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The Top 10 Trance DJs
A list of the top trance DJs - our favorite trance discjockeys
Meet the World's 10 Best House DJs
Out favorite DJs spinning and producing house music all around the world.
What Is Progressive and Who Are the Best...
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.
Best New Dance Music in the Listening Booth
Listening Booth - Hear samples of new dance music
The 13 Best Dutch DJs
Top Dutch DJs/Producers
What Is Dubstep?
Dubstep - What is dubstep. Dance Music / Electronica.
Interview with Armin van Buuren
Interview with Armin van Buuren. Dance Music / Electronica.
Virtual DJ 6 Software Review
Virtual DJ 6 Software Review - Review of Virtual DJ 6 Software
Top Anti-Valentine's Day Dance Songs
Top Anti-Valentine's Day Dance Songs
Coati Mundi - 'Dancing For The Cabana Code In...
Coati Mundi - Dancing For The Cabana Code In The Land Of Boo-Hoo CD Review
Top 10 Top 10 - Eurodance Artists
Whether you call it trance, dance-pop, or hi-NRG, here are the top ten eurodance music acts on dancemusic.about.com.
Top 10 Dance Artists
Top 10 Dance Artists
Madonna - "Girl Gone Wild (Remixes)" Review
Madonna - Girl Gone Wild (Remixes) Review
Roger Sanchez Interview
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
House Music - What is House Music
Sasha - Fundacion NYC Interview
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…
Trance Music
Trance Music - What is Trance Music
Porno - Music Power
Porno - Music Power. Dance Music / Electronica.
Electro
Electro - What is Electro House Music
Throwback: The Best 80s Dance Artists
Artists from the eighties coming back and hitting the dancefloor with even more wonderful dance music
Traktor DJ Studio
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.
Master C&J Featuring Liz Torres - Can't Get...
Master C&J Featuring Liz Torres - Can't Get Enough: The Classics & More
Da Buzz - Last Goodbye
Da Buzz - Last Goodbye. Dance Music / Electronica.
Tiesto Interview
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.
Ultrasone DJ1 Pro Headphones-Review of Natural...
Ultrasone DJ1 Pro Headphones - Review of Natural Surround Sound DJ1 Pro Headphones
Elvis Presley - Rubberneckin
Elvis Presley - Rubberneckin. Dance Music / Electronica.
Ask the DJ - House Definition
Ask the DJ - House Definition. Dance Music / Electronica.
Francis Preve Interview
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.
Deluka - 'You Are the Night' CD Review
Deluka - You Are the Night CD Review
Ask the DJ - DJing with MP3s
Ask the DJ - DJing with MP3s. Dance Music / Electronica.
Benny Benassi Interview
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The Verve 'Forth'
Like so many people in 1997, I was mesmerized by the release of Urban Hymns by The Verve which was a
Holiday and Christmas Dance Music
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!
Pioneer DDJ-ERGO-v DJ Controller Review
Pioneer DDJ-ERGO-v DJ Controller Review
Mitch Branson - 'Darkness of Pleasure' CD Review
Mitch Branson - Darkness of Pleasure CD Review
"Everywhere I go.." - The song in the Geico...
My email box has been filling up with the question - What is that dance song in the Geico caveman commercial? The one that goes
G.B. Interview
The world of underground music brims with up-and-coming, undiscovered talent. Many producers get their start doing “unofficial” remixes (yam who anyone?) which later get picked up and released by a record label, thereby putting the producer on the map. DJ, artist and beat-maker, this 20 year-old boy wonder has in a relatively short time, to catch the eye of production veterans like King Britt and Daz-I-Kue.
Nickodemus - 'Sun People Remixed' CD Review
Nickodemus - Sun People Remixed CD Review
Lady Gaga Interview - Interview with Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga Interview - Interview with Lady Gaga. Page 2.
Calvin Harris Interview - Interview with Calvin...
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What is that electronic song in the "Johnnie...
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Disco House
Disco House - What is Disco House
Colton Ford Interview
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Benassi Bros - Phobia
Benassi Bros - Phobia. Dance Music / Electronica.
Ben Watt Interview
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.
Paul Van Dyk Interview
With a grammy nomination, a number one spot on DJ Magazine’s list of the Top Global DJs and the incredible Politics of Dancing 2 compilation, it’s 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.
Lady Gaga 'The Fame Monster'
Lady Gaga's The Fame Monster - CD Review of The Fame Monster by Lady Gaga
David Guetta Interview - Interview with David...
class="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > DJ Ron Slomowicz: It's been quite a busy
Paul Oakenfold Interview
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.
Katy Perry - 'Teenage Dream'
Katy Perry - Teenage Dream - CD Review of Teenage Dream by Katy Perry
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Roots, Rock, Remixed
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Roots, Rock, Remixed
Synthpop
Synthpop - What is Synthpop. Dance Music / Electronica.
