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Legion & Logam – To Be Alone / Switch Up

The trio that brought “House of Cards” to dnb sets around the country, along with a slew of releases on Ram Records, just released two tracks to add to your bass collection. Legion & Logam brought a great duality with their two sided release on Ram which features the sweet and soaring “To Be Alone” and the darkly foreboding “Switch Up”. The boys really tried to make your speakers vibrate with explorative frequencies and barreling yet precise percussion. Micah Freeman provided the high-flying vocals on “To Be Alone” complimenting the frenzy of feels given off by the melody. “Switch Up” more »

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Popsikl Melts Hearts w/ Need You Remix

With the help of Mad Decent Records, Dillon Francis and NGHTMRE exceeded expectations yesterday when they collectively announced the six producers who would recreate their brainchild, “Need You”. Earning over 3 million plays since its May release, each newly crafted foundation of the single adds senses of individuality, and unique flair. Among the six selected: Brillz & Trav Piper, Kooz, ShockOne, A Boy & A Girl, and Champagne Drip, only one however, seems to stand from the rest. Known for melting beats in that back of your local frozen section, EDM newcomer, Popsikl, added the perfect amount uplifting vibes to more »

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Insomniac Gives Charity a Reason to Dance

Insomniac is known to throw some of the largest dance parties and music festivals in the world but the average rave-goer may never know the beneficiary side to the brand’s CEO Pasquale Rotella. His largest draw, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas brings over 120,000 attendees a night and with each ticket bought, a dollar is donated to a charity of Insomniac’s choosing as well as $10 allocated for each guest list spot. The dust from the event has settled and the donations have been delivered to 3 organizations; the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation, the Emergency Medicine Resident Research Fund and more »

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Anjunadeep Partners w/ Knee Deep In Sound to Host Sunken Garden

SoCal’s Nocturnal Wonderland is the longest running music festival in North America yet continues to deliver a new and fresh experience for attendees every year. Insomniac pulls no punches when it comes to giving its “Headliners” the ride of their life with its 3 day camping festival held at the San Manuel Amphitheater and Grounds in San Bernardino, CA. This year’s event will feature plenty of excitement at all corners but for those who enjoy the deeper side of house music, the Sunken Garden stage shall be hosted and curated by Anjunadeep and Knee Deep In Sound on Saturday and more »

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BSN Posse – “Not Far From The Future” EP

Juke and Footwork may not be dominating the airwaves near you but that doesn’t mean it’s not pushing the boundaries of music. BSN Posse, comprised of Stay Puft and and Broken Lip, have been developing their sound since 2011 and have released a constant stream of mix genre tunes on multiple labels to solidify their names in the industry. Their newest release on Hyperboloid Records, the “Not Far From The Future” EP, is a landscape of sound and frequencies pushing and pulling your ears and mind in multiple directions. The 6 song EP has a constant theme of beautiful percussive more »

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Expand Your Consciousness at Enchanted Forrest

Enchanted Forrest has been making huge strides to become one of the leading consciousness festivals in the west coast area and continues to do so with their recent announcement of workshops featured at this years event. Let’s take a peak at the wisdom you can gain that will help you open your third eye. There will be 4 workshop areas: Nourishment & Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Relationships & Sexuality, and Spirituality & Science. Each area is focused on a certain aspect of one’s body and soul showcasing different lessons to be learned. Some of the topics you can explore are more »

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Life Is Beautiful 2016 Gets Creative

If you’re like me and waiting to party in Vegas until it cools off from a scorching 115 degrees, you’re probably stoked to hit Life Is Beautiful. After the festivals highly acclaimed success last year, Insomniac has made sure to pump some juice into the veins of the event and bring out some world class artists and art installations. This year will feature a wide variety of both highly skilled artists who will be displaying their work as well as mind-altering art installations leaving your senses bewildered. Among the massive murals that will be displayed at the festival will be more »

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Ghastly Hops On Red Light Mgmt w/ Marshmello, Jauz and More

The electronic music scene will always have powerhouse artists. We’ve seen stars like Tiesto, Swedish House Mafia, Skrillex and so many others transcend the ranks of celebrity musicians with their crowd drawing performances and larger-than-life marketing. What really helps an artists and their path to success is the leadership brought forth from their management. David Lee Crow aka Ghastly just became the newest ghost with the most to join Red Light Management under Moe Shalizi. Moe also manages Marshmello, Jauz, Ookay and a slew of other rising artists so we know we will be seeing more of Ghastly in the more »

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Warden Joins Discovery Project w/ Do It Like This [FREE DOWNLOAD]

Warden has been a rising name through the murky waters of the bass scene. With releases on both TrapStyle and Buygore, Warden is slowly carving his name in the cement of the music world and is on to the next one. Premiering his new tune “Do It Like This” on Insomniac’s Discovery Project label, Warden is pushing his sound in all directions. “Do It Like This” is a third eye journey through some shifty sound effects, hypnotic vocal shots and interesting basslines tying the track down. Stream Warden’s “Do It Like This” below. Follow Warden Facebook Soundcloud Twitter Follow Discovery more »

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Nathaniel Knows & Dirt Monkey – From The Back To The Veterans

There is no better feeling on the planet in my opinion then that of bettering someone’s day or life for that matter. Nathaniel Knows and Dirt Monkey put out their breakbeat track “From The Back” on Kairos Audio and have donated all proceeds to help homeless veterans get back on their feet. Nathaniel himself is actually a veteran who did a 5 year stint. “From The Back” is a fun and wonky beat from start to finish featuring some cool bass lines, highly infectious grooves and a solid breakbeat backbone keeping everything together. Grab a copy below and leave the more »

