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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Moogfest ’14: Mountain Musique Non-Stop

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

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Tour Blog: Glitch Mob/Ana Sia (Entry 8)

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How the West Was Won… Now on to Canada! Salt Lake City – The “Love Death Immortality Tour” relaunched in Denver for two consecutive nights at the Fillmore—the second of which sold out and we all got trophies! The first night had support from Grenier and Salva, the second night from Penthouse ...

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Timo Maas Kicks off North American Tour Ahead of New Compilation

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Germany’s Timo Maas is embarking on his Crossing Wires North American Tour ahead of the release of his Crossing Wires 002 compilation. The North American tour will include stops at Miami, FL’s Trade, Denver, CO’s Vinyl, and Washington, DC’s Public Bar before wrapping up at New York City’s ...

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Simon Cowell & SFX Announce Ultimate DJ Television Competition

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EDM is headed to a television near you soon, as SFX has partnered with Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment and T-Mobile to launch the upcoming Ultimate DJ series. SFX—the world’s largest producer of electronic music events and digital content—and Syco Entertainment have worked in tandem to create ...

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Chauvet Nexus Shines at Coachella

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Following a successful last-minute switch to them for Lady Gaga’s South By Southwest performance in Austin, TX, Chauvet’s Nexus lighting panels once again proved their versatility during Indio Valley, CA’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival earlier this month. The Coachella’s massive ...

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BUKU Music + Art Project 2014 Photo Recap

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Coachella ’14: The Ultimate Festival Experience

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V Square Labs fired up the Sahara Tent. Indio, Calif. – What started in 1993 as a Ticketfly boycott concert by Pearl Jam on the grounds of the Empire Polo Club is now a multi-million dollar event that takes over the entirety of the Coachella Valley for nearly a month. In terms of music ...

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TomorrowWorld Releases First Lineup Announcement

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Atlanta, GA’s TomorrowWorld is set to return for its second year from September 26-28, and the impending madness has become tangible with the festival’s first lineup announcement. This year’s headliners include a mix of returns and debuts, with Diplo, Nicky Romero, and Tiesto making repeat ...

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

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

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WATCH: Diddy & Guy Gerber Talk ’11 11′ Album at IMS Engage

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Diddy and Guy Gerber’s long-rumored 11 11 collaboration album made its first official appearance last month at during Miami Music Week at the Red Bull Guest House, but the public finally got its first taste of the album during the pair’s In Conversation With panel at Los Angeles’ IMS Engage. ...

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Electric Zoo Returning to New York City This August; Tickets on Sale Next Week

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Made Events has confirmed the return of Electric Zoo to New York City’s Randall’s Island this Labor Day Weekend from August 29-31. This announcement comes following a public discourse about the safety of the event, which had its final day cancelled last year following the death of an attendee. ...

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Aruba’s Electric Festival Expands to Five Days

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Following its successful debut last year, Aruba’s Electric Festival is expanding to five days for its second installment taking place September 3-7. Last year’s inaugural event brought out over 15,000 attendees—both Aruban and international—during its three days and featured a lineup that ...

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Hans Zimmer to Produce Tomorrowland Anthem

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Legendary film composer Hans Zimmer has been tapped to create a classical hymn to commemorate and premiere during the 10th anniversary edition of Belgium’s Tomorrowland festival this July. The composer—known for his film scores including Inception, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Da Vinci Code ...

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Pretty Lights Announces Two-Night Stand at Red Rocks

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Pretty Lights is returning to Morrison, CO’s Red Rocks Amphitheater for a two-night stand at the legendary venue on August 8 & 9. These shows will mark the fifth-consecutive year the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee has headlined Red Rocks, and this year’s show will see the producer joined ...

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11-Year-Old DJ Young 1 to Perform at The White House

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Not many people can say they’ve performed at the White House, but Stanton’s DJ Young 1 will have accomplished the feat before her 11th birthday. The young DJ will perform as part of the 136th Annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Sunday, April 21 as part of this year’s “Hop Into Healthy, Swing ...

