Tiësto to release deep house on new imprint, AFTR:HRS

Tiësto to release deep house on new imprint, AFTR:HRS From trance to progressive and electro house, Tiësto has seen – and produced – it all. A staple in the electronic music community since the 90s, Tijs’ humble beginnings were marked by the founding of Black Hole Recordings, the creation of Gouryella alongside Ferry Corsten, and the…

JACK Ü, LCD SOUNDSYSTEM & MORE PAY TRIBUTE TO PRINCE AT COACHELLA

JACK Ü, LCD SOUNDSYSTEM & MORE PAY TRIBUTE TO PRINCE AT COACHELLA Following the tragic death of Prince this past Thursday, and Coachella this weekend, it would seem odd if there weren’t a few tributes to legendary musician. Most of the acts finishing up the night chose to take a moment to pay tribute to…

Prince Songs That Were Hits for Other Artists

Prince Songs That Were Hits for Other Artists The purple touch that helped the Bangles, Sinead O’Connor, Chaka Khan and more Minneapolis’ favorite son was a whirlwind of creativity that knew no bounds, the purple-minded genius releasing dozens of albums on his own, but also mentoring and producing dozens of bands like dirty-minded girl group…

Secret Society Sessions – Episode 056

Secret Society Sessions – Episode 056 Jad Ad & Beat Syndrome Jad Ad:  A music lover first and foremost, Jad AD has earned a reputation for selflessly pushing quality music through several different avenues. His passion for advancing the local scene through his *spark events has seen him host local and international artists that offer…

DJ AM documentary to receive nationwide release

DJ AM documentary to receive nationwide release Nearly seven years after DJ AM‘s passing, As I Am: The Life and Times of DJ AM has found a distributor who will release the documentary nationwide. Independent distributor Abramorama will release the documentary May 27 in New York City, June 3 in Los Angeles, and then proceed to expand…

THE ART OF THE DJ

STEVE LAWLER TALKS ABOUT THE ART OF THE DJ AND SHARES HIS VISION FOR VIVA MUSIC We caught up with ‘The King of the Terrace’ about his candid documentary, ViVa Music and what it takes to be a successful DJ Steve Lawler is a name many of you will be au fait with, and for good…

Jonas Aden reveals “I Took A Pill In Ibiza” bootleg

Jonas Aden reveals “I Took A Pill In Ibiza” bootleg Following the success of his previous remixes, including his remix of Major Lazer & DJ Snake’s ‘Lean On’, Norwegian hotly tipped producer, Jonas Aden, has unleashed a fresh electro-infused bootleg ofMike Posner’s smash hit, ‘I Took A Pill In Ibiza’, which is available to stream…

DEATH OF PRINCE MIGHT BE DRUG RELATED ACCORDING TO RECENT ER VISIT

DEATH OF PRINCE MIGHT BE DRUG RELATED ACCORDING TO RECENT ER VISIT The unfortunate and surprising death of music legend Prince has rung in many questions about the mysterious circumstances surrounding it. However, a recent report from TMZ claims that Prince might have been treated for a drug overdose a few days leading up to his death….

Billboard and Spotify team up for exclusive streaming partnership

Billboard and Spotify team up for exclusive streaming partnership The Billboard charts make their way to the streaming sphere, as per today’s announcement that the music platform is teaming up withSpotify for an exclusive partnership. The streaming service giant will enable playback of Billboard’s music charts, which clock in at over 75 different verticals. The…

Kygo to launch Kygo Radio on SiriusXM

Kygo to launch Kygo Radio on SiriusXM   Kygo will launch his own limited-run station with Sirius XM to celebrate the release of his debut album Cloud Nine, which is scheduled for release on Friday, May 13. The channel, Kygo Radio, will feature Kygo’s original tracks as well as songs chosen by the artist himself,…

Did Anyone Realize Our Favorite DJs Are In ‘Game Of Thrones’?

Did Anyone Realize Our Favorite DJs Are In ‘Game Of Thrones’? It’s always a good day when two of your favorite things meet.  For me, this is Game Of Thronesand dance music.  Yes, the hit HBO show and dance music are related.  But how , you ask?  Well, it’s because our favorite DJs have secretly been…

Insomniac Releases New Video For The ‘Road To EDC20’

Insomniac Releases New Video For The ‘Road To EDC20’ The Insomniac video and editing teams are back at it again. They are currently ramping up for the 20th anniversary of the Electric Daisy Carnival. These media professionals are masters of their crafts and know how to perfectly encapsulate the EDC experience. Insomniac Events recently released…

Boys Noize shares new video for ‘Starchild’ from upcoming LP

Boys Noize shares new video for ‘Starchild’ from upcoming LP Just a few weeks ago, Boys Noize revealed a new original work, “Starchild,” alongside synth-pop production outfit Poliça. At the time, no official word had been given regarding Ridha’s output so far in 2016, but we’ve since confirmed that BNR‘s head-honcho will deliver his fourth studio record, Mayday, next month. Now there’s…

Erick Morillo Joins Armada Music

Erick Morillo Joins Armada Music New York House legend Erick Morillo will be bringing his Subliminal Records label to Amsterdam and joining Armada Music. For over two decades now, Erick Morillo has been one of the most in demand DJs in the world as well as having residencies in Pacha Ibiza, Pacha NYC which he…

NEW YORK DUO LICK TWIST LOOKS TO MAKE ITS MARK

NEW YORK DUO LICK TWIST LOOKS TO MAKE ITS MARK When something expands as quickly as the electronic dance music industry has, it can be difficult to keep up. Between thousands of track releases and tons of up and coming artists, finding those that speak to you on another level is no easy task. On…

ONTARIO BLESSED WITH NEW BEACH FESTIVAL FOR THE SUMMER FESTIVAL CIRCUIT

ONTARIO BLESSED WITH NEW BEACH FESTIVAL FOR THE SUMMER FESTIVAL CIRCUIT In the past year Southern Ontario (and by that I really mean Toronto) has seen new festivals such as Ever After Music Festival, WayHome Music Festival, and Bestival Toronto debut on its shores. While Wasaga Beach is a little farther from the bustling metropolitan Toronto area, its unique…