Last month, Markus Schulz took home his second America’s Best DJ title, but he’s set to officially receive the coveted Golden Mixer on Sunday, October 12 at Las Vegas’ Marquee Dayclub at the official Closing Party and ABDJ Crowning Ceremony. The official Closing Party will feature performances ...Read More
It’s round two for Markus Schulz. After a full summer of fan voting online and at stops along the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times, the trance DJ/producer took the title for a second time. Right before his performance with Ferry Corsten as New World Punx at ...Read More
We’ve arrived at the finish line: it’s the final America’s Best DJ weekly giveaway! This week’s prize is title sponsor Pioneer DJ’s seminal DDJ-SX controller. Enter via the Punchtab widget below by midnight on Monday, September 1, and don’t forget to cast your vote here for a chance to win a ...Read More
Roonie G in the mix at Mix. What a summer it’s been on the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times. After more than 15 tour stops and thousands of ballots collected, we’ve reached the final week of voting for America’s Best DJ 2014. We took the nightshift down in... ...Read More
Congrats to Trevor C., the winner of America’s Best DJ’s Week 6 giveaway, who has won a premium G-Shock watch! This week’s prize is a pair of HDJ-2000 headphones from sponsor Pioneer DJ. Enter via the widget below for your chance to win! Every week until voting closes we’ll be ...Read More
Marquee: Sharam plays a special first-to-last set.After 3 months and more than 15 stops along the way, the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times has reached the home stretch. We’ve been in a New York state of mind for the past few weeks, with a pair of consecutive ...Read More
Congrats to last week’s winner, who won a pair of Pioneer HDJ-2000 headphones from ABDJ’s fifth weekly giveaway! This week, America’s Best DJ fans can enter to win a premium G-Shock watch! Enter via the widget below for your chance to win! Every week until voting closes ABDJ be ...Read More
Congrats to ther winners of the America’s Best DJ Week 4 giveaway, who have won a premium G-Shock watch and a full DJ Expo admission pass, respectively. This week’s prize is a pair of HDJ-2000 headphones from sponsor Pioneer DJ or two passes to The DJ Expo in Atlantic City, NJ from August ...Read More
Global Dance Festival: Wolfgang Gartner’s view of Colorado’s Red Rocks. | Photo: Simon AlexanderFrom the Red Rocks to the Urban Jungle, dance fans were in for two servings of America’s Best DJ fun. This past weekend, the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ ...Read More
Congrats to the last week’s winners, who have won a premium G-Shock watch and a full DJ Expo admission pass, respectively, from the second weekly America’s Best DJ 2014 giveaway! This week’s prize is a pair of HDJ-2000 headphones from sponsor Pioneer DJ. Enter via the widget below ...Read More
Wild: DJ Times July cover star Carnage rains bass down on Las Vegas’ Marquee Dayclub. San Francisco, CA — After a weekend in Vegas, we’re Golden Gate-bound! This Saturday, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times will touch down at San Francisco’s Ruby Skye ...Read More
Resident DJ and talent booking duo Sleepy & Boo are bringing their staple Sleepy & Boo + Friends event back to Marquee New York on Friday, July 18. This show will represent the third iteration of the married pair’s signature event at the club this year, and will feature performances ...Read More
Week 2 of America’s Best DJ weekly giveaway is here, and this week’s prizes include a premium G-Shock watch and a full pass to this August’s DJ Expo in Atlantic City! Enter via the widget below for your chance to win: Every week until voting closes we’ll be giving away ...Read More
America’s Best DJ weekly giveaway is back! Every week until voting closes America’s Best DJ and DJ Times will be giving away a combination of prizes courtesy the 2014 sponsors: 1 Pioneer DDJ-SX controller 4 pairs of Pioneer HDJ-2000 headphones 4 G-Shock watches 4 passes to DJ ...Read More
Tao Beach: Carnage rocked the pool with a diverse set.Los Angeles – Just six days after experiencing the deep craziness of Las Vegas on EDC weekend, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times heads west again. Yes, this past June 20-22, the tour engaged the throngs ...Read More
A-Trak: One of 13 ABDJ noms playing Chicago. Ryan SahlinChicago – On the road again. This weekend, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times heads back to festival-land—Chicago’s Spring Awakening, which runs Friday through Sunday. Thirteen ABDJ-nominated jocks will ...Read More
