Steve's obsession with music began when he was 16; he saw his then-favorite band, Metallica, play the TD Garden in Boston. His musical tastes have broadened since then, but he is still chasing that feeling of excitement & unity he felt at his first show. His introduction to the dance music came when friends brought him to a Bassnectar show, and he hasn't looked back since. When Steve heard MASS EDMC were looking for writers, he jumped at the chance to get more involved. Writing for MASS EDMC has given Steve a rare opportunity to combine two of his passions: writing & live music.

Recent Posts By: Steve Cahill

Dodge & Fuski and Barely Alive Unite for Summer Tour

Bass music duo Dodge & Fuski have announced a late summer tour of the Northeast. Aside from a few spot dates and festival appearances, they’ve been spending much of the last few months in the studio working on new material. Their latest release is called “Big Riddim Monsta”, and is a collaboration with fellow bass artist 12th Planet. The hard-hitting dubstep track hit[...] Read more >>

Mad Decent Block Party Returns In 2015 With Massive Lineup

The Mad Decent Block Party has changed a lot since it began in 2008. Originally a small label showcase in Mad Decent’s hometown of Philadelphia, it has since evolved into its own traveling festival with a lineup packed with members of the Mad Decent family and their friends. This summer, MDBP returns to the Northeast, featuring some of the biggest names from the label with it. Fans[...] Read more >>

12th Planet and LOUDPVCK Takeover the Northeast on Bassrush Tour 2015

Following the release of their 12PVCK collaborative mixtape, 12th Planet and Loudpvck are hitting the road on a co-headlining tour. The tour comes just as spring is heating up into summer and both acts prepare to play the major festival circuit. The 12PVCK project is a perfect mixture of both artists’ high-energy and hard-hitting styles and is a must for dubstep and trap fans. Since[...] Read more >>

Bass Coast Festival 2015 Puts Focus on Upcoming Talent

For the last seven years, Bass Coast Music Festival has provided a platform for rising talent in the world of bass music. Taking place July 10th to 13th in Merritt, British Columbia, Bass Coast features an intimate atmosphere that puts equal focus on music and art installations. In an effort to keep the festival true to its roots and original vision, venue capacity has been limited to[...] 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 yearly in[...] Read more >>

Downlink and Dieselboy Bring Blood, Sweat, and Bass to the Northeast in Winter 2015

Last year, bass music enthusiasts were treated to a special run of shows featuring back to back sets from two of the genre’s biggest artists: Downlink and Dieselboy. Both producers are well established in the worlds of dubstep and drum and bass, and both have built reputations for delivering electric live performances. Their initial tour together was well received by fans[...] Read more >>

Wakarusa Festival Reveals Complete 2015 Lineup

For the last twelve years, Wakarusa Music Festival has been one of the biggest names in the summer festival scene amongst fans of jam bands and electronic music alike. Taking place on Mullberry Mountain in Ozark, Arkansas, the festival spans four days from June 4th to 7th and features six stages and over 150 different acts on its massive lineup. The team behind Wakarusa has[...] Read more >>

Dirtyphonics Announce 2015 ‘Write Your Future’ Tour

French dubstep trio Dirtyphonics spent 2014 building momentum. Despite losing a founding member early in the year, the group continued to tour heavily alongside Excision on his Executioner tour. They spent the rest of the year in the studio working on their new EP. Titled Write Your Future, it’s set to drop February 17 on Dim Mak Records. The first single, “Power Now”, is a[...] Read more >>

GTA and TJR Team Up for 2015 Winter Tour

2014 was a year of major growth for Miami duo GTA. Their “Death to Genres Tour” featured a string of sold out shows that saw the duo experiment outside of their trap comfort zone by incorporating genres like hard house and moombahton into their sets. The tour also solidified their reputation for showmanship and ability to bring plenty of energy to their live shows. They plan[...] Read more >>

Excision Announces Executioner Tour for Spring 2015

As one of the biggest names in dubstep, Excision has been steadily pushing the envelope of what bass music fans can expect from a show’s production and sound design. In 2013, the Canadian producer unveiled his massive “Executioner” stage setup, which featured 100,000 watts of pounding bass blasting through stacks of speakers. The setup was well received by fans, so last year[...] Read more >>

