Odesza occupies a distinct position within popular dance culture today. Their recognizable brand of spacey, up-tempo dance music fits naturally in the realm of pristinely produced recorded music, and their most recent release A Moment Apart was considered a continuation of members Harrison Mills and Clayton Knights’ success in that regard, earning Grammy nominations for both Best Dance Recording and Best Dance Album. Despite the group’s notable concert success in

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For electronic music enthusiasts, especially the techno-inclined, R&S Records is one of those “it” labels. Founded in Ghent, Belgium in 1984 by couple Renaat Vandepapeliere and Sabine Maes, R&S boasts releases from titans in the scene such as Aphex Twin, Derrick May, Joey Beltram, James Blake, and many more. Vandepapeliere shut the label shut down in 2000, but it re-launched 2008. Earlier this year, I noticed that a lot of

Gathering your buds and going out to dance and drink your paycheck away is a hallmark of Earthly youth; there isn’t much variation to that. But as the years go by, little things change here and there. Just enough to alert you to the passage of time but not enough to make going out any less enjoyable. What hasn’t changed about going out is how we do it: get a

Crystal Castles have always been known for their visceral and chaotic live performances that showcased their unique mix of harsh electronics with a no-fucks-given, punk sensibility. The glitch meets rave meets industrial instrumentals concocted by founding member, Ethan Kath, were intended by the band “to weed out the wimps and to annoy the posers.” But without the intensely impassioned vocal contributions and immense presence from former front woman, Alice Glass,

It has been quite a minute since any new solo sounds have come from the Parisian producer called Darius. Known for his chilled down beats ranging anywhere in between house, disco and electro, Darius has given light to some of the best remixes for artists like (to name an illustrious few)  Jungle, Crayon, Flight Facilities and the magical “Sunlight” remix by The Magician. And now after a three year low-key hiatus, he