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Brazil’s Music On Board Cruise to Sail from US for First Time

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Brazil’s premier floating music festival Music On Board is making its way to the US for the first time, setting sail from Fort Lauderdale, FL this November. The cruise will make its maiden US voyage from Port Everglades from November 21-24, promising three days of world class DJs and production ...

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Ultra Europe Announces Stacked Phase Two Lineup

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Ultra Europe returns to the stunning Croatian coast at Split’s Poljud Stadium from July 11-13, and the countdown is growing shorter with the announcement of the second phase of the festival’s lineup. Among the Phase Two are Knife Party, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Danny Avila, Marco ...

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Swedish House Mafia ‘Leave The World Behind’ in New Documentary

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With Swedish House Mafia’s breakup having first been announced in 2012, it’s bound to seem a bit odd that the group is still releasing well into 2014 with its new Leave The World Behind documentary. Chronicling the group’s One Last Tour, the film pulls back the curtain, giving fans an ...

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GRiZ Brings Power in Numbers Tour to Florida

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GRiZ is bringing his unique brand of electro-funk to the Sunshine State this month with the arrival of his Power in Numbers tour in Florida. The young producer–whose remix of Lettuce’s “Slippin’ Into Darkness” was featured as part of a recent #FreePlayFriday—will be hitting venues across the ...

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Above & Beyond’s 100th Group Therapy Episode Set for Madison Square Garden

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Following Above & Beyond’s sold-out 50th Group Therapy show last year at London’s Alexandra Palace, the trio has its sights set on another milestone with the announcement that its 100th episode will be broadcasted on October 18 live from New York City’s Madison Square Garden. This feat will ...

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Mysteryland USA Calls on Artists for Sustainable Design Challenge

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With just weeks to go until it makes its US debut in Upstate New York’s Bethel Woods during Memorial Day weekend, Mysteryland is calling upon creative minds for its first ever Sustainable Design Challenge. Producers of the event have partnered with the MATTE creative agency to find artists to ...

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Pete Tong Announces All Gone to Sea with Calvin Harris, Steve Angello, & More

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It’s All Gone Pete Tong with the announcement of All Gone to Sea, a four-day music cruise setting sail from Miami on November 6. Set to feature headlining performances from Calvin Harris, Steve Angello, and Pete Tong himself, All Gone to Sea’s lineup is slated to feature 40 acts in total spread ...

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DJ Times’ Can’t-Miss Acts at Coachella

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Indio, Calif. – OK, kids—it’s time for Coachella, one of America’s biggest annual music festivals. Set for the next two weekends in Indio, Calif., Coachella will find thousands of rabid fans enjoying their favorite rock and electronic acts, plus a select group of DJs. Yes, DJ Times will be ...

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Keep Ultra Music Festival in Miami–Sign the Petition

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In response to City of Miami officials calling to remove Ultra Music Festival from the city following a gate-trampling incident involving a security guard, a new petition posted on Change.org urges official to keep the festival in its home of 16 years. Citing the festival’s low number of annual ...

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Giorgio Moroder & Pete Tong Announced for IMS Engage

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This year’s International Music Summit Engage is set to take place at Los Angeles, CA’s W Hotel Hollywood on April 16, and organizers have just announced the addition of Pete Tong and Giorgio Moroder to the event’s In Conversation With panel programming. The summit—which originated in Ibiza in ...

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Mad Decent Block Party 2014 Lineup Unveiled

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Following last week’s announcement of the Mad Decent Block Party’s expansion to 22 dates, the full lineup for the summer event series have been revealed. Label favorites Diplo, RL Grime, and Riff Raff are amongst the list of announced acts, which also includes Dillon Francis, GTA, and DJ Snake. ...

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Kaskade Announces 2014 Summer Lovin’ Residency at Marquee Las Vegas

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Fresh off a massive Miami Music Week that included a Redux show and Main Stage performance at Ultra Music Festival, Kaskade has revealed plans to return to Marquee Las Vegas’ Nightclub and Dayclub at the Cosmopolitan this May for his Summer Lovin’ residency. Kicking off on May 3, Summer Lovin’ ...

