On Thursday, I had the pleasure of catching one of my favorite acts play at Kingdom in Austin. Delta Heavy is a UK based duo who trade in drum and bass and dubstep. After years of touring, they put out their debut LP, Paradise Lost, on RAM Records last year.
A VIP mix is a special edit of a song made to be played as part of a DJ set. VIP stands for “Very Important Person,” meaning it has been designed for DJs, not fans.
In Episode 3 of the EDMist Podcast, host J.T. Fales talks with music critic Matt Bessey about the big stories of 2015, and looks ahead to where EDM will go in 2016.
A compilation of the five can’t-miss artist albums released by electronic heavyweights and newcomers in 2015.
Your EDM discussion group The EDMist Podcast is an EDM talk show and discussion group covering the most exciting news in dance music from the fans’ perspectives. Subscribe on Soundcloud or iTunes. The EDMist Podcast 05: EDM Podcasts Collide! feat. Tony N In Episode 5, I interview Tony N, host of The EDM Talk Show. It was fun … Continue reading Podcast
On Friday night, Madeon kicked off his Adventure Tour with a highly-anticipated show at the Warfield in San Francisco, with SF natives The M Machine joining him as openers. In fact, there was so much pre-show buzz that the venue was moved from the Regency Ballroom to the Warfield in order to meet demand, according to the promoters. It was an interesting change, … Continue reading Show Review: Madeon’s Adventure Tour Debut at the Warfield
As I continue to work my way through the feast of sets from Ultra 2015, in preparation for the summer festival season, I turned this week to Andrew Bayer’s performance at the ASOT stage. While I feel that Bayer’s recent club tracks sound largely the same, and was underwhelmed with his Do Androids Dream EP, I have to say his music really came alive in this expertly crafted Ultra set.
In the dance music world, B2B or b2b indicates that two DJs will be performing onstage at the same time. This is indicated on lineups as “[DJ 1] b2b [DJ 2].” B2b is shorthand for “back-to-back,” so “Skrillex b2b Diplo” can be read as “Skrillex back to back with Diplo.”
Song Review: Matt Lange Nails Remix of NIN’s “Discipline” [Free Download] Matt Lange has released a dark, downtempo, and altogether incredible remix of Nine Inch Nails‘s “Discipline.” If you’re a fan of NIN, and Lange’s signature broody, moody production style, this is something you can’t miss. Luckily for you, it’s a free download from his Soundcloud page. Listen … Continue reading Music
This week, we were graced with many of the livesets from Ultra 2015. I look forward to listening to many of them over the next few weeks. Of the ones I’ve listened to so far, I highly recommend Eric Prydz’s.