EDM News Roundup: Week of March 1

Miami Music Week, which, for 2013, includes the Winter Music Conference and two weekends of the Ultra Music Festival, is less than a month away. Although WMC’s schedule is up, the major artists present at the week have their own events planned, and announcements are coming in. What’s in store [...]

EDM News Roundup: Week of February 22

Plenty of new releases came out or were announced over the past week, ranging from progressive house to more trap. What can you expect? For new material that’s already out, Juicy J and The Weeknd collaborated on “One of Those Nights”. Meanwhile, Cedric Gervais makes Lana Del Rey more listenable [...]

EDM News Roundup: Week of February 15

In case you lived under a rock, the Grammys just happened this Sunday, February 11. The good news? Former Eurodance member and current music industry scammer Al Walser didn’t win – although he did draw attention by showing up in a space suit. The (sort of) bad news? Skrillex won [...]

EDM News Roundup: Week of February 8

Hot Sauce EP on Mad Decent. Additionally on Mad Decent was a preview of new music to come: Diplo and Switch’s “Keep It Gully.” Expected to hit Beatport on February 18 is “Hit It!”, a collaboration from three Miami DJs GTA, Henrix, and Digital LAB. The track debuted over the [...]

EDM News Roundup: Week of February 1

Over the past week, Coachella and Ultra Music Festival announced their lineups. Ultra’s, which extends over two weekends now, was predictable. In addition to the Phase 1 artists announced earlier, Phase 2 includes many big names: Alesso, Benny Benassi, Eric Prydz, Fedde Le Grand, Hardwell, Nicky Romero, Porter Robinson, Zedd, [...]

EDM News Roundup: Week of January 25

If you thought that the perception of electronic music’s fans couldn’t get any worse, think again. One of the news highlights this week comes from a scientific study claiming EDM, along with rock and hip-hop, is a factor in juvenile delinquency. Multiple releases came out or were announced this week, [...]

EDM News Roundup: Week of November 23

This past week, the American Music Awards added its first electronic dance music category. Predictably, David Guetta, Calvin Harris, and Skrillex were nominated, with the “Titanium” producer winning. None of the three were present at the ceremony. If you missed out on Ibiza’s latest summer, there’s a chance to experience [...]

EDM News Roundup: Week of November 16

As this last week shows, DJs who aren’t even the most well-known can still cause a riot. Case in point was Flux Pavilion doing a surprise show, hosted by MTV and Intel, in Santa Monica, Calif. After tweets and free tickets, hundreds of concertgoers showed up at Hangar 8, and [...]

EDM News Roundup: Week of November 9

If you’re into music (and if you’re reading this website, you likely are), you probably collect releases, if not genre memorabilia. This week, Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail pointed out that Lego is introducing a collectible line of toys that includes a DJ Lego Man, complete with a record, [...]

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