Blockhead and Eliot Lipp Join Forces for Spring Tour

Indie hip-hop legend Blockhead is headed out on tour this spring. The Manhattan based producer spent much of 2015 promoting his latest release, Bells and Whistles. His latest single, Carousel, was recently released through Soundcloud.   Co-headlining the tour with Blockhead is Eliot Lipp. With a sound heavily rooted in old school hip-hop, he’s a perfect[...] Read more >>

Baauer Hits The Road This Spring In Support Of His Debut Album

This March, Harry Bauer Rodrigues, aka Baauer, is embarking on a limited engagement tour across the country in support of his new album Aa First Foot. The album might be his debut, but it is certainly not the first anyone has heard of him. Baauer is and has been a pioneer in the trap world, dropping insane remixes and a number of his own bangers for years now, including[...] Read more >>

Find Beauty In The Forest With British Gottwood Festival This June

If you’re looking for mystery, escape, or discovery while listening to pounding underground beats, then look no further than Gottwood Festival. The UK festival will enchant the Welsh Isle of Anglesey from June 9th to June 12th, transforming the intimate depths of the forest into a secret land of camping, electronic music and art. The roster of artists set to perform[...] Read more >>

Classic Roots, Modern Sound: The Bag Raiders North American Tour

It seems like many electronic artists of today find their beginnings in classical/instrumental music and then transition to a more polished, computer-generated sound as technology progresses. Rather than ditch the strings and drumsticks for DJ controllers and synth pads, The Bag Raiders have chosen to incorporate their classical roots into their modern-day sound. The duo,[...] Read more >>

Downlink and Dieselboy’s ‘Blood Sweat & Bass’ Tour Reignited for Spring 2016

Dirty dubstepper Downlink and drum & bass veteran Dieselboy reunite once again to envelope the nation in hard-hitting bass music. The aptly titled “Blood Sweat & Bass Tour” rolls through the Northeast in March and April, featuring brand new support, B2B sets and no mercy. Fans of either genre need not look any further for one of the most intensive exhibits of[...] Read more >>

Summer Goals in One Weekend: What The Festival 2016

Smoke hookah with friends, check out an indie film festival, take classes in twerking, tutting, and hip-hop dance, get some massage therapy, and see world-renowned electronic music producers - wouldn’t it be fantastic to accomplish all of these things this summer? How about doing all of that, and more, in one weekend? Enter What The Festival. This transformative 4-day[...] Read more >>

The US is Finally Awake: A Review of Awakenings NYC

Not too long ago, I wrote about the New York techno environment and its continuous rise to the top of electronic significance in the U.S. The last few years in particular have been especially meaningful for techno; NYC has received global recognition by the likes of the best DJs in the world, as well as the stamp of approval from foreign promotional companies. Space[...] Read more >>

Young Duo Bondax Brings Old-School House Music on Tour

Who is Bondax? Over the past few years, the duo from the UK have been growing into a household name in both the underground and mainstream house scenes, and they’re embarking on a tour to cement their standing. Bondax comprises English musicians Adam Kaye and George Townsend in a funky, laid-back exploration of house music from its beginnings to today, setting themselves[...] Read more >>

Celebrate The Start Of Summer 2016 At Sonic Bloom Festival

Could there be a more fitting way to celebrate the beginning of summer than going camping in beautiful Colorado with 5,000 friends accompanied by some truly excellent live music? Of course, everyone is different but if that sounds good to you, then head to Sonic Bloom Festival, which will return to Colorado from June 16th to 19th for its 11th consecutive year. Though they[...] Read more >>

Datsik Announces Spring Loaded Tour For Early 2016

Legendary bass artist Datsik is hitting the road once again this spring. Previous Datsik tours have always put an emphasis on sound quality and production value and this year is no different, promising “bone crushing sound” and “giant frickin’ laser beams.” Datsik’s latest single “Smoke Bomb” featuring Snoop Dogg, was released late last year on Firepower[...] Read more >>

Euphoria Festival Celebrates Fifth Anniversary This Spring

Beginning in 2012 as a single day event, Euphoria Festival has since grown into one of the biggest spring music festivals in the US. Now in its fifth year, the festival is set to return to the Carson Creek Ranch in Austin, Texas from April 7th to 10th. This year’s lineup features some of the biggest names in dance music spread across three stages. Headliners for this[...] Read more >>

Goldfish Dives In To Spring 2016 Live Tour

Cape Town’s jam duo Goldfish, aka Dom Peters and Dave Poole, were jazz musicians when they met, but since then, they’ve been spending their time creating live house music worldwide. Since the release of their debut album “Caught in the Loop” in 2006, the pair have landed a residency at Pacha Ibiza, a headlining gig at Amsterdam’s Olympic Stadium, several South[...] Read more >>

Leave A Positive Trace: Lightning In A Bottle Announces 2016 Lineup

This Memorial Day weekend, Lightning in a Bottle Festival returns to Bradley, CA in an attempt to recreate the magic of previous years. Lightning In A Bottle is a festival like no-other: it is as much a music festival as it is a four-day conference on sustainability. A Burning Man-esque gathering of some of the best and brightest in the scene who want to educate and promote[...] Read more >>

Get Lost in Experimental Sounds on Thriftworks US Tour

Downtempo, ambient, experimental, smooth glitch, dubstep with a dash of world-influence and lucid break-beat - these descriptors only begin to explain the creations of Jake Atlas, known in the music scene as Thriftworks. While Thriftworks spent many years curating his sound back in Pennsylvania since the age of 16, he moved to the Bay Area in his 20s to take his career to[...] Read more >>

Characters Let Loose at Buku Festival This March

The Buku Music & Arts Project is approaching yet again, and yet again, it demands your attention. Entering its fifth year in New Orleans, Louisiana, Buku has developed a reputation as a thriving cultural hub of modern music. Past lineups have featured top level lineups encompassing all genres, from rock to rap to all things electronic, and this year is no exception. Kid[...] Read more >>

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