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Chauvet’s NEXUS Delivers Last Minute SXSW Lighting for Lady Gaga

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Lady Gaga’s vomit-filled performance at Austin, TX’s South By Southwest festival on March 13 generated a cavalcade of headlines, but behind-the-scenes, an eleventh-hour venue switch left stage production scrambling until the decision to use Chauvet Professional’s NEXUS saved the day. The singer ...

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Mad Decent Block Party Announces 22-Date Summer Tour

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2014 is proving to be a landmark year for Mad Decent with the just-revealed expansion of the label’s popular Mad Decent Block Party series accompanying February’s announcement of the inaugural Mad Decent Boat Party. This summer’s Block Party series marks the seventh year of the popular event, ...

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

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Miami Beach, Fla. – Flying in from New Orleans, following Buku Music + Arts Project (keep your eyes peeled for our upcoming web coverage), I hope can bring a different perspective to Miami Music Week than my DJ Times compatriots Natalie Raben and Chris Caruso, so here goes: Sunday, March 23: I ...

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Movement Detroit Announces Full Lineup

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Next month’s Movement Detroit Festival is scheduled to take over Hart Plaza from May 24-26, and the third and final phase of the artist lineup has been revealed. Detroit’s legendary techno collective Underground Resistance will headline the Memorial Day weekend festival for the first time with ...

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

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Groovin’: Jamie Jones (right) & Art Department’s Kenny Glasgow. Credit: Ian Witlen/Red Bull Content PoolMiami Beach, Fla. — It was the most wonderful time of the year: Miami Music Week! Running concurrently with both the Winter Music Conference and Ultra Music Festival this past week, all ...

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Carl Craig Bringing ‘Somewhere In…’ Residency to New York

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Verboten launched its eponymous venue last month with a stacked roster of talent, and the trend is set to continue with the news of Carl Craig bringing his Somewhere In… residency to the Brooklyn location beginning on April 12. With accompaniment including Martin Buttrich, Kenny Larkin, and ...

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29th Annual International Dance Music Award Winners Announced

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The dust is still settling from Miami Music Week, and the winners of the 29th Annual International Dance Music Awards have been named at the Winter Music Conference. Recognizing and honoring acheivements across 57 categories—from artist and music to clubs and technology—and voted on by more ...

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Moogfest Giveaway Winner Announced ahead of Fest’s Spring Launch

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Congrats to Lovey Cooper of Boone, NC for winning a pair of General Admission passes to Asheville, NC’s Moogfest festival from our giveaway last week! She and one friend will get the chance to see and hear all of the festival’s eclectic offerings this month from April 23-27. Originally taking ...

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Miami Diary, Pt. 1: Pool Parties & Puddles

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Hardwell at SiriusXM Music Lounge. Photo: Aaron Davidson Miami Beach, Fla. – Is it WMC (Winter Music Conference) or MMW (Miami Music Week) now? Does it matter anymore? Not really. Whether you wanna gain knowledge, do the industry schmooze or just get your groove on all week, there was something ...

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Tour Blog: Glitch Mob/Ana Sia (Entry 6)

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The Big Easy & Beyond… Sorry for the lag, readers, but my phone got smashed into a million pieces during the course of a lon-n-n-n-ng night into early morning of hijinks following the super-fun Buku Music & Arts Festival in New Orleans. I DJed on a boat docked right in the middle of the ...

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

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

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Tour Blog: Glitch Mob/Ana Sia (Entry 5)

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Chopping Our Way Down South… Hiiiiii! Damn, the shows this week have been crazy! On our dip Down South, we stopped in Nashville, Memphis and Atlanta. And looking back on these past three shows, Ed Ma (aka edIT) of the Glitch Mob couldn’t help himself: “Amazing towns, amazing vibes, ...

