Electric Zoo Reveals Phase 2 Artist Lineup

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New York’s Electric Zoo has revealed the second phase of its artist lineup ahead of its return to Randall’s Island this Labor Day weekend from August 29-31. The new artists announced total over 60, bringing a huge lineup to Made Event’s sixth edition of the fest. The phase two additions ...

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Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas Lineup Announced

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The dust is still settling from this past weekend’s Electric Daisy Carnival New York, but Insomniac is continuing the party by revealing the lineup for this June’s EDC Las Vegas. Taking place at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway from June 20-22, the festival boasts nearly 200 performers and a wide ...

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Chauvet DJ Doubles Laser Light with Scorpion Dual

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Two heads are better than one with Chauvet DJ’s new Scorpion Dual, the company’s new wirelessly controlled aerial laser. The laser features a unique dual mirror output that doubles the unit’s green laser effect with no impact on the unit’s slim 5.4 pound weight. The Scorpion Dual packs in 32 ...

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PREMIERE: Tony Romera – ‘Damn Cold’

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French DJ/producer Tony Romera has returned to Gregori Klosman’s Guru Recordings for his newest release “Damn Cold,” and the track is exclusively premiering here at DJ Times. Based around a demented exotic riff, the track builds to a scorching, percussion-heavy drop complete with machine-gun ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 5/23/2014

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Memorial Day weekend is upon us, signaling the kick off of America’s Best DJ at Detroit’s Movement festival. To celebrate the festival, many of this week’s picks sport a distinct techno or house flair that’s sure to satisfy cravings for entrancing grooves and dirty basslines. London-based ...

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Native Instruments Updates iMASCHINE iOS App

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Native Instruments has released an update to its popular iMASCHINE iOS app, streamlining its workflow and adding a slew of fan-requested features. The app lets iOS device users to create music sketches using a wide selection of drums, synths, one-shots, and the built-in audio recorder, and is ...

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Movement Detroit Artists Premiere Tracks Inspired by Ford Focus Factory

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The three-day Movement Electronic Festival kicks off this weekend at Detroit, MI’s Hart Plaza, and Ford has brought together dance music with the city’s storied automotive manufacturing history in honor of the event. Detroit Movement Festival performers Ataxia and Secrets visited the factory in ...

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DJ Times’ Can’t-Miss at Mysteryland USA

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Bethel Woods, NY — There’s a very special weekend in store for upstate New York. Tomorrow marks the US debut of ID&T’s Mysteryland, the world’s longest running electronic music festival. Running May 23-26, the event represents an important milestone for dance music: the multi-day festival ...

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Inspired: NERVO on New Mix Compilation, Influences, & Songwriting

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London — If you’ve had any exposure to dance music over the past few years, it’s hard to miss NERVO. The Australian-born, London-based sisters—Mim and Liv, who sports the longer hair—have become electronic titans after a cavalcade of anthemic tracks, main-stage festival performances, and ...

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Roger Sanchez Announces North American Summer Tour

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Roger Sanchez is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his darker S-Man alter ego with a North American tour this June. Kicking off on June 6 at Chicago, IL’s Spy Bar, the S-Man will be delivering dirty, deeper sets throughout the month, including stops at Miami, FL’s Story, New York City’s ...

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DJ Times Nexus Radio Episode 002: Mixed by Coyu

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As a producer, DJ, and head honcho of the kitten-loving Suara, Coyu very likely has nine lives. Hailing from Barcelona, Spain, the multi-faceted artist has made Suara one of the most successful labels in underground dance music, with each release tearing up clubs across the world and featuring ...

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MIA TICKET GIVEAWAY: Porter Robinson @ The Fillmore Miami Beach – October 18, 2014

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Porter Robinson has revealed a radical style shift in the run-up to his new album worlds, and the North Carolina native has announced a similarly reinvented live experience with the announcement of his North American Worlds tour later this fall. Miami fans are in luck, as DJ Times is giving ...

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Porter Robinson Announces Worlds North American Tour

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Hot on the heels of the unveiling of his robo-duet “Sad Machine” and the release date of his worlds album, Porter Robinson has announced the dates of his upcoming North American Worlds tour. Kicking off on August 28—two weeks after the release of worlds—at Vogue in Vancouver, the tour will ...

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Bassnectar Announces New Artist Album ‘Noise VS. Beauty’

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After first teasing it with a free download of “Now” last week, Bassnectar has officially revealed details of his new album Noise VS. Beauty. The album is the result of a rare six-month break from touring, and features 15 tracks and an eclectic set of collaborators. including Zion 1, Jantsen, ...

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Serato Releases Serato DJ 1.6.3 Software Update

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Serato has released the Serato DJ 1.6.3 software update, improving performance by offering users enhanced accessory support and critical bug fixes. Pioneer DDJ-SZ users will benefit from increased platter latency, allowing for tighter response when mixing and scratching. Platter lighting ...

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Dusky Embark on June North American Tour

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North American fans of British house are in luck, as dance duo Dusky is planning a nine-city tour of the United States and Canada this June. The nine-city tour will kick off at Montreal’s SAT on June 12, and will also include stops at New York City’s Webster Hall and Miami’s Story Nightclub. ...

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Nina Kraviz Announces трип Label Launch

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Nina Kraviz has unveiled plans to launch her new трип label later this fall. трип—pronounced “Trip”—is set to open its doors this September with its first release, and the label will focus on the trippier, more acidic side of electronic music. трип will showcase both Kraviz’s own productions ...

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WATCH: Saturday Night Live Spoofs EDM with ‘When Will The Bass Drop?’

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On this past weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live, Andy Samberg offered his answer to the question your friends always ask at the club: “What is the DJ doing up there?” As part of a sketch with his musical parody group The Lonely Island, Samberg appeared as superstar EDM DJ Davvincii, ...

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Verboten NYC Launches Sunday DJ Brunch Series

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Weekend clubbing in New York City is no longer restricted to Friday and Saturday with Verboten’s launch of its Sunday DJ Brunch series beginning this Sunday, May 18. Every Sunday, the Williamsburg venue will offer top DJ talent alongside art exhibits, specialty cocktails, and brunch fare in the ...

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Thomas Gold Preps for #FANFARE100 NYC Celebration with ‘Remember’ Remix

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Thomas Gold is set to broadcast the 100th episode of his popular Fanfare radio show next week, and he’s hosting a private party in New York City to celebrate the milestone on Monday, May 19. Slated to take place at a secret venue “[boasting] one of the best views in New York City,” #FANFARE100 ...

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LISTEN: Red Bull Music Academy NY’s Larry Levan Street Party

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This past Sunday, the Red Bull Music Academy paid tribute to legendary DJ Larry Levan with a street party in New York City in an effort to support a local intiative to co-name a stretch of King Street as Larry Levan Way. Thousands gathered on the shut-down street section between Varick and ...

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Chauvet DJ Adds Color to Fog with Lightweight Geyser RGB Jr.

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Adding unique smoke effects to your performances will no longer weigh your DJ rig down with the introduction of Chauvet’s Geyser RGB Jr. The new unit weighs five pounds less than the original Geyser RGB and features a unique design that directs the light of nine 3W RGB LEDs through upward ...

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Bright Light Bright Light – ‘I Believe’

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When he’s not DJing Kylie Minogue bootlegs at New York City’s Eastern Bloc or collaborating with Elton John, Bright Light Bright Light—the stage name of Welsh singer-songwriter Rod Thomas—is prepping for the release of his sophomore album, which he’s previewing now with lead single “I Believe.” ...

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The Disco Fries Release Dimension-Bending Video for ‘The Dragon Flies’ Remix

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The lines between live action and animation are blurred in the new music video for The Disco Fries’ remix of VenSun’s “The Dragon Flies.” The clip mixes elements of live action footage, motion graphics, and 3D scanning technology and was produced by Dorian Orange—the same team behind M.I.A.’s ...

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Nero – ‘Satisfy’

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It’s been a long three years since Welcome Reality, but the wait is over for new Nero material with the release of the group’s new single “Satisfy.” The new track is a return to the dark electro of the trio’s first album, focusing on a more beat-driven approach than the atmospheric ambiance of ...

