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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Marco Carola, Boys Noize Lead Movement Detroit Phase 2 Lineup

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Detroit’s annual Movement Electronic Music Festival takes over Hart Plaza this Memorial Day Weekend, and organizers have unveiled Phase Two of its lineup, adding a diverse set of 45 acts. The new artists include Claude VonStroke, Marco Carola, and Maceo Plex, as well as a special selection of ...

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29th Annual IDMA Nominees Revealed

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With Winter Music Conference just around the corner, the nominees for the 29th Annual International Dance Music Awards have been revealed. The 57 awards range from track and artist-specific categories to tech and club honors, with the ceremony set to recognize dance music’s 2013 achievements ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 2/7/2014

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Friday has finally arrived, which means you’ve got five free tracks coming your way! This week’s picks range from EDM anthems to underground house edits, so there’s bound to be at least a little bit for everyone. Dim Mak’s resident sass-master Angger Dimas kicks things off with his “Rebomb” of ...

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Jamie Jones Talks Ibiza & Vegas Ahead of Sold-Out Marquee NYC Show

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As a solo DJ/producer, Hot Natured band member, and Hot Creations label co-founder, Jamie Jones does it all. After a busy 2013 that saw the release of Hot Natured’s debut album Different Sides of the Sun, two solo EPs, as well as his Paradise Ibiza residency, Jones is keeping the momentum going ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: MartyParty, Joker, & DKDS at NYC’s 88 Palace

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DJ Times has partnered with MeanRed to give away two pairs of tickets to see MartyParty, Joker, and DKDS at Dark Disco this Saturday, February 8 at New York City’s 88 Palace! Enter via the Punchtab widget below by 11 AM on Saturday. Tickets and more event information are available here. Rules: ...

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Serato DJ 1.6 Is Now Available

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A few short weeks after its announcement at NAMM, Serato has made Serato DJ 1.6 available to the public. In addition to increased hardware compatibility—including the Rane Sixty-One, Sixty-Two, and Sixty-Eight mixers—and OS X Mavericks 10.9 support, the update packs in a slew of new software ...

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Premiere: Sebjak & David Tort — ‘Raveline’

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Swedish DJ/producer Sebjak has teamed up with David Tort for the main stage banger “Raveline,” and we’ve giving you the exclusive full premiere ahead of its release on Ultra Records tomorrow. At its heart, “Raveline” is an acid-laced big room anthem, with a thumping bassline and relentless ...

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Eliot Lipp Talks Sampling, New Album, Gem & Jam Festival

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After ten years and eight albums, Eliot Lipp is no stranger to electronic music. We featured his remix of El Ten Eleven’s “No One Died This Time” in a #FreePlayFriday roundup last summer, but Lipp has kept busy since then by releasing a considerable amount of original material and a delivering ...

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Prok & Fitch ft. Max Linen – ‘Man With Soul’

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British DJ/producer duo Prok & Fitch is readying dancefloors for tropical temperatures with the release of “Man With Soul,” out this month on Toolroom Records. “Man With Soul” is a joyous slice of sunny house, with a high-energy disco groove that’s sure to be a highlight of beach parties ...

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Jack Beats Mixes FABRICLIVE 74 Compilation

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Jack Beats (aka UK-based producers Niall Dailly and Ben Geffin) are teaming up with famed London nightclub Fabric for the release of FABRICLIVE 74. The 70-minute mix provides a snapshot of the duo’s diverse sonic inspirations heading into 2014, with standout tracks including Breach’s dark house ...

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Marcus Schössow: On a Roll

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With 14 years of DJ and production experience, Sweden’s Marcus Schössow is no novice—and in 2013, he really put it all to good use. Coming off a year of heavy touring—which included big shows at London’s Ministry of Sound and Hollywood’s Avalon club— Schössow can also look back on a busy studio ...

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TJR Launches Bounce Nation Residency at Wynn Las Vegas

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TJR is preparing to make Vegas shake with the February 5 launch of his monthly Bounce Nation residency at Wynn Las Vegas’ Surrender Nightclub. TJR will take over Surrender one Wednesday each month and promises an unpredictable night of dance music spanning across many genres. The Rising Music ...

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Jeff Mills Scores & Stars in ‘Man From Tomorrow’

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Tomorrow comes today with the premiere of Man From Tomorrow, a new film featuring unreleased music from the legendary techno DJ/producer Jeff Mills, who scored and starred in the flick. The movie, recently premiered in Paris and directed by French filmmaker Jacquline Caux, is divided into two ...

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Duck Sauce Tease Debut LP with ‘Duck Droppings’ EP

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America’s Best DJ nominees A-Trak and Armand Van Helden have a busy spring ahead of them, performing twice as Duck Sauce at Coachella 2014 and then releasing their debut LP Quack, which they’re previewing now via the free Duck Droppings EP. The four-tracker delves into Duck Sauce’s vault and is ...

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#MixMonday: Richy Ahmed Live at Coco Maya Beach Club, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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The recent Stateside cold snaps have had the nation feeling like summer is forever out of reach, so indulge yourself in this week’s #MixMonday and let Richy Ahmed’s set from last month’s BPM Festival take you on a tropical getaway. Taken from Ahmed’s performance at Jamie Jones’ first Paradise ...

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David Guetta ft. Skylar Grey – ‘Shot Me Down’

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David Guetta has taken aim straight at club dancefloors with “Shot Me Down,” his new collaboration with vocalist Skylar Grey. The track marks the inaugural release of a new series of heavier tracks being released by his Jack Back Records label while he works on his sixth studio album. A clear ...

