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Spring Awakening Music Festival 2018 Phase One Lineup Announced

Chicago's Spring Awakening Music Festival produced by React Presents returns for its seventh annual installment on June 8 - 10, 2018. Similarly to last year, the Midwest event is located at Addams/Medill Park. Headliners will perform on two main stages, Solstice and Equinox. Together with ...
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Deadmau5

Deadmau5 Donates 25k to Game Streaming Service, Twitch

Deadmau5 is the OG of anything electronic music. From singles such as Raise Your Weapon, Ghosts N Stuff to his personality, you gotta love Joel. And, you will love him more when you hear about what he recently has done for the Twitch community. Deadmau5 ...
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Cut Copy Announces U.S. Headline Tour Dates

Australian, synth-pop quartet Cut Copy are back with a series of U.S. headline shows this spring to support their new album "Haiku From Zero." The run will kick off on March 29th at the Granada Theater in Dallas and includes shows at Exit In in Nashville on ...
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Falling in Love with Crush Dallas

This past Saturday, I was lucky enough to attend Insomniac’s Crush Dallas. You might wonder why someone all the way from Chicago would travel this far to go to a show. Well, the main reason was for Malaa—I am obsessed—but I’m also just an avid ...
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Issue 35 of EDM World Magazine is Live! See Who’s Inside

Inside this issue with Said The Sky you will learn: ★ Experience the Magic of Said The Sky ★ Finding My Connection ★ FDVM: The DJ Duo Making Long-Distance Work ★ Retreat to Neverland with Adam McInnis ★ The Evolution of Dubstep ★ Molly & ...
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Diplo Celebrates the Eagles Superbowl Victory

This past Superbowl was most definitely one to remember. The Philadelphia Eagles had never in history won a Superbowl, and they were in for a game going against longstanding winners The Patriots. Philadelphians have a reputation for how wild their fans are. Following the game, Philadelphians ...
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Getting Real and Raw with Nadel Paris [Exclusive Interview]

This week, I got to sit down with rising star Nadel Paris for an exclusive interview. She's making waves on the Dance Music Billboard Charts with her new single, "Ooh La La La!" This multi-faceted artist is for sure someone you want to keep your ...
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Dj Snake and 3LAU Caught Buying Fake Followers

It’s no secret that the world of social media is quite competitive. It's so competitive that it has people buying fake followers just to show superiority. Although this phenomenon is not necessarily a new one, media outlets are just now starting to publicly address it ...
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NGHTMRE Releases “Pt. II” EP

LA-based Tyler Marenyi, better known as NGHTMRE, is certainly on the rise. He’s grown from playing the piano and drums to releasing high profile mixes and collaborations. When he first started producing, house music was super exciting. Then he transferred to dubstep and trance. Now, ...
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Steve Aoki

Steve Aoki Speaks About Gender Inequality

One question I always asked myself is why is the music industry male dominant and impartial to women? With so much talent amongst women, gender inequality lives in the music industry. It's an ugly truth that hasn't been addressed and when it does, it's brushed ...
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Steve Aoki Confirms New Collab Tracks With K-Pop Group BTS

Steve Aoki confirms the release of new collaboration tracks with global k-pop group BTS set to drop in 2018. Aoki’s first remix track collaboration with the group's original track, “MIC Drop,” was released late last year. It successfully garnered a lot of major attention from ...
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Give in to Ultra Miami’s RESISTANCE

If you haven't locked in plans to be at Miami Music Week this year, take my advice and save the date.  This year, March 23rd, 24th, and 25th ring in Ultra Music Festival’s 20th anniversary, meaning Ultra is going to take everything you thought you knew ...
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Are You Fed up with the Lack of the Grammy’s EDM Acknowledgment?

