These days you find a lot of websites posting articles about how the electronic scene is dying, then weeks later about how the electronic scene is thriving, then artists step in and assert their opinions (bias much?), and it stirs up a lot of passion from the bro’s and broette’s who love to get down to some gnar EDM and get all wiggly worm at a festival and sweat on by strangers (now bff’s) to a crazy LED light show that should induce epileptic seizures as any chance of hearing by the age of 65 slowly fades away..and man was that fun for a little bit!! As technological innovations for DJ’s become stagnant, though, the limits for what a live show has to offer has ultimately reached its peak. The stages can get bigger and more money spent towards production, but as I stand 300,000 people deep staring at a stage three football fields wide as Hardwell and Avicii take shelter in a massive owl, I start to have a hard time…getting off. Continue Reading
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Ed Banger’s Mr. Oizo is giving away his new EP, Amicalement, today for free via his website, featuring 4 new tracks from the Frenchman including his creepy collaboration with Marilyn Manson which premiered on Rolling Stone last week titled “Solid.” All 4 tunes are extremely different, from the banging Techno in “Solid” to the feel good Disco vibes in “Lovin’.” Go download it here. √+
If you haven’t heard already (which I’m sure is unlikely), Techno mastermind Boys Noize will be releasing his 3rd full length titled Out Of The Black on October 2nd on his own Boys Noize Records which will be accompanied by a 25 city tour featuring the first live performance from Mr. Ridha. Yesterday, we heard the world premiere of ‘What You Want’ on Rolling Stone, and the first single from the highly anticipated album is unsurprisingly astounding. Stream ‘What You Want’ and see the list of European live dates below. √+ Continue Reading
Good morning! Today’s stories feature Deadmau5, Erol Alkan, Parklife 2012, Beatport Mixes, Luciano, Sónar festival, and Kermit The Frog. Please read on after the jump.
Due to some technical difficulties on Friday, I was unable to post the regular GDD™ Morning Update, but we’re back to give you a great start to your week. Today’s news includes The Prodigy’s new album, a new Julio Bashmore EP, a Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike tour after-movie, a Red Bull Music Academy World Tour in London video, Deadmau5’s new 4D projections event, the Resident Advisor poll, Ultra Music Festival, Occupy Musicians, and Burning Man. Read the info and watch several videos after the jump.
We made it through the first half of the week! By now, I hope all of you are fully recovered from the weekend and are eager read up on the stories of Rusko’s new album, Kaskade’s aiming to expand the world of dance music, I Love Techno 2011, Zedd’s new video, and coverage of HARD Haunted Mansion. I have a tune for you to jump start your day with, so check it out and read more after the jump.