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Electric Gardens Festival Announces Launch Party with Dubfire + More at The Ivy

Sliding into the end of 2016, there will be no better place to be as T1000 Events unleash the Electric Gardens Festival Launch Party featuring a techno legend that dominated on the Electric Gardens Festival Code stage. This premium electronic daytime event will takeover every room including the pool area at Sydney’s IVY BAR. WithContinue Reading…

August 23, 2016 House, Local News, Techno, Trending

Autoerotique announce Australian club tour

This September will see one of Dim Mak’s favourite artists, Autoerotique hit Australian shores for an exclusive headline club tour. Most known for the 2013 smash hit “Asphyxiation” will be hitting the likes of Adelaide’s Electric Circus, Brisbane’s Family superclub, before visiting Joondalup and Newcastle; with the final show of the tour to be hostedContinue Reading…

August 22, 2016 Electro, Local News, Trending

SAYMYNAME Announces Australian Headline Tour

The God Father of Hard Trap is heading down under for a headline tour this September / October and Australian bass music fans couldn’t be happier. Hitting Australian shores for a string 6 dates, Saymyname will be hitting the likes of Sydney’s Ivy Courtyard, Brisbane’s The Met Nightclub and Adelaides superclub HQ. SAYMYNAME has seenContinue Reading…

August 12, 2016 Dubstep, Local News, Trap, Trending

Hydraulix announced on Snowtunes lineup and drops remix on Diplo’s new Label

Hydraulix, aka Damien Williams, is a DJ/Producer from Sydney who has recently been announced to play at Snowtunes this year, and has just collaborated with Oski dropping a new remix on Diplo’s label, Good Enuff. Growing up listening to hip-hop, rap and punk rock, it wasn’t until Hydraulix was seventeen that he decided to becomeContinue Reading…

August 11, 2016 Dubstep, Local News, Trap, Trending

New Zealand musical legends Shapeshifter drop new track Stars!

Today, Shapeshifter are set to spark a frenzy with ‘Stars’, the first official single from their upcoming album, due out this year through local tastemaker label Caroline Australia. ‘Stars’ is the embodiment of everything fans know and love about Shapeshifter; throbbing bass music, glistening electronic textures and barrelling breakbeats set to the soulful tones ofContinue Reading…

August 4, 2016 Drum N Bass, Local News, Trending

Armin van Buuren announces Australia to be included in his Armin Only Embrace world tour

Armin van Buuren has announced that he will be bringing his Armin Only Embrace world tour to Australia in 2017 for one show only. Set to take place in Sydney on January 28, 2017, Armin Only Embrace is presented by Symbiotic and is closely related to Armin’s most recent album,Embrace. The show will consist ofContinue Reading…

August 1, 2016 Local News, Trance, Trending

Breaking: Insomiac announce Dreamstate Melbourne with All-Star Lineup!

It’s official, Insomiac will be heading down under this October long weekend with the announcement of their very first Australian event; alongside touring company Symbiotic, lead by Janette Bishara. Insomniac events are renowned for bringing the very best in artists and production and this October will see the legendary Dreamstate festival hit Melbourne’s Hisense arena.Continue Reading…

July 25, 2016 Local News, Trance, Trending

Aly & Fila announce ‘Open to Close’ shows for Sydney and Melbourne!

As hot as the Sahara and standing every bit as tall as pyramids, Aly & Fila are the single most successful group to have emerged from the spiritual lands of Egypt. From the Med to the Red and from up high in Cairo, to down deep in the Sinai, they’ve built an immense, ultra-loyal in-countryContinue Reading…

July 19, 2016 Local News, Trance, Trending

Dimes and Avance team up to drop Bam Bam, your new favourite Trap jam!

Rising Aussie bass producers Dimes and Avance join forces and let loose on the latest Ripe Records release; BAM BAM. The unearthly intro builds in momentum, layering wonky synths and ghoulish lyrics with heavy hitting drums for a spooked-out dance floor killer. BAM BAM is a unique offering from Dimes and Avance, taking a sidestepContinue Reading…

May 26, 2016 Local News, Trap, Trending

Snails announces headline Australian tour

The King, Founder & CEO of Vomitstep has revealed he will be heading down under for a headline club tour this July! Combining trap rhythms and dirty bass lines in a new genre that he has dubbed “vomitstep”, Snails has accumulated a worldwide following since his first track appeared in 2012. In 2014, Snails earnedContinue Reading…

May 23, 2016 Dubstep, Local News, Trap, Trending

Flume Announces Australian Arena Tour!