Let your voice be heard! Pioneer DJ and DJ Times partner up for an eighth straight year and allow fans to choose America’s Best DJ. From disc-scratching icons to basement producers in the fast lane, America’s dance-music explosion has birthed some of the most talented artists in the game. But ...Read More
In honor of the 3rd event on the 2014 America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times, Marquee NY is giving away 3 pairs of tickets to see 2014 ABDJ nominee Stacey Pullen this Friday night! Enter below by Friday, June 6th at 2pm, or click here for tickets. Don’t ...Read More
Providence, R.I. – Post-Motown, it’s on the road to Rhody! After spending a beat-filled Memorial Day weekend at Detroit’s Movement fest, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times makes a quick trip up to New England for another round of DJ-driven fun. On Saturday, May ...Read More
Port Washington, N.Y. – Who will be America’s Best DJ 2014? Once again, the hotly anticipated nominee list for the America’s Best DJ title is out. As DJ Times has done since the promotion’s 2006 inception, the magazine has released a Top 100 list that includes DJs of all genres balancing ...Read More
Hart Plaza: 100,000-plus are expected. Detroit – After drawing more than 107,000 fans to Hart Plaza in 2013, Detroit’s Movement festival returns to the venue May 24-26 with 135 DJs and electronic acts performing on six different sponsored stages. Produced by Paxahau Event Productions, the ...Read More
The Disco Biscuits and MCP Presents have announced that Camp Bisco will be skipping 2014 and returning next year. The popular electronic/rock music festival—and tour stop on 2013’s America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times—has been a long-running Upstate New York ...Read More
Since 1985, DMC DJ battles have provided the premier competitions for turntablists, and this Saturday, February 1, New York City’s Webster Hall will host the latest regional clash. Judged by DJ Slyce and DJ Spicktacular and hosted by Lord Finesse, this weekend’s battle promises to be extra ...Read More
Markus Schulz has revealed the release details of his fifth artist album Scream 2, including its February 21 release through Armada Music. The album—the follow-up to 2012’s Scream—features 17 new tracks, including lead single “Remember This.” The album sees the America’s Best DJ 2012 winner ...Read More
Markus Schulz is prepping for the February release of his fifth studio album Scream II with a set of four official release parties around the world. Following a sold-out show at Sound in Los Angeles on February 6, the America’s Best DJ 2012 winner will make a quick sweep of the US, with a ...Read More
By Jim Tremayne & Chris Caruso Asheville, N.C. – Last weekend’s Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit saw past and future stars perform in a unique and open atmosphere that pleased esoteric-music obsessives and party-loving festival-goers alike. Produced by AC Entertainment and held this ...Read More
Dada Life, W&W, Rusko, Bassjackers, Cash Cash, Bambi, and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Porter Robinson will ring in 2014 this New Year’s Eve as part of the Winter Galactic at New Jersey’s IZOD Center. The 18+ event will be a general admission affair and will feature the DJs spinning in ...Read More
Bassnectar has announced his third annual New Year’s Eve show at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN. Revealed as the capstone to the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee’s Immersive Music Fall Tour, the show will be a 360° show, as seen in his two previous sold-out NYE shows. These shows feature ...Read More
Las Vegas – With his fans, the media and DJ-industry insiders all in tow, Kaskade was once again crowned America’s Best DJ at Las Vegas’ Marquee Club this past Sunday, Oct. 13. After 20-plus events on America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times, the fans spoke with ...Read More
2012 America’s Best DJ winner Markus Schulz has announced plans to release Buenos Aires ’13, the latest of his annual mix compilations, through Armada on October 4th. The release will be a two-disc affair that boasts both new singles and remixes, including new single “Remember This” and a brand ...Read More
While in the midst of his North American Immersive Music Tour, America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Bassnectar has dropped Side Two of his Immersive Music Mixtape. While Side One, released in July, was a shorter mix focused on more traditional Bassnectar sounds, including dubstep and trap, Side Two ...Read More
