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    2014 America’s Best DJ Nominees Revealed

    Port Washington, N.Y. –  Who will be America’s Best DJ 2014? Once again, the hotly anticipated ...

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    Miami Diary, Pt. 2: Beats, Late Nights & a New Tattoo

    Groovin’: Jamie Jones (right) & Art Department’s Kenny Glasgow. Credit: Ian Witlen/Red Bull ...

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    Miami Diary, Pt. 1: Pool Parties & Puddles

    Hardwell at SiriusXM Music Lounge. Photo: Aaron Davidson Miami Beach, Fla. – Is it WMC (Winter ...

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    America’s Best DJ: Detroit Wrap-Up, Then It’s onto R.I.

    Providence, R.I. – Post-Motown, it’s on the road to Rhody! After spending a beat-filled ...

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    Red Bull Guest House Announces Breakfast Club Parties

    The Red Bull Guest House will touch down for a second year at the Gale South Beach during Miami ...

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Amsterdam Dance Event: DJ-Driven Seminars Shine

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ADE 14: More than 5,000 attended conference portion.Amsterdam, Holland – This past October 21-25, the DJ and electronic-music worlds descended on The Netherlands for Amsterdam Dance Event. As usual, DJ Times was there to cover the conference and festival portions of the show. Additionally, DJ ...

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NYC Giveaway: Butch + Paul Ritch @ Output on Saturday, October 25

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Brooklyn ravers have a full night of experimental techno in store for them this weekend courtesy of Saturday’s party at Output. Both Butch and Paul Ritch will take on headlining duties on October 25, with Sebo K and Carlos Alkalina delivering support performances for a night that’s loaded from ...

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Hot Since 82 Heads to NYC’s Output for Extended 5-Hour Set

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Hot Since 82 will be Knee Deep in Brooklyn this Halloween weekend. The Leeds-based DJ/producer will touch down in New York City on Saturday, November 1 for an extended five-hour set at the Williamsburg club. The stop comes as part of his new tour celebrating the forthcoming release of his Knee ...

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NYC Giveaway: 2 Passes to Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival on November 7-8

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The Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival will return for its seventh edition for a two-day extravaganza on November 7-8 and promises a stacked lineup spread across eight venues around Williamsburg. With performances from Eats Everything, Booka Shade, Galantis, Little Boots, Damian Lazarus, and ...

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Futuristic Polar Bears Embark on North American Tour

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Fresh off the success of “Romani”—their new collaboration with Danny Howard—on Beatport, UK trio Futuristic Polar Bears have announced plans for a November tour of North America. The tour will kick off at Boston’s Gem nightclub on November 5 and will include 11 performances across the US and ...

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Monaco International Clubbing Show Announces 2014 Festival Lineup

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The Monaco International Clubbing Show—the annual meeting dedicated to the nightlife and entertainment industry—will celebrate its 5th Anniversary from November 12-14, and organizers have revealed the lineup of the festival portion of the event. The MICS festival programming runs in parallel ...

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TomorrowWorld Announces 2015 Return & Dates

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Following a very successful sophomore edition of the festival last month, TomorrowWorld organizers have revealed details of its 2015 return. TomorrowWorld will return to the Chattahoochee Hills outside of Atlanta, GA for a three-day celebration from September 25-27, 2015. This will mark the ...

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Time Warp US Issues Update on Venue Relocation

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German techno festival Time Warp is set to make its US debut in New York City on November 28-29, but organizers have announced that the venue for the event has been changed following snags in the approval process. The event was initially planned to take place at the Kingsbridge Armory in the ...

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Vicetone Preview ‘United We Dance’ from Ultra Aftermovie

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After premiering “United We Dance” as part of the Ultra Music Festival aftermovie of the same name last month, Vicetone have announced the official release of the track next month. The Dutch duo worked with the Charly Friedrichs—the 15-minute short film’s director—to score the project, ...

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Scratch DJ Academy Offers Free 2-Day Online DJ Course with DJ Hapa

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Online learning platform CreativeLive will be hosting a pair of free DJing courses hosted by Scratch DJ Academy Instructor DJ Hapa this week. On October 21, DJ Hapa will lead a DJ Fundamentals—the first of the two courses offered—class that aims to teach aspiring artists the basics of getting ...

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NYC Giveaway: Marco Carola’s Music On @ Cipriani on October 31, 2014

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Marco Carola is making his much-anticipated return to the US at New York City’s Cipriani Ballroom for a special Halloween edition of his Music On party series on Friday, October 31. For the event, Cipriani has partnered with global superclub—and host of Carola’s Music On Residency this ...

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Jeannie Hopper Talks NYC Liquid Sound Lounge Boat Party [GIVEAWAY]

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DJ Jeannie Hopper has been rocking New York radio airwaves with the sound of underground dance via her Liquid Sound Lounge program for over 20 years, and her accompanying LSL Boat Party series will return for its latest iteration on November 1 for a Day of The Dead edition. The 2014 LSL Day of ...

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Hardwell Announces 2015 United We Are World Tour via Facebook ADE Q&A

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Amsterdam Dance Week has kicked off with a bang with Hardwell’s announcement of his 2015 United We Are through a Q&A session with Facebook. The Q&A session—available below—was filmed earlier today at Amsterdam’s Facebook office and premiered exclusively through Hardwell’s profile. ...

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Yes Yes Y’all: Tom Flynn on US Tour, Influences, & Hard Versus Soft Synths

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With a style rooted in both deep house and nu disco, Tom Flynn has carved out a distinguished dance legacy for himself in a short period of time despite his DJing orgins at age 12. With a series of killer releases on dirtybird, Circus Recordings, Hot Creations—including the summer 2014 tech ...

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Gorgon City Hits NYC’s Highline Ballroom Tonight, Verboten Club Tomorrow

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North London DJ/production duo Gorgon City, consisting of producers Kye “Foamo” Gibbon and Matt “RackNRuin” Robson-Scott, is riding high off of the October 6th release of their debut album, Sirens. Tonight Gorgon City will begin a two-date run of New York, kicking off at ...

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NYC Giveaway: Claude VonStroke + Kill Frenzy @ Marquee on 10/17

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Claude Vonstroke is returning to Marquee New York on October 17th for the latest installment of the club’s Friday night event series! The dirtybird label head honcho is fresh off the July 21st release of his latest album, Califuture, and is bringing Belgian label signee Kill Frenzy along. ...

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Life In Color Miami Adds Nervo, Adventure Club, & More to Lineup

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After unveiling Kaskade as its first headliner last week, Life In Color Festival Miami has added four new artists to its lineup ahead of its inaugural two-day edition on December 26-27. Similarly to how organizers revealed Kaskade’s headlining performance, artist Borgore, Adventure Club, Nervo, ...

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Martin Buttrich on 20th Anniversary #9414 Tour

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Photo: Dennis Morris2014 is a big year for Martin Buttrich. In addition to launching a new label, the Grammy-nominated artist is celebrating his 20th year of releasing original music. From his seminal Tori Amos remix alongside Timo Maas in 2003 to cofounding the Desolat label with Loco Dice, ...

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Carl Cox Returns to US for Three-Date Tour

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After wrapping up another successful season at Space Ibiza, Carl Cox has announced plans to return to the US this fall for a trio of live dates. Cox will kick off the trilogy of US dates at Brooklyn’s Output club on October 29 with a special All Night Long set that will see him playing... Read More

Red Bull Thre3style Competition Returns to US in 2015

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Red Bull’s Thre3style DJ competition will return to the United States in 2015, and DJs can already begin applying to compete. Founded six years ago in Western Canada, Red Bull Thre3style competition that pits top artists against each other in DJ battles. The contestants are judged on their ...

