The fate of Goa’s major EDM festival Sunburn is in jeopardy as the state's Minister for Water Resources, Vinod Palyekar, has recently expressed his dislike for late-night festivals, vowing to close events such as Sunburn in the future.
The reasons are down to the “infestation” of drug trafficking along the Anjuna and Vagator beach stretches, resulting in overdoses allegedly linked with festivals and music events.
Avicii has dropped the video to his new track 'Lonely Together' featuring singer Rita Ora, which features on his new 'Avīci' EP, out earlier this month.
The animated clip features two astronauts on an adventure, and continues directly on from the video to his collab with Vargas & Lagola, 'Friend Of Mine', which the Swedish star shared earlier this week.
DJ Snake will play Las Vegas' Wynn hotel three times this coming weekend, coinciding with another huge event at the Nevada address, namely the imminent fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor.
The music star will perform at various venues inside the enormous complex, starting with Intrigue on Thursday 24th August. He then moves to the glamour of XS, one of EDM's true homes, on Friday 25th, finishing up at Encore Beach Club for a spot of poolside partying on Sunday 27th.
Hardwell's 'Hardwell and Friends Vol.2' EP is being released after it was unofficially leaked last week, and again the producer has opted to give fans one tune each day, with the first two having arrived at the time of writing.
Madness' Graham 'Suggs' McPherson has admitted during an interview at V Festival that a member of Madness locked Calvin Harris in a festival toilet after the Scottish EDM star refused to sign an autograph.
McPherson recalled the incident, which happened several years ago at Bestival, during an interview at this past weekend's V Festival in Hylands Park, Essex.
"It wasn’t me, but it was a member of my band,’ Suggs admitted. "Calvin refused to sign an autograph for our sax player Lee’s daughter, so he put a scaffolding pole against the toilet."
Martin Garrix revealed even more new material during his high energy performance at Ushuaia earlier this month, a night always crammed with showmanship, gargantuan drops, and spellbinding effects.
In and amongst it all he dropped the track we reported on earlier this week, affectionately known as 'That Tomorrowland Closing Tune' amongst those who have been paying attention over the last few days.
Thanks to the success of his legendary '90s rock group Oasis, Liam Gallagher continues to have a platform for spouting his opinions on, well, just about every topic imaginable. At the moment, the former Beady Eye frontman is “not arsed about fucking dance music”.
Hardwell was on top form at Ultra Europe last weekend, as the global festival powerhouse took to the stunning Croatian city of Split, bringing together the great and good of big room business for three days of spectacular sounds and insane production inside the enormous Poljud Stadium.
Martin Garrix is set to appear in a new documentary by Apple Music. Adding to its ever-growing list of titles, the streaming service is about to release a fresh flick celebrating the life, times, tunes, and global hysteria surrounding one of the biggest men in the EDM scene: Kygo.
Live music accounts for £4 billion of revenue within the UK says a new study by UK Music.
In total, there were approximately 30.9 million that paid to see a live music event during 2016 in the UK. That number is up 12% from the prior year.
Tourism is playing an increasingly important role within the live music economy; the report cites a 20% increase in the number of respondents willing to travel to, and around, the UK for live music. Almost one million concert attendees travelled to the UK to see live music in 2016, spending on average £850 during their visits.