[GIVEAWAY] Mysteryland USA Returns to Woodstock Grounds in 2015

Last year, ID&T brought their electronic music festival Mysteryland to the US for the first time. The American debut proved to be a giant success, enough so that Mysteryland will be returning to Bethel Woods, New York from May 22nd to 25th. An official lineup hasn’t been released yet, but a list of curators for the festival is out[...] Read more >>

Snowglobe Festival Heats Up Lake Tahoe For New Year’s Eve 2015

The summer festival season is still six months away, but at least we’re halfway there, right? Thankfully, dance music fans have the luxury of choosing from a massive selection of New Year’s Eve parties to tide us over through the winter. Snowglobe Festival is one of these options, offering a three-day festival experience set against the snowy mountain backdrop of Lake Tahoe.[...] Read more >>

[GIVEAWAY] Carnage Announces Parental Advisory Tour for Fall 2014

Following a successful summer headlining some of the biggest festivals around the world, Carnage has announced his own headlining tour dates for the fall season. The “Chipotle Gang” leader has promised to debut new material on the upcoming 'Parental Advisory' tour in an effort to build anticipation for his first full-length album. Most know Carnage thanks to the festival trap[...] Read more >>

The Floozies Get Back On It for 2014 Fall Tour

Kansas City natives The Floozies have enjoyed a successful summer playing sets at major festivals like Summer Camp, The Hudson Project, and Electric Forest. Now that the season is entering its last few weeks, the duo has announced their own headlining fall tour dates. Made up of brothers Mark and Matt Hill, The Floozies’ sound draws from a wide array of influences. Combining funky[...] Read more >>

Bella Terra Festival Continues to Grow in 2014

New York’s Bella Terra Festival is another addition to a growing number of music festivals that seeks to deliver an experience that delves beyond the typical weekend of live music. In addition to a diverse line-up of artists both well-known and local, the festival also hosts a variety of workshops and seminars focused on healthy living and learning new skills and exercises. The[...] Read more >>

Summer Camp Music Festival 2014: Review

Since its inaugural year in 2001, Summer Camp Music Festival has become something of a mecca for jam band fans all over the world. The three-day camping festival has grown considerably over the last 13 years, most evident in its lineup, which now incorporates a variety of EDM and hybrid acts to reach a wider audience. It was these new additions to the lineup that drew my attention to[...] Read more >>

(GIVEAWAY) Farm Fest Returns to New Jersey for Second Year

There are many different types of festivals that attendees can opt to go to this summer, ranging from urban to camping and beyond; it can be tough to narrow down the selection without taking into consideration what the festival provides beyond musical entertainment. Future of Artistic and Revolutionary Minds Festival, commonly known as Farm Fest, offers attendees a plenitude of[...] Read more >>

(GIVEAWAY) Great North Music Festival Announces Initial Lineup

After a strong debut last September, Great North Music and Arts Festival has announced its return to Norridgewock, Maine. Set to take place the weekend of September 19th to 21st, Great North serves as a nice wrap-up to the season as the weather begins to cool down in the northeast. In addition to a varied lineup of bands and DJs, the festival also features live painting by respected[...] Read more >>

Lightning in a Bottle Announces 2014 Lineup

As Memorial Day Weekend draws closer and closer, festival line-up announcements have been coming in droves. A few short weeks after releasing initial information about this year’s festival, Lightning in a Bottle has announced their 2014 artist lineup. The lineup is rich with both major headliners and up-and-coming talent, providing plenty of variety for newcomers and festival[...] Read more >>

Size Records Celebrates Ten-Year Anniversary With Massive 2014 Tour

Since being founded by Steve Angello in 2003, Size Records have become one of the most prolific record labels in the dance music industry. The label has released hundreds of tracks in the past ten years, and, as of 2012, has expanded to festival level thanks to Size in the Park. Taking place in New York’s Central Park, 2013’s festival featured a two day showcase of Size’s most[...] Read more >>

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