Electric Daisy Carnival is back at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this year, June 21-23. It is sold out. But we'll provide full coverage, in case you can't be there. The full lineup is below, in alphabetical order.
On Friday afternoon, nearly 3,000 raver chicks, dude guys, scenesters, club kids and DJs assembled at a port in Fort Lauderdale and boarded the MSC Poesia, aka Holy Ship!! There are two exclamation points because this is the second edition of the EDM party cruise put on by L.A.'s Hard Events. The li ... More >>
Our review of HARD Summer, Day 1 Claude Vonstroke Got in the EDM Game Late and Now He's Taking It Over HARD Summer 8/4/2012 Los Angeles State Historic Park Better than... A night without dance jams. Earlier this week, Forbes Magazine published a list of top 10 highest paid DJ/producers on the ... More >>
You can't blame Barclay Crenshaw for feeling like an old man playing a young man's game. When he created his DJ-producer alter ego, Claude VonStroke, and launched his Dirtybird label, Crenshaw was already 32. "In the world of dance music, that's already, like, you're on the way out," he says. Instea ... More >>
The West Coast was a shining beacon for American dance music. It was where Kaskade, Miguel Migs, Mark Farina, DJ Dan, Doc Martin, Donald Glaude, Marques Wyatt, Hardkiss and so many others fostered a special sound. While this is still the place to be for massive festivals like Coachella and Electric ... More >>
Also, Lindsey Buckingham, Los Lobos, Kenny Garrett and others
Claude VonStroke is the prankster of dance music, a provocateur whose tracks ("Who's Afraid Of Detroit," "Deep Throat") are cantankerously groovy. While many DJs set their watches to the latest movements in club-land (minimal, nu electro, tech-trance), VonStroke is a rare spinner who has created an ... More >>
Ben Watt has had one of the more unusual journeys in the annals of DJ success. As one half of pop act Everything But The Girl, he had much more mainstream fame (and likely more fortune, too) than almost anyone could achieve in club-land. But as the duo followed its muse toward electronic elements in ... More >>