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Porter Robinson Unveils ‘worlds’ Release Date & New Single ‘Sad Machine’

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After months of label bidding wars, 10-hour teaser videos, and endlessly circulating rumors, Porter Robinson has finally revealed firm details of his upcoming worlds album with the announcement of its release date and the unveiling of his new single “Sad Machine.” Due out August 12 via ...

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Insomniac & Interscope Geffen A&M Launch Insomniac Records

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Insomniac is set to move beyond just festival planning in the future with the announcement of the launch of its new Insomniac Records label in partnership with Interscope Geffen A&M. The new venture aims to pair the 20-plus years of experience Insomniac has in dance music event production ...

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Sleepy & Boo Talk Marquee NY Residency with Ticket Giveaway

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Since Marquee New York’s reopening in January 2013, making plans for a Friday night has become much easier thanks to Sleepy & Boo. The DJ pair—comprised of husband and wife duo Mike and Begoña—has run the club’s Friday nights since the renovations, booking some of underground dance music’s ...

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American DJ Offers Motorized Zoom with New Inno Color Beams

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Both intense shafts of light and wide-reaching washouts are at a touch of button with American DJ’s Inno Color Beam Z7 and Inno Color Beam Z19, its newest pair of LED moving heads. The Inno Color Beam Z7 is the more compact option of the pair and features seven 10W quad-color Osram Ostar LEDs, ...

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deadmau5 Announces ‘while(1<2)’ Double Album Release Date

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deadmau5 is set to make his return next month with the release of his new album while(1<2), due out digitally on June 17 and physically on June 24 via mau5trap/Astralwerks Records. The new album—the Toronto producer’s first since 2012’s >album title goes here<—contains 25 tracks and ...

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Mat Zo & Kill The Noise Reveal First Kill The Zo Collaboration

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After kicking off their joint tour together this week, Mat Zo and Kill The Noise have released the aptly titled “Part 1,” their first collaboration as Kill The Zo. The track is a definite departure from the artists’ recent outputs, eschewing their current sounds for a distinctive drum & ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 5/9/2014

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It’s Friday, so it’s time to your fix of the week’s best free downloads! This week’s picks will get you moving and grooving from the beginning of the night through bedtime. We premiered their album The Drugs Are In Control back in March, but Designer Drugs are already back on the grind with ...

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Together Boston Preps for Week Long Celebration of Music, Art, & Tech

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Together Boston—a city wide celebration of music, art, and technology in Boston, MA—is set to run from May 11-18, and organizers have revealed the full schedule of the festival’s activities. The week long celebration’s music programming will feature two main stages—the Central Stage at the ...

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Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub Reveal EDC Week Event Lineup

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Insomniac and The Cosmopolitan’s Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub have revealed the full schedule of events taking place during EDC Week in Las Vegas, NV from June 16-23. Featuring a wide array of dance music’s biggest stars, the events surround the sold out Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas ...

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Bassnectar – ‘Now (Feat. Rye Rye)’

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Bassnectar’s unmistakable bass is set to make a return with the release of his new album next month, and fans have been treated to a taste of the album with a free download of “Now.” NVSB—due out June 24—promises 15 tracks, each “representing a distinct point of a very unique spectrum.” “Now” ...

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NYC VIP GIVEAWAY: Meet & Greet with The Cube Guys at Cielo NYC – May 16, 2014

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Italian DJ/production duo The Cube Guys are heading to New York City’s Cielo on May 16 for a full night of house music. Fresh off a high-profile guest mix for Tiësto’s Club Life radio series, the boys will show off their tech house flair during an extended set at the Meatpacking District ...

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Just Announced: Lil Jon “Keynote Q&A” at DJ Expo

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Atlantic City, N.J. – Hitmaking artist, DJ/producer and television personality Lil Jon will conduct a “Keynote Q&A” at DJ Expo on Tuesday, Aug. 12 at AC’s Trump Taj Mahal. Known for hip-hop chart-toppers like 2002’s “Get Low” (with the East Side Boyz) and the current trap hit “Turn Down for ...

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Yeah Boy’s Johnny Castro Talks Parachute Youth, Pharrell, & US Debut

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It’s impossible to get enough of Johnny Castro these days. The Australian singer/songwriter has just released his US debut Can’t Get Enough EP via Big Beat Records as Yeah Boy, showing off a marked departure from the alternative sounds of his former band Parachute Youth. The new identity ...

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Electric Zoo Announces Lineup for August Return

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After confirming its return to New York City’s Randall’s Island with enhanced security measures, Made Event’s Electric Zoo has revealed the first phase of its artist and stage lineup. The 50 acts announced will close out each night of the festival from August 29-31 across six stages. The East ...

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Movement Detroit Announces Stages and Schedule

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Movement Electronic Festival will take over Detroit, MI’s Hart Plaza in just a little over two weeks, and organizers have unveiled details of the event’s stages. Over 115 acts will descend upon the festival’s six stages from May 24-26, offering a diverse playground for underground music fans ...

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California’s Forever Never Land Announces First Phase Artist Lineup

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The inaugural edition of Forever Never Land will make its debut at California’s Avila Beach Golf Resort on September 13-14, offering the state’s only 21+ music and fun festival experience. While the headlining set comes courtesy of ska rock band Sublime, the festival will have no shortage of ...

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Monarchy – ‘Living Without You’

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London-based indie electro duo Monarchy is back with “Living Without You,” the pair’s first release since 2013’s “Disintegration” with burlesque star Dita Von Teese. “Living Without You” is brilliantly paced interstellar electro ballad, loaded with singalong choruses and a jubilant tone. ...

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Dawn Pro Audio Introduces Bluetooth-Equipped T-Series Loudspeakers

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Dawn Pro Audio has introduced the T-Series series, its new set of loudspeakers that allow for the use of streaming audio wirelessly through Bluetooth technology. The 200-watt T100BT and 100-watt T50BT tower speakers also interface with Dawn’s System Link technology, allowing users to play the ...

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Joris Voorn Kicks Off North American Tour with Ticket Giveaway

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DJ/producer Joris Voorn recently kicked off his extensive North American tour, which sees the Rejected label boss playing eleven dates over the month of May. With stops including Los Angeles’ Sound Nightclub and San Francisco’s Public Works, the tour will wrap up with a landmark appearance at ...

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VIP TABLE GIVEAWAY: Michael Woods at Pacha NYC – May 9, 2014

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Michael Woods is heading back to NYC this Friday for the second installment of his Pacha NY residency! Fresh off the release of his new single “Flash Hands,” the Diffused Records boss invites you to his set at Pacha. To make things even more exciting, DJ Times is giving away a VIP table (must ...

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3LAU – ‘Bank (Tiësto Bootleg)’

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It’s a good time to be a Tiësto fan. Following the announcement of his new studio album A Town Called Paradise last week, the Dutch DJ/producer has treated fans further with the release a new bootleg of 3LAU’s explosive “Bang.” 3LAU lays down a crushing electro corker primed for festival ...

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American DJ Offers Advanced Features with Fog Fury Fog Machines

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American DJ has opened up a world of cloudy possibilities for DJs with its new Fog Fury line of fog machines. The new machines have received a hefty set of usability and performance updates, including more reliable high performance piston-action pumps and a special heating element design that ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 5/2/2014

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May’s finally here, so start the new month off with a set of new music! Grab four free tracks from this week’s #FreePlayFriday. Paula Temple’s remix of Perera Elsewhere’s “Ebora” kicks off this week’s picks. Described as “Doom Folk meets Techno,” the track features Yoruban chants accompanied by ...

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Counterpoint 2014: Bass, Rain & Betty White

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Huge: Big Gigantic’s dropped a jazzy fusion of dubstep and saxophone. Rome, Ga. —In the fall of 2012, Counterpoint Music Festival made its debut a few minutes outside of Atlanta on the wide fields of Fairburn, Ga. Aiming to fill a Georgia festival void left in the wake of 2007’s Echo Project ...

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Red Bull Music Acadamy Festival Honors Larry Levan with NYC Street Party

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Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York kicked off its month-long series of parties, performances, lectures, and art installations today, and it plans to pay respect to DJ pioneer Larry Levan on May 11 with its Larry Levan Street Party. The party will shut down King Street between Varick and ...

