Author: Mark Mancino

The rising synth pop duo enlists DJ Slevin for a trippy house & darkwave electro remix of their latest single. Emerging indie electronic duo Close To Monday – composed of producer Alexander and singer/songwriter Ann – have recently called upon DJ Slevin for their latest release. On their newest single, “Religion,” Close To Monday, along with Slevin, deliver a standout dance tune that encompasses elements of trippy & groovy house coupled with darkwave electro. With Close To Monday’s already-dedicated and growing fanbase, along with a helping hand and dose of budding talent DJ Slevin, the “Religion” partnership ends up being…

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SI The Party presented by Captain Morgan returns for Big Game Weekend 2024 at XS Las Vegas on Feb. 10. Sports Illustrated: The Party will make its XS Las Vegas debut on February 10, 2024 as the event series returns for Big Game Weekend ’24 in Las Vegas. Presented by Captain Morgan, SI: The Party includes headline sets from two of the most popular electronic music acts, The Chainsmokers and Kygo. Produced by Medium Rare and Authentic Entertainment, the annual Big Game event is certain to be one not to miss. This year’s main stage will see performances from global…

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DJ LIFE catches up with Matoma about album number 3, how his music has matured & his interests have broadened. After nearly 10 years on the music scene, Matoma has cemented himself as one of the leading names within the electronic-music circuit. Born Tom Lagergren in Åsnes, Norway, Matoma has delivered some of the biggest tunes in dance music, both as a solo act or collaborator with top-level talent, and 2024 promises even more big doings.  Exploding onto the scene in 2014, Matoma first garnered mainstream success with “Old Thing Back,” his remix of The Notorious B.I.G.’s posthumously produced “Want…

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There are big plans for the inaugural edition of THE EDIT Studio, and DJ LIFE learns more from Shawn Hazan, CEO of HMG. Slated to make its debut at DJX ‘24, there are big plans for the inaugural edition of THE EDIT Studio. With early registration now open for DJX ‘24, past and upcoming attendees of the annual show are already gearing up for its return to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, NJ from August 5-8, 2024.   Since its announcement just one month ago, the upcoming launch of THE EDIT Studio at DJX has already been…

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Amid their new IN:TENSION album, a collab with Ciara, and coinciding tour, DJ LIFE caught up with Keys N Krates to get the inside scoop.  Keys N Krates have built a venerable reputation as one of the leading live electronic acts today. On the strength of its onstage instrumentation, energetic sets, and string of hits like “Dum Dee Dum,” “Save Me” and “Keep It 100” (with Grandtheft), the Toronto-based trio has enjoyed a thriving 16-year career.  Drummer Adam Tune, keyboardist David Matisse, and turntablist Greg Dawson started out as a live hip-hop act that employed sampled loops. But these days,…

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PvD returns to Eden in the summer of 2024 for 11 weeks with 20 guests & Vandit Records 25th anniversary closing party. Electronic music legend and Vandit Records founder, Paul van Dyk, wants you to prepare to SHINE once again this summer with the announcement of his Shine Ibiza event series at San Antonio’s club Eden. The fifth anniversary season features renowned special guests Aly & Fila, Ferry Corsten, and an illustrious circle of musicians and friends joining in for the ride. As one of the most talked-about shows on the island, SHINE Ibiza presents a mix of DJs spread…

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The 30th anniversary event, a 2-day party on April 5 & 6, will include an 11-hour and 19-hour day with nearly 60 acts. Time Warp celebrates its 30th anniversary with a two-day party on April 5 & 6, 2024 at Maimarkt Mannheim, which on Friday will feature 11 hours of music over 3 floors from 19 acts and on Saturday 19 hours of music over 6 floors from 39 acts. With passion and a special understanding of the scene, the Time Warp team has curated a unique program to continue the festival’s rich history with a diverse program for the…

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Headliners for the inaugural edition of Solshine include John Summit, deadmau5, Big Gigantic, SLANDER & more. The creators behind Summer Camp Music Festival have just unveiled the genre-bending phase one lineup for their new festival concept: Solshine: A Music and Arts Reverie. The event’s inaugural edition will take place at Summer Camp’s beloved venue of Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois from Friday, May 24 through Sunday, May 26, 2024, with a pre-party on Thursday, May 23. Continuing Summer Camp’s long-standing tradition, Solshine: A Music & Arts Reverie will be co-hosted and headlined by legendary jam rock band moe. and iconic genre-melding progressive rock band Umphrey’s McGee. Other Summer Camp-veterans headlining the first-ever Solshine include critically-acclaimed indie-jam…

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Among the first 24 acts to be announced for EXIT Fest 2024 are Carl Cox, Bonobo, Barry Can’t Swim, Rudimental & More. The first 24 acts for the upcoming edition 2024 of EXIT Festival, EXIT Starseed!, have been announced. Included among the initial artist lineup are headliner pop-rap act, the Black Eyed Peas, along with one of the world’s most innovative guitarists and a driving force behind Rage Against the Machine, Tom Morello, and the global trap trailblazer, Gucci Mane. Legendary mts Dance Arena will feature one of dance music’s biggest artists, Carl Cox, the godfather of techno and underground.…

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The collaboration, out now on Experts Only/Darkroom Records, was just performed live at Summit’s LA stadium show. One of dance music’s most prominent artists, John Summit – DJ LIFE Magazine cover story this August – has joined forces with Mathame and Camden Cox for the release of “Hungover.” The globally acclaimed artists dropped their trailblazing new single on Dec. 15 through Summit’s Experts Only imprint and Darkroom Records. John Summit recently performed a headline show at BMO Stadium in Los Angeles. The Dec. 16th event consisted of over 22,000 attendees and was equipped with live performances from Hayla, Camden Cox,…

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Enjoy the official 2023 Ultra Europe recap by FinalKid ahead of the July ’24 edition in Split, Croatia. Ultra Europe, which takes place annually in the stunning Split, Croatia, returns from Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14, taking place at Park Mladeži Stadium. With breathtaking views and an over-the-top set design, Ultra Europe has become a staple within the EU electronic music festival circuit. The Ultra Europe 2023 Official Aftermovie has just been unveiled today (Dec. 14) – and it beautifully encapsulates the magic of festival’s wildly successful 9th edition. The 10-minute aftermovie perfectly recaps the summer event series,…

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Relocating to Downtown LA’s Gloria Molina Grand Park, Skyline LA will become the venue’s largest ticketed event. The third installment of Skyline LA returns to Southern California from February 24-25, 2024 – and this edition is taking over a new space. Relocating to Downtown LA’s Gloria Molina Grand Park, Skyline LA will become the park’s largest ticketed event in its history. Skyline LA – a collaboration between Insomniac’s Day Trip and Factory 93 – will stretch four blocks between Los Angeles City Hall and The Music Center, securing its position as the venue’s largest ticketed festival footprint since Jay Z’s…

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Beatport.io announces groundbreaking collab with Disclosure and Bronze AI, pioneering personalized songs for fans. Beatport.io, Beatport’s next-generation digital marketplace, has just announced Disclosure – Bronze Editions, a collaboration between acclaimed electronic music duo Disclosure and the cutting-edge AI technology of Bronze. The newly announced project serves as a revolutionary exploration of music by offering 1000 distinct versions of Disclosure’s track “Simply Won’t Do.” Taken from their acclaimed 2023 album Alchemy, each version is accompanied by exclusive AI-generated visual artworks. Disclosure – Bronze Editions provides fans with an opportunity to own a unique version of the duo’s hit track, “Simply Won’t Do,” each with its own complex…

