Chicago-via-New York producer Folie belongs to a loose collective of artists who’ve put out playful inversions of pop music through Dog Show Records, a Mad Decent imprint run by 100 […]
This summer UK dance-music singer-songwriter Aluna released her solo debut, Renaissance, whose lead track, “I’ve Been Starting to Love All the Things I Hate,” makes a case for pulling ourselves […]
Salem seemed briefly ubiquitous in 2010, but history has been kinder to this midwestern electronic trio than anyone would’ve predicted from their rapid rise and equally rapid dismissal. That’s largely […]
In the high-speed world of hyperpop, Fraxiom became a star in months—and their joyfully messy style could propel them beyond that tiny scene.
This month’s stack of record reviews will get you better acquainted with Ben Frost’s defibrillating body music, Dawn Golden’s alchemical electro-pop, and lots more.
New hip-hop/EDM hybrids from label that gave us “Harlem Shake”
Howard Roark takes Baauer to task.
What the Harlem Shake meme says about cultural property and appropriation on the Internet.
LA-via-Chicago duo Houses return with “The Beauty Surrounds,” a tune that brings out the loveliness in melancholy.
Does music born of Dirty South drug wars have any place in squeaky-clean dance clubs?
Moombahton, tribal guachero, electro-pop, hip-hop, and more—all for free on Saturday at Mad Decent’s contribution to Chicago’s street-fest season
Terrible name, killer Diplo-style beat
The new Fat Boys reissue is a timely reminder that funny rappers—including viral sensation Riff Raff—aren’t necessarily unserious
A new remix by a shadowy, typographically challenged trap producer
A brief introduction to an Illinois rapper who’s making all the right moves