Welcome to the MAViiiN Electronic Music Resource. Here you will find links to an assortment of articles, documentaries, interviews and anecdotes about electronic music, club life, vocalists, producers and more.
Electronic Music Resources
This guide is a must read for anyone who wants a better understanding of electronic music especially for those of you more familiar with the term EDM. Includes definitions and helpful sound clip examples.
Ishkur’s Guide To Electronic Music
If you enjoyed Ishkur’s Guide to Electronic Music MAViiiN suggests you supplement your education with some further reading.
Wikipedia’s List of Electronic Music Genres
Producers out there who actually make electronic music will enjoy this tumblr which hilariously documents the experiences of the production process.
Tumblr: Making Electronic Music
An informative documentary for anyone who wants to learn more about Techno music and its history in Detroit.
High Tech Soul
Great NPR piece about the signing of electronic music artists to major record labels. Includes historical information, music clips, as well as quotes from various electronic music acts such as The Chemical Brothers, Crystal Method, The Prodigy, Astralwerks and more.
NPR: How The Major Labels Sold ‘Electronica’ To America
An article which describes the transition of 10 classic rave tracks into main stream pop music charts. Great information for electronic music history enthusiasts as well as a telling illustration of how a musical creation is altered by others over the years.
Vice 10 Rave Classics
An article reporting on the festival scene with the rise in popularity of the label EDM, discussing such events as the Electric Daisy Carnival, Ultra Music Festival, Electric Zoo, and others while detailing the equipment required to create the sound at such events.
Connect 2 Media: Rave Comes of Age
MAViiiN, an electronic music vocalist and live performer appreciates the sentiment of this article which details the difference between DJs, producers, and live performance focusing on the UK act Disclosure.
Sabotage Times: DJs Need to Step Down From the Stage
On a similar topic, this article focuses on the role of vocalists in electronic music detailing the saga of the track “I Need a Miracle” originally sung by Coco Star and its remixes by Fragma, as well as general issues vocalists face concerning compensation and credit.
EDM Tunes: EDM Vocalists Underpaid and Underappreciated
Continuing on the topic of electronic music vocalists, here is an article listing some female vocalists to keep on your radar with descriptions and clips of each.
Magnetic Mag: Female Electronic Music Vocalists
What ever happened to Club Therapy in Providence? Visit Sonic Agenda for a recent update as to the fate of the Providence club late night destination.
Sonic Agenda: Club Therapy Providence Reopening
When dance music and the tech world collide, jobs are at stake. Read Tech Crunch’s take on Beatport’s lay off of engineers.
Tech Crunch: Beatport Layoff
Electronic Music, rave, edm, festivals, drug culture. What’s it all about and why are all the labels so confusing? In this piece Vice magazine gives a cultural perspective on Rave culture and how it’s perceived today.
Vice Magazine: Rave Culture
An article documenting the Rise of Deep House in NYC.
Social Yeti Deep House