Dance Music/Electronica: Most Popular Articles
A list of the top trance DJs - our favorite trance discjockeys
Out favorite DJs spinning and producing house music all around the world.
What is progressive? Like the way some people define obscenity, you know it when you hear it. Progressive refers more to structure than genre in the way the music builds up in layers leading often to epic tracks.
Dubstep - What is dubstep. Dance Music / Electronica.
Listening Booth - Hear samples of new dance music
Top Dutch DJs/Producers
Top Anti-Valentine's Day Dance Songs
Interview with Armin van Buuren. Dance Music / Electronica.
Are you ready to share the holidays with your loved ones but not sure which holiday music is right for you? Rather than relying on the old standards, why don't you mix it up a bit with electronic/dance versions of holiday music. We here at dancemusic.about.com have compiled the following wrap-up of the different electronic holiday CDs that are in stores and online now!
Virtual DJ 6 Software Review - Review of Virtual DJ 6 Software
Ask the DJ - Finding Music. Dance Music / Electronica.
Numark Total Control - The Ultimate DJ Software Controller
Trance Music - What is Trance Music
Roger Sanchez is not only the DJ's DJ but the producer's producer. Constructing his entire new CD Come With Me from scratch, with outside assistance, he proves his skills as engineer, producer, programmer, and songwriter. Inspired by the dance Mecca island of Ibiza, the CD has already spawned several club anthems, with many more to come. To experience him as a DJ, check out his recently released mixed compilation Release Yourself 5, his frequent podcasts and radio shows.
House Music - What is House Music
Whether you call it trance, dance-pop, or hi-NRG, here are the top ten eurodance music acts on dancemusic.about.com.
Gym Class Heroes - Clothes Off (Remixes)
Ask the DJ - DJing with MP3s. Dance Music / Electronica.
Tiesto - one name means so much. A unique vision of trance music that has conquered the world. Topping the DJ list for three years, playing the opening ceremonies of the Olympic games, and selling out stadiums; Tiesto live is an amazing experience. At the Mansion in Miami, Tiësto rocked the crowd for a non-stop set that has already become the stuff of legend. Magnetic visuals, creative performance artists and a stunning vocal performance by Jes completed the scene for a magical evening.
Top 10 Dance Artists
Sasha has always been at the forefront of innovation in the DJ community. Following up his critically acclaimed Involver album, Sasha reinvents himself again with his custom-made Maven controller. Starting May 28, he'll begin a national tour showing off his new mixing power. The tour will anticipate the June 21 release of FundacionNYC on Global Underground, his first CD showcasing how he has reinvented himself, yet again
Electro - What is Electro House Music
Amsterdam Dance Event 2011 - Interview with Jason Dottley - The Newcomer Perspective
Pioneer DDJ-ERGO-v DJ Controller Review
As a singer/songwriter/dance artist just getting my feet wet in DJing, it's an interesting time to throw myself in the mix. Just as CDs were the new vinyl, mp3 files are establishing themselves as the new CD. I'll save the debate for another day, but it's safe to say that as a novice DJ, the thought of simply grabbing my laptop and external hard drive instead of cases and cases of CDs was very tempting.
Ask the DJ - House Definition. Dance Music / Electronica.
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Madonna - Girl Gone Wild (Remixes) Review
Top 10 Dance Divas
Artists from the eighties coming back and hitting the dancefloor with even more wonderful dance music
Etro Anime - See the Sound. Dance Music / Electronica.
Katy Perry - Teenage Dream - CD Review of Teenage Dream by Katy Perry
Pet Shop Boys' Christmas EP - Review of Christmas EP by the Pet Shop Boys
With a grammy nomination, a number one spot on DJ Magazines list of the Top Global DJs and the incredible Politics of Dancing 2 compilation, its been a great year for Paul Van Dyk. As a pioneer of electronic music, he breaks down genre and technological boundaries to entertain and unite the people of the world.
