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  • DJ Shadow bringing his turntable wizardry to the Ogden Theatre in Denver on July 11

    DJ Shadow bringing his turntable wizardry to the Ogden Theatre in Denver on July 11

    When it comes to skills on the wheels of steel, there are few artists better than DJ Shadow (after all, this is a man who toured with the personal record collection of hip-hop architect Afrika Bambaataa). Fresh off the release of his banging new single with Nas, Shadow has announced a July 11 show...
  • Global Dance Festival announces 2017 lineup

    Global Dance Festival announces 2017 lineup

    The Rocky Mountain area’s biggest electronic festival has announced its 2017 lineup and the Global Dance Festival is certainly living up to its name. Taking place July 21 & 22 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, the festival will feature performances by Deorro, Nero, Louis The Child, Kaskade...
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    Photos: Röyksopp are dynamic at The Novo in Los Angeles

    The build up and release of tension is central to the appeal of electronic music. Although you won’t find any drops in their songs, the Swedish duo of Röyksopp are masters at navigating the dynamics of electronic music, which is a big part of why they’ve enjoyed such a long and successful career in...
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    The Avalanches translate sampling into live music magic at the Fonda

    The Avalanches don’t really write songs in the traditional sense. On both of their albums -- 2001’s brilliant, genre-smashing Since I Left You and last year’s long-awaited Wildflower -- the Australian group assembled thousands of samples into album-length mosaics that tumbled forward with the...
  • Tinashe performs lit choreography to new single 'Flame'

    Tinashe performs lit choreography to new single 'Flame'

    R&B singer-songwriter Tinashe dropped by a dance studio to perform special choreography to her single "Flame" in a video uploaded on April 7. The short but sweet session was lit! "Flame" is one of the singles from Tinashe's upcoming Joyride album. Last year she released the first half of the...
  • Interview: Galantis on songwriting, Sea Fox and adding 'danger' to their live shows

    Interview: Galantis on songwriting, Sea Fox and adding 'danger' to their live shows

    Christian Karlsson and Linus Eklöw, the musicians, songwriters and producers behind the dance music powerhouse Galantis, have been around long enough to know how to this works. Prior to forming Galantis in 2013, both artists enjoyed successful careers on their own, with Eklöw winning an ASCAP award...
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    Photos: Crystal Fighters make fans feel like family at El Rey concert

    If you’ve never heard the Spanish music/ dance hybrid Crystal Fighters, the best place to discover them is live in concert. That much was clear after their enveloping, energizing performance at L.A.’s El Rey Theatre on March 31. The band is touring in support of their new album Everything Is My...
  • Kaytranada is linking up with GoldLink at the Fox Pomona

    Five times Kaytranada and GoldLink made sweet music together

    To borrow a familiar aphorism, Kaytranada and GoldLink are two great tastemakers whose tastes go great together. Thanks in part to his sensational debut album 99.9%, Kaytranada has recently emerged as one of the most in-demand and versatile producers in the game. And versatile certainly describes...
  • Moderat 'Live' and 5 other classic live electronic albums

    Moderat 'Live' and 5 other classic live electronic albums

    Compared to other genres, there’s not as much motivation to see an electronic artist live in concert. Unlike seeing the live instrumentation of a rock act or the exhilarating improvisation of a jam band, the mechanics of DJing aren’t nearly as flashy, and the digital elements of electronic music can...
  • Top 10 best Four Tet songs

    Top 10 best Four Tet songs

    In the world of electronic music, where DJs are always hunting for songs to stitch together in a continuous mix, it’s not always an asset to have an original sound. But don’t cry for Four Tet. Over the years, Kieran Hebden has developed a passionate, dedicated following courtesy of a diverse yet...
  • The five best Jamie xx remixes

    The five best Jamie xx remixes

    Very few artists have been able to enjoy success across multiple genres. So credit goes to Jamie xx, who traffics in hushed, spartan indie rock in his day job with The xx, while stepping out at night as an acclaimed dance music producer. His 2015 album In Colour was one of the best releases of the...
  • Mura Masa coming to the Gothic Theatre on July 26 as part of summer tour