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Pete Tong Heads to Input at NYC’s Output Club

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Everything in Brooklyn will have Gone Pete Tong come this week, as Pete Tong will be taking to the decks at Output on October 9 for a memorable event. The legendary Radio 1 DJ will play as part of the club’s weekly Thursday night Input series, and Thomas Jack and Sabo will join him for... Read More

Porter Robinson Reveals Making of Worlds Live Tour in New Video Series

Fresh off the release of his debut LP Worlds this past August, Porter Robinson has embarked on his fall Worlds Live North American tour and is giving fans a peek into the design of the show with a brand new video series. In the first episode of the World Live Tour, Robinson outlines his ...

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Richie Hawtin Announces ENTER.International Tour

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Richie Hawtin wrapped up his summer season of ENTER.IBIZA parties at Space Ibiza last Thursday, and he has now announced plans to bring the experience to other parts of the world later this year. This season saw Hawtin host 14 weeks of parties featuring a grand total of over 65 ...

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Las Vegas Giveaway: Attend Markus Schulz’s ABDJ Crowning Ceremony @ Marquee Dayclub

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Last month, Markus Schulz took home his second America’s Best DJ title, but he’s set to officially receive the coveted Golden Mixer on Sunday, October 12 at Las Vegas’ Marquee Dayclub at the official Closing Party and ABDJ Crowning Ceremony. The official Closing Party will feature performances ...

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Hardwell Premieres New Mix ahead of North American Tour Launch

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Hardwell is gearing up to the hit the road for his North American I Am Hardwell tour later this month, and the Dutch DJ/producer is giving fans everywhere a taste of the experience with a new mix. In the quick 30-minute I AM HARDWELL North American Tour mix, Hardwell drops an arena-ready mix of ...

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TomorrowWorld ’14 Makes Strong Showing at Atlanta Return

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After a successful American debut in 2013, ID&T’s TomorrowWorld returned to Georgia’s Chattahoochee Hills this past September 26-28 for a sophomore edition that managed to deliver even more than last year’s premiere. Nestled in the woods approximately 30 minutes outside of Atlanta, ...

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Life In Color Festival Miami Adds Kaskade to Lineup with Video Reveal

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Earlier this summer, Life In Color announced plan to debut its first-ever two-day festival this December in Miami, and Kaskade has been unveiled as the event’s first performer. For the reveal, Life In Color—touted as the ‘World’s Largest Paint Party”—enlisted the help of artist David Garibaldi ...

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Roger Sanchez Announces Fall Tour Alongside New S-Man Remixes

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Ahead of a just-announced North American tour set for this fall, Roger Sanchez’s has premiered two remixes of his latest from his dark house alter ego S-Man. For the “2 Close” remixes—out now via his own UNDR THE RADR imprint—Sanchez has enlisted London-based duo Leftwing & Kody and deep ...

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Time Warp US Announces Inaugural Lineup

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Germany’s leading techno festival Time Warp is inching closer toward its US debut at New York City’s Kingsbridge Armory on November 28-29, and organizers have finally taken the wraps off the much-anticipated lineup. Time Warp’s US premiere boasts some of techno’s biggest artists, including ...

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Skrillex to Premiere ‘Let’s Make A Spaceship’ Documentary

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Skrillex kicked off his massive fall tour last night in Nashville, TN, but fans unable to make it out to this round of dates can look forward to Let’s Make A Spaceship, a new documentary giving an unprecedented look into the creation of the show. The 35-minute documentary will premiere on ...

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Atlanta Giveaway: A3C Hip Hop Festival – 10.8-10.12

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Founded in 2005, Atlanta’s All 3 Coasts Festival is one of the largest hip hop events in the world, featuring music, art, film, style, education, and more. This year’s five-day A3C Festival takes place from October 8-12 and boasts over 100 showcases from more than 500 artists—including 2 ...

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Amsterdam Dance Event Reveals Full Festival Lineup

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Amsterdam Dance Event 2014 is just weeks away from its kick off next month, and organizers have announced the final set of performers taking part in its festival programming. The five-day festival—running October 15-19—runs in conjunction with the event’s conference schedule and will feature ...

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Tom Flynn – ‘Yes Yes Y’all’

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With a US tour just days away from its launch at Seattle’s Q Nightclub on October 2, Tom Flynn giving his fans a free gift in the form of his track “Yes Yes Y’all.” The track is a groovy piece of glimmering disco house, heavy on funk and booming bass. Light guitar strums precede a... Read More

Hot Since 82 Announces ‘Knee Deep In Sound’ Mix Comp & American Tour

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House fans will be Knee Deep in Hot Since 82 material this November. After launching his Knee Deep In Sound label this past March, the Leeds-based DJ/producer—real name Daley Padley—has announced the label’s debut Hot Since 82: Knee Deep In Sound mix compilation and an accompanying tour. The ...

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Yves V Talks TomorrowWorld, Tomorrowland Residency, & New Single

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Atlanta, GA is a home away from home for Yves V. Over the past seven years, the Belgian artist has performed as a resident DJ at Boom’s massive Tomorrowland festival just steps away from his front door. However, he made a cross-continental journey last September for the festival’s inaugural ...

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NYC Giveaway – Mark Knight @ Marquee on Friday, October 3

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Mark Knight is returning to New York’s Marquee on October 3 for the latest installment of the club’s Friday night event series. The Toolroom Records head honcho is fresh off a full Ibiza season of his new Toolroom Live party concept as well as the release of an accompanying compilation earlier ...

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Ultra Music Festival Reveals 2015 Tickets & 2014 Aftermovie Details

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Miami Music Week is inching closer and closer, and the countdown has gotten much more real with Ultra Music Festival’s reveal of its 2015 ticket prices and onsale dates ahead of its return on March 27-29, 2015. Fans who pre-register for tickets here by Midnight EST on September 29 will have ...

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Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival Announces Lineup

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The Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival will return to Williamsburg for its seventh year on November 7-8, and organizers have announced the artist and venue lineups. The festival will take over ten Brooklyn venues this year, including he Music Hall of Williamsburg, Output’s Panther Room, ...

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Ferry Corsten Dishes on ‘Hyper Love’ & Full On TomorrowWorld Stage

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There’s no rest for Ferry Corsten. After a packed summer of Ibizan installments of his Full On back-to-back parties, the Dutch DJ/producer has released a new single and continued work with Markus Schulz as the big room trance supergroup New World Punx. DJ Times TV caught up with the busy artist ...

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T.Williams Launches US Tour at NYC’s Output

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T. Williams is bringing UK garage to the clubs of North America on his fall tour that kicked off at Brooklyn’s Output Club this week. T.Williams is best known for his work with Disclosure, including his opening slot on their first US tour and his remix of their single “Latch.” With influences ...

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NYC Giveaway: 4 VIP Tickets & Meet & Greet with Fehrplay @ Output on 9/28

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Progressive tech fans are in for a wild evening on Sunday, September 28, as Fehrplay will play all night long at Brooklyn’s Output Club. The Pryda Friends and Mau5trap artist will take to the decks when the doors open at 10 PM and won’t let up until the club closes. New York fans are in... Read More

Time Warp US Announces Location & Adds Second Night

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Following this month’s announcement that Germany’s famed Time Warp festival is headed to the US for the first time, organizers have released the event’s location and added an additional night due to high demand. Now set to take place at The Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx on November 28 and 29, ...

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Electric Daisy Carnival Orlando Reveals 2014 Lineup

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Electric Daisy Carnival will touch down at Florida’s Tinker Field on November 7-8 for its 2014 Orlando edition, and Insomniac has just announced the event’s full artist lineup. This year’s lineup is an eclectic group of both the biggest names in EDM and acts on the tip of the underground, ...

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Jeremy Olander Announces Jackie EP Release on Pryda Recordings & MSG Show

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Jeremy Olander has announced the release of his new Jackie EP via Pryda Recordings later this month. The three-track EP marks the first release on Pryda Recordings from an artist other than Eric Prydz, as all others have been serviced through Prydz’s Pryda Friends imprint. Jackie is the first ...

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LA Giveaway: Fatboy Slim & NERVO @ Shrine Expo Hall on Sep. 18, 2014

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Los Angeles has a dance takeover in store for ravers this Thursday, September 18, as Fatboy Slim, Nervo, and Oliver Heldens will tear up the Shrine Expo Hall. Both Nervo and Fatboy Slim are finishing up a wild summer of touring and compilation releases—A Ministry of Sound Inspired collection ...

