Jack Beats Mixes FABRICLIVE 74 Compilation

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Jack Beats (aka UK-based producers Niall Dailly and Ben Geffin) are teaming up with famed London nightclub Fabric for the release of FABRICLIVE 74. The 70-minute mix provides a snapshot of the duo’s diverse sonic inspirations heading into 2014, with standout tracks including Breach’s dark house ...

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TJR Launches Bounce Nation Residency at Wynn Las Vegas

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TJR is preparing to make Vegas shake with the February 5 launch of his monthly Bounce Nation residency at Wynn Las Vegas’ Surrender Nightclub. TJR will take over Surrender one Wednesday each month and promises an unpredictable night of dance music spanning across many genres. The Rising Music ...

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Jeff Mills Scores & Stars in ‘Man From Tomorrow’

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Tomorrow comes today with the premiere of Man From Tomorrow, a new film featuring unreleased music from the legendary techno DJ/producer Jeff Mills, who scored and starred in the flick. The movie, recently premiered in Paris and directed by French filmmaker Jacquline Caux, is divided into two ...

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Duck Sauce Tease Debut LP with ‘Duck Droppings’ EP

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America’s Best DJ nominees A-Trak and Armand Van Helden have a busy spring ahead of them, performing twice as Duck Sauce at Coachella 2014 and then releasing their debut LP Quack, which they’re previewing now via the free Duck Droppings EP. The four-tracker delves into Duck Sauce’s vault and is ...

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David Guetta ft. Skylar Grey – ‘Shot Me Down’

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David Guetta has taken aim straight at club dancefloors with “Shot Me Down,” his new collaboration with vocalist Skylar Grey. The track marks the inaugural release of a new series of heavier tracks being released by his Jack Back Records label while he works on his sixth studio album. A clear ...

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Claude VonStroke Readies ‘Dirtybird BBQ’ Compilation

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Claude VonStroke is inviting everyone to his backyard this year with the announcement of the 2014 Dirtybird Records compilation Dirtybird BBQ. Set for release on February 25 on both CD and vinyl, the new compilation is a 12-track showcase of the San Francisco label’s roster, curated by label ...

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Skrillex & Diplo Lead Phase 2 Ultra Music Festival Lineup as Jack U

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With a little over 50 days left until Ultra kicks off at Miami’s Bayfront Park on March 28, the festival’s organizers have unveiled the second phase of the artist lineup. The second phase includes the additions of dance heavyweights including Cedric Gervais, Fedde Le Grand, John Digweed, as ...

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Tiesto Releases Fred Falke “Red Lights” Remix Ahead of Essential Mix

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Tiesto will be coming to radio speakers all over the world on February 1 when he takes the decks for BBC Radio One’s Essential Mix. The Essential Mix—Tiesto’s first since 2006—is set to be a special set from the Dutch DJ/producer, who has promised a Clublife Afterhours mix. The mix is slated to ...

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Chris Lake Embarks on North American Helium Tour

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Chris Lake is preparing to take North American fans higher on his Helium Tour, which kicks off tomorrow at San Francisco’s Vessel nightclub. The tour comes on the heels of the release of his soaring vocal house single “Helium,” and will hit cities across the US and Canada—including Atlantic ...

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Dillon Francis, Flying Lotus, & More Added to Moogfest 2014 Lineup

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Asheville’s Moogfest has announced further additions to its diverse lineup of nighttime performers ahead of its spring debut from April 23-27.  Synthpop pioneers the Pet Shop Boys will join the lineup alongside British rapper M.I.A., producer Flying Lotus, and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee ...

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Zedd Celebrates Grammy Win with New Single + Lyric Video

Following his Best Dance Recording win at Sunday’s Grammy Awards for “Clarity,” Zedd has teamed up with Bud Light Platinum to release his new single “Find You.” Zedd returns to past collaborators Matthew Koma and Miriam Bryant for vocals on the new track, which sees Zedd furthering his ...

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ATB Goes ‘Face To Face’ on New Single

ATB makes a grand return with his signature emotive sound with a new single and album. “Face To Face” is a progressive house stunner that sees German DJ/producer mixing a light acoustic guitar backing amongst sweeping aural soundscapes accompanied by the Stanfour’s melodic vocals. The video ...

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Designer Drugs Announce Upcoming Album The Drugs Are In Control

New York City’s Designer Drugs are back and proclaiming The Drugs Are In Control with the announcement of their sophomore album, due out March 10.The new album—described by the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominees as being a “hard-hitting blur of heady, tripped-out” tunes—is the follow-up to their ...

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Markus Schulz Reveals Scream 2 Album Details

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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 ...

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NAMM: BT to Host & Perform Tonight at 29th Annual TEC Awards

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The 2014 NAMM show officially kicked off yesterday, and the festivities keep rolling tonight with BT handling hosting and performing duties at the 29th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards. Honoring outstanding technical achievement in sound design and creative achievement in ...

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NAMM 2014: iZotope & BT Release BreakTweaker Beat Sequencer

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iZotope and BT have revealed their latest software collaboration, BreakTweaker, a drum sculpting and beat sequencing plug-in compatible with any DAW and accompanying MIDI controller. Using its three modules: the Sequencer, the Generator and a MicroEdit Engine, BreakTweaker aims to forgo the ...

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NAMM 2014: Pioneer DDJ-SZ & Remix-Station 500

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Pioneer DJ has announced the expansion of its controller and live performance accessories with the Pioneer DDJ-SZ and the Remix-Station 500. The upcoming Pioneer DDJ-SZ was created with professional software DJs in mind, and is described as the “Big Daddy” of Pioneer DJ’s controller lineup by ...

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Bitwig Announces March Release of Bitwig Studio

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Bitwig has announced the March 26 release of Bitwig Studio, the much-hyped new multi-platform DAW. With both line and non-linear workflows, the software is practical in both live and studio environments. Compatible with Windows, Mac OSX, and Linux, Bitwig Studio comes loaded with over 50 ...

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Shure Opens Latin American Marketing Office in Miami

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Microphone and audio manufacturer Shure has announced the opening of a new Miami office aimed exclusively to sales, marketing, and business development in Latin America. The new office will connect with existing Latin American distribution centers, dealers, partners, and users, as well as ...

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Update from Maarten Hoogstraten: ‘Bingo Players Will Always Be Plural’

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Following Paul Bäumer’s tragic passing following a cancer battle last month, fellow Bingo Players member Maarten Hoogstraten has updated fans on his status and future plans with a post on the Bingo Players’ website and Facebook. In the announcement, Maarten thanks fans for the support ...

