#FreePlayFriday – 9/27/2013

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We’re switching it up and now bringing you the best of the week’s free downloads every #FreePlayFriday! This week we’ve got nine downloads that range from hardstyle to disco house, with nearly everything in between. Chromeo kick off #FreePlayFriday with “Over Your Shoulder,” the lead single of ...

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Markus Schulz to Release Buenos Aires ’13 Mix Compilation

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2012 America’s Best DJ winner Markus Schulz has announced plans to release Buenos Aires ’13, the latest of his annual mix compilations, through Armada on October 4th. The release will be a two-disc affair that boasts both new singles and remixes, including new single “Remember This” and a brand ...

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Bassnectar Releases ‘Side Two’ of Immersive Music Mixtape

While in the midst of his North American Immersive Music Tour, America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Bassnectar has dropped Side Two of his Immersive Music Mixtape. While Side One, released in July, was a shorter mix focused on more traditional Bassnectar sounds, including dubstep and trap, Side Two ...

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Nicky Romero Develops ‘Kickstart’ Production Plug-In

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Nicky Romero has released Kickstart, a new sidechain compression plugin that he developed with Cableguys. The plugin features 16 modulation patterns handcrafted by Romero himself that each serve to rhythmically change the volume of audio channels in order to create space and definition to ...

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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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Kaskade Throws First Pitch at Chicago White Sox Game

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Kaskade has  been riding pretty high over the past week. After releasing his new album Atmosphere last week, Kaskade was named America’s Best DJ of 2013. In addition to all of that, Kaskade threw the first pitch at the Chicago White Sox’s game against the Cleveland Indians last week. Watch the ...

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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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Richie Hawtin to Perform at NYC’s Guggenheim Museum

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Richie Hawtin will perform at New York’s Guggenheim Museum on November 6th as part of the Guggenheim International Gala pre-party. Hawtin will also be joined in the Guggenheim’s rotunda by his brother Matthew, who will open the event, which benefits the Guggenheim Foundation. The event runs ...

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Ableton Releases Free New Features for Live & Push Users

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Ableton has announced the public beta of the Ableton Live 9.1 update, giving registered users of Live 9 Suite, Standard, and Intro new Live and Push features. For Live 9.1, users gain the ability to open two windows simultaneously on both one or two monitors. This allows both the session and ...

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RL Grime Sets Out on Fall North American Tour

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America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee RL Grime will set out on a North American tour this Fall. Kicking off this Saturday, September 21st in Oakdale, CA, the trap DJ/producer will travel across the country, playing 13 dates in total. This tour will include two festival stops at both Atlanta’s ...

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Alesso Unveils North American Uprising Tour

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Swedish producer Alesso has announced his Uprising Tour, which will hit North America later this year. Beginning with a performance at The Light nightclub in Las Vegas on November 2nd, Alesso will perform 14 dates across the US and Canada before concluding the tour with a New Year’s Eve show at ...

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Tiesto to Play Six Shows in Three Days for ‘Never Ending Weekend’

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Even while in the midst of a massive international tour, Tiesto has managed to step it up another notch by announcing his Never Ending Weekend, during which he’ll perform six shows across three different cities in just three days. Taking place this weekend, Tiesto will kick off the weekend with ...

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Daft Punk Drop Full “Lose Yourself to Dance” Video

After dropping a teaser a few weeks ago to coincide with a VMA appearance, Daft Punk has finally dropped the first full-length video from Random Access Memories for “Lose Yourself to Dance.” The full version doesn’t deviate too far from the clip, showcasing a disco-bathed performance from the ...

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Little Boots Takes the Discotheque Global With New Live Set

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Earlier this year, British singer Little Boots—real name Victoria Hesketh—released Nocturnes, the long awaited follow up to her 2009 glittering synthpop debut Hands. The Italo dance and nu-disco-inspired LP came after Boots spent a period of almost two years playing DJ gigs all over the world. ...