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Paul Oakenfold Announces ‘Trance Mission’ Album Release

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Paul Oakenfold has announced the release of his Trance Mission album, a collection of covers of trance classics refitted with modern production sounds. Due out on June 20 via Armada Records and Oakenfold’s Perfecto Records, the new album includes reinterpretations twelve trance tracks Oakenfold ...

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Defected Plans 15th Anniversary Celebration in Los Angeles

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Defected’s heading to Hollywood to celebrate its 15year anniversary, touching down at Los Angeles, CA’s Avalon nightclub on May 17. The LA stop will include performances from Andrea Oliva, Agoria, and Oliver $ and represents the only US edition of the Defected 15 Event Tour, a series of 15 ...

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Nicole Moudaber Launches ‘In The MOOD’ Radio Show

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London-based DJ/producer Nicole Moudaber is hitting the airwaves with the launch of her weekly In The MOOD radio show. The program—which kicked off today—is an hour-long venture that will see the venerable DJ exploring a variety of styles including—but not limited to—techno. Moudaber aims to ...

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Native Instruments Adds Mixcloud Integration with Traktor DJ 1.4 Update

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Native Instruments is further streamlining portable DJing with the new 1.4 update for its Traktor DJ iPhone/iPad app.  The most notable addition is in-app Mixcloud integration, allowing users to share their sets directly to their Mixcloud profile without the need to manually export and upload ...

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VIP TICKET GIVEAWAY: Bob Sinclar at Pacha NYC – May 3, 2014

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Bob Sinclar is heading back to NYC this weekend for a night of house, babes, and debauchery! After being named the face of H&M’s summer campaign with his cover of Blondie’s classic “Heart of Glass” featuring supermodel Gisele, the Yellow Records label boss invites ...

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Tour Blog: Glitch Mob/Ana Sia (Entry 8)

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How the West Was Won… Now on to Canada! Salt Lake City – The “Love Death Immortality Tour” relaunched in Denver for two consecutive nights at the Fillmore—the second of which sold out and we all got trophies! The first night had support from Grenier and Salva, the second night from Penthouse ...

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Timo Maas Kicks off North American Tour Ahead of New Compilation

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Germany’s Timo Maas is embarking on his Crossing Wires North American Tour ahead of the release of his Crossing Wires 002 compilation. The North American tour will include stops at Miami, FL’s Trade, Denver, CO’s Vinyl, and Washington, DC’s Public Bar before wrapping up at New York City’s ...

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Simon Cowell & SFX Announce Ultimate DJ Television Competition

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EDM is headed to a television near you soon, as SFX has partnered with Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment and T-Mobile to launch the upcoming Ultimate DJ series. SFX—the world’s largest producer of electronic music events and digital content—and Syco Entertainment have worked in tandem to create ...

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Chauvet Nexus Shines at Coachella

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Following a successful last-minute switch to them for Lady Gaga’s South By Southwest performance in Austin, TX, Chauvet’s Nexus lighting panels once again proved their versatility during Indio Valley, CA’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival earlier this month. The Coachella’s massive ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 4/25/2014

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The bass is heavy this #FreePlayFriday, which is loaded with four tracks sure to satisfy anyone wanting to give their subwoofer a workout. Flosstradamus celebrated their favorite holiday on 4/20 this past week by passing the Wake & Bake EP to fans for free. The package is packed with trill ...

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Tiësto Announces ‘A Town Called Paradise’ Album with ‘Wasted’ Video

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It’s going to be a huge summer for Tiësto, whose announced the release of his new artist album A Town Called Paradise , due out June 16 via Musical Freedom & Casablanca Records. The album features his smash single “Red Lights” as well as a set of high-profile collaborations from the both ...

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Nervo Announce ‘Inspired’ Ministry of Sound Mix Compilation

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After launching its Inspired series of mix compilations—exploring artists’ musical upbringing—earlier this year with Tommy Trash, Ministry of Sound have announced the second installment will be curated by Australia’s Nervo. The compilation—Nervo’s first full-length mix release—sees the pair ...

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Capital Cities – ‘Safe & Sound (Markus Schulz vs. Grube & Hovsepian Remix)’

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It was near impossible to escape Capital Cities infectious hit “Safe & Sound” last year, but Markus Schulz has breathed new life into the track with a remix with Grube & Hovsepian. The remix is the first release from the America’s Best DJ 2012 winner since Scream 2 earlier this year, ...

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TomorrowWorld Releases First Lineup Announcement

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Atlanta, GA’s TomorrowWorld is set to return for its second year from September 26-28, and the impending madness has become tangible with the festival’s first lineup announcement. This year’s headliners include a mix of returns and debuts, with Diplo, Nicky Romero, and Tiesto making repeat ...

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Alex Metric – ‘Hope’ EP

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Hot on the heels of his debut as a half of The Alexanders with Yuksek, the ever-eclectic Alex Metric has released Hope, a genre-straddling three-track EP that explores the past through a futuristic lens. Though it’s a brief jaunt, the UK producer shows off his production chops by delving into a ...

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John Digweed Announces ‘Live in Miami’ Live Mix Compilation

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John Digweed’s finishing up his aural postcard from Miami Music Week 2014 with the announcement of Live In Miami, the fifth installment of his live mix series. Recorded at his last night at Downtown Miami’s intimate Vagabond Nightclub, the compilation features 37 tracks and nearly four hours of ...

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WATCH: Diddy & Guy Gerber Talk ’11 11′ Album at IMS Engage

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Diddy and Guy Gerber’s long-rumored 11 11 collaboration album made its first official appearance last month at during Miami Music Week at the Red Bull Guest House, but the public finally got its first taste of the album during the pair’s In Conversation With panel at Los Angeles’ IMS Engage. ...

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PREMIERE: Leisure Cruise – ‘Double Digit Love (Dirty Vegas Remix)’

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Dirty Vegas have delivered the soundtrack to your next sandcastle disco with their remix of Leisure Cruise’s “Double Digit Love,” exclusively premiering here at DJ Times. Dirty Vegas, who recently delivered a guest mix for our inaugural episode of DJ Times Nexus Radio, add a danceable groove to ...

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Serato Announces Serato DJ 1.6.2 & DJ Intro 1.2 Updates

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Serato has released the latest updates for Serato DJ and Serato DJ Intro, offering users expanded hardware choices and technical fixes. Serato DJ 1.6.2 is now available for Serato DJ users (and as a free upgrade to all supported Pro Hardware and Scratch Live users) and adds compatibility with ...

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Tourist – ‘Patterns (feat. Lianne La Havas)’

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UK’s Tourist is showing off his new Patterns EP with the premiere of the titular track. A wistful garage-influenced tune, “Patterns” is a slice of subdued euphoria. Lianne La Havas’ soulful vocals truly shine, and the backing of a rousing choir gives the track a gospel-tinged vibe. Between the ...

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Electric Zoo Returning to New York City This August; Tickets on Sale Next Week

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Made Events has confirmed the return of Electric Zoo to New York City’s Randall’s Island this Labor Day Weekend from August 29-31. This announcement comes following a public discourse about the safety of the event, which had its final day cancelled last year following the death of an attendee. ...

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Aruba’s Electric Festival Expands to Five Days

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Following its successful debut last year, Aruba’s Electric Festival is expanding to five days for its second installment taking place September 3-7. Last year’s inaugural event brought out over 15,000 attendees—both Aruban and international—during its three days and featured a lineup that ...

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Hans Zimmer to Produce Tomorrowland Anthem

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Legendary film composer Hans Zimmer has been tapped to create a classical hymn to commemorate and premiere during the 10th anniversary edition of Belgium’s Tomorrowland festival this July. The composer—known for his film scores including Inception, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Da Vinci Code ...

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Pretty Lights Announces Two-Night Stand at Red Rocks

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Pretty Lights is returning to Morrison, CO’s Red Rocks Amphitheater for a two-night stand at the legendary venue on August 8 & 9. These shows will mark the fifth-consecutive year the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee has headlined Red Rocks, and this year’s show will see the producer joined ...

