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Portland’s DJ O.G. One Represents for Rip City On & Off the Court

After a road to recovery year in 2017 following surgery complications, Portland’s favorite party starter David Jackson, better known as DJ O.G. One reminded Rip City why he is the ambassador in 2018. Official DJ for the NBA Portland Trailblazers, O.G. One controls the pace of the crowd and the heart of the city while its team fends off its opposites and attempt to secure the W every night. A position not taken lightly, the established DJ has earned not only the respect of the team but the city as well. Always keeping the energy and spirits up with crowd more »

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Rezz Mass Manipulated San Francisco Over The Weekend

Rezz San Francisco

In what’s become one of the most anticipated tours this year, the spotlight has fallen on the female artist to put her talents on display across the globe. The Mass Manipulation Tour was scheduled to arrive in San Francisco on November 17th, and surely, it left us all in complete awe.

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Dirtybird Releases West Coast Campout Compilation featuring Claude Von Stroke, Billy Kenny, Sacha Robotti, and More!

Dirtybird

Stream/Buy: https://fanlink.to/DBCWestComp Tix for Dirtybird Campout: HERE   It’s finally that time of the year for Dirtybird Campout to kick off. To celebrate, Dirtybird has blessed us all with a new Compilation served up by the one and only Ardalan. Featuring Billy Kenny’s latest remix for Barrump, it’s a phenomenal House mix that is bound to get you groovin. Perfect for all of your DBCO pre-games, it’s also a spicy mix for all of you who are driving up (or down) into Bradley, CA. If you’ve got Spotify, make sure to save it for offline listening cause as you get closer more »

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To Write Love On Her Arms a Non-Profit Saves Lives with Bassnectar’s Compassion

To Write Love On Her Arms

Something unexpected and wonderful happened this year at Electric Forest and not many people knew about it. Bassnectar volunteered at an amazing non-profit called To Write Love On Her Arms. They serve those who have mental health issues and suicide prevention. This year at Forest they placed several phones around the grounds where someone would sit at the switchboard and wait for a light to blink. That meant there was someone one the other line. Volunteers would talk to attendees and they would ask them questions about their life and if they wanted to reach out to someone close to more »

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Buygore Releases Fresh New Clothing Line!

For the past few years we’ve seen many artists, record labels and collectives trying to push merch into the mainstream to break the barrier between merch and general clothing. Buygore brings you a punk rock meets dubstep clothing line which features snapbacks, t shirts and singlets that are sure to excite any long looking for their source of angst in clothing. Here is some of the new designs they have.                         You can view the rest of the collective here

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Our Interview With Monstercat’s Haywyre

It is so humbling getting the chance to learn more about artists we love, especially when they come from one of our favorite labels.  That is exactly the feeling we had when we got the opportunity to interview Haywyre from Monstercat. Martin Vogt, or as fans know him, Haywyre has such a beautiful and unique sound.  His music has a jazz infused electronic feel, which shows how talented this young individual really is with what he creates.  We hope you enjoy learning more about Haywyre like we did. What got you into the scene? Electronic music was the most logical more »

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Genius Sound Temple Needs Your Help Funding Their Stage at Oregon Eclipse 2017

Genius Sound Temple

Are you an audiophile looking for the most in depth ways to experience sound to the maximum potential? Have you heard of sound healing? The Genius Sound Temple is a breathtaking idea that is coming to life piece by piece, but they need your help to bring it to life. It is designed for the Oregon Eclipse 2017, featuring sound healers from across the country on their stage. The main focus of this project is bringing awareness to the power of sound healing to create safe spaces at festivals. We have gotten in contact with Benjamin McGrand, the Marketing Lead for more »

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VALENTINE and 4AM Deliver Full Package Experience with Track ‘Us’ Plus Merch

If you haven’t heard VALENTINE and 4AM’s latest collaboration ‘Us‘ yet, well, what are you waiting for? Featuring the vocal talents of Naji, this epic and emotive Future Bass song boasts colorful melodies and powerful high end synths. Coupled with the clean cut and sharp mastering common in VALENTINE tracks, the track promises a high energy experience. That experience just got even more immersive today. Today, via the song’s release label Moving Castle, VALENTINE and 4AM have opened a line of merch specifically for the song. Boasting the track artwork, evoking the ‘Creation of Adam’ painting, this hat and sweater more »

