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Elektrohorse pleads for unity through co...

Photo: Walter W. Brady In an age where issues of diversity and inclusion are discussed more than ever before, the songwriter, DJ, singer and producer known as Elektrohorse crosses idiomatic boundaries. While the South Side of Chicago was his original stomping ground, in recent years he has become a prolific contributor to the Nashville country […]

Dance music collective Daytimers: “Brown

TThe dance floor is filled with people of all colors and creeds looking for space as the rhythm of the Carnatic drum begins. On bridges, turbaned Sikh men and others in kurtas dance alongside the outstretched hands of women wearing salwars, lehengas, bangles and sneakers reaching for the fingers of guns. A wheel-up is pulled […]

Dance, music and art classes start Septe...

Registration is open for the Darien Arts Center fall classes for all ages in dance, visual arts, martial arts and music. Fall classes start in September and it is suggested to register early as classes fill up quickly. New classes include more Hip Hop, Boys Ballet, Mixed Media Collage and Group Guitar, Sing / Songwriting […]

Electronic Dance Music Festival at Selin...

SELINSGROVE – Maria Lorenzo and her family have shared their Puerto Rican culture with the Valley through the food they serve at their restaurant on the Strip, El Encanto, and later this month they will be doing it through music. On Saturday, September 11, the family will host a National Beef sponsored Electronic Dance Music […]

New website seeks to create ‘dance music

Dance Music Archives by Electric Hawk, is a new website that seeks to document and archive the entire history of electronic music. This is great news for fans of DJ mixes, radio shows, and lost footage in old places. The site promises to be a concise and convenient one-stop-shop for all things EDM. Andi Durrant […]

Deep Connection: Dar Disku’s catchy danc

As a label, you publish editions or reinterpretations of old Middle Eastern and Arabic tunes. What’s your process for picking up a song, dissecting it, and moving it around? Mazen: Well, something about it has to stand out. Sometimes it’s the whole song, sometimes it can just be a little bit, where I just want […]

How it all started: Dance Music’s most i

Dance music hasn’t always been so popular. In fact, the sights and sounds we now associate with the genre were once considered taboo. They were the emblems of a counterculture forced to flourish not in the open, but within the safe confines of dark nightclubs and warehouse raves. So how did electronic music break through […]

Jana Rush: Painful Enlightenment Review ...

FIn recent years, new musical genres have generated as much invention and sweat as footwork, the Chicago-born dance style where house tempos are sped up like a sadistic personal trainer to the point where they seem to stutter. and gasp. The choppy samples and snap of rap drums add structure to the mix, although the […]