Archive | Martin garrix

Watch the trailer for ‘What We Started,’ starring Carl Cox, Tiësto, Martin Garrix and more

Recent converts to electronic music in the last few years may not realize exactly what has transpired in the last half decade or so. The short of it is essentially a massive worldwide overhaul in dance music’s popularity — one that happened seemingly overnight. Dance music completely transformed from a historically underground network to a colossal entertainment subset that’s […]

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AREA21 is back with new single ‘Happy’ and accompanying music video [Watch]

Martin Garrix and Maejor released their fifth single together under the alias AREA21, titled “Happy.” The track is out now on Garrix’s own label STMPD Records. The track melds subtle electronic undertones with smooth hip hop beats and Maejor’s vocals. As the title conveys, the track emits a happy vibe via its simplicity and upbeat nature. AREA21 released an […]

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Martin Garrix and Justin Bieber have two unreleased collaborations in the works

Two of pop music’s most world renowned artists, Martin Garrix and Justin Bieber, have pending collaborations waiting to be released. According to @themartingarrixhub, an Instagram fan account dedicated to the Dutch superstar, Garrix and Bieber have two and possibly more tracks produced. In an interview with RTL last year, Garrix shared,“We have lots of ideas but if […]

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Martin Garrix and Carl Cox’s documentary to be released in March

A tidbit sure to elicit an “oh yes oh yes!” from fans, Martin Garrix and Carl Cox’s dance-focused documentary, What We Started, will soon become available on the big screen. Originally premiered in Los Angeles on June 15, 2017 to a crowd of music icons including Moby and Erick Morillo, the documentary will be shown in select […]

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Martin Garrix honors parents’ wish for their late son

16-year-old aspiring producer Jonas Nesse looked up to Martin Garrix. He considered Garrix his “guiding star” and wanted nothing more than to collaborate with the superstar producer.Unfortunately, Nesse passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 1. His parents, knowing Nesse’s admiration for Garrix, wanted to find a way to honor their late son and get his music into the […]

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Apple Music’s Beats 1 Radio kicks off the year with ‘Welcome 2018’ mixes from 20+ DJs

Apple Music’s Beats 1 Radio is ushering in the new year with 24 hours of new DJ mixes, featuring ‘Welcome 2018’ cameos from some of the top names active in the electronic industry. The ‘Welcome 2018’ roster sees leading artists of 2017 Martin Garrix, Zedd, Above & Beyond, Sub Focus, Illenium and more face off […]

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Catch Martin Garrix drop a voltaic new ID at TimeOut72 festival [Watch]

Martin Garrix continues to solidify his status as a music making machine, debuting a brand new ID while behind the decks of Goa, India’s TimeOut72 festival. The unnamed track, trumpeted as “brand new music!” by the Dutch renegade, trails Garrix’ recent collaboration with David Guetta, “So Far Away.”A punchy number defined by its soaring notes, […]

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See r/EDM’s highest voted electronic songs and albums of 2017 [full list]

The people of r/EDM have spoken.As streaming platforms like Spotify compile end of year playlists comprised of the year’s most popular dance tunes, so too does Reddit‘s electronically focused r/EDM subreddit. The subreddit has produced a list of 2017’s “Highest Rated” songs, albums and EPs, and throwback posts, using user submitted Reddit ‘up-votes’ to calculate […]

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Martin Garrix drops off sweeping ‘So Far Away’ remix EP

Martin Garrix and David Guetta’s collaboration “So Far Away” has deservingly received its very own six-track remix pack. When the single dropped Dec. 1, it received split reviews, as Garrix’s music has long been divisive in the EDM community. Surely, though, if listeners hadn’t enjoyed the original they were sure to enjoy the plethora of alternatives it would soon spawn. […]

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Did your favorite make the cut? Spotify releases its ‘Best of 2017’ Dance/Electronic playlist [Stream]

As Spotify shares its end of year charts, underscoring 2017’s dominant artists, albums, songs, and more, the streaming giant has likewise highlighted the year’s prominent productions in the dance electronic sphere via its Best of 2017 playlist. The 100-track compilation acknowledges many of the high powered anthems that proved to be prevalent over the course […]

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NMF Roundup: Slander’s fire collab, Garrix pulls double duty, new Miguel LP + more

The most important day of every week: New Music Friday. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed.Slander and Sullivan King team up for a mercilessly heavy-hitting dubstep collaboration, “Welcome to the Fire.” Lookas and Krewella light up New Music […]

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Martin Garrix & David Guetta’s ‘So Far Away’ will no longer feature the vocals of Ellie Goulding

When Martin Garrix premiered his unreleased track, “So Far Away,” with David Guetta, at Tomorrowland 2017, it became the most-talked-about event of the festival. However, the event apparently did not sit well with Ellie Goulding‘s management.The track, featuring dual vocals of Goulding and Conor Maynard, was an instant main stage hit, with fans clamoring for an official […]

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Julian Calor & Reaubeau – Lost in Nightlife (Dyro Edit)

Julian Calor and Reaubeau teamed up for the single “Lost in Nightlife,” and Dutch producer and WOLV label owner Dyro took notice. Dyro released his own edit of the track on WOLV, which is out now on Spotify and Soundcloud.A building introduction with ominous vocals gives way to a trap drop and hectic background synths. Dyro’s […]

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Crash Land slings out celestial hip-hop gem, ‘Time Warp’

It was only a matter of time until an impressive new artist crash-landed into the ears of millions by way of Martin Garrix’s record label, STMPD RCRDS.As it just so happens, that moment has arrived. Garrix’s first signee, Crash Land, have released their second single “Time Warp,” following their self-titled debut.In an amalgamation of sweet nostalgia […]

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Listen to Martin Garrix’s collaboration with Matisse & Sadko, ‘Forever’

For months, Martin Garrix fans have been waiting to get their hands on a fixture in his summer sets: “Forever,” a collaboration with Matisse & Sadko. “Forever” marks the fourth time Garrix has teamed up with Matisse & Sadko, following hits like  “Dragon,” “Break Through The Silence,” and “Together.” Like its predecessors, “Forever” is a well-rounded […]

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WATCH: Martin Garrix crafts a festival-ready hit in under 5 minutes

The Amsterdam Dance Event is one of the world’s premier electronic music consortiums for numerous reasons, the most notable of which are the top notch performances from the best talent across the electronic music spectrum and the numerous panels that give insight into all facets of the music industry — from business to production. Martin Garrix was […]

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Coachella officially surpasses festival franchise records in 2017

As Coachella continues to triumphantly expand year after year, official statistics released recently now show that it is the only reoccurring festival to gross over $100 million. The two-weekend event grossed $114.6 million in 2017 alone, falling short behind Goldenvoice’s other widely successful festival Desert Trip, which brought in over  $160 million in 2016.  Coachella […]

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Martin Garrix releases new track under old alias with Brooks, ‘Boomerang’

Martin Garrix is back with new music under a long unused alias via his new single with Brooks titled “Boomerang.” The Dutch producer released the track under his original alias Grx — a fitting decision since this latest single is a classic upbeat Martin Garrix track that is sure to get any festival crowd going.Brooks is a name that progressive […]

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Martin Garrix, Calvin Harris, The Chainsmokers, more among MTV’s 2017 EMA nominees

MTV’s European Music Awards is ringing its 23rd annual award ceremony on Nov. 12 and is set to be held at The SSE Arena in Wembley, London, UK. The award ceremony typically celebrates the career success of global pop-stars with European crossover appeal.Among the electronic music category nominees are the mainstays of commercial EDM: Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Major Lazer, Martin […]

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