Marco Carola, Boys Noize Lead Movement Detroit Phase 2 Lineup

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

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29th Annual IDMA Nominees Revealed

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

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#FreePlayFriday – 2/7/2014

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

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

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

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

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

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Serato DJ 1.6 Is Now Available

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

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Premiere: Sebjak & David Tort — ‘Raveline’

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

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

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

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

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

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Jack Beats Mixes FABRICLIVE 74 Compilation

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

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Marcus Schössow: On a Roll

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

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TJR Launches Bounce Nation Residency at Wynn Las Vegas

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

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Jeff Mills Scores & Stars in ‘Man From Tomorrow’

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

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Duck Sauce Tease Debut LP with ‘Duck Droppings’ EP

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

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

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

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

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

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Claude VonStroke Readies ‘Dirtybird BBQ’ Compilation

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

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#FreePlayFriday – 1/31/2014

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

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

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

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

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

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Tommy Trash Launches Ministry of Sound’s Inspired Compilation Series

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

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Chris Lake Embarks on North American Helium Tour

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

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DMC DJ Battle Takes on NYC with DJ QBert

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

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

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

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Zedd Celebrates Grammy Win with New Single + Lyric Video

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

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ATB Goes ‘Face To Face’ on New Single

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

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Designer Drugs Announce Upcoming Album The Drugs Are In Control

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

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The M Machine Embark on Metropolis North American Tour

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

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

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

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#FreePlayFriday – 1/24/14

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

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Markus Schulz Reveals Scream 2 Album Details

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

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

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

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NAMM 2014: iZotope & BT Release BreakTweaker Beat Sequencer

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

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Coone & Substance One Release Dark Video for ‘Drowning’

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

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

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

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

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

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Bitwig Announces March Release of Bitwig Studio

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

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Serato Announces Pitch ‘N Time DJ Expansion

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

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Shure Opens Latin American Marketing Office in Miami

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

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

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

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Sandro Silva & Junkie Kid Create a ‘Miraj’

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

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Steve Aoki Readies 3 Weeks of Releases for 3OKI

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

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MegaMen Make Dim Mak Debut with ‘MaxiMus’

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

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#FreePlayFriday – 1/17/2014

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

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Red Bull Music Academy Tokyo Begins Application Period

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

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Hardwell Celebrates 150th Episode of Hardwell On Air Radio Show

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

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Sharam & Dubfire Reveal Mysterious Countdown on Deep Dish Site

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

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

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

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ADJ Offers Big Lighting with New Monster Beam

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

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Jacuzzi Releases Free Mizu EP

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

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

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

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ADJ Announces Sweeper Beam & Sweeper Beam Quad LEDs

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

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DJ Enferno Releases Six-Minute #LiveReMiniMix Video Performance

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

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Swedish House Mafia Documentary to Premiere at SXSW

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

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Chromeo ‘Come Alive’ with Tour & Single Announcement

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

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Hardwell & Matthew Koma ‘Dare You’ in New Video

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

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Paul Oakenfold at Atlanta’s Opera Nightclub

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

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Danny Howard Rides The Airwaves to US Debut

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

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#FreePlayFriday – 1/10/2014

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

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Ticketfly Takes Reins for Burning Man 2014 Ticket Sales

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

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

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

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Sennheiser Introduces HD Headphone Series Aimed at DJs

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

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Skrillex, Calvin Harris, Zedd Lead 2014 Coachella Dance Lineup

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

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

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

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UMF Radio Launches On-Demand Mixcloud Station

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

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SFX & Clear Channel Announce Content Partnership

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

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Tiesto Recaps UK Greater Than Tour with New Video

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

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Fedde Le Grand Wraps 2013 with Dark Light Sessions Yearmix

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

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

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

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Hot Since 82: Bigger Than Prince?

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

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Pretty Lights Celebrates Grammy Nomination with Free BitTorrent Bundle

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

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Markus Schulz Prepares for Scream II with International Release Parties

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

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Mixed In Key 6 Update Released with Improved Key Analysis

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

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Dubspot Announces June Debut of Los Angeles Location

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

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#FreePlayFriday – 1/3/2014

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

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

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

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Sebastian Ingrosso Launches Refune Room with Free Live Album

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

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Moguai to Punx Up The Volume on American Tour

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

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

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

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Deadmau5 Launches Fan-Centric Website

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

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

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

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Waka Winter Classic 2014 Announces 16-Stop Tour

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

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Laidback Luke Looks Back on 2013 with Mixmash Yearmix

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

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Shure Launches Third Annual ‘Get The Gig’ Internship Competition

