Dropzone Festival has confirmed Sven Vath— who is also heading to Tomorrowland in Belgium— Paul Van Dyk— this month's DJ Mag North America cover star— and Marco Carola for its debut event in Bangkok this spring, which will bring EDM, techno, trap and trance to the Thai capital on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd March 2018.
You know the score. You're on the dancefloor, the night's atmosphere has been duly cranked up a notch and the DJ is in top form. As the bass is about to come back in, a chorus of whistles seem to momentarily drown out the music. What might have first sounded like the DJ throwing down some vintage DJ Duke or Frankie Knuckles (or eh, DJ Alligator), is in fact the crowd; many of whom are preoccupied with whistling, either with their fingers or with plastic whistles hanging out of their mouths.
EDC— or Electric Daisy Carnival to veterans— is set for an Asian expansion in 2018, according to the man at the very top.
Pasquale Rotella, CEO of Insomniac, the company behind the brand, has hinted at huge plans for the world's most populous continent, reflecting the strength of electronic music in the Far East.
Pasquale Rotella, the man behind Insomniac Events, recently revealed details for the upcoming U.S. festival season.
Known for promoting the likes of Electric Daisy Carnival and other events such as Beyond Wonderland, Nocturnal Wonderland and Escape from Wonderland, Insomniac parties are some of the States’ foremost EDM events.
In a recent Facebook post, Rotella had the following to say about Insomniac’s plans for the year ahead:
Alan Walker performed his 2017 single ‘All Falls Down’ with Noah Cyrus last Thursday 11th January on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. You can check out the video below.
The masked UK-born, Norwegian producer behind the massive hit ‘Faded’ released ‘All Falls Down’ in October last year along with a cinematic Kristian Berg directed video.
Diplo— who will again hold down a residency this year at Nevada mega-venue and hotel, Wynn Las Vegas— has shared the video for his latest MØ collaboration, 'Get It Right', and by all accounts it's one of the most hilarious things you're likely to see this month. At least.
Porter Robinson surprised Holy Ship! 10.0 with an unannounced Virtual Self set. It was only the second live performance from the newest Robinson alias.
Avicii and his team continue to produce artistic visual accompaniments for his recent 'Avīci (01)' singles. Tobias Leo Nordquist is the directorial force behind newest music video offering for ‘Friend of Mine’.
Commencing in hippie-era California, the video drastically skips toward present day celebrations, leaving the video’s male protagonist wondering where time and love have vanished.
Deadmau5 has revealed he is working on an orchestral project for 2018.
Tweeting on 2nd January, he desrcibed the project as "the most epic thing I've ever done with my music."
The initial tweet (found below) was accompanied with a photograph of what appears to be a make-shift mobile workstation, which featured two laptops, Native Instruments’ Komplete and a video game controller.
Following demands for hints on his next project, the mau5trap-boss responded: “Sure, maybe one… an actual 60 piece orchestra.”
There's no doubt that Deadmau5 is somewhat of a controversial figure in dance music – you either love him or hate him – but make no mistake, the Canadian producer is one of the most forwarding-thinking and dedicated producers on the circuit, willing to spend insane amounts of money to further his creative vision either in the studio or on stage.