Hardwell Premieres Latest Single Via Shazam

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Hardwell is premiering his latest single “Dare You” exclusively via Shazam, making him the first artist to ever release music through the song-recognition app. The track, which features Matthew Koma’s vocals, was first previewed at the Hardwell Presents Revealed showcase during last month’s ...

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Video Teaser for Ultra South Africa Released

Ultra Worldwide recently announced plans to expand to Japan and South Africa in 2014, and the first trailer for the inaugural South African edition of the festival has been released. The minute-long trailer showcases the huge production present at previous Ultra festivals, and includes footage ...

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Marco Bailey Chronicles Career in Documentary

With almost 20-years in techno music, Marco Bailey is no stranger to the dance scene. However, not many know much about the Belgian DJ/producer. To give fans insight into his life, Marco Bailey has released a new documentary on YouTube chronicling his long career from the early 90s rave scene ...

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OMFG! Throws NYE Double Header in San Diego; Lineup Announced

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OMFG! will return to San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center for a two-night New Year’s Eve rager. This year’s event—the second since its expansion to two days—will take place on December 30th and 31st, and will include performances by Boys Noize, Diplo, Nero, Nervo, and more. The event is put on ...

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Madeon & DJ White Shadow to Perform at Lady Gaga’s artRAVE in NYC

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Lady Gaga will be celebrating the release of her new album ARTPOP with an album release party in New York City this Sunday featuring performances from DJ White Shadow and Madeon. The event—titled artRAVE—has been two years in the making, and will include a custom stage filled with ...

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Steve Aoki Sweats with Richard Simmons in “Bring You to Life (Transcend)” Video

America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Steve Aoki has dropped the video for his collaboration with Rune RK, “Bring You To Life (Transcend).” The track is festival-primed progressive house bomb featuring the melodic vocals of Ras, and the video’s neon-filled visuals provide the perfect visual ...

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Dillon Francis & Laidback Luke Star in Commercials for “Blow”

Everyone’s got hidden talents, and judging from the two new commercials for the Martin Solveig and Laidback Luke collaboration “Blow,” Luke’s got a side career as an action movie star and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Dillon Francis is a working supermodel. Catch Dillon Francis’s commercial ...

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Red Bull Music Academy Makes Tokyo Debut in 2014

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Having already made stops in New York City, London, Cape Town, and many other cities, Red Bull Music Academy will make its Japanese debut in October 2014 when it travels to Tokyo. While details of specific events have yet to be announced, RBMA has put on numerous music festivals, performances, ...

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Oliver & Classixx Go Disco to Disco on December Tour

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Oliver and Classixx will be hitting the road together on the Disco To Disco tour, which will travel across North America this December. Oliver will kick off the tour with two solo dates in Vancouver and San Francisco on December 5th and 6th before fellow Los Angeles duo Classixx joins for the ...

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Tiesto & Musical Freedom Contribute $500k to The Global Fund

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Released last year, Tiesto and Musical Freedom’s Dance (Red), Save Lives compilation aimed to commemorate World AIDS Day and to raise money for The Global Fund to fight AIDS. Since its release, sales of the compilation and a personal donation from Tiesto himself have lead to the contribution of ...

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SFX Entertainment Officially Acquires Made Event

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Live event producer SFX Entertainment has officially completed its purchase of Made Event, the company behind New York’s Electric Zoo festival. This deal comes hot on the heels of SFX’s recent IPO and its announcement of its purchase of ID&T. In addition to Randall Island’s Electric Zoo, ...

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Burning Man Festival from Paul Oakenfold’s Eyes

A few weeks ago, Nicky Romero released a video of his TomorrowWorld set shot from his own eyes using Google Glass. Paul Oakenfold is joining in on the fun with a short video of his performance from this year’s Burning Man from his own perspective. You can jump into the DJ booth with the ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 11/1/2013

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New month, new tunes. November is upon us, meaning that holiday decorations will soon take over every square inch of stores everywhere. Embrace the beginning of festive season with gifts from us in the form of five free tracks as part of this week’s #FreePlayFriday. This week’s picks cover ...

