Basscon: Wasteland – Event Review

April 28-29 marked the return of Basscon: Wasteland to Southern California. Hard dance enthusiasts had traveled from far and wide for this show; I personally knew people coming from as far as New York, New Jersey and Arizona. Tales of the ancient ruins being uncovered to reveal a hard dance paradise had spread and all … Continue reading Basscon: Wasteland – Event Review

Psycore – Cross-subcultural hybrids

Psytrance and hardcore techno are 2 distinct electronic music tribes. Psytrance is typically characterized by psychedelia brought by morphing sounds that make your mind float above the clouds, while the main element in hardcore is an energetic, grounding and distorted kick drum which vibrates through the whole body at a fast pace. The peaceful neo-hippies … Continue reading Psycore – Cross-subcultural hybrids

Artist Interview – Wildstylez

DJ Wildstylez has been at the forefront of hardstyle for over a decade.  We had a chance to catch up with him before his performance this weekend at Basscon Wasteland! Joram, thank you so much for taking the time to interview with me! Tell us, when and how did you first become interested in music? Music has … Continue reading Artist Interview – Wildstylez

Artist Interview – Mekanikal

Mekanikal is one of the fastest rising talents in the North American Hard Dance scene. He began producing music when he was 14 and gravitated towards hardstyle after watching Coone’s video series of the making of his album “The Challenge.” After spending time developing his sound, Mekanikal got his first major break in 2013 with his … Continue reading Artist Interview – Mekanikal

Dyprax & Norphine – Don’t Fear Death [MOHDIGI190]

In the current hardcore world of 4 track releases, remixes from just about everybody who can operate a DAW, and huge compilation releases on a regular basis from various labels, the release of a single track is a seriously bold statement. The label is basically saying “yeah, it’s that good” – and Masters of Hardcore … Continue reading Dyprax & Norphine – Don’t Fear Death [MOHDIGI190]

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