Opinion

  • Bass Culture Bliss: D’Julz All Night Long at The Rex Club Saturday, 28 Oct 2023

    Bass Culture Bliss: D’Julz All Night Long at The Rex Club Saturday, 28 Oct 2023

    We had the incredible opportunity to witness a magnificent All Night Long set by D’Julz at The Rex Club in Paris. The event promised an unforgettable night of music, and it certainly delivered on that promise. D’Julz, a true craftsman behind the decks, took us on a sonic House music journey that transcended mere genres…

  • Philip Glass – Music in Twelve Parts – October 8, 2023 Philharmonie de Paris

    Philip Glass – Music in Twelve Parts – October 8, 2023 Philharmonie de Paris

    The origins of techno are often traced to the late 1980s in Detroit, a deeper dive into musical history reveals a precursor: Philip Glass’s Music in Twelve Parts. Composed between 1971 and 1974, Music in Twelve Parts is a minimalist masterpiece that predates the emergence of techno by more than 20 years. The parallels between…

  • Pop dance music (EDM): Why it lacks soul (and how to find better music)

    Pop dance music (EDM): Why it lacks soul (and how to find better music)

    Pop dance music is a genre of electronic music that is is characterized by its soulless lack of creativity and innovation. It can be of any tempo, but it is typically repetitive and unoriginal, with predictable drops and recycled samples and vocals. From a connoisseur’s perspective, pop dance music fails to create the right atmosphere…

  • Why Melodic techno is bad dance music

    Why Melodic techno is bad dance music

    We at Peace of Mind are not into melodic techno. We think that the music lacks rhythm and feels fake, overly emotional, melodramatic, pseudo-sentimental, and boring. The DJs sets are weak, stopping the rhythm and playing overly pretentious intros in the middle of the set is dull and interrupts the collective energy on the dance…

  • Exploring the Complexities of House and Techno Music through DJs

    Exploring the Complexities of House and Techno Music through DJs

    Peace of Mind perspective to understand the complexity of House and techno music is to focus on DJs as a way to understand the scene, identify key figures and their contributions, and comprehend how it evolves. Peace of Mind The complexity and differences of House and Techno music can be overwhelming for those who are…