If You Record Music In Iceland, The Country Will Cover 25% Of Expenses

Iceland is a particularly otherworldly place, even just visiting it for a moment. However, creatively, it seems to possess some special energy that has called upon many musicians to visit and make magic. Now, the country is giving musicians an even bigger incentive to come and record there. Iceland is …

Lucas & Steve Rework 80's Classic Into Touching New Dance Anthem

With several worldwide hit singles under their belt, Dutch duo Lucas & Steve now return with perhaps its most anticipated single the year. ‘Perfect’ sees the guys revive an all-time classic as inspiration for a powerful piece dance music, featuring the vocal work fellow Dutch singer-songwriter Haris. Things are perfect …

Rolling Loud Removes Five Artists At Last Minute Request of NYPD for Threat of Violence

Rolling Loud music festival is going down in New York City this weekend, but not all acts on the original lineup will make it to Citi Field. A letter from the NYPD to the festival requested that five artists be removed from the lineup due to “public safety concerns”: 22GZ, Casanova, …

Martin Garrix Gets Real About DJ Mag Top 100 Rankings Ahead Of This Year's Ceremonies

This year’s DJ Mag Top 100 ceremony is quickly approaching as next week’s Amsterdam Music Festival draws closer. But does the current #1 DJ in the world care about it? Martin Garrix gets real in a new interview with Dutch publication Het Parool ahead the ceremonies. The “interview” was more along …

WATCH: New Doc 'INSTA DJ' Explores Social Media's Impact on Dance Music

What kind impact is social media having on DJs and the dance music scene? The documentary INSTA DJ: Social Media and the New Age Dancefloor explores just that in a brand new, 40-minute presentation from Pioneer DJ. The doc fers much insight about the effects social media on artists, music, fandoms, clubs …

Coachella Receives Massive Grant To Support New Cannabis Businesses

A new $500,000 grant from California’s Bureau Cannabis Control will have Coachella swimming in green next year… and we don’t mean money. According to London Free Press, the grant will be used “for commercial cannabis equity programs that focus on inclusion and support persons and communities that were negatively or disproportionately …

Dillon Francis Remixes Saweetie's "My Type" Into Booty Poppin' Magic

Saweetie‘s “My Type” gets the dance music treatment thanks to Dillon Francis‘ brand new, booty poppin’ remix! “My Type” is danceable enough in its original form, but Dillon completely transforms the track from a hard hip hop cut into a moombahton anthem. The producer keeps the OG track intact for about …

Dash Berlin Releases First Track Since Jeffrey Sutorius Took Over Solo Duties

It’s been about three and a half months since Jeffrey Sutorius announced his solo return as Dash Berlin as the project’s original producers, Sebastiaan Molijn and Eelke Kalberg, respectfully bowed out. Now, the project’s first release since then is finally here and it’s absolutely beautiful. Remixing “Cold Summer” by Myon feat. …

Major Lazor, Joji, & More Team Up For Perfect End Of Summer Jam

Major Lazer are featured as part  88rising‘s hot new crew album Head In The Clouds II. Alongside Japanese singer-songwriter Joji and Chinese pop star Jackson Wang, the group lends their rhythmic expertise for “Walking,” also featuring Swae Lee Rae Sremmurd. The song is smooth as possible, as lyrics simply glide over …

Eric Prydz Says Leaving Swedish House Mafia Was "The Best Thing" For Both Projects

Eric Prydz says leaving Swedish House Mafia was “the best thing that could have happened.” In a new interview with Zane Lowe Beats 1, the host referred to Prydz as one the founding members, which may come as a shock to those not up on the supergroup’s history. Either way, things …

Halloween Comes Early With 10th Installment Of Figure's Epic "Monsters" Series [MUST LISTEN]

Plenty artists try to take advantage the Halloween hype with mixes, music, tours, festivals, costumes, and myriad other things. One the most well known in EDM is RL Grime’s annual Halloween mixes, in rotation since 2012. But another t looked over artist who’s been doing the Halloween thing even longer, …

Your EDM Premiere: Thomas Gold ft. Eagle-Eye Cherry – Get Up

Released today through Universal Music Germany is the awesome new record from Berlin based artist Thomas Gold. Initially making his mark with the massive ‘Begin Again,’ he has gone on to amass well over 50 million streams and today releases ‘Get Up.’ This track features a very special vocalist in …

These Nike Air Max 97 'Jesus shoes' contain holy water and are selling for an unholy price

A pair of $3000 trainers containing actual holy water sold out within minutes of being released online on Tuesday October 8. Brooklyn-based creatives MSCHF re-designed a pair of Nike Air Max 97 to implement the idea of walking on water. Read this next: We turned your favourite album covers into …

Porter Robinson’s Visual Artist Just Launched An Amazing New Website Full of Easter Eggs

Porter Robinson‘s visual artist, Ghostdad, just launched a brand new, interactive website full Easter eggs and killer content. Upon first glance, the website looks random, but this is very much organized chaos. A click here and a click there, and soon things start falling into place. All the while, you’re getting …

These are the top tracks heard in Ibiza according to Shazam

Shazam has revealed the most sought after IDs heard in Ibiza this season, with Roberto Surace’s ‘Joys’ leading the list. Sampling the iconic vocal hook from S.O.S. Band’s 1986 track ‘The Finest’, Roberto Surace’s track clearly made a strong impression on the club community in Ibiza. It reached number one …

BREAKING: Ultra Makes Major Change In Its Layout for Return To Bayfront

While last year’s Ultra Music Festival went through its share growing pains, even for the first (and only) year at the venue, one the most spectacular and commonly lauded aspects was the instantly popular Resistance Island. Now, as Ultra returns to its longtime home Bayfront Park, it’s bringing Resistance Island …

BREAKING: Illenium's First Night At Red Rocks Officially Cancelled

This weekend marks the beginning a three-date run at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado for Illenium, with tons great supporting acts. Unfortunately, tonight’s first show, one two new album live sets for the weekend, has ficially been cancelled. No announcement has been made on social media for any artist or …

Anna Lunoe x Nina Las Vegas Slay the World with "One Thirty" [MUST LISTEN]

It was only a matter time before Anna Lunoe and Nina Las Vegas teamed up for a collaboration — and “One Thirty” was well worth the wait. The impressive new single breathes energy from both master producers, resulting in a perfect party starter, club smasher, whatever you want to call …

Loge21 Serve Up Dirty Bass House Banger with "Clique"

Parisian production duo Loge21 serve up dirty, dirty bass house with their latest single, “Clique.” There’s an underlying g-house factor heard in much Loge21’s music and “Clique” is no exception. The production starts f light, with an approachable four on the floor pattern, but it’s about to get heavy. A deep, …

LondonBridge Drops The Hottest Nursery Rhyme House Song You've Ever Heard [NEW SINGLE]

Nursery rhyme meets jacking house with this new single from LondonBridge — and we’re all about it! “What Goes Up Must Come Down” features the producer’s own vocal and production stylings, projecting a soulful, dance-ready vibe. LondonBridge drops in the hook and an addictive bassline, and it’s all over. Suddenly, we’re caught …

Sonic video game soundtrack to be released on vinyl

Data Discs has joined forces with Sega to remaster the Sonic CD soundtrack and give it a limited-edition release on triple vinyl. Read this next: Video games are influencing a generation of electronic music innovators Originally released by Sega in 1993, the fast-paced soundtrack follows Sonic’s thrilling adventure through time …