Liquid Stranger – Weird & Beautiful

Liquid Stranger – Weird & Beautiful – The mysterious Liquid Stranger teased us with the with his EP single debut ‘Hotbox‘ late last year and now he brings us the full extended play, Weird & Wonderful. The entire compilation consists of six massive and diverse tracks, satisfying bits and pieces from across the entire EDM soundscape that all of…

Seth Troxler to headline MATTE’s new iteration of BLACK in Mexico City

The creative power house behind Full Moon Music Festival and BLACK NYC, MATTE, announced they will bring a new iteration of BLACK to Mexico City in March of 2017. Established in 2013, BLACK is a unique experience that transcends the limits of a single artistic medium. The conceptual event series has previously appeared in New York City, with appearances from Gesaffelstein,…

Depeche Mode to drop new single on Friday, new album in March

For decades, Depeche Mode have been regarded as vanguards towing the line between electronic and rock music. The British group have influenced innumerable important figures in today’s dance music scene, and inspired remixes from the likes of Gesaffelstein, Eric Prydz, and Boys Noize – among many others. In October, Depeche Mode announced that they would release Spirit in…

Axtone Presents: D.O.D (Live)

British DJ and producer D.O.D takes over Axtone Presents this month for the first ever live broadcast episode. Dan O’Donnell, aka D.O.D, takes to the decks to deliver an hour long mix of Future Jack where it’s quickly evident he’s second to none behind a set of CDJs. Expect unrelenting beats, plenty of live mashups…

Madison Square Garden Buys Majority Stake in Nightlife Company TAO Group

Seth Browarnik Nas performs at TAO Nightclub Sundance on Jan. 19, 2013 in New York City. The Madison Square Garden Company has acquired a majority stake in nightclub and restaurant operator TAO Group, the companies announced on Wednesday. MSG paid $181 million for a 62.5 percent interest in the hospitality group, which operates 19 dining and…

DEADMAU5 TO PLAY AS TECHNO ALIAS TESTPILOT AT MOVEMENT

Aliases in dance music can be a great tool. If fans expect a certain sound from an artist and said artist wants to explore new genres and sounds without alienating his or her fanbase, launching an alias circumvents potential problems. Artists like Eric Prydz, Green Velvet and others have proven this time and time again, but can…

STEVE AOKI DEBUTS DIM MAK COLLECTION AT NEW YORK FASHION WEEK

Steve Aoki launched his Dim Mak fashion line at the menswear edition of New York Fashion Week this week. Aoki founded the Dim Mak label in 1996 and has spearheaded its evolution through music releases and one-of-a-kind merch. He has produced four collections for Dim Mak Collection. While the clothing is manufactured in the States,…

SPRING AWAKENING MUSIC FESTIVAL IN CHICAGO ANNOUNCES 2017 DATES

Summer time Chi has to be one of mine, and pretty much everyone else’s, favorite time in the city. There is something about the energy that it gives off with its gorgeous weather, sprawling beaches, and endless amounts of fun to be had everywhere you look. And what better way to really kick off this…

Maceo Plex, Solomun, Adriatique and more added to Sonus Festival’s phase two lineup

Croatia’s leading house and techno festival, Sonus, has plucked a quality roster of artists set to give Pag Island a considerable advance on the country’s emerging gold rush of festivals. Electronic music titans Papa Sven, Solomun, Maceo Plex, Rhadoo, Julia Govor, tINI and countless others join previously announced acts like Richie Hawtin, Ricardo Villalobos and Tale…

Wiwek Releases Two New Tracks

Dutch/Indian producer Wiwek has shared two new singles, “Faka G” and “Double Dribble ft. Keno, both available as free downloads. The tracks are hallmark examples of the ‘jungle terror’ genre that Wiwek invented, mixing booming Dutch house drums, tribal instruments and well-placed animal noises for one of the most unique genres in dance. Both songs feature 90s…

Simon On The Moon Releases Debut Single “Hooked”

Upcoming Swedish artist Simon on the Moon has released a new track, ‘Hooked’. After playing in different bands in his hometown and DJing in local hip-hop clubs, Simon decided to pair his two loves by venturing into the world of production. He began DJing “out of pure curiosity about what makes people move and because of…

Kidä Releases “Bone Mother”

20-year-old Kidä continues to show her depth as a producer/vocalist with the release of her second single, “Bone Mother”, which premiered today via Noisey. Download “Bone Mother” Having moved around a lot in her youth, her musical range is demonstrative of an eclectic upbringing (Italian/Egyptian), interweaving different influences and cultures that ultimately culminate into her eclectic avant-pop…

Astrix Claims Hardstyle Is An Easy Genre To Produce

Psytrance producer Astrix has recently sat down for an interview and sparked a little bit of another mini-debate in our dance music world. When asked about hardstyle, he said the genre is easier to produce and started a mess on social media. “‘I don’t think it’s the same story here,’ says Astrix. ‘Hardstyle is a very ‘easy’…