Tag Archives: EDM

FLORIDA: 2 Dead, 57 Hospitalized After EDM Festival

TampaBay.com reports: Two people died after attending the Sunset Music Festival at Raymond James Stadium over the Memorial Day weekend, according to Tampa police. A 22-year-old man was hospitalized Saturday and died Sunday, Tampa police spokesman Steve Hegarty said, and a 21-year-old woman was taken to a hospital Sunday and died Monday. While investigators await the results of toxicology tests, ...

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BUENOS AIRES: Judge Orders Closure Of All Nightclubs After Five Drug-Related Deaths At EDM Festival

The BBC reports: A judge in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, has banned nightclubs from opening until they have set up proper health and safety systems. Two weeks ago five young people died and a further five were sent to hospital after taking the drug ecstasy at an electronic music event. The judge said city authorities should train up inspectors ...

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Disney Sues DJ Deadmau5

Disney has filed a trademark claim against popular DJ and EDM artist Deadmau5, alleging that his famed headpiece logo is too Mickey Mouse. According to Deadmau5’s lawyer, Dina LaPolt, the DJ’s logo is already a registered trademark in 30 countries, including the UK, Ireland and Germany. But not in America: Deadmau5 applied to the US patent and trademark office in ...

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This Is An Ad For Something

(Via Towleroad)

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NEW YORK CITY: Anti-Drug PSA To Air During Electric Zoo EDM Festival

Last year Mayor Bloomberg’s office canceled the final day of New York City’s Electric Zoo EDM festival on Randall’s Island after two drug-related deaths and numerous overdoses took place despite repeated cautions to the 100,000+ attendees made by the promoters over the event’s sound system. This year the organizers are stepping up their warnings with an anti-drug video that will ...

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Bright Light Bright Light – I Believe

Normally moody and introspective scruffy Welsh cutie Rod Thomas is back with an uncharacteristic EDM stomper. The single and a great 12″ remix are up on iTunes today. Thomas is currently on tour opening for Elton John and his new album, Life Is Easy, debuts on Tuesday. Man, I love this track. Play it loud, you’re at home today.

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Swag Tuesday

This week’s Swag Tuesday prize is Forget The World, the debut album from Grammy-winning EDM artist Afrojack, which is now available for download and at physical retailers nationwide. Magnetic Mag has a review: Afrojack’s debut album Forget the World may feel long overdue for the Dutch DJ seeing how he’s been in the game for four years now and is ...

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When Will The Bass Drop?

This weekend Saturday Night Live mocked EDM’s superstar culture in DJ Davvincii, a character meant to be a mash-up of David Guetta and Aviici, both of whom earned tens of millions last year according to Forbes.

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Percussions – Ascii Bot

Jean Michel Jarre + Giorgio Moroder + Kraftwerk?

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the Karpel Group, today’s Swag Tuesday prize is Dconstructed, an album of Disney tracks remixed by globally famous EDM acts including Armin Van Buuren’s take on Idina Menzel’s smash hit Let It Go. Enter to win a copy of DCONSTRUCTED and a pair of Urbanears headphones! DCONSTRUCTED: A brand-new compilation of classic and current Disney music remixed by ...

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Mark Knight: The Return Of Wolfy

Knight earned a 2010 Grammy nomination for his work on the Black Eyed Peas smash album The E.N.D.  The new track is very much a mid-90s throwback.

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The World’s Highest Paid DJs

From Forbes‘ just-released 2013 rankings: 1. Calvin Harris ($46 million) 2. Tiesto ($32 million) 3. David Guetta ($30 million) 4. Swedish House Mafia ($25 million) 5. Deadmau5 ($21 million) 6. Avicii ($20 million) 7. Afrojack ($18 million) 8. Armin van Buuren ($17 million) 9 (tie). Skrillex ($16 million) 9 (tie). Kaskade ($16 million) 11. Steve Aoki ($14 million) 12. DJ ...

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