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Tropics Releases “Rapture” Single

  Tropics AKA Chris Ward has released the title track to his sophomore album “Rapture“. His latest offering is a piano driven track that builds into an enlightening tale of truth in which Ward’s elegant delivery aims to strip the cloak of secrecy and lies from his relationship. The ‘Rapture‘ LP comes on 2/17 via Innovative Leisure.   “Hanging somewhere between the celestial trip-hop of Massive Attack and the dusty jazz of Cinematic Orchestra” – THE FADER  “Tropics, aka, producer Chris Ward has been wooing eeeeveryone with his lush new blend of electronica, that combines dreamy melodies with soft, lazily enunciated vocals” – NOISEY “Seductive, personal, and remarkably self-actualized” – ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY   more »

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J-Idris Premieres Debut Video “Stare at the Ocean” (Papercha$er Remix)

YouTube link: J-Idris – Stare At The Ocean (PaperCha$ers Remix) – OFFICIAL VIDEO Purchase on iTunes: http://bit.ly/SATOrmxs “Stare at the Ocean,” the newest single from Miami-based singer/songwriter and recording artist J-Idris has been impacting the Billboard Charts and will introduce the emerging, young performer as a hot new hit maker in the world of pop and EDM music.While taking a break from a hectic touring and recording schedule, J-Idris found a moment of peace earlier this year while standing on the balcony of his label head’s ocean front condo after signing to Hot+Messy Records. It was in this rare moment of tranquility more »

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Alvin Risk Explores Venture

Singer/producer Alvin Risk sat down with Nest HQ to give an in-depth look at his latest EP and the ideas and themes that created it.Venture is out now on Memory Ltd./ ETHER, catch Alvin performing it live on his Venture Tour across North America with support from Kodak To Graph. Alvin’s production history ranges from co-producing with Skrillex, to working with Hans Zimmer for The Amazing Spiderman 2 movie, as well as official remixes for The Prodigy and Fun. Fans can buy Venture on iTunes or download it for free via Alvin’s website, the choice is theirs.   VENTURE TOUR DATES: 1/14 – more »

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SectionZ’s Hades of Spades Breaks the EDM Norm and Resurrects the 80s

  Listen HERE   Out today on SectionZ Records, young Australian producer Hades of Spades’ second EP ‘Escape From Planet EDM’ makes a conscious effort to step away from the EDM norms of today’s scene. Drawing influences from dubstep, breaks, drum and bass, and trance, as well as the music from the 80s, and featuring spine tingling melodies and emotionally focused climaxes, this profound and memorable EP is a refreshing break from the norm.  

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200+ Artists, 10 Days & 10 Nights on the Beaches of Mexico… BPM Festival starts this Weekend!

We’ve all had our fair shares of festivals, a fun two to three days max. Am I right? I mean, 10 days and 10 nights in Mexico seems rigorous but seeing as the location and lineup practically speaks for itself, a 10 day venture to Mexico along with 200 of your favorite djs, seems more like that epic tropical Winter vacation you’ve always dreamed of. Just check out this insane lineup and festie schedule…   The BPM Festival is an annual ten day and night electronic music festival, founded by Craig Pettigrew and Philip Pulitano, held in Playa Del Carmen, more »

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Out Now! D&BArena Awards Streaming on YouTube

On December 2, 2014 in Indigo, London, drum & bass history was made as scene authority Drum&BassArena hosted their sixth-annual award ceremony in association with Serato. Those who were not in attendance can now tune into the full ceremony, streaming for free on YouTube right HERE. There was a lot to celebrate this year. The world is officially dancing to a 170 BPM drum. Not only has drum & bass enjoyed three unanimous UK Top 10 hits (including two huge number one singles) but there have been more drum & bass remixes commissioned by major labels, more headline activities by more »

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Marcus Schossow Launches New Label at Lavo NYC January 16

Marcus Schossow Launches CODE RED Records & Radio Show and First Phase of National Tour Dates Supported by Sebjak It’s been a legendary 2014 for Swedish house producer/DJ Marcus Schossow. After a nonstop year spent touring the world, releasing countless remixes for pop superstars such as Charli XCX and OneRepublic, and uniting those with a passion for true house music from corner of the globe, one might think Schossow would begin his New Year by getting some well-deserved rest. However this couldn’t be further from the truth – today the house music progenitor shared the news of his brand-new radio more »

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Trippy Turtle, Pomo , & Promnite Takes Control over Avalon January 9th

    It’s Friday and with a full week to recover from New Years festivities – Control takes over Avalon and ends the first week of 2015 just right with Trippy Turtle, Pomo, Promnite, as well as support from Lakim & Sam Hiller Friday, January 9th. Grab your tickets HERE Avalon 1735 Vine St.Hollywood, CA 90028

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UME 2015 Announces Lineup: Showtek, Oliver Heldens, Hardwell, Dvbbs, Tiesto and more!