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

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ADJ Group Opens New Miami Facility

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

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The Glitch Mob Return with New Album & US Tour

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

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

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

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

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

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Rave Photographer Hopes to Bring Dancefloor Thunder with Kickstarter Campaign

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

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#FreePlayFriday – 12/27/2013

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

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Groove Cruise Prepares for Tenth Anniversary with Lineup Announcement

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

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Paul Basic Releases Sophomore Album on Pretty Lights Music

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

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Kraftwerk, Chic Lead Eclectic Moogfest 2014 Lineup

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

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

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

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ADJ Releases Ultra Bar Series of Linear Lighting

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

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

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

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

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

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#FreePlayFriday – 12/20/2013

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

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Daft Punk to Perform at 2014 Grammy Awards

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

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

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

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Serato Releases Serato Remote Mini App for iPhone

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

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Pioneer DJ Releases Pearl White Edition of DDJ-SX Controller

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

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Armin van Buuren to Live-Broadcast Intimate Set on UStream

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

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

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

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Electric Zoo to Make Debut Mexico Appearance in May

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

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Bingo Players’ Paul Bäumer Passes Away after Cancer Battle

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

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Danny Avila Goes Aquatic in ‘Poseidon’ Video

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

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Laidback Luke & Peking Duk Roar on ‘Mufasa’

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

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

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

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Ultra Music Festival Unveils 2014 Phase 1 Lineup

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

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

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

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Holy Ship!!! Announces Party Lineups & Theme Nights

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

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Art Department Mixes First BPM Festival Compilation

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

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#FreePlayFriday – 12/13/2013

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

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Steve Aoki & R3hab Take ‘Flight’ on New Single

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

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Hideout Festival 2014 Sells Out in Record Time

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Crookers Offers ‘Ghetto Guetta’ Remix Competition

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

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Movement Detroit Announces Initial Artist Lineup

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

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Jaguar Skills & Virus Syndicate Team Up for Karate Man Mixtape

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

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HARD Day of the Dead Relives 2013 Fest with Official Aftermovie

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

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

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

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Wolfgang Gartner Teases Bite on Preview of ‘Piranha’

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

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TomorrowWorld Releases Aftermovie for Inaugural Event, Unveils 2014 Return

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

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Heads Roll at Beatport as SFX Trims the Fat

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

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Flosstradamus to Stream Live DC Performance Ahead of Single Release

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

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Coone Preps Release of Global Dedication

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

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#FreePlayFriday – 12/6/2013

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Black Friday has come and gone, but the deals don’t have to end quite yet. We’ve got five free tracks coming your way that will satisfy everyone from bassheads to the underground hipsters. Brooklyn indie dance duo Chordashian bring this week’s first pick with “Keep On,” a bouncy nu disco gem. ...

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Benny Benassi Chronicles One Day in New York

A high-profile DJ’s day-to-day schedule can be a whirlwind, as seen in a new video that chronicles Benny Benassi’s day in New York leading up to his Electric Zoo performance last August. Set to his new single “Back to The Pump,” 1 Day in New York follows Benny all the way from waking up for... ...

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Electric Daisy Carnival 2013 Generates $278 Million for Las Vegas Economy

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Las Vegas hit the jackpot with last June’s Electric Daisy Carnival, as the festival brought in an estimated $278 million for the local economy in just three days. These findings come from an economic impact report from Beacon Economics, which also revealed that the third annual event garnered ...

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Get Your Taxidermied deadmau5 Dead Mouse on Etsy

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If you were looking for a unique way to express your fandom for deadmau5, a new product on craft website Etsy might be just what you need. User/registered taxidermist ebinard is selling a handmade stuffed mouse adorned with a replica of deadmau5’ signature headpiece. The ethically sourced ...

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Above & Beyond Celebrates 50th Group Therapy with Aftermovie & New Single

Above & Beyond is celebrating the 50th edition of the trio’s Group Therapy radio program (and 500th ever radio show) with a new aftermovie chronicling its sold-out performance at London’s Alexandra Palace last month. In addition to live footage from the performance and interviews with the ...

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Afrojack & Hardwell Join Calvin Harris to Headline The Day After Festival

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Hardwell and Afrojack will join Calvin Harris to fill out the trio of headliners for Panama City’s The Day After Festival this January. The pair will join the already-announced acts, which include Nervo, Nicky Romero, and Martin Garrix. The Showpro and Disco Donnie Presents-produced event will ...

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Steve Aoki Performs on Jimmy Kimmel Live with Linkin Park

Steve Aoki has become the latest DJ/dance artist to appear on late night television, joining the likes of Zedd and Major Lazer, with his performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live last week. Linkin Park vocalists Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda appeared with the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee and ...