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Coldplay – ‘Midnight (Giorgio Moroder Remix)’

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With the album’s release less than a month away, Coldplay is preparing for Ghost Stories with the help of Giorgio Moroder, who has remixed the band’s recent Jon Hopkins-produced single “Midnight.” Clocking in at nearly nine minutes, Moroder’s remix is a certifiable synth epic, taking the ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 4/18/2014

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It’s never a bad time to stack your decks, so grab our picks of the week’s best free tracks for #FreePlayFriday! Gareth Emery just released his sophomore artist album Drive, but he’s already giving fans more material with “Isolate.” Inspired by the DJ/producer’s trek through super-remote ...

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Chauvet DJ Announces Ultra-Compact EZMin Lasers

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Chauvet DJ is putting eye-popping laser light in the palm of your hand with the announcement of the new EZMin Laser FX and RBX. The new units are ultra-compact and battery-operated, allowing for extreme portability by eliminating the necessity of power cords. Each unit can run up to six hours ...

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Outkast – ‘Bombs Over Baghdad (David Starfire Remix)’

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Outkast made headlines last week with its much-anticipated reunion at California’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, and David Starfire is prepping fans for the pair’s repeat appearance this weekend at the festival with his remix of 2000 hit “Bombs Over Baghdad.” The Los Angeles ...

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Chvrches – ‘We Sink (The Range Remix)’

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Chvrches made a big splash last year with the release of the band’s debut The Bones of What You Believe, and the band has just revealed The Range’s radical reinvention of album track “We Sink.” For the mix, The Range delivers a chilled-out ambience that slowly builds, highlighting the delicate ...

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11-Year-Old DJ Young 1 to Perform at The White House

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Not many people can say they’ve performed at the White House, but Stanton’s DJ Young 1 will have accomplished the feat before her 11th birthday. The young DJ will perform as part of the 136th Annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Sunday, April 21 as part of this year’s “Hop Into Healthy, Swing ...

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Brazil’s Music On Board Cruise to Sail from US for First Time

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Brazil’s premier floating music festival Music On Board is making its way to the US for the first time, setting sail from Fort Lauderdale, FL this November. The cruise will make its maiden US voyage from Port Everglades from November 21-24, promising three days of world class DJs and production ...

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Seven Lions Announces ‘Worlds Apart’ EP

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Seven Lions is currently in the midst of his Worlds Apart World Tour, and the Californian DJ/producer has revealed an EP of the same name, due out on April 29 on Casablanca Records. Led by “Strangers,” his hit collaboration with Myon & Shane 54 and Tove Lo, the EP fuses ethereal progressive ...

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Ultra Europe Announces Stacked Phase Two Lineup

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Ultra Europe returns to the stunning Croatian coast at Split’s Poljud Stadium from July 11-13, and the countdown is growing shorter with the announcement of the second phase of the festival’s lineup. Among the Phase Two are Knife Party, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Danny Avila, Marco ...

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Beatport Releases Beatport Pro Music Management System

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DJs can be an obsessive bunch when it comes to track organization, and Beatport’s new Beatport Pro system aims to revolutionize music management. Tailoring its music organization tools just for DJs, Beatport Pro offers a laundry list of features that have been unavailable to users until now. ...

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Swedish House Mafia ‘Leave The World Behind’ in New Documentary

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With Swedish House Mafia’s breakup having first been announced in 2012, it’s bound to seem a bit odd that the group is still releasing well into 2014 with its new Leave The World Behind documentary. Chronicling the group’s One Last Tour, the film pulls back the curtain, giving fans an ...

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INDUSTRY: inMusic Acquires Denon DJ, Denon Professional, & Marantz Professional

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inMusic has announced the addition of three of D&M Holdings’ product brands—Denon Professional, Marantz Professional, and Denon DJ—to its existing company umbrella. The new brands join inMusic’s existing family of brands, which includes Akai Professional, Alesis, Alto Professional, ION ...

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GRiZ Brings Power in Numbers Tour to Florida

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GRiZ is bringing his unique brand of electro-funk to the Sunshine State this month with the arrival of his Power in Numbers tour in Florida. The young producer–whose remix of Lettuce’s “Slippin’ Into Darkness” was featured as part of a recent #FreePlayFriday—will be hitting venues across the ...

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Above & Beyond’s 100th Group Therapy Episode Set for Madison Square Garden

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Following Above & Beyond’s sold-out 50th Group Therapy show last year at London’s Alexandra Palace, the trio has its sights set on another milestone with the announcement that its 100th episode will be broadcasted on October 18 live from New York City’s Madison Square Garden. This feat will ...

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Disclosure & Friend Within – ‘The Mechanism’

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Disclosure continues to surprise fans with “The Mechanism,” a new collaboration with Friend Within. The track seemingly features the same speaker from the duo’s gospel-garage smash “When A Fire Starts to Burn,” this time pairing rousing motivational quotes with booming sub-bass zaps. With ...

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Mysteryland USA Calls on Artists for Sustainable Design Challenge

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With just weeks to go until it makes its US debut in Upstate New York’s Bethel Woods during Memorial Day weekend, Mysteryland is calling upon creative minds for its first ever Sustainable Design Challenge. Producers of the event have partnered with the MATTE creative agency to find artists to ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 4/11/2014

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It’s beginning to feel a lot like spring, so pad your libraries with some fresh tunes for the low price of free. This week’s picks include five tracks spanning from future trap to sunny house, so get your fill from #FreePlayFriday. Between the smoky vocals and killer grooves Anabel Englund’s ...

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Slum Village – ‘Fall In Love (Moody Good Remix)’

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OWSLA has a new secret weapon its hands in the form of Moody Good and his remix of Slum Village’s “Fall In Love.” The UK producer takes Slum Village’s underground rap cut and gives it a complete future bass makeover with glacial chimes and buzzing bass squelches. Despite its brash dubstep ...

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ADJ Releases Event Bar Q4

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American DJ’s Event Bar DMX has evolved with the multi-color Event Bar Q4, the brand’s new versatile four-head fixture offering users the freedom of both static and active lighting. By adding RGB LEDs to the Event Bar DMX’s whites, the new Q4 features quad-color lighting across its four ...

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Sharam – ‘Tripi’

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One of Miami Music Week’s biggest events last month was Sharam and Dubfire’s reunion as Deep Dish, giving fans an Ice Palace takeover that provided hours of pulsing tunes, including Sharam’s new solo single “Tripi.” It’s a riotous house thumper, with rolling bass and slight acid influences ...

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Pete Tong Announces All Gone to Sea with Calvin Harris, Steve Angello, & More

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It’s All Gone Pete Tong with the announcement of All Gone to Sea, a four-day music cruise setting sail from Miami on November 6. Set to feature headlining performances from Calvin Harris, Steve Angello, and Pete Tong himself, All Gone to Sea’s lineup is slated to feature 40 acts in total spread ...

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Arriba Cases Moves to New California Headquarters

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Premium DJ case and bag manufacturer Arriba Cases has moved to a larger headquarters in City of Industry, CA. With varied product offerings including its AC Series for mobile lighting gear, AS Series for audio equipment, and AL Series for DJ accessories existing alongside its Truss, Stackable ...

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Keep Ultra Music Festival in Miami–Sign the Petition

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In response to City of Miami officials calling to remove Ultra Music Festival from the city following a gate-trampling incident involving a security guard, a new petition posted on Change.org urges official to keep the festival in its home of 16 years. Citing the festival’s low number of annual ...

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Giorgio Moroder & Pete Tong Announced for IMS Engage

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This year’s International Music Summit Engage is set to take place at Los Angeles, CA’s W Hotel Hollywood on April 16, and organizers have just announced the addition of Pete Tong and Giorgio Moroder to the event’s In Conversation With panel programming. The summit—which originated in Ibiza in ...

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Mad Decent Block Party 2014 Lineup Unveiled

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Following last week’s announcement of the Mad Decent Block Party’s expansion to 22 dates, the full lineup for the summer event series have been revealed. Label favorites Diplo, RL Grime, and Riff Raff are amongst the list of announced acts, which also includes Dillon Francis, GTA, and DJ Snake. ...

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Kaskade Announces 2014 Summer Lovin’ Residency at Marquee Las Vegas

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Fresh off a massive Miami Music Week that included a Redux show and Main Stage performance at Ultra Music Festival, Kaskade has revealed plans to return to Marquee Las Vegas’ Nightclub and Dayclub at the Cosmopolitan this May for his Summer Lovin’ residency. Kicking off on May 3, Summer Lovin’ ...

