Verboten New York Launches Weekly Deep House Yoga Sessions

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Brooklyn’s Verboten nightclub is hoping to help patrons expand their idea of traditional club offerings with its weekly Willkommen Deep House Yoga sessions. Offered at 6:30 PM and 8 PM every Monday and Tuesday, Willkommen serves to bring together mind, body, and music. Taking place in the ...

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Nicole Moudaber Embarks on US Tour & Releases New Single

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Fresh off the launch of her weekly In The MOOD radio show last month, Nicole Moudaber has a busy summer ahead of her with a US tour and new single “Rooted.” After kicking off her tour this past weekend with a pair of shows as part of Las Vegas’ EDC week, Moudaber will continue her... Read More

DJ Times & SKAM Artist’s Summer Jams 2014 Playlist – DJ Vice

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With summer having officially arrived this past Saturday, it’s time to fire up the grill for three full months of pools, parties, and sun. To celebrate the occasion, DJ Times is bringing you a set of weekly summer playlists, each personally curated by a member of SKAM Artist’s diverse roster of ...

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Sander Kleinenberg – ‘We-R-Superstars’

After weeks of wild speculation rumoring the mysterious track to be the upcoming single of everyone from Madonna to Daft Punk, “We-R-Superstars” has officially premiered with Sander Kleinenberg now revealed as the mastermind behind the funky house track. For the single, the Dutch DJ/producer ...

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SiriusXM to Broadcast Live Electric Daisy Carnival Coverage

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Electric Daisy Carnival is set to descend upon the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in just a few short hours, but fans unable to make it to the event are in luck, as SiriusXM radio has announced it will broadcast live coverage from the festival all weekend. Subscribers can tune into SiriusXM station ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 6/20/2014

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Whether you’re lucky enough to be in Las Vegas this week for Electric Daisy Carnival or not, there’s no wrong time to grab some free music. Grab this week’s #FreePlayFriday picks below. Nom De Strip kicks off this week’s set of picks with the biting electro of “Grandma.” Nom De Strip’s ...

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Morgan Page Partners with DTS & BitTorrent for Immersive Video & Remix Contest

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Morgan Page has announced a pair of partnerships with DTS and BitTorrent to bring fans and producers a new music video and remix contest to support the June 24 release of the Kill The Buzz remix of his single “Against The World.” For the release of the track’s music video, Page has given fans ...

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John Digweed Added as Burn Residency Mentor

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With just days until the kick-off of this year’s Burn Residency DJ boot camp on June 21, John Digweed has been announced as the program’s special headline mentor. He’ll join other mentors—including Carl Cox, Pete Tong, Philip Straub, Marco Bailey, Miss Soulfly, and Tom Novy—in Ibiza to help ...

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Lil Silva Announces ‘Mabel EP’ and Premieres Single

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Lil Silva is preparing for the release of a new EP this August with the premiere of his new single “Mabel.” Taking the soothing and hypnotic elements of both future R&B and minimalistic house, the track falls somewhere in the middle between a SBTRKT and Disclosure fusion. Detached vocals ...

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Duke Dumont – ‘Won’t Look Back’

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Duke Dumont’s summer hit “I Got U” is currently taking over the airwaves in the latest Starbucks commercial, but he’s wasting no time pushing forward with the premiere of his new single “Won’t Look Back.” On “Won’t Look Back,” Dumont flexes his 90s house muscles, blending modern underground ...

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JBL Professional Expands EON600 Portable PA Series

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JBL Professional announced at this week’s InfoComm 2014 Conference in Las Vegas that its EON600 line of portable PAs is expanding with the addition of two new models: the 10-inch EON610 and 12-inch EON612 two-way loudspeakers. Introduced as counterparts to the popular EON615 loudspeaker ...

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EDX – ‘Breathin’ (Extended Vocal Mix)’

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Swiss DJ/producer EDX is back with a gust of fresh air with “Breathin’,” his new single out now on Spinnin’ Deep. “Breathi’” is a stunning piece of accessible deep house, heavy on both production atmosphere and vocal hooks. Dreamy synths underlay celestial soundscapes, using ...

