Among the legion of global superstars alighting in Miami for Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week 2013, one name carries some pretty serious weight at the moment: Maceo Plex.
DJ/producer and Ellum label boss Eric Estornel's rise to
international stardom over the last couple of years has be ... More >>
If it's true that the electronic dance music industry is a male-dominated one, with women facing special challenges in getting ahead, then aspiring female artists couldn't do with a greater role model than Ellen Allien.As a DJ-producer, Allien has been at the forefront of the Berlin techno scene pre ... More >>
Who's straight fiending for some beats?
Well, with just 31 hours, 29 minutes, and 55 seconds till it's time for you and 150,000 other furry-booted beat freaks to crash the gates at Ultra Music Festival, you will soon be overdosing on the uhntz-uhntz.
In the meantime, though, there's no reason t ... 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 >>
Maya Jane ColesThe electronic dance music community has always been a major sausage fest. But why? The ladies like to get down on the dance floor just as much as the gents. And they certainly have plenty to contribute behind the decks and in the studio. Nevertheless, for decades, the superstar DJ ... More >>
With the countless
expatriate artists that have flocked to the EDM capital of Berlin in the
last decade, it's actually rare to find a real Berliner among them. But
acclaimed DJ/producer Sascha Funke was indeed born and raised in East Berlin
when electronic music was a just a faint rumor on th ... More >>
James Zabiela is just 30 years old, but is well on his way to achieving superstar DJ status. Chalk it up to the fact that the preternaturally gifted mixer and producer already boasts almost ten years as a pro. Since his earliest days winning bedroom DJ competitions, Zabiela has continued to devel ... More >>
OrganicArmaOrganicArma's ambitious, multipurpose venue, dubbed "the Awarehouse," opened with a packed debut extravaganza a couple Saturdays ago -- check out our photo slideshow of the event.
Building on that party momentum, the folks behind the space are going for a bigger splash during WMC. The Awa ... More >>
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dr ... More >>