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  • Nuits Sonores Lyon May 7-12, 2024

    Nuits Sonores Lyon May 7-12, 2024

    Lyon, France – Nuits Sonores returns to Lyon for its 21st edition from May 7th to 12th, 2024. This renowned festival is a must-visit for any fan of electronic music, showcasing a diverse range of genres and pushing the boundaries of creativity. The Grand locos the main Venue is really a terrific venue! absolutely perfect…

  • Hypnotic Techno: The Captivating Subgenre of Electronic Dance Music

    Hypnotic Techno: The Captivating Subgenre of Electronic Dance Music

    Hypnotic techno is a subgenre of electronic dance music characterized by its repetitive and mesmerizing beats, pulsating basslines, and ethereal synthesizer melodies. The music often creates a trance-like state in listeners, drawing them into a hypnotic groove that can be both meditative and euphoric. With its driving rhythms and hypnotic soundscapes, Hypnotic Techno is designed…

  • Top DJs 2023

    Top DJs 2023

    Top DJs we have seen this year: Marcel Dettmann, DJ Stingray 313, DVS1, Paula Temple, Rødhåd, Dave Clarke, Ben Klock, Kink, Helena Hauff, D’Julz, Laurent Garnier, LSDxoxo, SPFDJ, Kevin Saunderson, Carl Craig, Manu le Malin, Sven Vath, Richie Hawtin, Adamant Scream, Li-z , Jeff Mills, Ricardo Villalobos, Hector Oates, Slam, Zadig, Acid Arab, Daria Kolosova,…

  • Best Sets and Festivals 2023

    Best Sets and Festivals 2023

    best of this year: Positive Education Festival Saint-Étienne, France 1-4 November 2023 Astropolis | Brest – July 2023 TIME WARP | Mannheim Germany, April 1, 2023 Jeff Mills at Kilomètre 25 May 13, 2023 DVS1 at Kilomètre 25 Paris October 21, 2023 Bass Culture: D’Julz All Night Long at The Rex Club Saturday, 28 Oct…

  • Music Criticism Matters More Than Ever in the Age of Algorithms

    Music Criticism Matters More Than Ever in the Age of Algorithms

    Music has always been a powerful force in our lives, shaping culture and reflecting the times. But how we discover and listen to music has changed dramatically in the digital age. Algorithms on streaming services and recommendation platforms like Spotify and YouTube curating our playlists can be a great way to find new music, but…

  • The difference between Underground and Mainstream EDM Dance Music

    The difference between Underground and Mainstream EDM Dance Music

    While both underground music and EDM (Electronic Dance Music) fall under the broader umbrella of electronic music, they have some key differences in terms of popularity, production, focus, and overall scene: Popularity: Production: Focus: Scene: These are generalizations, and there are always exceptions: Ultimately, the lines are blurring and the best way to understand the…

  • Understanding BPMs in House & Techno: It’s Not Just About Speed

    Understanding BPMs in House & Techno: It’s Not Just About Speed

    House and techno pulsate with energy, transporting you to a world of driving rhythms and infectious grooves.The BPMs (beats per minute) – shape the sound and experience of house and techno. This seemingly technical term acts as the architect, shaping the experience and transforming listeners into dancers. Here’s how house and techno, through the rhythm…

  • Positive Education Festival  Saint-Étienne, France 1-4 November 2023

    Positive Education Festival  Saint-Étienne, France 1-4 November 2023

    Expertly curated techno festival, the music was terrific and the sound systems impeccable – Positive Education is a really fabulous example of how festivals should be, with amazing artistic lightning and lasers used in a really minimal and subtitle way. The setting at Cité du design in an old ammunition factory was magnificent and the walls…

  • Listen to House and Techno DJ Sets – not songs

    Listen to House and Techno DJ Sets – not songs

    In the orbit of electronic music, there exists a sublime experience that transcends the mere consumption of individual tracks. It’s a journey that takes us beyond the confines of a single song and into the boundless realm of a DJ set. In this blog post, we delve into the captivating world of House and Techno…