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Published: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:21:47 +0000

 



The Top 10 Trance DJs

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

A list of the top trance DJs. This list includes big names like Tiesto, Paul Oakenfold, Alex Gold, ATB, Above and Beyond, and more.



Meet the World's 10 Best House DJs

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

A list of some of the best DJs spinning and producing house music all around the world, including Roger Sanchez, Ben Watt, Deep Dish, and more.



What Is Progressive and Who Are the Best...

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Progressive refers more to structure than genre in the way the music builds up in layers leading often to epic tracks. Here you'll find 10 of the best.



What Is Dubstep?

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Dubstep - What is dubstep. Dance Music / Electronica.



Plumb Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

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Interview with DJ Armin van Buuren

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Interview with Armin van Buuren about his studio work as both a producer and DJ, preparing for 12 hour sets, and the title of his new album.



Top 10 Dance Artists

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Top 10 Dance Artists



The 13 Best Dutch DJs

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Top Dutch DJs/Producers



Dance and Electronic Christmas Music & Top...

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Are you ready to share the holidays with your loved ones but not sure which holiday music is right for you? Rather than relying on the old standards, why don't you mix it up a bit with electronic/dance versions of holiday music. We here at dancemusic.about.com have compiled the following wrap-up of the different electronic holiday CDs that are in stores and online now!



House Music

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

House Music - What is House Music



Ask the DJ - House Definition

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Ask the DJ - House Definition. Dance Music & Electronica.



Ask the DJ - DJing with MP3s

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Ask the DJ - DJing with MP3s. Dance Music / Electronica.



Trance Music

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Trance Music - What is Trance Music



Best New Dance Music in the Listening Booth

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Listening Booth - Hear samples of new dance music



Top 10 Top 10 - Eurodance Artists

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Whether you call it trance, dance-pop, or hi-NRG, here are the top ten eurodance music acts on dancemusic.about.com.



Virtual DJ 6 Software Review

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Virtual DJ 6 Software Review - Review of Virtual DJ 6 Software



Throwback: The Best 80s Dance Artists

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Artists from the eighties coming back and hitting the dancefloor with even more wonderful dance music



What is the Song in the Johnnie Walker Black...

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

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Sasha - Fundacion NYC Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Sasha has always been at the forefront of innovation in the DJ community. Following up his critically acclaimed Involver album, Sasha reinvents himself again with his custom-made Maven controller. Starting May 28, he'll begin a national tour showing off his new mixing power. The tour will anticipate the June 21 release of FundacionNYC on Global Underground, his first CD showcasing how he has reinvented himself, yet again…



Top 10 Valentine's Day Dance Songs

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Top 10 Valentine's Day Dance Songs



Tiesto Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Tiesto - one name means so much. A unique vision of trance music that has conquered the world. Topping the DJ list for three years, playing the opening ceremonies of the Olympic games, and selling out stadiums; Tiesto live is an amazing experience. At the Mansion in Miami, Tiësto rocked the crowd for a non-stop set that has already become the stuff of legend. Magnetic visuals, creative performance artists and a stunning vocal performance by Jes completed the scene for a magical evening.



Above and Beyond Interview About Group Therapy...

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Interview with Above and Beyond regarding their new CD 'Group Therapy.'



Electro

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Electro - What is Electro House Music



Roger Sanchez Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Roger Sanchez is not only the DJ's DJ but the producer's producer. Constructing his entire new CD Come With Me from scratch, with outside assistance, he proves his skills as engineer, producer, programmer, and songwriter. Inspired by the dance Mecca island of Ibiza, the CD has already spawned several club anthems, with many more to come. To experience him as a DJ, check out his recently released mixed compilation Release Yourself 5, his frequent podcasts and radio shows.



Disco House

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Disco House - What is Disco House



Wolfgang Gartner Interview by DJ Ron Slomowicz

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Wolfgang Gartner Interview - Interview with Wolfgang Gartner



Robert Clivilles Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Robert Clivilles is truly a dance music legend. Together with his late partner David Cole, C&C Music Factory redefined dance music as a producer-driven artist medium and successfully brought their international smash hits “Gonna Make You Sweat,” “Things That Make You Go Hmm,” and “Here We Go,” to the people through clubs, video and touring. With the state of dance music in the United States, it seems like the perfect time to look back to a legend to help us focus on the future.



Top Anti-Valentine's Day Dance Songs

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Top Anti-Valentine's Day Dance Songs



"Don't Hold Back" - The song in the Budweiser...

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

class="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" >review of "Galvanize" here



Goldfrapp - Black Cherry

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Goldfrapp - Black Cherry. Dance Music/Electronica.



"Juicy" - The song in the Applebee's commercial

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

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Coati Mundi - 'Dancing For The Cabana Code In...

