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.
Listening Booth - Hear samples of new dance music
Dubstep - What is dubstep. Dance Music / Electronica.
Top Anti-Valentine's Day Dance Songs
Top Dutch DJs/Producers
Virtual DJ 6 Software Review - Review of Virtual DJ 6 Software
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!
Ask the DJ - Finding Music. Dance Music / Electronica.
Numark Total Control - The Ultimate DJ Software Controller
Trance Music - What is Trance Music
Whether you call it trance, dance-pop, or hi-NRG, here are the top ten eurodance music acts on dancemusic.about.com.
House Music - What is House 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.
Ask the DJ - DJing with MP3s. Dance Music / Electronica.
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
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.
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.
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Electro - What is Electro House Music
Katy Perry - Teenage Dream - CD Review of Teenage Dream by Katy Perry
Gym Class Heroes - Clothes Off (Remixes)
Top 10 Dance Artists
Pioneer DDJ-ERGO-v DJ Controller Review
Madonna - Girl Gone Wild (Remixes) Review
DJing using different mediums - Vinyl, cd, mp3: figment of your imagination dance remixes club gigs cd mixer spacer gif
Top 10 Dance Divas
Synthpop - What is Synthpop. Dance Music / Electronica.
Numark NuVJ - Video Mixing Console and Performance Tool
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.
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Prior to my purchasing Numark's IDJ2 iPod mixing console, I had been using Numark's Virtual DJ software
Disco House - What is Disco House
My email box has been filling up with the question - What is that dance song in the Geico caveman commercial? The one that goes
27th Annual International Dance Music Awards Nominees and Winners
Da Buzz - Last Goodbye. Dance Music/Electronica.
Ultrasone DJ1 Pro Headphones - Review of Natural Surround Sound DJ1 Pro Headphones
Ask the DJ - House Definition. Dance Music / Electronica.
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.
Pet Shop Boys' Christmas EP - Review of Christmas EP by the Pet Shop Boys
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Artists from the eighties coming back and hitting the dancefloor with even more wonderful dance music
Top 10 Valentine's Day Dance Songs
Numark Omni Control Review - Review of the Omni Control by Numark
Interview with Darude. Dance Music / Electronica.
Dannii Minogue Interview. Dance Music / Electronica.
How To DJ Right: The Art And Science Of Playing Records
Interview with Above and Beyond regarding their new CD 'Group Therapy.'
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.
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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Bob Marley & The Wailers - Roots, Rock, Remixed
Amsterdam Dance Event 2011 - Interview with Jason Dottley - The Newcomer Perspective
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.
Ask the DJ - I'm a New DJ, What Should I Buy?
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Coati Mundi - Dancing For The Cabana Code In The Land Of Boo-Hoo CD Review
M-AUDIO Torq Xponent - Advanced DJ Performance/Production System Review
D1 Music Presents Club Christmas 3 - CD Review of Club Christmas 3 by D1 Music
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.
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Pre-release of her debut album, The Fame, Lady Gaga shares her musical influences, and what it was like to shoot the music video for Just Dance. (Part 1)
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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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.
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.
Goldfrapp - We Are Glitter (Take 2)
Acid Pro 4.0. Dance Music / Electronica.
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Wolfgang Gartner Interview - Interview with Wolfgang Gartner
Chelo - Cha Cha. Dance Music / Electronica.
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.
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Royksopp - What Else Is There? Dance Music / Electronica.
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.
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.
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Tiesto's Kaleidoscope - CD Review of Kaleidoscope by Tiesto
Interview with ATB. Dance Music / Electronica.
Peter Rauhofer - Higher: A/X Music Series Volume 3
Ask the DJ - House vs Trance. Dance Music / Electronica.
Various Artists - Pure Trance 6. Dance Music / Electronica.
Frankmusik - Do It In the AM CD Review
Mitch Branson - Darkness of Pleasure CD Review
Ask the DJ: How Do I Count Beats Per Minutes (BPM)?
