• TICKET GIVEAWAY: Visionquest 13 & Wolf+Lamb at OUTPUT

    DJ Times has partnered with Output to give away four tickets to two lucky fans! About the ...

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    TICKET GIVEAWAY: 24 Hour NYE Party at OUTPUT

    DJ Times gives you the chance to ring in the New Year at Output! DJ Times and Output Brooklyn ...

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    Moogfest Giveaway Winner Announced ahead of Fest’s Spring Launch

    Congrats to Lovey Cooper of Boone, NC for winning a pair of General Admission passes to ...

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

    Brooklyn’s going Berlin this weekend courtesy of DJ/producer Len Faki, who will be throwing ...

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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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Laurent Garnier Announces North American Tour

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French DJ/producer Lauren Garnier has a busy Spring ahead of him with a pair of new releases and an upcoming North American tour this April. On March 24, Garnier is set to release the A13, the second in a series of a three EPs showcasing various sides of the legendary producer’s sound. The ...

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Holy Ship!!! Reveals Pre-booking Details & Recap Video

Holy Ship!!! made its third annual voyage this past January, and Hard Events is prepping for its dual cruises in 2015 with the reveal of this year’s recap video and pre-booking details. The new recap video shows off the highlights of January’s event, including the onboard performances, private ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Juicy Beach Miami @ Nikki Beach on March 27

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Juicy Beach returns to Miami Music Week in just a few short weeks, and DJ Times is partnering with Robbie Rivera to give away a pair of tickets to the seminal beach bash. One lucky winner and a friend will get to see performances from Robbie Rivera, EDX, Funkagenda, Sick Individuals, Henry ...

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Moogfest Adds Nile Rodgers, Janelle Monae, & More to Daytime Lineup

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Asheville’s Moogfest will debut its expanded five-day festival on April 23, and organizers have announced further additions to both the daytime and nighttime programming. The daytime program for the festival has been revealed, and includes a series of panels and workshops from an eclectic mix ...

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Steve Angello Announces #Decade Miami Lineup

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Steve Angello is celebrating the tenth birthday of Size Records next month with his #Decade event during Miami Music Week. Taking place at the RC Cola Plant on Thursday, March 27, the event’s lineup showcases both the label’s friends and its own roster, including AN21 & Max Vangeli, Thomas ...

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

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

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Seven Lions Announces Worlds Apart Tour

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Currently riding high on the success of his dance smash “Strangers” with Myon & Shane 54 and Tove Lo, Seven Lions has announced plans to hit the road this spring for his Worlds Apart North American tour. The America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee will kick off the tour at Santa Barbara, ...

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2014 DMC Online DJ Battle Begins – Enter Now

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The fourth annual DMC Online DJ Battle has begun, allowing DJs across the world to digitally face off for the chance to win an expenses-paid trip to London to compete in the 2014 DMC World DJ Championships. Established In 2011, the Online DJ Battle tasks contestants with submitting a two-minute ...

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

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

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BUKU Music + Art Project 2014 Daily Lineup Released

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With just one month left until BUKU Music + Art Project takes over New Orleans, LA for the second time, organizers for the festival have announced the daily artist lineup, as well as released tickets for individual days. Friday’s lineup leans more dance-oriented with Zedd, Zeds Dead, and ...

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Crew Love Miami Lineup Announced

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Wolf + Lamb and Soul Clap are getting ready to bring the love down to Florida next month with the announcement of this year’s Crew Love Miami party. Set to take over the TSL Lounge on March 28, the party will feature sets from Tanner Ross and Nick Monaco in addition to Soul Clap and... Read More

Duke Dumont Headlines North American Tour

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Hot on the heels of his US album deal with Astralwerks, British DJ/producer Duke Dumont has unveiled his plans for a headlining North American tour this spring. Playing a mix of both club and festival performances across nine dates, Dumont’s quick jaunt includes stops at both weekends of ...

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Shlohmo Plans Spring US Tour & EP Release

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Los Angeles producer Shlohmo has announced spring tour plans to bring his brand of lo-fi R&B beats to audiences across North America. Set to kick off after his second Coachella performance (he’s playing both weekends), the tour begins on April 22 at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz, California. ...

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

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

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A-Trak Announces Headlining Gold Gone Wild Summer Tour

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Fool’s Gold head honcho A-Trak has announced plans to embark on the Gold Gone Wild this summer. Kicking off at the end of May at Boston, MA’s Paradise, the tour will travel across the US throughout June before wrapping on June 28 in Austin, TX. In addition to clubs, the Gold Gone Wild tour ...

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TomorrowWorld Tickets to Go on Sale February 22

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Following Tomorrowland’s near-instantaneous sellout last week, ID&T is preparing for the second edition of Atlanta, Georgia’s TomorrowWorld, with tickets going on sale to the general public at noon EST on Saturday, February 22. The festival is set for a return to its Chattahoochee Hills ...

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Mad Decent Boat Party to Make Inaugural Voyage in November

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Mad Decent is taking its Block Party series to sea this November with the announcement of the Mad Decent Boat Party and its initial lineup. Setting sail November 12, attendees will sail from Miami on the Norwegian Pearl and will make stops at Nassau and Norwegian Cruise Line’s private island ...

