Nile Rodgers has spoken out about his close relationship with Avicii in a new interview.
In the interview, Rodgers refers to Avicii as one of his "favourite people in the world to work with” mentioning his ability as a “great natural melody writer”.
The disco pioneer also goes on to say in the inerview with Complex that the Swedish songwriter/DJ was “one of the best, if not the best” producer he’s ever worked with.
Earlier this month, DJ Mag North America headed to Pa’l Norte for the first time ever. Taking place in Monterrey, the capital and largest city of the north-eastern state of Nuevo León, Pa’l Norte (translation: to the North) is the quintessential music festival of northern Mexico. It’s the biggest in the region, too, attracting 210,000 festivalgoers across the two-day event.
Avicii’s family have today (26th April) come forward with a new statement, implying that the EDM star died by suicide.
Last Friday (20th April), news broke that the Swedish DJ/producer had been found dead in his hotel room in Moscat, Oman where he had been on holiday.
Cream Classical has unveiled plans for two events at Liverpool Cathedral, hometown spectacles that will help mark the UK clubbing institution's 26th birthday.
The shows will take place on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th October, when the 50-piece Kaleidoscope Orchestra will deliver dancefloor anthems that have come to define Cream over the last two decades within a truly stunning setting. Both performances will last two-hours, with official afters free to all ticket-holders.
More than 80 artists have been confirmed for the 2018 instalment of American electronic and hip-hop festival HARD Summer, which takes place between 4th and 5th August at The Speedway in Fontana in Southern California.
Virtual Self, Porter Robinson’s newly launched side project, has returned with a new music video for the track ‘Key’.
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It first happened at a media dinner about five years ago. I was sandwiched rather uncomfortably between two older international journalists — one from Amsterdam and one from New York. As we sat watching a slideshow about a dance-music-meets-yoga festival heading to Thailand that following summer, Mr NYC commented that he hoped Carl Cox was playing because he was his “favourite EDM DJ right now”. Heads swivelled and hands were raised to mouths as Mr Amsterdam and I let out a gasp of unadulterated horror. “Carl Cox and EDM?
Hardwell, who is currently working on a rather secretive project with Steve Aoki, is to play New York City venue Brooklyn Mirage on Saturday 23rd June, with pre-sale for tickets beginning this Monday 19th March at 11AM Eastern Time.