Rave Inside An Icelandic Glacier: Secret Solstice Announces Second Annual Festival

Rave Inside An Icelandic Glacier: Secret Solstice Announces Second Annual Festival Music festivals have become ubiquitous in the omnipresent state of the EDM bubble, so its appropriate to see promotion companies trying to take their events to the next level. Secret Solstice did just that, as they put on an unforgettable festival in an Icelandic glacier last June. If…

DJ MOVES TOP 7 (INCL. STEVE AOKI, SEVEN LIONS, AND AVICII)

DJ MOVES TOP 7 (INCL. STEVE AOKI, SEVEN LIONS, AND AVICII) When playing over a hundred different stages in a year time, a DJ is bound to develop a certain style when it comes to whipping up the crowd with certain gestures. Throughout the years, we’ve seen so many trademark twists that we lost count. Since…

POP DANTHOLOGY 2015 DANIEL KIM

POP DANTHOLOGY 2015 Since 2010, I have been making music mashups of the top songs of the year. My Pop Danthology 2012 went viral all over the world, reaching 10 million views in just three days (the original YouTube video currently stands at more than 70 million views). Every year now my Danthologies go viral. For the…

AVICII HINTS AT A NEW ALBUM COMING IN 2016

AVICII HINTS AT A NEW ALBUM COMING IN 2016 The Swedish producer dropped the news during a Reddit forum Over the last few weeks, EDM DJ/producer Avicii has been hosting a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) panel, where he’s invited fans to quiz him on his new album ‘Stories’, production tips and more. One of…

Claude Vontroke and Green Velvet announce first official Get Real US tour

Claude Vontroke and Green Velvet announce first official Get Real US tour It is time to Get Real, North America. Claude Vonstroke and his newly established partner in crime, Green Velvet, are taking their freshly minted side-project Get Real on the road. Announcing their first official tour stretch, Claude and Velvet are primed for a…

ARE SUPERSTAR PRODUCERS THE FUTURE OF POP MUSIC?

ARE SUPERSTAR PRODUCERS THE FUTURE OF POP MUSIC? Once EDM became a mainstream phenomenon, it was not surprising when we first started to hear dance influences in pop music. But what’s particularly interesting now is how EDM is greatly impacting the role of the producer in pop. In pop, the producer has traditionally been named…