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EDM Abroad: Germany

EDM Abroad: Germany

From across the seas comes a mogul for the electronic scene. Engrained in the culture of the country for years, the music we’ve all come to love and praise got many of its beginnings in Germany. With class acts known worldwide both young and old, a music scene that started a spark and innovative technologies that made the genre a worldwide phenomenon, the country is a key member of the electronic community.

 

 

The Culture:

Germany has been working with electronic music since it first made it’s debut in the world. Working with early electronic instruments like the theremin and trautonium a

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Global Endorsed: Ambassadeurs

Global Endorsed: Ambassadeurs

British producer, DJ and label owner Mark Dobson is a genius when it comes to electronic music. Performing under the name Ambassadeurs, the resident UK experimentalist has tested all types of styles and developed a unique sound that is a mix of otherworldly tones and progressive tracks. With a masterful take on smooth electronica and infectious basslines, Dobson has taken electronic music to a new level, painting pictures in listeners heads.

First coming onto my radar a little over 6 months ago, Dobson has since been on a roll with the release of his new EP Patterns, with huge suc

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This Week in EDM Vol 3

This Week in EDM Vol 3

A huge week in music all around, this week in the scene features new original mixes, settled and filed lawsuits, combating LA County and their proposed ban on EDM festivals and more!

 

  • Nero releases movie inspired short mix

Gearing up for their second album release and tour announcement from earlier this summer, Nero is back with something different. Taking to BBC Radio 1 to release a new mini-mix, the trio worked in their cinematic side taking songs and scores from their favorite movies and merging them into one solid 5 minute mix of sheer glory. With songs from Star Wars, Jurassic Par

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EDM Abroad: Japan

EDM Abroad: Japan

The Culture

Japan is known for having a very fascinating culture that combines ancient traditions with the fast paced technologies and trends of today, and their music scene is no exception. The EDM scene in Japan was a mostly underground community until very recently.  There was a 67-year old law in Japan that prohibited dancing up until this year. This ban stunted the growth of the scene and made people feel like they could not express themselves freely. 150,000 people signed a petition to put an end to this intrusive ban, and they were successful in their efforts; starting next year the da

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Mija Releases Futuristic Remix of Be Together

Mija Releases Futuristic Remix of Be Together

OWSLA's queen behind the decks and up-and-comer Mija has seen a great year. Between a collab with Ghastly on their track "Crank It" and a feature on most major festival bills and opening for acts like Zeds Dead at Red Rocks and Skrillex in San Diego, the Arizona resident turned star is building her own legacy.

 

Starting her career as a fulltime DJ back in 2012, Amber Giles (aka Mija) garnered massive following in her hometown of Phoenix. Going on to perform Bonnaroo in 2014 where she played a b2b with Skrillex til early in the morning and winning the Black Butter Records competition to perf

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Avicii Announces Release Date For Stories

Avicii Announces Release Date For Stories

As the months build up, the number of days until the new Avicii album continues to drop. Gearing up for his new release Stories, Avicii (aka Tim Berling) is going bigger than ever before. Featuring the likes of the Zac Brown Band, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Brandon Flowers from The Killers and Avicii’s singing debut, this album is stacked with talent. Just last month, the swedish producer and DJ announced he’d finally finished the album after two years of hard work and has now released official details on the release of Stories.

 

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The All Inclusive Guide to Dancefestopia

The All Inclusive Guide to Dancefestopia

Dancefestopia has been one of the most talked about festivals this year with an all star lineup hitting the Riverfront in Kansas City, Missouri for three days! With acts like Bassnectar, Porter Robinson, Borgeous, Snails, Audien, Keys N Krates, Zomboy, Datsik, EDX and more, this stacked event is gearing up to be the best way to end the summer festival season. Featuring unique aspects of the show, camping for 3 days along the river and music blasting until early in the morning, Dancefestopia is gearing up to start in a little less than 3 weeks. We’re here to give fans the must see acts outside

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Global Endorsed: Faux Tales

Global Endorsed: Faux Tales

Swiss producer Timo Loosi, aka Faux Tales, has been working in the background developing beautiful songs that will make any melodic music fan lose their mind when they hear any of his tracks. Making his production debut on the scene in 2013, Loosi has been working hard to develop a signature sound that transverses the line between genres. Tastefully creating his own blend of electronica mixed with heavy bass, all tied together by carefully crafted melodies on piano, each track takes the listener on a journey to a whole new world. With complex layers on top of beautiful progressions in his song

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This Week In EDM Vol 2

This Week In EDM Vol 2

Getting out of festival season and moving into the season of new releases, on this This Week In EDM look forward to what new tracks you missed, who's teasing collabs, what shows to start saving money for and more!

 

 

 

  • Boysnoize Records announce remix competition

Wavo, Dancing Astronaut and Boys Noize are teaming up to give producers they’re shot at fame. Offering budding musicians the chance to have their tracks released by Boysnoize Records soundcloud and a merch bundle for the best tracks reviewed by Wavo and Boysnoize Records staff. The top 3 winners will have their songs premier

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New Vindata EP Will Take You Out Of This World

New Vindata EP Will Take You Out Of This World

OWSLA dance outfit based out of LA, Vindata have been pumping out infectious beats since 2010. Formed by Branden Ratcliff (Apollo) and Jared Poythress (Ark Angel), the two have been building a unique brand and sound since their inception. The duo have come far in their past 5 years with catchy vocals and rhythms that will have you begging for more and getting off your feet. Dropping their new dance heavy EP Through Time and Space yesterday, this new 6 song collection gives you every reason and more to check out Branden and Jared’s signature sound. Starting off with their track “Spirals”, an ab

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G Jones Releases Much Anticipated Album:

G Jones Releases Much Anticipated Album: "That Odd EP From The Pit of My Hard Drive"

That Odd EP In The Pit of My Hard Drive is a collection of dark, heavy bass music, and it is indeed ‘odd.’ G Jones is at his best here, putting together an EP of 11 grimey emotional tracks that will take your mind places you didn’t know existed. Back in June G Jones collabed on a track with Bassnectar for his “Into The Sun” mixtape called “Mystery Spot” where we saw the two producer’s styles sync up perfectly. He also played a fantastic set at the legendary Red Rocks to open one of Bassnectar’s shows. I am not sure why G Jones labeled this as an EP rather than an LP considering it’s 11 tracks

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New Odesza Track Is The Perfect Way To End Your Summer

New Odesza Track Is The Perfect Way To End Your Summer

The Seattle based duo Odesza have been one of the most talked about names in music this past year, going from playing small venues and clubs to playing mainstage at notable festivals like Coachella, HARD Summer and more. With their eclectic blend of surreal and relaxing sounds, on top of beautiful vocals provided on each of their singles, Odesza has soared to the top of the music world for fans of all genres.

Coming out of this summer and a long run of shows and festivals, the duo has begun to swing back into releasing new music. Starting the summer off right with their remixes of

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