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Marquee NY Unveils Eight Week Residency of Marco Carola’s ‘Music On’

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Marquee New York has announced an eight week residency of Marco Carola’s “Music On” party that will take place every Friday beginning October 25th. Each Friday will see the Italian producer/DJ bringing his brand of techno to the Chelsea club. The residency, a continuation of his Music On party ...

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Sub Focus Releases First-Ever 3D Album Sampler for Torus

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British electronic producer Sub Focus has unveiled a 3D album sampler ahead of the release his upcoming second album, Torus, on September 30th. Utilizing Google Maps, the sampler tasks fans with following Clues—released through the website and Sub Focus’s social media sites—in order to find the ...

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Pioneer Unveils DDJ-SR Controller Aimed at Serato DJ Users

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Pioneer DJ has announced the DDJ-SR, a two-channel DJ controller aimed at Serato DJ users. The DDJ-SR has inherited many of the features of the DDJ-SX released in 2012, including large aluminum jog wheels and integrated performance pads. Additionally, the DDJ-SR adds a brand new Pad Plus, ...

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Kaskade Takes ‘America’s Best DJ’ Title a 2nd Time

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Port Washington, NY – The votes of the fans have all been counted and it’s official: DJ Times magazine and Pioneer DJ are proud to announce that Kaskade has been voted America’s Best DJ for 2013. This is the second time Kaskade has taken home the award—he also won in 2011—and it ...

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Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Preview TomorrowWorld Anthem "Ocarina"

Tomorrowland stalwarts Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have released a video teaser for “Ocarina,” the official anthem to this month’s TomorrowWorld festival in Atlanta. Heard in last year’s Tomorrowland aftermovie, the track opens with glitchy 8-bit chords. As the preview progresses, those sound ...

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Dim Mak Launches ‘Dim Mak Sundays’ at Create LA with Insomniac & sbe

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Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak record label has partnered with Insomniac Events and sbe Nightlight Group to launch a weekly event series at Create Nightclub on Hollywood Boulevard called Dim Mak Sundays. Electro house producer Felix Cartal will headline the inaugural event on September 15th, with trap ...

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Feed Me To Release Debut Calamari Tuesday in October

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Feed Me has announced the release of his debut artist album Calamari Tuesday for October 14th. The album will be released through his brand-new label, Sotto Voce. Feed Me, along with Jon Gooch’s other production aliases like Spor and Seventh Stich in addition to other artists, will see releases ...

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Giorgio Moroder, Afrojack, More to Remix Donna Summer on New Album

Dance music superstars of today will honor disco legend Donna Summer on a new remix compilation titled Love to Love You Donna. The album will be released on October 22nd through Verve Records, and will include Afrojack taking on “I Feel Love,” Frankie Knuckles & Eric Kuppe remixing “Hot ...

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Pete Tong Announces Fall US Tour & TomorrowWorld Stage Lineup

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Amidst a relocation to Los Angeles, BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix host Pete Tong has unveiled plans for a Fall US tour and the full lineup for his It’s All Gone Pete Tong arena at this month’s TomorrowWorld festival in Atlanta. After spending part of the year around the US, including performing at ...

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Bingo Players to Rattle & Roll across America with Bassjackers & MAKJ

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Bingo Players have announced the Rattle & Roll Tour, which will travel across North America this October and November. Launching in Miami on October 10th, Bingo Players will hit over 30 cities before wrapping in Los Angeles on November 16th.  The tour will feature a massive stage production ...

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Headhunterz to Embark on North American ‘Explode’ Tour

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Dutch hardstyle producer/DJ Headhunterz has announced the Explode Tour, which will hit North America this Fall. The 15-date tour kicks off on September 19th in Philadelphia and will culminate with a show at the Concord Music Hall in Chicago on October 13th. The announcement of the tour comes ...

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Fun in the Sun: Aruba’s Electric Festival

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By: Jim Tremayne Oranjestad, Aruba – Set for this weekend—Sept. 6-9—the inaugural Electric Festival will light up the beautiful Caribbean island of Aruba, and DJ Times will serve as a proud media sponsor. Boasting a mostly EDM-based lineup—legendary rocker Slash is also playing—Electric ...

