1. Further Future 2016 Weathers Rainstorm to Offer Curated Music, Talks and Company

    May 10, 2016 4:23 PM EDT From April 29 - May 1 on the  Moapa  Valley Indian Reservation about an hour outside of Las Vegas,  Further Future  returned for its second year, and sought to expand on its unique concept of futurism conveyed through pioneering music, fascinating TED-style talks, wellness classes, and…

  2. Further Future Founders Discuss Building a Festival Community Based on Inspiration: Video

    April 26, 2016 4:06 PM EDT Music, wellness and innovation intersect at second annual desert gathering. In Further Future, founders Jason Swamy and Robert Scott didn't simply start a festival -- they set out to fundamentally rethink what a festival could be through intentional and experiential community-building.…

  3. Listen to Nicolas Jaar's Latest, 'Fight (Nymphs IV)'

    October 07, 2015 4:39 PM EDT Producer/DJ/labelhead Nicolas Jaar  has just shared the fourth installment of his Nymphs series of 12" releases -- called "Fight," the eight-and-a-half minute track was introduced only by Jaar's  cryptic tweet , "This nymph swam to gent." Listen below: Beginning…

  4. Symbiosis Gathering's Tenth Year Crowns the West Coast as New Festival Mecca

    September 23, 2015 7:03 PM EDT Burners flock to three-day Oakdale festival to decompress and enjoy forward-thinking dance music. With the dust having barely settled on the Playa from this year’s Burning Man, the unrelenting West Coast festival scene threw another eccentric event for the left field art and music community…

  5. Nicolas Jaar Drops Surprise Album 'Pomegranates'

    June 25, 2015 2:40 AM EDT Nicolas Jaar  may be dance music's least predictable man. Since releasing his meandering and memorable debut Space is Only Noise  in 2011, the Chilean-American talent has managed to avoid putting out a solo successor. Indie Beat: Nicolas Jaar on Building a Label for Digital Natives His…

  6. Exclusive Premiere: Jerome LOL ft. Sara Z's 'All That I Am'

    October 21, 2014 1:00 PM EDT Los Angeles-based producer Jerome LOL , a.k.a. Jerome Potter , might have a meme-worthy (dare we say lolworthy ?) name, but his output is very much rooted in classic house beats and vocal samples. "All That I Am," a new track featuring his sometime collaborator, the understated…

  7. Spain's Sonar Festival Debuting 8-City North American Tour In October

    September 13, 2012 7:08 PM EDT Sonar, Barcelona's cutting-edge music and multimedia arts festival, today announced Sonar on Tour, the event's first-ever road trek. The festival is slated to come to eight North American cities -- New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, Denver, Oakland, Montreal and Boston --…

  8. SXSW Adds Lana Del Rey, Of Montreal, Danny Brown, Best Coast, Dozens More to Lineup

    January 17, 2012 12:25 PM EST The South By Southwest lineup increased ten-fold this week, as dozens of musicians were added to the conference's showcase roster. Bruce Springsteen to be SXSW 2012 Keynote Speaker Now joining previously-announced artists Cloud Nothings, Against Me!, The Magnetic Fields, Talib Kweli, and…

  9. Uncharted Territory: Traphik Stays Put, Nicolas Jaar and Maddi Jane Move Up

    March 04, 2011 6:26 PM EST Someday, Traphik will not be the No. 1 artist on Uncharted , Billboard's newest chart for emerging artists that features independent, never-before-charted musicians who are breaking new ground in the world of digital engagement. But at this rate, it probably won't happen until he…