27th Annual International Dance Music Awards Nominees and Winners
Disco House - What is Disco House
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Coati Mundi - Dancing For The Cabana Code In The Land Of Boo-Hoo CD Review
DJing using different mediums - Vinyl, cd, mp3: figment of your imagination dance remixes club gigs cd mixer spacer gif
My email box has been filling up with the question - What is that dance song in the Geico caveman commercial? The one that goes
Prior to my purchasing Numark's IDJ2 iPod mixing console, I had been using Numark's Virtual DJ software
M-AUDIO Torq Xponent - Advanced DJ Performance/Production System Review
Interview with Above and Beyond regarding their new CD 'Group Therapy.'
Numark NuVJ - Video Mixing Console and Performance Tool
A DJ, just like an artist, grows over time as they are exposed to new influences. Its taken a few months, but I am now ready to review the Vestax VCI-100 DJ MIDI Controller. You will notice how my experience with the Total Control has affected my review of the Vestax VCI-100.
Synthpop - What is Synthpop. Dance Music / Electronica.
Above and Beyond, the trio of Jonathan Grant, Tony McGuinness, and Paavo Siljamäki, do everything you can imagine in the electronic music world produce, write, remix, DJ, and run a music label. With their artist album TriState and AnjunaBeats label compilations as well as relentless touring, they have built a huge fan following resulting in achieving both Radio One Essential Mix of the Year and top 10 on the infamous DJ list.
Backstreet Atlanta has been open as a 24-hour dance club since 1975, but that era ended on January 1st, 2004, when the city began enforcing an ordinance that severely restricted requirements for private club licenses.
Ultrasone DJ1 Pro Headphones - Review of Natural Surround Sound DJ1 Pro Headphones
D1 Music Presents Club Christmas 3 - CD Review of Club Christmas 3 by D1 Music
Lady Gaga Interview - Interview with Lady Gaga. Page 2.
Vince Clarke of Erasure Interview. Page 3.
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Roots, Rock, Remixed
Akai MPK49 Performance Midi Controller - Review of Akai MPK49 Performance Midi Controller
Interview with Darude. Dance Music / Electronica.
I am the leading gay DJ at a large gay club in the southeast. My dance floor is always full (that's 300 to 400 people at a time). My problem is that no one really knows who I am. The club I DJ at does not put my name in any of its advertisements; they put everyone else in their ads but me.
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Interview with ATB. Dance Music / Electronica.
Dannii Minogue Interview. Dance Music / Electronica.
Da Buzz - Last Goodbye. Dance Music/Electronica.
DJ Tiesto is a man that needs no introduction from me; I am humbled simply by the thought that my opinion will be posted about the Greatest DJ in the World. Not only is it a review of the world's greatest DJ, it's a review of the world's greatest DJ concert. Tiesto has become the epitome of trance music over the last five years.
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With a career spanning more than 20 years in electronic dance music, Paul Oakenfold is clearly an icon. Movie soundtracks, hit singles, massive tours, mixed compilations, remixes and productions by Oakenfold have expanded the way people view djs and electronic music. Ask any person on the street, dance music enthusiast or not, the will know Oakenfold.
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Various Artists - Tunnel Trance Force America Volume 2
The Chemical Brothers - Do It Again
Ask the DJ: How Do I Count Beats Per Minutes (BPM)?
Acid Pro 4.0. Dance Music / Electronica.
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Mitch Branson - Darkness of Pleasure CD Review
Chelo - Cha Cha. Dance Music / Electronica.
Cascada - Everytime We Touch. Dance Music / Electronica.
Essential Dance Songs for Gay Pride
Top 10 Valentine's Day Dance Songs
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As the digital revolution takes a firm hold on the music industry, it has become ever more apparent that
a humorous yet serious method to talk to a discjockey while he is spinning
DJ Mag Top 100 DJs. Dance Music / Electronica.