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Pulselocker Offers Wolf + Lamb & Soul Clap ADE Mix

The parties and madness of Amsterdam Music Event 2013 have come and gone, but not everyone was fortunate enough to make it out to the event. Luckily, Digital DJ crate service Pulselocker is offering up the full six-hour recording of Crew Love and Dekmantel’s ADE party at the MC Theatre. The ...

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Calvin Harris to Headline Panama’s The Day After Festival 2014

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Calvin Harris has been announced as the main headliner of Panama’s The Day After Festival 2014. 2014’s event will be the second edition of the festival, which will take place at Panama City’s Figali Plaza from January 10-12th. While a full lineup has yet to be announced, Harris will join the ...

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Nicky Romero & Krewella Release Video for “Legacy”

Nicky Romero and Krewella have premiered the video for their hit collaboration “Legacy.” The track has been making the festival rounds for the better part of the year and features Romero’s signature bass squelches and Krewella’s dynamic pop vocals layered over big room synths and a soaring ...

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See the “Hard Times” in GRiZ’s New Video

We first featured “Hard Times” as part of #FreePlayFriday a few weeks ago, and GRiZ has premiered the video for track. Taken from GRiZ’s latest album Rebel Era, “Hard Times” is a slice of soulful electronic music, featuring blues guitars and brassy saxophone complementing vocal samples and ...

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deadmau5 Working with Microsoft to Develop Touchscreen DJ Software

deadmau5 has always pushed the envelope when it comes to technology, as seen in his intricate stage productions. He’s now partnering with Microsoft to develop touchscreen DJ/production software for Windows. Not much information on the unnamed software has been released, but a short video of ...

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Moby Hosts Video Contest for New Single, Winner to Receive $6k

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America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Moby has announced a video competition tasking fans with creating the official video for his new single “Almost Home,” with the winner receiving a $6,000 prize. The track—a collaboration with Damien Jurado—is taken from his latest album Innocents. The entries will ...

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The BPM Festival 2014 Phase 1 Lineup & Showcases Announced

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The Phase 1 lineup for the 2014 edition of Mexico’s The BPM Festival has been unveiled. The seventh edition of the festival will take over the town of Playa del Carmen from January 3-12 and will feature ten days and nights of music and parties. The event will play host to a total of over... Read More

Disclosure Premiere New Track “Apollo”

Right in the midst of a North American tour, the boys of Disclosure have unexpectedly dropped a new track. Named after the Greek god of the Sun, “Apollo” flies straight toward the dancefloor with an unabashedly house approach, eschewing most of the pop hooks present on Settle for deeper ...

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BassHead Music Wins Red Bull Music Academy Culture Clash Miami

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This past October 24, in front of a sold-out Grand Central Miami crowd, BassHead Music was named the winner of the debut Red Bull Music Academy Culture Clash Miami. Modeled after a traditional Jamaican sound clash, the event pitted four South Florida music collectives—BassHead Music, Slow Roast ...

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Ultra Worldwide Expands to South Africa & Japan in 2014

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Already one of America’s largest electronic music events, Ultra Music Festival is expanding its global reach into South Africa and Japan in 2014. These satellite editions will represent the eighth and ninth international iterations of the festival, having already visited notable destinations ...

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Watch DJ Fly’s 2013 DMC World Championship Winning Performance

The DMC World DJ Championship is an annual DJ competition that determines the top turnatablists in the world. Held in a different city each year, the 2013 edition took place earlier this month in London. France’s DJ Fly took the title this year, and his championship-winning performance is ...

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Flux Pavilion Chronicles Road Life in Freeway Tour Video

British dubstep producer Flux Pavilion is currently in the midst of his North American and UK Freeway Tour, and the DJ is now offering his fans a behind-the-scenes peek at just what goes on while on the road. In addition to catching Flux getting kicked out of a Wal-Mart, there’s a preview of ...

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Hideout Festival 2013 Highlights Video Released

Few things go together as well as beautiful weather and great music, and Croatia’s Hideout Festival has both. Taking over Croatia’s Zrce Beach this past July, the festival played host to a wide variety of talent, including Chase & Status, SBTRKT, Seth Troxler, and Claude Vonstroke. If you ...

