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The Knife

The Knife Announces Break Up Following Current Tour

Aug 2014 14:26PM EDT

In a post made to their website this morning, Swedish electronic duo The Knife announced that they would be breaking up in November, at the end of their current tour in support of their 2013 album Shaking The Habitual.READ MORE

David Guetta

Electric Zoo Schedule Clashes: Music Times Weighs in On Van Buuren vs. Knife Party, Kaskade vs. Jack U and More

Aug 2014 14:21PM EDT

Music Times helps out with your Electric Zoo set conflicts.READ MORE

Deadmau5: Beatport champion.

Beatport Lists Best-Selling Performers of Last Decade: Deadmau5 Dominates

Aug 2014 11:16AM EDT

Beatport has been selling music to the electronic dance community for ten years now and has kept track of all of its numbers in the process. The outlet, owned by SFX Entertainment, also holds perhaps the most revered charts within electronic music. Now, to mark its tenth year of existence, the site has compiled its Top 10's for best selling performers and most downloaded tracks of the last decade.READ MORE

Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris Teases New Single 'Blame,' Named World's Highest Paid DJ

Aug 2014 17:29PM EDT

On his Instagram account today, Scottish DJ/producer Calvin Harris teased a brief clip of his upcoming single "Blame," featuring British soul singer John Newman. The single is currently set for release on Aug. 25.READ MORE

5 Seconds of Summer attend the Capital Summertime Ball at Wembley Stadium

5 Seconds Of Summer New Album 2015: 'Amnesia' Band Discusses Second Record, One Direction Tour in New Interview

Aug 2014 17:16PM EDT

Punky boy band and One Direction protégés 5 Seconds Of Summer just released its debut, self-titled album last month, but the "Amnesia" group is already looking forward to album No. 2. In a new interview, 5SOS drummer Ashton Irwin teased that his band is already thinking about the follow-up to 5 Seconds of Summer.READ MORE

Ariana Grande

Meghan Trainor Still 'All About That Bass' while Ariana Grande Sets Digital Downloads Record with 'Best Mistake'

Aug 2014 12:54PM EDT

Meghan Trainor kept selling and Ariana Grande set a record on this week's Digital Downloads charts.READ MORE

Calvin Harris: 'I made $66 million last year, and I bought this.'

Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Tiësto and Avicii Top Forbes Highest-Paid EDM Performers List

Aug 2014 09:08AM EDT

Music Times caught Calvin Harris at Lollapalooza during the first weekend of August and noted that it seemed the DJ had invested his earning from last year-$46 million-into his elaborate and bright stage set. If our hypothesis that the size of his set directly reflects his earnings, next year's concerts will be off the charts: Harris topped Forbes' list of the highest earning electronic musicians for the second straight year, bringing a whopping $66 million over the last 12 months.READ MORE

Royksopp & Robyn On 'Fallon'

Röyksopp & Robyn Perform 'Do It Again' On 'Fallon' [WATCH]

Aug 2014 11:32AM EDT

Last night, Scandinavian electro-pop wizards Röyksopp & Robyn appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to perform the title track to their collaborative mini-album Do It Again, which you can check out below.READ MORE


Historic Chicago Venue Bans EDM Shows

Aug 2014 13:29PM EDT

A historic Chicago venue reopened its doors but under one condition. Get the deets here.READ MORE


Darkside Announces End of Group, Releases Two New Tracks from 'WORK' Compilation to Soothe Us

Aug 2014 11:29AM EDT

Nothing beats going out while you're on top. And yet we still feel some degree of disappointment that Darkside is already calling it a day after only one album. The electronic act, a collaboration between Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington, announced Sunday that the group would at least be going on hiatus.READ MORE

Don't expect Avicii at the Congress Theater in Chicago anytime soon.

Congress Theater in Chicago May Reopen Soon, but Deal with City Bans EDM Music after Drug Problems

Aug 2014 09:42AM EDT

The historic Congress Theater in Chicago had been closed for more than a year following a run of drug problems amongst concert attendees, but the city and the venue have finally set some bylines to allow the concert hall to open once again. One requirement is rather sever however: No EDM concerts will be allowed.READ MORE

'Deep Trouble,' another Goosebumps classic from R.L. Stine.

10 Songs About Hammerheads to Celebrate Shark Week

Aug 2014 16:38PM EDT

We found ten tracks named after the most awkwardly shaped shark and ranked them by how well they represent their namesakes. All hail hammerheads!READ MORE

A scene from Tomorrowland

EDM Promoters SFX Entertainment Posts Big Net Losses but Big Expansion with Second Quarter Report

Aug 2014 11:04AM EDT

You can look at the second quarter financial report for SFX Entertainment in two ways: A) The company is certainly bringing in a lot more money than it did at this point during 2013 or B) The company sure has lost a lot more money than it did at this point last year. Both are true and both are signs of a company that's growing in size, but it's up to potential investors to judge whether this quarter's numbers reflect a company that will eventually jump into the black or stay mired in the red.READ MORE

Calvin Harris and Rita Ora in happier times

Calvin Harris Responds to Rita Ora Teen Choice Awards Cancellation on Twitter Following Break Up

Aug 2014 12:07PM EDT

Calvin Harris has just one thing to say to Rita Ora after their high profile break up: "bye." After Ora confirmed rumors that the "Summer" DJ had blocked her from performing their collaborative hit "I Will Never Let You Down" at the 2014 Teen Choice Awards, Harris took to his Twitter to share his side of the story, and to share a little emoji sass.READ MORE

Electric Zoo

Camelbak Water Containers Banned at Electric Zoo Festival as Preventative Measure

Aug 2014 10:23AM EDT

The Electric Zoo has already unfolded a series of preventative measures to keep visitors from bringing intoxicants into the grounds, including a mandatory-viewing short film detailing the downsides of drug abuse, but its new ban might shock the most intrepid music festival-goer: Camelbaks.READ MORE

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