BEST TUNES OF 2015

BEST TUNES OF 2015 It’s been another bumper year for quality dancefloor tracks. Here’s our discerning pick of the best… Bicep, Koze and Woolford are just a few names that have become reassuringly prevalent in our end-of-year pages in recent times — and, yes, there’s some new names too. While naturally we’ve focused on tunes…

ODESZA TALK THE FUTURE OF DANCE MUSIC

Odesza Talk The Future of Dance Music & Why Music Should Be Free Odesza capped off a hugely successful tour which saw them take the world by storm on their In Return: World Tour and the remix album for 2014’s In Return that debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top 100 for Electronic by adding a Grammy nomination to their…

ADELE TOPS BILLBOARD’S DANCE CHARTS

ADELE TOPS BILLBOARD’S DANCE CHARTS Adele‘s hit song “Hello” has just done the impossible, and placed #1 on the Billboard Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart. Adele has made an epic surge this week, rising from the chart’s third position and selling over 3 million copies of her album 25 in less than 7 days. She continues to prove time and time again…

THE SHAMBHALA 2015 AFTERMOVIE + DOCUMENTARY

THE SHAMBHALA 2015 AFTERMOVIE + DOCUMENTARY Betwixt the beauty of Fractal Forest, the tribal basslines of the Village, the beachside bliss of the Living Room, the rumble pit of the AMPhitheatre, swaggering vibes of the Grove, and of course the timeless Pagoda stage, Shambhala Music Festival is nothing short of a music lover’s Eden. Even without…

Martin Garrix Dominates The Beatport Best Of 2015

Martin Garrix Dominates The Beatport Best Of 2015 Beatport has just come out with its cavalcade of Top Lists for 2015, truly providing everything you need to catch up on this year’s tracks, albums, sound packs and more. First, the Beatport gang put together the Top Selling Tracks, dividing them up into categories by genre….

Ultra Korea – 2016 Expandsion & 2015 Aftermovie

Ultra Korea – 2016 Expandsion & 2015 Aftermovie After a record-breaking 2015 edition, Ultra Korea has announced that it will be expanding the festival to three days in 2016 for its fifth anniversary event. The news coincides with the release of the official 2015 aftermovie. Ultra Korea’s event this past June saw a record 110,000…

Oliver Heldens Drops New HI-LO Single “Ooh La La”

Oliver Heldens Drops New HI-LO Single “Ooh La La” After making fans hungry with a teaser video the other day, Heldens released a new single under his HI-LO moniker via his Heldeep Records last night. The new single, titled “Ooh La La” is available for purchase on Beatport. Check out the full stream below…

BRAND NEW VINYL PRESSING MACHINES

BRAND NEW VINYL PRESSING MACHINES ARE ENTERING THE MARKET FOR THE FIRST TIME With vinyl record sales the highest they’ve been in 20 years, new presses are going to be installed Vinyl pressing machines are big, really big, and they take up a lot of space in a warehouse. There hasn’t been any innovation with…

Ultra Brasil will return in October 2016

Ultra Brasil will return in October 2016 Back in 2008, Ultra Music Festival made its first expansion outside of its original Miami location and into Brazil to develop its worldwide presence. Since then, Ultra has held sporadic festival editions in the South American country with the last occurring in 2011 with Swedish House Mafia headlining the event….

Sankeys Ibiza will open a full month early in 2016

Sankeys Ibiza will open a full month early in 2016 Sankeys Ibiza will welcome visitors to the White Isle a month before the season traditionally begins next year. Sankeys, which was born in Manchester, has had a successful outpost in Ibiza for the past five years, with parties seven nights a week during the regular…