If Flume hasn’t already blown up to massive proportions; Australia’s most loved electronic producer has today announced a huge Australian tour! Set to kick off in late November and running through December, Flume will be going bigger than he’s ever done before with some huge venues locked in. Hot off the release of his secondContinue Reading…

May 4, 2016 Local News, Trending

YOUR SHOT Returns In 2016 Bigger Than Ever!

YOUR SHOT IS BACK IN 2016 TO UNCOVER AUSTRALIA’S NEXT GENERATION OF DJ TALENT! YOUR SHOT, presented by Alcatel, is back in 2016, continuing its quest across the east coast of Australia to unearth Australia’s next top DJ talent. With programs for singers and dancers to get noticed and make something of their talents, YOURContinue Reading…

April 18, 2016 Local News, Trending

Bixel Boys confirm 2016 Headline Australian Tour

Even considering the breakneck pace of modern dance music, Bixel Boys development has come about startlingly fast. First they appeared on Soundcloud with edits of pop classics, since then, they’ve remixed everyone from The Crystal Method to Architecture in Helsinki – all while crafting a distinct perspective on future house and wearing lots and lotsContinue Reading…

April 7, 2016 House, Local News, Trending

Global Psytrance star BLiSS set to tour Australia!

BLiSS is the internationally acclaimed musical project by musician Yonatan Marcow, and for the last decade BLiSS has forged a very successful career on the international psy-trance and outdoor festival scene. His unique performances are a combination of live guitar and DJ-ing which has seen him become one of the most popular and biggest actsContinue Reading…

April 7, 2016 Local News, Trance, Trending

Stereosonic on hiatus in 2016, set to return in 2017

Australia’s favourite electronic dance festival Stereosonic will be taking a year off in 2016, with the event organisers issuing an official statement early this morning. Stereosonic’s parent company SFX have confirmed that the festival “will not return” in 2016. An SFX representative confirmed reports with inthemix that Australian’s won’t see the dance festival this summer,Continue Reading…

April 7, 2016 Local News, Trending

Ridvan returns with a huge new single!

Last year one of the worlds’ most well known EDM labels, Ultra Music, announced a Will Sparks remix competition which saw entries from across the globe. A then 18-year old Australian local, Julian Cassella AKA Ridvan, entered the competition – and he went on to beat an international field of producers to take out theContinue Reading…

April 5, 2016 Electro, Local News, Trending

Transmission is coming to Australia in 2016!

For the first time in history, the most prestigious trance brand originating from Prague has set its course for the dance music capital of Australia. Transmission ‘The Spiritual Gateway“, has become world renowned by distinguishing itself through the incorporation of an exclusive theme related storyline which guides the visitors on a journey through the night.Continue Reading…

March 20, 2016 Local News, Trance, Trending

Win a Double Pass to Grandtheft in Brisbane thanks to BBE [Competition]

BBE are proud to present Canadian bass-head Grandtheft across Australia and New Zealand across March and April. Establishing an eclectic, custom club sound by playing largely his own originals and remixes, Grandtheft has slayed clubs worldwide and is respected as one of the best live DJs Canada has to offer. The music he produces isContinue Reading…

March 17, 2016 Local News, Trap, Trending

Win a Double Pass to Wilkinson in Sydney thanks to BBE [Competition]

In conjunction with our friends Origin NYE and Horizons Touring, BBE are very excited to announce that UK DnB powerhouse Wilkinson will be playing an intimate headline show at OXFORD ART FACTORY in Sydney on Sunday 24 April (Anzac Day Eve) with MC AD-APT. To celebrate, OZ EDM has teamed up with the BBE toContinue Reading…

March 17, 2016 Drum N Bass, Local News, Trending

Godskitchen to host final ever party in Australia with mega lineup

With a history that spans over 20 years, one of the world’s most iconic trance parties will come to an end this April / May. Godskitchen started out with massive success in the early 90s and with rave culture now stronger than ever, the legendary event will host parties in Sydney and Melbourne for oneContinue Reading…

