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A State of Trance (often abbreviated as ASOT) is a weekly radio show aired every Thursday at 20:00 (CET) and 14:00 (EST), hosted by prominent music producer and DJ Armin van Buuren and Ruben de Ronde.
The terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 78, 45, and 33 1/3 rpm phonograph records, or cassettes, whether singles, extended plays (EPs), or long-playing (LP) records.
Above & Beyond is an English electronic music group consisting of members Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness, and Paavo Siljamäki.
Acid house is a subgenre of house music developed around the mid-1980s by DJs from Chicago.
Acid trance is a genre of trance music that emerged in the late 1980s and early 1990s focusing on using the acid sound.
Addiction is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1884 by the Society for the Study of Addiction to Alcohol and other Drugs.
Afrika Bambaataa (born Lance Taylor; April 17, 1957) is an American disc jockey, singer, songwriter and producer from the South Bronx, New York.
Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam (born April 16, 1973), better known as Akon, is an American singer, songwriter, businessman, record producer and actor of Senegalese descent.
Alfredo Fiorito is a DJ who was born in the town of Rosario in Argentina.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
Ambient music is a genre of music that puts an emphasis on tone and atmosphere over traditional musical structure or rhythm.
American Family Physician is a biweekly peer-reviewed medical journal published by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
The American Music Awards (AMAs) is an annual American music awards show, created by Dick Clark in 1973 for ABC when the network's contract to air the Grammy Awards expired.
The American Music Award for Favorite Artist – Electronic Dance Music has been awarded since 2012.
Andrej Komatovič (born 4 September 1982), widely known as Andy Blueman, is a Slovenian trance producer.
An anesthetic (or anaesthetic) is a drug to prevent pain during surgery, completely blocking any feeling as opposed to an analgesic.
Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC is an American brewing company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.
"Animals" is a song by Dutch DJ and record producer Martin Garrix, released as a digital download on 17 June 2013 on iTunes.
The Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) is an American worldwide sporting and music entertainment presenter and a subsidiary of The Anschutz Corporation.
An arena, is a covered or not covered enclosed area, often circular or oval-shaped, designed to showcase theater, musical performances, or sporting events.
Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.
Armada Music is a Dutch record label that specializes in releasing electronic music.
Armin van Buuren OON (born 25 December 1976) is a Dutch DJ, record producer and remixer from South Holland.
Art rock is a subgenre of rock music that generally reflects a challenging or avant-garde approach to rock, or which makes use of modernist, experimental, or unconventional elements.
Arthur Baker (born April 22, 1955) is an American record producer and DJ best known for his work with hip hop artists like Afrika Bambaataa, Planet Patrol, and the British group New Order.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
Mastering, a form of audio post production, is the process of preparing and transferring recorded audio from a source containing the final mix to a data storage device (the master); the source from which all copies will be produced (via methods such as pressing, duplication or replication).
Audio signal processing or audio processing is the intentional alteration of audio signals often through an audio effect or effects unit.
Horace Swaby (21 June 1954 – 18 May 1999),Thompson, Dave (2002) Reggae & Caribbean Music, Backbeat Books,, p. 200-202 known as Augustus Pablo, was a Jamaican roots reggae and dub record producer, melodica player and keyboardist, active from the 1970s onwards.
Tim Bergling (8 September 1989 – 20 April 2018), better known by his stage name Avicii, was a Swedish musician, DJ, remixer and record producer.
Balearic beat, also known as Balearic house, or simply Balearic initially is an eclectic blend of DJ-led dance music that emerged in the mid-1980s.
Basement Jaxx are an English electronic music duo consisting of Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe.
A bass drum, or kick drum, is a large drum that produces a note of low definite or indefinite pitch.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
A bassline (also known as a bass line or bass part) is the term used in many styles of music, such as jazz, blues, funk, dub and electronic, traditional music, or classical music for the low-pitched instrumental part or line played (in jazz and some forms of popular music) by a rhythm section instrument such as the electric bass, double bass, cello, tuba or keyboard (piano, Hammond organ, electric organ, or synthesizer).
Beatport is an American electronic music-oriented online music store owned by LiveStyle.
Marco "Benny" Benassi (born 13 July 1967) is an Italian DJ, record producer and remixer.
Berlin Blondes were a new wave/synth-pop group from Glasgow which formed in 1978.
Biddu Appaiah (born 1944), is an Indian-born, England-based singer-songwriter, composer, and music producer – who composed and produced many worldwide hit records during a career spanning five decades.
"Big Fun" is a song by American electronic music group Inner City.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
Bluegrass music is a form of American roots music named after Kentucky mandolin player and songwriter Bill Monroe's band, the Bluegrass Boys 1939-96, and furthered by musicians who played with him, including 5-string banjo player Earl Scruggs and guitarist Lester Flatt, or who simply admired the high-energy instrumental and vocal music Monroe's group created, and carried it on into new bands, some of which created subgenres (Progressive Bluegrass, Newgrass, Dawg Music etc.). Bluegrass is influenced by the music of Appalachia and other styles, including gospel and jazz.
Bodyrox is an electro house music duo consisting of Jon Pearn (from Full Intention) and Nick Bridges.
Boogie (sometimes called post-disco) is a rhythm and blues genre of electronic dance music with close ties to the post-disco style, that first emerged in the United States during the late 1970s to mid-1980s.
In marketing, brand management is the analysis and planning on how that brand is perceived in the market.
In popular music, a break is an instrumental or percussion section during a song derived from or related to stop-time – being a "break" from the main parts of the song or piece.
Breakbeat is a broad style of electronic or dance-oriented music which utilizes breaks, often sampled from earlier recordings in funk, jazz and R&B, for the main rhythm.
Breakdancing, also called breaking or b-boying/b-girling, is an athletic style of street dance.
The BRIT Awards (often simply called The BRITs) are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards.
British African Caribbean (or Afro-Caribbean) people are residents of the United Kingdom whose ancestors were primarily indigenous to Africa.
Bro is a male youth subculture of "conventional guys' guys" who spend time partying in ways similar to each other.
Broken beat or "BRUK" is an electronic music genre that can be characterized by syncopated rhythm typically in 4/4 meter, with staggered or punctuated snare beats and/or hand claps.
Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.
C-pop is an abbreviation for Chinese popular music, a loosely defined musical genre by artists originating from mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
Adam Richard Wiles (born 17 January 1984), known professionally as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish DJ, singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
"Can You Feel It" is a 1986 house record released by Larry Heard (also known as Mr. Fingers).
Carl Cox (born 29 July 1962) is a British DJ, and house and techno producer.
