Monstercat Artist Playlist – Stephen Walking

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In an age of free downloads, file sharing, and podcasts, it’s not easy to shift a million records anymore. However, Canadian-based electronic label Monstercat has done just that, which is no small feat for an independent label to have achieved in less than three years. It’s no coincidence that ...

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Tiësto Preps for Album Launch with Stream & NYC Release Show

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Tiësto is set to release A Town Called Paradise next week, his first artist album since 2009’s Kaleidoscope, and fans can get a sneak peek via iTunes Radio. The full album, available to stream for free here, features the crossover hits “Red Lights” and “Wasted,” as well as appearances from ...

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2014 America’s Best DJ Nominees Revealed

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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 ...

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Tiësto Announces ‘A Town Called Paradise’ Album with ‘Wasted’ Video

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It’s going to be a huge summer for Tiësto, whose announced the release of his new artist album A Town Called Paradise , due out June 16 via Musical Freedom & Casablanca Records. The album features his smash single “Red Lights” as well as a set of high-profile collaborations from the both ...

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Coachella ’14: The Ultimate Festival Experience

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V Square Labs fired up the Sahara Tent. Indio, Calif. – What started in 1993 as a Ticketfly boycott concert by Pearl Jam on the grounds of the Empire Polo Club is now a multi-million dollar event that takes over the entirety of the Coachella Valley for nearly a month. In terms of music ...

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Cash Cash: Working Overtime

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Back in 2008, you may not have known about Cash Cash unless you were a frequent Hot Topic shopper or avid attendee of the annual Vans Warped Tour. The band-turned-DJ-trio—currently consisting of brothers Jean Paul and Alexander Makhlouf and Samuel Frisch—began its music career as an ...

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SiriusXM Celebrates 10 Years of Ultra Music Festival Coverage with UMF Takeover

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Ultra Music Festival takes over Miami’s Bayfront Park from March 28-30, and SiriusXM’s Electric Area station has announced the launch of UMF Radio, a limited-run channel celebrating its 10 years of festival coverage. Launching on Friday, March 21 at 12 PM EST, the 24/7 commercial-free channel ...

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Krewella & Headhunterz Target Cyber Bullying with ‘United Kids of the World’

Headhunterz and Krewella have teamed up with DoSomething.org to battle cyber bullying with their video for “United Kids of the World.” The video aims to illuminate the power—both good and bad—social media has over teens today, and opens with the girls of Krewella reading hateful tweets sent ...

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Video Teaser for Ultra South Africa Released

Ultra Worldwide recently announced plans to expand to Japan and South Africa in 2014, and the first trailer for the inaugural South African edition of the festival has been released. The minute-long trailer showcases the huge production present at previous Ultra festivals, and includes footage ...

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Nicky Romero & Krewella Release Video for “Legacy”

Nicky Romero and Krewella have premiered the video for their hit collaboration “Legacy.” The track has been making the festival rounds for the better part of the year and features Romero’s signature bass squelches and Krewella’s dynamic pop vocals layered over big room synths and a soaring ...

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Krewella Comes Alive, Brings Youthful Enthusiasm to Stadium-Sized EDM

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As many of us know, a night of clubbing can be separated into three phases. You have: The Pregame—warming up, getting ready, getting to the club, getting in; The Party—the sweat, the crowd, the dancing; and The Aftermath—the cool down, getting home, sitting in your car exchanging stories, ...

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Numbers Up: DJ Expo ’13 Scales New Heights

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Atlantic City, N.J. – With its sold-out exhibit hall and nearly 6,400 attendees—a new show record—the 2013 DJ Expo once again raised the stakes for an already thriving DJ industry. Produced by DJ Times magazine and its publisher Testa Communications at the Trump Taj Mahal this past Aug. 12-15, ...

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America’s Best DJ: Vegas, Baby—EDC & Marquee

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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 ...

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