Amidst the crazy sea of hipsters, hippies, old folks, pre-teens and babies(!), the first weekend of Coachella was also packed with EDM revelers, ready to get their fist-pumping music fix over the course of the three-day bacchanal. In fact, it seems that dance music lovers are growing in numbers so m ... More >>
On this day in 1847, the Donner Party was rescued from a disastrous trek to the West Coast that caused the survivors to eat their fallen pioneers. In honor of this legendary tale, here are the six best references to cannibalism in song. Let us know your favorites, and we'll think about how delicious ... More >>
See Also: Lollapalooza Suspended, Resumed After Dangerous Weather Conditions Ten Things Your Lollapalooza Outfit Says About You By Ian Traas With every year that passes, it feels like electronic dance music gains a bigger foothold in the summer festival circuit, and the climb in popularity was esp ... More >>
To casual observers, electronic music may be sterile noise created to excite and energize people. That may be major simplification, to be sure. But with so many artists in the genre creating songs aimed at getting people dancing, it's almost jarring to hear electronic music encased with personal exp ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, January 10. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Todd OwyoungSkrillex | Porter Robinson | Zedd | Mystereo The Pageant July 12, 2011 The kids came out in droves to see the house that dubstep built. Worshipping at the temple of Skrillex, this new generation of music lovers has a penchant for lacerating synth and skull crushing bass wobble. ... More >>
8 p.m. Sunday, March 27. The Luminary Center for the Arts, 4900 Reber Place.
8 p.m. Wednesday, March 16. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
The mere existence of this documentary should send post-punk fans, synth dorks and music historians into spasms of ectasy. The BBC's Synth Britannia examines the rise of the UK's early '80s synthpop movement. More specifically, it's a 90-minute, thorough examination of the genre's roots, major playe ... More >>
A note from DJ SlantE via Facebook about the July 4 appearance of electro wizard Richie Hawtin:Because of unforeseen circumstances, we have decided that Ten14 will not provide the best experience possible for this rare Saint Louis appearance by Richie Hawtin. We have moved the entire show to the Ko ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, May 14. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
In honor of the Presidential Inauguration, here's an insane video and audio mashup of Daft Punk's "Aerodynamic" and, uh, Barack Obama. The video gets really awesome at the two-minute mark, when we finally see the Speak 'n Spell that provides the robotic voice you hear.MP3: Adam Freeland vs. Daft Pun ... More >>
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dr ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, November 22. Dante's, 3221 Olive Street.
8 p.m. Saturday, October 18. The Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.
9 p.m. Wednesday, June 25. Dante's, 3221 Olive Street
Digital music just gets better. See ya later, major labels.
9 p.m. Monday, April 23. Dante's (3221 Olive Street).
Then we check out a book about Edwardsville's legendary Mississippi River Festival.
10 p.m. Saturday, December 9. Dante's (3221 Olive Boulevard).
9 p.m. Saturday, October 7. Dante's (3221 Olive Boulevard).
8 p.m. Thursday, July 6. Pop's (1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois)
Comfort of Strangers (Astralwerks)
Devin Dazzle and the Neon Fever (Emperor Norton)
Between Darkness and Wonder (Koch)
The Man Who Lived Underground (Music for Freaks)
Electro heavy Felix da Housecat makes new songs sound classic
Do You Know Squarepusher? (Warp)
Veteran NYC scenester Larry Tee was bored, so he engineered a social movement: electroclash
St. Louis Style 2 and Displaced cultivate a new crop of techno events
Hypercity: Mixed by Andrew Weatherall (Force Tracks)
Peel Session 2 (Warp)
He produced Madonna's Music, but Mirwais has been around for 20 years and has influenced a legion of French DJs
From Nelly to the Pageant: what went down on the St. Louis music scene in 2000
The Boogie Knights and That Girl throw the party of the year in Operation: Get Down
Hot nightspot Lo has rescinded its prohibition of drum & bass
A fellow musician shares his memories of John Rudebeck
Inside St. Louis' growing rave culture, where the music is loud, the vibe is ecstatic and the kids are alright
The Superstars of Love's "Spooks in Space" was everything a rave oughtta be
Loft District clubs set their booking sights high
The RFT music editor advises you on his favorite music of 1998