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BT Launches MUSE App for Leap Motion Controller

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Throughout his career, BT has continually explored the meeting between music and technology, and he’s aiming to further his pursuit of new sounds with his MUSE app for the Leap Motion controller, available now. Partnering with Berklee College of Music’s Dr. Richard Boulanger for the creation of ...

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DJ Times Nexus Radio – Episode 001: Mixed by Dirty Vegas

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DJ Times is proud to announce the launch of our brand new Nexus Radio series featuring a guest mix from London’s own Dirty Vegas. For the inaugural episode, the Dirty Vegas boys deliver an hour-long oasis of shimmering nu-disco and laid back vibes, kicking off with an extended mix of their ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 4/4/2014

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We’re back from our week in Miami for Winter Music Conference, and we’re hooking you up with five free tracks for your weekend. Pete Tong is teasing his mysterious All Gone To Sea with “Where’s The Music Gone,” available now to those who sign up for the project’s mailing list. The track is ...

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Chauvet’s NEXUS Delivers Last Minute SXSW Lighting for Lady Gaga

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Lady Gaga’s vomit-filled performance at Austin, TX’s South By Southwest festival on March 13 generated a cavalcade of headlines, but behind-the-scenes, an eleventh-hour venue switch left stage production scrambling until the decision to use Chauvet Professional’s NEXUS saved the day. The singer ...

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Mad Decent Block Party Announces 22-Date Summer Tour

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2014 is proving to be a landmark year for Mad Decent with the just-revealed expansion of the label’s popular Mad Decent Block Party series accompanying February’s announcement of the inaugural Mad Decent Boat Party. This summer’s Block Party series marks the seventh year of the popular event, ...

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ADJ Introduces Flashback 4 Panel Lighting Fixture

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American DJ has fused the old school and new school with the Flashback 4, a modern twist on the classic Boarder Can lighting effect. Shipped in sets of two, the Flashback has received a unique makeover from ADJ with the addition of four clusters of vibrant LEDs to the panels: one green, one ...

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Korg Launches Micro Masterpiece Contest

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Korg has launched the Micro Masterpiece Contest, offering Korg users the chance to win their pick of a MS-20 mini, RK-100S, or the complete Volca trio. To enter, US residents can create a video performance consisting solely of sounds from their MicroKorg, MicroKorgXL, and MicroKorgXL+ as well ...

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Movement Detroit Announces Full Lineup

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Next month’s Movement Detroit Festival is scheduled to take over Hart Plaza from May 24-26, and the third and final phase of the artist lineup has been revealed. Detroit’s legendary techno collective Underground Resistance will headline the Memorial Day weekend festival for the first time with ...

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Adventure Club & David Solano – ‘Unleash (Life in Color Anthem 2014)’

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Adventure Club has teamed up with David Solano for “Unleash,” this year’s official anthem for traveling paint party Life in Color. Featuring the vocals of Zak Waters, the track is a progressive house romp with a euphoric topline and light guitar elements. Following the track’s full-length ...

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Miami Diary, Pt. 2: Beats, Late Nights & a New Tattoo

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Groovin’: Jamie Jones (right) & Art Department’s Kenny Glasgow. Credit: Ian Witlen/Red Bull Content PoolMiami Beach, Fla. — It was the most wonderful time of the year: Miami Music Week! Running concurrently with both the Winter Music Conference and Ultra Music Festival this past week, all ...

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Carl Craig Bringing ‘Somewhere In…’ Residency to New York

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Verboten launched its eponymous venue last month with a stacked roster of talent, and the trend is set to continue with the news of Carl Craig bringing his Somewhere In… residency to the Brooklyn location beginning on April 12. With accompaniment including Martin Buttrich, Kenny Larkin, and ...

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29th Annual International Dance Music Award Winners Announced

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The dust is still settling from Miami Music Week, and the winners of the 29th Annual International Dance Music Awards have been named at the Winter Music Conference. Recognizing and honoring acheivements across 57 categories—from artist and music to clubs and technology—and voted on by more ...

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Moogfest Giveaway Winner Announced ahead of Fest’s Spring Launch

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Congrats to Lovey Cooper of Boone, NC for winning a pair of General Admission passes to Asheville, NC’s Moogfest festival from our giveaway last week! She and one friend will get the chance to see and hear all of the festival’s eclectic offerings this month from April 23-27. Originally taking ...

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WATCH: Skrillex – ‘Ragga Bomb’ Music Video

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Following his live debut as part of Jack U with Diplo this past weekend at Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, Skrillex has debuted the video for “Ragga Bomb.” The new single is taken from Recess, his surprise album released last month, and features The Ragga Twins. The video is a chaotic cocktail of ...

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Frankie Knuckles Passes Away at 59

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Influential Chicago DJ/producer Frankie Knuckles passed away today at 59, leaving behind a storied legacy as The Godfather of House Music. Specific details have yet to be released, but the story was originally reported by 5 Magazine with other DJs close to Knuckles confirming his passing via ...

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Tour Blog: Glitch Mob/Ana Sia (Entry 6)

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The Big Easy & Beyond… Sorry for the lag, readers, but my phone got smashed into a million pieces during the course of a lon-n-n-n-ng night into early morning of hijinks following the super-fun Buku Music & Arts Festival in New Orleans. I DJed on a boat docked right in the middle of the ...

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V-Moda Adds XS to M-Class Headphone Series

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V-Moda has added on to its popular M-Class series of headphones with the XS, a pair designed to offer the ultimate comfort and ergonomic fit. Aiming to ‘mind the gap’ by minimizing the space between the headband and the user’s head, the XS delivers a superior, more comfortable featuring high ...

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Tour Blog: Glitch Mob/Ana Sia (Entry 5)

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Chopping Our Way Down South… Hiiiiii! Damn, the shows this week have been crazy! On our dip Down South, we stopped in Nashville, Memphis and Atlanta. And looking back on these past three shows, Ed Ma (aka edIT) of the Glitch Mob couldn’t help himself: “Amazing towns, amazing vibes, ...

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ADJ Offering Free Virtual DJ 8 Clinics

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American DJ and American Audio have announced a pair of free clinics offering a hand-on look at the new Virtual DJ 8 software in Los Angeles and Miami. Official Virtual DJ trainers will be on-hand to provide a comprehensive how to guide for the new software, including exclusive details and new ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 3/21/2014

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With just days to go until Miami Music Week and Ultra Music Festival, you’re bound to be in need of some fresh tracks for your sets and parties. Grab five tracks for the low, low price of free from this pre-Miami #FreePlayFriday. Fresh off the release of the pair’s Comfortable EP last month, ...

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PREMIERE: Carl Kennedy & Joel Edwards – ‘Like An Angel’

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London-born and New York-based DJ/producer Carl Kennedy is heading into spring with guns blazing with the release of his new single “Like An Angel,” premiering today exclusively here at DJ Times Magazine. After opening with rapid-fire drums, “Like An Angel” builds with reverbed guitar slings ...

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Ableton University Tour Brings Ableton Demonstrations to Campuses

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Ableton is hitting the road during April and May for the Ableton University Tour, a series of free events showcasing Ableton Live 9 software and Ableton Push hardware to students pursuing higher education at colleges around the world. Ableton Certified Trainers and artists will be on hand to ...

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Sennheiser Launches Remix The Legends Contest with New HD Line Release

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German manufacturer Sennheiser has launched the Remix The Legends contest to celebrate the release of its new HD line of DJ and mixing headphones. To do this, the company has enlisted the help of Bob Sinclar, Luciano, and DJ Fly for the contest, who each have provided a track for contestants to ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Tommy Trash’s Get Trashed @ Set Miami on 3/27

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Tommy Trash just released the inaugural edition of Ministry of Sound’s Inspired mix compilation series, and there’s no better way to commemorate the occasion than with a massive Get Trashed blowout at Miami Beach’s Set Nightclub during Miami Music Week on March 27. DJ Times is giving away a ...

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Red Bull Guest House Releases Complete Miami Party Lineups

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The Red Bull Guest House sets up shop for Miami Music Week from March 27-30, and the complete lineups of Rooftop Pool showcases have been revealed. Daytime label showcases from Hot Creations, OWSLA, Mad Decent, and A Club Called Rhonda will join the recently announced late night Breakfast Club ...