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Claude VonStroke Readies ‘Dirtybird BBQ’ Compilation

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Claude VonStroke is inviting everyone to his backyard this year with the announcement of the 2014 Dirtybird Records compilation Dirtybird BBQ. Set for release on February 25 on both CD and vinyl, the new compilation is a 12-track showcase of the San Francisco label’s roster, curated by label ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 1/31/2014

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January has come and gone, which means 2014 is officially in full swing. Celebrate the New Year again this weekend with our five favorite free downloads of the week! Lucky Date’s electro makeover of Icona Pop’s new single “Just Another Night” leads the pack. The original—a rare subdued moment ...

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Skrillex & Diplo Lead Phase 2 Ultra Music Festival Lineup as Jack U

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With a little over 50 days left until Ultra kicks off at Miami’s Bayfront Park on March 28, the festival’s organizers have unveiled the second phase of the artist lineup. The second phase includes the additions of dance heavyweights including Cedric Gervais, Fedde Le Grand, John Digweed, as ...

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Tiesto Releases Fred Falke “Red Lights” Remix Ahead of Essential Mix

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Tiesto will be coming to radio speakers all over the world on February 1 when he takes the decks for BBC Radio One’s Essential Mix. The Essential Mix—Tiesto’s first since 2006—is set to be a special set from the Dutch DJ/producer, who has promised a Clublife Afterhours mix. The mix is slated to ...

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Tommy Trash Launches Ministry of Sound’s Inspired Compilation Series

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Ministry of Sound has announced the launch its Inspired series of compilations, and Tommy Trash will provide the inaugural mix with a release set for March 16. The compilation series tasks artists with telling their stories through records by showcasing tracks that have inspired them throughout ...

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Chris Lake Embarks on North American Helium Tour

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Chris Lake is preparing to take North American fans higher on his Helium Tour, which kicks off tomorrow at San Francisco’s Vessel nightclub. The tour comes on the heels of the release of his soaring vocal house single “Helium,” and will hit cities across the US and Canada—including Atlantic ...

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DMC DJ Battle Takes on NYC with DJ QBert

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Since 1985, DMC DJ battles have provided the premier competitions for turntablists, and this Saturday, February 1, New York City’s Webster Hall will host the latest regional clash. Judged by DJ Slyce and DJ Spicktacular and hosted by Lord Finesse, this weekend’s battle promises to be extra ...

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Dillon Francis, Flying Lotus, & More Added to Moogfest 2014 Lineup

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Asheville’s Moogfest has announced further additions to its diverse lineup of nighttime performers ahead of its spring debut from April 23-27.  Synthpop pioneers the Pet Shop Boys will join the lineup alongside British rapper M.I.A., producer Flying Lotus, and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee ...

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Zedd Celebrates Grammy Win with New Single + Lyric Video

Following his Best Dance Recording win at Sunday’s Grammy Awards for “Clarity,” Zedd has teamed up with Bud Light Platinum to release his new single “Find You.” Zedd returns to past collaborators Matthew Koma and Miriam Bryant for vocals on the new track, which sees Zedd furthering his ...

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ATB Goes ‘Face To Face’ on New Single

ATB makes a grand return with his signature emotive sound with a new single and album. “Face To Face” is a progressive house stunner that sees German DJ/producer mixing a light acoustic guitar backing amongst sweeping aural soundscapes accompanied by the Stanfour’s melodic vocals. The video ...

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Designer Drugs Announce Upcoming Album The Drugs Are In Control

New York City’s Designer Drugs are back and proclaiming The Drugs Are In Control with the announcement of their sophomore album, due out March 10.The new album—described by the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominees as being a “hard-hitting blur of heady, tripped-out” tunes—is the follow-up to their ...

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The M Machine Embark on Metropolis North American Tour

OWSLA’s The M Machine are wrapping up their Metropolis EP trilogy with a North American tour boasting a brand-new live visual production. The 10-date tour sees the San Francisco trio bringing their live show—and a few DJ sets—across the country, and includes stops at Avalon in Los Angeles and ...

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Watch Tensnake’s ‘Love Sublime’ Video ft. Nile Rodgers & Fiora

Tensnake shows off his nu-disco prowess with Fiora and Nile Rodgers in the new video for “Love Sublime.” The disco-tinged track is a breezy funk-driven jam featuring the soulful vocals of Fiora and unmistakable Nile Rodgers guitar riffs. The video—available above—aims to mirror the youthful, ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 1/24/14

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There’s no better way to kick start the weekend than with a set of free tracks, and this week’s #FreePlayFriday heads straight for the floor with a mix of bass bangers and sleek deep cuts. It was only a matter of time until remixes of Beyonce’s fifth album started pouring in, and Wongo’s edit ...

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Markus Schulz Reveals Scream 2 Album Details

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Markus Schulz has revealed the release details of his fifth artist album Scream 2, including its February 21 release through Armada Music. The album—the follow-up to 2012’s Scream—features 17 new tracks, including lead single “Remember This.” The album sees the America’s Best DJ 2012 winner ...

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NAMM: BT to Host & Perform Tonight at 29th Annual TEC Awards

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The 2014 NAMM show officially kicked off yesterday, and the festivities keep rolling tonight with BT handling hosting and performing duties at the 29th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards. Honoring outstanding technical achievement in sound design and creative achievement in ...

