Electronic Dance Music

Toronto Councillor Claims Parents 'Sending 9-Year-Olds' To Raves

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 06.17.2014 | Canada Music

Toronto city councillor Giorgio Mammoliti caused a stir Monday by issuing a press release about the ongoing debate over allowing electronic dance musi...

Deadmau5 To Avicii's Manager: 'Shut The F*** Up'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.13.2014 | Canada Music

Deadmau5 opened his mouth on social media again, as he will. The Canadian-born DJ has used his Twitter account to slam artists such as Justin Biebe...

Ryan Hemsworth Wary Of Becoming The Millennial Weird Al

HuffPost Canada Music | Melody Lau | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Music

One look at Canadian producer Ryan Hemsworth’s Twitter account and it’s clear why he is the DJ to represent the generation known as the Millennial...

James Blake Calls Out Deadmau5, Other EDM Stars For 'Hitting Play'

HuffPost Canada Music | Benjamin Boles | Posted 11.15.2013 | Canada Music

It's been a year since EDM superstar Deadmau5 shook up the industry with his infamous "We All Hit Play" blog post in which he admitted that he and man...

From Small Clubs to Stadiums: The Rise of EDM in North America

Pete Emes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Music
Pete Emes

As Smalltown DJs we began producing and releasing mash-ups, rap acapellas over top of well-known and unlikely instrumental versions. Mixing rap with dance music. Pressing them to vinyl. It seems archaic but we had to do that to be able to play the sound we wanted. Guys like DJ AM & Canada's own A-Trak continued to bridge the gap between pop, rap and dance music.

Deadmau5 Trolls Flo Rida

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 09.11.2013 | Canada Music

Deadmau5 poked some fun at rapper Flo Rida yesterday in a string of tweets after watching a two-minute commercial the rapper did for Beamz, a product ...

What He Thinks Is Killing EDM

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 08.16.2013 | Canada Music

Deadmau5 doesn't think that the current EDM craze can last forever, and he's surprisingly zen about the whole thing. As far as he's concerned, the ele...

Tiësto Disses Daft Punk

HuffPost Canada Music | Vish Khanna | Posted 06.28.2013 | Canada Music

During Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas, EDM superstar Tiësto had the great thrill of meeting electronic music pioneer Giorgio Moroder, who has b...

Toronto's EDM Scene Prevails -- Rain Or Shine

Constance Chan | Posted 10.27.2012 | Canada Music
Constance Chan

There's a good chance lovers of the Electronic Dance Music (EDM) spent at least one day in Toronto this summer. That because with over four new EDM festivals announced -- Digital Dreams, Identity Festival, Full Flex Express and VELD Music Festival -- Toronto was the place to be for fans of the explosive music genre with over 100 DJ's traveling to the heart of the city to perform.