1. Eminem Returning to 'SNL' In November

    October 16, 2013 11:05 AM EDT Eminem will make his sixth trip to Studio 8H as musical guest on "Saturday Night Live" on Nov. 2, NBC announced on Wednesday. The Detroit rapper's performance will hype his eighth studio album, "The Marshall Mathers LP 2," out Nov. 5, and viewers should expect to…

  2. The Top 10 Dance-Pop Collaborations of All Time

    October 01, 2013 12:12 PM EDT When Zedd brought Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams on his “Stay The Night,” the DJ was following a long tradition of electronic artists collaborating with established artists from other genres to make a hit. From Grammys to record-setting chart runs, these partnerships can bring…

  3. TomorrowWorld: With The Odds Stacked Against It, the Festival Delivers

    September 30, 2013 12:30 PM EDT The stakes were high for TomorrowWorld, the three-day EDM festival that took place this weekend (September 27-29) in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. And so were the risks – some of them self-imposed. The storied European fest, called Tomorrowland in its native Belgium (Disney…

  4. Five Things We Learned About Google Glass While Using It At TomorrowWorld

    September 30, 2013 12:05 PM EDT “Are those the Google glasses?” asked the guy in the furry headdress, hemp-rope sandals, and no shirt, after halting his manic dancing to dubstep artist Zomboy. Why yes, yes they are. “Can I see them?” Errr… If there’s one thing TomorrowWorld (September 27-29) taught me about Glass -- the…

  5. Jon Gooch's Feed Me, 'Last Requests': First Listen

    September 27, 2013 10:52 AM EDT Jon Gooch is a lot of things: Revered drum ‘n’ bass producer Spor, plus several other beat-making aliases. Label owner of the newly formed Sotto Voce. A reluctant DJ: He announced in March that he would retire from the road to focus on production. He’s even a Dr. Frankenstein of sorts:…

  6. 17. Martin Garrix: 21 Under 21 (2013)

    September 25, 2013 11:11 AM EDT Last Year's Rank: N/A Birthdate: May 14, 1996 (Age 17) Why He's Hot: DJ/producer Martin Garrix was unknown until this May, when the inexplicably catchy EDM instrumental "Animals" - which had been making the festival rounds as an unknown banger - was finally revealed to…

  7. Skylar Grey Will Join Kaskade on 'Atmosphere' Arena Tour, Perform 'Happiness' Collab: Exclusive

    September 24, 2013 1:33 PM EDT After making a surprise appearance during the Miami stop at American Airlines Arena last weekend, Skylar Grey will join Kaskade on the remaining five dates of his “Atmosphere” arena tour, Billboard has learned. She’ll perform their 2011 collaboration “Room For Happiness,” a favorite of…

  8. Zedd and Hayley Williams, 'Stay the Night': Exclusive Behind the Scenes Footage

    September 24, 2013 10:45 AM EDT Zedd released the video for his latest single “Stay The Night” yesterday, and it already has over 750,000 views. Now CODE takes you on-set with an exclusive first look at this behind-the-scenes video, featuring the track’s singer Hayley Williams from Paramore, director Daniel “Cloud”…

  9. Claude Von Stroke on Unleashing 'Urban Animal,' Label-Running, and EDM Pop

    September 23, 2013 11:45 AM EDT The day before tragedy struck Electric Zoo (September 1), cutting short the festival and launching a debate about the future of EDM, Claude Von Stroke put on a DJ-ing clinic inspired by its past. That’s not to say that the music the DJ/producer/label boss, born Barclay Crenshaw, played in…

  10. Dancing With Molly: The EDM Community Has an Honest Conversation About Drugs

    September 20, 2013 1:06 PM EDT In the wake of the Electric Zoo tragedies, artists and industry insiders speak out on the problems and possible solutions. The New York City Medical Examiner has determined that one of the two deaths at New York’s Electric Zoo Festival (August 30 - September 1) was caused by a chemical…

