Category Archives: FILM + TV

EDM Culture: 7 Of The Best Uses Of EDM In A Film

EDM Culture: 7 Of The Best Uses Of EDM In A Film EDM culture has been seeping into the mainstream for a while now, with electronic music often powering the trailers and soundtracks of movies that reach mass audiences. As with anything Hollywood, it can turn out really corny (i.e. Hackers, inarguably one of the worst films of all time). But if electronic music is used the right way in the right scene it can be pretty damn epic. Here are our seven picks for the best use of EDM in the scene of a film (note: this does not include entire scores of entire films, i.e. the Dust Brother's...

EDM Culture: 5 ‘Breaking Bad’ Inspired New Electronic Music Remixes You Need To Know

EDM Culture: 5 'Breaking Bad' Inspired New Electronic Music Remixes You Need To Know For those of you that haven’t watched the finale yet, and are reading this, I'm not going to spoil it for you. So please do, continue. For six years, Breaking Bad has left me having more WTF?! Moments than any other TV show that I’ve watched in my twenty-two years of existence- that and Barney and Friends. Last night, I watched the finale at my buddy’s house, eating popcorn, drinking Earl Grey tea and munching on blue meth (it was actually crushed blue Jolly Rancher). In the midst of all this, I thought it would be cool to pay...

EDM News: Watch Some Of EDM Culture’s Best Producers Remix Bob Marley And The Wailers’ Album Legend

EDM News: Watch Some Of EDM Culture's Best Producers Remix Bob Marley And The Wailers' Album Legend Last month Tuff Gong/Island/UMe released Legend Remixed, featuring new electronic music versions of Bob Marley and the Wailers iconic 1984 Legend. Remixers include Jim James, Thievery Corporation, RAC, Pretty Lights, Beats Antique, DJ Z-Trip & Lee "Scratch" Perry, Stephen and Ziggy Marley and more. The entire recording process, which took place all around the world was caught on film. YouTube will be debuting the online broadcast of the documentary, "MAKING OF LEGEND REMIXED." The documentary will be live-streamed worldwide on...

EDM News: Cruz + Jacob Debut A Short Documentary On EDM Culture Through The Photographer’s Eye “No Credentials”; File Under ‘NSFW’ Or ‘Pretty Damn Cool’

EDM News: Cruz + Jacob Debut A Short Documentary On EDM Culture Through The Photographer's Eye "No Credentials"; File Under 'NSFW' Or 'Pretty Damn Cool' Lifestyle house Cruz + Jacob just debuted their short doc "No Credentials" on their website today. It gives a quick 10 minute look behind the scenes of Ultra Music Fest (and sneaking in!) as well as footage and photos from some of EDM culture's most notorious party photographers (e.g. Last Night's Party and Cobrasnake). There are boobies, so definitely NSFW. You might also...

EDM Event- Stones Throw’s Our Vinyl Weights A Ton Premier Party In Los Angeles

EDM Event- Stones Throw's Our Vinyl Weights A Ton Premier Party In Los Angeles For those of you enjoying LA this weekend for the Coachella-like exodus to EDC, Stones Throw Records is having a premier party on June 20th for the new documentary Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton. The line-up is a Stones Throw fanatic's dream, with the DJ  list including Dam Funk, J-Rocc, Madlib, Peanut Butter Wolf, and electro great Egyptian Lover. Live music sets include performances from the Dub Club, Leaving Records, Ras G, and Duppy Gun. The film, which documents the story of Stones Throw Records and is directed by Jeff Broadway, premiers...

EDM News: New Fast and the Furious soundtrack features deadmau5, David Guetta, The Crystal Method and more…

Listen: Fast and the Furious EDM Culture... We consider it rather mind-blowing that the Fast and the Furious franchise has been able to get to 6 installations but crazier shit has happened in the world. How the hell do they make so many Saw films and keep people interested, oh well. What does make sense is that the producers are tapping into the hight energy tuneage of EDM Culture. Lessthan3 has more of the scoop, read below. As the high-water mark on EDM's permeation into mainstream media continues to rise, we reach a new milestone today, one in which deadmau5, David Guetta, The...

EDM Culture Everywhere: Armin van Buuren on Wendy Williams Show

EDM Culture Everywhere: Armin van Buuren on Wendy Williams Show Success means a lot of things to different people. For some it's simply defined as being happy in life…while the ultimate career dream for others might be an appearance on the Wendy Williams Show. Or perhaps Oprah. Probably Oprah. Feelings aside, this is definitely proof that EDM culture is everywhere. Like all over the fucking place. Pretty interesting too that there seemed to be a gaggle of trance fans at the taping of the show. Or at least a lot of folks paying heed to the applause sign above. BTW readers... "Trance is a type...

Sigur Rós To Appear On An Upcoming Episode Of The Simpsons—May 19th

Sigur Rós To Appear On An Upcoming Episode Of The Simpsons—May 19th Sigur Rós on The Simpsonsis pretty sweet. The band scored much of the episode too. In addition to the score, the episode will feature a new Sigur Rós track as well as their version of the Simpsons theme song. Fun fact: the band has written and performed more original music for The Simpsons than any other outside band in the show's history. Simpsons creator Matt Groening said, "I’m a longtime fan of Sigur Rós, and we’re honored to bring their Icelandic, ambient moods to our goofy cartoon show." The episode, titled The Saga of...

Watch: “Too Old To Be New, Too New To Be Classic: 12 Years of DFA”

Watch: "Too Old To Be New, Too New To Be Classic: 12 Years of DFA" The "watch" tag in the headline is a bit of a tease as there's nothing really to watch right this second other than this rather short teaser. Red Bull Music Academy put together a short film about James Murphy and his New York City based imprint, DFA. The film features music and appearances by LCD Soundsystem, The Rapture, Holy Ghost!, The Juan MacLean, Sh*t Robot, YACHT, Sinkane and more and will be premiered on May 8th on Red Bull Music Academy. That's this Wednesday, mark your calendars. You might also...

“She Can DJ,” A New Talent Search Coming To America

She-Can-DJ Hey guys, top of the afternoon to everyone. I've got an interesting bit of news which some of you may have already gotten wind of. CBS Radio today announced a partnership with Astralwerks to introduce She Can DJ—America which will be a nationwide talent search to find the country’s top female DJ/producer. After successful programs in Australia and throughout Europe, She Can DJ is set to launch in major markets nationwide come this July. Following local competitions run by CBS Radio stations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San...

Watch: Dumb People at Coachella Pretending To know Fake Bands—Hilarious

Watch: Dumb People at Coachella Pretending To know Fake Bands File this video skit under a Jimmy Kimmel win. I don't watch the show much, but ahahhahaha this makes me wanna tune in more often. Dumb hipsters wanting to be sooooo in that they get suckered in to talking about bands that are so obscure that they do not even exist. Bands like Dr. Schlomo and the GI Clinic, Shorty Jizzel and the Plumber Crunks, The Obesity Epidemic, Get The Fuck Out Of My Pool and The Chelsea Clintons. PS: did you know that the word "Coachella" is actually Indian for dumb white guy? You might also...

MOX Launches Online Music Video Channel – Kicks Off During WMC

mox Well, it's clearly that time of year again and if you're online for even just a second, you won't be able to escape the WMC hype. Although its presence may be overwhelming, you can stay on top of it with ease by following us here at Magnetic and of course our good friends at MOX. If you didn't hear about them earlier, MOX is the first online music television platform of its kind. And they're excited to announce the release of its EDM-focused MOX.TV. Officially launching in Miami during Ultra Music Festival and Winter Music...