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The visionary behind Claude VonStroke and Dirtybird to embark on 2024 tour, release new Open Channel album. Known by most electronic music enthusiasts by his Claude VonStroke moniker, Barclay Crenshaw has set out to embark on a pivotal transition to kick-start 2024. At the top of the year, Crenshaw will begin his 2024 headline tour, Open Channel. The 13-stop tour announcement is a prelude to his much-anticipated album, Open Channel, set for a Spring release via Easier Said. Transitioning from the house sound synonymous with his Claude VonStroke persona to the burgeoning realms of bass music, Crenshaw announces tour dates at…

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The official Gusted remix of Dead Or Alive’s legendary 80s hit is available now through Ultra Records. Having made its debut on Friday, December 8, Boulder-based talent, Gusted, has partnered with Dead Or Alive for a brand-new official remix collaboration. Out now through Ultra Records and Cheeky Records (a division of Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited), Gusted’s take on “You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)” is a hard-groove techno-infused rendition. Packing a punch, Gusted’s unique four-on-the-floor take – which has been authorized by the estate of Dead Or Alive – breathes new life into the 1980s smash. Delivering his…

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The initial lineup announcement for Electric Forest 2024 includes heavy-hitters in Rothbury, Michigan from June 20-23. From June 20-23, 2024, Electric Forest makes its grand return to Rothbury, Michigan. The initial music lineup for the 2024 edition of Electric Forest has just been announced – and to no surprise, it’s full of top-tier talent across many of the electronic music genres. With the 2024 lineup, Electric Forest once again provides something for fans of all styles of electronic music and beyond. Headliners for next year will include Forest legend Pretty Lights, the bone-rattling sounds of Excision, and Cyclops Recordings founder…

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From May 2-5, 2024, Sol Fest brings Rezz, CloZee, LSDREAM, Bob Moses, Elderbrook and more to Ponce de Leon, FL. For the third edition of Sol Fest 2024, set to debut in a new location, the talent announcement for the May event has music lovers and festivalgoers at the edge of their seats. Here’s all you need to know about the weekend’s music, art, camping, tickets, and more. The London-based grime MC and record producer Flowdan, who has collaborated with artists like Skrillex and Fred Again.., will also perform two sets, in addition to his performance with Barclay Crenshaw. LSDREAM will perform a special Lightcode set which is an…

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Club Space & Factory 93 announced as lineup curators and stage hosts for Forever Midnight NYE fests in Sin City & SoCal. As we count down to the new year, Miami’s famed nightlife destination, Club Space, and Insomniac’s Factory 93 have jointly announced their West Coast presence over New Year’s Eve weekend. The two entities will curate and host individual stages at the highly anticipated Forever Midnight NYE Festival, set to take place simultaneously on December 30-31 in Las Vegas and Los Angeles. This marks Club Space’s return to Las Vegas after its debut earlier this year at EDC Las Vegas, and…

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A staggering 57 artists have been announced to take the stage during AvB’s ASOT Destination Rotterdam in Feb. 2024. What began as simply lifting the tip of the veil of what was to come during Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), Armin van Buuren and A State of Trance (ASOT) has made another colossal announcement. On February 23 & 24, ASOT is set to deliver its inaugural DESTINATION edition in Rotterdam. To coincide with the massive two-day event announcement, a staggering 57 artists have been revealed for the February affair, which includes trance acts and various additional genre artists. Armin van Buuren…

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(November 28, 2023 — Oyster Bay, N.Y.) — DJX announces its newest initiative, THE EDIT Studio @ DJX, a “strategic showcase” featuring products designed for today’s content creator. Leveraging the success of ‘23’s show, THE EDIT will launch at DJX ’24. THE EDIT will serve as an “industry hub” for attendees to learn the art of recording, editing, music production, branding, and content creation. Participating brands will be able to tap into the vast potential of DJX’s highly targeted audience, a virtual “distribution army” of DJs, remixers, and content creators. THE EDIT addresses the current needs of its attendees and opens…

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From March 11-18, 2024, SXM Fest to bring top-tier DJ talent for its return to St. Martin in The Caribbean. With an abundance of music festivals taking place stateside and internationally, what helps to set some of them apart from others of their kind? SXM Festival, which takes place in Saint Martin in The Caribbean from March 11-18, 2024, is so much more than your average music fest. One of the world’s most stunning mixes of music, art, and culture, SXM is not just a music festival, it’s a tropical getaway. Returning for an immersive week in 2024, SXM puts…

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With nearly a decade of making music, Apashe’s anticipated new Antagonist album includes a plethora of major collabs. After nearly ten years in the game, Apashe has set out to release his highly anticipated studio album, Antagonist. The 14-track LP is jam-packed full of major collaborators and features. Antagonist is available now (Friday, November 24). Fans of Apashe have been longing for the follow-up t0 his 2020 album Renaissance. What ended up setting the tone for his career, Apashe’s 2018 EP, Requiem, is a testament to his artistic innovation and genre-blending approach to electronic music. The Antagonist era of Apashe’s…

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The early NGHTMRE demo turned into a collab with Rezz – “All Night” is out now on Gud Vibrations & HypnoVizion.   What began with NGHTMRE as a writing idea while on the road during his DRMVRSE live show turned into an early demo. Drawing inspiration from Rezz, NGHTMRE then sent it to her – and she was immediately intrigued. Fast forward to today, the anticipated collaboration, “All Night,” featuring DeathbyRomy, is available now through Gud Vibrations & HypnoVizion, HERE. NGHTMRE pushes the limits of his creative boundaries on “All Night,” pulling inspiration from the hypnotizing Rezz. “All Night” serpentines…

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The annual boutique LIB Fest returns to Buena Vista Lake in Southern California from May 22-27, 2024. Lightning in a Bottle, Do LaB’s living and breathing outpost for misfits and music lovers, creatives, and experience hunters, sets out to make its return to Buena Vista Lake in Southern California this coming Memorial Day Weekend. The festival is commemorating its 21st anniversary in 2024. The 2024 edition is all about returning to why the festival started in the first place – having as much fun as possible. The LIB experience continues to be one of many facets and paths. It’s a festival…

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Following Sherm’s ADE panel, the breakout artist collaborates with BLUPRNT on his latest via Hood Politics Records. Two Chicago-based acts have come together to give music lovers a taste of their “Real Life.” Sherm and BLUPRNT have joined forces on the underground anthem “Real Life,” which is available now through Hood Politics Records, HERE. Sherm, who was recently named one of Beatportal’s Artists to Watch, has also just wrapped an ADE panel, acclaimed performance at Hood Politics x Bring the Kingdom ADE series, and a collaborative remix with Sutton Place of Travis Scott’s “FE!N.” “I’ve been such a big fan…