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Diplo & Skrillex Announce Madison Square Garden New Year’s Eve Show

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Diplo and Skrillex will ring in 2015 in New York City with a New Year’s Eve performance at Madison Square Garden. The show will include solo performances from both artists, as well as a set from their collaborative project Jack Ü. More special guests are set to be announced in the coming weeks, ...

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Duke Dumont @ Space Ibiza New York Opening – 9.13.2014

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After three years of production rumors and delays, Space Ibiza officially opened its doors in New York City’s Hells Kitchen neighborhood this past Friday, September 12 with performances from Michael Mayer, Alexi Delano, and Vanjee B2B Nadav Vee. The Opening Fiesta poured into the following ...

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NYC Giveaway: DJ Dan @ Output on September 20, 2014

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Brooklyn’s Output Club has Nothing But A Party in store for attendees this Saturday, September 20, as DJ Dan will be taking to the decks for a raucous night of house. The InStereo Recordings head honcho is coming off a particularly hot week with the announcement of his #9 placing in this year’s ...

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NYC Giveaway: Lee Foss @ Marquee on Friday, September 19

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New York’s summer is on its last legs, but Lee Foss will be bringing the palm trees to the city’s Marquee Nightclub this Friday, September 19. The Hot Creations cofounder and Hot Natured member is fresh off his #25 placing in America’s Best DJ 2014 and is sure to throw down a hearty mix of... ...

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Skrillex @ Marquee New York – 9.4.2014

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With an expansive US tour just weeks away, Skrillex treated New York City ravers to an unforgettable performance at a very special Thursday show at Marquee Nightclub last week. The crowd—packed in well before Skrillex’s set time at 1:30—was treated to a hip hop set from Los Angeles native DJ ...

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Martin Buttrich Celebrates 20 Years with #9414 Tour

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Martin  Buttrich is celebrating 20 years of production, his new label, and an impending collaboration album with his #9414 20 Year Tour: a 20-date, multi-continent jaunt. Kicking off on September 20 at a Leeds’ Mint Festival and Warehouse and running through its culmination at Birmingham’s Lab ...

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Output Hosts Official Sustain-Release Festival Pre-Party

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Sustain-Release—an adventurous music festival that promises a weekend of avant-garde dance music—is set to make its debut in Upstate New York’s Catskills Mountains from September 12-14, but city dwellers can get a taste of the experience this Thursday at the official pre-party at Output. Taking ...

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Waze & Odyssey vs. R. Kelly – ‘Bump & Grind 2014’

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Dance and R&B collide on “Bump & Grind 2014,” Waze & Odyssey’s new edit of R. Kelly’s 1994 single. The UK DJ/producer duo take the well-known track and refit it for the club play, fittingly placing the Chicago native’s vocals over a pulsing house beat. A bouncing bassline and ...

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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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NYC Giveaway: Erick Morillo Meet & Greet @ Marquee on Sep. 12

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New York City’s Marquee Nightclub is in for a wild ride this Friday, September 12, as Erick Morillo will take to the decks for a special extended performance. The Subliminal Records boss promises a “Deep, Down, & Dirty” set, giving patrons a full journey through the sounds of the ...

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Paul Oakenfold Takes Over Music Choice’s September Residency

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Music Choice is continuing its monthly DJ Residency program with Paul Oakenfold, who will take over the network’s Dance/EDM Music Channel for the month of September. The program—launched this past March with DJ VICE—sees the month’s chosen act taking over the channel each Saturday at 8 PM for ...

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NYC Giveaway: VIP Package for Adam Beyer’s Drumcode Island

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Summer’s on its last legs, but there’s still time to soak up some sun and some beats this weekend when Adam Beyer & RPM Presents transform New York City’s Governors Island into Drumcode Island on September 13. Beyer will curate a Drumcode label showcase for the NYC crowd, with scheduled ...

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Brooklyn’s Escape Music Festival Announces Full Lineup

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Escape Music Festival is set to make its debut at Pier 9 in Red Hook Brooklyn on October 11-12, and organizers have announced its diverse lineup. The festival will host two stages, with the main stage headlined by Girl Talk, Moby, Placebo, and Yeasayer. The stage features a blend of both indie ...

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Safe In Sound Festival Tours Bass Heavyweights Across North America

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Bassheads across North America are in luck this fall with the impending launch of the Safe In Sound Festival, an extensive touring EDM event promising big names and even bigger sound. With twenty dates scheduled throughout September and October, the Safe In Sound Festival will take over ...

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Richie Hawtin Scores 1928 Silent Film for Paris Exhibition

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Richie Hawtin continues to explore art outside of the dance world with his new partnership with Bertrand Bonello that will see the DJ/producer scoring the 1928 silent film Brumes d’automne. Hawtin’s original score for the twelve-minute film will be shown as part of a special exhibition at the ...

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Time Warp Festival Announces US Debut in New York

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As part of its 20th Anniversary celebration, Germany’s Time Warp Festival will make its American debut this November in New York City. The indoor techno fest will touch down in the Big Apple on Saturday, November 29 at a venue to be announced. Entry will be limited to those 21 and over, and the ...

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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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TomorrowWorld Announces 2014 Theme with New Trailer

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ID&T’s TomorrowWorld festival is set to return to the Chattahoochee Hills of Atlanta, GA from September 26-28, and organizers have revealed this year’s theme and Main Stage through the event’s official trailer. “The Arising of Life” has been named as the theme for TomorrowWorld’s sophomore ...

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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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Tomorrowland Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Three-Disc Compilation Release

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Belgium’s Tomorrowland Festival celebrated its tenth anniversary with a sold-out dual-weekend showing earlier this summer, and ID&T is further commerorating the milestone with a three-disc compilation album due out next month. Music Will Unite Us Forever – 10 Years of Madness will feature ...

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America’s Best DJ: Last Chance to Vote!

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Roonie G in the mix at Mix. What a summer it’s been on the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times. After more than 15 tour stops and thousands of ballots collected, we’ve reached the final week of voting for America’s Best DJ 2014. We took the nightshift down in... ...

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DJ Times’ Can’t-Miss at Electric Zoo 2014

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It’s been a bit of a bumpy road since the much-discussed incidents and investigations of 2013’s Electric Zoo, but the festival is set to make its grand return to New York City’s Randall’s Island Park this weekend. With over 145 performers, six stages, and three full days of music, Electric Zoo ...

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Electric Festival Aruba to Host Pre-ADE Conference

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Aruba’s Electric Festival made its debut last year with a multi-day lineup of electronic music’s finest talent and an official pre-Amsterdam Dance Event Conference, and the organizer’s of this year’s event have revealed the details of this year’s programming. This year’s pre-ADE Conference will ...

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dirtybird BBQ Brooklyn @ Verboten – 8.17.2014

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Backyard grill outs and underground tech house converged on a gorgeous summer Sunday at the Brooklyn stop of the touring dirtybird BBQ, hosted by Verboten. Held just down the road from the club, the event featured endless plates of pulled pork sandwiches and chicken wings in addition to a ...

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Chus + Ceballos Prep for Burning Man with Essential Tunes Playlist

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With just days to go until thousands of attendees descend upon the Nevada desert for the 2014 edition of Burning Man, Spanish DJ pair Chus & Ceballos are preparing for their performance at the Playa with a new playlist. The pair is set to play at the festival’s DISTRIKT on Wednesday, August ...

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Output Offers Fun in The Sun with Youandewan & Lazaro Casanova

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Summer’s heading into its home stretch, so there’s no better time to spend a day on a Brooklyn rooftop than at Output’s Sundays On The Roof this weekend. For the August 31 edition of the party series will feature killer beats from Youandewan and Lazaro Casanova. Youandewan is heading all the ...

