Posts Tagged: EDM

Album of the Week: Bravado by Kirin J. Callinan

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“With every decision I made, I picked the least-tasteful option,” Australian singer-songwriter Kirin J. Callinan told the FADER in discussing how his newest album, Bravado (Terrible Records) came to be. A wacky yet riveting  journey into the clichés of contemporary pop but with a distinguished sonic quality and production, the album features guest appearances from DeMarco, […]

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Vinyl Only, Please

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That vinyl has experienced a resurgence is a much exhausted topic, with LPs selling at large lifestyle stores and cutesy budget turntables available from any number of the same. But most labels who release albums on vinyl also release them electronically, through some combination of free-download-with-purchase promos, SoundCloud accounts, iTunes sales, etc. In these instances, […]

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A History of EDM and Its Bubble

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With Vegas DJs contemplating a turn away from the DJ superstar model of club life and festival attendance seeming less impacted than it was at the genre’s peak, talk has begun of EDM’s “bubble bursting.” In response, Pitchfork has mapped the bubble as they see it. Discussing a possible upcoming shift away from the genre, the […]

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Swinging Modern Sounds #71: A Michael Bay Film Eating Itself

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“Love,” then is not to be taken lightly here. It is being engaged at full force, megaphonically.

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