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Martin Garrix: Studio Animal

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Apparently, age is simply just a number for Martin Garrix. With a U.K. chart-topper and two Beatport No.1’s under his belt before his 18th birthday, the Dutch DJ/producer entered 2014 on the heels of a prolonged hot streak. After the mega-success of “Animals,” one of 2013’s biggest festival ...

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SiriusXM Celebrates 10 Years of Ultra Music Festival Coverage with UMF Takeover

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Ultra Music Festival takes over Miami’s Bayfront Park from March 28-30, and SiriusXM’s Electric Area station has announced the launch of UMF Radio, a limited-run channel celebrating its 10 years of festival coverage. Launching on Friday, March 21 at 12 PM EST, the 24/7 commercial-free channel ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: 2 Passes to Moogfest – Asheville, NC

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Moogfest returns for an expanded five-day event from April 23-27, and DJ Times is giving away a pair of General Admission passes to the Asheville festival. One lucky winner and a friend will have access to the week’s daytime conference and nighttime music conference, which includes performances ...

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RPM Returns to Miami Music Week with Seven Parties

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RPM is returning to Miami Music Week with a star-studded set of seven parties spread over five days. The series kicks off Wednesday, March 26 with the Kings of Ace pool party at the Shelborne, Afrojack and Martin Garrix headline a stacked lineup that includes Bassjackers, Sidney Samson, and ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: VIVa Warriors Miami: Steve Lawler & Friends

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Steve Lawler’s bringing his VIVa Warriors party back to Miami Beach’s The National Hotel on Wednesday, March 26, and DJ Times is giving away a pair of tickets for the Winter Music Conference pool party. One lucky winner and a friend will get a chance to see performances from Matthias Tanxmann, ...

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Electric Forest Announces Lineup Details

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Electric Forest is set to make its fourth appearance at Rothbury, Michigan’s Double JJ Ranch on June 26-29, and the music festival promises a unique experience in its Sherwood Forest for both new and returning attendees. Amidst the art installations, themed environments, and passionate campers, ...

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Josh Wink, Joris Voorn Lead Ovum 20th Anniversary Miami Celebration

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Ovum Recordings is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and founder Josh Wink is planning a massive Miami Music Week label showcase at Treehouse on March 27 to commemorate the occasion. With a second room hosted by label Black Butter Records and performances from Joris Voorn, Steve Bug, ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 3/14/2014

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Spring is just about here, but the longer days don’t signal that your nights out have to be any less fun. Snag our five free tracks for #FreePlayFriday to pump up your weekend party playlists. Shadow Child’s VIP mix of Daughter’s moody cover of “Get Lucky” by Daft Punk kicks off this week’s set ...

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Camp Bisco Announces 2014 Hiatus

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The Disco Biscuits and MCP Presents have announced that Camp Bisco will be skipping 2014 and returning next year. The popular electronic/rock music festival—and tour stop on 2013’s America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times—has been a long-running Upstate New York ...

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HARMAN’s Martin Professional Introduces Two New RUSH LED Light Fixtures

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HARMIN’s Martin Professional is expanding its RUSH by Martin line of DJ effects with the new RUSH MH5 Profile and RUSH DC 1 Aqua LED fixtures. Providing high-performance at cost-efficient prices, both models offer bright LED lighting and a variety of features. The RUSH MH5 offers a moving head ...

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WATCH: DJ Snake & Lil Jon – ‘Turn Down for What’

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If you’ve stepped foot in any club over the past few months, chances are you’ve heard DJ Snake and Lil Jon’s crossover smash “Turn Down For What,” and the song’s new video aims to convey the extreme reactions that its drop elicits. The NSFW video shows off a chain reaction of pelvic thrusts, ...

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Moby, Wolfgang Gartner Talk Music as Medicine in New Film Kickstarter

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A new Kickstarter campaign is raising funds to finish production on Before We Were Kings, a star-studded documentary aimed at showcasing the power of music as medicine through the lens of someone overcoming social anxiety with DJing. Featuring interviews with Moby, Wolfgang Gartner, Sander ...

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Pioneer DJ Teases Secret Turntable Project at MusikMesse 2014

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It appears that Pioneer DJ may be entering the world of turntables soon, based on photos of a prototype taken at the MusikMesse music fair going on in Frankfurt, Germany, thru Saturday. Very little information is available besides what can be seen in the photo above (taken at Pioneer’s booth), ...

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Danny Tenaglia, Joseph Capriati, & Joris Voorn Set Sail for Found at Sea Miami

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Magnetic Grooves is promising an unforgettable boat party during Miami Music Week with Found at Sea: an exclusive sunset cruise featuring performances from Danny Tenaglia, Joris Voorn, and Joseph Capriati. Set aboard the Biscayne Lady Yacht, the cruise will depart on March 26 at 3 PM sharp and ...

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Carl Craig, Hot Since 82 Join Deep Dish Miami Reunion Lineup

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Last month, Sharam and Dubfire announced a reunion of their legendary house duo Deep Dish, and the pair has revealed the full details and lineup of its Miami Music Week party on March 29. Taking place at Miami’s Ice Palace Studios, the night promises a dark, sexy house all night long, with sets ...

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Verboten Readies Grand Opening of Williamsburg Event Venue

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Verboten has maintained a foothold on Brooklyn clubbing events for years, and the company is now set to open its long-awaited eponymous venue this weekend in Williamsburg. The new 750-person capacity venue is a 10,000 square foot former metal manufacturing warehouse equipped with a ...

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Red Bull Music Academy Festival NY Reveals Event & Lineup Details

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The Red Bull Music Academy Festival is set to make its New York City debut this May with a series of live performances, lectures, and art installations, and organizers have now unveiled the complete lineup and event itinerary. The month-long series will consist of 15 public events taking place ...

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Akai Expands APC Controller Line with Three New Models

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Akai fans are in luck today with the company’s announcement of three new additions to its APC controller line. The reimagined APC40 MKII again provides seamless Ableton Live hands-on control complete with visual feedback, equipped with a 5×8 clip-launch matrix, 8 channel faders, 1 master ...

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Skrillex Premieres Entire Debut Album Recess Ahead of Surprise Release

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Skrillex dropped both the bass and a bomb yesterday with the surprise announcement and full streaming premiere of his debut album Recess, due out next week on March 18. The album was premiered through Skrillex’s mysterious Alien Ride app, a retro 8-bit arcade game featuring a countdown that ...

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ALBUM PREMIERE: Designer Drugs – The Drugs Are In Control

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Designer Drugs made a big splash with their 2011 electro-punk debut Hardcore/Softcore, and New York City’s most addictive duo is back with the follow-up The Drugs Are In Control, exclusively premiering today here at DJ Times. While their debut was anything but subdued, the pair’s latest release ...

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Steve Angello Celebrates Size Records #Decade with Free Catalog Download

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Steve Angello is kicking off #Decade, a month-long celebration of the ten year anniversary of Size Records, with a Google Play partnership giving away the label’s entire catalog for free. Beginning today, fans can visit Decade.Size.net to access the links to the free tracks in the Google Play ...

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Red Bull Guest House Announces Breakfast Club Parties

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The Red Bull Guest House will touch down for a second year at the Gale South Beach during Miami Music Week later this month, and the lineups for the Breakfast Club set of events have been announced. The late-night festivities kick off at 2:30 AM on Friday, March 28 with a M-nus Records party ...

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Novation Announces Launchpad S Control Pack

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Novation is set on simplifying getting started with Ableton Live production and performance with the new Launchpad S Control Pack, out soon. Packed with the 64-button Launchpad S controller as well as the Launch Control, the Launchpad S Control Pack provides everything users need to start ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 3/7/2014

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Friday has arrived, and with it comes five free tracks perfect to kick off your weekend. This week’s picks are a raucous set of hard-edged dance bombs that are primed for any raging party or club you may be hitting. Young hotshot Martin Garrix is thanking fans for the past year of support by ...

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ID&T Unveils Debut Mysteryland USA Lineup

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Mysteryland is set to make its US debut on Memorial Day weekend on May 25 and 26 at the legendary site of the original Woodstock festival in Bethel Woods, NY, and ID&T has finally revealed its artist and stage lineups. Steve Aoki and Kaskade will headline the fest on Saturday and Sunday, ...

