dance music

Noisey Mix

This Minimal Violence Mix Will Help You Transcend This Mundane Meatspace

The Vancouver duo celebrates their incredible LP 'InDreams,' with a mix of dark and delirious techno.
Colin Joyce
Important Questions Raised By...

I Asked Ravers What Dance Music Festivals Will Look Like in 2050

Where better to find out about the future of rave culture than from a bunch of high people in a field?
Ruby Lott-Lavigna

DJ Koze’s ‘Knock Knock’ Is a Love Letter to the After-Party

Usually, dance music is for the club or the comedown. But with his latest album the German producer has gifted a soundtrack to the sesh.
Matthew Francey
Noisey Guide to Music and Mental Health

Dance Music and Drugs Are Long Overdue a Healthier Relationship

Industry heads offer up their thoughts on how our approaches to sesh culture and its toll on mental health need to change.
Tom Usher

The Story Behind 'Sandstorm,' One of the Biggest EDM Songs of All Time

How an unknown clubgoer turned into an iconic European DJ.
VICE Staff

This Video of Confused Clubbers Is an Ode to the Beautiful Disappointment of Life

Maceo Plex dropped Four Tet's nine minute Eric Prydz remix and made everyone in Amnesia question everything.
Angus Harrison

Sasha Is Still Capable of Dance Music Miracles

The DJ and producer is releasing recordings of live shows that turned his old hits into complex compositions—easy as turning water to wine.
Will Caiger-Smith

The Constant, Unfiltered Queer Joy of Nu Disco

Nu disco carries on the tradition of dance music being energetic and deceptively political.
Sophie Kemp

Dear Producers, Please Stop Putting Orgasm Sound Effects in Your Music

Art history tells us show don't tell.
Josh Baines
Remembering Things

The Definitive History of New Rave in Eight Tracks, Narrated by Jamie from Klaxons

To mark the 10th anniversary of ‘Myths of the Near Future’, we revisited the scene that had you wearing neon skinny jeans and doing bumps of ket and glitter in the club.
Daisy Jones

Here's Everything That's Going to Happen in Club Culture in 2017

Spoiler: it'll involve club closures, Carl Cox's autobiography, and the biggest all-you-can-eat buffet imaginable.
Josh Baines & Angus Harrison
Remembering Things

What Happened to All the Iconic Dance Singers of the 1990s?

From N-Trance's "Set You Free" to Alice Deejay's "Better Off Alone," these soldiers guarded and unleashed positivity. But where are they now?
Tom Rasmussen