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Steve Aoki Plans ‘Aokify America’ Tour With Borgore, Waka Flocka Flame, & Pharrell

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Coinciding with his collaboration with Chris Lake and Tujamo “Boneless” hitting the No.1 spot on Beatport, America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Steve Aoki has announced dates for his upcoming Aokify America tour.  The tour will kick off at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion on October 4th and traverse across ...

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Fans Start NYC Street Naming Campaign for Legendary Larry Levan

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Before the days of electronic music festivals and EDM, there was New York City’s Paradise Garage. Commonly cited as the blueprint for the nightclub experience as we know it today, the Paradise Garage was helmed by its resident DJ, Larry Levan. In the years following the clubs closure and ...

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Mat Zo Announces Debut Album Damage Control & World Tour

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Mat Zo landed massive success earlier this year with “Easy,” his collaboration with Porter Robinson. However, the young DJ & producer is aiming for more than single success with the announcement of his debut artist album Damage Control and an accompanying world tour. The album will be ...

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Spinnin’ Records Launches Spotify App

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Spinnin’ Records has officially launched an app for Spotify. Released yesterday, the app aims to serve as a one-stop shop for EDM fans on the streaming service. Users have access to a Top 100 chart, as well as playlists curated by Spinnin’ Records artists, including Sander Van Doorn, Afrojack, ...

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America’s Best DJ: Marquee Moment—Last Chance to Vote & Win!

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By: Jim Tremayne New York City –Today DJ Times will join much of the EDM world for the Electric Zoo festival, which will bring a slew of DJ talent to the Big Apple. But after spending much of the festival’s initial afternoon at Randall’s Island—it runs through Sunday—we’ll head over to ...

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Pioneer DJ Announces DDJ-WeGO2 Controller Release in October

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Pioneer DJ has announced an October release for the DDJ-WeGO2 controller, which is aimed at turning consumers into DJs with its range of simple-to-use features and portable design. Made with the beginner in mind, the controller features a Jog FX wheel and illuminated buttons, as well as bundled ...

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TomorrowWorld Releases Video Trailer to ‘The Book of Wisdom’ Chapter Two

With a little less than one month until TomorrowWorld kicks off in the US in Chattahoochee Hills right outside of Atlanta, the official video trailer for the festival has been released. The American edition of the festival has been dubbed as Chapter Two of ‘The Book of Wisdom’ (with the first ...

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Insomniac Announces Camping, New Venue for Nocturnal Wonderland

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Insomniac’s 19th annual Nocturnal Wonderland Festival returns on September 21st, and it has a brand new home in Southern California’s San Miguel Amphitheatre and Grounds. Additionally, this year’s festival will host camping, a first for the event. Campers can sleep adjacent to the grounds and ...

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Diplo Sets Sight on Twerk Wall World Record at Electric Zoo

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While an outcry from the general public has just erupted following Miley Cyrus’s twerking nightmare at last week’s MTV Video Music Awards, Diplo has reigned as the patron saint of the art since the release of his Express Yourself EP last year. In an attempt to solidify this position, Diplo has ...

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Pioneer DJ Teams with Kaskade, Zedd, & More for VH1’s Save the Music

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Pioneer DJ has launched the second Pioneer DJ Art Mix, a fund raising program that sees superstar DJs creating their own works of art using Pioneer CDJ-2000nexus music players as blank canvases. The completed works will be auctioned off online via CharityBuzz.com to benefit VH1’s Save The Music ...

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Numbers Up: DJ Expo ’13 Scales New Heights

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Atlantic City, N.J. – With its sold-out exhibit hall and nearly 6,400 attendees—a new show record—the 2013 DJ Expo once again raised the stakes for an already thriving DJ industry. Produced by DJ Times magazine and its publisher Testa Communications at the Trump Taj Mahal this past Aug. 12-15, ...

