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Lil Jon: 'Throw down for who? No: Throw down for what."

Pharrell Williams Still on Top for Digital Downloads

Apr 2014 13:50PM EDT

The lead-up to Easter weekend didn't bring much new music to the Digital Downloads charts, but it did greatly improve the sales of tracks by those who were already there. Nearly every performer in the Top 10 saw a boost in downloads.READ MORE

Electric Zoo Festival

Electric Zoo Returning to New York City with Increased Security and Health Measures

Apr 2014 13:25PM EDT

The fate of Electric Zoo was uncertain after festival organizers had to cancel the third day of last year's event due to two attendees dying from drug overdoses and another being sexually assaulted. Now it's been confirmed that the festival, which takes place Labor Day weekend on Randall's Island in New York City, will return with increased security and health measures.READ MORE

Kermit the Frog

Listen To The Super Loud 'Muppet Show Theme Song' Shy Kidx Remix

Apr 2014 16:28PM EDT

It's time to play the music. It's time to light the lights. It's time to drop that beat for the WUB WUB WUB.READ MORE

Skrillex, and his evil plans to destroy your house.

Red Rocks Amphitheater Noise Levels Bother Nearby Residents

Apr 2014 13:12PM EDT

The most popular complaint against music venues is that they're just too loud (followed closely by "patrons behaving badly"), and Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado is facing similar charges. Residents of nearby Morrison have claimed that concerts are keeping them awake and even rattling the windows of homes as far as half-a-mile from Red Rocks. And of course the culprit isn't just any form of music: It's EDM.READ MORE

Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones

Rock in Rio Will Debut in Las Vegas during 2015

Apr 2014 11:15AM EDT

Rock in Rio has already escaped its Brazilian confines, but the company (also called Rock in Rio) has more-or-less declared that the event will make its American debut in Las Vegas during 2015.READ MORE

Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam.

Austin City Limits Releases Lineup

Apr 2014 10:30AM EDT

Austin City Limits, the last of the American mega festivals to release its lineup for the 2014 season, has finally dropped its lineup for both weekends of the event, which will go down between October 3 and 5, plus between October 10 and 12.READ MORE


Organizers Announce Dublin's Oxegen Festival on Hiatus for 2014

Apr 2014 11:06AM EDT

More and more summer music festivals seem to be popping up all across the world, but a few outliers are shutting down for 2014. One example is the Oxegen festival in the County Kildare on the outskirts of Dublin, which won't take place for the second time since 2012.READ MORE

'Doom Abuse' by The Faint

Back of The Billboards: 'Doom Abuse' by The Faint

Apr 2014 15:53PM EDT

Society always celebrates the records that top the Billboard 200 album chart. Back of The Billboards is a Music Times weekly segment that looks at the opposite end: the new record that finished closest to the back of the Billboard 200 for the previous week. We hope to give a fighting chance to the bands you haven't heard of.READ MORE

Organizers in Detroit did not see this coming.

First Detroit Electronic Music Festival Cancelled, Already Rescheduled for 2015

Apr 2014 14:08PM EDT

A pair of electronic music events have been cancelled in Detroit, although it doesn't seem like too much work was put into getting them off the ground at all. The Detroit Electronic Music Festival and the Federation of Electronic Music Technology, two festivals planned for July 4th weekend in coordination with each other was called off via an alert on the events' mutual website.READ MORE

Ed Sheeran: 'I'm on my way...I'm on my way...HOME SWEET HOOOOOOOOOME!'

Pharrell Williams and 'Happy' Continue Digital Downloads Domination

Apr 2014 13:17PM EDT

The slow sales that plagued the Billboard 200 this week didn't avoid the Digital Downloads chart either, although totals weren't nearly as painful for digital tracks. A new name came into play, but the top four tracks will be familiar to our readers.READ MORE

One Direction aims to save this summer's music touring business.

One Direction 'You & I' Big Payno Remix Hits Web

Apr 2014 12:48PM EDT

One Direction's Big Payno remix of its new single "You & I" has arrived online. Today (April 16), the Liam Payne mixed version of the track arrived on SoundCloud, and it's just the sort of One Direction/EDM blend that you would expect... pretty tame.READ MORE

Avicii will be among the headliners at the Electric Daisy Carnival UK.

Avicii and Calvin Harris Will Headline Electric Daisy UK 2014

Apr 2014 12:25PM EDT

Insomniac has polished off the details of its United Kingdom chapter for 2014, and have released an official list of performers for 2014. Avicii and Calvin Harris will be included among the headliners for the two day festival.READ MORE

Flying Lotus

7 Gateway Artists Into Hip-Hop

Apr 2014 14:20PM EDT

If you ask someone what kind of music they listen to, fifty percent of the time their answer will be “everything, except country and rap”. While I’ve written about country songs that would appeal to country-haters, hip-hop is much trickier and more misunderstood. If you’re thinking of getting into hip-hop, here are seven artists that would be excellent entry points.READ MORE

Mad Men

10 Coolest TV Theme Songs

Apr 2014 14:04PM EDT

In celebration of the premiere of Mad Men's final season this weekend, we've come up with a list of ten of the coolest TV show theme songs of all time. Let's begin with the song that inspired this list...READ MORE

Ultra Music Festival

Movement to Cancel Ultra 2015 Pushed Back; A Good Sign for Festival

Apr 2014 11:51AM EDT

An announcement on Friday has EDM fans celebrating and anti-Ultra groups fearing the worst.READ MORE

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