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Biggest hack in YouTube history?

As we are seeing now, Despacito has been taken down off of YouTube. Further info has shown has that the video post to this song has supposedly been hacked, by Kuroi’sh & Prosox, however information as to their motives is very little. “Free Palestine” among other comments were left under the video, and on top of this multiple other popular songs from the past two years have been hacked, most taken down already.   Tracks from Adele, Kaaris, Chris Brown, Katy Perry and more have all been affected as it seems, and of course, this is only the start.   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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Trance Legend Robert Miles Has Passed Away

Update: A statement was released just earlier on Roberto’s radio show, Openlab saying ‘Robert passed away peacefully last night after a courageous battle with stage 4 metastatic cancer over the last 9 months’. Today is a very sad day for Electronic music and more specifically the trance community. Robert Concina, better known as Robert Miles has passed away. The details on his death are very limited as this time, all we know is he has died from a disease he has been battling, he was 47 years old. Robert Miles released his first single in 1995 called “Children”, this song would more »

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FYF RETURNS!

“Could FYF Fest be the most important music festival of 2015? The heavy-hitting lineup points to a daring future for FYF…” Los Angeles Times FYF Fest is pleased to announce the festival’s 2016 lineup. Taking place August 27th and 28th, the 13th annual FYF Fest will feature headlining performances from Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem, Tame Impala, and Grace Jones along with additional performances from Anohni doing her first LA performance for Hopelessness, Blood Orange, Vince Staples, Young Thug, Charles Bradley, Grimes, Rae Sremmurd, Beach House, Kelela, Julia Holter and many more. Taking place at Exposition Park in Downtown Los Angeles and produced in association with Goldenvoice, FYF Fest General Admission more »

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FREELIFE TAKEOVER: Bixel Boys + HoodBoi + Dakytl/Promnite

Tonight at the Avalon! The return of LA Native’s Bixel Boys, and they’re bringing the full FREELIFE experience with them, including LA DON Hoodboi, bringing his signature style of bass and jersey club. Do not sleep on this as the party is always lit when the boys are back in town and I expect this to be one for the books.  Cop tickets here Bixel Boys Hoodboi  

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RESISTANCE Stage at Ultra 2016

Having made its Miami debut at the 2015 edition of Ultra Music Festival to critical acclaim, theRESISTANCE stage will be returning to Downtown Miami this March, bigger and better than ever before. After welcoming ‘The Afterburner’ in 2015, the 2016 RESISTANCE stage will transform into an entirely different beast dubbed ‘THE SPIDER’. Once again powered by UK Production Company Arcadia Spectacular, the 50 ton, 20m tall Spider structure is constructed from fully recycled materials and shoots flames up to 50 feet in the air while requiring an incredible 45 people to operate it! Ultranauts will also witness an extra spectacle more »

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Groundbreaking Electronic Music Media Company Mixmag Officially Launches in the US

Groundbreaking UK electronic music media company Mixmag is officially announcing its launch in the US. Off the back of a hugely successful launch event in New York this past Thursday, Mixmag is opening its doors for business with offices in both New York City and Los Angeles. With a view on building partnerships, events, and their editorial arm in America, Mixmag will be extending their reach into all aspects of music media and leveraging their considerable audience. In a time when the future of so many media companies within the electronic sphere is uncertain, Mixmag’s authenticity and creativity has allowed them to take a big more »

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Lee Burridge Headlines Phase 3 of Further Future 002 Lineup

Returning to the Moapa River Indian Reservation beyond Las Vegas from April 29 – May 1st, 2016, Further Future is an avant-garde event that elevates the festival experience with its blend of music, tech, wellness, nature, gastronomy, lifestyle and much more. Year one was hailed “Best Music Festival” by Las Vegas Weekly, and now FF002 looks to build on the foundation set forth in 2015, further evolving its blend of sophisticated music and an unyielding aspiration for progress and knowledge. With Phase 3, Further Future returns to the very foundation that helped start this journey by adding long time friend 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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HARD Day of the Dead Set Times Released

Set times for HARD DAY OF THE DEAD, the highly-anticipated, 21+ Halloween weekend event in Southern California, have officially been announced. As one of the biggest Halloween parties in the United States, HARD: DAY OF THE DEAD will delight fans senses with a worthwhile lineup–with big names from both the hip-hop and electronic music scenes, transforming the Fairplex into the world’s largest nightclub presenting headlining performances from: deadmau5, Hot Chip, Nero, Flying Lotus and Future on October 31 and Skrillex, Gesaffelstein, Glass Animals and A$ap Ferg on November 1.   In addition to its headliners, the full HARD Day of the more »