Kaskade has been riding pretty high over the past week. After releasing his new album Atmosphere last week, Kaskade was named America’s Best DJ of 2013. In addition to all of that, Kaskade threw the first pitch at the Chicago White Sox’s game against the Cleveland Indians last week. Watch the ...Read More
Port Washington, NY – 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 ...Read More
Coinciding with his collaboration with Chris Lake and Tujamo “Boneless” hitting the No.1 spot on Beatport, America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Steve Aoki has announced dates for his upcoming Aokify America tour. The tour will kick off at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion on October 4th and traverse across ...Read More
By: Jim Tremayne New York City –Today DJ Times will join much of the EDM world for the Electric Zoo festival, which will bring a slew of DJ talent to the Big Apple. But after spending much of the festival’s initial afternoon at Randall’s Island—it runs through Sunday—we’ll head over to ...Read More
Want to catch 2013 America’s Best DJ nominees Dennis Ferrer and Sleepy & Boo at Marquee New York on August 30th? To promote the 2013 America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ and DJ Times, we have partnered with the club to give away 2 prize packages, each consisting of 2 ...Read More
By: Jim Tremayne Las Vegas – And down the stretch they come! America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times has reached its final month and it’s become a fast-and-furious race to the finish. This past weekend, DJ Times was in Las Vegas for a daylong double dose of beats, ...Read More
America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Morgan Page has announced the “Morgan Page Presents” Tour, which, with over 50 cities, is slated to be his largest North American tour ever. The tour will utilize 3D immersion technology originally created for use in Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” show, and ...Read More
Las Vegas – Once again, it’s back to Sin City for another round of shows on the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times. Fast-forward: This weekend finds us doing double-duty at Marquee Dayclub and Nightclub. First up on Saturday, it’s Texas trance kings Tritonal at ...Read More
Want to catch America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Mark Farina at Marquee New York on August 9th? We’ve partnered with Mark Farina to give away a pair of VIP tickets to the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ and DJ Times stop for one lucky reader and a friend! The winner will... ...Read More
America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Kaskade has revealed the album artwork (seen above), as well as the September 10release date for his new album Atmosphere. The album, featuring his current single “Atmosphere,” will be released through Ultra Records, and will be available to preorder starting ...Read More
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. Immersive Music Mixtape Side One is a 30 minute set including his newly released remix of “Feeling Good” by Nina ...Read More
America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Sleepy & Boo have released new mix onto the pair’s Soundcloud to coincide with this Friday’s Sleepy & Boo + Friends event at Marquee New York. The aptly titled “Let’s Go Techno” mix is an hour and a half taste of the deep basslines and distant vocal ...Read More
Morgan Page: Keynote Q&A Tuesday, Aug. 14, 3:30 pm, Diamond Room D in Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, NJ Global DJ, hit-making producer, sought-after remixer—in a few short years, Morgan Page has become one of America’s top EDM talents. Known for his melodic approach to club music—with hits ...Read More
Denver – The America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times went Mile High this past weekend and now it looks forward to heading way down in Dixie. In Colorado at the spectacular Red Rocks Amphitheatre for Global Dance Festival this past July 19-21, we caught three days of ...Read More
Mariaville, N.Y. – In the peak of New York’s summer heat, 20,000 EDM fans make the trek to Mariaville—quaint lake town in upstate New York—to experience Camp Bisco this past July 11-13. The four-stage music festival offered big-room house, jam bands, rappers and trappers. Known for its rural ...Read More
Despite having just finished up his Spring Tour last month, America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Bassnectar is showing no signs of slowing down with his announcement of his “Immersive Music Tour 2013” this fall. The tour will kick off on September 19th in Oakland, California’s Fox Theater and will ...Read More
