Rave History: Drum and Bass
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Julia Sachs | December 27, 2021

Rave History: Drum and Bass

Clocking in at anywhere from 160-180 BPM, Drum and Bass (or DnB) is the type of music that’ll have you so euphorically entranced in backbeats and basslines that you might lose all sense of time. Continue Reading
New Music We Love - November 2021
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Julia Sachs | November 19, 2021

New Music We Love - November 2021

We've rounded up ten releases we loved this month and want to tell you about them. Continue Reading
edm subgenres
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Julia Sachs | April 24, 2021

EDM 101: A Beginner’s Guide to EDM Subgenres | iHeartRaves

To help you become a master at EDM subgenres, I have created a simple breakdown of some of the most popular genres and their subsequent sub-genres. Continue Reading
4 Women EDM Artists to Watch
Tessla Goodwin | July 22, 2020

4 Women EDM Artists to Watch

Often thought of as a male-dominated space when it comes to artists and DJs, EDM is actually full of incredible women creating music of all genres. Everyone knows Alison Wonderland and Charlotte DeWitte but there are some new up-and-comers making waves. From house, techno and bass beats to singing vocals on original and featured tracks, these ladies are certainly ones to watch.  Continue Reading
EDM subgenres quiz
Tessla Goodwin | April 23, 2020

Quiz: What EDM Sub-Genre Should You Check Out?

If you're wondering what is the best EDM subgenre, but don't know where to begin, have no fear! We've done a deep dive of all the EDM subgenres and picked out some of our favorites for you guys to explore. Take the quiz inside and find out where to start!

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Wenzday & Dack Janiels Created a Playlist for iHeartRaves!
Tessla Goodwin | April 16, 2020

Wenzday & Dack Janiels Created a Playlist for iHeartRaves!

Searching for some new tunes to get you into the Rave At Home spirit? This bangin' playlist by Wenzday & Dack Janiels is sure to get you hyped up. Check out the playlist and read a special note from Wendzday in this exclusive article! Continue Reading
What is Riddim? | iHeartRaves
Kellie Burch | March 01, 2020

What is Riddim? | iHeartRaves

Riddim is one of the latest subgenres sweeping the EDM scene, but its quick rise in popularity is not without controversy. For some, riddim is the next big thing, while others are quick to dismiss it as a watered-down version of early dubstep. Whether you view riddim as the best music the underground has to headbang to or you think it’s the biggest joke this side of Coachella, riddim has established itself in EDM culture and it doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon. So, what is riddim? Let’s start at the beginning. Continue Reading
Dillon Francis Hello Seattle I Love You
Kellie Burch | July 10, 2019

Dillon Francis Presents, "Hello, Seattle, I Love You!"

This summer just got a whooooole lot nuttier as Dillon Francis is taking over the Seattle Space Noodle (as he calls it) with his epic pop-up show. On Sunday August 4th at 2:00pm, Seattle’s craziest event of the summer will be happening all day long right in downtown. If you are 18+, live in the PNW, and love EDM, then grab a friend and an ice cold drink because this summer bash is going to be one for the books.  Continue Reading
Behind the Scenes with Haliene
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Kellie Burch | June 14, 2019

Behind the Scenes with Haliene

If you're anything like me, you've probably car karoake-ed some EDM tracks with killer vocals behind it. Ever wondered where that voice is? Chances are you, you've probably sung along with singer-songwriter, Haliene! With more than 100 million combined streams, Haliene has exploded in the EDM scene with multiple collaborations with the world’s top DJs. We had the pleasure of sitting down to talk with her talk about her background, recent EDC performance and busy year ahead! Continue Reading
Top 5 DJs to Watch in 2019
Kellie Burch | March 22, 2019

Top 5 DJs to Watch in 2019

2019 is the year of the success makers. From experimental dubstep to chill house, 2019 is shaping up to be one of the best years for EDM. There’s tons of new talent on the rise and all with different sounds to listen to.

The following five DJs have really stood out and are making their name and sound heard. We’re hoping 2019 will be the year of not just new music, but tons of new rising artists.

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Overlooking the Gorge at Sunset During Bass Canyon
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Kellie Burch | March 13, 2019

The Agelessness of EDM

A common misconception I hear about EDM is that it’s a genre that can only be enjoyed by young adults. I’ve heard everything from it’s not appropriate for children to it doesn’t resonate with older crowds. I’ve made friends of all ages since becoming a part of the electronic music community, and it’s become increasingly clear to me that EDM is truly ageless. So, I sat down with a few fans (and new friends of mine) of all ages to gain their perspective on EDM and how it has impacted their life.

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best bass drops
Julia Sachs | July 20, 2018

The Best Bass Drops of All Time

One of the hardest questions to answer for any basshead is, "What is the BEST bass drop of all time?!" I especially had a hard time trying to figure out the best way to answer this myself. Continue Reading