Archive | EDM

Virtual Self & the State of Electronic Music: Keeping art authentic in the face of a swallowed up culture

Porter Robinson is either a tortured soul, or the “tortured artist” personae is one that works to his favor. His love of electronic music and simultaneous disdain for “EDM” culture is a complicated and genuine struggle, much like his highly self-critical relationship with his own music. But there’s something authentic and thoughtful in the way Robinson goes […]

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Post vs Pop: the growing divide within EDM

2017 marked a tumultuous year in EDM’s history. With artists like Kygo, Martin Garrix, DJ Snake, and The Chainsmokers all enjoying streaming counts ascending into the hundred millions — some even reaching one billion — the genre has never reached such ubiquitous popularity. But as it continues to evolve, it’s evident that growing factions within it have become increasingly entrenched, and […]

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Illenium teases VIP mix of Kaskade’s ‘Disarm You’

Illenium‘s breakout arguably career occurred when the Denver-based melodic producer was named winner of Kaskade‘s “Disarm You” remix competition. Fast forward three years, and Nick Miller continues to rise to domination on the festival circuit — most recently bringing his Awake Tour to Dallas’ Lights All Night and San Diego’s OMFG! New Year’s Eve Festival.While in Southern California, […]

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What will Coachella’s EDM programming look like this year?

 1What will Coachella's EDM programming look like this year?Coachella‘s status as a music festival has grown into become larger than life since its humble, European-inspired beginnings in 1999, and their yearly lineup is both a cultural statement regarding the current state of music and a presage to future trends.The behemoth brand has always integrated electronic […]

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New device from Pioneer set to better distribute royalties to artists

SOCAN, the Society of Composers, Authors, and Music Publishers of Canada, have teamed with Pioneer to better track what is being played in clubs and venues across the country and, in turn, better distribute royalties to the proper artists.Dubbed KUVO, the device plugs directly into the performer’s mixing board and collects the metadata from the tracks […]

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New device from Pioneer set to better distribute royalties to artists

SOCAN, the Society of Composers, Authors, and Music Publishers of Canada, have teamed with Pioneer to better track what is being played in clubs and venues across the country and, in turn, better distribute royalties to the proper artists.Dubbed KUVO, the device plugs directly into the performer’s mixing board and collects the metadata from the tracks […]

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Win Tickets To Haunted Fest Ft. Hardwell, Above & Beyond, Waka Flocka, Cash Cash, Yellow Claw & More!

Prime Social Group is at it again, bringing Haunted Fest on Halloween weekend, this year to FOUR cities, Columbus and Pittsburgh on October 27th and Indianapolis on the 28th. This year they’re featuring the talents of Hardwell, Above & Beyond, Waka Flocka, Yellow Claw, Cash Cash, Bad Royale, Vanic and more. And guess what?! You […]

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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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New Music Friday Ft. Skrillex, Kendrick Lamar, DJ Snake, Macklemore, Kygo, Young Thug, Carnage, Illenium, Krewella

Stacked week, kicking things off with Skrillex’s remix of Kendrick Lamar’s “HUMBLE.” followed by new music from Macklemore, Kygo, Young Thug & Carnage, Illenium, Krewella with Yellow Claw and Chance The Rapper’s brother Taylor Bennett, The Killers, Ty Dolla $ign, Fergie and tons more. Continue Reading at http://fistintheair.com

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G Jones & EPROM release new genre-bending bass single from their forthcoming EP

Emerging from the resurgence of “underground” bass music are two producers — G Jones and EPROM, respectively — who carry a similar artistic ethos and musical directionality. In the spirit of collaboration, the two have joined forces ywt again on a brand new genre-bending single titled “Hysteria.”The track comes as a high-intensity, experimentally-driven bass gem that takes frantic twists […]

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New Music Friday Ft. U2, Kygo, Post Malone, Gucci Mane, The Weeknd, Illenium, Lil Dicky, Galantis, Lorde, Kasum

This week’s New Music Friday comes at you sitting in a coffee shop in New York City so you know it’s going to be curated to the max. We’ve got 55 fresh tunes for you this week spanning just about every genre you can think of. Enjoy fam! P.S. FITA isn’t dead, we’re just working […]

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