GDD™ Morning Update: Sasquatch!, Spring Awakening, Electric Forest, Shazam/Beatport, Boiler Room

Sasquatch! 2013 lineup revealed
• Spring Awakening Music Festival Phase 1 Lineup
Electric Forest announces 2013 lineup
Shazam sign Beatport deal
Boiler Room: Catz N Dogz, Hunee, Arttu Live & Barnt

 

Sasquatch! 2013 lineup revealed

Sasquatch! Music Festival’s 2013 lineup is here: Mumford and Sons, The Postal Service, Vampire Weekend, Sigur Rós, and The xx top the bill, appearing alongside Arctic Monkeys, Primus, Empire of the Sun, Grimes, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, The Lumineers, Alt-J, The Tallest Man on Earth, Tame Impala, Earl Sweatshirt, Japandroids, Death Grips, Dirty Projectors, and Danny Brown.

Also playing are Cake, Andrew Bird, Bloc Party, Dropkick Murphys, Built to Spill, Azealia Banks, Steve Aoki, Father John Misty, El-P, Killer Mike, Divine Fits, Twin Shadow, Solange, Disclosure, Toro Y Moi, Devendra Banhart, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Presets, Torche, P.O.S., SchoolBoy Q & Ab-Soul, John Talabot, DIIV, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Wild Belle, Suuns, Caveman, Hundred Waters, Menomena, Shad, Fang Island, Matthew Dear, Porcelain Raft, Surfer Blood, Holy Ghost!, Red Fang, Reignwolf, Atlas Genius, and Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti.

Festival passes go on sale February 9th via the festival’s website.

(via CoS)

 

Spring Awakening Music Festival Phase 1 Lineup

Chicago’s Spring Awakening Music Festival officially announced Phase 1 today of the second annual festival taking place inside Soldier Field from June14th-16th.  Last years lineup included veterans like Carl Cox, Moby, and Tommie Sunshine alongside young stars like Skrillex, Afrojack, and Hardwell.  Phase 1′s lineup this year includes headliners Bassnectar and Calvin Harris along with young stars like Zedd and Walden. Check out the full lineup above and buy tickets here.

(via DJ Mag)

 

Electric Forest announces 2013 lineup

Electric Forest announced its 2013 artist lineup, returning to the Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Mich., June 27-30, including live music pioneers The String Cheese Incident, with three performances, Pretty Lights, Passion Pit, Empire of the Sun, Knife Party and Dispatch.

Also on the bill are Benny Benassi, Yeasayer, A-Trak, Grimes, Railroad Earth, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, FEMI KUTI & The Positive Force, Madeon, Headhunterz, Baauer, Danny Brown, Greensky Bluegrass and more.

Electric Forest Weekend Tickets and Good Life VIP Packages are available now at www.electricforestfestival.com. Loyalty Tickets, Early Bird Tickets and Electric Entry Ticket price-levels are sold out.

(via Oakland Press)

 

Shazam sign Beatport deal

Music app Shazam has announced a partnership with online music retailer Beatport.

The deal will see the UK firm, which passed 275 million users last year, gain immediate access to Beatport’s entire catalogue of music. The Shazam app is designed for mobile users to identify—or “tag”—songs stored on its databases. The company says the technology will be able to identify songs that have been slowed down or sped up, with around 1.5 million new tracks added to its database, which previously stood at 25 million. 

Will Mills, Shazam’s director of music and content, said 31 of the top 100 most tagged tracks of 2012 were dance music. Mills said: “From Ibiza to LA to Tokyo and beyond, fans of electronic dance music… will now be able to experience more of the dance tracks they love every time they use Shazam when they go out.” Beatport CEO Matthew Adell echoed these sentiments: “Adding the Beatport catalogue to Shazam’s database is a great way for fans of dance music to discover songs that are being played by DJs all over the world,” he said. “Our partnership also gives DJs and producers exposure to an enormous audience of potential new fans.”

 (via Resident Advisor)

 

Boiler Room: Catz N Dogz, Hunee, Arttu Live & Barnt

This show will be broadcasted live from 8pm – 12am, Wednesday 6th February

The show itself is strictly private , you must be on a guest list to get in.

Everyone else, you get to watch amazing music, free, live, online.

BROADCAST URL: boilerroom.tv/live

(via Boiler Room)

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