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The GRAMMY® Award-winning DJ/producer remixes the brand-new single from the band’s Hackney Diamonds album. The Rolling Stones have released their latest single “Mess It Up” – and in proper dance music fashion, the tune has received an official remix from Purple Disco Machine. “Mess It Up (Purple Disco Machine Remix)” is available now through Polydor Records. Purple Disco Machine is fresh off a GRAMMY® Award win in 2023 in the Best Remixed Recording (Non-Classical) category for his work on Lizzo’s “About Damn Time,” – a song that went on to win Record of the Year later that night. The German…

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The limited edition box set of OceanLab: The Anthology is available for pre-order now ahead of its early 2024 release. Electronic trio and trance titans Above & Beyond celebrates 20 years of their OceanLab project alongside the talented singer-songwriter Justine Suissa. In proper fashion, the chart-hitting and nostalgic moniker of Above & Beyond’s Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness, and Paavo Siljamäki, along with Suissa, are giving fans an opportunity to get their hands on the limited edition OceanLab: The Anthology box set. Familiar to many for their OceanLab creations, it all began with “Clear Blue Water” 20 years ago in 2003, followed…

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The follow-up to his original, redux-inspired Christmas album releases on Nov. 17 ahead of his holiday show in LA. First announced was the Kaskade Christmas event, which will take over The Orpheum Theatre, in Los Angeles, California on Wednesday, December 20. Tickets are available, HERE. Following the holiday spectacular’s announcement and ticket on-sale, Ryan Raddon – best known as Kaskade – revealed on his social media channels that his new album would drop in time for everybody to learn the words in time for the show. Soon after, he revealed Kaskade Christmas Volume 2 would see its official release on…

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DJ LIFE sits down with Lauren Mia to talk about the release of her new album, RE:BIRTH and much more. Lauren Mia began her journey with music production in 2016 as she became a breakout artist worth watching within the realm of progressive house and melodic techno. She has now evolved into an even more matured artist, sonically, and her brand-new album RE:BIRTH is a testament to her musical progression. RE:BIRTH boasts previously released singles “Shadow,” “Ceremony,” and the focus single, “Ashes In Paradise.” Maintaining momentum coupled with an unwavering ambition, Lauren Mia’s next chapter is sure to continue to…

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Partnering with Auris Presents, Insomniac Events to bring Beyond Wonderland to Chicago on June 1 & 2. Insomniac Events, the globally recognized name within live event space, has announced its partnership with Chicago-based Auris Presents to introduce the enchanting and awe-inspiring experience of Beyond Wonderland to Chicago for the very first time. Set to take place at the Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on Sat., June 1, 2024 and Sunday, June 2, 2024, this two-day electronic music festival will transport attendees on a captivating journey down the rabbit hole, immersing tens of thousands of music enthusiasts in real-life themes…

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Electronic trio Keys N Krates releases their latest LP on Nov. 10, including the hit single “Fantasy” with Ciara. Famed electronic music trio Keys N Krates return with the latest addition to their budding repertoire. The group releases their third studio album today (Fri., Nov. 10), IN:TENSION, available through Last Gang Records/MNRK Music Group. The 12-track IN:TENSION LP, which includes some colossal collaborators and features, including Ciara, LION BABE, Dana Williams, Taite Imogen, and Aaron Carl, is the follow-up to the acclaimed 2021 Keys N Krates LP Original Classic. On IN:TENSION, Keys N Krates – composed of drummer Adam Tune,…

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The new feature and digital collection celebrate five years of lifestyle and inclusivity brand, HE.SHE.THEY. Beatport.io, the next-generation digital marketplace from Beatport, has announced today (Nov. 9), KINSHIP, its newest collection in collaboration with lifestyle and inclusivity brand HE.SHE.THEY. The KINSHIP project is a celebration of diversity and five years of HE.SHE.THEY. with 3D artist Enes Güç, and includes the premiere of a brand new documentary following the brand’s fearless founders. The collection is available HERE. HE.SHE.THEY.’s KINSHIP collection unites the brand’s commitment to music, community, and diversity, combining emotional and narrative elements into a single, cohesive product. Founded in…

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The 4-track EP from Pendulum is available now and includes collaborations with Scarlxrd, Bullet For My Valentine’s Matt Tuck. Pendulum is a multi-platinum selling electronic rock band made up of members Rob Swire, Gareth McGrillen, Peredur ap Gwynedd, and KJ Sawka. Following  the recent releases of two EP singles, Pendulum has officially released their highly anticipated 4-track EP, Anima. Featuring the likes of Scarlxrd and Bullet For My Valentine’s Matt Tuck, the ensemble once again delivers a one-of-a-kind creation. Anima available now through Liberator Music/Virgin Music Group/Mushroom Group, HERE. https://open.spotify.com/album/6LukXAcCDegiMMo0B5ebvM?si=RNtrfsH8QVu2n8VNux1qrg Anima kicks off with the lead single, “Halo,” a crossover…

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Watch the Livestream on Friday, November 3 as K-Swizz and DJ Topic scratch to defend world titles as the longest-running and most prestigious DJ battle hits San Francisco. The world’s longest running, most prestigious DJ battle – the DMC World Championship Final – will take place in San Francisco for the first time ever, in a night teeming with legendary turntablists, and hip-hop stars. A combined 20 national DMC champions from across the globe will descend on the city to compete for the most coveted DJ title in the world at The Midway tonight, Friday, November 3. This event follows…

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Available on Nov. 3 via Astralwerks, Joy (Anonymous) drops their latest album Cult Classics and kicks off headline tour. UK-based duo Joy (Anonymous) release their sophomore album, Cult Classics, today (Nov. 3) through Astralwerks. The ensemble is a 14-track LP that includes previously released singles “JOY (Head To The Sky)” and “JOY (I Did You Wrong),” which was released to coincide with the announcement of their Cult Classics album. Cult Classics takes listeners on a celebratory 14-track journey from Joy (Anonymous), who surges with confidence as they’ve already begun dominating the UK dance music scene. A symbol of their artistic evolution,…

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For His Upcoming Album and Tour, EDM Sensation ZHU Turned to a Hometown Landmark for a Dose of Unique Inspiration.  Steven Zhu has spent the last decade working his way to the top of his musical craft and, by most measures, he’s certainly succeeded. What first began as a mysterious project from an upstart artist has, in a few short years, become an electronic-music mainstay.   Known simply to EDM fans as ZHU, San Francisco-based DJ/producer/vocalist/instrumentalist first exploded onto the scene in 2014 with his massive single “Faded.” Since then, he’s evolved into a mature, in-demand name on the club and…

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Returning to Bayfront Park from March 22-24, 2024, Ultra has announced the first wave of artists for UMF 24. From March 22-24, 2024, Ultra Music Festival returns to its home at Bayfront Park in Downtown, Miami. Ultra 2024 has just unveiled the phase one lineup for its 24th edition, which includes Calvin Harris making his highly-anticipated return to UMF since 2013, FISHER & Chris Lake will debut their UNDER CONSTRUCTION b2b ensemble, and rising star Peggy Gou makes her global RESISTANCE debut. This year’s additional headliners include Afrojack, Black Tiger Sex Machine presents The Anime Show, David Guetta, Excision, Gryffin,…

