| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:45 PM
If you've ever attended an Ozomatli concert, you know it's sort of like being swept up in a Disneyland parade for adults. The unclassifiable L.A. band -- OK, call its members Latino-hip-hop-reggae-rockers, if you must -- is known for a kinetically feel-...
| Jun 13, 2012
This weekend the scene at Soldier Field won't be about da Bears but da bass, and the drops won't be coming in the form of fumbles or incomplete passes. Instead, fans of electronic dance music (EDM) will be the ones touching down in the stadium for...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Chicago kicked off music fest season over the weekend with the Spring Awakening Music Festival at Soldier Field and headliners like Skrillex, Benny Benassi, Afrojack and more. Here are a few things we noticed at the self-proclaimed first all-dance music...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 3:14 PM
At the 2:17 mark of Britney Spears' 2011 hit single "Hold It Against Me," dubstep entered the mainstream.
It had been bubbling around pop's surface before Spears put her glossy touch on it, but this was Top 40's most blatant — and effective —...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 12:11 PM
On the List's Micaela Hood chatted with Dert, September's DJ of the month, about his crazy club tales and the future of dance music.
Q: What’s your favorite club moment?
A: Wow, there’s so many! I would say one night at Snatch we had more...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 1:05 AM
News flash: Electronic dance music is in again. So says the latest Deadmau5-adorned cover of Rolling Stone and everyone else calling the genre by its ubiquitous new acronym, EDM.
Probably nobody in the Twin Cities should be happier about the genre's...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 6:19 PM
As thousands of late-night revelers partied to thumping electronic dance music in the graffiti-marked remains of an old fort in Baltimore last month, some overdosed on drugs or became overwhelmed by the heat, according to a report by the city fire...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Star Slinger is the stage name of Darren Williams, a quickly rising a producer/DJ from the UK. He has made his name on incredibly inventive instrumentals and rap remixes which often improve on the original, a rarity for most. He played the ever popular...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Miraculously, Girl Talk’s Gregg Gillis has managed to keep his career — mashing up samples of songs by other artists into new, dance-frenzy tracks — going, without having his ass repeatedly sued into submission.
“As far as the...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 10:34 AM
The Originalites' show calendar is not only booked on the band's website, but also in members' minds.
"We already know which shows we're going to play, so that's money already made," said drummer Peter Fontes, 22.
Booking as many shows as possible is...
| Aug 30, 2010
| 9:35 PM
In a time when practically every song on pop radio warrants glow sticks and amateur pharmaceuticals, whatâs the place for old rave O.G.s like the Chemical Brothers? For a decade starting in the mid-â90s, the duo of Tom Rowlands and......