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How to Dance Like Michael Jackson: Nail Your Shoes to the Floor

It’s the half-day before Memorial Day weekend, so we’re writing up scientific studies of pop culture phenomena! In the music video for Smooth Criminal, Michael Jackson and four backup dancers used cables and harnesses to lean a full 45 degrees, a move that’s physically impossible for an unsupported human body. But…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Break Through a Creative Block

Whether you like to draw, paint, write, choreograph, or play music, you’re probably familiar with the creative block, where you just can’t seem to do anything despite your motivation. To escape that rut, try doing what you do best, only terribly.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Legion’s Psychic Interpretive Dance Battles Are One of Its Most Brilliant Ideas

Interpretive dance, much like slam poetry, is a polarizing art form that people either passionately love or vehemently hate. If you’re someone who falls into the latter camp, then Legion might actually be what convinces you to change your mind. Dance has been a core part of Legion since the very first episode, but it…Read […]

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Exclusive Premiere: West Coast Massive – ‘Until We Die Young’

Alex Bandes & Steven Girardi of West Coast Massive met at a college party in Virginia during the Spring of 2015. After knowing each other for just a week, they decided to move in together for the summer and spend all their time producing music. It’s a good thing that they did: ‘Until We Die […]

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Martin Garrix and Justin Bieber have two unreleased collaborations in the works

Two of pop music’s most world renowned artists, Martin Garrix and Justin Bieber, have pending collaborations waiting to be released. According to @themartingarrixhub, an Instagram fan account dedicated to the Dutch superstar, Garrix and Bieber have two and possibly more tracks produced. In an interview with RTL last year, Garrix shared,“We have lots of ideas but if […]

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Arizona’s Goldrush Festival brings big beats to the wild wild west [Review + Recap Video]

Phoenix, Arizona is quickly becoming one of the nation’s hottest music festival destinations, drawing an increasing number of top-tier artists and events to the Valley of the Sun year after year. This year was perhaps Phoenix’s biggest yet, hosting events like the debut installment of Lost Lake Festival and Hundred Waters‘ annual FORM at Arcosanti, […]

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Did your favorite make the cut? Spotify releases its ‘Best of 2017’ Dance/Electronic playlist [Stream]

As Spotify shares its end of year charts, underscoring 2017’s dominant artists, albums, songs, and more, the streaming giant has likewise highlighted the year’s prominent productions in the dance electronic sphere via its Best of 2017 playlist. The 100-track compilation acknowledges many of the high powered anthems that proved to be prevalent over the course […]

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Bassnectar, Halsey, Arcade Fire top Okeechobee’s massive 2018 lineup

2018’s festival circuit is already heating up, with Florida’s Okeechobee Music + Arts Festival dropping off a well-rounded lineup teeming with talent to jump start the spring season from March 1 – 4. Now, in its third year, Okeechobee is boasting perhaps its biggest lineup yet, led by Halsey, Arcade Fire, Travis Scott, with Bassnectar returning to […]

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Tep No – Toluca Lake

In a rapidly stagnating and increasingly shallow EDM industry, Canadian producer Tep No is a breath of fresh air. The Ultra Music signee has carved out a niche for himself with his intriguing style of electronic music — one that combines his own vocals with live instruments, to create a truly unique sound. This refreshing take […]

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Tep No – Toluca Lake

In a rapidly stagnating and increasingly shallow EDM industry, Canadian producer Tep No is a breath of fresh air. The Ultra Music signee has carved out a niche for himself with his intriguing style of electronic music — one that combines his own vocals with live instruments, to create a truly unique sound. This refreshing take […]

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Afrojack and VASSY release new collaboration ‘Lost’ featuring Oliver Rosa

Afrojack shows off his considerable chops  with a new collaboration with VASSY. “Lost” truly showcases Afrojack’s ability to adapt his sound and music to the evolving music industry. While there is still an essence of the recognizable Afrojack sound, this track moves in a fresh direction.Not only does “Lost” feature irresistible piano melodies, but VASSY’s fiery vocals give the […]

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GoldFish masterfully combine Jazz and Electronic music in fifth studio album ‘Late Night People’ [Album Review + Interview]

South African duo Dominic Peters and David Poole, who together comprise the production group GoldFish, have released their fifth studio album titled Late Night People. GoldFish are known for their distinctive style which combines dance music with elements of jazz and African. Late Night People does not disappoint with its varied collection of tracks, with some leaning […]

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Electronic music community comes together in aftermath of Las Vegas mass shooting

In the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in US history, the dance music community has come together in an effort to combat the hatred and evil associated with an act of this tragic degree. Acts on concert spaces signify a threat to community and love, which, in an increasingly lonely and isolated world, is a threat to […]

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FTampa blends pop and dance music in latest release, ‘Light Me Up’

Brazilian dance sensation FTampa has masterfully combined pop and electronic music in his latest release, “Light Me Up.” FTampa, otherwise known as Felipe Ramos, was the first Brazilian DJ to play on the main stage of Tomorrowland in Belgium thanks to his extensive list of hits, and “Light Me Up” is sure to be another strong addition. […]

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Bust a Move on Your Lunch Break With This ‘90s-Inspired Dance Workout

Sometimes a lunch break workout is the right time for a careful practice of handstanding or one foot balancing. But if you have the space and some willing co-workers, why not crank up “Push It” in the break room and take five minutes for a dance party? Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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MOONZz Shimmers With “Home” Produced by SACHI

Coming off the success of her first single of 2017, “Navigator”, MOONZz returns with a beautiful poolside flip of her single “Navigator.” This latest release was influenced by MOONZz’ desire to to frame the lyrics she wrote with different a production aesthetic, and comes with a more playful, lighthearted vibe. New Zealand based producers SACHI […]

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A Whirlwind Dance Tour Of Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood

Now that our Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood review is up, there are only four things left to do. Beat the final boss battle and dance, dance, dance. YouTube video creator Denmo has those last three covered with an outstanding musical journey through the expansion. Mind the spoilers. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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A Whirlwind Dance Tour Of Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood

Now that our Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood review is up, there are only four things left to do. Beat the final boss battle and dance, dance, dance. YouTube video creator Denmo has those last three covered with an outstanding musical journey through the expansion. Mind the spoilers. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Zedd releases summer anthem ‘Get Low’ with vocals by Liam Payne

Tropical meets pop meets dance in Zedd’s latest song “Get Low” featuring the vocal stylings Liam Payne. The upbeat track is another surefire hit to add to Zedd’s collection of pop collaborations gone right. Payne’s vocals carry the song, and the drop is fitting for club play or as background music in a retail store. Zedd spoke […]

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Colby J drops a history lesson with funky new ‘Disco Demolition’ mixtape

Disco sucks. Or does it? Ask emerging Los Angeles-based selector Colby J., and you might find yourself in for a much-needed house history lesson.Embracing the sonic sensibilities of the seventies and eighties, Colby J. offers up a flawless, ultra-funky hour-long mix cleverly titled “Disco Demolition” as his first major solo project since his former group, The Interns’, recent disbandment. […]

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