Ghost Producing, Part II: If Everyone Does It, Why Not Admit It?

It seemed that, before the end of 2013, ghost producing within electronic dance music was acknowledged but not talked about. Hinted at, yes, but no artist directly came out and said, “Yes, I have used ghost producers,” or “I have a team behind me. Did you think I was a [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:03:23-05:00March 13, 2015|News|

EDM News Roundup: Week of February 1

Over the past week, Coachella and Ultra Music Festival announced their lineups. Ultra’s, which extends over two weekends now, was predictable. In addition to the Phase 1 artists announced earlier, Phase 2 includes many big names: Alesso, Benny Benassi, Eric Prydz, Fedde Le Grand, Hardwell, Nicky Romero, Porter Robinson, Zedd, [...]

By |2013-02-01T00:00:00-05:00February 1, 2013|News|

DJ vs. DJ: Collaborations That Work (And Those That Don’t)

Right at the end of October, Steve Aoki and duo Knife Party announced on MTV a collaboration, a “phat” track called “Pile Driver.” Although the track is set for official release in early 2013, both acts are already including it in their setlists. Of course, over the years EDM has [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:06:04-05:00December 24, 2012|News|

New Year’s Eve 2013: Where are the EDM Events?

For the average individual, New Year’s Eve is a celebration – a time you look around for the best party to knock back a few cocktails and dance until the early hours of the morning. Yet, for the DJ, New Year’s Eve is the prime time to knock back a [...]

By |2012-12-21T00:00:00-05:00December 21, 2012|News|

Tweeting to be Clever: Which EDM Twitter Accounts Are Worth Reading?

Social media has transformed into an integral aspect of electronic dance music’s proliferation, from increased chart ranks and sales to tickets. Yet, no performer sticks exclusively with one form. Facebook is typically for promotions and contests, while Twitter, with its minimalist look and 140-character limitation, offers a series of vignettes [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:06:05-05:00November 26, 2012|News|

EDM News Roundup: Week of October 26

The big news, if you haven’t heard already, is, DJ Magazine’s annual poll was released last Friday. As has been the trend over the past few years, Armin Van Buuren is No. 1 and Tiesto holds strong at No. 2. Avicii moved up to No. 3, surpassing Deadmau5 (No. 5) [...]

By |2012-10-26T00:00:00-04:00October 26, 2012|News|

EDM News Roundup: Week of September 7

This week finally saw AN21 & Max Vangali’s debut album, People of the Night, drop. This highly-anticipated release, with 15 tracks and several guest appearances, came out on Size Records. Also anticipated, the remixes for “Silhouettes,” Avicii’s follow-up to “Levels,” came out. Lending their talents are Estonian DJ Syn Cole, [...]

By |2012-09-07T00:00:00-04:00September 7, 2012|News|

EDM News Roundup: Week of August 17

This week, electronic music gets political. More specifically, as the election looms just months ahead, President Obama is going after the EDM vote with a “DJs for Obama” ad that features DJ Cassidy, Steve Aoki, and Adam 12 of She Wants Revenge. If you can feel the beat, can you [...]

By |2012-08-17T00:00:00-04:00August 17, 2012|News|
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