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To celebrate SFX Entertainment’s IPO yesterday, Afrojack joined CEO Robert Sillerman and other SFX members in ringing the closing bell of NASDAQ stock exchange in New York’s Times Square. He is the first DJ to ever ring the iconic bell. [READ MORE] Continue reading
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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 Stuff,” and Giorgio Moroder reinterpreting his own “Love To Love You Baby.” [READ MORE] Continue reading
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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, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, and more. [READ MORE] Continue reading
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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—the largest festival to ever have been held on Croatian soil—took place in the Poljud Stadium in Split, while the third day was an exclusive pool party at the Hotel Amfora Grand Beach Resort. [Read More] Continue reading
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To kick off the start of EDC in Vegas, Afrojack is releasing the It’s A Matter Of… EP on Beatport this Friday, June 21st. The 4-track EP focuses on “hard beats and electrifying underground sounds,” and is intended to be both a thank you to his longtime fans and a precursor to his upcoming debut album scheduled for later this year. [READ MORE] Continue reading
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San Bernardino, Calif.— The kids like the techno!
If that is the one thing I took away from Beyond Wonderland—Insomniac’s EDM massive held this past March 16 at San Bernardino’s San Manuel Amphitheater and Grounds—then maybe there’s hope for the future of electronic music in America. Yes, Beyond Wonderland presented Afrojack, David Guetta and Steve Angello, but it seemed that some new, tougher sounds took hold. [read more] Continue reading
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New York City —First off, Happy New Year!
This past New Year’s Eve and its previous weekend, the EDM world saw plenty of its top DJ/performers light up venues across the country for thousands of adoring fans. From Las Vegas to Dallas and New York City, some of the globe’s major talents welcomed in the New Year, then drove their beats deep into the night. [...] Continue reading
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New York City —Today Afrojack and Erick Morillo announced that they will join the star-studded lineup of “Help Heal New York,” Pacha New York’s Hurricane Sandy benefit planned for this Wednesday, Nov. 14. DJ Times is proud to serve as media sponsor for this event.
The once-in-a-lifetime night of music features a huge roster of over 50 DJs, including international and local stars with 100 percent of the proceeds going [...] Continue reading