EDC China warned performers against swearing due to risk of police action last weekend.
The second Insomniac event to be held in the country, which is part of a wider expansion into the burgeoning Asian dance music market, took place on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th November in Guangdong, the most populous region in the world's most populated nation. The likes of Porter Robinson, Major Lazer and Steve Angello headlined.
Mariah Carey has a second Skrillex collaboration on its way, 'Runway'.
The track is a bonus addition to her forthcoming album, 'Caution', which also features that Porter Robinson-sampling tune we reported on in September.
In an address to Oxford University’s union today, Afrojack discussed the possibility of making an album outside of the genres he's previously been confined to.
The world-renowned debating society welcomed the Dutch megastar to give a talk to its members, where he discussed a variety of topics, according to the quotes posted to the union’s Twitter account.
'Avicii: True Stories' director, Levan Tsikurishvili, has teased a possible return of the documentary to streaming service Netflix.
For those unfamiliar, the 2017 film laid bare the life, times and challenges of Avicii, AKA Tim Bergling, one of EDM's most talented producers, who tragically lost his life earlier in 2018, aged 28.
Swedish House Mafia have started a new countdown timer on their website, setting the rumour mill into full motion this week.
Hardwell’s last-ever DJ performance is to be live streamed on multiple digital and social channels from ADE, with the date set for 8PM CET on Thursday 18th October.
Steve Aoki wants to make music with Elon Musk according to an interview with the Dim Mak boss and EDM titan.
Sitting down on the couch to talk shop and shoot the breeze for BuzzFeed's AM to DM live morning show, Aoki suggested that one of the world's foremost business innovators could be a great studio partner.
"I would love to collaborate with Elon Musk," Aoki said. "At the end of the day it's not necessarily about, you know, I just need, like, ideas, creative flow, energy and then the kind of vibe off that."
David Guetta is on a deadline. Posted up at his Ibiza estate, the French producer is busy at work. He doesn’t seem to be enjoying it.
Capitalizing on the success of ‘One Love’, every track on ‘Nothing But The Beat’ was a megawatt collab, cementing the “pop star + massive EDM production = fans and money” template with cameos including Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg, Usher, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Jennifer Hudson and Sia. (Sia’s track, ‘Titanium’, was a worldwide hit and the first of her seven collaborations with Guetta.) ‘Nothing But The Beat’ delivered four top 20 hits in the Billboard Hot 100 and was nominated for a Grammy for Best Dance/Electronic Album.
“If I wanted to release a record,” Guetta says, “I was in a position where I had to get the green light from executives in the US, the UK, Germany and France. Honestly, if all those executives agree on a record, you probably have a shit record.”
In late 1976, a guitarist named Nile Rodgers and a bass player named Bernard Edwards bribed an elevator operator $10 to keep quiet about an after-hours session. Their friend and DJ Robert Drake was working as a maintenance man at Sound Ideas Studios. Along with the rhythm section of their former group The Big Apple Band and by roping in friends such as a pre-fame Luther Vandross, they recorded a song called ‘Everybody Dance’.