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

Clockwork’s Spring Tour to Sweep the Northeast

Multi-faceted producer Henry Steinway, better known as Clockwork, spent much of 2013 touring as his trap-producing alter-ego RL Grime, but that is about to change as a slew of tour dates have just been announced. Steinway could easily be labeled a workaholic - he has found time to crank out releases under both aliases despite heavily touring non-stop for the last year. Released in[...] Read more >>

Seven Lions Brings Worlds Apart Tour to Northeast

Since capturing the attention of OWSLA Record label head Skrillex in 2012, Seven Lions has quickly found his way into the libraries of EDM fans around the world. Having spent 2013 touring with Porter Robinson, Krewella, and Candyland, he’s now ready to begin phase one of his spring headlining tour. The tour will be sweeping through clubs in the northeast in late March and[...] Read more >>

GTA and What So Not Spring Tour Declares Death To Genres

Though their sound has a heavy hip-hop influence, Miami duo GTA have always been resistant to genre labels and boundaries. Though they’re perhaps most well-known for their trap remixes of hip-hop songs by Jay-Z, Trinidad James, and Waka Flocka Flame, GTA isn't afraid of venturing out of their comfort zones and trying their hands at remixing everything from house tracks[...] Read more >>

Digitalism’s North American 2014 DJ Tour The Last Before Hiatus

On January 21st, German electro-house duo Digitalism announced via their Soundcloud page that they were in the midst of a massive creative burst that would send them into something of a hibernation into their studio bunker - yes, you read that right, they record in a converted WWII bunker in Hamburg - for most of 2014. The duo, comprised of Jens “Jence” Moelle and Ismail[...] Read more >>

Lightning in a Bottle Returns for Memorial Day Weekend 2014

The Do LaB’s Lightning in a Bottle Festival began all the way back in 2000 as a private birthday celebration and has evolved throughout the years to become a major festival taking place each year at bigger and bigger venues throughout Southern California. Now, the festival has finally announced its 2014 dates and venue location. It’s set to take place Memorial Day weekend from May[...] Read more >>

Governor’s Ball Returns to Randall’s Island in 2014

Last year’s Governor’s Ball Music Festival didn’t come without its share of hiccups. The first day of the three-day event was marred by torrential rain showers that turned the festival grounds into a muddy mess, leaving attendees to trudge through up to ten inches of sludge as they made their way from stage to stage. The weather only got worse as the night came, and[...] Read more >>

Camo & Krooked’s Zeitgeist Tour Promises Energetic Fun

The drum and bass duo Camo & Krooked are once again hitting the road with their recently announced Zeitgeist Tour to support their album of the same name. Though they’ve been building a steady buzz in the DnB scene (they took home the Best Producer and Best Album awards at the 2013 Drum and Bass Arena Awards), the duo’s new album draws inspiration from a variety of[...] Read more >>

Zebbler Brings Innovative Visuals to First Night Boston 2014

When planning the city’s annual “First Night” New Year’s celebration, now-former Boston mayor Tom Menino wanted to do something different. He reached out to visual effects artist Peter Berdovsky, known professionally as Zebbler, to create a unique visual presentation to celebrate the New Year and the city of Boston itself. Projected directly onto the side of the Boston[...] Read more >>

Hotel-Based Winter Warmer Festival Expands To Denver in 2014

  After four successful runs in its native Wisconsin, the Winter Warmer Festival has just announced its expansion into Denver, Colorado. Set to run the weekend of February 14th to 16th, the Denver incarnation of the festival features a different line-up from its Madison, Wisconsin counterpart, which is set to kick off the weekend of January 31st to February 1st. What’s unique[...] Read more >>

.:Therapy Nightclub in Providence Brings The Heat This Winter

After being bid a fond farewell in 2011, Providence’s Therapy Nightclub recently reopened with a weekend-long celebration at a new location in January 2014. The weekend featured performances by Aly & Fila and Alex Metric and Destructo. Anyone who had been to the former Therapy Nightclub will tell you it was a staple of New England nightlife, and its closing definitely[...] Read more >>

