The Secret DJ on taking his parents to a festival and his mum loving deep house

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House Music

Best New EDM of the Week - April 28th Edition [Playlists Inside]

It's the weekend and you know that means tons of new music being released today and here at <i>EDM Sauce</i> we want to get you ahead of the curve with all …


The 10 Worst Electronic Dance Tracks Before the Rise of EDM

I both love electronic club music and admit it might be one of the laziest musical formats around. I've thought that since long before EDM's rapid, …

Electronic Music

Researchers: Use Coachella, Burning Man to Test New Concepts

Consumers are flocking to festivals to meet other members of their “tribe,” which cuts across generations as people are drawn together by various …


Jimpster Is the David Lynch of Deep House in New Video "Crave"

If David Lynch ever directed a music video for a deep house track, it might look something like this. Set in a moody low-lit cabaret with a cast of …

House Music

When Did House Music Become So Cheeky? - Thump

This post ran originally on THUMP UK.<p>The nightclubs of the late-20th century, or at least the version of them we've constructed in our collective memory, always had a touch of the ecclesiastical about them. DJs were preachers, invoking ritualistic bliss with their sermons. The clubbers, the …

House Music

There’s Now an EDM DJ Filter on Snapchat - Thump

In the latest "this is what corporate America thinks of electronic music" news, Snapchat has released a new face-mapped "lens" that seems to turns you into an EDM DJ. Or fan—it's unclear, really. Either way, the EDM transformation comes complete with a sparkly hat worn to the side, a bad tan, and …


iZotope RX 6 promises “a level of audio repair that once seemed impossible”

<b>There was a time re-recording was the only solution if you had problems with the quality of your audio, but software such as iZotope’s RX has changed</b> …

Electronic Music

Tony Awards to Restore Sound Design Categories Next Season

The Tony Awards will bring back two awards for sound design next season, restoring categories that had been summarily dropped in 2014.<p>The move comes …

Tony Awards

Premiere: S.P.Y sounds the sirens on the aggressive 'Soldiers'

A slice of Brazilian magic is always expected whenever S.P.Y has new music on the way.<p>Carlos Lima's the man behind modern classics like 'By Your …


Knee Deep in Sound heads to Pacha Barcelona

Meteoric. The adjective that always goes with Hot Since 82 and his career. A term proportioned by the electronic industry as a whole, an unanimity …


If We Want to “Save Nightlife” We Have to Look Beyond House and Techno

Saving club culture doesn’t just mean protecting buildings.<p>Dance music, as a term, is reductive, unhelpful, ungainly, and largely unhelpful. You can dance to anything you like: bird song, arguments, the amorous cries of aroused dolphins, chirruping self-service machines in Spar, a Radio 4 …

Electronic Music

Fantastic Commodore 64 glitch-music-art demo in just 256 bytes

Lunus Sakesson's 256 byte Commodore 64 demo "A Mind Is Born" took first place at the Oldskool 4K Intro compo at the Revision 2017 digital art …


midiFILTr-PG Probability Gate MIDI Filter Effect For iOS

Developer <b>Arthur Kerns</b> shared this video demo for <b>midiFILTr-PG</b> – a Probability Gate MIDI effect that’s designed for <b>Audiobus 3</b>, but also usable with</b> …


From flop to fame: how the ridiculed Roland TR-808 came to define modern music

Ikutaro Kakehashi's Roland TR-808 drum machine created a turning point in the history of music<p>In 1982, Marvin Gaye found himself in the small Belgian …


Tycho brings the sun up over the desert in this week’s recommended mix

In concert, where Tycho expands into an instrumental rock trio with bassist Zac Brown -- no, not that one -- and drummer Rory O’Connor, there’s a …


Emotiva Announces Modular Monoblocks

Emotiva Audio has announced a new three-channel amplifier based on three of the company’s 600-watt balanced monoblock modules.<p>Originally referred to …


Mella Dee drops slammin' rave-techno on 'Music Controls You'

Launching his new label, Warehouse Music...<p>Mella Dee, aka Ryan Aitchison, returns this month with an EP of hard-hitting techno for his brand new …


BBC Radio Scotland - The Quay Sessions, British Sea Power

Episode Guide<p>Browse our collection of live sets, or search for Quay Sessions in your BBC iPlayer app<p>The Quay Sessions on BBC Radio Scotland<p>Tune in on Thurdays at 9pm. Find out how to get tickets.


[LISTEN] Nas Drops A New Song - Check Out "Systematic" with DJ Shadow

Nas & DJ Shadow “Systematic” Premiered On Zane Lowe’s Radio Show<p>After 10 albums and a couple collaborative projects, Nas is still relevant in the …


10 essential trance records - chosen by Bwana

<b>“It worked in ’91, it works now and it will probably work in 10 years.”</b><p>Last year, Nathan Micay aka Bwana reimagined Geinoh Yamashirogumi’s cult <i>Akira</i> …

Vinyl Records

Horse Meat Disco deliver disco nuggets on their DJ Mag podcast

The HMD crew drop a “cosmic mini break” ahead of Croatia’s Soundwave festival in July...<p>Horse Meat Disco have delivered an hour of Soundwave …


Review: DGTL 2017: Five key performances

At around 4 PM on Saturday, April 15th, I was ushered onto a packed ferry with a few hundred other 20-somethings making their way to DGTL Festival. …


Fehrplay kicks off new label "Mood Of Mind" with debut mix

Fehrplay’s new label <i>Mood Of Mind</i> will please those of us who love an odyssey through progressive house, techno, and everything else sandwiched in …

House Music

[VIDEO] Deadmau5 - I Can't Behave Myself (Ft. Neon Hitch)

Tracks on Deadmau5's 2010 release 4x4=12 are long, dancey and often mind-blowing. Today's Song of the Day however, a brand new track from one of this …


Newswire: Kraftwerk to release extensive multimedia documentary of its 3-D tour

Kraftwerk has spent the last few years touring its massive multimedia show 3-D the world over. But if you didn’t happen to make it to one of these legendary performances, or if you did and want to commemorate it properly, you’re in luck: The band will release an extensive audio-visual documentary …


Tell Focusrite how you make music and win £1500+ of music production tech!

Now, Focusrite wants to find out more about the way that you compose and create your tunes. What kind of gear do you use, and what inspires you? You …


My night with Eddie A (House Music final fantasy mix)

House Music

Smirnoff announce partnership with fabric as London leg of global, 3 year, multi-million pound, "Equalizing Music" initiative

On International Women’s Day 2017, in response to the shocking gender inequality across the electronic music industry, Smirnoff announced their …


CPU to release floppy disc of Commodore 64 music from Goto80

Police evacuated the London Fields venue in the early hours of April 17th.<p>"These parties are against our culture. We need to stop them immediately," …