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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August 15, 2014

VICE’s Creator’s Project talks to Feed Me about his new Teeth

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Straight up, nobody keeps the energy of electro alive more fervently than Feed Me. The London-based producer, DJ, and visual artist, born Jon Gooch, has been on the artsier edge of up-front dance music since taking on the moniker around the turn of the decade with releases onMau5trap and his own Sotto Voce. Over the […]

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August 15, 2014

Village Voice talks dirtybird BBQ tour with Claude VonStroke

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Listening to the dirtybird BBQ compilation is a smorgasbord of sounds and thematic rhythms for the senses. TDJ and Producer Claude VonStroke is the mastermind behind dirtybird Records, and has maintained a close friendship with his fellow DJ colleagues, many of whom will be on the BBQ tour with him, since it all began in […]

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August 12, 2014

Rolling Stone examines Guy Gerber and Diddy’s groundbreaking album

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It’s July 1st, 2014, the U.S. National Team will soon be eliminated from the World Cup and Israeli techno DJ Guy Gerber is sitting behind a mixing board at Daddy’s House Recording Studios, reviewing masters for the album he created with the man who gave the building its name. “So many people told me, ‘Don’t […]

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