1. Mysteryland vs Electric Daisy: Insomniac and ID&T Reveal Lineups for Memorial Day Weekend Festivals

    March 06, 2014 4:29 PM EST What are you doing this Memorial Day? If you’re an EDM fan in New York, you are officially spoiled. Live Nation’s Insomniac and SFX’s ID&T announced their lineups for their competing events this May 24-25. If there were any lingering questions about competition between the two rave…

  2. CODE First Play: J-Phlip, Say My Name'

    January 17, 2014 3:37 PM EST After the breakout success of Breach’s “Jack” in 2013, there might have been a whisper around the Dirtybird Records camp about following it up with another smash. Who would blame label boss Claude VonStroke for trying? But Dirtybird’s Jessica Phillippe aka J-Phlip’s latest tune for the…

  3. 20 Best Dance Music Albums of 2013: CODE Picks

    December 20, 2013 3:40 PM EST Dance music has typically been defined by the single, but in 2013, the electronic dance music album made a comeback with a vengeance. From chart-toppers to critical darlings to fan favorites, the longplayer is alive and well. Here are the 20 Best Albums (and a few outstanding EPs) as…

  4. 'Wake Up' And 'Get Lucky': Avicii, Daft Punk Score On Dance Charts

    August 15, 2013 5:47 PM EDT Avicii continues to register impressive upward movements across all of Billboard's dance/electronic charts, and beyond.   His “Wake Me Up!” is the Greatest Gainer (13-6) on Dance/Club Play Songs, while improving 5-3 on Dance/Mix Show Airplay and 4-3 on Dance/Electronic Songs. The track…

  5. Defected Taps Disclosure for Ibiza Launch

    July 15, 2013 1:37 PM EDT After a recent rebranding, the legendary UK house label looks to the future. In a genre constantly defined by what’s new and next, 15 years is a considerable milestone for a record label, and it takes more than just releasing records to reach it. Vaunted U.K. label Defected knows this…

  6. Goldie Talks New Album, 'EDM' and His Bass-Devoted Life

    February 25, 2013 4:24 PM EST The drum ‘n’ bass legend assesses his history with new best-of “The Alchemist.” With all this talk of dubstep and trap, it’s easy to lose sight of the original bass movement in dance: drum ‘n’ bass. When the genre hit the States in the late ‘90s, one of its breakout stars was the…

  7. Kelis Goes the 'Distance' with Skream-Produced Single: Listen

    July 02, 2012 6:50 PM EDT Kelis ' single "Distance" premiered on London's Reprezent Radio on June 30, leaking online on Sunday. The track's the first look at her upcoming sixth studio album. Featuring a clear EDM influence, the single was written and produced alongside popular dubstep producer…

  8. Lollapalooza 2012 Lineup: Black Sabbath, Chili Peppers, Black Keys Headlining

    April 11, 2012 1:00 AM EDT The extra-colorful lineup for the 2012 Lollapalooza festival, led by the Black Keys , Red Hot Chili Peppers and a reunited Black Sabbath , was unveiled on Wednesday morning (Apr. 11). The annual C3 Presents-promoted fest will return to Chicago's Grant Park for the eighth consecutive year…

  9. Ultra Music Fest 2012: 10 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    March 25, 2012 3:40 PM EDT The grounds at Bayfront Park were crowded and hard to navigate, and when night fell, it seemed like an impossible task to get from one stage to another. Ravers climbed trees to get better vantage points (no one stopped them), while others laid down in the human traffic when continuing to walk…

  10. Uncharted Territory: Sungha Jung Resurges, Skream Makes Himself Heard

    June 20, 2011 5:46 PM EDT This week's ranking sees some interesting swings this week, as multiple debuts and re-entries shake things up. Here's what's going down on Uncharted: Coming back on at No. 12 on Uncharted, guitar prodigy Sungha Jung earns this week's highest re-entry. His impressive,…

  11. La Roux, "In for the Kill"

    September 10, 2010 4:37 PM EDT La Roux's defiant singalong "Bulletproof," the first single from the synth-pop duo's self-titled 2009 debut, sold more than 1.7 million copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, and peaked at a surprising No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. Follow-up single "In for the Kill…

  12. Will.i.Am, Tiesto, Diplo, Passion Pit To Headline Ultra Music Festival

    January 08, 2010 6:03 PM EST B lack Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am , Tiësto , Passion Pit , Groove Armada and Major Lazer are among the first acts confirmed to headline the 2010 Ultra Music Festival, the top outdoor festival for electronic music fans. This year's fest will close out the 25th annual Winter Music…