Little Boots Takes the Discotheque Global With New Live Set

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Earlier this year, British singer Little Boots released Nocturnes, the follow up to her 2009 debut Hands. The nu-disco-inspired LP came after Boots spent a period of almost two years playing DJ gigs all over the world. Little Boots recently created the LBD, a new production outfit and live experience fusing her DJ sets and live performances. We talked with Boots about the formulation of the LBD and its future plans. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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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. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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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 locations of 13 Torus discs housing previews of the new album. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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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, adding four FX options to the performance pads, including Hot Cue Roll, Trans, Combo FX, and Sampler Roll. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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Knife Party Launch “LRAD” Video

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Between Knife Party’s “LRAD” and Martin Garrix’s “Animals,” it was hard to miss a festival set this summer that didn’t feature a minimalist, percussion-heavy electro house drop. Released back in March on the duo’s Haunted House EP, Knife Party has finally unveiled a video for “LRAD.” [READ MORE] Continue reading

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#FreePlayThursday – 9/12/13

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In need of new music for your decks? We’re bringing you the best of free music this week with 7 complimentary downloads, ranging from techno and moombahton to trap and nu-disco. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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

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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 marks the first time any DJ has won the 8th annual award twice.
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Tomorrowland Releases Official 2013 Aftermovie

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With the inaugural edition of TomorrowWorld just weeks away, the official Tomorrowland 2013 aftermovie has been released. Get taken back to (or get a taste of) the experience from this past July throughout the 30-minute film, which showcases the highlights of each of the days of the festival. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Preview TomorrowWorld Anthem “Ocarina”

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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 effects transform into huge progressove house synth leads, packed with rich harmonies and soaring keys. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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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 producer ETC! ETC! and Tai providing support. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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