Florian Schneider and Kraftwerk helped shape the sound of modern music.

There are few bands whose influence was such that it can unequivocally be said that modern music would sound different without them. Kraftwerk, co-founded by Florian Schneider, whose recent death at the age of 73 was announced on May 6, was one such act. The band left an indelible imprint on the sound of popular music…

Deadmau – In the lab with new sounds

Deadmau5 has a knack for dabbling in different genres, but if there’s one area he truly excels in, it’s progressive house. His latest SoundCloud uploads — which follow some experimentation in the hip-hop and midtempo realm — are a return to his classic progressive style, first displayed over seven years ago on tracks like “Faxing Berlin” and “Not…