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Holy Ship! Expands to Two Cruises in 2015

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After three years of sold-out voyages, HARD Event’s floating EDM music festival Holy Ship! has announced plans to expand to two cruises in 2015. Sailing from Miami January 3-6 and February 25-28, the passengers of MSC Divina will sail through the Bahamas to enjoy port stops and beach parties in ...

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Marco Carola, Boys Noize Lead Movement Detroit Phase 2 Lineup

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Detroit’s annual Movement Electronic Music Festival takes over Hart Plaza this Memorial Day Weekend, and organizers have unveiled Phase Two of its lineup, adding a diverse set of 45 acts. The new artists include Claude VonStroke, Marco Carola, and Maceo Plex, as well as a special selection of ...

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29th Annual IDMA Nominees Revealed

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With Winter Music Conference just around the corner, the nominees for the 29th Annual International Dance Music Awards have been revealed. The 57 awards range from track and artist-specific categories to tech and club honors, with the ceremony set to recognize dance music’s 2013 achievements ...

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Jamie Jones Talks Ibiza & Vegas Ahead of Sold-Out Marquee NYC Show

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As a solo DJ/producer, Hot Natured band member, and Hot Creations label co-founder, Jamie Jones does it all. After a busy 2013 that saw the release of Hot Natured’s debut album Different Sides of the Sun, two solo EPs, as well as his Paradise Ibiza residency, Jones is keeping the momentum going ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: MartyParty, Joker, & DKDS at NYC’s 88 Palace

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DJ Times has partnered with MeanRed to give away two pairs of tickets to see MartyParty, Joker, and DKDS at Dark Disco this Saturday, February 8 at New York City’s 88 Palace! Enter via the Punchtab widget below by 11 AM on Saturday. Tickets and more event information are available here. Rules: ...

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TJR Launches Bounce Nation Residency at Wynn Las Vegas

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TJR is preparing to make Vegas shake with the February 5 launch of his monthly Bounce Nation residency at Wynn Las Vegas’ Surrender Nightclub. TJR will take over Surrender one Wednesday each month and promises an unpredictable night of dance music spanning across many genres. The Rising Music ...

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Jeff Mills Scores & Stars in ‘Man From Tomorrow’

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Tomorrow comes today with the premiere of Man From Tomorrow, a new film featuring unreleased music from the legendary techno DJ/producer Jeff Mills, who scored and starred in the flick. The movie, recently premiered in Paris and directed by French filmmaker Jacquline Caux, is divided into two ...

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

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

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Claude VonStroke Readies ‘Dirtybird BBQ’ Compilation

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Claude VonStroke is inviting everyone to his backyard this year with the announcement of the 2014 Dirtybird Records compilation Dirtybird BBQ. Set for release on February 25 on both CD and vinyl, the new compilation is a 12-track showcase of the San Francisco label’s roster, curated by label ...

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Skrillex & Diplo Lead Phase 2 Ultra Music Festival Lineup as Jack U

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With a little over 50 days left until Ultra kicks off at Miami’s Bayfront Park on March 28, the festival’s organizers have unveiled the second phase of the artist lineup. The second phase includes the additions of dance heavyweights including Cedric Gervais, Fedde Le Grand, John Digweed, as ...

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Chris Lake Embarks on North American Helium Tour

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Chris Lake is preparing to take North American fans higher on his Helium Tour, which kicks off tomorrow at San Francisco’s Vessel nightclub. The tour comes on the heels of the release of his soaring vocal house single “Helium,” and will hit cities across the US and Canada—including Atlantic ...

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DMC DJ Battle Takes on NYC with DJ QBert

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Since 1985, DMC DJ battles have provided the premier competitions for turntablists, and this Saturday, February 1, New York City’s Webster Hall will host the latest regional clash. Judged by DJ Slyce and DJ Spicktacular and hosted by Lord Finesse, this weekend’s battle promises to be extra ...

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Dillon Francis, Flying Lotus, & More Added to Moogfest 2014 Lineup

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Asheville’s Moogfest has announced further additions to its diverse lineup of nighttime performers ahead of its spring debut from April 23-27.  Synthpop pioneers the Pet Shop Boys will join the lineup alongside British rapper M.I.A., producer Flying Lotus, and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Marco Bailey at SYSTEM NYC

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

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The M Machine Embark on Metropolis North American Tour

OWSLA’s The M Machine are wrapping up their Metropolis EP trilogy with a North American tour boasting a brand-new live visual production. The 10-date tour sees the San Francisco trio bringing their live show—and a few DJ sets—across the country, and includes stops at Avalon in Los Angeles and ...

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NAMM: BT to Host & Perform Tonight at 29th Annual TEC Awards

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The 2014 NAMM show officially kicked off yesterday, and the festivities keep rolling tonight with BT handling hosting and performing duties at the 29th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards. Honoring outstanding technical achievement in sound design and creative achievement in ...

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NAMM 2014: Pioneer DDJ-SZ & Remix-Station 500

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Pioneer DJ has announced the expansion of its controller and live performance accessories with the Pioneer DDJ-SZ and the Remix-Station 500. The upcoming Pioneer DDJ-SZ was created with professional software DJs in mind, and is described as the “Big Daddy” of Pioneer DJ’s controller lineup by ...

