Archive | Steve Aoki

Steve Aoki puts down the cake, launches new Pizzaoki restaurant in LA

Pastry hurling international dance icon Steve Aoki has decided to temporarily halt the on-stage cake throwing gimmick and pick up the dough roller. The 40-year superstar DJ/producer has just announced the opening of Pizzaoki in his hometown of Los Angeles. As the son of Benihana’s founder, who once told Yahoo Finance he has never received a […]

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Steve Aoki, Deorro, MAKJ, & Max Styler forge a new anthem in ‘Shakalaka’

“Shakalaka” is the collective product of powerhouse producers Steve Aoki, Deorro, MAKJ, and Max Styler. An energetic, big room buildup and psy trance-inspired bassline lead into a Mariachi-tinged breakdown that implies Deorro’s Latin touch, before dropping into a colossal explosion of sound purposed to shake the dancefloor. With a powerful kick and wide stereo imaging, the […]

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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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Steve Aoki teams up with Lil Yachty and AJR for new single

Electronic music meets hip hop meets pop in Steve Aoki‘s newest collaboration, “Pretender.” The veteran producer teamed up with Lil Yachty and pop group AJR, which skews unforgivably pop with an electronic underlying tone. Aoki has always had a way of bringing cross-industry musical forces together in an unexpected way, and this track certainly showcases […]

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NMF Roundup: Like Mike releases a solo track, Hardwell manufactures the next mainstage hit, and more

Like Mike goes solo with new release “Rewind” with smooth vocals and pop chords. “Rewind” is the perfect smooth summer track that is sure to grace radio stations across the world. Todd Heller brings pac man to music with gaming synths and interesting chord combinations with cutting drops in new release “Ride It.” Melodic chords […]

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Tiësto, Steve Aoki, and more react to Avicii’s death on SiriusXM

The news of Avicii‘s shocking death at age 28 continues to reverberate throughout the electronic music community. The superstar’s tragic passing left the entire music world reeling. SiriusXM BPM quickly shifted their programming to celebrate Avicii’s incredible career, playing his tracks and taking calls from fans and fellow producers alike. Below are reactions from Tiësto, Steve Aoki, […]

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NMF Roundup: Hardwell and Steve Aoki go hard, Cheat Codes reworks Tom Walker, Xan Griffin shreds + 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. Take a serendipitous end-of-week drive with Youngr through his newest syrupy indie pop number, “Drive.” Ulterior Motive lends the robustly voiced […]

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UFC announcer Bruce Buffer stars in Steve Aoki and Laidback Luke’s newest music video

The Steve Aoki electronic music fans initially became enamored with is back thanks to his new project 5OKI. The project consists of five collaborations with accompanying music videos that go back to the producer’s electro and big room house roots. The five singles will be dropped over five consecutive weeks on Dim Mak. “It’s Time” […]

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MOTi tells all about his collab with Tiësto, ‘Break The House Down’

Tiësto and MOTi have teamed up to produce a wildly energetic big room original titled, “Break The House Down.” The track features heavenly choral vocals, an intriguing, harmonic melody, and unrelenting beats in each drop. Showcasing seamless production quality, MOTi and Tiesto engineered an anthem that will surely be played out across the world this […]

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Relive your favorite sets of Ultra Music Festival 2018

Festival season is officially in full swing as Ultra Music Festival (UMF) has officially wrapped its 20th anniversary event in grandiose display. The ever-expanding franchise recently announced its acquisition of Winter Music Conference, along with their expansion into China with Ultra Beijing and Ultra Shanghai. Living up to its promise to “expect the unexpected” in 2018, UMF capped off a lofty […]

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Steve Aoki drops an electrifying big room original, ‘Mayhem’

Legendary DJ and producer Steve Aoki has released a new big room track, “Mayhem,” with Quintino. The energetic production features a deep, pulsating bassline and prominent, electrifying synths that bring a colorful intensity to the piece. With a bold, blaring melody, “Mayhem” takes listeners hostage with a compelling, infectious sound that is not meant for the faint-hearted. […]

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The Radar 105: From college dropout to platinum artist, Jay Pryor defies all stereotypes [Interview + The Radar Mix]

Electronic music is many things, but being short on stereotypes is not one of them. From the stigma that electronic music producers don’t make ‘real music’ to bros wearing the ultimate wannabe DJ uniform, there is always something to make fun of. While many reject that these stereotypes are laced with reality, Jay Pryor is a living embodiment […]

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Steve Aoki Helps Launch The Asics HyperGEL-Kenzen

Steve Aoki and Asics just unveiled the brand new Asics HyperGEL-Kenzen. This new model is the first release from the brands new HYPERGEL footwear line. The new footwear line looks to combine street style with high performance GEL technology for all day and all night comfort. The campaign celebrates those who are constantly moving, always in […]

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Steve Aoki Helps Launch The Asics HyperGEL-Kenzen

Steve Aoki and Asics just unveiled the brand new Asics HyperGEL-Kenzen. This new model is the first release from the brands new HYPERGEL footwear line. The new footwear line looks to combine street style with high performance GEL technology for all day and all night comfort. The campaign celebrates those who are constantly moving, always in […]

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3LAU disregards industry conventions and discusses how his frustration with dance music led to Ultraviolet [Interview]

Justin Blau has toured the world, created a record label, and raised enough funds to build four schools in Guatemala. Despite having done all of this by the age of 27, he will dismiss compliments about his achievements in favor of discussing what he will do. What he has done is never enough. What he […]

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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 Steve Aoki swim with sharks, sprint the Great Wall of China, & more on the season two premiere of Aoki’s World

Aoki’s World is back for season two, and this time it’s letting viewers in on Steve Aoki‘s Asian tour. Season two promises a captivating glimpse into the globetrotter’s lifestyle. Between a documentation of the DJ swimming with sharks in the Philippines to running sprints on the Great Wall of China, it’s far from a disappointment. Season two’s eight episodes will roll out […]

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Details emerge for Disneyland Paris’ second edition of Electroland

Everyone seems to want a piece of the electronic music scene these days, and Disney certainly isn’t excluded. Last year, Disneyland Paris hosted its first ever electronic music festival called Electroland in celebration of the park’s 25th birthday. Although its quarter of a century birthday celebrations are over, the park has chosen to continue with the festival […]

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Spring Awakening’s monstrous phase two line-up is a who’s who of dance music

One week has passed since Spring Awakening unveiled their colossal 2018 line-up, amidst rumors that Resident Advisor accidentally leaked the second phase of the React Presents event. As it turns out, the rumors were true. The three-day festival returns to Chicago, Illinois, June 8 through 10, boasting the usual suspects over two headlining stages: from Afrojack and Tiësto to deadmau5 […]

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Watch the live stream of the first ever zero-gravity World Club Dome

It’s 2018, and there is a new kind of clubbing fans can explore. World Club Dome Zero Gravity has built the world’s first club in zero gravity. Today, World Club Dome has announced a 4-hour live broadcast of the occasion from the Frankfurt airport at 12PM CET from the World Club Dome Facebook Page. Clubbers from around the […]

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