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Editorial: Are Computers Instruments?

How many times have you had to defend your music taste in a bar to people who just do not understand dance music? I certainly have. I’ve heard people argue that DJ’s are not playing instruments. And truthfu...

Spotify’s New Music Genres Are As Hipster As You’d Imagine

Electronic music is no stranger to the obscure sub genre, but Spotify's list of its own created ones is truly a hipster sight to behold. Firstly, explaining the methodology behind the genres, Spotify says: "Spotify’s genres react to changes in music as the...

Five Must-See Dance Music Documentaries

With dance music embedded deeply in European society for over 2 decades now, it's no surprise that the history and developments in the music, genres, and the various communities, subcultures and lifestyles as a...

Does Music Influence The Taste of Our Food?

It’s said that a person can have good taste in music but what about the taste of music?  According to Experimental psychologist Charles Spence and researchers at the Crossmodal Research Laboratory at the University of Oxford, "There may be implicit associat...

Oscars Special: Electronic Music In Cinema

In the wake of the annual gathering of Hollywood royalty known as the Academy Awards, we thought it would be fun to have a little Oscars special to look at a handful of films who have utilized electronic music ...

Buiten Westen Podcast #001 by Wankelmut

The first podcast out of a series we do in collaboration with buiten-westen. After a great first edition last year Buiten Westen wants to top themselves with the second edition that will take place on the 20th of July. A great line up with names such as, Huxle...