Thriftworks Brings Weirdness & Depth To Northeast on 2015 Tour

On October 25, 2010, Jake Atlas posted a composition, “2 AM,” to his SoundCloud page. The two-minute track, a dusky piece of experimental electro-hop that opens Atlas’ self-released debut album Hermetic Thriftology, features dialogue from Li Mu Bai, a master swordsman depicted in the 2001 film “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.”     “A man's primary[...] Read more >>

AIM Electronic Music Festival Spotlights Art, Innovation, and Movement in Canada

Imagine three full days of non-stop house music in a campground setting right by a river: AIM Festival, just 45 minutes from Montreal, offers just that. AIM, which stands for Art, Innovation, and Movement, respectively, celebrates the convergence of all forms of art in a festival setting. Throughout three days, AIM provides 32 straight hours of music alongside activities[...] Read more >>

The New Deal Returns to the Jamband Scene in Spring 2015 Tour

Live music and the electronic scene converge this spring when theNEWDEAL returns for a 2015 tour. Formed in 1999 in Toronto, this jam band dips into multiple genres, including house, breakbeat, and even (ever-so-subtly) funk. Combining live instrumentation with electronic feel, theNEWDEAL covers every base, making their sound accessible but still[...] Read more >>

Blockhead Bells & Whistles Release Tour 2015

Born and bred in New York City, music producer Blockhead has been touring across the country since last month to promote his latest album “Bells and Whistles.” This project, released in November 2014, imbues nostalgic samples à-la Pretty Lights combined with a grungy hip-hop flair, putting Blockhead in a lane all his own. The man behind the music, Tony Simon, grew up[...] Read more >>

Toro y Moi Prepares To Kick Off 2015 Summer On Tour

Chaz Bundick, aka Toro y Moi, has always created music that dances along the cracks. As an indie rock specialist who’s helped pioneer the rise of chillwave music, Bundick is an expert at manipulating synthesizers to create airy, staticky summer jams. With the announcement of his new album, What For?, Toro y Moi announced a 26-stop super tour. After already performing both[...] Read more >>

CounterPoint Releases 2015 Lineup, Continues to Announce Additional Acts

CounterPoint Music and Arts Festival will be returning to beautiful Kingston Downs in 2015 for the event’s third year since its premiere in 2012. Taking place May 22nd to 24th in Rome, GA, CounterPoint will offer East Coast dwellers 18 and over a nice early date to kick off the festival season. The festival features art installments as well as musical acts, and emphasizes[...] Read more >>

Camp Bisco To Return In 2015, Drops Massive Phase 1 Lineup

Much to the disappointment of the East Coast, New York's Camp Bisco didn't return in 2014; what was once a staple of the Northeast festival circuit seemed to be no more. After almost a year of social media silence, Bisco made a splash earlier this week with the announcement that it will be moving to Montage Mountain in Scranton, PA. Now, without much warning, the festival's[...] Read more >>

South Korean “Light Barriers” Pushes the Boundaries of Performance Art

Mimi Son is a South Korean based artist with exhibitions that span across the globe including installations in Prague, Seoul, Barcelona, Hong Kong, Russia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. As a co-founder of the Kimchi and Chips art studio in Seoul, Son uses her studies in interactive storytelling and design to explore the concepts of imagined reality within the physical[...] Read more >>

Tipper, Benga Round Out Stellar Infrasound 2015 Lineup

Infrasound Festival 2015 unveiled their phase 2 lineup recently, with organizers reaching deep into the electronic cauldron to present an intriguing mix of funky livetronica, darkly hypnotic dubstep and cosmic trip hop. The four-day music and arts festival will be held at NCN Campground in Black River Falls, WI, from May 28th to 31st. The ins and outs of this year’s[...] Read more >>

Hakanaï — A Performance In Light and Movement

She stands, surrounded by four walls of light. As she stretches her arms upward, the light comes to life. The grid projection transforms, changing shape and scaling upward with her. She begins to dance, and as she does, light and motion are married, her dancing one with the environment. It’s a hypnotic, magical, and inspiring experience.     This is Hakanaï,[...] Read more >>

[WATCH] Moog Music: Old School American Manufacturing on a New Frontier of Sound

When asked what defines American musical instruments and sounds, it’s pretty fair to say many members of the electronic community are missing out. While companies like Gibson, Fender, and Zildjian have become household names of instrument manufacturers for fans across all categories of music, it’s time to familiarize yourself with Moog Music - the East Coast company that[...] Read more >>

Archnemesis Brings Electro Hip Hop Soul To The Northeast in 2015

With a diverse musical background including classical training on the cello, piano, bass, drums and guitar, South Carolina-based DJ and producer Archnemesis brings a soulful jolt of eccentricity to the electronic music world. His compositions and remixes bounce around the sonic spectrum, darting between styles while retaining momentum and pure, hip-twisting[...] Read more >>

[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 >>