New York – An old-fashioned DJ battle is, at its core, not too different from a rumble between two gangs. The W Gangs of New York music series takes that idea and runs with it, pitting artists against each other in a weekly musical showdown. These sound clashes celebrate Black Apple’s release ...Read More
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America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Sleepy & Boo have released new mix onto the pair’s Soundcloud to coincide with this Friday’s Sleepy & Boo + Friends event at Marquee New York. The aptly titled “Let’s Go Techno” mix is an hour and a half taste of the deep basslines and distant vocal ...Read More
Morgan Page: Keynote Q&A Tuesday, Aug. 14, 3:30 pm, Diamond Room D in Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, NJ Global DJ, hit-making producer, sought-after remixer—in a few short years, Morgan Page has become one of America’s top EDM talents. Known for his melodic approach to club music—with hits ...Read More
Denver – The America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times went Mile High this past weekend and now it looks forward to heading way down in Dixie. In Colorado at the spectacular Red Rocks Amphitheatre for Global Dance Festival this past July 19-21, we caught three days of ...Read More
Stanton DJ, a part of the Gibson Pro Audio Division, will bring three-time Grammy Award winner and hip-hop legend DJ Premier to DJ Times magazine’s DJ Expo 2013, which will take place on August 12-15 in Atlantic City, NJ. DJ Premier will spin at Stanton’s booth (#500) on Tuesday, August 13 at ...Read More
The inaugural edition of Ultra Europe took place over the weekend in Croatia, with the festival hosting over 103,000 attendees during the three-day event. The first two days of Ultra Europe—which is now the largest festival to ever have been held on Croatian soil—took place in the Poljud ...Read More
British bass aficionado Flux Pavilion has blown the lid off of his upcoming Freeway EP, as well as the accompanying Freeway Tour, heading out across North America this fall. The tour will kick off on September 25th in Urbana, IL and trek across 32 different cities before culminating on November ...Read More
Mariaville, N.Y. – In the peak of New York’s summer heat, 20,000 EDM fans make the trek to Mariaville—quaint lake town in upstate New York—to experience Camp Bisco this past July 11-13. The four-stage music festival offered big-room house, jam bands, rappers and trappers. Known for its rural ...Read More
Despite having just finished up his Spring Tour last month, America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Bassnectar is showing no signs of slowing down with his announcement of his “Immersive Music Tour 2013” this fall. The tour will kick off on September 19th in Oakland, California’s Fox Theater and will ...Read More
World-renowned hardstyle event series Q-dance has announced the Q-dance Qontest, which offers participants the chance to win a performance spot on its stage at TomorrowWorld in Atlanta this September. The winner will also receive a guest spot on iHeartRadio’s Evolution radio station’s ...Read More
Based out of Brooklyn, electronic duo Break Science has just released the single “Who Got It” ahead of the release of their debut album this Fall. The track, a collaboration with rapper Redman, is the latest release from Pretty Lights Music, and is available as a free download. “Who Got It” is ...Read More
Chicago – This past weekend, we caught a double dose of New York City grooves and, looking forward to Independence Day weekend, we’re thrilled to be able to blow into the Windy City for a beachfront festival sporting an outstanding lineup of its own. It’s just the next two chapters in the book ...Read More
Announced today, Aruba will host the first ever Electric Festival from September 6th through September 8th with an initial lineup that includes Aruba resident Chuckie, Hardwell, and Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash. The event, which will be the largest of its type in the Caribbean, is a joint ...Read More
Mad Decent labelmates and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominees RL Grime and Baauer have announced the Infinite Daps tour with Ryan Hemsworth and Jim-E Stack. The tour, which kicks off in Ottawa on July 8th, travels through 9 cities across the US and Canada before concluding on July 20th in Omaha. ...Read More
Electric Daisy Carnival 2013 has come and gone, but the live sets that have begun to trickle out from it will live forever. One of particular note came from Clockwork over at the Circuit Grounds tent, with a reported 15,000 festivalgoers in attendance. Clockwork, whose other alias RL Grime is a ...Read More
Want to win VIP table service to see America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Miguel Migs perform this Friday? DJ Times is partnering with Marquee New York to give away 4 VIP passes (each with a +1) to the stop on the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ and DJ Times this Friday,... Read More
Taking place in Atlanta’s Chattahoochee Hills from September 27th-29th, TommorowWorld is one of the most anticipated dance music events of the year. Tickets for the inaugural American edition of the festival went on sale in April, but ID&T has just released the majority of the lineup. The ...Read More
When it comes to experience, not many compare to Tracy Young. With over 20 years of DJing to her name, she’s played nearly everywhere. One of her biggest events is her yearly Genesis party, a New Year’s Day celebration taking place in Miami. She’s partnered with Live Nation to bring Genesis to ...Read More
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Camp Bisco kicks off on July 11th, and the list of the artists performing at the Silent ...
Zeds Dead released the Hot Sauce EP back in January, but the Canadian duo has rolled ...
