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SFX Entertainment, Company Behind Electric Zoo, Goes Bankrupt

Update: A spokesperson for Tomorrowland, TomorrowWorld's so-called "mother festival," has said the festival's future is "uncertain," according to Billboard. "In light of the present situation, no concrete plans have…
Harley Brown / February 1, 2016

Deadmau5 Says Zac Efron EDM Movie’s Horrible Opening ‘Restored My Faith In Music’

"Kids these days like EDM, right? Let's make a movie starring that Zac Efron guy! What could go wrong?" — a movie executive, probably.
James Grebey / September 2, 2015

Alesso Drops the Beat and Stacks of Cash on ‘Payday’

Rising EDM star Alesso will release his debut studio album Forever later this year, and the Swedish DJ just shared a bunch of details and another track from the hotly…
James Grebey / April 6, 2015

The City of Chicago Outlaws EDM at Local Venue

Following a year spent without a liquor license, Chicago's Congress Theater will finally reopen its doors, but don't count on catching Skrillex there any time…
Colin Joyce / August 16, 2014

Here’s the Anti-Ecstasy PSA Electric Zoo-goers Are Now Forced to Watch

Attendees of future iterations of New York's Electric Zoo will have to watch an anti-drug PSA in order to validate their wristbands before entering the…
Brennan Carley / August 5, 2014

EDM Heads to the Big Screen With Zac Efron and Emily Ratajkowski Drama

Considering EDM's massive popularity and how much money it involves, it was only a matter of time before someone in Hollywood would attempt to cash…
Dan Reilly / August 1, 2014

EDC Mogul Shades Tom Petty for Dismissing Dance Music

There comes a time in every DJ fan's life when they have to respond to allegations that the craft they admire is soulless, demands no…
Elissa Stolman / July 30, 2014

Will Ferrell Is Making an EDM Romantic Comedy

Will Ferrell has occasionally played characters who might conceivably fit in on the electronic dance music scene — "Smiling's my favorite," anyone? — and now…
Marc Hogan / April 18, 2014

Will Smith, Jay Z, and Calvin Harris Working on EDM Comedy Series for HBO

Calvin Harris, Jay Z, and Will Smith are joining forces for a new television show. Deadline reports that the ultra-rich trio are working with HBO…
Kyle McGovern / January 22, 2014

Electric Tomato Festival Canceled Amid Rising, Ridiculous Fear of EDM

The tomato is staying acoustic. Long Island's upcoming Electric Tomato Festival has been canceled in the wake of two drug-related deaths at last month's Electric…
Kyle McGovern / September 18, 2013

Teen in Critical Condition After Suspected Overdose at Sun City Music Festival

The drug-related casualties from Labor Day weekend's music events continue to pile up. A 17-year-old girl from Houston is in critical condition after collapsing at…
Philip Sherburne / September 4, 2013

Waiting for the Drop: Las Vegas’ EDM Gamble

As Sebastian Ingrosso steps into the DJ booth for his July 5 headlining set at Light, Las Vegas' newest dance-music mega-club, it's a wonder anyone…
Andrea Domanick / July 23, 2013

Night at Light: SPIN Visits a Vegas EDM Mecca

As explained in our new in-depth feature story about the extravaganzas currently dominating the EDM live scene, Las Vegas is the still-growing hotbed of dance…
Krista Schlueter / July 22, 2013

Nick Cannon Trolls the Internet With EDM Album ‘White People Party Music’

Nick Cannon is making an EDM album. It seems like a pretty cut-and-dried story: The guy who hosts America's Got Talent attempts to extend his career…
Jordan Sargent / May 30, 2013

Grammys 2013: EDM Is Dead, Long Live EDM!

I never thought I'd say this, but, as far as electronic dance music is concerned, last night's Grammys were actually the best possible scenario. (Okay,…
Philip Sherburne / February 11, 2013