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Sébastien Léger Talks 20 Year Career Anniversary

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When it comes to French house royalty, Sébastien Léger stands tall amongst an elite set of pioneers and innovators. His storied career as both a DJ and a producer is a long, illustrious compilation of top-notch production, a diverse output, and a signature that’s undeniably his own as evidenced ...

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Watch Joseph Capriati Tear Up a Boat Party in Miami

Miami Music Week 2014 may seem like a distant memory, but the first teaser of DJ Times TV will take you right back to the breezy sea air with footage of Joseph Capriati’s performance from a raging yacht party. Taken at Magnetic Grooves’ Found At Sea boat party, the video—available ...

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Carnage feat. Migos – ‘Bricks’

Carnage brings together hip hop with festival trap on his new single “Bricks,” the video for which has been released. The bass runs thick amidst sweeping soundscapes and clapping synths while Atlanta, GA-based rap trio Migos throwing down fast-and-furious verses. The aggressive Southern rap ...

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Dubspot Officially Launches Los Angeles School

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Electronic music production school Dubspot has officially opened the doors to its Los Angeles facility, joining the existing New York City and online iterations. Because the finishing touches still have to be put on the LA office, the school has teamed with SIR Studios—less than a block away—to ...

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DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist Announce Vinyl-Only Renegades of Rhythm Tour

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DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist are set to celebrate the legacy of Universal Zulu Nation founder Afrika Bambaataa on their Renegades of Rhythm US tour this fall. For the tour, the turntablists will solely use vinyl records pulled from Afrika Bambaataa’s historic 40 thousand-plus record collection, ...

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NYC GIVEAWAY: Paco Osuna at Verboten on Saturday, June 21

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It’s a busy weekend ahead at Brooklyn’s Verboten club, with Maya Jane Coles and George Fitzgerald taking the reigns of the club on Friday while Paco Osuna will tear the club’s Control Room apart with banging techno on Saturday. With support in the main room from Gino Santos and sets from ...

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Swanky Tunes Talks New Single ‘Fire In Our Hearts’

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Good things come in threes, a saying personified succinctly by Russian group Swanky Tunes. With a discography comprised of raging EDM anthems—including collaborations with fellow Russian trio Hard Rock Sofa and America’s Best DJ 2013 Kaskade—the group has amassed a global following in its ...

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Snapchat Introduces ‘Our Story’ with Tiësto for Electric Daisy Carnival

Snapchat—the popular micro-photo chatting app—has always been a haven to send quick moments of show moments, and now it’s raising the bar further with the launch of ‘Our Story’ in a new promo video featuring this weekend’s Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas and Tiësto. During the fest, ...

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GIVEAWAY: Win Sweatshirts from Breaking Rocks

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In desperate need of some new digs for your next DJ gig or music festival? You’re in luck, as DJ Times has partnered with Amsterdam-based clothing brand Breaking Rocks ahead of their move to the US to give away three of their eye-catching sweaters. Adorned with bright colors, loud prints, and ...

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WATCH: Porter Robinson – ‘Lionhearted’

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Porter Robinson revealed “Lionhearted,” the third single from his debut album Worlds, two weeks ago, and the America’s Best DJ nominee has brought the track to life with a colorful new video. In the clip, Robinson leads a group of Harajuku Girls clad in Tokyo street style across the city on a ...

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Triple The Pleasure: Lee Foss, MK, & Anabel Englund on Pleasure State

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Based on seamless pairing of Anabel Englund’s sultry vocal stylings and Lee Foss’ trippy tech house productions and DJ sets, it’s hard to believe there was a time before the duo had met. Before Englund had even dreamed of donning the leather catsuit for her role as a vocalist on “Reverse ...

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EDMbiz Conference Reveals Official Schedule of Panels & More

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While Electric Daisy Carnival is set to descend upon the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend, Insomniac’s third annual EDMbiz will offer three days of industry programming, the full schedule of which has just been announced. Spread across June 17-19, the three-day symposium and expo will ...

