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UPDATE: Electric Zoo Unveils Set Times–Will You Pick Bassnectar or Ame Live?

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UPDATE: Electric Zoo is upon us! It’s too bad no one has figured out how to be in two places at once because there are so many festivals going on over Labor Day weekend across the nation, it’s insane. One of the options for the traveling go-getter or native New Yorker is, of course, Electric Zoo, and they’ve just revealed ...

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Google Play Unveils Most-Streamed EDM Hits & We’re Not Surprised At ALL

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This year has been a record-setter for EDM, with more artists than ever landing on the Billboard Top 10. Being able to stream music from so many different services makes for some interesting data points, and Google Play has just unveiled which EDM tracks hit it big on their platform. According to YourEDM.com, the Top 10 most streamed EDM songs ...

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Playlist: Uplifting EDM is the Perfect Mood-Booster

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Need a pick-me-up? We’re not talking about that third cup of coffee for the afternoon. Every now and then, everybody needs a mood booster, and music is the perfect solution. Especially uplifting EDM, which–come on–you just CAN’T listen to and stay sad. This playlist from UpliftingEDM.com cherry picks the best songs that are guaranteed to raise your spirits. Even if ...

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UPDATE: North Coast Music Festival Hits Chicago THIS WEEKEND! Featuring Zedd, Bassnectar & More

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UPDATE: The time has come! North Coast Music Festival is coming to Chicago this weekend. Starting this Friday and lasting through Sunday, September 4th, some of the best EDM artists around will be hitting up Union Park. Three-day passes are sold out, but individual day tickets (including VIP passes) are still available here. Labor Day Weekend is the perfect opportunity ...

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Calvin Harris & the Chainsmokers Show the VMAs How Things Are Done

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The VMAs may have been kind of lame this year, but at least there were a few EDM artists showing everybody how things are done. Of course, the Chainsmokers have been the talk of the year, but Calvin Harris also hit it big this time around. Harris wound up taking home two awards, one for Best Male Video and one ...

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Is Jack Ü Over? Skrillex Tweets Some Bad, Bad News

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Wait, what? Is Jack Ü really going on hiatus? Say it ain’t so! Skrillex, who makes up half or the Jack Ü crew along with his pal Diplo, tweeted out some information that could be seen as bad, bad news for one of our favorite EDM duos. However, there’s a whole lot of uncertainty swirling around, so we’re trying to make ...

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New Release: Gryffin & Bipolar Sunshine Dig Deep with ‘Whole Heart’

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Just one of the many, many awesome things about music is that it can be used to send a message. It can change perceptions, inspire love or motivate activism. Sometimes it simply allows for reflection. Gryffin and Bipolar Sunshine have teamed up to create a new song that brings out the best of the music world. The new track, called ...

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Playlist: Netflix’s ‘XOXO’ is Out TODAY–Stream the Star-Packed Soundtrack Here

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UPDATE: August 26 has finally arrived, and that means Netflix‘s EDM musical XOXO is up for streaming. Not to mention, the full soundtrack is available to listen to on YouTube. Here are the tracks included in XOXO: 1. Galantis and East & Young, “Make Me Feel” 2. Michael Brun, “All I Ever Wanted” [feat. Louie] 3. Yotto, “Song From The Sun” 4. Mambo ...

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Calvin Harris Only EDM Artist to Make List of Highest-Paid Celebrities

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Not only is Calvin Harris on the top of Forbes’ list of “Electronic Cash Kings,” he’s also made another one of the news source’s much sought-after lists. In fact, he’s the only EDM star to make it onto Forbes’ list of “The World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities of 2016.” Pulling in $63 million this year, Harris ended up ranking as number 21 ...

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Live Nation Sued by ANOTHER Family for Death of Daughter

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UPDATE: Just last month, Live Nation was sued by a family whose daughter, Katie Dix, died at HARD Summer Music Festival in 2015. Now another family of a deceased festival-goer is also pressing charges. Emily Michelle Tran (19) died after attending the same festival in 2014. A coroner determined that ecstasy complications caused Tran’s death. Similar to Katie Dix’s family’s suit, Tran’s ...

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