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Feature: 2016: Vis Medicatrix Pop

by Festival December 09, 2016

This post was originally published on this site “You’re not gonna hork, are you,” says a mother to a daughter. It’s a question, technically, but it’s phrased like a statement. The girl shuts her eyes, shakes her head. She is…

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This is What $300 Gets You From Zhu’s New Clothing Line

by Festival November 12, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteThere is no more noble venture as a music journalist than investigating new ways artists get fans to part with their hard-earned cash. Last night, November 11, 2015, such an investigation took place…

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This is What $300 Gets You From Zhu’s New Clothing Line

by Festival November 12, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteThere is no more noble venture as a music journalist than investigating new ways artists get fans to part with their hard-earned cash. Last night, November 11, 2015, such an investigation took place…

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Making Music on Your Phone Just Got Easier

by Festival November 12, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteTrack composition just got easier for producers on-the- go with this today’s release of Native Instruments’ iMaschine 2. The beatmaking sketchpad app improves upon the original with upgrades including more sophisticated editing options…

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Enter Matthew Koma’s Beatport Play Remix Contest

by Festival November 10, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteSince bursting onto the global scene featuring on Zedd’s 2012 smash “Spectrum,” Matthew Koma has proven himself to be a genuine hitmaker. The Grammy-winning LA singer/songwriter has collaborated on a multitude of chart-topping…

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How Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival 2015 Found its Groove

by Festival November 09, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteOften, the annual Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival (BEMF) has felt less like a festival, per se, than an umbrella for a series of shows that might have happened on their own anyway. That’s…

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How Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival 2015 Found its Groove

by Festival November 09, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteOften, the annual Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival (BEMF) has felt less like a festival, per se, than an umbrella for a series of shows that might have happened on their own anyway. That’s…

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Summer, World Peace, and Other Things Hortlax Cobra Is Ready For

by Festival November 06, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteHortlax Cobra is the longstanding solo project of John Eriksson, one third of the Swedish indie pop act Peter Bjorn and John. (Remember their irresistible 2007 track “Young Folks”? Of course you do.)…

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Summer, World Peace, and Other Things Hortlax Cobra Is Ready For

by Festival November 06, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteHortlax Cobra is the longstanding solo project of John Eriksson, one third of the Swedish indie pop act Peter Bjorn and John. (Remember their irresistible 2007 track “Young Folks”? Of course you do.)…

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Did Lisa Ling Do Justice to Dance Music on Her CNN Show?

by Festival November 05, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteAs Lisa Ling mentions to viewers in the latest episode of her television series, This Is Life with Lisa Ling, electronic music festivals are pretty “joyful” places where anyone’s welcome. It’s for this reason that a…

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CNN Host Lisa Ling Gets Real About Her Ecstasy-Loving Past as a ’90s Raver

by Festival November 03, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteIn an essay published today, CNN’s Lisa Ling frankly discusses her days as a ‘90s raver. The veteran reporter says that while she was a “very serious young person” who held down multiple…

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CNN Host Lisa Ling Gets Real About Her Ecstasy-Loving Past as a ’90s Raver

by Festival November 03, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteIn an essay published today, CNN’s Lisa Ling frankly discusses her days as a ‘90s raver. The veteran reporter says that while she was a “very serious young person” who held down multiple…

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Play: Enter Marshall Jefferson’s “Lock The Doors” Remix Contest

by Festival November 03, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteAs one of house music’s founding fathers alongside Frankie Knuckles, Marshall Jefferson is a true living legend. The Chicago giant has been a central figure in the US underground scene for decades while…

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The Top 10 Mixes of the Month – October 2015

by Festival November 02, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteThe premise is simple: Each month I listen to lots of podcasts, live sets, radio shows, and random uploads from all over the place and narrow it down to my favorites. Tweet your…

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Beatport Chart Report: KSHMR’s Top 100 Hot Streak

by Festival November 02, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteA couple weeks ago, DJ Mag released the results of its annual Top 100 DJs poll. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike led the list, with Hardwell, Martin Garrix, Armin Van Buuren, and Tiësto…

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Beatport Chart Report: KSHMR’s Top 100 Hot Streak

by Festival November 02, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteA couple weeks ago, DJ Mag released the results of its annual Top 100 DJs poll. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike led the list, with Hardwell, Martin Garrix, Armin Van Buuren, and Tiësto…

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Freaky Deaky Stakes its Place as the Midwest’s Halloween Massive

by Festival November 02, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteWhen React Presents rolled out the lineup and plans for a newly-expanded Freaky Deaky festival, it was hard to fault their ambition. The pitch was a three-day event the size and scope of west coast Halloween…

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How New Blood Brought HARD Day Of The Dead to Life

by Festival November 02, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteDon’t walk, run: This was how to best summarize the scene at HARD’s Day Of The Dead, where hordes of costumed festival goers—including countless emojis, women disguised as Harley Quinn, and a large group…

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Weekend Weapons: 8 Sister Bliss Dancefloor Favorites

by Festival October 30, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteCelebrating their 20th anniversary as a group, Faithless recently returned with their chart-topping remix album, Faithless 2.0, featuring reworkings by the likes of Above & Beyond, Eric Prydz, Armin Van Buuren, Booka Shade, Claptone, High…

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Weekend Weapons: 8 Sister Bliss Dancefloor Favorites

by Festival October 30, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteCelebrating their 20th anniversary as a group, Faithless recently returned with their chart-topping remix album, Faithless 2.0, featuring reworkings by the likes of Above & Beyond, Eric Prydz, Armin Van Buuren, Booka Shade, Claptone, High…

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Never Fear, RL Grime’s Fourth Annual Halloween Mixtape is Here

by Festival October 30, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteFor RL Grime fans, Halloween is the equivalent of Christmas as the bass-loving DJ drops his annual Halloween mixtape. The holiday has to be his favorite of the year—how could it not be, with…

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Never Fear, RL Grime’s Fourth Annual Halloween Mixtape is Here

by Festival October 30, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteFor RL Grime fans, Halloween is the equivalent of Christmas as the bass-loving DJ drops his annual Halloween mixtape. The holiday has to be his favorite of the year—how could it not be, with…

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Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival’s 2015 Lineup Has Just Upsized

by Festival October 30, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteNext week, Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival (BEMF) returns to Williamsburg for its eighth year running. After dropping an underground-heavy first wave of artists, the festival’s gone even bigger with a new batch of…

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Wolfgang Gartner Bounces Back with New Party-Starting Track, “Turn Up”

by Festival October 29, 2015

This post was originally published on this siteAfter finally releasing new music last year in the form of a single, “Unholy,” Wolfgang Garter’s long-awaited return to dance music turned out to be a false start, as he cut short his…

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