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Martin Garrix and Khalid combine forces on ‘Oceans’

Martin Garrix teams up with Khalid on a highly anticipated new single, “Oceans.” The pair deliver a laid back pop track blending electronic tropes with elements of rock and R&B into a soothing soundscape polished by calming harmonies. Khalid’s sultry vocal work has an emotional range that Garrix mimics on the hook with distant vocal […]

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Dyro – Bring It Down

Dyro is known for his ability to produce smooth electro house tracks juxtaposed with heavy bass tracks. He has gone dubstep for his debut release on Martin Garrix‘s STMPD RCRDS titled “Bring It Down.” The monstrous production features commanding vocals that fall into a hectic and heavy drop manufactured for live performance. The Amsterdam based DJ and […]

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Calvin Harris, Zedd, Tiësto & more: Don’t miss the full Hakkasan Group Memorial Day Weekend recap

It’s certainly no secret that the Las Vegas-based Hakkasan Group is the crowned owner of esteemed nightlife destinations. 2018’s Memorial Day was no exception, with fervorous performances from fellow 2020 residency holders Calvin Harris and Tiësto, to hip-hop heavyweights all the way down the strip. Hakksan brought their A-game and this year DA‘s here to […]

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Troye Sivan – Bloom

Martin Garrix collaborator and singer and songwriter in his own right, Troye Sivan, is out with a new track titled “Bloom.” The pop track features an electronic backdrop that weaves in and out of his polarizing vocals. “Bloom” will be featured on his sophomore album, and follows single releases “My My My!” and “The Good Side.” […]

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Electric Zoo announces ferocious phase two line-up additions: Alesso, Tiësto, Chris Lorenzo, Destructo, and more

Made Event‘s titanic New York-based festival, Electric Zoo, is celebrating its tenth birthday this Labor Day Weekend, August 31st–September 2nd. To mark the momentous double-digit occasion, the wildlife-themed event has added two more headlining artists in Alesso and Tiësto to join the star-studded cast of talent that already tops the 2018 bill: Kaskade, Marshmello, Martin Garrix, and Virtual Self. Other notable acts […]

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BADFLITE- Ain’t Coming Home

Electronic, house, and R&B collide in BADFLITE’s newest original on STMPD records, “Ain’t Coming Home.” The label was started by none other than electronic music’s favorite protégé Martin Garrix, who is now building the careers of up and comers such as BADFLITE. “Ain’t Coming Home” is well produced, and catchy enough to have radio sensation potential. […]

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Martin Garrix and LOOPERS release club-ready track, ‘Game Over’

Martin Garrix and LOOPERS certainly had live performance in mind with their newest release “Game Over.” Garrix debuted the track last year at Tomorrowland, and after listening, it is apparent why he chose to do so on the mainstage. The bouncy track has a weaving synth progression and progressive house chords. The track is practically […]

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Insomniac fills out robust 2018 EDC week with over 25 artists and 14 new shows

Insomniac added over 25 new artists and 14 events to the fifth annual EDC week in Las Vegas, coinciding with the festival’s 22nd annual installment.  In doing so, the festival welcomes 14 signature party experiences during the week of May 16–23, including the hardstyle focused Basscon Pool Party and two dubstep-fueled Bassrush parties, along with a variety […]

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Julian Jordan teams up with childhood friend Alpharock for new release ‘Zero Gravity’

Julian Jordan has teamed up with his childhood friend Alpharock for the new track, “Zero Gravity.” The track blends a big room backdrop with light vocals and vocal accents the propel the track forward. The build is the focal point of “Zero Gravity,” making for a production that is primed to excel during live performances. The track is […]

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Electric Zoo unveils first phase of tenth anniversary lineup

Made Event’s New York-based electronic veteran, Electric Zoo will reach double-digits this year. Slated to return to its long time home of Randall’s Island Park on Labor Day Weekend from August 31–September 2, Electric Zoo’s celebration of a decade of production will see dance music titans Kaskade, Marshmello, Martin Garrix, and Virtual Self as event headliners. The […]

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Soundtrack to Ultra 20

Ultra celebrated a monumental twentieth anniversary this past weekend. Organizers wrapped UMF’s birthday with several landmark wins — its acquisition of Winter Music Conference, a Swedish House Mafia reunion, and a long-fought promise to return to their beloved venue at Miami’s Bayfront Park. Along with the weekend came a bevy of top industry taste maskers spotlighting the upcoming year’s most popular dance […]

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Martin Garrix & Carl Cox’s dance music documentary ‘What We Started’ gets it’s red carpet premiere [WATCH]

Who better to tell the story of dance music’s seemingly overnight ascension into global prominence than the industry’s most famed veteran and youngest superstar. Martin Garrix and Carl Cox have been working over the past two years to star in the upcoming documentary, What We Started, which delves deep into dance music history over the last 30 years to examine exactly the scene came to […]

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Pop idol or mainstage act? DallasK combines divergent directions [Interview + Spring Break Playlist]

Orlando native Dallas Koehlke might not have been able to legally drink at 19, but that didn’t stop him from booking club sets across the country thanks to his infectious beats and mounting popularity within the electronic dance music scene. The young producer, better known as DallasK, followed his momentum and moved to Los Angeles with a […]

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VELD Music Festival announces 2018 lineup

The annual Canadian dance and hip-hop music festival has announced its full 2018 lineup. Held at Downsview Park in Toronto, VELD Music Festival is run in partnership by Ink Entertainment and Live Nation, with this massive sponsors including Bud Light and Hennessy. The event will take place August 4 and 5, with headline performances by DJ Snake, Marshmello, […]

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Watch: Martin Garrix close the 2018 Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics may not have an exclusive EDM-entry point yet, but it seems the games have decidedly tapped the world’s “No. 1 DJ,”  Martin Garrix, to be 2018’s torchbearer for electronic music. Similar to when Tiësto opened the games in 2004, Garrix’s performance at the 2018 Winter Olympics closing ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea was a […]

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NMF Roundup: Carnage & Steve Aoki team up for ironic track, Deorro samples his son’s voice, Martin Garrix, David Guetta, and Brooks team up + 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. Carnage teamed up with Steve Aoki and Lockdown for “Plur Genocide.” The most impressive thing about this track is that it […]

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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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