Danny Avila Sets The Record Straight on His Father, Childhood, and Vegas as “The New Ibiza”

At only 19 years of age, Spanish electro house DJ/producer Danny Avila's has blown past career milestones at a rate that only the likes of Porter Robinson can compete with. Having held down residences … [Read more...]

Big Gigantic Talks Tour, Tunes, and Prepping for Rowdytown III

2014 was a huge year for Boulder-based livetronica outfit Big Gigantic, between gigging across the globe, releasing their full-length album, The Night is Young, and sharing the stage with the likes of … [Read more...]

Come Together: A 20-Year Denver Skylab Retrospective

As soon as the doors of the Denver Coliseum opened for Skylab XX on Saturday evening, it took no time at all for the party kids of Denver to fill up the venue. By the end of local house duo JQA's … [Read more...]

Denver Weekend Preview: September 11 to 13, 2014

Denver Weekend Preview

DJOYbeat Event Spotlight Flux Pavilion @ Red Rocks Amphitheater (September 12) Despite being one of the stranger-looking headliners in the EDM community, Flux Pavilion made a name for himself … [Read more...]

Maor Levi on Trance, Trolling and Time in the Israeli Military

For a man with an ever-growing reputation for slapstick SoundClownery, Israeli trance DJ/producer Maor Levi (pronounced "maw-or levy") is not the open book you might expect him to be. After … [Read more...]

Denver Weekend Preview: September 5 to 7, 2014

DJOYbeat Event Spotlight Porter Robinson @ The Fillmore Theater Even though he's only 21, the EDM community marvels at the seemingly overnight success of Porter Robinson. After being discovered by … [Read more...]

A Deeper Look at the Deep House Movement, aka “The Next Big Thing”

Last week, the Wall Street Journal published an article whose headline touted deep house as the next big trend in electronic music, citing statements made by Ultra Music President-Founder Patrick … [Read more...]

Knife Party’s Sprung a Leak from “Abandon Ship”

Any rave scene veteran knows that electro has described a handful of different sub genres over the past few decades, but in the past few years it's been all but synonymous with Knife Party. As much as … [Read more...]

Dance Music’s Newest Deviant: Nick Abarca of “Under the Electric Sky”

Nick Abarca shaves his entire body, wears spirit hoods and booty shorts to festivals, and may or may not have used a Desert Eagle pistol as a sex toy on more than one occasion. He has almost no … [Read more...]

Denver Weekend Preview: August 21 to 24, 2014

Denver Weekend Preview

DJOYbeat Event Spotlight Mad Decent Block Party ft. Outkast, Diplo, Djemba Djemba, Flosstradamus & Waka Flocka Flame, GriZ,┬áMr. Carmack, and more @ Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre (Friday, … [Read more...]