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Global Dance Festival 2014 Recap

Global Dance Festival 2014 Recap

Well it's certainly taken a few days for all of us Global Dancers to recover and regain our legs from the epic three-night stay we had recently at Red Rocks for #GDF2014. This year had everything you could dream of, ranging from some of the smoother, lighter sounds from Tchami and Kygo to the bass-blasting sounds of the Rocks being DESTROID on Saturday night.

The weekend came in with a huge bang with an incredible array of trap and bass music of all kinds on Friday with the artists Decadon, Illenium & Said the Sky, Brillz, Bro Safari, Infected Mushroom, Carnage, and Adventure Club, just to na

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Minnesota

Minnesota "Voyager" Album Set to Release May 20

Minnesota is back at it again, this time with his new album, Voyager. Voyager is filled with all sorts of that future bass and dub style Minnesota is known for and is bound to turn some heads. Each song has its' own unique melody and style that really does a good job showing off Minnesota's great deal of versatility in song production.

Two days ago, Minnesota released the title track from the album for stream over on SoundCloud. Although it is only one song it should definitely give you a real solid grasp of how the album will sound as a whole: it has the classic Minnesota vibes and styles an

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Nick Thayer Answers the Big Question Everybody Wants and 'Needs' to Know: How Much Do Producers/DJ's Actually Make?

Nick Thayer Answers the Big Question Everybody Wants and 'Needs' to Know: How Much Do Producers/DJ's Actually Make?

Headytunes.co - [Nick Thayer]: "I wanted to take a second to break some numbers down for you. I’m doing this to be transparent. To let you know what the life of producer/DJ looks like from the financial end. People often think there’s a huge amount of money in this scene. There is, but it is very concentrated and in the hands of a very, VERY few people. The vast majority are on similar numbers to me, running on fumes most of the time to make this thing work. We do it because we LOVE THE ABSOLUTE SHIT out of writing music, playing music and sharing music."

 

Here is a really interesting read

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Jack Beats - Beatbox EP

Jack Beats - Beatbox EP

Finally, Jack Beats' Beatbox EP is available for purchase over at Beatport; if you haven't heard 'Beatbox' or the B-side track 'The Ill Shit' yet then you should do yourself the favor of giving it a listen right now. Jack Beats is back at it again and better than ever with their classic style and brand of UK Jackin House in 'Beatbox' while also throwing a touch of Melbourne Bounce onto 'The Ill Shit'.

The songs are a must-have, but I think what got me most excited for the release of this EP was the music video for Beatbox. It is a definite must-watch for all of you EDM fans out there...It fea

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Ben Negative - Milk

Ben Negative - Milk

Out with his brand new song "Milk," Ben Negative has truly shown his incredible transition from rockstar to dance music producer. The video for Milk has been featured exclusively on VEVO and is continuing to gain popularity daily.

"Milk" encompasses the cool factor that music has been missing lately. Its funky, disco vibe mixed with a dark overlying theme make this song an instant fan favorite. Look for Ben Negative coming to your town soon including several festival performances this summer and shows with the famed producer Boys Noize.

Go grab Ben Negative - "Milk" over at Bea

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Com Truise – Wave 1

Com Truise – Wave 1

Welcome to futures past, where sounds are reminiscent of a familiar yet distant place, planets hover in the horizon and the landscape is dripping with synthesizers and crushing bass.  Dubbed the world’s first “synthetic astronaut” Com Truise aka Seth Haley’s newest release Wave 1 takes me to that distant, futuristic synthwave sanctuary. 

Like something from the cover of an Arthur C. Clarke novel, Com Truise creates a musical landscape that cant help but make you feel nostalgia for a place or time that may or may not exist.  Haley has been making music under the Com Truise moniker since 2010

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PAPER DIAMOND X LOUDPVCK - WYLIN (Free Download)

PAPER DIAMOND X LOUDPVCK - WYLIN (Free Download)

One of the biggest names in Colorado EDM, Paper Diamond, teams up with trap duo Kenny Blume and Ryan Marks aka LOUDPVCK, to collaborate for yet another huge trap banger. Another amazing big room LOUDPVCK trap song that is destined to tear the roof off of any large venue you step foot in this year; it is similar to their remixes of Shakedown, Michael Jordan, and Molly (all of which are FREE downloads) in that this track is bound to make you bounce.

PAPER DIAMOND X LOUDPVCK - WYLIN

 

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Decadence NYE Review

Decadence NYE Review

I hate to say it… but if you missed out on these two nights of absolute wonder and amazement, you’re at quite a loss.  Decadence was an absolute success; and not many people will disagree.  The two night festival with a five star lineup in downtown Denver lit up the whole city and brought 2014 in with pure bliss.  Three stages and tens of thousands of people filled up the giant Denver Convention Center and the party was crazy, with spectacular light shows, festive entertainers, and awesome music and DJ’s.  

Monday began with two stacked stages; TJR taking over the ‘Global Dance Arena’ and B

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