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Founder of Brainjack Records, Damon Sharpe, joins forces with the talented Viiq on latest collaboration. Joining forces for their latest collaboration, “Wherever You Go,” award-winning producer Damon Sharpe teams with the talented singer-songwriter Viiq. Available now, “Wherever You Go” sees its official release through Damon’s very-own Brainjack Records and Liftoff Recordings. On “Wherever You Go,” Damon Sharpe and Viiq’s pairing takes listeners on a sonic journey. Between Damon’s production, which serves up a dynamic soundscape, and Viiq’s ethereal vocals, the end result is nothing short of prevailing. Viiq’s topline coupled with Sharpe’s sharp instrumental, “Wherever You Go” instantly has the…

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JBL has unveiled the IRX ONE, an all-in-one column PA with 3-channel mixer and Bluetooth 5.0 audio streaming. The JBL IRX ONE All-in-One Column PA features an advanced acoustic package, 3-channel mixer and Bluetooth 5.0 audio streaming – all packed into an incredibly easy-to-use system that can be carried with one hand. Boasting legendary JBL fidelity and performance, IRX ONE utilizes concert line array-inspired directivity control, resulting in a custom-tuned, C-shaped array. Featuring six 2” high-frequency drivers, the array delivers rich clarity, a wide sweet spot and seamless front-to-back coverage. The advanced 8” woofer features a bass-reflex design that ensures…

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The vibrant new future house remix of the hit single “Royalty” marks Don Diablo’s first on NCS. Don Diablo has been called upon for a remix of the smash dance hit “Royalty” via NCS. Available today (Fri., Oct. 20), “Royalty (Don Diablo Remix),” the new interpretation of the Egzod & Maestro Chives tune marks the welcoming of Don Diablo to the NoCopyrightSounds (NCS) imprint. The original version is nearing 200M streams, 120K Shazam’s, and 160M views. NoCopyrightSounds (NCS) is the largest copyright-free record label in the world. With a staggering 33M followers on YouTube and over 500B views, NCS has…

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Announced during a panel at Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the new partnership between Tomorrowland Academy & AFROJACK. The Tomorrowland Academy, Tomorrowland’s official music academy, is delighted to announce a new partnership with WALL Recordings, the record label founded by GRAMMY® Award-winning DJ/producer and electronic dance music mainstay, AFROJACK. WALL and AFROJACK will be developing the brand-new premium component of the Tomorrowland Academy, the PRO area. With AFROJACK as your coach, receive 15+ years of award-winning experience in the music industry, tutorials in production, mixing, mastering, DJing, marketing, managing, mentality and more. The new WALL x Tomorrowland Academy collaboration will be…

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The book by KM7 & Tim Stark, commemorating the 30th anniversary of one of electronic music’s seminal albums, has arrived. In April of 1993, Jam & Spoon released an LP that became the first artist album example of a major new electronic music sub-genre. The visionary Tripomatic Fairytales 2001 proved to be an instant success for SONY Music and through its singles (not least the timeless “Stella”), was instrumental in touching off the trance music phenomena. Seminal, influential, inspirational, and thanks to its artwork, visually iconic, it became a lightning rod for a style of music that in 1999 became electronic music’s most prominent form. The…

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Ghastly, Boogie T.Rio x Manic Focus, and Level Up will headline the Amplified tours by Monster Energy in 2023-24.  2023 has been a year of firsts for the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour, fresh off their first nationwide Latin tour with rising Trap/Reggaeton sensation, Mariah Angeliq, today they’ve announced the debut of Monster Energy Outbreak Tour: AMPLIFIED, an extension of the popular, genre-spanning tour series. ‘AMPLIFIED’ will feature 3 bonafide dance music headliners – GHASTLY , BOOGIE T.RIO x Manic Focus, and LEVEL UP as part of a singular EDM tour series which will give fans the opportunity to win amplified experiences – ranging from VIP passes to watch the…

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On Friday the 13th of October, Fred again.. delivered an unforgettable set in his favorite city, New York. Hailing from the UK, one of electronic music’s most sought-after artists, Fred again.., made his grand return to what he says is his “favourite city,” New York City, for three consecutive nights. The 1.5-hour ensemble began just after 8 p.m., as Fred took to the main stage to a massive uproar from 13,000 attendees for the sold-out show. On the second of three nights at the Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, New York, on Friday, October 13th, Fred provided an unforgettable set…

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Kicking off the rollout for his anticipated REDUX 006, Kaskade releases new single “Save Me” on Arkade ahead of Oct. 27 EP. What began in 2013, Kaskade’s REDUX has been taking the electronic music world by storm ever since. A decade later, the ethereal and deep style, dubbed REDUX, by Ryan Raddon – best known as Kaskade – has delivered successful tours and is onto its sixth EP. Ahead of the release of his REDUX 006 EP, which is due out on October 27, Kaskade delivers the lead single from the project. Available today (October 13) through his very-own Arkade…

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Ahead of a hiatus, GRiZ drops 8-track ‘Ouroboros’ EP with a three-night sendoff in Denver. Multi-instrumental artist, producer, and philanthropist GRiZ shares his new Ouroboros EP, which serves as his final release ahead of his upcoming hiatus. To coincide with the release, GRiZ drops a full-length video, offering an emotive snapshot into his life on the road throughout Summer 2023 as he concluded the final leg of festival appearances and tour dates. “Life is really good and I often make myself too busy to see where I am or how far this project has come,” GRiZ wrote in an Instagram…

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LA-based singer-songwriter, DJ, and producer Anabel Englund reveals “a lesson in chemistry” on Oct. 6 through Ultra Records. The story of a heartbreaker who gets their heart broken for the first time is what “a lesson in chemistry” by Anabel Englund is all about. Available now (Oct. 6) through Ultra Records, “a lesson in chemistry” from the Los Angeles-based talent sees her once again join forces with co-writer Lena Leon and producer Adam Novodor. Anabel Englund, inaugural DJ LIFE Magazine cover-star, has steadily continued her domination of the dance music circuit – and with “a lesson in chemistry” she delivers yet…

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Zouk Group has announced the GRAMMY Award-nominated duo is set to DJ at Zouk Nightclub during New Year’s Eve weekend. GRAMMY Award-nominated electronic music duo ODESZA will be headlining Zouk Nightclub during an unprecedented New Year’s Eve weekend. Zouk Group and Resorts World Las Vegas has made the announcement regarding the Friday, December 29th event with ODESZA, which is certain to be part of a memorable weekend of events at the property. Hailing from Bellingham, Washington, ODESZA has become one of electronic music’s most sought-after acts. Familiar to many for their signature sound and unique style, ODESZA always delivers through…

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The 12th edition of Escape Halloween returns to the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, Southern California on Oct. 27 & 28. Escape Halloween ventures into its 12th year as North America’s premier Halloween dance music festival. Returning to the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, Southern California on Friday, October 27 & Saturday, October 28, Escape Halloween 2023 is set to include five immersive stages, which includes the addition of its brand-new fifth stage, Wicked Woods. When it comes to the marquee talent set to soundtrack Escape Halloween 2023, attendees can look forward to headliners Above & Beyond, Armin…

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After a decade, Eli & Fur release a reimagined version of their career-defining single “You’re So High” with a relaunch of their NYX Music label. On Friday, October 6, London-based dance music duo Eli & Fur celebrated their most coveted and career-defining single, “You’re So High.” Available now as a relaunch of their very own NYX Music label, “You’re So High (10 Years On)” marks a decade since the noteworthy original was released – and now, Eli & Fur raise the bar even further with their new interpretation. “You’re So High (10 Years On)” has already garnered placements and support…

