May 19, 2013 — The producer's best album since the mid-'90s, False Idols is one of 2013's biggest surprises so far. His signature mix of menace and seduction still sounds contemporary after Tricky's more than 20 years in (and out of) the spotlight.
May 19, 2013 — The British beat-makers shed their electronics in pursuit of a sound designed to translate live. For their second album, Mount Kimbie's Dominic Maker and Kai Campos even trot out languid vocal performances and a real live drum kit, while still sounding like themselves in the process.
May 17, 2013 — The title may sound explicit, but the new techno track by Laurel Halo keeps things at a tantalizing simmer.
May 16, 2013 — In spite of the robotic persona they've cultivated for years, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo elected to make their new album, Random Access Memories, in a real studio, with real musicians. Hear the elusive electronic duo in conversation with All Things Considered's Audie Cornish.
May 14, 2013 — The dance music scene that has risen in the past decade owes a debt to the heavy beats of Daft Punk's music. But the long-awaited album from the Parisian duo turns its back on EDM to bask in the smooth sounds — and liberation —of the 1970s.
May 9, 2013 — One of Detroit's youngest stars unleashes one of the year's great dance tracks, and reveals a connection to a founder of his hometown scene.
May 5, 2013 — All at once, Hanging Gardens feels vibrant and vintage, unmistakably young and inexplicably nostalgic. Classixx's Michael David and Tyler Blake may be known as DJs, but they're pop stars at heart, with melody reigning over rhythm and simple chord progressions carrying the day.
May 2, 2013 — The soulful electronic artist makes a splash with a video that remixes David Lynch's Lost Highway.
May 1, 2013 — The British wunderkind has just returned with a new album of brooding electronic pop songs. Watch Blake and his live band bring "Retrograde" to life at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio in Santa Monica for a crowd of lucky fans.
Apr 27, 2013 — Hyde is one-half of the English electronic dance duo Underworld. On his solo debut, Edgeland, the musician and composer takes a turn for the personal — even addressing a near-death experience from his own life.