Sonia Noorbakhsh, UC Berkeley
The band can’t be defined by a single genre, which is just one of the qualities that makes them so unique.
Aubrey Doerr, Chapman University
The pandemic isn’t over, and music fans are getting antsy. Do these concerts scratch the itch, and are they COVID-safe?
Over the past few months, EDM artists have been collaborating left and right. Here are some of the most exciting projects released in the age of COVID.
Major players in the music industry have been suffering from the effects of the pandemic. Music That Never Sleeps is hoping to offset the damages.
Insomniac had to cancel their 2020 electronic music festival due to COVID-19, but fans are already hyped for next year’s show — tickets were gone within a day.
Megan Stager, University of Pittsburgh
This calmer style of electronic music is the genre’s answer to the heavy bass and loud synths of EDM.
If you’re into electronic dance music, you know artists like Calvin Harris and Flume. But do you know the names of the vocalists featured in their songs?
With virtual music festivals and concerts on the rise, these up-and-comers are starting to gain traction as fans tune in to their livestreams.
Karunya Bhramasandra, Stanford University
The 22-year old EDM artist is making waves by bringing the traditional and the modern together on intoxicating tracks.
Sarah Stager, University of Pittsburgh
Even with a new sound, the Irish musician continues to use poetic lyrics and a masterful blending of rock, pop and electronic music to connect with audiences.
Nathan Coles, Oakland University
Although a lot of electronic music has a reputation for sonic dissonance, it’s still capable of evoking a wide range of deep emotions.
Giana Gayles, Stanford University
Awê! We underestimate our neighbors to the east, who have created their own innovative spin on the genre.
Dig in to this wide, diverse genre.
Rave culture is on the rise and providing new opportunities for aspiring artist. Here are some new artists to look out for in the next few years.
Caleb Clark, Hillsdale College
EDM producer Marshmello is making more of the same.
Taylor Sprinkle, University of Texas at Austin
These rising stars are bringing electronic music to the surface of Texas’ country-centric musical landscape.
Eric Alexander, University of Colorado Denver
The most talented musician you’ve probably never heard of is keeping the genre alive and well.
Anastasia Cottone, St. Bonaventure University
Though the album is overflowing with sadness, its encouragement is just as evident.
Alex Futo, Otterbein University
The ‘friends first, music-makers second’ twosome are EDM pioneers worth listening to.
Alexandra Fabugais-Inaba, Rutgers University
Don’t even try to resist.
Remington Jensen, University of Idaho
The project, which releases this Friday, aims to ‘strip genitalia away from the norms of music.’
Natalie Sonier, Wake Forest University
Chill, spacey and hypnotic, EDM should be your move for the summer.
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