CD Universe.com is an e-commerce site that sells music CDs, mp3 downloads, movies, and video games worldwide.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
Chicago house refers to house music produced during the mid to late 1980s within Chicago.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Cirque du Soleil ("Circus of the Sun" or "Sun Circus") is a Canadian entertainment company.
Club drugs, also called rave drugs, or party drugs are a loosely defined category of recreational drugs which are associated with discothèques in the 1970s and nightclubs, dance clubs, electronic dance music parties, and raves in the 1980s to the 2010s.
Clubbing (also known as club culture, related to raving) is the custom of visiting and gathering socially at nightclubs (discotheques, discos or just clubs) and festivals.
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (commonly referred to as Coachella or the Coachella Festival) is an annual music and arts festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, located in the Inland Empire's Coachella Valley in the Colorado Desert.
Cocaine, also known as coke, is a strong stimulant mostly used as a recreational drug.
Coldcut are an English electronic music duo composed of Matt Black and Jonathan More.
College basketball today is governed by collegiate athletic bodies including the United States' National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA), the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), and the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA).
In business, consolidation or amalgamation is the merger and acquisition of many smaller companies into a few much larger ones.
Contemporary hit radio (also known as CHR, contemporary hits, hit list, current hits, hit music, top 40, or pop radio) is a radio format that is common in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, South Africa, and the Philippines, that focuses on playing current and recurrent popular music as determined by the top 40 music charts.
The CRC Press, LLC is a publishing group based in the United States that specializes in producing technical books.
Creamfields is a large British dance music festival featuring DJs and live acts.
Crossover is a term applied to musical works or performers who appeal to different types of audience, for example (especially in the United States) by appearing on two or more of the record charts which track differing musical styles or genres.
D Train was an American duo that scored several significant hits on both the Billboard Dance and R&B charts during the first half of the 1980s.
Olle Cornéer and Stefan Engblom are a Swedish DJ duo from Stockholm, known by the collective name Dada Life.
Daft Punk are a French electronic music duo from Paris formed in 1993 by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.
Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing.
Dance radio is a format that consists of current and recent dance and electronic music.
Dance-pop is a pop and dance subgenre that originated in the early 1980s.
The Dance/Electronic Songs chart has been published weekly by Billboard since January 2013.
Dance/Mix Show Airplay (formerly Hot Dance Airplay) is a monitored electronic dance music radio chart that is featured weekly in Billboard magazine.
Dancehall is a genre of Jamaican popular music that originated in the late 1970s.
Danny Rampling is an English house music DJ and is widely credited as one of the original founders of the UK's rave/club scene.
Daniel "Danny" Tenaglia (born March 7, 1961) is a New York-based DJ and Grammy nominated record producer.
Pierre David Guetta (born 7 November 1967) is a French DJ, songwriter, record producer and remixer who has sold over nine million albums and thirty million singles worldwide.
Joel Thomas Zimmerman (born January 5, 1981), known professionally as deadmau5 (pronounced "dead mouse"), is a Canadian electronic music producer, DJ, musician, and composer.
Deep house is a subgenre of house music.
Delay is an audio effect and an effects unit which records an input signal to an audio storage medium, and then plays it back after a period of time.
Depeche Mode are an English electronic band formed in Basildon, Essex in 1980.
Derrick May (born April 6, 1963), also known as Mayday and Rhythim Is Rhythim, is an electronic musician from Belleville, Michigan, United States.
Detroit techno is a type of techno music that generally includes the first techno productions by Detroit-based artists during the 1980s and early 1990s.
Dick Clark Productions (stylized as dick clark productions by the studio, and often abbreviated dcp) is an American entertainment production company founded by entertainer Dick Clark.
A digital audio workstation (DAW) is an electronic device or application software used for recording, editing and producing audio files.
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike is a Belgian DJ and record producer duo, composed of brothers Dimitri Thivaios and Michael Thivaios.
Thomas Wesley Pentz (born November 10, 1978), better known by his stage name Diplo, is an American music composer, DJ and record producer based in Los Angeles, California.
A disc jockey, often abbreviated as DJ, is a person who plays existing recorded music for a live audience.
Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.
Disco Demolition Night was an ill-fated baseball promotion in 1979 on July 12 at Comiskey Park in Chicago, Illinois.
DJ Awards is a nonprofit organization which organizes the annual electronic music DJ Awards event, which is the oldest and only international ceremony that solely awards DJs.
George Lopez (born October 23, 1966), known by his stage name DJ Keoki or Keoki Franconi, is a Salvadoran-American electronic musician, among other genres, DJ.
Clive Campbell (born April 16, 1955), better known by his stage name DJ Kool Herc, is a Jamaican–American DJ who is credited with helping originate hip hop music in the early–1970s in The Bronx, New York City.
DJ Magazine (also known as DJ Mag) is a British monthly magazine dedicated to electronic dance music and DJs.
A DJ mix or DJ mixset is a sequence of musical tracks typically mixed together to appear as one continuous track.
"Doctorin' the House" is a single by Coldcut with British singer Yazz, released in February 1988.
LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948May 17, 2012), widely known by her stage name Donna Summer, was an American singer, songwriter, and painter.
Dream trance is an early subgenre of trance music that peaked prominently on the international dance scene between 1995 and 1998 (colliding with the first time for trance to reach mainstream).
Drug and Alcohol Dependence is a peer-reviewed scientific journal on biomedical and psychosocial approaches to addiction.
Drug subcultures are examples of countercultures that are primarily defined by recreational drug use.
Drug Testing and Analysis is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 2009 and published by John Wiley & Sons.
Drum and bass (also written as "drum 'n' bass" or "drum & bass"; commonly abbreviated as "D&B", "DnB" or "D'n'B"), is a genre and branch of electronic music which emerged from rave and jungle scenes in Britain during the early 1990s.
A drum beat or drum pattern is a rhythmic pattern, or repeated rhythm establishing the meter and groove through the pulse and subdivision, played on drum kits and other percussion instruments.
A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.
A drum machine is an electronic musical instrument that creates percussion.
Dub is a genre of music that grew out of reggae in the 1960s, and is commonly considered a subgenre,Dub: soundscapes and shattered songs in Jamaican reggae, p.2 though it has developed to extend beyond the scope of reggae.
Dubstep is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in South London in the late 1990s.
Duran Duran are an English new wave and synthpop band formed in Birmingham in 1978.
Earth, Wind & Fire (EWF) is an American band that has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, Latin, and Afro pop.
