The longstanding British electronic dance and clubbing zine, Mixmag, has covered all facets of electronic dance culture for over 30 years! Their official youtube channel, Mixmag.tv, features intimate “DJ Lab” performances from their London offices as well as full on club nights at various venues. Dance music lovers should subscribe for coverage of the DJs that keep the scene moving and shaking. You will also find informative and entertaining video shorts.
Speaking of intimate DJ performances, have you seen the Boiler Room recordings archive??? Set some time aside, because you will be here awhile! There is a smorgasbord of previous broadcasts in London, Los Angeles, Berlin, or any other place they happen to set up shop. Catering more to the alternative, experimental, and underground, the Boiler Room is not to be missed by any self respecting electronic music fan or DJ. Check their youtube archives as well.
The grand daddy of all live DJ performance websites, Be-at.tv has the mother load of free archives. Their website is easily one of the most advanced and flat out awesome platforms for electronic music and club culture. They offer live and recorded video sets straight from the decks of the world’s biggest DJs from the worlds best festivals and venues. PLENTY to discover here.
KROQ’s Morning Becomes Eclectic
MBE is an alternative radio broadcast hosted by Jason Bentley every weekday from Santa Monica, California. MBE is committed to a music experience that celebrates innovation, creativity and diversity. Their archives are proof of this, boasting a giant catalog of names to enjoy. Moby, Jaguar Ma, Jim James and dozens more are sorted chronologically on demand.
Most music lovers know NPR Music is a wealthy resource for music enjoyment and discovery. They stream amazing performances to watch live, too. No genres are off limits as jazz instrumentalists rub shoulders with upbeat indie acts like Cut Copy (below). Their HD concert archive updates periodically and includes many great shows!
KEXP-FM (90.3 FM) is a public radio station based in Seattle, Washington, that specializes in alternative and indie rock, as well as a dynamic arts organization that provides rich music experiences on the air, online and on the streets to enrich lives by championing music and discovery. KEXP employed the use of live video performances to broaden their reach in 2014. Stay up to date on current shows w/ us and enjoy their wonderful archive which includes shows from Phantogram, Spoon, Bombay Bicycle Club, and many more.
An increasing amount of TVs and external players allow you to view youtube on your television. Be sure to subscribe to official youtube channels where applicable so you can then watch the performances on your home theater system! Pull up a favorite show for a house party, or a chillout session with friends. Music festivals have excellent archival footage as well. Some of our favorites include: Bestival, Bonnaroo, Coachella, Glastonbury, and Tomorrowland. Also, check this full concerts playlist on youtube. It’s enough to keep you rockin’ all year long! Follow us on Twitter, and Facebook, to keep up with amazing live events like these to watch LIVE as they happen around the world!