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    Review: Steps reclaims 'Dancefloor' glory on comeback album

    U.K. pop group Steps released the new album, Tears on the Dancefloor, on April 20. The quintet celebrates its 20th anniversary with 10 tracks. Following the misfire of 2012's Light Up the World  record, Steps keeps it in the club on this true comeback album. The band reasserts its dominance on the...
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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...
  • Party Favor gets ready to throw down at Day Club Palm Springs this Friday, April 21. 

    Interview: Party Favor set to bring the house down at Day Club Palm Springs

    After a blistering set at this year's Ultra Music Festival, Party Favor is bringing his one of a kind party to Day Club Palm Springs tomorrow, April 21. Tickets are still available, and if his set at Ultra is any indication, fans will not want to miss this opportunity to see the DJ up close and...
  • Interview: Dreaming in technicolor with Life in Color's Chief Operating Officer Eric Fuller

    Interview: Dreaming in technicolor with Life in Color's Chief Operating Officer Eric Fuller

    This coming Saturday, April 22, things are set to get downright colorful as the Life in Color "paint party" tour invades both the East and West coasts. On the East Coast, EDM fans will have a chance to see Life in Color - Philadelphia with Jauz, Seven Lions, Herobust and Solano at the Festival Pier...
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    Skrillex and friends throw down at Day Club Palm Springs

    This past Saturday, April 17, saw Skrillex and his pals from OWSLA take the stage at Day Club Palm Springs, and things were absolutely on fire. In front of a sold out, pool party-loving crowd, the legendary producer and DJ brought out his friends for a little fun in the sun. The capacity crowd ate...
  • Whethan brings light to the stage

    Interview: Whethan set to light up Day Club Palm Springs this Saturday

    At the young age of 17, Ethan Snoreck, better known by his stage name Whethan, has already made a name for himself around the world. This DJ who hails from Chicago started his career by first using his iPad to make remixes with Garage Band. This led to being signed as the youngest DJ ever on the...
  • Sufjan Stevens releases first preview of Planetarium album with 'Saturn'

    Sufjan Stevens releases first preview of Planetarium album with 'Saturn'

    A few years later, a Sufjan Stevens project inspired by the solar system is finally getting an official release. Called Planetarium, the project debuted in 2013 at Brooklyn Academy Of Music, featuring fellow musicians Bryce Dessner of The National, Nico Muhly and Stevens' drummer James McAsliter...
  • Additional names and venues announced for EDC Week, June 12-19.

    EDC Week heats up with additional shows added

    Insomniac announced today that even more shows have been added to EDC Week this year. The week of June 12-19 will see premier venues along the strip taken over by some of the hottest DJs in the business today as they lead the way to the 21st annual Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) at the Las Vegas...
  • 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...
  • Mr. Pig features actual pig in strange 'No Estás Aquí' music video

    Mr. Pig features actual pig in strange 'No Estás Aquí' music video

    Mexican DJ Mr. Pig premiered the music video for "No Estás Aquí" on Feb. 22. Fellow Mexican pop group Belanova also stars in the strange clip. "No Estás Aquí" (English: "You're Not Here") is the newest single by Mr. Pig featuring Belanova and is Belanova's first release since last year's "Cásate...
  • The Chainsmokers' Memories...Do Not Open

    Hear The Chainsmokers & Florida Georgia Line's new collaboration 'Last Day Alive'

    Worlds collide with The Chainsmokers teaming up with country duo Florida Georgia Line for "Last Day Alive," the closing track to the EDM pair's debut album Memories...Do Not Open. "It's now or never," Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard repeat on the thickly-production hook. "Bottled up in adolescence...
  • Paul Oakenfold to perform atop Mount Everest on April 11

    Paul Oakenfold to perform atop Mount Everest on April 11

    British dance DJ legend Paul Oakenfold has pretty high expectations for a major milestone. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Second Summer of Love, Oakenfeld's fateful trip to Ibiza, which spawned the late '80s acid house and raves scene across the UK.  To celebrate, Oakenfold will perform...
  • Listen: Cheat Codes unlocks Demi Lovato on new single 'No Promises'

    Listen: Cheat Codes unlocks Demi Lovato on new single 'No Promises'

    L.A.-based DJ act Cheat Codes premiered the new single "No Promises" on March 30. Pop superstar Demi Lovato features on the dance cut. "No Promises" is the latest single by Cheat Codes, comprised of members Trevor Dahl, Kevin Ford and Matthew Russell. The trio rose to prominence last year for their...
  • 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...
  • Watch Mura Masa and Charli XCX's intimate video for '1 Night'

    Watch Mura Masa and Charli XCX's intimate video for '1 Night'

    British electronic music producer Mura Masa has released a new music video for “1 Night” his collaboration with Charli XCX. The Yoni Lappin-directed clip captures a range of British singletons in a state of anxious intimacy. Delving into “1 Night’s” themes, the video deals with the aftermath of a...
  • Daft Punk's 'Homework' turns 20 years old this year

    Daft Punk's 'Homework' turns 20 years old this year

    20 years ago, who would have thought that Daft Punk would be as big as they are today? When the Paris, France duo dropped their landmark debut LP, Homework, to the masses on Jan. 20, 1997, Electronic Dance Music (EDM) wasn’t in its commercial phase. EDM was still considered an underground sound that...
  • KREAM set to takeover Avalon Hollywood for historic N. American debut

    KREAM set to takeover Avalon Hollywood for historic N. American debut

    Looking for a way to kick up those heels this Friday in celebration of all that is green and Irish? Look no further than The Avalon Hollywood as CONTROL presents KREAM this St. Patrick's Day, March 17 at 9:30 p.m. The 19 and over venue has been host to many a hot and upcoming DJ. Names like DJ Snake...
  • The masked DJ known as Marshmello added a new show at the Fox Theater in Pomona, CA on April 20.

    Marshmello announces 4/20 show at Fox Pomona

    The mysterious DJ known as Marshmello is currently dropping beats while touring around the world, and will stay on the road with a grueling performance schedule until the end of August. The "Chasing Colors" DJ has now added another gig onto his busy tour route with a newly announced show at Fox...
  • Lineup for Day Club Palm Springs 2017

    Day Club announces stellar lineup for Palm Springs pool parties during Coachella 2017

    If Coachella 2017 selling out in one hour took the wind out of your sails, have no fear, because Day Club has just announced a stunning lineup for their annual Palm Springs pool parties set for the same weekends as the annual music festival.  This year brings the likes of top headliners Skrillex...
  • Clean Bandit's 'Rockabye' becomes group's second top 10 hit on Hot 100

    Clean Bandit's 'Rockabye' becomes group's second top 10 hit on Hot 100

    UK electronic group Clean Bandit has been eating up radio airwaves with their latest U.S. single "Rockabye" and it's paying off. While the song has hit No. 1 in several other countries including spending nine weeks at No. 1 on the U.K. Singles Chart, it has yet to dominate the U.S. market. Thanks to...
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