March 15, 2016 Local News, Trance, Trending

Om Unit Locks In Australia + New Zealand Tour

The Operatives are proud to present the return tour of one of bass music’s most forward-thinking producers – OM UNIT. With a debut performance in Alice Springs and SOUNDCLASH in Melbourne featuring Soulection: Sound of Tomorrow and Warp Record’s Mark Pritchard, this is one revolutionary selector not to miss. Over the past five years, OMContinue Reading…

March 15, 2016 Drum N Bass, Local News, Trending

Shogun Audio celebrate their 100th release with a massive Australian tour

Shogun Audio will see their 100th release ‘Shogun-100’ on March 18th and are gearing up to celebrate the milestone worldwide. From March to June the label will be spinning out 4×4 track EPs from those on the label roster alongside special appearances from label associates and favourites. The Shogun-100 tour touches down in Australia andContinue Reading…

March 9, 2016 Drum N Bass, Local News, Trending

Australian bass duo Dimes announce headline national tour

Exploding on the scene in early 2015 with their debut EP ‘Anything Goes’ charting in the top 40 on Beatport, Brisbane’s own pair of bassline junkies Dimes have gained but momentum since. With signature sounds full of dark synths, unbridled distortion and damaging 808’s, the duo quickly found support from OZ EDM and we’ve beenContinue Reading…

March 7, 2016 Local News, Trap, Trending

Hot Dub Time Machine Australian Tour Announced!

The world’s first time travelling dance party, Hot Dub Time Machine is bringing his enormous and incredible show back to Australian shores for one time only in 2016. Armed with a new time machine and a whole host of surprises, you can expect as always, the Best. Party. Ever. Through live scratching’s from vinyl turntablesContinue Reading…

March 7, 2016 Electro, House, Local News, Trending

Valentino Khan Locks In Australian + New Zealand Headline Club Tour

He’s the name that’s been turning heads this past year. Turning heads for both his chart-topping productions and also his highly energetic shows. Los Angeles producer Valentino Khan will return down under this April & May for a headline club tour of Australia and New Zealand. Most known for his dominating hit Deep Down Low,Continue Reading…

March 3, 2016 House, Local News, Trap, Trending

Earthcore announce their first round lineup for 2016 Festival!

In 2015 earthcore treated punters to one of their biggest festival editions yet, and the festival completely sold out with a lineup that was as impressive as any seen on last year’s global festival circuit. Following up last week’s news of the festival’s return this year is the announcement of the first round lineup… TheContinue Reading…

Armin van Buuren confirms ‘Armin Only Embrace’ Australian Shows

After announcing a new Armin Only world tour late last year, trance legend Armin van Buuren has today announced the news Australian electronic music fans have been waiting for. Armin Only Embrace will be heading back to Australian once again for two shows at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena and Sydney’s Showground Exhibition halls. Armin van BuurenContinue Reading…

February 27, 2016 Local News, Trance, Trending

DC Breaks and Frankee announce joint Australian and New Zealand tour

One of the hottest and most in-demand drum & bass acts in the world right now, DC Breaks return to Australia and New Zealand hot off the back of their massive new single ‘Breathe’. Joined by fellow RAM Records’ label-mate Frankee, who is embarking on his highly anticipated Australia/NZ debut, this easily one of theContinue Reading…

February 16, 2016 Drum N Bass, Local News, Trending

ShockOne Drops Latest Track & Announces Australian Tour

ShockOne is back in fine form, with his killer new track ‘City Lock’. Teaming up with the infamous Ragga Twins (who recently featured on Skrillex’s hit ‘Raga Bomb’), the track sees a shift from the usual drum n bass forumla by ShockOne, and serves up an impressive; wub-heavy vibe. It’s fair to say that weContinue Reading…

February 10, 2016 Drum N Bass, Dubstep, Local News, Trending

Jauz Confirms Headline Australian Tour With Support From Mija

Just a few months after his highly anticipated appearances at Stereosonic 2015, current ‘it’ producer DJ Jauz will be hitting the road down under this April. The rising star has seen massive support from the industry’s biggest names including Skrillex, Diplo, Axwell & Ingrosso, Tiesto and more. The chart-topping producer is set to invade fiveContinue Reading…

