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Kaskade Drew Some of the Biggest Crowds in Coachella History

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Another year of Coachella came to an end on Sunday, with both weekends of the festival as successful as ever. EDM took this year’s festival by storm with epic sets from Alesso, DJ Snake, and Dirty South in the Sahara Tent. But, 44-year-old American DJ Kaskade took epic to a whole new level. Sharing the main stage with headliners Drake, ACDC ...

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David Guetta Adds Hip-Hop To The Mix

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Most folks know David Guetta as the first DJ to blur the lines between EDM and pop (“Sexy Bitch,” “I Gotta Feeling“). But lately, it seems like the French producer has fallen under hip-hop’s spell. During an interview at this year’s Coachella festival, Billboard asked Guetta about his favorite set of the weekend. His answer? Flosstradamus. “I thought Jack White was great…” he said, “but I went to see Flosstradamus and let me ...

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Coachella Weekend 2: What To Expect; Desert Sun Reports

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Here’s a great summary of weekend 2 at Coacheall from one of the local papers, The Desert Sun. Coachella cranks up for its second weekend on Friday and, for many artists and fans, it will be a chance to get it right this time. Maybe this weekend Drake will spurn the advances of Madonna or find a more suitable guest ...

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The Prodigy’s Liam Howlett on the state of EDM: ‘Everything seems to have gone a bit soft’

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When The Prodigy’s The Fat of the Land became an unexpected smash during the late-’90s electronica boom, its combination of rave-worthy beats and punk-squat aggression seemed like an oddity in an otherwise blissed-out dance music scene. Nearly 20 years later, the album’s legacy runs deep throughout contemporary EDM that’s run wild with producer Liam Howlett’s fixation on distorted sounds and ...

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Looking Back At Coachella: From One Day In The Desert To Two Weekends

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The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has produced some timeless musical moments over the years, from a larger-than-life performance by Beatle Paul McCartney in 2009 to the Tupac Shakur hologram in 2012 and the OutKast reunion last year. This year could continue the trend with surprises from legendary rock stars AC/DC, Jack White and hip-hop superstar Drake, which can ...

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DJ Profile: Avicii

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Tim Bergling (born 8 September 1989), better known by his stage name ɅVICII (or ◢ ◤ symbol), is a Swedish EDM DJ, remixer, and a country and electro house record producer. Avicii ranked 3rd on DJ Magazine ’s annual Top 100 DJs in 2012 and 2013 and has been nominated twice for a Grammy Award, once for his work on “Sunshine” ...

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1st Weekend Coachella Tickets Down 50% On Secondary Market

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Each spring, Southern California welcomes one of the world’s most eclectic music festivals when Coachella touches down at Empire Polo Field in Indio. Back for its 16th annual installment in 2015, the festival will once again boast a jam-packed bill that spans dozens of genres. Fans still searching for tickets are in luck, too, as 3-day pass prices for both ...

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New EDM/ Pop Princess Noelia scores “BIG”

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Noelia will sign on as the face and spokesperson world wide for the S9 energy drink. Latin music superstar and newly crowned EDM/ Pop Princess Noelia is on top of the world. Noelia has sold multi-million CDs around the world and has been certified gold by the RIAA in the US. Noelia’s new single “Spell” ft Timbaland has spent 8 ...

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Changing the ‘electronic dance music’ game

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Article originally appeared in the Temple News When Patrick Monahan began performing as a DJ in 2010, he wasn’t playing his own music. He wasn’t playing electronic dance music or even the popular songs from that year. Instead, he got his start playing disco for people he called “old-heads” at a roller rink in the Poconos. Monahan said the rink ...

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Kaskade spins back into Coachella, ready for EDM’s enduring challenge

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Inside an airplane hangar deep in Pacoima last Saturday night, Kaskade walked across his stage of the future. The DJ and EDM (electronic dance music) producer directed stagehands who were tweaking a massive lighting apparatus that will back up his main-stage set this weekend at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. As Kaskade — born Ryan Raddon — positioned ...

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