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EDC Charity Week is Creating Memories of a Lifetime

  Watch The EDC Week Charity Auction Video Here EDC Charity Week is back again for its third year; and even better! Since the first EDC Charity Week in 2015, over $200,000 has been raised for many local non profits. This year Insomniac, along with eBay for charity, hope to raise money for the Boys and Girls clubs in Southern Nevada. Insomniac already released the first phase of the charity auctions back in March and have now released phase 2 for this years EDC Charity Week Auctions. There are 30 incredible experiences that attendees have the options to bid on now through this Thursday May 11th at more »

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Desert Hearts: Home To All Wanderers Alike

Desert Hearts

There’s something magical about walking into the middle of a indian reservation, specifically, the Los Coyotes Indian Reservation, where people are wearing fur coats and rainbow like sequins with leather gear in abundance. Why you might ask? Well, it is Desert Hearts after all and it wouldn’t be a Desert with temperatures hitting high 70’s during the day and high 30’s at night. With pulsing Techno beats for 100 hours straight, you don’t really know what you are getting yourself into until you are there embracing the mantra that is House, Techno, and love. Music This one is always a given more »

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Queens of Electronic Music 001: HVDES

I am incredibly excited to introduce to you all a new segment on Trapstyle. Each month, we will be interviewing some of the most talented, pure of heart, and intelligent ladies in the business. Vocalists, artists, producers, DJ’s, managers, you name it! We will treat you all to stories and answers from incredible beautiful women, with hope that you will be enlightened by their words of wisdom, their wonderful outlooks on music, art and life, and awed by the power they all hold within themselves to make their dreams come true. You will have insight on all of the queens of more »

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XLIVE NEWS: D&A Summit Los Angeles

XLIVE 2017 D&A Summit to dive Deep into Data & Analytics with Ticketmaster, Philadelphia 76ers, Google, Netflix, Toronto International Film Festival + more XLIVE 2017 Data & Analytics Summit – Los Angeles – A couple weeks stand before premiere live event & entertainment conference, XLIVE descends on Los Angeles with their highly anticipated 2017 Data & Analytics Summit, taking place April 4-5, 2017. Engaging top execs from entertainment companies such as Netflix, Google, Country Music Association, San Francisco 49ers and Warner Brothers Records, XLIVE’s D&A Summit exposes the wide range of emerging technologies in live event production. Diving deep into more »

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Day Club Announces A Handful of Day Parties

Day Club has announced the lineup for its much anticipated return to Palm Springs this April, championing industry giants and globetrotting dance acts from all corners of the international electronic scene. This ultimate daytime Coachella retreat will take over The Hilton Palm Springs for two weekends of sun-soaked pre-festival partying. Day Club’s complete double weekend billing includes six time Grammy winner Skrillex alongside the likes of the infinitely entertaining Dillon Francis, French rising star Madeon, and super producer Nicky Romero and Los Angeles’ most renowned electronic powerhouse crews OWSLA, Mad Decent, and Sound Nightclub taking over the idyllic poolfront stage. more »

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A Personal Article Reviewing My Past and Current Outlooks on The Electronic Music Industry

Introduction  I am not an electronic music expert, nor will I ever claim to be one. I have come across many, many other individuals since being involved in this scene who know much more than I do. A lot of them didn’t have to take over a year off to get their lives together either. They’ve been crushing it every day since the moment they said “This is what I want to do for the rest of my life: write articles, produce music, sing on tracks, produce an album, manage this duo, tour the world, let my voice be heard” more »

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Bassrush Presents bassPOD at EDC Las Vegas 2017

Bassrush Presents bassPOD at EDC Las Vegas 2017 bassPOD will showcase seven iconic X-shaped robot structures for the last time Tickets to North America’s largest dance music festival are on sale, here Los Angeles, CA – Today, bass music lovers rejoiced as Insomniac announced the return of its infamous Bassrush Presents bassPOD stage to EDC Las Vegas 2017.  The fully-immersive design that fans have flocked to for the last two years will make its way back for a third and final year in June. Its seven robot-like X figures measure 60-feet tall, spewing massive flames and displaying over 600 lighting fixtures. Take a more »

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