Crowdsourcing Music: Growing Trend Hits EDM

Just look at record sales – it’s no secret that record companies and the traditional approach to making and promoting music are becoming obsolescent. In place are digital technologies, with multiple properties working together: Facebook and Twitter to build the fanbase, Soundcloud (and Myspace, at one point) to get the [...]

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EDM News Roundup: Week of October 12

Opinions about the state of EDM mattered more than releases and tours this past week. Kaskade stated the obvious on his Tumblr: “Put simply, EDM is not the new kid on the block.” Boys Noize, in an interview with Gawker, called dance music “dumb”. Zedd says he doesn’t like “the [...]

EDM News Roundup: Week of September 21

At the peak of EDM news coverage this week, Markus Schulz beat out a growing list of U.S.-based DJs and producers for America’s Best DJ. Do you agree with this, or should someone else have taken away the award? The Award Ceremony, which will feature sets from both Schulz and [...]

EDM Labels Started By DJs: Who Has Found Success?

If you were to attend the Winter Music Conference in Miami, at least three, if not more, label managers would be a stone’s throw away from where you are standing. Although EDM has its major players, like Ultra Music and Ministry of Sound, many smaller (and not-so-small) labels were originated [...]

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