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Tomorrowland Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Double Festival

In honor of Tomorrowland’s tenth anniversary, the organizers of the Belgian festival have announced plans to expand it to two weekends in 2014.  The events will take place over the consecutive weekends of July 18-20 and July 25-27 in the festival’s home of Boom. Billed as a one-time initiative, ...

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Felix Cartal Readies “New Scene” Remix EP with Lucky Date, TOKiMONSTA, & More

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Felix Cartal is set to release a set of new takes on his single “New Scene” on the track’s remix EP, out December 3 on Dim Mak Records. The remixes come from a varied set of producers, with the final output transforming the original, vocal-based mix into a club-ready package. The remixes kick ...

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Skrillex Announces 2014 City Takeovers

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After a period of splitting his time between running OWSLA and producing with Boys Noize in Dog Blood, Skrillex is returning to the solo spotlight with a newly announced string of multi-show city invasions early next year. Dubbed Takeovers, each stop will see the DJ/producer play multiple ...

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Krewella & Headhunterz Target Cyber Bullying with ‘United Kids of the World’

Headhunterz and Krewella have teamed up with DoSomething.org to battle cyber bullying with their video for “United Kids of the World.” The video aims to illuminate the power—both good and bad—social media has over teens today, and opens with the girls of Krewella reading hateful tweets sent ...

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DJ White Shadow: Lady Gaga’s Go-To Guy

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As a Writer/Producer for Lady Gaga Since 2011, DJ White Shadow Has Been Living the Dream. Just Call Him Music’s Latest 20-Year Overnight Success. You may not realize it, but DJ White Shadow has been all over the airwaves since 2011. After a chance encounter with Lady Gaga in an L.A. club he was ...

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Eric Prydz Shares Video Highlights of First Ever US EPIC Shows

After years of rare appearances due to a noted fear of flying, Eric Prydz is finishing up a string of his first ever US EPIC shows which are chronicled in a new aftermovie. These EPIC 2.0 shows—the first EPIC events held outside of the UK—represent a audio-visual journey through the DJ’s Pryda, ...

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Nocs Readies Release of NS900 Live Headphones

A quality pair of headphones can make the difference between a good mix and a great mix, and Nocs plans to provide this with its upcoming NS900 Live headphones. Sound quality is the obvious priority for the NS900 Live, with custom titanium drivers giving a well-balanced sound that is a closed, ...

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David Guetta & Mikky Ekko Share “One Voice” Video for World Humanitarian Day

David Guetta has premiered the video for “One Voice,” featuring Mikky Ekko, to help raise awareness and funds for World Humanitarian Day. Premiered last Friday at the United Nations in New York City, the video supports the new #TheWorldNeedsMore social media campaign. During this campaign, ...

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Pioneer Unveils CDJ-900NXS, Integrates rekordbox

Pioneer has announced the January release of the Pioneer CDJ-900NXS, the latest in the company’s line of digital players. The player builds upon the foundation of its CDJ-900 predecessor with additions from the NXS line, with the key feature being the integration of rekordbox music management ...

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Nom De Strip & Congorock Rock Together on ‘Minerals’

Nom De Strip and Congorock have come together to debut their new collaboration “Minerals,” a pulsing electro marvel out today on Ultra Records. The track is a dark and dirty affair, centering on a relentless, assaulting rhythm. The track set itself apart through its unexpected use of restraint; ...

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Go Behind The Scenes of Richie Hawtin’s ENTER. Video Screens

It’s easy to lose sight of the work that goes into the production of a live show, but Richie Hawtin’s new video series “Behind The Screen” aims to break down and explain the process. The first video, Synchronicity, details the work of Ali Demirel and Matthias Vollrath, who are responsible for ...

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Kryoman Helps Steve Aoki to Aokify America

EDM’s favorite LED robot Kryoman joined forces with Steve Aoki by providing the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee with a slew of new technical wonders for his Aokify America tour, and he has released a new video showcasing the collaboration. After opening with a bizarrely enthralling on-foot chase ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 11/22/2013

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It’s the weekend before Thanksgiving, and right now we’re giving thanks for this set of free downloads. This week’s picks are everything from deep house bootlegs to big room electro stormers. New York duo the Chainsmokers kick off this week with a brand new original, “#Selfie (LIV at Midnight ...

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Relive Ultra Europe 2013 with New Aftermovie

To coincide with the announcement of Ultra Europe’s return to Split, Crotia from July 11-13 of 2014, Ultra Worldwide has released a new aftermovie showing the highlights of this year’s debut event. 103,000 fans from around the world descended upon the main event at Poljud Stadium featuring sets ...

