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EDMbiz Conference and Expo Announces Schedule

The schedule for the 5th Annual EDMbiz Conference and Expo, taking place Tuesday, June 14 through Thursday, June 16 at Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino Las Vegas has been announced. This year’s EDMbiz will feature headlining keynotes from renowned producer Armin van Buuren, Bob Lefsetz of The Lefsetz Letter, producer Moby, and Insomniac CEO and Founder, Pasquale Rotella. Following his Keynote, Moby, will also host a special book signing of Porcelain: A Memoir. Spread across two stages, all elements and activations surrounding EDMbiz encompass the conference’s three cornerstones: Experience, Audiences will have the opportunity to be a part of discussions that explore the most pressing issues in the more »

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KPFA Summer Crafts Fair

The KPFA Summer Crafts Fair brings a gathering of over 180 jury selected artists to the historic Craneway Pavilion, all of whom will be present to display and sell their hand-made, one-of-a-kind, and limited edition goods in a wide variety of media. This, the Bay Area’s largest summer crafts fair, boasts a remarkable array of gift options for celebrations of all kinds, and for people of all ages. The Fair showcases emerging talents in contemporary art and craft who exhibit innovative, unique designs and celebrates craftspeople as they combine new and traditional techniques with modern design aesthetics to produce appealingly more »

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This Australian Collab Will Blow Your Mind

The Australian producer Ta-Ku is at it again in a huge way. The talented R&B producing genius is set to release a collaborative EP with Wafia, a fellow Aussie who is making a big splash in the scene with her amazing vocals. The EP, titled (m)edian EP, will be released June 24th on Future Classic. That is a long time to wait, so fortunately they have spared us some agony by releasing a single from the EP ‘Meet in the Middle’, check it out below: They have collaborated in the past on a track as well as a performance which allowed them to form more »

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Borgeous Set To Take Over Create Nightclub

If you haven’t heard of this platinum recording artists yet, now is your chance to see Borgeous in Los Angeles tonight! Borgeous has already accomplished so much in his career such as releasing 3 Billboard Dance Radio top 10’s, three Beatport #1’s, and becoming #1 on the iTunes dance chart in 15 countries. You might recognize him from his hit collaboration, ‘Tsunami’, which tore up festivals everywhere. He is now set to release his debut album, 13, later this summer. The album will be released on Borgeous’ new record label, Geousus Records. You may have already heard the first single from more »

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Slander Delivers Filth With Their New Track [Free Download]

The quiet before the storm has never been more perfectly exemplified than in Slander’s new remix. The duo remixed Kill The Noise’s ‘Kill It 4 The Kids’ and nailed it. The intro to the song is a very calming piano riff accompanied by beautifully orchestrated strings. As the strings and piano subside, vocal chops and a gritty sounding synth cut through the calm. Then the storm hits. The unparalleled energy of the first drop will definitely make you put your stank face on. The energy progresses throughout the track, giving this remix the signature dirty Slander sound. Check out the more »

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Trapstyle’s Weekly Roundup Volume 3

This week we are bringing you a very eclectic bunch of music. These five tracks will cover you in whatever feels you’re feeling this weekend. From Sean Paul samples all the way to club certified deep house jams, we have you covered in every field. Check out our selection for this weeks round up below. First, to get you in the mood for your Friday night festivities, we have a Falcons & Juelz track that features some smooth vocal samples of Sean Paul. This song is a certified hood classic. The track features phat subs, sprinting hi-hats, and all the sirens more »

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Exclusive Interview with TrapCore

TrapCore is a brand which merges hardcore inspired fashion with Trap influenced style. Creator, Matt Penttila aka Tilla, is also director of the Certified Trap documentary series which debuted in 2012. The documentary followed Tilla and his partner Pesh as they bridged the gap between the Electronic trap music world and Trap Hip Hop. The series made notable contributions to the future of Trap music, like introducing Waka Flocka to EDM, Flosstradamus to DJ Trap-A-Holics (Mr. Damn son, where’d you find this?), among others. Tilla’s new creation, TrapCore is the next step in the evolution of the post-trap wave. You can buy more »

