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Andreas Henneberg – Password Invalid EP Berlin-based DJ and producer, head honcho of both Voltage Musique and SNOE Records and one of the newest members of the legendary Desert Hearts family – the one and only Andreas Henneberg – has released a bumping new EP on the DH label titled “Password Invalid”. The three-track feature offers stunning insight into the production ability that Henneberg has under his belt, layering funk-filled, groovy overlays on top of uniquely infectious basslines.
Armin van Buuren – Therapy Armin van Buuren has done it again – he’s dropped a stellar new house track titled ‘Therapy’ along with a music video, which has met high expectations since his departure from trance. Some of his dedicated fans miss his trance vibes, but other fans are obsessed with the new Armin sound. This new song is beautifully produced and James Newman’s hypnotic vocals are a perfect fit for Armin’s new house takeover.
It seemed like just yesterday that 2018 had just begun – but believe it or not, the summer will be here in just a blink of an eye. While New York City has been struggling to find a primary house music venue for a long time, Brooklyn Mirage has been hosting many events in the past few months and is beginning to show a strong house music presence. Now that summer is just around
With the sudden passing of EDM legend Avicii late last week, fans and DJs alike tuned into SiriusXM‘s BPM channel as they broadcasted a tribute to celebrate his life. BPM hosts, Rida Naser, Mallory Lynne, Ben Harvey, Liquid Todd and Danny Valentino went live on 2PM Friday afternoon and did not get off-air until 11PM. During the 9-hour tribute, many DJs, fans, and various other individuals called in to share their personal memories of Avicii. Whether
Fall in love with these festival gems. Aside from the amazing music, my favorite part of Coachella are the people.  Being one of the biggest festivals in the world and the most anticipated event of the year, Coachella cultivated a rainbow festival enthusiasts. The holy land has manifested itself into a lifestyle event, becoming the mecca of fashion, food and great music, old and new.  Last weekend at Coachella, I met a chef, a
We just excitedly ran a story on EDM Chicago regarding the release of previously unheard Avicii tracks in collaboration with Starkillers. The album, entitled Killers & Rockers, was created back in 2009, only to be released on April 21, 2018, one day after Avicii’s sudden passing. Starkillers previously stated that the album was unreleased due to […] The post Starkillers Exploits Death of Avicii for Personal Gain appeared first on EDM Chicago. Source:
Last year was a big year for hardstyle as a genre. Not only did Headhunterz make his official return, but the most iconic duo in all of hard dance, Showtek, made their way back to the genre. On December 16th the duo laid down a full 75-minute set of hardstyle at Knockout Circuz in Sydney. And just like Headhunterz return, Showtek’s return set was everything you could have ever wanted and more. Kicking off
photo via rudgr.com Ever wondered what it takes to be an Ultra Angel? Or maybe you’ve got no idea as to what the title even signifies. Ultra Angels are essentially the face of Ultra, they’re a stunning group of versatile dance performers—but don’t mistake them for just a pretty face—they go through rigorous training and dance rehearsals to be in tip top shape for their Ultra Music Festival debut. Ultra Angel, Brittany Mars—or BMARZ—on her
Markus Schulz – In Bloom EP In times of uncertainty, we can all use a little hope and light in our lives. That’s exactly what Markus Schulz delivers with the arrival of his In Bloom EP. The five-track album features trance legend Andy Moor, up-and-comer Dave Neven, and Lithuanian standout Anske. The album accompanies his yearly Global DJ Broadcast In Bloom special, the first of four yearly concept mixes. The other three specials are Sunrise, Afterdark,
Slander & SAYMYNAME – I Can’t Escape (Computa Reboot) Computa is a dude who seems to have come out of nowhere. He has just a single release, his reboot of Slander & SAYMYNAME’s ‘I Can’t Escape’, on his SoundCloud page. It is no wonder why he is getting so much credit for this track; it’s pure fire. The dynamics in this song are what make it stand out. The breakdowns and introduction are soft
Zennik – Around You Zennik is a name that is quickly rising through the underground scene, making a name for himself with high energy grooves and soothing deep house melodies. His latest release is a free download titled ‘Around You’, and it’s a pleasant mix of vocal chops and low-end energy. Filled with summertime flavor, this track has some great musically and dazzling vocal chops. A gliding bass line is the main focus of
Armin Van Buuren feat. James Newman – Therapy Armin Van Buuren had quite the weekend.  He played a ‘garage set’ inside the Redbull Garage ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix. It was a site to behold, as Armin went live on his Facebook page during the set. It was odd in many ways, as he was literally dancing by himself while mechanics and employees were doing their jobs, On a brighter note, ‘Therapy’ comes
