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Having already established that official Olympics anthems are often tours de merde -- a reality that British maximalists Muse did more than their share to demonstrate with this year's contribution -- we'd all but given up hope for good tunes to soundtrack the sweat, tears, heartbreak, and triumph o ... 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 >>
House producer DJ Fame began hitting the clubs in 1994, at the age of 14, back when big beat artists like The Prodigy and The Chemical Brothers dominated arenas and P.L.U.R was just being introduced into the raver vocabulary. Wanting to immerse himself in the expanding U.S. EDM culture, DJ Fame pra ... More >>
Well, San Francisco, this time around you're in it for the long haul. From megaparties to videotheques, this weekend's festivities have something for just about everyone. For dance music fans, it's a rare time when choices and sacrifices will need to be made. But that's enough preamble, let's get in ... 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 >>
Synthesizing scientist. You may cringe at the thought of more chillwave infiltrating your eardrums, and we don't blame you. It seems like more and more artists are using airy melodies filled with incomprehensible lyrics, making it hard to distinguish one track or musician from the next. Thankfull ... More >>
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Last Night: Meat Beat ManifestoThe IndependentDecember 5, 2008Review by Tamara Palmer, Photos by Tim PrattBetter than: Concerts that take place in one dimensionDownload: The unreleased Meat Beat Manifesto song "Bush of Lies"At the nerve center of Meat Beat Manifesto is its creator and vision p ... More >>
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