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NAMM ’14: Tons of New DJ Gear in Anaheim

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ADJ’s Quad Scan Pro fixture. Anaheim, Calif. – Beginning today and running through Sunday, Jan. 26, the music industry’s manufacturers, distributors and retailers are convening at the Anaheim Convention Center for the world’s largest trade-only event—the annual Winter NAMM show. As usual, more ...

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Red Bull Music Academy Tokyo Begins Application Period

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Red Bull Music Academy recently announced it was arriving in Tokyo, Japan this autumn, and applications to attend the 2014 edition are now being accepted. Open to music makers and producers of all styles and levels of experience, the Red Bull Music Academy offers accepted students a two-week ...

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

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

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The Sound of Q-Dance Previews Return to LA with Trailer

The Sound of Q-dance is returning to Los Angeles’ Shrine Expo Hall this March, and a newly released trailer serves to preview the upcoming Hardstyle event. As the next US entry of the world’s largest series of hardstyle events, The Sound of Q-dance promises the pulsing bass and high BPMs fans ...

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Swedish House Mafia Documentary to Premiere at SXSW

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Leave The World Behind, a new documentary chronicling Swedish House Mafia’s One Last Tour and subsequent break-up, will get its world premiere in Austin, Texas this March as one of the picks of South By South West’s film festival. The film—directed by Christian Larson and executively produced ...

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Chromeo ‘Come Alive’ with Tour & Single Announcement

The boys of Chromeo have a busy spring ahead of them following the announcement of their Come Alive tour and new single of the same name featuring Toro Y Moi. The Canadian pair will spend the spring touring across North America beginning April 6 at Houston’s House of Blues. The tour will ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Paul Oakenfold at Atlanta’s Opera Nightclub

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DJ Times has partnered with Liquified to give away two VIP tickets to Paul Oakenfold’s Trance Mission Tour stop at Atlanta’s Opera Nightclub this Friday, January 17! The winner and one friend will be added to the guestlist to see Oakenfold’s return to his trance roots firsthand. Tickets to the ...

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Ticketfly Takes Reins for Burning Man 2014 Ticket Sales

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After years of website crashes and lottery systems, the Burning Man Organization has enlisted Ticketfly to handle ticketing sales for the 2014 edition of its annual art festival taking place August 25-September 1. The move is a surprising development for the organization, which has been ...

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Skrillex, Calvin Harris, Zedd Lead 2014 Coachella Dance Lineup

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Coachella 2014 attendees are in for a Californian desert rave in the festival’s Sahara Tent this April, judging from the dance acts present on this year’s lineup. Zedd, Calvin Harris, and Skrillex round out headliners OutKast, Muse, and Arcade Fire, with Disclosure, Martin Garrix, and Fatboy ...

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Hot Since 82 Goes Deep in Atlanta for Launch of Liquified’s Underground Sessions

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Photo: Joey Wallace, Chuckyfoto & Media Atlanta — The south is known more for dirty bass bangers than extended grooves, but Hot Since 82 blew the lid off of deep house to a packed crowd at Club Opera with the kick off of Liquified’s Underground Sessions. Aimed at bringing more varied genres ...

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Tiesto Recaps UK Greater Than Tour with New Video

Tiesto wraps up his recent Greater Than UK tour with Calvin Harris in a newly released recap video. Taking place across a quick five dates this past December, the tour saw the DJs playing to sold-out arenas across the UK, including a packed performance at Earl’s Court in London to over 21,000 ...

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Markus Schulz Prepares for Scream II with International Release Parties

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Markus Schulz is prepping for the February release of his fifth studio album Scream II with a set of four official release parties around the world. Following a sold-out show at Sound in Los Angeles on February 6, the America’s Best DJ 2012 winner will make a quick sweep of the US, with a ...

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MiMOSA, Purity Ring, More Set to Rock Tucson’s Gem & Jam Festival

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Tucson, Arizona promises to be a desert oasis for electronic music this February with the 2014 edition of its Gem & Jam Festival. Nestled in the second weekend of Tucson’s Gem and Mineral show, the music and art festival will include two stages when it kicks off February 7-9. Headliners for ...

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Waka Winter Classic 2014 Announces 16-Stop Tour

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Arkansas’ Wakarusa Music Festival is still six months away, but the Waka Winter Classic tour will give fans a taste of potential talent—including EDM acts and DJs—when it travels across the US this winter. Kicking off at Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Cain’s Ballroom on January 9, the Waka Winter Classic ...

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Groove Cruise Prepares for Tenth Anniversary with Lineup Announcement

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The Groove Cruise will celebrate its tenth anniversary next year when it sets sail from Miami to Cozumel from January 30 to February 3, and the recently announced lineup promises to make it one of its most memorable voyages yet. The full lineup includes over 60 acts, ranging from Markus Schulz, ...

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Kraftwerk, Chic Lead Eclectic Moogfest 2014 Lineup

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Asheville’s expanded Moogfest will make its spring debut April 23-27, and pioneers Kraftwerk and Chic have been announced as headliners in the newly revealed Phase 2 lineup. Both acts will join previously announced headliners Giorgio Moroder and Laurie Anderson as part of the festival’s ...