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Mysteryland Festival Coming to Original Woodstock Site in 2014

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Mysteryland, the world’s longest running electronic music festival, will debut in the United States on Memorial Day Weekend in 2014 in upstate New York’s Bethel Woods. The location is the original site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival, and Mysteryland marks the first time a multi-day music ...

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Made Event Unveils Official Electric Zoo Afterparties

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Electric Zoo takes over Randall’s Island in New York City for three days next weekend, and Made Event has released the schedule of the 14 official afterparties for the festival. Taking place at five venues around New York, including Cielo, Pacha NYC, Best Buy Theatre, Output, and Roseland ...

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America’s Best DJ: Summer Lovin’ & City Sweatin’

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By: Jim Tremayne Las Vegas – And down the stretch they come! America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times has reached its final month and it’s become a fast-and-furious race to the finish. This past weekend, DJ Times was in Las Vegas for a daylong double dose of beats, ...

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Morgan Page Announces “Morgan Page Presents” 3D Tour

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America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Morgan Page has announced the “Morgan Page Presents” Tour, which, with over 50 cities, is slated to be his largest North American tour ever. The tour will utilize 3D immersion technology originally created for use in Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” show, and ...

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ID&T Announces Lineup for Sensation’s First US Tour

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ID&T has revealed the lineup for its inaugural Sensation US tour, hitting the states this September in Oakland. The tour, dubbed the Ocean of White, will feature Fedde Le Grand, Michael Woods, Nic Fanciulli, Prok & Fitch, Sébastien Léger, and Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano over its ...

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Skrillex & Boys Noize Stream New Dog Blood EP Ahead of Release

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After pushing its release date back to August 20th, Dog Blood has posted the Middle Finger Pt. 2 EP onto its Soundcloud page. Dog Blood—the collaborative project consisting of Skrillex and Boys Noize—premiered a few of the tracks from the release during their Ultra Music Festival sets back in ...

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Stephen Colbert ‘Gets Unlucky’ After Daft Punk Cancels Performance

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It seems that Stephen Colbert got Daft Punk’d. Despite Colbert’s announcement last week that the French duo would appear on his show on Tuesday for its first live performance since the release of Random Access Memories, the robots failed to appear on yesterday’s program. Colbert said at the ...

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Tiësto To Perform Fan Marriage Ceremony in Vegas

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This year has been a series of firsts for DJs. Armin van Buuren recently announced he was heading to space, and now Tiësto will be performing a marriage ceremony in Las Vegas this month for one lucky couple. Announced through his Facebook page, the contest is part of his ongoing In The Booth ...

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America’s Best DJ: Georgia Jams & Full-On Vegas

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Las Vegas – Once again, it’s back to Sin City for another round of shows on the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times. Fast-forward: This weekend finds us doing double-duty at Marquee Dayclub and Nightclub. First up on Saturday, it’s Texas trance kings Tritonal at ...

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Rusko Teams with Acrylick Clothing for Acrylick X Rusko Project

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UK DJ/producer Rusko has teamed up with street wear clothing company Acrylick for a collaborative apparel project. The Acrylick X Rusko collection, available now, features t-shirts, tank tops, and pullover hoodies depicting four designs created by the company’s cofounder and creative director ...

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Nicky Romero Presents ‘Nothing Toulouse’ Tour

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Hot off his Tomorrowland weekend, which included a main stage back-to-back-to-back set with David Guetta and Afrojack, Nicky Romero has announced his Nothing Toulouse Tour, which will be hitting North America this August and September. The producer will be joined by fellow Dutch production duo ...

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Infinity Ink Release Infinity EP, Sampled by Pitbull & Flo-Rida

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London based duo Infinity Ink have released a remix EP for their track “Infinity,” including mixes from Skream, Todd Edwards, and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Claude VonStroke. The minimalistic, garage-influenced track features muffled vocals and a slinky bassline that provides a deep groove. ...

