

By |05/30/2014|