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Corona Presents: Electric Beach Day of the Dead Los Angeles

Following up on a wild summer Corona’s event series Electric Beach is gearing up for the fall season as they keep the beach vibes going. Coming off of a stacked summer season, which included artists Skrillex, Avicii, Diplo, Chromeo, SNBRN, Will Sparks, and more, Electric Beach is set to announce Day of the Dead events in Miami and Los Angeles. Falling on Sunday, November 1st, the two Electric Beach events will be the best way to cap off Halloween weekend. Corona’s Electric Beach is returning to Miami after eight months as they gear up for the Day of the Dead festivities. As more »

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CONTROL at Avalon Brings Protohype and HeRobust

On October 16th, CONTROL at Avalon is bringing out the heavy guns for a night of face-melting hip hop infused dubstep.  Protohype and Herobust will headline the night with support coming from Rebel, Rags and Indo. Protohype began his career crafting heavy hitting hip hop beats, and soon thereafter was introduced into the world of electronic dance music.  With his background knowledge, he set out to create his own genre of dub hop- combining the bass elements of dubstep with the heavy drums of hip hop.  The youngster was quickly picked up by Datsik’s Firepower Records where he has released more »

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Visit Red Rocks – Pretty Lights Sold Out Event Access & More!

Visit Red Rocks wants to help make your dreams into reality! This Denver-based luxury travel group will help you get the best bang for your buck! Visit Red Rocks has officially launched & has special all inclusive travel packages starting at $999! Current packages include tickets, hotel room, transportation and more for the sold out Pretty Lights run in August and The Railroad Earth show in September with many more to come! Visit Red Rocks will be there every step of the way for any accommodation you may need, question you may have or service you require. With extensive local connections, all you need to do more »

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MOVEMENT ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL ADDS NEW AMENITIES FOR 2015

MOVEMENT ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL ADDS NEW AMENITIES FOR 2015 FEATURING:   NEW TECHNOLOGY AREA LOCKERS & CHARGING STATIONS FREE BIKE VALET EXPANDED FOOD OPTIONS 2015 OFFICIAL FESTIVAL APP and much more…   Plus,   DETROIT MAYOR MIKE DUGGAN DECLARES “DETROIT TECHNO WEEK”   And,   EXCLUSIVE “JOURNEYS OF THE HART” VIDEO w/ MATTHEW DEAR Watch Now at http://movement.us/news/1547   MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND MAY 23 – 25 HART PLAZA, DETROIT   With Valued Support from Opportunity Detroit   3-Day Weekend Passes, 3-Day VIP Weekend Passes & Single-Day Passes now on sale at www.Movement.us   DETROIT, May 20, 2015—Movement Electronic Music Festival, more »

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Instagram Debuts @Music, Provides Better Platform For Artists

Instagram has unveiled @music, the Facebook-owned company’s first-ever content vertical and dedicated portal for highlighting artists and their activities. “For the past four years, we have become the home for artists big and small — a place where people across the musical spectrum come to share stories, reveal their creativity and connect directly with fans,” Instagram founder and CEO Kevin Systrom wrote in a post on the company’s blog Wednesday morning (April 29). Facebook Engineering Director Departs for Music-Related Startup Music has long been an important driver of the 300 million users currently active on Instagram — more than 25 percent of the app’s top accounts are musicians, more »

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Porter Robinson Nominated for Artist of the Year at the MTVu Woodies

Producer-auteur Porter Robinson had an impressive 2014. An ambitious album, an even more ambitious tour, Robinson’s past 12 months have been a highlight reel of career-defining moments. Although The Grammys failed to acknowledge Porter or his paradigm-shifting ‘Worlds,’ MTV’s Woodies has given the young producer a proper nod as one of the year’s best artists. Porter is in contention for Artist of the Year against an eclectic and star-studded roster of talent that includes J. Cole, Sam Smith, Charli XCX, Run the Jewels, and FKA Twigs. Kygo also earns a nod for Best Emerging Artist, while Skrillex’s Superjam at Bonnaroo is more »

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Apple Releases “the most advanced version of Logic ever” – Logic Pro X 10.1

Apple has just significantly cranked up the capacity of its popular music production app for Mac. Touted as “the most advanced version of Logic ever,” Logic Pro X has just received its most substantial update since its release in July 2013, bringing it to version 10.1. First off, the update adds support for sharing Logic projects via Mail Drop and AirDrop. On the studio level of the app itself, the update shines the spotlight on electronic dance music (EDM) and hip-hop with new tools that are well-suited to these two popular music genres. There are 10 new Dummers that produce more »

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