Electronic Music

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    EDM Is Well Represented at This Year's Coachella: Here Are the Highlights

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    The Six Best References To Cannibalism In Song

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    Four reasons Lollapalooza needs EDM

    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 >>

  • Music

    January 5, 2012


    8 p.m. Tuesday, January 10. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Skrillex at the Pageant, 7/12/11

    Todd Owyoung​Skrillex | 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 >>

  • Music

    March 24, 2011

    Mount Kimbie

    8 p.m. Sunday, March 27. The Luminary Center for the Arts, 4900 Reber Place.

  • Music

    March 10, 2011


    8 p.m. Wednesday, March 16. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Music

    November 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    YouTube Gold: The BBC4 Synthpop Documentary Synth Britannia

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    Richie Hawtin's July 4 Show Moved to Koken Art Factory

    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 >>

  • Music

    May 13, 2009


    8 p.m. Thursday, May 14. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    MP3 Video: Adam Freeland vs. Daft Punk, "Aer Obama"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    Top Ten Dance Collections of 2008, Both Mixed and Unmixed

    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 >>

  • Music

    November 19, 2008

    Crystal Method

    9 p.m. Saturday, November 22. Dante's, 3221 Olive Street.

  • Music

    October 15, 2008

    David Byrne

    8 p.m. Saturday, October 18. The Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.

  • Music

    June 18, 2008

    Paul Van Dyk

    9 p.m. Wednesday, June 25. Dante's, 3221 Olive Street

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    June 5, 2008
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    April 2, 2008
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    February 19, 2008
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    February 12, 2008
  • Music

    October 3, 2007

    Blaqk Audio

    CexCells (Interscope)

  • Music

    June 13, 2007

    I Want My MP3

    Digital music just gets better. See ya later, major labels.

  • Music

    April 18, 2007


    9 p.m. Monday, April 23. Dante's (3221 Olive Street).

  • Music

    March 7, 2007

    B-Sides gets our oontz-oontz-oontz on with Canadian DJs MSTRKRFT.

    Then we check out a book about Edwardsville's legendary Mississippi River Festival.

  • Music

    December 6, 2006

    Green Velvet

    10 p.m. Saturday, December 9. Dante's (3221 Olive Boulevard).

  • Music

    October 4, 2006

    Ferry Corsten

    9 p.m. Saturday, October 7. Dante's (3221 Olive Boulevard).

  • Music

    July 5, 2006

    Revolting Cocks / Ministry

    8 p.m. Thursday, July 6. Pop's (1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois)

  • Music

    May 19, 2004

    Felix da Housecat

    Devin Dazzle and the Neon Fever (Emperor Norton)

  • Music

    April 21, 2004


    Ultravisitor (Warp)

  • Music

    March 3, 2004


    Between Darkness and Wonder (Koch)

  • Music

    January 7, 2004


    Spokes (Warp)

  • Music

    April 16, 2003


    The Man Who Lived Underground (Music for Freaks)

  • Music

    February 12, 2003

    Cat Power

    Electro heavy Felix da Housecat makes new songs sound classic

  • Music

    October 30, 2002


    Do You Know Squarepusher? (Warp)

  • Music

    October 30, 2002

    Turbocharged Freaks

    Veteran NYC scenester Larry Tee was bored, so he engineered a social movement: electroclash

  • Music

    August 22, 2001

    Beat Farmers

    St. Louis Style 2 and Displaced cultivate a new crop of techno events

  • Music

    May 16, 2001

    Various Artists

    Hypercity: Mixed by Andrew Weatherall (Force Tracks)

  • Music

    May 16, 2001


    Peel Session 2 (Warp)

  • Music

    March 7, 2001

    Music: Response

    He produced Madonna's Music, but Mirwais has been around for 20 years and has influenced a legion of French DJs

  • Music

    January 3, 2001

    Aluminum Group

    Pelo (Hefty)

  • Music

    January 3, 2001

    A Year in a Day

    From Nelly to the Pageant: what went down on the St. Louis music scene in 2000

  • Music

    November 1, 2000

    Overt Operation

    The Boogie Knights and That Girl throw the party of the year in Operation: Get Down

  • Music

    October 25, 2000

    Lo and Behold

    Hot nightspot Lo has rescinded its prohibition of drum & bass

  • Music

    October 4, 2000


    Music (Maverick)

  • Music

    February 9, 2000

    Soul and Inspiration

    A fellow musician shares his memories of John Rudebeck

  • News

    December 29, 1999

    Rollin' on the River

    Inside St. Louis' growing rave culture, where the music is loud, the vibe is ecstatic and the kids are alright

  • Music

    November 17, 1999


    The Superstars of Love's "Spooks in Space" was everything a rave oughtta be

  • Music

    October 20, 1999


    Loft District clubs set their booking sights high

  • Music

    February 10, 1999
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    December 30, 1998

    Perfect Circles

    The RFT music editor advises you on his favorite music of 1998

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