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[BREAKING – STREAM NOW] The wait is finally over – Swedish House Mafia have taken the stage at Ultra

  Dance music fans and pundits have spent the past few weeks in anxious agony as rumors of Swedish House Mafia‘s fabled return to close Ultra on Sunday swirled around the the internet. Speculations began arising as to who the “surprise special guests” would be shortly after Ultra Miami announced its lineup, reaching fever pitch after a series […]

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Live Nation settles Songkick lawsuit for $110-million

Live Nation’s Ticketmaster subsidiary has settled its two-year legal battle with Songkick, the ticketing start-up that began out of a Brooklyn loft, despite the fact that the case’s trial was set for later this month in federal court.Live Nation has subsequently agreed to pay Songkick’s owners $110-million in exchange for the company’s remaining assets.The settlement’s closing arrives […]

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Bassnectar reveals new Naux Faux EP is set for tentative Valentine’s Day release

Despite incessant rants from a few vocal minorities across his cult following, Lorin Ashton continues to shower his spoiled fanbase with new gifts — in the form of a throwback Naux Faux side project. Bassnectar has officially revealed by way of Twitter that his psychedelic downtempo EP under the shared moniker with Sayr is in the works for as early as Valentine’s Day. […]

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Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike to reunite with Hardwell & Afrojack in surprise live show December 23, stream live

It’s no secret that Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike are keen on surprises. In the past, the two have welcomed Lost Frequencies, Steve Angelo, Armin Van Buuren, Afrojack, Steve Aoki, and more, in surprise stage appearances. Now, the duo has two surprises up their sleeves which will surely come as a shock to longtime fans: Hardwell […]

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Tiesto is engaged!

Those who follow Tiesto have become accustomed to his 21-year-old girlfriend Annika Backes popping up in his posts and stories as the two travel the world. The American model has been on the road with Tiesto for almost two years now, and yesterday the producer made it official that she will be joining him on the road for […]

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Facebook to test ‘breaking news’ tag for select news publishers’ posts

Facebook will soon offer a select list of news publishers access to a “breaking” designation for their articles. The scarlet tag of distinction will appear below the post’s image, displaying the amount of time that has passed since the piece’s publication. The publishers with the breaking tag at their disposal will have the ability to apply […]

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Untold Festival reveals aftermovie, 2018 ticket details

After celebrating a groundbreaking third iteration, Romania’s largest festival UNTOLD has finally released its 2017 aftermovie, along with details for Chapter 4.Shot in 4k, by over 120 people across 75 terabytes, the fifteen-minute aftermovie is brimming with magical moments from across the four-day extravaganza. The clip perfectly encapsulates the unparalleled spirit and heart of a […]

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Um..’s break-up was actually a Halloween hoax, announce new music is on its way

When the LA production team um.. — made up of Ben Bruce and Dylan Gold — released a cryptic video titled “this is our last song” on October 19, fans and critics took it as a break-up announcement and subsequently skeptical questioned why such a promising rising talent would be parting ways so soon. As it turns out, um..‘s new (and apparently last) release […]

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Marshmello whips up chocolate mice in his new cooking video

Everyone’s favorite enigmatic candy-pop producer has just tackled some uncharted territory in the world of cooking entertainment. In his YouTube upload on Oct. 31, “Cooking With Mello: Chocolate Mice,” Marshmello doubles as a kitschy Halloween cook, all the while promoting of few of his recent single releases.But that’s not even the best part.While Martha Stewart may not […]

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South Carolina music festival, The Gathering, results in an epic fail

This April, Fyre Festival founders Billy McFarland and Ja Rule found themselves in the midst of a heavily-publicized damage control campaign for their Bahamian blunder and faced a 100 million dollar lawsuit for fraud. Many would think that such an epic fail of a festival wouldn’t happen again because of the repercussions Fyre faced. Instead of using Fyre […]

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BREAKING: DnB legend Apex has reportedly committed suicide

The drum & bass community has suffered a heartbreaking loss today as beloved UK producer Apex has allegedly taken his own life. Prior to his solo career résumé, chock full of drum & bass gems like “Inner Space,” “Nowhere To Run,” and “Just One Second,” Robert Dickeson was also the producer and DJing member of Unknown Error. […]

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BREAKING: DnB legend Apex has reportedly committed suicide

The drum & bass community has suffered a heartbreaking loss today as beloved UK producer Apex has allegedly taken his own life. Prior to his solo career résumé, chock full of drum & bass gems like “Inner Space,” “Nowhere To Run,” and “Just One Second,” Robert Dickeson was also the producer and DJing member of Unknown Error. […]

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Deadly Las Vegas shooting kills 50, wounds 400+

A gunman opened fire at an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday evening, killing at least 50 people and injuring more than 400 others in what is now the deadliest mass shooting in US history, surpassing the Pulse night club shooting in June of 2016, an attack that claimed 49 lives.64-year-old Stephen […]

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Deadly Las Vegas shooting kills 50, wounds 400+

A gunman opened fire at an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday evening, killing at least 50 people and injuring more than 400 others in what is now the deadliest mass shooting in US history, surpassing the Pulse night club shooting in June of 2016, an attack that claimed 49 lives.64-year-old Stephen […]

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BREAKING: Volcano at Lost Lands Festival catches fire, festival resumes

Excision‘s inaugural Lost Lands may be the most lit festival on the horizon after all, as one of the volcanoes next to the main Prehistoric Paradox stage caught fire Saturday night during Destroid.Around 11 PM a small fire began at the top of the volcano, where Destroid played their first live show together since Ultra 2016. Personnel acted quickly and […]

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Ghost Ship operators plead not guilty to involuntary manslaughter

Last December, 36 people perished in a deadly blaze at the Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland when the venue caught fire during a underground dance party. This past summer, two of Ghost Ship’s proprietors were arrested and each charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter. Derick Almena and Max Harris have now pleaded not guilty, according to an East Bay Times report. Harris acted as […]

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Ghost Ship operators plead not guilty to involuntary manslaughter

Last December, 36 people perished in a deadly blaze at the Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland when the venue caught fire during a underground dance party. This past summer, two of Ghost Ship’s proprietors were arrested and each charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter. Derick Almena and Max Harris have now pleaded not guilty, according to an East Bay Times report. Harris acted as […]

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New iPhone X leaked ahead of release — biggest spoiler in Apple history?

The golden master version of iOS 11 appears to have leaked yesterday evening, shedding some very early light on products and features Apple plans to announce at their unveiling event on Sept. 19 at 10am PST. Apple blogger, John Gruber, has referred to the spoiler as the biggest for an Apple product to date: “More surprises were […]

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[BREAKING] Zedd & Alessia Cara take first dance music VMA, more results to follow

MTV hosted the 2017 edition of its annual Video Music Awards ceremony this evening, doling out Moon Men to the winners of a variety of categories ranging from “Best Collaboration” to “Best Cinematography.” With its host Katy Perry kicking off the star studded ceremony with her inimitable brand of giddy humor, the VMAs honored artists working across […]

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Shambhala allowed to continue after forecast changes to cool and damp [BREAKING]

Shambhala has been through one of the biggest organizational roller coaster rides of its tenure over the course of its 2017 edition. With the McCormick Creek fire raging unhindered across the Salmo river and poisoning the air with smoke, the iconic festival decreed an early closure on Saturday after deliberation with county fire officials.A last-minute change […]

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