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Steve Aoki Readies 3 Weeks of Releases for 3OKI

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Steve Aoki is wasting no time getting into full swing in 2014 with the announcement of 3OKI, a series of three music releases on Dim Mak over the span of three consecutive weeks. The series kicks off tomorrow, January 21 with the remix package for the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee’s ...

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Red Bull Music Academy Tokyo Begins Application Period

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Red Bull Music Academy recently announced it was arriving in Tokyo, Japan this autumn, and applications to attend the 2014 edition are now being accepted. Open to music makers and producers of all styles and levels of experience, the Red Bull Music Academy offers accepted students a two-week ...

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ADJ Offers Big Lighting with New Monster Beam

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ADJ has unleashed a lighting beast with its new Monster Beam, which promises powerful creation of the popular Moonflower lighting effect for both clubs and mobile DJs. The Monster Beam features the highest capacity LED engine of any ADJ Moonflower to date with its 25-watts of LED output ideal ...

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Jacuzzi Releases Free Mizu EP

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Hot on the heels of the success of his remix of Santigold’s “Disparate Youth” last year, Hawaiian producer Jacuzzi has unleashed the free Mizu EP. Across a quick five-tracks, the 18-year-old producer shows that he’s wise beyond his years with his genre-defying intricate productions. While the ...

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The Sound of Q-Dance Previews Return to LA with Trailer

The Sound of Q-dance is returning to Los Angeles’ Shrine Expo Hall this March, and a newly released trailer serves to preview the upcoming Hardstyle event. As the next US entry of the world’s largest series of hardstyle events, The Sound of Q-dance promises the pulsing bass and high BPMs fans ...

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ADJ Announces Sweeper Beam & Sweeper Beam Quad LEDs

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ADJ has unveiled a new pair of LED light fixtures consisting of the all-white Sweeper Beam LED and four-color Sweeper Beam Quad LED. Aimed with both club and mobile use in mind, the two units are capable of producing perpetual-motion lightshows for long periods of time without need for duty ...

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Swedish House Mafia Documentary to Premiere at SXSW

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Leave The World Behind, a new documentary chronicling Swedish House Mafia’s One Last Tour and subsequent break-up, will get its world premiere in Austin, Texas this March as one of the picks of South By South West’s film festival. The film—directed by Christian Larson and executively produced ...

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Chromeo ‘Come Alive’ with Tour & Single Announcement

The boys of Chromeo have a busy spring ahead of them following the announcement of their Come Alive tour and new single of the same name featuring Toro Y Moi. The Canadian pair will spend the spring touring across North America beginning April 6 at Houston’s House of Blues. The tour will ...

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Ticketfly Takes Reins for Burning Man 2014 Ticket Sales

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After years of website crashes and lottery systems, the Burning Man Organization has enlisted Ticketfly to handle ticketing sales for the 2014 edition of its annual art festival taking place August 25-September 1. The move is a surprising development for the organization, which has been ...

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Armin van Buuren Teams with Heineken for “Save My Night”

Armin van Buuren has announced a new partnership with Heineken to promote the new “Dance More, Drink Slow” campaign and a new single “Save My Night.” The campaign aims to deliver a message emphasizing the importance of staying in control while clubbing by drinking in moderation. The dark track ...

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Sennheiser Introduces HD Headphone Series Aimed at DJs

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German audio product manufacturer Sennheiser has unveiled its new HD headphone range aimed at DJs and producers at this week’s CES 2014 tradeshow in Las Vegas. The HD series is inspired by its famed HD 25 model, and was designed with extended use in and out of the booth in mind. The new line ...

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Skrillex, Calvin Harris, Zedd Lead 2014 Coachella Dance Lineup

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Coachella 2014 attendees are in for a Californian desert rave in the festival’s Sahara Tent this April, judging from the dance acts present on this year’s lineup. Zedd, Calvin Harris, and Skrillex round out headliners OutKast, Muse, and Arcade Fire, with Disclosure, Martin Garrix, and Fatboy ...

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UMF Radio Launches On-Demand Mixcloud Station

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Sirius XM radio’s Ultra Music Festival Radio program is now available on-demand to fans digitally via its launch on Mixcloud. This move gives fans over 200 hours of music available at anytime, with almost 150 separate programs featuring exclusive sets and live performances from dance’s biggest ...

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SFX & Clear Channel Announce Content Partnership

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After an IPO, acquisition of Made Event, and overhaul of Beatport, SFX is continuing to grow its EDM empire with the announcement of a new marketing and content partnership with radio giant Clear Channel. The partnership combines the biggest gloabal producer of live dance music events with the ...

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Pretty Lights Celebrates Grammy Nomination with Free BitTorrent Bundle

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Pretty Lights has partnered with BitTorrent to give fans a free BitTorrent Bundle of material to celebrate his recent Grammy nomination for Dance/Electronic Album of the Year. The free download includes both the original A Color Map of the Sun album and its 16-track remix album, three exclusive ...

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Markus Schulz Prepares for Scream II with International Release Parties

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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 ...

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Mixed In Key 6 Update Released with Improved Key Analysis

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Mixed in Key has entered 2014 with a the release of Mixed In Key 6, which adds an improved analysis algorithm and a slew of other features to the popular harmonic key detection software. The new update’s main feature is an upgrade to its harmonic detection algorithm, which allows it to analyze ...

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Dubspot Announces June Debut of Los Angeles Location

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New York-based electronic music production and DJing school Dubspot has announced it will be opening up shop in Los Angeles this June. The new location—set to be announced soon—is planned for a Central Hollywood spot within a few blocks of Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street and is set to mirror ...

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MiMOSA, Purity Ring, More Set to Rock Tucson’s Gem & Jam Festival

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Tucson, Arizona promises to be a desert oasis for electronic music this February with the 2014 edition of its Gem & Jam Festival. Nestled in the second weekend of Tucson’s Gem and Mineral show, the music and art festival will include two stages when it kicks off February 7-9. Headliners for ...

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Sebastian Ingrosso Launches Refune Room with Free Live Album

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Refune Records founder Sebastian Ingrosso is launching the label’s new reward hub service with a free live album. Dubbed Refune Room, the new service gives fans early access to previews of songs and videos, as well as exclusive pre-sales for shows via a point system gauged by users’ social ...

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Moguai to Punx Up The Volume on American Tour

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After a massive 2013 with the runaway success of “Mammoth,” Moguai is kicking off a new year with his Punx Up The Volume American Tour. Announced via a video teaser, the new tour will hit both North and South America during the course of three months. After playing a trio of west coast dates ...

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Deadmau5 Launches Fan-Centric Website

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deadmau5 has officially launched his new online service live.deadmau5.com, a digital platform for fans to receive content directly from the Canadian producer. After fans sign up for a free ‘Suckscription’ on the site, they are given access to audio clips, news, photos, and exclusive live ...

