Tomorrowland has revealed the fourth wave of artists for its 2017 events, which are set to take place on two consecutive weekends from 21st to 23rd and 28th to 30th July in the city of Boom, Belgium.
In alphabetical order, the new artists announced are Adriatique, Alesso, Aly & Fila, Âme (live), Andrea Oliva, Brennan Heart, David Guetta, DVS1, Excision, Kungs, Len Faki, Mano Le Tough, Markus Schulz, Maya Jane Coles, MK, Nervo, Ricardo Villalobos, Svenson & Gielen, Tchami, Tube & Berger, Vaal, W&W, wAFF and Yves V.
Ghost Ship Festival, a pirate-themed electronic music cruise, will make its debut on the Mediterranean Sea for its first edition over three trips, running 18th-21st, 21st-24th and 24th-27th June 2017.
Dreambeach Festival will celebrate its fifth year anniversary from Thursday 10th to Tuesday 15th August 2017 in Villaricos, Spain. The multi-faceted line-up includes electronic music giants Marshmello, NERVO, Ferry Corsten and more.
The 20-act phase one line-up also includes D&B heavies Chase & Status and Andy C, special live sets from Matador and Wilkinson, big roomers Nicky Romero and Borgore, while Maya Jane Coles and Marco Carola hold down the fort in the underground arena.
Martin Garrix has been revealed as the winner of the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs Poll 2016, with the 20-year-old Dutch superstar becoming the youngest ever No.1 DJ.
Garrix, who takes the coveted top spot from 2015 winners, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, was awarded the No.1 trophy by his mentor, Tiësto, on stage at the Top 100 DJs poll award ceremony at the Heineken Music Hall. The event was the opening party in this year’s AMF Festival, the largest of the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE).
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“Hi! We’re at the airport again!” Liv pops up on the Skype screen, holding her phone at arm’s length while hurrying through a terminal in London’s Heathrow Airport.
“Mim’s on another call right now, so we’re tag teaming today,” Liv laughs. “I’m doing an interview with you, and she’s doing one with someone else.”
The NERVO sisters are en route to Germany.
A master of tectonic beats, surging drops and powerful melodies, the Dutch superstar of Moroccan/Algerian origin has dropped massive hits onto the biggest labels there are, including Spinnin' and Afrojack's Wall Recordings. Collaborating with the likes of Hard Rock Sofa, Diplo and Kaskade, R3hab's jackhammer sounds have crossed progressive, trap and electro house, while hard dance and trance have also featured.
Who do you want to win the World Cup?
“We're Aussies but we live in London and Ibiza, plus we spend a lot of time in Los Angeles... so, based on that, we would be happy if Australia, England, USA or Spain won. Or even the home team — Brazil!”
Trance guru and two-time winner of the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll, Paul Oakenfold, is set to play the brand new three-part dance festival Isle Of Dreams.
It's gonna be 'taps aff in Times Square' time in Newcastle, England on Bank Holiday Monday, May 5th, when Northern Lights stages its inaugural event. Three clubbing brands — Elektriqa, Goodgreef and Module — are coming together to stage what they're billing as “the north-east's first ever electronic music festival”.