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Insomniac Releases Lineup for Electric Daisy Carnival New York

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Electric Daisy Carnival New York returns to the MetLife Stadium this Memorial Day weekend, and Insomniac has revealed the artist lineup for the two-day event. Dance heavyweights Calvin Harris, Tiesto, Afrojack, and Hardwell are joined by a wildly eclectic set of acts totaling 63 artists playing ...

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Laurent Garnier Announces North American Tour

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French DJ/producer Lauren Garnier has a busy Spring ahead of him with a pair of new releases and an upcoming North American tour this April. On March 24, Garnier is set to release the A13, the second in a series of a three EPs showcasing various sides of the legendary producer’s sound. The ...

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Pioneer DJ Unveils Two Inner-Ear Headphone Offerings

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Pioneer DJ has announced the DJE-2000 and DJE-1500, two pairs of inner-ear headphones aimed for DJs on the go. Emphasizing on the mid and high frequencies critical to DJs, the headphones are ideal for both leisure and music preparation use on portable devices. Both models have been designed for ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Julio Bashmore & Huxley @ Output Brooklyn

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Julio Bashmore and Huxley are taking over Input at Brooklyn’s Output Club on March 13, and DJ Times has partnered with the club to give away two pairs of tickets to the show. Enter via the widget below by 12PM on March 12. Winners will be notified via email, and announced on this post. ...

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Just Blaze & Baauer ft. Jay Z – “Higher (Modern Machines Remix)”

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Modern Machines have been on the rise over the past year, with a string of remixes of 2013’s biggest dance tracks carving out a unique sonic identity for the New York DJ/production duo. This time, the pair is showcasing their house chops by taking on “Higher,” Just Blaze and Baauer’s ...

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Holy Ship!!! Reveals Pre-booking Details & Recap Video

Holy Ship!!! made its third annual voyage this past January, and Hard Events is prepping for its dual cruises in 2015 with the reveal of this year’s recap video and pre-booking details. The new recap video shows off the highlights of January’s event, including the onboard performances, private ...

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ADJ Launches #myofficetonight Photo Contest

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American DJ wants you to show off your latest gig with the launch of the company’s #myofficetonight photo contest. Entrants are tasked with submitting photos that showcase their night out DJing from their perspective, which can include their equipment setup, the crowd dancing, a selfie behind ...

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Porter Robinson – ‘Sea of Voices’

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Porter Robinson has partially pulled back the curtain on his mysterious album Worlds, finally giving fans a taster of the album with his lush new single “Sea of Voices.” The track marks a radical sonic makeover for the young DJ/producer, ditching any semblance of a club chasing for an emotive ...

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#MixMonday – Let’s Be Friends: Friends With Benefits Podcast Episode 2

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#MixMonday is getting its dial turned up to 11 this week courtesy of UK electro duo Let’s Be Friends’ hard-hitting episode of their Friends With Benefits podcast. We recently featured the duo’s explosive remix of Gwen Stefani’s hit “What You Waiting For?” as part of #FreePlayFriday, and the new ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Juicy Beach Miami @ Nikki Beach on March 27

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Juicy Beach returns to Miami Music Week in just a few short weeks, and DJ Times is partnering with Robbie Rivera to give away a pair of tickets to the seminal beach bash. One lucky winner and a friend will get to see performances from Robbie Rivera, EDX, Funkagenda, Sick Individuals, Henry ...

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Moogfest Adds Nile Rodgers, Janelle Monae, & More to Daytime Lineup

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Asheville’s Moogfest will debut its expanded five-day festival on April 23, and organizers have announced further additions to both the daytime and nighttime programming. The daytime program for the festival has been revealed, and includes a series of panels and workshops from an eclectic mix ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 2/28/2014

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With just weeks to go until Miami Music Week and the true start of festival season, now might be the time to begin pinching some pennies. Luckily, today’s #FreePlayFriday picks will refresh your playlists while still keeping your wallet fat. Illangelo leads this week’s picks with “What The ...

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VICE Launches Music Choice’s Weekend Takeover DJ Residency

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Cable TV music channel Music Choice has tapped VICE to launch its Weekend Takeover DJ Residency. Beginning March 1, the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee will seize the airwaves of the Music Choice Dance/EDM channel every Saturday from 8 PM to midnight EST to deliver a four-hour mix. While ...

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Style of Eye – ‘Kids (Maarcos ‘Carnival’ Remix)’

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Style of Eye unleashed “Kids,” his electro house ode to hipsters, in December, and Australian DJ/producer Maarcos has released his remix of the track, out now via Ultra Records and Sony. In his Carnival remix of the song, Maarcos replaces the swirling build of the original track with dramatic ...

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Steve Angello Announces #Decade Miami Lineup

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Steve Angello is celebrating the tenth birthday of Size Records next month with his #Decade event during Miami Music Week. Taking place at the RC Cola Plant on Thursday, March 27, the event’s lineup showcases both the label’s friends and its own roster, including AN21 & Max Vangeli, Thomas ...

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Seven Lions Announces Worlds Apart Tour

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Currently riding high on the success of his dance smash “Strangers” with Myon & Shane 54 and Tove Lo, Seven Lions has announced plans to hit the road this spring for his Worlds Apart North American tour. The America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee will kick off the tour at Santa Barbara, ...

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Dirty Vegas Readies Let The Night EP Release

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Dirty Vegas is readying the release of Let The Night, the group’s new EP due out March 18 on Young & Vicious. The EP—the group’s sixth official release and first since their 2011 comeback album Electric Love—features four new tracks, as well as remixes from Vanilla Ace and Betoko. The ...

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Steve Aoki Charitable Fund Raises $65,000 from Aokify America Tour

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Steve Aoki and his fans partied with a purpose on last year’s Aokify America tour, as the Steve Aoki Charitable Fund has announced a donation of over $65,000 to four health and research organizations. Aoki gave a dollar from every ticket sold to the Brain Preservation Foundation, University of ...

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ADJ Vizi Roller Beam 2R Now Available

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American DJ has released the Vizi Roller Beam 2R, giving club owners a new to step up their lightshow with a groundbreaking 360-degree rotation. Featuring a spinning conical-shaped barrel, the Vizi Roller Beam 2R fills the room with beams in every direction. The barrel is also equipped with a ...

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2014 DMC Online DJ Battle Begins – Enter Now

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The fourth annual DMC Online DJ Battle has begun, allowing DJs across the world to digitally face off for the chance to win an expenses-paid trip to London to compete in the 2014 DMC World DJ Championships. Established In 2011, the Online DJ Battle tasks contestants with submitting a two-minute ...

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One Direction – ‘Story of My Life (Sevag Area-201 Remix)’ [Exclusive Premiere]

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Beginning as a full-time financial worker, Sevag left the 9-to-5 world and has become one of the tri-state area’s hottest up-and-coming DJ/producers with a string of monstrous house remixes of pop’s biggest tracks and a residency at New Jersey’s Mister East. We caught up with Sevag to talk ...

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#MixMonday – Shit Robot Live at Panorama Bar, Berlin, Germany

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This week’s edition of #MixMonday comes from DFA Records’ Shit Robot, who took to the decks of the upstairs Panorama Bar of famed Berlin club Berghain earlier this month. The Irish DJ threw down three hours of funky house to the German club, and now the first hour of the paramount set is ...

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Mixware Named Nocs US Distributor

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Mixware has been named as the US distributor of Swedish headphone manufacturer Nocs AB, beginning with the release of the company’s NS900 Live DJ headphones next month. The NS900s—first announced in November—showcase Nocs’ clean design aesthetic and dedication to quality and durability with ...

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BUKU Music + Art Project 2014 Daily Lineup Released

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With just one month left until BUKU Music + Art Project takes over New Orleans, LA for the second time, organizers for the festival have announced the daily artist lineup, as well as released tickets for individual days. Friday’s lineup leans more dance-oriented with Zedd, Zeds Dead, and ...

