2014's Biggest EDM Trends – and Where They'll Go in 2015

It’s a notion that started expanding the mainstream pool of sounds in 2013 and continued through this year. Now we’ve got Tiesto and MoTi trying to create an acid house track, and deep house-lite producers scoring No. 1s on the Beatport Top 10. Yet even with this spirit of experimentation, [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:03:23-05:00February 9, 2015|

2014’s Mainstream EDM to Indie Trend: Who Did It Well?

Some say hardstyle was 2014’s biggest dance music trend, while others claim, at least for EDM, it was the year of Melbourne Bounce. But neither holds a candle to another pattern: mainstream producers claiming to go “underground” or “indie.” These two terms aren’t interchangeable, of course. “Underground” implies exclusiveness into [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:03:24-05:00January 14, 2015|

Defining “Future House”

“Future house” appears to be the dance music buzzword of 2014. Some relate it to deep house, calling it an offshoot. At other times, the term seems descriptive of a dirtier, faster version of the subgenre’s lounge-ier, slower side. Yet with critics now defining releases as “future house” or “deep/future [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:03:24-05:00September 22, 2014|
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