Archive for the 'Events' Category

PRIMAVERA SOUND: May 26th – 28th Barcelona, SPAIN

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Covering everything from indie to electronic dance music, Primavera Sound is one of the largest music festivals in Spain, attracting almost 100,000. In a boss location a 20 minute cab ride from Barcelona’s city center, everything takes place right next to the Balearic Sea.

Skrillex Shines at Coachella 2011

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

Skrillex’s mid-afternoon set on day one of Coachella 2011 had the feel of a coming-out party for a new star. The diminutive 23-year-old producer and musician bombarded the overflow crowd in the Sahara dance tent with the diverse tracks from “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites,” his most recent EP, a blend of pounding electronic dance […]

James Murphy To Perform DJ Set at Sonar Music Festival

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

James Murphy may have hung up his LCD Soundsystem hat, but he isn’t done performing yet. The LCD frontman has joined the Sonar Barcelona bill, set to perform a live DJ set at the festival in June.

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

Despite an all-star lineup of musicians, including Kanye West, Arcade Fire and The Strokes, Coachella’s high-tech light show stole centre stage at the annual three day music festival.

At Berlin Festival, Music Hits the Big Screen

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

If you hear the strains of various musical genres at cinemas around Berlin, don’t be surprised. The annual In-Edit International Music Documentary Festival will take place from April 5 to 10 at Kreuzberg’s Moviemento. From electro to flamenco, an eclectic range of musical genres are represented in the lineup of 33 documentaries that feature artists […]

Techno Music Takes the Talent to South Beach

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Every March, the beautiful people like Madonna and Diddy and Karl Lagerfeld head down to Miami to join the the gods of electronic dance music. There, they float in and out of dance clubs to hear some of the best DJs in the world practice their trade. They come to Miami to check out two […]

Ultra Festival Miami in March

Monday, May 9th, 2011

One of the electronic music world’s most renowned festivals gets under way Friday, offering three rave-tastic days of all things techno, electroclash, ambient, breakbeat, IDM, synthpop – and Duran Duran! Other headliners include Tiesto, Deadmau5, Underworld, the Chemical Brothers and David Guetta. Most of the second-tier acts could easily be headliners at most festivals, including […]

Melt! Festival 2011 Announces Acts

Friday, May 6th, 2011

The Melt! organisation. Today announced several new acts for the 2011 festival in Ferropolis, Germany. White Lies, Digitalism, Jens “Jence” Moelle and Ismail “Isi” Tüfekci join the Berlin-based Melt! Klub Weekender with squealing synth sounds, brute breaks, and belling bass lines

Electric Frog Festival 2011 Line Up

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Glasgow-based dance festival Electric Frog returns next month with a stellar line-up that includes Erol Alkan, J Rocc, Francois Kevorkian, Green Velvet, DJ Yoda, Ivan Smagghe and Dave Clarke. One of the country’s music highlights last year, Electric Frog bills itself as “Scotland’s premier urban & electronic micro-festival” and is this year expanding to two […]