According to FACT’s calculations, the average large-scale weekend festival will cost any given attendee £420 (about $640 USD). Are those fees pricing out the younger folks that are most likely to show up to such an event? Read on to see how FACT breaks it down.
Back in March, Skream played what many are calling one seriously rough set at a Boiler Room session in Austin, Texas, during South by Southwest. It got so off the wall that Skream ended up getting shut off, causing him to unplug a CDJ and hand it into the crowd in a fit of indignation. Now, that much-ballyhooed set is available to see online—as are his comments regarding the situation. Click on through to see how it all played out.
Summer’s nearly here, and with so much awesome music, it’s the perfect time to take advantage of our huge album sale. From deep house to dubstep, techno to drum & bass, and beyond, our favorite new albums are all just $7 each through May 22.
“EDM”—despite its well-established literal translation, it means so many different things to so many different people. Vice’s Noisey blog takes a stab at defining it based on its genre status. But that’s not all—there’s plenty more electronic-music news in today’s Morning Roundup, so c’mon in.
Ask any journalist with a few years under his or her belt, and they’ll tell you they’ve had some harrowing experiences on the phone or in person with totally uncooperative interview subjects. Today’s case in point: a chat with Paul Oakenfold, who clearly isn’t into interviews. Click on through to read the whole thing.
Over six years of collaboration and invariable shifts in taste across the spectrum, Norin & Rad have asserted themselves as an eclectic benchmark in modern dance music. The Anjunabeats-approved duo (real names: Bruce Karlsson and Nick Sember) properly exploded onto the radar in 2012, with a gush of uplifting club fuel that ignites all sorts of genres.
With their latest single, “Aldo,” offering no exception to their spotless track record, California duo sat down with us ahead of their UK debut for Ministry of Sound to trace their daring footsteps and creative influences.
The summer season is nearly upon us, and, like you, we can’t wait to get partying in the sun. Fortunately, there’s a slew of awesome festivals in our midst, a few of which have just announced their lineups. Without further ado, here’s a handful of gatherings we’re getting stoked on.
“No government. No rules. Just go out and have a good time.” That’s the opening salvo of Underground Zero, the first film we’d like to highlight in a new weekly feature called Friday Matinee, in which we’ll hip you to a classic dance-music film or documentary that you can absorb over the weekend.
It’s official. TomorrowWorld—the first North American installment of the much-ballyhooed Belgian festival Tomorrowland—has confirmed a headlining slot for former Swedish House Mafia member Axwell, who’ll take the stage on sometime between September 27, 28, and 29, on the festival grounds near Atlanta, GA.
Having recently sold out Madison Square Garden for his ASOT 600 celebratory run, the ardent trance legend sat down with Beatport News to examine the road to his fifth artist album and the anatomy of an industry icon.