Ghost Producing: What the EDM Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

In the celebrity branding industry, ghosting is a given. Consumers don’t expect The Jersey Shore’s Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi to have written her novels (although it’s pretty clear her experiences influenced A Shore Thing), nor is it assumed Rihanna, in creating her poorly-reviewed-but-successful River Island collection, sat down to put together [...]

By |2013-04-10T00:00:00-04:00April 10, 2013|Categories: Opinions|Tags: , , , , , , |

EDM News Roundup: Week of March 1

Miami Music Week, which, for 2013, includes the Winter Music Conference and two weekends of the Ultra Music Festival, is less than a month away. Although WMC’s schedule is up, the major artists present at the week have their own events planned, and announcements are coming in. What’s in store [...]

Paul Oakenfold Releases New Singles, Gets Ready for New Album

Two new releases from legendary DJ and producer Paul Oakenfold were scheduled for January 2013. The first is a remix of Bruno Mars’ chart-topping hit “Locked Out of Heaven,” which came out on January 15 through Atlantic Records. Following that is “Touch the Sky,” a collaboration between him and Matt [...]

By |2013-01-29T00:00:00-05:00January 29, 2013|Categories: Artist Profiles|Tags: , , , , |

EDM Singles Roundup December 31 to January 7

This week, artists dabble in old school, attempt to blend country and dubstep, and prove that, after a few listens, by-the-numbers progressive house gets old real fast. Chill out, feel the energy, or get out on the dance floor with many of these strong, new tunes. New This Week Velferd [...]

Top of the Charts to Film Scores?

In modern pop culture memory, EDM is so new that today’s Beatport Chart-topping talent could either seemingly rise even further or flame out. What many in the U.S. forget is, EDM’s profile gained greater visibility in the 1990s, through acts like Paul Oakenfold, The Chemical Brothers, John Digweed, and Sasha, [...]

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