2016 Music Preview

2016 Music Preview Steve Angello, ‘Wild Youth’ (Jan. 22) The solo debut from this former Swedish House Mafia member isn’t your typical EDM album. “It’s dance music and it has vocals, but they aren’t pop vocals and it’s not formulaic,” Angello told Billboard. Indeed, early singles “Remember” and “Children of the Wild” are smart, anthemic…

Kaskade To Headline Air + Style Festival

Kaskade To Headline Air + Style Festival Air + Style, the music and extreme sports festival hosted by Shaun White, is taking place on February 20, 21 2016 at the LA Coliseum in Expo Park and will now feature Kaskade as one of the headliners. The LA-based producer was introduced to play by White alongside Gramatik, Danny Brown, Allie…

Co-Founder of Pirate Bay Creates New Machine to Debunk Industry Claims

Co-Founder of Pirate Bay Creates New Machine to Debunk Industry Claims Earlier this week, we covered a story about the possible change of dealing with online piracy. A novel idea that instead of prosecuting your fan base who illegal downloads your intellectual property, the artist teams up with Muzit to use torrent data to create…

SPIN Says Daft Punk Is The 2nd-Best Duo Of The Last 30 Years

SPIN Says Daft Punk Is The 2nd-Best Duo Of The Last 30 Years Over the last 30 years, the music industry has evolved at an unprecedented rate. Just for perspective, the top-selling albums in the U.S. from 1985-1987 featured Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston, and Bon Jovi, respectively. The same charts were topped by Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift,…

Richie Hawtin’s ENTER Won’t Be Returning To Ibiza This Summer

Richie Hawtin’s ENTER Won’t Be Returning To Ibiza This Summer Things aren’t looking so bright on the White Isle of Ibiza right about now. Late last year, techno legend Carl Cox declared that the following summer will be his last year bringing his residency to Space Ibiza after fifteen incredible years. Now, another techno god…

Tomorrowland Reveals Theme Of 2016 Edition

Tomorrowland Reveals Theme Of 2016 Edition While things are certainly not all sunshine and rainbows for SFX, Tomorrowland is still moving forward and beginning to tease this summer’s flagship festival. Tomorrowland has made a name for itself with its impeccable themes and stage designs which all stick the cohesive story of the year. Last year…

Martin Garrix Make a Track Live On Air

Martin Garrix Make a Track Live On Air It often seems like wizardry how our favorite DJs and artists craft the music they play in their sets. What may be more challenging to remember is that accompanying all the flashing lights and glamour we see with these modern day rock stars, there are countless hours sitting behind a…

Run-D.M.C. to Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Run-D.M.C. to Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Iconic rap trio Run-D.M.C. will be honored with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award this year, the Recording Academy announced Wednesday (Jan. 13). The Queens-bred group — comprised of Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, Joseph “Reverend Run” Simmons and the late Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell — will join a host of…

Listen to 5 Must-Hear David Bowie Remixes

Listen to 5 Must-Hear David Bowie Remixes Love Is Lost (Hello Steve Reich Mix By James Murphy For The DFA) LCD Soundsystem’s frontman gave this haunting Bowie song a breathtaking 10-minute refresh. Be forewarned that the music video that Bowie commissioned for it below is NSFW. Fritz von Runte’s Bowie2001 The British artist reinvented Bowie’s back catalog as a…

This DJ’s Awesome ‘Let’s Dance’ Turntable Tribute to David Bowie

This DJ’s Awesome ‘Let’s Dance’ Turntable Tribute to David Bowie Skratch Bastid's David Bowie Tribute “Let's Dance” routine.  Many dance artists are paying tribute to the Thin White Duke. Words easily fail with the passing of an iconic artist like David Bowie, and so sound seems to be the best language for a Bowie sendoff.Canadian DJ Skratch…

Disney Takes On Deadmau5 By Making Their Own LED Mouse Head

Disney Takes On Deadmau5 By Making Their Own LED Mouse Head Ever since Deadmau5 and Disney’s agreement last year,, we thought the debacle was over. It appears that Disney forgot about their legality issues when they hired Polish design firm PanGenerator to develop the LED Mickey Mouse head.   MICKEYPHON – kinetic av sculpture created…