Pitchfork's Top 100 Songs of 2019 List Features So Little EDM It's Sad

When it comes to reviewing electronic music, Pitchfork holds itself to a pretty high standard. Never really venturing into the “EDM” side EDM, its writers tend to gravitate toward more haute producers like Bonobo, Four Tet, DJ Tennis, Richie Hawtin, and the like. Pitchfork just released its 100 Best Songs …

University of Colorado Launches New Major In EDM Production

The University Colorado Denver is now fering students a focus in electronic music. Study the Electronic Digital Instrument (EDI) covers an ever-evolving combination computers, MIDI controllers, stware, keyboards and beyond. At CU Denver, classes are available to students in the College Arts and Media program. EDI pupils are able to mix …

Your EDM Premiere: xosad – Follow U (KDrew Remix)

Released today and sounding like the ideal weekend sound is KDrew‘s remix ‘Follow U’ from xo sad. The Italian/Romanian duo are deft at switching between trap, electronic and guitar-led themes – delivering the original single to widespread success. Having hit millions plays and worked with the likes Kayzo, they have …

Sikdope Delivers On New Remix For "The Violence" By Asking Alexandria

Asking Alexandria might be one your favorite bands from high school if Stand Up And Scream was an influence on you, but they’re still putting out music as recently as this past July. Their new single “The Violence” is a modern, angsty punk rocker that reminds us they’re still here. Now, …

Billboard Reveals The Two Artists Who Dominated The EDM Charts This Year

More and more year-end stats are coming out as we approach the end 2019. Most people might get tired the constant barrage various stats, but it’s a fascinating look into the back end these companies who rarely release bulk data like this at any other time. For Billboard’s Dance/Electronic charts …

Essenger's 'After Dark' Is Another Spectacular Release [FiXT Neon]

Essenger is a genius. He truly stands on the cutting edge electronic music, blending an array influences for a sound that pays tribute to modern alt rock, EDM, and synthwave. He marks his highly personal songwriting style with striking lyrics, and the result is a singular creative style that opens new …

Hakkasan Is Throwing The Best NYE Parties This Year In Vegas & The Lineup Speaks for Itself

Ready to ring in the new year in class and style? Hakkasan Group in Las Vegas is toasting goodbye to 2019 with unforgettable New Year’s Eve weekend festivities spanning Sunday, Dec. 29 through Tuesday, Dec. 31. Massive party nights at Hakkasan Nightclub at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, OMNIA Nightclub …

Daggz Makes Impressive Debut With Electrifying Single, "Free Your Mind"

If there’s one artist I’m really excited about, it’s Daggz. The Rochester, NY native has created quite a buzz around his talents behind the DJ decks, and for those that know him, know that he’s been teasing the idea releasing his own music. I’ve heard bits and pieces demos throughout …

Beta 2.0 Leaves EDM Behind for Hip Hop and… Sports Betting?

Beta Nightclub’s return after closing its doors in December 2018 has been anything but smooth. After teasing a sneak peek at the brand new renovation in September, it eventually failed inspections, forcing doors to close just hours before the event. The club did open at last in November, but now, …

Seven Lions' Wife Uploads First Ever DJ Set, Teases Plans for More

This past weekend was the first ever Ophelia Records showcase in San Francisco featuring sets from Crystal Skies, Last Heroes, Dimibo, and last but not least, Emmibabi, aka Seven Lions‘ own wife, Emma. Ophelia Records, for those who aren’t familiar, is Seven Lions’ label. This past Saturday, the label hosted …

To Make Love: Seven Must-See Artists at Rakastella During Art Basel 2019

Art Basel may be famous for its art exhibitions and shows, but the Miami event has also become iconic for its satellite concerts. Every year has new concepts to fer, but one flagship festival at Virginia Key remains a favorite: Rakastella. Rakastella launched in 2017 as a joint project between …

R3 Soundystem's throwing a protest rave against Donald Trump this week

Donald Trump is visiting London tomorrow for a discussion with Boris Johnson over NATO and R3 Soundsystem is holding a public rave in protest. The ‘DANCE MUSIC AGAINST TRUMP/BORIS/FARAGE’ protest will be held in Trafalgar Square on December 3 at 6pm. Read this next: “Protest all day, party all night”: …

LISTEN: Daft Punk's Classic "One More Time" Was Released 19 Years Ago Today

Daft Punk’s album Discovery is one the best collections songs ever presented in electronic music, and it all begins with this song: “One More Time.” Today, the classic turns 19 years old. “One More Time” is one those songs that, even if you don’t listen to electronic music or aren’t even …

VIDEO: Illenium Featured During Thanksgiving NFL Game

Electronic music fans were pleasantly surprised when an Illenium song played during the Dallas Cowboys‘ game against the Buffalo Bills on Thanksgiving Day. A clip “In Your Arms” with X Ambassadors rang out during the fourth quarter the game on CBS. Even if you didn’t watch it live, you can hear how it went …

Madeon’s New Album Debuts At #1

The sophomore album from Madeon, Good Faith, released November 15, has just debuted at #1 on the Billboard Dance/Electronic chart! When the album dropped, Your EDM called it “truly a holy experience,” and that still lives up almost two weeks after its release. According to Billboard, the album earned 9,000 equivalent album …

Tesla’s New Cybertruck Will Have “Camper Mode” & It’s A Game Changer for Festivals

Apart from Baby Yoda and lie to your kids, the newly unveiled Tesla Cybertruck has been one the biggest memes the past week. But, that doesn’t mean it isn’t going to sell like hotcakes once its finally released, especially when you can pre-order one right now with a (fully refundable) …

A new compilation showcasing Malian electronic music is out now

Lyon-based imprint Blanc Manioc has released a new compilation, titled ‘Nyamakala Beats #1’, that explores the current wave of producers coming out of Mali’s capital, Bamako. Nyamakala translates from Bambara, the national language of Mali, into as English as ‘antidote of evil’. Read this next: One dance: Ghana’s Asa Baako …

Your EDM Premiere: Dillistone Drops Emotional Wavey Ballad, 'Take Care'

Dillistone has been a talent on a radar for a while now. With his crisp production, boundless sound design and distinct emotional signature sound he always impresses. This talented producer also has the knack for layering the intricate details harmony just right to vividly capture the imagination the listener. Today, …

New Artist Profile: May Devun Combines Soul, Experimental Electronica and Classical With 'Say the Words'

With her third single “Say the Words,” vocalist and songwriter May Devun has already shown a major evolution in style since her first single. With her impressive and diverse vocal range, she really could have taken her stripped down soulful style in any direction so it’s a pleasant surprise that …

Electric Forest Reveals Ticket On-Sale for Newly Extended Festival

After the Rothbury Village Council approved Electric Forest to fer Tuesday early entry for 2020’s festival, the annual electronic music event has shared On Sale Dates, Loyalty Details, new arrival, Wristband and Lodging options, including a new Tuesday early load-in option. The festival itself runs Thursday thru Sunday, with plenty music programming …