BILLBOARD RELEASES LIST OF FINALISTS IN 2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS

BILLBOARD RELEASES LIST OF FINALISTS IN 2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS Today, Billboard released the finalists in the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. According to the press release, “the awards are based on the reporting period of tracking dates March 23, 2015 through March 17, 2016 and Billboard chart dates April 11, 2015 through April 2, 2016.”…

UK club Dance Tunnel to close its doors in 2017

UK club Dance Tunnel to close its doors in 2017 Gentrification – mixed with lowered rates of millennials going out on the weekends – has translated into a drastic change of London’s nightlife landscape. Iconic clubs all over the city are shutting their doors, with a total of 35% of the city’s grassroots music venues having been closed for…

SiriusXM reaches 30 million subscribers

SiriusXM reaches 30 million subscribers Satellite radio monolith SiriusXM has surpassed the milestone of 30 million subscribers. The Liberty Media-controlled station added 465,000 new subscribers in the first quarter of 2016, up from 431,000 in the same period a year ago. SiriusXM closed out March with 30.1 million subscribers. Liberty Media currently owns a 62%…

Kryoman & Pairanoid – My Squads Lit feat. Shaq

Kryoman & Pairanoid – My Squads Lit feat. Shaq Kryoman, Pairanoid and Shaq make an unexpectedly awesome team. About a month ago, they dropped this future house tune on Uprise Music where Shaq, who is no stranger to electronic music after playing Tomorrowworld, finally made his debut on an original production, lending his simple yet very catchy vocals….

The Armory To Become San Francisco’s Newest Music Venue

The Armory To Become San Francisco’s Newest Music Venue The Armory, which was previously the headquarters of pornography company Kink.com, officially received its full entertainment merit from the San Francisco Entertainment Commission last Tuesday after a 4-to-2 vote. Located in the Mission District of San Francisco, the venue – a massive space that appears to…

Kaskade and ZHU’s Soothing ‘In the Morning’ Rework

Kaskade and ZHU’s Soothing ‘In the Morning’ Rework After teasing fans on social media last week, Kaskade and ZHU have unveiled their “In the Morning” collaboration. Kaskade channels his Strobelite Seduction era output on the mellow reinvention, which commences with strummed acoustic guitar chords before settling into a relaxed house groove. Check it out below.

Pretty Lights releases “Only Yesterday”

Pretty Lights releases “Only Yesterday” Three years after releasing his Grammy-nominated album A Color Map of the Sun, Pretty Lights has unveiled his first new production in “Only Yesterday.” The song is available for free download atprettylightsmusic.com The track follows the electro-soul pioneer’s announcement to his social media followers that he’d be pursuing a new…

AC Slater announces new EP on OWSLA

AC Slater announces new EP on OWSLA LA bass house hero AC Slater has announced his sophomore OWSLA EP, Bass Inside, out April 28th. The title track sets the tone for the EP and highlights the West coast bass house revival that AC has helped bring to the spotlight. AC taps UK legend Chris Lorenzo…

Parse Audio launch with mournful techno debut by Degray

Parse Audio launch with mournful techno debut by Degray Freshly minted imprint Parse Audio deliver a strong debut release in the form of  The Source EP by Barcelona-based producer Degray. Little is known about Degray and the element of mystery that surrounds his persona infiltrates his Parse Audio debut. The producer aptly runs his fingers…

Uppermost unveils ‘Watch You Blaze’ feat. Dutch Party

Uppermost unveils ‘Watch You Blaze’ feat. Dutch Party Following up his recently released single “Talisman”, Uppermost has just unveiled ‘Watch You Blaze‘, a club-ready cut that will undoubtedly be setting festivals and clubs alight in the coming summer months. The second installment from Uppermost’s upcoming ‘Impact’ EP (out April 22nd) ‘Watch You Blaze’ is out…

DJ Snake – Middle (4B Remix)

DJ Snake – Middle (4B Remix) DJ Snake continued his streak of global hits with “Middle” last October. After another one of his tracks crushed charts all over the world, he asked his young and upcoming friend 4B to make the official remix to the tune. As always, 4B delivered with an awesome remix for us. Taking “Middle”…

SFX FORCED TO RESERVE $15 MILLION SPECIFICALLY TO PAY ARTISTS

SFX FORCED TO RESERVE $15 MILLION SPECIFICALLY TO PAY ARTISTS Good news for artists could mean bad news for SFX. A large amount of money that the company could have really used to stay afloat has been ordered by U.S. Bankruptcy judge Mary Walrath to be allocated specifically to pay artists at SFX festivals and…

AVICII AS THE BOB DYLAN OF EDM?

AVICII AS THE BOB DYLAN OF EDM? “In his own way, Avicii is like EDM’s Bob Dylan—a transformational figure who lent credence to a growing movement, only to realize that the whole affair was pretty bullshit and walk away from it all.” – Drew Millard, THUMP Millard makes a damn good point, and this entire article makes…

2Dutch Boutique Music Group joins forces with Armada Music

2Dutch Boutique Music Group joins forces with Armada Music AMSTERDAM, April 5th, 2016, Dutch boutique music group 2-Dutch announced its joint venture with Amsterdam-based record company Armada Music. Together, the two major dance music entities will continue Showtek’s Skink label and bring a whole new imprint to the industry: 2-Dutch Records. Soon to put out…

Carl Cox’s Space Ibiza Residency To Include A Few More Stars

Carl Cox’s Space Ibiza Residency To Include A Few More Stars After revealing the first wave of artists that will be joining him on his final journey at Space Ibiza,Carl Cox has now revealed some star-studded additions. The likes of Cirez D, Luciano, Josh Wink, Fatboy Slim, Loco Dice and MANY MORE are set to join…

Protocol Declares Get Connected Tour Feat. Nicky Romero, Deniz Koyu & More

Protocol Declares Get Connected Tour Feat. Nicky Romero, Deniz Koyu & More Following a star-studded show at Icon Miami during Miami Music Week, Protocol Recordings has announced that they will be embarking on the Get Connected tour.Protocol designed the concept behind the Get Connected tour around the way individuals both connect and experience their lives…