Matt "MyStro" Schaitel

MyStro's been embedded for years in dance music industry - finding the passion during the early years of the internet when in 6th grade. Since the passion began, he's done a bit of everything - DJed in Ibiza, promoted and thrown his own parties, VJed, created promotional material, worked A&R for labels, and of course, wrote for blogs. Now he is here with EDM Identity, ready to make waves with his honest and unique perspective honed through years of varied experiences in the industry.
CRSSD Festival Fall 2018 House x Techno

Five Things That Set CRSSD Festival Apart From the Rest

Every six months we love getting ready for the unique vibes out of CRSSD Festival. Wonder what to expect? Look inside for what we love each time we attend!

BLR Evolves His Sound and Embarks on a Sonic ‘Odyssee’

Odyssee - the latest album by BLR - turns out to be quite the sonic journey. Join in the adventure and see our thoughts inside this review!
Rodriguez Jr Press Photo 2019-06

Rodriguez Jr. Looks Back on His Wondrous Career and Creative Process

From Mobilee to Anjunadeep and globetrotting sets in between, Rodriguez Jr. has continued to defy boundaries throughout his career!
Mark Knight

Mark Knight Returns to Discuss Splash House, Ibiza, & More!

Splashdown with Toolroom's Mark Knight ahead of his set at Splash House in Palm Springs as he chats about Ibiza, his recent tunes, and plenty more!
2019 Albums First Half

18 Albums from the First Half of 2019 That You Should Listen To

2019 kicked off in full swing with an excellent batch of albums we did not have the time to cover individually, so swing in and find new gems to listen to!

Activa Gives Us the Lowdown on Luminosity, AA Meeting, Experiencing Burnout, & More!

We sat down with to talk about Activa about his love for Luminosity Beach Festival, views on social media, how he dealt with burnout, and more!
Dreamstate SoCal 2017

Exploring the Genesis of GAIA

Today a product of the passion of Armin van Buuren and Benno de Goeij, we explore the origins and history of GAIA in this post.
GAIA at ADE 2018

Orbit Beyond the ‘Moons of Jupiter’ with GAIA’s Debut Album

GAIA debuts with Moons of Jupiter out now! Peer beyond the atmosphere and see our thoughts on the album and learn the history of GAIA in this post!

Worakls Discusses the Many Sides of his Art and Performance!

Worakls sat down with us to discuss the fascinating smash of his classical music talents and electronic music. Look inside for his unique perspective!
Brookes Brothers

Finding a “Good Thing” and Getting Funky with Brookes Brothers

Brookes Brothers give us the lowdown on all things in the bass music world filled with funk, their new single "Good Thing", and more.