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DJ Mag’s Best Of British awards is where you’ll find the UK’s future dance music stars and the hottest electronic music talent of the moment. While the magazine’s famous Top 100 DJs Poll (the world’s biggest music poll) is the yardstick for the biggest international names, DJ Mag created the Best Of British awards to shine a light on the wealth of talent from the UK. Best of British is the annual set of accolades that focus exclusively on UK dance music, and there have been a significant number of emerging artists in the past that have subsequently gone on to become global stars. This year, the more »

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EDC NY Tickets on Sale Now!

Tickets to the fifth annual Electric Daisy Carnival, New York went on sale today, Cyber Monday. Returning to Citi Field on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15, EDC NY will feature a new expanded layout and production elements. The trademark Insomniac festival will bring four incredible stages across nearly one million square feet of space including kineticFIELD, circuitGROUNDS, cosmicMEADOW, and neonGARDEN, each displaying their own unique production and scenic elements. Also making its East Coast debut is Carnival Square, a central hub where fans can connect with one another and have access to special festival amenities. The entire grounds of the festival will more »

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Envision Festival Costa Rica 1st Phase Lineup Revealed

Envision Festival – Costa Rica announces a world-class music, yoga, and speaker lineup for their sixth annual gathering, taking place on the majestic shores of Uvita, Costa Rica from February 25th to 28th, 2016. With the goal of creating a festival that represents the harmonious blending of many different cultures, the musical acts come from nine different countries, span three continents, and represent a wide array of musical genres. Headlining acts include a rare Central American performance from England’s forefather of psychedelic electronica Shpongle (Simon Posford DJ Set) and California’s experimental world fusion favorites Beats Antique Live. Showcasing the lineup’s more »

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TrapStyle sits down with Sultan + Shepard @ Insomniac’s Escape Psycho Circus

TrapStyle: What’s the story on how you guys met? Shepard: We met in 2002 in Montreal. I was DJing at a party, [Sultan] came up and handed me a CD, I loved his vibe, took the CD home, put it in my CD player that night, loved what I heard and called him that next day, and we’ve been friends since then. Why did you guys choose EDM? Shepard: We’ve been doing house music for over 10 years. Sultan: 15 years. Shepard: We’ve been doing house music for 15 years.  It just became EDM. S+S: We were doing EDM before more »

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TrapStyle sits down with Markus Schulz @ Insomniac’s Escape Psycho Circus

TrapStyle: So, what got you into producing Electronic Music? MS: I’ve been producing music, basically my whole life. My father was a musician, so I always had music around me. So for me, it’s always been about melodies, and I’ve always just gravitated to the more melodic music. It’s just kind of where my head has always been and it just grew from there. TrapStyle: What track would you say, the second you finished, you knew was the one that would blast off your career? MS: Every single one of them. It’s like when you’re working on a track, every more »

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