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Insomniac Announces EDM Talk Show

Forever leading the pack in pushing its brand further every day, Insomniac recently unleashed their new food-for-thought project, Wide Awake Stories. A veteran to the dance music scene, festival pioneer Pasquale Rotella has had his hands in all sorts of different ventures to influence the scene of Electronic Dance Music. Insomniac’s Night Owl Radio has added a new monthly segment to entertain listeners and inform the curious about the secrets behind the curtain that is the dance music scene. Wide Awake Stories premiered on October 4th, with the goal of giving those interested a look at what drives our culture 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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Trapstyle Exclusive: Interview With Conro

We virtually sat down with the looming superstar DJ/Producer Conro. We talked about life outside of music, his goals outside of dance music, and allowed him to reflect on his recent accomplishments. He gave us some great answers so be sure to read every sentence and let us know your opinions on the artist! So being as both Monstercat and yourself were created in Canada, was releasing with the label always on your list of goals music wise? Actually, it was a cool collaboration working with Monstercat. I had followed their label for a long time although had no clue more »

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Artist Spotlight: LUZCID

TrapStyle interviewed the upcoming Bass music phenomenon ‘LUZCID‘:   TrapStyle: We heard you have an EP coming out with Play Me Records. What first made you want to make an EP? LUZCID: It kind of just happened. I started working with ‘Born I Music‘ after we were linked up through management and instantly clicked. We had a very similar mentality and idea about what we wanted to deliver musically and as a message to our listeners. In the course of a week we had all three tracks for the EP done ready for engineering. Sometimes the creativity and the collaborative more »

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TrapStyle Interview with Herobust

Last Friday we sat down with Herobust right after his set at the Avalon in Hollywood.  Only the 2nd gig on his current tour with Protohype, here’s what he had to say after absolutely smashing his set.   TrapStyle: So to start off your twitter handle is Herobustfromtinder, What can we learn from your tinder profile that we don’t already know about you? Herobust:Nothing! My tinder profile is a sham… Maybe they like my face but they probably don’t meet me… but maybe they do. TrapStyle: The tour started last night in Portland, you just smashed your set here in LA more »

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TrapStyle Interview with Flux Pavilion

T: Alright thank you for sitting down with us, we are going to get deep today. FP: (laughs) Yea? T: A turning point in your career was when you saw Rusko playing at the club, can you tell us about your beginnings and early inspirations. FP: It’s true. It basically, I uh, I don’t know I think seeing him was the beginnings of the idea where I thought I could do this kind of thing. To me a dj in electronic music, had this kind of air of like you have to be this certain type of person to be more »

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TrapStyle Exclusive Interview: Seven Lions

We had the great opportunity to sit down with one of the most prolific and well-respected producers in the game, Seven Lions, at Spring Awakening Music Festival in Chicago. We talked about production tips and the importance of delivering a good show to the fans. TrapStyle: Thanks for taking the time for an interview. First off, what’s with the name? Why seven lions and not six? Or a hundred? Seven Lions: It’s from a book, actually, called Latro In The Mist. It’s a character from a book. TS: Where did you get your start in music? Where did it all begin? 7L: more »

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Q & A with Crookers at Exchange LA

Known for his earth-shaking live performances and cutting-edge albums, Francesco “Phra” Barbaglia has quickly become one of the most prominent djs working today. As the founding member of Crookers, he has shown the ability to not only create massive club hits but also a desire to push the genre forward through fearless innovation and a tireless work ethic. With numerous remix credits for artists ranging from the Chemical Bros to Kid Cudi, a recent, highly acclaimed live set at EDC and a new album in the works, Phra has shown no signs of slowing down.  We caught up with him more »

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Kyau & Albert interview

Post by Kyau & Albert. KYAU & ALBERT ARE ABOUT TO RELEASE THEIR NEW ALBUM DISTANT LIGHTS. TRAPSTYLE SAT DOWN WITH THEM FOR A CHAT Your new album is called “Distant Lights”. How did you come up with the title? Ralph: We both had a list of ideas for an album title. On our last 3 albums we never used an album song name as album title, like some artist do. We like it when the album name stands for itself. For our fourth album we finally decided to take “Distant Lights”, because for some reason, to me it gives a meaning of more »

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