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The BPM Festival Announces Phase 3 Lineup, Day & Night Event Schedule

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The seventh edition of the BPM Festival is just weeks away from its takeover of Playa del Carmen, Mexico from January 3-12, and the organizers have unveiled Phase 3 artist lineup. The newly added artists—available below—join the over 350 acts announced for the festival, and include a slew of ...

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Daft Punk to Perform at 2014 Grammy Awards

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The robots of Daft Punk will make a rare television appearance on the 2014 Grammy Awards on January 26 with their first live performance since 2010. The duo will join previously announced performers Kendrick Lamar, Imagine Dragons P!nk and Nate Ruess, and Willie Nelson. Additionally, the duo ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: 24 Hour NYE Party at OUTPUT

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DJ Times gives you the chance to ring in the New Year at Output! DJ Times and Output Brooklyn are giving one lucky fan the chance to ring in 2014 at the club’s 24 hour marathon party. Set for a full night and day of dancing inside both Output and the Panther Room, the lineup includes ...

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Made Event to Host Sunday School Mini-Fest at Mysteryland USA

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New York’s Made Event will host a mini-festival edition of the popular Sunday School party at next year’s debut Mysteryland USA, taking over New York’s Bethel Woods May 23-26. The Mysteryland edition of Sunday School will consist of three stages and will aim to represent a cross-section of both ...

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Armin van Buuren to Live-Broadcast Intimate Set on UStream

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Armin van Buuren will join Sean “Hollywood” Hamilton for a UStream broadcast and performance co-sponsored by DJ Times on December 19. Armin will make an appearance on the Remix Top 30 Countdown for a private party, during which he will spin a unique 20-minute set in an intimate, lounge-type ...

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Electric Zoo to Make Debut Mexico Appearance in May

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Made Event has announced the inaugural edition of Electric Zoo Mexico, which will debut next year in Mexico City on May 3-4. The two-day festival will mark the first time the Electric Zoo brand has traveled outside of its hometown of New York, and will be produced in conjunction with Disco ...

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Ultra Music Festival Unveils 2014 Phase 1 Lineup

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Ultra Music Festival has released the first phase of the lineup for the 16th edition of the event, taking place at Miami’s Bayfront Park from March 28-30. DJ headliners for this year’s event include Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Hardwell, and America’s Best DJ 2013 Kaskade, while the live stage’s ...

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Holy Ship!!! Announces Party Lineups & Theme Nights

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Hard Events’ Holy Ship!!! has unveiled the stacked set of theme nights and private island parties ahead of its third voyage, set to leave Miami on January 9 and sail through January 12. Each night aboard the ship is set to feature different themed parties of music, each curated by different ...

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GIVEAWAY: Big Gigantic & The White Panda at Roseland Ballroom

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

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Hideout Festival 2014 Sells Out in Record Time

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After being on sale for just two weeks, Croatia’s Hideout Festival 2014 has completely sold out its allotment of tickets a full seven months before the event. This feat is the festival’s fourth consecutive sell-out, as well as being the fastest sell-out in the festival’s history. The 2014 ...

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Ferry Corsten, Benny Benassi, More to Perform at India’s Debut Vh1 Supersonic Fest

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Viacom is bringing India it’s newest music festival with the inaugural Vh1 Supersonic 2013 festival, which will take over Candolim, Goa from December 26-30. The five-day festival will feature a slew of big talent, including Above & Beyond, Benny Benassi, Booka Shade, and Ferry Corsten ...

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Afrojack, Claude Vonstroke, & More Added to Ultra South Africa Lineup

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Ultra Worldwide has unveiled the second phase of the inaugural edition of Ultra South Africa, which will touch down in Cape Town and Johannesburg this February. Additions to the lineup include Afrojack, Martin Garrix, Blasterjaxx, and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Claude Vonstroke, who will ...

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Movement Detroit Announces Initial Artist Lineup

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Movement has the initial set of performers that will perform at the 2014 edition of the electronic music festival at Detroit’s Hart Plaza on Memorial Day weekend. The 49 artists announced include dance heavyweights like Richie Hawtin, Carl Cox, Loco Dice, and Pete Tong in addition to a ...

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DJ Expo 2014: All Set for Atlantic City Return

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Atlantic City, N.J. – OK, DJs—it’s time to mark your calendars. The 2014 dates for DJ Expo are here: DJ Expo will return to the the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J., August 11 to 14. As always, DJ Expo—produced by DJ Times and its publisher Testa Communications—will present demo rooms and ...

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HARD Day of the Dead Relives 2013 Fest with Official Aftermovie

HARD Events has released the official Day of the Dead 2013 aftermovie, bringing the memories of the Los Angeles event back to life. The recap video chronicles the two-day party from last month, which included performances from Nero, The Bloody Beetroots, and Skrillex amongst many others. The ...

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Electric Daisy Carnival to Return to NYC’s MetLife Stadium in 2014

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Insomniac has announced that Electric Daisy Carnival New York will return to the MetLife Stadium over Memorial Day weekend in 2014, marking the event’s third year in New York City. The festival is produced in partnership with RPM Worldwide—the team behind New York’s Pacha Nightclub—and will ...