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“I Tried It” is available today (Oct. 6) through Slushii’s new label, SONICdream, with future release plans for the pair. What comes following the viral success of his sapientdream alias and “past lives,” Slushii returns with new music – and it’s certain to grab your attention. Joining forces with 19-year-old up-and-coming artist SPIRIT LINK for his latest collaboration, “I Tried It” is available worldwide today (October 6) through Slushii’s new SONICdream/Believe Digital label, HERE. Slushii continues to make a name for himself within the electronic music circuit, as he enters a new era where he returns to self-releasing genre-defying club…

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Ahead of his first EP, Come True, Surf Mesa drops his latest single “Run” feat. Griff Clawson via Astralwerks. Setting himself up for the Fall season, Surf Mesa has just released his newest single “Run” featuring Griff Clawson via Astralwerks. “Run” is available worldwide now (Sept. 29) and drops ahead of Surf Mesa’s debut EP, Come True, which is also slated for release through Astralwerks this Fall. Surf Mesa – who rose to stardom with his certified 2020 smash and 2x Platinum “ily (i love you baby) featuring Emilee – returns following recent singles “First Time” with Stevie Appleton, “Manzanita,”…

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Delivering a trance-infused anthem, Jax Jones teams with D.O.D and Ina Wroldsen on “Won’t Forget You” via Polydor/Astralwerks. Available today, September 29, Jax Jones serves up another musical snack – “Won’t Forget You” with D.O.D and Ina Wroldsen. The trance anthem from the pairing sees its official release through Polydor/Astralwerks and is available HERE. GRAMMY®-nominated and multi-platinum selling DJ and producer Jax Jones, who makes his solo debut at the world-famous BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge on October 25, returns with “Won’t Forget You,” one of the original follow-ups to his 2023 smash, “Whistle” featuring Calum Scott, which spent 21…

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Releasing the first single from his latest album, Spencer Brown releases “Awu Wemadoda” with Wilt Claybourne & Ladysmith Black Mambazo. A song that’s been five years in the making: Spencer Brown has joined forces with Wilt Claybourne and Ladysmith Black Mambazo for the release of his newest single “Awu Wemadoda.” The song is the lead single from his brand-new artist album Equanimity, available now (September 29) on his very own diviine imprint. Serving as a leader within the new generation of progressive house and techno artists, Spender Brown is best known for his releases on popular labels and imprints such…

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“This label is simply about good dance music, made for the dancefloor that expands your mind and makes you feel good.” – LP Giobbi DJ, songwriter, and producer LP Giobbi continues to raise the bar and she announces the launch of her new Yes Yes Yes imprint. Part of the Defected Records family of labels, LP Giobbi is stepping up as a newly appointed label boss with Yes Yes Yes, which puts forth its first release on September 29, “Time Expands,” by the label founder herself. It’s apropos of Giobbi to launch the label imprint with a track of her…

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“Need Your Love” is the new single with Taite Imogen, taken from Keys N Krates latest album ‘IN:TENSION.’ Toronto-based trio Keys N Krates have released their latest single, “Need Your Love” featuring Taite Imogen, as the lead single from their upcoming LP. The 12-track IN:TENSION is the latest studio album from Keys N Krates, which sees its official release through MNRK/Last Gang Records. With “Need Your Love” Keys N Krates present a deep house tune that’s infused with soulful R&B inflections from Taite Imogen. Coming as no surprise, Keys N Krates deliver a standout record that’s tight, and equipped with…

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From January 24-28, The BPM Festival heads to Tamarindo, Costa Rica for 2024 edition with over 60 artists announced. Following the successful launch of its 3-day Easter edition and a series of summer pop-ups, The BPM Festival has announced its third edition at its base of Tamarindo, Costa Rica on January 24-28, 2024. Over the course of 5 days, attendees will immerse themselves in an extraordinary experience, set against the breathtaking backdrop of Tamarindo’s sandy beaches, tropical forests, and vibrant local culture. Phase one of the festival’s diverse lineup kicks off with over 60 names, including Bedouin, Carlo Lio, DJ Holographic, Eagles & Butterflies, Eli & Fur,…

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K-Swizz and DJ Topic to defend world titles as the world’s longest running, most prestigious DJ battle hits San Francisco. The world’s longest running, most prestigious DJ battle – the DMC World Championship Final – will take place in San Francisco for the first time ever, in a night teeming with legendary turntablists, and hip-hop stars. A combined 20 national DMC champions from across the globe will descend on the city to compete for the most coveted DJ title in the world at The Midway on November 3. This event follows the 2023 DMC USA Scratch Finals, which took place…

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Reuniting after their 2019 collab “See The End,” Above & Beyond and Seven Lions are back with “Over Now” on Anjunabeats. It’s been four years since Above & Beyond and Seven Lions initially joined forces on their smash collaboration “See The End” – and the insatiable pairing returns as they release their newest joint effort “Over Now.” Available now (September 22) through A&B’s famed Anjunabeats imprint, “Over Now” is released in partnership with songwriter and vocalist Sam Berger, a.k.a. Opposite The Other. There’s just something significant that stands out in a Seven Lions and Above & Beyond record that’s a…

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Layto’s “Five4three2one” sees a thunderous future bass remix from Egzod, available now on Position Music. Two of music’s modern-day powerhouses, Egzod and Layto, have joined forces on a new remix that’s nothing short of explosive. Providing a thunderous future bass twist on Layto’s “Five4three2one,” Egzod works his magic in this case, when called upon for remixing duty. In the latest collaborative effort from the pairing, “Five4three2one (Egzod Remix)” is a musical journey that will have your ears perked up from the very first beat. Egzod’s celebrated production prowess collides with Layto’s ethereal vocals, and the outcome is aurally striking. On…

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The anticipated Ultra Vice City Miami (Ultra Music Festival 2023 Official Aftermovie) by FinalKid is finally here. Another year of Ultra Music Festival Miami is in the books – and it’s already almost time for the March 2024 edition to hit Bayfront Park. The always-anticipated official aftermovie for UMF Miami by the exceptionally talented FinalKid has arrived today (Sept. 20) – and one thing is certain: with festival season coming to a close, we’re already looking forward to next year’s fest. For now, relive this year’s Ultra Miami with a Miami Vice and video game themed aftermovie that will not…

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The Ultimate Race Week is anchored by the Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix occurring Nov. 16-18. When you think of Las Vegas nightlife, Wynn Las Vegas is undoubtedly one of the first to come to mind. Wynn Nightlife, Wynn Las Vegas’ premier nightlife division, debuts its exclusive artist lineup and event partners for the 2023 “Ultimate Race Week” beginning Wednesday, Nov. 15 through Sunday, Nov. 19 at the iconic destinations of XS Nightclub and Encore Beach Club. The Ultimate Race Week is anchored by the Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix occurring Nov. 16 through Nov. 18,…

