Spotify has released a new animated short called How EDM Changed the World, as a part of its 12-week Deconstructed video series.
The two-minute clip follows the story of dance music from the origins of house in Chicago (namechecking Frankie Knuckles of course!), through the birth of Detroit techno with the Belleville Three, up to the modern day, touching on the explosion of drugs and corporate money within the scene.
Afrojack isn't just a DJ/producer, he's a powerhouse of global dance music. In just over a decade, the Dutchman has scooped two Grammy awards, dropped one album, and solidified his place as a top 10 feature of our DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll.
It's no surprise then, that he's secured a headline spot with one of the world's leading dance promotion brands, SuperMartXé at their Privilege Ibiza residency. On August 20th, Afrojack will be joining the likes of Brian Cross, SuperMartXé residents Abel The Kid and Salva di Nobles, and MYST DJs: Tank and DJL.
It's no secret that Tomorrowland Belgium is one of the world's most mind-blowing festivals. In size, artists and production, nobody dares go as far, and if you don't believe us, Tomorrowland's official aftermovie is all the proof you'll need.
It may only be two weeks since the event itself, but the Tomorrowland team have already dropped a 23-minute video detailing the very best of the fest. Attendees can now relive the adventure and for those that couldn't make it, well, we hate to rub it in but...
The biggest club in the world — World Club Dome — is set to return on 12th November for a special winter edition. Working in collaboration with (the biggest festival in the world) Tomorrowland, the BigCityBeats event will bring Belgian's favourite sons Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike to the Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
Home of Schalke football club, the whopping 50,000 capacity venue is a more than worthy alternative to WCD's summer home of the Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt, which this summer added pool parties and camping to the festival experience.
All hell broke loose in Denver on Saturday night! Or at least that's what some of the residents of Commerce City, a suburb of the Colorado capital, would have you believe...
In reality, the disturbance was caused by Bassnectar and his well... bass. The US producer put on his first two day festival at Dick's Sporting Goods Arena (we know it's childish but don't pretend you didn't chuckle at that one too), and citizens weren't too pleased, reportedly feeling the vibrations up to five miles away.
Diplo has announced the first ever Mad Decent Beach Party will take place in Riviera Maya, Mexico from 16th-19th February 2017.
Taking over the Barceló Maya Beach Resort on the country's stunning Caribbean coast, the event will offer four days of sun, sea, sand and, of course, the chance to hear some of the world's top dance acts.
Skillex has just released the twelfth episode of his OWSLA radio show, cramming in a whopping 91 tracks!
Recorded for a party with the Pink Dolphin clothing brand, the mix features artists from Dr. Dre to Young Thug, RL Grime, GTA, Flume and Knife Party.
As expected Skrillex's Jack Ü project with Diplo features heavily too, and there's more remixes than you can shake a stick at, including many of classic tracks from the likes of the Jackson 5 and Zombie Nation.
Stream the mix and check out the full tracklist below.
Police are investigating the death of a 22-year-old man on following the end of Electric Forest Festival in Rothbury, Michigan.
Named as Michael John Stephenson, the man is reported to have suffered a medical emergency the morning of Monday 27th June and died shortly afterwards.
State police are currently awaiting autopsy results from the Oceana County medical examiner's office to determine the cause of death.
No further information is available at this time.
Skrillex and Diplo's debut album under joint alias Jack Ü has been certified gold by the RIAA after selling over 568,000 copies.
Released in February 2015, 'Skrillex & Diplo Present Jack Ü' also landed a double-whammy at the Grammys, winning the awards for Best Dance Album and Best Dance Recording (for hit single 'Where Are Ü Now' featuring Justin Bieber).
Stream the album below to see what all the fuss is about!
BigCityBeats' World Club Dome project will return 27th August to host the grand finale of the I AM Hardwell - United We Are World Tour.
Having visited six contintents over a whopping 19 months, Hardwell will see out his trip with a huge seven-hour event at the Hockenheimring race track in Hockenheim, Germany.
Featuring a host of I AM Hardwell artists, the show is billed as the biggest yet for the two-time DJ Mag Top 100 DJs winner, with WCD even adding a camping area to accomodate festival-goers.