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NAMM 2014: iZotope & BT Release BreakTweaker Beat Sequencer

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iZotope and BT have revealed their latest software collaboration, BreakTweaker, a drum sculpting and beat sequencing plug-in compatible with any DAW and accompanying MIDI controller. Using its three modules: the Sequencer, the Generator and a MicroEdit Engine, BreakTweaker aims to forgo the ...

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Coone & Substance One Release Dark Video for ‘Drowning’

After the release of his album Global Dedication last month, Coone is keeping the momentum going by unveiling the video for “Drowning,” his collaboration with Substance One. The track is a melodious slice of emotive hardstyle with a soulful vocal underscoring its throbbing pulse and blasting ...

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Disclosure Features Mary J. Blige in ‘F For You’ Remix + Video

The spirit of the 90s is alive and well in Disclosure’s official remix of “F For You,” which adds Mary J. Blige’s huge vocals to the soul-fueled single. Giving the track a bigger sense of urgency, the rework adds a new verse and chorus belted out by Blige that hearkens back to 90s house ...

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NAMM 2014: Pioneer DDJ-SZ & Remix-Station 500

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Pioneer DJ has announced the expansion of its controller and live performance accessories with the Pioneer DDJ-SZ and the Remix-Station 500. The upcoming Pioneer DDJ-SZ was created with professional software DJs in mind, and is described as the “Big Daddy” of Pioneer DJ’s controller lineup by ...

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Bitwig Announces March Release of Bitwig Studio

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Bitwig has announced the March 26 release of Bitwig Studio, the much-hyped new multi-platform DAW. With both line and non-linear workflows, the software is practical in both live and studio environments. Compatible with Windows, Mac OSX, and Linux, Bitwig Studio comes loaded with over 50 ...

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Serato Announces Pitch ‘N Time DJ Expansion

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Time stretching just got a lot easier and more accurate with Serato’s announcement of the Pitch ‘N Time expansion for Serato DJ. The expansion allows Serato DJ users to utilize Pitch ‘N Time functionality, which has been seen as the industry standard for audio professionals when time stretching ...

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Shure Opens Latin American Marketing Office in Miami

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Microphone and audio manufacturer Shure has announced the opening of a new Miami office aimed exclusively to sales, marketing, and business development in Latin America. The new office will connect with existing Latin American distribution centers, dealers, partners, and users, as well as ...

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Update from Maarten Hoogstraten: ‘Bingo Players Will Always Be Plural’

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Following Paul Bäumer’s tragic passing following a cancer battle last month, fellow Bingo Players member Maarten Hoogstraten has updated fans on his status and future plans with a post on the Bingo Players’ website and Facebook. In the announcement, Maarten thanks fans for the support ...

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Sandro Silva & Junkie Kid Create a ‘Miraj’

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Sandro Silva has teamed up with Junkie Kid for his latest single “Miraj,” a raucous electro anthem out January 27 on Doorn Records. Picking up right where “Epic” left off, “Miraj” is a shock-filled Dutch house anthem complete with a jump-ready drop charged by rave siren wails and synth horn ...

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Steve Aoki Readies 3 Weeks of Releases for 3OKI

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Steve Aoki is wasting no time getting into full swing in 2014 with the announcement of 3OKI, a series of three music releases on Dim Mak over the span of three consecutive weeks. The series kicks off tomorrow, January 21 with the remix package for the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee’s ...

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MegaMen Make Dim Mak Debut with ‘MaxiMus’

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Dim Mak’s got a new dance trio on its hands with MegaMen, whose track “MaxiMus” promises to deliver the label’s latest big room smash. Comprised of Belgian duo Moonflower and producer Guy’do, the group’s label debut is a huge electro house stormer primed for the impending festival season. Led ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 1/17/2014

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Two retro reworks from label Hot Creations kick off this week’s picks of the best free dance downloads. Label co-owner Jamie Jones’ edit of Salt-N-Pepa’s “Push It” truthfully doesn’t stray far from the original, but its emphasis on the drum loop and subtle additions to the bassline give the rap ...

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Red Bull Music Academy Tokyo Begins Application Period

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Red Bull Music Academy recently announced it was arriving in Tokyo, Japan this autumn, and applications to attend the 2014 edition are now being accepted. Open to music makers and producers of all styles and levels of experience, the Red Bull Music Academy offers accepted students a two-week ...

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Hardwell Celebrates 150th Episode of Hardwell On Air Radio Show

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Hardwell’s weekly radio program and podcast will reach a milestone on Friday, January 17 with the celebration of its 150th episode. Kicking off at 7 PM EST, the special episode of Hardwell On Air will feature a two-hour mix live from the Slam FM studio, which will be streamed live from the ...

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Sharam & Dubfire Reveal Mysterious Countdown on Deep Dish Site

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It’s been eight years since Deep Dish—the legendary house duo of Sharam and Dubfire—has gone on hiatus, but a mysterious countdown on the new DeepDish.com suggests a reunion might be in the cards. Accompanied by little else besides a flashing logo and an entrancing, menacing instrumental loop, ...

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WATCH: Hilarious Edit Strips The Prodigy’s “Firestarter” Music Video of Its Music

Context is everything, and this fact is driven home by new edit of The Prodigy’s “Firestarter” music video which removes all of its music. Taking the classic dance track and replacing the audio with ambient sound effects, the video transforms the original video’s punk-rave vibe into one that’s ...

