by Andy Hermann
Electronic dance music (you know, EDM) is the hottest thing going right now. But to you, it still all sounds like "oontz, oontz, oontz" -- except Skrillex, who sounds like "wom, wom, wom." Right?
Fear not. You don't have to be a kid yourself to know what the kids are into nowadays ... More >>
By 1 a.m. this morning, at least one attendee at Saturday night's Electric Daisy Carnival in Fair Park had been declared dead. At least another two dozen had been hospitalized.After a first year in Dallas that had been deemed a "phenomenal event" by city officials, the second Dallas installment o ... More >>
Moby at 2010 Electric Daisy CarnivalLast year's trippy Electric Daisy Carnival did so well that it will be back for a second time in Dallas on Saturday night in Fair Park. This year's headliners are DJs Paul Van Dyk and Diplo, along with a couple dozen other artists who will, just like last year, ... More >>
DJ KleverSo pumped for the Electric Daisy Carnival this weekend, you guys. Already got my outfit picked out and everything. Fur boots? Check. Glowsticks marinating in the freezer? Of course. I'm no amateur.I mean, c'mon. Diplo? Paul Van Dyk? Skrillex? All in Fair Park of all places? And the City' ... More >>
Kings Of LeonThe first time the Kings of Leon came to town, they played an intimate show at the Gypsy Tea Room. And what a different time that was: Critics referred to them as The Stokes of the South, and before long, Kings Of Leon found themselves as the opening act for Julian Casablancas & ... More >>
The Lek BrothersMoby performing at the 2010 Electric Daisy Carnival at Fair ParkLast year, you may recall, the Electric Daisy Carnival -- after 14 years in Los Angeles, a handful of years in Denver and just one in Puerto Rico -- made its Dallas debut with a pretty phenomenal showing at Fair Park. ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, June 17, 2010...The Dr. Dre/Jay-Z "collabo" has leaked to the interwebs. From the sounds of it Dre has been listening to a lot of Paul van Dyk lately.Is Drake really "riot worthy?" Apparently some people think so...Thurston Moore is workin ... More >>
DJ Red Eye has been DJing professionally for 20 years and was exposed to the art of spinning at an early age. "My uncle was a big disco DJ in Austin back in the day," he says. "His record collection always fascinated me as a kid. I've always leaned toward electronic music as well. DJing was just ... More >>
Paul van Dyk at Lizard Lounge on Thursday, June 25Although electronic music may have lost some ground in Dallas music scene since the 1990s, nearly 1,000 people made it out to Paul Van Dyk's dance party set at the Lizard Lounge.
Not that you needed the reminders, I'm sure, but, seriously, check out tonight's schedule:Tallest Man on Earth and John Vanderslice at the House of Blues' Cambridge Room. (Which, hilariously enough, is no longer called the Pontiac Garage. Shocking, I know.)Paul van Dyk at the Lizard Lounge.Starlight ... More >>