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Eric Prydz Wins BBC Radio’s Essential Mix of the Year

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Eric Prydz now has another reason to take pride in 2013, as his BBC Radio One Essential Mix was named the best of the year by a panel of Radio One personnel. Prydz’s Essential Mix—initially broadcast February—beat out over 65 over DJs for the title, including Skrillex, Diplo, Disclosure, and ...

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Waka Winter Classic 2014 Announces 16-Stop Tour

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Arkansas’ Wakarusa Music Festival is still six months away, but the Waka Winter Classic tour will give fans a taste of potential talent—including EDM acts and DJs—when it travels across the US this winter. Kicking off at Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Cain’s Ballroom on January 9, the Waka Winter Classic ...

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Laidback Luke Looks Back on 2013 with Mixmash Yearmix

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Mixmash label head Laidback Luke is giving fans the cliff notes on the label’s year with his Mixmash Yearmix, which was released yesterday as part of his weekly Mixmash Radio podcast series. The hour-long mix packs in all of the label’s biggest releases from the past year, including tracks from ...

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Shure Launches Third Annual ‘Get The Gig’ Internship Competition

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Microphone and audio electronics manufacturer Shure is giving one lucky college student the opportunity to intern in the company’s Artist Relations department with the launch of the third annual Get The Gig competition. Open to junior or senior college students and class of 2013 graduates, the ...

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ADJ Group Opens New Miami Facility

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ADJ Group has expanded its operations with the opening of a new 48,000 square foot facility in Miami. The new facility will provide warehousing and shipping areas for all companies under the ADJ Group umbrella—including ADJ Lighting, Elation Professional, Acclaim Lighting, American Audio, and ...

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The Glitch Mob Return with New Album & US Tour

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The Glitch Mob is returning after three years for the release of its second album Love Death Immortality on February 11 and a US tour in March. The album is set for release through the trio’s label Glass Air Records, and is preceded by the lead single “Can’t Kill Us.” The single is a ...

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Above & Beyond Previews Concert Film with Acoustic ‘Love is Not Enough’

Above & Beyond ditch the soaring synths and pulsing trance in a new video showcasing an acoustic rendition of their track “Love is Not Enough.” The video—a preview of their upcoming Above & Beyond Acoustic concert film premiering January 24 via Thump—features the boys delivering a ...

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Sick Individuals & Axwell Release Contest-Winning Video for ‘I AM’

Sick Individuals and Axwell have released the official video for their single “I AM,” which was the result of a music video competition hosted in tandem with Axwell’s label Axtone and Genero.tv. The winning video was chosen from over 40 entries from young filmmakers, and tells the story of a ...

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Rave Photographer Hopes to Bring Dancefloor Thunder with Kickstarter Campaign

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Photographer Michael Tullberg hopes to challenge the current era of digital rave photography with his Kickstarter campaign to publish his coffee table book of rave photography, DANCEFLOOR THUNDERSTORM, Land Of The Free, Home Of The Rave. DANCEFLOOR THUNDERSTORM aims to provide readers an ...

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Groove Cruise Prepares for Tenth Anniversary with Lineup Announcement

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The Groove Cruise will celebrate its tenth anniversary next year when it sets sail from Miami to Cozumel from January 30 to February 3, and the recently announced lineup promises to make it one of its most memorable voyages yet. The full lineup includes over 60 acts, ranging from Markus Schulz, ...

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Paul Basic Releases Sophomore Album on Pretty Lights Music

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Colorado-based producer Paul Basic has released his new album Transient Horizons on Pretty Lights Music. The album is a follow-up to his 2011 debut EP The Mirror, and features a more refined take on the dark, bass-centric approach of its predecessor. Former high school bandmates Pretty Lights ...

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Kraftwerk, Chic Lead Eclectic Moogfest 2014 Lineup

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Asheville’s expanded Moogfest will make its spring debut April 23-27, and pioneers Kraftwerk and Chic have been announced as headliners in the newly revealed Phase 2 lineup. Both acts will join previously announced headliners Giorgio Moroder and Laurie Anderson as part of the festival’s ...

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Showtek Launches Record Label with New Single ‘We Like to Party’

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The boys of Showtek are launching their own record label Skink, and they’re celebrating the occasion with the release of a new single “We Like to Party.” The track is a big room explosion centered around synth horn blasts, and serves as both a follow-up to the pair’s smash “Booyah” and as the ...

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ADJ Releases Ultra Bar Series of Linear Lighting

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ADJ has unveiled its new Ultra Bar Series of indoor linear lighting fixtures, featuring three different models aimed at offering professional grade quality at affordable prices. The Ultra Bar Series contains three models: the Ultra Bar 6, a 1/2-meter bar with six 3W TRI LEDs; the Ultra Bar 9, a ...

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The BPM Festival Announces Phase 3 Lineup, Day & Night Event Schedule

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The seventh edition of the BPM Festival is just weeks away from its takeover of Playa del Carmen, Mexico from January 3-12, and the organizers have unveiled Phase 3 artist lineup. The newly added artists—available below—join the over 350 acts announced for the festival, and include a slew of ...

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Daft Punk to Perform at 2014 Grammy Awards

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The robots of Daft Punk will make a rare television appearance on the 2014 Grammy Awards on January 26 with their first live performance since 2010. The duo will join previously announced performers Kendrick Lamar, Imagine Dragons P!nk and Nate Ruess, and Willie Nelson. Additionally, the duo ...

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Made Event to Host Sunday School Mini-Fest at Mysteryland USA

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New York’s Made Event will host a mini-festival edition of the popular Sunday School party at next year’s debut Mysteryland USA, taking over New York’s Bethel Woods May 23-26. The Mysteryland edition of Sunday School will consist of three stages and will aim to represent a cross-section of both ...

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Serato Releases Serato Remote Mini App for iPhone

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Serato has announced the release of the Serato Remote Mini app for the iPhone/iPod Touch, out now on the Apple App Store. Serato Remote Mini acts as a streamlined version of the Serato Remote iPad App released earlier this year, and the iPhone version fits the stripped-back essentials of the ...

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Pioneer DJ Releases Pearl White Edition of DDJ-SX Controller

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It’s looking to be a white Christmas with Pioneer DJ’s announcement of a new pearl white edition of the DDJ-SX controller. The pearl white edition inherits all of the features from the original black and gold models, including the dual deck design, four-channel mixer, and large jog wheels. ...

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Armin van Buuren to Live-Broadcast Intimate Set on UStream

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Armin van Buuren will join Sean “Hollywood” Hamilton for a UStream broadcast and performance co-sponsored by DJ Times on December 19. Armin will make an appearance on the Remix Top 30 Countdown for a private party, during which he will spin a unique 20-minute set in an intimate, lounge-type ...