Infected Mushroom 2014 Tour Brings Big Balls To The Northeast (Again)

Israeli psytrance duo Infected Mushroom have announced their 2014 winter tour dates. Since their inception in 1996, Infected Mushroom have been known for experimenting with their live setup, ranging from doing traditional DJ sets to playing with a live band, and culminating with their latest 3D setup dubbed by them as FungusAmongUs. The setup is impressive while in action; each[...] Read more >>

Break Science Bring Breakbeat to the Northeast w/ Seven Bridges Tour

Take the head-noddin’ vibes of a hip-hop show, the mellow vibes of a reggae show, the funk of your favorite jam band, lay it over the fattest bass lines, and you almost have the sound of a Break Science show. Last year, the Brooklyn duo became the latest additions to the Pretty Lights Music label, a relationship that proved to be incredibly lucrative - they joined Pretty Lights[...] Read more >>

Wakarusa Festival 2014 Announces Full Lineup

Wakarusa Music Festival makes its yearly return to Mulberry Mountain in Ozark, Arkansas, for four days of camping and non-stop music. Running from June 5th to June 8th, the eleventh year of the festival will be its biggest yet, with six stages, a line-up of over 150 acts, and nearly 200 unique live sets promised for the weekend. Described by previous attendees as a life-changing[...] Read more >>

Big Gigantic Enlist gLAdiator for 2014’s The Night is Young Tour

Livetronica act Big Gigantic are once again bringing their brand of electro-jams on tour this February in support of their upcoming album The Night is Young. The duo have become something of a festival staple in recent years thanks to a rigorous touring schedule and their unique sound which combines elements from hip-hop and jazz with live saxophone and drums played over heavy bass.[...] Read more >>

EDC Mexico Announces 2014 Phase One Lineup

Late last year, Insomniac announced that they’d be bringing the Electric Daisy Carnival experience to Mexico from March 16th to 17th. Though few details have been available since then, the phase one lineup has finally been released. The first wave of artists shows an even spread of mainstream artists and scene favorites that’ll be sure to draw a diverse crowd to the festival’s[...] Read more >>

Boston’s Prime Nightclub – Winter Lineup

Boston electronic music fans are being spoiled this winter, as local nightclub, Prime, announced a slew of talent to grace the decks of the multi-floor venue this winter. Kicking off with a mid-week set from Kill the Noise, the following three-day weekend is capped off by none other than Dash Berlin, a small taste of the variety of sound that the venue will be hosting over the[...] Read more >>

[WATCH] Go Behind the Helmets With Daft Punk

When Daft Punk dropped their landmark album Homework in 1997, the duo had a decidedly less sophisticated set of masks to conceal their identities during live sets. The latest installment of Switch on the Night, the nightlife documentary series by Mixmag and Olmeca Tequila, gives viewers an inside look at the evolution of the duo’s now famous robot helmets. Entitled Behind the[...] Read more >>

Alex Metric and Destructo Team Up For UK2LA Tour

Alex Metric and Destructo are diving into the New Year with a sprawling US tour. Aptly titled the UK 2 LA Tour, the two OWSLA Records signees will sweep across the US hitting clubs coast-to-coast, making a small detour to play the long sold-out Holy Ship! early this January. Metric’s pop-oriented electro-house sound will be lead into each night by a darker, more aggressive set[...] Read more >>

EDC and Electric Zoo Expand to Mexico City in 2014

Next year, two of America’s most well-known festivals will expand to international territory, as Electric Zoo and Electric Daisy Carnival making the move to Mexico in the spring. Mexico’s festival season is already ramping up to have an explosive start as the New Year kicks off. Popular US festival Lights All Night announced a New Year’s Eve date in Mexico City as an addition[...] Read more >>

German Techno King Paul Kalkbrenner’s Guten Tag Tour

This December, German techno superstar Paul Kalkbrenner is hitting North America to promote his latest album release, Guten Tag. The six-date run will begin at New York’s Webster Hall, and the inaugural show comes with an undoubtedly high amount of anticipation from fans already familiar with Kalkbrenner’s live performance. Just two months ago, he delivered an intimate[...] Read more >>

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