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Call Me Maybe? Avicii to Retire From Shows, Requests Texts From Fans

Avicii Tim Bergling Retiring

I awoke this morning to some shocking and sad news concerning one of the best-known house DJs, Avicii. After an amazing run of headlining massives like Electric Daisy Carnival, Ultra Music Festival, and Hangout Music Festival, shaking up the electronic dance music world with his hit “Levels,” and bridging the gap between EDM and mainstream pop music, Tim Bergling (Avicii) ...

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DJ Tigerlily Vents Frustration After Nude Snapchat Hack

DJ Tigerlily 2 Panel BandRumors

As BandRumors.com reported, we’ve grown a bit weary of these “leaked” celebrity nudes…I mean, seriously, videos and pictures are leaked all the time and, afterwards, the celebrity “victim” ends up accumulating more fame and money. But this doesn’t seem to be the case of 23-year-old Australian DJ Dara Hayes, otherwise known by her stage name DJ Tigerlily. In fact, Hayes has spoken out ...

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Zedd Dubs Diplo ‘Jealous Little B*tch’ for M&Ms Ad Hate

Diplo M&Ms Zedd Aloe Blacc

Diplo and Zedd have never exactly been on friendly terms, but Zedd’s recent M&Ms advertisement has added fuel to the fire. Zedd’s new song “Candyman,” a collaboration with Aloe Blacc, sparked Diplo to speak up on Zedd’s career move. @Zedd wtf is this?..https://t.co/cN1VAaxDAA ???????????????????????? fake flume drop ft m&ms? It’s not OK do this man come on .. It’s not ...

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Ultra Music Festival 2016: Insane Highs and Lows

Dash Berlin Ultra Music Festival

Check out the full video of the Arcadia Spider below! Braving both heat and rain, EDM fans rejoiced at 2016’s Ultra Music Festival, which took place this past weekend in Miami. Along with some amazing performances and killer theatrics, however, came some seedy moments as well. Check out the highs and lows of 2016’s Ultra Music Festival. Highs: Dash Berlin‘s ...

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Apple Music to Partner With Dubset to Allow DJ Mixes and Mash-Ups

Steve Aoki

Apple Music is making huge strides in EDM by partnering with Dubset Media Holding. Dubset, a digital distributor, will be using MixBank technology to allow Apple Music to stream remixes and mashups that previously weren’t allowed on the service. MixBank technology is greatly simplifying the licensing process. The technology analyzes DJ mixes to identify which preexisting tracks were used and automatically ...

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Deadmau5 Plots Pranks for Ultra Music Festival

deadmau5

Deadmau5 may have a few surprises in store for his set at the 2016 Ultra Music Festival, if his snarky comments on Twitter are telling the truth. The artist was recently called out on Twitter for performing on the “A State of Trance” Stage at this year’s Ultra. A Twitter user sent a comment over to deadmau5, stating he has “no place ...

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Electric Forest 2016 Features Major Lazer, Bassnectar, String Cheese Incident and More!

Electric Forest 2015

After Electric Forest 2016 (which runs from June 23 to June 26 in Rothbury, MI) sold out in record time, we were waiting patiently for the lineup to be revealed. Of course, there were multiple trolls with iffy Photoshop skills that created fake lineups. People all over the internet couldn’t wait for the actual lineup and Electric Forest teased us with a Snap ...

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EDMtv: EDM Television Station To Launch This Week

EDMtv

[Dropcap]DirecTV is adding a major new television channel solely focused on EDM. The release of EDMtv is coinciding with Miami Music Week, which will take place March 15 through March 20, 2016. Though EDM is the basis for everything on the new channel, the programming will extend beyond just music. EDMtv will have everything from festival coverage and streaming, news, and scripted shows. ...

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Checklist: The Ultimate Top 10 Festival Camping Must-Haves!

EDM Camping

There are a lot of festival checklists and packing lists out there, especially for summer music events. (And we cannot wait for summer to get here)! There are, for example, specific ones for Coachella, Electric Forest, and Burning Man. Most contain the same staple items, such as a tent, sunscreen,  and water bottles. But what about those weird items that you ...

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Watch: The Top 7 Female Vocalists And Writers Taking Over The World Of EDM

Female EDM Vocalists Feature EDM In Stereo

Female vocalists have an amazing way of turning a simple track into something outstanding. It’s an ideal pairing. Most of the time, it’s the lyrics that get stuck in your head! Sometimes, you hear a voice and it simply makes the world collapse around you. Everything around you drifts away, until all you’re left with is the soothing sound of ...

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