dirtybird Adds Rap Duo EPMD to Tomorrow’s NYC BBQ Lineup

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dirtybird Serving Up Phat Beats + Tasty Treats at dirtyBird BBQ NYC The dirtybird crew has just announced Long Island’s very own funk-fueled, sample-heavy rap group EPMD will be performing at tomorrow’s dirtybird BBQ party in in Brooklyn. The party is presented by Verboten and will take ...

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Guy Gerber @ Marquee NY – 7.4.2014

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We celebrated Independence Day this year with the always-mysterious Guy Gerber, who returned to Marquee following the shamanistic April debut of his New York residency. Gerber took us on a cosmic journey into outer space from open to close, and only three days later dropped “My ...

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Flosstradamus Go Hard(style) in ‘TTU (Too Turnt Up)’ ft. Waka Flocka Flame

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Flosstradamus hit the trap apex once again with a banger starring southern rap party-starter Waka Flocka Flame. The cavernous sub-bass is punctuated by synthetic horns and Flocka’s commands to “Turnup,” and Flossy even throw in a punishing hardstyle section for the EDM new-school.

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MK Thinks Future DJs Will Never Touch Vinyl

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House icon Marc Kinchen (aka MK) talks about how new technologies are shaping the future of DJing. MK’s long production career has given rise to some of dance music’s most iconic tunes. In this video, he talks about how new technology inspires creativity in DJing and brings him ...

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Vote Now for America’s Best DJ 2014

Let your voice be heard! Pioneer DJ and DJ Times partner up for an eighth straight year and allow fans to choose America’s Best DJ. From disc-scratching icons to basement producers in the fast lane, America’s dance-music explosion has birthed some of the most talented artists in the game. But ...

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NYC GIVEAWAY: Stacey Pullen @ Marquee on 6/06

In honor of the 3rd event on the 2014 America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times, Marquee NY is giving away 3 pairs of tickets to see 2014 ABDJ nominee Stacey Pullen this Friday night! Enter below by Friday, June 6th at 2pm, or click here for tickets. Don’t ...

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Rusko Headlining NYC Yacht Party Tonight

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Part-time wildman and full-time English purveyor of dubstep, Rusko, is making a visit to the Big Apple on May 30 to kick-off to the first summer voyage of the Bounce Boat dance cruise’s 2014 season. To support, two Brooklyn-based producers will also be on the bill: Infuze, with releases ...

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NYC TICKET GIVEAWAY: Brodinski, Louisahhh!!!, Club Cheval @ Output on 6/03

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On Monday, June 3rd, Brodinski, Louisahhh!!! and Club Cheval descend upon the northeast for a Bromance Records takeover of one of Brooklyn’s greatest clubs, Output. Parisian star Brodinski, known for his “noisy techno, bass heavy house [and] melodic minimal” (Annie Mac), is ...

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Watch Claude VonStroke’s Parents Dance through the Streets of Detroit

Need a Monday pick-me-up? Is that 2nd cup of coffee just not cutting it? Then don’t miss this hilarious video of Claude VonStroke’s parents laying it down across the streets of their hometown Detroit, just in time for his appearance at Movement Electronic Music Festival 2014. This ...

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25th Anniv. Moment: Native Instruments Massive – Sept, 2007 [Breakthrough Product]

Originally published: January 2007 Native Instruments takes a giant step forward with their creation of Massive—a soft synth that’s packed with features and possibilities, yet is still easy to program. Powerful wavetable oscillators, a variety of filters, multiple routing possibilities and ...

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BUKU Music + Art Project 2014 Photo Recap

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PREMIERE: Stafford Brothers & Jealous Much? – ‘Mental (Dirt Cheap Remix)’

Dirt Cheap comes in heavy with with their remix of Jealous Much? & Stafford Brothers’ “Mental,” premiering exclusively here at DJ Times. Dirt Cheap, two Aussies also known as DJ Brendon and Darryl Mitchell, trade the bass-booms and stabs of the Stafford Brothers & Jealous ...

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VIP TICKET GIVEAWAY: Roger Sanchez at Pacha NYC – April 26, 2014

The S-Man is back in the city that never sleeps! After taking it to the streets of Miami for Miami Music Week and Winter Music Conference, the Stealth Records label boss invites you to get lifted with a special set at Pacha. To make things even more exciting, DJ Times is giving away a pair... ...

