Anthony Bourdain’s Love of Music: A Brief History

Anthony Bourdain was passionate about a lot of things in life: food, travel, and meeting and learning about people from all walks of life. Bourdain…
Maggie Serota / June 8, 2018

Trent Reznor Asked Apple Nerds to Explain Drake to Him

In a new in-depth interview with Vulture, Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor went into detail about his progression as an artist since his early, "shock"-oriented days (he claims…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 26, 2017

The 50 Best EDM Songs You’ve Heard at Every Summer Festival

The sound of EDM predates the name itself: Long before Calvin Harris was crashing Forbes lists and Diplo was hanging with Charlie Rose,…
SPIN Staff / May 10, 2017

Following Fatal BPM Festival Shooting, Mexican City of Playa Del Carmen Bans EDM Events

After five people were killed in a shooting and subsequent stampede at a nightclub afterparty for the BPM Festival in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico over the…
Anna Gaca / January 17, 2017

Five Dead After Shooting at Electronic Music Festival in Mexico

At least five people were killed and 15 more were injured in a shooting early this morning at the BPM Festival in Mexico, according to…
Taylor Berman / January 16, 2017

Another Argentinian City Has Banned Electronic Music Events Following Ecstasy-Related Deaths

The resort town of Mar Del Plata is the latest city in Argentina to ban electronic music events because of concern about the danger of recreational drug use.
Anna Gaca / January 11, 2017

Marshmello Is EDM’s Masked Hero

At 10:15 p.m. on the first Friday night of December, the line for the Skyway Theater in downtown Minneapolis is wrapped around the block. That’s…
Michaelangelo Matos / December 27, 2016

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
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