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ADJ Offering Free Virtual DJ 8 Clinics

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American DJ and American Audio have announced a pair of free clinics offering a hand-on look at the new Virtual DJ 8 software in Los Angeles and Miami. Official Virtual DJ trainers will be on-hand to provide a comprehensive how to guide for the new software, including exclusive details and new ...

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Ableton University Tour Brings Ableton Demonstrations to Campuses

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Ableton is hitting the road during April and May for the Ableton University Tour, a series of free events showcasing Ableton Live 9 software and Ableton Push hardware to students pursuing higher education at colleges around the world. Ableton Certified Trainers and artists will be on hand to ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Tommy Trash’s Get Trashed @ Set Miami on 3/27

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Tommy Trash just released the inaugural edition of Ministry of Sound’s Inspired mix compilation series, and there’s no better way to commemorate the occasion than with a massive Get Trashed blowout at Miami Beach’s Set Nightclub during Miami Music Week on March 27. DJ Times is giving away a ...

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Red Bull Guest House Releases Complete Miami Party Lineups

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The Red Bull Guest House sets up shop for Miami Music Week from March 27-30, and the complete lineups of Rooftop Pool showcases have been revealed. Daytime label showcases from Hot Creations, OWSLA, Mad Decent, and A Club Called Rhonda will join the recently announced late night Breakfast Club ...

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SiriusXM Celebrates 10 Years of Ultra Music Festival Coverage with UMF Takeover

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Ultra Music Festival takes over Miami’s Bayfront Park from March 28-30, and SiriusXM’s Electric Area station has announced the launch of UMF Radio, a limited-run channel celebrating its 10 years of festival coverage. Launching on Friday, March 21 at 12 PM EST, the 24/7 commercial-free channel ...

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Tour Blog: Glitch Mob/Ana Sia (Entry 4)

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Headed Toward Tennessee Time… The last couple shows dropped us in Silver Springs, Md., and Asheville, N.C. Both were crackin’—we sold out the Fillmore and The Orange Peel back-to-back! Of course, there was a good amount of shenanigans happening behind the scenes—among best buds, that’ll happen. ...

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RPM Returns to Miami Music Week with Seven Parties

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RPM is returning to Miami Music Week with a star-studded set of seven parties spread over five days. The series kicks off Wednesday, March 26 with the Kings of Ace pool party at the Shelborne, Afrojack and Martin Garrix headline a stacked lineup that includes Bassjackers, Sidney Samson, and ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: VIVa Warriors Miami: Steve Lawler & Friends

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Steve Lawler’s bringing his VIVa Warriors party back to Miami Beach’s The National Hotel on Wednesday, March 26, and DJ Times is giving away a pair of tickets for the Winter Music Conference pool party. One lucky winner and a friend will get a chance to see performances from Matthias Tanxmann, ...

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Electric Forest Announces Lineup Details

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Electric Forest is set to make its fourth appearance at Rothbury, Michigan’s Double JJ Ranch on June 26-29, and the music festival promises a unique experience in its Sherwood Forest for both new and returning attendees. Amidst the art installations, themed environments, and passionate campers, ...

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Josh Wink, Joris Voorn Lead Ovum 20th Anniversary Miami Celebration

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Ovum Recordings is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and founder Josh Wink is planning a massive Miami Music Week label showcase at Treehouse on March 27 to commemorate the occasion. With a second room hosted by label Black Butter Records and performances from Joris Voorn, Steve Bug, ...

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Tour Blog: Glitch Mob/Ana Sia (Entry 3)

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Sunday, March 16, Heading to Asheville, N.C… Hey y’all… The shows on the “Love Death Immortality” tour are gaining momentum, and each one tops the last. Stop 3 was in Philadelphia at Electric Factory, which pretty much feels exactly like a festival, except it’s inside this tight ...

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Camp Bisco Announces 2014 Hiatus

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The Disco Biscuits and MCP Presents have announced that Camp Bisco will be skipping 2014 and returning next year. The popular electronic/rock music festival—and tour stop on 2013’s America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times—has been a long-running Upstate New York ...