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Feed Me Opens Record Label Sotto Voce

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UK’s Feed Me just released his debut album Calamari Tuesday earlier this month, but he’s showing no signs of slowing down with the unveiling of his record label Sotto Voce. Feed Me—one of producer Jon Gooch’s artistic aliases—aims to search for and discover producers with genuine artistic ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 10/25/2013

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We’re off to Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit in Asheville this weekend, but we’ve still got your weekly fix of the best free downloads coming your way! Snag tracks from Tiesto, Tittsworth, Major Lazer and more in this week’s #FreePlayFriday. This week’s biggest free release is “iTrance,” ...

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Henry Fong, Mike Hawkins, & Toby Green – “Hot Steppa”

LA-based newcomer Henry Fong has teamed with Mike Hawkins and Toby Green for “Hot Steppa.”. Centered around a subtle reggae influence, the track’s tropical trumpets provide the base of its varied sound. A short synth-laced build changes the pace before the track drops into sheer electro ...

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Dada Life, Porter Robinson, & More to Ring in 2014 at NJ’s Winter Galactic

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Dada Life, W&W, Rusko, Bassjackers, Cash Cash, Bambi, and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Porter Robinson will ring in 2014 this New Year’s Eve as part of the Winter Galactic at New Jersey’s IZOD Center. The 18+ event will be a general admission affair and will feature the DJs spinning in ...

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Pusha T Teams with Legitmix for Rhythm Roulette Producer Contest

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Pusha T has partnered with Legitmix for the Rhythm Roulette contest, offering budding producers the opportunity to create a track for the rapper. The contest’s first round tasks entrants with submitting their best sample-based instrumental, mashup, edit or remix that best showcases their ...

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Lxury Releases Video for “J.A.W.S.” (Co-produced by Disclosure)

British producer Lxury has released the video for “J.A.W.S.” Released on Disclosure’s record imprint Method Records (as well as being co-produced by the duo), the track is a shimmering fusion of UK house and sunny beach vibes that will have you yearning for pool season. The video is a wild ...

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Moogfest Calls to Artists for Public Art Installations

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Asheville’s Moogfest recently unveiled its new plans for a five-day festival coming this April that will feature an expanded focus on the intersection of art and technology, including public art exhibitions. To meet this end, Moogfest and The Media Arts Project have issued an invitation to ...

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Catch Diplo’s Ask Me Anything TODAY on Reddit

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Between his time spent acting as part of Major Lazer, running the Mad Decent record label, and producing for artists like Snoop Lion and Beyonce, it’s hard to imagine America’s Best DJ 2013 runner-up Diplo having even a minute to spare. However, Diplo will be taking questions for a full hour ...

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‘OWSLA Presents…Good Times’ Canadian Tour

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OWSLA, the eclectic label and artist collective owned by America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Skrillex, has announced the OWSLA Presents…Good Times tour, which will be hitting Canada this November. Featuring performers from the label’s roster, the tour’s lineup includes headliners Alvin Risk—whose ...

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Lights All Night Expands to Mexico City with Nicky Romero

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Lights All Night, the annual dance music festival surrounding New Year’s Eve in Dallas, has revealed an expansion to Mexico City this year with Nicky Romero announced as its headliner. With the Dallas festival having moved to the weekend prior on December 27th and 28th, the single-night Mexico ...

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Bingo Players Rattle & Roll Through Atlanta

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Photo: Ray Shot Me Atlanta –  Despite an unfortunate medical diagnosis this summer, Bingo Players recently rolled out on the massive Rattle & Roll bus tour with Bassjackers and MAKJ. With an intricate stage setup and heavy bass, the tour traveled to the Heaven room of Atlanta’s Masquerade ...

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deadmau5, mau5trap Recordings Partner with Astralwerks

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deadmau5 has revealed a new partnership between mau5trap Recordings and US record label Astralwerks. The new partnership will see Astralwerks becoming the US home for all deadmau5 releases and the exclusive distributor and label partner for Mau5trap recordings. This two-tier deal is the first ...