In an age of $2.49 singles, it’s common to wish for an occasional free, lawful handout. If you’re someone who falls into this category, you’re in luck: we’re now bringing you the best of legal free downloads each and every week. Everything from originals, remixes, bootlegs, mashups, and DJ ...Read More
Based out of Brooklyn, electronic duo Break Science has just released the single “Who Got It” ahead of the release of their debut album this Fall. The track, a collaboration with rapper Redman, is the latest release from Pretty Lights Music, and is available as a free download. “Who Got It” is ...Read More
America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Tommie Sunshine made headlines last month for his Elvis-themed wedding during Electric Daisy Carnival, but his music has reclaimed the spotlight with his and Live City’s remix of Martin Solveig’s single “Hey Now.” Sunshine and Live City don’t stray too far from ...Read More
After initially releasing it on his Scream album last year, America’s Best DJ of 2012 Markus Schulz has given “Tempted” the full single treatment, complete with a video and remix package. Featuring the delicate, ethereal vocals of Sarah Howells, the track sees Schulz showcasing his trance ...Read More
In a market dominated by 128 BPM dance bombs, the midtempo groove of house legend Frankie Knuckles’ Directors Cut project’s “Let’s Stay Home” is a breath of fresh air. Released on Nocturnal Groove, “Let’s Stay Home” features the soulful vocals of Inaya Day which recall the early 90s dance diva ...Read More
Mad Decent labelmates and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominees RL Grime and Baauer have announced the Infinite Daps tour with Ryan Hemsworth and Jim-E Stack. The tour, which kicks off in Ottawa on July 8th, travels through 9 cities across the US and Canada before concluding on July 20th in Omaha. ...Read More
Electric Daisy Carnival 2013 has come and gone, but the live sets that have begun to trickle out from it will live forever. One of particular note came from Clockwork over at the Circuit Grounds tent, with a reported 15,000 festivalgoers in attendance. Clockwork, whose other alias RL Grime is a ...Read More
First previewed during Kaskade’s set on the main stage of Ultra Music Festival back in March, “Atmosphere” finally has a video. Released today, the video for the single features Kaskade himself singing directly to the camera of a photo booth. He is soon joined by fans singing along to the track ...Read More
There hasn’t been much quacking from Duck Sauce, the collaborative output of America’s Best DJ 2013 nominees A-Trak and Armand Van Helden, since the release of “Big Bad Wolf” back in 2011. However, the pair is back with a new single, video, and album announcement. Released today, “It’s You” is ...Read More
Want to win VIP table service to see America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Miguel Migs perform this Friday? DJ Times is partnering with Marquee New York to give away 4 VIP passes (each with a +1) to the stop on the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ and DJ Times this Friday,... Read More
Taking place in Atlanta’s Chattahoochee Hills from September 27th-29th, TommorowWorld is one of the most anticipated dance music events of the year. Tickets for the inaugural American edition of the festival went on sale in April, but ID&T has just released the majority of the lineup. The ...Read More
Since wrapping up America’s Best DJ nominee Bassnectar’s spring tour a few weeks ago with a pair of shows at Colorado’s famed Red Rocks Amphitheater, Bassnectar & Meyer Sound have posted a behind-the-scenes video chronicling the show. Focusing on the inner workings of the ...Read More
Las Vegas—After a week away from the road, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times rolls on with a deep slate of events this weekend, sporting 27 different ABDJ nominees. First up, we’ll be at Marquee Dayclub Friday, June 21, for Blake Jarrell’s set, as he plays ...Read More
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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, as he was presented with the golden DJM-900 ...Read More
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Six months after taking the 2011 America’s Best DJ title, Kaskade remains a little giddy. To hear him tell it, he’s just as excited about DJing and making music as he ever was, certainly as much as when he fell in love with it all as a suburban Chicago teen listening to B96 radio and... Read More
Since the age of 15, QBert (aka Richard Quitevis, 41) has dedicated his life to using the turntable as a musical instrument. In doing so, he’s become one of the world’s best-known and, more importantly, most-respected practitioners of the art of scratch. QBert’s journey is well-known and ...Read More