Worlds Apart: From Seven Lions’ Improbable Musical Beginnings to His Meticulous Studio Work

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Las Vegas — With his dedication to stunning melodies and intricate soundscapes, it’s hard to believe that Seven Lions’ musical beginnings lie in extreme-metal and punk-rock bands. With a dizzying ascent to electronic-music stardom spurred on by a contest-winning remix of Above & Beyond’s ...

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#FreePlayFriday – 6/20/2014

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Whether you’re lucky enough to be in Las Vegas this week for Electric Daisy Carnival or not, there’s no wrong time to grab some free music. Grab this week’s #FreePlayFriday picks below. Nom De Strip kicks off this week’s set of picks with the biting electro of “Grandma.” Nom De Strip’s ...

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Seven Lions Shares His Top Seven Production Tips

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In a sea of DAWs, plugins, hardware, and a near-infinite number of other things to turn your bedroom into a music studio, it can be easy to lose sight of the basics of sound design and setups when crafting tracks. The importance of speaker placement, frequency sweeping, and knowing where to ...

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2014 America’s Best DJ Nominees Revealed

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Port Washington, N.Y. –  Who will be America’s Best DJ 2014? Once again, the hotly anticipated nominee list for the America’s Best DJ title is out. As DJ Times has done since the promotion’s 2006 inception, the magazine has released a Top 100 list that includes DJs of all genres balancing ...

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Seven Lions Announces ‘Worlds Apart’ EP

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Seven Lions is currently in the midst of his Worlds Apart World Tour, and the Californian DJ/producer has revealed an EP of the same name, due out on April 29 on Casablanca Records. Led by “Strangers,” his hit collaboration with Myon & Shane 54 and Tove Lo, the EP fuses ethereal progressive ...

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Seven Lions Announces Worlds Apart Tour

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Currently riding high on the success of his dance smash “Strangers” with Myon & Shane 54 and Tove Lo, Seven Lions has announced plans to hit the road this spring for his Worlds Apart North American tour. The America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee will kick off the tour at Santa Barbara, ...

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America’s Best DJ: Kaskade Cops the Golden Mixer—Again

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Las Vegas – With his fans, the media and DJ-industry insiders all in tow, Kaskade was once again crowned America’s Best DJ at Las Vegas’ Marquee Club this past Sunday, Oct. 13. After 20-plus events on America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times, the fans spoke with ...

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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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America’s Best DJ: Camp Bisco Brings the Heat

Mariaville, N.Y. – In the peak of New York’s summer heat, 20,000 EDM fans make the trek to Mariaville—quaint lake town in upstate New York—to experience Camp Bisco this past July 11-13. The four-stage music festival offered big-room house, jam bands, rappers and trappers. Known for its rural ...

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