East Asia is the eastern subregion of the Asian continent, which can be defined in either geographical or ethno-cultural "The East Asian cultural sphere evolves when Japan, Korea, and what is today Vietnam all share adapted elements of Chinese civilization of this period (that of the Tang dynasty), in particular Buddhism, Confucian social and political values, and literary Chinese and its writing system." terms.
The East Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Eastern United States meets the North Atlantic Ocean.
An economic bubble or asset bubble (sometimes also referred to as a speculative bubble, a market bubble, a price bubble, a financial bubble, a speculative mania, or a balloon) is trade in an asset at a price or price range that strongly exceeds the asset's intrinsic value.
An effects unit or effects pedal is an electronic or digital device that alters the sound of a musical instrument or other audio source.
Electric Daisy Carnival, commonly known as EDC, is an annual electronic dance music festival, with its flagship event held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Electric Zoo is an annual electronic music festival held over Labor Day weekend in New York City on Randall's Island.
Electro (or electro-funk).
Electro house is a form of house music characterized by a prominent bassline or kick drum and a tempo between 125 and 135 beats per minute.
Electroclash (also known as synthcore, retro-electro, tech-pop, nouveau disco, and the new new wave) is a genre of music that fuses 1980s electro, new wave and synth-pop with 1990s techno, retro-style electropop and electronic dance music.
Electronic dance music (also known as EDM, dance music, club music, or simply dance) is a broad range of percussive electronic music genres made largely for nightclubs, raves, and festivals.
Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.
Electronica encompasses a broad group of electronic-based styles such as techno, house, ambient, jungle and other electronic music styles intended not just for dancing.
Electropop is a variant of synth-pop that places more emphasis on a harder, electronic sound.
Encephalopathy (from ἐγκέφαλος "brain" + πάθος "suffering") means any disorder or disease of the brain, especially chronic degenerative conditions.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Errol Thompson (December 29, 1948 – November 13, 2004), better known as "ET", was a record producer, audio engineer, and one of the first studio engineers to be involved in dub music.
Eurodance (sometimes known as Euro-NRG or Euro) is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in the late 1980s in Europe.
Eurythmics were a British music duo consisting of members Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart.
"Family Affair" is a 1971 number-one hit single recorded by Sly and the Family Stone for the Epic Records label.
Norman Quentin Cook (born Quentin Leo Cook; 31 July 1963), better known by his stage name Fatboy Slim, is an English DJ, musician, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
Fedde Le Grand (born 7 September 1977) is a Dutch house DJ and record producer from Utrecht.
Ferry Corsten (born 4 December 1973) is a Dutch DJ, record producer and remixer from Rotterdam.
Fingers, Inc. was a Chicago house music group consisting of producer and arranger Larry Heard ("Mr. Fingers"), and vocalists Robert Owens and Ron Wilson.
Forbes is an American business magazine.
Free Association Books is a project started in London in the 1980s.
Freetekno is the name of a cultural movement that is present in Europe, Australia and North America.
French house is a style of house music originally produced by French artists, a popular strand of the late 1990s and 2000s European dance music scene and a form of Euro disco.
Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).
Future Music Festival was an annual music festival featuring Australian and international artists held in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth in Australia and as of 2012 also Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.
Gapless playback is the uninterrupted playback of consecutive audio tracks, such that relative time distances in the original audio source are preserved over track boundaries on playback.
Gary Anthony James Webb (born 8 March 1958), known professionally as Gary Numan, is an English singer, songwriter, composer, musician and record producer.
Genre is any form or type of communication in any mode (written, spoken, digital, artistic, etc.) with socially-agreed upon conventions developed over time.
George Warren McCrae, Jr. (born October 19, 1944) is an American soul and disco singer, most famous for his 1974 hit "Rock Your Baby".
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
"Ghosts 'n' Stuff" is a song by Canadian electronic music producer deadmau5 with vocals performed by Australian singer-songwriter Rob Swire.
Giovanni Giorgio Moroder (born 26 April 1940) is an Italian singer, songwriter, DJ and record producer.
Glasses, also known as eyeglasses or spectacles, are devices consisting of glass or hard plastic lenses mounted in a frame that holds them in front of a person's eyes, typically using a bridge over the nose and arms which rest over the ears.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
The Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording is an award presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to recording artists for works containing quality vocal performances in the dance music genre.
The Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Album is an award presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 to recording artists for quality albums in the dance music and electronica genres.
Grime (also known as, Eskibeat, 8Bar, Sublow and UK Bashment) is a genre of music that emerged in London in the early 2000s.
Grunge (sometimes referred to as the Seattle sound) is a subgenre of alternative rock and a subculture that emerged during the in the Pacific Northwest U.S. state of Washington, particularly in Seattle and nearby towns.
Hard is a national music festival, music cruise and concert brand founded by Gary Richards in 2007.
Hard trance is a subgenre of trance music that originated in Western Europe (Belgium, Germany, and Netherlands) in the early 1990s as the breakbeat hardcore production community began to diversify into new and different styles of electronic music, all influenced by hard house, happy hardcore and jungle.
Robbert van de Corput (born 7 January 1988), better known by his stage name Hardwell, is a Dutch electro house DJ, record producer from Breda, the Netherlands.
Heineken Lager Beer (Heineken Pilsener), or simply Heineken is a pale lager beer with 5% alcohol by volume produced by the Dutch brewing company Heineken International.
Herbert Jeffrey "Herbie" Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is an American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader, composer and actor.
Heroin, also known as diamorphine among other names, is an opioid most commonly used as a recreational drug for its euphoric effects.
Hikashu (ヒカシュー) are a Japanese rock band led by pseudo-Kabuki vocalist, Makigami Koichi, known for their highly experimental music.
Hip hop, or hip-hop, is a subculture and art movement developed in the Bronx in New York City during the late 1970s.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
House music is a genre of electronic dance music created by club DJs and music producers in Chicago in the early 1980s.
A house party is typically a type of party where medium to large groups of people gather at the residence of the party's host.
"I Feel Love" is a song by Donna Summer, with production by Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte.
"I Gotta Feeling" is the second single from The Black Eyed Peas' fifth album The E.N.D., produced by French DJ David Guetta.
Ibiza (Eivissa) is an island in the Mediterranean Sea off the east coast of Spain.
ID&T is a Dutch entertainment and medium enterprise that was founded in the early 1990s.
iHeartMedia, Inc., formerly CC Media Holdings, Inc., is an American mass media corporation headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.
IMO Records is a specialist online retailer of vinyl and electronic dubstep, drum and bass, and hardcore dance music.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Indiana University Press, also known as IU Press, is an academic publisher founded in 1950 at Indiana University that specializes in the humanities and social sciences.
Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.
