Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 142

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection of songs from DA handling editor Robyn Dexter. With a flavor that can only be called eclectic–to say nothing of a name which lends itself into punnery–DA is pleased to provide a choice of tracks curated from Dexter to your listening enjoyment. Listen in playlist structure here. Metrik‘s new Hospital Records experience Read more about Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 142[…]

Lockdown livestream guide 005: Beatport’s ReConnect, Excision’s Couch Lands, Escape Halloween, and more [Watch]

What week is it, again? While time might be a circle, festivals and artists continue to keep as yet another fully stacked weekend of livestreams depends determined by us dance lovers fair. Once more, we are back to the fifth edition of the “lockdown livestream” roundup manual to provide various dance entertainment options to the Read more about Lockdown livestream guide 005: Beatport’s ReConnect, Excision’s Couch Lands, Escape Halloween, and more [Watch][…]

Ekali’s debut LP, ‘A World Away,’ is an unforgettable masterpiece [Review]

Ekali has long been a staple of the electronic music scene, consistently providing brand new, masterfully created, emotion-evoking soundscapes that many hold exceptionally close to heart. His newest achievement, a record filled–but not oversaturated with–complimenting collaborations and originals, is a diverse masterpiece representing the pinnacle of Ekali’s decades of evolution and hard work. A World Read more about Ekali’s debut LP, ‘A World Away,’ is an unforgettable masterpiece [Review][…]

10 Superstars who have Debuted Music at Ultra Music Festival over the Years

Celebrating Ultra’s long history as a test site for main stage anthems. For much of this electronic music community, Ultra Music Festival marks the beginning of festival year. Taking place each March, it arouses talent from across the globe an opportunity to premiere new songs before thousands of enthusiasts who gather in Miami, Florida for Read more about 10 Superstars who have Debuted Music at Ultra Music Festival over the Years[…]

EDM for Normies: How to Convert Your Friends to Electronic Music

Presenting musicians and genres to win over the EDM unsure. For some reason, digital music is too often reviled by people who don’t understand it. Is that since the haters haven’t evolved their music flavor beyond rsquo & the radio;s top 40?  Maybe.  Is it because they feel inadequate about their very own playlists that Read more about EDM for Normies: How to Convert Your Friends to Electronic Music[…]

The Zodiac Signs of Today’s Biggest EDM DJs

Have you ever wondered about your favourite DJ’s star sign? Look no further. Paradoxically, the ineffable Zodiac. The astrological chart. Can there be anything as undeniable and unfalsifiable since the horoscope that is lowly? Certainly not! Read in the star dust scattered throughout the sky during the birth of one, the natal chart is the Read more about The Zodiac Signs of Today’s Biggest EDM DJs[…]

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 125

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly selection of tunes from DA handling editor Robyn Dexter. Having a taste that can only be called eclectic–to say nothing DA is happy to provide a selection of tracks curated from Dexter for your listening enjoyment. Listen in playlist arrangement here.  Degs and Unglued have teamed to bring a collaborative effort to Hospital Read more about Dexter’s Beat Laboratory Vol. 125[…]

2010-2019: a Timeline of the EDM Decade

These 100 stories defined EDM over the past ten years. A convergence of trends was responsible for EDM’s rise in the early 2010s. Around the time music streaming services began to change the face of the recording industry, the North American festival boom increased the demand for globetrotting DJs. Combined with advances in music production software Read more about 2010-2019: a Timeline of the EDM Decade[…]

10 of the Best Future Bass Songs of the EDM Decade

Here are some of the best and most influential bass tracks in the last ten years It’s no exaggeration to say that the last decade has been in bringing electronic music to the 23, monumental. Although EDM was once a market subset of music, it’s become the sound of a generation. From iPhone advertisements to Super Read more about 10 of the Best Future Bass Songs of the EDM Decade[…]

Dab the Sky curate awe-inspiring selections ahead of Decadence AZ with new ORBIT playlist [Stream]

Having both separately grown as emotive forces from the melodic digital distance, when Said the Sky along with Dabin surfaced their Romantic pairing “Dab the Sky“, the expectation for more has triple-folded. The duo’s specialization in ethereal soundscapes and guitar-driven melodies has performed naturally–building off both manufacturers ’ touring efforts on Illenium‘s ASCEND conduct and Read more about Dab the Sky curate awe-inspiring selections ahead of Decadence AZ with new ORBIT playlist [Stream][…]