By: Carolina de Busto It's been a few years since EDM became big business. But the bubble hasn't burst. And those folks who wear bulky headsets and press play (i.e. celebrity DJs) are still laughing all the way to the bank. The giddiest jock is once again Calvin Harris. The scruffy-faced Scotsma ... More >>
Ravers are like snowflakes, right? Wrong. It's actually not uncommon to find two (or twelve) who look (and sometimes behave) almost exactly alike. In fact, we've spent a lot of time wandering around EDM fests in a state of perpetual déjà vu, encircled by thousands of party people who seem to be ... More >>
Enough about the music and enough about the giant ship -- everyone wants the good stuff! Like, who was the most wasted asshole on the boat? Who delivered the most snooze-worthy DJ set? And who was the most ratchet dancer of Holy Ship!!! 2014? While the rest of the blogosphere waxes poetic about t ... More >>
By Kat Bein After three years of raging at sea, Hard Events' Holy Ship cruise has proven itself to be the best nautical EDM adventure that money can buy. (Of course, we enjoyed press accommodations, so we didn't actually pay.) It might still be a new-ish phenomenon, but this party boat has the most ... More >>
Getting your celebrity gossip from "TMZ" is soooooo 2009, dude. Each Thursday in "Twitter Litter," RFT Music rounds up the week's best meltdowns, ego battles and WTFness from rockers, rappers and DJs who aren't afraid of a little hashtag action. It's time to take out the trash. Did you know that mu ... More >>
Getting your celebrity gossip from TMZ is soooooo 2009, dude. Each Thursday in "Twitter Litter," RFT Music rounds up the week's best meltdowns, ego battles and WTFness from rockers, rappers and DJs who aren't afraid of a little hashtag action. It's time to take out the trash. When we started kickin ... More >>
Broadly speaking, if you're an electronic music fan over 40, you probably dig Danny Tenaglia more than Skrillex. And chances are, if you're a Skrillex fan under the age of 30, you're like, "Who the hell is Danny Tenaglia?" Coachella 2013 exemplified the generation gap in the world of dance music. ... More >>
The first weekend of Miami's Ultra Music Festival has come and gone. These bass junkies in tutus, dead starfish, Pokémon body suits and other various Halloween costumes offered words of fashion advice and reflection. Click on to uncover how to dress like a raver at Ultra. Also, be sure to check our ... More >>
Sure, we have our issues with the predictability of Electric Daisy Carnival's lineup this year: With the likes of Tiesto, David Guetta and Afrojack on the bill, it was about as surprising as taxes. The talent seemed to reflect Coachella's lineup in April which, in turn, mirrored last year's EDC. We ... More >>
[Update at 2:48 a.m]: EDC is over for the night. Organizers are waiting for crowds to thin out before making an official announcement. More details and older updates at the bottom.Electric Daisy Carnval in Las Vegas tonight was shut down temporarily as a result of high winds buffeting tall sound st ... More >>
See also: Our Complete Coachella Coverage Dance music is coming to an arena near you: Kaskade will be the first DJ ever to play Staples Center (July 27). And mainstream concert promoters such as Live Nation are diving into the electronic dance explosion. Electric Daisy Carnival, which is being hel ... More >>
Mention Steve Aoki in a crowded room and watch the reactions; some will cross themselves in reverence, most will nod their recognition at the name, and the rest will know him only as "a DJ." But Steve Aoki has never been just a DJ; he's a modern auteur with his finger rammed in the proverbial sphinc ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, January 10. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Last night, superstar DJ Tiesto came to the Pageant and performed for an ecstatic, excited crowd. Todd Owyoung was there and brought back some stellar photos; a few are below. How was the performance? What was it like seeing Tiesto at the Pageant? Inquiring minds want to know!Todd Owyoung Vi ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, March 16. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
image viaZola Jesus is Nika Roza Danilova, the 21 year old's operatic tenor and tender age make her Rihanna among noise makers, but Danilova's emotion isn't borrowed, it's wrenched. With Cult of Youth at the Billiken Club April 14. 2720 Cherokee *Anthony B, February 2 Atomic Cowboy *Sarah an ... More >>
Superstar DJ Tiesto performed at Home Nightclub on Wednesday, October 28. Egan O'Keefe was there and took photos of the man -- and crowd -- in action. View a few samples below, and an entire slideshow here. Photo: Egan O'KeefeView more Tiesto photos from last night.
Dave Green Uncle Monk Who: The old-timey bluegrass project of Tommy Ramone Where: Off Broadway RIYL: Avett Brothers, Lucero, Ha Ha Tonka MP3: Uncle Monk, "Round the Bend"
Firebird *All Leather, Saturday August 22 *The Incurables, Saturday, August 22 (late show) *Ready the Destroyer/Sink the Bismark, Monday, August 24 *Pretty Little Empire/Theodore/Paper Dolls, Tuesday, August 25 *Hurts to Laugh, Friday, August 28 *Titus Andronicus, Tuesday, September 8 *These United ... More >>
Just received a press release stating that Brown & White Productions -- who have brought acts such as MSTRKRFT, Carl Cox, Sasha and Digweed, Josh Wink to town -- is moving its show headquarters from Dante's to HOME Nightclub. I'm hoping to catch up with B&W's Amin Mohabbat tomorrow for more ... More >>
9 p.m. Sunday, December 30. Home Nightclub, 1260 South Main Street, St. Charles.
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Just Be (Nettwerk)