Baltimore experimental electronic duo Matmos have released a steady stream of albums over their 25 years, many of which feature guest artists, but on the new The Consuming Flame: Open Exercises in Group Form they’ve brought in enough collaborators to fill a house party. They made the album in part from submissions by 99 musicians […]
The Soft Pink Truth’s new album, Shall We Go On Sinning So That Grace May Increase? (Thrill Jockey), is a soundtrack for contemplation, discovery, and the seeking of truth. The solo project of Baltimore musician Drew Daniel, best known for his work in experimental duo Matmos, the Soft Pink Truth started in response to a […]
Is there any pop star with a career like Steve Aoki’s? How many other sons of business magnates got into hardcore in the 90s, wrote for radical punk zine Heartattack, led a screamo band that released a split with Japanese posthardcore legends Envy, and ran a DIY space that hosted the likes of Jimmy Eat […]
Kim Petras opens for South African singer-songwriter Troye Sivan at the Chicago Theatre this weekend.
You’ve got till February 2019 to say good-bye to the EDM-focused club.
Also, CPD superintendent Eddie Johnson’s car was broken into over the weekend.
In honor of the 35th anniversary of the MacArthur Fellowships, a free performance featuring five fellows from the dance world.
The Seldoms and the Joffrey Ballet are among this fall’s best bets for dance.
Some look forward and some look back, and not all may benefit from the outdoors—but the genre’s vigorous diversity can only be a good thing.
A young DJ spends 20 years chasing the euphoria of his first brush with garage techno in Mia Hansen-Løve’s latest.
In these excerpts from his lively and meticulous new book, The Underground Is Massive: How Electronic Dance Music Conquered America, longtime Reader contributor Michaelangelo Matos chronicles the three-decade ascent of EDM.
The DJ-producer returns to town tomorrow to celebrate the release of his new EP, Award.
The latest drug-related concert incident furthers concerns about EDM’s safety.
One of the leaders of the bop sound instructs listeners to bop and drop that Nae Nae (among other things) with his new supercharged EDM tune.
Chicago DJ group bounces back to become the biggest thing in hip-hop-EDM hybrids.