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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Bassnectar Drops Immersive Music Mixtape Side One Before Tour

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America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Bassnectar dropped Immersive Music Mixtape Side One today ahead of the beginning of his recently announced Immersive Music fall tour in September. The mix is a 30 minute set including his newly released remix of “Feeling Good” by Nina Simone, collaborations with Excision and fellow ABDJ 2013 nominee Z-Trip, and other unreleased work. [Read More] 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.

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ABDJ Winner QBert Takes Home the Golden Mixer

DJ QBert was officially awarded the 2010 America’s Best DJ title this past Saturday, Oct. 2, at Ghostbar in The Palms in Las Vegas. The award show and closing party at the Rain nightclub—with QBert, Scotty Boy and Manufactured Superstars … Continue reading

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America’s Got DJ Talent: Qbert Wins!

The polling stations are closed, the season of handshakes and baby-kissing has drawn to a close, the votes have all been tallied, the bribe money counted, and it’s official: DJ Times magazine and Pioneer DJ announce that DJ Qbert has … Continue reading

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DJs respond to Pauly D nom for “America’s Best DJ”: “Not!”

As the race for “America’s Best DJ” begins, some DJs have chimed in with their opinions of at least one nominee—MTV’s Jersey Shore well-oiled DJ Pauly D. The response has been spirited. It started with J.R. Hutter, who said: “You … Continue reading

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Are You America’s Best DJ?

There’s no doubt that American dance music follows the European lead—sorta’ like when the Dutch and the English ruled the seven seas—but that only obscures the fact that dance music started in the States, in Chicago and Detroit. So why … Continue reading

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Breaking: Z-Trip No Longer Broken, Coachella Awaits

Z-Trip has healed from a snowboarding injury in time for his Coachella set, this Saturday in the Sahara Tent at 10:30 pm. The winner of our “America’s Best DJ” award, and this month’s cover story, Z offers inspiration for anyone … Continue reading

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DJ Times@WMC Exhibit Hall: Say wha?

Let’s face it: People don’t travel to Miami Beach for Winter Music Conference’s exhibit floor. For most, it’s all about the parties and the sun, the DJs and the parties, the free stuff and the parties. (And maybe buying an … Continue reading

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