Pasquale Rotella elaborates on the theme of EDC’s 20th anniversary festival

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MARSHMELLO “KEEP IT MELLO” FEAT. OMAR LINX

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NICKY ROMERO INTERVIEW

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Walk the Moon Remix to Magic Man’s ‘Out of Mind’

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BANDCAMP HAS PAID ARTISTS $150 MILLION IN EIGHT YEARS

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BASSNECTAR SHARES HIS THOUGHTS ON TECHNOLOGY & DJING

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Junglebae – Backwardz

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Leafs by Snoop: Snoop Dogg launches his own cannabis business

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Flume Shares Free Track ‘Wall F–k’ & Album Release Date

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MYSTERYLAND SHARES LINEUP ADDITIONS, PLUS NEW DESIGN FOR ‘THE BOAT’ STAGE

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Insomniac Announces Lineup For First Factory 93 Warehouse Party

Insomniac Announces Lineup For First Factory 93 Warehouse Party When it comes to presenting the best concerts and festivals in the US, you should automatically be thinking Insomniac. They have brought us Beyond Wonderland, Nocturnal Wonderland,Escape from Wonderland and to top it all off, Electric Daisy Carnival. It took Pasquale Rotella some time to be able to…

SFX LAYS OFF 50 EMPLOYEES IN LATEST BANKRUPTCY RESTRUCTURE

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Lido Releases First, Self-Directed Music Video and New Single “Crazy”

Lido Releases First, Self-Directed Music Video and New Single “Crazy” Vocals, drums, piano, electronic production, R&B, future bass, classical – the list of expertise spans far and wide in Norwegian-producer Lido’s artistic repertoire, and he’s here today with his first, self-directed music video Crazy to prove himself a true Renaissance man. Showing uncanny mastery of…

Deadmau5 gives a tour of his home studio and shares production advice

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Pegboard Nerds Debut NGHTMRE & Krewella Collab

Pegboard Nerds Debut NGHTMRE & Krewella Collab Pegboard Nerds took their ‘Nerds By Nature Tour’ to the Avalon in Los Angeles this past weekend, alongside a few special guests worth mentioning. The set featured appearances from Max Collins & Tia Simone and they even brought out the Krewella sisters to perform a new collaboration created with NGHTMRE. The track’s…