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Electric Zoo to Make Debut Mexico Appearance in May

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Made Event has announced the inaugural edition of Electric Zoo Mexico, which will debut next year in Mexico City on May 3-4. The two-day festival will mark the first time the Electric Zoo brand has traveled outside of its hometown of New York, and will be produced in conjunction with Disco ...

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Bingo Players’ Paul Bäumer Passes Away after Cancer Battle

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After revealing his cancer diagnosis earlier this year, Paul Bäumer has sadly passed away after a months-long battle. Over the past few months, Paul went on hiatus from the group’s touring and studio time to fight the illness as the dance world offered up support for him. The news of Paul’s ...

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Tiesto Runs ‘Red Lights’ with First Single off Upcoming Album

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Tiesto has released “Red Lights,” the lead single from his upcoming artist album due out in 2014. First premiered on Pete Tong’s radio show a few weeks back, “Red Lights” is a decidedly dance-goes-pop affair with its fusion of acoustic and electronic production elements. Topped off with an ...

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Ultra Music Festival Unveils 2014 Phase 1 Lineup

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Ultra Music Festival has released the first phase of the lineup for the 16th edition of the event, taking place at Miami’s Bayfront Park from March 28-30. DJ headliners for this year’s event include Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Hardwell, and America’s Best DJ 2013 Kaskade, while the live stage’s ...

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Zedd Readies UK ‘Stay The Night’ EP & Deluxe Album Release

Zedd has announced the UK releases of his single “Stay The Night” and a new deluxe edition of his album Clarity. The UK release of “Stay The Night,” featuring Paramore vocalist Haley Williams, comes hot on the heels of the track’s US success earlier this year and is set for a February 9 ...

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Holy Ship!!! Announces Party Lineups & Theme Nights

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Hard Events’ Holy Ship!!! has unveiled the stacked set of theme nights and private island parties ahead of its third voyage, set to leave Miami on January 9 and sail through January 12. Each night aboard the ship is set to feature different themed parties of music, each curated by different ...

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Art Department Mixes First BPM Festival Compilation

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The 2014 edition of The BPM Festival kicks off in Mexico’s Playa del Carmen in a little less than a month, and the organizers have announced BPM001 Mixed By Art Deparment, the first in a planned series of mix compilations inspired by the festival. Released in conjunction through The BPM ...

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Hideout Festival 2014 Sells Out in Record Time

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After being on sale for just two weeks, Croatia’s Hideout Festival 2014 has completely sold out its allotment of tickets a full seven months before the event. This feat is the festival’s fourth consecutive sell-out, as well as being the fastest sell-out in the festival’s history. The 2014 ...

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Ferry Corsten, Benny Benassi, More to Perform at India’s Debut Vh1 Supersonic Fest

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Viacom is bringing India it’s newest music festival with the inaugural Vh1 Supersonic 2013 festival, which will take over Candolim, Goa from December 26-30. The five-day festival will feature a slew of big talent, including Above & Beyond, Benny Benassi, Booka Shade, and Ferry Corsten ...

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Afrojack, Claude Vonstroke, & More Added to Ultra South Africa Lineup

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Ultra Worldwide has unveiled the second phase of the inaugural edition of Ultra South Africa, which will touch down in Cape Town and Johannesburg this February. Additions to the lineup include Afrojack, Martin Garrix, Blasterjaxx, and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Claude Vonstroke, who will ...

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DJ Earworm Partners with Legitmix for 2013 ‘United State of Pop’ Mashup

DJ Earworm has teamed up with Legitmix for this year’s edition of his annual “United State of Pop” mashups, which pits the year’s biggest pop hits against each other into one video remix. This year’s mix features pop hits like Katy Perry’s “Roar” and Justin Timberlake’s  “Suit & Tie” ...

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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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TomorrowWorld Releases Aftermovie for Inaugural Event, Unveils 2014 Return

While Belgium’s Tomorrowland just announced its plans to celebrate its tenth birthday with a double festival next year, Atlanta’s TomorrowWorld is reliving its inaugural edition earlier this year with a brand new aftermovie chronicling the event. The 17-minute fillm captures the magic of ...

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Heads Roll at Beatport as SFX Trims the Fat

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SFX has cleaned house at the recently-acquired Beatport, closing its San Francisco office and laying off a majority of the engineering team at its Denver office. These layoffs come on the heels of Beatport’s Q3 loss of $1 million, as well as SFX’s declining share price from $13 to $11.60 since ...

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Flosstradamus to Stream Live DC Performance Ahead of Single Release

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Chicago DJ/producer duo Flosstradamus will stream their performance at Washington, D.C.’s 9:30 Club on December 13 through their website. The performance is one of the stops on their US and Australian IRL tour, and the live stream will serve to premiere their brand new tour production. The ...

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Coone Preps Release of Global Dedication

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Belgian producer/DJ Coone is readying the release of his new full-length album Global Dedication on Dim Mak Records on December 10. Global Dedication aims to epitomize today’s hardstyle sound and features appearances from big names from the genre, including Wildstylez, Frontliner, and Hard ...

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Electric Daisy Carnival 2013 Generates $278 Million for Las Vegas Economy

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Las Vegas hit the jackpot with last June’s Electric Daisy Carnival, as the festival brought in an estimated $278 million for the local economy in just three days. These findings come from an economic impact report from Beacon Economics, which also revealed that the third annual event garnered ...

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Above & Beyond Celebrates 50th Group Therapy with Aftermovie & New Single

Above & Beyond is celebrating the 50th edition of the trio’s Group Therapy radio program (and 500th ever radio show) with a new aftermovie chronicling its sold-out performance at London’s Alexandra Palace last month. In addition to live footage from the performance and interviews with the ...

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Afrojack & Hardwell Join Calvin Harris to Headline The Day After Festival

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Hardwell and Afrojack will join Calvin Harris to fill out the trio of headliners for Panama City’s The Day After Festival this January. The pair will join the already-announced acts, which include Nervo, Nicky Romero, and Martin Garrix. The Showpro and Disco Donnie Presents-produced event will ...

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Steve Aoki Performs on Jimmy Kimmel Live with Linkin Park

Steve Aoki has become the latest DJ/dance artist to appear on late night television, joining the likes of Zedd and Major Lazer, with his performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live last week. Linkin Park vocalists Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda appeared with the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee and ...

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Tomorrowland Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Double Festival

In honor of Tomorrowland’s tenth anniversary, the organizers of the Belgian festival have announced plans to expand it to two weekends in 2014.  The events will take place over the consecutive weekends of July 18-20 and July 25-27 in the festival’s home of Boom. Billed as a one-time initiative, ...