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ADJ Offers Big Lighting with New Monster Beam

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ADJ has unleashed a lighting beast with its new Monster Beam, which promises powerful creation of the popular Moonflower lighting effect for both clubs and mobile DJs. The Monster Beam features the highest capacity LED engine of any ADJ Moonflower to date with its 25-watts of LED output ideal ...

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Jacuzzi Releases Free Mizu EP

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Hot on the heels of the success of his remix of Santigold’s “Disparate Youth” last year, Hawaiian producer Jacuzzi has unleashed the free Mizu EP. Across a quick five-tracks, the 18-year-old producer shows that he’s wise beyond his years with his genre-defying intricate productions. While the ...

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The Sound of Q-Dance Previews Return to LA with Trailer

The Sound of Q-dance is returning to Los Angeles’ Shrine Expo Hall this March, and a newly released trailer serves to preview the upcoming Hardstyle event. As the next US entry of the world’s largest series of hardstyle events, The Sound of Q-dance promises the pulsing bass and high BPMs fans ...

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ADJ Announces Sweeper Beam & Sweeper Beam Quad LEDs

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ADJ has unveiled a new pair of LED light fixtures consisting of the all-white Sweeper Beam LED and four-color Sweeper Beam Quad LED. Aimed with both club and mobile use in mind, the two units are capable of producing perpetual-motion lightshows for long periods of time without need for duty ...

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DJ Enferno Releases Six-Minute #LiveReMiniMix Video Performance

DJ Enferno has released the latest in his #LiveRemix video series with his #LiveReMiniMix. The mix is a tight six-minute jaunt through six tracks, which features a mix of club staples like DJ Snake’s “Bird Machine” alongside DJ Enferno’s signature Live Remixes which showcase him flexing his ...

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Swedish House Mafia Documentary to Premiere at SXSW

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Leave The World Behind, a new documentary chronicling Swedish House Mafia’s One Last Tour and subsequent break-up, will get its world premiere in Austin, Texas this March as one of the picks of South By South West’s film festival. The film—directed by Christian Larson and executively produced ...

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Chromeo ‘Come Alive’ with Tour & Single Announcement

The boys of Chromeo have a busy spring ahead of them following the announcement of their Come Alive tour and new single of the same name featuring Toro Y Moi. The Canadian pair will spend the spring touring across North America beginning April 6 at Houston’s House of Blues. The tour will ...

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Hardwell & Matthew Koma ‘Dare You’ in New Video

After premiering the track through Shazam last year, Hardwell has unveiled the official video for his latest single “Dare You.” The melodic, uplifting progressive track features the vocals of Matthew Koma, whose voice provides the emotive complement to the song’s massive soundscapes and synth ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Paul Oakenfold at Atlanta’s Opera Nightclub

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DJ Times has partnered with Liquified to give away two VIP tickets to Paul Oakenfold’s Trance Mission Tour stop at Atlanta’s Opera Nightclub this Friday, January 17! The winner and one friend will be added to the guestlist to see Oakenfold’s return to his trance roots firsthand. Tickets to the ...

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Danny Howard Rides The Airwaves to US Debut

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New York City — Over the past two years, Danny Howard has gone from unknown to dance-radio powerhouse. Since winning BBC Radio 1’s Superstar DJ competition in 2011, Howard has gone on to host his weekly Dance Anthems program on the station as well as gaining backing from Paul Oakenfold and ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 1/10/2014

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Even though Fridays are great on their own, they can be made even greater with a solid set of music. For this week’s #FreePlayFriday, we’ve got five free tracks that are sure to get you moving, whether it’s in a club or in your own home. MAKJ celebrates reaching 200,000 Facebook fans with “Mad ...

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Ticketfly Takes Reins for Burning Man 2014 Ticket Sales

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After years of website crashes and lottery systems, the Burning Man Organization has enlisted Ticketfly to handle ticketing sales for the 2014 edition of its annual art festival taking place August 25-September 1. The move is a surprising development for the organization, which has been ...

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Armin van Buuren Teams with Heineken for “Save My Night”

Armin van Buuren has announced a new partnership with Heineken to promote the new “Dance More, Drink Slow” campaign and a new single “Save My Night.” The campaign aims to deliver a message emphasizing the importance of staying in control while clubbing by drinking in moderation. The dark track ...

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Sennheiser Introduces HD Headphone Series Aimed at DJs

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German audio product manufacturer Sennheiser has unveiled its new HD headphone range aimed at DJs and producers at this week’s CES 2014 tradeshow in Las Vegas. The HD series is inspired by its famed HD 25 model, and was designed with extended use in and out of the booth in mind. The new line ...

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Skrillex, Calvin Harris, Zedd Lead 2014 Coachella Dance Lineup

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Coachella 2014 attendees are in for a Californian desert rave in the festival’s Sahara Tent this April, judging from the dance acts present on this year’s lineup. Zedd, Calvin Harris, and Skrillex round out headliners OutKast, Muse, and Arcade Fire, with Disclosure, Martin Garrix, and Fatboy ...

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Hot Since 82 Goes Deep in Atlanta for Launch of Liquified’s Underground Sessions

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Photo: Joey Wallace, Chuckyfoto & Media Atlanta — The south is known more for dirty bass bangers than extended grooves, but Hot Since 82 blew the lid off of deep house to a packed crowd at Club Opera with the kick off of Liquified’s Underground Sessions. Aimed at bringing more varied genres ...

