Matt Friedman and Ross Kiser, co-founders of Denver-based Night Supply Records, are making quite a name for themselves as house duo Need & Necessity, doing everything from playing house parties at the University of Colorado in Boulder, where they went to school, to curating shows with The Hundred fo ... More >>
Formed in 1982, Skinny Puppy (due tonight, February 24, at the Ogden Theatre) is a pioneer of electronic industrial music. The band's dark aesthetic and its visionary amalgamation of rhythm, texture and tone cast an indelible shadow on virtually all industrial music that followed in its wake. Throug ... More >>
Brendon Moeller was born in South Africa but moved to New York after reading about all the great early wave of electronic music artists that emerged out of the late '80s industrial, experimental electronic and house music worlds. Moeller's natural curiosity and drive has lead him to exploring a plet ... More >>
GLOBAL DANCE FESTIVAL @ RED ROCKS | FRI-SUN, 7/19-7/21 Going strong for ten years, Global Dance Festival is the premier summer event for EDM fans. Changing things up in the past few years, Triad Dragons have expanded offerings to include acts like Beats Antique, EOTO, Big Gigantic, and Empire of the ... More >>
Mike Servito is a New York-based DJ and resident of the monthly Brooklyn techno club night, the Bunker. He came of age in Detroit during the 1990s, and you can hear it in his sound, which pays a substantial debt to many of the legendary mixmasters of that era. Equally inspired by techno heroes Derri ... More >>
One of electronic music's fastest rising young stars, Maya Jane Coles has become a major phenomenon over the last two years. Just 25 years old, the Londoner has been recognized as one of the hottest DJs on the planet by everyone from Rolling Stone to Resident Advisor and she has performed at major f ... More >>
Max Cooper spends his Afterhours at NORAD this Saturday The world of electronic music is lucky that Max Cooper, a computational biologist who earned his Ph.D. at Nottingham University, decided to pursue a life behind the decks. Before 2010, music was an evenings-and-weekends gig for Cooper, who was ... More >>
In early spring, a Twitter beef erupted between DJ Sneak, a Chicago house music legend, and Steve Angello, one-third of the DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia. Sneak called SHM's music "fake shit" and said they "do not play house music" -- as in, real house music. On Friday, in front of a huge crow ... More >>
Since being transformed into a nightclub from a coffeehouse, the tan building on the corner of 22nd and Champa Street has been known by many names over the years: Club Evolution, the Loft, Club Ra, Gallery 22 and, most recently, 2200. This Saturday, May 19, the club will be rechristened once again a ... More >>
Saturday, May 12, Ogden Theatre, 888-929-7849.
Terrorbird MediaPlaidAndy Turner and Ed Handley of Plaid (due Saturday, November 19, at the Bluebird) were part of the groundbreaking electronic music project The Black Dog in the late '80s through the earliest part of the '90s with Ken Downie. Mixing ambient soundscaping with textured, synco ... More >>
Thursday, August 4, Beta, 303-383-1909.
TIESTO With Robbie Rivera 11.13.10 | 1STBANK Center Holland's native son, superstar trance DJ and dance music producer Tiesto, boasts a resume that would be hard not to find impressive. Some of its highlights: Headlining Coachella and Bonnaroo; a Grammy nomination for his 2007 album, Elements of ... More >>
Ferry Corsten.SKYLAB Ferry Corsten, Bad Boy Bill, DJ Irene, Dieselboy and Wolfgang Gartner 09.25.10 | Denver Coliseum The lineup at Skylab this year was impressive, featuring names that have been in the electronic-music scene for a long time, including hard-house diva DJ Irene and one of the ... More >>
If you're a dance music fan, the Denver Coliseum is the place to be this weekend. On Saturday, September 25, Skylab, presented by the Triad Dragons and Beatport, is celebrating its 16th year with performances by Ferry Corsten, Bad Boy Bill, Wolfgang Gartner, Showtek, Dieselboy, DJ Irene and a laud ... More >>
Mark Farina|Miguel Migs 4.29.10 | Gothic Theatre Downtempo guru Mark Farina has been touring with deep house DJ Miguel Migs, but fortunately for Denver, his stop at the Gothic added two local players to the bill. First up was Half Color, a two-man group out of Fort Collins playing downtempo, liv ... More >>
Every Friday we spotlight the hottest cats (and kittens) behind the decks in the MHC, grilling them to gain some insight on what it takes, exactly, to get the party rocking, to find out about their most treasured crate digging experiences and what they really think when we stumble up to the ... More >>
The past year brought the worst economy since the malaise of the 1970s, and like that era, it also saw dance music sweep the nation. Lady Gaga, the Black Eyed Peas, Beyoncé and P. Diddy all dabbled in the sound. Even Michael Jackson was said to be working on a dance album with the Peas' Will ... More >>
Saturday, November 7, Ogden Theatre, 303-830-8497.
If you weren't lucky enough to catch CacheFlowe's performance of his awesome, dubsteppy cover of Kraftwerk's "Computer World," today's your lucky day because he has released a video of the performance, and we've got it for you. Actually, even if you did catch it, you're still lucky, because along w ... More >>
Tuesday, February 26, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom
Friday, November 24, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
The Crystal Method
Craig C is taking Denver house music to the masses.