    Mura Masa coming to the Gothic Theatre on July 26 as part of summer tour

    He may be a relative newcomer to the dance music scene, but Mura Masa, alias of 20-year-old English producer Alex Crossan, is on an impressive career track. Last year, A$AP Rocky blessed him with a slick remix of his banger “Love$ick” and earlier this month, he shared the luminous Charli XCX...
  • Bring It! Live to dance its way to Microsoft Theater this August

    Bring It! Live to dance its way to Microsoft Theater this August

    Angelenos, it's almost time to get out your dancing shoes: Miss D and her Dancing Dolls will Bring It! Live at the Microsoft Theater this summer. Kicking off at the end of June, Coach Dianna "Miss D" Williams and her Jackson, Mississippi-based majorette team from the Lifetime reality TV show will...
  • Jennifer Lopez and Jimmy Fallon engaged on a friendly dance contest on The Tonight Show on Wednesday. 

    Watch Jimmy Fallon have a dance battle with Jennifer Lopez on 'The Tonight Show'

    Okay, we all know going in that Jennifer Lopez can crush late night funnyman Jimmy Fallon in a dance contest. The evidence can be seen by just popping in that VHS copy of Selena. After all, she’s J-Lo, and the clumsy Fallon seems to find himself in bandages more often than not these days. Regardless...
  • The Chainsmokers Issue A Heartfelt Open Letter After The Death Of A Fan

    The Chainsmokers Issue A Heartfelt Open Letter After The Death Of A Fan

    American DJ duo The Chainsmokers have released an emotional and heartbreaking letter to a fan who recently died of cancer, Jake. The letter was originally written by Alex Pall on his Instagram and then shared on the band’s Twitter page. In it Pall describes receiving an email from a friend of Jake’s...
  • The Chainsmokers 'Paris' replaces 'Closer' on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart

    The Chainsmokers 'Paris' replaces 'Closer' on Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart

    The Chainsmokers' "Closer" has had a significant run since its release in 2016. It spent 12 consecutive weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart while topping all of the component charts including On-Demand Streaming Songs, a rare feat, for several weeks. However, it's commanded the Hot...
  • Best free family St. Patricks Day events in San Diego 2017

    Best free family St. Patricks Day events in San Diego 2017

    St. Patrick’s Day brings out some of the most elaborate and creative festivals in cities around the world. The city of San Diego is getting ready to bring out their shamrocks and green outfits to set the mood for fun and cheer. March 17th marks the day to celebrate the luck of the Irish. In San...
  • Listen: Frank Ocean and Migos turn up on Calvin Harris' new single 'Slide'

    Listen: Frank Ocean and Migos turn up on Calvin Harris' new single 'Slide'

    Scottish DJ Calvin Harris premiered his new single "Slide" on Feb. 23. Indie singer-songwriter Frank Ocean and hip-hop group Migos feature on the electric cut. "Slide" is Harris' first single since last year's hits "This is What You Came For" with Rihanna and "My Way." Ocean is one of the feature...
  • Listen: Selena Gomez leaves the drama behind on Kygo's 'It Ain't Me' single

    Listen: Selena Gomez leaves the drama behind on Kygo's 'It Ain't Me' single

    Norwegian DJ Kygo premiered his new single "It Ain't Me" on Feb. 15. Pop superstar Selena Gomez features on the rousing tune. "It Ain't Me" will reportedly be the lead single on both Kygo and Gomez's upcoming albums. It's Kygo's first since last year's Cloud Nine, his debut album, and Selena's most...
  • Xenia Ghali releases 'Places' music video featuring 'The Voice' alum

    Xenia Ghali releases 'Places' music video featuring 'The Voice' alum

    European DJ, musician, songwriter and producer Xenia Ghali is back in action with her new music video for "Places." The song features Raquel Castro, who will be known to audiences for representing Team Christina during Season 1 of NBC's "The Voice", on vocals while the video stars actor Ryan Kelley...
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