DJ Robert Miles' “Children” Was Famous for Preventing Car Crashes
The iconic trance anthem has a fascinating backstory.
Dancing VS the State
How Mayor Giuliani Decimated New York City Nightlife
As mayor of NYC from 1994 through 2001, Rudy Giuliani demonized nightlife as our city's bastard child in order to make things safe for tourists and co-op owners.
Get to Know GusGus, One of Iceland's Other Timeless Musical Exports
Hardware-loving producer Biggi proves you still don't need a laptop to make dance music.
Kaytranada Drops Breezy, Soulful Reworks of TLC's "Diggin' On You" and Latrelle's "House Party"
Listen to two reworks originally featured on the Montreal producer's 2016 mixtape '0.001%.'
A Brief History of the Smiley Face, Rave Culture's Most Ubiquitous Symbol
The smiley in electronic music isn't merely cute—it's a symbol of defiance.
The Untold Story of Ableton Live—the Program That Transformed Electronic Music Performance Forever
In their first joint interview, co-founders Gerhard Behles and Robert Henke look back at the company's roots in Berlin’s 90s techno scene and its worldwide impact.
In Defense of Big Beat, the Annoying 90s Music Genre That Snobs Love to Hate
Embracing the good bits of a widely-dismissed music moment that gave us The Prodigy, The Chemical Brothers, and Fatboy Slim.
Alice Deejay's “Better Off Alone” Played on Piano is Surprisingly Beautiful
Listen to Analogue Dear’s haunting cover of the 90s Eurodance anthem.
How 'Trainspotting' Made America Realize that Electronic Music Matters Just as Much as Rock
Remembering that time when Underworld's "Born Slippy" helped set the stage for the 90s dance music moment.
Why Hackers' Cyberpunk Soundtrack Still Matters, According to Director Iain Softley
“I saw Hackers as a music revolution. Their laptops were customized like guitars.”
Twenty Something Years Later, DJ Colette and DJ Heather Are Still The Leading Ladies of House
The genre-bending Chicagoan duo take a breather from their North America tour to check-in with THUMP.
How A Retired Air Traffic Controller Became One of the Maritime’s Most Unorthodox Electronica Artists
Robert T is the New Brunswick-based father of two with more synth gear than your local hardware store.
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