September 2, 2014

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Blake Jarrell: Vegas, Baby

Las Vegas – Sometimes you have to look back to move forward. Such is the “dilemma” for popular DJ/producer Blake Jarrell. In an EDM world of copy-cat tracks and relative sameness, Jarrell says he wants to re-evaluate his own studio approach. ...

Disclosure Disclosed!

Miami, Fla. – In case you’re a club DJ living under a rock and haven’t heard the news… Disclosure is on quite a roll these days. Hailing from suburban London—Reigate, Surrey, to be exact—the young sibling duo Guy and Howard Lawrence broke ...

Miami Madness 2013

Miami, Fla.—Just when you thought the annual dance-music excursion to South Florida couldn’t get any more intense, welcome to the 2013 version. This past March 15-24, downtown Miami and South Beach offered a mosh of many things for many people. ...

A Victory Lap

Las Vegas – This past Oct. 7, Markus Schulz enjoyed an evening that can only be viewed as another high point in an already successful career. In front of a packed Marquee nightclub, Schulz was honored for winning the 2012 America’s Best DJ vote, ...

The Irritant Client

It’s Not Always Wise To Do Everything a Client Asks. Consequently, Some DJs Have Found Ways to Work Around the Demands. Jennifer Tigges of Video Creations knows firsthand the complications that can arise when a wedding client wants something ...

Doing It Right

Inspired by Ibiza, DJ Nicolas Matar Opened Cielo. Ten Years On, It Remains the Jewel in NYC Nightlife. New York City – A full decade ago, Manhattan nightlife was enduring another of its periodic shifts. The legendary Twilo had closed —and, ...

ART DEPARTMENT: Living The Life

IT TAKES 2 As EDM Goes Enormo, Art Department’s Dynamic Duo Keeps the Underground Fires Burning Nearly three years on, the scene is oft-repeated. The pinging opening synth lines to Art Department’s “Without You” waft over a club sound system, ...

EDM’s Cover Girls

Talk about living the life. Of all the DJs on the global stage, the Nervo twins really seem to fit the bill. Right now, they have it all. The Australian sisters—Olivia “Liv” Nervo and Miriam “Mim” Nervo—are blonde, professional models and ...

PLAYING SAME-SEX WEDDINGS

Orlando, Fla.-based jock J.R. Silva is adamant about the fact his company will play for whatever type of wedding reception for which SILVA Entertainment will be booked, no matter the gender makeup. “These alternative events have the same ...