Tag Archives: dance

Spinner devotes new site to dance music

Dance music is ubiquitous. The Atlantic highlighted house music as one of 2011’s musical trends, saying “Pop music’s backbeat of the moment isn’t the boom-bap of hip hop or the mid-tempo thud of disco; rather, it’s the jacked-up untz-untz and hissing high hats of Euro clubs and desert raves.” Pollstar editor Gary Bongiovanni told USA […]

New Song Saturday: Dancing the “Weekend” away

The surge in Human League-influenced music and 80s worship in the last decade has produced an overload of synthpop. Usually when I listen to the next new electropop band or synth-heavy single I am bored. Don’t get me wrong, some of the stuff is great—La Roux’s “In for the Kill,” Cut Copy—but a lot of […]