| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:36 AM
In the sea of neon fishnet stockings, tutus and fluffy boots that is the Ultra Music Festival, Michelle Casares stands out.
In fact, when the three-day Ultra global phenomenon overruns downtown Miami this weekend, spotting her in the crowd will become...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:58 PM
The struggle of the artist is a story we've heard many times before. After all, not everyone can be successful. The world of the musically gifted is limited, and rightfully so - it is reserved solely for true talent.
Meet Michael Brun, a 21-...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:00 AM
In Zedd's latest club number, "Find You," he implores the listener to "turn up your night."
The Russian-born DJ and producer's electro-house number is a quintessential dance club anthem, but there's also something more at work here than just the same...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:20 AM
The "American Idol" top-10 performance show, in which the singers took on songs that, since 2011, have charted in the top 10, had its share of curiosities: an opening tribute to selfies, set to the Chainsmokers' viral creation "#Selfie"; ongoing...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The "Frozen" soundtrack, 2014's seemingly tireless sales champ, retook the No. 1 position on the U.S. album chart last week.
Dipping scarcely 1%, the animated hit's companion album shifted 99,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan data for the week...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:36 PM
The lineup for Lollapalooza's 10th year Aug. 1-3 in Grant Park won't be announced until next week, but industry sources confirm that the headliners will include Eminem, Skrillex, Kings of Leon and Arctic Monkeys.
Lollapalooza, which last year drew a...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:19 AM
Miami-born, SoCal-raised, globally in-demand EDM mystic Steve Aoki will turn up with his turntables in an unusual spot on April 18: poolside at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood.
Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Friday for $54 ($79 day of...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:27 PM
"Let It Go," the soaring showstopper from “Frozen,” has an unlikely remix coming out soon.
The Academy Award-winning smash sung by Idina Menzel got a reworking by Dutch electronic dance music DJ Armin van Buuren.
His remix is just one of...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
To the pop cognoscenti, the French dance-music duo Daft Punk exists as an ideal, modern musicdom's most consistent, influential, enigmatic trailblazer, in addition to being crowned the major winner of the 2014 Grammy Awards by scoring record of the year...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Those glued to either this week's "American Idol" auditions or Sunday's NFL playoffs have probably been humming Aloe Blacc's new aspirational jam, "The Man." The song has been blanketing the TV airwaves through a prominent Beats by Dre commercial...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:15 AM
The Grammys are conflicted about electronic dance music, and Beatport sees an opening.
In 2012, the Recording Academy nominated dubstep producer Skrillex for new artist, but its Grammy "Tribute to EDM" was a strange melange of DJs performing mash-ups...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:36 AM
With Lady Antebellum's show at close-to-capacity Allstate Arena Wednesday night, you had a textbook example of various stops on the country career arc. The vocal trio of Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley and Hillary Scott are eight years into a successful...