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Special: The EDM Takeover: The World Behind the Beats

Groningen, NetherlandsThe Quiet Side of Noisia
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The Quiet Side of Noisia

Dutch electronic trio Noisia has had a prominent decade-long career, spanning countless singles, three albums, every dance genre under the sun, and of course, some humbling experiences along the way. We spoke with two members of Noisia about the origin...
Bugging Out with Erol Alkan
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Bugging Out with Erol Alkan

UK's Erol Alkan is pretty much a legend in glitchy house, London parties and frequent collabs with Boys Noize. But when the aggro club stuff has gone to bed, Erol digs in his crates. After one particularly intense, sweat-soaked session, he begat Bugged...
Big Top Rave: The Rise of the EDM Spectacle
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Big Top Rave: The Rise of the EDM Spectacle

"I remember in the 90s there were literally hanging bedsheets and video projections on it. There were almost no moving lights and a bedsheet and some beat-up ass looking speakers, now we're looking at...
Women in EDM? Yes, They Exist.
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Women in EDM? Yes, They Exist.

"DJ MAG! Your Top 100 DJ boy club list can eat a dick! Where the ladies at???" -- Peaches, on her Facebook page, in response to the lack of any women on DJ Mag's top 100 list of 2011. There's no denying that female producers in commercial...
EDM Video Roundup
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EDM Video Roundup

Come for the EDM videos, stay for the party. These electro gods may have their differences, but whether you prefer the Ed Banger bass of a Justice track or the hard-hitting dub of Noisia, this playlist will hold you over until your next music fest.
Boom, BelgiumWelcome…To Tomorrowland
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Welcome…To Tomorrowland

One year ago, the world came upon a YouTube video like it had never seen before. In it, a bass-heavy trailer narrator voice summoned you into a magical book, which lead you to an aerial view of a grassy sunlit complex where colorful mushrooms and...
Amsterdam, NetherlandsLaidback Luke Has EDM Superpowers
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Laidback Luke Has EDM Superpowers

DJ/Producer Laidback Luke is a forerunner in Dutch house. The all-star collaborator and top-ranking artist has watched the industry explode all around him over the years, so he had a few things to tell us about the evolution of dance music. We...
Berlin, GermanyPaul van Dyk Prefers Rock’n'Roll
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Paul van Dyk Prefers Rock’n'Roll

It's hard to believe that Germany's Paul van Dyk -- one of the biggest trance DJs on the planet -- had humble beginnings in East Germany. But it was there that he cultivated an interest in music and connected to rock 'n roll. We spoke to him at the...
EDM Madness: The Men Behind The Movement
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EDM Madness: The Men Behind The Movement

Electronic dance music has taken over the planet. After enjoying decades of fame in Europe, house and dubstep DJs are finally exploding in the rest of the world. We talked to some of the biggest names in electronic music while they relish in this upward...
Spijkenisse, NetherlandsAfrojack Is All About The Love
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Afrojack Is All About The Love

Don't ask Netherlands native Afrojack if EDM is just a passing phase, because he's all about the everlasting love of dance. The Grammy-winning DJ/producer sat down to share his thoughts on pop mashups, music festivals, and new DJs in the EDM family....
Rio de Janeiro, BrazilFelguk Reps Brazilian House
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Felguk Reps Brazilian House

Most of the famous house acts these days are from Europe and the states, which is why Rio de Janeiro duo Felguk offer a totally new perspective on the commercial dance movement around the world. See what they had to say about EDM insanity in this...
Stockholm, SwedenAlesso
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Alesso

Alesso may be young, but he's already got quite the resume in the EDM world. The Swedish DJ and producer specializing in progressive house music was first noticed for his remixes of other EDM legends such as Swedish House Mafia, Kaskade, and Tiesto. But...
London, United KingdomNero
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Nero

London's electronic duo Nero consists of childhood friends turned co-producers Daniel Stephens and Joseph Ray. Producing dubstep and house tracks with help from vocalist Alana Watson, Nero released their first single, "Innocence" in 2010.  The single...