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Old school meets new school as Wolfgang Gartner and k?d join forces on ‘Banshee’

Complextro house isn’t dead — not as long as Wolfgang Gartner is around. The veteran producer’s name is synonymous with the complextro movement that sparked around a decade ago and helped boost EDM into the mainstream. While Wolfgang’s style has evolved considerably since the “Space Junk” days, young, fresh talent like k?d seem to be keeping […]

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Diplo serves up an hour of hip-hop heat in new ‘Give & Go’ mixtape

Diplo recently added his two cents to the NBA’s All Star weekend, dropping off an hourlong basketball-themed mixtape, Give & Go. Following a recent stylistic shift with DRAM on “Look Back,” the Mad Decent head revisits his firmly planted hip-hop roots, coming through with a souped-up ode to America’s most popular genre. The new mix rounds together a rhyming highlight reel […]

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Skrillex and Chance The Rapper’s managers just linked up to conquer the world of wine

Behind every great artist stands a great manager. Pat Corcoran and Tim Smith are the driving forces behind two of today’s biggest stars, representing Chance The Rapper and Skrillex respectively. The pair, affectionately known as Pat the Manager and RoadHog, have already cemented themselves as music indsutry power players, and now the two managers are […]

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NMF Roundup: Whethan and Dua Lipa team up on a powerhouse collab, Just A Gent explores half time, The Chainsmokers release a remix pack + 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. Big room maestro Dash Berlin flexes his muscles with a new remix of Lost Frequencies and Zonderling‘s “Crazy.”   Trance producers Kyau & […]

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Jennifer Lopez delivers ‘Us’ produced by Skrillex and Poo Bear

Recently Jennifer Lopez unveiled her long-rumored collaboration with Skrillex  live in concert, and now the pop icon’s newest track, “Us,” is finally ready to see the light of day. Skrillex and his trusted co-proprietor of crossover pop products, Poo Bear, join Jenny From The Block on a vivacious, salsa-inspired dance piece that follows “Would You Ever‘s” […]

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What So Not announces stacked debut LP, releases new single

After announcing a massive world tour two weeks ago, Australian producer What So Not has confirmed the internet’s speculations: a debut album called Not All The Beautiful Things is coming on March 9. The 12-track LP will feature collaborations with Skrillex, fellow Aussies Toto and Slumberjack, San Holo, Dyro, and James Earl, along with an eclectic array of […]

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LAXX unveils track ‘Join Me’ featuring Dion Timmer in anticipation of forthcoming album [Q&A]

UK-born DJ/producer LAXX (aka James Churchill) gears up for his forthcoming debut album with the release of “Join Me,” featuring Amsterdam-native Dion Timmer. Churchill, who’s gone from creating original film soundtracks to producing hard-hitting bass music and remixing for some of the best in the game — including Jauz and Slander — decided to team-up with the […]

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Jennifer Lopez unveils Skrillex collaboration at recent performance

Last year, rumors surfaced that Skrillex may be working with Jennifer Lopez after photos of the pop icon, Colombian hit maker J Balvin, and the OWSLA head honcho appeared on social media. Now it appears their collaboration has materialized, as concert goers in attendance at Calibash 2018 in Los Angeles were treated to the untitled track’s […]

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Skrillex, Diplo, and Justin Bieber are the latest to join YouTube’s billion views club

Perhaps there was a brief moment of skepticism when it became obvious that Skrillex and Diplo would be instrumental in resurrecting Justin Bieber‘s career. In 2014, Bieber was unanimously hated by every living human over the age of 11, and simultaneously, EDM’s perennial cool guys were riding converging waves into the massive swell that became Jack Ü.In spite […]

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Snails finally drops long-awaited ‘Break It Down’ along with wild music video

Back in 2015, French-Canadian bass maestro Snails was a featured guest on an episode of Skrillex‘s OWSLA Radio residency on Apple Music. Between bouts of friendly banter, the superstar DJs showcased two hours worth of tracks in their personal rotations, even going as far as previewing unreleased selects over the air for each other. One such […]

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1001Tracklists identifies 2017’s ‘top 101 producers’ in mammoth new list

When it comes to a record of the most widely supported producers of today, 1001Tracklists offers a look through a retrospective lens, releasing its list of the “Top 101 Producers of 2017” a little over a week into 2018.The “world’s leading DJ tracklist database,” 1001Tracklists accounts for mixes, radio shows, and club and festival sets […]

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Good Morning Mix: fake DJs should feel personally attacked by DJ Craze’s Essential Mix

What can be said about DJ Craze that Pete Tong doesn’t cover in his introduction to the Miami-based veteran selector’s debut Essential Mix? Hailed by the host as, “one of the most technically gifted DJs, ever,” Tong goes on to highlight Craze’s three consecutive DMC world champion crownings, undoubtedly solidifying the Slow Roast Records founder’s spot in the […]

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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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Skrillex & Justin Bieber ‘Sorry’ lawsuit officially dropped by White Hinterland

Portland artist Casey Dienel, known for making music as White Hinterland, has dropped the copyright infringement suit against Skrillex and Justin Bieber — as well as the Bloodpop cowriters of the track — which accuses the artists of using eight seconds of Dienel’s track “Ring The Bell” and looping it into “Sorry.” The lawsuit states that “identical and/or striking similarity […]

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Hundred Waters announce fifth annual FORM Arcosanti

Hundred Waters made a radical statement about the typical festival model with the launch of their FORM event series, now gearing up for its fifth annual installment. Hosted in Arizona at an artistic micro-community known as Arcosanti, the event’s curators have refined an entirely unique festival experience since 2014 that breaks down the artist-attendee barriers of […]

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Insomniac releases Metronome #138 featuring Rickyxsan

Insomniac has released episode 138 of of their Metronome series. The series features “mixes from some of today’s fastest-rising electronic stars, as well as championed legends,” reads a statement from Insomniac. “It takes listeners deep across a wide range of genres, movements, cultures, producers, artists and sounds that make up the diverse world of electronic […]

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Gammer – Stay Tonight ft Dylan Matthew (Ray Volpe Remix)

Ray Volpe is one of dubstep’s most prolific up-and-coming producers. With remixes of GTA and Delta Heavy under his belt, as well as releases on OWSLA and Mad Decent, the North Carolina producer is quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with.On his newest remix of Gammer and Dylan Matthew‘s “Stay Tonight,” Ray Volpe embraces Gammer’s melodic buildup with […]

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Drezo announces phase one of 2018 Evil Live tour

“The future is bright, but the music is dark,” read an intriguing Facebook post by LA-based DJ/producer Drezo that left fans hanging in the balance.Since then, he’s teased future collaborations with some of the biggest names in dance music as of late, including space mom REZZ and the legendary SUS BOY, a guy who specializes […]

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Nero vs Skrillex – Promises (Prismodified)

Prismo has unveiled a rework of Skrillex & Nero’s collaborative “Promises.”The original track was released on August 7, 2011 — the same summer that dubstep utterly invaded North America. Since then, “Promises” has been a staple in both Skrillex and Nero’s sets and has been played at countless festivals across the globe.Nearly seven years later, Prismo adds […]

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Skrillex returns as lead vocalist on From First to Last’s latest, ‘Surrender’

Skrillex hasn’t forgotten his roots.A vanguard of dubstep, Skrillex shoulders considerable responsibility for the genre’s ascendance to electronic prevalence, but that doesn’t mean that the producer has completely strayed from his rock beginnings. The lead guitarist of From First to Last, Matt Good recently debuted an exclusive new release from the band during his DJ set at Emo […]

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