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Armin van Buuren Announces ‘Armin Only – Intense’ World Tour Dates

Armin van Buuren has released eighteen dates on his upcoming Armin Only – Intense World Tour. Officially kicking off the tour with a two-night stand at the Netherlands’ Ziggo Dome on November 15th and 16th, Armin will play all over the world throughout 2014. The tour will support his latest ...

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Avalon Hollywood to Celebrate 10th Anniversary with Paul Oakenfold

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Clubs come and go in the Los Angeles nightlife scene, but Hollywood’s Avalon will be celebrating its tenth anniversary on November 2nd with a performance from Paul Oakenfold as part of his North American Trance Mission Tour. This pairing is fitting, considering that Oakenfold played the club’s ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 10/18/2013

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The weekend is within reach, and we’ve got six free downloads to ring it in right! Fans of deep house and indie dance are in for a treat this week, but we’ve got a fair sampling of heavier sounds coming your way, as well. Facundo Mohrr’s edit of Franki Knuckles’ “Baby Wants to Ride” kicks... ...

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Bassnectar Comes Full Circle for 3rd Annual 360° NYE Show in Nashville

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Bassnectar has announced his third annual New Year’s Eve show at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN. Revealed as the capstone to the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee’s Immersive Music Fall Tour, the show will be a 360° show, as seen in his two previous sold-out NYE shows. These shows feature ...

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Asheville’s Moogfest Expands to Five Days in April 2014

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Asheville music festival Moogfest has unveiled its expansion from three days to five days, with the new 2014 festival dates taking place from April 23rd—27th. This year will see the introduction of new activities to the festival’s usual music-oriented lineup, including an innovation conference ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 10/11/2013

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Pad out your decks for the weekend on this #FreePlayFriday with our picks of the best free tracks. This week’s picks range from jumpy Melbourne Bounce to summery nu-disco, so you can grab any and everything in between! First up is the dub of Taco Cat’s remix of Static Revenger’s “Back Off, ...

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Afrojack Joins SFX in Ringing NASDAQ Closing Bell

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To celebrate SFX Entertainment’s IPO yesterday, Afrojack joined CEO Robert Sillerman and other SFX members in ringing the closing bell of NASDAQ stock exchange in New York’s Times Square. He is the first DJ to ever ring the iconic bell. This honor also comes as part of a big week for the Dutch ...

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Style of Eye and Christian Karlsson Team for New Galantis Single “Smile”

Not much has been heard from Galantis, the collaborative side-project of Swedish DJ/producer Style of Eye and Miike Snow’s Christian Karlsson (Bloodshy of pop production outlet Bloodshy & Avant), besides 2012’s two-track Raveheart EP and the A-Trak collaboration “Jumbo.” The pair is back, ...

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See Pioneer DJ’s Artmix Exhibition Benefiting VH1’s Save The Music in LA TODAY

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The exhibition of the second edition of the Pioneer DJ Artmix, Pioneer DJ’s fund raising program that sees DJs using CDJs as canvases in order to benefit VH1’s Save The Music Foundation, will take place today at The Bank in Downtown LA’s Art Walk. The event is free and open to the public from ...

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The British Are Coming: Sankeys to Open in NYC This Month

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Sankeys’ third season is coming to a close, but the party isn’t stopping as the owners prepare to open a New York edition of the British club on October 31st. The new location will be located in Manhattan on 36th Street and houses two rooms: the famed futuristic-themed Basement and the ...

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Gesaffelstein Brings Guns, Sex, & Gold for “Hate or Glory” Video

To coincide with the release of his I Heart Techno 2013 mix compilation and debut album Aleph on October 28th, Gesaffelstein has released a video for new track “Hate or Glory.” Full of the same cinematic flair seen in the video for his single “Pursuit” this summer, the new clip ditches the ...

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Pretty Lights Previews Full Band Tour with New Video

America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Pretty Lights kicks off his North American tour in support of his studio album A Color Map of the Sun in Kansas City on October 10th. However, this tour is differentiated from prior performances due to the addition of a live band, which producer Derek Smith has ...

