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Is EDM Over? Forbes’ Highest Paid DJs Suffer Decline in Earnings for 1st Time EVER

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It’s always a good time to be a DJ, but financially, this year hasn’t been quite as good of a time as last year. Okay, so Forbes’ list of “Electronic Cash Kings” are still making bank doing what they love. The surprising part is that for the first time ever, the total earned by the top ten highest paid artists ...

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Playlist: 13 Best EDM Summer Songs of 2016–Make the Party Last Forever!

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That back-to-school feeling is in the air, and we can’t believe our EDM Summer is already coming to a close. We reminisce over the school year coming to an end every May or June with yearbooks and the like, so doesn’t summer deserve a special tribute as well? The warm season is the time for EDM Summer Festivals, and with those ...

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Watch: Deadmau5 Spends 3 Hours Creating ‘Stranger Things’ Theme from Scratch

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By now everybody knows that Deadmau5 is a fan of speaking his mind, especially on Twitter. But that’s apparently not the only place he does whatever the heck he wants. Case in point–he spent nearly three whole hours recreating the theme song from the popular Netflix series Stranger Things. Using only analog equipment, Deadmau5 set up a stream to Twitch that ...

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Kygo’s Clothing Line Debuts Tomorrow + Other CAREER-CHANGING News

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These days, there’s no such thing as an artist who only makes music. Those days are in the past. Now, musicians are not just musicians–they’re actors/dancers/business moguls/insert-random-skill-here. Kygo is following this trend by launching his own clothing line. In a recent Twitter post, he made the big announcement along with a photo of himself wearing some of the new duds. I’m very ...

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Olympic Gold Medalist Chris Mears is a DJ? He Won’t Win Any Golds for That, Though

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Everyone has at least one geeky hobby. Okay, if not geeky, then weird in someway–something you’d rather not have the whole world know about. But when you’re Olympic gold medalist Chris Mears and you post your hobby on the internet for everyone to see, it’s fair game for criticism. Mears just won Britain’s very first gold medal for diving, which is ...

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More EDM Top 10 Songs Last WEEK than Last YEAR Total

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There’s no denying that EDM is on the rise. Last week’s Billboard Top 10 is further evidencing bolstering EDM’s popularity–in just the last week alone, there were more EDM hits in the Billboard Top 10 than there were total in 2015. That’s right, last week’s top songs had four EDM hits included in the top 10. “This is What You Came For” ...

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Listen: 11 Youngest DJs with Heart-Thumping Hit Songs

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Being in your 20s can be the craziest, wildest time of your life. You’re in the peak position to go after all your dreams, no matter how insane. Realistically, what’s life without a little insanity, right? Some of the youngest DJs out there aren’t wasting any time with getting started. Whether they were a child prodigy rocking out as a ...

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Diplo Uses the Powers of Sarcasm to Make Everyone Think He’s Crazy

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There REALLY needs to be a sarcasm font. In a recent interview, Diplo got deep about coping with the pressures of fame, but it turns out he was just pulling the interviewers leg. The funny part is, the interviewer was totally clueless and published his statements as fact. So maybe instead of a sarcasm font this particular interviewer needs a ...

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Which Genre Does AraabMuzik Think EDM Came From?

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House and electronic music has been around for ages now, and it tends to hold down the fort as its own genre. Though it’s easy to think of it as a standalone thing, all music evolves from somewhere. According to AraabMuzik, EDM owes its creation to hip-hop. In a recent interview with HipHopDX, AraabMuzik started out talking about how the ...

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New Release: Steve Aoki Remixes Soundgarden’s ‘Spoonman’ & Everybody Hates It

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There’s no good way to break bad news, so we’ll just get right into it. Steve Aoki released a remix of Soundgarden‘s “Spoonman,” and people hate it. To be fair, “Spoonman” came off Soundgarden’s classic 1994 album Superunknown, and anytime you take from a classic, people are bound to get a little angry. According to Spin, Chris Cornell’s vocals are just ...

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