While we all anxiously await the release of Renaissance:Transitions, the new mixed CD from John Digweed, a few of us dancemusic.about.com writers had a viewing party for the Delta Heavy DVD. Needless to say, we had to chat with Digweed about the tour and documentary.
In the heart of Dutch dance scene are Pronti & Kalmani, the DJs and producers behind Alice Deejay and Vengaboys. Their productions and remixes have conquered the world, creating a unique sound by blending trance and hi-NRG with a pop sensibility. Their latest discovery, Candee Jay, is with them in the studio now ready to do it again.
The only DJ with two Masters Series releases on Renaissance Recordings, Argentinean native Hernan Cattaneo has steadily climbed up the DJ charts to number six. With a highly anticipated release set to come out in September on Bedrock Records with Warsaw from Cattaneo & Tonks, Hernan is now making his mark felt in the production world.
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Artist turned DJ - it almost sounds cliched, doesn't it? In the case of Ben Watt, the transition from Everything But the Girl to Buzzin' Fly is more of a logical artistic growth. The recent release of Buzzin' Fly Volume 3 is a testament to the music that Ben Watt continues to produces and find for the househeads of the world.
How many people can claim to have worked with Prince, Bryan Adams, Chuck D, Phil Oakey (Human League), and Maire Brennan (Clannad) to produce wonderful dance music? Launching the seminal UK dance label Xtravaganza, Alex Gold has been involved with over 55 top 40 hits while maintaining DJ residencies around the world. The label, which launched the careers of Chicane, Agnelli & Nelson, and several other major dance artists, mysteriously fell silent in 2002 when Alex suffered a tragic accident.
Lady Gaga - Just Dance. Dance Music / Electronica.
It might not seem like it to most of us but this may go down as the year dance started heading back to the forefront and from the most unlikely of sources Modern Rock.
Peter Rauhofer - Higher: A/X Music Series Volume 3
Ask the DJ - House vs Trance. Dance Music / Electronica.
Above and Beyond - Group Therapy
EDM. Dance Music / Electronica.
Arkaos Grand VJ Software Preview - A First Look
Not many bands can claim that they have lasted for nearly 20 years, making music both creative and relevant. Always embracing dance music to enhance their innate r&b/soul flavor, Simply Red continue to produce wonderful music that spans all genres.[. Page 4.
Palash & DJ Rap - Armani Exchange presents Chemistry
Numark Omni Control Review - Review of the Omni Control by Numark
Royksopp - What Else Is There? Dance Music / Electronica.
Akai MPD32 MIDI/USB Software Control Surface Review
Lady Gaga crept up on the modern music scene much like a stealthy predator, sure of its prey's inability to sense or to predict it. She let herself be seen a few times as an unassuming and docile beast, something to be comfortable around. She even let herself be heard, her calls and cries as far from threatening as possible.
Ultimate DJ Gear Producer Bag Review - UDG Producer Bag Review
Larry Tee's Club Badd - CD Review of Club Badd by Larry Tee
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Tiesto's Kaleidoscope - CD Review of Kaleidoscope by Tiesto
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Wolfgang Gartner Interview - Interview with Wolfgang Gartner
Ask the DJ - DJing with I-tunes. Dance Music / Electronica.
Colton Ford - Tug of War. Dance Music / Electronica.
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If there is a person in dance music who needs no introduction, it is Junior Vasquez. As styles change and people come and go, Junior Vasquez stands singularly as one of our legends who continues to spin and produce music that clubland loves.
How To DJ Right: The Art And Science Of Playing Records
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Interview with Kaidi Tatham (aka Agent K)
Global DJ is an appropriate title for Markus Schulz. Currently touring the US, his summer Armada residency at Amnesia in Ibiza will be the homebase for his Global DJ Broadcast radio show. With a new mixed CD compilation due in September, this is going to be quite a busy summer for Markus.
Ask the DJ - I'm a New DJ, What Should I Buy?