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Tour Blog: Glitch Mob/Ana Sia (Entry 2)

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Thursday, March 13, Leaving Boston, Mass… Hoooooooo boy…! The tour kicking off in Portland, Maine, was pretty, pretty, pretty special. We were hosted by the beautiful State Theatre, fueled by an epic meal for the books at Miyake. Soon as the doors opened, the room was packed full of sweet ...

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NYC’s When In Robe Party Set for Friday

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When In Robe, are you to do as the Robe-ans do? Only one way to find out! When In Robe is a brand-new NYC party series that combines two unlikely, yet reasonably delightful elements: spas and dance parties. Each attendee is outfitted with his or her own robe and can then traverse between ...

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Danny Tenaglia, Joseph Capriati, & Joris Voorn Set Sail for Found at Sea Miami

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Magnetic Grooves is promising an unforgettable boat party during Miami Music Week with Found at Sea: an exclusive sunset cruise featuring performances from Danny Tenaglia, Joris Voorn, and Joseph Capriati. Set aboard the Biscayne Lady Yacht, the cruise will depart on March 26 at 3 PM sharp and ...

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Carl Craig, Hot Since 82 Join Deep Dish Miami Reunion Lineup

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Last month, Sharam and Dubfire announced a reunion of their legendary house duo Deep Dish, and the pair has revealed the full details and lineup of its Miami Music Week party on March 29. Taking place at Miami’s Ice Palace Studios, the night promises a dark, sexy house all night long, with sets ...

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Verboten Readies Grand Opening of Williamsburg Event Venue

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Verboten has maintained a foothold on Brooklyn clubbing events for years, and the company is now set to open its long-awaited eponymous venue this weekend in Williamsburg. The new 750-person capacity venue is a 10,000 square foot former metal manufacturing warehouse equipped with a ...

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Red Bull Music Academy Festival NY Reveals Event & Lineup Details

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The Red Bull Music Academy Festival is set to make its New York City debut this May with a series of live performances, lectures, and art installations, and organizers have now unveiled the complete lineup and event itinerary. The month-long series will consist of 15 public events taking place ...

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Tour Blog: The Glitch Mob x Ana Sia (Entry 1)

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Hi Everybuddy! Nice to meet you. I am Ana Sia, a DJ/producer residing in Los Angeles, and I’m about to set sail on a national tour with the tragically talented, best-of-my-buds act – The Glitch Mob.   Also with us is the up-and-coming, hot-shit duo known as Penthouse Penthouse of Team ...

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Red Bull Guest House Announces Breakfast Club Parties

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The Red Bull Guest House will touch down for a second year at the Gale South Beach during Miami Music Week later this month, and the lineups for the Breakfast Club set of events have been announced. The late-night festivities kick off at 2:30 AM on Friday, March 28 with a M-nus Records party ...

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Awakenings Festival 2014 to Include Extra Day

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Holland’s Awakenings Festival 2014 is one to go down in the books. For the first time in 14 years, the festival will be two days: Saturday June, 28th and Sunday June 29th. It will be held in a recreational park called Spaarnwoude Houtrak, located between Amsterdam, Haarlem and Velsen. While the ...

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ID&T Unveils Debut Mysteryland USA Lineup

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Mysteryland is set to make its US debut on Memorial Day weekend on May 25 and 26 at the legendary site of the original Woodstock festival in Bethel Woods, NY, and ID&T has finally revealed its artist and stage lineups. Steve Aoki and Kaskade will headline the fest on Saturday and Sunday, ...

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Insomniac Releases Lineup for Electric Daisy Carnival New York

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Electric Daisy Carnival New York returns to the MetLife Stadium this Memorial Day weekend, and Insomniac has revealed the artist lineup for the two-day event. Dance heavyweights Calvin Harris, Tiesto, Afrojack, and Hardwell are joined by a wildly eclectic set of acts totaling 63 artists playing ...

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