1. The Beat Generation: Electronic Dance Music Emerges as the Sound of Young America

    December 11, 2011 10:00 AM EST How Electric Daisy Carnival, Skrillex, Deadmau5 & More Ignited Music in 2011 It happened in concert venues and arenas, where crowds of thousands sang along to beats instead of words . It happened in parks and open fields, where young people wore fuzzy animal ears and talked about peace,…

  2. Swedish House Mafia Announce Massive Headlining Gigs in New York, London

    September 23, 2011 4:15 PM EDT Swedish House Mafia 's Masquerade Motel event in March 2011 practically shut down Miami Beach, with thousands of partiers dancing on the sand. Now, the DJ/producer trio is ready to go even bigger. The Swedish dance collective announced today that it will play a couple of historic…

  3. Electric Daisy Carnival: 10 Things Seen and Heard

    June 27, 2011 1:55 PM EDT Now in its 15th year, west coast dance music festival Electric Daisy Carnival has been the subject of raised eyebrows in the public and in the industry for its enormous popularity and boundary-pushing events. In a recent move from the Los Angeles Coliseum to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway,…

  4. Electric Daisy Carnival Kicks Off: Is Las Vegas America's Answer to Ibiza?

    June 25, 2011 12:00 PM EDT Las Vegas is known internationally for its casinos and hotels, but the city is fast becoming Mecca for 35-and-under dance music fans hell-bent on hedonistic thrills set to a pulsing soundtrack -- day and night. Look no further than this weekend's Electric Daisy Carnival, where headliners…

  5. Swedish House Mafia Turns International Dance Music Biz On Its Head

    June 11, 2011 8:00 AM EDT In the fall of 2010, the international dance music industry was locked in a bitter custody dispute. At risk: ownership of the month of March in Miami. On Nov. 16, the industry confab Winter Music Conference announced that it was splintering from the Ultra Music Festival, a three-day all-ages…

  6. Swedish House Mafia, "Until One"

    October 29, 2010 2:36 PM EDT This Stockholm-based DJ outfit scored a dance hit earlier this year with "One (Your Name)," its hard-hitting collaboration with Pharrell Williams of N*E*R*D . But separately, the men of Swedish House Mafia - Axwell , Sebastian Ingrosso and Steve Angello -have been rocking…

  7. Basement Jaxx, Tiësto Top Creamfields Lineup

    April 06, 2009 9:31 AM EDT Basement Jaxx, Tiësto, Paul Van Dyk and Dizzee Rascal have been confirmed as the headline acts for the 2009 U.K. Creamfields Festival. The two-day event will be held at Daresbury, Cheshire on Aug. 29 to 30. Other live acts confirmed to appear at the long-running dance event, which celebrated…

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