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By Joshua Glazer After four decades of existence, dance music has no shortage of unsung heroes and forgotten favorites for every new generation of fans to rediscover. Two of the genre’s earliest innovators, Giorgio Moroder and Nile Rodgers, were given huge boosts last year, thanks to their involvement with current kings Daft Punk. But those […]

By Ken Taylor It was just a matter of time, really, now that dance-music reality shows are under way. Yep, apparently a comedy is in the works for HBO and Calvin Harris, along with some hip-hop royalty, are at the controls. See what else is happening in the wild world of electronic music in today’s […]

By Ken Taylor For whatever reason, people love to hate/riff on the Boiler Room—I guess it’s officially “arrived,” as they say. In any event, Australia’s Toilet Room is the latest response to the highly popular streamable-DJ-set event, and the first one finds Swamp81’s Paleman DJing in a bathroom. …read more Via: Boiler Room, meet Toilet […]

By Beatport News Editors What’s hot over on Beatport this Tuesday release day? Check out today’s On Rotation segment, which compiles our expert team of merchandisers’ and editors’ favorite picks of the week. …read more Via: Staff picks from Moderat, Pegboard Nerds, Jon Hopkins, Russ Yallop, Passarella Death Squad, Sophie, and more

By Ken Taylor Hey, who can pass up a video of a bunch of guys who call themselves Bareback TittySquad interpreting dance-music hits on traditional band instruments? Not us. Check out their video, along with new clips from Holly Herndon and Feadz into today’s roundup. …read more Via: Disclosure hits Fallon, new videos from Holly […]

By Joshua Glazer Dance music has often had a difficult relationship with television appearances (mostly because it’s music made by pushing buttons and clicking cursors, which doesn’t make for the most exciting onstage performance). In the real live setting, of course, performers have made up for this deficit by creating gigantic visual shows synched to […]

By Jason Black Since joining forces in 2006, Cologne, Germany’s Lissat & Voltaxx (aka Jens Lissat and Marco Wolters) have released a string of chart-topping club hits and remixes for notable labels like Toolroom, Great Stuff, 303Lovers, Stealth, and Spinnin. Out on the road, they’ve brought their signature mix of house, tech house, and progressive […]

By Ken Taylor It sure was a busy weekend for the always-exciting world of live dance music. Whether it was Mary J Blige sitting in for a gig with Disclosure or rumors of Carnage getting arrested on stage, there was no shortage of epic partying. Read all about it in today’s news roundup. …read more […]