  11. Diplo & Skrillex Debut Jack U Project, New AlunaGeorge Track: Watch Clip Here

    September 17, 2013 4:07 PM EDT Diplo and Skrillex debuted their Jack U side project at the Mad Decent Block Party in San Diego this Sunday (September 15), and premiered a bunch of new music, including a heavy new dubstep anthem with electronic duo AlunaGeorge. Check out the fan-shot video below: "If you're an…

  12. Avicii: The Billboard Cover Story

    September 13, 2013 12:00 PM EDT With "Wake Me Up!" a million-selling Hot 100 No. 5, he's climbing the rock charts, getting CMT play and delivering EDM's biggest moment yet This is an excerpt. For the complete story,  buy this week's issue  of Billboard. The night sky flashes white with a Zeus…

  13. CODE Picks of the Week: Empire of the Sun, Hardwell and More

    September 06, 2013 5:18 PM EDT Each Friday the CODE crew comes to you with their favorite dance tracks of the week. Listen to the cuts below, and see what this week’s CODERs have to say. Empire Of The Sun: "DNA" (Alex Metric remix) [Astralwerks] British producer Alex Metric joins Calvin Harris this week posting…

  14. Electric Zoo Festival Canceled After Two Deaths

    September 01, 2013 11:01 AM EDT The third day of the Electric Zoo Festival today (September 1) has been canceled due to “serious health risks,” a statement from the New York City government announced and a posting from the festival confirmed. The release on NYC.gov states that two fans had died and at least four…

  15. Avicii, ‘True’: Fall Music Preview 2013

    August 30, 2013 2:24 PM EDT Release Date: Sept. 17 Label: PRMD/Island Def Jam That comely Swedish mug doesn’t imply it, but Avicii’s got the soul of a disruptor. When he trotted out a bluegrass band on Ultra Music Festival’s main stage in March, the crowd cleared and the entire Internet seemed to point and laugh. “I…

  16. Kaskade, ‘Atmosphere’: Fall Music Preview 2013

    August 30, 2013 2:12 PM EDT Release Date: Sept. 10        Label: Ultra Music Dance veteran Kaskade, born Ryan Raddon, settled in to record his eighth studio album, Atmosphere, after a 55-plus-date mega-tour in 2012 that included a Staples Center sellout. “I was just burned out, I guess,” the DJ/producer says. “If I…

  17. Nine Inch Nails, ‘Hesitation Marks’: Fall Music Preview 2013

    August 30, 2013 1:43 PM EDT Release Date: Sept. 3 Label: Columbia The return of Nine Inch Nails from retirement was not inevitable. Since the band signed off in 2009, leader Trent Reznor has done just fine as a husband, father and Academy Award-winning film scorer. Where did NIN’s self-obsessed, sadistic indulgences…

  18. Cassy’s Top 10 Songs You Need to Own On Vinyl

    August 28, 2013 12:16 PM EDT She doesn’t wear a mouse head, write Top 40 hits, or make six figures for a single Las Vegas performance. But London-born, Berlin-based Cassy is one of the foremost resident DJs in the world, with regular sets at leading underground clubs Panoramabar (Berlin), Trouw (Amsterdam), Rex Club …

  19. Hardstyle: Get To Know the Genre with an Exclusive Psyko Punkz Mix

    August 22, 2013 3:03 PM EDT Dutch brand Q Dance brings the high-octane genre to America. One fan at a time. Warped, distorted synths. A gut-punching, constant, turbo-powered kickdrum -- immediately followed by more bass on the offbeat. Voiceovers from monsters, alien gods and nasty little punks. No need for a drop.…

  20. CODE Picks of the Week: Yolanda Be Cool, Steve Angello, Fenech-Soler and More

    August 16, 2013 2:15 PM EDT Each Friday the CODE crew comes to you with their favorite dance tracks of the week. Listen to the cuts below, and see what this week’s CODERs have to say. Yolanda Be Cool: "Sweat Naked" (Etienne de Crécy remix) [Dim Mak] After creating one of the biggest crossover hits in the…

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