Inner City is an American electronic music group that formed in Detroit, Michigan, in 1987.
Insomniac (formerly Insomniac Events) is an American electronic music event promoter.
An instrumental is a musical composition or recording without lyrics, or singing, although it might include some inarticulate vocals, such as shouted backup vocals in a Big Band setting.
International Music Summit (IMS) is a 3-day electronic dance music (EDM) conference that takes place in Ibiza.
Italo disco (sometimes hyphenated, such as Italo-disco, subjected to varying capitalization, or abbreviated as Italo) is a music genre which originated in Italy and was mainly produced from the late 1970s to the late 1980s.
Jack Smooth, real name Ron Wells, now known as RonWellsJS born in London 1970.
Jakarta, officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta (Daerah Khusus Ibu Kota Jakarta), is the capital and largest city of Indonesia.
Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea.
Jamaican Americans are Americans who have full or partial Jamaican ancestry.
Japan were an English band formed in 1974 in Catford, South London by David Sylvian (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Steve Jansen (drums), Richard Barbieri (keyboards) and Mick Karn (bass guitar).
Jean-Michel André Jarre (born 24 August 1948) is a French composer, performer and record producer.
Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969) is an American singer, actress, dancer and producer.
Jerry Calliste Jr. (born Gerald C. Calliste Jr., November 26, 1965 in Bronx, New York), also known as Hashim, is an American entrepreneur, music industry executive producer, songwriter, record producer, music publisher, and former DJ who is best known for the internationally renowned, seminal hip hop, electro-funk, and dance music classic recording "Al-Naafiysh (The Soul)" (1983).
Jesse Saunders (born March 10, 1962 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American DJ, record producer, film producer and entrepreneur.
John Benitez (born November 7, 1957), also known as Jellybean, is an American drummer, guitarist, songwriter, DJ, remixer and music producer of Puerto Rican descent.
John Robie is an American musician and record producer, widely credited as the driving force behind many of the most successful songs from the early 80's electro boom and is best known for his work with the New York record producer Arthur Baker.
Jonathan Gooch (born 22 August 1984 in Hertfordshire, England), more commonly known by his stage names Feed Me and Spor, is a drum and bass, dubstep and electro house producer and DJ.
Joshua Winkelman (born April 20, 1970), better known by his stage name Josh Wink, is an American electronic music DJ, label owner, producer, remixer, and artist.
Juan Atkins (born December 9, 1962) is an American musician.
Jungle is a genre of electronic music derived from breakbeat hardcore that developed in England in the early 1990s as part of UK rave scenes.
Junglist is a slang term which first referred to a person living in an area of West Kingston, Jamaica, called Jungle.
Junior Vasquez (born Donald Gregory Mattern, August 24, 1949 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania), is an American DJ, record producer and remixer.
Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer.
Kelendria Trene Rowland (born February 11, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and television personality.
Ketamine, sold under the brand name Ketalar among others, is a medication mainly used for starting and maintaining anesthesia.
Kevin Maurice Saunderson (born September 5, 1964) is an American electronic music producer.
Osbourne Ruddock (28 January 1941 – 6 February 1989), better known as King Tubby, was a Jamaican sound engineer who greatly influenced the development of dub in the 1960s and 1970s.
"King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown" is a dub instrumental track by reggae musician Augustus Pablo, first released under the title "King Tubby Meets the Rockers Uptown" as a single in 1974 on Island Records sublabel Mango Records.
Knife Party are an Australian electro house duo consisting of two members of the drum and bass band Pendulum, Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen.
, founded as Keio Electronic Laboratories, is a Japanese multinational corporation that manufactures electronic musical instruments, audio processors and guitar pedals, recording equipment, and electronic tuners.
The KORG Poly-61 is a programmable polyphonic synthesizer released by Korg in 1982, as a successor to the Polysix.
Kraftwerk ("power station") is a German band formed in Düsseldorf in 1970 by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider.
Krautrock (also called " ", cosmic music") is a broad genre of experimental rock that developed in Germany in the late 1960s.
Kuala Lumpur, officially the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur (Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur), or commonly known as KL, is the national capital of Malaysia as well as its largest city in the country.
A language barrier is a figurative phrase used primarily to refer to linguistic barriers to communication, i.e. the difficulties in communication experienced by people or groups speaking different languages, or even dialects in some cases.
Larry Heard (born May 31, 1960, Chicago, Illinois) is a Memphis, Tennessee-based DJ, record producer and musician, widely known for the Chicago-based house music he produced during the mid-1980s and continues to produce today.
Lascivious behavior is sexual behavior or conduct that is considered crude and offensive, or contrary to local moral or other standards of appropriate behavior.
A laser lighting display or laser light show involves the use of laser light to entertain an audience.
Latin America is a group of countries and dependencies in the Western Hemisphere where Spanish, French and Portuguese are spoken; it is broader than the terms Ibero-America or Hispanic America.
LCD Soundsystem is an American rock band from Brooklyn, New York, formed in 2002.
Lee "Scratch" Perry OD (born Rainford Hugh Perry; 20 March 1936) is a Jamaican music producer and inventor noted for his innovative studio techniques and production style.
Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
"Let's Groove" is a song by the American band Earth, Wind & Fire from their eleventh studio album Raise! (1981).
"Levels" (stylised as "LE7ELS") is a song by the late Swedish DJ Avicii.
Life in Color is a United States-based EDM event company, best known for their ongoing "paint party" Life in Color concert tours.
Live Nation is an American events promoter and venue operator based in Beverly Hills, California.
Live PA (meaning Live Public Address, or Live Personal Appearance) is the act of performing live electronic music in settings typically associated with DJing, such as nightclubs, raves, and more recently dance music festivals.
LiveStyle is a Los Angeles-based live events conglomerate founded by media entrepreneur Robert F. X. Sillerman.
Lollapalooza is an annual music festival featuring popular alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip hop, and electronic music bands and artists, dance and comedy performances, and craft booths.
In electroacoustic music, a loop is a repeating section of sound material.
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is an American outdoor sports stadium located in the Exposition Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Love & Kisses is a 1970s disco group assembled by European producer Alec Costandinos, with a variety of male/female singers.
Luciana Caporaso (born 23 June 1973 in London), simply known as Luciana, is an English artist, actress, singer and songwriter.
Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), also known as acid, is a psychedelic drug known for its psychological effects, which may include altered awareness of one's surroundings, perceptions, and feelings as well as sensations and images that seem real though they are not.
Madison Square Garden, often called "MSG" or simply "The Garden", is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.
Manuel Joseph "Man" Parrish (born May 6, 1958) is an American composer, songwriter, vocalist and producer.