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Skrillex Announces 2014 City Takeovers

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After a period of splitting his time between running OWSLA and producing with Boys Noize in Dog Blood, Skrillex is returning to the solo spotlight with a newly announced string of multi-show city invasions early next year. Dubbed Takeovers, each stop will see the DJ/producer play multiple ...

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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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Nocs Readies Release of NS900 Live Headphones

A quality pair of headphones can make the difference between a good mix and a great mix, and Nocs plans to provide this with its upcoming NS900 Live headphones. Sound quality is the obvious priority for the NS900 Live, with custom titanium drivers giving a well-balanced sound that is a closed, ...

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Pioneer Unveils CDJ-900NXS, Integrates rekordbox

Pioneer has announced the January release of the Pioneer CDJ-900NXS, the latest in the company’s line of digital players. The player builds upon the foundation of its CDJ-900 predecessor with additions from the NXS line, with the key feature being the integration of rekordbox music management ...

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Kryoman Helps Steve Aoki to Aokify America

EDM’s favorite LED robot Kryoman joined forces with Steve Aoki by providing the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee with a slew of new technical wonders for his Aokify America tour, and he has released a new video showcasing the collaboration. After opening with a bizarrely enthralling on-foot chase ...

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Relive Ultra Europe 2013 with New Aftermovie

To coincide with the announcement of Ultra Europe’s return to Split, Crotia from July 11-13 of 2014, Ultra Worldwide has released a new aftermovie showing the highlights of this year’s debut event. 103,000 fans from around the world descended upon the main event at Poljud Stadium featuring sets ...

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BPM Festival Unveils Phase 2 Lineup and Showcases

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Mexico’s BPM Festival has expanded the lineup of its 10-day event to over 250 artists as well as adding a slew of new and returning showcases that will be taking over Playa Del Carmen from January 3-12. This year’s festival will see the debut of nine parties, including All Gone Pete Tong and ...

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Tiesto Showcases Culture, Travel, and Music on New Club Life Website

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Jay-Z has “Life & Times,” 50 Cent has “This Is 50,” A-Trak has “Infinite Legroom,” and now Tiesto is following in the footsteps of other artists-turned-lifestyle curators with his newly-launched “Club Life” website dedicated to music, travel, culture, art, and fashion. The new site acts as ...

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Morgan Page Goes Behind The Scenes of 3D Tour Technology

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Before a performance at Miami’s Mansion nightclub, Morgan Page talked with Fusion to go behind the scenes of his ongoing Morgan Page Presents 3D tour. In the clip, the America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee details the technology behind the 3D visuals, which was first attempted on Michael Jackson’s ...

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Serato Releases Red Bull Thre3style World Finals Wrap-Up Video

Japan’s DJ Shintaro won the title at the Red Bull Thre3style World Finals last week in Toronto, and Serato has just released a wrap-up film chronicling the event. Throughout the six-day event, entrants had just 15 minutes to entertain the crowd, and were judged on both their technical ...

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Ableton Live 9.1 Update Released

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After a public beta back in September, Ableton has officially released the Ableton Live 9.1 update, giving registered users of Live 9 Suite, Standard, and Intro new Live and Push features. Ableton Live 9.1 users gain the ability to open two windows simultaneously on both one or two monitors, ...

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Serato Releases Serato DJ 1.5.2

Serato has outlined the features and additions to the newly-released Serato DJ 1.5.2 update. The key feature is the Chip Pack, a new FX Expansion Pack powered by iZotope, which is available to purchase for $19 either in-app or from Serato’s Online Store. Chip Pack comes with several base FX for ...

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Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, & More Star in Dutch Influence Documentary

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Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, Hardwell, Afrojack, Sidney Samson, Nicky Romero, and more star in Dutch Influence, a new EDM documentary premiering in America on November 20th and running through December. The film features today’s biggest Dutch DJs telling the stories of their experiences in dance ...

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Pretty Lights’ First Pay-Per-View Concert to Premiere November 30th

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Pretty Lights will premiere his first-ever Pay-Per-View special this month with a live broadcast of his performance from San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on November 30th. The performance is part of his Analog Future tour, which kicked off in October and features a full band in ...

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Moogfest Announces Phase 1 Lineup of Daytime Presenters

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Asheville’s Moogfest has announced the Phase 1 lineup of presenter for the daytime conference portion of the upcoming 2014 edition of the festival. The list reflects the festival’s aim to celebrate the synthesis of technology, art, and music, and includes a wide variety of presenters. Heading ...

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Danny Howard Launches US Radio Show, Readies Oakenfold Collaboration

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UK DJ/producer Danny Howard has announced plans to launch a weekly US radio show that will be broadcasted on SiriusXM. Premiering November 28th, the show will take over SiriusXM’s BPM channel every Saturday at 10 PM EST/7 PM PST. The program will aim to showcase an hour packed with the UK’s ...

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Porter Robinson Signs Worldwide Deal with Astralwerks

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Photo: Darrin Harris Frisby America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Porter Robinson has signed a worldwide record deal with Astralwerks Records and Virgin EMI UK. The deal comes as a result of a label bidding war that stemmed from Robinson shopping around a near-finished album to labels. Specific ...

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Cole Plante & EA Partner for Tetris Theme Remix Contest

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DJ/producer Cole Plante has teamed up with EA Games to present the Tetris Blitz Remix Challenge in order to promote the new Tetris Blitz app, available on iOS, Android, and Amazon devices. Entrants are tasked with producing their own remix of the famous Tetris theme song, “Korobeiniki,” for use ...

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Rolling Stone Calls DJs ‘Third-Class Whores’ in New Video

To celebrate the magazine’s tenth anniversary, Rolling Stone Italy has released a puzzling new video decrying the rise of the DJ and dance music. The video—titled “Rocker vs DJ”—features a narrator mocking electronic dance music before refocusing his aim toward DJs, who he asserts are ...

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Thomas Gold Releases Video for “Remember,” Announces NYC NYE Show

There’s no bad place for a rave, judging from Thomas Gold’s video for his new single “Remember,” which is out now on Axtone Records. The video shows a series of apartment tenants boarding an elevator that magically transports them to different shows Thomas Gold has played this year, including ...

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Tiesto Teams with Music Saves Lives to Give Blood Donors Meet & Greets

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Attention D.C. Tiesto fans! Music Saves Lives and Abbott have teamed up with Tiesto to give fans the chance to meet the DJ in Washington, DC in order to promote blood donation among young adults. Winners of the contest will receive two tickets to either of Tiesto’s shows at DC’s Echostage on ...