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A-Trak to Join Danny Brown on Co-Headlining Tour

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Fool’s Gold boss and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee A-Trak will be hitting North America with rapper Danny Brown on this fall’s Double Trouble tour.  The tour will kick of at the Fox Theatre in Pomona, CA on November 8th and will include stops in around the West Coast, including Los Angeles for ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 10/4/2013

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The weekend is finally here! Celebrate the end of your responsibilities for the week with our picks of the best free downloads. Whether you’re looking for the latest in bounce music or the biggest of big room house, we’ve got you covered. If you’re still transitioning back into the real world ...

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The Prodigy’s Maxim Announces First-Ever US DJ Tour

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Maxim, an original member of The Prodigy, has announced his debut US DJ tour scheduled for this fall. This will be the first time any of the members of the group have toured the states since the fall, and is meant to tide fans over while the group is in the studio working on a... Read More

See TomorrowWorld from Nicky Romero’s Eyes

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Many DJs dream of playing the main stage of a major festival like Atlanta’s TomorrowWorld at some point. Until those dreams are realized, a new video posted by Nicky Romero will give everyone a taste of the magic. Shot using Google Glass, the clip shows the minute backstage through the opening ...

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Serato Releases Serato DJ 1.5 Update, Offers DVS Support

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Serato has released the 1.5 Update to Serato DJ, which adds support for Serato Control Vinyl/CDJ control with new Serato DJ Noisemap DVS hardware. This allows users with Rane Sixty-Four and Pioneer DJM-900SRT mixers to use Serato DJ in conjunction with CDJs and turntables. Those familiar with ...

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Paul Kalkbrenner Announces Debut ‘Guten Tag’ North American Tour

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Paul Kalkbrenner has announced the Guten Tag tour, his first-ever solo North American tour that will see the German techno artist playing six live shows in December. The tour will kick off at New York’s Webster Hall and will include stops at Chicago’s Metro and Los Angeles’ The Henry Fonda. The ...

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ADJ Releases Lightweight Micro Image RGB Mini-Laser

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ADJ has unveiled the Micro Image RGB, a small, lightweight mini-laser featuring three lights and 25 laser patterns. Equipped with 80mW (650nm) red, 30mW (532nm) blue, and 60mW (532nm) green lasers, the unit can produce 25 geometric patterns to display upon walls, ceilings, dancefloors, and ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 9/27/2013

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We’re switching it up and now bringing you the best of the week’s free downloads every #FreePlayFriday! This week we’ve got nine downloads that range from hardstyle to disco house, with nearly everything in between. Chromeo kick off #FreePlayFriday with “Over Your Shoulder,” the lead single of ...

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Markus Schulz to Release Buenos Aires ’13 Mix Compilation

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2012 America’s Best DJ winner Markus Schulz has announced plans to release Buenos Aires ’13, the latest of his annual mix compilations, through Armada on October 4th. The release will be a two-disc affair that boasts both new singles and remixes, including new single “Remember This” and a brand ...

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Bassnectar Releases ‘Side Two’ of Immersive Music Mixtape

While in the midst of his North American Immersive Music Tour, America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Bassnectar has dropped Side Two of his Immersive Music Mixtape. While Side One, released in July, was a shorter mix focused on more traditional Bassnectar sounds, including dubstep and trap, Side Two ...

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Nicky Romero Develops ‘Kickstart’ Production Plug-In

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Nicky Romero has released Kickstart, a new sidechain compression plugin that he developed with Cableguys. The plugin features 16 modulation patterns handcrafted by Romero himself that each serve to rhythmically change the volume of audio channels in order to create space and definition to ...

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Paul Oakenfold to Embark on Trance Mission Across North America

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Paul Oakenfold will be returning to his trance roots this October with his upcoming Trance Mission tour and album. The tour will see Oakenfold bringing North American dance floors a new video and audio experience inspired by his “Full on Fluoro” sound, which has garnered significant success in ...

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Panels Announced for Mountain Oasis Music Summit

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The inaugural Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit takes place in Asheville, North Carolina next month, and the schedule of panels has been released. The discussions will kick off Saturday, October 26th at the Diane Wortham Theatre. The first panel is the Inventors’ Roundtable, which will ...

