1. HARD Summer 2014: Top 10 Performances

    August 05, 2014 1:12 PM EDT For a certain sect of dance music fans, namely those who favor hip hop influences over pop-leaning EDM, HARD Summer is like Christmas. Over the weekend, the annual music festival drew roughly 40,000 people to Los Angeles for a bill that included superstar DJs Skrillex , Diplo and…

  2. Sonar 2014 Preview: Lykke Li, Royksopp & Robyn and More

    June 12, 2014 1:00 PM EDT Sonar 2014 kicks off today (June 12) in Barcelona, offering attendees an awe-inspiring collection of artist talent and Sonar+D industry and technology panels. CODE takes a look at some of the concert and event highlights that the three-day Spanish festival has to offer this year. Thursday,…

  3. Moogfest 2014: Giorgio Moroder, Kraftwerk, FlyLo, Janelle Monae Hit Asheville

    April 27, 2014 1:16 AM EDT Moogfest feels like a Philip Dick fan convention soundtracked by a heavy, relentless bass line. The weird and wired festival kicked off in Asheville on Wednesday afternoon with perhaps its least exciting event: a panel with Moog Music CEO Mike Adams, the Mayor of Asheville and others,…

  4. Movement Detroit Announces Second Phase of Lineup: Exclusive

    February 05, 2014 11:41 AM EST Movement, Detroit’s long-running electronic music festival, announces the second phase of its roster today, adding Baauer, Boys Noize, Claude VonStroke, Green Velvet, Just Blaze, Ryan Hemsworth, Tourist and more to a previously announced list that includes Pete Tong, Jamie Jones, Richie…

  5. Top 50 Game-Changing EDM Tracks of 2013

    December 19, 2013 4:50 PM EST When a track gets the world’s attention, when it changes an artist’s career forever or drives an entire genre forward, when it has staying power or brings a whole new audience to dance music, it’s a gamechanger. These aren’t necessarily the biggest sellers or the critically acclaimed …

  6. Corey Hart’s 'Sunglasses' Gets a New EDM Look

    November 14, 2013 2:11 PM EST years after his iconic “Sunglasses at Night” broke a then-unknown Canadian singer-songwriter onto the Hot 100 and into the collective consciousness of 1980s pop culture, Corey Hart is looking back on his career and the song that started it all. For the first time ever, Hart has…

  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. 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,…

  9. Detroit's 'Movement' Fest Draws Big Crowds, Looks Ahead

    May 26, 2009 8:11 AM EDT Even before the last beats of the Movement 2009 electronic music festival in Detroit faded away Monday night, festival organizers began looking towards the 2010 edition. On the eve of this year's Movement, Paxahau Event Productions announced that electronic artist and producer Carl Craig…

  10. Detroit's Movement 2009 Festival Lineup Expands

    March 25, 2009 8:28 AM EDT Glitch Mob, Anthony Rother, Benga and Marc "MK" Kinchen are among the more than two dozen more performers named for Movement 2009, the annual electronic music festival that takes place each Memorial Day weekend in Detroit. The four acts join a roster of 60 DJs and live acts that…

  11. Billboard Bits: Kylie Minogue, Korn, DFA

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kylie Minogue will play two London arena dates early next year, her first in the U.K. since she was diagnosed in May 2005 with breast cancer. Kylie Minogue will play two London arena dates early next year, her first in the U.K. since she was diagnosed in May 2005 with breast cancer. The…

  12. Pet Shop Boys Practice 'Fundamentalism'

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Synth-pop veterans the Pet Shop Boys have set a June 27 North American release for their first album in four years. Synth-pop veterans the Pet Shop Boys have set a June 27 North American release for their first album in four years. "Fundamental" was produced by Trevor Horn and is…

  13. Billboard Bits: CMT Awards, The Cult, LCD Soundsystem, Ween

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on CMT Awards, The Cult, LCD Soundsystem, Ween Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Trace Adkins, Gretchen Wilson, Brooks & Dunn and Sugarland are confirmed to perform at the 2006 CMT Music Awards. Tickets for the April 10 show at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University in…

  14. DJ Kicks

    February 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Tiga's latest beat-mixed affair (his first for the revered DJ Kicks series) fits perfectly into the nÜ-electro landscape. Tiga's latest beat-mixed affair (his first for the revered DJ Kicks series) fits perfectly into the nü-electro landscape. In fact, fans of the Montreal DJ…

  15. FC Kahuna Brings 'Soul Through Machinery'

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "We wanted this record to be defiantly electronic," Daniel Ormondroyd of U.K.-based duo FC Kahuna reveals, referring to its debut album, "Machine Says Yes," due Nov. 19 via Nettwerk America. "Jon [Nowell, his musical…

  16. Global

    March 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST On his first U.S. major-label release, internationally revered DJ Carl Cox serves up one helluva beat-mixed set. On his first U.S. major-label release, internationally revered DJ Carl Cox serves up one helluva beat-mixed set. A true master of funky sensations, Cox uses Global as a runway to…

  17. Billboard Bits: LL Cool J, Megadeth, Money Mark

    July 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on LL Cool J, Megadeth, Money Mark LL Cool J will deliver the keynote address at the Grammy Urban Music Symposium & Showcase, being held as part of the fourth annual Atlantis Music Conference. Taking place Aug. 2 in Atlanta, the symposium includes six educational panels for urban…