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 [...]

EDM News Roundup: November 2

Halloween-themed EDM nights abounded over the past week, but how else did EDM professionals celebrate the holiday? Ultra Music decided to collaborate with Manic Pumpkin Carvers, and had two of their popular artists, Steve Aoki and Deadmau5, replicated in gourd form. Watch the progression of time for each creation here. [...]

From the Bass, There’s Nowhere To Go But Up: What’s Post-Dubstep?

Back in 2009, just as dubstep was taking off stateside and a strong mainstay in the U.K., producer Untold, observing the nascent genre’s near future and potential offshoots, said, “[I] hope dubstep continues to be hard to pin down, disobeys its manifesto, gets called stupid names, gatecrashes other scenes and [...]

EDM News Roundup: Week of October 5

Now that summer’s pretty much over, we’re hearing about the latest records EDM festivals set. On a smaller, but nonetheless significant, scale was the third Sound Wave Music Festival. With Calvin Harris as the headliner, this event at the Big Surf Water Park in Tempe, AZ drew in 10,000. On [...]

EDM News Roundup: Week of September 14

When it comes to live performances, you can either watch them in person or on your computer, and this week’s news has announcements for both forms. First, Tiesto, who released a video for his upcoming Club Life College Invasion Tour, added Quintino to this lineup. The tour – an in-person [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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