Playing Tough Techno & Throwing Devoutly Underground Events, Minnesota’s DVS1 Maintains a Quaint, Yet Effective DIY Ethic Brooklyn, N.Y. – As I step out of the taxi between the Wythe Hotel and Output—New York’s hottest late-night destination—I notice that the freezing rain hasn’t let up a ...Read More
ADJ’s Quad Scan Pro fixture. Anaheim, Calif. – Beginning today and running through Sunday, Jan. 26, the music industry’s manufacturers, distributors and retailers are convening at the Anaheim Convention Center for the world’s largest trade-only event—the annual Winter NAMM show. As usual, more ...Read More
Battles Behind Him, A-Trak Pushes Turntablism’s Boundaries, Finds His Comfort Zone With Kanye West Originally published on: Jan 1, 2007 In some artistic circles, topping oneself isn’t really a challenge anymore. Case in point: Montreal’s DJ A-Trak. Why? By the time he was old enough to ...Read More
Atlantic City, N.J. – OK, DJs—it’s time to mark your calendars. The 2014 dates for DJ Expo are here: DJ Expo will return to the the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J., August 11 to 14. As always, DJ Expo—produced by DJ Times and its publisher Testa Communications—will present demo rooms and ...Read More
Las Vegas – As always, LDI ’13 expects to see several lighting-products debuts that will to impact the club and mobile-DJ markets. Running through Sunday at the Las Vegas Convention Center, America’s top trade show for entertainment lighting will include exhibits, seminars and tours of ...Read More
Asheville, N.C. – Between 2010 and 2012, Moogfest was a communion between legendary synth manufacturer Moog Music and promoter AC Entertainment that saw thousands of costumed fans fill the venues of downtown Asheville on or near Halloween weekend. The program was a heady mix of art, technology ...Read More
Amsterdam, Holland – According to organizers, the 18th annual Amsterdam Dance Event was a record-setting endeavor. Held this past Oct. 16-20 at Amsterdam’s Felix Meritis Centre and the nearby Dylan Hotel, the conference portion of ADE drew more than 5,000 global delegates/industry professionals ...Read More
Global: “Armin Only: Intense” tour detailed.Amsterdam – Yesterday, we hit the conference portion of Amsterdam Dance Event at the Felix Meritis Centre. Then, last night we made the club rounds and hit two very different, but no less important events. Early in the day, we did the ADE ...Read More
ADE Moment: Richie Hawtin with NYC pals Sleepy & Boo. Amsterdam, Holland – In 1978, The Who’s Roger Daltrey sang these Pete Townshend-penned words: “Goodbye Sister Disco/And to your clubs and your tramps.” For many, it seemed to be moment of rockist triumphalism, as dancefloor-driven ...Read More
Las Vegas – With his fans, the media and DJ-industry insiders all in tow, Kaskade was once again crowned America’s Best DJ at Las Vegas’ Marquee Club this past Sunday, Oct. 13. After 20-plus events on America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times, the fans spoke with ...Read More
Las Vegas—After a week away from the road, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times rolls on with a deep slate of events this weekend, sporting 27 different ABDJ nominees. First up, we’ll be at Marquee Dayclub Friday, June 21, for Blake Jarrell’s set, as he plays ...Read More
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Miami, Fla.—Just when you thought the annual dance-music excursion to South Florida couldn’t get any more intense, welcome to the 2013 version. This past March 15-24, downtown Miami and South Beach offered a mosh of many things for many people. The 28th annual Winter Music Conference drew ...Read More
Las Vegas – This past Oct. 7, Markus Schulz enjoyed an evening that can only be viewed as another high point in an already successful career. In front of a packed Marquee nightclub, Schulz was honored for winning the 2012 America’s Best DJ vote, as he was presented with the golden DJM-900 ...Read More
For this story, we connected with Miss Kittin from Paris, just as she was experiencing two distinctly different, but no less momentous occasions. Just as she prepared for the release of her expansive double-CD Calling From the Stars [wSphere], she announced that she was selling many of her ...Read More