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UMF Radio Launches On-Demand Mixcloud Station

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Sirius XM radio’s Ultra Music Festival Radio program is now available on-demand to fans digitally via its launch on Mixcloud. This move gives fans over 200 hours of music available at anytime, with almost 150 separate programs featuring exclusive sets and live performances from dance’s biggest ...

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SFX & Clear Channel Announce Content Partnership

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After an IPO, acquisition of Made Event, and overhaul of Beatport, SFX is continuing to grow its EDM empire with the announcement of a new marketing and content partnership with radio giant Clear Channel. The partnership combines the biggest gloabal producer of live dance music events with the ...

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Tiesto Recaps UK Greater Than Tour with New Video

Tiesto wraps up his recent Greater Than UK tour with Calvin Harris in a newly released recap video. Taking place across a quick five dates this past December, the tour saw the DJs playing to sold-out arenas across the UK, including a packed performance at Earl’s Court in London to over 21,000 ...

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Fedde Le Grand Wraps 2013 with Dark Light Sessions Yearmix

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Fedde Le Grand is officially wrapping up the past year with his 2013 Yearmix as part of his Dark Light Sessions weekly Sirius XM program. This year’s edition features a staggering 59 of the Dutch DJ/producer’s favorite tracks from 2013, all packed into a tight hour-long package. The huge ...

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Style of Eye: ‘It’s Been Completely Mad’ Producing Icona Pop

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Your mother may tell you that nothing good happens after dark, but Linus Eklöw—better known as Style of Eye—would disagree. Over the past few years, the Swedish DJ/producer has amassed an all-star list of production credits that includes remixing Swedish House Mafia, Kylie Minogue, and Dada ...

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Hot Since 82: Bigger Than Prince?

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He may be known as Hot Since 82, but Daley Padley’s true breakthrough year was 2013. After a huge summer of parties in Ibiza, Padley’s brand of deep house pervaded throughout the dance world due to the success of his slinky remix of Green Velvet’s “Bigger Than Prince.” He’s proven himself to be ...

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Pretty Lights Celebrates Grammy Nomination with Free BitTorrent Bundle

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Pretty Lights has partnered with BitTorrent to give fans a free BitTorrent Bundle of material to celebrate his recent Grammy nomination for Dance/Electronic Album of the Year. The free download includes both the original A Color Map of the Sun album and its 16-track remix album, three exclusive ...

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Markus Schulz Prepares for Scream II with International Release Parties

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Markus Schulz is prepping for the February release of his fifth studio album Scream II with a set of four official release parties around the world. Following a sold-out show at Sound in Los Angeles on February 6, the America’s Best DJ 2012 winner will make a quick sweep of the US, with a ...

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Mixed In Key 6 Update Released with Improved Key Analysis

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Mixed in Key has entered 2014 with a the release of Mixed In Key 6, which adds an improved analysis algorithm and a slew of other features to the popular harmonic key detection software. The new update’s main feature is an upgrade to its harmonic detection algorithm, which allows it to analyze ...

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Dubspot Announces June Debut of Los Angeles Location

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New York-based electronic music production and DJing school Dubspot has announced it will be opening up shop in Los Angeles this June. The new location—set to be announced soon—is planned for a Central Hollywood spot within a few blocks of Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street and is set to mirror ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 1/3/2014

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2013 has come and gone, and a new year promises an endless supply of new releases. Those people whose New Year’s Resolutions included spending less are in luck, as we’ve got five free tracks for you! Trap and bass music fans should be particularly excited, as this week’s set of picks leans ...

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MiMOSA, Purity Ring, More Set to Rock Tucson’s Gem & Jam Festival

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Tucson, Arizona promises to be a desert oasis for electronic music this February with the 2014 edition of its Gem & Jam Festival. Nestled in the second weekend of Tucson’s Gem and Mineral show, the music and art festival will include two stages when it kicks off February 7-9. Headliners for ...

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Sebastian Ingrosso Launches Refune Room with Free Live Album

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Refune Records founder Sebastian Ingrosso is launching the label’s new reward hub service with a free live album. Dubbed Refune Room, the new service gives fans early access to previews of songs and videos, as well as exclusive pre-sales for shows via a point system gauged by users’ social ...

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Moguai to Punx Up The Volume on American Tour

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After a massive 2013 with the runaway success of “Mammoth,” Moguai is kicking off a new year with his Punx Up The Volume American Tour. Announced via a video teaser, the new tour will hit both North and South America during the course of three months. After playing a trio of west coast dates ...

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Moby Channels Inner Sarah McLachlan in New ‘Almost Home’ Lyric Video

Moby gets in touch with his animal side in his lyric video for his new single “Almost Home.” Recorded at Los Angeles’ Best Friends Animal Society with a budget that Moby estimates as “roughly $0,” the video shows the producer posing with the shelter’s adoptable dogs and cats with signs of the ...

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Deadmau5 Launches Fan-Centric Website

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deadmau5 has officially launched his new online service live.deadmau5.com, a digital platform for fans to receive content directly from the Canadian producer. After fans sign up for a free ‘Suckscription’ on the site, they are given access to audio clips, news, photos, and exclusive live ...

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Eric Prydz Wins BBC Radio’s Essential Mix of the Year

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Eric Prydz now has another reason to take pride in 2013, as his BBC Radio One Essential Mix was named the best of the year by a panel of Radio One personnel. Prydz’s Essential Mix—initially broadcast February—beat out over 65 over DJs for the title, including Skrillex, Diplo, Disclosure, and ...