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Breakout dance music phenom Mau P has unveiled his official remix of Swedish House Mafia’s explosive new single, “Ray Of Solar.”  Like many of today’s dance music rising stars, Mau P cites Swedish House Mafia as the reason he got into electronic music. Things have come full circle for the breakout phenomenon Mau P, who has just released his remix of Swedish House Mafia’s latest single, “Ray Of Solar.” The official remix is available worldwide now, here. “Ray Of Solar” is one of the lead singles from the upcoming Swedish House Mafia album, which serves as the follow-up to their…

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The highly anticipated new LP from CAMELPHAT sees its official release on Sept. 15 through their very own When Stars Align label. It’s about that time — time for some Spiritual Milk from CAMELPHAT, that is. The anticipated new album from the multi-platinum, GRAMMY-nominated DJ and production duo CAMELPHAT, Spiritual Milk, is available today (Sept. 15). Seeing its official release through their very own label, When Stars Align, the LP follows their tremendous 2020 album Dark Matter. The 16-track Spiritual Milk includes features and collaborations with the likes of London Grammar, Anyma, Mathame, Shimza, Kolsch, Sohn, Rhodes, Jake Bugg, and…

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Joining forces for a new collab, Alison Wonderland & MEMBA took the stage at EZoo to celebrate the anticipated release. Available now through FMU Records, Alison Wonderland & MEMBA have joined forces for the release of their new collaboration, “Fight Or Flight.” The new song comes through Alison’s independent FMU Records imprint, which has seen an assortment of trap and bass releases from The Duchess, sumthin sumthin, Fredrick, SIPPY, and more. “Fight Or Flight” also marks Alison Wonderland’s first official collaboration since teaming up with SLANDER on “Picture” in late 2022. Alexandra Sholler, best known as Alison Wonderland, has already…

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Available on Sept. 15, visionary artist DROELOE unleashes his debut studio album as a solo artist, ‘The Art Of Change.’ Netherlands-based producer, DJ, composer, and instrumentalist DROELOE, born Vincent Rooijers, has just released his debut album as a solo artist. The Art Of Change, the 15-track LP, is available now (September 15). Coinciding with the release of his new studio album, DROELOE is embarking on a U.S. Fall tour, including headline shows in Portland, Seattle, Denver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and more. DROELOE will also join San Holo on his ‘Existential Dance Music’ tour in New York, Detroit, Chicago, and…

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Teaming up on their second official collaboration of the year, Chris Lake & Aluna release “More Baby” on Sept. 15. Another highly anticipated collaboration between electronic music mainstays, Chris Lake and Aluna, sees its official release on Friday, September 15. “More Baby,” the second time the two acts have released a collab together in 2023, is the follow-up to their successful top 10 U.S. dance radio hit single “Beggin.” Seeing its official release through Chris Lake’s Black Book Records/Astralwerks, “More Baby” was first teased by Chis Lake during his Coachella set in April alongside FISHER. Lake and Aluna produced the…

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To commemorate the 10th anniversary of Avicii’s album ‘True,’ new unfiltered footage of the creative process has been released. It was already ten years ago since Avicii released his iconic album True – and a decade later, electronic music fans are still playing and praising the LP. Cementing itself as one of the most groundbreaking albums in dance music history, Avicii’s legacy lives on through his music. In honor of the album’s 10th anniversary, Pophouse and Universal are proud to announce a remarkable tribute to the music that has touched hearts and inspired a generation, through the release of unfiltered…

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GRAMMY®-nominated ZHU, has released his new single with Devault along with 3 additional singles, announces new album. It’s a big New Music Friday for electronic music sensation ZHU. The multi-faceted GRAMMY®-nominated DJ and producer puts his raw and authentic artistry at the forefront once again, and this time it’s for the release of four brand new singles and a new album announcement. Available now (Friday, September 8) through Astralwerks, ZHU shares his latest single, “Take My Soul,” a collaboration with Devault, along with three additional singles. On “Take My Soul,” ZHU and Devault meld their sounds for a spine-tingling track…

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In November, electronic music legend Danny Tenaglia will release the 42-track ‘Global Underground 45: Brooklyn.’ Electronic music icon and 2023 DJ LIFE MAG cover story-featured DJ and producer Danny Tenaglia returns with the third and final part of his hugely acclaimed Global Underground trilogy. Following his celebrated Global Underground compilations GU10: Athens (1999) and GU17: London (2000), GU45: Brooklyn serves as the perfect place to end the journey. Danny Tenaglia has taken his fans all round the world and all roads brought us right to back to his hometown. GU45: Brooklyn completes Danny Tenaglia’s trilogy perfectly and is a superb…

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The fourth edition of Matroda’s ‘Jack The House’ EP series sees its evolution through his Terminal Underground label. Croatian-raised DJ and producer Matroda has returned with the release of his latest EP, Jack The House 4. The latest in his Jack The House EP series, Matroda’s evolution is apparent through a deeper and more club-oriented sound. Jack The House 4 is available worldwide now through his very-own label imprint, Terminal Underground. Within the realm of tech house, Matroda occupies a significant spot. Jack The House 4 EP epitomizes his evolution in the sense that it’s more than just an EP…

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This is the ninth Ibiza-themed ASOT mix album from Armin van Buuren: ‘A State of Trance, Ibiza 2023.’ Trance titan and dance music mogul Armin van Buuren has released the ninth Ibiza-themed installment of his globally acclaimed A State of Trance mix album series. Less than a week after the kickoff of his four-show summer residency at Ushuaïa on Ibiza, Armin delivers you his three-part mix series, following – A State of Trance 2023 in May this year – ‘A State of Trance, Ibiza 2023’ brings a piece of Ibiza straight to every listeners doorstep. Across its three parts and 42…

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Techno powerhouse Charlotte de Witte has announced the debut of KNTXT Turbo Club during Amsterdam Dance Event 2023. Famed techno titan Charlotte de Witte has been taking the dance music scene by storm, especially as of late. Further adding to what’s become a global movement, de Witte is bringing her very-own KNTXT label showcase to this year’s Amsterdam Dance Event in proper fashion. KNTXT Turbo Club is set to take ADE by storm from October 19 through October 21, slated to deliver a massive showcase consisting of three days of music, a dedicated KNTXT pop-up shop, food, and more at an undisclosed location. With…

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Wynn Nightlife and Framework have announced the fall 2023 edition of Art of the Wild Festival along with its talent lineup.  Wynn Nightlife welcomes back its highly anticipated day-to-night festival, Art of the Wild, occurring Friday, Oct. 6 through Sunday, Oct. 8, at Wynn Las Vegas. In partnership with Framework, Wynn Nightlife will offer guests a three-day immersive experience at its award-winning venues XS Nightclub and Encore Beach Club . Back for its eighth installation, Art of the Wild features a diverse lineup of untamed creators Animale, Ants, Black Coffee, Carl Cox Presents, RÜFÜS DU SOL (DJ set) and Rumors.…

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Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s largest annual electronic music & business festival, returns from Oct. 18-22. It’s likely that if you’re an electronic music aficionado that you’ve attended the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). And if you haven’t, ADE is likely at the top of your bucket list. The annual showcase returns for a five-day run from October 18-22, 2023, as the world’s largest festival and business gathering for electronic music. ADE, the world’s most extensive festival and conference program for electronic music, represents all electronic subgenres and subcultures throughout 1000+ events in 200+ locations spread across Amsterdam. This year’s…