Mark Moore (born 12 January 1965) is a British dance music record producer and DJ.
Markus Schulz (born 3 February 1975), is a German-American DJ and music producer based in Miami, Florida.
MARRS (stylised M|A|R|R|S) was a 1987 recording collective formed by the groups A.R. Kane and Colourbox, which only released one commercial disc.
Martijn Gerard Garritsen (born 14 May 1996), known professionally as Martin Garrix (stylized as Mar+in Garri×), is a Dutch DJ, record producer and musician from Amstelveen.
Marvin Gaye (born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.; April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer.
3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), commonly known as ecstasy (E), is a psychoactive drug used primarily as a recreational drug.
Menthol is an organic compound made synthetically or obtained from corn mint, peppermint, or other mint oils.
Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.
MIDI (short for Musical Instrument Digital Interface) is a technical standard that describes a communications protocol, digital interface, and electrical connectors that connect a wide variety of electronic musical instruments, computers, and related music and audio devices.
A MIDI controller is any hardware or software that generates and transmits Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) data to electronic or digital MIDI-enabled devices, typically to trigger sounds and control parameters of an electronic music performance.
A MIDI keyboard is typically a piano-style electronic musical keyboard, often with other buttons, wheels and sliders, used for sending MIDI signals or commands over a USB or MIDI 5-pin cable to other musical devices or computers connected and operating on the same MIDI protocol.
Mike Dierickx (born 20 February 1973), formerly known as Dirk Dierickx, and most commonly recognized under the aliases M.I.K.E. Push or Plastic Boy, is a Belgian DJ.
Millennials (also known as Generation Y) are the generational demographic cohort following Generation X. There are no precise dates for when this cohort starts or ends; demographers and researchers typically use the early 1980s as starting birth years and the mid-1990s to early 2000s as ending birth years.
In sound recording and reproduction, and sound reinforcement systems, a mixing console is an electronic device for combining sounds of many different audio signals.
Mixmag is a British electronic dance and clubbing magazine, published in London, England.
Richard Melville Hall (born September 11, 1965), better known by his stage name Moby, is an American musician, DJ, record producer, singer, songwriter, and photographer known for his electronic music, veganism, and support of animal rights.
A monk (from μοναχός, monachos, "single, solitary" via Latin monachus) is a person who practices religious asceticism by monastic living, either alone or with any number of other monks.
Moonshine Music was an electronic music record label founded by Steve Levy and Ricardo Vinas, in Los Angeles in 1992, and later headquartered in West Hollywood, California.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
The Mudd Club was a nightclub in the TriBeCa area of New York City, USA, that operated from 1978 to 1983 as a venue for underground music and counterculture events.
Multitrack recording (MTR)—also known as multitracking, double tracking, or tracking—is a method of sound recording developed in 1955 that allows for the separate recording of multiple sound sources or of sound sources recorded at different times to create a cohesive whole.
A music festival is a community event oriented towards live performances of singing and instrument playing that is often presented with a theme such as musical genre (e.g., blues, folk, jazz, classical music), nationality, or locality of musicians, or holiday.
The music industry consists of the companies and individuals that earn money by creating new songs and pieces and selling live concerts and shows, audio and video recordings, compositions and sheet music, and the organizations and associations that aid and represent music creators.
"Music Is the Key" is the debut single by J.M. Silk, and the first release issued on D.J. International Records in 1985.
Music journalism (or "music criticism") is media criticism and reporting about popular music topics, including pop music, rock music, and related styles.
The music of Jamaica includes Jamaican folk music and many popular genres, such as mento, ska, rocksteady, reggae, dub music, dancehall, reggae fusion and related styles.
Musique concrète (meaning "concrete music")" problem for any translator of an academic work in French is that the language is relatively abstract and theoretical compared to English; one might even say that the mode of thinking itself tends to be more schematic, with a readiness to see material for study in terms of highly abstract dualisms and correlations, which on occasion does not sit easily with the perhaps more pragmatic English language.
N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (DMT or N,N-DMT) is a tryptamine molecule which occurs in many plants and animals.
Naming rights are a financial transaction and form of advertising whereby a corporation or other entity purchases the right to name a facility or event, typically for a defined period of time.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
Nervous Records is a UK rockabilly music independent record label.
The New Romantic movement was a pop culture movement that originated in the United Kingdom in the early 1980s.
New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
A nightclub, music club or club, is an entertainment venue and bar that usually operates late into the night.
New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.
Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.
"Old MacDonald Had a Farm" is a children's song and nursery rhyme about a farmer named MacDonald (sometimes known as "McDonald" or "Macdonald") and the various animals he keeps on his farm.
An online music store is an online business which sells audio files over the Internet, usually sound recordings of music songs or classical pieces, in which the user pays on a per-song or subscription basis.
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) are an English electronic music band formed in Wirral, Merseyside in 1978.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
P-Funk (also spelled P Funk or P. Funk) is the repertoire and performers associated with George Clinton.
P-Model (also typset as P-MODEL and P. Model) was a Japanese electronic rock band started in 1979 by frontman Susumu Hirasawa.
para-Methoxyamphetamine (PMA; "Death", "Dr. Death"), also known as 4-methoxyamphetamine (4-MA), is a designer drug of the amphetamine class with serotonergic effects.
Paris Grey (born Shanna Jackson, November 5, 1965, Glencoe, Illinois, United States) is an American singer, most known for her work with the Detroit-based techno-music producer Kevin Saunderson, as Inner City.
Paul Mark Oakenfold (born 30 August 1963), formerly known mononymously as Oakenfold, is an English record producer and trance DJ.
PC games, also known as computer games or personal computer games, are video games played on a personal computer rather than a dedicated video game console or arcade machine.
A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater (including attached or enclosed beaters or rattles); struck, scraped or rubbed by hand; or struck against another similar instrument.
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Peter Michael Tong (born 30 July 1960) is an English disc jockey who works for BBC Radio 1.
Philadelphia soul, sometimes called Philly soul, the Philadelphia sound, or TSOP, is a genre of late 1960s–1970s soul music characterized by funk influences and lush instrumental arrangements, often featuring sweeping strings and piercing horns.
A phonograph record (also known as a gramophone record, especially in British English, or record) is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.
Phuture is an American, Chicago-based acid-house group of electronic musicians, founded in 1985 by Spanky, DJ Pierre and Herb J. Their seminal 12-minute track "Acid Tracks" (1987) is considered to be the first acid house record and they are widely credited with inventing the sound.
Pirate radio or a pirate radio station is a radio station that broadcasts without a valid license.