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Coati Mundi - Dancing For The Cabana Code In The Land Of Boo-Hoo CD Review



Pet Shop Boys - Christmas EP

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Pet Shop Boys' Christmas EP - Review of Christmas EP by the Pet Shop Boys



Colton Ford Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

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Madonna - "Girl Gone Wild (Remixes)" Review

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Madonna - Girl Gone Wild (Remixes) Review



Empire of the Sun Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

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Above and Beyond Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Above and Beyond, the trio of Jonathan Grant, Tony McGuinness, and Paavo Siljamäki, do everything you can imagine in the electronic music world – produce, write, remix, DJ, and run a music label. With their artist album TriState and AnjunaBeats label compilations as well as relentless touring, they have built a huge fan following resulting in achieving both Radio One Essential Mix of the Year and top 10 on the infamous DJ list.



Pioneer DDJ-ERGO-v DJ Controller Review

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Pioneer DDJ-ERGO-v DJ Controller Review



Lady Gaga Interview - Interview with Lady Gaga

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Pre-release of her debut album, The Fame, Lady Gaga shares her musical influences, and what it was like to shoot the music video for Just Dance. (Part 1)



Paul Van Dyk Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

With a grammy nomination, a number one spot on DJ Magazine’s list of the Top Global DJs and the incredible Politics of Dancing 2 compilation, it’s been a great year for Paul Van Dyk. As a pioneer of electronic music, he breaks down genre and technological boundaries to entertain and unite the people of the world.



Paul Oakenfold Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

With a career spanning more than 20 years in electronic dance music, Paul Oakenfold is clearly an icon. Movie soundtracks, hit singles, massive tours, mixed compilations, remixes and productions by Oakenfold have expanded the way people view djs and electronic music. Ask any person on the street, dance music enthusiast or not, the will know Oakenfold.



Plastikman - Closer

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Plastikman - Closer. Dance Music/Electronica.



Interview with Jonathan Peters

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

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Mick Hucknall / Simply Red Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Not many bands can claim that they have lasted for nearly 20 years, making music both creative and relevant. Always embracing dance music to enhance their innate r&b/soul flavor, Simply Red continue to produce wonderful music that spans all genres.[



Jaytech - Genesis

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Jaytech - Genesis. Dance Music/Electronica.



Bert Joseph-Pare Bio

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Bert Joseph-Pare Bio - Bio of Sitewriter Bert Joseph-Paré



Simon Dunmore (Defected) Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

With the immense amount of options during the Winter Music Conference, Defected parties stand out each year as a highlight. In 2005, even a torrential rain downpour couldn't threaten the vibe of Defected pool party at the National hotel. Back in 2006 with a Nikki Beach party and a phenomenal 3 CD compilation, Defected label head Simon Dunmore chats with us about house music. Page 2.



"Time of Our Lives" - The song in the Jeep...

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

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Top 10 Top 10 Dance Divas

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Top 10 Dance Divas



27th Annual International Dance Music Awards...

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

27th Annual International Dance Music Awards Nominees and Winners



Grace Jones - Grace Jones Prays

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Grace Jones - Grace Jones Prays. Dance Music/Electronica.



Colton Ford - Tug of War

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Colton Ford - Tug of War. Dance Music/Electronica.



Mr. V - Welcome Home

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Mr. V - Welcome Home. Dance Music/Electronica.



Synthpop

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Synthpop - What is Synthpop. Dance Music / Electronica.



Robert Clivilles Interview (Part 2)

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Robert Clivilles Interview (Part 2)



Roger Sanchez - Turn On The Music

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Roger Sanchez - Turn On The Music



EDM

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

EDM. Dance Music/Electronica.



Traktor DJ Studio

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

As a singer/songwriter/dance artist just getting my feet wet in DJing, it's an interesting time to throw myself in the mix. Just as CDs were the new vinyl, mp3 files are establishing themselves as the new CD. I'll save the debate for another day, but it's safe to say that as a novice DJ, the thought of simply grabbing my laptop and external hard drive instead of cases and cases of CDs was very tempting.



Interview with Darude

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Interview with Darude. Dance Music/Electronica.



Interview with Galleon

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Interview with Galleon. Dance Music/Electronica.



Happily Ever After

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Happily Ever After Donna Summer - Once Upon a Time 25th Anniversary Disco pioneer Donna Summer's groundbreaking concept album sounds as fresh today as it did a quarter-century ago



Interview with Daft Punk

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

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Desyn Masiello Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

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Dance Music Ringtones

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Dance Music Ringtones. Dance Music/Electronica.



Flunk - All Day And All Of The Night

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Flunk - All Day And All Of The Night



Bad Boy Bill Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Superstar Chicago DJ Bad Boy Bill invaded Nashville recently with his banging peak hour style of floor-filling music. Before coming in, he chatted with our own DJ B about his international travels, mixed CDs and original tracks.



