Tag: electronic beats

These 11 Artists Fuse High Art With Nightlife

All over the world, the mediums of high art and nightlife are fusing together like never before. Highlighting any and every scene, genre, and sub section of the industry, from underground fetishists to anthemic trance, the digital space has allowed for the kind of multi sensory presentation necessary for an effective nightlife capture. Here, 11 artists have been highlighted by Electronic Beats who, over the years, have utilized their own respective artistic mediums in ways that have allowed for the world on the dancefloor to “belong” in the world of the gallery. From notorious NYC club kid Michael Alig‘s paintings ... Read more

Watch A Pre-Fame Dixon Discuss The Art Of The DJ Persona

A little throwback for you from the year 2012. It was around this time that the dominant underground dance sound had fully developed into a warmer aesthetic than we had come to know in the decade before. It was the year after Dixon’s game-changing edit of Osunlade’s “Envision” came out, leaving dance floors in nothing but smouldering rubble the world over.  By then, both Dixon and Innervisions were on the tipping point of becoming the driving forces in quality dance music, claiming consecutive #01 Beatport chartings and RA DJ poll placements. Not to mention the anthems that the label’s creator was about to ... Read more