SIGHT ENDS THE YEAR WITH TECHNO

Pacha Barcelona’s underground session will host several of the most interesting artists in the scene It’s finally here! December has arrived and its loaded with the best underground music… just as SIGHT asked! Five showcases – and a extra date – to close 2019 in style: with techno. SIGHT’s most die-hard fans will be able to enjoy a wide…

Tolga Maktay return with new EP ‘Masis’, featuring Axel Kazanci

Tolga Maktay return with new EP ‘Masıs’, featuring Axel Kazanci Your favorite ambient king has joined forces yet again! Press play and prepare to listen to the massive EP “Masis” by Tolga Maktay featuring Axel Kazanci out now on Empire Studio Records imprint. Artist: Tolga Maktay,Axel Kazanci Title: Masis (EP) Tracklist : 1.Tolga Maktay feat.Axel…

De Hofnar’s first part of his debut album is out

The go-to creator for hyper-infectious floor-fillers and melody-centric summer vibes, De Hofnar has more than earned his stripes in the world of dance music. And while he keeps supplying the scene with his deliciously flavored productions, he now enters a new chapter in his career through a marvelous body of work: his debut album, ‘Kings…

These are the winners for the inaugural Electronic Music Awards

On Thursday, September 21, Los Angeles played host to the first-ever Electronic Music Awards. Taking place in Willow Studios, in the Arts District of Downtown LA, the event was touted as something of an ‘anti-awards show.’ There were no speeches, no celebrity monologues, no red carpet. Rather, the event was meant to embody the spirit of dance music…

Kygo Releases Remix of Alan Walker’s “Tired”

Norwegian superstar Kygo teams up with fellow countrymen, Alan Walker, to release his remix of‘Tired’ feat. Gavin James. 2016 was undoubtedly the break-through year for Alan Walker, with the release of his first three singles “Faded”, “Sing Me To Sleep” and “Alone”. To date, Alan’s music has been streamed more than 4 billion times worldwide, with his debut single “Faded” recently joining the exclusive list of music videos with…

Electronic Music Awards will Live Stream on Twitter

The Electronic Music Awards (EM Awards) is set to kick off on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at a multi-stage warehouse venue in Los Angeles’ Downtown Arts District. The event will be broadcasted live for the world to participate via Twitter. Live broadcasting starts at 7:47 PM PST. Fans can access the live stream at theemawards.twitter.com. “WE ARE EXCITED TO LIVE STREAM THE…

Four Tet To Play 4-Hour Set At Coachella

Clear your schedules Coachella goers — Four Tet revealed over Twitter that his Coachella set this Saturday night will be over four hours long. Weekend 1 attendees best savor the extended time block of psychedelic electronica; Four Tet claimed it will be his only music festival appearance all year. However, fans need not fear about the cut-back…

MasterClass Introduces Electronic Music Production With Deadmau5

MasterClass Introduces Electronic Music Production With Deadmau5 MasterClass & Deadmau5 – MasterClass, the education platform, today announced that iconic electronic music producer Joel Thomas Zimmerman, also known as deadmau5, joins its roster of instructors to teach his MasterClass on electronic music production. Deadmau5 has changed modern electronic music with his unique synths, melodies and beats….

REDDIT DROPS ITS ELECTRONIC MUSIC YEARMIX 2016 & IT’S 24 HOURS LONG

REDDIT DROPS ITS ELECTRONIC MUSIC YEARMIX 2016 & IT’S 24 HOURS LONG Reddit is an incredible community depending on how you use it. For the lads at /r/electronicmusic, the main subreddit for dance music, this means a lot of collaboration and patience went into creating this year’s Yearmix. The audio itself is split into four…

IMS Engage 2016 Announces First Speaker Pairings: James Barton, Lee Anderson

IMS Engage 2016 Announces First Speaker Pairings: James Barton, Lee Anderson IMS Engage 2016 panels taking place in Los Angeles on April 21, 2016. IMS Engage — the North American off-shoot of famed industry conference International Music Summit — returns to Los Angeles on April 21. The annual gathering has become a melting pot of…

SEE THE GENRES THAT USE GHOST PRODUCERS THE MOST

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IS THE WORLD POISED FOR THE NEXT BIG EDM TAKEOVER?

