The eighth installment of Bassgasm and first of two expected in 2013 is sneaking around the corner with its nunhuck glowsticks ready to take names and challenge decibel levels. It seems like just yesterday promoter Woody McBride deafeningly tested out his rave-in-a-club experiment at First Avenue, b ... More >>
Come one, come all, ye masochistic lovers of bass! The artillery -- AKA the massive sound system known as the Wall Of Bass -- is assembling now, so there is no turning back. This Friday night at First Avenue marks the seventh Bassgasm party featuring old-school favorites in dance music, local flavor ... More >>
In early spring, a Twitter beef erupted between DJ Sneak, a Chicago house music legend, and Steve Angello, one-third of the DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia. Sneak called SHM's music "fake shit" and said they "do not play house music" -- as in, real house music. On Friday, in front of a huge crow ... More >>
Photo by Dave Eckblad When it comes to the local dance music scene, you'd be hard pressed to find a guy who's been around longer than Steve "Centrific" Seuling. When he's not warping minds with his renowned marathon sets of deep techno at Midwest clubs and campouts or throwing his own off-the-gri ... More >>
Gigamesh is on deck to be your next favorite producer, having already remixed the likes of Foster The People, Radiohead, Lykke Li, Estate and so many others. He's also the guy who's responsible for the ever-so-danceable Mike Posner hit "Cooler Than Me," and recently spent some time in Miami worki ... More >>
Cut Copy have had the chance to tour with Lady Gaga, Nine Inch Nails, and Coldplay -- and subsequently turned all three down due to the recording of their recent album release. This is a band that clearly takes their direction seriously.
Minnesota's own self-proclaimed "genius of fun," ESP Woody McBride has long been one of the Midwest's techno sages and is again channeling the elusive old rave spirit with part deux of the Bassgasm saga tonight. As he did with Bassgasm 1, the second will lure old heads (who have grown up, started fa ... More >>
What's that? Some amazing electro coming to town? Hell yes.
A special show announcement: DJ ESP is turning First Avenue into a big black hole of bass.
Are you ready to mid-90s industrial rock?
Local house music expert Nick Gunz talks about his most elated and embarrassing moments as a promoter and about becoming a dad.
Synthetic soul-- get it while it's cold. The New York electro gods grace the big stage tonight.
He's talented, he's pretty, and he'll for sure make you wish you were wearing Capezios on the dance floor.
Dinosaurs rule the dance floors no more
Top 10 DJ mixes of 2006
A conversation with DJ/Producer Richie Hawtin
JP Hungelmann and the rise of the Twin Cities minimal-techno scene
The media may have dumped the DJ--but audiences remain infatuated with Deep Dish
Adult. Hear the sound of tomorrow in Detroit techno's past
Touring with dance music enterprisers Sasha and Digweed
Chris Sattinger Returns to the Minneapolis That Made Him Timeblind
New records by Squarepusher and Plaid suggest that evolution might be overrated
With their boundlessly experimental album Confield, Autechre turn flights of fancy into a power trip
Chicago trackmaster Green Velvet burns down house music with wickedly funny anti-anthems
With his most eclectic electronica to date, Mike Paradinas bids adieu to uneasy listening
Squarepusher and Autechre make techno with teeth
A decade ago, Derrick May helped invent a dance music that complemented a hollow city, Detroit. Now that May's music has colonized two continents, its maker has disappeared.