EDMC News

Local Newcomer DJ Silly Syl Kicks off Pride Celebration

When Pride hits Boston, the city comes alive. With an endless roster of parties, parades, seminars, and more, there seems to be a little bit of Pride in every corner. And dance music is a huge part of that, especially with its history in representing marginalized groups and keeping Pride afloat year-round. In the midst of all the events and all of the talent representing Pride, one[...] Read more >>

MASS EDMC Zip Up Hoodies Now On Sale

After an almost year-long merch hiatus, we're proud to announce that a small number of MASS EDMC zip up hoodies are now on sale! Each hoodie is light enough to be worn during the summer but fuzzy enough to keep you warm on chilly festival evenings - the perfect addition to any wardrobe. Hoodies are available in both men and women's sizes; the hoodies fit true to size - pick your size[...] Read more >>

New Investments Place Online Audio Platform SoundCloud at $700M

SoundCloud is prepared to shoot through the stratosphere and continue to redefine the way we discover, listen, and distribute music. The open audio platform just received a huge boost following a new stream of investments that now place the value of this Berlin-based Internet start-up at over $700 million.   Alex Ljung and Eric Wahlforss, co-founders of SoundCloud   There[...] Read more >>

Madison House Presents Purchased by AEG Live

In a move following the recent trend of growth in the electronic industry, Madison House Presents, which has co-hosted Electric Forest alongside Insomniac since 2011, was bought out by AEG Live this January – and the new co-ownership is already facing big business woes. Both AEG Live and Madison House are now filing an injunction and a temporary restraining order against Progressive[...] 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 >>

EDM Takes Over 56th Annual Grammy Awards, Making History

2013 was a huge year for EDM in the mainstream media: the year saw the creation of the first American EDM terrestrial radio station, Baauer’s “Harlem Shake” becoming a meme, and artists like Zedd and Avicii reaching the Billboard charts. Despite an increase in popularity, the electronic dance community saw very little airtime during the prime time Grammy Awards; instead,[...] Read more >>

YouTube Cracks Down on Fake View Counts

Over the past decade, it is unarguable that YouTube has offered a new medium to access videos and media for entertainment fans alike. The instant access to millions of videos has changed musical influence in the entertainment industry and has allowed fans to explore multitudes of acoustic diversity faster than ever. Its explosion has brought with it new ways to discover talent, share[...] Read more >>

Merchandise on Sale for Limited Time 5/6 – 5/7

MERCHANDISE ON SALE FOR 48 HOURS Due to overwhelming demand to purchase our discontinued merchandise, we have decided to open sales again for a very limited time! Sales will start the first minute of Monday 5/6 at 12:01am and will end the last minute of Tuesday 5/7 at 11:59pm. * This is the last opportunity to purchase our original merchandise online *  WARNING:[...] Read more >>

Round-Trip Bus to Electric Forest 2013 (SOLD OUT)

RIDE WITH US TO ELECTRIC FOREST: We've organized a round-trip coach bus to Electric Forest that departs from Amherst, MA & Albany, NY to Rothbury, MI. A round trip seat on the bus costs $185 per person. The deadline to pay and reserve a spot on the bus is June 7th. Below are some reasons why you should join us:   ITINERARY: - DEPARTS Amherst, MA: June 26th @ 4 PM from[...] Read more >>

EXCLUSIVE: Turbo Recordings Showcase @ Together Festival

This year (May 12th to 19th) is the fourth annual Together Festival in Boston and so far, it’s shaping up to be the best one yet. Though the festival is still more than a month away, the lineup is already exciting; performances will include !!!, Art Department, Crystal Castles, Flying Lotus, Gold Panda, Mathew Jonson, Pictureplane, Soul Clap, Slam and Zombie Nation to name a few.[...] Read more >>

MASS EDMC Opens Its Doors To Northeast Producers

Long ago, back when MASS EDMC was nothing but an idea to come, there was one thing that drew us together; one thing that weaved the foundation for what you know as MASS EDMC today: music. Though we participate daily in music, whether it be by dancing until our legs are sore or chilling in the living room listening to tunes as we work into the early morning, and though we post our[...] Read more >>

Diddy To Launch New Music Channel: Revolt TV

Hip-hop mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs’ latest business venture might be his most ambitious yet. After launching his production house Revolt Films last year, he now has his sights on television and laptop screens worldwide. The Bad Boy Records CEO has partnered up with Xfinity to bring viewers a new music-focused channel, named Revolt TV, that seeks to bring the concept of music[...] Read more >>

Gypsy Bar in Boston Reopens as Whiskey Saigon

One of Boston’s hottest nightclubs is getting a face-lift. Gypsy Bar, the upscale hot spot located on Boylston St in the middle of Emerson College’s campus, will be reopening this weekend under its new name, “Whisky Saigon.” This isn't the club’s first brand change – before 2005, it was Pravda 116 Lounge, and Mercury Bar before that. The name change is part of a campaign[...] Read more >>

[WATCH] Swedish House Mafia Returns with Documentary Teaser ‘Clip One’

Earlier this year, two mysterious shorts, both titled “Leave The World Behind” and featuring Swedish House Mafia, were released and seemed to imply that the three Swedish superstars had another documentary in the works. Low and behold, last week the teaser trailer, titled “Clip One”, was released and has racked up nearly 100,000 average plays per day since the premier. The[...] Read more >>

Weekly Additions #5

Tons of updates and news this week. The month of February is starting to look packed, and March is not far behind. Better get scheduling! As always make sure to like the facebook page or follow on twitter for more updates, tours, events, music, news and more. To Note: Info & Updates GA tickets for Bonobo's upcoming 'Northern Borders' tour go on sale on 2/1. Find out more[...] Read more >>

All Aboard the Basslights Bus to Hampton, VA

*BASSLIGHTS 2014 BUS TICKETS & INFO*   Bassnectar & Pretty Lights Family - we have organized three coach busses to Basslights in Hampton VA on Friday, December 27th. The first bus will be departing from Boston, MA traveling directly to Virginia. The second bus will be departing from Hartford, CT and is stopping in New Haven, CT and Stamford, CT along the way. The third[...] Read more >>

20,000 Facebook Fans & the Evolution of MASS EDMC

Dear Fans, MASS EDMC started nearly 5 years ago (March/April 2008) as a dorm-room operation at UMass Amherst with the purpose of bringing together those with a passion for electronic music. This was before the recent explosion of dance music in the states, before 'EDM' was a widely used catch-phrase in the mainstream & before there were multiple events every night of the[...] Read more >>

Weekly Additions #9

Given how popular electronic music has gotten and the number of events that are happening daily, we're somewhat worried about the health of our fingers and our sanity, so this week we're shaking things up a bit. Instead of listing out every single event we've added to the calendar (ain't nobody got time for that), we're going to provide you with helpful examples of awesome stuff[...] Read more >>

Revamped Philly Nightclub Opens: District N9NE – Fall 2013

Formerly known as the Starlight Ballroom, District N9NE opens the second weekend of September as a venue specifically for dance music. What this means for Philly-dwellers is that there will be another fantastic option as a place to get your dancing fix. As relayed to philly.com, partners NV Concepts & East Side Electro intend to "...work on planning events based around the music[...] Read more >>

Weekly Additions #3

We have a TON of updates and newly added shows this week! Added bonus - we've highlighted some of the most exciting stuff in blue for easy browsing. As always make sure to like the facebook page or follow on twitter for more updates, tours, events, music, news and more. To Note: Info & Updates MASS EDMC sat down with Infected Mushroom before their show in Boston on 1/11. Read[...] Read more >>