Archive | March, 2012

Danny Tenaglia’s Life In Music

There is no other DJ quite like Danny Tenaglia. A man who celebrated his 50th Birthday by throwing a wild 2000 capacity party in New York and shows no signs of slowing up. He is without doubt one of us, it’s not uncommon to see this legendary spinner leaving the decks and jumping around on […]

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Paul van Dyk Attacks Madonna’s ‘Molly’ Reference

Electronic dance music star Paul van Dyk has told Billboard that Madonna’s drug reference in her appearance at the Ultra Music Festival last weekend is “the biggest mistake of her career.” The pop star made a surprise cameo at the event to introduce headliner Avicii, asking the audience “How many people in this crowd have […]

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Clubbed To Death: Berlin Steps In To Save Nightlife From Gentrification

By Kate Connolly Politicians in Berlin have launched a campaign to rescue the city’s legendary nightclub scene from the spectre of property investors in the hope of salvaging the capital’s reputation as one of Europe’s party hotspots. A ‘Music Board’ fund of around €1m (£835,000) has been set up to help protect the city’s shrinking […]

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Steve Aoki presenta su último disco hoy en el Klubber’s Meeting de Madrid

El artista estadounidense Steve Aoki llegará hoy viernes a Europa para presentar su nuevo disco ‘Wonderland’, dentro del festival electrónico Klubber’s Meeting. Le acompañarán los artistas españoles Rusty Warriors y Drugwork, ha informado la organización del evento. Steve Aoki ha cosechado grandes méritos a lo largo de su carrera, un artista muy aclamado en los […]

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Indie Music In Advertising Becomes The Status Quo

Recent articles in Adweek, Businessweek, Fortune and theLA Times discuss the widespread use of music by indie artists in advertising. While this is not a new phenomenon, it is now a well-established practice that offers artists an excellent revenue stream. In some cases artists also get their first big hits via music that is featured in ubiquitous commercials.  As one musician […]

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Hot Creations Founder Jamie Jones Brings “Deep House” to America

It’s Friday night in Los Angeles, and one of the UK’s hottest new DJs is playing at a small club owned by Steve Aoki’s label called Dim Mak Studios. As Jamie Jones spins, he looks like he was born to stand at the turntables. He has that DJ swagger that you can’t fake, and the […]

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Why Did Goldenvoice Purchase a Bunch of Land Near Coachella?

Goldenvoice announced Sunday that it has purchased 280 acres of land in Indio, ensuring that the Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals will continue to be enjoyed by generations of girls in spirit hoods and dudes in speedos and fanny packs. The purchase includes El Dorado Polo Club, which Goldenvoice has used for years as parking and camping space […]

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Tiesto Launches Sirius XM Radio Channel

It’s a monumental day for Tiësto. The EDM superstar is headlining day one of the Ultra Music Festival in Miami tonight and simultaneously launching his very own channel on Sirius XM, called Tiësto’s Club Life Radio. “I’m really excited about it because my Club Life show was already broadcast on Sirius XM and everybody loved it,” […]

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Pete Tong, Kaskade, Crystal Method Rally In Support of Pasquale Rotella, Indicted Electric Daisy Promoter

MIAMI – The EDM community took time out of its regularly scheduled Miami Music Week revelry to rally around Pasquale Rotella, embattled CEO of Insomniac Events, the production company behind Electric Daisy Carnival. “I hope for the sake of the scene that it turns out OK,” said Pete Tong, BBC radio host, International Music Summit […]

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EMI Launches Global Dance Network Headed By Bart Cools

By Richard Smirke, London EMI Music is looking to capitalize on the electronic dance music explosion by launching its own international A&R and marketing network solely dedicated to dance artists and records. Launching today (March 27), the EMI Dance Network brings together a number of EDM specialists and experts from around the world to find, […]

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