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June 26, 2014 at 3:06 PM

Kraftwerk plays Paramount, its EDM progeny, the Gorge | Concert preview

(Peter Boettcher Photography)

(Peter Boettcher Photography)

Electronic music is so ubiquitous today that EDM (electronic dance music) fans may not appreciate how revolutionary the music was in the early ’70s.

German group Kraftwerk pioneered the sound, releasing the mesmerizing album “Autobahn” and its title track in 1974.

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December 27, 2013 at 11:27 AM

Above and Beyond brings EDM to WaMu | Concert preview

(Amelia Troubridge)

(Amelia Troubridge)

Electronic-dance music is known for dazzling audiovisual experiences featuring throbbing rhythms and pulsating lights.

But English trance and progressive-house group Above & Beyond, which co-headlines the annual “Resolution” New Year’s Eve party at WaMu Theater, will launch a new chapter in its career with the release of its first live acoustic album, titled “Above & Beyond Acoustic,” Jan. 28 on Ultra Music. A companion concert film will premiere Jan. 24 on Vice’s THUMP channel.

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Comments | More in Dance, Rock/Pop | Topics: "Acoustic", Above & Beyond, Concert Preview