Musikmesse kicks off with a bang, and we’ve got updates on new Genelec monitors and—what we’re most excited about—Korg’s new line of analog synths. Come see what else is brewing…

– There sure has been a lot of hullabaloo about Nina Kraviz’s now-infamous bathtub scene, but it turns out, she’s not the only DJ to have ever taken a bath. Proof? The new DJs Having a Bath Tumblr: (full story)

– James Blake takes a bit of a dance with death—and makes some references to Joy Division’s “Atmosphere”—in the video for the title track to his new LP, Overgrown.


– Where do all the active Beatport DJs members reside around the world? Someone’s created a nice visualization hack to give you just that info. (full story)

– Nina Kraviz controversy aside, Vibe has put together a handy cheatsheet on some of deep house and techno’s best female purveyors, featuring
, and plenty more. (full story)

– Dick Clark Productions—yep, you know, the company responsible for the Golden Globes and tons of other awards shows—has got an dance-music awards show in the works, now that Billboard is charting electronic dance music as its own category. (full story)

– If you’re like us, you wait with bated breath for new announcements from the big gear tradeshows. Well, more updates upon us today from Musikmesse, where Genelec just unveiled their new M Series monitors. (full story)

– Today, Boys Noize premiered the interactive version of his video for “Stop” on Mashable. The traditional format is below, but click on through to play with the interactive clip: (full story)


– Also announced at Musikmesse: Korg’s new series of three analog synths—the Volca Series of Keys, Bass, and Beats—for July… with a street price of $150 each! (full story)