Dockyard Festival and Mystic Garden be part of forces for 2-in-1 occasion at ADE

Dockyard Festival and Mystic Garden Festival have joined forces for a 2-in-1 pageant on the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) on October 20. Headliners for the 12-hour occasion embody Sven Väth, Len Faki, Paco Osuna, Apollonia, Ben Sims, Blawan, Robert Hood (pictured), Matador, Luigi Madonna, Skream, Enrico Sangiuliano and Dave Clarke. …

Coca-Cola wants to make weed-infused drinks

Soft drinks corporation Coca-Cola is in talks with a cannabis producer to develop marijuana drinks. The beverage giant wants to develop the drink to relieve consumer pain, not intoxicate them, according to Canada’s BNN Bloomberg. Apparently the fizz company has had “serious talks” with producer Aurora Cannabis. “Along with many …

Stereosonic Is Being Replaced With A New Multi-City Event, FestivalX

The masterminds behind several notable brands such as Stereosonic, Hardware and Onelove will be partnering up to debut a brand new traveling festival in conjunction with Live Nation named FestivalX. Festival X will be held at four major cities across Australia and New Zealand, with the 1st date landing on November 29 …

Influencers Under Investigation for Not Labelling Paid Posts

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is expressing concern regarding social media influencers and celebrities not properly indicating when they have been paid to endorse a product or experience. They have launched an investigation into the matter, due to the fact that these people with large internet followings could impact …

SoundCloud, Major Lazer & Bacardi Join Forces For New Artist Contest [DETAILS]

Despite SoundCloud’s apparent imminent downfall in 2017, it persevered and continues to be a bastion new and experimental music. On that note, SoundCloud has partnered with Bacardi and Major Lazer on their “Music Liberates Music” initiative to discover new artists and give them a platform for success. With the new …

Your EDM Q&A: Jeremy Fitzgerald of Xcellerated Talks About Gearing Up for More 'Innovation'

Jeremy Fitzgerald or, as he’s known in LA, DJ Construct, has put his city on the drum and bass map with his hugely successful monthly club, Xcellerated. The promoter’s philosophy in booking and throwing parties has always been about staking the lineup with as many big names as possible with …

Music Artists Hit Hardest in Recent Facebook Algorithm Changes

Facebook Algorithm Changes Drastically Diminish Artist Page Engagement Back in January this year, Facebook algorithm changes completely revamped the way we interacted with our news feed. The desired effect? Place the emphasis back on interaction with family and friends instead being pushed and redirected to pages. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg …

REPORT: Engagement On Artist Pages On Facebook Has Dropped By Over 70%

Earlier this year, Facebook announced it was changing what people saw in their newsfeed to more heavily prioritize content from friends and family over that from Pages. As one might expect, engagement and reach for Pages, including artists and media/news, dropped dramatically. New published from Buffer, the maker a social media …

Google Pixel 3 Smartphone Release Date Might've Been Leaked

The wait may finally be over for the next Pixel phone to be released. After several leaks this past year, we may finally know the launch date for Google’s next smartphone, the Pixel 3. YouTube channel This is Tech Today caught an advertisement on Famebit, a major marketing platform, confirming a …

The BPM Festival locks in Nastia and Carl Craig for Portuguese edition

Over 50 names have been revealed so far, including Carl Craig, Seth Troxler, Lauren Lo Sung, Loco Dice, Nastia (pictured), Lauren Lane, Apollonia and Danny Tenaglia. Taking place across September 20 to 23, the four-day festival will be held at eight distinct venues in Portimão and Lagoa. Those travelling to …

​The Brooklyn Mirage lines up Innervisions, Afterlife, Paradise for summer parties

New York City’s sprawling outdoor venue The Brooklyn Mirage has announced its summer event calendar, revealing parties curated by world-renowned brands like Innervisions, Afterlife (pictured) and Paradise. Having previously announced the venue’s season opening party on Saturday, May 19 with The Cityfox Experience, The Brooklyn Mirage now shares 11 more …

Regal thinks techno should aim to go mainstream

Generally, artists involved in underground dance music like to, well, keep it underground, and away from the tendrils commercialism. Regal thinks differently, though. The Spain-based DJ at people accusing him being commercial, and declared that all techno artists should be striving to bring the scene into the mainstream. He wrote: …

aiaiai has launched a special edition headphone with Brain Dead

The new product sees the Danish headphone makers team up with the Los-Angeles based creative collective on a new edition the popular TMA-2 Modular Headphone System. Complete with unique packaging, designed in-house by the Brain Dead team themselves, the collective’s eclectic, disruptive, design heavy spirit is fused with expert aiaiai …

Top Festival Fashion Brands

Watching your favorite DJs and enjoying the attractions at festivals is only a part the experience. Dressing up in your favorite rave gear and showing f your unique fashion sense is a great factor that completes the festival experience. We’ve picked our top favorite festival fashion brands for you to …

Mixmag and International Music Summit launch Visionaries and Accelerator 2018

For a fifth year we’re teaming up with to discover the next generation music industry innovators, influencers, and distributors. Through the IMS x Mixmag Visionaries Contest and IMS Accelerator Contest you could kickstart your career within the electronic music industry. This year we bring you two opportunities fering you a …

Kala Festival is Albania's first ever international music festival

New festival Kala is set to launch on the coast Albania this summer. The country’s first ever international music festival, Kala promises “open-air dancing, music and escapism” from June 20 to June 27. The festival is set on an undiscovered coastline that is only accessible by boat. The location claims …

Monstercat Teases its two new brands: Uncaged and Instinct!

After a banner year in 2017 with a number major benchmarks surpassed, Monstercat begins a new chapter in 2018 with the unveiling and . As the two teaser videos suggest, Uncaged and Instinct will represent the different ends the spectrum Monstercat’s diverse catalog and roster. Uncaged represents the heavy hitting …

Fanburst Is Innovating Music Sharing For Musicians

Technology in the music industry is continuing to evolve at an exponential rate. Musicians are becoming smarter in realms marketing and learning their niche markets, which is just as crucial as releasing quality music. With an entire smorgasbord platforms artists, managers, labels, and other industry pressionals have to choose from, …

FestEvo Reveals Game-Changing Web Platform For Festivalgoers

Music festivals have evolved into a popular event for people all over the world to enjoy, especially over the summer. Tucker Gumber, CEO and founder the game-changing web platform , just made it a lot easier for festivalgoers to access products, book travel plans, discover new music and more. The Android and iOS …

The crew behind Miss Moneypenny's tell us about their classic house orchestra

Iconic Birmingham club brand is celebrating 25 years with a mega 60-piece orchestra show on November 24. A Night At The Proms, Miss Moneypenny’s first night in Birmingham in 10 years, will feature the Birmingham Gay Symphony Orchestra and take place at Symphony Hall. Promising to be a “new sensational …