April 9, 2015

Matthew Koma Talks to OC Weekly Pre-Coachella Performance

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It’s true, Matthew Koma doesn’t necessarily fit the bill of a typical dance music artist. For one thing, in most of his live photos, you’re more likely to see him strumming a guitar than riding the fader. And yet his music bares almost no resemblance to the world of moshpits, guyliner and throat-shredding vocals from […]

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April 2, 2015

Thump Gets Personal with the Desert Hearts Family

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Well, the cat’s outta the bag. Desert Hearts, dubbed “The West Coast’s Fastest Rising Party Squad” and “The Shangri-Lawless of House and Techno,” returned to the Los Coyotes Indian Reservation outside of San Diego this weekend for three days and nights of deep and weird dance music. The dancefloor during M.A.N.D.Y’s set on Friday night […]

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April 2, 2015

Thump names Eric Prydz & Joris Voorn in their top 10 sets from Ultra

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Ultra Music Festival’s biggest weekend ever may be in the past, but the music lives on. Thanks to the many artists who uploaded their sets, you can relive the magic or hear it for the first time. Over the course of weekend at Bayfront Park, nearly every genre imaginable was rinsed throughout the seven stage’s […]

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March 24, 2015

Joris Voorn Discusses ‘Nobody Knows’ with Miami New Times

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Dutch DJ-producer Joris Voorn blew up on an international level in 2010, thanks in no small part to the exuberant tech-house remix of Nalin & Kane’s “Beachball,” which he broke during that year’s Miami Music Week. Fast-forward to 2015 and Voorn is returning to Miami not only as one of house and techno’s big players, […]

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March 23, 2015

Matthew Koma Talks US Festivals & more with DJ Times

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It’s no stretch to call Matthew Koma the voice of EDM. Over the past few years, the Brooklyn-born artist has brought a unique lyrical voice to the dance music community by writing and performing on crossover smashes like Alesso’s “Years,” Zedd’s “Spectrum,” and Tiesto’s “Wasted.” Bringing a distinct singer-songwriter style of creativity to the dance […]

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March 3, 2015

Cut Snake Creates Guest Playlist for Billboard

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The former pro-surfers share what’s currently in their headphones Cut Snake could be the poster boys for career transition. Hailing from Australia’s ever-sunny Gold Coast, Paul Fisher and Leigh Sedley began surfing professionally at age 12 and found themselves drawn to dance music after being exposed through travel to international competitions. Fast forward to 2015, […]

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February 27, 2015

LA Weekly Previews Culprit’s New Series of Downtown LA Parties

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L.A.-based electronic group Droog has a goal. “We want to make downtown into a more regular home for cool music,” Andrei Osyka says. Osyka met the other members of Droog — Justin Sloe and Brett Griffin — through clubs and a love of the same kind of music after they each separately made the move […]

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February 25, 2015

CRSSD Festival Teams Up With WeTransfer To Unveil Free Music Bundle

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CRSSD Festival teamed up with WeTransfer to offer users of the site an exclusive, free bundle of music from artists performing at CRSSD. For one day, CRSSD took over WeTransfer and provided a download link to an entirely free package of music containing mixes and tracks from artists like Seth Troxler, DJ Harvey, SNBRN, and […]

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February 7, 2015

Mixmag gives readers a free download of Droog + Inxec ‘Better Company’

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Over the last five years LA-based imprint Culprit have positioned themselves at the tip of city’s burgeoning house and techno scene. Starting out as a promoter/DJ outfit, the label’s output has continuously shunned the city’s aesthetic tropes of tangerine sunsets and palm trees. Labelheads Andrei Osyka, Brett Griffin and Justin Sloe, collectively known as Droog, […]

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February 7, 2015

MTV.com premieres HELENA + Vassy’s new track ‘BOSS’

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MTV was excited to premiere the brand new track from Australian DJ/Producer HELENA and singer-songwriter Vassy. Titled “BOSS”, the banger was released through Ultra Music, on Beatport February 6th. Listen to the track now here

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