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Kaskade to Score Insomniac Documentary Under The Electric Sky

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America’s Best DJ of 2013 Kaskade has signed on to provide the musical score for the upcoming Insomniac documentary, EDC 2013: Under the Electric Sky. The film chronicles the fan experience at the 17th annual Electric Daisy Carnival festival, which took place this summer in Las Vegas. In ...

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Dada Life Sets World Record for Biggest Pillow Fight in History

With the help of dedicated fans and 3813 pillows, the boys of Dada Life became the new Guinness World Record holders for the Biggest Pillow Fight in History. Taking place on October 26th at Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom, the pair’s record-setting pillow fight was filmed and documented, with a video ...

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Hardwell Premieres Latest Single Via Shazam

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Hardwell is premiering his latest single “Dare You” exclusively via Shazam, making him the first artist to ever release music through the song-recognition app. The track, which features Matthew Koma’s vocals, was first previewed at the Hardwell Presents Revealed showcase during last month’s ...

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OMFG! Throws NYE Double Header in San Diego; Lineup Announced

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OMFG! will return to San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center for a two-night New Year’s Eve rager. This year’s event—the second since its expansion to two days—will take place on December 30th and 31st, and will include performances by Boys Noize, Diplo, Nero, Nervo, and more. The event is put on ...

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Madeon & DJ White Shadow to Perform at Lady Gaga’s artRAVE in NYC

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Lady Gaga will be celebrating the release of her new album ARTPOP with an album release party in New York City this Sunday featuring performances from DJ White Shadow and Madeon. The event—titled artRAVE—has been two years in the making, and will include a custom stage filled with ...

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Dillon Francis & Laidback Luke Star in Commercials for “Blow”

Everyone’s got hidden talents, and judging from the two new commercials for the Martin Solveig and Laidback Luke collaboration “Blow,” Luke’s got a side career as an action movie star and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Dillon Francis is a working supermodel. Catch Dillon Francis’s commercial ...

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Red Bull Music Academy Makes Tokyo Debut in 2014

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Having already made stops in New York City, London, Cape Town, and many other cities, Red Bull Music Academy will make its Japanese debut in October 2014 when it travels to Tokyo. While details of specific events have yet to be announced, RBMA has put on numerous music festivals, performances, ...

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Oliver & Classixx Go Disco to Disco on December Tour

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Oliver and Classixx will be hitting the road together on the Disco To Disco tour, which will travel across North America this December. Oliver will kick off the tour with two solo dates in Vancouver and San Francisco on December 5th and 6th before fellow Los Angeles duo Classixx joins for the ...

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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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Moby Hosts Video Contest for New Single, Winner to Receive $6k

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America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Moby has announced a video competition tasking fans with creating the official video for his new single “Almost Home,” with the winner receiving a $6,000 prize. The track—a collaboration with Damien Jurado—is taken from his latest album Innocents. The entries will ...

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BassHead Music Wins Red Bull Music Academy Culture Clash Miami

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This past October 24, in front of a sold-out Grand Central Miami crowd, BassHead Music was named the winner of the debut Red Bull Music Academy Culture Clash Miami. Modeled after a traditional Jamaican sound clash, the event pitted four South Florida music collectives—BassHead Music, Slow Roast ...

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Ultra Worldwide Expands to South Africa & Japan in 2014

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Already one of America’s largest electronic music events, Ultra Music Festival is expanding its global reach into South Africa and Japan in 2014. These satellite editions will represent the eighth and ninth international iterations of the festival, having already visited notable destinations ...

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Watch DJ Fly’s 2013 DMC World Championship Winning Performance

The DMC World DJ Championship is an annual DJ competition that determines the top turnatablists in the world. Held in a different city each year, the 2013 edition took place earlier this month in London. France’s DJ Fly took the title this year, and his championship-winning performance is ...

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Feed Me Opens Record Label Sotto Voce

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UK’s Feed Me just released his debut album Calamari Tuesday earlier this month, but he’s showing no signs of slowing down with the unveiling of his record label Sotto Voce. Feed Me—one of producer Jon Gooch’s artistic aliases—aims to search for and discover producers with genuine artistic ...

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Dada Life, Porter Robinson, & More to Ring in 2014 at NJ’s Winter Galactic

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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 ...

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Moogfest Calls to Artists for Public Art Installations

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Asheville’s Moogfest recently unveiled its new plans for a five-day festival coming this April that will feature an expanded focus on the intersection of art and technology, including public art exhibitions. To meet this end, Moogfest and The Media Arts Project have issued an invitation to ...

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Catch Diplo’s Ask Me Anything TODAY on Reddit

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Between his time spent acting as part of Major Lazer, running the Mad Decent record label, and producing for artists like Snoop Lion and Beyonce, it’s hard to imagine America’s Best DJ 2013 runner-up Diplo having even a minute to spare. However, Diplo will be taking questions for a full hour ...

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deadmau5, mau5trap Recordings Partner with Astralwerks

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deadmau5 has revealed a new partnership between mau5trap Recordings and US record label Astralwerks. The new partnership will see Astralwerks becoming the US home for all deadmau5 releases and the exclusive distributor and label partner for Mau5trap recordings. This two-tier deal is the first ...

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Armin van Buuren Announces ‘Armin Only – Intense’ World Tour Dates

Armin van Buuren has released eighteen dates on his upcoming Armin Only – Intense World Tour. Officially kicking off the tour with a two-night stand at the Netherlands’ Ziggo Dome on November 15th and 16th, Armin will play all over the world throughout 2014. The tour will support his latest ...

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Avalon Hollywood to Celebrate 10th Anniversary with Paul Oakenfold

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Clubs come and go in the Los Angeles nightlife scene, but Hollywood’s Avalon will be celebrating its tenth anniversary on November 2nd with a performance from Paul Oakenfold as part of his North American Trance Mission Tour. This pairing is fitting, considering that Oakenfold played the club’s ...

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Bassnectar Comes Full Circle for 3rd Annual 360° NYE Show in Nashville

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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 ...

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Afrojack Joins SFX in Ringing NASDAQ Closing Bell

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To celebrate SFX Entertainment’s IPO yesterday, Afrojack joined CEO Robert Sillerman and other SFX members in ringing the closing bell of NASDAQ stock exchange in New York’s Times Square. He is the first DJ to ever ring the iconic bell. This honor also comes as part of a big week for the Dutch ...

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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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Gesaffelstein Brings Guns, Sex, & Gold for “Hate or Glory” Video

To coincide with the release of his I Heart Techno 2013 mix compilation and debut album Aleph on October 28th, Gesaffelstein has released a video for new track “Hate or Glory.” Full of the same cinematic flair seen in the video for his single “Pursuit” this summer, the new clip ditches the ...