In 2015, UME returns for its fifth year, and the DDP crew is gearing up for their biggest year yet. Anticipating 50,000+ attendees, DDP has already recruited DJ Mag’s polled #1 DJ Hardwell, David Guetta, and Tiësto for another massive outing. The 5th annual UME 2015 will be held in S.Padre Island, TX over the course of three days – March 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 For more info and tickets visit the UME Website Since it’s 2011 inception, UME (Ultimate Music Experience), presented by promoters Disco Donnie Presents and Global Groove, has played host to over 100,000 more »

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Lightning in a Bottle Festival’s Rush-N-Get Em 24 hour ticket sale begins January 5

Rush-n-Get-Em 24-hour ticket sale began today, January 5, for the tenth anniversary of Lightning in a Bottle Music and Arts festival. This is an opportunity to get discounted passes starting at $235 for the full weekend pass. Up-And-At-Em tickets go on sale tomorrow, January 6, for $260. Purchasing tickets now is the best way to secure one of the limited car camping, boutique camping or lightning bus spots. You can purchase tickets here. Lightning in a Bottle is California’s premiere boutique music and arts festival, and will take place over Memorial Day Weekend (May 21st – 25th) at San Antonio more »

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Insomniac’s Countdown NYE Trapstyle.com review

As we approached Insomniac‘s Countdown we could feel the big beautiful bass-lines permeate throughout the surrounding arena. Happy vibes were in the air with thousands of people dancing without a care.  This was the first time in over five years that I have attended an Insomniac Event for New Years, needless to say the vibe is still alive! Never before have I experienced such a rush of joy from seeing this many people packed together to enjoy the sounds of Bingo Players, Laid Back Luke, Porter Robinson, Showtek, Audien and I even met a die hard DJ Snake fan who had a vinyl record and was patiently waiting on more »

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Our experience at Lights All Night + photos from the night!

Lights All Night was an experience that one could only fathom within a dream! LAN hands down was one of the best productions I attended in 2014. From the large crowds of smiling fans to the banging tunes, Lights All Night was most definitely a win! The energy within the Dallas convention center was beyond un-real. Throughout the weekend I don’t think there was a single sad person within that venue. With acts such as Zedd, Skrillex, Armin van buuren, Dj Snake, Paper Diamond and more all concert goers were in for a huge treat! Lights all night offered a more »

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[PREVIEW] DADA LIFE – Freak Have More Fun (LOUDPVCK Remix) [UNRELEASED]

OUT NOW ON BEATPORT Spotify ❤ on Hype Machine @loudpvck [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/181838973″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]

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[FREE DOWNLOAD] NYE Recap: My Best Friends Party w/ Crizzly and others

Detroit born Trill Clinton and Cameron Oakley is a quintessential representation of the unrelenting US Electronic Dance scene and its continued mergence of the sonically darker compounds which uphold the soundscape. Crizzly’s Pizza Party was their debut out of state show and they had every intention of throwing down and that is exactly what they did! The mix focuses on hip hop influences and builds into more of their favorite bangers. Trill Clinton – ” This NYE show was huge for us.. Expect big tracks and new unreleased tunes by Cameron & myself in this mix. Shout out to My more »

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[UNRELEASED] Zedd & Botnek – ID [PREVIEW]

This rip includes the full track played live, also it doesn’t have the Summer Vocals placed over it. Be sure to listen through to the second drop. Ripped from Zedd’s Hard Day of The Dead 2014 set… He played it at Lights All Night on 28/12/2014 but the quality was no better than this one. Still no release info on this one and has been unreleased since March 2014 but we will keep you updated! [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/177347958″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]

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STREAM: Relive the New Year With Martin Garrix, Oliver Heldens, & Julian Jordan @ NYE Pier 36 [LIVE DJ Sets]

MARTIN GARRIX and his friends took over Pier 36 on New Years Eve for a show that ends  2014 in a blast and introduces into a sensational year 2015. If you haven´t been able to be there like me don´t hesitate because we got your back with their livesets ! Martin Garrix [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/184192848″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Oliver Heldens [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/184192316″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Julian Jodan [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/184192467″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]  

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STREAM: Skrillex, Diplo & JACK Ü’s New Years Eve Live Sets at Madison Square Garden

Skillrex and Diplo were simply killing it at Madison Square Garden on New Years Eve and made it an unforgetable night (even if you drank too much !). The American DJ duo featured old and new tracks alike and performed their hit single “Take U There” with Kiesza herself as a special guest. Make sure to check out their sets in full below.   Skrillex @ Madison Square Garden [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/184030009″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]   Diplo @ Madison Square Garden Diplo – Live @ Madison Square Garden (New York) – 31.12.2014 by Livesets.At on Mixcloud   Jack Ü more »

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Pro Tip: Top 5 Maarten Vorwerk Tricks For Producers – CPU Load, Workflow, Arrangement, Inspiration, & Music Biz

Dutch-bred and now Aruba-based EDM machine Maarten Vorwerk is well-known behind the scenes for being involved with a lot of Beatport chart-toppers. His jump-style/hard-style roots come through in the festival bangers he’s been creating which led Laidback Luke to name him as his favorite producer of 2013. Here are Maarten Vorwerk’s five production tips to give you faster workflow in the studio!   CPU LOAD + SAVE YOUR PLUGIN CHAINS AND SIGNATURE SOUND If you experience hard disk clipping during your production process: Make an archive of your audio samples in your project folder. This is an option most DAW’s more »

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Symbiosis Gathering Returns! Dates and Location for 2015

Symbiosis Gathering returns to Northern California for 10-Year Anniversary in 2015 Symbiosis Gathering returns to the wonderful Woodward Reservoir Regional Park in Oakdale, CA on September 17–20, 2015 for the celebration of the music and art festival’s 10th anniversary. The location is the same as 2013’s Gathering that included world class art installations, unique vendors and colorful characters that dotted the landscape between the handful of stages where top musical acts span across all genres. After dancing the night away, attendees could rejuvenate mind and body with a dip in the gorgeous lake before heading off to a wide spectrum of yoga more »

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