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Tritonal Announce Australian Tour

The festival dominating Texas duo known as Tritonal have just added more dates to their international tour and four of those dates just happen to be in Australia. After rising to fame in 2011, the duo have been dominating the Beatport charts with each release and sending festival and nightclub crowds into frenzies. Tritonal willContinue Reading…

Warped Tour And Beatport Sign 3-year Deal, Bring Punk And Rave Culture Together

Earlier this year Beatport announced that it would be hosting a stage at the iconic surf and skate festival, Vans Warped Tour. The move marked a sharp change for the touring festival that started 20-years ago and while EDM was not a new addition by any means, a stage dedicated to the sound was aContinue Reading…

RL Grime Announces Debut Album And Forthcoming Single ‘Core’

Henry Steinway certainly has enough EPs in his discography as both RL Grime and Clockwork that had fans wondering if he would ever release a full-length. Well the time has come, Steinway has finally made the announcement all RL Grime fans have awaited for years – the coming of his debut album. The LA-based producerContinue Reading…

YouTube In Negotiations With Indie Labels

After the mid-June backlash of YouTube threatening to pull major indie acts such as Arctic Monkeys and Adele from its platform, the world’s largest video hosting site has now agreed to reconsider its harsh policies. The threats arose once YouTube announced plans for a new music streaming service, stirring up a debate in which theContinue Reading…

Guy Gerber and P. Diddy Reveal ‘My Heart’ From Upcoming 11:11 Album Collaboration

The hype around 11:11 is certainly high at the moment and the rumours surrounding its release a far from in between. The album title 11:11 signifies an unlikely pairing and high profile collaboration of Israeli DJ and producer, Guy Gerber, and hip hop mogul, Sean Combs a.k.a. P. Diddy. Announcing the collaboration at the WinterContinue Reading…

Skrillex Releases ‘Recess Remixes’ EP

Dominating nightclubs and festival stages around the world is Recess, the fist pumping title track from the Skrillex’s debut album. It’s no suprised that the track performed so well and with its success, Sonny Moore offered the song to be dissected and transformed by a couple of his close friends. The extremely funky ‘Recess Remixes’Continue Reading…

Dillon Francis Drops ‘One Deeper’ DJ Hanzel Mix For BBC Radio 1

Electro star and internet funnyman Dillon Francis has provided the goods once again. No this isn’t in the laughs department, but rather a new mix under his alter ego DJ Hanzel. While the prankster is busy finishing off his new album, he found the time to slip on his deep house pants and provide AnnieContinue Reading…

Nielsen Study Profiles The Typical EDM Fan

Ever wondered what your typical EDM fan looks like? If so, The Nielson Company has decided to help you out. The international consumer measurement firm has applied its data analysis to dance music in a demographic study of EDM’s online fanbase. At the EDMBiz conference in Las Vegas in June, The Nielson Company representative TatianaContinue Reading…

Tomorrowland Unveils ‘Magic’ Wristbands

Just after the world renowned festival Tomorrowland teased us with a glimpse of this year’s main stage, the festival creators have now released some more interesting news. Further pushing themselves as an industry leading festival both in quality lineup’s and production, the festival has revealed their new festival wristbands. After receiving and activating the braceletContinue Reading…

Shaquille O’Neal Debuts As “DJ Diesel” At Chateau Nightclub Las Vegas

Legendary NBA player Shaquille O’Neal has taken up DJ’ing. Yes this is 100% serious and in fact the Kazaam star and basketball commentator debuted as “DJ Diesel” at Las Vegas’ Chateau nightclub on June 27, sporting metallic gold headphones and jeans. According to DJ Iri who was the resident DJ for TBS’ “Inside the NBA”,Continue Reading…

Calvin Harris & Avicii Make Forbes ‘World’s Most Powerful Celebrities’ List

Once again Forbes has released their high profile list of its 100 Celebrities. This time around, Forbes have analysed the influence and earnings of celebrities across all walks of sport, film, TV and music. This year’s list see’s EDM heavyweights Calvin Harris come in at #21 and Avicii at #47 – a big milestone forContinue Reading…

Skrillex Closes Glastonbury With A 5-Star Set

For the fans that have seen Skrillex in concert, you may be familiar with the power of his live shows, but for some Worthy Farm visitors who hadn’t seen his live show, they were almost literally blown away by the full production. According to the Guardian, if you weren’t at Glastonbury Festival Friday night, youContinue Reading…

Tomorrowland Teases New Mainstage

With the the gates of the world’s biggest electronic music festival set to open in under 30 days, the creators of Tomorrowland have released a teaser video to give us a quick glimpse of what to expect. Featuring an adventure about a mythical key and the highly anticipated Hans Zimmer hymn, the most exciting featureContinue Reading…

Electric Daisy Carnival Sets The Record For Largest Stage Ever Built In USA

This year’s Electric Daisy Carnival was no doubt the biggest festival Insomniac Events have run and with record numbers of attendees, the festival has set another new record that is currently down in the history books. This year’s main stage also known as the “Kinetic Cathedral” stood at an astounding 440 feet wide (80 feetContinue Reading…

Listen: Bassnectar Uploads New Album, ‘Noise Vs Beauty’ For You To Stream In Full

Bassheads rejoice as the highly anticipated 10th studio by Bassnectar album dropped last Tuesday. To accompany the release of the Noise vs Beauty, the superstar producer has uploaded the entire album for you to stream on Soundcloud! Known for constantly pushing the boundaries, Bassnectar’s habit for aural experimentation is clearly exposed with this production. AtContinue Reading…

Holy Ship Unveils Full 2015 Lineups

HARD has officially announced the full lineup for not one, but both voyages for the 2015 Holy Ship festival. With both ships scheduled to depart from Miami and reach two different destinations in the Bahamas, punters can enjoy enjoy two different lineups that boast industry leading names and enough talent blow your mind. Knife Party,Continue Reading…

Diplo & Skrillex to Release Jack U Album

While tearing things up at the Ultra Music Fesitval in Miami earlier this year, Diplo and Skrillex have kept their lips tightly sealed regarding productions under their super-duo name ‘Jack U.’ Over the past year we’ve heard several Jack U sets including ID tracks and we’re excited to report that the duo are indeed workingContinue Reading…

Daft Punk Documentary Coming To BBC

Dubbed to be one of the most watched dance music related television programs, BBC has joined forces with the legendary Daft Punk to create an hour long documentary. The new doco will delve into the duo’s career – from the beginning until now. From the inception of Homework and Discovery, the iconic Alive World tourContinue Reading…

Justice Working On Third Studio Album

French duo Justice have today confirmed they are currently in the studio with a third album in the works. The dance legends are in the early stages of delivering a follow up to the 2011 chart topper ‘Audio Video Disco.’ Gaspard Auge and Xavier de Rosnay have not announced when the album is set toContinue Reading…

EDC Las Vegas 2014 Set Times Announced

With this year’s Electrical Daisy Carnival about to kick off in Las Vegas this weekend, Insomniac have released the highly anticipated set times. Like previous years, Pasquale Rotella (Insomniac CEO) has finally dropped the set times a mere 2 days out from the opening of the festival gates. With a lineup boasting pretty much everyContinue Reading…

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