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AC Slater Talks Night Bass US Tour

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Photo by Kaitlin Parry AC Slater is bringing his signature dose of deep low-end and late-night debauchery on the road this fall with his Night Bass tour. The tour represents an extension of his monthly Los Angeles party series of the same name and will see the DJ/producer joined by his peers ...

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DJ Expo ’14: Good Vibes from a Still-Booming Market

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The Knowledge: Keynoter Lil Jon at DJ Expo. Atlantic City, N.J. – The 2014 DJ Expo returned to the Boardwalk with a sold-out exhibit hall, a record 6,500 attendees and plenty of good vibes for the still-exploding DJ industry. Produced by DJ Times magazine and its publisher Testa Communications ...

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The Day After Festival Reveals On-Sale Date & Trailer

The Day After Festival is set to make its return to Panama’s Figali Plaza in 2015, and organizers have begun to reveal its details through a new trailer. The 2015 edition of the festival will touch down from January 16-18 and will once again be put on in collaboration between Disco Donnie ...

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Fedde Le Grand, Hot Since 82, & More Among Official Electric Zoo Afterparties

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Electric Zoo is just weeks away from taking over New York City’s Randall’s Island from August 29-31, and fans can now begin making their post-festival plans with the announcement of the event’s official afterparties. This year’s festivities will include events at both Pacha NYC in Hell’s ...

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Flashback Cruise Celebrates 4 Decades of Dance & Pop Culture; Announces Lineup

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The past and the present will unite early next year on the Flashback Cruise, a three-day getaway celebrating four decades of dance music and pop culture with world-renowned live performers, DJs, comedians, TV stars, and guest chefs. Slated to sail from Miami to the Bahamas from February ...

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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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America’s Best DJ: The Last Lap

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Marquee: Sharam plays a special first-to-last set.After 3 months and more than 15 stops along the way, the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times has reached the home stretch. We’ve been in a New York state of mind for the past few weeks, with a pair of consecutive ...

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Space Ibiza to Debut NYC Location in September

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New York City’s club options are further expanding, as Space Ibiza will open its first North American location in Hell’s Kitchen next month. Set to debut on Friday, September 12, Space Ibiza’s New York incarnation will lay in the heart of the West Side on 50th Street and 12th Avenue. The ...

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Amsterdam Dance Event Announces First Set of Festival Performers

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The first wave of artists performing as part of Amsterdam Dance Event’s festival programming has been announced. Set to descend upon Amsterdam from October 15-19, the ADE Festival will feature more than 2000 performers playing across 300 different events and 80 venues in the city. This year’s ...

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Skrillex Announces Fall US Tour & Red Bull Documentary

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Hot on the heels of his Mothership 2014 tour this summer and yesterday’s announcement of an intimate performance at Marquee New York next month, Skrillex has unveiled his plans for an extensive fall tour. The new tour will see the America’s Best DJ nominee playing 27 shows around the US. After ...

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Cajmere Preps for Verboten NY Residency Launch

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Regardless of what alias of his you’re familiar with, there’s no denying that Cajmere (aka America’s Best DJ nominee Green Velvet) is a legend when it comes to house music. The DJ/producer spent his formative years in the genre’s birthplace of Chicago, and launched his wildly successful Cajual ...

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Life In Color Announces First-Ever Two-Day Event in Miami

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The world’s largest paint party is getting even larger with Life In Color’s announcement that its Miami Life In Color Festival is expanding to two days for its sophomore installment this December. Announced during Martin Garrix’s performance during the first-ever EDM half-time show during ...

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Skrillex Announces Intimate Marquee New York Show; Tickets On Sale

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New York City EDM fans are in the for the night of their lives with Skrillex’s surprise announcement that he’ll be playing at Marquee Nightclub on Thursday, September 4. Similar to the unexpected release of his Recess album earlier this year, the America’s Best DJ nominee unveiled the news late ...

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Red Bull Music Academy Announces 2014 Tokyo Event Series

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Red Bull Music Academy is set to make its Tokyo debut this year from October 12 to November 14, and the schedule of public events has been unveiled. During the day, the 59 Academy participants will work together in the custom-designed studio complex in Tokyo’s Shibuya district, with lectures ...

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Tiësto Releases Album Release Party Aftermovie

This past June, Tiësto gave New York City fans a one-of-a-kind album release party for A Town Called Paradise at Terminal 5. Sponsored by 7UP, the sold-out event saw the DJ Times August cover star deliver a three-hour DJ set featuring guest performances from the album’s collaborators, including ...

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Psychedelic Journey: Feed Me on New Tour, EP, & Kill The Noise Collab

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Jon Gooch isn’t afraid to show his teeth. As the man behind the devilish alias known as Feed Me, he’s produced a body of work that transcends the typical genre boundaries of electro house and dubstep. Of course, it’s just one part of his multifaceted artistic persona, which also includes his ...

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NYC Giveaway: Magda, Mike Servito, & Mike Huckaby @ Output on August 2, 2014

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Brooklyn is in store for a wild night this weekend courtesy of The Bunker, as they’ll be putting on a High Kicks & Neck Snaps party at Output on Saturday, August 2. With a diverse lineup in both the main room—including Magda, Mike Servito, and Bryan Kasenic—and the adjacent Panther ...

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Mass Bass 2014 @ Privilege Ibiza Photo Diary

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Generally, house has a stranglehold on Ibiza’s endless clubbing nights, but Privilege Ibiza has been satisfying bassheads all summer with its weekly Mass Bass party. Featuring heavy beats and stacked lineups including Bassnectar, Excision, Dada Life, A-Trak, Gesaffelstein, and more, the event ...

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Insomniac Announces Nocturnal Wonderland Lineup

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Nocturnal Wonderland is set to make its return for its 19th edition on September 5-6 at Los Angeles’ San Manuel Amphitheater & Grounds, and Insomniac has just announced the lineup for the festival. This year’s lineup consists of a mix of big names and rising artists spread across four ...

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Baauer & Boys Noize Announce Co-Headlining Fall Tour & Collaboration

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Bass fans are in for a treat this fall with the announcement of Boys Noize and Baauer’s co-headlining North American tour. The 24-date Run X tour kicks off on August 10 with a special BoysnoizeRecords Presents show at New York City’s Governors Island alongside L-Vis 1990, Le1f (DJ), Pilo, Samo ...

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Thomas Gold Shares Top 5 NYC Moments Ahead of Governors Island Takeover

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Thomas Gold is set to properly take over New York City this weekend, with both a massive show at Governors Island and an afterparty at Pacha NYC. On Saturday, August 2, Gold will host a mini-festival, with a stacked lineup of seven performers joining him at the Governors Beach Club. dBerrie, ...

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Electric Zoo Announces Beatport Stage

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With just weeks to go until Made Event’s Electric Zoo festival takes over New York City’s Randall’s Island from August 29-31, organizers have announced that Beatport will host its own stage at the event. Beatport—Made Event’s fellow SFX Entertainment, Inc. company—will take over Riverside Stage ...

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Adventure Club Announces Fall Tour Plans & NYC Pier of Fear Show

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This fall will be a busy one for Canadian duo Adventure Club, as the group has announced they will be joining the traveling Safe In Sound Festival in addition to a special Halloween show in New York City. For the Safe In Sound Festival, Adventure Club will join Flux Pavilion and Destroid ...

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Moog Music Announces Moogfest’s Biennial Plans

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Asheville, NC’s Moogfest debut its rebooted Spring event this past April, and Moog Music has now announced that the festival will shift to become biennial. The next Moogfest will take place in 2016, with Moog Music citing an effort to maintain the event’s authenticity as a reason behind the ...

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NYC Giveaway: Wolf + Lamb @ Marquee on August 1, 2014

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New York City will be feeling the Crew Love this week, as Wolf + Lamb are taking over Marquee this Friday. The Brooklyn-based America’s Best DJ nominees will play to a hometown crowd as part of the club’s Friday night Basic series of parties, with residents (and fellow nominees) Sleepy & ...

