As a promoter who often DJs his own events, Luis Reader, aka Papa Lu, is involved in every aspect of his parties. He began his career in 2002, promoting hip-hop shows. But his latent passion for house music was awakened after attending a local party called Remedy, which featured regular sets by the ... More >>
Just what is electronic music, anyway? That phrase typically connotes electronic dance music, your techno/electro/electronica, untz-untz-untz and all that. The mostly annual LovEvolution festival calls itself a celebration of "electronic music culture," and we here at All Shook Down described the no ... More >>
[Editor's note: Ahead of this weekend's Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas -- of which we'll be bringing you full coverage¬†-- we thought it'd be a good idea to make sure everyone's up to speed on Electronic Dance Music 101. This post comes courtesy of our sister blog in L.A., West Coast Sound. Ke ... More >>
Colin Young-WolffWe've seen this before... The good folks of Identity Festival, which comes to Shoreline this Saturday, don't want to lie to you. Yet despite what they've claimed, they're not the first-ever electronic touring festival ever seen in America. It's merely the first electronic-onl ... More >>
How the hipster set learned to shake their skinny jeans.
DJ Paul van DykBerlin-based DJ Paul van Dyk has just announced an appearance at the Cow Palace May 23, as part of the ETD POP festival, an electronic music extravaganza (okay, it's a rave) sponsored by Skills Workshop, expected to draw 10,000 people to the same venue once popular among arena ... More >>
Well, lots of things, actually
Matthew Dear comes on strong as Audion
SF venue brings new hope for cutting-edge dance music
Why San Franciscans are suffering from a case of technophobia
Swayzak's techno ain't what it used to be, but Matthew Dear is picking up the slack; the Nortec Collective brings beats from Tijuana.
Psychic TV's long-awaited reunion pales in comparison to singer Genesis P-Orridge's odd transformation
A man of few words, dance-music hero Sasha talks with his turntables
Rephlex Records brings its rebellious sounds to S.F., Luomo spins his aphrodisiac future-disco
Cologne's premier techno label is sending two of its ambassadors to town boasting shuffle, sizzle, and tips for jump-starting S.F.'s lifeless scene
Some say electronica's dead. We say Tadd Mullinix could be what's next.
Tour de France Soundtracks
Fabric Vol. 11 (Swayzak)
Amon Tobin's gorgeous, genre-mashing electronica
Naked Music wants to be one of the premier dance labels in the country -- without losing its indie cred
Local artist Sutekh defies the rules of techno by ignoring them
Machine Soul: An Odyssey into Electronic Dance Music, Ohm: The Early Gurus of Electronic Music
Jonah Sharp, aka Spacetime Continuum, strives to uncover the meeting point of jazz and techno