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Waka Winter Classic 2014 Announces 16-Stop Tour

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Arkansas’ Wakarusa Music Festival is still six months away, but the Waka Winter Classic tour will give fans a taste of potential talent—including EDM acts and DJs—when it travels across the US this winter. Kicking off at Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Cain’s Ballroom on January 9, the Waka Winter Classic ...

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Laidback Luke Looks Back on 2013 with Mixmash Yearmix

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Mixmash label head Laidback Luke is giving fans the cliff notes on the label’s year with his Mixmash Yearmix, which was released yesterday as part of his weekly Mixmash Radio podcast series. The hour-long mix packs in all of the label’s biggest releases from the past year, including tracks from ...

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Shure Launches Third Annual ‘Get The Gig’ Internship Competition

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Microphone and audio electronics manufacturer Shure is giving one lucky college student the opportunity to intern in the company’s Artist Relations department with the launch of the third annual Get The Gig competition. Open to junior or senior college students and class of 2013 graduates, the ...

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ADJ Group Opens New Miami Facility

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ADJ Group has expanded its operations with the opening of a new 48,000 square foot facility in Miami. The new facility will provide warehousing and shipping areas for all companies under the ADJ Group umbrella—including ADJ Lighting, Elation Professional, Acclaim Lighting, American Audio, and ...

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The Glitch Mob Return with New Album & US Tour

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The Glitch Mob is returning after three years for the release of its second album Love Death Immortality on February 11 and a US tour in March. The album is set for release through the trio’s label Glass Air Records, and is preceded by the lead single “Can’t Kill Us.” The single is a ...

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Above & Beyond Previews Concert Film with Acoustic ‘Love is Not Enough’

Above & Beyond ditch the soaring synths and pulsing trance in a new video showcasing an acoustic rendition of their track “Love is Not Enough.” The video—a preview of their upcoming Above & Beyond Acoustic concert film premiering January 24 via Thump—features the boys delivering a ...

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Sick Individuals & Axwell Release Contest-Winning Video for ‘I AM’

Sick Individuals and Axwell have released the official video for their single “I AM,” which was the result of a music video competition hosted in tandem with Axwell’s label Axtone and Genero.tv. The winning video was chosen from over 40 entries from young filmmakers, and tells the story of a ...

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Rave Photographer Hopes to Bring Dancefloor Thunder with Kickstarter Campaign

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Photographer Michael Tullberg hopes to challenge the current era of digital rave photography with his Kickstarter campaign to publish his coffee table book of rave photography, DANCEFLOOR THUNDERSTORM, Land Of The Free, Home Of The Rave. DANCEFLOOR THUNDERSTORM aims to provide readers an ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 12/27/2013

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The end of the year is just around the corner, and 2013 will soon just be a memory. Look both forward and backward with this week’s roundup of free downloads, which will have you dancing through the rest of the year and beyond. Given the enormous amount of Lana Del Rey remixes that were ...

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Groove Cruise Prepares for Tenth Anniversary with Lineup Announcement

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The Groove Cruise will celebrate its tenth anniversary next year when it sets sail from Miami to Cozumel from January 30 to February 3, and the recently announced lineup promises to make it one of its most memorable voyages yet. The full lineup includes over 60 acts, ranging from Markus Schulz, ...

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Paul Basic Releases Sophomore Album on Pretty Lights Music

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Colorado-based producer Paul Basic has released his new album Transient Horizons on Pretty Lights Music. The album is a follow-up to his 2011 debut EP The Mirror, and features a more refined take on the dark, bass-centric approach of its predecessor. Former high school bandmates Pretty Lights ...

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Kraftwerk, Chic Lead Eclectic Moogfest 2014 Lineup

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Asheville’s expanded Moogfest will make its spring debut April 23-27, and pioneers Kraftwerk and Chic have been announced as headliners in the newly revealed Phase 2 lineup. Both acts will join previously announced headliners Giorgio Moroder and Laurie Anderson as part of the festival’s ...

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Showtek Launches Record Label with New Single ‘We Like to Party’

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The boys of Showtek are launching their own record label Skink, and they’re celebrating the occasion with the release of a new single “We Like to Party.” The track is a big room explosion centered around synth horn blasts, and serves as both a follow-up to the pair’s smash “Booyah” and as the ...

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ADJ Releases Ultra Bar Series of Linear Lighting

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ADJ has unveiled its new Ultra Bar Series of indoor linear lighting fixtures, featuring three different models aimed at offering professional grade quality at affordable prices. The Ultra Bar Series contains three models: the Ultra Bar 6, a 1/2-meter bar with six 3W TRI LEDs; the Ultra Bar 9, a ...

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Laidback Luke & Martin Solveig Debut the Spray of Life in Star-Studded ‘Blow’ Video

It’s been nine months since the track’s debut at Ultra in March, but after a series of teasers and faux commercials, the video for Martin Solveig and Benny Benassi’s “Blow” has finally been released.  The long-awaited track is a bouncy romp featuring Solveig’s signature kick and handclaps and ...

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The BPM Festival Announces Phase 3 Lineup, Day & Night Event Schedule

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The seventh edition of the BPM Festival is just weeks away from its takeover of Playa del Carmen, Mexico from January 3-12, and the organizers have unveiled Phase 3 artist lineup. The newly added artists—available below—join the over 350 acts announced for the festival, and include a slew of ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 12/20/2013

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The holidays are just around the corner, which really just means presents are coming your way. Regardless of whether you’ve ended up on the naught or nice list this year, we’ve got six presents for you in the form of free tracks! Maya Jane Coles kicks off this week’s picks with “Dreamer,” a cut ...