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America’s Best DJ: Red Rocks & Concrete Jungles

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Global Dance Festival: Wolfgang Gartner’s view of Colorado’s Red Rocks. | Photo: Simon AlexanderFrom the Red Rocks to the Urban Jungle, dance fans were in for two servings of America’s Best DJ fun. This past weekend, the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ ...

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NYC Giveaway: Sharam (Extended Set) @ Marquee on July 25, 2014

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New York City’s in for a rare treat this week, as America’s Best DJ nominee Sharam will play a special first-to-last set at Marquee on Friday, July 25. As one member of the recently reunited duo Deep Dish (alongside fellow America’s Best DJ nominee Dubfire), Sharam’s been a mainstay in dance ...

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HYTE Park Festival @ Governors Island, NYC – 7.12.14 & 7.13.14

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While techno may usually be relegated to the late hours of the night inside underground clubs, there’s no reason not to soak up the sun with pulsing beats and thumping bass based upon the success of the HYTE Park festival. Put on in tandem between HYTE and RPM Presents, the fest delivered ...

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Diplo to Host VH1’s Soundclash Series

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Dance music continues its crossover into the mainstream public, as Diplo is set to host VH1’s new Soundclash series. The show—produced by Questlove—premieres tonight at 9 PM EST and will deliver unlikely pairings of artists, who will perform classic jams, current hits, and on-the-spot, ...

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Subb-an Announces 6-Date North American Tour

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UK DJ/producer Subb-an has announced plans for a mini North American tour this August. The underground house artist will play six dates on the quick jaunt, kicking off with a performance at Chicago’s Spybar on August 15. The tour will wrap on Sunday, August 24 and will include stops at Miami’s ...

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Flying Lotus Announces New ‘You’re Dead!’ Album

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After months of teasing its existence, Flying Lotus has finally announced his upcoming album You’re Dead and an accompanying tour. You’re Dead is due out October 7 on Warp Records. Very little about the album beyond its release date and title has been announced, but Flying Lotus has revealed a ...

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SBTRKT Announces ‘Wonder Where We Land’ Album & World Tour

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After giving fans a first preview with the Sampha collaboration “Temporary View” last month, SBTRKT has taken the wraps off his new album Wonder Where We Land with a new single and world tour. Due out September 23 on Young Turks, Wonder Where We Land comes on the heels of his 2011 debut album ...

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NYC Giveaway: Bounce Boat feat. Capital Cities & Solidisco on July 25, 2014

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All summer long, New Yorkers have set sail on the Hudson River aboard the Bounce Boat, Bounce Media Group’s flagship event series. Taking place aboard the 1200-capacity Hornblower Infinity, attendees have been treated to a full LED light show, state-of-the-art sound system, and performances ...

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Amsterdam Dance Event Conference Announces First Round of Topics & Speakers

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With Amsterdam Dance Event set to return to from October 15-19, organizers have begun to solidify the program’s plans with the announcement of the first round of topics and speakers. Marting Garrix and Oliver Heldens will each participate in Q&A sessions as part of ADE Next on October 18. ...

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Electric Zoo Announces Vinyl-Only Sunday School Stage

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Made Event’s Electric Zoo is set to return to New York’s Randall’s Island next month from August 29-31, and the underground Sunday School showing at the festival has been expanded to include a Vinyl-Only stage. The stage aims to provide attendees with an intimate club environment within the ...

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America’s Best DJ: Birthday Celebrations and Mile-High Festivals

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Ruby Skye: Robbie Rivera performs to the San Francisco crowd. New York, NY – Following some San Franciscan fun, the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times is pulling double duty this weekend with stops in both New York City and Denver, CO. This past Saturday, we ...

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Carnage Announces Parental Advisory North American Tour

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It’s a good month for Carnage. In addition to his cover feature in the July edition of DJ Times and release of his single “Bricks,” the America’s Best DJ nominee has just revealed plans for his North American Parental Advisory tour this fall. During the two-month tour, Carnage will make an ...

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Smile: Dada Life on New Single, SubPac, and Hot Air Balloon Voyage

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 “One Smile” is the name of Dada Life’s new single, and there aren’t many titles that could be better fitting. Over the past few years, the Swedish pair—comprised of Olle Cornéer and Stefan Engblom—has become infamous for its raucous live shows, party-inducing productions, and curious obsession ...

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Hercules & Love Affair Announces Fall US Tour

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Andy Butler’s ever-shifting musical outlet Hercules & Love Affair released its third album The Feast of The Broken Heart this past May, and the band has announced a rare North American tour this fall to promote the album. The tour is an extensive jaunt through the US and Canada, kicking off ...

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America’s Best DJ: Going for Gold in San Francisco

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Wild: DJ Times July cover star Carnage rains bass down on Las Vegas’ Marquee Dayclub. San Francisco, CA — After a weekend in Vegas, we’re Golden Gate-bound! This Saturday, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times will touch down at San Francisco’s Ruby Skye ...

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NYC Giveaway: Sleepy & Boo + Friends @ Marquee on Friday, July 18

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Resident DJ and talent booking duo Sleepy & Boo are bringing their staple Sleepy & Boo + Friends event back to Marquee New York on Friday, July 18. This show will represent the third iteration of the married pair’s signature event at the club this year, and will feature performances ...

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Red Bull Music Academy Announces Tokyo 2014 Participants

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Red Bull Music Academy is set to make its debut in Tokyo, Japan from October 12-November 14, and the 60 participants for this edition have been announced. The 60 attendees were chosen from over 6000 applications by a Red Bull Music Academy jury and will be divided into two sets of 30 to attend ...

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Moonrise Festival Releases Phase Two Lineup

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Baltimore, MD’s Moonrise Festival is set to rise from the ashes of its 2013 cancellation on August 9-10, and its return has been further cemented with the announcement of its Phase Two lineup. Following last month’s Phase One unveiling—which included headliners Kaskade and Bassnectar—festival ...

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Brennan Heart to Launch Sirius XM’s First Hardstyle Radio Show

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Hardstyle’s global popularity continues to grow with the announcement that Dutch DJ Brennan Heart will launch the genre’s first-ever Sirius XM radio show. Brennan Heart Presents We Hardstyle will premiere on Friday, July 18 at 3 AM EST and will aim to provide listeners with a taste of ...

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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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Basement Jaxx Prep for ‘Junto’ Album Release with Verboten Performance

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It’s been four years since the pair’s last official album, but Basement Jaxx is gearing up for next month’s release of Junto with a show at Brooklyn’s Verboten club on Wednesday, July 16. The celebrated UK act is returning after having taken time out to score two films—Attack The Block and The ...

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Pete Tong Plans All Gone to Sea Google Hangout with MK, Tensnake, & More

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Pete Tong is gearing up to set sail from Miami for the inaugural edition of his All Gone to Sea cruise from November 6-10, and the British DJ is hosting a Google Hangout on Wednesday, July 9 to chat with his fellow cruisers. Tong will be joined by crewmates and performers Tensnake, Eats ...

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NYC Giveaway – Ripperton at Output on July 11, 2014

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Output is showing no signs of stopping the party following a wild holiday weekend with Ripperton’s upcoming performance at the Brooklyn club on Friday, July 11.  It’s just one part of a very busy summer for Ripperton alongside his upcoming single “Untold” on Innervisions and the release of his ...

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Bassnectar Announces Bass Center VIII Lineup

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Bassnectar is set to kick off his recently announced NSVB fall tour with the eighth edition of his seminal Bass Center event with a performance at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, and he’s now revealed who will be joining him this October. Big Gigantic, Rusko, and Paper Diamond will all ...

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Steve Aoki Postpones Madison Square Garden Performance & Album Release

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Steve Aoki has announced the postponement of the release of his upcoming album Neon Future I and its accompanying Madison Square Garden show in New York City. The album—originally due out August 12 via Dim Mak records—has been pushed back to September 30, with Aoki citing “additional production ...

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Richie Hawtin Announces ENTER. Live Stream & CD

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Fans who have longed to experience one of Richie Hawtin’s legendary ENTER. parties can now enjoy it from their own homes with the announcement of the ENTER.AV live stream and ENTER.IBIZA 2014 compilation. Produced with partners Beatport and Setstream, ENTER.AV will stream live every Thursday ...