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25th Anniv. Moment: Skrillex – July, 2011 [Interview]

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Originally published: July 2011 Burbank, Calif.—Just look at him—smoking a cigarette, sporting his massive hipster lenses and goth-kid cargo pants as he steps outside a rented soundstage, where he’s preparing for his Coachella performance in a few days. Depending on where you lie in the ...

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Miami Diary, Pt. 3: Boats, Gerber/Diddy Collab & The Festival Flu

Armed with a MacBook Pro, a set of CDJ 2000s, a Pioneer DJM-2000 and an Allen & Heath Xone:K2, Voorn had the crowd losing their minds (seriously—notice the guy on the far left).
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Miami Beach, Fla. – Flying in from New Orleans, following Buku Music + Arts Project (keep your eyes peeled for our upcoming web coverage), I hope can bring a different perspective to Miami Music Week than my DJ Times compatriots Natalie Raben and Chris Caruso, so here goes: Sunday, March 23: I ...

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GIVEAWAY: Tiga, Matthew Dear, Curses at Shore Club Miami Pool Party on 3/29

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Blood in the water–watch out! MFG Productions is bringing its latest Swimming With Sharks pool party to Miami’s Shore Club on March 29 from 12pm to 8pm. DJ Times is giving away a pair of tickets to the event, giving one winner and a friend the chance to see Tiga, Matthew Dear, ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: 2 Passes to BUKU Music + Art Project – New Orleans, LA

Started by New Orleans’ own Winter Circle Productions in 2012, BUKU was born out of a desire to bring a modern music festival to New Orleans that celebrated both local and contemporary culture. BUKU’s self-described “post-industrial vibe” will feature top-notch artists spanning ...

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Win Tickets to Swedish House Mafia Film Screenings in LA & NYC

Leave The World Behind follows global music sensation Swedish House Mafia as they complete their “One Last Tour,” the largest worldwide electronic music tour in history with over 1,000,000 tickets sold worldwide in just one week. Director Christian Larson (Take One) captures the ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Prok & Fitch @ Cielo NYC on 2/20

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Hot on the heels of their latest single, “Man With Soul,” Prok & Fitch have partnered with DJ Times to give away two pairs of tickets to their show tomorrow night at NYC’s Cielo Club. Enter via the widget below by 12PM on February 20th. Winners will be notified via email, ...

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Photo Recap: Art Department at Marquee NY on 1/24

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Art Department, self-described as “the brainchild of Canadian techno/house Legend Kenny Glasgow and Canada’s fastest rising star and No.19 label owner Jonny White” took over Marquee NY on Friday, January 24 to bring the house down with an extended set of their unique brand of deep, dark dance ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Marco Bailey at SYSTEM NYC

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DJ Times has partnered with Marco Bailey to give away two pairs of tickets to Marco’s show at New York’s System Danceclub this Saturday, February 1! Each winner and one friend will be added to the guestlist to kick off their Superbowl Weekend with Marco Bailey. Rules: YOU MUST BE 21+ TO ENTER, ...

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LISTEN: Damian Lazarus Live at BangOn! Time & Space NYE 2014

Damian Lazarus bringing in the New Year!

This past December, BangOn! NYC, an event production company specializing in one of a kind themed nightlife events, hosted their Time and Space New Year’s Eve 2014 bash in one of Williamsburg, Brooklyn’s massive warehouses just begging for a rave to pop off inside of it. The 60,000 sq. ...

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GIVEAWAY: Win Anything from Let’s Rage Clothing’s Shop

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Do you like to rage? Do you need new clothes? Do you like free stuff? If your answer to any of those questions was yes, then you’re in luck! DJ Times and Let’s Rage Clothing have teamed up to give away one new item from their shop! All you have to do is enter using... Read More

GIVEAWAY: Kraak & Smaak “Chrome Waves” CD, Vinyl & More

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DJ Times has partnered with Dutch production trio Kraak & Smaak, aka Oscar de Jong, Mark Kneppers and Wim Plug, to give away a few different versions of their fourth album release, Chrome Waves, released on Jalapeno Records on October 28th. The giveaway is only open to residents of the USA, ...