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NY: Verboten Offers Maya Jane Coles, George Fitzgerald, Paco Osuna This Weekend

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Brooklyn’s set to be filled to the brim with deep basslines and dark grooves this weekend with Verboten’s lineup on June 20 and June 21. Friday, June 20 is set for a night of unending debauchery with performances from both Maya Jane Coles and George Fitzgerald. Coles is sure to deliver a set of ...

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MK Readies New ‘Always’ Release Package with Video and Remix

All that is old is new again with the MK’s upcoming remix EP of his 1992 house classic “Always,” out July 20 via Ministry of Sound/Defected. Route 94’s underground house remix serves as the soundtrack to the song’s new music video. Thick basslines and garage vibes bounce beneath Alana’s ...

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NYC GIVEAWAY: #$ Hash Money at Cameo Gallery on Wednesday, June 18

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Producer Space Jesus and emcee GDP are ready to christen themselves as trap lords #$ (Hash Money) this week with an album release party at Brooklyn’s Cameo Gallery. The duo is celebrating the release of their debut EP, and will be joined by M!NT, Shape, and White Bike as part of the Dear Avenir ...

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Seven Lions Shares His Top Seven Production Tips

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In a sea of DAWs, plugins, hardware, and a near-infinite number of other things to turn your bedroom into a music studio, it can be easy to lose sight of the basics of sound design and setups when crafting tracks. The importance of speaker placement, frequency sweeping, and knowing where to ...

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Madame Tussaud Unveils Armin van Buuren Wax Sculpture

Armin van Buuren’s latest release is on wax, but it isn’t a record: the Dutch DJ/producer is the latest artist to be immortalized in wax at Madame Tussaud’s Amsterdam. Fans can now stand next to the superstar DJ in the booth of the wax museum’s A-List room, in which the wax Armin plays to a... ...

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Dave Clarke to Host Tomorrowland Stage for Third Year

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Techno will take hold of Boom, Belgium once again this summer, as Dave Clarke will host his own stage for two full Sundays at Tomorrowland’s 10th anniversary edition on July 20 and 27. This marks the third time Clarke has hosted a stage at the seminal event, with his stage set to be the ...

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Audio Artery Releases One DJ 1.6 Update & DJ Rasp Showcase Video

Audio Artery’s flexible One DJ software has been updated to version 1.6, adding a set of new and traditional features for users. The new update for the largely customizable workspace was based largely on user feedback, and includes the addition of a traditional recording, new controller ...

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M-Audio & Toolroom Records Offer Artist Contract Competition

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M-Audio has partnered with Toolroom Records to offer users of its new Trigger Finger Pro production and performance unit a chance to win an artist contract with the label through a new contest. The Trigger Finger Pro combines percussion pads, faders, knobs, and step-sequencer buttons, includes ...

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Cosmic Gate Announce Start To Feel North American Tour

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Cosmic Gate are set to embark on their Start To Feel tour of North America this summer to coincide the release of their studio album of the same name on June 27. The tour is set to kick off on July 4 at Calgary’s Flames Central and will include stops in Las Vegas, New York,... Read More

#FreePlayFriday – 6/13/2014

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It may be Friday the 13th, but you’re in luck today, as we’ve got six shiny new free tracks coming your way! From sultry Italo disco to heart-shaking moobahton, this is a #FreePlayFriday that’s sure to get you moving regardless of what you like. Right on the heels of Banks’ electrifying ...

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TomorrowWorld Reveals Full Lineup

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The days are quickly dwindling until ID&T’s TomorrowWorld makes it return to Atlanta, GA, and the festival has taken shape with the reveal of the full lineup. Among the artists joining the already announced headliners are Ferry Corsten, NERVO, and Laidback Luke. Four America’s Best DJ ...

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Todd Terry – ‘Real House’

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Old and new collide with “Real House,” Todd Terry’s new single on X, the underground sister label of Steve Angello’s SIZE Records. The aptly named track wears ‘80s house influences on its sleeve, the metallic percussive rhythms and an infectious bassline keeping the energy level elevated. ...