IS THE WORLD POISED FOR THE NEXT BIG EDM TAKEOVER? Electronic music has long been a global phenomenon. After the death of disco in the late 70s, American dance music was largely underground until the beginning of the current decade. Although the UK dubstep scene became the powder keg for the American mainstream electronic conglomerate,…

Tiesto Honored For Contribution To Electronic Music

Tiesto Honored For Contribution To Electronic Music It is a common saying in the entertainment industry that the more haters you have, the better you are doing. That statement seems to be quite true for Tiesto. While it may seem like there are many people who are unhappy with his departure from trance, there are…

Electronic Music Awards Unveils the Host of the Inaugural Event

Electronic Music Awards Unveils the Host of the Inaugural Event The first-ever Electronic Music Awards and Foundation, which will take place April 14th in Los Angeles and will air on FOX April 23rd, will see the presenting of such awards as Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Radio Show of the Year and…

MAJOR LAZER TEASES VIP OF “LEAN ON”

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Jeff Mills, The Orb, Julia Holter feature on new Jean-Michel Jarre album

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Electronic Music Awards and Foundation announce their inaugural nominees

Electronic Music Awards and Foundation announce their inaugural nominees The categories and nominees for the first iteration of the Electronic Music Awards and Foundation have been announced. The seven categories each hold five nominations and “reflect dance music trends on a global level bringing together DJs, producers, clubs and brands that represent a wide range…

Super Bowl weekend in San Francisco

Super Bowl weekend in San Francisco San Francisco has become a hot bed of electronic music. Nowhere is this more evident than the city’s burgeoning club culture. With the Super Bowl taking place at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on Sunday, February 7, the city is gearing up for one of its busiest weekends of the…

Bob Moses Performs on The Ellen Degeneres Show

Bob Moses Performs on The Ellen Degeneres Show As electronic music continues to spread across the world in popularity, many TV networks are taking notice. Earlier today, FOX announced that they will be airing the first ever electronic music awards show. Now the deep house duo Bob Moses has taken to the national television airwaves…

Pete Tong on Why L.A. Is the Capital of Electronic Music

Pete Tong on Why L.A. Is the Capital of Electronic Music Pete Tong is no mere radio DJ. He’s quite possibly the most influential DJ in the universe. From his BBCEssential Mix to his own club and festival DJ bookings to his consulting, music supervision, A&R and music conferences, the dude is everywhere. The Londoner…

“ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC WILL NEVER DIE”

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History of Electronic Music

History of Electronic Music You all thought I was dead, didn’t you? Anyway, here’s what the title promises – samples of electronically produced music from 1970 to 2013. This was based off of one of Tinnitis’s videos on the history of recorded music. I apologize for some audio problems near the beginning. I also apologize…

Lucky Charmes – Fulfill

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David Guetta Named Billboard’s Top Dance/Electronic Artist Of The Year

David Guetta Named Billboard’s Top Dance/Electronic Artist Of The Year Looking back at this year’s top performers, most people would expect the number one electronic artist to be whoever they like the most or thought had the most successful year; for many people,David Guetta would not be the first producer to come to mind. However, Billboard would…

NINJA TUNE: “THE MAIN REASON WE’RE STILL HERE IS THAT WE DIDN’T STOP.”

