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Armin van Buuren loves music. It might seem like a trite statement for someone who's had the storied career most musicians dream of, but talk to him for a few minutes and it becomes clear. He's nearly two decades into the game and his passion for music and desire to elate crowds is unwavering. For the 600th episode of his live radio broadcast, A State Of Trance, the renowned Dutchman became the 2nd DJ to play (and sell out) Madison Square Garden. We had a chance to sit down with Armin before his show to find out what he thinks about the New York crowd, how he learned from other DJs like Skrillex, and where he believes electronic music will be in 5 years. More»
In an ever-expanding EDM market with DJs constantly entering the scene, Markus Schulz rests comfortably at the top. The Germany-born, Miami-based DJ has been at the peak of his game, feeding fans with a popular weekly radio show called "Global DJ Broadcast" and finding talent through his labels Coldharbour Recordings and Schulz Music Group. We had a chance to sit down with Markus, who was recently named "America's Best DJ" by DJ Times Magazine, and find out how he climbed to the top of the charts this year. More»
If your favorite raver seems to be running about a quart low on serotonin today, there's a perfectly good explanation: they were probably dancing it up all weekend in Las Vegas at EDC 2012. And while you may have heard the disappointing news that festival organizers Insomniac were forced to cut the show short on Saturday night due to a raging desert windstorm, don't feel too badly for the party rockers, because they picked up again with a vengeance on Sunday, closing out the festival with a solid exclamation point. We've sorted through thousands of photos to give you a chance to live, or re-live, the madness. More»
If you have tickets for Electric Daisy Carnival this weekend, you're probably already set. Your bags are packed. You've studied the set schedule. You've designed a homemade Deadmau5 head with a Pauly D blowout on top (and what a tragic shame that those two won't be on hand to see it). But before you start driving towards Vegas, do yourself a big favor and read up on our essential tips to surviving the weekend. Because just like everything else in Vegas, there's a right way and a wrong way to do EDC. Don't you want to do it the right way? More»
So who's going to Las Vegas this weekend to get down to some electronic dance music? Actually, let's rephrase that: if you want to get down to EDM this weekend, you'd better be going to Vegas, because every artist you've ever heard of (and many you'll be hearing about soon) are all playing the 16th annual Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, starting tomorrow. And when we say "everyone," that's really not much of an exaggeration. Check out the just-released full set schedule and start your stage-hopping plans now! More»
Friday, May 24
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.