Excerpt: Claude VonStroke and the way forward for dance music in America

Barclay Crenshaw seems refreshed. He gained’t be for very lengthy: tonight marks October’s midway level, and he’s booked for the subsequent 4 weeks strong. Yet the pressure doesn’t present. In truth, he appears virtually beatific. Crenshaw, higher identified to followers as Claude VonStroke, maestro of tweaky but pleasant home music, …

Deadmau5 publicizes London pop-up store, 'Lots Of Stuff In A Store’

After internet hosting profitable pop-up retailers in New York and Los Angeles, Deadmau5 and Mau5trap are bringing a brief retailer to London. The pop-up will happen from November 10-16 and can characteristic authentic merchandise, Mau5 heads and extra. Fans may also count on in-store DJ units and signings from Deadmau5 …

Post Malone's Posty Fest Was Amazing Down To The Details [REVIEW]

To be trustworthy, I’m nonetheless recovering from Posty Fest. Not as a result of the VIP bar behind the stage, however as a result of the unparalleled quantity hype Dallas dropped at the inaugural hip hop competition two weekends in the past. The expertise on the roster was completely insane. …

Spotify for Artists Will Charge for Premium Content Access

Streaming music big Spotify has been beneath hearth just lately. While their quantity memberships continues to develop, their inventory isn’t doing fairly as effectively. In their third Quarter report, they shared that month-to-month energetic customers grew to 191 million, and world subscriptions grew to 87 million. However, they nonetheless are burning …

Black Eyed Peas Put On Blast For Ripping Off Yet Another Artist

R&S Records and Lone have accused the Black Eyed Peas sampling their music with out permission from each the label and artist. Both have identified the similarities between Black Eyed Peas’ observe “Constant” launched in August, and Lone’s observe “Airglow Fires” from 2013 on Twitter. R&R Records tweeted “Sound Familiar?” …

"Monxxed" Added To Urban Dictionary & The Definition Is Absolutely Hilarious

Dubstep producer and DJ Monxx has been catching so much flak from followers this 12 months after cancelling a number of performances; supply his merchandise has additionally been delayed, although Monxx that was not finally his fault. Still, his title has been dragged by way of the mud till we’ve …

Black Eyed Peas Accused of Ripping Off Another Artist in New Single

Black Eyed Peas Accused Plagiarizing in Recent Single There’s a effective line between taking inspiration and straight ripping f. R&S Records has accused Black Eyed Peas crossing that line. Black Eyed Peas launched a two-part single again in late August referred to as ‘Constant’. It’s catchy and transforms from sluggish R&B …

Kelela and Kaytranada drop sultry 'Waitin'' remix

With the discharge of her epic 20-track remix album mere weeks away, Kelela has shared one other teaser from the highly-awaited launch. Releasing Kaytranada’s flip of her 2017 lower ‘Waitin’’, the brand new remix merges signature Kaytranada manufacturing motifs with the OG lower. Kelela’s forthcoming remix album ‘Take Me A_Part, …

MUST LISTEN: Zeds Dead & Snails Unleash Ferocious New Collab

at Deadrocks in Colorado this previous July, the brand new collaboration between Zeds Dead and Snails that includes Akylla, “Magnets,” is out now. The stadium-like manufacturing is match for the kind headlining units that Zeds Dead is enjoying nowadays, and the added filth from Snails is a really welcome addition. …

REPORT: Ticketmaster Secret Scalper Program Targeted By Class-Action Lawsuits

Anyone who has bought a ticket from Ticketmaster has a proper feeling betrayed after studying the that broke final week. The firm has been pitching pressional staplers a reseller program on the low, tapping into an after-sales market value thousands and thousands. Legal fights are already brewing as Ticketmaster’s secret scalper program …

Monxx Has Become A Meme For Always Canceling Shows, Now He's Finally Apologized

If you’re a bass music fan, you’ve likely heard the name Monxx mentioned a lot recently – and chances are, not a lot it has been positive. The dubstep producer has become notorious for cancelling shows to the point where it’s pretty much become a meme. Monxx himself is acutely …

Top DJs and Tomorrowland Support DJ Mag's Top 100 Charity

Everyone knows the DJ Mag Top 100 poll, but did you know there’s a as well? This year, Armin van Buuren, Oliver Heldens, Alan Walker and even Tomorrowland support the Top 100 DJs charity auction. The Top 100 DJs charity auction partners with UNICEF to give back to children around …

Armin van Buuren's Signed 'Blah Blah Blah' Jacket To Be Auctioned Off For Charity

A number your favorite DJs, including Armin Van Buuren, Hardwell and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, have donated signed merchandise, tickets and meet and greet opportunities for the Top 100 DJs charity auction in aid UNICEF. For its second consecutive year, UNICEF, the global children’s organization, is the ficial charity beneficiary …

