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Avicii Lists Superstar Collaborators For New Album

There is no doubt that Avicii’s debut artist album True broadened horizons for dance music and established him as an influence for sounds that the genre hadn’t yet explored. With just a few months shy of his it’s first anniversary, the Swedish producer is currently juggling shows all across the world while still remaining hardContinue Reading

July 23, 2014

Martin Garrix Posts Track ‘Out Of The Earth’ In Honor Of Late Friend

After receiving news of his friend Darryl Dwight passing away, Martin Garrix has released something new to share with fans how important a fellow producer can be when starting out. Like Martin, Darryl was also an aspiring producer and the two even collaborated on a track together back in 2010. While Martin was only 14Continue Reading

July 21, 2014

Ferry Corsten Celebrates The Birth Of His Son

On July 13, Trance superstar Ferry Corsten and his wife Lia Colayco Corsten, celebrated the birth of their son Seb Corsten. First announced in Miami at the Ultra Music Festival back in March, Ferry told A State Of Trance radio host Armin Van Buuren that the couple were expecting their second child and that theContinue Reading

July 18, 2014

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

July 9, 2014

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

July 9, 2014

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

July 8, 2014

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

July 7, 2014

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

July 5, 2014

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

July 3, 2014

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

July 2, 2014

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

July 2, 2014

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

July 1, 2014

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

July 1, 2014

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

June 30, 2014

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

June 30, 2014

MGM Resorts and Hakkasan Group Join Forces

MGM Resorts International and Hakkasan Group announced earlier today that both entities will form a new joint venture hotel management company. The new company named MGM Hakkasan Hospitality will combine the strengths of MGM Resorts International and Hakkasan Group. As a leader in experimental hospitality, MGM Resorts are most recognized for designing, operating, providing servicesContinue Reading

April 15, 2014

Mad Decent Block Party 2014 Lineup Announced

Straight off the bat of the Mad Decent Block Party cities / dates announcement this past Friday, the gowing label has dropped the huge list of acts that will be performing. Hitting a total of 22 cities this year (a jump up from 13, last year) the tour will include an A+ headliner that setsContinue Reading

April 13, 2014