When looking at the categories the Grammy's allow a nomination category for, it can often get quite repetitive. There are countless pop, hip-hop, country, soundtrack, and even gospel categories. There are only two dance/EDM categories - best recording and best album. The categories were created in ...
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Tomorrowland Global Journey Packages with Party Flight Set to Fly from Washington DC to Belgium

Tickets for Tomorrowland 2018 Global Journey Packages will go on sale Saturday, February 3, 2018. Every year, Brussels Airlines has been the official transportation partner to bring festival lovers to Belgium to attend Tomorrowland. Global Journey Packages, a great way for you to travel to ...
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Ganja White Night The Origins Tour

Belgian bass duo, Ganja White Night, has been making music for nearly a decade now. Members Benjamin “Bamby” Bayeul and Charlie “Erwan” Dodson take influence from early UK bass and reggae to create their unique wobble sound. Together they founded SubCarbon Records, an electronic music ...
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Movement Festival

Diplo Claps Back To Angry Movement Festival Attendee

So the Movement Music Festival's lineup emerged along with many other festival lineups. With all of these festivals, how can we not indulge in it? But unfortunately, some people aren't as happy. Movement Festival 2018 Backlash It is common to have a few people speak ...
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Fatboy Slim and Australia Release New Remix EP

Fatboy Slim is going head to head with Australia on his newest release. He has released a remix EP aptly titled "Fatboy Slim vs Australia" and there's no turning back. The EP "Fatboy Slim vs Australia" features some of Australia’s best and finest electronic acts. One ...
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Crush Dallas: The Perfect Way to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Rave Bae

Come feel the love with REZZ, Malaa, GRYFFIN, and Medasin at Crush Dallas at Southside Ballroom, Saturday February 3rd! If you aren’t familiar with REZZ, then I must ask, "Where have you been?" Rezz has quickly become one of the top female artists in the ...
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The Fall of the iPhone X

Each year, Apple releases a new model for it's popular iPhone. The new model features similar qualities to the previous year's release with the addition of new features. Some key features of the new models are improved storage, camera quality, and battery life. However, the ...
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NGHTMRE

The NGHTMRE Before Xmas Tour: Bad Dream or Sweet Nightmare?

The NGHTMRE Before Xmas Tour kicked off, as the name of the tour suggests, right before Christmas. November 10th was the tour's first date. This review took place at the Baltimore show on December 21, 2017. Attending a show this good can be described as ...
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Road to Coachella 2018

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival presented by Goldenvoice will be held on April 13-15, 2018 and April 20-22, 2018. Born out of the conflict between Pearl Jam and Ticketmaster, the annual festival is hosted by the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Way back ...
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Da Tweekaz & Anklebreaker

Learn Respect with Da Tweekaz & Anklebreaker

We look in the world today and there's something missing. There is a lack of humility, kindness and most of all, respect. We are taught how to respect others, whether religion, race or different opinions. Respect is the fundamental rule and Da Tweekaz & Anklebreaker ...
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Ever After Music Festival Releases 2018 Lineup

By Khadijah Dunn Some legendary DJ's will be joining the stage on this year's fourth installment of Ever After Music Festival in Kitchener, Ontario from June 8th-10th. Some banging headliners have been added to this year's Canadian stage including sets from Excision b2b Datsik, Claude VonStroke, ...
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Marshmello to Release New Track Featuring Late Lil Peep

A few days ago, the well-known producer Marshmello released a collaborative track with the late 21-year-old Soundcloud rapper, Lil Peep. The track titled, "Spotlight," features a chilling picture of Peep in a red blur with gothic text. Mainly, the track itself is not merely a ...
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Keys N Krates Going On CURA Tour

Toronto based Keys N Krates started as a live hip-hop act in 2008 and have since transitioned into producers who make different kinds of bass music. The trio is made up of Adam Tune on drums, David Matisse on the keyboard, and Jr. Flo (Greg ...
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XLIVE Festival Industry Titans Come Together in LA

Game changers and prolific leaders within the live event and festival sphere convened against the illuminating backdrop of Las Vegas once again for the 14th annual XLIVE Las Vegas.  Taking place December 10th - 13th XLIVE covered over 100 interactive sessions designed to help live events continually ...
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Is Facebook the Next Big Platform for Music?

When looking back at 2017, Mark Zuckerberg admitted that he had a lot of contemplation to do as it concerns where Facebook is going. Many platforms such as Youtube have music partnerships that go hand and hand with their licensing. Myspace was formerly an oasis ...
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