NYC Giveaway: Wolf + Lamb @ Marquee on August 1, 2014

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New York City will be feeling the Crew Love this week, as Wolf + Lamb are taking over Marquee this Friday. The Brooklyn-based America’s Best DJ nominees will play to a hometown crowd as part of the club’s Friday night Basic series of parties, with residents (and fellow nominees) Sleepy & ...

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America’s Best DJ: Red Rocks & Concrete Jungles

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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 ...

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HYTE Park Festival @ Governors Island, NYC – 7.12.14 & 7.13.14

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While techno may usually be relegated to the late hours of the night inside underground clubs, there’s no reason not to soak up the sun with pulsing beats and thumping bass based upon the success of the HYTE Park festival. Put on in tandem between HYTE and RPM Presents, the fest delivered ...

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NYC Giveaway: Bounce Boat feat. Capital Cities & Solidisco on July 25, 2014

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All summer long, New Yorkers have set sail on the Hudson River aboard the Bounce Boat, Bounce Media Group’s flagship event series. Taking place aboard the 1200-capacity Hornblower Infinity, attendees have been treated to a full LED light show, state-of-the-art sound system, and performances ...

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Electric Zoo Announces Vinyl-Only Sunday School Stage

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Made Event’s Electric Zoo is set to return to New York’s Randall’s Island next month from August 29-31, and the underground Sunday School showing at the festival has been expanded to include a Vinyl-Only stage. The stage aims to provide attendees with an intimate club environment within the ...

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America’s Best DJ: Birthday Celebrations and Mile-High Festivals

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Ruby Skye: Robbie Rivera performs to the San Francisco crowd. New York, NY – Following some San Franciscan fun, the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times is pulling double duty this weekend with stops in both New York City and Denver, CO. This past Saturday, we ...

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Thomas Gold Announces DJ Contest for Upcoming NYC Governors Island Show

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Thomas Gold is gearing up for his massive Governors Island takeover in New York City on August 2, and he’s giving aspiring DJs the chance to play alongside him for the special event. To enter, DJs can submit a 15-minute mini mix via Soundcloud, with a round of voting and subsequent selection by ...

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NYC Giveaway: Sleepy & Boo + Friends @ Marquee on Friday, July 18

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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 ...

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Guy Gerber @ Marquee NY – 7.4.2014

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We celebrated Independence Day this year with the always-mysterious Guy Gerber, who returned to Marquee following the shamanistic April debut of his New York residency. Gerber took us on a cosmic journey into outer space from open to close, and only three days later dropped “My ...

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Basement Jaxx Prep for ‘Junto’ Album Release with Verboten Performance

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It’s been four years since the pair’s last official album, but Basement Jaxx is gearing up for next month’s release of Junto with a show at Brooklyn’s Verboten club on Wednesday, July 16. The celebrated UK act is returning after having taken time out to score two films—Attack The Block and The ...

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Hyte Park Festival Bringing Two Days of Techno to NYC

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Hyte Park is returning to New York City’s Governors Island for its sophomore outing on July 12 & 13 for two full days of deep grooves and electronic music. For its second New York edition, the festival will expand to two stages, ensuring a jam-packed day of riverside beats and fun. ...

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Sustain-Release Festival Heads to Upstate New York in September

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Nestled in Upstate New York’s Catskills Mountains, Wurtsboro’s Camp Lakota has been named the site of Sustain-Release, an adventurous new music festival promising avant-garde dance music taking place September 12-14. The inaugural edition of the festival offers shared cabins, heated pool, a ...

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Verboten New York Launches Weekly Deep House Yoga Sessions

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Brooklyn’s Verboten nightclub is hoping to help patrons expand their idea of traditional club offerings with its weekly Willkommen Deep House Yoga sessions. Offered at 6:30 PM and 8 PM every Monday and Tuesday, Willkommen serves to bring together mind, body, and music. Taking place in the ...

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NYC GIVEAWAY: Paco Osuna at Verboten on Saturday, June 21

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It’s a busy weekend ahead at Brooklyn’s Verboten club, with Maya Jane Coles and George Fitzgerald taking the reigns of the club on Friday while Paco Osuna will tear the club’s Control Room apart with banging techno on Saturday. With support in the main room from Gino Santos and sets from ...

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NY: Verboten Offers Maya Jane Coles, George Fitzgerald, Paco Osuna This Weekend

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Brooklyn’s set to be filled to the brim with deep basslines and dark grooves this weekend with Verboten’s lineup on June 20 and June 21. Friday, June 20 is set for a night of unending debauchery with performances from both Maya Jane Coles and George Fitzgerald. Coles is sure to deliver a set of ...

