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Amsterdam Dance Event heads for new record

Amsterdam Dance Event heads for new record

A record 375,000 people are expected to attend the 21st edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event which kicks off on Wednesday, the organisers say. In total, 2,200 artists will perform over the five days of the festival at 140 different locations. The line-up includes top Dutch djs such as Afrojack, Hardwell and Martin Garrix. As well as dance, the ADE includes conferences, readings and documentaries […]

October 20th, 2016

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How Tiësto Survived 20 Years of Partying for a Living

How Tiësto Survived 20 Years of Partying for a Living

The veteran Dutch DJ reveals his secret to being the marathon man of dance music. To even hear Tiësto talk about his career—the parties, the traveling, more parties, more traveling, sold-out stadiums, playing the opening ceremony of the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, headlining Coachella, Electric Daisy Carnival, Stereosonic, Tomorrowland and Ultra—is exhausting. But the veteran Dutch DJ (legal name: Tijs Michiel Verwest) wouldn’t describe […]

October 19th, 2016

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Sven Väth to release ‘The Sound of the 17th Season’ Cocoon Compilation

Sven Väth to release ‘The Sound of the 17th Season’ Cocoon Compilation

As the 2016 season in Ibiza has officially ended, it’s time for Sven Väth to deliver a Cocoon compilation filled with the summer’s top tunes as he has done for the past 17 years. Forthcoming on Väth’s Cocoon label, the brand that also hosts one of the most noteworthy parties at Ibiza’s Amnesia nightclub, ‘The Sound Of The 17th Season’ features 26 tracks on a […]

October 19th, 2016

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Solomun announces World Tour

Solomun announces World Tour

German producer Solomun has revealed the dates of his up-and-coming world tour for winter 2017. This November the Diynamic boss will be heading to Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Seoul, Shanghai, Tokyo, Portugal, Spain, Czech Republic, Russia, Ireland, London, and Abu Dhabi, as well as Germany and North America in December. Solomun spent a busy summer in Ibiza this summer with his +LIVE residency at Pacha, […]

October 18th, 2016

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Ferry Corsten teams up with Cosmic Gate for “Event Horizon”

Ferry Corsten teams up with Cosmic Gate for “Event Horizon”

Ferry Corsten and Cosmic Gate’s long awaited collaboration ‘Event Horizon’ is available everywhere today. In celebration of this future classic, the producers have teamed up to present the music with the backdrop of a gorgeous video canvas. Watch now as ‘Even Horizon’ comes to life with a remarkable live art display time-lapse from famed interpretive painter Norton Williams, who’s collaborated with events from the 2002 […]

October 17th, 2016

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Major Record Labels Take Action Against Youtube Ripping Site

Major Record Labels Take Action Against Youtube Ripping Site

German citizen Philip Matesanz could face huge fine Universal, Sony and Warner Bros, “the big three” record labels along with a number of other ones have filed a lawsuit against a Youtube ripping site called YouTube-mp3.org. The website is responsible for 40% of music downloads and enables anyone to convert Youtube videos to mp3 files. The file conversion takes seconds and the record labels claim that “tens, or […]

October 17th, 2016

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Nora En Pure announces massive “Tell My Heart” Tour

Nora En Pure announces massive “Tell My Heart” Tour

To coincide with the release of her beautiful new single ‘Tell My Heart’ ft. Dani Senior, which is set for release on October 21st via Spinnin’ Deep, Nora En Pure just announced her massive ‘Tell My Heart’ Tour. Nora will be all over the world the next 3 months as her ‘Tell My Heart’ Tour kicks off in Australia, and stops off in an array […]

October 17th, 2016

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Listen to MARQUIS HAWKES’ GROOVY REWORK OF HERB ALPERT CUT, ‘RISE’

Listen to MARQUIS HAWKES’ GROOVY REWORK OF HERB ALPERT CUT, ‘RISE’

Marquis Hawkes has turned in a remix of Herb Alpert’s 1979 hit single ‘Rise’ for the track’s remix EP, which will be released through Herb Alpert Presents / ADA on Friday 21st October. We’ve got the exclusive premiere of it below. Having seen his work released through Dixon Avenue Basement Jams, Clone, Aus Music and Crème Organization in recent years, Hawkes has gone on to […]

October 14th, 2016

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Daft Punk reportedly headlining Glastonburry 2017

Daft Punk reportedly headlining Glastonburry 2017

Daft Punk are reportedly set to headline Glastonbury 2017, with the French duo said to be joined on the top of the bill by Radiohead and The Stone Roses. According to a statement from UK-based festival website eFestivals.co.uk, they had “well-sourced information” that Daft Punk will be playing the headline slot on the Pyramid Stage on the Friday night “several months ago”. You can read […]

October 14th, 2016

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Tiësto Clublife 500 – Live broadcast from Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam on HFM Ibiza Radio

Tiësto Clublife 500 – Live broadcast from Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam on HFM Ibiza Radio

GRAMMY AWARD WINNER TIËSTO PRESENTS CLUBLIFE 500 (SOLD OUT) Grammy-Award winning DJ/producer Tiësto announced on Radio 538 that in celebration of the 500th episode of his radio show Clublife, Tiësto will host a special, one-night-only event on October 21, 2016 at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam during AMF 2016. The dance music icon will treat fans to an incredibly rare 6-hour set, during which fans can […]

October 14th, 2016

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