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TomorrowWorld Releases Aftermovie for Inaugural Event, Unveils 2014 Return

While Belgium’s Tomorrowland just announced its plans to celebrate its tenth birthday with a double festival next year, Atlanta’s TomorrowWorld is reliving its inaugural edition earlier this year with a brand new aftermovie chronicling the event. The 17-minute fillm captures the magic of ...

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Flosstradamus to Stream Live DC Performance Ahead of Single Release

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Chicago DJ/producer duo Flosstradamus will stream their performance at Washington, D.C.’s 9:30 Club on December 13 through their website. The performance is one of the stops on their US and Australian IRL tour, and the live stream will serve to premiere their brand new tour production. The ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Ben Klock & DVS1 at OUTPUT NYC

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DJ Times has partnered with Output to give away four tickets to two lucky fans! About the party: DJ Times and Output club in Brooklyn are giving you the chance to be part of one of the most anticipated parties of the holiday season this Friday night December 6th. Germany’s Ben Klock is ...

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Afrojack & Hardwell Join Calvin Harris to Headline The Day After Festival

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Hardwell and Afrojack will join Calvin Harris to fill out the trio of headliners for Panama City’s The Day After Festival this January. The pair will join the already-announced acts, which include Nervo, Nicky Romero, and Martin Garrix. The Showpro and Disco Donnie Presents-produced event will ...

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Tomorrowland Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Double Festival

In honor of Tomorrowland’s tenth anniversary, the organizers of the Belgian festival have announced plans to expand it to two weekends in 2014.  The events will take place over the consecutive weekends of July 18-20 and July 25-27 in the festival’s home of Boom. Billed as a one-time initiative, ...

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Skrillex Announces 2014 City Takeovers

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After a period of splitting his time between running OWSLA and producing with Boys Noize in Dog Blood, Skrillex is returning to the solo spotlight with a newly announced string of multi-show city invasions early next year. Dubbed Takeovers, each stop will see the DJ/producer play multiple ...

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One of the busiest venues during this past October’s Amsterdam Dance Event was, as usual, the legendary Gashouder. Host to a full slate of Awakenings-sponsored events, fans were treated to four straight nights of techno presented by Luciano’s Cadenza & Carl Craig’s Planet ...

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Eric Prydz Shares Video Highlights of First Ever US EPIC Shows

After years of rare appearances due to a noted fear of flying, Eric Prydz is finishing up a string of his first ever US EPIC shows which are chronicled in a new aftermovie. These EPIC 2.0 shows—the first EPIC events held outside of the UK—represent a audio-visual journey through the DJ’s Pryda, ...

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LDI ’13: DJ & Club Lighting Debuts in Las Vegas

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Las Vegas – As always, LDI ’13 expects to see several lighting-products debuts that will to impact the club and mobile-DJ markets. Running through Sunday at the Las Vegas Convention Center, America’s top trade show for entertainment lighting will include exhibits, seminars and tours of ...

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Kryoman Helps Steve Aoki to Aokify America

EDM’s favorite LED robot Kryoman joined forces with Steve Aoki by providing the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee with a slew of new technical wonders for his Aokify America tour, and he has released a new video showcasing the collaboration. After opening with a bizarrely enthralling on-foot chase ...

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Relive Ultra Europe 2013 with New Aftermovie

To coincide with the announcement of Ultra Europe’s return to Split, Crotia from July 11-13 of 2014, Ultra Worldwide has released a new aftermovie showing the highlights of this year’s debut event. 103,000 fans from around the world descended upon the main event at Poljud Stadium featuring sets ...

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BPM Festival Unveils Phase 2 Lineup and Showcases

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Mexico’s BPM Festival has expanded the lineup of its 10-day event to over 250 artists as well as adding a slew of new and returning showcases that will be taking over Playa Del Carmen from January 3-12. This year’s festival will see the debut of nine parties, including All Gone Pete Tong and ...

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Sister Act: Nervo Talks Starting a ‘Revolution’

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Australian twins Mim and Liv Nervo kept themselves very busy in 2013, with a string of successful singles—including “Revolution,” their collaboration with R3hab and Ummet Ozcan—and a worldwide modeling contract with CoverGirl. Next year looks to be no different, with the pair recently announced ...

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Top Hip-Hop Jocks Crowned at Global Spin Awards

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

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Morgan Page Goes Behind The Scenes of 3D Tour Technology

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Before a performance at Miami’s Mansion nightclub, Morgan Page talked with Fusion to go behind the scenes of his ongoing Morgan Page Presents 3D tour. In the clip, the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee details the technology behind the 3D visuals, which was first attempted on Michael Jackson’s ...

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Serato Releases Red Bull Thre3style World Finals Wrap-Up Video

Japan’s DJ Shintaro won the title at the Red Bull Thre3style World Finals last week in Toronto, and Serato has just released a wrap-up film chronicling the event. Throughout the six-day event, entrants had just 15 minutes to entertain the crowd, and were judged on both their technical ...

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Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, & More Star in Dutch Influence Documentary

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Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, Hardwell, Afrojack, Sidney Samson, Nicky Romero, and more star in Dutch Influence, a new EDM documentary premiering in America on November 20th and running through December. The film features today’s biggest Dutch DJs telling the stories of their experiences in dance ...

