EDM

  • Acidic Base – ‘Dawn’ brings its own twist to the genre!

    Siddharth Goswami (Sid) started taking piano lessons from a local music store at around the age of 6, and then expanded his skills by enrolling and taking classical piano classes at the Music Institute of Chicago. Influenced early on by the likes of Elton John, Billy Joel, and Coldplay,...
  • Marko: “Dance (Remix)” – a techno underbelly and a pop veneer

    Marko Shanders from Quebec (Canada), artistically known as Marko, has dropped his brand new single entitled “Dance (Remix)”. In general, the song has a retro sound – upbeat dance-pop, with liberal use of synths and other electronic effects in the arrangement. Since I favor the retro dance scene, which...
  • Luna13: redefining what ‘brutal’ is in Bass music

    “Bass music” is one broad definition. As Pitchfork writer Martin Clark suggested back in 2011, it is practically impossible to find univocal traits in such a variegated world. This lack of unity is a perfect soil for the development of creative and unconventional solutions.  Luna 13, the up-and-coming Bass...
  • Crzy Horse: “Begging for More” – kicks up the energy, pulse and atmosphere!

    DJ & Music Producer Crzy Horse hails from Australia, and currently lives in Berlin, where he plays at the Soda Club. Crzy Horse, who has studied music at the prestigious Berkeley Music School, USA and Point Blank Music School, London, produces House, Techno, and Psy Trance music. You can...
  • Thamatic: “After School” – one of their most compelling works yet

    Thamatic is a music group from Park Ridge, Illinois that blends Rock and EDM in their catalog. “After School”, their Spring/Summer single release, went through a few studios before finally being mixed and mastered at Clear Ear Studios by Bryan “Blue” Bolton. The song immediately captures group’s connection between...
  • Dizillian: “I Don’t Care” (ft-RJay) – captivating crossover catchiness!

    For years, dance music was seen as largely incompatible with the radio format—perfect for lucrative club and festival sets, but not always for the measured pace of a radio chart. As with any great bubble, though, the EDM explosion gradually loosened this thinking, and as record labels try to...
  • DJ NoMis: “Identity” – from high-octane to introspective!

    Not too long ago, DJ NoMis was a less-than-well-known DJ entertaining his own ideas on creating distinctly amazing sounds to a rapidly growing phenomenon through the rise of the electronic dance music movement. He learned how to write, produce, and record professional-level music in his home studio and then started...
  • Regaid: “Only If I Care” – plenty of heart-thumping potency

    Regaid is an alternative electronic music producer based in Montreal, Canada with a string of releases to his name. Not least the album, “Diving Cloud”, from which comes the stunning single, “Only If I Care”. A quick run through his catalog, and you realize that Regaid sounds like musical...
  • Lyndon Rivers: “Breaking Up” ft. Rachel Clark – an undeniable feeling of intent

    Sometimes, it’s an unlikely collaboration that can be truly ear-catching for an artist. “Breaking Up”, which pairs producer Lyndon Rivers with singer Rachel Clark is a perfect example.  The production work is a selling point, successfully mixing keyboards/synths, and a killer, stomping beat. Clark sings about making painful decisions, fueled...