Electronic Music

Command Station FAQ v2.03

<b>-Is there any way to initialize a Preset to its default settings?</b><p>No, but the very last Factory Preset (127:3 :default V1.0) in each Command Stations …

EDM

Listen to Hand Selected Gems from Madeon's EDM.com Spotify Takeover

French DJ sensation, <b>Madeon</b> took over our Spotify to create a totally jam worthy two-hour playlist.<p>This playlist is stocked full of feel good tunes …

EDM

Bastl’s Thyme is an advanced digital effect inspired by tape

What if you had an effect in hardware that acted like tape – with tape heads, adjustable speed, and so on? But what if that tape were … digital, …

EDM

When It Rains, It Pours

In the fall of 1951, Moses Asch was asked by the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) to create a soundtrack for their upcoming exhibit, <i>Men of</i> …

Smithsonian

Your EDM Interview: DC Breaks on Their First LP Release on RAM, “Different Breed”

DC Breaks are comprised of Dan Havers and Chris Page, the “D” and “C” in the duo’s name. The two started making tracks together in 2005 and signed to …

Drum And Bass

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 …

EDM

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 …

Festivals

Friday Night Spotlight: The Dark and Mysterious World of Rezz

What can you expect at a <b>REZZ</b> set?<p>You’ll first see the glow from the young Canadian producer’s LED goggles; her illuminated circular frames tucked …

EDM

Novation Circuit Mono Station Hands-On demo

This video, via -CALC-, captures a quick hands-on demo of the new Novation Circuit Mono Station.<p>Here’s what -CALC- has to say about it:<p>A short test …

EDM

A Mind is Born: computer demo, with pumping soundtrack, in only 256 bytes of code

You've seen 64kb demoscene productions. Hell, even 4kb is enough to generate a stunning seemingly-impossible variety of scenes. But Linus Akesson's …

Drum And Bass

ZHU’s Chilling Gorillaz Remix Will Send You Straight Into A Trance [LISTEN]

<b>ZHU</b> puts a chilling spin on a new <b>Gorillaz</b> track, “Andromeda,” for the band’s upcoming <i>Humanz</i> LP expected April 28th.<p>Layers of edited vocals, eerie …

EDM

Premiere: Decka brings hard, hissing techno with ‘Xempa’

Decka is a name we’ve been championing for a while.<p>Building his profile up from his native Bristol to Berlin, home of the SPE:C label with which he's …

Techno

The New Gorillaz Album is a House-Influenced, “Dark Party Record” About Trump - Thump

Damon Albarn calls the new Gorillaz album, <i>Humanz</i> (set to drop April 28) a "really dark party record," in a new interview with the <i>New York Times</i>.<p>Albert told the newspaper when he starts a record, he imagines what the world is going to look like when it is released.<p>"So I just sort of imagined, what …

EDM

Listen to Nas and DJ Shadow’s new collaboration ‘Systematic’

<b>With co-production from DJ Snake.</b>Nas and DJ Shadow have teamed up to record a new track for HBO show <i>Silicon Valley</i>.The song will feature on the …

EDM

Arturia Intros Black Edition KeyStep, BeatStep & BeatStep Pro Sequencer Controllers

This slideshow requires JavaScript.<p>At Superbooth 17, <b>Arturia</b> has introduced the “Black Edition” <b>KeyStep</b>, <b>BeatStep</b>, and <b>BeatStep Pro</b> sequencer-controllers.<p>…

EDM

Kraftwerk Announce Massive '3-D The Catalogue' Live Box Set

Kraftwerk will document their stunning series of full-album performances in the German electronic music pioneers' <i>3-D The Catalogue</i>.<p>The audio/video …

EDM

Surface Noise

In an excerpt from his book The New Analog, Damon Krukowski looks at the aesthetics of noise in analog music—and what we’ve lost in the transition to digital recordings.<p>My favorite records sound the worst, because I’ve played them the most. Each time a needle runs around an LP, it digs a little …

Vinyl Records

Perc: ‘UB40 are back on my radar’

The London-based techno powerhouse empties the contents of his psychic record bag, from Aphex Twin to Cilla Black<p><b>The track I wish I’d signed to my label</b><br>Aphex Twin: <b>Metapharstic</b><p>Anything from Aphex would be a dream, but this track and his remixes of Mescalinum United would fit Perc Trax perfectly.<p><b>The</b> …

EDM

Lehar brings the sound of Diynamic to Night Rumours 40

<i>Find them at basement nights and warehouse one-offs reaching from New York to Montreal and overseas Berlin, a collective of connoisseuring clubbers.</i> …

Music

Eats Everything Wishes Record Store Day Was "Less Contrived" - Thump

Ten years later, Record Store Day inspires more confusion, love and anger than nearly any other day celebrating music.<p>Just ask Eats Everything.<p>The prolific DJ and producer took to his Twitter to examine the event in its current state.<p>"I think it's great that people want to own music physically mind …

EDM

Skrillex Supplies Explanation for Run In with the Law

If you are a fan of dance music, and haven't been living under a rock this week, you've caught the news that electronic superstar <b>Skrillex</b> had a run …

EDM

Sasha and Digweed: Through the years

The duo have spent over a decade DJing side by side

Music

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 …

EDM

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.

EDM

Zhu’s Official Remix of ‘Andromeda’ by Gorillaz has Arrived

It’s only 1 week until Gorillaz release their highly anticipated <i>Humanz</i> album and things are really starting to heat up. Yesterday they unveiled an …

EDM

The Orb have ravers dancing in the aisles at the Royal Festival Hall – review

There was more than one marathon in London this weekend. Friday night saw an ambient techno endurance event at the Royal Festival Hall. And if four hours of The Orb and friends’ samples and spaced-out electronica left some people feeling wobbly legged, it left others – this reviewer included – …

Music

Brooklyn Queen Drops Newest Dance Hit “Beat The Baby” [Audio]

Detroit’s multi-talented Brooklyn Queen is making waves with her viral dance hits, and her newest single “Beat The Baby” is no exception. Produced by …

[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 …

Music

EDM's Freshest Tracks Of The Week, April 21st 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 …

EDM

Serato Sample plug-in revealed; incorporates Kiwi DJ mavens' Pitch 'n' Time tech

<b>DJ software specialist Serato has announced Serato Sample, a sampling plug-in that aims to bring the speed and ease of typical DJ workflows to</b> …

EDM