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Deadmau5 Surprises Vegas Fans with Unpaid, Impromptu Set at XS

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Photo: Danny Mahoney/XS Nightclub After making headlines last week for leaving Twitter, deadmau5 surprised club-goers at Las Vegas’ XS with an impromptu, unannounced set on Friday night. The Mau5 took the stage at 11:30 that night, coming on before headliner Wolfgang Gartner’s scheduled set at ...

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Pretty Lights’ First Pay-Per-View Concert to Premiere November 30th

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Pretty Lights will premiere his first-ever Pay-Per-View special this month with a live broadcast of his performance from San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on November 30th. The performance is part of his Analog Future tour, which kicked off in October and features a full band in ...

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Moogfest Announces Phase 1 Lineup of Daytime Presenters

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Asheville’s Moogfest has announced the Phase 1 lineup of presenter for the daytime conference portion of the upcoming 2014 edition of the festival. The list reflects the festival’s aim to celebrate the synthesis of technology, art, and music, and includes a wide variety of presenters. Heading ...

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Thomas Gold Releases Video for “Remember,” Announces NYC NYE Show

There’s no bad place for a rave, judging from Thomas Gold’s video for his new single “Remember,” which is out now on Axtone Records. The video shows a series of apartment tenants boarding an elevator that magically transports them to different shows Thomas Gold has played this year, including ...

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

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

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Video Teaser for Ultra South Africa Released

Ultra Worldwide recently announced plans to expand to Japan and South Africa in 2014, and the first trailer for the inaugural South African edition of the festival has been released. The minute-long trailer showcases the huge production present at previous Ultra festivals, and includes footage ...

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OMFG! Throws NYE Double Header in San Diego; Lineup Announced

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OMFG! will return to San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center for a two-night New Year’s Eve rager. This year’s event—the second since its expansion to two days—will take place on December 30th and 31st, and will include performances by Boys Noize, Diplo, Nero, Nervo, and more. The event is put on ...

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Madeon & DJ White Shadow to Perform at Lady Gaga’s artRAVE in NYC

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Lady Gaga will be celebrating the release of her new album ARTPOP with an album release party in New York City this Sunday featuring performances from DJ White Shadow and Madeon. The event—titled artRAVE—has been two years in the making, and will include a custom stage filled with ...

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Red Bull Music Academy Makes Tokyo Debut in 2014

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Having already made stops in New York City, London, Cape Town, and many other cities, Red Bull Music Academy will make its Japanese debut in October 2014 when it travels to Tokyo. While details of specific events have yet to be announced, RBMA has put on numerous music festivals, performances, ...

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Oliver & Classixx Go Disco to Disco on December Tour

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Oliver and Classixx will be hitting the road together on the Disco To Disco tour, which will travel across North America this December. Oliver will kick off the tour with two solo dates in Vancouver and San Francisco on December 5th and 6th before fellow Los Angeles duo Classixx joins for the ...

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SFX Entertainment Officially Acquires Made Event

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Live event producer SFX Entertainment has officially completed its purchase of Made Event, the company behind New York’s Electric Zoo festival. This deal comes hot on the heels of SFX’s recent IPO and its announcement of its purchase of ID&T. In addition to Randall Island’s Electric Zoo, ...

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

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

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Calvin Harris to Headline Panama’s The Day After Festival 2014

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Calvin Harris has been announced as the main headliner of Panama’s The Day After Festival 2014. 2014’s event will be the second edition of the festival, which will take place at Panama City’s Figali Plaza from January 10-12th. While a full lineup has yet to be announced, Harris will join the ...

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The BPM Festival 2014 Phase 1 Lineup & Showcases Announced

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The Phase 1 lineup for the 2014 edition of Mexico’s The BPM Festival has been unveiled. The seventh edition of the festival will take over the town of Playa del Carmen from January 3-12 and will feature ten days and nights of music and parties. The event will play host to a total of over... Read More

BassHead Music Wins Red Bull Music Academy Culture Clash Miami

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This past October 24, in front of a sold-out Grand Central Miami crowd, BassHead Music was named the winner of the debut Red Bull Music Academy Culture Clash Miami. Modeled after a traditional Jamaican sound clash, the event pitted four South Florida music collectives—BassHead Music, Slow Roast ...

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Ultra Worldwide Expands to South Africa & Japan in 2014

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Already one of America’s largest electronic music events, Ultra Music Festival is expanding its global reach into South Africa and Japan in 2014. These satellite editions will represent the eighth and ninth international iterations of the festival, having already visited notable destinations ...

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Watch DJ Fly’s 2013 DMC World Championship Winning Performance

The DMC World DJ Championship is an annual DJ competition that determines the top turnatablists in the world. Held in a different city each year, the 2013 edition took place earlier this month in London. France’s DJ Fly took the title this year, and his championship-winning performance is ...

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Mountain Oasis: Electronic Madness & Pre-Halloween Frivolities

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

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Flux Pavilion Chronicles Road Life in Freeway Tour Video

British dubstep producer Flux Pavilion is currently in the midst of his North American and UK Freeway Tour, and the DJ is now offering his fans a behind-the-scenes peek at just what goes on while on the road. In addition to catching Flux getting kicked out of a Wal-Mart, there’s a preview of ...

