Behind the Beat: Minnesota
Jan16

Behind the Beat: Minnesota

Only The Beat had the pleasure sitting down and chatting with legendary, bass music producer Minnesota in Atlanta. While he’s been in the scene for years, he’s still one the most humble producers we’ve had a chance to chat with. Only The Beat: How has your fall tour been so far? Minnesota: It’s been really good and fun. It’s been awhile since I’ve put out a good amount music and I just put out a few...

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Tulum In Lieu: January in Quintana Roo Parties On Despite BPM Festival Absence
Jan09

Tulum In Lieu: January in Quintana Roo Parties On Despite BPM Festival Absence

After a event a little less than a year ago made headlines and shook techno tourists and townspeople, it was announced that  have Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, as a home.  I attended the fifth BPM festival in 2013, which had about 40,000 people in attendance. By 2017, it had grown to 70,000 people, and had enough attention that the cartels claimed responsibility for the shooting. These claims were never substantiated and the shooting was...

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Kicking off 2018 at Reaction NYE
Jan08

Kicking off 2018 at Reaction NYE

Photo Credit: Niki Graham React Presents brought four fantastic EDM acts to kick f 2018 at the Official Aragon Ballroom: Adventure Club, Bear Grillz, Ookay, and Gammer. While it wasn’t as highly anticipated as previous Reaction NYE nights, over a thousand fans made the trek to Uptown. The 0-degree weather didn’t stop Chicago’s best from donning their sequins, glitter, and winter accessories to come ring in 2018 with...

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Dexter's Beat Laboratory Vol. 22
Jan06

Dexter's Beat Laboratory Vol. 22

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection songs from DA music editor and staff writer Robyn Dexter. With a taste that can only be described as eclectic — to say nothing a name that lends itself to punnery — DA is happy to present a selection tracks personally curated by Dexter for your listening pleasure. Over the past few weeks, the United States has been racked with harsh winter conditions. As cruel as winter can be, there are...

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Dancing Astronaut curates snow day playlist
Jan05

Dancing Astronaut curates snow day playlist

Chilling winds, below freezing temperatures, and endless snow strikes most the east coast today, as a serious blizzard — a veritable Bomb Cyclone — impacts millions people who struggle to stay warm amidst the chaos. In the thick the storm, many find it difficult to stay sane while cooped up indoors with limited activities to do. However, the Dancing Astronaut team has curated a snow day playlist that will cure your winter woes....

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