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Kaskade Reveals Album Details, Set to Play ABDJ Event

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America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Kaskade has revealed the album artwork (seen above), as well as the September 10release date for his new album Atmosphere. The album, featuring his current single “Atmosphere,” will be released through Ultra Records, and will be available to preorder starting ...

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Bassnectar Drops Immersive Music Mixtape Side One Before Tour

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America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Bassnectar dropped Immersive Music Mixtape Side One today ahead of the beginning of his recently announced Immersive Music fall tour in September. Immersive Music Mixtape Side One is a 30 minute set including his newly released remix of “Feeling Good” by Nina ...

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Morgan Page to Speak at The DJ Expo 2013

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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 ...

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Stanton DJ To Bring DJ Premier & Biz Markie To The DJ Expo 2013

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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 ...

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Flux Pavilion Announces Freeway EP & North American Fall Tour

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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 ...

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Paul Bäumer of The Bingo Players Diagnosed With Cancer

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Over the past month, Paul Bäumer, one half of The Bingo Players, has been forced to miss scheduled shows due to illness. This week, he’s released a statement, unfortunately confirming that he has been diagnosed with cancer. Read his full statement below. We wish Paul a speedy recovery and all ...

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#FreePlayThursday – 7/18/2013

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In need of a quick, free stormer to load your libraries and sets for the weekend? We’ve got seven killer tracks just for you, completely free of charge. Read about our picks and listen to the whole set on our Soundcloud below. “Crown,” Diplo’s latest release, fully exemplifies the phrase “Wait ...

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DJ White Shadow Releases Explosive ‘Fear’ Video & Gears Up for EP Trilogy

After having worked his way up through the Detroit party scene over the years, DJ White Shadow came to prominence in 2010 after being hand-selected by Lady Gaga to help produce 9 tracks for her third album Born This Way. Since then, he’s released the I’m Killing Me EP, toured the US as part ...

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Bassnectar Announces Fall ‘Immersive Music Tour 2013’

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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 ...

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Apple Releases Logic Pro X & Mainstage 3

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Apple has released the newest version of Logic, Logic Pro X, onto the app store today, a little over 4 years since the release of Logic Pro 9. The new release hosts a slew of new features, including Drummer, Flex Pitch, Track Stacks, and Arpeggiator. Drummer gives the user a virtual session ...

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Classixx & Nancy Whang Are 'All You’re Waiting For' In New Video

It’s hard to top a massive video billboard in Times Square when it comes to showcasing an album, but Classixx are trying in their new video for “All You’re Waiting For.” Taken from the group’s debut album Hanging Gardens, “All You’re Waiting For” features LCD Soundsystem’s Nancy Whang and is a ...

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Serato Introduces Serato Remote App For iPad

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Released yesterday on the App Store, the Serato Remote iPad app allows users to see and control all of Serato Live and Serato DJ’s functions, including cue points, loops, and samples, as well as loading tracks and manipulating FX without touching a laptop. Focused on compatibility, the app will ...

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New Track: Azealia Banks, Paul Oakenfold, & Richard Beynon – “Venus (Ibiza Edition)”

It’s been nearly 2 years since Azealia Banks first dropped “212,” a reworking of “Float Your Boat” by Lazy Jay. While the track went on to become a club staple, the New York-grown rapper has yet to release her debut album, Broke With Expensive Taste. Finally, after months of ...

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Pioneer Enters Club Speaker Market With New GS-WAVE & XY Series

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Pioneer has announced its entry into the professional club speaker environment with the introduction of the GS-WAVE and XY series speakers. The GS-WAVE series is designed with clubs and extra-large spaces in mind, utilizing a subwoofer enclosure with dual 18-inch subwoofers, dual 15-inch ...

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Q-dance Kicks off Q-dance Qontest and US Radio Show

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 ...

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#FreePlayThursday – 7/11/2013

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In an age of $2.49 singles, it’s common to wish for an occasional free, lawful handout. If you’re someone who falls into this category, you’re in luck: we’re now bringing you the best of legal free downloads each and every week. Everything from originals, remixes, bootlegs, mashups, and DJ ...

