1. Coachella 2012: 10 Best Performances of Both Weekends

    April 23, 2012 11:35 AM EDT This year, Southern California got two Coachellas for the price of one. The unprecedented model of having identical festivals on consecutive weekends not only meant that more fans got to have fun in the blazing sun, it also gave the artists two chances to bring their A-game to the desert. Set…

  2. Coachella 2012: 10 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    April 15, 2012 10:45 AM EDT If Friday night at Coachella was all about the old-timers like Pulp, Refused, Mazzy Star and James looking for a furious comeback, the overarching theme of Saturday (April 14) was the current state of indie rock, with fresh faces and much-ballyhooed veterans taking flight in Indio, Calif.…

  3. 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…

  4. Electric Daisy Carnival 2012: David Guetta, Avicii, Tiesto Performing

    April 05, 2012 12:35 PM EDT The Electric Daisy Carnival will return to Las Vegas this summer with all the heavy hitters of the EDM world, as David Guetta, Tiesto, Avicii, Benny Benassi and Afrojack are among the first artists confirmed for the annual dance fest. The 2012 incarnation of Electric Daisy Carnival runs from…

  5. Ultra Music Fest 2012: 10 Things Seen & Heard Sunday

    March 26, 2012 5:30 PM EDT Ultra closed out 2012 by announcing its dates for 2013: March 22-24. More, Yes, Now... was definitely the vibe of the three-day festival, which featured hour-long sets heavy on the schmaltz and the drops from hundreds of the world's top EDM artists. After three days of raving in the hot…

  6. 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…

  7. Ultra Music Fest 2012: 10 Things Seen & Heard Friday

    March 24, 2012 12:40 PM EDT Kraftwerk, Tiesto, Afrojack and... Paris Hilton? Here's the Day 1 Scene From Miami After six years having the Ultra Music Festival at the larger-capacity Bicentennial Park, construction at that site sent the annual party back at its original downtown Miami home, Bayfront Park, this year.…

  8. Exclusive: Skrillex, David Guetta, Diplo, Many More Added to Wynn Resident-DJ Roster

    March 21, 2012 3:26 PM EDT Wynn Las Vegas upped the ante on Sin City's high-stakes EDM game this week, announcing 34 artists contracted for exclusive residencies across its four venues (Encore Beach Club, XS, Tryst, and Surrender). The roster includes powerful names like David Guetta, Skrillex and Swedish House…

  9. Kaskade Blasts onto Billboard 200 with 'Fire & Ice'

    November 05, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Not one person packed into New York's sold-out Roseland Ballroom on Oct. 29 would describe Kaskade as quiet. He's well-known for writing some of the loveliest melodies in dance music, replete with acoustic guitar strums and sweet-voiced nymphs. However, the 40-year-old DJ/producer…

  10. Coldplay's 'Mylo Xyloto' Will Translate to 'Huge Debut'

    October 29, 2011 11:30 PM EDT Building Chart: Impressive Kelly Clarkson; Tom Waits May Finally Grunt His Way to the Top 10 As previously reported, Coldplay is easily cruising to its third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart next week as "Mylo Xyloto" will top the tally. While on Wednesday, the set was…

  11. Coldplay's 'Mylo Xyloto' Headed For Top of Billboard 200

    October 26, 2011 9:32 PM EDT Next week, watch for Coldplay 's "Mylo Xyloto" album to easily debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, as industry sources suggest the set will sell at least 440,000-450,000 by week's end on Oct. 30. The British band's fifth studio set -- released on Monday, Oct.…

  12. 'Electric Daisy' Doc Premiere Causes Riot in Hollywood

    July 28, 2011 9:41 AM EDT Police donned riot gear to calm down an unruly mob in Hollywood at the world premiere of "Electric Daisy Carnival Experience" -- a documentary about the notorious electronic dance music festival -- on Wednesday night. One Dead, One Critical After Electric Daisy Carnival in Dallas…

  13. 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…

  14. Tiësto 'Club Life' Song Exclusive "Don't Ditch"

    April 04, 2011 11:42 AM EDT DJ extraordinaire Tiësto 's new album, "Club Life Volume One - Las Vegas," isn't out until tomorrow (April 5), but you can hear one track, "Tiësto vs. Marcel Woods - 'Don't Ditch,'" right here right now. "Club Life Volume One," Tiësto&…

  15. Ultra Music Festival 2011: Top 10 Performances

    March 29, 2011 1:00 PM EDT The days were hot and long; the crowds were big and young. But the 13th annual Ultra Music Festival filled its purpose: Stating in no uncertain terms that electronic dance music has found its biggest audience since its inception in the youth of America. Seen & Heard Friday | Seen &…

  16. Ultra Music Fest 2011: 10 Things Seen and Overheard Saturday

    March 27, 2011 5:34 PM EDT Miami Music Week's peak day continued its streak of perfect weather and astoundingly big crowds, all swept up in electronic music fever. In fact, as the sun set, it seemed that you could hear an insistent kickdrum from any point in the city. Ultra Music Fest 2011: 10 Things Seen &…

  17. Ultra Music Fest 2011: 10 Things Seen and Overheard Friday

    March 26, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Cloudless skies and a balmy 80 degrees made Day 2 of Miami Music Week ideal for a giant outdoor party. Thankfully, there were two to choose from: The Beatport Beach Party at the swanky Gansevoort -- a three-day, free daytime shindig hosted by the dance e-tailer -- and the Ultra Music Festival…

  18. Lady Gaga, Soundgarden, Arcade Fire Top Lollapalooza 2010 Lineup

    April 06, 2010 8:54 AM EDT L ady Gaga , Green Day , a reunited Soundgarden , Arcade Fire , the Strokes and Phoenix will headline this year's Lollapalooza, festival organizers confirmed today (Apr. 6). The National , Spoon , Devo , Cypress Hill , Cut Copy, the New Pornographers, Erykah Badu , Slightly Stoopid,…

  19. Jay-Z, Muse, Gorillaz Top Coachella 2010 Lineup

    January 19, 2010 10:25 AM EST J ay-Z , Muse and Gorillaz will headline the 11th annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 16-18 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also confirmed are LCD Soundsystem , Faith No More , Thom Yorke , Pavement and the Specials . Other bands and DJs confirmed for the…

  20. Bob Dylan Marks Second Week As U.K. No. 1

    May 11, 2009 12:09 PM EDT Bob Dylan started a second week atop the U.K. album chart yesterday (Sunday) with "Together Through Life" (Columbia/Sony BMG), as "Number 1" (4th & Broadway/Universal Island) by Tinchy Stryder featuring N-Dubz took the singles crown for a third week. "Life"…

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