February 9, 2016 Dubstep, Local News, Trap, Trending

Dillon Francis Locks In ‘We Are All Lee Lin Chin’ Australian Tour

Straight off the back of the massive WLDBYZTOUR Australian tour which saw Flosstradamus and NGHTMRE tear Australia a new one, Touring company BBE have announced yet another world class Australian tour. None other than funnyman and serious chart-topper Dillon Francis will be hitting Australian shores for a headline tour, set to invade Auckland, Sydney, Adelaide,Continue Reading…

Borgore Announces 2016 Australian / NZ Tour

The worlds most famous Israeli-born DJ and producer is one of the finest purveyors of filth in the past five years, and his Buygore label has kept that vision alive and well. With an impressive of chart toppers and even a full length LP, Borgore will be hitting Australia this March for a string ofContinue Reading…

February 2, 2016 Dubstep, Local News, Trending

NGHTMRE Announces More Australian Tour Dates

Kicking off in just a week, it’s time start massaging those trap shoulders and get ready for the huge #WLDBYZTOUR, featuring an insanely stacked lineup headlined by Chicago duo Flosstradamus. With tickets flying, LA wunderkind NGHTMRE has announced an exclusive run of solo shows alongside the #WLDBYZTOUR dates with Flosstradamus and London’s freshest new producerContinue Reading…

January 29, 2016 Local News, Trending

Groovin The Moo 2016 Lineup Announced

The Groovin the Moo 2016 lineup has been revealed with a heavy roster of Aussie artists touring for the rural music festival. Well known for having a certain country vibe to it, GTM always seems to pull in some of the most current buzz acts from around Australia. It’s no surprise that tickets are almostContinue Reading…

January 29, 2016 Local News, Trending

Chuckie Locks In ‘Perfect Sky’ Club Tour

This January, Chuckie is taking the long haul to Australia to do what he does best: headline club performances. Known for his stadium-sized house, his Dirty Dutch parties and his high-energy performances, Chuckie has confirmed he will be hitting Australian shores for a string of headline club shows. The “Perfect Sky Tour” will see theContinue Reading…

January 17, 2016 Electro, Local News, Trending

Sydney Get’s A New Trance Festival With Lucid Dreams

The team at Sydney’s Genesis Events have kicked off the new year in style with the announcement of Sydney’s newest open air trance party “Lucid Dreams”. Set to kick off Saturday, February 20th, Lucid Dreams will take place at a newly renovated location known as “The Cresent”. The new location will encompass that Open AirContinue Reading…

January 12, 2016 Local News, Trance, Trending

Bass Heavyweight Datsik Announces Australian & New Zealand Tour

With a string of #1 Beatport releases, sell-out tours and a rapidly growing fan base, the Canadian producer/DJ and Firepower label boss ended 2015 on an exceptionally high note, and with the release of his most record Smoke Bomb featuring Snoop Dogg¸ he’s already making his claim to an even bigger 2016. The North AmericanContinue Reading…

January 6, 2016 Dubstep, Local News, Trap, Trending

Fatboy Slim announces Australia day Melbourne headline show!

If you made a list of the most influential dance music artists of all time there is no doubt that Fatboy Slim would be a very popular and well deserved inclusion. After being responsible for some of the scene’s most popular tracks, Fatboy Slim aka Norman Cook has gone on to transcend the music industryContinue Reading…

December 18, 2015 House, Local News, Trending

Australia’s trance festival Atlantis will return in 2016 with an all-star lineup!

After it’s highly successful inception back in June this year, Totem OneLove have today confirmed the Atlantis festival will grace Australian shores once again. Atlantis 206 will return with an impressive lineup which is nothing but impressive: Atlantis has Egyptian favourites Aly & Fila, Italian mastermind Giuseppe Ottaviani, rising star David Gravell. The 2016 eventContinue Reading…

December 9, 2015 Local News, Trance, Trending

Boyz Noize Exclusive Melbourne Show + Documentary Announced

On the back of selling out the festival in just their second year, Beyond the Valley are joining forces withe BBE and are proud to present the exclusive Melbourne side-show for German techno powerhouse Boys Noize on Friday 8 January, 2016 at Platform One. Joining in the craziness will be one of Australia’s breakthrough actsContinue Reading…

