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Plans for Tomorrowland India in Motion, but Goa Event Still Has Miles of Planning to Go

Oct 2014 15:10PM EDT

Tomorrowland is expanding its brand dramatically as the electronic dance music industry continues to do the same and it seems earlier guesses that India would be the next stop were correct. A report from Goacom.com, a news service in the Goa state, indicates that the company has begun putting out feelers to launch a festival.READ MORE

Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding "Outside" Review: "I Need Your Love" Duo Reunite for Spacey Breakup Anthem [LISTEN]

Oct 2014 11:17AM EDT

Calvin Harris is continuing is steady rollout of music from his new album Motion, and today (Oct. 20), the "Summer" DJ released his latest collaboration with spacey British pop star Ellie Goulding, the hoppy new single "Outside."READ MORE

James Blake

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks For Sharing

Oct 2014 10:46AM EDT

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new songs from James Blake, Beach House, LUH., Wilder Maker and more right here!READ MORE

Armin van Buuren: Not as flashy, but perhaps the best.

DJMag's Top 10 DJ's of The Past Five Years: Music Times Calculates for Dutch Domination (and Hardwell Doesn't Even Appear!)

Oct 2014 15:07PM EDT

Just to further up the controversy, Music Times asks not who was the best DJ in the last year, but who was was the best DJ of the last five years? Our formula wasn't too complicated...we just averaged the rankings of everyone featured on the DJMag Top 100 list in the last five years. That does cause some major issues for some contestants however. Hardwell has been no. 1 for the last two years but he didn't place during 2010, suggesting a rank of at leads 101, and thereby making his mean ranking skyrocket. The name of our game is consistency.READ MORE

Afrojack: One of many Netherlands natives behind the set.

Spotify and Echo Nest Indicate Dutch Listeners Strongly Prefer EDM Music Versus Other Countries...Although Not Necessarily Its Own

Oct 2014 11:49AM EDT

It's a big week for electronic dance music news. For one, the highly hyped DJMag Top 100 DJs list just hit the web this weekend. More importantly, the Amsterdam Dance Event has occurred over the last five days in the titular city. Consider it something like a SWSW exclusively for electronic music performers, with more than 2,200 acts hitting the largest city in the Netherlands for a swinging five-say stretch. Spotify and its Insights blog took the event into consideration to see just what those wily Dutch were listening to in the lead-up to the event.READ MORE

Go Hardwell or go home.

Hardwell Tops DJ Mag Top 100 DJs List Once Again

Oct 2014 08:36AM EDT

If you read Music Times article on the leaked rendition of the DJMag Top 100 DJs list, you'll probably be disappointed to see the real thing: It's exactly the same (except this time nos. 71 through 100 are included as well).READ MORE

Guns n' Roses - "Use Your Illusion" (1991)

7 Artists Who Have Released Two Albums at Once

Oct 2014 17:02PM EDT

Recently, pop legend Prince returned with not one album, but two new albums — "Art Official Age" and "PLECTRUMELECTRUM" — both of which were released Sept. 30. Though this is typical Prince eccentricity, he is far from the first artist to do this. Here are seven other artists who have released two albums in one day, including Guns N' Roses and Bruce Springsteen.READ MORE

Daft Punk

6 Bands Named After Styles of Music That They Don't Play

Oct 2014 16:32PM EDT

It is pretty lame to name your band after the style of music you play — I'm looking at you, Metallica — but these six, including Daft Punk and Cap'n Jazz, bands did just the opposite: naming themselves after styles of music they do not play.READ MORE

Bonnaroo 2014

Bonnaroo 2015 Dates Announced, Video Recap of This Year's Festival Released [WATCH]

Oct 2014 15:27PM EDT

It is never too early to start planning for Bonnaroo, so festival-goers mark your calendars for June 11-14, 2015. Also, a video recap of this year's festival has been released.READ MORE

Screaming Lord Sutch!

5 UK Musicians Who've Entered Politics, Celebrating 50 Years of Screaming Lord Sutch and 40 Elections Lost

Oct 2014 17:04PM EDT

Some celebrities have gone on to have wildly successful careers in politics. Just look at Ronald Reagan and Sonny Bono. Some, like British rocker and cult icon Screaming Lord Sutch, were less successful. Despite running for more than 40 positions and founding a still-operating political party-the Official Monster Raving Loony Party-Sutch managed to lose every single on of them. Check a few other musicians who have stood for office in the UK.READ MORE

Justin Bieber at Coachella 2014

Justin Bieber Sings Along To "All About That Bass" For Maejor Ali Remix [LISTEN]

Oct 2014 13:03PM EDT

Not many people know this, but when he's not egging people's houses or having his bodyguard beat up photographers, Justin Bieber pursues a singing career (and he's pretty good at it, too). Today, Biebs reminded us why he's famous in the first place by dropping in on Maejor Ali's remix of Meghan Trainor's smash hit "All About That Bass," singing along to the hook and even doing something that could be considered rapping, spitting lines like "We know that s**t ain't real/We know it's Photoshopped."READ MORE

An image displaying what the Omnia roof deck will look like when it opens next year.

Hakkasan Group Converting Caesar's Palace's Pure Nightclub to New Club Omnia, to Open on Las Vegas Strip Spring 2015

Oct 2014 10:47AM EDT

Nowhere in the United States is the EDM arms race more dramatic than Las Vegas and a new club is entering the mix. Which is to say the Hakkasan Group, which already operates the city's most hopping venue in MGM Grand's Hakkasan, will now be operating Omnia out of Caesar's Palace.READ MORE

Deadmau5 claims Disney approached him about "re-imagining" Fantasia

Deadmau5 Outlines His Side Of The Trademark Battle, Reveals Disney Wanted His Help With 75th Anniversary of 'Fantasia'

Oct 2014 10:05AM EDT

There wasn't always bad blood between media giant Disney and EDM star Deadmau5 - the artist recently revealed that he was in talks to help re-imagine the company's classic 1940 film Fantasia before things went wrong.READ MORE


Russian EDM Site Leaks DJ Mag Top 100 DJs List Early? Hardwell, Martin Garrix, Armin van Buuren Supposedly Place Big

Oct 2014 08:56AM EDT

DJMag.com's annual list of the Top 100 DJs in the electronic dance music scene might be the most controversial "best of" list in music but that doesn't mean we, as fans, don't read it as soon as it comes out. It's scheduled to be announced on October 19 but, if Russian music site EDM News is honest, it's acquired the Top 100 (or at least the Top 70) early and has leaked them online.READ MORE


Ariel Pink May Have Never Been Involved with Madonna's New Album

Oct 2014 19:03PM EDT

In a recent tweet, Madonna's manager claimed he and the "Vogue" singer don't know Ariel Pink, who was reportedly working on the pop star's next LP, "MDNA."READ MORE

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