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Wynn brings Jamie Jones, Solomun to Vegas, marking inaugural tech house residency

by Festival January 06, 2018

This post was originally published on this siteIt seems Las Vegas will see its first-ever tech house residencies this year thanks to Wynn — the luxury hotel officially confirmed tech house tastemakers Jamie Jones and Solomun as two of the brand’s…

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Bassnectar reveals new Naux Faux EP is set for tentative Valentine’s Day release

by Festival January 06, 2018

This post was originally published on this siteDespite incessant rants from a few vocal minorities across his cult following, Lorin Ashton continues to shower his spoiled fanbase with new gifts — in the form of a throwback Naux Faux side project. Bassnectar has officially revealed by…

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Detroit Love descends on the Coachella Valley this April

by Festival January 05, 2018

This post was originally published on this siteCoachella has programmed some stellar techno acts to play in the festival’s infamous Yuma Tent over the years. 2015 saw the ripe appearance of J.E.S.u.S (aka Jackmaster, Eats Everything, Skream, and Seth Troxler), while…

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Jean-Michel Jarre set to play first North American Festival performance at Coachella

by Festival January 04, 2018

This post was originally published on this siteCoachella is known for its combination of the hottest acts of current music culture paired with the most talented musicians in the emerging-mainstream. This year the festival has also included one of electronic music’s pioneers, Jean-Michel…

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Monstercat announces split into two imprints: Instinct and Uncaged

by Festival January 03, 2018

This post was originally published on this siteCanadian label Monstercat has started 2018 off with a bold step in a new direction. After seeing exponential growth in 2017 encompassing a broad spectrum of music, the 2017 DA Label of the Year has announced…

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Coachella releases 2018 lineup

by Festival January 02, 2018

This post was originally published on this siteCoachella has released their lineup for 2018 featuring The Weeknd, Beyoncé, and Eminem. The lineup is the festival’s 19th edition. Notable undercard acts on the bill include ODESZA, Kygo, Soulwax, Illenium, Jamie Jones, Motor City…

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Virtual Riot offers a satirical outline of ‘EDM News in 2055’

by Festival January 02, 2018

This post was originally published on this siteMonstercat alum Virtual Riot offers a potential shape for “EDM News in 2055” in a recent slew of tweets that show shades of the producer’s futuristic sense of humor. EDM News in 2055 –…

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Apple Music’s Beats 1 Radio kicks off the year with ‘Welcome 2018’ mixes from 20+ DJs

by Festival January 02, 2018

This post was originally published on this siteApple Music’s Beats 1 Radio is ushering in the new year with 24 hours of new DJ mixes, featuring ‘Welcome 2018’ cameos from some of the top names active in the electronic industry.…

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See the top three most searched music genres in the US during 2017

by Festival January 01, 2018

This post was originally published on this siteBritish music streaming service Mixcloud has revealed the “most searched for” music genres in the United States during 2017, collecting the data from searches conducted on the Mixcloud platform. Identifying the dominant genres…

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Avicii and Nicky Romero to reconvene on upcoming new single

by Festival December 30, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteAvicii and Nicky Romero’s galvanic 2012 single, “I Could Be The One” will soon gain a successor. Romero confirmed that he has been logging studio hours with the “Levels” hitmaker on the 280th…

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Diplo plans to bring Mad Decent Block Party to Pakistan in early 2018

by Festival December 26, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteDiplo‘s long-running Mad Decent Block Party will break new international ground in 2018, with plans announced to touch down in Pakistan early next year. Since its inception 11 years ago, the event brand…

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Deadmau5 releases collaborative clothing line with Insomniac

by Festival December 26, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteDeadmau5 has released an exclusive collaborative clothing line with Insomniac, to be released at his performance at Countdown NYE (NOS Events Center). The two-day New Year’s festival features anticipated headlining sets from deadmau5…

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Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike to reunite with Hardwell & Afrojack in surprise live show December 23, stream live

by Festival December 23, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s no secret that Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike are keen on surprises. In the past, the two have welcomed Lost Frequencies, Steve Angelo, Armin Van Buuren, Afrojack, Steve Aoki, and more, in…

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Theo Parrish launches online W.O.K.E. radio show

by Festival December 23, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteDetroit house icon Theo Parrish is setting out on a new musical endeavor with his Sound Signature label, “intended to musically educate listeners of all ages, with an emphasis on youth and black and brown…

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RL Grime sparks Chief Keef collaboration rumors with new Instagram post

by Festival December 23, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteThe expression goes “a picture is worth a thousand words,” but in the context of the music industry, a picture just might indicate an inbound collaboration. Trap tastemaker RL Grime has set the…

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Kaskade launches Kickstarter campaign to raise money for Brazil school

by Festival December 21, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteKaskade is using his international influence to bring awareness to Project Favela, a free school located in Rocinha, Brazil that faces potential closure due to a cartel war. Established in 2009, Project Favela…

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City of Miami Commissioners meet to decide fate of Bayfront Park-based music events

by Festival December 19, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteThe setting of large scale Miami-based music festivals, Ultra Music Festival and Rolling Loud, is subject to change following the City of Miami’s recent “Sunshine Meeting” on December 15. A response to the petition prepared…

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CRSSD Festival unveils stunning lineup in anticipation of its seventh edition

by Festival December 19, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteDowntown San Diego’s CRSSD Festival has cultivated a reputation for curating emergent and established talent alike, the production’s lineup for its 2018 iteration materializing as yet another impressive installment in the event’s booking…

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Marshmello and The Chainsmokers to close out 2017 at XS Nightclub

by Festival December 18, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteXS Las Vegas, the city’s premier electronic music hotspot, has revealed Marshmello and The Chainsmokers as the nightclub’s final acts of 2017. This year alone, the club launched a spate of new experiences including NightSwim,…

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Zhu drops heavy handed new original ‘Jet The Doberman,’ announces Blacklizt NYE show

by Festival December 18, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteBy all accounts, Zhu is having himself a career year. In 2017, the enigmatic beatmaker has already graced fans with a handful of aced remixes, a new EP, and a joint venture with…

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YouTube record label NoCopyrightSounds hits milestone $1 million in sales despite free downloads

by Festival December 17, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteIn 2011, Billy Woodford established a unique UK-based record label and music organization known as the YouTube channel NoCopyrightSounds. Since then, NCS has transformed into a global music label with millions of listeners and more…

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Loco Dice announces new hip-hop and grime side project FKD

by Festival December 15, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteLoco Dice is one of dance music’s most mercurial DJs. The house and techno maven moves across a multitude of genres with a keen sense for how sounds reflect in their respective atmospheres. After spending what…

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Someone just found a box full of copies of Discogs’ most expensive record of all time

by Festival December 14, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteThe title of the “most expensive vinyl record” to be sold on Discogs comes with a $15,000 price tag. The staggering figure was paid in exchange for an original promo copy of Prince’s…

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See Google’s most frequently searched albums, artists, and songs of 2017 [Full List]

by Festival December 14, 2017

This post was originally published on this site There is perhaps no end of year list that best bespeaks the nation’s interests in 2017 than Google‘s “Year in Search 2017.” A compilation of the most frequently searched values over the…

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