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2014 Electric Forest Recap: ‘This has to be the No. 1 festival in the country’

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Rothbury, Mich. – Sherwood Forest came alive as 35,000 festival-goers were drawn to the enchanted Electric Forest this past June 26-30. Fans from all over the globe came for the array of bands, psychedelic pop and electronic music that rocked out Rothbury’s Double JJ Ranch. Five main ...

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Hyte Park Festival Bringing Two Days of Techno to NYC

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Hyte Park is returning to New York City’s Governors Island for its sophomore outing on July 12 & 13 for two full days of deep grooves and electronic music. For its second New York edition, the festival will expand to two stages, ensuring a jam-packed day of riverside beats and fun. ...

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NYC GIVEAWAY: Sebjak at Sankeys on July 3, 2014

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After premiering his acid-inspired track “Raveline” here at DJ Times earlier this year, Sebjak has continued his hot streak with a string of big releases, including his new collaboration with Steve Angello and AN21 “Gods.” The Swedish DJ/producer is set to have a very American Independence Day ...

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MIAMI GIVEAWAY: Carnage at Mansion on July 4, 2014

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Miami Beach is already set to be rocked by IndepenDANCE’s other July 4th celebration, but DJ Times July issue cover star and Carnage is set to bring the bass—and the Chipotle—to Mansion that same day. The America’s Best DJ nominee is sure to throw down his signature blend of trap, ...

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Holy Ship! Unveils Two Lineups for 2015 Voyages

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Holy Ship! is gearing up for its pair of 2015 cruises, and organizers have revealed each voyage’s unique lineups and destinations. Presented by HARD, Cloud 9 Adventures, and The Bowery Presents, each Holy Ship! voyage will see the MSC Divina embark from Miami and feature artist performances, ...

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America’s Best DJ: LA-Bound After Vegas Craziness

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Tao Beach: Carnage rocked the pool with a diverse set.Los Angeles – Just six days after experiencing the deep craziness of Las Vegas on EDC weekend, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times heads west again. Yes, this past June 20-22, the tour engaged the throngs ...

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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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J.Phlip Talks Vinyl, Her Surprise Detroit Movement Set, & Verboten Show

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Acid techno, booty shaking, and filthy basslines: these are just a few of the things that anyone catching J.Phlip’s live sets is sure to experience. As part of Claude VonStroke’s dirtybird label, J.Phlip has emerged as a dark horse of sorts with a white-hot heat streak of demolishing festival ...

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Riverwest Music Fest Announces Final Lineup Additions and Schedule

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The inaugural edition of Chicago’s Riverwest Music Festival is set to take place in a little over a week, and organizers have announced the final lineup additions and schedule for the July 4-6 event. Techno superstar Loco Dice and Bronx-based duo The Martinez Brothers join the already announced ...

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Sustain-Release Festival Heads to Upstate New York in September

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Nestled in Upstate New York’s Catskills Mountains, Wurtsboro’s Camp Lakota has been named the site of Sustain-Release, an adventurous new music festival promising avant-garde dance music taking place September 12-14. The inaugural edition of the festival offers shared cabins, heated pool, a ...

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Apollonia Announces North American Tour Dates

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French house trio Apollonia has announced a brief North American tour this summer, including a small mix of festival and club shows. With a quick four stop tour in the US that includes performances at a July 4 day party thrown by NYC’s Blk|Market Membership, Chicago’s inaugural Riverwest Music ...

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MIAMI GIVEAWAY: Cedric Gervais, Michael Woods, & More @ The Raleigh on July 4

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Miami Beach is in for a wild July 4 weekend with IndepenDANCE’s stacked lineup of takeovers at The Raleigh and Nikki Beach throughout the weekend. On July 4, IndepenDANCE will bring America’s Best DJ nominee and Miami native Cedric Gervais to its pool for a rowdy holiday party alongside ...

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Bassnectar Announces NVSB Fall Tour

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Fresh off the release of his tenth studio album Noise Vs Beauty today, Bassnectar has announced his plans for this fall’s NVSB tour kicking off in October. The tour will officially launch on October 4 at New York City’s Madison Square Garden for the 8th Bass Center Event, described as a “come ...

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The BPM Festival Announces 2015 Dates

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The BPM Festival is planning its return to Mexico for its 8th anniversary with the announcement of its 2015 dates on January 9-18. The ten-day festival will once again take over the shores of Playa del Carmen, allowing attendees to experience the beauty of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and get a ...

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Adam Beyer to Broadcast from Awakenings Fest for 200th Drumcode Live Episode

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Adam Beyer is set to celebrate the 200th episode of his weekly Drumcode Live radio show on Sunday, June 29 with a special five-hour broadcast live from the Netherlands’ Awakenings Festival. The broadcast celebrates four years of the underground techno program and will feature sets from Joseph ...

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Verboten New York Launches Weekly Deep House Yoga Sessions

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Brooklyn’s Verboten nightclub is hoping to help patrons expand their idea of traditional club offerings with its weekly Willkommen Deep House Yoga sessions. Offered at 6:30 PM and 8 PM every Monday and Tuesday, Willkommen serves to bring together mind, body, and music. Taking place in the ...

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Nicole Moudaber Embarks on US Tour & Releases New Single

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Fresh off the launch of her weekly In The MOOD radio show last month, Nicole Moudaber has a busy summer ahead of her with a US tour and new single “Rooted.” After kicking off her tour this past weekend with a pair of shows as part of Las Vegas’ EDC week, Moudaber will continue her... Read More

SiriusXM to Broadcast Live Electric Daisy Carnival Coverage

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Electric Daisy Carnival is set to descend upon the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in just a few short hours, but fans unable to make it to the event are in luck, as SiriusXM radio has announced it will broadcast live coverage from the festival all weekend. Subscribers can tune into SiriusXM station ...

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John Digweed Added as Burn Residency Mentor

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With just days until the kick-off of this year’s Burn Residency DJ boot camp on June 21, John Digweed has been announced as the program’s special headline mentor. He’ll join other mentors—including Carl Cox, Pete Tong, Philip Straub, Marco Bailey, Miss Soulfly, and Tom Novy—in Ibiza to help ...

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DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist Announce Vinyl-Only Renegades of Rhythm Tour

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DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist are set to celebrate the legacy of Universal Zulu Nation founder Afrika Bambaataa on their Renegades of Rhythm US tour this fall. For the tour, the turntablists will solely use vinyl records pulled from Afrika Bambaataa’s historic 40 thousand-plus record collection, ...

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NYC GIVEAWAY: Paco Osuna at Verboten on Saturday, June 21

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It’s a busy weekend ahead at Brooklyn’s Verboten club, with Maya Jane Coles and George Fitzgerald taking the reigns of the club on Friday while Paco Osuna will tear the club’s Control Room apart with banging techno on Saturday. With support in the main room from Gino Santos and sets from ...

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Snapchat Introduces ‘Our Story’ with Tiësto for Electric Daisy Carnival

Snapchat—the popular micro-photo chatting app—has always been a haven to send quick moments of show moments, and now it’s raising the bar further with the launch of ‘Our Story’ in a new promo video featuring this weekend’s Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas and Tiësto. During the fest, ...

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EDMbiz Conference Reveals Official Schedule of Panels & More

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While Electric Daisy Carnival is set to descend upon the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend, Insomniac’s third annual EDMbiz will offer three days of industry programming, the full schedule of which has just been announced. Spread across June 17-19, the three-day symposium and expo will ...

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NY: Verboten Offers Maya Jane Coles, George Fitzgerald, Paco Osuna This Weekend

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Brooklyn’s set to be filled to the brim with deep basslines and dark grooves this weekend with Verboten’s lineup on June 20 and June 21. Friday, June 20 is set for a night of unending debauchery with performances from both Maya Jane Coles and George Fitzgerald. Coles is sure to deliver a set of ...