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Crew Love Miami Lineup Announced

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Wolf + Lamb and Soul Clap are getting ready to bring the love down to Florida next month with the announcement of this year’s Crew Love Miami party. Set to take over the TSL Lounge on March 28, the party will feature sets from Tanner Ross and Nick Monaco in addition to Soul Clap and... Read More

#FreePlayFriday – 2/21/2014

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It’s hard to be upset once Friday comes around, and it’s even harder to be upset when it means you’ve got five free tracks coming your way. This week’s set of tracks is sure to fit nicely amongst your weekend playlists, whether it’s for a house party or your next club set. D-Bass is no... Read More

ADJ Inno Spot Series Offers Compact LED Moving Heads

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American DJ has released its new Inno Spot series, offering four different LED Moving Head models to fit customers’ budgets and needs. The Inno Spot Series’ range of brightness options and product features allows for a wide set of uses, both mobile and permanent. The Inno Pocket Spot is the ...

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Duke Dumont Headlines North American Tour

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Hot on the heels of his US album deal with Astralwerks, British DJ/producer Duke Dumont has unveiled his plans for a headlining North American tour this spring. Playing a mix of both club and festival performances across nine dates, Dumont’s quick jaunt includes stops at both weekends of ...

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Korg Announces Development of New ARP Odyssey Synth

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Korg has unveiled the development of an update to its legendary ARP Odyssey analog synthesizer, due out later this year. The new ARP Odyssey aims to faithfully recreate the famed synthesizer, which became a staple for both recording and performing musicians of the 1970s due its unique sound ...

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Rebecca & Fiona – ‘Candy Love’

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Swedish DJ/vocalist duo Rebecca & Fiona have returned with the release of their new track “Candy Love” and its music video. The track—out now via Ultra Records—is the first single off their upcoming album Beauty Is Pain, due out this April. “Candy Love” sees the pair straying from the ...

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Shlohmo Plans Spring US Tour & EP Release

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Los Angeles producer Shlohmo has announced spring tour plans to bring his brand of lo-fi R&B beats to audiences across North America. Set to kick off after his second Coachella performance (he’s playing both weekends), the tour begins on April 22 at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz, California. ...

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Diplo – ‘Biggie Bounce (Kid Kamillion Remix)’

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Diplo and Angger Dimas hit hard with last year’s percussion-poppin’ “Biggie Bounce,” and now Kid Kamillion has refined the track with an underground hip-hop sheen. Kid Kamillion’s remix retains many elements from the original track, focusing on intensifying them and upping the energy level. The ...

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A-Trak Announces Headlining Gold Gone Wild Summer Tour

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Fool’s Gold head honcho A-Trak has announced plans to embark on the Gold Gone Wild this summer. Kicking off at the end of May at Boston, MA’s Paradise, the tour will travel across the US throughout June before wrapping on June 28 in Austin, TX. In addition to clubs, the Gold Gone Wild tour ...

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TomorrowWorld Tickets to Go on Sale February 22

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Following Tomorrowland’s near-instantaneous sellout last week, ID&T is preparing for the second edition of Atlanta, Georgia’s TomorrowWorld, with tickets going on sale to the general public at noon EST on Saturday, February 22. The festival is set for a return to its Chattahoochee Hills ...

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Blonde Ambition: Blond:ish on Festivals & Remixing Depeche Mode

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Atlanta — Hailing from Montreal before settling in London, Blond:ish—the tech-house duo comprised of Anstascia D’elene and Vivie-Ann Bakos—has played all over the world and remixed the underground’s hottest names, from Maya Jane Coles to Luca C & Brigante. The eclectic pair is ...

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WATCH: Roland’s AIRA Series in Action

Roland finally unveiled the details of its much-anticipated AIRA line last week, and now interested users can see hands-on video walkthroughs of the TR-8 drum machine and TB-3 bass synthesizer. Point Blank Music School’s Paul Crossman gives his first impressions with the units, as well as ...

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#MixMonday – Anna Lunoe Live from Norad Dance Bar/Falls Festival

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This week’s #MixMonday is a multi-continental affair, with the inaugural edition of Anna Lunoe’s Luney Tunes mix series combining her sets from Denver’s Norad Dance Bar and Australia’s Falls Festival. The first hour of the mix is taken from Lunoe’s set at Norad Dance Bar in Denver, Colorado, ...

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Celldweller Releases Sonix Producer Pack Vol. 1 Sample Library

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Detroit-based producer Celldweller has released Sonix Producer Pack Vol. 1, his debut collection of royalty free samples. Weighing in at over 1 GB of content comprised of 785 audio samples, the pack has is a distinctive fusion of electronic and industrial rock sounds. With a set of 533 ...

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Popeska – ‘Heart of Glass’

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Popeska has previewed his latest single “Heart of Glass,” out February 18 on Wolfgang Gartner’s Kindergarten Records. Melding an pop vocal with a melodic progressive house aesthetic, Popeska crafts a soaring, emotive combination of dance vibes with indie sensibilities. The track is the first in ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 2/14/2014

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Valentine’s Day has arrived, and regardless of whether or not you have special plans for the evening, we’ve got five tracks that are set to soundtrack your night. Just consider it a Valentine Day’s gift from us to you. Galantis’ euphoric stomper “Smile” is transformed into a big room behemoth ...

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Mad Decent Boat Party to Make Inaugural Voyage in November

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Mad Decent is taking its Block Party series to sea this November with the announcement of the Mad Decent Boat Party and its initial lineup. Setting sail November 12, attendees will sail from Miami on the Norwegian Pearl and will make stops at Nassau and Norwegian Cruise Line’s private island ...

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Roland Unveils AIRA Product Line

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Roland has unveiled the first four products of its new AIRA series, aimed to meet the evolving needs of musicians both in the studio or onstage. The core of the AIRA series—made up of the TR-8 Rhythm Performer, TB-3 Touch Bassline, VT-3 Voice Transformer, and SYSTEM-1 PLUG-OUT Synthesizer—is ...

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Holy Ship! Expands to Two Cruises in 2015

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After three years of sold-out voyages, HARD Event’s floating EDM music festival Holy Ship! has announced plans to expand to two cruises in 2015. Sailing from Miami January 3-6 and February 25-28, the passengers of MSC Divina will sail through the Bahamas to enjoy port stops and beach parties in ...

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2014 Beatport Award Nominees Announced

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Beatport has announced the nominees for the 2014 Beatport Awards, honoring the music, creative, and labels that both critically and commercially dominated electronic music culture in 2013. Fans can cast their votes between now and February 28 in four Community Choice categories, including ...

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Chauvet DJ Academy Launches Expert Level of Video Curriculum

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Chauvet DJ Academy has further expanded its online video learning program with the rollout of the Expert Level, which adds five new courses to the existing curriculum. Aimed to build upon and supplement the lessons taught in the Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Levels, the Expert Level ...

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Vestax Opens Retail Showroom in Hollywood

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Turntable and mixer manufacturer Vestax has announced the opening of Vestax To The Core LA, its first retail showroom in Los Angeles. Located in West Hollywood on Melrose Avenue, the new showroom provide fully functional demo stations, workshops, weekly events, and performances from noted ...

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Dillon Francis & DJ Snake – ‘Get Low’

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DJ Snake is currently tearing up the crossover charts with his Lil’ Jon party anthem “Turn Down for What,” and the French DJ/producer has teamed up with America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Dillon Francis for new single “Get Low.” The track is a proper bass bomb fusing moombahton drums and trap ...

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Duke Dumont Signs with Astralwerks for US Album Release

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Fresh off the success of 2013’s “Need U (100%)” and the impending release of new single “I Got U,” Duke Dumont has signed to US label Astralwerks for the US release of his debut album later year. Already signed to Virgin EMI in the UK, the British DJ/producer’s Astralwerks signing will see the ...

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#MixMonday – MK Live from BBC Radio 1

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This week’s #MixMonday comes courtesy of MK, who took to the famed BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix decks this past Saturday to deliver two hours of skittering beats and smooth basslines. The mix is a fitting exploration of old and new, including an early appearance of MK’s new remix of Angel Haze and ...

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Porter Robinson Teases Worlds Album with Cryptic Video

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Following a record label bidding war last year, Porter Robinson has officially confirmed the release of his debut album Worlds, due out this year on Astralwerks.  The news was confirmed via a cryptic announcement video on Robinson’s website, and shows violet-tinged nature broadcast that is ...

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