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NYC GIVEAWAY: #$ Hash Money at Cameo Gallery on Wednesday, June 18

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Producer Space Jesus and emcee GDP are ready to christen themselves as trap lords #$ (Hash Money) this week with an album release party at Brooklyn’s Cameo Gallery. The duo is celebrating the release of their debut EP, and will be joined by M!NT, Shape, and White Bike as part of the Dear Avenir ...

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NYC GIVEWAY: Sleepy & Boo + Friends @ Marquee on June 15, 2014

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We caught up with Marquee New York’s resident Friday night DJs and talent bookers Sleepy & Boo last month ahead of their signature Sleepy & Boo + Friends party, and the pair is taking over the club again this week for another round. The married America’s Best DJ nominees will be joined ...

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Red Bull beat:repeat NYC Video Series Explores Drum Machines behind Classics

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Throughout the month of May, Red Bull put on a series of street parties, lectures, and concerts in New York City as part of the debut Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York. To celebrate the city’s musical history, Red Bull has released the eight-part beat:repeat NYC video series, each taking ...

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NYC GIVEAWAY: Pleasurekraft @ Marquee on June 20, 2014

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As part of their summer US tour, Pleasurekraft will bring their unique brand of tech house to New York City’s Marquee Nightclub on Friday, June 20. New York-area fans are in luck, as DJ Times is giving away a pair of tickets to the event! Enter below by Wednesday, June 18 at 2pm, or ...

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NYC TICKET GIVEAWAY: Len Faki (Extended Set) at Ouput on June 14, 2014

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Brooklyn’s going Berlin this weekend courtesy of DJ/producer Len Faki, who will be throwing down at Output on Saturday. Fans are in for a special treat, as Faki has the main room to himself all night for a special extended set that will keep the grooves going until after the sun rises. Tony ...

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NYC TICKET GIVEAWAY: Be Yourself with Danny Tenaglia at Output on June 7, 2014

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On Saturday, June 7, Danny Tenaglia is coming home to New York City for a special extended set in Brookyln at Output’s Be Yourself party. The America’s Best DJ nominee will play all night in Output’s main room, while Silent Servant and The Black Madonna will be throwing down in The Panther Room ...

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Rusko Headlining NYC Yacht Party Tonight

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Part-time wildman and full-time English purveyor of dubstep, Rusko, is making a visit to the Big Apple on May 30 to kick-off to the first summer voyage of the Bounce Boat dance cruise’s 2014 season. To support, two Brooklyn-based producers will also be on the bill: Infuze, with releases ...

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Electric Zoo Reveals Phase 2 Artist Lineup

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New York’s Electric Zoo has revealed the second phase of its artist lineup ahead of its return to Randall’s Island this Labor Day weekend from August 29-31. The new artists announced total over 60, bringing a huge lineup to Made Event’s sixth edition of the fest. The phase two additions ...

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DJ Times’ Can’t-Miss at Mysteryland USA

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Bethel Woods, NY — There’s a very special weekend in store for upstate New York. Tomorrow marks the US debut of ID&T’s Mysteryland, the world’s longest running electronic music festival. Running May 23-26, the event represents an important milestone for dance music: the multi-day festival ...

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NYC TICKET GIVEAWAY: Brodinski, Louisahhh!!!, Club Cheval @ Output on 6/03

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On Monday, June 3rd, Brodinski, Louisahhh!!! and Club Cheval descend upon the northeast for a Bromance Records takeover of one of Brooklyn’s greatest clubs, Output. Parisian star Brodinski, known for his “noisy techno, bass heavy house [and] melodic minimal” (Annie Mac), is ...

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Verboten NYC Launches Sunday DJ Brunch Series

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Weekend clubbing in New York City is no longer restricted to Friday and Saturday with Verboten’s launch of its Sunday DJ Brunch series beginning this Sunday, May 18. Every Sunday, the Williamsburg venue will offer top DJ talent alongside art exhibits, specialty cocktails, and brunch fare in the ...

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Thomas Gold Preps for #FANFARE100 NYC Celebration with ‘Remember’ Remix

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Thomas Gold is set to broadcast the 100th episode of his popular Fanfare radio show next week, and he’s hosting a private party in New York City to celebrate the milestone on Monday, May 19. Slated to take place at a secret venue “[boasting] one of the best views in New York City,” #FANFARE100 ...

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LISTEN: Red Bull Music Academy NY’s Larry Levan Street Party

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This past Sunday, the Red Bull Music Academy paid tribute to legendary DJ Larry Levan with a street party in New York City in an effort to support a local intiative to co-name a stretch of King Street as Larry Levan Way. Thousands gathered on the shut-down street section between Varick and ...

