Inside the Origins of “EDM” With the Man Who Coined the Term—And Transformed It Into a Global Movement – EDM.com

It was a Tuesday night in London when Richard James Burgess found himself on the doorstep of Blitz for the very first time. He was dressed in ripped jeans and a t-shirt, surrounded by people with “amazing clothes and amazing hair.” Unbeknownst to Burgess at the time, that door was, in reality, a gateway that … Read more

Technological Innovations Reinforce EDC Vegas As a Blueprint for the Future of Music Festivals – EDM.com

Despite being one of the festival circuit’s most established brands with over a quarter century of success, EDC is defining the festival landscape of the future with greater impact than ever. While it had only been seven months since the conclusion of EDC Las Vegas’ 2021 edition, the Insomniac team didn’t hesitate to bring several … Read more

Help Decide Who Will Take Home an Electronic Dance Music Award This Year – EDM.com

Welcome to the Electronic Dance Music Awards, an international celebration of all things dance music. The EDMAs honor this year’s artists standout electronic dance music, events, labels, and executives. To show appreciation for stellar talent and contributions to the industry, awards will be given out across a number of select categories. This includes Dance Song … Read more

Las Vegas Nightlife Was In a Rut—Then Zouk Group Came Around – EDM.com

If the pandemic proved anything, it was that even the mightiest could fall. Case in point was Las Vegas, a city whose economy was dependent on sin but suddenly found itself devoid of sinners. In March 2021, the number of visitors to Las Vegas dipped a staggering 49.5% compared to March 2019, according to the … Read more

Grammy-Nominated Artists Take Us Behind the Scenes of Their Albums – EDM.com

It’s bracket season, baby, and with the 64th annual Grammy Awards falling on April 3rd—just one day before the men’s March Madness championship game—it’s time to get your picks in order. Luckily (for the culture) and unluckily (for the odds), the field runs deep. The Best Dance/Electronic Album category is home to a host of … Read more