SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA REMEMBERS THEIR FINAL FAREWELL

SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA REMEMBERS THEIR FINAL FAREWELL Today three years ago today was one of the defining moments in EDM: a fond farewell to the group that had thrust the burgeoning genre into the limelight of radio play and the mainstream, Swedish House Mafia‘s Ultra 2013 performance and last show ever. Comprised of dance music icons Axwell, Steve…

DEADMAU5’S NEW RADIO SHOW RIGHT HERE

DEADMAU5’S NEW RADIO SHOW RIGHT HERE   Deadmau5 has been busy these last few weeks, between the Mau5hax tour and a crazy schedule of sets at MMW/Ultra: saving the day to headline Ultra’s live stage when The Prodigy had to cancel, throwing down on the A State of Trance Stage, going B2B with Eric Prydz,…

AVICII ANNOUNCES ALL-SWEDISH EVENT SERIES WITH STEVE ANGELLO & MANY MORE

AVICII ANNOUNCES ALL-SWEDISH EVENT SERIES WITH STEVE ANGELLO & MANY MORE Avicii has just taken to his Facebook page to announce his involvement in the inception of an extremely special, one-of-a-kind event series to take place on July 30 in the Netherlands. For the very first time, and as part of festival series The Flying…

AOKI’S HOUSE 138

STEVE AOKI AOKI’S HOUSE 138 Steve Aoki presents his weekly Aoki’s House Podcast.

MARTIN GARRIX FEATURED IN 7UP’S NEW TV COMMERCIAL

MARTIN GARRIX FEATURED IN 7UP’S NEW TV COMMERCIAL 7UP is recognized as one of EDM’s biggest brands and supports with the scene today. Over the past few years, 7UP has worked with Live Nation, Insomniac, Martin Garrix and many other venues, artists and promoters. Their 7x7UP campaign showed fans how to “live it up” to…

Ultra Music Festival Wraps One Of Its Most Successful Years Ever

Ultra Music Festival Wraps One Of Its Most Successful Years Ever Ultra Music Festival celebrated its eighteenth edition in style this weekend with another hugely successful production at Bayfront Park in Downtown Miami that was sold out months in advance. The World’s Premier Electronic Music Festival welcomed 165,000 Ultranauts from 87 countries worldwide to witness…

SoundCloud plans to monetize remixes to stand out against competitors

SoundCloud plans to monetize remixes to stand out against competitors SoundCloud has been in a state of flux over the past several years. As the independent – and free – streaming platform grew to be too big for major labels to ignore, pressure from industry giants to remove users’ content and profiles increased, both in…

COACHELLA & STAGECOACH 2016 PREDICTED TO BRING IN $704 MILLION

COACHELLA & STAGECOACH 2016 PREDICTED TO BRING IN $704 MILLION Music festivals have been known to bring in a nice little uptick in the local economy from time to time, but data provided by the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership in tandem with the Greater Palm Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau has the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Stagecoach Country Music Festival bringing…

Interactive scatter plot of 1387 music genres

Interactive scatter plot of 1387 music genres If there’s one thing dance music fans love, it’s inventing new genres. And as journalists, we’re just as guilty of it (if not more). In fact, we’ve been classifying and re-classifying music for decades, spawning hundreds of subgenres in the process. Now, however, the brilliant minds at The Echo Nest have created…