Life is Beautiful Festival Cancels 2020 Event Due to COVID-19

Three-day Las Vegas festival Life is Beautiful has ficially announced that they will no longer be holding this year’s event. They will, instead, be putting its resources into the community. According to their latest statement: “We were more excited than ever to share the vision this year’s festival with you. …

Matt Lender Wants Us All To "Just Smile" On 1st Official Single

‘Just Smile’ is Matt Lender‘s first release under his new artist name. It’s a sweet blend pop music and disco, with vocals by Ralph Larenzo. The reason this song ended up getting released was because Luca Pretolesi (Grammy nominated Mix Engineer, Mi Gente) and Maarten Vorwerk (World renowned ghost producer) …

Ultra Music Festival Phase 2 Lineup Drops, Adding More Live Performances

Ultra Music Festival has revealed its phase 2 lineup, and it does not disappoint! Besides the typical DJ lineup, this year’s lineup seems to have a little more focus towards the live performance side things. Those performances include fan favorites like Gryffin’s live set, Gareth Emery’s Lazerface, , ’s custom-designed …

Carnage Drops Massive Collab with Tyga, Ohgeesy & Takeoff

Carnage just dropped “Hella Neck,” a brand new, heavy-hitting hip hop cut featuring Tyga, Ohgeesy and Takef. Sometimes less is more and Carnage demonstrates that here with a triumphant yet tasteful beat that backs each rapper’s bars to sheer perfection. Though the DJ/producer is known for in-your-face productions, some his …

Instagram Spices Up Boomerang Feature with New Effects & Editing

Instagram is stepping up its Boomerang game with some brand new effects. As TikTok, Snapchat, and other social media platforms compete for our attention with filters and meme-style content sharing, Instagram is putting its focus on the Boomerang. Surprisingly, there hasn’t been an update to the feature since launching Boomerang …

Three Dead At Sunburn Festival Of Suspected Drug Overdoses After #BanSunburn Hashtag Goes Viral

The death three Sunburn Goa attendees has heightened the concern about drugs at EDM festivals in India. On Friday the festival, two tourists from Andhra Pradesh became unwell outside the venue and collapsed. They were rushed to a hospital where they were declared dead, according to police. On Sunday night, …

Whethan Teases New Album & Returns To Doing Shows

Whethan dropped his project Life a Wallflower Vol. 1 back in 2018, spanning 8 wonderful tracks including “Good Nights” with Mascolo and “Be Like You” with Broods. The press materials for the project deliberately avoided calling it an “album” at the time, as it sort skirted that in between space between an …

Nora En Pure Announces She's Cutting Back On Touring To Focus On Her "Mind & Body"

Nora En Pure is shifting her focus in the new year and putting music first. After pushing through a rather ambitious touring schedule, the worldwide DJ/producer had decided to cut down on shows moving forward. This is actually a great thing for fans, because this means even more studio time …

Headhunterz Extends Break from Touring To Protect His Mental Health

Earlier this month, Headhunterz made a statement to fans announcing that he was cancelling all his shows in December, with the exception two shows in his native Netherlands. “The coming weeks will be spent to rest, recharge and focus on his health,” the statement read. “By limiting the stress that …

Ja Rule Speaks Out On What Happened At Fyre Festival In New Single “Fyre” [LISTEN +LYRICS]

With so much the media focusing on Billy McFarland, Ja Rule’s involvement in Fyre Festival has been mostly downplayed. However, the rapper/mogul was a partner in the festival and his role remains the same, even after McFarland’s time in court. Now, it seems Ja Rule is looking to clear up …

Solarstone Presents Pure Trance Vol. 8, Mixed by Solarstone & Activa

It’s come a long way, baby! When the first ‘Pure Trance’ was released in November 2012, the genre’s landscape was remarkably different. Nefarious hands had again been at work – cynically drip-feeding poppy-pollutants into trance’s system. Inorganic quick-hit sugar highs that threatened its otherwise rich ecosystem, someone had to stand …

University of Colorado Launches New Major In EDM Production

The University Colorado Denver is now fering students a focus in electronic music. Study the Electronic Digital Instrument (EDI) covers an ever-evolving combination computers, MIDI controllers, stware, keyboards and beyond. At CU Denver, classes are available to students in the College Arts and Media program. EDI pupils are able to mix …

Ian Munro's "Liminal" EP Receives Ear Catching Remix Treatment

Ian Munro has been a long time dedicated artist and has consistently been releasing track after track for quite a while now. This past May, he released his highly anticipated sophomore “Liminal” on Quality Goods Records. The project marked a new chapter in his artistic evolution, presenting a visceral and …

All The Best EDM Black Friday Deals for Fans, DJs and Producers

Happy Thanksgiving! Black Friday Deals are abundant this year and, like most a producer’s work, you don’t even have to leave the studio to cash in on any them. Below, find a variety deals and savings on hardware, clothing, stware, and services. Some are available starting today, some last through …

FDA Grants Psilocybin Second Ever Designation As Breakthrough Therapy Drug

This time last year, the FDA was designating psilocybin as a breakthrough therapy for depression for the very first time. “It really does represent a significant development in the whole history psychedelic research,” said Charles Grob at the time, psychiatry and behavioral sciences pressor at University California, Los Angeles. Now, the FDA …

One Of Electric Forest's Most Special Attractions Is Returning For 2020

Electric Forest seeks to make an impact with its Wish Machine program in 2020. Anyone who’s experienced Electric Forest knows just how magical it is — and returning this year, the festival is granting wishes. The Wish Machine is your chance to earn your very own Forest dream. It all …

Your EDM Premiere: We Must Emotionally Prepare for the New SCAR Album With 'The Seeker' [Metalheadz]

We’re only a few days away from the release SCAR’s new 15-track mega album, High Fives & Devil Eyes. The title instantly connotes this release will not be for the faint heart and it certainly delivers. With lots dark and heavy beats, interesting experimental interludes and surprising pops melody, High Fives & …

Starting This Week, Instagram Is Removing All Like Counts

Instagram will finally begin hiding like counts for users in the US as soon as next week. This major change is part the social media company’s push to “reduce anxiety” and “reduce social comparison.” According to Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri, “The idea is to try to depressurize Instagram, make it less a …

VibeSquaD Is Back With A Brand New Single, "Clobber" [Sleeveless Records]

If you consider yourself a fan bass music, then there’s no doubt you’ve heard Aaron Holstein, aka VibeSquaD. The man is a legend in his own right. He has toured with Bassnectar, Eprom, Glitch Mob, and played numerous festivals all over the world. Despite achieving lots success with is career …

Crankdat Drops Brand New EP Right In Time for Halloween

Crankdat just dropped a horrifying 2-track EP, just in time for the spookiest day the year! With this new release, Crankdat’s signature Gearworld has flipped a switch — it’s Fearworld now. The EP includes two absolutely menacing bass productions, “Horror Hour” and “Phantom Cry.” Crankdat has become a master his …

Drum N Bass’s Foremost Rising Star Drops Addicting Essential Mix [MUST LISTEN]

Dimension has perhaps had the biggest year anyone in DnB. The hype behind this artist is absolutely unparalleled — after putting out “Desire” with Sub Focus toward the end 2018, he followed it up with “Devotion” and “If You Want To,” going on to remix the latter himself. He made …