Archive | Swedish House Mafia

Ultra Japan announces robust phase one lineup topped by DJ Snake, Axwell Λ Ingrosso, and more

Again demonstrating its ubiquitous presence as a worldwide festival phenomenon, Ultra has locked in a stellar, multifaceted-as-ever billing for its fifth anniversary of the global festival’s Japan installment, to take place over an extended weekend on September 15-17. Topping phase one of the 2018 bill are high-rollers Nicky Romero, DJ Snake, Armin Van Buuren, and Zedd, […]

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Axwell Λ Ingrosso’s new billboard advertisement appears to tease imminent Swedish House Mafia reunion

Axwell Λ Ingrosso just dropped their latest release, “Dancing Alone” to cap off the month of June. Now, the pair appear to be promoting the new single with a new digital billboard, though the new ad creative seems to be plugging something much bigger. It seems to be teasing the return of Swedish House Mafia. Axwell, Sebastian […]

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Axwell Λ Ingrosso’s new billboard advertisement appears to tease imminent Swedish House Mafia reunion

Axwell Λ Ingrosso just dropped their latest release, “Dancing Alone” to cap off the month of June. Now, the pair appear to be promoting the new single with a new digital billboard, though the new ad creative seems to be plugging something much bigger. It seems to be teasing the return of Swedish House Mafia. Axwell, Sebastian […]

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[BREAKING] Steve Angello confirms SHM reunion: ‘in 2019, we are back’

Swedish House Mafia‘s reunion at Ultra 20 left all fans of the supergroup with one question that would lingered since the trio stepped away from the decks in Miami: what is SHM’s next move, presuming, of course, that there would be a next move? SHM’s recent removal of all posts previously shared on their official […]

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Swedish House Mafia’s Instagram scrubbed lending credibility to extended reunion rumors

Here we go again — Swedish House Mafia‘s Instagram has been cleared of all of its photos, so don’t pack away your black deep v-necks just yet. The last time the trio’s social media presence logged this type of activity was just ahead of their reunion at Ultra Music Festival in Miami after a five […]

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Is Tomorrowland cryptically teasing a Swedish House Mafia performance?

For months, Ultra Music Festival had been saying “expect the unexpected” leading up to its 20th anniversary celebration. While many believed the phrase to mean Daft Punk was planning a return to the festival circuit, viral rumors all but confirmed a Swedish House Mafia reunion. After all, the iconic Swedish trio hadn’t performed together since their One Last Tour in 2013, with […]

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There were a minimum of two new IDs in Swedish House Mafia’s Ultra set

“Expect the unexpected” just might continue to be salient advice to Swedish House Mafia fans long after Ultra 20 has concluded. A tweet from 1001 Tracklists alleges that the Swedish super group’s closing set at the Miami festival contains two brand new IDs, directing attendees and live stream viewers alike to the set, exhorting listeners to […]

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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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DJ Mag Germany alleges ‘official confirmation’ of SHM’s surprise Ultra reunion

Swedish House Mafia‘s surprise Ultra reunion after five years of retirement has more or less equated to Daft Punk levels of fervor over the past couple weeks since a series of seemingly innocuous, yet mysterious events have hinted at their return. Steve Angello and his team have repeatedly denied these rumors, as have others connected […]

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Hardwell: a Swedish House Mafia reunion at Ultra ‘has to happen’ [Watch]

Netherlands radio station,SLAM! recently got Hardwell on the phone to talk Miami Music Week, his upcoming Main Stage slot at Ultra Music Festival‘s opening day on Friday, March 23, and, of course, speculation that Swedish House Mafia will reconvene for a special anniversary performance. “Most of the DJs have some free time in January and February, […]

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Lighting tech appears to confirm Swedish House Mafia reunion at Ultra in Facebook post

A prominent lighting tech appears to have inadvertently shed some light on the debate around the likelihood of a Swedish House Mafia reunion at Ultra Music Festival this year. A grainy image of Swedish House Mafia group members circulated on an Axwell forum on March 18, before later surfacing on Reddit. The photo is said to have originally […]

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9 Acts To See At Ultra Music Festival 2018 + Set Times

Featured Photo by Alex G Perez This is a very special year for several reasons. Reason one, it’s the 20th anniversary of what some would say is the best music festival in North America. Reason two, there are rumors that Swedish House Mafia could reform at this year’s festival. Reason three, the unknown that comes […]

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Reddit users appear to have cracked the code concerning Ultra’s surprise guests

The three iron-on patches that Ultra Music Festival ticket holders received in their special edition black and orange 20th anniversary canisters appeared in addition to ear plugs and temporary tattoos. Presumed to be innocuous party favors provided in honor of the milestone birthday celebration, the patches elicited minimal attention from pass purchasers prior to Ultra’s provocative tweet on March […]

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Ultra releases fourth episode of ’20 Years of Ultra’ documentary series

The fourth episode in Ultra Music Festival‘s 20 Years of Ultra documentary series, “The Explosion of Electronic Music” expands upon the third installment, “Growth and Expansion,” to trace dance music’s ascendance to a dominant genre in the American music market. “There was a movement going on in 2010, 2011, especially in America, dance music [was] embraced […]

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Did Swedish House Mafia just confirm an Ultra appearance?

Ultra Music Festival’s advice that attendees of the festival’s 20th birthday celebration should “expect the unexpected” has not gone unheeded. In the months leading up to the flagship Miami edition’s landmark iteration, ticket holders have collectively made conjectures that the mystery “special anniversary performance” touted by the lineup would be a rare reunion of Steve […]

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Will Swedish House Mafia reunite for Ultra’s 20th anniversary?

There’s been no shortage of chatter over another possible Swedish House Mafia reunion since Ultra released their 2018 line-up last month. What a more opportune time after all than UMF’s upcoming twentieth anniversary edition, held in Miami’s Bayfront Park during March. In fact, if last year is any indication, it seems reunion rumors are becoming imminent during this time.So why always with […]

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Calvin Harris just bought Steve Angello’s house in LA

Calvin Harris is becoming so successful that he’s buying other DJ’s homes now. The notably highest-paid producer just purchased Steve Angello‘s former house in LA for an undisclosed amount.The house was built in the 1940’s and was originally put on the market for $5.5 million in October. However, it’s been given a contemporary reboot, with four bedrooms, 4.5 […]

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Ultra Music Festival 2018 Reveals Phase 1 Lineup Ft. The Chainsmokers, David Guetta, DJ Snake, Tiesto, Kaskade

Ultra Music Festival really pulled out the stops for their 20th anniversary. They just unleashed Phase 1 of the 2018 lineup and wow is it EDM-star-studded. You’ll hear today’s biggest stars like The Chainsmokers, Marshmello and DJ Snake paired up with with old-schoolers like Tiesto, David Guettan and Eric Prydz. There’s also Hardwell, Steve Aoki, […]

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TBT: A video of Eric Prydz throwing his drink at Axwell from 2008 has resurfaced

A video has resurfaced to Reddit showing Eric Prydz throwing multiple drinks at Axwell at an after party for the Swedish Grammy Awards.The video, which dates back to 2008, depicts a reportedly intoxicated Axwell fumbling a transition while behind the decks, to which Prydz seems to take great offense as the progressive house maestro proceeds to […]

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Did Axwell Λ Ingrosso really ruin ‘Dreamer?’ An analysis

Swedish progressive house duo Axwell Λ Ingrosso have released their long awaited single “Dreamer” after more than a year of anticipation. Following the release, fan reactions were a mixed bag of emotions ranging from purist contempt to wholehearted appreciation to downright confusion.The basis of such stark difference in opinion stems from the decision to alter the […]

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