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NYC GIVEAWAY: #$ Hash Money at Cameo Gallery on Wednesday, June 18

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Producer Space Jesus and emcee GDP are ready to christen themselves as trap lords #$ (Hash Money) this week with an album release party at Brooklyn’s Cameo Gallery. The duo is celebrating the release of their debut EP, and will be joined by M!NT, Shape, and White Bike as part of the Dear Avenir ...

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Dave Clarke to Host Tomorrowland Stage for Third Year

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Techno will take hold of Boom, Belgium once again this summer, as Dave Clarke will host his own stage for two full Sundays at Tomorrowland’s 10th anniversary edition on July 20 and 27. This marks the third time Clarke has hosted a stage at the seminal event, with his stage set to be the ...

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Cosmic Gate Announce Start To Feel North American Tour

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Cosmic Gate are set to embark on their Start To Feel tour of North America this summer to coincide the release of their studio album of the same name on June 27. The tour is set to kick off on July 4 at Calgary’s Flames Central and will include stops in Las Vegas, New York,... Read More

America’s Best DJ: Chicago’s Spring Awakening

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A-Trak: One of 13 ABDJ noms playing Chicago. Ryan SahlinChicago – On the road again. This weekend, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times heads back to festival-land—Chicago’s Spring Awakening, which runs Friday through Sunday. Thirteen ABDJ-nominated jocks will ...

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TomorrowWorld Reveals Full Lineup

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The days are quickly dwindling until ID&T’s TomorrowWorld makes it return to Atlanta, GA, and the festival has taken shape with the reveal of the full lineup. Among the artists joining the already announced headliners are Ferry Corsten, NERVO, and Laidback Luke. Four America’s Best DJ ...

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Tiësto Preps for Album Launch with Stream & NYC Release Show

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Tiësto is set to release A Town Called Paradise next week, his first artist album since 2009’s Kaleidoscope, and fans can get a sneak peek via iTunes Radio. The full album, available to stream for free here, features the crossover hits “Red Lights” and “Wasted,” as well as appearances from ...

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NYC GIVEWAY: Sleepy & Boo + Friends @ Marquee on June 15, 2014

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We caught up with Marquee New York’s resident Friday night DJs and talent bookers Sleepy & Boo last month ahead of their signature Sleepy & Boo + Friends party, and the pair is taking over the club again this week for another round. The married America’s Best DJ nominees will be joined ...

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Red Bull beat:repeat NYC Video Series Explores Drum Machines behind Classics

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Throughout the month of May, Red Bull put on a series of street parties, lectures, and concerts in New York City as part of the debut Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York. To celebrate the city’s musical history, Red Bull has released the eight-part beat:repeat NYC video series, each taking ...

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EDMX Offers All-In-One Festival App

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Music fans no longer need to manage multiple one-off festival apps on their phones thanks to EDMX, a new all-in-one event app perfect for the onset of festival season. The new app update allows users to make and share lineups for over 175 EDM festivals in the world in addition to granting ...

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NYC GIVEAWAY: Pleasurekraft @ Marquee on June 20, 2014

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As part of their summer US tour, Pleasurekraft will bring their unique brand of tech house to New York City’s Marquee Nightclub on Friday, June 20. New York-area fans are in luck, as DJ Times is giving away a pair of tickets to the event! Enter below by Wednesday, June 18 at 2pm, or ...

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Digital LAB Unveils Avalon Recap Video & ‘Here We Go’ Remix Competition

Fresh off the announcement of his upcoming appearance at Baltimore’s Moonrise Festival, Miami DJ/producer Digital LAB has unveiled a video recap of his recent performance at Los Angeles’ Avalon Nightclub. Alongside Nari & Milani and Tim Mason, Digital LAB threw down to a packed Hollywood ...

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Moonrise Festival Lineup Announced

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After a last-minute cancellation in 2013, Baltimore, MD’s Moonrise Festival is setting up for its grand return this August with the announcement of its lineup. The festival will take over the historic Pimlico Race Course from August 9-10 and will feature two full days of music, including ...

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NYC TICKET GIVEAWAY: Len Faki (Extended Set) at Ouput on June 14, 2014

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Brooklyn’s going Berlin this weekend courtesy of DJ/producer Len Faki, who will be throwing down at Output on Saturday. Fans are in for a special treat, as Faki has the main room to himself all night for a special extended set that will keep the grooves going until after the sun rises. Tony ...

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Riverwest Music Festival Plots Diverse Chicago Debut

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Chicago, IL is the place to be this July 4th weekend with the debut of Riverwest Music Fest, a new electronic music festival set along the banks of the Chicago River. The three-day festival runs from July 4-6 and will feature a diverse set of artists and two stages spread amongst a mile of ...

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Ultra South Africa Releases Aftermovie & 2015 Dates

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Ultra South Africa made its debut across two sold-out days in Cape Town and Johannesburg this past February, and now fans can relive the event with the new aftermovie and announcement of the festival’s 2015 return. The recap film was directed by Ultra Music Festival aftermovie mainstay Charly ...

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NYC TICKET GIVEAWAY: Be Yourself with Danny Tenaglia at Output on June 7, 2014

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On Saturday, June 7, Danny Tenaglia is coming home to New York City for a special extended set in Brookyln at Output’s Be Yourself party. The America’s Best DJ nominee will play all night in Output’s main room, while Silent Servant and The Black Madonna will be throwing down in The Panther Room ...

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Movement Detroit Announces 2015 Dates

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Photo: Douglas WojciechowskiMemorial Day has come and gone, but Detroit’s Movement Electronic Music Festival is already prepping for its return with the announcement of its 2015 dates. Movement will once again descend upon Detroit’s Hart Plaza during Memorial Day Weekend, taking place next year ...

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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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Pete Tong Announces Full All Gone to Sea Lineup

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After first announcing his All Gone To Sea music cruise last month, Pete Tong has revealed the full lineup ahead of the event’s maiden voyage from Miami, FL on November 6. The cruise boasts 40 DJs, who will participate in performances, impromptu back-to-back sets, intimate fan Q&A’s, and ...

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EDMbiz Conference & Expo Announces First Wave of Panelists

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The EDMbiz Conference & Expo will be returning to The Cosmopolitan Hotel of Las Vegas from June 17-19 for three days of panels, workshops, and keynote addresses from dance music’s biggest names, the first wave of which has been revealed. This year’s conference will be led with keynotes from ...

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America’s Best DJ: Detroit Wrap-Up, Then It’s onto R.I.

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Providence, R.I. – Post-Motown, it’s on the road to Rhody! After spending a beat-filled Memorial Day weekend at Detroit’s Movement fest, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times makes a quick trip up to New England for another round of DJ-driven fun. On Saturday, May ...

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2014 America’s Best DJ Nominees Revealed

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Port Washington, N.Y. –  Who will be America’s Best DJ 2014? Once again, the hotly anticipated nominee list for the America’s Best DJ title is out. As DJ Times has done since the promotion’s 2006 inception, the magazine has released a Top 100 list that includes DJs of all genres balancing ...

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Pleasurekraft Announces US Summer Tour

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Techno duo Pleasurekraft will be hitting the road for a North American tour this June and July. After kicking off with a pair of Texan dates in Austin and El Paso on June 7 and 13, respectively, Pleasurekraft’s tour will include stops at Chicago’s Spybar, New York City’s Marquee, and Miami’s ...

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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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Electric Zoo Reveals Phase 2 Artist Lineup

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New York’s Electric Zoo has revealed the second phase of its artist lineup ahead of its return to Randall’s Island this Labor Day weekend from August 29-31. The new artists announced total over 60, bringing a huge lineup to Made Event’s sixth edition of the fest. The phase two additions ...

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Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas Lineup Announced

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The dust is still settling from this past weekend’s Electric Daisy Carnival New York, but Insomniac is continuing the party by revealing the lineup for this June’s EDC Las Vegas. Taking place at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway from June 20-22, the festival boasts nearly 200 performers and a wide ...

