Via facebook.com/calvinharrisCalvin Harris brings hopeless love to LIV.You're not going to spend your Saturday night watching South Carolina Republican Primary results on CNN, right? Of course not, the Grand Old Party's an elephant-sized waste of time and Calvin Harris is playing LIV.
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These days, the term underground gets thrown around a little too easily in the electronic dance music scene. Certainly not all DJs can boast the same sort of authentic subterranean cred as Christopher Milo, AKA DJ Three.
It's a relentless comittment to the musical cutting-edge at the expense of ... More >>
Camille LambBritish music mogul Carl Cox The Three Deck Wizard (AKA Carl Cox) and a couple of his friends, Laurent Garnier and Loco Dice, kept last night's crowd of young heathens sweaty and screaming at the New Carl Cox and Friends Two-Level Mega Structure. (Sorry, that's what the event is calli ... More >>
The WMC-Ultra electronic music season has reached its 26th year and British DJ-producer Carl Cox is one of the few scene veterans who can boast having been there for the long ride.
A child of the late-'80s acid house boom and Second Summer of Love, Cox cut his teeth spinning for the rave gener ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenAfter 13 years, Ultra Music Festival has managed to push aside the week that helped create it. Ballsy as the move may have been, we all knew Ultra had long overshadowed Winter Music Conference. With the conference's attendance at just 3,763 last year, the festival managed to se ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenIf you don't have tickets for Ultra, you aren't going to be able to catch Deadmau5.That's it, folks. According to Ultra Music Festival's site, tickets to this year's event are gone with 34 days left until the festival. Will more be made available? We're not sure, but we're work ... More >>
Dance Messiah Bob Sinclar: he even looks like JesusLast week we previewed the upcoming February 11 performance by French superstar DJ-producer Bob Sinclar at SET.And if you thought we were kidding about this guy being the Jesus of dance music, just wait until you get a load of this interview, whe ... More >>
Early this morning, Ultra Music Festival organizers announced Phase Two of its lineup. Added to the 2011 bill are Duran Duran, Underworld, Kaskade, will.i.am, Erick Morillo (Live), Sasha (Vortek Live), Fedde Le Grand, Avicii, and The Disco Biscuits.Also confirmed is our previous announcement that ... More >>
Few artists had a greater impact on the transtlantic EDM scene in 2010 than DJ-producer Lee Foss. Both with his solo work and Hot Natured side project with Jamie Jones, Foss's singular brand of moody, bass-driven electro-funk dominated the charts and international dancefloors all year, while spaw ... More >>
MobyIt's been a while since the Phase One acts for Ultra Music Festival 2011 were announced. So, what's taking so long?
Well, the wait will soon be over, as our sources tell us to expect something next week. We aren't entirely sure who will be on the Phase Two lineup since Ultra's organizers se ... More >>
Armin Van BuurenEven with the first phase of Ultra Music Festival 2011 acts announced, there are still a few more DJs and bands being added here and there while we all wait for the full second phase of acts to be revealed.Dutch DJ Armin Van Buuren is the latest to be confirmed for Ultra, taking p ... More >>
Simian Mobile DiscoUltra Music Festival revealed its Phase One lineup announcement early this morning via Facebook. The lineup really shows an ambitious mix of live indie-dance bands, usual crop of house DJs, and more experimental electronic musicians. Really, it's one of the best lineups for the ... More >>
It's been a sensational year for Seattle-based DJ-producer Dave Pezzner, who despite almost two decades of experience under his belt was virtually unknown by the international EDM community until very recently.
For over fifteen years, he banged out quirky glitch-house and breaks as production d ... More >>
It seems Miami hasn't had a proper house music party since WMC, which is why we couldn't pass up a shout out to this Friday night's "Therapy" throw-down at the Clevelander Hotel in South Beach, featuring underground house favorites Hallex.M and Lisa Shaw, along with Saraswati Miami's DJ Ivan Diaz ... More >>
Cedric Gervais, Miami's king of Space, has a lot to live up to at this year's WMC. Last year, his moody, slow-burning jam "Mauri's Dream" scored an "essential tune of the week" nod on Pete Tong's BBC One radio show for almost a month running. With that coronation, the track soon became the big-ro ... More >>
Having booked EDM giants the likes of Laurent Garnier, Darren Emerson, and Dave Seaman in the recent past, the folks at Shine certainly seem keen on presenting Miami clubgoers with the crème de la crème of international dance music. This Friday they continue the trend with a night of sounds by vet ... More >>
Adultnapper is the
shadowy alter ego of Brooklyn-based DJ/producer Francis Harris, a
philosophy PhD drop‐out, former political activist/hardcore punk
rocker, and one of the darker iconoclastic figures of contemporary
techno. For a man who once admitted to having originally hated dance
music, Harri ... More >>
Dutch DJ Joris Voorn has gotta be one of the headiest head-spinners working the decks these days. In fact, his double-disc Balance 014 mix CD seems to spring straight from an ether all its own. So New Times decided to give the celebrated dance man a chance to bring it all down to the ground where we ... More >>
Like fellow Frenchman Laurent Garnier, house DJ Joachim Garraud cut his teeth at Paris nightclub Boy, ground zero for the country's techno scene. Unlike most DJs, however, he came in with a fully rounded musical background, having spent seven years training at the French Academy of Music Percussion ... More >>