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Sherm & Isaac Palmer have joined forces for an electric edit of Drake & Travis Scott’s smash, “P**** & Millions.” Available today (September 1) through Hood Politics Records, Sherm and Isaac Palmer have come together to deliver an electrifying new edit of the smash-hit “P**** & Millions” by Drake & Travis Scott. The new edit follows Sherm’s recent collaboration with Isaac Palmer & Amero, “Going Numb.” We sat down with the Chicago-based DJ & producer Sherm to discuss the new edit in this DJ LIFE Mag interview, below. Sherm along with Isaac deliver a scorching tech house edit that’s fully…

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The first day of Electric Zoo 2023 (Friday, September 1) has been canceled following a social media announcement from the festival.  In a statement published to their social media accounts just before noon today, Electric Zoo Festival has canceled day one of their Hyperspace event. The annual Labor Day Weekend festival, which was slated to span for three days on Randall’s Island, made its debut in 2009. In today’s announcement they address issues pertaining to the reasons behind the cancelation and intend on going forward with both Saturday and Sunday festival days. Read the full statement from EZoo, below. Dear…

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This proper pairing of breakthrough DJ/producer Chemikkal & breakout artist Pink Panda sees official release. Out now (Friday, September 1), Pink Panda & Chemikkal come together for “Eyes On Me,” available through Bambooty Records. The latest Chemikkal collab sees the Tampa-based DJ & producer joining forces with Top 100 DJ for multiple years running, Pink Panda. “Eyes On Me” by Pink Panda & Chemikkal is a captivating electronic dance music (EDM) masterpiece that takes you on a sonic journey through pulsating beats and electrifying synths. With its infectious rhythm and entrancing melodies, the song creates an immersive atmosphere that pulls…

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“Diamonds On My Mind” by Eli Brown, a song that’s been played in DJ sets for months, finally sees its official release. Just in time for the end of summer, Eli Brown dropped his brand-new original “Diamonds On My Mind,” and it’s already one of the year’s top tunes. Following months of teasing and inclusion within DJ sets all festival season long, “Diamonds On My Mind” finally sees its official release (August 25) through Astralwerks. “Diamonds On My Mind” is an explosion of four-on-the-floor beat with a twist of synthesized fanfare. Adding to his rave-ready repertoire, Eli Brown’s “Diamonds On…

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The club-ready anthem “Fade Out” from John Summit with MKLA is available now (Aug. 25) through Off The Grid Records. The official – and highly anticipated — follow-up to John Summit’s “Where You Are” with Hayla has finally arrived – and it’s a club-ready anthem. The anthemic club tune, “Fade Out” featuring MKLA, is available now (August 25). “Fade Out” is the final release on Summit’s Off The Grid Records (which will just be operating under a different name moving forward). Since the release of his last single with Hayla – and one of the year’s most successful – “Where…

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Breakthrough indie-electronic artist DROELOE releases bittersweet, cathartic single “Downside Up” featuring dream pop duo Transviolet.  Indie-electronic artist DROELOE, born Vincent Rooijers, hailing from the Netherlands, has just released his brand-new original through AEI Music, “Downside Up” featuring the LA-based alt-pop-rock Transviolet. “Downside Up” is fourth and final single from DROELOE’s forthcoming multi-disciplinary album, The Art of Change, which is due out on September 15. Ahead of DROELOE’s debut artist album, he has announced a pre-order for the LP, along with vinyl, available via Bandcamp. “Downside Up” takes listeners on a bittersweet journey that’s both motivational yet fragile. A journey from…

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New club king John Summit keeps his hit streak alive with “Where You Are,” a set alongside Kaskade at HARD Summer, and big remixes. If you’re a fan of electronic music, then there’s only a slim chance you’re unfamiliar with the work of John Summit. And if somehow you really aren’t familiar, there’s a better chance you might’ve been living under a rock. Why? Because, in a very short amount of time, Summit and his ubiquitous modern-house sounds have taken over the dance-music world.  Initially, it probably seemed like a very unlikely story. Starting his professional life as an accountant,…

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To the world outside EDM, Hardwell may not be a household name. But to followers of the music, he’s a genuine superstar.   For starters, he’s been a hitmaker for well over a decade. Known to legions for hits like “Call Me A Spaceman,” “Apollo” with Amba Shepherd, and “Live The Night” with W&W and Lil Jon, the Dutch DJ/producer enjoyed all the trappings of a global DJ. But in late 2018, he announced an indefinite hiatus from touring, which lasted until 2022, when he launched a worldwide tour to coincide with new album.  Six months after returning to live shows…

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The South African twin brothers FiNE make their debut on Afro House label MoBlack with Lizwi collaboration on Aug. 4. Landing on MoBlack, the noteworthy Afro House label, South African twin brother duo FiNE is joined by Lizwi for their debut on the imprint. “The Light,” which sees its official release on Friday, August 4, is a one-of-a-kind collaboration between FiNE and Lizwi. “The Light” serves up a seamless fusion of progressive Afro House coupled with traditional African sounds. The song is a testament to FiNE and Lizwi’s deeply rooted shared heritage, which shines through on “The Light.” https://open.spotify.com/album/344XmhltHIfdnibIE3Znp7?si=VB-n4bujRH-Gi0Fh1z2lIQ The…

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Watch the 4-day Lollapalooza 2023 2-channel livestream exclusively on Hulu from Chicago, IL. Lollapalooza returns to its home in Chicago, IL for four days, starting today, August 3. This year’s Lollapalooza is also set to broadcast exclusively on Hulu, offering a 2-channel stream across three different parts of the day. The Lolla 2023 stream begins with a “Daytime” stream, followed by a “Golden Hour” stream, and concluding with a “Late Night” stream. Check out the full lineup for Lollapalooza 2023, below. The day one livestream includes Billie Eilish, SOFI TUKKER, Dom Dolla, ACRAZE, Diplo, J. Worra, Disco Lines, Karol G,…

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LMFAO’s Redfoo follows up on his epic return with Dainjazone on “Love Live Party Rock” with a Latin/club-inspired new remix from Sak Noel. As many music enthusiasts may recall, the 2011 smash-hit, “Party Rock Anthem” from LMFAO took the scene by storm, and in 2023, there’s been a resurgence on “Long Live Party Rock.” The new rendition from Dainjazone also marks the anticipated return of LMFAO member Redfoo. Following the release in its original version earlier this year, a slew of remixes and a remix EP have since been released, including a fresh take from the talented Latin GRAMMY Award-nominated…

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Available now on 617 Records, Joe Bermudez released his new track “Alone” ahead of his upcoming DJX ’23 set. As things continue to heat up this summer, now that August is upon us – that means we’re just days away from the return of DJX Show to Atlantic City’s Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Just in time for his DJX ’23 performance, Joe Bermudez has released his brand-new single, “Alone,” which is available now through 617 Records, on all streaming platforms. “Alone” is a cover of “Alone” by Kim Petras (with Nicki Minaj), which samples a very familiar melody –…

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The highly anticipated Zedd Remix of John Summit & Hayla’s “Where You Are” sees its official release on June 28. Fans first heard Zedd’s rendition of “Where You Are” during his performance at the Ultra Music Festival MainStage in Miami this past March. Over four months later, the Zedd Remix of John Summit & Hayla’s “Where You Are” sees its official release through Off The Grid/Darkroom Records. Zedd lends his signature sound on a high-energy interpretation of one of the biggest dance songs of the year, “Where You Are.” The striking remix from Zedd serves up a hefty dose of…