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Daft Punk to Perform at 2014 Grammy Awards

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The robots of Daft Punk will make a rare television appearance on the 2014 Grammy Awards on January 26 with their first live performance since 2010. The duo will join previously announced performers Kendrick Lamar, Imagine Dragons P!nk and Nate Ruess, and Willie Nelson. Additionally, the duo ...

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Made Event to Host Sunday School Mini-Fest at Mysteryland USA

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New York’s Made Event will host a mini-festival edition of the popular Sunday School party at next year’s debut Mysteryland USA, taking over New York’s Bethel Woods May 23-26. The Mysteryland edition of Sunday School will consist of three stages and will aim to represent a cross-section of both ...

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Serato Releases Serato Remote Mini App for iPhone

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Serato has announced the release of the Serato Remote Mini app for the iPhone/iPod Touch, out now on the Apple App Store. Serato Remote Mini acts as a streamlined version of the Serato Remote iPad App released earlier this year, and the iPhone version fits the stripped-back essentials of the ...

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Pioneer DJ Releases Pearl White Edition of DDJ-SX Controller

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It’s looking to be a white Christmas with Pioneer DJ’s announcement of a new pearl white edition of the DDJ-SX controller. The pearl white edition inherits all of the features from the original black and gold models, including the dual deck design, four-channel mixer, and large jog wheels. ...

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Armin van Buuren to Live-Broadcast Intimate Set on UStream

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Armin van Buuren will join Sean “Hollywood” Hamilton for a UStream broadcast and performance co-sponsored by DJ Times on December 19. Armin will make an appearance on the Remix Top 30 Countdown for a private party, during which he will spin a unique 20-minute set in an intimate, lounge-type ...

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Marcus Schossow, Mike Hawkins, & Pablo Oliveros Unite for ‘Ulysses’

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Marcus Schossow, Mike Hawkins, and Pablo Oliveros have teamed up on “Ulysses,” their new single out now on SIZE Records. “Ulysses” comes hot on the heels of Schossow’s collaboration with Adrian Lux on “Wild Child” and Mike Hawkins and Pablo Oliveros’ previous work together on “Bangover” and ...

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Electric Zoo to Make Debut Mexico Appearance in May

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Made Event has announced the inaugural edition of Electric Zoo Mexico, which will debut next year in Mexico City on May 3-4. The two-day festival will mark the first time the Electric Zoo brand has traveled outside of its hometown of New York, and will be produced in conjunction with Disco ...

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Bingo Players’ Paul Bäumer Passes Away after Cancer Battle

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After revealing his cancer diagnosis earlier this year, Paul Bäumer has sadly passed away after a months-long battle. Over the past few months, Paul went on hiatus from the group’s touring and studio time to fight the illness as the dance world offered up support for him. The news of Paul’s ...

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Danny Avila Goes Aquatic in ‘Poseidon’ Video

Danny Avila channels the Greek God of the Ocean in the video for his single “Poseidon.” The furious electro house track has been tearing up clubs since its release earlier this month with its frenetic pace and pulsing bassline, and the new video captures the live magic. Featuring footage shot ...

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Laidback Luke & Peking Duk Roar on ‘Mufasa’

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Laidback Luke and Peking Duk are topping off 2013 with their new single “Mufasa.” Out December 30 through Mixmash, the track is a big room behemoth with a hulking marching beat. Decked with rubbery synths, tribal chants, and a pitch-bending 8-bit effect, the track is reminiscent of fellow Dutch ...

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Tiesto Runs ‘Red Lights’ with First Single off Upcoming Album

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Tiesto has released “Red Lights,” the lead single from his upcoming artist album due out in 2014. First premiered on Pete Tong’s radio show a few weeks back, “Red Lights” is a decidedly dance-goes-pop affair with its fusion of acoustic and electronic production elements. Topped off with an ...

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Ultra Music Festival Unveils 2014 Phase 1 Lineup

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Ultra Music Festival has released the first phase of the lineup for the 16th edition of the event, taking place at Miami’s Bayfront Park from March 28-30. DJ headliners for this year’s event include Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Hardwell, and America’s Best DJ 2013 Kaskade, while the live stage’s ...

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Zedd Readies UK ‘Stay The Night’ EP & Deluxe Album Release

Zedd has announced the UK releases of his single “Stay The Night” and a new deluxe edition of his album Clarity. The UK release of “Stay The Night,” featuring Paramore vocalist Haley Williams, comes hot on the heels of the track’s US success earlier this year and is set for a February 9 ...

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Holy Ship!!! Announces Party Lineups & Theme Nights

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Hard Events’ Holy Ship!!! has unveiled the stacked set of theme nights and private island parties ahead of its third voyage, set to leave Miami on January 9 and sail through January 12. Each night aboard the ship is set to feature different themed parties of music, each curated by different ...

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Art Department Mixes First BPM Festival Compilation

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The 2014 edition of The BPM Festival kicks off in Mexico’s Playa del Carmen in a little less than a month, and the organizers have announced BPM001 Mixed By Art Deparment, the first in a planned series of mix compilations inspired by the festival. Released in conjunction through The BPM ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 12/13/2013

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French producer Freak You kicks off this week’s picks with “There You Are,” a dreamy tech excursion. Featuring the emotive vocals of DJ/artist Bright Light Bright Light, the track is reminiscent of Hot Chip’s glittering productions with its throbbing, melody-rich approach. Jamie Jones’ remix of ...

