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IV, III, II, I... Contact! The Latest in the Williams Country Music Dynasty is Keeping Things Warm in Some Very Long Shadows
Coleman Williams talks moving forward with an open mind
"...with the house music scene, an early form of EDM from Chicago that became popular right around the same..."

Nov. 23, 2021 Music Post by Gary Lindsey

The Concourse Project Brings the Raver Spirit Back to Austin
High-capacity event space looks to diversify their sound
"...black hats embroidered with the word "techno" and other EDM-centric apparel, plus wire wrap jewelry and other hippie-inflected treasure...."

Nov. 5, 2021 Music Feature by Christina Garcia

For Better or Worse, 2021 Has Been ACL’s Pop Punk Moment
JXDN, Machine Gun Kelly, and KennyHoopla rep alt resurgence
"...music, and singer-songwriters before adding radio rock, indie, pop, EDM, and hip-hop to the mix, never gave much attention..."

Oct. 11, 2021 Music Post by Alyssa Quiles

Faster Than Sound: The Fall Music We Always Talked About
Music columnist returns to two major venues and a new one
"...– a rare commodity in Austin – led the EDM event producers to a warehouse near the airport. With..."

Sept. 24, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

How Did Legendary DJ and Londoner Paul Oakenfold Land in Bastrop?
The Londoner finds his way to a Texas ranch
"...and Mount Everest, but principally, he helped usher in EDM as a mainstream force worldwide, beginning with the tide-turning..."

July 30, 2021 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

You Can’t Put Your Arms Around a Memory
Departing Chronicle Music Editor Raoul Hernandez passes the reigns [sic] to Kevin Curtin with 10 anecdotes from 27 years.
"...by understanding that hip-hop, soul, indie rock, punk, metal, EDM, etc. exist as one language to society's true progressives..."

July 23, 2021 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth
What we’re spending time with
"...from the revered Midway title and sounds plucked from EDM and hip-hop all laying up. BoomBaptist's newest solo outing..."

May 1, 2020 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Faster Than Sound: DJ Shani Unites Black Women in House Music
Also the search continues for missing musician Brenden "Chameleon King" Foster, and increased afterhours sound enforcement impacts local venues
"...Also on the C3 Presents boutique fest bracket, growing EDM annual Camp Nowhere returns to Circuit of the Americas..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

East Austin Wellness Clinic Offers Discounts to Austin's Creatives and Service Industry
METSI Care rethinks affordable health care
"...Amy Wine­house, Michael Jackson, Kurt Cobain, Prince, and the EDM artist Avicii looking healthy and vital. An accompanying canvas..."

Jan. 3, 2020 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

Austin Music Awards Gallery, 2015-2019
"...Best EDM/Dance winner S U R V I V E at..."

Nov. 26, 2019 Photo Gallery

ACL Live Review: RL Grime
DJ walks line between commerce-driven parlor tricks and art
"...These connections occurred regularly, including big, booming takes on EDM classic “Promises” from Nero, one of the genre’s heroes...."

Oct. 12, 2019 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

6 ACL Music Festival Picks for Friday
National, international, and local faves the fest's first day
"...word), Void, Henry Steinway still rules festivals with hip-hop-inspired EDM and nuclear drops. The Los Angeleno, 28, employs spectacular..."

Oct. 4, 2019 Music Feature

Faster Than Sound: ACL Fest’s Recipe for Success
Essential ingredients for a modern edition of our city’s largest music festival
"...But, there's never a mandate. You want EDM because it's fun to dance to, you want good..."

Oct. 4, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: 10 Fresh Finds at Hot Summer Nights
Ten sunspots on Hot Summer Nights’ triple-digit lineup
"...at frat parties, the DJ now creates her own EDM as Frooot, with high-gloss beats and chatty vocal interludes...."

July 26, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Stuber
Buddy cop action-comedy isn’t making many friends
"...some terrific comedies on his CV, among them 2004’s EDM DJ satire It’s All Gone Pete Tong and the..."

July 12, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

11 EDM Artists to Help You Find the Beat at SXSW

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Christina Garcia

The Best of Asia at SXSW Music
"...(born Choi Jin-woo) takes center stage under his hard-hitting EDM moniker, Hitchhiker. Synths rattle like rusty bed springs, the..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

SXSW Music Churns Out 8th Artist List
Ho99o9, Questlove, Nothing, and Get Up Kids join the action
"...Boogarins import tropical psych, while Portugal’s Holly wields bass-driven EDM, London Gorillaz collaborator Stylo G puffs modern electro reggae,..."

Feb. 14, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Austin's House Music Scene Clings to the African-American Community That Birthed It
House music rose to prominence from Chicago’s black music community and hangs on here in its original form
"...reflects that in mechanical tech house, Burning Man-style hippie EDM bangers, and dungeon techno. By contrast, the visiting Windy..."

Feb. 1, 2019 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Ring in the New Year With a Binge Watch
12 streaming shows to get you to midnight and beyond
"...(smells like sunscreen!), bangers & mash, and your favorite EDM banger..."

Dec. 27, 2018 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Playback: Bombs, Beto, and the Biggest Music Stories of 2018
“Playback” recaps the news, trends, and controversies of the year. Outrage level: high.
"...before SXSW. The most contentious club closings came simultaneously: EDM hotbeds Kingdom and Ethics Music Lounge both got locked..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

ACL Live Review: Metallica
Hardwired act to follow
"...Friday – crossed over, but singularly so perhaps. As EDM fades at the fest and Lamar opened the door..."

Oct. 7, 2018 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Playback – Lords of the Dance: TC Superstar
TC Superstar promotes body movement, Dallas Acid get blissed with Laraaji, a black metal binge, and Trouble in the Streets breaks rules
"...the four-track Rule Breaker contains increasingly subtle touches of EDM impulses and, thus, a more nuanced musical universe. Nnedi..."

Sept. 28, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The San Marcos Music Scene Runs Deep
ACL Fest hip-hop headliners Brockhampton might just be the tip of the iceberg from our neighbors south on I-35
"...us and don't think like us," says Harkey. "The EDM culture is more widespread than the live music scene."..."

Aug. 3, 2018 Music Feature by Jeremy Steinberger

Playback: Eviction Notice
World Class Capital locks out Kingdom and Ethics. Could Empire Control Room be next?
"...a legit reputation for booking acclaimed DJs in the EDM, house, and techno fields for improbable underplays. Owner Garrett..."

Aug. 3, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: CodeNEXT and the Austin Music Scene
How might the update of Austin’s land development code affect the musical landscape?
"...as atmosphere," adds Reynolds, noting that Kingdom – an EDM club with a concert format – would qualify as..."

June 8, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

I Heart K-Pop
Korean DJ nights choreograph a local niche
"...Think candy pop, but with a trap backbone and EDM pulse that's attracted producers including Skrillex, Steve Aoki, and..."

May 25, 2018 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Playback: Start the Presses – Gold Rush Vinyl
Austin’s first major record press opens, and more music news
"...Other fast-approaching convergences are retooling their models in 2018. EDM rager Euphoria Fest has scaled back to a single..."

April 20, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Music Review: China Night
The Fest’s global presence extends to attendees too
"...guitar riffs, only to end up sounding like austere EDM, with frontwoman Ruby giving stoic fist pumps...."

March 16, 2018 SXSW Post by Dan Gentile

SXSW Music Review: Hamburg x Berlin Showcase
International cosmology from the German capital
"...citymate Ace Tee, translated the stiffly funky beats of EDM into crowd favorite brass band arrangements. Now seven albums..."

March 13, 2018 SXSW Post by Michael Toland

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