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Kaskade Throws First Pitch at Chicago White Sox Game

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Kaskade has  been riding pretty high over the past week. After releasing his new album Atmosphere last week, Kaskade was named America’s Best DJ of 2013. In addition to all of that, Kaskade threw the first pitch at the Chicago White Sox’s game against the Cleveland Indians last week. Watch the ...

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ADJ to Hit The Road as Part of ‘ADJ On Tour’

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American DJ will be hitting the road this fall for ADJ On Tour, a multi-city tour that will offer hands-on workshops on a variety of topics, as well as demos of two new product lines and insights into the company’s next generation of products. The hands-on workshops will train attendees in ...

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Laidback Luke Bringing Super You & Me to NY, DC, and Chicago on New Tour

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Laidback Luke is set to embark on his Musically Driven Bus Tour of North America next week, but he’s added three new Super You & Me dates to the itinerary. The three dates include stops in Washington, DC, Chicago, and New York, the last of which is set to be his largest SY&M event ...

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Disclosure Announces North American Winter Tour Dates

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Disclosure has yet to kick off its US tour that starts next month, but the Britsh duo has already announced more North American dates for early 2014. The winter run will start in Toronto on January 14th and will see the duo performing 15 dates throughout January and February. The tour will ...

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Richie Hawtin to Perform at NYC’s Guggenheim Museum

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Richie Hawtin will perform at New York’s Guggenheim Museum on November 6th as part of the Guggenheim International Gala pre-party. Hawtin will also be joined in the Guggenheim’s rotunda by his brother Matthew, who will open the event, which benefits the Guggenheim Foundation. The event runs ...

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Dillon Francis & T.E.E.D. Release Video for ‘Without You’

Dillon Francis has garnered quite the reputation for being dance music’s resident prankster, but his new video for “Without You,” his collaboration with Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, explores a far more emotional side. Francis ditches his usual moombahton sound for the track, instead ...

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Ableton Releases Free New Features for Live & Push Users

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Ableton has announced the public beta of the Ableton Live 9.1 update, giving registered users of Live 9 Suite, Standard, and Intro new Live and Push features. For Live 9.1, users gain the ability to open two windows simultaneously on both one or two monitors. This allows both the session and ...

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RL Grime Sets Out on Fall North American Tour

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America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee RL Grime will set out on a North American tour this Fall. Kicking off this Saturday, September 21st in Oakdale, CA, the trap DJ/producer will travel across the country, playing 13 dates in total. This tour will include two festival stops at both Atlanta’s ...

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Alesso Unveils North American Uprising Tour

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Swedish producer Alesso has announced his Uprising Tour, which will hit North America later this year. Beginning with a performance at The Light nightclub in Las Vegas on November 2nd, Alesso will perform 14 dates across the US and Canada before concluding the tour with a New Year’s Eve show at ...

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John Dahlbäck – “We Were Gods”

Swedish producer/DJ has released “We Were Gods,” a new track featuring Urban Cone & Lucas Nord. Splitting the difference between progressive and electro house, the track features a euphoric synth topline during the build before changing into a pulsing bass drop. The vocals complement ...

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Tiesto to Play Six Shows in Three Days for ‘Never Ending Weekend’

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Even while in the midst of a massive international tour, Tiesto has managed to step it up another notch by announcing his Never Ending Weekend, during which he’ll perform six shows across three different cities in just three days. Taking place this weekend, Tiesto will kick off the weekend with ...

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Daft Punk Drop Full “Lose Yourself to Dance” Video

After dropping a teaser a few weeks ago to coincide with a VMA appearance, Daft Punk has finally dropped the first full-length video from Random Access Memories for “Lose Yourself to Dance.” The full version doesn’t deviate too far from the clip, showcasing a disco-bathed performance from the ...

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Little Boots Takes the Discotheque Global With New Live Set

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Earlier this year, British singer Little Boots—real name Victoria Hesketh—released Nocturnes, the long awaited follow up to her 2009 glittering synthpop debut Hands. The Italo dance and nu-disco-inspired LP came after Boots spent a period of almost two years playing DJ gigs all over the world. ...

