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’.
A prized piano belonging to Avicii is set to be displayed in a museum in Sweden.
Avicii’s family have transformed the late EDM star’s website into a digital memorial of sorts where fans can add tributes, memories and messages.
The Avicii.com domain now leads users to The Avicii Memory Board, where fans are encouraged to “share your memories with all of us and let the world know what Avicii meant to you”.
“Tim created music that brought people together with timeless memories from all over the world,” the board reads. So far, many fans and friends of the EDM Legend – real name Tim Bergling – have posted on the website.
Avicii won a posthumous award for Best Dance at the MTV VMAs last night (20th August).
The award was given for the video to ‘Lonely Together’, a track featuring Rita Ora which was released in September 2017.
The video was directed by Levan Tsikurishvili and Phillip R. Lopez.
Guitar legend Eric Clapton’s first-ever Christmas compilation will include a tribute to the late EDM superstar Avicii, who died earlier this year.
The forthcoming 14-track 'Happy Xmas' will feature ‘blues-tinged’ Christmas classics such as ‘White Christmas’ and ‘Silent Night’, along with the touching tribute ‘Jingle Bells (In Memory Of Avicii’).
The 73-year-old rock god has hand-drawn a picture of a smiling Santa for the LP cover, signed ‘E.C. xxx’.
Avicii’s father accepted an award on his son’s behalf last night (15th August) at the Rockbjörnen awards gala in Stockholm, Sweden.
The late producer and EDM star’s father, Klas Bergling, accepted the award for “Swedish song of the year” on his behalf for the track ‘Without You’.
Avicii’s co-producer, Carl Falk, is currently working on the EDM legend's unreleased Chris Martin collaboration, ‘Heaven’. No release date has yet been set.
The acclaimed Swedish songwriter and musician let fans know via Twitter on Saturday, posting an image of a DAW screen mid-production and a heartfelt message to his lost studio partner.
With Tomorrowland 2018's two weekends now committed to beautifully debauched memory we can confirm the ten most played tracks from the Belgian mega-festival.
The first weekend of Tomorrowland 2018 took place last weekend and, as you can see from these amazing restreams, it was a pretty special time.
One palpable absence from this year’s festival was late EDM star Avicii - real name Tim Bergling – whose tragic death aged 28 was announced in April, shocking the dance music community and the wider world.
Steve Angello has spoken about the pressures of touring and the effects it can have on even the most successful artist’s mental health.
In a recent interview with Swedish publication Aftonbladet’s digital radio segment, the Swedish House Mafia member was asked about how the recent death of his friend and contemporary Avicii aged just 28 had affected him.