Dubstep is now scientifically-proven to kill the mood for love - for mosquitos anyway. In a recent study, scientists played music by dubstep star Skrillex to yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) to investigate the effects. The genre’s mixture of very high and very low frequencies proved to help put the insects off their game and off their taste for blood.
The Swedish music star, real name Tim Bergling, was on holiday on the Arabian Peninsular when he was found dead.
'We are so grateful for everyone who loved Tim’s music and have precious memories of his songs.'
Almost 16 years ago Limewire, a file-sharing site launched and took the UK by storm. Thousands of illegally distributed songs
EDM itself has taken hold of America and turned itself into a £4billion global industry. This is not sustainable. No genre is. The difference with EDM compared to dubstep, breaks or electric house though is that even the main players are calling out its death. Tiesto, Steve Aoki and others have openly said it can't survive.
Women are under-represented in lots of professions, but music and the arts are generally thought to be areas where there is at least a modicum of equality. In rock music, for instance, the battles have been fought -- and largely won -- over gender parity, a plethora of female musicians (guitarists, drummers etc) proving that women can rock just as well as men.
Two and a half decades ago, when heavy metal began to gain a beer-belly, and rap started to get faster and restless, people
Unusually we do actually have a fair split of male and female employees, something I don't often see within equivalent sized indie labels. It definitely wasn't like this in the beginning and I clearly remember multiple assumptions that I was the director's personal assistant in early meetings rather than the label manager.
Calvin Harris has been named the highest-paid DJ in the world for the second year in a row. The Scottish star, who has produced
Today I joined Grimmy, Annie Mac, Pete Tong and MistaJam on The Radio 1 Breakfast Show to kick off the weekend... Ibiza is the world's most iconic dance music location and to be a part of Radio 1's infamous dance line-up on one of the biggest weekends on the island is crazy.