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Marquee NY Unveils Eight Week Residency of Marco Carola’s ‘Music On’

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Marquee New York has announced an eight week residency of Marco Carola’s “Music On” party that will take place every Friday beginning October 25th. Each Friday will see the Italian producer/DJ bringing his brand of techno to the Chelsea club. The residency, a continuation of his Music On party ...

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Sub Focus Releases First-Ever 3D Album Sampler for Torus

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British electronic producer Sub Focus has unveiled a 3D album sampler ahead of the release his upcoming second album, Torus, on September 30th. Utilizing Google Maps, the sampler tasks fans with following Clues—released through the website and Sub Focus’s social media sites—in order to find the ...

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Knife Party Launch “LRAD” Video

Between Knife Party’s “LRAD” and Martin Garrix’s “Animals,” it was hard to miss a festival set this summer that didn’t feature a minimalist, percussion-heavy electro house drop. Released back in March on the duo’s Haunted House EP, Knife Party has finally unveiled a video for “LRAD.” The video ...

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Pioneer Unveils DDJ-SR Controller Aimed at Serato DJ Users

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Pioneer DJ has announced the DDJ-SR, a two-channel DJ controller aimed at Serato DJ users. The DDJ-SR has inherited many of the features of the DDJ-SX released in 2012, including large aluminum jog wheels and integrated performance pads. Additionally, the DDJ-SR adds a brand new Pad Plus, ...

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#FreePlayThursday – 9/12/13

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In need of new music for your decks? We’re bringing you the best of free music this week with 7 complimentary downloads, ranging from techno and moombahton to trap and nu-disco. Julien H Mulder is giving away his Enkel Strukur EP through his Soundcloud. Created entirely with analog equipment, ...

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Kaskade Takes ‘America’s Best DJ’ Title a 2nd Time

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Port Washington, NY – The votes of the fans have all been counted and it’s official: DJ Times magazine and Pioneer DJ are proud to announce that Kaskade has been voted America’s Best DJ for 2013. This is the second time Kaskade has taken home the award—he also won in 2011—and it ...

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Tomorrowland Releases Official 2013 Aftermovie

With the inaugural edition of TomorrowWorld just weeks away, the official Tomorrowland 2013 aftermovie has been released. Get taken back to (or get a taste of) the experience from this past July throughout the 30-minute film, which showcases the highlights of each of the days of the festival. ...

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Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Preview TomorrowWorld Anthem "Ocarina"

Tomorrowland stalwarts Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have released a video teaser for “Ocarina,” the official anthem to this month’s TomorrowWorld festival in Atlanta. Heard in last year’s Tomorrowland aftermovie, the track opens with glitchy 8-bit chords. As the preview progresses, those sound ...

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Dim Mak Launches ‘Dim Mak Sundays’ at Create LA with Insomniac & sbe

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Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak record label has partnered with Insomniac Events and sbe Nightlight Group to launch a weekly event series at Create Nightclub on Hollywood Boulevard called Dim Mak Sundays. Electro house producer Felix Cartal will headline the inaugural event on September 15th, with trap ...

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Feed Me To Release Debut Calamari Tuesday in October

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Feed Me has announced the release of his debut artist album Calamari Tuesday for October 14th. The album will be released through his brand-new label, Sotto Voce. Feed Me, along with Jon Gooch’s other production aliases like Spor and Seventh Stich in addition to other artists, will see releases ...

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Giorgio Moroder, Afrojack, More to Remix Donna Summer on New Album

Dance music superstars of today will honor disco legend Donna Summer on a new remix compilation titled Love to Love You Donna. The album will be released on October 22nd through Verve Records, and will include Afrojack taking on “I Feel Love,” Frankie Knuckles & Eric Kuppe remixing “Hot ...

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Pete Tong Announces Fall US Tour & TomorrowWorld Stage Lineup

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Amidst a relocation to Los Angeles, BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix host Pete Tong has unveiled plans for a Fall US tour and the full lineup for his It’s All Gone Pete Tong arena at this month’s TomorrowWorld festival in Atlanta. After spending part of the year around the US, including performing at ...