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Pretty Lights Previews Full Band Tour with New Video

America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Pretty Lights kicks off his North American tour in support of his studio album A Color Map of the Sun in Kansas City on October 10th. However, this tour is differentiated from prior performances due to the addition of a live band, which producer Derek Smith has ...

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A-Trak to Join Danny Brown on Co-Headlining Tour

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Fool’s Gold boss and America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee A-Trak will be hitting North America with rapper Danny Brown on this fall’s Double Trouble tour.  The tour will kick of at the Fox Theatre in Pomona, CA on November 8th and will include stops in around the West Coast, including Los Angeles for ...

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The Prodigy’s Maxim Announces First-Ever US DJ Tour

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Maxim, an original member of The Prodigy, has announced his debut US DJ tour scheduled for this fall. This will be the first time any of the members of the group have toured the states since the fall, and is meant to tide fans over while the group is in the studio working on a... Read More

Serato Releases Serato DJ 1.5 Update, Offers DVS Support

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Serato has released the 1.5 Update to Serato DJ, which adds support for Serato Control Vinyl/CDJ control with new Serato DJ Noisemap DVS hardware. This allows users with Rane Sixty-Four and Pioneer DJM-900SRT mixers to use Serato DJ in conjunction with CDJs and turntables. Those familiar with ...

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Paul Kalkbrenner Announces Debut ‘Guten Tag’ North American Tour

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Paul Kalkbrenner has announced the Guten Tag tour, his first-ever solo North American tour that will see the German techno artist playing six live shows in December. The tour will kick off at New York’s Webster Hall and will include stops at Chicago’s Metro and Los Angeles’ The Henry Fonda. The ...

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ADJ Releases Lightweight Micro Image RGB Mini-Laser

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ADJ has unveiled the Micro Image RGB, a small, lightweight mini-laser featuring three lights and 25 laser patterns. Equipped with 80mW (650nm) red, 30mW (532nm) blue, and 60mW (532nm) green lasers, the unit can produce 25 geometric patterns to display upon walls, ceilings, dancefloors, and ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 9/27/2013

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We’re switching it up and now bringing you the best of the week’s free downloads every #FreePlayFriday! This week we’ve got nine downloads that range from hardstyle to disco house, with nearly everything in between. Chromeo kick off #FreePlayFriday with “Over Your Shoulder,” the lead single of ...

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Markus Schulz to Release Buenos Aires ’13 Mix Compilation

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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 ...

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Bassnectar Releases ‘Side Two’ of Immersive Music Mixtape

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 ...

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Paul Oakenfold to Embark on Trance Mission Across North America

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Paul Oakenfold will be returning to his trance roots this October with his upcoming Trance Mission tour and album. The tour will see Oakenfold bringing North American dance floors a new video and audio experience inspired by his “Full on Fluoro” sound, which has garnered significant success in ...

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Panels Announced for Mountain Oasis Music Summit

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The inaugural Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit takes place in Asheville, North Carolina next month, and the schedule of panels has been released. The discussions will kick off Saturday, October 26th at the Diane Wortham Theatre. The first panel is the Inventors’ Roundtable, which will ...

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Kaskade Throws First Pitch at Chicago White Sox Game

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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 ...

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ADJ to Hit The Road as Part of ‘ADJ On Tour’

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American DJ will be hitting the road this fall for ADJ On Tour, a multi-city tour that will offer hands-on workshops on a variety of topics, as well as demos of two new product lines and insights into the company’s next generation of products. The hands-on workshops will train attendees in ...

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Laidback Luke Bringing Super You & Me to NY, DC, and Chicago on New Tour

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Laidback Luke is set to embark on his Musically Driven Bus Tour of North America next week, but he’s added three new Super You & Me dates to the itinerary. The three dates include stops in Washington, DC, Chicago, and New York, the last of which is set to be his largest SY&M event ...

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Disclosure Announces North American Winter Tour Dates

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Disclosure has yet to kick off its US tour that starts next month, but the Britsh duo has already announced more North American dates for early 2014. The winter run will start in Toronto on January 14th and will see the duo performing 15 dates throughout January and February. The tour will ...

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Richie Hawtin to Perform at NYC’s Guggenheim Museum

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Richie Hawtin will perform at New York’s Guggenheim Museum on November 6th as part of the Guggenheim International Gala pre-party. Hawtin will also be joined in the Guggenheim’s rotunda by his brother Matthew, who will open the event, which benefits the Guggenheim Foundation. The event runs ...

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Ableton Releases Free New Features for Live & Push Users

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Ableton has announced the public beta of the Ableton Live 9.1 update, giving registered users of Live 9 Suite, Standard, and Intro new Live and Push features. For Live 9.1, users gain the ability to open two windows simultaneously on both one or two monitors. This allows both the session and ...

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RL Grime Sets Out on Fall North American Tour

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America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee RL Grime will set out on a North American tour this Fall. Kicking off this Saturday, September 21st in Oakdale, CA, the trap DJ/producer will travel across the country, playing 13 dates in total. This tour will include two festival stops at both Atlanta’s ...

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Pioneer Unveils DDJ-SR Controller Aimed at Serato DJ Users

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Pioneer DJ has announced the DDJ-SR, a two-channel DJ controller aimed at Serato DJ users. The DDJ-SR has inherited many of the features of the DDJ-SX released in 2012, including large aluminum jog wheels and integrated performance pads. Additionally, the DDJ-SR adds a brand new Pad Plus, ...

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Kaskade Takes ‘America’s Best DJ’ Title a 2nd Time

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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 ...

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Feed Me To Release Debut Calamari Tuesday in October

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Feed Me has announced the release of his debut artist album Calamari Tuesday for October 14th. The album will be released through his brand-new label, Sotto Voce. Feed Me, along with Jon Gooch’s other production aliases like Spor and Seventh Stich in addition to other artists, will see releases ...

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Giorgio Moroder, Afrojack, More to Remix Donna Summer on New Album

Dance music superstars of today will honor disco legend Donna Summer on a new remix compilation titled Love to Love You Donna. The album will be released on October 22nd through Verve Records, and will include Afrojack taking on “I Feel Love,” Frankie Knuckles & Eric Kuppe remixing “Hot ...

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Pete Tong Announces Fall US Tour & TomorrowWorld Stage Lineup

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Amidst a relocation to Los Angeles, BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix host Pete Tong has unveiled plans for a Fall US tour and the full lineup for his It’s All Gone Pete Tong arena at this month’s TomorrowWorld festival in Atlanta. After spending part of the year around the US, including performing at ...