Making the move from writing to DJing and producing may seem like an odd transition, but when you consider the career arcs of Dave Dresden, Bill Coleman, and Joe Bermudez, it starts to make more sense. As contributing editor for Keyboard magazine and writer of three books, Francis Preve covers the latest technologies. As a sound designer for Korg and Ableton, he creates the sounds that other producers use. As a producer, he has worked with circuit Roland Belmares and commercial Joe Bermudez.
Seal - Love's Divine. Dance Music / Electronica.
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Schiller featuring Heppner - I Feel You
Frankie Knuckles - A New Reality
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What hot disco act is actually a husband and wife combo? Give up? Its the Raes, a matrimonial team whose record of A Little Lovin (Keeps the Doctor Away) became one of 1978s top disco hits.
There's more to the life of a superstar DJ than traveling the globe via first class planes and bedding supermodels; the truly dedicated ones go to the grassroots and actually experience the places they perform. With his new CD/DVD set Passport USA, Ferry Corsten gives you a firsthand view of his recent US bus tour with a slamming set of music he played and film coverage of life on the road. In addition to going from Punk to Junk, he's also gone high style with his own fashion line.
Whether you call him Joey Negro, Jakatta or one of the Hed Boys, Dave Lee is well known as one of roots of the British house and garage scene. With countless productions and remixes in every DJs set, he manages to find the best music for his compilations and DJ sets while exploring his musicality with diverse and soul-satisfying projects. His new set Kings of Disco, with Dmitri from Paris, is just the latest gift he has given to house music lovers worldwide.
Ben Norman Bio. Dance Music / Electronica.
Lady Gaga's The Fame Monster - CD Review of The Fame Monster by Lady Gaga
Dance artists rarely make it past one album, much less to a greatest hits album. Underworld is not a typical dance artist and Anthology 1992-2002 is not a greatest hits album, but rather a collection of songs that document ten years of music from white labels to major soundtracks by one of the most important electronic music artists. Karl Hyde spoke to us about the progression of Underworld through their unique live shows and creative visions that keep us all jumping on the dancefloor. Page 2.
Paris Hilton - Paris. Dance Music / Electronica.
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ATB - The DJ in the Mix 3. Dance Music / Electronica.
Nickodemus - Sun People Remixed CD Review
Goldfrapp - We Are Glitter (Take 2)
Since 1990, VNV (Victory not Vengeance) Nation have been forerunners in defining the sound of EBM. From their pounding dance floor tracks to their melodic ballads, Irish-born Ronan Harris (vocals, programming, and keyboards) and English-born Mark Jackson (drums) have never failed to entrance fans with their electronic styling. The release of Matter and Form marks the fifth LP for this energetic duo and is receiving enormous positive praise worldwide.
Eric Prydz - Call on Me. Dance Music / Electronica.
Melleefresh vs Deadmau5 - At Play CD Review
Cascada - Last Christmas. Dance Music / Electronica.
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Fader Pro - The Art of the Remix - DVD Review of The Art of the Remix by Fader Pro
Lal Meri's Bad Things - Single Review of Bad Things by Lal Meri
Miike Snow's Miike Snow - CD Review of Miike Snow by Miike Snow
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CELIA CRUZ/CELIA IN THE HOUSE: The Ultimate Classic Hits Remix Collection
Chemical Brothers - Galvanize. Dance Music / Electronica.
Numark NS7 Performance Controller Review - Review of Numark NS7 Performance Controller
M-Audio Fast Track USB Interface
Frankmusik - Do It In the AM CD Review
Dance Music Ringtones. Dance Music / Electronica.
Klaypex - 'Ready to Go' Review. Dance Music / Electronica.
A trip to Orlando provided a perfect opportunity to visit the nightlife of a city where clubs like Visage, The Edge, Firestone, and Southern Nights first shaped my musical tastes. The emerging rave scene of the 90s at the Edge and the progressive house scene of the legendary Firestone afterhours events were groundbreaking on a national level.
Various Artists - Love Rocks. Dance Music / Electronica.