| Dec 11, 2013
| 9:35 AM
YouTube has released its ranking of the most popular videos of 2013, and for the second year in a row, the most-viewed video belongs to South Korean pop star Psy, with “Gentleman.”
The pelvis-thrusting, ponytail-shaking, practical joke-...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
If you’re looking to get away from the desert heat this summer, you won’t regret diving into Night Swim.
A Sunday evening pool party held at XS inside Encore at the Wynn Las Vegas, the weekly shindig draws big names into the deejay booth...
| Aug 8, 2013
As the demand for men’s fashions keeps growing, the number of great places for men to shop keeps growing too. Menswear is no longer limited to khakis, white shirts and brown oxford shoes. The 21st century man has sartorial taste. And in Las Vegas,...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Mumford & Sons have called it a day (for now) at the top of their game. Avicii is dropping bluegrass into his overcaffeinated EDM. Ed Sheeran is hanging out with Taylor Swift and One Direction. What the heck is going on with mainstream folk music today?...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:27 PM
It turns out that creating disco is a really profitable venture.
Scottish DJ and producer Calvin Harris has supplanted the Dutch titan Tiësto as the best-paid DJ in 2013, according to a new Forbes Magazine accounting. The superstar reportedly raked in...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Since his most recent double-album “Fire & Ice,” Kaskade has become shorthand for the arrival of stadium-sized EDM shows in America. After a decade honing his pointedly emotional, populist sound, he was the first dance act to headline...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:37 AM
There's nothing ambiguous about it: Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," the smash summer hit that is now also the title of his new album, is dominating pretty much every metric.
The song, featuring vocalists Pharrell Williams and T.I., has been most-...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Avicii has gone from being EDM's cautionary tale to the mega-star everyone initially suspected he might become. All it took was a little bluegrass.
The Swedish producer, riding his latest hillbilly-dance-floor smash "Wake Me Up," has just announced a...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 12:43 PM
A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses.
The Eagles, Jan. 15, 17-18 (now); Justin Timberlake, Jan. 20 (Fri.)
Katy Perry’s Can We Survive -- Music for Life, Oct. 23; Avicii,...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
As long as there has been electronic dance music, there has been at least one dumb complaint about it — that all the music sounds the same.
That's a tedious line, one usually said by rock snobs who proudly admit they don't listen to the stuff. But...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Electric Daisy Carnival: Around 1 a.m. last night, Electric Daisy's promoters and public safety officials decided to send all festival-goers off the field and into the stands as a safety precaution....