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

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

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TomorrowWorld Releases First Lineup Announcement

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

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Alex Metric – ‘Hope’ EP

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

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John Digweed Announces ‘Live in Miami’ Live Mix Compilation

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

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

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

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

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

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Serato Announces Serato DJ 1.6.2 & DJ Intro 1.2 Updates

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

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

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

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

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

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Aruba’s Electric Festival Expands to Five Days

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

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Hans Zimmer to Produce Tomorrowland Anthem

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

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Pretty Lights Announces Two-Night Stand at Red Rocks

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

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Coldplay – ‘Midnight (Giorgio Moroder Remix)’

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

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#FreePlayFriday – 4/18/2014

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

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Chauvet DJ Announces Ultra-Compact EZMin Lasers

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

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

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

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Chvrches – ‘We Sink (The Range Remix)’

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

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

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

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

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

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Seven Lions Announces ‘Worlds Apart’ EP

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

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Ultra Europe Announces Stacked Phase Two Lineup

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

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Beatport Releases Beatport Pro Music Management System

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

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

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

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

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

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GRiZ Brings Power in Numbers Tour to Florida

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

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

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

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Disclosure & Friend Within – ‘The Mechanism’

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

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Mysteryland USA Calls on Artists for Sustainable Design Challenge

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

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#FreePlayFriday – 4/11/2014

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

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

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

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ADJ Releases Event Bar Q4

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

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Sharam – ‘Tripi’

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

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

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

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Arriba Cases Moves to New California Headquarters

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

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Keep Ultra Music Festival in Miami–Sign the Petition

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

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Giorgio Moroder & Pete Tong Announced for IMS Engage

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

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Mad Decent Block Party 2014 Lineup Unveiled

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

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Kaskade Announces 2014 Summer Lovin’ Residency at Marquee Las Vegas

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

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BT Launches MUSE App for Leap Motion Controller

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

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

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

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#FreePlayFriday – 4/4/2014

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

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

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

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Mad Decent Block Party Announces 22-Date Summer Tour

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

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ADJ Introduces Flashback 4 Panel Lighting Fixture

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

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Korg Launches Micro Masterpiece Contest

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

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Movement Detroit Announces Full Lineup

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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29th Annual International Dance Music Award Winners Announced

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

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Moogfest Giveaway Winner Announced ahead of Fest’s Spring Launch

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

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WATCH: Skrillex – ‘Ragga Bomb’ Music Video

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

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Frankie Knuckles Passes Away at 59

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

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

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

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V-Moda Adds XS to M-Class Headphone Series

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

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

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

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ADJ Offering Free Virtual DJ 8 Clinics

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

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#FreePlayFriday – 3/21/2014

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

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

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

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Ableton University Tour Brings Ableton Demonstrations to Campuses

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

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Sennheiser Launches Remix The Legends Contest with New HD Line Release

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

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

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

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Red Bull Guest House Releases Complete Miami Party Lineups

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

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Martin Garrix: Studio Animal

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

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

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

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: 2 Passes to Moogfest – Asheville, NC

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

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RPM Returns to Miami Music Week with Seven Parties

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

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: VIVa Warriors Miami: Steve Lawler & Friends

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

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Electric Forest Announces Lineup Details

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

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

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

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#FreePlayFriday – 3/14/2014

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

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Camp Bisco Announces 2014 Hiatus

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Pioneer DJ Teases Secret Turntable Project at MusikMesse 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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Verboten Readies Grand Opening of Williamsburg Event Venue

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

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Red Bull Music Academy Festival NY Reveals Event & Lineup Details

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

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Akai Expands APC Controller Line with Three New Models

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

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Skrillex Premieres Entire Debut Album Recess Ahead of Surprise Release

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

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ALBUM PREMIERE: Designer Drugs – The Drugs Are In Control

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

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Steve Angello Celebrates Size Records #Decade with Free Catalog Download

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

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Red Bull Guest House Announces Breakfast Club Parties

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

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Novation Announces Launchpad S Control Pack

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

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#FreePlayFriday – 3/7/2014

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

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ID&T Unveils Debut Mysteryland USA Lineup

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

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Insomniac Releases Lineup for Electric Daisy Carnival New York

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

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Laurent Garnier Announces North American Tour

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

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Pioneer DJ Unveils Two Inner-Ear Headphone Offerings

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

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Julio Bashmore & Huxley @ Output Brooklyn

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

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

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

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

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

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ADJ Launches #myofficetonight Photo Contest

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

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Porter Robinson – ‘Sea of Voices’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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#FreePlayFriday – 2/28/2014

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

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VICE Launches Music Choice’s Weekend Takeover DJ Residency

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

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

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

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Steve Angello Announces #Decade Miami Lineup

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

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Seven Lions Announces Worlds Apart Tour

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

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Dirty Vegas Readies Let The Night EP Release

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

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

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

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ADJ Vizi Roller Beam 2R Now Available

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

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2014 DMC Online DJ Battle Begins – Enter Now

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

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

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

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

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

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Mixware Named Nocs US Distributor

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

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BUKU Music + Art Project 2014 Daily Lineup Released

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

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Crew Love Miami Lineup Announced

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

#FreePlayFriday – 2/21/2014

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

ADJ Inno Spot Series Offers Compact LED Moving Heads

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

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Duke Dumont Headlines North American Tour

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

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Korg Announces Development of New ARP Odyssey Synth

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

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Rebecca & Fiona – ‘Candy Love’

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

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Shlohmo Plans Spring US Tour & EP Release

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

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Diplo – ‘Biggie Bounce (Kid Kamillion Remix)’

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

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A-Trak Announces Headlining Gold Gone Wild Summer Tour

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

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TomorrowWorld Tickets to Go on Sale February 22

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

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

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

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WATCH: Roland’s AIRA Series in Action

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

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

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

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Celldweller Releases Sonix Producer Pack Vol. 1 Sample Library

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

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Popeska – ‘Heart of Glass’

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

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#FreePlayFriday – 2/14/2014

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

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Mad Decent Boat Party to Make Inaugural Voyage in November

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

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Roland Unveils AIRA Product Line

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

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Holy Ship! Expands to Two Cruises in 2015

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

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2014 Beatport Award Nominees Announced

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

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Chauvet DJ Academy Launches Expert Level of Video Curriculum

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

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Vestax Opens Retail Showroom in Hollywood

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

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Dillon Francis & DJ Snake – ‘Get Low’

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

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Duke Dumont Signs with Astralwerks for US Album Release

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

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#MixMonday – MK Live from BBC Radio 1

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

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Porter Robinson Teases Worlds Album with Cryptic Video

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

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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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