Povo Interview
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Steve Aoki Interview - Interview with Steve Aoki
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Trentemoller Interview - Interview with...
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Interview with Sasha
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Above and Beyond - 'Group Therapy' Interview
Interview with Above and Beyond regarding their new CD 'Group Therapy.'
Robert Clivilles Interview
Robert Clivilles is truly a dance music legend. Together with his late partner David Cole, C&C Music Factory redefined dance music as a producer-driven artist medium and successfully brought their international smash hits “Gonna Make You Sweat,” “Things That Make You Go Hmm,” and “Here We Go,” to the people through clubs, video and touring. With the state of dance music in the United States, it seems like the perfect time to look back to a legend to help us focus on the future.
Ask the DJ - How Do I Count Beats Per Minutes...
Ask the DJ: How Do I Count Beats Per Minutes (BPM)?
DJ Mag Top 100 DJs
DJ Mag Top 100 DJs. Dance Music / Electronica.
Above and Beyond Interview
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.
27th Annual International Dance Music Awards...
27th Annual International Dance Music Awards Nominees and Winners
Interview with Darude
Interview with Darude. Dance Music / Electronica.
Vestax VCI-100 DJ Midi Controller Review
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.
Backstreet - No longer 24 hours
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.
How To DJ Right: The Art And Science Of Playing...
How To DJ Right: The Art And Science Of Playing Records
Plumb Interview
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Top 10 Top 10 Dance Divas
Top 10 Dance Divas
Mick Hucknall / Simply Red Interview
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.[
Lady Gaga - 'The Fame'
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.
Madonna - MDNA CD Review
Madonna - MDNA CD Review. Dance Music / Electronica.
Roy Ayers Interview
Roy Ayers. The legendary vibraphonist needs no introduction. This year, he celebrates his fortieth year in the music business with the release of a quintessential collection of unreleased gems from his most prolific creative period, 1976-1981. At the tender age of 63, his energy is boundless, his joy for life contagious, and his humbleness admirable. Page 2.
Acid Pro 4.0
Acid Pro 4.0. Dance Music / Electronica.
Will Holland - 'Digitally Enhanced Volume 5' CD...
Will Holland - Digitally Enhanced Volume 5 CD Review
Cascada Interview
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Akai MPD32 MIDI/USB Software Control Surface...
Akai MPD32 MIDI/USB Software Control Surface Review
Numark Total Control - The Ultimate DJ Software...
Numark Total Control - The Ultimate DJ Software Controller
Vinyl vs CD vs MP3
DJing using different mediums - Vinyl, cd, mp3: figment of your imagination dance remixes club gigs cd mixer spacer gif
Kylie Minogue - Ultimate Kylie
Kylie Minogue - Ultimate Kylie. Dance Music / Electronica.
Miike Snow - Miike Snow
Miike Snow's Miike Snow - CD Review of Miike Snow by Miike Snow
Alex Gold
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.
Nicole Scherzinger - 'Killer Love'
Nicole Scherzinger - Killer Love - CD Review of Killer Love by Nicole Scherzinger
Arika Kane - 'Arika Kane' CD Review
Arika Kane - Arika Kane CD Review
Paul Van Dyk - 'Evolution' CD Review
Paul Van Dyk - Evolution CD Review
Ask the DJ - Finding Music
Ask the DJ - Finding Music. Dance Music / Electronica.
Junior Vasquez Interview
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.
Numark iDJ2 iPod Mixing Console Review
Prior to my purchasing Numark's IDJ2 iPod mixing console, I had been using Numark's Virtual DJ software
Ultimate DJ Gear Producer Bag Review - UDG...
Ultimate DJ Gear Producer Bag Review - UDG Producer Bag Review
Ida Corr Interview - Interview with Ida Corr
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DJ Dan - 'DJ Dan Presents Future Retro' CD Review
DJ Dan - DJ Dan Presents Future Retro CD Review
Frankie Knuckles Interview
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Detroit Grand Pubahs - 'Madd Circus' CD Review
Detroit Grand Pubahs - Madd Circus CD Review
Clubbing in London on Saturday Night
Clubbing in London on Saturday Night - Wrapup of a Saturday Night Clubbing in London
Interview with ATB
Interview with ATB. Dance Music / Electronica.
Nadia Ali - 'Embers'
Nadia Ali's Embers - CD Review of Embers by Nadia Ali
Britney Spears - 'Femme Fatale'
Britney Spears Femme Fatale - CD Review of Femme Fatale by Britney Spears
National Electronic Dance Music Conference...
The National Electronic Dance Music Conference (NEDMC) has announced their annual evenent to take place from September 3rd - 6th at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington DC. The NEDMS seeks to embrace all genres of electronic music including (but of course not limited to): house, industrial, hardcore, techno, hiphop.
