The 305 helped invent modern dance music. In the late 1970s, Henry Stone's TK Records, headquartered in Hialeah, pumped out disco hit after disco hit from KC and the Sunshine Band, even introducing the word booty into the pop lexicon. Today, Miami party music is still making asses shake. And the ... More >>
James Murphy deserves an IDMA or two.Every year, coinciding with Winter Music Conference, the International Dance Music Awards (IDMAs) recognizes those who make electronic music great. Sure, it's not exactly the Grammys or MTV's Video Music Awards. But dammit, it's a homegrown awards show and tha ... More >>
Photo by Luciana Val & Franco MussoAirWhen Air's Moon Safari came out in 1998, I was 15 years old and still in my teenage ska/punk phase. But here was an album with lush electronic soundscapes and minimal beats that really spoke to me. Air is responsible for introducing me to electronic music ... More >>
via myspace.com/schemalandNothing about the Fourth of July exactly screams "clanging, experimental electronic noise" -- but then again, the elusive, quasi-legendary Miami duo Phoenecia doesn't appear live too often, either. So for fans of the loosely labeled genre known, unfortunately, as IDM ("inte ... More >>
He gets down, dirty, and quieter on his new album, written in Miami.
Astralwerks gives Air's Moon Safari the 10th-birthday treatment.
4th & Wall (Milan)
Electro whiz Überzone dodges the formula
For dance-punk group VHS or Beta, it's lonely being in the lead
Meet Ubiquity, one of the best independent labels in America
Will Schematic have to compromise to get its avant-garde music heard?
The week rolls on with more sun, sex, and sounds
Schematic Records lays out an electronic banquet worthy of the Roman Empire
Dance music may never hit as big in the United States as in Europe, but maybe for these DJs it doesn't matter
Autechre has nothing to say about Confield -- you'll just have to listen to the music
Miami scenesters sound off
The Chemical Brothers return to Miami with more block rockin' beats
Making the machines come alive