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Nitti Gritti – C’est La Vie EP Miami based DJ Nitti Gritti has been steadily making a name for himself with a massive amount of new music and remixes. Coming off stellar performances at EDC Orlando and Nocturnal Wonderland, he’s proven to be a name to look out for. After taking on Skrillex’s ‘Would You Ever’ which featured his own vocals, its been smooth sailing for Nitti Gritti. His success has led him to embark
Everyone always gets a kick out of karaoke nights and some of our favorite producers are not opposed to grabbing the mic. Ryan Hemsworth tweeted out a video of himself happily bobbing his head as Skrillex serenaded him at a hardcore bar in Shibuya. Hemsworth is currently touring Asia and after his show at Daikanyama Unit in Tokyo, made good use of his time to wander around the city. Nightlife in a bustling city
Today, tech giant and name-known-around-the-world Apple confirmed the rumors that it’s acquiring the music recognition and identification app Shazam. In the company’s official statement, they explained: “We are thrilled that Shazam and its talented team will be joining Apple. Since the launch of the App Store, Shazam has consistently ranked as one of the most popular apps for iOS. Today, it’s used by hundreds of millions of people around the world, across multiple platforms. Apple Music and
MIA for 11 years, progressive house twosome Gabriel & Dresden dropped a single ‘You (feat. Jan Burton)’ off of their Dec. 15 sophomore album release on Anjunabeats dubbed The Only Road. In 2006 and 2007 Gabriel & Dresden were sanctioned the International Dance Music Awards‘ “Best American DJ.” They walked away from it all and each other, after playing 2008’s Miami Winter Music Conference. Welsh music producer/singer Jan Burton lent his haunting vocals to ‘You’ the
Mau5trap is the promised land for almost any progressive or techno producer hoping to get signed. With the label headed by none other than Deadmau5 himself, the Mau5trap family releases nothing less than the most well-crafted tunes. Started in 2007, the label is home to many influential and popular albums and singles. Skrillex released his Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites EP on Mau5trap. MOGUAI and Noisia have a large collection of singles, EPs, and LPS. And Rezz recently released Mass Manipulation under the watchful
David Guetta has been laying relatively low these past few months. His most recent tip-toe back into the limelight was when Martin Garrix unveiled their highly anticipated collaboration ‘So Far Away‘ during Tomorrowland. All eyes are back on the French musician as he is set to release his first songbook this coming week! Ellie Goulding‘s management didn’t appreciate the impromptu debut of their once-discussed collaboration. The English singer’s stunning vocals were originally planned to be featured on the
Mark Sixma is back once again. This guy has been on an absolute roll this year. Mark Sixma has recently released amazing tunes such as ‘Missing‘ featuring Emma Hewitt and ‘Destiny‘ both within the span of just a few months. His newest release, a remix of Sultan + Shepard‘s ‘Almost Home‘, is yet again another song to put on your playlist. The incredibly addictive original gets a Trance-flavored treatment from the Dutch superstar. This allows the original
Coming fresh off a 26-date European tour, Slovenian DJ, Gramatik, has just announced another massive tour. After the incredible success of his recent EP, “Re:Coil, Pt. 1“, it was only fitting to name his upcoming tour the “Re:Coil Tour“. The tour span from NYE of this year until the end of April with Gramatik stopping at major cities all across the United States and even a few in Canada. The tour kicks off on
Mondays are rough – but this Monday is about to get a little better. Kaskade has just released a five-hour YouTube video (yes, five hours) featuring the artist himself sitting by a roasting fire while his new Christmas album plays. If you’re looking for some tunes to simultaneously get you into the holiday spirit and get you through your workday, we’ve got you covered. Check out the video below, or stream the new album here.
