[INTERVIEW] Seven Lions Opens Up, Talks Inspiration And The “Deeper” Set

Jeff Montalvo, better known by his stage name Seven Lions, is one of the most down-to-earth acts I’ve ever met. How do I know this? I was lucky enough to sit down with him and pick his brain. I found out some interesting information about Jeff’s philosophy on music composition, as well as his personal musical influences and opinions of electronic music.  SEVEN[...] Read more >>

Legendary Boston After Hours Nightclub To Close Doors After 15 Years

As many New Englanders know, once bars and clubs shut their doors at 2am, there's not much to do in Boston - unless you go to Rise, the city's very own after hours club. Located only a few blocks from Boston Common, Rise has been letting anyone 18+ dance until dawn since opening the doors in 1998. With such a long history, it's no surprise that numerous giants have graced[...] Read more >>

Seven Lions Mesmerizes with Throes of Winter Tour

Seven Lions has launched the first phase of a nationwide tour in support of his new EP, Throes of Winter. Warmly regarded as one of the best melodic dubstep producers today, 28-year-old Jeff Montalvo has upgraded his live show once again with brooding, yet euphoric melodies that touch the soul.     The new material, especially “December” featuring Davey[...] Read more >>

[WATCH] Artist Beeple Sees No Line Between Sight and Sound

  Mike Winkelmann, better known as Beeple, has a very different approach to art than most. Known for his self-described “cinema 4d projects,” the Neenah, Wisconsin-based visual artist takes a unique, synesthetic approach to production, meshing visuals with sonics to fantastic effect. This goes far beyond basic visualizations, though. Winkelmann’s aim is for[...] Read more >>

Best-of-All Festivals, Bestival, Brings An Assortment of Great Talent to Canada in 2015

Coming in hot from the UK and landing in the Islands of Toronto, Canada is Rob Da Bank’s festival brainchild: Bestival. Thanks to teaming up with Embrace and SFX Entertainment, one of the UK’s greatest festivals journeying over to North America. Make sure to add June 12th to 15th to your calendars so you don't miss out. In its inaugural journey across the Atlantic, the[...] Read more >>

Envision Festival 2015: Review

“Today is the best day of my life, and tomorrow, and the next day. Music is what binds us together. We are all here to forgive and to love.” These were the words that Random Rab uttered during his magical sunrise set at Envision Festival 2015. While dancing to his melodic and cheerful beats, I had to take a moment for a deep breath and reflection. Taking a much-needed[...] Read more >>

Eclectic What The Festival Announces 2015 Lineup

The West Coast is a breeding ground for a wealth of different creative arts gatherings. Numerous multidisciplinary festivals focus on being a hub for fans of “Music and…”: Music and Art, Music and Culture, Music and Technology, Music and whatever. Attendees flock to these festivals for a chance to immerse themselves in a sensory experience that allows them to learn and[...] Read more >>

Euphoria Music Festival Announces Stellar 2015 Lineup

Euphoria Music and Camping Festival is back for the fourth straight year, descending upon Carson Creek Ranch in Austin, TX. From April 10th to 12th, the eager festie kids of America will journey from all across the country to enjoy one of the season’s first and most anticipated events. This year’s lineup borders on legendary caliber, featuring all-stars from electronica,[...] Read more >>

The ‘New’ Kill Paris And His Funky Intergalactic 2015 Tour

Kill Paris, the pioneer of ‘funk bass’, is debuting his new album Galaxies Between Us alongside a hefty set of tour dates across North America. The producer plans to drop his new record in mid-April as the first release under his newly founded label Sexy Electric; graduating from his prior position on Skrillex’s OSWLA label. The Colorado-based DJ already dropped the[...] Read more >>

Prepare for 72 Hours of Sun-Lit Madness at 2015’s Secret Solstice Festival

In some areas close to the arctic circle, the sun does not set for days around the time of the summer solstice. Add to that the fact that there exists a music festival which capitalizes on mother nature’s gift to the north and Iceland becomes a great summer festival option. Secret Solstice takes place in the beautiful Reykjavik, Iceland from June 19th to 21st, and boasts[...] Read more >>

Movement Music Festival 2015 Announces Phase 2 Lineup

Paxahau Events has released the phase two lineup for Movement Music Festival 2015, adding 67 new artists to the three-day event. Maceo Plex, Brodinski, Hudson Mohawke, Method Man and Squarepusher bolster a house- and techno-heavy roster that showcases Detroit’s place in electronic music history. Juan Atkins, widely credited as the originator of Detroit techno music, will[...] Read more >>

Clark and Nosaj Thing Set to Take on North America For 2015 Tour

  Clark and Nosaj Thing are taking their smooth electronic beats on tour as they venture across North America in late winter 2015.  Each artist has had great individual success, but each has come together on the common ground of smooth, laid back drum tracks crowds will vibe to. While one may be accustomed to hearing Nosaj Thing, born Jason Chung, featured on rap tracks by[...] Read more >>

EDC New York Announces 2015 Lineup

The Electric Daisy Carnival is one of the most recognizable brands in the music festival scene. Beginning in 2008 as a single day event in southern California, the festival’s popularity grew quickly skyrocketing the festival’s producer, Insomniac, into the behemoth it is today. It wasn’t long before the EDC name became an international franchise, with multiple events[...] Read more >>

Break Science Ready to Break Out New Material on Northeast Tour

This April, Pretty Lights Music signees Break Science are heading out on a brief Northeast tour before digging their teeth into festival season. The Brooklyn duo, made up of DJ Borahm Lee and in-demand drummer Adam Deitch, has long exemplified their label’s signature sound, matching intelligent, jam-y bass lines with hyphy synths for an enormously groovy result. Having[...] Read more >>

[INTERVIEW] Kidnap Kid Talks Growing Up In “UK” Clubs and Modern Club Culture

As American club life evolves, so do the artists who keep it alive. One of the most exciting and talented rising stars from the United Kingdom who is slowly becoming an integral part of the evolving dance machine is Kidnap Kid, born Matt Relton. Currently signed to Black Butter Records alongside acts like Rudimental, Clean Bandit, and Gorgon City, Relton is playing a crucial[...] Read more >>