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Kaskade Readies Redux EP Release, Unleashes ‘Ain’t Gotta Lie’ Remix Stems

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Despite closing out the inaugural Mysteryland USA with a headlining main stage set last month, Kaskade is revisiting his early club roots with the upcoming release of his Redux EP. The title—taken from his series of micro-tours and events in smaller clubs—refers to the America’s Best DJ 2013 ...

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Tiësto Preps for Album Launch with Stream & NYC Release Show

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Tiësto is set to release A Town Called Paradise next week, his first artist album since 2009’s Kaleidoscope, and fans can get a sneak peek via iTunes Radio. The full album, available to stream for free here, features the crossover hits “Red Lights” and “Wasted,” as well as appearances from ...

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Mackie Adds Two High-Output Speakers to SRM Professional Line

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Mackie’s SRM Professional line of powered loudspeakers is expanding with the addition of the SRM750 loudspeaker and SRM2850 subwoofer. Designed to be the “big boys” of the SRM family, both units are built tough and include a 1600-watt amp platform paired with custom transducers within ...

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Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Diplo & Fatboy Slim – ‘Eparrei (W&W Remix)’

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Fatboy Slim Presents Bem Brasil, Fatboy Slim’s unofficial World Cup compilation, was released yesterday, and now the star-studded lead single “Eparrei” from Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Diplo, and Fatboy Slim himself has received a huge makeover from Dutch duo W&W. With the heavy drum ...

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Richie Hawtin Releases First Plastikman Album in 10 Years [STREAM]

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It’s been over a decade since Plastikman released Closer, but Richie Hawtin has revived his underground techno alter ego for the release of EX, his new album. Recorded live during Hawtin’s performance at New York City’s Guggenheim Museum fundraiser this past September, the release coincides ...

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NYC GIVEWAY: Sleepy & Boo + Friends @ Marquee on June 15, 2014

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We caught up with Marquee New York’s resident Friday night DJs and talent bookers Sleepy & Boo last month ahead of their signature Sleepy & Boo + Friends party, and the pair is taking over the club again this week for another round. The married America’s Best DJ nominees will be joined ...

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Red Bull beat:repeat NYC Video Series Explores Drum Machines behind Classics

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Throughout the month of May, Red Bull put on a series of street parties, lectures, and concerts in New York City as part of the debut Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York. To celebrate the city’s musical history, Red Bull has released the eight-part beat:repeat NYC video series, each taking ...

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Fatboy Slim – ‘Fatboy Slim Presents Bem Brasil’

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The World Cup is just days away, and Fatboy Slim’s new Bem Brasil compilation will have you buzzing regardless of how big of a soccer fan you are. For the compilation, Fatboy Slim has curated two star-studded discs designed to act as an unofficial soundtrack to the global event and capture both ...

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DJ Times Nexus Radio Episode 003: Mixed by Bright Light Bright Light

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It’s hard to pin Bright Light Bright Light into one role. After early musical dabbles with folk music, Rod Thomas drew inspiration from a classic Gremlins scene for his new stage name, hoping to channel his early influences from 80s house and electropop for a new artistic identity. Now mixing ...

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EDMX Offers All-In-One Festival App

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Music fans no longer need to manage multiple one-off festival apps on their phones thanks to EDMX, a new all-in-one event app perfect for the onset of festival season. The new app update allows users to make and share lineups for over 175 EDM festivals in the world in addition to granting ...

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NYC GIVEAWAY: Pleasurekraft @ Marquee on June 20, 2014

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As part of their summer US tour, Pleasurekraft will bring their unique brand of tech house to New York City’s Marquee Nightclub on Friday, June 20. New York-area fans are in luck, as DJ Times is giving away a pair of tickets to the event! Enter below by Wednesday, June 18 at 2pm, or ...