Brazilian Girls - Brazilian Girls
Brazilian Girls - Brazilian Girls
Tiesto - Elements of Life Interview Tiesto
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Essential Dance Songs for Gay Pride
Essential Dance Songs for Gay Pride
Bobby O - 'Bright Nothing World' CD Review
Bobby O - Bright Nothing World CD Review
Top 10 Valentine's Day Dance Songs
Top 10 Valentine's Day Dance Songs
Robyn - 'Robyn'
Robyn - Robyn. Dance Music / Electronica.
Morgan Page - 'In the Air' CD Review
Morgan Page - In the Air CD Review
Lady Gaga - "Just Dance"
Lady Gaga - Just Dance. Dance Music / Electronica.
VnV Nation Interview
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.
Sylvia Tosun Interview - Interview with Sylvia...
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Interview with Justin Chapman
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Hernan Cattaneo Interview
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.
The Chemical Brothers - Do It Again
The Chemical Brothers - Do It Again
Tiesto - Kaleidoscope
Tiesto's Kaleidoscope - CD Review of Kaleidoscope by Tiesto
ATB - The DJ: In the Mix
ATB - The DJ: In the Mix Dance Music / Electronica.
Markus Schulz Interview
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.
Vince Clarke of Erasure Interview
Vince Clarke of Erasure Interview. Page 3.
David Guetta - 'One Love' Interview
David Guetta One Love Interview - Interview wth David Guetta
Dannii Minogue Interview
Dannii Minogue Interview. Dance Music / Electronica.
History of Hard House
History of Hard House. Dance Music / Electronica.
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga Profile - Profile of Electro Pop Artist Lady Gaga
Wolfgang Gartner Interview
Wolfgang Gartner Interview - Interview with Wolfgang Gartner
Gabriel and Dresden Interview
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Schiller featuring Heppner - I Feel You
Schiller featuring Heppner - I Feel You
Florence and the Machine - 'Ceremonials' CD...
Florence and the Machine - Ceremonials CD Review
Various Artists - Tunnel Trance Force America...
Various Artists - Tunnel Trance Force America Volume 2
Interview with Carl Cox
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Groove Coverage – Poison
Groove Coverage – Poison. Dance Music / Electronica.
Eric Prydz - Call on Me
Eric Prydz - Call on Me. Dance Music / Electronica.
Christina Aguilera - Hurt
Christina Aguilera - Hurt Dance Music / Electronica.
Robert Clivilles Interview (Part 2)
Robert Clivilles Interview (Part 2). Page 2.
David Guetta - Poplife
David Guetta - Poplife. Dance Music / Electronica.
Twisted Dee - Addiction
Twisted Dee - Addiction. Dance Music / Electronica.
Ladyhawke - 'Anxiety' CD Review
Ladyhawke - Anxiety CD Review. Dance Music / Electronica.
Club Shelter Review
The days of free house parties and illegal raves have definitely gone. The vibe however has not. Shelter is New York City’s premier house night and undoubtedly the home of underground house music.
Stanton T.90 USB Direct Turntable Review
The Stanton T.90 is a USB turntable that, in conjunction with Audacity or Cakewalk Pyro 5 (included on a disc with the deck), enables the user to rip vinyl directly into a digital format (.WAV or .mp3). It is also a fully-functional turntable with expansive pitch control and direct-drive.
Tiesto - In Concert
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.
Tall Paul - The Beat Technique
Tall Paul - The Beat Technique. Dance Music / Electronica.
Interview with Tom Novy
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Kylie Minogue - 'Aphrodite'
Kylie Minogue Aphrodite - CD Review of Aphrodite by Kylie Minogue
Interview with Daft Punk
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Talk to a DJ
a humorous yet serious method to talk to a discjockey while he is spinning
Akai MPK49 Performance Midi Controller Review
Akai MPK49 Performance Midi Controller - Review of Akai MPK49 Performance Midi Controller
Danzel - Pump It Up
Danzel - Pump It Up. Dance Music / Electronica.
Interview with Girl Talk
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Numark Omni Control Review
Numark Omni Control Review - Review of the Omni Control by Numark
Stanton Uberstand Laptop Stand Review
Stanton Uberstand Laptop Stand Review
September - 'September'
September - September. Dance Music / Electronica.
Evelyn Champagne King Interview
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Ask the DJ - Becoming a Circuit DJ
Ask the DJ - Becoming a Circuit DJ (Seth Gold)
Royksopp - What Else Is There?
Royksopp - What Else Is There? Dance Music / Electronica.
We mourn the passing of Sam Weiss.
Sam Weiss passed away at 5:00 am on Wednesday March 19 from natural causes at Boca Raton Community Hospital in Florida. Sam was one of the great pioneers and innovators of the Record industry. Born on September 19, 1926, he will be forever known for his tremendous spirit, his love of the music industry, and the great relationships he formed with other pioneers in the business.

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