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THE MOST EXPENSIVE ALBUM OF ALL TIME

THIS GUY JUST BOUGHT THE MOST EXPENSIVE ALBUM OF ALL TIME “We’re about to put out a piece of art like nobody else has done in the history of music,” RZA told Forbes. “We’re making a single-sale collector’s item. This is like someone having the scepter of an Egyptian king.” Robert Diggs aka RZA of…

Televisor – Remember Me By

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BRAND NEW VINYL PRESSING MACHINES

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KP Recordings Best of 2015 Episode 1

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FROM BEING HOMELESS TO PRODUCING FOR BEYONCE

FROM BEING HOMELESS TO PRODUCING FOR BEYONCE Jordan Asher, aka BOOTS – you may not know his name, but you’ve almost certainly heard his music. I first encountered BOOTS on the second Run the Jewels album last year, featured on the tune Early. But I didn’t really know who he was until recently, after seeing…

Another Hacienda resident is selling his entire record collection

Another Hacienda resident is selling his entire record collection Move over Dave Haslam. Buckley is selling 8,000 “killer” records from the golden era of rave and beyond. A few months ago, Haçienda DJ and writer Dave Haslam decided to part ways with his record collection, a 4,000-piece slice of Manchester music history which was quickly snapped…

Psy’s New Song ‘Daddy’

Psy’s New Song ‘Daddy’ Will Be The Next Viral EDM Track What do bad dancing, bad fashion and catchy song have in common? Well in this case it means that Psy has a brand new music video and song out. Psy’s “Daddy” features CL of the girl group 2NE1 and they simply want to know…

Darius Syrossian Music is more important than anything else

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Lost Kings Talk Remix Success & ‘Bad’ EP

Lost Kings Talk Remix Success & ‘Bad’ EP on Spinnin’ Records: Exclusive In a competitive field flooded with talent, Los Angeles act Lost Kings have pulled away from the pack with their infectious dance releases. Members Rob and Nick launched the duo project only a year ago but have quickly ascended the ranks of the…

Hardwell explains his new Zelda-inspired remix

Hardwell explains his new Zelda-inspired remix Deadmau5 and Zedd are not the only producers who have a penchant for gaming. In a recent interview with The Game Awards, Hardwell revealed his soft spot for video games — more specifically, Nintendo 64′s The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. When Nintendo initially approached the Dutch DJ seeking…

Nero’s animated video for ‘Into the Night’

Nero’s animated video for ‘Into the Night’ Nero have a knack for curating one-of-a-kind video content. Their new music video for “Into the Night” takes us back into their dystopian, cyberpunk world, only this time with an animated spin. The vocal heavy single, featuring a rare duet from Nero, provides the soundtrack for an action-laden adventure with a heavy…

SKRILLEX RELEASES THE TRAILER FOR “RED LIPS” REMIX VIDEO

SKRILLEX RELEASES THE TRAILER FOR “RED LIPS” REMIX VIDEO With the Thanksgiving break finally winding down, a new week of release is finally upon us. While there are several new tracks dropping tomorrow, one of the more exciting releases is Skrillex’s music video of his incredibly anticipated and beloved remix of GTA’s Red Lips. The…

SUPERSTAR DJS WHO DON’T NEED EDM

SUPERSTAR DJS WHO DON’T NEED EDM No one could have foreseen what EDM has become. After Avicii released ‘Levels’, the whole world got swept up in electronic music faster than Coachella tickets sell out every year. This massive shift in the direction of the music industry also brought along several of the biggest and most…

4 ARTISTS FROM PARIS THAT HAVE CHANGED DANCE MUSIC

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Stella von Schöneberg – RoomService by KP Recordings

Stella von Schöneberg – RoomService by KP Recordings We are very proud to present you our release KP220 from Stella von Schöneberg will be released this Monday !!! Stella von Schöneberg – RoomService by KP Recordings Filmed @Roomservice (party)/SoHo-London Mixed&Arranged by Constantin Panzis (EU) Singer & Lyrics: Stella von Schöneberg MUSIC VIDEO BY : KP…

FEATURE INTERVIEW : Steve Lawler

FEATURE INTERVIEW : Steve Lawler A child of the acid house generation, Steve Lawler has been busy with the beats long before genres were but a twinkle in clubland’s eye. Steve Lawler needs no introduction, but he certainly warrants one. You would be hard pushed to find a more in-form, in-demand, exceptionally talented artist, regarded…

