When EDM Isn’t Released Through a Dance Music Label

When most think of electronic dance music labels, the larger names like Ultra and Ministry of Sound automatically pop up. Then, there are the efforts started by the producers and DJs themselves, some successful like Armada and others, like Sasha’s EmFire, operating on a smaller or entirely producer-exclusive scale. But, [...]

By |2023-11-24T07:39:05-05:00December 3, 2012|

EDM News Roundup: Week of August 3

This week, major news consisted of nominations, lists, and more live performance announcements. In terms of live performances, Lollapalooza begins this weekend – August 2, precisely. Much like Coachella, Lollapalooza has a mix of rock and EDM acts on the bill, with genre favorites Avicii, Nero, Porter Robinson, Bassnectar, Paper [...]

By |2023-11-24T07:41:42-05:00August 3, 2012|

Celebrity DJs Make a Mockery of the Craft

Anyone can be a DJ, right? All you have to do is put together an hour’s worth of tracks together, hit play, and interact with the crowd from behind the booth. Unfortunately, this misconception – not to mention the complete disregard of the musical knowledge DJs ought to possess – [...]

By |2023-11-24T07:57:48-05:00May 26, 2012|
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