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

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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. As usual, we ran into several fellow NYC industry types—Marquee NYC DJ/promoters Sleepy and Boo, DJ/producer Tommie Sunshine, promoter Benny Soto and DJ legend Danny Tenaglia. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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ADE Report: ‘Rock Is Dead’ & Other ‘Fuck-You Moments’

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In 1978, The Who’s Roger Daltrey sang, “Goodbye Sister Disco/And to your clubs and your tramps.” For many, it seemed to be moment of rockist triumphalism, as dancefloor-driven sounds and its culture began to bloat and wane. Now, three-plus decades later at Amsterdam Dance Event, Beatport CEO Matt Adell repeated another famous Townshend lyric, one that reflected today’s musical leanings: “Rock is dead.” [READ MORE]

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

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So, this past Sunday evening, a press event was held inside The Library room at Marquee Nightclub which saw Kaskade (aka Ryan Raddon) accept his awards. With print/online press members and 20 winners of a DJ Times-conducted fan contest filling the room, Kaskade was presented with The Golden Mixer by David Arevalo, Pioneer DJ’s Director of Marketing and Artist Relations. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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

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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 Manhattan’s West Side for a little Marquee afterparty—and the final regular tour stop of America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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Numbers Up: DJ Expo ’13 Scales New Heights

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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, the Expo offered attendees more than 200 exhibitor booths from more than 100 companies, showing hardware, software and specialty DJ products. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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

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Las VegasAnd 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, featuring a pair of ABDJ nominees. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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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. This weekend finds us doing double-duty at Marquee Dayclub and Nightclub. First up, it’s Texas trance kings Tritonal at the Dayclub. We’ll be rocking the shades, trying not to get splashed by the pool-bound trancers. Bring the mai-tais!
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America’s Best DJ: Mile High & Down in Dixie

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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. [Read More] Continue reading

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America’s Best DJ: Mile High Party & Bassgasm Beats

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Denver –The America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times rolls on, and this week it’s an uphill climb—a mile high, to be exact. We’re here in Denver for Global Dance Festival which runs Friday thru Sunday (July 19-21) at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, one of America’s most spectacular music venues.[read more] Continue reading

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America’s Best DJ: A Chi-town 4th, Bisco & Bassgasm 9

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Chicago – This past weekend, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times was feeling plenty patriotic, and lucky for us we got to spend the 4th of July and its immediate aftermath in one of America’s greatest cities—Chicago, Ill.[read more] Continue reading

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