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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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Movement: America’s Best DJ to Launch in Detroit

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Hart Plaza: 100,000-plus are expected. Detroit – After drawing more than 107,000 fans to Hart Plaza in 2013, Detroit’s Movement festival returns to the venue May 24-26 with 135 DJs and electronic acts performing on six different sponsored stages. Produced by Paxahau Event Productions, the ...

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Movement Detroit Artists Premiere Tracks Inspired by Ford Focus Factory

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The three-day Movement Electronic Festival kicks off this weekend at Detroit, MI’s Hart Plaza, and Ford has brought together dance music with the city’s storied automotive manufacturing history in honor of the event. Detroit Movement Festival performers Ataxia and Secrets visited the factory in ...

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DJ Times’ Can’t-Miss at Mysteryland USA

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Bethel Woods, NY — There’s a very special weekend in store for upstate New York. Tomorrow marks the US debut of ID&T’s Mysteryland, the world’s longest running electronic music festival. Running May 23-26, the event represents an important milestone for dance music: the multi-day festival ...

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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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Roger Sanchez Announces North American Summer Tour

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Roger Sanchez is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his darker S-Man alter ego with a North American tour this June. Kicking off on June 6 at Chicago, IL’s Spy Bar, the S-Man will be delivering dirty, deeper sets throughout the month, including stops at Miami, FL’s Story, New York City’s ...

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MIA TICKET GIVEAWAY: Porter Robinson @ The Fillmore Miami Beach – October 18, 2014

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Porter Robinson has revealed a radical style shift in the run-up to his new album worlds, and the North Carolina native has announced a similarly reinvented live experience with the announcement of his North American Worlds tour later this fall. Miami fans are in luck, as DJ Times is giving ...

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Porter Robinson Announces Worlds North American Tour

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Hot on the heels of the unveiling of his robo-duet “Sad Machine” and the release date of his worlds album, Porter Robinson has announced the dates of his upcoming North American Worlds tour. Kicking off on August 28—two weeks after the release of worlds—at Vogue in Vancouver, the tour will ...

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Dusky Embark on June North American Tour

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North American fans of British house are in luck, as dance duo Dusky is planning a nine-city tour of the United States and Canada this June. The nine-city tour will kick off at Montreal’s SAT on June 12, and will also include stops at New York City’s Webster Hall and Miami’s Story Nightclub. ...

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Nina Kraviz Announces трип Label Launch

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Nina Kraviz has unveiled plans to launch her new трип label later this fall. трип—pronounced “Trip”—is set to open its doors this September with its first release, and the label will focus on the trippier, more acidic side of electronic music. трип will showcase both Kraviz’s own productions ...

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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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Verboten NYC Launches Sunday DJ Brunch Series

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Weekend clubbing in New York City is no longer restricted to Friday and Saturday with Verboten’s launch of its Sunday DJ Brunch series beginning this Sunday, May 18. Every Sunday, the Williamsburg venue will offer top DJ talent alongside art exhibits, specialty cocktails, and brunch fare in the ...

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Thomas Gold Preps for #FANFARE100 NYC Celebration with ‘Remember’ Remix

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Thomas Gold is set to broadcast the 100th episode of his popular Fanfare radio show next week, and he’s hosting a private party in New York City to celebrate the milestone on Monday, May 19. Slated to take place at a secret venue “[boasting] one of the best views in New York City,” #FANFARE100 ...

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LISTEN: Red Bull Music Academy NY’s Larry Levan Street Party

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This past Sunday, the Red Bull Music Academy paid tribute to legendary DJ Larry Levan with a street party in New York City in an effort to support a local intiative to co-name a stretch of King Street as Larry Levan Way. Thousands gathered on the shut-down street section between Varick and ...

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Sleepy & Boo Talk Marquee NY Residency with Ticket Giveaway

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Since Marquee New York’s reopening in January 2013, making plans for a Friday night has become much easier thanks to Sleepy & Boo. The DJ pair—comprised of husband and wife duo Mike and Begoña—has run the club’s Friday nights since the renovations, booking some of underground dance music’s ...

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Street Party Celebrates Legendary DJ Larry Levan

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The DJs: Joey Llanos, François K & David DePino. Photo: Drew Gurian/Red Bull Content Pool New York City – Spring finally arrived in Manhattan, as the heavens smiled on King Street this past Sunday for the “Larry Levan Street Party.” Presented by the Red Bull Music Academy Festival, the ...

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Together Boston Preps for Week Long Celebration of Music, Art, & Tech

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Together Boston—a city wide celebration of music, art, and technology in Boston, MA—is set to run from May 11-18, and organizers have revealed the full schedule of the festival’s activities. The week long celebration’s music programming will feature two main stages—the Central Stage at the ...

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Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub Reveal EDC Week Event Lineup

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Insomniac and The Cosmopolitan’s Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub have revealed the full schedule of events taking place during EDC Week in Las Vegas, NV from June 16-23. Featuring a wide array of dance music’s biggest stars, the events surround the sold out Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas ...

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Just Announced: Lil Jon “Keynote Q&A” at DJ Expo

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Atlantic City, N.J. – Hitmaking artist, DJ/producer and television personality Lil Jon will conduct a “Keynote Q&A” at DJ Expo on Tuesday, Aug. 12 at AC’s Trump Taj Mahal. Known for hip-hop chart-toppers like 2002’s “Get Low” (with the East Side Boyz) and the current trap hit “Turn Down for ...

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Electric Zoo Announces Lineup for August Return

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After confirming its return to New York City’s Randall’s Island with enhanced security measures, Made Event’s Electric Zoo has revealed the first phase of its artist and stage lineup. The 50 acts announced will close out each night of the festival from August 29-31 across six stages. The East ...

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Movement Detroit Announces Stages and Schedule

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Movement Electronic Festival will take over Detroit, MI’s Hart Plaza in just a little over two weeks, and organizers have unveiled details of the event’s stages. Over 115 acts will descend upon the festival’s six stages from May 24-26, offering a diverse playground for underground music fans ...

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California’s Forever Never Land Announces First Phase Artist Lineup

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The inaugural edition of Forever Never Land will make its debut at California’s Avila Beach Golf Resort on September 13-14, offering the state’s only 21+ music and fun festival experience. While the headlining set comes courtesy of ska rock band Sublime, the festival will have no shortage of ...

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Joris Voorn Kicks Off North American Tour with Ticket Giveaway

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DJ/producer Joris Voorn recently kicked off his extensive North American tour, which sees the Rejected label boss playing eleven dates over the month of May. With stops including Los Angeles’ Sound Nightclub and San Francisco’s Public Works, the tour will wrap up with a landmark appearance at ...

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Counterpoint 2014: Bass, Rain & Betty White

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Huge: Big Gigantic’s dropped a jazzy fusion of dubstep and saxophone. Rome, Ga. —In the fall of 2012, Counterpoint Music Festival made its debut a few minutes outside of Atlanta on the wide fields of Fairburn, Ga. Aiming to fill a Georgia festival void left in the wake of 2007’s Echo Project ...

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Red Bull Music Acadamy Festival Honors Larry Levan with NYC Street Party

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Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York kicked off its month-long series of parties, performances, lectures, and art installations today, and it plans to pay respect to DJ pioneer Larry Levan on May 11 with its Larry Levan Street Party. The party will shut down King Street between Varick and ...

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Defected Plans 15th Anniversary Celebration in Los Angeles

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Defected’s heading to Hollywood to celebrate its 15year anniversary, touching down at Los Angeles, CA’s Avalon nightclub on May 17. The LA stop will include performances from Andrea Oliva, Agoria, and Oliver $ and represents the only US edition of the Defected 15 Event Tour, a series of 15 ...

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VIP TICKET GIVEAWAY: Bob Sinclar at Pacha NYC – May 3, 2014

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Bob Sinclar is heading back to NYC this weekend for a night of house, babes, and debauchery! After being named the face of H&M’s summer campaign with his cover of Blondie’s classic “Heart of Glass” featuring supermodel Gisele, the Yellow Records label boss invites ...

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