Some Of The Virtual Self Visuals Were Partially Designed By Porter Robinson's Brother

Porter Robinson’s younger brother, Mark Robinson, was answering some fan questions on Instagram earlier today. One the questions asked was if he had a hand in designing any the visuals or merch for the Virtual Self brand. His answer? Simply “yes.” He failed to specify if he had only worked …

Porter Robinson's Brother Designed Some Of The Virtual Self Merch

Is there anything more special than when you include your family and friends in a project that is dear to your heart? It seems as though Porter Robinson gets it as he has included his brother in his latest undertaking When the ambitious twenty-six-year-old first launched Virtual Self, no one could …

Porter Robinson Commemorates the 4th Anniversary of "Worlds"

It’s hard to believe but four years have passed since the release the one the most impressive pieces work by Porter Robinson. Worlds turns four today and with it brought many tracks we know and love from Porter including, ‘Sad Machine’, ‘Lionhearted’, ‘Divinity’ and many more. To commemorate the event, Porter has unveiled …

A Kaskade Marijuana Dispensary Opened in California Without his Consent

If you know a thing or two about Kaskade, you know the man doesn’t particularly care for marijuana or drugs alike. In fact, as a devout Mormon, Kaskade doesn’t really partake in any sort partying whatsoever. That’s why the opening a dispensary in Koreatown, Los Angeles called Kaskade Collective came …

Porter Robinson Celebrates 4th Anniversary of ‘Worlds ’ with New Merch Line

Porter Robinson is in full Virtual Self mode, but he’s reminiscing on his most famous, self-titled project today to celebrate the 4th anniversary Worlds Live. To mark the occasion, the producer has unleashed a new merchandise collection, which pays tribute to the tour that wowed audiences everywhere. Here’s what he …

Spotify Playlist Pitching Looks to be Next Big Move for Emerging Artists

It’s no secret that streaming is the future music. Companies like Apple Music, Deezer, and most notably Spotify are able to make or break careers. This makes it a no-brainer that playlist curation has become as big as it has. In the earlier days the internet, music careers usually followed a …

Ultra Taiwan to Become First Major Music Festival to Use Cryptocurrency

While other festivals live in the year 2018, Ultra Taiwan is living light years ahead. In an announcement from Ultra and Pundi X, Ultra Taiwan will be the first major music festival to fer POS (point–sale) transactions solely through blockchain (cryptocurrency). Pundi X is a multi-cryptocurrency POS solutions provider, and are …

Ultra Introduces 'Ultra Coin,' A Cryptocurrency For Use At Their Festivals

Ultra Music Festival has partnered up with  to bring blockchain technology payment solutions to . During the event, an estimated 30,000 festival goers will be able to pay for goods and services exclusively with Ultra Coin, making this one the most ambitious blockchain moves ever. Pundi X POS, the blockchain-based terminal that …

Rick & Morty Hit The Festival Stage with Live Musical 'Ricksperience' [VIDEO]

The complete lineup for the inaugural Adult Swim Festival in LA has just been announced, and we’re only concerned with one thing: the Rick & Morty Musical Ricksperience. This Ricksperience will feature a 37-piece live orchestra expected to play all the best hits from the hit television show like “Terryfold” and …

Excision Raises Money For Women's Shelter Through Lost Lands Experiences

Excision is raising funds for a women’s shelter in the best possible way! It’s called the Lost Experience. Upon donating to , fans will have the chance to meet some real heavy hitters at this year, including NGHTMRE, Slander, Funtcase, Doctor P, Said the Sky, Flux Pavilion and the man himself. Winners …

Marshmello Teams With Bastille On "Happier" A Chilled Out Gem

Today, Marshmello and British band Bastille unveiled their new massive collab “Happier.” By turns poignant and exhilarating, “Happier” acknowledges the uncomfortable truth that loving someone sometimes requires we step aside so they can find happiness. Bastille front man Dan Smith penned the song with Steve Mac, bringing some powerful vocals …

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 …

More Hints Indicate a Collaboration Between Swedish House Mafia and Nike

While fans wait on bated breath for a Swedish House Mafia reunion tour, the EDM supergroup have hinted once again at an upcoming collaboration with Nike. In honour reuniting back at Ultra Music Festival in March, the group revealed a special line merchandise that recently appointed Louis Vuitton chief designer, Virgil Abloh, …

Justice Announces Special 4-City Event To Celebrate New Album Release

Justice’s new live album Woman WorldWide is set to release on August 24th, but fans will be privy to something else just a day before, based on this teaser the group posted on their Facebook Thursday morning. The cities announced include Sydney, Los Angeles, Paris, and Brussels and we will …