As the world still processes the shocking and sad passing of Avicii, many are also taking the time to reflect on the warning signs over the past few years and wishing somebody had done more to help the tormented star. In 2016 Laidback Luke penned an op-ed about a time in 2015 when he envisioned Avicii joining the infamous “27 club” of musicians or actors that die at age 27. This was around the
Bad Decisions – Too High Australian duo comprised of Cameron Breen and Andrew Ghisoni, or better known as Bad Decisions, have released ‘Too High‘. The trap infused with hip-hop track has been released under Tiesto’s label, Musical Freedom.  The unique track is like no other, especially under Musical Freedom. From the beginning, you feel like it is a hip-hop song, but then it turns into a future bass/trap banger with the drop. The simplicity of the
Take A Look Back At Some Of Avicii’s Best Moments For most of us, Avicii has been a crucial part of why we love electronic dance music. His unique sound and incredible music are like none other in this scene. We want to share with you some clips and some of his best live sets. Pier 94 NYE 2011 – New York City With a rare three hour set, the Swede brought his A
Arman Cekin – Money (feat. Rmarni) When you think of trap, heavy rap lyrics accompanied by heavy beats and trap horns typically come to mind. But that doesn’t always have to be the case. Trap can be chill and melodic too. And Dutch producer Arman Cekin is one of the foremost proponents of chill trap. You might remember him from his massively popular track last year with Snoop Dogg, ‘California Dreaming’. And now he’s dropping
Bronze Whale – Patterns If silky smooth productions are your kind of thing, then Bronze Whale is definitely your kind of producer. The Austin-based duo has been consistently dropping those kind of productions since they started producing years ago. Already this year they’ve released their melodic masterpieces ‘Exposure‘ and ‘Warm’. And now they’re dropping their latest offering, ‘Patterns‘. And this track is nothing if not the epitome of silky smooth. From the vocals to the percussion
The producer is known for his moving, moody sounds. Beats 1’s weekly radio show, One Mix, hosts UK producer SG Lewis this weekend for a special mix. Hailing from Liverpool, SG Lewis is revered for his ethereal emotive sounds, a tasteful blend of electronic and r&b elements. The 23-year-old started off making music in his bedroom, before going to university for sound engineering, evolving music from a hobby to a lifestyle. He caught Disclosure’s
It appears that Deadmau5 (aka Joel Zimmerman) is putting in work to develop his own video game. This one’s for the lovers of the FPS genre. Joel released footage on Twitch during a live stream of a large arena-style map similar to those found in Quake or Halo. The backdrop includes a giant structure of Joel’s famous mau5 looming from afar in a bright arena. Unfortunately for the excited, the game is in the
In 111 days, thousands of people will make their way to an evergreen forest nestled in the magnificent mountains of Southern Canada for Shambhala Music Festival. In its 21 year, Shambhala has transformed from a small gathering of 500 people, to a staple of electronic dance music – without losing the core values it established in 1998. Celebrating music, art, and sustainability, the festival is one that previous attendees describe as “the best place
It’s still hard to process the shocking passing of Avicii. Artists and people from all walks of life have started to share their grief via several different social media platforms. You can tell that Avicii was a rock star from the fact he inspired a range of artists from all across the dance music spectrum. It’s not many artists that get respect from deadmau5, Eric Prydz, Hardwell, and everyone in between. If you aren’t already crushed
The Swedish superstar behind “Levels” has unexpectedly passed away. This afternoon, 28-year-old Tim Bergling, best known by the EDM community by his moniker Avicii was found dead in Muscat, Oman, according to his rep. According to a statement released by Avicii’s team, the producer passed away this afternoon local time:  “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii. He was found dead in Muscat, Oman
Today the dance music world is faced with crushing, horrible news. Swedish DJ Tim Berglund – also known as Avicii – has passed away at the age of 28 today, Friday, April 20th. His publicist has confirmed the news to Billboard earlier this morning. Avicii is one of the first rockstars of EDM and with his True Stories documentary only recently released, this all hits so close to home. It is with profound sorrow that we
Swedish DJ and producer Avicii (real name Tim Berglund), passed away at the age of 28 on Friday, April 20. His passing has been confirmed by his publicist. Read the statement from his publicist Diana Baron below. “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii. He […] The post Avicii Dead at 28 appeared first on EDM Chicago. Source: edmchicago.com Read original post
On repeat. Preston Chin has had a tumultuous couple of years. Back in 2016, music was just a hobby for the Canadian native. He was living in Montreal, pursuing his master’s degree in genetics, making music under the Robotaki moniker. Things really picked up when he caught French prodigy Madeon’s attention. A remarkable feat, Robotaki joined Porter Robinson and Madeon as an opening act on their Shelter tour, his first real string of shows.

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