Class is in Session: DJ Tech Tools schools us on the history of house music

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To many of us out there it seems as house music just exploded onto the market with little or no precursor to it’s massive takeover. Many people are uneducated on the origins of dance music, and would be surprised to find out it actually has a long deep rooted history in Europe and the States. […]

Yves V, Loopers & Jacob van Hage “Amok”

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Two of the latest Dutch DJs to make a splash in the house music scene, Loopers and Jacob van Hage, have teamed up with Belgian electro guru Yves V to deliver this nasty dance floor slayer. This casually crunchy electro tune’s sandy, distorted bassy drop may even inspire some fist pumping. After putting on a […]

X-Press 2 ‘Muzik Xpress’ 20th Anniversary Re-release

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Yesterday, Nicole Moudaber dropped her previously unreleased 2008 remix of the classic track “Musik Xpress” on Skint Entertainment. The release is available exclusively on Beatport. This 20th Anniversary package gives the tune a new direction, and provides a new generation of electronic music fans the opportunity to appreciate some of the finest house music from […]

“The Record” Showcases House Music’s Birth

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Although house music has swept the globe with its contagious energy, what some dance music folks don’t know is that it started right in the Windy City’s backyard. While a good deal of dance music lovers (especially Chicagoans) have heard stories about the legendary Hot Mix 5, a Chicago based DJ crew who is largely […]

Hard Rock Sofa & Squire “Just Can’t Stay Away” OUT NOW

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Where one house music trio breaks apart, another trio gets even stronger as Russian DJs, Hard Rock Sofa have released their festival shattering tune “Just Can’t Stay Away.” Fresh from a hard hitting collaboration with Swanky Tunes, the trio collaborated with fellow producer Swire to crank out a Summer anthem that is sure to warm […]

An Ode to Movement Electronic Music Festival

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No supporter of electronic music can deny that this first half of 2012 has only confirmed that America is ready to be a strong supporter of the craze that has been sweeping Europe for decades.  But the popular DJs in America don’t necessarily represent the best of the best when it comes to the true […]

Elektro Event Recap: Sensation America 2012 – “We Celebrate Life”

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The glitterati of EDM gathered together at New York City’s Provacateur for an invite-only soiree, Thursday night. The purpose? To be introduced to the first-ever Sensation America. After 12 years of producing more than 70 Sensation events for millions of visitors in more than 20 countries, Netherlands based ID&T, in conjunction with Live Nation is setting […]

Quickie with a DJ: Sato Goldschlag

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Jordan and Yuta (no last names allowed… yet) are the duo that make up new house music group, Sato Goldschlag. They’ve burst onto the EDM circuit with their first single “Hey Mr. Mister,” featuring the vocals of Wynter Gordon. Check out their Quickie with ElektroDaily.com and a preview of the tune, below. If you had […]

Quickie with a DJ: Orazio Rispo heads to Art Basel Miami Beach

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It has been said that Orazio Rispo “eats, drinks and breathes house music.” I’ll wager he also walks, talks, runs, bathes, sleeps, drives, brushes his teeth and travels it as well. Speaking of travel, we just had a quickie with Orazio Rispo in anticipation of his upcoming performance at Art Basel in Miami (think WMC […]

50 Years of “Being Himself” – elektro’s exclusive Q&A with Danny Tenaglia: “House is a feeling”

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Entering the Long Island City loft space of DJ Danny Tenaglia does nothing short of take one’s breath away. Room after room of floor-to-ceiling shelving units line almost every wall. They are crammed with an interminable collection of records that the NYC-legendary DJ has amassed over his three-decade career. Gearing up to headline The BPM […]

elektro will take you behind the turntables into the lives of the DJ, sharing their passion for the music, giving fans an all access backstage pass.

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