#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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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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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 North America before wrapping in Vancouver on November 23rd. [READ MORE] Continue reading

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Ultra Europe Wraps Up Successful First Year With Festival in Croatia

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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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EDM on NYE—Hot Shots from New Year’s Eve

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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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America’s Best DJ: Markus Schulz to Wear Crown in Vegas

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Las Vegas— The time has come to crown the new king, and throw a little party while we’re doing it.

That’s what on the agenda in Sin City this weekend, as Markus Schulz—America’s Best DJ 2012—will be honored by DJ Times and Pioneer DJ for taking this year’s title. He’ll be presented with the Golden Mixer before he takes the decks at [...] Continue reading

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Markus Schulz Voted America’s Best DJ for 2012

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Port Washington, N.Y.— The votes have all been counted and it’s official — DJ Times magazine and Pioneer DJ are proud to announce that Markus Schulz has been voted America’s Best DJ for 2012.

The talented Miami-based DJ will be honored October 7 in Las Vegas for the ABDJ Closing Party, which will include a press reception at Marquee [...] Continue reading

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Identity Festival Rocks Beantown

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Electronic music outdoor events have been generally absent from the Boston EDM calendar. I headed to the Comcast Center in Mansfield, MA, for the 8th stop on the 20 city, whirlwind tour called the Identity Festival, which the press release proclaimed as a “world within itself…with plenty of room for relaxing, mingling, eating, drinking and of course dancing”, and from my experience that was exactly what they delivered…

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Rocky Mountain High: America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Does Denver

You hear about the Denver city bus driver who drove the wrong way on the Interstate? This weekend, that driver will have plenty of time to check out the America’s Best DJ tour, which hits the Rockies and the Global … Continue reading

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