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Callie Reiff Exclusive Interview

We were fortunate enough to score an interview with a young DJ/producer who is making a lot of buzz at a really young age. She has already played shows at huge NY venues such as Webster Hall, Output, Slake, and Terminal 5. The New York City native has garnered support from big names like Annie Nightingale and Marcus Nasty for her DJ and production skills. This artist, of course, is Callie Reiff. She recently collaborated with another favorite, Dapp, on a new song titled, ‘Wobble.’ The high energy single was released last week on Fool’s Gold Records. After the single more »

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Lightning In A Bottle SOLD OUT

With just a week left until the massive event, Lightning In A Bottle has SOLD OUT! Since its inception in 2005, LIB has been on a steady rise to the top, with this year selling out their 20,000 tickets a week before the event is to take place. If you are still itching to go and waited too long to buy your tickets, there is still a way to get your hands on some. You can get a 4 day pass with the purchase of a Boutique Camping Pass. LIB production house Do LaB, and its vast array of magic-makers, more »

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Art and Culture at Mysteryland

So I’ve been going off about how amazing the headliners are and how awesome the new trailer is, but now Mysteryland has taken it a step further. Mysteryland has now given us word on what we can expect in terms of arts and culture at this year’s three day rager. You can expect to have an unparalleled sensory experience guided by NPR’s Anya Kamenetz, take some personal healing time with Sarah Schroder in The Healing Garden, watch the night sky become illuminated like you’ve never seen before with the oh so popular Incendia 50′ Fire Dome, plus a variety of other installations from awesome more »

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Mysteryland Countdown Has Begun With Official Trailer

We have less than a month before the old Woodstock grounds are flooded with electronic dance music fans, comic fans, fashion fans, and of course, a star studded line up. If you haven’t heard of Mysteryland yet, hopefully I can demystify it for you. Here is the lineup for the amazing weekend. Three days with three amazing headliners; Odesza, Skrillex and Bassnectar. It seems like these days it’s hard to get Skrillex by himself, so I’m looking forward to seeing what special surprises he has in store for us on Saturday. Every artist on this lineup, though, is stellar. Mysterland more »

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Discovery Project’s 10th Release Fish From Japan

Discovery Project’s emerging talent series has been picking up some hot tunes. With artists like Biggs & First Gift, Planet Rock, Convex, and so many more, there is bound to be a style or artist that is suited to your liking. Considering Discovery Project is hosted by Insomniac should be a good indication that you should be watching out for these artists already, but if you’re not convinced, you can hear the latest groovin’ Discovery Project release here: This masterfully crafted groovin’ house track comes from Fish From Japan, a group with an interesting tale. Fish From Japan isn’t just a person, more »

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Beyond Wonderland Aftermovie

This year’s 6th annual Beyond Wonderland, Southern California welcomed 65,000 enthusiastic Headliners into a vast world of imaginative art, incredible energy and unforgettable performances at the beautiful San Manuel Amphitheater & Grounds in San Bernardino. Today, Insomniac has released an exclusive after-movie, taking viewers through every memorable moment in a breathtaking bird’s eye view of the two-day adventure. Fans can reminisce on the 50 incredible artists, four creatively designed stages, two vibrant Art Cars and the breathtaking camping community that made up this unforgettable event. The video weaves throughout the festival grounds, leading fans over the newly expanded campgrounds and more »

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EDC Las Vegas Headliners

Although the official EDC Las Vegas headliners have not been released by Insomniac yet, there seem to be a few artists that are being speculated about. We’ve heard through various sources that some might be heading to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this summer. Here is a list of possible artists who could headline, along with how we heard about them: Above & Beyond who mentioned it in ABGT episode 178 Andy C who put EDC on one of his tour posters Habstrakt who has it listed on his site Martin Solveig mentioned it on his Snapchat Party Favor who mentioned it more »

