Topher Jones Looks to Bring Modern EDM Recognition to Chicago

With his own tracks and remixes in set rotation by major DJs, Topher Jones appears poised to turn into a major dance music producer. A Midwest native, he saw his remix of Gareth Emery’s “The Saga” drop on March 11 as part of Garuda Music’s Miami Mixes Collection. That’s not [...]

By |2013-03-19T00:00:00-04:00March 19, 2013|

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|

EDM News Roundup: Week of November 16

As this last week shows, DJs who aren’t even the most well-known can still cause a riot. Case in point was Flux Pavilion doing a surprise show, hosted by MTV and Intel, in Santa Monica, Calif. After tweets and free tickets, hundreds of concertgoers showed up at Hangar 8, and [...]

By |2012-11-16T00:00:00-05:00November 16, 2012|

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. [...]

By |2012-11-02T00:00:00-04:00November 2, 2012|

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|
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