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Break Science & Redman Ask ‘Who Got It’ With New Single & Tour

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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 ...

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New Track: Hot Since 82 – “Error 909”

Leeds-based DJ and producer Hot Since 82 has been on a bit of a tear recently, having his remix of Rudimental’s “Right Here” named an Essential New Tune by Pete Tong just last week. Not one to break a streak, the young producer has just released a new track on Noir Music’s new Use Your... ...

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America’s Best DJ: NYC Grooves & Chi-Town Jams

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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 ...

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Aruba To Launch Electric Festival in September With Chuckie, Hardwell

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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 ...

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Baauer & RL Grime To Kick Off “Infinite Daps” Tour July 8th

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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. ...

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EDM Stockholders? SFX Aims to Raise $175 M from IPO

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SFX Entertainment, the live event production company led by executive Robert F. X. Sillerman, has filed a prospectus this week with the Securities and Exchanges Committee in an attempt to raise up to $175 million through the company’s Initial Public Offering. In the filing, SFX describes itself ...

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As I AM: The Life & Times of DJ AM Documentary To Be Released in 2014

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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. ...

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Kaskade Launches Video, Tour into ‘Atmosphere’ Ahead of Album

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 ...

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Duck Sauce Unleash New Video, Announce Fall Album Release

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 ...

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Martin Garrix Becomes Youngest to Top Beatport Charts with “Animals”

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 ...

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ID&T Confirms 192 Acts for Atlanta’s TomorrowWorld Lineup

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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 ...

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America’s Best DJ: Vegas, Baby—EDC & Marquee

Full Weekend: Kaskade will play Marquee clubs & EDC Vegas. Photo: Ashley Suszczynski

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 ...

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Tracy Young Brings Genesis to NYC (Q&A and Free Download)

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 ...

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Afrojack To Release It’s A Matter Of… EP Friday

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Armin van Buuren To Enter A State of Space

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Camp Bisco Announces Fundraiser for Tornado Relief

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Gesaffelstein Premieres New Track and Video for “Pursuit”

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Guy Gerber Releases Free Album & North American Dates

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Louie Vega & Elements of Life Plan Live Session for Sirius XM

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America’s Best DJ: A Tale of 2 Cities—A Look Back

Philly Fun: Gabriel & Dresden rocked Rumor. Photo: ArtChickPhotgraphy.com

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This weekend America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ ...

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A-Trak Releases Clone-Filled Video for "Jumbo"

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Mixify Plans Camp Bisco Digital Pre-Fest for 6/19

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Wavefront Reveals Third Wave & Local Talent Video Announcement

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Porter Robinson Unveils Summer European Tour

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Camp Bisco Releases Silent Disco Lineup Led by Passion Pit

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Zeds Dead to Embark on 'Altered States' Tour with Paper Diamond

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Robbie Rivera, Lucky Date, & Congorock to spin on Turntable.FM

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ID&T Confirms Dates for 1st US Sensation Tour

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Axwell Releases Video for New Single “Center of The Universe”

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Rob Swift Rocs for Raida

Rob Swift Rocs for Raida On Sept. 19, 2009, one of our great ...

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NYC Story: Aoki Leaves Roseland Raving

NYC Story: Aoki Leaves Roseland Raving New York ...

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F*** Me I’m Famous: Guetta Glitterbombs NYC

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New At NAMM: 5 Picks from the Floor

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More DJ-Related Gear from Winter NAMM

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DJ-Gear Bonanza: Winter NAMM Begins Today

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Report from Amsterdam Dance Event

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Moogfest Adds Moby and Amon Tobin to Lineup

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Controllerists Battle for Control of West Coast Championship

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DJ Times & Ghost of Robert Moog, in Bed–again

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Breaking: Bin Laden Bamboozled, Wolfgang Gartner Pumps Jams

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DJ University Opens its Online Doors

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DJ Art Mix Tour to "Stick it" to Tea Party