TIESTO’S BEST MOMENTS OF 2015 AT HAKKASAN NIGHTCLUB

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Avicii releases official video for ‘Broken Arrows’

Avicii releases official video for ‘Broken Arrows’ You won’t see Avicii or Zac Brown in this video, but that doesn’t take away from the genius of the official visuals for “Broken Arrow.” Following the story of Olympian Dick Fosbury and the way he reinvented the standard technique for the high jump, Avicii’s latest video is…

Pacha New York Is Closing Its Doors

Pacha New York Is Closing Its Doors After ten incredible years, Pacha New York will be closing its doors for good. The nightlife staple will be celebrating its tenth anniversary with Erick Morillo in what will be an incredible night for those who attend. Pacha’s New York president Eddie Dean stated that “the average nightclub…

Burn Residency 2015 – Challenges

Burn Residency 2015 – Challenges Burn Residency welcomes 20 finalists from all over the world to Ibiza to be mentored by living legend of electronic music, Carl Cox. Here they’re put through their paces during an intense 10-day bootcamp and given a real opportunity of a lifetime. In webisode 5, it’s all eyes on the…

EDM ARTISTS SHARE THEIR MOST EMBARRASSING ON-STAGE MOMENTS

EDM ARTISTS SHARE THEIR MOST EMBARRASSING ON-STAGE MOMENTS EDM artists aren’t exempt from the occasional embarrassing moment, but when you’re in front of thousands of screaming fans… the implications are amplified. We talked to a handful of EDM artists who were cool enough to share their biggest *facepalm* moment(s) during a performance, reminding us that…

Dash Berlin vs Clément Bcx Mashup

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Fedde Le Grand Drops New Single “The Noise”

Fedde Le Grand Drops New Single “The Noise” Today, veteran DJ/producer Fedde Le Grand released a big room-esque, electro house single, “The Noise,” that’s already seen support from the likes of Tiësto, W&W, Dannic and more. Fans can purchase the track released on Darklight Recordings through Beatport.

TURN YOUR THOUGHTS INTO ELECTRONIC MUSIC

TURN YOUR THOUGHTS INTO ELECTRONIC MUSIC Lithuanian sound artist Aiste Noreikaite has created a helmet that detects the wearer’s brain waves, and turns them into electronic music. That’s right, this helmet allows you to listen to the music of your thoughts. While it looks like a regular motorcycle helmet, the Experience Helmet, as it’s called,…

Dutch techno brand Awakenings to return to New York in February

Dutch techno brand Awakenings to return to New York in February It’s a good time to be a techno fan in New York. Legendary Dutch festival brand Awakenings has officially announced their stateside return, slated to make their solo debut in New York City on February 14. After hosting a stage at this year’s Electric Zoo, Awakenings was set…

THE REDDIT TOP 100 DJ LIST IS

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“THE MUSIC BECOMES VISUAL” – QLIMAX WILL BLOW YOUR MIND

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TOUCHING TRIBUTE TO PARIS USES DAFT PUNK’S “AROUND THE WORLD”

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Watch Eric Prydz’s “Pjanoo” Performed by An Orchestra

Watch Eric Prydz’s “Pjanoo” Performed by An Orchestra Over the summer, the BBC Proms took place at the Royal Albert Hall with Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra covering 22 classic electronic tracks in a special performance. Tong led the BBC Radio 1 team with Jules Buckley as a conductor. Among the many great covers,…

Your Shot USA

Your Shot USA The world’s most exciting DJ competition is here! If you love music and have ever wanted to be a DJ, then this is Your Shot! Register now: http://www.yourshotusa.com/register Get ready, the first ever ‪#‎YourShotUSA‬ is coming! Follow along as 30 contestants compete for a spot in the finals to perform with me…