Opinion

Look, Tickets! And I’m Poor Again…

It’s no secret that electronic dance music has been on a rapid rise of popularity in the last several years. With this extreme growth has come a plethora of opportunities for DJ’s, promoters, and venues to make a hefty sum of money as well. It really is basic economics of […]

Drugs Are Not Synonymous With Electronic Dance Music

Drugs Are Not Synonymous With Electronic Dance Music

It’s a shame that when I wake up in the morning and look for any new stories and updates in the electronic dance music community, a good percentage of those stories are usually negative and drug-related. I rarely hear of anything music-related or positive going on in this community anymore. I could […]

EDM: The Social [Media] Child

EDM: The Social [Media] Child

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Snapchat, Pinterest, Soundcloud and more. Pick your poison. It’s no secret that social media has taken over our lives as a generation. More often than we’d like to admit, we are guilty of interacting with our friends online more than in person. Social media as a […]

DJs, Let’s Mix it Up a Bit, Shall We?

As I have attended many electronic music events over the past 1 1/2 – 2 years I have noticed a common, yet upsetting, trend amongst the more popular DJ’s/producers. That is the delivery of almost identical performances throughout each of their sets. I speak only from my experience but I […]

Why Do You Rave? Mainstream vs Underground Music

One of the most talked about topics today regarding the electronic music scene is the notion of mainstream vs. underground music. At some point, everyone is going to experience music that is underground to them because there is always more music to be discovered. However, people today are quick to […]