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Hideout Festival 2013 Highlights Video Released

Few things go together as well as beautiful weather and great music, and Croatia’s Hideout Festival has both. Taking over Croatia’s Zrce Beach this past July, the festival played host to a wide variety of talent, including Chase & Status, SBTRKT, Seth Troxler, and Claude Vonstroke. If you ...

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Mountain Oasis: Electronic Music in the Carolina Pines

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Asheville, N.C. – Between 2010 and 2012, Moogfest was a communion between legendary synth manufacturer Moog Music and promoter AC Entertainment that saw thousands of costumed fans fill the venues of downtown Asheville on or near Halloween weekend. The program was a heady mix of art, technology ...

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Amsterdam Dance Event: Big Numbers, Vast Perspectives & Morning Glee

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Amsterdam, Holland – According to organizers, the 18th annual Amsterdam Dance Event was a record-setting endeavor. Held this past Oct. 16-20 at Amsterdam’s Felix Meritis Centre and the nearby Dylan Hotel, the conference portion of ADE drew more than 5,000 global delegates/industry professionals ...

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Dada Life, Porter Robinson, & More to Ring in 2014 at NJ’s Winter Galactic

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Dada Life, W&W, Rusko, Bassjackers, Cash Cash, Bambi, and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Porter Robinson will ring in 2014 this New Year’s Eve as part of the Winter Galactic at New Jersey’s IZOD Center. The 18+ event will be a general admission affair and will feature the DJs spinning in ...

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Pusha T Teams with Legitmix for Rhythm Roulette Producer Contest

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Pusha T has partnered with Legitmix for the Rhythm Roulette contest, offering budding producers the opportunity to create a track for the rapper. The contest’s first round tasks entrants with submitting their best sample-based instrumental, mashup, edit or remix that best showcases their ...

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Moogfest Calls to Artists for Public Art Installations

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Asheville’s Moogfest recently unveiled its new plans for a five-day festival coming this April that will feature an expanded focus on the intersection of art and technology, including public art exhibitions. To meet this end, Moogfest and The Media Arts Project have issued an invitation to ...

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Catch Diplo’s Ask Me Anything TODAY on Reddit

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Between his time spent acting as part of Major Lazer, running the Mad Decent record label, and producing for artists like Snoop Lion and Beyonce, it’s hard to imagine America’s Best DJ 2013 runner-up Diplo having even a minute to spare. However, Diplo will be taking questions for a full hour ...

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‘OWSLA Presents…Good Times’ Canadian Tour

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OWSLA, the eclectic label and artist collective owned by America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Skrillex, has announced the OWSLA Presents…Good Times tour, which will be hitting Canada this November. Featuring performers from the label’s roster, the tour’s lineup includes headliners Alvin Risk—whose ...

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Lights All Night Expands to Mexico City with Nicky Romero

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Lights All Night, the annual dance music festival surrounding New Year’s Eve in Dallas, has revealed an expansion to Mexico City this year with Nicky Romero announced as its headliner. With the Dallas festival having moved to the weekend prior on December 27th and 28th, the single-night Mexico ...

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Bingo Players Rattle & Roll Through Atlanta

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Photo: Ray Shot Me Atlanta –  Despite an unfortunate medical diagnosis this summer, Bingo Players recently rolled out on the massive Rattle & Roll bus tour with Bassjackers and MAKJ. With an intricate stage setup and heavy bass, the tour traveled to the Heaven room of Atlanta’s Masquerade ...

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Armin van Buuren Announces ‘Armin Only – Intense’ World Tour Dates

Armin van Buuren has released eighteen dates on his upcoming Armin Only – Intense World Tour. Officially kicking off the tour with a two-night stand at the Netherlands’ Ziggo Dome on November 15th and 16th, Armin will play all over the world throughout 2014. The tour will support his latest ...

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ADE Update: Techno & Trance Titans, Plus Some Old Pals

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Global: “Armin Only: Intense” tour detailed.Amsterdam – Yesterday, we hit the conference portion of Amsterdam Dance Event at the Felix Meritis Centre. Then, last night we made the club rounds and hit two very different, but no less important events. Early in the day, we did the ADE ...

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Avalon Hollywood to Celebrate 10th Anniversary with Paul Oakenfold

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Clubs come and go in the Los Angeles nightlife scene, but Hollywood’s Avalon will be celebrating its tenth anniversary on November 2nd with a performance from Paul Oakenfold as part of his North American Trance Mission Tour. This pairing is fitting, considering that Oakenfold played the club’s ...

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ADE: Richie Hawtin Tells Us ‘Rock Is Dead’ & Other ‘Fuck-You Moments’

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 ADE Moment: Richie Hawtin with NYC pals Sleepy & Boo. Amsterdam, Holland – In 1978, The Who’s Roger Daltrey sang these Pete Townshend-penned words: “Goodbye Sister Disco/And to your clubs and your tramps.” For many, it seemed to be moment of rockist triumphalism, as dancefloor-driven ...