December 7, 2015 Electro, Local News, Trending

Diplo discusses upcoming Jack U EP, Stereosonic and more in Triple J interview

With the Stereosonic music festival in full swing, a number of international acts have been travelling across Australia and taking in everything the country has to offer. With the second weekend of the festival set to hit Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane this weekend; Triple J had the chance to catch up with none other thanContinue Reading…

December 5, 2015 Local News, Trending

VANFEST kicks off with Peking Duk and Stacie Todd in Red Bull stunt plane, live performance from Rudimental and more

After much anticipation, VANFEST, created by father and son team Grant and Matt Clifton, kicked off with a pre-festival event last night, Friday December 4, in Forbes NSW. While enjoying a line-up of DJ’s including Kuren, GRMM and KILTER, thousands of festival goers who had travelled to Forbesespecially for VANFEST enjoyed the music, food andContinue Reading…

December 5, 2015 Local News, Trending

Melbourne’s new festival ‘Electric Parade’ locks in huge 2016 lineup!

Yet another boutique festival has been locked in for 2016 and boy does this one pack a punch. Melbourne’s ‘Electric Parade’ festival is the newest incarnation from the folks at Majik Entertainment and is set to feature some of the biggest names in trance and electro. Delivering the ultimate production along with a next levelContinue Reading…

December 3, 2015 Electro, Local News, Trance, Trending

EMC Day Two Highlights: Faking it to making it as a DJ, How being nice gets you to the top & how trance is breaking records at pacha

Asia Pacific’s leading electronic music conference (EMC) wrapped for another year yesterday with an array of local and international music industry heavyweights taking part in panel discussions spanning songwriting, festivals, the media and touring locally and internationally. Now in its fourth year, EMC is the largest event of its kind in the Asia Pacific regionContinue Reading…

December 3, 2015 Local News, Trending

EMC DAY ONE Highlights: The Future of Music Festivals & What Can We Do About The Lockouts?

Sydney December 1, 2015: The 2015 edition of the Asia-Pacific Electronic Music Conference kicked off today with legendary DJ Carl Cox entertaining over 700 delegates with engaging and humorous insights into his career spanning four decades as the king of the dance floor. Local and international industry folk came together to talk about what makesContinue Reading…

December 1, 2015 Local News, Trending

Good Life Festival locks in massive 2016 line-up

Good Life festival, the country’s biggest music festival for 13 to 17 year-olds, has scored a rather epic line-up this year, securing some of the hottest acts to play for underage dance fans in Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney. Good Life will kick off next March with a lineup that features over 20 acts, plusContinue Reading…

December 1, 2015 Local News, Trending

Trance Superstar Genix Is Heading Down Under This December!

The UK based Genix has built up a reputation as one of the freshest dance artists with his cutting edge production and DJ sets. Now a familiar name on the worlds biggest lineups, alongside the likes of Armin Van Buuren, Paul Van Dyk, Ferry Corsten, and Above & Beyond to name a few; Genix hasContinue Reading…

November 26, 2015 Local News, Trance

Rising Bass Star Party Favor Locks In January 2016 Australian Tour

With the twerk and bass movement in full swing, the past 12 months have been a whirlwind for LA based producer Party Favour. The producer behind the chart topping hits such as Bap U and Booty Loose [Mad Decent Records] was last in the country this September and today the rising star has confirmed heContinue Reading…

November 26, 2015 Dubstep, Electro, Local News, Trap, Trending

Armin van Buuren, Will Sparks and more added to EMC 2015

With less than one week to go until the Electronic Music Conference kicks off for 2015, EMC today announced legendary DJ and producer Armin Van Buuren alongside 30+ extra speakers and eight new panels.    Armin joins a massive international representation from artists and industry heads like Carl Cox, Gilles Peterson, AM Only Denise Melanson, SpinContinue Reading…

November 25, 2015 Local News, Trending

Win a Double Pass to EMC Play 2015 [Competition]

With the Electronic Music Conference (EMC) set to kick off in Sydney, our good friends at the Electronic Music Conference are teaming up with OZ EDM to give away a double pass to this year’s EMC Play event. EMC Play is a music extravaganza that features a stellar lineup of Australia’s up-and-comers and will beContinue Reading…

November 24, 2015 Local News, Trending

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