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Available through Astralwerks, ZHU releases his latest original single, “Changes,” on Friday, July 28. ZHU, who is currently in the throes of a European/UK tour, has just released his newest single, “Changes.” Available now (July 28) through Astralwerks, “Changes” is the follow-up to ZHU’s recently released “Revelations” alongside Devault and BabyJake. There aren’t many artists quite like ZHU – especially within the realm of electronic music. With a distinguished sound, ZHU lends his distinctive vocals once again, this time atop the piano-driven production and arrangement of “Changes.” The GRAMMY Award-nominated artist uses “Changes” as an opportunity to reflect on the…

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DJ LIFE sat down with OTR to discuss his new Be Quiet, They’re Listening album, past experiences, DJ setup, and more. OTR is an educated and trained aerospace engineer turned DJ and producer. Available today (July 28) through Astralwerks, OTR releases his sophomore album Be Quiet, They’re Listening – the follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut album Lost At Midnight, which was released in 2020. The focus single from Be Quiet, They’re Listening is “In The Summer,” which finds itself among Spotify’s prestigious New Music Friday playlist on release day. “In The Summer” follows previously released album singles “Apart Of Me”…

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The 10-track Salvation LP from Gorgon City is available now along with their worldwide coinciding tour dates. Sought-after dance music duo Gorgon City, has without a doubt, delivered one of the top electronic albums of 2023 with Salvation. From very moment you press play and “Wreckage” with Julia Church pulses through your speakers, you’re sent into a world that’s been perfectly curated by Gorgon City. The album continues with their enrapturing lead single, “Voodoo,” followed by the powerful & nostalgic-sounding tune “Heartless” with RAHH. The album is full of Gorgon City’s recognizable signature sound, while also showcasing an array of electronic…

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Returning to Boom, Belgium for weekend two, watch the Tomorrowland 2023 livestream from July 28-30, broadcasting the Adscendo Mainstage & Freedom stage. Those who were in attendance for the first weekend of Tomorrowland 2023 – or those who tuned into the 3-day livestream broadcast – are already fully aware of the magnitude of this year’s event. If you weren’t in Boom, Belgium for Tomorrowland 2023 weekend 1 or didn’t tune into their top-of-the-line livestream, have no fear – Tomorrowland weekend 2 is here. From Friday, July 28 through Sunday, July 30, Tomorrowland 2023 returns to its home in Antwerp for…

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The four-night all-inclusive resort party, Holy Ship! Wrecked, will take place at the Hard Rock Riviera Maya, Mexico from Dec. 12-16, 2023.  Holy Ship! Wrecked 2023 is set to take place at Hard Rock Riviera Maya, Mexico from December 12-16. The four-night all-inclusive resort party will bring a plethora of top-tier DJ talent for its 2023 edition, which was just announced today (July 26). The beach festival includes sets from the likes of (listed alphabetically): 1991, 4B, Ardalan, Boys Noize, Cassian, Channel Tres (DJ Set), Chris Lake, Chris Lorenzo, Claude VonStroke, Cloonee, Craze, Derrick Carter, Dirt Monkey, Dombresky, Get Real,…

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More than 225,000 people attended Parookaville 2023 in Weeze, Germany, along with a jam-packed livestream. Parookaville has closed the gates on their seventh festival edition, which was completely sold out in 2023. Drawing 225,000 “citizens,” Madness City celebrated with exuberance across three festival days – July 21-23. The rapidly growing Parookaville is held in Weeze, Germany, and will return for its eighth edition from July 19-21. For more info or to secure tickets for Parookaville 2024, visit parookaville.com. At this year’s Parookaville, the 225k in attendance were from over 40 countries, as they celebrated music, art, and culture along with…

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Across two weekends, Tomorrowland returns to Boom, Belgium for over 400,000 attendees – plus how to watch the live stream. Tomorrowland will once again bring the world together in Boom, Antwerp, Belgium beginning this weekend. Tomorrowland is now in its 17th edition and promises to steal hearts all over the world again this summer with top-tier DJ sets, magical surprises, and whimsical décor. No less than 400,000 festivalgoers from all over the world will be welcomed at the ‘De Schorre’ domain in Boom starting July 21st. The early arrivals will gather in DreamVille beginning on July 20th. The theme this year…

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The Tulum festival, Zamna, will make its SoCal debut as a stage host at Insomniac’s new Interstellar Experience this August.  There’s a brand-new festival hitting SoCal on August 19 & 20 – and those familiar with Tulum’s popular Zamna festival are in for a special treat. Interstellar, the latest two-stage festival venture from Insomniac Events, will include music curation at one stage from Tulum’s highly-acclaimed Zamna Festival. Join thousands of party-goers in August at the LA Waterfront at Berth 46. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vOCLawAFuM Zamna Festival is Latin America’s premier dance music festival, celebrating the live and experimental sounds of house and…

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In the latest installment of DJ LIFE Mag’s DJ Life Lessons, Joe Bunn of the DJ’s Vault offers first-hand insight into Mastering Wedding Music. DJ Life Lessons is an educational series offered by DJ LIFE Mag – and we’re proud to present one of the music industry’s leading educators, Joe Bunn, in our latest installment. As the founder of the subscription-based service, The DJ’s Vault, Joe Bunn has truly become a master of his craft. Sharing his expertise in an area that he’s especially well versed in, Joe Bunn talks about the art of mastering wedding music in this brand-new…

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Out now through their very-own Apollo Records/AWAL Recordings, Disclosure’s ‘Alchemy’ embraces freedom and expression. Disclosure, famed electronic DJ and producer duo, composed of brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence, has just released their latest studio album, Alchemy. The 11-track LP focuses on the guys embracing a new sense of freedom and expression. Keeping things within the family on Alchemy, the surprise-released album does not include any guest features or samples. Alchemy drops on the 10-year anniversary of their seminal debut album Settle – and it might come as a surprise to some of their fans expecting to hear a replica from…

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Available now on Country Club Disco, tech house sensation Tony H has just released his sizzling new EP. Seattle-based DJ and producer Tony H has been on a consistent rise the top of the electronic music circuit. With his latest EP, Money On The Flo, which is available now through Country Club Disco, Golf Clap’s record label. The EPs title track, “Money On The Flo,” is a tour de force of Tony H’s signature sound, which unleashes a sonic brigade, which eloquently merges deep grooves with pulsating energy. The track embodies the essence of Tony H’s sound between a rumbling…

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Returning for its 7th annual event, DUSK Music Festival announces lineup for Nov. 10 & 11 showcase with DJ Snake, Seven Lions, TroyBoi & more. DUSK Music Festival has become everyone’s favorite city festival in downtown Tucson, AZ. Presented by Rio Nuevo, a group dedicated to the revitalization of download Tucson, DUSK returns to the streets around Jácome Plaza for a seventh year. Taking place on November 10 & 11, 2023, DUSK has become known for its eclectic lineup, various genres, Tucson’s best food, beverage, art, and music. From electronic to pop, rock to punk, singer-songwriter to indie, the lineup…

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