BBC Radio 1 is known across the electronic music industry as one of the most iconic and respected broadcasts out there. Its weekly residency series continually shares music from “the biggest names in dance music from the underground to the arena” and had featured artists including deadmau5 and Kolsch. Its 2018 residencies have been announced and features the likes of Artwork, James Blake, Mura Masa, TOKiMONSTA, Bradley Zero, The Black Madonna and Jubilee. The residencies will take place
With 2017 coming to an end, it’s time for the annual reviews and bests of the year. Social media users everywhere have been posting their Spotify 2017 Wrapped choices, and now SoundCloud has released their lists of the artists, albums, and songs that topped their streaming service. The 2017 SoundCloud Playback starts off by naming the most streamed album of the year, none other than Lil Uzi Vert’s Luv Is Rage 2, which is
Cryptocurrency is one of the biggest phenomenon in the world right now. The most recognizable currency, Bitcoin, currently sits at just over $14,000 for a single coin. However there are tons of other currencies, including Litecoin and Ether, each with their own uses and perks. And famous DJ’s are taking notice of this increasingly popular investment trend. Gareth Emery and Grammatik both launched cryptocurrencies this year. Now 3LAU has released his own beginners guide to cryptocurrencies. And while
American record producer, songwriter, musician, composer, arranger and guitarist Nile Rodgers can now add cancer survivor to his long list of awe-inspiring credentials. In 2010, Rodgers was diagnosed with aggressive prostate cancer. In the midst of Nile’s 2011 post-operative recovery period, he and Daft Punk recorded Random Access Memories‘ “Get Lucky,” “Lose Yourself To Dance” and “Give Life Back To Music.” This session rejuvenated Rodgers’ passion for not only music but life. Rodgers’ disco/funk ensemble CHIC
The next Porter Robinson chapter has officially arrived, and if you’re a fan of “old Porter” you are going to love this. Years after WORLDS, Porter has just performed his first show under his Virtual Self alias. Fans were totally mystified as to what type of show this would be. We got some hints as Porter slowly took back many of his comments over the years looking down on the “rave culture” of his
 Founded in 1999, Shazam was one of the first “WOW” apps of the smartphone era with its ability to “identify music, movies, advertising, and television shows, based on a short sample played and using the microphone on the device.” According to TechCrunch, Apple Inc. is making a move to purchase the recognition service, currently boasting over 1 billion downloads and over 30 billion ‘Shazams’. It is unclear exactly why Apple is making this move. Some
Earlier this year the teams behind Google Play Music and YouTube were merged, with hopes to streamline the lacklustre performance of the two individual services against giants Spotify and Apple Music. The project is known as Remix internally, and is due to launch in March 2018. According to an article by Bloomberg, music executives have been disappointed with meager revenue from YouTube Red. Instead of being a service dedicated to music, the paid streaming
Charlie Puth – How Long (EDX Dubai Skyline Remix) Charlie Puth is currently dominating the pop music scene with his flavorful variety of soulful pop that takes a page out of classic R&B with sprinkled funky elements. His tantalizing vocals are instantly recognizable and possess a highly addictive formula that makes it damn near impossible to get out of your head. EDX, takes the chart-topping number “How Long” from a romantic pop hit into a
It’s not uncommon for artists to announce incredibly surprising news at the drop of a hat. Today is no exception, as popular Norwegian record producer Trippy Turtle has just revealed his plans to go on one final tour. The tour is set to launch in 2018. Many fans are in complete awe, as the young artist seemed to be skyrocketing to success over the last 6 months with the release of his bass-heavy Halloween remix compilation, a
Burning Man has been situated in its home of Black Rock City, Nevada annually since its move in 1990, and its attendance numbers have grown progressively since then. The event is currently capped at 68,000 participants – but Burning Man is hoping to change that. Burning Man organizers and officials from the Nevada Bureau of Land Management (BLM) met with locals from Lovelock, Gerlach and Reno – three of the most affected towns by the yearly
Rinzen – The Return Mau5traps’ newest artist Rinzen is a name on the rise. His refreshing take on techno has turned heads and is quickly making moves towards success. Rinzen’s  Forbidden City EP, has been well received and led him to release a quick follow up. His newest track, ‘The Return‘ just dropped on mau5trap’s new We Are Friends Vol. 7 album. The track originally premiered on BBC Radio 1 last week by deadmau5 and is expected to only grow in popularity.
Vini Vici vs. Astrix – Adhana (Preview) Once again, trance legends Vini Vici are back with another show stopping track. This time teaming up with psytrance powerhouse Astrix to bring us a new heart pounding record titled “Adhana“. Astrix, who is known worldwide for his totally immersive psychedelic trance brings his own unique style to this collaboration. Throughout the entire track fans are treated to a mind bending euphoric journey by this masterful team. Vini Vici
Sunlight & Kejs – Hurricane Fresh new talent hailing from Holland can be seen coming from Producers Sunlight & Kejs. With a number of top notch quality house tracks and a Beatport TOP 10 Tech-House ranking under his belt, Sunlight proves he’s got the skills to be noticed. Just now Sunlight has chosen to team up with Czech Producer Kejs to bring us a little something different yet still exploding with energy. Enter the
Habstrakt & Dombresky – ANTIGONE Habstrakt made his mark this year after releasing one of the biggest songs of 2017, ‘Chicken Soup’ with Skrilex. Borrowing elements from both bass and house, the French DJ has made stunning productions that have earned him the support of DJ Snake, Destructo, Zeds Dead, and more. 2018 holds even more promise for him as he accompanies Destructo on his Let’s Be Friends Tour. But French DJs have proved to
Don Diablo ft. A R I Z O N A – Take Her Place (Don Diablo’s VIP Mix) Don Diablo has emerged as the leading name in future house for 2017. After taking the 11th spot on DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs, the producer has proved that he still has a massive amount of music to release. He has released a number of singles including ‘Don’t Let Go’, ‘Momentum’, and ‘Save A Little Love’,
LA dweller Drezo unveiled phase one of his 2018 Evil Live Tour: “I’ve always had a bigger vision for this project, and it is time to share that vision with everyone. After working on this the last 3 months, it’s unreal to announce Phase 1 of my 2018 Evil Live Tour. I will be performing a completely new live show next year incorporating everything I’ve done in the past as well as what will come

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