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Bingo Players to Rattle & Roll across America with Bassjackers & MAKJ

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Bingo Players have announced the Rattle & Roll Tour, which will travel across North America this October and November. Launching in Miami on October 10th, Bingo Players will hit over 30 cities before wrapping in Los Angeles on November 16th.  The tour will feature a massive stage production ...

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Headhunterz to Embark on North American ‘Explode’ Tour

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Dutch hardstyle producer/DJ Headhunterz has announced the Explode Tour, which will hit North America this Fall. The 15-date tour kicks off on September 19th in Philadelphia and will culminate with a show at the Concord Music Hall in Chicago on October 13th. The announcement of the tour comes ...

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Fun in the Sun: Aruba’s Electric Festival

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By: Jim Tremayne Oranjestad, Aruba – Set for this weekend—Sept. 6-9—the inaugural Electric Festival will light up the beautiful Caribbean island of Aruba, and DJ Times will serve as a proud media sponsor. Boasting a mostly EDM-based lineup—legendary rocker Slash is also playing—Electric ...

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#FreePlayThursday – 9/5/2013

It’s #FreePlayThursday, so we’ve got a slew of free tracks coming your way, per usual. However, we’ve also got a couple of mix & bootleg compilations for you, as well! Kicking off this week’s set of free tracks is Tommie Sunshine’s “Reload The Sun” bootleg. The mix mashes up the vocal ...

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Steve Aoki Plans ‘Aokify America’ Tour With Borgore, Waka Flocka Flame, & Pharrell

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Coinciding with his collaboration with Chris Lake and Tujamo “Boneless” hitting the No.1 spot on Beatport, America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Steve Aoki has announced dates for his upcoming Aokify America tour.  The tour will kick off at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion on October 4th and traverse across ...

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Zedd, Oliver, & Alex Metric Deliver A ‘Moment of Clarity’ to Atlanta

Atlanta — Just in time for his single “Stay In Night” featuring Haley Williams, Zedd kicked off his Moment of Clarity tour last week featuring support from Alex Metric and Oliver. Dance music promoter Liquified brought the tour to Atlanta’s Tabernacle, and we checked out the show earlier this ...

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Nervo & Ivan Gough – “Not Taking This No More (feat. Beverley Knight)”

Both Nervo and Ivan Gough have had a huge year, with the twins landing a CoverGirl contract and a gig on MTV VMA’s red carpet while Ivan Gough’s progressive house smash “In My Mind” was featured in a Kia Soul ad. The producers have come together with Beverley Knight for “Not Taking This More,” ...

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Fans Start NYC Street Naming Campaign for Legendary Larry Levan

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Before the days of electronic music festivals and EDM, there was New York City’s Paradise Garage. Commonly cited as the blueprint for the nightclub experience as we know it today, the Paradise Garage was helmed by its resident DJ, Larry Levan. In the years following the clubs closure and ...

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Mat Zo Announces Debut Album Damage Control & World Tour

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Mat Zo landed massive success earlier this year with “Easy,” his collaboration with Porter Robinson. However, the young DJ & producer is aiming for more than single success with the announcement of his debut artist album Damage Control and an accompanying world tour. The album will be ...

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Spinnin’ Records Launches Spotify App

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Spinnin’ Records has officially launched an app for Spotify. Released yesterday, the app aims to serve as a one-stop shop for EDM fans on the streaming service. Users have access to a Top 100 chart, as well as playlists curated by Spinnin’ Records artists, including Sander Van Doorn, Afrojack, ...

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Official Ultra Music Festival 2013 Aftermovie Released

It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly six months since Ultra Music Festival 2013’s double weekend extravaganza in Miami this past March. Fans who were able to attend were treated to Ultra’s quintessential gorgeous locale and varied lineup with 6 full days of nonstop music. Today sees the ...

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New Track: Hot Natured – “Alternate State (feat. Roisin Murphy)”

Emerging from a variety of different roles, labels, and backgrounds, the members of Hot Natured—Jamie Jones, Lee Foss, Ali Love, and Luca C—have come together to form a hodgepodge of talent that has churned out a series of indie dance hit. With the group’s debut album, Different Sides of the ...

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