DC’s Echostage Celebrates Four Years

It seem like there is always a milestone, something to celebrate or just a big party in Washington, D.C. these days. President Barack Obama even had a music festival in front […]

Behind the Beat: Fedde Le Grand

Fedde Le Grand, the Dutch DJ and producer widely know for his track “Put Your Hands Up 4 Detroit” is a true pioneer in dance music that continues to bring […]

Behind The Beat: Laidback Luke

Not all superheroes wear capes all the time. Sometimes they practice Kung Fu. Sometimes they produce music. Sometimes they DJ for thousands of people and actually wear a cape. Dutch DJ […]

Behind the Beat: Chocolate Puma

The history of dance music cannot be complete without a chapter on Gaston Steenkist (“Dobre”) and René ter Horst (“DJ Zki”), the duo from Haarlem, Netherlands most commonly referred to as Chocolate […]

Behind The Beat: Pete Kalamoutsos

I’ve recently returned from the EDMBiz Conference in Las Vegas, where the top minds in electronic dance music discussed the past, present and future of anything and everything connected to this vibrant genre […]

Behind the Beat: Bingo Players

The history of dance music would not be complete without a chapter on the contributions of Bingo Players to the electro house music scene. Formed in 2006, Maarten Hoogstraten continues […]

Behind the Beat: Cazzette

In another Thursday night edition of dance music in the nation’s capital, Only The Beat caught up with Alexander Björklund of Cazzette. He gave us a rundown of what he and Sebastian […]

Behind the Beat: Shaun Frank

Shaun Frank, the hit producer and DJ from Toronto, Canada sat down with us before his show at Soundcheck in Washington, D.C. Frank’s popularity has risen recently because of hits […]

Behind the Beat: Manufactured Superstars

Only The Beat sat down with Manufactured Superstars before their show at Soundcheck in Washington, DC. The duo, Bradley Roulier and Shawn Sabo hail from from Denver, Colorado. Both Roulier […]

Behind The Beat: Tommy Trash

In 2015, I had the opportunity to interview some of best DJs and producers at Soundcheck DC. My last interview of the year with Tommy Trash was by far the […]

Behind the Beat: Dzeko & Torres

Running Through the 202 with No Woes OTB:  In both 2013 and 2014 you combined major tracks from the year into 10 minute mixes. Your 2013 mix has over million […]

Behind The Beat: Getting Real with DJ Vice

OTB: Let’s start from the beginning. Is it true that you started DJing at age 12 when you got your first turn tables? VICE: Yeah. I started DJing when DJs weren’t cool. […]