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BPM Festival Unveils Phase 2 Lineup and Showcases

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Mexico’s BPM Festival has expanded the lineup of its 10-day event to over 250 artists as well as adding a slew of new and returning showcases that will be taking over Playa Del Carmen from January 3-12. This year’s festival will see the debut of nine parties, including All Gone Pete Tong and ...

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Sister Act: Nervo Talks Starting a ‘Revolution’

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Australian twins Mim and Liv Nervo kept themselves very busy in 2013, with a string of successful singles—including “Revolution,” their collaboration with R3hab and Ummet Ozcan—and a worldwide modeling contract with CoverGirl. Next year looks to be no different, with the pair recently announced ...

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Tiesto Showcases Culture, Travel, and Music on New Club Life Website

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Jay-Z has “Life & Times,” 50 Cent has “This Is 50,” A-Trak has “Infinite Legroom,” and now Tiesto is following in the footsteps of other artists-turned-lifestyle curators with his newly-launched “Club Life” website dedicated to music, travel, culture, art, and fashion. The new site acts as ...

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Morgan Page Goes Behind The Scenes of 3D Tour Technology

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Before a performance at Miami’s Mansion nightclub, Morgan Page talked with Fusion to go behind the scenes of his ongoing Morgan Page Presents 3D tour. In the clip, the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee details the technology behind the 3D visuals, which was first attempted on Michael Jackson’s ...

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Serato Releases Red Bull Thre3style World Finals Wrap-Up Video

Japan’s DJ Shintaro won the title at the Red Bull Thre3style World Finals last week in Toronto, and Serato has just released a wrap-up film chronicling the event. Throughout the six-day event, entrants had just 15 minutes to entertain the crowd, and were judged on both their technical ...

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Ableton Live 9.1 Update Released

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After a public beta back in September, Ableton has officially released the Ableton Live 9.1 update, giving registered users of Live 9 Suite, Standard, and Intro new Live and Push features. Ableton Live 9.1 users gain the ability to open two windows simultaneously on both one or two monitors, ...

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Danny Avila Offers Stream of ZiggoDome ADE Set

Amsterdam Dance Event 2013 may now just be a memory, the live sets from the week’s parties continue to filter in. Danny Avila has joined the party by offering a video stream of his opening set from Calvin Harris and Tiesto’s sold-out show at the ZiggoDome. Filmed and broadcasted by ZiggoTV, ...

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Serato Releases Serato DJ 1.5.2

Serato has outlined the features and additions to the newly-released Serato DJ 1.5.2 update. The key feature is the Chip Pack, a new FX Expansion Pack powered by iZotope, which is available to purchase for $19 either in-app or from Serato’s Online Store. Chip Pack comes with several base FX for ...

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Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, & More Star in Dutch Influence Documentary

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Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, Hardwell, Afrojack, Sidney Samson, Nicky Romero, and more star in Dutch Influence, a new EDM documentary premiering in America on November 20th and running through December. The film features today’s biggest Dutch DJs telling the stories of their experiences in dance ...

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Deadmau5 Surprises Vegas Fans with Unpaid, Impromptu Set at XS

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Photo: Danny Mahoney/XS Nightclub After making headlines last week for leaving Twitter, deadmau5 surprised club-goers at Las Vegas’ XS with an impromptu, unannounced set on Friday night. The Mau5 took the stage at 11:30 that night, coming on before headliner Wolfgang Gartner’s scheduled set at ...

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Pretty Lights’ First Pay-Per-View Concert to Premiere November 30th

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Pretty Lights will premiere his first-ever Pay-Per-View special this month with a live broadcast of his performance from San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on November 30th. The performance is part of his Analog Future tour, which kicked off in October and features a full band in ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 11/15/2013

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You’re in for a dark weekend, as this week’s #FreePlayFriday is packed full of heavy bass and grimy vibes. This week’s set of picks is short and sweet affair, featuring four tracks that will fill music libraries and dancefloors alike. MiMoSA and RL Grime kick off this week’s set of picks with a ...

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Moogfest Announces Phase 1 Lineup of Daytime Presenters

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Asheville’s Moogfest has announced the Phase 1 lineup of presenter for the daytime conference portion of the upcoming 2014 edition of the festival. The list reflects the festival’s aim to celebrate the synthesis of technology, art, and music, and includes a wide variety of presenters. Heading ...

