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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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, as well as the release date for his new album Atmosphere. Additionally, Kaskade will be playing an ABDJ event this Saturday at Marquee Dayclub in Las Vegas as part of his Summer Lovin’ residency. [Read More] Continue reading

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America’s Best DJ: A Tale of 2 Cities

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Las Vegas—As we look ahead to our next pair of tour stops, the two cultures couldn’t be more different this weekend, but that’s the beauty of America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ.

Why? Because three days of models, bottles and swimming pools in Las Vegas will roughly coincide with three days of all-night festival frivolity in the woods [...] Continue reading

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