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Electric Forest Announces Amazing New Additions to Lineup

Electric Forest (EF) announced over 25 new additions to the festival lineup, as well as details on its 2016 Curated Event Series. The 6th annual music and camping festival returns to Rothbury, Michigan on June 23-26, 2016 and sold out again in record time – a mere two weeks after tickets went on sale. New artists added to the lineup include STS9 (Axe the Cables), Futuristic, Getter, Liquid Stranger, Prof, Styles&Complete, The White Buffalo, and many others.  These artists join the already announced String Cheese Incident (performing 3 shows), BASSNECTAR, Major Lazer, GRiZ, Porter Robinson (Live), STS9, Fetty Wap, Duke Dumont, Flosstradamus, Nahko and Medicine more »

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Mysteryland Lineup Revealed

Mysteryland just released their lineup for their 3rd annual event. They are bringing in the big guns for this one to say the least. The event is set for June 10-13 on the historic site of 1969’s Woodstock festival in Bethel, New York. The headliners are HUGE, let alone the rest of the talent set to take the stage! Odesza the first day, Skrillex the second and Bassnectar the third. With just those headliners announced, I would have sold my soul. If you’re itching to go, but want to see who else is playing, check out the full lineup below: more »

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Young Producer Jurab’s First Release

There is a new kid on the block and he’s here to make a ruckus. The Dutch producer, Jurab, is already making a lot of noise in the scene with his first release “Gangsta.” Jurab is yet another impressive, young artists, who definitely shows a lot of talent with this first release, leaving me to ponder what I was doing when I was 15. Take a listen to his track below: Jurab has brought a lot of the past into this new first release of his. Using MC Moga as a way of channeling Tupac, the haunting repeated vocals “Theres gonna some more »

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EDC Las Vegas Reveal VIP Experience for 20th Anniversary

Today, Insomniac, the producers behind North America’s largest and most anticipated dance music festival of the year, Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), unveiled brand-new, extended VIP offerings in celebration of “20 Years Under the Electric Sky.” Taking over Las Vegas Motor Speedway June 17–19, VIP ticketholders will explore, engage, energize and enjoy even more incredible experiences than ever before at EDC’s vast viewing decks and lounges. This year, Insomniac’s VIP program will offer Headliners a host of interactive activities and special anniversary offerings across four breathtaking stages. Each dynamic word to describe the unique experiences VIP has in store is an more »

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Ninja Funk Comes At You With A New Heater

Ninja Funk released a heater that is sure to get your hips a movin’. Ninja Funk has already gained support from Slander and b-sides. These guys are definitely going places. Take a listen below: The calm intro with 8 bit, arpeggiated synths give a nostalgic feel which lead nicely into a turbulent build to quite the drop. Ninja Funk incorporated a very unique resampled bell sound to create a high energy drop. It’s definitely unlike anything I’ve heard before. The contrast between the breakdown and drop perfectly compliment each other to give that drop a more in your face punch. more »

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Enchanted Forest 2016 Lineup Revealed

Enchanted Forest Gathering, Northern California’s celebrated music, yoga, flow-arts and conscious movement festival, has just announced its most heavy-hitting music lineup to date. Taking place July 22-24, 2016, the Gathering’s headliners include England’s forefather of psychedelic electronica Shpongle,the festival circuit’s unofficial Funkiest Diplomat The Polish Ambassador, plus MartyParty and Ooah (of The Glitch Mob) who combine forces as the melodic bass duo PANTyRAiD making a highly-anticipated return after a three year hiatus. Rounding out the electronic list of headliners is West Coast bass movement champion Minnesota and soulful Chicago trio Autograf. Included among the much-hyped live acts headlining in 2016 more »

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