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Headhunterz to Embark on North American ‘Explode’ Tour

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Dutch hardstyle producer/DJ Headhunterz has announced the Explode Tour, which will hit North America this Fall. The 15-date tour kicks off on September 19th in Philadelphia and will culminate with a show at the Concord Music Hall in Chicago on October 13th. The announcement of the tour comes ...

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Fun in the Sun: Aruba’s Electric Festival

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By: Jim Tremayne Oranjestad, Aruba – Set for this weekend—Sept. 6-9—the inaugural Electric Festival will light up the beautiful Caribbean island of Aruba, and DJ Times will serve as a proud media sponsor. Boasting a mostly EDM-based lineup—legendary rocker Slash is also playing—Electric ...

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Fans Start NYC Street Naming Campaign for Legendary Larry Levan

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Before the days of electronic music festivals and EDM, there was New York City’s Paradise Garage. Commonly cited as the blueprint for the nightclub experience as we know it today, the Paradise Garage was helmed by its resident DJ, Larry Levan. In the years following the clubs closure and ...

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Mat Zo Announces Debut Album Damage Control & World Tour

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Mat Zo landed massive success earlier this year with “Easy,” his collaboration with Porter Robinson. However, the young DJ & producer is aiming for more than single success with the announcement of his debut artist album Damage Control and an accompanying world tour. The album will be ...

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Pioneer DJ Announces DDJ-WeGO2 Controller Release in October

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Pioneer DJ has announced an October release for the DDJ-WeGO2 controller, which is aimed at turning consumers into DJs with its range of simple-to-use features and portable design. Made with the beginner in mind, the controller features a Jog FX wheel and illuminated buttons, as well as bundled ...

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TomorrowWorld Releases Video Trailer to ‘The Book of Wisdom’ Chapter Two

With a little less than one month until TomorrowWorld kicks off in the US in Chattahoochee Hills right outside of Atlanta, the official video trailer for the festival has been released. The American edition of the festival has been dubbed as Chapter Two of ‘The Book of Wisdom’ (with the first ...

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Insomniac Announces Camping, New Venue for Nocturnal Wonderland

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Insomniac’s 19th annual Nocturnal Wonderland Festival returns on September 21st, and it has a brand new home in Southern California’s San Miguel Amphitheatre and Grounds. Additionally, this year’s festival will host camping, a first for the event. Campers can sleep adjacent to the grounds and ...

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ID&T Announces Lineup for Sensation’s First US Tour

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ID&T has revealed the lineup for its inaugural Sensation US tour, hitting the states this September in Oakland. The tour, dubbed the Ocean of White, will feature Fedde Le Grand, Michael Woods, Nic Fanciulli, Prok & Fitch, Sébastien Léger, and Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano over its ...

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Tiësto To Perform Fan Marriage Ceremony in Vegas

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This year has been a series of firsts for DJs. Armin van Buuren recently announced he was heading to space, and now Tiësto will be performing a marriage ceremony in Las Vegas this month for one lucky couple. Announced through his Facebook page, the contest is part of his ongoing In The Booth ...

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America’s Best DJ: Georgia Jams & Full-On Vegas

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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 ...

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America’s Best DJ: Mile High & Down in Dixie

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 ...

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Flux Pavilion Announces Freeway EP & North American Fall Tour

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British bass aficionado Flux Pavilion has blown the lid off of his upcoming Freeway EP, as well as the accompanying Freeway Tour, heading out across North America this fall. The tour will kick off on September 25th in Urbana, IL and trek across 32 different cities before culminating on November ...

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Paul Bäumer of The Bingo Players Diagnosed With Cancer

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Over the past month, Paul Bäumer, one half of The Bingo Players, has been forced to miss scheduled shows due to illness. This week, he’s released a statement, unfortunately confirming that he has been diagnosed with cancer. Read his full statement below. We wish Paul a speedy recovery and all ...

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DJ White Shadow Releases Explosive ‘Fear’ Video & Gears Up for EP Trilogy

After having worked his way up through the Detroit party scene over the years, DJ White Shadow came to prominence in 2010 after being hand-selected by Lady Gaga to help produce 9 tracks for her third album Born This Way. Since then, he’s released the I’m Killing Me EP, toured the US as part ...

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Bassnectar Announces Fall ‘Immersive Music Tour 2013’

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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 ...

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Apple Releases Logic Pro X & Mainstage 3

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Apple has released the newest version of Logic, Logic Pro X, onto the app store today, a little over 4 years since the release of Logic Pro 9. The new release hosts a slew of new features, including Drummer, Flex Pitch, Track Stacks, and Arpeggiator. Drummer gives the user a virtual session ...

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Classixx & Nancy Whang Are 'All You’re Waiting For' In New Video

It’s hard to top a massive video billboard in Times Square when it comes to showcasing an album, but Classixx are trying in their new video for “All You’re Waiting For.” Taken from the group’s debut album Hanging Gardens, “All You’re Waiting For” features LCD Soundsystem’s Nancy Whang and is a ...

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Serato Introduces Serato Remote App For iPad

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Released yesterday on the App Store, the Serato Remote iPad app allows users to see and control all of Serato Live and Serato DJ’s functions, including cue points, loops, and samples, as well as loading tracks and manipulating FX without touching a laptop. Focused on compatibility, the app will ...

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Aruba To Launch Electric Festival in September With Chuckie, Hardwell

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Announced today, Aruba will host the first ever Electric Festival from September 6th through September 8th with an initial lineup that includes Aruba resident Chuckie, Hardwell, and Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash. The event, which will be the largest of its type in the Caribbean, is a joint ...

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EDM Stockholders? SFX Aims to Raise $175 M from IPO

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SFX Entertainment, the live event production company led by executive Robert F. X. Sillerman, has filed a prospectus this week with the Securities and Exchanges Committee in an attempt to raise up to $175 million through the company’s Initial Public Offering. In the filing, SFX describes itself ...

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Afrojack To Release It’s A Matter Of… EP Friday

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To kick off the start of EDC in Vegas, Afrojack is releasing the It’s A Matter Of… EP on ...

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Armin van Buuren To Enter A State of Space

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It’s not every day that trance DJs and producers fly to space, but in 2014, Armin ...

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Camp Bisco Announces Fundraiser for Tornado Relief

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Two weeks ago, two destructive EF2 tornadoes with winds exceeding 125 mph tore through ...

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Matt & Kim, Flosstradamus, & More Added to Mad Decent Block Parties

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The dates and initial lineups of the 2013 Mad Decent Block Parties were announced ...

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Disclosure Settle Into No. 1 Spot on UK Album Chart

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After a close race with Queens of the Stone Age, UK electronic duo Disclosure’s ...

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

Full Weekend: Kaskade will play Marquee clubs & EDC Vegas. Photo: Ashley Suszczynski

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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