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Hot Natured – ‘Benediction (GRADES Remix)’

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Although Hot Natured mastermind Jamie Jones is talking about the band’s current recording sessions in our June issue, they’re not quite past 2013’s Different Sides of The Sun with the upcoming release of a new remix package for the single “Benediction.” London DJ/producer GRADES is behind the ...

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ADJ Releases Software Update for myDMX 2.0

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American DJ has released a new update for myDMX 2.0, its DMX control software aimed at lighting designers and DJs controlling small to mid-size lighting set-ups. The new update adds four new ease-of-use features, including removing the need to split up profiles when patching multi-beam RGB ...

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Digital LAB Unveils Avalon Recap Video & ‘Here We Go’ Remix Competition

Fresh off the announcement of his upcoming appearance at Baltimore’s Moonrise Festival, Miami DJ/producer Digital LAB has unveiled a video recap of his recent performance at Los Angeles’ Avalon Nightclub. Alongside Nari & Milani and Tim Mason, Digital LAB threw down to a packed Hollywood ...

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SBTRKT – ‘Temporary View (feat. Sampha)’

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SBTRKT has teamed up once again with frequent collaborator Sampha for “Temporary View,” the pair’s new single. The track is a fusion of future R&B and glimmering synth blips, with Sampha’s smooth vocals gliding over melodic piano strikes and low-key drum patterns. Simultaneously nostalgic ...

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Moonrise Festival Lineup Announced

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After a last-minute cancellation in 2013, Baltimore, MD’s Moonrise Festival is setting up for its grand return this August with the announcement of its lineup. The festival will take over the historic Pimlico Race Course from August 9-10 and will feature two full days of music, including ...

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NYC TICKET GIVEAWAY: Len Faki (Extended Set) at Ouput on June 14, 2014

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Brooklyn’s going Berlin this weekend courtesy of DJ/producer Len Faki, who will be throwing down at Output on Saturday. Fans are in for a special treat, as Faki has the main room to himself all night for a special extended set that will keep the grooves going until after the sun rises. Tony ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 6/6/2014

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June’s finally here, so celebrate the onset of summer and your weekend with four free tracks! If you’re looking for piano house, disco funk, big room EDM, or anything in between, you’re in the right place. This week’s set of picks kicks off with Alex Ross’ remix of recent Secondcity’s UK No.1 ...

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PREMIERE: Kronic’s Handstands & Hangovers Episode 7

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With a series of hot electro house productions and remixes, Australia’s Kronic is a hotshot artist to watch out for. His bootleg of David Guetta & Showtek’s “Bad” was featured as part of #FreePlayFriday last month, and now he’s back with the latest edition of his Handstands & Hangovers ...

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Riverwest Music Festival Plots Diverse Chicago Debut

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Chicago, IL is the place to be this July 4th weekend with the debut of Riverwest Music Fest, a new electronic music festival set along the banks of the Chicago River. The three-day festival runs from July 4-6 and will feature a diverse set of artists and two stages spread amongst a mile of ...

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Quentin Tarantino’s Music Supervisor Gives Tips to Get Your Music in Movies

If you’ve ever dreamed of having your music placed on one of Quentin Tarantino’s legendary film soundtracks, you’re in luck: his music supervisor Mary Ramos is giving tips on getting your music featured in media. The video—a part of an interview series from Dotted Music focusing on music ...

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RAM Records Announces Compilation Series with Exclusive Mind Vortex Mini Mix

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Drum & Bass fans have a long hot summer ahead of them with the announcement of RAM Records’ new album series launching later this month. The new album series commemorates the label’s two decades of releases and will see it pushing the boundaries of the genre even further by going rawer and ...

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Porter Robinson – ‘Lionhearted (feat. Urban Cone)’

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Porter Robinson continues his production tear in the run-up to his debut album Worlds with the premiere of “Lionhearted,” the follow-up to previous singles “Sea of Voices” and “Sad Machine.” The new track stands in contrast to Robinson’s previous two singles, trading in their subdued nature for ...

