Lost Frequencies Releases Tomorrowland 2017 Mainstage Liveset!

Lost Frequencies – Tomorrowland 2017 – As Tomorrowland‘s Amicorum Spectaculum opened its gates to record-breaking crowds for its inaugural weekend of 2017, not only did the insane production that the festival has become known to dazzle for, wow crowds beyond belief, but a whole host of electronic music royalty also descended onto the regal town of Boom. From track…

Axwell & Ingrosso Finally Drop Kid Ink Collab I Love You

Fans knew a big pop moment was coming as soon as Axwell & Ingrosso teased their Kid Ink collab at Sunburn Festival. From those first moments, we knew “I Love You” was a heat-seeking missile, aimed right at radio. It leads with very The Verve-esque string chords (via “Bittersweet Symphony”), over a top 40 hip-hop…

Axwell Dishes On The Origin Of His Name & More In VH1 Interview

Sven Axel Christofer Hedfors, better known for this stage name as Axwell, has been an iconic presence in the dance music world for over two decades. After producing unforgettable tracks with world-renowned Swedish House Mafia and now one half of the duo of Axwell /\ Ingrosso, Axwell has definitely engraved his name into EDM history. Featured in the latest…

AXWELL REVEALS THE HUMBLE ORIGIN OF HIS NAME

Axwell has enjoyed an absolutely ridiculous career, from being part of dance music’s legendary Swedish House Mafia, continuing as Axwell Λ Ingrosso, and even just kicking ass as a solo artist. Still, throughout all the fame, he remains a humble guy that happened to have stumbled into fame from a love of nerding out with computers. Of course, having…

1001tracklists’ Top 10 Producers of 2016

1001tracklists, an online database of EDM tracks, podcasts, live sets, and unreleased IDs, has revealed its ‘Top 100 producers’ list for the year 2016.  However, there is a major difference in the ranking parameters of this particular list as compared to more traditional counterparts. Unlike most lists, including DJ Mag’s ‘Top 100 DJs,’ which use a public voting…

AXWELL Λ INGROSSO ANNOUCE MASSIVE LONDON SHOW

AXWELL Λ INGROSSO ANNOUCE MASSIVE LONDON SHOW Super Swedes return May Bank Holiday weekend… Swedish super-duo Axwell Λ Ingrosso will return to London in 2017 for a huge blow-out at Victoria Park! Last seen in the capital for a sold-out show at Alexandra Palace in 2015, the pair are now touring with Creamfields’ custom-built superstructure, The Streel…

DISCOVER THE REAL NAMES OF YOUR FAVORITE DJS

DISCOVER THE REAL NAMES OF YOUR FAVORITE DJS Did you know that Calvin Harris isn’t really named Calvin Harris? How about Bob Sinclair (Christopher Le Friant)? These seemingly real names are actually pseudonyms for some of our favorite DJs, and they’re incredibly common. DJs rarely use their real name because they want their branding to…

AXWELL Λ INGROSSO MANAGER REVEALS DEBUT ALBUM RELEASE DATE INFORMATION

AXWELL Λ INGROSSO MANAGER REVEALS DEBUT ALBUM RELEASE DATE INFORMATION Nearly all of the information surrounding the debut album from Swedish duo Axwell Λ Ingrosso revealed since they first created the project in 2014 has been shrouded in mystery and speculation. With a slew of singles and independent releases, the excitement behind the pair’s first official, full-length…

ULTRA Singapore Drops Phase One Lineup

ULTRA Singapore Drops Phase One Lineup Having more than proved its worth with the initial Road To Ultra event in 2015, the world’s premier, award-winning and most successful independent music festival brand is expanding its presence inSingapore in September 2016, to a full scale two-day festival experience. The upgraded event is stacked with Phase One…

SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA REMEMBERS THEIR FINAL FAREWELL

SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA REMEMBERS THEIR FINAL FAREWELL Today three years ago today was one of the defining moments in EDM: a fond farewell to the group that had thrust the burgeoning genre into the limelight of radio play and the mainstream, Swedish House Mafia‘s Ultra 2013 performance and last show ever. Comprised of dance music icons Axwell, Steve…

DIGITAL DREAMS ANNOUNCES PHASE 1 LINEUP

DIGITAL DREAMS ANNOUNCES PHASE 1 LINEUP Traditionally recognized as Toronto’s best EDM festival, Digital Dreams has always been one of the highlights of the summer-time Toronto festival circuit and even with an abundance of new festivals announced in the Ontario area, Digital Dreams remains a constant. This year’s festival headliners features a triumvirate of A-list artists who…

THE FUTURISTIC POLAR BEARS IBIZA INSPIRED PLAYLIST

THE FUTURISTIC POLAR BEARS IBIZA INSPIRED PLAYLIST A few days ago the fast rising Belgian MATTN made her Smash the House debut with a Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike edit of her collaboration with Futuristic Polar Bears titled ‘Café del Mar 2016’. With Ultra Miami fast approaching, and summer beyond that, the track is sure…

Digital Dreams announces headliners for 2016 festival

Digital Dreams announces headliners for 2016 festival One of Canada’s longest running and largest electronic music festivals, Digital Dreams, returns to its home in Toronto on July 2nd and 3rd for a Canada Day weekend celebration that rave dreams are made of. Sponsored by Bud Light, the festival has always prided itself on an eclectic…

