DJ Paul Holden has died

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NERVO – Bulletproof feat. Harrison Miya

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Hardwell & KURA – Calavera

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Fedde Le Grand & Cobra Effect – I Can Feel

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W&W – How Many

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Deadmau5, Oliver Heldens and more respond to Avicii’s retirement

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TEN WALLS ANNOUNCES HIS RETURN TOUR AND PREVIEWS NEW MUSIC

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NETSKY ANNOUNCES THIRD ALBUM

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Some Las Vegas Club Owners Think EDM Is Out

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Juanito – Why Not

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SPOTIFY JUST RAISED $1 BILLION IN IT’S QUEST FOR STREAMING DOMINANCE

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AVICII ANNOUNCES HIS RETIREMENT FROM SHOWS & TOURING

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DIPLO MIX FOR XS NIGHTCLUB’S 7TH ANNIVERSARY

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Ummet Ozcan – Spacecats

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TIËSTO & BOBBY PUMA – MAKING ME DIZZY

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Carl Cox and Martin Garrix to headline Ultra Brasil

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Blasterjaxx & Breathe Carolina – Soldier

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Zedd and Aloe Blacc perform ‘Candyman’ on Good Morning America

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“TRANCE FAMILY” GETS TO SPEND EASTER WEEKEND WITH ARMIN VAN BUUREN

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IMS Engage 2016 Announces First Speaker Pairings: James Barton, Lee Anderson

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Big Grams team up with Adult Swim for new animated short

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Do Lab announces 2016 Coachella lineup and stage experience details

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Carl Cox, Floating Points and others announced for Glastonbury 2016

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SOUNDCLOUD RELEASES PAID SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE, SOUNDCLOUD GO

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Markus Schulz – Live from Ultra Music Festival 2016

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Martin Garrix Teases Collaboration with Kygo

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DEADMAU5 “RIO” ON SOUNDCLOUD

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KANYE WEST SURPRISES FANS WITH A NEW TRACK ON EASTER

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The best moments of LCD Soundsystem’s early reunion at Webster Hall

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Ultra Music Festival 2016 Videos

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A Short Film About Vinyl – You Need To Hear This

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BEATPORT OFFICIALLY GOES UP FOR SALE, SEVERAL BUYERS INTERESTED

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Steve Aoki, Felix Jaehn & Adam Lambert Collab ‘Can’t Go Home’

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ODESZA Is Working On A New Album

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“I DON’T CARE ABOUT THE DJ MAG TOP 100, GETTING $200,000 PER SHOW”

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The Hottest Unreleased Tracks Of Ultra Music Festival 2016

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SBTRKT’s latest project, ‘SAVE YOURSELF’ Enigmatic UK producer SBTRKT has released SAVE YOURSELF, his first album released since 2014′s “Wonder Where We Land.” The eight-track album includes two previously shared tracks, “Good Morning” featuring The-Dream, and “I Feel Your Pain” featuring former touring mate D.R.A.M. and vocalist Mabel. The tracks received pedigreed first plays, what with “Good Morning” premiering…

Baauer shines in his Essential Mix debut

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Unlike Pluto Premieres ‘Waiting For You’ Feat. Joanna Jones

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Los Angeles DJ and producer Pumpkin dies in car accident

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Sasha & Digweed reunited for a surpise b2b at Ministry Of Sound

Sasha & Digweed reunited for a surpise b2b at Ministry Of Sound Sasha & Digweed are two names that will be forever celebrated in the dance music scene. Last night, March 24, something historic happened: the two joined forces at Digweed’s Bedrock Easter celebration show at Ministry of Sound. Upon Sasha’s arrival, the two subsequently kicked off a b2b…

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