Dance music

  1. You Done Good, Kid: Patrick Moxey Talks About His Old Boss (Russell Simmons) and New Job Following IMS Engage Panel

    April 18, 2013 6:03 PM EDT The most meaningful pairing at IMS Engage was between two men whose names did not just look good together on a conference agenda; the pair has a long and meaningful history that stretches over two decades. Back in 1989, Russell Simmons plucked ...

  2. IMS Engage: Skrillex, Patrick Moxey, Russell Simmons, Shelly Finkel, Troy Carter and More Discuss EDM at Inaugural Event

    April 18, 2013 10:48 AM EDT A crowd of over 200 international dance music industry-ites turned up for IMS Engage, the first U.S. edition of the Ibiza-based IMS conference, at the swanky W Hollywood on Wednesday. Comprised of L.A. locals, visiting Ibizans and New Yorkers, ...

  3. Deadmau5 and Richie Hawtin Talk 'Digi-Gritty' of Electronic Music in Austin

    March 13, 2013 10:22 AM EDT Surely there were major gearheads and big electronica fans who found the discussion between superproducers Richard Hawtin and Joel Zimmerman -- aka Deadmau5 -- at SXSW today fascinating, but for most first-day music-conference attendees and thos ...

  4. HARD Summer Kicks Off; Boys Noize Talks Label, A-Trak Praises Fool's Gold, Danny Brown

    August 05, 2012 11:28 AM EDT Arrabmuzik working the MPC on stage at HARD. (Photo: Catie Laffoon) HARD Summer kicked off on Friday as a sea of neon outfits, hipster sunglasses (proudly worn all night long), tutus, furry boots, and half naked ravers crammed onto the grounds of ...

  5. Skrillex Hits No. 1 on Billboard Social 50, Pitbull Rises Following Alaskan Walmart Exile

    July 20, 2012 7:30 AM EDT For the first time, Skrillex hits No. 1 on Billboard's Social 50 chart. The tally ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter and MySpace, using a formula that blends weekly additions of friends/fans/followers along wit ...

  6. Stephanie LaFera To Head New Electronic Dance Division Of Troy Carter's Atom Factory

    October 04, 2011 6:04 PM EDT Music management group, Atom Factory will launch a new electronic music division called Atom Empire, led by music manager Stephanie LaFera, it was announced today by the company. LaFera will run Atom Empire which represents DJs and the electronic ...

  7. Dan Sicko, Detroit Music Journalist, 'Techno Rebels' Author, Dead at 42

    August 29, 2011 3:15 PM EDT Dan Sicko a Detroit-based music journalist who chronicled Detroit's techno music died Sunday (Aug. 28) from ocular Melanoma at his home in Ferndale, Mich., according to the Detroit Free Press . Sicko, may be best know for his book "Techn ...

  8. Exclusive: Dance Music Hall Of Fame 2005 Inductees

    July 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dance Music Summit starts for Sept. 19. This year's Billboard Dance Music Summit kicks off September 19 and will feature panelists like DJ Rap, Armani Exchange's Patrick Doddy and Warner Brothers' Orlando Puerta as well as the induc ...

  9. Artist/Producer Bert Reid Dies

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music veteran Bert Reid died Dec. 12 at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York of lung cancer. He was 48. Music veteran Bert Reid died Dec. 12 at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York of lung cancer. He was 48. Reid's entry into the musica ...

  10. Disco Veteran Izora Armstead Dies

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Izora Rhodes Armstead, one-half of disco/pop acts the Weather Girls and Two Tons O' Fun, died yesterday (Sept. 16) at San Leandro (Calif.) Hospital, near Oakland. The cause was heart failure. Her age Izora Rhodes Armstead, one-half of disco/p ...

  11. Moroder, Bee Gees Among Dance Hall Inductees

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Dance Music Hall of Fame will hold its inaugural induction ceremony Sept. 20 at the Spirit club in New York. The Dance Music Hall of Fame will hold its inaugural induction ceremony Sept. 20 at the Spirit club in New York. The artists, producer ...

  12. Moroder, Bee Gees Among Dance Hall Inductees

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Dance Music Hall of Fame will hold its inaugural induction ceremony Sept. 20 at the Spirit club in New York. The Dance Music Hall of Fame will hold its inaugural induction ceremony Sept. 20 at the Spirit club in New York. The artists, producer ...

  13. Beat Box

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The 11th annual Billboard Dance Music Summit seals Giorgio Moroder and Paul Van Dyk as participants. Read Michael Paoletta's column. The 11th annual Billboard Dance Music Summit seals Giorgio Moroder and Paul Van Dyk as participants. Read Mic ...