Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Las Vegas Weekly - "Las Vegas has become the EDM capital of America..."

The Las Vegas Weekly explains how EDM took root in Las Vegas nightlife, and whats next now that its there to stay.

Check out the whole article HERE

Washington Post - Benoit and Sergio Release "Principles"

The Washington Post contemplates whats next for the trans-continental duo Benoit & Sergio.

Check out the full article HERE

USA Today - 'Raves give rise to electronic festivals'

USA Today explains the evolution of dance music from underground warehouse raves to EDM Festival's like Electric Daisy Carnival and the IDentity tour, which reach hundreds of thousands of fans.

Check out the article HERE

NPR - The Biggest Tunes of Electric Daisy Carnival 2011

NPR finds out what the biggest tunes of EDC 2011 are going to be from A-Trak, David Guetta, Richie Hawtin, and others.

Check out the article HERE

Time Out Chicago - Interview with DJ Harvey

Time Out sits down with the always insightful, always funny UK Native 'DJ Harvey.' Check out the interview HERE

Hollywood Reporter - Electric Daisy Carnival Kicks Off: Is Las Vegas Becoming America's Answer to Ibiza?

The Hollywood Reporter gets insight from BBC 1’s Pete Tong, EDC's festival founder Pasquale Rotelle and DJs Kaskade and Benny Benassi on the Sin City’s electronic music renaissance. Check out the article HERE

Los Angeles Times - Las Vegas America's EDM Capital

The LA Times chronicles the rise of Las Vegas as America's new Electronic Dance Music capital. Check out the article HERE

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Pop Matters - Review of 'Locussolus"

Pop Matters harps on the musical and sometimes humorous nuances of DJ Harvey's studio album "Locussolus."

Check it out HERE

Pitchfork - Streaming Benoit & Sergio 'Principles'

Pitchfork streams "the heat-seeking A-Side from Berlin/D.C.-based dance-pop duo Benoit & Sergio's forthcoming single of the same name, 'Principles.'"

Check it out HERE

Pulse Radio - Fatboy Slim's Vegas Pool Party

As "Palm trees bent double in the wind and the pool's waves crashed over the sides of the DJ booth," Fatboy Slim's Vegas pool party-turned-impromptu indoor rave took it all in stride.

Check out the video recap at Pulse Radio

Urb - Richie Hawtin Interviews Mute Records CEO/Founder Daniel Miller

Richie Hawtin interviews Mute Records founder and CEO Daniel Miller about the genesis of electronic music, its roots in UK punk, and the discovery of Depeche Mode.

Check out the interview HERE

Washington Post Keeps it Cool with Benoit and Sergio

The Washington Post are streaming Benoit & Sergio during the "sticky-hot month of June... keeping cool by listening to the Freon-infused 'Everybody'"

Check it out HERE

Friday, June 17, 2011

Village Voice - Interview with DJ Harvey

Village Voice interviews DJ Harvey and learns that "All you have to do is look good in the studio and shit happens." To read the whole (highly entertaining) interview click HERE

WBEZ 91.5 - Interview with Kate Simko

WBEZ 91.5 interviewed Chicago based electronic musician Kate Simko on air and previewed some of her upcoming releases. To check out the hour-long installment of WBEZ's "DJ Series," click HERE

Pitchfork - Review of DJ Harvey's 'Locussolus'

Pitchfork reviews DJ Harvey's latest release Locussolus and explains why "Harvey Bassett isn't a sonic radical, just a hip, studied craftsman unafraid to let his freak flag fly."

Read the whole review HERE

Dusted - Reviww of DJ Harvey's 'Locussolus'

Dusted reviews DJ Harvey's newest release 'Locussolus.' Check out the article HERE

digi10ve - Interview with Nick Fanciulli

digi10ve interviews Nic Fanciulli about his early career in the UK, his recent move to LA, and his current North American tour. Check out the article and a streaming mix from Nic HERE

Beatportal - Pete Tong's Take on Electronic Music in Las Vegas

Beatportal sits down with Pete Tong to discuss the emerging DJ/Party culture of Las Vegas and his own influential party in the Sin City. Read the article HERE.

Beatportal - MANIK's favorite tracks of the moment

M A N I K opens up his figurative CD wallet and lets Beatportal steal some of his favorite tracks, and then share them. Check out the article HERE

Spinner - Interviews A-trak and Destructo about 'Holy Ship'

Spinner gets some insight on the attraction of DJing on a luxury cruise liner, A-trak "still trying to live out the 'Big Pimpin' video." Check out the article HERE.

Big Shot - Fatboy Slim to Headline 'Holy Ship'

Big Shot explains why electronic music and cruise ships are a great combination and reveals Fatboy Slim's position at the top of "Holy Ship's" stellar line-up.

Check it out HERE.

LA Weekly - Nic Fanculli "British titan of house" + Free Download

LA Weekly talks about the timeless nature of House music, Nic Fanciulli's American tour and his DJ set at Avalon. Check it out HERE.

Fader covers DJ Harvey's "Locussolus" + Stream of “Throwdown (Com Truise Remix)”

Music/Culture authority The Fader covers DJ Harvey's newest release Locussolus with a free stream of “Throwdown (Com Truise Remix).” Check it out HERE.