There's something wonderful happening to pop music over in the U.K.
Underground dance music styles like deep house, garage and bass are breaking through the roof and taking over the charts, in much the same way they did during the '90s.
DJ-producer Duke Dumont is the prime example of this phenom ... More >>
It's not often you get the chance to go back in time.
Well, technically speaking, the laws of physics might make this impossible. But that's just one more reason why the Digitalism show at Bardot was so special.
When Jens "Jence" Moelle and İsmail "Isi" Tüfekçi took the stage (because the Midt ... More >>
Before David Guetta had everyone singing "Sexy Bitch" and Swedish House Mafia soothed with "Don't You Worry Child," there was Digitalism. Circa 2006 and '07, this German duo of Jens "Jence" Moelle and İsmail "Isi" Tüfekçi rode a wave of progressive dance music that took over indie dance nights ac ... More >>
As a unit, LCD Soundsystem is no more, and the chances of James Murphy reuniting the bunch are slim. He recently told Spain's Terra Networks that while he respects and appreciates the public outcry for a reunion, it's best for the group members to explore different options.
Former LCD member Al Do ... More >>
If you made it through yesterday's Cinco de Mayo hangover, then the rest of the week will pass as smoothly as a shot of Herradura tequila.
To make the week even smoother, these next couple of days will bring plenty of sunshine by day and rockin' concerts by night, from electronic world music to reg ... More >>
Long before Apple ventured into the world of Intel processors and redefined industry standards with the MacBook Pro, DJs carried crates full of store-bought vinyl records to their gigs and remixed tracks on bulky, direct-drive turntables. But whenever science and software evolve, electronic dance mu ... More >>
Whether you like it or not, dance music runs the world and therefore the cultural lexicon. We're going to go ahead and say that's a bad thing.
Our hashtag-driven, buzz-worthy reality is giving us a headache, mostly because you dancing assholes can't stop saying the same shit over and over again. Y ... More >>
Holy Fucking Ship!!
The three-day activities and music schedule for the most massive EDM cruise was just released. And now our pants are a little heavier.
There are some returning favorites, like A-Trak's DJ lessons and Dillon Francis's mini-golf tournament. There will be wet-dream back-to-back s ... More >>
Kitsuné has done so much for us.
Over the last decade, the Parisian electro label has delivered some of our favorite music, from Cut Copy to Boys Noize, Bloc Party, Digitalism, Hot Chip, Klaxons, La Roux, Two Door Cinema Club, and a million more we would literally die without.
And as these French ... More >>
See the full 38-photo slideshow of Digitalism at Grand Central -- plus Crossfade's interview with Digitalism about new DJ-Kicks album.
Grand Central, Miami
Saturday, June 16
Better Than: Being at Pawn Shop or Studio A.
If you went to parties like Revolver, Poplife, and Spiderpussy duri ... More >>
In 2007, electro house and indie dance music blew up clubland. And one of the era's landmark albums was Idealism, the debut long player of German production duo Digitalism on Kitsuné. Standouts like "Pogo" and "Zdarlight" cemented the act's massive crossover appeal, blending equal parts electro and ... More >>
Just when Downtown Miami's dearth of Swedish dance-pop divas was starting to get a little embarrassing, Grand Central is here to save the day with an announcement of new additions to their summer lineup.
Five new shows have been added for June: Just Blaze; Munchi; Digitalism; Flosstradamus and Drop ... More >>
Toss a couple Dramamines into your party-time pill pack.
On January 4, 2013, the second annual edition of Hard's Holy Ship!! electronic music cruise will set sail from Fort Lauderdale's Port Everglades for three nights of brain-busting beats. Tickets sold out in only 28 hours and now the hotly anti ... More >>
Carl Craig says, "Get off the white stuff, beat freaks."The United States of America is totally addicted to the white stuff.
Strung out, fat, unfocused, cranky, fiending -- we are a nation of shrubby slaves to the cane, cube, and spoonful whose bodies (and minds) could never be called beach-read ... More >>
Check out Ultra Music Festival 2012's Phase 1 lineup.
There are only five weeks left till epic levels of uhntz-uhntz turn Downtown Miami into a 150,000-person public orgy!
Back in December, Ultra Music Festival announced its initial 92-act roster. And just 14 days later, the fest "completely s ... More >>
Al-P loves South Beach. Last night, MSTRKRFT performed for an enthusiastic group of dancing fans at Ultra Music Festival.
It was after ten o'clock and the crowd was in full effect. They played a range of deeply textured electronica and ended with a mix of "It Takes Two" that an older ... More >>
The Bloody BeetrootsWednesday, October 13, 2010Mansion, Miami BeachBetter than: A root canal.DJ sets are always awkward to review. There are hardly any of the theatrics of a live performance, and the only skill you can assess is whether or not the mix was any good. But Bloody Beetroots never disa ... More >>