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Bassnectar Comes Full Circle for 3rd Annual 360° NYE Show in Nashville

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Bassnectar has announced his third annual New Year’s Eve show at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN. Revealed as the capstone to the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee’s Immersive Music Fall Tour, the show will be a 360° show, as seen in his two previous sold-out NYE shows. These shows feature ...

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Asheville’s Moogfest Expands to Five Days in April 2014

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Asheville music festival Moogfest has unveiled its expansion from three days to five days, with the new 2014 festival dates taking place from April 23rd—27th. This year will see the introduction of new activities to the festival’s usual music-oriented lineup, including an innovation conference ...

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America’s Best DJ: Kaskade Cops the Golden Mixer—Again

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Las Vegas – With his fans, the media and DJ-industry insiders all in tow, Kaskade was once again crowned America’s Best DJ at Las Vegas’ Marquee Club this past Sunday, Oct. 13. After 20-plus events on America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times, the fans spoke with ...

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Sensation in Vegas: An Ocean of White

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Las Vegas – An “Ocean of White” flooded the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas this past October 5. As the inaugural Sensation in the City of Sin, the Amsterdam-based event welcomed 21-and-up dance music fans clad in all-white attire to a world of massive décor that included a Sputnik-style ...

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See Pioneer DJ’s Artmix Exhibition Benefiting VH1’s Save The Music in LA TODAY

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The exhibition of the second edition of the Pioneer DJ Artmix, Pioneer DJ’s fund raising program that sees DJs using CDJs as canvases in order to benefit VH1’s Save The Music Foundation, will take place today at The Bank in Downtown LA’s Art Walk. The event is free and open to the public from ...

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The British Are Coming: Sankeys to Open in NYC This Month

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Sankeys’ third season is coming to a close, but the party isn’t stopping as the owners prepare to open a New York edition of the British club on October 31st. The new location will be located in Manhattan on 36th Street and houses two rooms: the famed futuristic-themed Basement and the ...

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A-Trak to Join Danny Brown on Co-Headlining Tour

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Fool’s Gold boss and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee A-Trak will be hitting North America with rapper Danny Brown on this fall’s Double Trouble tour.  The tour will kick of at the Fox Theatre in Pomona, CA on November 8th and will include stops in around the West Coast, including Los Angeles for ...

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Atlanta’s TomorrowWorld Festival Wows

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

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The Prodigy’s Maxim Announces First-Ever US DJ Tour

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Maxim, an original member of The Prodigy, has announced his debut US DJ tour scheduled for this fall. This will be the first time any of the members of the group have toured the states since the fall, and is meant to tide fans over while the group is in the studio working on a... Read More

See TomorrowWorld from Nicky Romero’s Eyes

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Many DJs dream of playing the main stage of a major festival like Atlanta’s TomorrowWorld at some point. Until those dreams are realized, a new video posted by Nicky Romero will give everyone a taste of the magic. Shot using Google Glass, the clip shows the minute backstage through the opening ...

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Paul Kalkbrenner Announces Debut ‘Guten Tag’ North American Tour

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Paul Kalkbrenner has announced the Guten Tag tour, his first-ever solo North American tour that will see the German techno artist playing six live shows in December. The tour will kick off at New York’s Webster Hall and will include stops at Chicago’s Metro and Los Angeles’ The Henry Fonda. The ...

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Nocturnal Wonderland: Wild & Wooly in Cali

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San Bernardino, Calif. – Eat. Sleep. Rave. Repeat. If there was one motto the 43,000 attendees at Insomniac Events’ longest running event could live by, that creed from Fatboy Slim’s latest hit would do just fine. And this past Saturday, Sept. 21, at the San Miguel Amphitheater & Grounds, ...

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Paul Oakenfold to Embark on Trance Mission Across North America

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Paul Oakenfold will be returning to his trance roots this October with his upcoming Trance Mission tour and album. The tour will see Oakenfold bringing North American dance floors a new video and audio experience inspired by his “Full on Fluoro” sound, which has garnered significant success in ...

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Panels Announced for Mountain Oasis Music Summit

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The inaugural Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit takes place in Asheville, North Carolina next month, and the schedule of panels has been released. The discussions will kick off Saturday, October 26th at the Diane Wortham Theatre. The first panel is the Inventors’ Roundtable, which will ...

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ADJ to Hit The Road as Part of ‘ADJ On Tour’

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American DJ will be hitting the road this fall for ADJ On Tour, a multi-city tour that will offer hands-on workshops on a variety of topics, as well as demos of two new product lines and insights into the company’s next generation of products. The hands-on workshops will train attendees in ...

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Laidback Luke Bringing Super You & Me to NY, DC, and Chicago on New Tour

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Laidback Luke is set to embark on his Musically Driven Bus Tour of North America next week, but he’s added three new Super You & Me dates to the itinerary. The three dates include stops in Washington, DC, Chicago, and New York, the last of which is set to be his largest SY&M event ...

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Disclosure Announces North American Winter Tour Dates

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Disclosure has yet to kick off its US tour that starts next month, but the Britsh duo has already announced more North American dates for early 2014. The winter run will start in Toronto on January 14th and will see the duo performing 15 dates throughout January and February. The tour will ...

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