Is the irrational exuberance of EDM ticket pricing setting in?

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One of the largest markets in EDM, New York City seems to be feeling the pressure of overpriced tickets. It seems that shows with ridiculously high ticket prices are continually being forced to lower their ticket prices and/or move to smaller venues. The latest example of this issue involves one of electronic dance music’s most […]

lindsay lohan planning to get all edm with her new album (collective sigh)

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Pop culture megastar Lindsay Lohan is reportedly planning to release an EDM inspired album. Rumor has it that she is seeking support from other pop artists that have made similar transitions to the electronic dance music realms. Lady Gaga, who’s recently-released “ARTPOP” or “ARTFLOP” as some industry insiders have referred to it, featured Madeon and […]

Drums On Acid Debuts With “Triple It”

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EDM is no longer a DJs game. Infected Mushroom’s drummer Cary White has been hard at work fusing his two passions: live drumming and a signature dance music sound with his recent project, Drums On Acid. While still in its beginning stages, the project has already received applause from listeners and tested producers and performers […]

Paul Van Dyk Presents VONYC Sessions 2013

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Compiling an end-of-the-year playlist from the 600+ tracks he’s brought to fans over the past twelve months through his VONYC Sessions could not have been an easy task for legend Paul Van Dyk. After much anticipation, though, we’re extremely pleased with the breathtaking journey he’s created for us with VONYC 2013. Including tracks by the […]

Vato Gonzalez takes us back to our arcade days with Volfied Riddim

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It isn’t scheduled for release until January 14th, but its already won the support of producers Nicky Romero, Diplo, W&W, and more. Vato Gonzalez’s “Volfied Riddim,” named after the 1989 arcade game Volfied, conjures early gamer memories with its stripped back bare-bones tribal beat. As Gonzalez’s debut track on Dim Mak Records, this track packs […]

Roundup: Electronic Music in the 56th Annual Grammy Awards

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Electronic music continues to work its way into pop culture. This year was as big as a year can get for electronic dance music and it shows with the recently revealed Grammy nominations. For the first time in the last couple years Skrillex won’t be sweeping the electronic dance music Grammys. 13 different electronic dance […]

Reflections’ “My Cancer” earns a hard-hitting remix from Mechanize

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Electronic and metal music have crossed paths before, whether it be bands like Ministry, Enter Shikari and Korn incorporating different types of EDM styles into their songs, to producers like Zedd, Excision and Skrillex remixing their favorite metal jams. Some metal musicians have even started producing remixes themselves, such as Born Of Osiris guitarist Lee […]

DJ Snake Teases His Upcoming Collaboration With Diplo

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DJ Snake has quickly become one of the most sought after names in electronic music. With the unbelievable success of “Turn Down For What” all eyes are on the French producer to see what he does next. Recently, when playing in Chicago DJ Snake played his upcoming collaboration with EDM superstar Diplo. With these two […]

Tiësto Returns With Soon-To-Be Smash Hit “Red Lights”

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There is a reason that Tiësto is considered one of the all-time greats of EDM: he seems to work harder than anybody else. With nearly 20 years in the scene, countless sold-out shows around the world, global sponsorships, and even a YouTube reality show, his tireless work ethic is what separates him from everybody else, […]

What we are thankful for

The 80 ft. cake throw heard ‘round the world.

With Thanksgiving day now upon us, we here at elektro have taken the time to reflect on what we’re thankful for, aside from a bowl of bright orange sweet potatoes our obvious fave this holiday season (wink wink). Ranging from the little things, such as the free water stations now readily available at most large […]

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