| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:23 PM
Pop music’s freshman class made a big splash on the sales charts in 2013, and now several can boast a raft of Grammy nominations, including Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar, hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, 17-year-old singer-songwriter Lorde and...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:18 AM
The voice coming out of the tent wasn’t exactly modest. “They called me the granddaddy of EDM. Then they called me a 73-year-old EDM bad ass,” it said, with a vocodered robot tang. “My name is Giovanni Giorgio. But I like to be...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Derek Vincent Smith's "Pretty Lights" and Bassnectar will close 2013 co-headlining two shows on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 27 and 28 at the Hampton Coliseum, it was announced today.
Each artist will play both nights, with one headlining on Friday and the...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
David Lowery has a modest proposal to help his fellow musicians in the digital age: force Pandora and other online music services to negotiate for the right to play songs.
Lowery — leader of indie-rock pioneers Camper Van Beethoven and later,...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:40 PM
Well, the name certainly fits. Pretty Lights – aka electronic music star Derek Vincent Smith – probably jacked up the electric bill by hundreds of dollars on Wednesday at the UCF Arena, with a show designed to be seen as much as heard. Smith...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:23 AM
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. The 17th season of Zoellner Arts Center in Bethlehem with Aaron Neville and Matthew Morrison, Pearl Jam at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and Shemekia Copeland at Sellersville.......
| Dec 30, 2012
| 9:11 AM
Saturday night's Bassnectar-Pretty Lights electronic-music dance party was powered by astoundingly intense, rafter-rattling low frequencies, high-tech beams of colored light and hordes of smiling, neon-clad young people.
Were chemicals producing those...
| Dec 23, 2012
Vibrations of change will soon be rumbling an arena near you.
Next weekend, two electronic dance music acts whose music you're not likely to hear on the radio will entertain thousands of young people at Hampton Coliseum.
Pretty Lights, the stage...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:56 AM
The electronic dance music, or EDM, revolution has officially reached the Peninsula. Staff at Hampton Coliseum announced Wednesday that Pretty Lights and Bassnectar, two of the genre's big names, will perform there Dec. 28 & 29.
Tickets go on sale 10 a....
| Mar 15, 2013
With Ultra Music Festival's addition of a second weekend to celebrate its 15 years, March 15 marks the start of a two-week block saturated with dubstep, house, and drum and bass.
The headliners are no surprise: There's Tiesto, David Guetta, Deadmau5 and...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 11:34 AM
One would think that L.A.-based electronic producer Skrillex would stick closer to home for his just-announced festival, "With Your Friends." But instead, he and fellow producer Pretty Lights on Friday planted their stakes in the country music capital...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Don't fret if you missed Fiona Apple's show Sunday at the Fillmore. There are plenty of musicians around this week who can tell you how the inside of a tour bus smells.
Pretty Lights at Fillmore Miami Beach
9 p.m. Tuesday, $44.50, LiveNation.com...