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Report: Calvin Harris earns an average job’s annual salary in as little as three hours

Forbes’ 2017 report outlined the world’s 100 top-grossing celebrities, who collectively raked in $5.15 billion. Although various artists appeared at the very top of the list—Diddy notably occupied the #1 slot with $130 million—electronic artists too enjoyed representation on the list of the highest-paid personalities, with Calvin Harris then emerging as the highest earning DJ, […]

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Tiësto remixed Ed Sheeran’s ‘Happier’

Tiësto remixed Ed Sheeran‘s “Happier,” off his 2017 best-selling album, ÷. This is a massive collaboration and the result is no surprise: it’s amazing. Tiësto sounds like he’s flexing his Kygo muscle, as the producer’s light, deep house cuddle’s Sheeran’s folksy voice with melodic, rumbling synths. The king of trance kept to Sheeran’s minimal vibe, adding euphoric […]

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Tiësto honors Avicii with 12-minute tribute during EDC

In the month since Avicii‘s passing, DJs and producers around the world have paid homage to the pioneering artist with heartfelt tributes. And while he will no longer grace the world’s main stages playing for thousands of ecstatic fans, Avicii was there in spirit at EDC Las Vegas 2018. Godfather of EDM Tiësto carved out more […]

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Ante up: stream full sets from day two of EDC Las Vegas

Both the stakes and the temps were higher for EDC Las Vegas’ second day of production on May 19. Attendees of Insomniac’s flagship Electric Daisy Carnival and at home viewers alike can relive their favorite sets from the festival, or catch up on the performances that they missed with Dancing Astronaut’s list of live sets […]

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Tiësto, Dzeko, Post Malone and Preme turn ‘Jackie Chan’ in the ultimate summer tune

It seems these days that electronic music and hip-hop have been merging more and more, from festival line-ups that flaunt an array of artists on both sides to collaborations that we might not have ever thought of before. This is very much the case on the new collaboration “Jackie Chan” between Tiësto and Dzeko featuring […]

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Tiësto, Dzeko, Post Malone and Preme turn ‘Jackie Chan’ in the ultimate summer tune

It seems these days that electronic music and hip-hop have been merging more and more, from festival line-ups that flaunt an array of artists on both sides to collaborations that we might not have ever thought of before. This is very much the case on the new collaboration “Jackie Chan” between Tiësto and Dzeko featuring […]

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[Q&A] Meet the artists you can’t miss at Spring Awakening: Tiësto

This year, Chicago’s Spring Awakening Music Festival, the largest dance music fest in the Midwest, will return to Addams/Medill Park with another packed, meticulously curated lineup, including Tchami, Virtual Self, Tiësto, Alison Wonderland, and more across its three-day span. Dancing Astronaut has teamed up with the fest to get to know its standout acts a […]

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Eric Prydz surprise debuts new Pryda EP on episode 580 of Tiësto’s Club Life radio show [Stream]

It hasn’t been long since Eric Prydz announced the impending arrival of a new, four-track Pryda EP, but if Dancing Astronaut knows Prydz fans, it knows them to await the release with unremitting anticipation. Fortunately, Eric Prydz too knows the nature of his listeners, and as it appears, he doesn’t want to keep them waiting […]

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Sikdope comes through with vicious new club burner, ‘My House’

Sikdope has been on a tear lately, building out his catalog of rattling bass-house weapons with a steady stream of new music in 2018. Fresh off the release of his latest uptempo monster “Back Again,” Sikdope has another new elbow-throwing statement piece ready for fans on “My House.” Boldly claiming the dance floor as his, […]

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Authorities rule Avicii’s death free from ‘criminal suspicion’

Upon post-mortem examinations of 28-year-old international superstar, Avicii, Omani authorities said they found no evidence of “criminal suspicion” tied to his death. The Swedish artist, real name Tim Bergling, was vacationing in Oman’s capital, Muscat, where he was found dead Friday. While no cause of death has yet been released, Bergling was open about his […]

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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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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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Sevenn release VIP versions of hit tracks ‘BYOB’ and ‘Boom’

Newport Beach duo Sevenn are no strangers to manufacturing club-ready beats, landing them high-profile collaborations with the likes of Alok and Tiësto. These collaborations resulted in “BYOB” and “Boom,” respectively, which wave been fixtures in main stage sets for the past two festival seasons. The duo may have already taken over the main stage, but they did […]

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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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Turn it up: Tiësto’s ‘I Like It Loud’ EP has arrived

If the strength of an artist’s performance at Ultra Music Festival, the official opener to each festival season, predicts that of one’s year as Hardwell claims, then Tiësto is positioned to make nothing but power moves in 2018. Tiësto’s no-holds-barred performance at Ultra 20 notably featured five new IDs, and the announcement that the festival favorite […]

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Tiësto shines in new collaboration with Matisse & Sadko

Tiësto is set to release a new EP on March 31. Ahead of time, he gave fans a preview of what to expect with “Dawnbreaker” — a collaboration between the electronic music legend and Matisse & Sadko, and it is out now on his label Musical Freedom. This track is among the five new songs that Tiësto debuted during his set […]

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Tiësto teases 5 new tracks during Ultra set, announces new EP

On March 23, Tiësto took to the Ultra 20 main stage for a special sunset performance. During his 90-minute set, the godfather of dance music brought out a couple of surprise appearances, including his fabled alter ego, Marshmello, along with a loveable closing moment when his fiancé, model Annika Backes, joined him for a kiss. What made […]

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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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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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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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