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.
Awakenings Festival 2018

Awakenings Festival Releases Stacked Lineup for 2019 Edition

Are you ready for an onslaught of house and techno beats at Awakenings Festival this year? Check out the full lineup inside that features artists like Adam Beyer, Amelie Lens, Maceo Plex, and more!
The Landing

The Landing Volume 100 || Fresh Tunes From This Week!

This week's edition of The Landing features fresh tracks from Gai Barone, J. Worra, We Rose, Jaded, Seven Lions and more!
EDC in the moment

EDM Identity’s Favorite Moments of 2018

Immerse yourself in the memories as the EDM Identity team relives the moments that made 2018 a spectacular year as we chased the beats we all adore!
Top Albums of 2018 Featured Photo

Our 10 Favorite Electronic Albums of 2018

2018 was without a doubt a standout year in the world of electronic music, with a multitude of remarkable albums gracing our headphones. 
Dreamstate SoCal 2018 The Dream

The State of Dreamstate: Opportunities for Growth

MyStro bears his opinion on the state of Dreamstate as a brand after the SoCal festival's flagship in 2018. Does Dreamstate still create new experiences? Does it bring a diverse enough line up? Find all the details inside!
EDX at Spinnin Deep ADE 2018

EDX Goes Deep on XIRCUIT, NoXcuses, His Grammy Nomination, & More!

House music maestro EDX dives deeper on the upcoming XIRCUIT show, his recent Grammy nomination, surpassing 400 episodes of NoXcuses Radio, and more! 
Gramatik - Mastering Tracks in 2018 - ReCoil Part II SB5

Returning to the Street Bangerz with Gramatik on ‘SB5’

'SB5' rekindles the roots of Gramatik's rise with updated swagger. Come check out our analysis and stream the album right here!
The Landing

The Landing Volume 096 || Fresh Tunes From This Week!

This week's edition of The Landing features fresh tracks from Koven, Julian Gray, TyDi & JES, Subtronics & Space Jesus, Black Coffee, and more!
Paul van Dyk

Paul van Dyk Chats About ‘Music Rescues Me’, Trance Festivals, & More!

Paul van Dyk sat down to discuss his latest album Music Rescues Me, the trance festival circuit, his production process, and more with us! 
RVC003-W&W & Armin van Buuren - Ready to Rave

Armin van Buuren and W&W Tell The World They’re “Ready To Rave”

"Ready to Rave" with Armin van Buuren and W&W? If so, you must check out their new collaboration! We also examine their past team-ups as well, so dive in!