1. Sasha Talks Going Live, Premieres Latest Single 'Rivaldo': Exclusive

    November 14, 2016 1:21 PM EST If you find yourself in a rut, take a step outside your comfort zone. It's sage advice you've likely heard before, but consider it again. It's been the secret to Sasha 's Grammy nominated, four-time International Dance Music Award winning, four-time DJ Award winning,…

  2. Sasha Announces New Album 'Scene Delete': 'It's Acting as a Split in My Career'

    February 02, 2016 10:24 AM EST The legendary dance producer dabbles in ambient and downtempo on the new 21-track offering. Sasha has made a career out of crafting timeless club music, but now he’s taking a step in a lighter direction. The Welsh producer has announced a new downtempo album on critically-acclaimed…

  3. Which 'Star Wars' Character Are You? Spotify Has the Answer

    December 15, 2015 6:59 PM EST Spotify has joined the rest of the world in welcoming  The Force Awakens , debuting a playlist " game " (powered by a Holocron?) that analyzes users' listening patterns then assigns them a playlist and accompanying  Star Wars  character. "Spotify’s data droids are helping…

  4. Disclosure Releases VIP Remix of 'Magnets' Featuring Lorde

    November 13, 2015 11:26 AM EST Disclosure 's velvety production featuring Lorde , "Magnets," clasps onto the line "Let’s embrace the point of no return," but it has returned, this time as an upbeat remake. Disclosure's 'Omen' Undergoes Remix Treatment From Dillon Francis The English…

  5. Guest Playlist: Listen to Yotto's 5 Tracks for a Long Night on a Plane

    October 23, 2015 4:44 PM EDT Finnish producer Yotto is a man of many sounds. After releasing his club-ready Memento/Azzurro EP on Anjunadeep in May, the Helsinki native  has since dropped elegant single, " Slowly ," and delivered standout edits of Above & Beyond's " Counting Down the Days "…

  6. Bonobo, Animal Collective, Polica, and Others Ride DJ Sets to 'Success'

    February 05, 2015 11:38 AM EST Who needs instruments anyway? In certain internet circles, few things elicit as much of a mixed reaction as the announcement of an artist's DJ tour. "END ALL 'DJ SETS'!!!!!!!!!!!! Who goes to these events? It's like going to see your favorite sports team, play their…

  7. CODE Guest Playlist: Jon Hopkins

    November 20, 2014 2:47 PM EST In the span of five years, Jon Hopkins went from being a respected session producer who had worked with the likes of Coldplay and Brian Eno to one of the most significant rising electronic artists. Jon Hopkins Talks Career Renaissance & Collaborating With Coldplay Fresh off the release…

  8. Jon Hopkins Talks Career Renaissance & Collaborating With Coldplay

    November 11, 2014 3:25 PM EST It's midafternoon in Berlin, and Jon Hopkins is already sound-checking. Surfacing for air from his self-described "weird maze of stuff" onstage, the lanky British producer greets me with a sheepish grin and a cordial handshake. "I hope people know where the show is,"…

  9. The Hudson Project Festival's First Year Had a Good Start, Got Muddy, Canceled Final Day

    July 14, 2014 2:50 PM EDT The inaugural Hudson Project, a music festival in New York's Hudson Valley inspired by Woodstock, experienced an eerily similar finale as the infamous '94 fest. It was the first music festival to be held on Winston Farm in Saugerties since "Mudstock" was held twenty years…

  10. 15 Sonar 2014 Day 2 Highlights: Röyksopp & Robyn, Jon Hopkins, James Murphy & More

    June 14, 2014 5:42 PM EDT Sonar’s second day on June 13 boasted a staggering array of talent at both its By Day and By Night editions, including Röyksopp & Robyn’s electro-pop tour de force, a career performance by Jon Hopkins and stellar showings from German supergroup Moderat and French artist Gesaffelstein. The…

  11. David Bowie Nominated for Britain's Mercury Prize

    September 12, 2013 8:44 AM EDT “The Next Day” may yet be remembered as David Bowie’s “award winning” comeback album. The Thin White Duke’s latest set is one of 12 albums nominated for Britain’s prestigious Mercury Prize. It’ll face competition with Arctic Monkeys’ “AM,” Disclosure’s “Settle,” Foals’ “Holy Fire,” James…

  12. Adele, PJ Harvey Nominated for U.K.'s Mercury Prize

    July 19, 2011 12:04 PM EDT Adele , PJ Harvey and Tinie Tempah are among the artists whose albums are nominated for the Barclayard Mercury Prize , which honors the best British album of the year. The albums included in this year's shortlist were announced during a ceremony at the Hospital Club in London on Tuesday …

  13. Billboard Bits: Cee-Lo's 'F*** You' Is Viral Hit, Gaga Snuggles Up to KISS

    August 23, 2010 7:10 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Cee-Lo Turns 'F*** You' Into Viral Hit Gnarls Barkley frontman Cee-Lo may have finally found the perfect follow-up to the chart-topping "Crazy." The expletive-laden "Fuck You," which…

  14. Billboard Bits: Gaga Cops To Cocaine Use, T.I. Gets Married

    August 02, 2010 6:35 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lady Gaga Dabbles in Cocaine, Not Sex In the cover story for Vanity Fair's September issue, Lady Gaga admits that she occasionally does cocaine. The singer says that she uses the drug "a couple of times a…