• Electric Zoo returns to New York City’s Randall’s Island Park

      Wednesday, 17 June 2015 02:39

      From September 4-6, Electric Zoo returns to New York City’s Randall’s Island Park with a new “Transformed” theme in tow. Before the Labor Day Weekender arrives, festivalgoers can plan ahead with its newly released day-by-day schedule. Headliners Above & Beyond, the Chemical Brothers and Alesso will each close out the main stage on separate nights, […]

    • Museum of Modern Electronic Music – is scheduled to open in 2017

      Saturday, 9 May 2015 22:21

      Techno museum to open in Frankfurt “Music is the key to technology,” Brian Eno once said. And true to this maxim, Frankfurt is set to become the home of Germany’s first museum for electronic music. But a stereotypical museum this most certainly is not. The MOMEM – or Museum of Modern Electronic Music – is […]

    • ‘You’re Not A Real Dj Unless You Play Vinyl’ – Technology And Formats – The Progression Of Dance Music And Dj Culture

      Thursday, 30 April 2015 20:42

      By Ed Montano for a publication of the Association for the Study of the Art of Record Production Introduction Drawing on ethnographic research I conducted into the Sydney commercial house music scene between 2002 and 2007, this article explores some of the issues that have arisen in recent years in regard to the changes in […]

    • Europe’s first techno museum to open in Germany

      Thursday, 30 April 2015 16:08

      The Germans have done it again. Known the world over as being true pioneers of techno, a museum dedicated to the genre is now set to open in Frankfurt. More than just a gallery, The Museum of Modern Electronic Music (MOMEM) is the brainchild of DJ Andreas Tomalla (aka TALLA 2XLC), who actually invented the word “techno,” […]

    • The ‘Blurred Lines’ verdict is only the most recent copyright ‘Controversy’ to erupt – just ask Prince. Mike Blake/Reuters

      The messy history of music copyright suits

      Monday, 20 April 2015 15:43

      Jeffrey Snyder, Lebanon Valley College Earlier this month, a jury found Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams guilty of copyright infringement for their hit song “Blurred Lines,” and ordered the duo to pay $7.4 million to the estate of Marvin Gaye. The verdict has resulted in a whirlwind of reaction and analysis – most of it […]

    • Joel Zimmerman a.k.a. deadmau5

      Saturday, 11 April 2015 05:24

      “There are no CDs involved. It’s a technological orgy up there and I try and keep it more my music than anyone else’s. If people come out to see deadmau5 I want them to hear deadmau5 music.” Joel Zimmerman doesn’t like being called a DJ. The dance music phenomenon from Toronto, better known as deadmau5, rolls […]

    • Fedde Le Grand – Dutch Connection

      Saturday, 11 April 2015 04:37

      Fedde le Grand is a Dutch house DJ and producer best known for his 2006 track “Put Your Hands Up 4 Detroit“. Fedde le Grand is seen as a “defining figure in house music”; noted not only for his ability to create “huge mainstream” hits, but to “move seamlessly” between these and “edgier, underground sounds.”[1] […]

    • Benji Hughes – Waiting For An Invitation…

      Saturday, 11 April 2015 04:13

      Predictable music is usually the most forgettable. Fortunately for electro-funk artist Benji Hughes, his debut double CD, A Love Extreme, struts with enough ear candy and lyrical surprises to make it one of the year’s most memorable releases. Over the course of two dozen tracks, Hughes keeps listeners guessing with a wildly eccentric blend of […]

    • Paul Kalkbrenner #Berlin Calling

      Saturday, 11 April 2015 03:40

      Paul Kalkbrenner has truly remained down to earth. He is talented, ambitious and successful – although his inner child always is ever visible beneath the surface. He is a loner, yet full of empathy. A cosmopolitan, yet ever firmly rooted in Berlin. He is a raver with his arms in the air allowing himself moments […]

    • Alive AG Berg

      Saturday, 11 April 2015 03:15

      It’s been said that a great song can transport the listener to a specific time or place. If so, the music of Senator and The New Republic is a trip back to the golden age of FM radio, when melody was king and singer-songwriters ruled the airwaves. Led by Adam Greenberg and comprised of a […]