July 30, 2014

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 ...

UFC DJ: How the Hell did You Get that Gig?

Dana White (left) and UFC DJ AL3 Albert Lineses III a.k.a. AL3, is the official DJ for Ultimate Fighting Championship. We engaged him in a round of “How The Hell did you get that gig?” OK, Albert, we’re game: How the hell did you get ...

The Keys To Managing Desire

Ah, the elusive science to cultivating leads from seed to flower, the key to the Golden Egg. Try a few steps like these when developing your success omelet: Immediately after the lead comes in, send an e-mail introducing yourself. Ask for the ...