August 25, 2014

Billboard features Rob Garza’s Burning Man playlist

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Rob Garza is one-half of the Washington, D.C., DJ collective Theivery Corporation. Below, he shares his playlist for Burning Man, the Nevada gathering that started Monday (Aug. 25). While there is so much music to dance to at Burning Man, I picked some tracks that are great for listening as well and capture the essence […]

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August 22, 2014

Mikey Lion shares his top 10 Burning Man tracks with Beatport News

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This weekend, over 60,000 revelers will be making their pilgrimage out to the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada for the 28th annual Burning Man festival. What began as an intimate 20-person bonfire gathering on San Francisco’s Baker Beach by event pioneers Larry Harvey and Jerry James, has grown into the hedonistic, spiritual spectacle we […]

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August 21, 2014

HELENA soars in DJ Mag’s exclusive premiere of “Raven”

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Following the success of her April single “Levity,” HELENA looks to lengthen her lease on summer with “Raven,” which premieres today exclusively on DJ Mag. The Australian producer has another festival weapon on her hands. “Raven” is an electro-infused example of HELENA’s festival-oriented prowess, with gut-levitating, pressurizing builds and siren-like synths that rip through the […]

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August 20, 2014

Matthew Koma previews his upcoming summer residency and more with Vegas Seven

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The pop-y, high-tenor voice punctuating Zedd’s “Find You,” Tiësto’s “Wasted,” and Alesso and Sebastian Ingrosso’s “Calling,” Matthew Koma also possesses some talents that you might not know about yet. The singer-songwriter grew up in New York, and was exposed to a variety of music that inevitably influenced his choice to take a chance on collaborations […]

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August 20, 2014

The Wall Street Journal talks ’11 11′ with Guy Gerber

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“I find it a bigger challenge to do something abstract, something underground,” said Gerber recently by phone from Ibiza. The album, he added, “is very deep and emotional as opposed to something in your face.” Though its depth and poignancy vary, “11 11” isn’t booming, off-the-shelf EDM. Precedent for the new disk can be found […]

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August 19, 2014

Billboard gets a dose of dirtybird’s BBQ as Claude VonStroke takes over CODE

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Summer is nearly over, but don’t tell the Dirtybird crew. Originally formed around a grill in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, Claude VonStroke’s merry band of misfits have taken their BBQ concept on the road. Between now and November, the forward-thinking dance label will bring their signature brand of booty-shaking house to five cities, including […]

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August 19, 2014

Damian Lazarus talks wizardry, techno, and Get Lost LA with Jason Bentley of KCRW

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Damian Lazarus is a master of the underground and he uses his darker platform to freely move between genres and styles. An accomplished DJ, producer, and musician, Damian is also the founder of the iconic U.K. based record label Crosstown Rebels, a place of refuge he’s created for an army of talented musicians and producers […]

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August 19, 2014

Variety features Guy Gerber, Nero, Pete Tong, John Lyons, and Life in Color in EDM Impact Report

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Dance music broke so big, so quickly, that it often feels normal to talk about artists solely in terms of earnings or major festival bookings. Yet EDM’s big tent allows for plenty of producers and DJs who would still be making the same music even without the brand partners and major agencies involved. Israeli techno […]

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August 19, 2014

LA Canvas chats Get Lost LA with Damian Lazarus

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Imagine satisfying people’s music thirst on jam-packed rooftops in Istanbul, then heading straight to London, where you hypnotize a crowd of over 7k with your music selections for the night. Magical, right? Born in Whitechapel, London, and being a certified wanderluster, Damian Lazarus is mostly a rare-breed music conductor who creates and executes some of […]

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August 19, 2014

Eric Prydz discusses EPIC 3.0 with Inthemix

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Swedish powerhouse Eric Prydz is readying the latest iteration of his spectacular EPIC arena show for a ‘one night only’ booking at MSG on September 27 2014. “It’s crazy, to be honest,” Prydz tells inthemix when we track him down midway through a whirlwind summer of touring. “Because if you asked me a few years […]

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