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Roger Sanchez Debuts ‘My Roots’ Video and Remix Package

Roger Sanchez continues to explore his beginnings on “My Roots,’ his newest single and video release. Furthering the retrofitted sound first heard on “Troubleman” earlier this year, “My Roots” combines classic 90s New York house with the sounds of today. The video fits animated visuals with the ...

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Danny Howard Launches US Radio Show, Readies Oakenfold Collaboration

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UK DJ/producer Danny Howard has announced plans to launch a weekly US radio show that will be broadcasted on SiriusXM. Premiering November 28th, the show will take over SiriusXM’s BPM channel every Saturday at 10 PM EST/7 PM PST. The program will aim to showcase an hour packed with the UK’s ...

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Porter Robinson Signs Worldwide Deal with Astralwerks

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Photo: Darrin Harris Frisby America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Porter Robinson has signed a worldwide record deal with Astralwerks Records and Virgin EMI UK. The deal comes as a result of a label bidding war that stemmed from Robinson shopping around a near-finished album to labels. Specific ...

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Marcus Schossow: Wild Child

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With 14 years of DJ and production experience, Marcus Schossow is no novice. Coming off a year of heavy touring—which included shows at London’s Ministry of Sound and Hollywood’s Avalon Nightclub—Schossow has also flexed his production muscle. With a big collaboration with fellow Swede Adrian ...

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Cole Plante & EA Partner for Tetris Theme Remix Contest

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DJ/producer Cole Plante has teamed up with EA Games to present the Tetris Blitz Remix Challenge in order to promote the new Tetris Blitz app, available on iOS, Android, and Amazon devices. Entrants are tasked with producing their own remix of the famous Tetris theme song, “Korobeiniki,” for use ...

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Rolling Stone Calls DJs ‘Third-Class Whores’ in New Video

To celebrate the magazine’s tenth anniversary, Rolling Stone Italy has released a puzzling new video decrying the rise of the DJ and dance music. The video—titled “Rocker vs DJ”—features a narrator mocking electronic dance music before refocusing his aim toward DJs, who he asserts are ...

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Morgan Page & Michael S. Are ‘Against The World’ on New Single

Morgan Page is busy traveling North America on his Morgan Page Presents 3D tour, but that hasn’t stopped him from unleashing his new single “Against The World.” The new track fits perfectly amongst the emotionally charged vocal house tracks Page is known for, with melodic piano keys, soaring ...

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Thomas Gold Releases Video for “Remember,” Announces NYC NYE Show

There’s no bad place for a rave, judging from Thomas Gold’s video for his new single “Remember,” which is out now on Axtone Records. The video shows a series of apartment tenants boarding an elevator that magically transports them to different shows Thomas Gold has played this year, including ...

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Tiesto Teams with Music Saves Lives to Give Blood Donors Meet & Greets

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Attention D.C. Tiesto fans! Music Saves Lives and Abbott have teamed up with Tiesto to give fans the chance to meet the DJ in Washington, DC in order to promote blood donation among young adults. Winners of the contest will receive two tickets to either of Tiesto’s shows at DC’s Echostage on ...

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Win a Trip to See Sultan + Ned Shepard in NYC

To celebrate the release of their new single “All These Roads” on Parametric Records, Sultan + Ned Shepard have announced a contest giving fans the chance to win a trip to see the pair’s show at Webster Hall in New York City later this month. To enter, fans need to share their personal journeys ...

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Sevag – “Atlantis”

Up-and-coming DJ/producer Sevag has found the famed underwater city on his new single, out November 18th on S2G Productions. “Atlantis” is a behemoth of a big room bomb, with a hulking, hardstyle-influenced build that leads directly into a melodic progressive topline. The drop’s transition into ...

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Kaskade to Score Insomniac Documentary Under The Electric Sky

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America’s Best DJ of 2013 Kaskade has signed on to provide the musical score for the upcoming Insomniac documentary, EDC 2013: Under the Electric Sky. The film chronicles the fan experience at the 17th annual Electric Daisy Carnival festival, which took place this summer in Las Vegas. In ...

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Dada Life Sets World Record for Biggest Pillow Fight in History

With the help of dedicated fans and 3813 pillows, the boys of Dada Life became the new Guinness World Record holders for the Biggest Pillow Fight in History. Taking place on October 26th at Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom, the pair’s record-setting pillow fight was filmed and documented, with a video ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 11/8/13

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The weekend has arrived, and with it comes a new pack of free downloads for #FreePlayFriday. This week, grab five tracks ranging from funky nu-disco to raging electro house. Zimmer’s “Galapagos” kicks off this week’s set of picks. The track is moody, midtempo piece accented with twinkling ...

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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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