Interview with Josh Wink

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Povo Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

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Ask the DJ - Looking for a Producer

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Ask the DJ - Looking for a Producer



Yiannis Elia Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Yiannis Elia Interview - Interview with Yiannis Elia



Trentemoller Interview - Interview with...

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

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Roisin Murphy Interview - Interview with Roisin...

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Roisin Murphy Interview - Interview with Roisin Murphy. Page 3.



Fenomenon - Hourglass

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Fenomenon - Hourglass. Dance Music / Electronica.



Calvin Harris Interview - Interview with Calvin...

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

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Bassnectar - Mesmerizing The Ultra

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Bassnectar - Mesmerizing The Ultra



James Roy - begin

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

James Roy - begin. Dance Music / Electronica.



The Prodigy - 'Invaders Must Die'

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

The Prodigy's Invaders Must Die - CD Review of Invaders Must Die by The Prodigy



Scorccio Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Scorccio Interview. Dance Music/Electronica.



Taylor Dayne - Beautiful (Remixes)

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Taylor Dayne - Beautiful (Remixes)



Junkie XL – Today

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Junkie XL – Today. Dance Music/Electronica.



Kylie Minogue - Red Blooded Woman/Slow

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Kylie Minogue - Red Blooded Woman/Slow



Deepak Sharma - Boogaloo, Brooklyn 3:23 P.M.

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Deepak Sharma - Boogaloo, Brooklyn 3:23 P.M.



Alex Gold

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

How many people can claim to have worked with Prince, Bryan Adams, Chuck D, Phil Oakey (Human League), and Maire Brennan (Clannad) to produce wonderful dance music? Launching the seminal UK dance label Xtravaganza, Alex Gold has been involved with over 55 top 40 hits while maintaining DJ residencies around the world. The label, which launched the careers of Chicane, Agnelli & Nelson, and several other major dance artists, mysteriously fell silent in 2002 when Alex suffered a tragic accident.



Lula - The Underground Sound of Portugal and Me

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Lula - The Underground Sound of Portugal and Me



Danielle Bollinger Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

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The Pussycat Dolls featuring Busta Rhymes -...

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

The Pussycat Dolls featuring Busta Rhymes - Don't Cha



Basement Jaxx - Kish Kash

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Basement Jaxx - Kish Kash. Dance Music / Electronica.



Strictly Rhythm Returns - Mark Finkelstein...

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

class="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Strictly Rhythm



We mourn the passing of Sam Weiss.

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Sam Weiss passed away at 5:00 am on Wednesday March 19 from natural causes at Boca Raton Community Hospital in Florida. Sam was one of the great pioneers and innovators of the Record industry. Born on September 19, 1926, he will be forever known for his tremendous spirit, his love of the music industry, and the great relationships he formed with other pioneers in the business.



First Choice - Hold Your Horses... For First...

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

First Choice comes on with pizzaz to back up their powerful, gospel-trained voices. Rochelle Fleming, Debbie Martin, and Annette Guest – the ladies who are First Choice – don’t skimp on anything. Like mythical goddesses, they fly in on a gleaming Pegasus, straight out of your fantasies.



Amber Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

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Ronnie Ventura featuring Latrice Verrett -...

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Ronnie Ventura featuring Latrice Verrett - Never Ending



Francis Preve Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Making the move from writing to DJing and producing may seem like an odd transition, but when you consider the career arcs of Dave Dresden, Bill Coleman, and Joe Bermudez, it starts to make more sense. As contributing editor for Keyboard magazine and writer of three books, Francis Preve covers the latest technologies. As a sound designer for Korg and Ableton, he creates the sounds that other producers use. As a producer, he has worked with circuit Roland Belmares and commercial Joe Bermudez.



Da Buzz - Last Goodbye

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Da Buzz - Last Goodbye. Dance Music/Electronica.



Double M - Get Pumped Up!

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Double M - Get Pumped Up! Dance Music/Electronica.



Enur - Calabria Interview - Interview with Rune

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

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Matthew Herbert Interview

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

class="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Matthew Herbert



Clubbing in Orlando, Florida - Dragon Room,...

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

A trip to Orlando provided a perfect opportunity to visit the nightlife of a city where clubs like Visage, The Edge, Firestone, and Southern Nights first shaped my musical tastes. The emerging rave scene of the 90s at the Edge and the progressive house scene of the legendary Firestone afterhours events were groundbreaking on a national level.



Heather Johnson - 'Happiness'

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

Heather Johnson's Happiness - CD Review of Happiness by Heather Johnson



Talk to a DJ

2016-09-29T11:21:47Z

a humorous yet serious method to talk to a discjockey while he is spinning