The September issue of Derek Staples’ EDM zine looks to life after festival season.
Senior Staff Writer
Articles by Derek Staples
Between the return of Damien Rice and a brand-new song from Grouper, this week saw fall get off to a melancholy start, even by the standards of a season whose main thing is that everything dies all the time. But …
Inspired by the California desert, SMD ditch the computers and sink into their analog daydreams.
A blend of psychedelia and the return of Richard D. James.
The Chicago festival’s fifth anniversary prevailed over any soggy forecasts for the win.
Summer must end, but good tunes abound.
Nowhere near as essential as a live Rustie performance.
Mature beats for a jovial dance floor
You can usually rely on this countdown for an ample portion of ear candy — music that’s both artfully rendered and suitable for a number of your nearest radio stations. But besides the Charli XCX track (or, then again, maybe …
Songs to get you through one particularly bad week.
The 22-year-old producer pivots toward emotive dance-pop on his debut LP.
“Anaconda”, Nicki Minaj’s new booty-rap single, is everywhere, and between the Sir Mix-a-Lot interpolations, the single’s cover, and the anticipation for the upcoming video, it’s a thoroughly viral phenomenon. It’s not exactly a grower in the sense that there’s a …