Markus Schulz Voted America’s Best DJ 2014

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Port Washington, NY – The fans’ votes have all been counted and it’s official: DJ Times magazine and Pioneer DJ are proud to announce that Markus Schulz has been voted America’s Best DJ for 2014. This is the second time Markus has taken home the award—he also won in 2012 — and he’ll ...

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Electric Zoo Brings Holiday Beats Despite Early Ending

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Photo: aLive Coverage for ElectricZooFestival.comBy Chris Caruso & Jim Tremayne New York City – After a pair of deaths led to the cancelation of Electric Zoo’s final day last year, a somewhat ominous air prevailed in the run up to this year’s installment. Once again set on NYC’s Randall’s ...

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Close Call: DJ Expo Crowns New Mobile Champ

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New Champ: Liotta flanked by Dom Sestito & Mike Walter. By Mike Walter Atlantic City, N.J. – This is a story about overcoming obstacles.  To use a baseball analogy, it’s about fouling off a few curve balls until you get the pitch you want… then swinging hard and hitting it deep. At this ...

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Prime Time: Justin Prime Hits NYC

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By Michelle Fetky New York City – Justin Prime, the Dutch progressive and electro house DJ and music producer, is making a rare appearance in NYC tonight at Melrose Ballroom. Caffeine Events & Bass Connection are bringing to Astoria, Queens, over 10 hours of music, featuring over 20 artists ...

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DJ Expo: 20+ Seminars Just Announced

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Atlantic City, N.J. – DJ Expo is set for Aug. 11-14 at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J. Produced by DJ Times and Testa Communications, the Expo will present three nights of sponsored evening entertainment, three days of DJ-related exhibits and four days of educational seminars and ...

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The 1% Solution: It’s Not Talent—It’s Training! [DJ Expo Panel Preview]

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For the better part of a decade, Randy Bartlett—owner of Premier Entertainment and Video in Sacramento, Calif.—has been producing a series of videos based around the premise that small adjustments applied to many aspects of a DJ’s performance can yield better results than one major adjustment. ...

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Mysteryland ’14: Wet & Wonderful

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Au Revior: Kaskade closes out the fest. Photo: Mark OwensBy Michelle Fetky Bethel, N.Y. – This past Memorial Day Weekend, ID&T’s Mysteryland, made its American debut. The world’s largest-running electronic festival was held at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, the same legendary grounds ...

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2014 DJ Expo Panel Preview: ‘Business All-Stars’

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Many successful and profitable mobile-DJ businesses center their business model on the wedding industry. There is no doubt that 80-percent or more of annual DJ revenue is derived from performances at weddings. As a result, DJ/entrepreneurs will focus most of their time, energy and capital on ...

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Moogfest ’14: Mountain Musique Non-Stop

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The Robots: Kraftwerk in 3D. By Jim Tremayne & Phil Moffa All Images Courtesy of Moogfest Asheville, N.C. – After taking an 18-month break, Moogfest returned to the Blue Ridge Mountains this past week with quite a bang. Running April 23-27 at a variety of venues throughout Asheville, N.C., ...

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Case & Point: Boston-Strong Electro-House

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Case & Point: (from left) TJ Pointe & Casey Vadum By Shannon Horowitz Case & Point, two upcoming Boston DJ/producers, have been working tirelessly for the past year, and the positive results are rolling in. In January, the duo—Casey Vadum and TJ Pointe—released “Savage,” an ...

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DJ Shortee: On Theft from Other DJs & Producers

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Hi, I’m DJ Shortee, a Los Angeles-based DJ/producer. As an artist and label owner, I’ve had to deal with my fair share of thieves, copyright infringement cases, and plagiarism. I’ve had to defend my own rights and the rights of artists on my label (Heavy Artillery Recordings) ...

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REVIEW: True Lee Loudspeakers BASSBOSS System

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By Mike Klasco & Tony Russell BASSBOSS products are built by True Lee Loudspeakers with plywood enclosures (instead of particleboard or plastic) and specifically designed for DJ use. The parent company was founded in 1999 by Austin, Texas-based subwoofer designers David Lee and Johan van ...

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Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit Brings Out the Freaks

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Asheville, N.C. – As usual, the costumed freaks came out pre-Halloween weekend in this beautiful university town in the Blue Ridge Mountains. And this year, it was for the first Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit presented by AC Entertainment. Running this past Oct. 25-27 at various venues ...

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Mountain Oasis: Electronic Madness & Pre-Halloween Frivolities

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By Jim Tremayne & Chris Caruso Asheville, N.C. – Last weekend’s Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit saw past and future stars perform in a unique and open atmosphere that pleased esoteric-music obsessives and party-loving festival-goers alike. Produced by AC Entertainment and held this ...

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Camp Bisco Announces Fundraiser for Tornado Relief

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Two weeks ago, two destructive EF2 tornadoes with winds exceeding 125 mph tore through ...

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RBMA NYC: Trouble & Bass Crew Wins Culture Clash

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DJ Expo Update: Video Moves & More

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Atlantic City, N.J. – Mark your calendars, folks, because DJ Expo is closer than you think. Set for Aug. 12-15 at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J., DJ Expo will present the DJ industry’s largest exhibit hall with major manufacturers and distributors aplenty, plus a series of sponsored ...

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Red Bull Music Academy: DJs & Soloists Improvise

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Livestream Alert: Qbert to Talk Skratch!

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Noir: Playing Proper House

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Bitten by the EDM bug as a Danish youth and deeply influenced by Detroit’s techno godfathers, René Kristensen finally hit the DJ decks in 1996. But it wasn’t until 2005 that Kristensen (aka Noir) broke through with his now-classic track, “All About House Music” (Wyze). It was shortly followed ...

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EDM on NYE

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Hot DJ Shots from New Year’s Eve Parties Across America New York City – First off, Happy New Year! This past New Year’s Eve and its previous weekend, the EDM world saw plenty of its top DJ/performers light up venues across the country for thousands of adoring fans. From Las Vegas to Dallas and ...

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Ferry Corsten: “Full On” Contest for Fans

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Dirty South: Strictly Banging

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Dirty South may not be as well-known as EDM stars like David Guetta or Swedish House Mafia, but upfront club jocks the world over always keep an eye out for his work. Why? Same reason those very EDM stars love to work with him—Dirty South makes rough, banging beats that fire up a dancefloor. ...

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