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Premiere: Demur – Declaration [Free Download]

If you’re looking for something that stands out among the school of club djs and bedroom producers to satisfy a musical itch that’s hard to reach, look no further. Demur just premiered his new tune “Declaration” and it leaves me wanting a full dance floor of grunge kids to mosh with. Demur tends to flavor his songs with an alternative splash using grinding, electric guitars and snappy punk percussion beats. When it’s all put together using an array of cool sound fx and a devious jersey-club beat, “Declaration” becomes an infectious tune that will easily hype up a crowd. The more »

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Duelle Premieres Single “Want It All” + Music Video

Duelle has done it yet again by exceeding expectations with their new summer trap anthem “Want It All” off their upcoming ep. The trap queen duo starts the song off with some infectious vocals that quickly rise with the flow of the beat and give it their fresh taste of percussion. That feel-good vibe is spot on as the drop brings us the heavenly 808s we bow before and chopped vocal one shots that ride along with Duelle’s vocals. “Want It All” also premiered with a music video. The girls themselves are featured in the video dancing, drinking, and doing more »

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MSTRKRFT

As summer rolls in, MASTRKRFT will soon release their third album on July 22 on Last Gang Records.  To launch the album’s physical pre-order, they’ve made available another song from it with both the physical and digital pre-order for the album available now here, marking the only place you can purchase the album on vinyl, CD & t-shirt as well as a signed poster bundle. Check out MSTRKRFT’s new record “Priceless” now Check out their Q&A here  “Our desire to make a techno record with a punk aesthetic guided our choices for vocal contributions. Some of our initial ideas on who we wanted on the record started to more »

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The Enchanted Festival Experience

Atmosphere and Vibes over Alcohol & Intoxication, At a music festival? There’s just a bit over a month till North California’s Enchanted Forest Gathering starts greeting it’s guest over at Black Oak Ranch. For music lovers, yogis and even families there is something waiting inside to captivate your senses. More and more we’re seeing a rise in non-alcoholic events, With 5 years going on this, EFG’s stance and approach on the matter seems to be one of it’s most defining attributes. Festival founder, Tulku explains, “By bringing together thousands of people and removing the vibration of alcohol, we have created a more »

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Lightning in a Bottle 2016 – A Transformational Experience

As I approached the sacred Indian land in Bradley, California I couldn’t help but feel the radiant energy emanating from everyone I crossed paths with. I knew something special was about to ensue, within moments of walking up to the media entrance I was greeted by everyone around me. Ironically enough this took me by surprise. I had attended far too many “raves” in 2016, I had forgotten that people were actually nice to each other at these transformational gatherings. Needless to say the festival was pure vibes right off the bat. After acquiring my wristband and making my way more »

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EDC 2016 Changed my life forever

Electric Daisy Carnival had a certain je ne sais quoi, I had been there before but this time was different. There was an unique air that everyone carried. Everywhere I looked there were new art installations, stages, and interactive characters that would be happy to tell you a story. The weather was perfect, and the music was utterly blissful. Upon entering the circuit grounds I encountered a massive pit of orbiters. These people swung around balls of light in perfect geometrical shapes. I had never seen this many light performers at EDC before, and Kaskade set the perfect vibe for people dancing more »

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Artist Premier: Croix – You’re The One

Cleveland based musician Croix has been stirring up controversy everywhere with his extremely mature festival centered bass music. His recent tune released on the up and coming Epicure Artist Collective,  named ‘You’re The One’. This song starts with some great vocal echoes to set a summer vibe, and leads into a massive Future Bass drop that would turn a crowd wild. The second drop is a surprise that simply cannot be revealed. Enjoy this amazing song to start off your summer with here:  

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EDMBIZ ANNOUNCES STELLAR LINEUP + MORE

For the past 5 years, EDMBiz has become part of EDC Week’s festivities. It has been the mating call for all of those who dream of coming into the music industry and more. EDMbiz provides an inspired forum in which artists, managers, agents, promoters, labels, publishers, producers, advertising agencies, brand execs, technologists and entrepreneurs can discuss the most relevant topics facing dance music culture today. It has quickly become the best place to network with other creative individuals working in the same field. Aside from the party experience that comes with Las Vegas, this is a good break and focal point more »

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Trapstyle’s Declassified Festival Survival Guide

It has begun, with the aftermath of major festivals like Ultra and Coachella only one thing is certain. It is finally festival season. All around the world we will begin to see music festivals take place basically every month. If you’re attending any of the huge star-studded events this summer like Tomorrowland, EDC Las Vegas, Lollapalooza, or Hard Summer then you’ve come to right place. First-timers always have questions and concerns about what will probably be one of the best weekends of their life. Here at TrapStyle we’re giving you some awesome tips on how to be safe, and to get the most more »

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IMS Engage Announces Final Pairings For Los Angeles Meet

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This Thursday April 21, 2016, IMS Engage returns for it’s fourth installment at the W Hotel in Hollywood. As everyone prepares for the full on electronic music industry convention, the final pairings are finally here. This includes digital entertainment industry veteran and TAG Strategic founder Ted Cohen paired with Mike Knobloch, President of Music at Universal Pictures as well as Arthur Baker, veteran producer known for his work with Planet Patrol, New Order, and more paired with Academy Award nominated Director John Singleton. They will all be joining the existing pairings with speakers such as Lee Anderson, Pete Tong, James Barton, Marc Geiger, Bob Lefsetz and John MacFarlane. All of the more »

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