"Planet Rock" (also known as 'Don't Stop... Planet Rock') is a 1982 song by Afrika Bambaataa & the Soulsonic Force.
Plastics, or The Plastics, were a short-lived Japanese new wave music group prominent in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
In computing, a plug-in (or plugin, add-in, addin, add-on, addon, or extension) is a software component that adds a specific feature to an existing computer program.
In music, polyphony is one type of musical texture, where a texture is, generally speaking, the way that melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic aspects of a musical composition are combined to shape the overall sound and quality of the work.
Polyphony is a property of musical instruments that means that they can play multiple independent melody lines simultaneously.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
Porter Weston Robinson (born July 15, 1992) is an American DJ, record producer and musician from Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Post-disco is a term to describe an aftermath in popular music history circa late 1979–1986, imprecisely beginning with an unprecedented backlash against disco music in the United States, leading to civil unrest and a riot in Chicago known as the Disco Demolition Night on July 12, 1979, and indistinctly ending with the mainstream appearance of house music in the late 1980s.
Post-punk (originally called new musick) is a broad type of rock music that emerged from the punk movement of the 1970s, in which artists departed from the simplicity and traditionalism of punk rock to adopt a variety of avant-garde sensibilities.
Pride parades (also known as pride marches, pride events, and pride festivals) are events celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) culture and pride.
Progressive music is music that subverts genre and results in the expansion of stylistic boundaries.
Progressive rock (shortened as prog; sometimes called art rock, classical rock or symphonic rock) is a broad genre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s.
An entertainment promoter in industries like music, wrestling, and sports is an individual or organization in the business of marketing and promoting live events such as concerts/gigs, sports events, professional wrestling (wrestling events), festivals, raves, and nightclubs.
A psilocybin mushroom is one of a polyphyletic group of fungi that contain any of various psychedelic compounds, including psilocybin, psilocin, and baeocystin.
Psychedelic music (sometimes psychedelia) covers a wide range of popular music styles and genres influenced by 1960s psychedelia, a subculture of people who used psychedelic drugs such as LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, mescaline and DMT to experience visual and auditory hallucinations, synesthesia and altered states of consciousness.
Psychedelic rock is a diverse style of rock music inspired, influenced, or representative of psychedelic culture, which is centred around perception-altering hallucinogenic drugs.
"Pump Up the Volume" is the only single by British recording act S. Recorded and released in 1987, it was a number-one hit in many countries and is regarded as a significant milestone in the development of British acid house music and music sampling.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
"Put Your Hands Up 4 Detroit" is a song written and produced by Dutch electronic producer and DJ Fedde le Grand.
Pyrotechnics is the science of using materials capable of undergoing self-contained and self-sustained exothermic chemical reactions for the production of heat, light, gas, smoke and/or sound.
Radio is the technology of using radio waves to carry information, such as sound, by systematically modulating properties of electromagnetic energy waves transmitted through space, such as their amplitude, frequency, phase, or pulse width.
Raggamuffin music, usually abbreviated as ragga, is a subgenre of dancehall and reggae music, in which the instrumentation primarily consists of electronic music.
Rank 1 is a Dutch trance group, formed in the Netherlands in 1997.
Rapping (or rhyming, spitting, emceeing, MCing) is a musical form of vocal delivery that incorporates "rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular", which is performed or chanted in a variety of ways, usually over a backbeat or musical accompaniment.
A rave (from the verb: to rave) is an organized dance party at a nightclub, outdoor festival, warehouse, or other private property typically featuring performances by DJs, playing a seamless flow of electronic dance music.
Rave music may either refer to the late 1980s/early 1990s genres of breakbeat, acid, techno and hardcore techno, which were the first genres of music to be played at rave parties, or to any other genre of electronic dance music (EDM) that may be played at a rave.
Ray of Light is the seventh studio album by American singer Madonna.
Rebranding is a marketing strategy in which a new name, term, symbol, design, or combination thereof is created for an established brand with the intention of developing a new, differentiated identity in the minds of consumers, investors, competitors, and other stakeholders.
A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.
A recording studio is a specialized facility for sound recording, mixing, and audio production of instrumental or vocal musical performances, spoken words, and other sounds.
Recreational drug use is the use of a psychoactive drug to induce an altered state of consciousness for pleasure, by modifying the perceptions, feelings, and emotions of the user.
Reel-to/open-reel audio tape recording is the form of magnetic tape audio recording in which the recording medium is held on a reel, rather than being securely contained within a cassette.
A remix is a piece of media which has been altered from its original state by adding, removing, and/or changing pieces of the item.
Reverberation, in psychoacoustics and acoustics, is a persistence of sound after the sound is produced.
Richard James Burgess (born 29 June 1949) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, composer, author, manager, marketer and inventor.
The risk–return spectrum (also called the risk–return tradeoff or risk–reward) is the relationship between the amount of return gained on an investment and the amount of risk undertaken in that investment.
Roberto Concina (3 November 1969 – 9 May 2017), known professionally as Robert Miles, was a Swiss-born Italian record producer, composer, musician and DJ.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
"Rock Your Baby" is the debut single by George McCrae.
"Rockit" is a composition recorded by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock and produced by Bill Laswell.
is a Japanese manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, electronic equipment and software.
The Roland TB-303 Bass Line is a bass synthesizer released by the Roland Corporation in 1981.
The Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer is a drum machine introduced by the Roland Corporation in 1980 and discontinued in 1983.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Roots reggae is a subgenre of reggae that deals with the everyday lives and aspirations of the artists concerned, including the spiritual side of Rastafari and the honoring of God, called Jah by Rastafari.
Russell Claude Smith (born August 2, 1963 in Johannesburg, South Africa) is a Canadian writer and newspaper columnist.
() is a Japanese musician, singer, composer, record producer, activist, writer, actor and dancer, based in Tokyo and New York.
S'Express (pronounced ess-express; sometimes spelled S'Xpress or S-Express; otherwise known as Victim of the Ghetto) were a British dance music act from the late 1980s, who had one of the earliest commercial successes in the acid house genre.
Salsoul Records is a New York City based record label, founded by three brothers, Joseph Cayre, Kenneth Cayre, and Stanley Cayre (the Cayre brothers).
A sampler is an electronic or digital musical instrument similar in some respects to a synthesizer, but instead of generating new sounds with filters, it uses sound recordings (or "samples") of real instrument sounds (e.g., a piano, violin or trumpet), excerpts from recorded songs (e.g., a five-second bass guitar riff from a funk song) or other sounds (e.g., sirens and ocean waves).
In music, sampling is the act of taking a portion, or sample, of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or a sound recording in a different song or piece.
