Does EDM Have The Solution for Combating Leaks?

For EDM, entering the “mainstream” music sphere officially over the last two years has come with a few exhilarating peaks, like earning a top Billboard 200 hit, and seemingly perilous lows, such as sales and accolades heaped on David Guetta, Calvin Harris, and other producers who put out half-assed pop [...]

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EDM News Roundup: Week of January 4

What better way to ring in the New Year than with a scientific study that shows electronic dance music distresses birds? A group of African gray parrots were observed when classical, “middle of the road,” and trendy pop music played, and while all birds had a preference for at least [...]

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) [...]

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 September 21

At the peak of EDM news coverage this week, Markus Schulz beat out a growing list of U.S.-based DJs and producers for America’s Best DJ. Do you agree with this, or should someone else have taken away the award? The Award Ceremony, which will feature sets from both Schulz and [...]

EDM News Roundup: Week of July 20

Summer-themed releases, yet another DJ-influenced fashion collection, and a DJ admitting he’s a sellout are just some of this week’s news highlights. More DJs are venturing into fashion. Last week, we got a preview of Avicii’s advertisements, and this week saw the announcement of Tiesto’s partnership with Guess. Like other [...]

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