Ahead of the release of their Slice & Dice EP on July 9th on Dongle Records, Felguk have released a preview of “Dead Man Swag,” as well as a video interview discussing the creation of the EP. Slice & Dice is the latest release from the Brazilian duo, who have said the new EP will... Read More
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At the EDMbiz Conference in Las Vegas last week, Integral Entertainment Group and Manifest announced the production of a documentary about the late DJ AM. The film, directed by Kevin Kerslake, will be titled As I AM: The Life & Times of DJ AM, and will be released in globally in 2014. ...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
It’s no stretch to say Lana Del Rey is one of the most remixed pop artists of the past few years. It seems that almost every dance producer, regardless of genre, has his or her own take on one of the singer’s tracks. Seemingly out of nowhere, Serge Devant has dropped one of the best... Read More
First previewed during Kaskade’s set on the main stage of Ultra Music Festival back in March, “Atmosphere” finally has a video. Released today, the video for the single features Kaskade himself singing directly to the camera of a photo booth. He is soon joined by fans singing along to the track ...Read More
There hasn’t been much quacking from Duck Sauce, the collaborative output of America’s Best DJ 2013 nominees A-Trak and Armand Van Helden, since the release of “Big Bad Wolf” back in 2011. However, the pair is back with a new single, video, and album announcement. Released today, “It’s You” is ...Read More
If you were anywhere near the vicinity of Las Vegas this past week, odds are that you heard Martin Garrix’s track “Animals” at some point. The single, a natural main-stage anthem with a huge synth lead and tribal drop, was played in sets across Electric Daisy Carnival and clubs across town ...Read More
Fresh off their LP Settle’s No.1 debut on the UK album chart, the boys of Disclosure have just dropped a video for their new single “F For You.” Armed with just their live setup, colorful lighting, and a few cameras, the Lawrence brothers show off their instrumentalism while impressive visual ...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
Las Vegas—After a week away from the road, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times rolls on with a deep slate of events this weekend, sporting 27 different ABDJ nominees. First up, we’ll be at Marquee Dayclub Friday, June 21, for Blake Jarrell’s set, as he plays ...Read More
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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Here they are, those songs you can play in your sets this weekend—aside from Monster Mash…. The Freaks Come Out at Night – Whodini Don’t Fear the Reaper – Blue Oyster Cult Black No. 1 (Little Miss Scare All) – Type O Negative Devil Inside – INXS Nightmare on my ...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
Electronation’s official opening party during the Amsterdam Dance Event 2010 will host two of the biggest brands in contemporary dancemusic: Adam Beyer’s Drumcode Records and Josh Wink’s Ovum Recordings. We’ll be there, because the lineup will include: Adam Beyer Josh ...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
Asheville, N.C.—Everyone knows that MoogFest 2010—set for Oct. 29-31—expects to be hot weekend that’ll see acts like Devo, Massive Attack and MGMT light up the Western Carolina city. And Halloween Night, the last evening of MoogFest, certainly promises to be a wild one as DJ Times will present ...Read More
DJ QBert was officially awarded the 2010 America’s Best DJ title this past Saturday, Oct. 2, at Ghostbar in The Palms in Las Vegas. The award show and closing party at the Rain nightclub—with QBert, Scotty Boy and Manufactured Superstars on the decks—culminated the three-month-long event, which ...Read More
DJ D-Nice has been in the game since the days of Boogie Down Productions, and in our ongoing series, “Beyond the Console”—highlighting DJs’ skills beyond rocking the party—we couldn’t think of a finer lensman, with an artist’s eye for inspiration, and ...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
As record companies continue to lament the decline of their industry—in 2000, the industry peaked with worldwide sales of $40 billion, and is half that now—we’re always wondering how grim grim can be. According to Billboard Magazine, it’s still grim. Here’s the ...Read More
The buzz surrounding Lady Gaga and her meat dress at last night’s MTV VMA Awards has yet to subside–and we’re frankly surprised that no one has made a fuss about our blazer made of whole wheat pizza–but we have taken a shine to the fact that Deadmau5 rocked the show. As ...Read More
The polling stations are closed, the season of handshakes and baby-kissing has drawn to a close, the votes have all been tallied, the bribe money counted, and it’s official: DJ Times magazine and Pioneer DJ announce that DJ Qbert has been voted America’s Best DJ for 2010. The ...Read More
With the announcement that Chicago Mayor Richard Daley is vacating office after his term ends, Chicago is flagellating in a potential political vacuum, wondering how they’re going to fill such an iconic hole—after all, Daley has held office since 1989, when Chicago house music was just entering ...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
Can Feisal Abdul Rauf, chairman of the Cordoba Initiative and imam of the ground-zero Muslim Community Center, play hardball? He probably won’t need to, not tonight anyway, when he sits for an interview with CNN’s Larry King, who, to his credit, has developed his franchise around one of ...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
The trial-and-error approach to songwriting, as told to DJ Times by Booka Shade’s Arno Kammermeier, who picked it up from Brian Eno. “Many times, what he did was with the big, 24-track, recording machines, [Eno] would play one track, then he’d play the whole next song with the setting leftover ...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
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
Although no statistics are available, we can claim with anecdotal certainty that mothers have purchased more turntables and mixers than any other consumer demographic. She might have done it out of pure love, or to keep your ass busy when you were 13, or as revenge against that noisy neighbor. ...Read More
When the iPad debuted three weeks ago, the publishing industry commenced praying for rescue. But can an iPad fill dancefloors? Do they need salvation? Is the iPad just an iPod on steroids? We spoke to Rana Sobhany, a New York-based new media/advertising pro, author and, as far as we can tell, ...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
The days of barf-breathed barflies getting all up in your face to request a song may be over, according to one very wired Colorado DJ, who rigged a way to allow guests to make requests with an iPhone or iPod Touch. Bobby Sorden, owner of Sensational Sounds Professional DJ Service in Falcon, ...Read More
OK, so one night we catch reality-show star DJ Pauly D playing an overlarge Irish pub in Wantagh, on Long Island’s South Shore. The next evening, we somehow manage to mingle with the overly fashionable crowd at Kiss & Fly, in Manhattan’s trendy Meatpacking District. Adaptable, we are. This ...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