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  • A fatal toll on concertgoers as raves boost cities' income

    A fatal toll on concertgoers as raves boost cities' income
    On the edge of the Mojave, music promoter Pasquale Rotella staged a rave about 11 years ago that ended with a coroner's wagon rolling down desert roads. Five people died of overdoses and drug-related car crashes during or shortly after the Nocturnal...
  • Fugitive in Coliseum corruption case says he was whistle-blower

    Fugitive in Coliseum corruption case says he was whistle-blower
    A fugitiveĀ in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum corruption case says that for years he alerted his superiors to alleged criminal wrongdoing at the stadium, but they did nothing. In telephone and Skype interviews with The Times, former Coliseum contractor...
  • Donna Summer dies at 63; diva of disco

    Donna Summer dies at 63; diva of disco
    In 1975, Donna Summer released a pop single unlike any before it. The singer, then an unknown in the U.S., was living in Germany and working with Italian producer Giorgio Moroder and lyricist Pete Bellotte. Together they came up with a breathy,...
  • In run-up to Electric Daisy, what is the future of live dance music?

     
    Is the future in self-contatined, immersive festivals, or introducing dance music into existing live infrastructure?...
  • Electronic Dance Music conference: How to break an artist

     
    This post has been updated, as indicated below. Andrew Dreskin, the CEO of the online-ticketing firm Ticketfly and an old-guard rave supporter, remembers a time in the sepia-toned days of the early aughts when dance acts were a tough sell......
  • Kaskade sets Staples Center headline date

     
    Kaskade's July 27 Staples Center set is a landmark event, making him the first electronic dance music artist to headline the venue. Kaskade, an O.C.-based artist born Ryan Raddon, is coming off successful Coachella sets....
  • Hard Summer books Skrillex, Miike Snow, Boys Noize, James Murphy

     
    L.A.'s own Skrillex and Sweden's electro-poppers Miike Snow are among the many acts that will anchor the 2012 edition of the dance-focused Hard Summer, returning for the third year to the Los Angeles State Historic Park in downtown. Reflecting the...
  • Kaskade, Richie Hawtin and Swedish House Mafia debate EDM's future

     
    An artists panel at the electronic dance music conference EDMBiz dished on their introductions to dance music, the burdens of so much money sloshing around the scene, and how the arrival of attention is affecting the genre's artistry. The Times' August...
  • America, don't hate us for the Offspring's 'Cruising California'

     
    The Offspring have a song and video called "Cruising California (Bumpin' in My Trunk)," and Pop & Hiss, on behalf of all of California, would like to apologize....
  • Electric Daisy Carnival hit by wind, but genre dances on

     
    Electric Daisy Carnival takes over Las Vegas with 90,000 dance music fans. On it's second night, it's partially shut down due to high winds. The Times' August Brown was there....
  • Beatport's Matthew Adell sells dance music to DJs at Electric Daisy

     
    Beatport is a temperature gauge for how many DJs want to play an artist's track, and a specialized one-stop shop for those hot singles. The Times' August Brown examines a phenomenon with a logic beyond pop charts....
  • Second night of Electric Daisy Carnival thwarted by high winds

     
    Electric Daisy Carnival: Around 1 a.m. last night, Electric Daisy's promoters and public safety officials decided to send all festival-goers off the field and into the stands as a safety precaution....