October 30, 2014

Entertainment Weekly premieres Art Department’s ‘Cruel Intentions’ official video

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Detroit may be techno’s birthplace, but nearly from the start it’s also had a sphere of direct influence that extends far enough to encompass places like Toronto and Kalamazoo, Michigan. Those are the hometowns, respectively, of the group Art Department (comprised of producers Kenny Glasgow and Jonny White) and Seth Troxler, techno scene stalwarts who […]

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October 30, 2014

Billboard announces Guy Gerber’s US Fall Tour

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The Israeli DJ, who released a dance music album with Puff Daddy this summer, will play a show in New York on Halloween and in Miami during Art Basel. When Guy Gerber and Puff Daddy released their collaborative album of electronic music this summer, it cast a curious spell over the dance music industry. They […]

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October 30, 2014

XLR8R premieres Fred P’s remix of Art Department’s ‘Cruel Intentions’

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Longstanding NYC producer/DJ Fred P (a.k.a. Black Jazz Consortium, pictured above) has turned in a new remix for “Cruel Intentions,” a track pulled from Toronto duo Art Department’s upcoming Natural Selection LP. In its original form, “Cruel Intentions” is a vocal-led affair flushed with dark synth sequences (and also featuring Seth Troxler), but in the […]

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October 23, 2014

Mixmag Premieres Aidan Lavelle & Robbie Akbal’s Latest Collaboration “Stars” feat. Shawnee

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Londoner Aidan Lavelle and Mexican producer Robbie Akbal were responsible for the sweet, tropical-tinged groover ‘Solaris Nights’ this summer. Regarding their own work, Lavelle’s a regular on Crosstown Rebels offshoot Rebellion, with three 12″s on the label in 2012 and 2013, while Akbal lays claim to pushing lush house on No. 19, Get Physical, Supernature […]

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October 21, 2014

Culprit Set for Homegrown Takeover of Mixmag Lab LA

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The Lab LA is our weekly post-work party where we stream the finest American and international DJs from the heart of our secret location in Hollywood. This week we’re delighted to bring things home with a takeover from LA’s own rising house and techno label Culprit. Anyone with a fleeting acquaintance with Los Angeles’ burgeoning […]

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October 10, 2014

Vogue premieres The Martinez Brothers’ soundtrack for Riccardo Tisci’s Spring 2015 Givenchy Show

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A couple weeks ago, Riccardo Tisci presented Givenchy’s spring 2015 collection to a sound track created by Bronx-born electronica DJs and producers the Martinez Brothers. “It’s very inspiring to work with Riccardo. He always has music in his head when he is working on design ideas for his collection, and it’s up to us to […]

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October 3, 2014

Matthew Koma enlightens Music Radar with the secrets of his success

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Having collaborated with a large proportion of big room nobility – including Zedd, Tiësto, Audien, Showtek and Hardwell – Matthew Koma is fast becoming known as the ‘voice of EDM’. However. the singer, songwriter and producer’s pre-eminence in electronic music belies his more traditional roots, which are more evident in his – also hugely popular […]

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October 2, 2014

Pitchfork reviews Other People’s compilation album ‘Work’

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That eerie balance—between the domestic and the mystical—has been at the heart of what most of Jaar has done so far. Work, the second compilation from his label Other People, collects a group of seemingly disparate artists unified by a preference for music that feels like it’s being made just around the corner, in the […]

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September 29, 2014

Prydz delivers lazy EDM the middle finger at MSG; THUMP reviews

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It’s easy to understand why Eric Prydz would want to play at Madison Square Garden, the holy grail of all concert grounds, the most mega of all mega-venues. It’s New York City’s most iconic music hall, and the third busiest in the world. Just opening the doors requires a massive fan base—and giant, swinging sacks […]

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September 26, 2014

Billboard highlights Culprit LA’s latest release with an exclusive premiere of jozif’s “Good Man” (Matt Tolfrey Remix)

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Los Angeles imprint Culprit is celebrating its fifth anniversary in style. Originally formed by members of L.A. DJ collective Droog, Culprit’s diverse blend of international stars like Jamie Jones and homegrown talent like Justin Jay have helped it emerge as a credible West Coast voice in the underground dance scene. Read more here

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