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Bright Light Bright Light – ‘I Believe’

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When he’s not DJing Kylie Minogue bootlegs at New York City’s Eastern Bloc or collaborating with Elton John, Bright Light Bright Light—the stage name of Welsh singer-songwriter Rod Thomas—is prepping for the release of his sophomore album, which he’s previewing now with lead single “I Believe.” ...

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Sleepy & Boo Talk Marquee NY Residency with Ticket Giveaway

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Since Marquee New York’s reopening in January 2013, making plans for a Friday night has become much easier thanks to Sleepy & Boo. The DJ pair—comprised of husband and wife duo Mike and Begoña—has run the club’s Friday nights since the renovations, booking some of underground dance music’s ...

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Street Party Celebrates Legendary DJ Larry Levan

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The DJs: Joey Llanos, François K & David DePino. Photo: Drew Gurian/Red Bull Content Pool New York City – Spring finally arrived in Manhattan, as the heavens smiled on King Street this past Sunday for the “Larry Levan Street Party.” Presented by the Red Bull Music Academy Festival, the ...

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NYC VIP GIVEAWAY: Meet & Greet with The Cube Guys at Cielo NYC – May 16, 2014

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Italian DJ/production duo The Cube Guys are heading to New York City’s Cielo on May 16 for a full night of house music. Fresh off a high-profile guest mix for Tiësto’s Club Life radio series, the boys will show off their tech house flair during an extended set at the Meatpacking District ...

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Electric Zoo Announces Lineup for August Return

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After confirming its return to New York City’s Randall’s Island with enhanced security measures, Made Event’s Electric Zoo has revealed the first phase of its artist and stage lineup. The 50 acts announced will close out each night of the festival from August 29-31 across six stages. The East ...

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VIP TABLE GIVEAWAY: Michael Woods at Pacha NYC – May 9, 2014

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Michael Woods is heading back to NYC this Friday for the second installment of his Pacha NY residency! Fresh off the release of his new single “Flash Hands,” the Diffused Records boss invites you to his set at Pacha. To make things even more exciting, DJ Times is giving away a VIP table (must ...

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Red Bull Music Acadamy Festival Honors Larry Levan with NYC Street Party

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Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York kicked off its month-long series of parties, performances, lectures, and art installations today, and it plans to pay respect to DJ pioneer Larry Levan on May 11 with its Larry Levan Street Party. The party will shut down King Street between Varick and ...

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VIP TICKET GIVEAWAY: Bob Sinclar at Pacha NYC – May 3, 2014

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Bob Sinclar is heading back to NYC this weekend for a night of house, babes, and debauchery! After being named the face of H&M’s summer campaign with his cover of Blondie’s classic “Heart of Glass” featuring supermodel Gisele, the Yellow Records label boss invites ...

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VIP TICKET GIVEAWAY: Roger Sanchez at Pacha NYC – April 26, 2014

The S-Man is back in the city that never sleeps! After taking it to the streets of Miami for Miami Music Week and Winter Music Conference, the Stealth Records label boss invites you to get lifted with a special set at Pacha. To make things even more exciting, DJ Times is giving away a pair... ...

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Marco Bailey at SYSTEM NYC

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DJ Times has partnered with Marco Bailey to give away two pairs of tickets to Marco’s show at New York’s System Danceclub this Saturday, February 1! Each winner and one friend will be added to the guestlist to kick off their Superbowl Weekend with Marco Bailey. Rules: YOU MUST BE 21+ TO ENTER, ...

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Electric Daisy Carnival to Return to NYC’s MetLife Stadium in 2014

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Insomniac has announced that Electric Daisy Carnival New York will return to the MetLife Stadium over Memorial Day weekend in 2014, marking the event’s third year in New York City. The festival is produced in partnership with RPM Worldwide—the team behind New York’s Pacha Nightclub—and will ...

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25th Anniv. Moment: Nas – May, 1994 [Interview]

New York Newcomer Hooks Up With All-Star Producer On “Illmatic” Debut LP Originally published: May 1994 Perhaps it an be attributed to something funky in the water, but there’s been a steady flow of talented MCs and DJs who have streamed out of the mighty borough of Queens, N.Y., over the past ...

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SFX Entertainment Officially Acquires Made Event

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Live event producer SFX Entertainment has officially completed its purchase of Made Event, the company behind New York’s Electric Zoo festival. This deal comes hot on the heels of SFX’s recent IPO and its announcement of its purchase of ID&T. In addition to Randall Island’s Electric Zoo, ...

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The British Are Coming: Sankeys to Open in NYC This Month

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Sankeys’ third season is coming to a close, but the party isn’t stopping as the owners prepare to open a New York edition of the British club on October 31st. The new location will be located in Manhattan on 36th Street and houses two rooms: the famed futuristic-themed Basement and the ...

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