Yes, you read that right. U.S. DJ Steve Aoki is considering giving up the cakes.
"I still can’t help but ask myself… should i stop caking people?”, Aoki told Celebretainment recently. “Will that stop the haters from hating? Stop giving the trolls more content to target me with? I even ask myself, are the cakes and the rafts taking away from the art of my culture, DJing? I’m sure people feel that I am because things I do are not part of the norm.”
KSHMR has long been renowned as one of EDM’s best and most technical producers, so it’s no surprise that he’s helping the next generation by passing down his expertise.
The Lessons of KSHMR is a free music production series that fans of the producer are sure to absolutely love. Touching on everything from music theory to minor scales to an understanding of chords, the tutorials are especially brilliant for emerging producers.
Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list is an annual list that pays homage to the foremost individuals in music, sport and business who are yet to reach their 30th birthday. While it's typically dominated by sports stars a la Conor McGregor, this year’s list includes an individual we’re far more familiar with: EDM superstar, Zedd.
Picture this: one minute you’re BoMason, an R&B producer of little renown who makes beats with your brother. The next, you’re rubbing shoulders with deadmau5, a bonafide superstar who’ll be producing your debut album. Let us fill in the gaps for you if we may...
ZoukOut, Asia’s only dusk-to-dawn dance festival, will be returning once more this December to Siloso Beach in Sentosa, Singapore. The continent’s longest running dance music festival has never been one to do things in half measures, and so it is that their 17th edition features some of the scene’s foremost names.
Martin Garrix is now the face of Armani Exchange’s Fall Winter 2017 eyewear line. The assortment of specs are available at $105 ($US) a piece.
Madeon began the week of 13th November by offering an update on his career. After releasing just one new single over 2016 and 2017, the French upstart promises he’s been busy working on the "next era" of the Madeon project.
The emotive EDM songwriter, real-name Hugo Pierre Leclercq, stated via social media: “I've been working non-stop on my next era for a while now.
"Sincerely, I feel very privileged to have people who care about what I do. You are allowing me to have high standards, thanks for your patience.”
David Guetta was transparent about his quest to be the world’s top earning DJ in a recent interview. The 50-year-old DJ admitted to a rivalry with reigning number one, Calvin Harris.
"Of course I pay attention to it," revealed Guetta when questioned about Forbes' annual World’s Highest-Paid DJs list. "We all do!"
"There is competition, but in a positive way," explained Guetta. "We’re all really good friends."
DJakarta Warehouse Project has announced its Phase Three line up, with the mammoth event confirming David Gravell, Vini Vici, and Sander van Doorn's alter-ego, Purple Haze, amongst others. Those names will join the likes of Richie Hawtin, Hardwell, DVBBS, Flume, Steve Aoki, Robin Schulz, Tiesto, Marshmello and Loco Dice, many of who appeared in DJ Mag's Top 100 DJs 2017 list.