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Atlantic City, N.J. – Mark your calendars, folks, because DJ Expo is closer than you think. Set for Aug. 12-15 at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J., DJ Expo will present the DJ industry’s largest exhibit hall with major manufacturers and distributors aplenty, plus a series of sponsored ...Read More
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CRAZY CRUISE CARRIES TOP EDM TALENT OUT TO SEA Photos by Drew Ressler/Rukes.com Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.—It’s not every week that you can watch world-class DJs play all night in a club, and then all day on the sandy shores of the Bahamas. In fact, it’s only about once a year. But, this past Jan. ...Read More
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This past July, several of us from DJ Times had the pleasure of spending a week in Ibiza, exploring what the indisputable dance music mecca had to offer clubbers in its 2012 season. As of late, bloggers and reporters alike have been trying to herald Las Vegas as the “New Ibiza,” but we can ...Read More
Morrison, Col.—There was no way to tiptoe around the subject: this past weekend’s Global Dance Festival was certainly colored by the national tragedy that occurred in nearby Aurora just hours before the three-day event began. Yes, the deadly July 20 shooting was on everyone’s minds at Red Rocks ...Read More
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Amsterdam, Holland—If you’re looking for a little rest and relaxation, The Netherlands’ biggest city isn’t really the place to do it. Not that we were trying, mind you—because once again, we had completed our participation at the Amsterdam Dance Event where we met with dozens of DJ/dance ...Read More
OK, so two days into the Amsterdam Dance Event, and here’s our Jim Tremayne’s report from the Dutch trenches: Once again, the ADE has sold out. The 15th annual dance-music industry conference—held at Amsterdam ’s historic Felix Meritis Centre and the nearby Dylan Hotel —has loaded ...Read More
Amsterdam, Holland—Most of the movers and shakers of the global DJ and dance music scene will be in Holland this week for the 15th annual Amsterdam Dance Event, which runs Oct. 20-23. That includes us. With its daytime conferences and networking sessions held at the Felix Meritis Centre and the ...Read More
Want to go to MoogFest 2010? Here’s your chance. Just tell us why we should send you, and if we agree, you win a pair of passes. It’s that easy. We repeat: Just tell us why you should go to the MoogFest for free, and you can be picked to win a pair of passes…(Want... Read More
New York City—It’s official, it seems: Electric Zoo easily defeated a weakened Hurricane Earl this past Labor Day weekend and blew away throngs of area electronic-dance music fans. Billed as New York’s Electronic Music Festival and presented by Made Event, the two-day festival—held at NYC’s ...Read More
As the inventor of the Moog synthesizer, the late Robert Moog is hands-down The Godfather of dance music, if not the sperm donor for Yes and prog-rock, and, therefore, Asia. Still, the adulation all music types hold for him will coagulate in one giant rump shaking weekend, called the MoogFest, ...Read More
Mike Pickering (pic), a storied dance-music jack-of-all-trades who DJed at Hacienda, helped launch Happy Mondays, and who recently restarted Deconstruction Records, recalled at the International Music Summit in Ibiza last week how New York nightclubs in the early 1980s altered the world’s way ...Read More
“This next year dance music is really gonna rule the world,” said David Guetta today at the International Music Summit in Ibiza. Guetta issued his dance music jeremiad on the “Big Dog DJs: F*** You We’re Famous” panel, hosted by Pete Tong, where he downplayed the impact he’s made on ...Read More
Jacking house is back, according to Erick Morillo, who spoke at the International Music Summit in Ibiza earlier on Wednesday. “What David Guetta is doing now is absolutely astonishing, what the Swedish House Mafia are doing is opening doors.” Morillo, quizzed by Summit organizer Pete Tong on ...Read More
Inner City’s Kevin Saunderson We’ve been to the The Detroit Electronic Music Festival (Movement), and we’re returning to the Detroit Electronic Music Festival (Movement) this weekend from May 29-30, because no other city in the States, or in the world, can boast such a pedigree of ...Read More
DJ Louie Munoz has been providing entertainment for the EJ Autism Foundation’s annual 4 Mile Run/Walk since its inception in 2007. And he’ll be at the bandshell again this year, Sunday, April 18, at the East Islip Marina in East Islip, Long Island, at 9:30 a.m. Registration is $25. And while DJ ...Read More
Err, Houston—DJ Olyn Taylor has a problem. He loves Lady Gaga as much as anyone, especially the new video for “Telephone,” but arty skin-flick music videos stand as much chance of acceptance in Texas grade-school events as, say, Death Row prison porn, or a blow-up image of Ozzy Osbourne ...Read More
The IDMA Awards were held last night, or was that two nights ago? Where are we? Who is that drinking our water bottle in our room? Whose room is this? Why are you putting cuffs on me? Ha ha. Wait, no, really. Why are you dressed like a cop? Why are you arresting me? Does... Read More
Let’s face it: People don’t travel to Miami Beach for Winter Music Conference’s exhibit floor. For most, it’s all about the parties and the sun, the DJs and the parties, the free stuff and the parties. (And maybe buying an “I’m in Miami, Bitch!” t-shirt.) But with the demise of Remix Hotel, we ...Read More
We came to absorb the wisdom of DJ Oracle, and we were sure we were not worthy. We found him stretched out on a poolside lounge chair at the W Hotel, a bearded older man dressed in a suit jacket and a bathing suit. A club kid thrust a flyer in our face. “Do not... Read More
Jay Gutierrez from El Paso threw his hands up last night in frustration and told his boss, “I quit!” He then went home, packed, dropped his Labrador Sparky off with a neighbor and drove to the airport, waited on line for nearly two hours to check a bag, endured another hour-long wait for a ...Read More
If you’re going to Winter Music Conference next week, you’ll find it impossible to avoid DJ Times. We’ll try our best to minimize that “we’re no longer dating, but we can’t quit you” vibe, but still, we have a way of putting el estrange back in estrangement. On March 24, for ...Read More
Wha? Where? Who? Few things outside of the U.S. national debt are larger than WMC’s Ultra Music Festival (OK, you’re thinking Kirstie Alley’s belt-size, but we won’t go there), and on March 26-27, DJ Times will make the event a little bit larger, with a booth at Bicentennial Park in ...Read More