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HARD Summer is Sold Out, But Here’s the Word on HARD Day Of The Dead

  With less than two weeks to go before Tiësto, Disclosure, Jack U and friends take over Whittier Narrows for (the now completely sold-out)HARD Summer, company head Gary Richards has already begun prep for HARD’s premier fall event. Day of the Dead (DOTD) will return for its third year on November 1 and 2, HARD […]

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Documentary Focusing on Shuffling Premiering Next Month

  The dance known as shuffling has been a hot topic in the past few years (see here) and it’s now set to be the focus of a documentary. Release, compiled by The New British, is directed by Kez Glozier and Sam Hiscox and explores the dance’s origins from the 1920s jazz dance The Charleston into its […]

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Voting Now Open for Fame Music’s World Electronic Music Contest

  Fame Music’s World Electronic Music contest is well under way and votes can now be submitted. Everyone who votes is in with a chance to win a five-day trip to Ibiza with a friend while the winner of the competition will get to DJ on the White Isle, in Las Vegas and Dubai and release on Sister […]

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Avicii Collaborates With Rock & Roll Legends

Avicii made waves when he released his latest album, ‘True,’ which contained several collaborations with artists representing a variety of genres including Nile Rodgers, Adam Lambert, and Aloe Blacc. It was a new direction for the Swedish EDM star, and was met with mixed reviews from the music community but sold very well around the […]

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“File Under, ‘For Real?’:” Ultra Sues YouTube Star, Kaskade Weighs In

With an enormous following on YouTube and beyond, Michelle Phan is a self-made internet celebrity. This week, however, the 27-year-old entrepreneur’s make-up instructional videos – which have earned her over 6.6 million subscribers – are at the center of a lawsuit filed by dance powerhouse Ultra Records. As reported by Reuters, Ultra Records LLC and Ultra […]

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Indie Labels Sign Initiative Aimed at Treating Artists Fairly

  Hundreds of independent labels from around the world have signed up to an initiative aimed at making sure artists receive a fair amount of digital revenue. Over 700 labels – including Domino, Ninja Tune, XL Recordings and Rough Trade – are said to be signatories of the Fair Digital Deals Declaration which relates to […]

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“Come With Me, or F*ck Off:” Skream Talks His Life After Dubstep

  Oliver ‘Skream’ Jones’s departure from the genre he helped create as a London teenager has been well documented, but new Thumpdocumentary Come With Me goes into more depth than before, as Jones talks about the early days of the UK’s dubstep scene through to its world domination, his subsequent disillusionment and move into making and playing house, techno […]

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August Will Hold Electronic Sriracha Festival

  Every year, EDM addicts prep themselves for festivals as popular as Ultra, EDC, or Tomorrowland to smaller ones like Camp Bisco, Electric Adventure, and Electric Forest. But this year, a new festival is coming next month and landing San José, California. Introducing the new, first annual Electronic Sriracha Festival. Although not much info exists […]

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Dolly Parton Looking to Work on a “Dance Record”

  Dolly Parton is looking to join the list of dance music crossovers in the future. The American country singer, who recently headlined Glastonbury, has said she’s planning on working on a dance record geared towards her gay fans. Speaking at a press conference, she said: “At some point I would like to do a […]

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Pioneer Reveals Details of PLX-1000 Turntable

After teasing it in March, Pioneer has finally released details for their new direct drive PLX-1000 turntable, which will hit stores in August and cost $699. The news was accompanied by a demo video featuring turntable legends QBert and Shortkut. “The PLX-1000 is precision engineered for the booth, drawing on 50 years experience of making high-end turntables. The result is […]

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