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Ultra South Africa Releases Aftermovie & 2015 Dates

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Ultra South Africa made its debut across two sold-out days in Cape Town and Johannesburg this past February, and now fans can relive the event with the new aftermovie and announcement of the festival’s 2015 return. The recap film was directed by Ultra Music Festival aftermovie mainstay Charly ...

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Chauvet DJ Marries LEDs & Lasers with Swarm 5 FX

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Chauvet DJ has unveiled the Swarm 5 FX, a multi-purpose lighting rig designed to help mobile DJs to get the most out of their lighting investment. The Swarm 5 FX acts as three products in one: a RGBAW rotating derby, red and green laser, and white strobe. The unit is capable of running any ...

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NYC TICKET GIVEAWAY: Be Yourself with Danny Tenaglia at Output on June 7, 2014

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On Saturday, June 7, Danny Tenaglia is coming home to New York City for a special extended set in Brookyln at Output’s Be Yourself party. The America’s Best DJ nominee will play all night in Output’s main room, while Silent Servant and The Black Madonna will be throwing down in The Panther Room ...

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Movement Detroit Announces 2015 Dates

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Photo: Douglas WojciechowskiMemorial Day has come and gone, but Detroit’s Movement Electronic Music Festival is already prepping for its return with the announcement of its 2015 dates. Movement will once again descend upon Detroit’s Hart Plaza during Memorial Day Weekend, taking place next year ...

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Going Deep: Adrian Lux Talks New ‘Make Out‘ EP

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Not many male models have successfully made the transition to global DJ and critically acclaimed producer, but Adrian Lux has done it in style. With a full artist album under his belt when we last spoke to him in our September issue, Lux has since played B2B with Ferry Corsten, released ...

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WATCH: Learn to Cake Someone from Steve Aoki

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Fresh off the announcement of his upcoming double album Neon Future and a show at New York City’s Madison Square Garden on August 16, Steve Aoki is hitting the street of Tribeca to teach fans the art of caking someone in a new video from iHeartRadio. The America’s Best DJ nominee shares some ...

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Pioneer DJ CDJ-900NXS Now Compatible with Serato DJ

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Pioneer DJ has released a new firmware update making the CDJ-900NXS compatible for Serato DJ users. The Version 1.20 firmware offers compatibility with Serato DJ 1.6.2, enabling DJ performances using music stored on a computer without the need for a control disc. In Online Mode, users can ...

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Pete Tong Announces Full All Gone to Sea Lineup

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After first announcing his All Gone To Sea music cruise last month, Pete Tong has revealed the full lineup ahead of the event’s maiden voyage from Miami, FL on November 6. The cruise boasts 40 DJs, who will participate in performances, impromptu back-to-back sets, intimate fan Q&A’s, and ...

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EDMbiz Conference & Expo Announces First Wave of Panelists

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The EDMbiz Conference & Expo will be returning to The Cosmopolitan Hotel of Las Vegas from June 17-19 for three days of panels, workshops, and keynote addresses from dance music’s biggest names, the first wave of which has been revealed. This year’s conference will be led with keynotes from ...

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Yoann Feynman & Monomotion – ‘Absolut Monarchy’

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Yoann Feynman and Monomotion are showing just how hard French electro can go with the release of their new single “Absolut Monarchy.” The track is a scorching dance banger, with metallic clangs and hard-hitting drums readying it to be unleashed upon the festival masses. With a distinct future ...

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Pleasurekraft Announces US Summer Tour

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Techno duo Pleasurekraft will be hitting the road for a North American tour this June and July. After kicking off with a pair of Texan dates in Austin and El Paso on June 7 and 13, respectively, Pleasurekraft’s tour will include stops at Chicago’s Spybar, New York City’s Marquee, and Miami’s ...

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Mixware Named US DJ-Tech Distributor for DIF-1S Mixer & LF-12 Turntable

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California’s Mixware has been named the US distributor for DJ-Tech’s new line of battle mixer and turntables. Mixware—also responsible for US distribution of Nocs AB headphones earlier this year—will handle the US releases of DJ-Tech’s popular DIF-1S battle mixer and the upcoming LF-12 high ...

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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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