We’ve talked at length about our excitement for the CounterPoint Festival coming up next weekend (9/27 – 9/29) in Atlanta. You can hear some of today’s hottest electronic dance music artists in our new CounterPoint Premium Channel but while all eyes seem to be on EDM lately there are artists that have trail-blazed the genre across several decades.
Today’s #ThrowbackThursday highlights essential albums from these electronic all-stars that you should certainly consider adding to your Music Unlimited library or playlists!
Next weekend, electronic dance music fans will descend on Atlanta for the inaugural CounterPoint Festival. Attendees will enjoy three days of music on multiple stages, alongside art and other fun activities such as the Silent Disco presented by Music Unlimited.
We are counting down the days until the festival with a roundup of videos from some of the performers. Still not enough to satisfy you until next weekend? Listen to our new CounterPoint Premium Channel on the Music Unlimited service!
M83 – “Midnight City” (Live on Carson Daly)
Skrillex (Lollapalooza and Hard Fest Weekend 2011)
Toro Y Moi “Still Sound” (Live on KEXP)
Beats Antique “Mayans vs. Aliens NYE 2012” (Live in San Francisco)
Polica – “Wandering Star” (Live on 89.3 The Current)
Zeds Dead (Live in San Franscisco)
Reptar – Stuck in my ID (Live at Lollapalooza 2011)
Porter Robinson – Tiesto College Invasion Tour 2011
Around every corner, everyone seems to be talking about electronic dance music, or EDM. Artists like Skrillex and Avicii have turned the spotlight on this subculture, which has had an upswelling of fans for a long time, seeing huge numbers for tour dates and festivals around the world.
Now, EDM fans in the southeast can rejoice as a brand new festival,CounterPoint, emerges in Atlanta, GA, next week (Sept 27th – 29th). The Music Unlimited service will be on the ground all weekend, powering the Silent Disco and updating from the festival all weekend as we set up the service to listen to and celebrate with the thousand
s of fans who will be pouring onto the field near the Chattahoochee River.
Get geared up to dance by listening to our brand new CounterPoint Premium Channel, which is lined with tracks from M83, Beats Antique, Crystal Castles, Big Boi, Wale, Ghostland Observatory and more. Find it now in the premium channels section of the Music Unlimited service.