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Ultra Music Festival to Remain in Miami Until 2018

Ever since Ultra Music Festival took place this year, Miami Commissioner Marc Sarnoff and Mayor Thomas Regaldo have made it their mission to ban Ultra Music Festival from Bayfront Park, Miami. They event made a video compiling “the worst of Ultra” trying to prove their point that Ultra does not belong in Miami. Luckily the […]

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Snoop Dogg Announces New ‘EDM Meets Hip-Hop’ Music Group Over Instagram

The one and only D-O-double-G has announced on Insagram his newest side hustle: LA Party Machine. From hip-hop, to reggae, to a few DJ sets in between, the prolific rapper continues to disregard confinement to any one specific genre. Few details have been released on LA Party Machine, but at least the name sounds promising. […]

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New York Night Clubs Open Doors to 6 to 12 Years Olds

I would like to first start by apologising to anyone who reads this… because you are probably too old to be allowed into Fuzipop dance music parties. The Pink Elephant and other major clubs around Manhattan and New York are being transformed during the daytime to a somewhat grey area play-pen for 6 to 12 […]

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Highlights From IMS Engage 2014

Yesterday on Wednesday, April 16th, IMS Engage returned to Los Angeles for its second conference. This year’s edition, held at the W Hotel in Hollywood, featured intimate conversations between pairings of some of the industry’s most prominent figures: Moby, David Lynch, Guy Gerber, Diddy, Steve Aoki, Chad Hurley, Junkie XL, and Hans Zimmer. They casually […]

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Pete Tong’s All Gone to Sea Tickets Now on Sale

Tickets are now on sale for Pete Tong’s All Gone To Sea cruise. The Radio 1 DJ and a crew of Calvin Harris, Steve Angello and Eats Everything among others are heading on a Caribbean cruise. The party boat is setting sale from Miami on November 6. The trip will include four sunrises, four sunsets, […]

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Petition Submitted To Legalise Raves In The UK

After the now infamous 1994 outlawing of free parties by John Major’s Conservative government, Christian Morrison aims to overturn 20 years of intolerance. The petition, which has received almost 30,000 signatures and is addressed to Home Secretary Theresa May, requests that rather than remain illegal, free parties should be regulated by a police presence, saying “We believe […]

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Listen: Coachella Sets From Skrillex, Dillon Francis, Flosstradamus, Calvin Harris and Fatboy Slim

Didn’t get a ticket to Coachella? Worse yet, missed out on the live streaming rave from the comfort of your home? Worry not, sets from the first weekend of Coachella have found their way onto Soundcloud and we’ve rounded up five of the best from Skrillex, Dillon Francis, Flosstradamus, Calvin Harris and the big geezer Fatboy Slim Skrillex With […]

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When it Comes to Getting High, the UK Leads the Way

The results of the 2014 Mixmag Global Drug Survey are in and it looks like the UK leads the way when it comes to getting high (see chart below). Britain may no longer be a superpower but among respondents to the survey, UK clubbers lead the rest of the world in drug use (both lifetime and last […]

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Tommie Sunshine on Frankie Knuckles: “He was a man of Musical Extravagance”

Legendary. Seminal. Groundbreaking. Influential. Classic. Words like these get thrown around on a daily basis in dance music. So much so that they’ve lost their intrinsic luster. But, in the case of house godfather Frankie Knuckles, who died suddenly on March 31 at the age of 59, these terms don’t nearly go far enough to […]

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“Pre-recorded Sets my Ass:” Laidback Luke Shuts up the Haters

Last week the internet went crazy for the ‘What DJs do these days…’ viral video, accruing hundreds of thousands of views before it was pulled for copyright infringement. The video was of Laidback Luke, Steve Aoki and Sander van Doorn playing at a recent Mixmash pool party in Miami, helpfully furnished with sly captions like […]

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