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We didn't expect DJ Sprinkles to dabble in indie rock.

Read In 'Letter Of Intent,' Hear Indie Rock Reimagined As Deep House

February 8, 2013 – Hear dance-music producer DJ Sprinkles' nine-minute remix of Ducktails' "Letter of Intent."


Read Tanlines On World Cafe WXPN

January 23, 2013 – Hear the Brooklyn-based dance-pop duo play a few songs from its debut album, Mixed Emotions. WXPN


Darkstar's new album, News From Nowhere, comes out Feb. 5.

Read First Listen: Darkstar, 'News From Nowhere'

January 20, 2013 – The U.K. trio's latest album is an unabashed venture into warped pop music with luminous synths.

Poolside performs on KCRW.

Watch KCRW Presents: Poolside KCRW

January 16, 2013 – Watch the L.A. disco duo perform "Take Me Home," with some help from Brazil's Bonde do Rolê. KCRW

Pantha du Prince collaborates with the percussion ensemble The Bell Laboratory on Elements of Light.

Read As Bell Ringers Chime In, A Laptop Musician Branches Out

January 15, 2013 – Pantha du Prince collaborates with The Bell Laboratory on his latest album, Elements of Light.


Gloria Gaynor, whose cover of the Jackson 5's"Never Can Say Goodbye" was one of the first songs included in a side-long megamix, in the 1970s.

Watch You Can Never Say Goodbye To The Dancefloor

January 8, 2013 – Tom Moulton, who made the first beat-matched DJ mix, talks about his long life in dance music.

Pantha Du Prince (center), flanked by members of The Bell Laboratory.

Read First Listen: Pantha Du Prince & The Bell Laboratory, 'Elements Of Light'

January 6, 2013 – A German producer teams up with Norwegian percussionists to make a sweeping composition.

In 2012, the British MC Chunky (left) began working as a producer and made one of our favorite tracks of the year.

Listen Top 10 Electronic Dance Tracks Of 2012

December 14, 2012 – A sampler of the many genres — garage, techno, house and bass music — that made us want to move.

Scottish producer Calvin Harris presents the fruits of a prolific year and a half on the new album 18 Months.

Watch Calvin Harris On Dance-Pop As A 'Futuristic Experiment'

December 8, 2012 – The Scottish producer behind Rihanna's "We Found Love" has thoroughly infiltrated American pop.


Watch KCRW Presents: Orbital KCRW

November 28, 2012 – Watch Phil and Paul Hartnoll perform their very first single, "Chime," on Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW

Ambient music composer William Basinski says the four-volume work, now a box set, saved his life.

Listen Divinity From Dust: The Healing Power Of 'The Disintegration Loops'

November 15, 2012 – Ambient music composer William Basinski's masterpiece is the sound of audio tapes falling apart.

Tim Hecker and Daniel Lopatin's new album, Instrumental Tourist, comes out Nov. 20.

Read First Listen: Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin, 'Instrumental Tourist'

November 11, 2012 – Few performers manipulate sound quite as aggressively or effectively as these electronic musicians.

Matthew Dear performs on KCRW.

Watch KCRW Presents: Matthew Dear KCRW

November 7, 2012 – Watch the genre-bending dance-rock producer perform "Earthforms" on Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW

Holly Herndon's debut album, Movement, comes out Nov. 12.

Read First Listen: Holly Herndon, 'Movement'

November 4, 2012 – Herndon renders 1s and 0s in ways that feel as personal and internal as heartbeats on her debut.

Moogfest always draws a creative crowd. But the festival's proximity to Halloween inspires some fans to dress in unusual costumes.

Read The Best Of Moogfest 2012

October 31, 2012 – Hear highlights from one of the premier electronic, dance and outer-sound music festivals.


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