July 22, 2014

Why Networking Doesn't Blow

You’ve heard the joke about the baker, the photographer, and the bagpiper? Neither have we, but DJ Mark Brenneisen of Total Entertainment thinks it’s no joke when these professionals have sales leads–and he devised a great way to make ...

Movement: America’s Best DJ Tour Revs Motor City

Detroit—Things got wild and a little wet, but once again, Movement rocked it in the Motor City. Held this past Memorial Day weekend in Detroit’s Hart Plaza, the techno-centric festival also served as a massive platform for the launch of the 2010 ...

Steve Porter's Viral Secrets

And to think it all started at a bar mitzvah, or a wedding–that’s where Steve Porter started DJing. Now, he’s made it to the Big Show—the NBA. Porter’s the visual and audio force behind the NBA’s “Amazing is…” ad campaign, the most potent ...

At Ibiza Summit, Larry Levan Grooves on…

Mike Pickering (pic), a storied dance-music jack-of-all-trades who DJed at Hacienda, helped launch Happy Mondays, and who recently restarted Deconstruction Records, recalled at the International Music Summit in Ibiza last week how New York ...

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 not ...

David Guetta: "I have two years…"

“This next year dance music is really gonna rule the world,” said David Guetta today at the International Music Summit in Ibiza. Guetta issued his dance music jeremiad on the “Big Dog DJs: F*** You We’re Famous” panel, hosted by Pete ...

Jacking Beats, Kryptonite, Can't Stop Morillo

Jacking house is back, according to Erick Morillo, who spoke at the International Music Summit in Ibiza earlier on Wednesday. “What David Guetta is doing now is absolutely astonishing, what the Swedish House Mafia are doing is opening doors.” ...

Detroit Festival: Entire City Moves

Inner City’s Kevin Saunderson We’ve been to the The Detroit Electronic Music Festival (Movement), and we’re returning to the Detroit Electronic Music Festival (Movement) this weekend from May 29-30, because no other city in the States, or ...