"Satisfaction" is a song by Italian DJ Benny Benassi.
Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol.
Hopeton Overton Brown (born 18 April 1960) is a recording engineer and producer best known for the dub music he mixed as "Scientist" in the 1980s.
The Second Summer of Love is a name given to the period in 1988 and 1989 in the United Kingdom, during the rise of acid house music and the euphoric explosion of unlicensed MDMA-fuelled rave parties.
A segue is a smooth transition from one topic or section to the next.
"Sexual Healing" is a song recorded by American singer Marvin Gaye from his album Midnight Love (1982).
"Sexy Bitch" (also known as "Sexy Chick" in clean versions) is a song by French DJ David Guetta recorded for his fourth studio album One Love (2009).
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Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.
Silver Convention was a West German Euro disco recording act of the 1970s.
Simon Reynolds (born 19 June 1963) is an English music journalist, critic, and author.
Sinnamon was an American female R&B vocal trio, consisting of Connecticut natives Barbara Fowler, Marsha Carter, and Melissa Bell from New York City.
Sonny John Moore (born January 15, 1988), known professionally as Skrillex, is an American electronic dance music producer, DJ, singer, songwriter and musician.
Sly and the Family Stone was an American band from San Francisco.
An SNL Digital Short is one in a series of comedic and often musical video shorts created for NBC's Saturday Night Live.
Sociology is the scientific study of society, patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture.
Computer software, or simply software, is a generic term that refers to a collection of data or computer instructions that tell the computer how to work, in contrast to the physical hardware from which the system is built, that actually performs the work.
Soulsonic Force (also referred to as Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force) was an American electro-funk and hip hop ensemble led by Afrika Bambaataa who helped establish hip-hop in the early 1980s with songs such as "Planet Rock".
Sound & Vision is an American magazine, purchased by AVTech Media Ltd.
In Jamaican popular culture, a sound system is a group of disc jockeys, engineers and MCs playing ska, rocksteady or reggae music.
SoundCloud is an online audio distribution platform based in Berlin, Germany that enables its users to upload, promote, and share their originally-created audio.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
South Florida is a region of the U.S. state of Florida, comprising the southernmost part of the state.
South London is the southern part of London, England, south of the River Thames, and includes the historic districts of Southwark, Lambeth, Bankside and Greenwich.
"Space Invaders" is a song by Australian songwriters Russell Dunlop and Bruce Brown, recording under the band name Player One (commonly stylised as Player) in 1979.
Spandau Ballet are an English band formed in Islington, London in 1979.
Spin is an American music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. The magazine stopped running in print in 2012 and currently runs as a webzine.
Steve W. "Silk" Hurley (born November 9, 1962) is an American club DJ, pioneering house-music producer, songwriter, and four time Grammy Award-nominee.
Steven Hiroyuki Aoki (born November 30, 1977) is an American electro house musician, record producer, DJ, and music executive.
Steve Lawler is a British house music producer and DJ born in Birmingham, England he is a five time DJ Awards winner and has held residences at many popular dance clubs such as Space, The End and Twilo.
Streaming media is multimedia that is constantly received by and presented to an end-user while being delivered by a provider.
Sub-bass sounds are the deep, low- register pitched pitches approximately below 60 Hz and extending downward to include the lowest frequency humans can hear, assumed at about 20 Hz.
A subculture is a group of people within a culture that differentiates itself from the parent culture to which it belongs, often maintaining some of its founding principles.
Sugarhill Gang is the self-titled debut album by influential rap group The Sugarhill Gang.
Swedish House Mafia are a Swedish house music supergroup consisting of Axwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso.
In music, syncopation involves a variety of rhythms which are in some way unexpected which make part or all of a tune or piece of music off-beat.
Synth-pop (short for synthesizer pop; also called techno-pop) is a subgenre of new wave music that first became prominent in the late 1970s and features the synthesizer as the dominant musical instrument.
A synthesizer (often abbreviated as synth, also spelled synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones.
T-Mobile US, Inc., commonly shortened to T-Mobile, is a United States-based wireless network operator whose majority shareholder is the German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom (DT). Its headquarters are located in Bellevue, Washington, in the Seattle metropolitan area. T-Mobile is the third largest wireless carrier in the United States with 74 million customers as of Q1 2018. T-Mobile US provides wireless voice and data services in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands under the T-Mobile and MetroPCS brands (which it acquired in a reverse takeover in 2013, resulting in the company going public on the NASDAQ stock exchange), and also serves as the host network for many mobile virtual network operators. The company has annual revenues of over $40 billion. In 2015, Consumer Reports named T-Mobile the number one American wireless carrier. In 2017, T-Mobile was ranked #1 in Customer Service Satisfaction by Nielsen.
Tech house is a subgenre of house music that combines stylistic features of techno with house.
Tech trance, also known as techno-trance or techno/trance, is a subgenre within electronic music that draws upon the techno and trance genres as the name suggests.
Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States during the mid-to-late 1980s.
In musical terminology, tempo ("time" in Italian; plural: tempi) is the speed or pace of a given piece.
The Black Eyed Peas (originally simply Black Eyed Peas) are an American musical group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, and Taboo, and formerly Fergie.
The BMJ is a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal.
The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York.
The Chainsmokers are an American DJ and production duo consisting of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart.
The Chemical Brothers are an English electronic music duo composed of Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons, originating in Manchester in 1989.
The Future Sound of London (often abbreviated to FSOL) is a British electronic music group composed of Garry Cobain (sometimes stylised as Gaz Cobain) and Brian Dougans.
The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper printed in five cities in western and central Canada.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Haçienda was a nightclub and music venue in Manchester, England, which became famous in the Madchester years of the 1980s and early 1990s.
The Human League are an English synth-pop band formed in Sheffield in 1977.
The Lancet is a weekly peer-reviewed general medical journal.
The M Machine is an American electronic music duo from San Francisco, California, United States, formed in 2011 and currently consisting of Ben Swardlick and Eric Luttrell.
The Music Trades is a -year-old American trade magazine that covers a broad spectrum of music and music commerce, domestically and abroad.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Prodigy are an English electronic dance music group from Braintree, Essex, formed in 1990 by keyboardist and songwriter Liam Howlett.
The Recording Academy (formerly the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences or NARAS) is a U.S. organization of musicians, producers, recording engineers, and other recording professionals.
The Wire (sometimes stylised as WIRE) is a British avant garde music magazine, founded in May 1982 by jazz promoter Anthony Wood and journalist Chrissie Murray.
"Theme from S-Express" is an acid house song by British dance music band S'Express, from their debut studio album, Original Soundtrack.
