I love electronic music. I love the sound, the artists, the parties, the people, the scene -- in fact, I'm into pretty much everything about this particular genre of music. But there's one thing about electronica that I'm really, really not into. At all. It's the term "EDM." I hate it.
The third annual edition of the Great American Techno Festival is going down this weekend, and it features a slew of top-notch talent, including Lusine, Jeff Mills, Ctrl_Alt_Dlt and Brendon Moeller (check out the full lineup if you haven't already). We recently spoke with all four of those acts. Kee ... More >>
Saturday, April 20, NORAD, 303-297-7884.
One of the first true superstar DJs, Paul Oakenfold has done more to popularize electronic dance music in the United States and in his native Britain than any constituent of the current EDM explosion. Long before Skrillex and Deadmau5 brought styles like dubstep and electro into the mainstream consc ... More >>
New Year's Eve is packed full of amazing shows and events, but few will compare to the party that is in store at City Hall with Amon Tobin. Before the spectacle begins, we caught up with the long time experimental producer while he was on a holiday trip to Quebec, and he enlightened us with his wisd ... More >>
Widely recognized as one of the originators of techno and a giant in the evolution of electronic-music culture, Kevin Saunderson (along with childhood friends Derrick May and Juan Atkins) began creating and performing his own unique style of kinetic, heavily percussive, sample-based dance music in D ... More >>
Saturday, April 28, ATLAS Institute, Boulder, 303-735-4577.
Friday, December 2, 2200, 720-325-6511.
Friday, October 7, Beta, 303-383-1909.
Thursday, June 30, Beta, 303-383-1909.
LCD Soundsystem just closed its doors on nearly a decade of music, going out with a bang in New York this past weekend. As another indie-heavyweight bites the dust, it got us thinking about what LCD Soundsystem did while it was around. It's easy to toss the project off as a "hipster" DJ gone ... More >>
PLANET OF THE DRUMS DJ Dara • AK1200 • Dieselboy • MC Messinian Sure Shot • Mystical Influence • DJ Fury 3.11.11/Gothic Theatre It's been a while since a drum-and-bass show of this caliber hit Denver -- most DNB has been eclipsed by the dubstep movement, and although there are si ... More >>
For the better part of the last two decades, Wally Callerio has been one of the key players in the West Coast house scene. The Los Angeles-based DJ/producer/Dufflebag Recordings label boss/house music purist performs in Denver on Friday night with Treehouse Collective DJs Brick Lee and Trav ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" Whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of al ... More >>
Inner Surrender to the Vibration of Sound
Hypnautix and Pork Produx
Skinny Puppy has stopped by FashioNation (613 E. 13th Ave.) quite a few times over the years. So has Ministry, Front 242, KMFDM, Peter Murphy, Motorhead, Social Distortion...well, you get the idea. See who else has visited the store here. On Friday, November 28, (the day after ohGr's show at the Blu ... More >>
The Roland TR-808 Drum Machine is a legendary piece of musical gear, instrumental in the formation of several styles of music including rap and techno. It’s best known for its impossibly low, deep kick, snappy snare and obnoxious cowbell sounds, but all of its sounds are near iconic. Ironically, t ... More >>
This is not John Common and you'll never see him do this This is my Personal Anti-Dancing Manifesto (PADM). It is a point-by-point, painfully honest examination of my dancing disability. My hope is to lay bare the ugly truth of this disability and in doing so, motivate you, the Reader, to dance in ... More >>
An erstwhile hobby spells success for this Parisian duo.
Mother Earth Sound System Bleep! Party
Dinosaurs rule the dance floors no more.
Top 10 DJ Mixes of 2006.
OHM+: The Early Gurus of Electronic Music: 1948-1980 (Ellipsis Arts)
Armin Van Buuren
Dieselboy brings role-playing strategy into the drum-and-bass arena.