One of the reasons dance music is great is because of its vast diversity. Under the EDM umbrella exists dozens of different styles, tempos, and influences, and — if your fans are open to it — an artist can excel at many simultaneously.
The EDM world has been anxiously awaiting the full return of Skrillex. A song here, a performance there, and b2b sets with Boys Noize as Dog Blood have proved to be enough to tide us over as we anticipate more music from the legend.
Woodstock 50 has been fighting an uphill battle the past month, after passing its expected on-sale date and then having multiple issues inherent to the festival exposed, among having its main investor pull out and “cancel” the festival.
With Swedish House Mafia’s reunion now back in full swing, a lot of their most classic tracks hit a little harder, with a bit more emotion. On this day 8 years ago, arguably one of the trio’s biggest songs “Save The World” was released.
Foreign Beggars, along with Virus Syndicate, has been one of the most iconic grime rappers in dance music, gaining features on tracks with Black Sun Empire, Alix Perez, Dirtyphonics, Flux Pavilion, Noisia, FuntCase, Skrillex, Snails, Trolley Snatcha, and more. Their collaborative project with Noisia, I Am Legion, also spawned legendary tracks like “Make Those Move” and “Choosing for You.”
Skrillex has announced that the next EP from his musical partnership with Boys Noize is coming out May 31st, and there will be some collaborations with other artists on it. Of course, we expect the Ty Dolla $ign collab to be on there, but who else?
Marshmello released “Light It Up” with Chris Brown & Tyga on April 25 and was immediately struck with criticism from across the musical landscape. Not least of all was the condemnation from band CHVRCHES, with whom Marshmello had just collaborated on their song “Here With Me.”
While a meeting tomorrow from the Miami City Council was expected to define Ultra Music Festival’s fate, Ultra has beaten the city to the punch and announced that it has “voluntarily terminated” its license with the city.
On March 4, 2019 we lost a legend, Keith Flint of The Prodigy. The band informed fans upon his passing that he had “taken his own life” at age 49.
Now, toxicology results challenge the suicide and the corner deems there is “insufficient evidence” to prove one way or another. He died due to hanging, however, Flint was found to have unspecified amounts of cocaine, alcohol and codeine in his system when he died.
Fervent Avicii fans have already found a leak to the track, showing off a more Arabic/Indian style of production, particularly in the strings and melody. Vargas & Lagola, AKA Vincent Pontare and Salem Al Fakir, worked with Avicii on many other productions like “Silhouettes” and “Hey Brother.”