A throat lozenge (cough drop, troche, cachou, or cough sweet) is a small, typically medicated tablet intended to be dissolved slowly in the mouth to temporarily stop coughs and lubricate and soothe irritated tissues of the throat (usually due to a sore throat), possibly from the common cold or influenza.
Tijs Michiel Verwest OON (born 17 January 1969), better known by his stage name Tiësto, is a Dutch DJ and record producer from Breda.
Time Warp is an annual electronic music festival in Mannheim, Germany.
A timeline of electronic music genres, with a date of origin, the locale of origin, and music samples.
Timothy E. "Timmy" Thomas (born November 13, 1944) is an American R&B singer, keyboardist, songwriter and record producer, best known for the hit song, "Why Can't We Live Together".
Thomas Jerome Moulton (born November 29, 1940) is an American record producer and originator of the breakdown section, the remix and the 12-inch single vinyl format.
Tomorrowland is an electronic dance music festival held in Boom, Belgium.
TomorrowWorld is an electronic music festival, held in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia.
"Tonite" (stylized as "tonite" on digital releases) is a song by American rock band LCD Soundsystem.
In the music industry, the top 40 is the current, 40 most-popular songs in a particular genre.
Trance is a genre of electronic<!-- The source says electronic music, not electronic dance music ---> music that emerged from the rave scene in the United Kingdom in the late 1980s and developed further during the early 1990s in Germany before spreading throughout the rest of Europe, as a more melodic offshoot from techno and house.
Trans-Europe Express (Trans Europa Express) is the sixth studio album by German electronic music band Kraftwerk.
True is the debut studio album by Swedish DJ and record producer Avicii.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
UK garage (also known as UKG) is a genre of electronic music originating from England in the early 1990s.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
Ultra Music Festival is an annual outdoor electronic music festival that takes place during March in the city of Miami, Florida.
Ultravox (earlier stylized as Ultravox!) were a British new wave band, formed in London in 1973 as Tiger Lily.
Underground music comprises musical genres beyond mainstream culture.
Underworld are a British electronic music group formed in 1980 in Cardiff and the principal name under which musicians Karl Hyde and Rick Smith have recorded together.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Uplifting trance (often synonymous with epic trance, energetic trance, anthem trance, emotional trance, or euphoric trance) is a broad subgenre of trance music.
Urban contemporary is a music radio format.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Venice is a residential, commercial, and recreational beachfront neighborhood within Los Angeles, California.
VH1 (originally an initialism of Video Hits One) is an American cable and satellite television network based in New York City operated by the Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom.
Viacom Media Networks, formerly known as MTV Networks, is an American mass media division of Viacom that oversees the operations of many of its television channels and Internet brands.
Vibe is an American music and entertainment magazine founded by producer Quincy Jones.
Vice is a Canadian-American print magazine focused on arts, culture, and news topics.
Vicks is an American brand of over-the-counter medications owned by the American company Procter & Gamble.
Vicks VapoRub ointment is a mentholated topical ointment, part of the Vicks brand of over-the-counter medications owned by the American pharmaceutical company Procter & Gamble.
Village People is an American disco group best known for their on-stage costumes, catchy tunes and suggestive lyrics.
Vince Lawrence (born January 6, 1964, Chicago, Illinois, United States) is an American dance music producer, businessman and is one of the leading innovators of the genre of music called "house music".
A virtuoso (from Italian virtuoso or, "virtuous", Late Latin virtuosus, Latin virtus, "virtue", "excellence", "skill", or "manliness") is an individual who possesses outstanding technical ability in a particular art or field such as fine arts, music, singing, playing a musical instrument, or composition.
Vocal trance is a subgenre of trance music that focuses on vocals and melodies.
"Wake Me Up" is a song by Swedish DJ and record producer Avicii, released as the lead single from his debut studio album True, released on CD and cassette by PRMD Music, Lava Records and Sony Music's Columbia Records on 17 June 2013.
Wang Leehom (born May 17, 1976), sometimes credited as Leehom Wang, is a Chinese-American singer-songwriter, actor, producer, and film director.
Warp 9, was a science-fiction-themed electro-funk and hip hop trio, best known for its influential singles "Nunk," "Light Years Away," and "Beat Wave," which ranked among the most iconic groups of the electro hip hop era.
Wesleyan University Press is a university press that is part of Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.
"When Love Takes Over" is a song by French DJ-music producer David Guetta with vocals by Kelly Rowland from his fourth studio album, One Love.
"Why Can't We Live Together" is a song by Timmy Thomas from the album Why Can't We Live Together.
Willy Wonka is a fictional character in Roald Dahl's 1964 children or teens novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, its sequel Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, and the film adaptations of these books that followed.
The Winter Music Conference (WMC) is a week-long electronic music conference, held every March in Miami Beach, Florida, United States since 1985.
Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.
World music (also called global music or international music) is a musical category encompassing many different styles of music from around the globe, which includes many genres including some forms of Western music represented by folk music, as well as selected forms of ethnic music, indigenous music, neotraditional music, and music where more than one cultural tradition, such as ethnic music and Western popular music, intermingle.
The World Music Awards is an international awards show founded in 1989 under the high patronage of Albert II, Prince of Monaco and is based in Monte Carlo.
is a Japanese DJ, record producer, composer and songwriter.
"Yeah Yeah" is a song by British house duo Bodyrox, written as a collaboration between Bodyrox, Jon Pearn and Luciana.
Yellow Magic Orchestra (YMO) is a Japanese electronic music band formed in Tokyo in 1978 by Haruomi Hosono (bass, keyboards, vocals), Yukihiro Takahashi (drums, lead vocals) and Ryuichi Sakamoto (keyboards, vocals).
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
Zapp (also known as the Zapp Band or Zapp & Roger) is an American funk band that emerged from Dayton, Ohio, in 1977.
2-step garage, or simply 2-step, is a typically English genre of modern electronic music and a relatively popular subgenre of UK garage.
The 2000s was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 2000, and ended on December 31, 2009.
The 2004 Summer Olympic Games (Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2004), officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad and commonly known as Athens 2004, was a premier international multi-sport event held in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004 with the motto Welcome Home. 10,625 athletes competed, some 600 more than expected, accompanied by 5,501 team officials from 201 countries.
The 2013 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament was a single-elimination tournament that involved 68 teams playing to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college basketball.
3-D The Catalogue (3-D Der Katalog) is the second official live album by German electronic music band Kraftwerk.
7 Up (stylized as 7up outside the U.S.) is a brand of lemon-lime-flavored non-caffeinated soft drink.
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