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Paul Van Dyk - Evolution CD Review
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.
Palash & DJ Rap - Armani Exchange presents Chemistry
Cascada - Everytime We Touch. Dance Music / Electronica.
EDM. Dance Music / Electronica.
Ask the DJ - DJing with I-tunes. Dance Music / Electronica.
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After years of talent contests and singing over records at house parties, Philadelphia native Jason Walker came to New York with a love of house music and inspiration from his favorite singers Kristine W and Joi Cardwell. But what do you do when you are a white boy with the voice of a classic soul diva? Finding Junior Vasquez and getting signed to his label JVM, Jason Walker found the right home for his powerful voice.
a humorous yet serious method to talk to a discjockey while he is spinning
As the digital revolution takes a firm hold on the music industry, it has become ever more apparent that
Deluka - You Are the Night CD Review
Interview with Kaidi Tatham (aka Agent K)
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Akai MPD32 MIDI/USB Software Control Surface Review
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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.
Nickodemus - Sun People Remixed CD Review
ATB - The DJ: In the Mix Dance Music / Electronica.
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Ultimate DJ Gear Producer Bag Review - UDG Producer Bag Review
They say everything gets better with age, and DJing is no exception. I can remember the days of lugging around crates of records weighing 50 pounds each. Of course I was in better shape then. Nowadays, the older and wiser me carries an all-in-one system comprising of a laptop, a USB MIDI controller and a pair of headphones altogether weighing less than 10 pounds. Wonder how that's possible? Let me introduce you to the VCM-100 from Vestax.
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.
DJ Mag Top 100 DJs. Dance Music / Electronica.
Arkaos Grand VJ Software Preview - A First Look
First Choice comes on with pizzaz to back up their powerful, gospel-trained voices. Rochelle Fleming, Debbie Martin, and Annette Guest the ladies who are First Choice dont skimp on anything. Like mythical goddesses, they fly in on a gleaming Pegasus, straight out of your fantasies.
Ask the DJ - DJ Mixed CDs. Dance Music / Electronica.
Ask the DJ - Aspiring Producer. Dance Music / Electronica.
Schiller featuring Heppner - I Feel You
Dance Music Ringtones. Dance Music / Electronica.
Paris Hilton - Paris. Dance Music / Electronica.
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Lady Gaga - Just Dance. Dance Music / Electronica.
Interview with Ali of Deep Dish. Dance Music / Electronica.
Tiesto featuring BT - Love Comes Again
The Chemical Brothers - Do It Again
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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.
Brazilian Girls - Brazilian Girls
Cascada - Last Christmas. Dance Music / Electronica.
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Various Artists - Tunnel Trance Force America Volume 1
Blackout , an album that found Spears lost in every possible way and exhibiting very little interest
Ladyhawke - Anxiety CD Review. Dance Music / Electronica.
ATB - The DJ in the Mix 3. Dance Music / Electronica.
Eric Prydz - Call on Me. Dance Music / Electronica.
Ask the DJ - DJing with CD Player and Laptop
M-Audio Xponent Deck Controller. Dance Music / Electronica.
Oceanlab's Sirens of the Sea - CD Review of Sirens of the Sea by Oceanlab
Britney Spears Femme Fatale - CD Review of Femme Fatale by Britney Spears
Club Visuals 3 DVD by DVJ Vision - DVD Review of Club Visuals 3 by DVJ Vision
Morgan Page - In the Air CD Review
Daniel Bedingfield – 'Stop the Traffik-Secret Fear' EP Review
Danzel - Pump It Up. Dance Music / Electronica.
Lady Gaga Profile - Profile of Electro Pop Artist Lady Gaga
M-Audio Torq Review. Dance Music / Electronica.
King Street Sounds offers free download of Scumfrog Mix
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Seal - Love's Divine. Dance Music / Electronica.
Ilona Europa - Euro-cize. Dance Music / Electronica.
Narcotic Thrust - I Like It. Dance Music / Electronica.