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EDM Future is Bright: Dance Music Award Winners

Winners announced for International dance Music Awards

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Beatport CEO Adell: "Nirvana moment for dance music is now"

Beatport CEO Matt Adell talks about digital music distribution

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WMC Takes Pulse of the Music Industry

Winter Music Conference seminar opines on the state of the music industry

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Barbara Tucker to Women at WMC: "There is only one you"

Barbara Tucker offers advice to young singer/songwriters

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Winter Music Conference 2011: Paul van Dyk Speaks

Paul van Dyk talks about how to approach a career in the music business

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Ear! Ear! — How to Preserve Your Hearing

A DJ can take steps to avoid hearing loss

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Grammy Wins for Danger Mouse, Afrojack, Guetta…

Many DJs were winners in the 2011 Grammy Awards last night

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Deadmau5 Collects Accolades

Deadmau5 garners Juno Award for "Sofi Needs a Ladder."

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DMC Opens Battle Competition to Long-Distance DJs

DMC opens its competition to online video entries.

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Super Bowl Video Mash-up goes ESPN Viral

DJ Steve Porter has made a video mash-up for the NFL

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And the WMC Dance Music Award Nominees are…

Nominees for WMC's International Dance Music Awards

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More NAMM Noise: St-St-Stutter Edit

BT talks about his Stutter Edit gear that he debuted at NAMM

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Technics SL-1200 “Coffin Report”: Frankie Knuckles' First Time

Frankie Knuckles talks about the impact the Technics SL-122 had on his career

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Grammys Go Underground (Sorta)

Nominees for the 2011 Grammy Awards react to their nominations

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Technics SL-1200: DJ Times' "Coffin Report"

Grandmaster Flash and DJ Swamp reminisce about the Technics SL-1200 turntable

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DJ Shadow Paves the Way for Live EDM

DJ Shadow's "Live from the Shadowsphere" tour offers solutions to EDM problems.

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DJ Times & Expo Bring its Mojo to Monaco

DJ Times brings its Expo-pertise to Monaco club show

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DJ Times, DJ Chuckie & Bling Fly to Monaco

DJ Chuckie will spin at inaugural Monaco International Clubbing Show, like a DJ Expo in the world's second smallest country.

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How Globe-Trotting DJs Can Avoid Airport Agida

How global disk jockeys can ease their airport hassles.

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Update: Technics SL-1200 To End Production; Serato Wins

Technics turntable ending production after nearly 40 years

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ADE 2010: I Can’t Get No Sleep—Tutorials, Techno & Trance

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 ...

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Dutch Dance Event Brings the Cheese

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 ...

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Going Dutch: DJ Times to Hit Amsterdam Dance Event

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 ...

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Exclusive: DJ Times to Present “The Last Gasp” at MoogFest 2010

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 ...

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ABDJ Winner QBert Takes Home the Golden Mixer

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 ...

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Come Get Your Moog On

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

(Not) Breaking News: Record Labels on Life Support

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 ...

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News: Deadmau5's Beats, MTV's Meat

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 ...

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America's Got DJ Talent: Qbert Wins!

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 ...

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Can Chicago House Music Fill Iconic Hole?

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 ...

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Hurricane? What Hurricane? Electric Zoo Blows Away NYC

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 ...

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DJ Times & Robert Moog: In Bed Together (finally!)

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, ...

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At Ibiza Summit, Larry Levan Grooves on…

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 ...

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Jacking Beats, Kryptonite, Can't Stop Morillo

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 ...

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Detroit Festival: Entire City Moves

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 ...

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How Moms Gave Birth to the DJ Industry

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. ...

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iPad DJs Cue the Future?

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, ...

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WMC's IDMA Awards, The Fuzz and a Weak Bladder

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

Colorado DJ's iPhone App Fights Halitosis

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, ...

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Cedric Gervais Pumps EuroBabes out of Alligator Boots

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 ...

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Team Ultra: Deadmau5, will.i.am & DJ Times

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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 ...

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