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Steve Aoki & R3hab Take ‘Flight’ on New Single

Steve Aoki and R3hab have teamed up for “Flight,” their new collaboration coming soon on Ultra Records. “Flight” takes Aoki’s penchant for off-kilter, schizophrenic drops and seamlessly combines it with R3hab’s big room efficiency, creating a relentless progressive stormer. The track is ...

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Hideout Festival 2014 Sells Out in Record Time

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After being on sale for just two weeks, Croatia’s Hideout Festival 2014 has completely sold out its allotment of tickets a full seven months before the event. This feat is the festival’s fourth consecutive sell-out, as well as being the fastest sell-out in the festival’s history. The 2014 ...

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Ferry Corsten, Benny Benassi, More to Perform at India’s Debut Vh1 Supersonic Fest

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Viacom is bringing India it’s newest music festival with the inaugural Vh1 Supersonic 2013 festival, which will take over Candolim, Goa from December 26-30. The five-day festival will feature a slew of big talent, including Above & Beyond, Benny Benassi, Booka Shade, and Ferry Corsten ...

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Afrojack, Claude Vonstroke, & More Added to Ultra South Africa Lineup

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Ultra Worldwide has unveiled the second phase of the inaugural edition of Ultra South Africa, which will touch down in Cape Town and Johannesburg this February. Additions to the lineup include Afrojack, Martin Garrix, Blasterjaxx, and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Claude Vonstroke, who will ...

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DJ Earworm Partners with Legitmix for 2013 ‘United State of Pop’ Mashup

DJ Earworm has teamed up with Legitmix for this year’s edition of his annual “United State of Pop” mashups, which pits the year’s biggest pop hits against each other into one video remix. This year’s mix features pop hits like Katy Perry’s “Roar” and Justin Timberlake’s  “Suit & Tie” ...

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Crookers Offers ‘Ghetto Guetta’ Remix Competition

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Crookers is offering budding producers the chance to remix his new single “Ghetto Guetta” as part of a remix competition. Prizes for the winner include a pair of HD 25-1 Sennheiser headphones, Crookers tickets and merchandise, as well as the opportunity to have his/her remix reposted on ...

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Movement Detroit Announces Initial Artist Lineup

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Movement has the initial set of performers that will perform at the 2014 edition of the electronic music festival at Detroit’s Hart Plaza on Memorial Day weekend. The 49 artists announced include dance heavyweights like Richie Hawtin, Carl Cox, Loco Dice, and Pete Tong in addition to a ...

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Jaguar Skills & Virus Syndicate Team Up for Karate Man Mixtape

Worlds have collided with the Karateman Mixtape, a collaboration between DJ/producer Jaguar Skills and British MC crew Virus Syndicate. The resulting project is a five-track EP that packs in a wide range of genres—from trap and garage to classic hip hop and drum & bass—all complemented with ...

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HARD Day of the Dead Relives 2013 Fest with Official Aftermovie

HARD Events has released the official Day of the Dead 2013 aftermovie, bringing the memories of the Los Angeles event back to life. The recap video chronicles the two-day party from last month, which included performances from Nero, The Bloody Beetroots, and Skrillex amongst many others. The ...

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Electric Daisy Carnival to Return to NYC’s MetLife Stadium in 2014

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Insomniac has announced that Electric Daisy Carnival New York will return to the MetLife Stadium over Memorial Day weekend in 2014, marking the event’s third year in New York City. The festival is produced in partnership with RPM Worldwide—the team behind New York’s Pacha Nightclub—and will ...

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Wolfgang Gartner Teases Bite on Preview of ‘Piranha’

Wolfgang Gartner is topping off 2013 with his new single “Piranha” on December 17, and the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee has released a teaser of the track ahead of its release. The track takes a less aggressive approach than that of Gartner’s similarly animal-themed electro grinder “Anaconda” ...

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TomorrowWorld Releases Aftermovie for Inaugural Event, Unveils 2014 Return

While Belgium’s Tomorrowland just announced its plans to celebrate its tenth birthday with a double festival next year, Atlanta’s TomorrowWorld is reliving its inaugural edition earlier this year with a brand new aftermovie chronicling the event. The 17-minute fillm captures the magic of ...

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Heads Roll at Beatport as SFX Trims the Fat

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SFX has cleaned house at the recently-acquired Beatport, closing its San Francisco office and laying off a majority of the engineering team at its Denver office. These layoffs come on the heels of Beatport’s Q3 loss of $1 million, as well as SFX’s declining share price from $13 to $11.60 since ...

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Flosstradamus to Stream Live DC Performance Ahead of Single Release

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Chicago DJ/producer duo Flosstradamus will stream their performance at Washington, D.C.’s 9:30 Club on December 13 through their website. The performance is one of the stops on their US and Australian IRL tour, and the live stream will serve to premiere their brand new tour production. The ...

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Coone Preps Release of Global Dedication

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Belgian producer/DJ Coone is readying the release of his new full-length album Global Dedication on Dim Mak Records on December 10. Global Dedication aims to epitomize today’s hardstyle sound and features appearances from big names from the genre, including Wildstylez, Frontliner, and Hard ...

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