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GIVEAWAY: Big Gigantic & The White Panda at Roseland Ballroom

DJ Times has teamed up with our friends Big Gigantic to offer two lucky fans the opportunity to catch them on New Year’s Eve Eve with support from The White Panda, Brillz, DJ Green Lantern and Manic Focus at one of the Roseland Ballroom’s final NYE shows! Tickets can be purchased ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Visionquest 13 & Wolf+Lamb at OUTPUT

DJ Times has partnered with Output to give away four tickets to two lucky fans! About the party: With Visionquest Thirteen, Seth Troxler, Ryan Crosson, Lee Curtiss, and Shaun Reeves have dug back into their past as a way of looking to the future. They’ve distilled the key elements of the ...

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Top Hip-Hop Jocks Crowned at Global Spin Awards

New York City – The second-annual Global Spin Awards, held this past Monday night at Manhattan’s New York Times Center, honored hip-hop DJs of national, regional and legendary renown. The event drew plenty of surprise celebrity guests, including Kendrick Lamar, Sean Paul, Swizz Beats, A-Trak, ...

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Review: V-MODA Crossfade M-100 Headphones

With the Crossfade M-100, V-MODA has succeeded where most headphones manufacturers continuously fail. These headphones include everything and the kitchen sink, due in no small part to V-MODA’s “Chief Visionary Officer” Val Kolton’s direct involvement in the entire production process. Kolton is ...

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Photo Rewind: Marco Carola’s ‘Music On’ at Marquee NY 11/1

On Friday, Nov. 1st, Marco Carola returned to Marquee NY for the 2nd iteration of his groundbreaking 8-week ‘Music On’ residency. Carola brought his cutting-edge style of deep, hypnotic house and techno following a stellar warm-up set by Bill Patrick. Catch the highlights below, and ...

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GIVEAWAY: See Marco Carola @ Marquee NY on 11/1

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DJ Times has partnered with Marquee NY to give away two tickets to one lucky fan! This Friday, Nov. 1st, Marco Carola will return to Marquee NY for the 2nd iteration of his groundbreaking 8-week Music On residency. Carola is bringing his cutting-edge style of techno to #MarqueeFridays, and this ...

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Atlanta’s TomorrowWorld Festival Wows

Massive: TomorrowWorld’s astounding mainstage.

By Jim Tremayne, Chris Davis & Chris Caruso Chattahoochee Hills, Ga. – This past September 27-29, ID&T brought its famous mega-production to the Bouckaert Farm outside Atlanta and showed American audiences what’s been missing from its already-massive festival market. The event’s ...

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Disclosure Disclosed!

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Miami, Fla. – In case you’re a club DJ living under a rock and haven’t heard the news… Disclosure is on quite a roll these days. Hailing from suburban London—Reigate, Surrey, to be exact—the young sibling duo Guy and Howard Lawrence broke relatively quickly. After one 2010 release, they really ...

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DJ Muggs’: Bass for Your Face

Secret Weapon: Muggs says it’s his record collection.

Most casual music fans know DJ Muggs for the massive hip-hop hits he produced for Cypress Hill and House of Pain in the 1990s. In fact, HOP’s “Jump Around” remains a reliable party starter—from nightclubs to catering halls and sports arenas. “I constantly experiment with sounds like The Beatles ...

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tINI’s White Island Grooves

tINI: A member of Loco Dice’s Desolat family.

Most DJs are plenty happy to play Ibiza. But what would it be like for a DJ/producer to actually live and work there? One jock who fits the bill is tINI—aka Germany’s Tini Günter. After meeting Loco Dice a decade ago on the Spanish party island and playing gigs with him, she joined his ...

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Global Groove Network: Q&A with Director Courtney James

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New York, NY—Filmmaker Courtney James needs your help. For the better part of a decade he has devoted his life to documenting his journey through what he dubs the “Global Groove Network,” or GGN. Yet another overarching moniker for the infectious dance music culture and lifestyle, the GGN is a ...

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Ibiza-ness As Usual

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This past July, several of us from DJ Times had the pleasure of spending a week in Ibiza, exploring what the indisputable dance music mecca had to offer clubbers in its 2012 season. As of late, bloggers and reporters alike have been trying to herald Las Vegas as the “New Ibiza,” but we can ...

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Zeds Dead: Dynamic Duo

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In 2004, the guys from Zeds Dead began as a hip-hop production team known as Mass Productions. But over time, the duo’s style evolved into a winning amalgam of dubstep, glitch, breaks and electro-house. Now, with several releases on Mad Decent, Dim Mak, Ultra, and Hypnotic Records, music ...

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