Mat Zo, Zac Efron, and several other factors are dealing forceful blows to EDM’s figurative loadbearing walls, and it’s only a matter of time before the whole house comes crumbling down. EDM – both as an umbrella genre of music and as a culture – has experienced rapid growth in United States ever since the end of the last decade, but the growth has become unsustainable. Mat Zo, Zac Efron,


Ladies and gentlemen, deadmau5 is back. He posted a sample of a new track on his Soundcloud last night and this is one you won’t want to miss. Brace yourself: the beautiful vocals, harmonies, and sound design in this track may blow your mind. But that’s enough from me – listen for yourself here:


You may have heard of Derrick Carter, you might not have. If you haven’t heard of him, let us fill you in: Derrick is widely regarded as one of the best DJs on the planet. He’s from Chicago and was instrumental in the ’90s house music wave. I have had the privilege of seeing him DJ both on his home turf (Smart Bar, Chicago) when I was living there a


While most people were sleeping Wednesday night/Thursday morning here on the East Coast of the USA, Speicher – the sub-label of Cologne, Germany-based Kompakt Records that is dedicated to putting out quality DJ-friendly techno – uploaded snippets from Patrice Bäumel’s new two-sided EP, Speicher 85. Patrice Bäumel is a Dutch DJ/Producer who describes his sound as “techno music for grown-ups.” “Lowrider” has an effected sound that changes as the track


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Ready or not, here come DC-based DJ/Producers Flying Fortress and Micah Vellian with a new remix of the Fugees’ classic hit, “Ready or Not.” These two artists are no strangers to the spotlight – Flying Fortress (a.k.a. Canine Teeth, real name: Erik Anderson) and Micah Vellian (Miguel Lacsamana) have been crushing the DC music scene for a while now. Micah Vellian also is known for his role in the DJ/Producer