Ultra Korea Announces Phase 1 Artists

Ultra Korea Announces Phase 1 Artists Ultra Korea is one of several music festivals hosted by Ultra Enterprises, Inc. Located at theOlympic Stadium Complex in the bustling city of Seoul, this event has attracted large numbers of music lovers from all around. Previous years included a diverse array of artists such as Empire of the Sun, M.I.A.,…

Tomorrowland Unveils More Headliners

Tomorrowland Unveils More Headliners On Tuesday, we learned that for the first time at Tomorrowland, deadmau5 and Prydz would be teaming up to curate a mau5trap vs Pryda stage. Since then, the festival organizers have been revealing new headliners one by one for the 2016 iteration, themedThe Elixir of Life. Joining the roster on Friday…

Axwell – Waiting For So Long (Arty Remix)

Axwell – Waiting For So Long (Arty Remix) Axwell – Waiting For So Long (Arty Remix) At the end of 2015, Axwell released his song “Waiting For So Long“ via the long-awaited Axtone Ten album in honor of his record label’s tenth birthday. The song is a tribute to his wife Gloria and was made just before they got married….

Summer Splash Las Vegas is curating the perfect Vegas dance music trip

Summer Splash Las Vegas is curating the perfect Vegas dance music trip Las Vegas has become one of the hottest dance music destinations in the world. Nowhere is this more evident than the resounding success of its preeminent annual multi-venue event series, Summer Splash Las Vegas. The world-class events curator sold out three consecutive weeks…

EDC UK completes 2016 lineup with Eric Prydz, Martin Garrix

EDC UK completes 2016 lineup with Eric Prydz, Martin Garrix Insomniac’s Electric Daisy Carnival serves as the premier festival series for dance music fans across the globe, kicking off this month in Mexico for the first installment of the year. As festival season charges up, the UK chapter finalizes their 2016 lineup, adding big-name talent…

EDC MEXICO REVEALS HILARIOUS & INSPIRING TRAILER

EDC MEXICO REVEALS HILARIOUS & INSPIRING TRAILER The trailer dropped today for EDC Mexico 2016, and … it’s certainly one of the weirder things we’ve seen. It feels a lot like a HARD trailer in theme and execution, but make no mistake, this is decidedly Insomniac. After the initial exposition with the piñata and candy, we’re…

Weekend Festival Baltic 2016

Weekend Festival Baltic 2016 discloses the first performers The largest festival in Baltic, the Weekend Festival Baltic will take place at Pärnu beach from 4 to 6 August this year. The grand festival of the summer confirmed the first wave of the performers: two main man of the EDM super group Swedish House Mafia AXWELL…

Meet Jens Grönberg – The Man Behind Axtone’s Artworks

Meet Jens Grönberg – The Man Behind Axtone’s Artworks Axtone Records presents ‘The Man Behind The Artwork‘ short documentary about label’s designer Jens Grönberg and his Breakfast Design company. For such a milestone in the label’s history they wanted to showcase a man who’s been at Axwell’s side since before the label’s inception and the architect…

Axtone Records presents ‘Axtone Ten’

Axtone Records presents ‘Axtone Ten’ Axwell‘s Axtone Records are celebrating 10 years of the label and using the opportunity to showcase their finest assets both musically and visually. To that end, Axtone are releasing a limited edition box set with 500 copies worldwide, the contents of which includes: 3 ‘marbled’ vinyl including 12 fan picked…

Axwell – Axtone Podcast 015 27-11-2015

Axwell – Axtone Podcast 015 27-11-2015 Listen new Axtone Podcast from Axwell! In what is sure to be the highlight of the well-received podcast series thus far, Axtone Records rounds off 2015 by welcoming owner and talisman Axwell, to the airwaves of ‘Axtone Presents’. Episode fifteen comes alongside Axtone’s tenth anniversary with an accompanying slew…

Axwell speaks on new single and ten years of Axtone ahead of Axtone Ten release

Axwell speaks on new single and ten years of Axtone ahead of Axtone Ten release Dominating headlines over the past few calendars years as one-half of Axwell Ʌ Ingrosso and one-third ofSwedish House Mafia, Axwell‘s individual credentials have largely been muted in favor of genre-defining collaborations. Now reaching a milestone of a decade releasing some…

CHARITY MUSIC RELEASES – ALTRUISTIC OR EASY MARKETING?

CHARITY MUSIC RELEASES – ALTRUISTIC OR EASY MARKETING? As a $6.2 billion industry, electronic dance music is in a uniquely influential position. Big-name DJs are now competing with some of the highest earners in the music industry, and giant brands like 7 Up and T-Mobile are pouring tens of millions of dollars into EDM. With…

DJs Agree, The Top 100 Poll Is No Longer Representative Of Our Scene

DJs Agree, The Top 100 Poll Is No Longer Representative Of Our Scene Every year we go through the same rigmarole – DJ Mag releases their top 100, people complain, and it goes away. The top 10 swoop their bumped up booking fees, and everything goes on in the world. This year, something’s different. There’s…