Pride in EDM’s Queer Past and Future

Pride in EDM’s Queer Past and Future  EDM is undeniably a product of the disco dancefloor. From the 1960s and 70s came a culture that built turntables and made records one sample at a time. Black producers put on live shows and built entire communities around their music.  Artists would press a record of live-mixed…

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The Peach Music Festival Sure Is A Peach!

The Peach Music Festival Is A Peach The Peach Music Festival is back this year from July 1st until Independence Day in Scranton, PA. Housed at the Pavilion at Montage Mountain, this festival brings the best jam bands, funk artists, and fireworks each and every night. This Live Nation festival is also produced by the…

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Hula Your Way to Florida! Hulaween is Back

Hula to Florida for Hulaween! After a yearlong hiatus, Hulaween is back at Suwannee River Music Park Oct 28-31, 2021. The lineup has just dropped and features the classic String Cheese Incident, who will undoubtedly jam out on the main stage for a few sets. Skrillex takes the EDM headline spot this year.  Rock band…

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Why Was Abduction 2021 Canceled?

Why was Abduction 2021 Canceled? Abduction 2021 was planned as a two-stage outdoor event in downtown Orlando, FL, in a parking lot next to the Vanguard, a premier music venue that partners with Insomniac. At about 6 PM on April 10, predictable Florida rain began to fall, and then a strong squall came through. Wind…

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Bassnectar Has Been Accused Of Sex Trafficking

Bassnectar Has Been Accused of Sex Trafficking According to personal injury law firm Laffey, Bucci, & Kent LLP, Bassnectar and management are being sued for sexual abuse and child exploitation, and they are urging other victims to come forward. The firm claims the lawsuit will “hold [Bassnectar] and the corporations who support him responsible for…

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It’s Finally Ubbi Dubbi Month. It’s Texas Festival Time!

Ubbi Dubbi Returns to Texas Ubbi Dubbi comes to the Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth Texas April 24th and 25th. Big hitters like Kaskade, Illenium, Seven Lions, and a host of local greats are sure to show out at this first major festival of 2021. Whether onsite or staying close, we’ve all been waiting…

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Ubbi Dubbi is Set To Return- But At What Cost?

Ubbi Dubbi is Set To Return- Or Is It?   April 24-25 marks the return of major music festivals with Ubbi Dubbi in Ennis, TX. The festival will open at full capacity, and fans and industry professionals are wondering: Is it too soon for music festivals to make a come back?   I recently wrote…

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Anti Up Returns With Sensational

Anti Up Returns with ‘Sensational’ Synth Single and Upcoming Album   Chris Lorenzo and Grammy-nominated Chris Lake are back with a brand new single as Anti Up. ‘Sensational’ is a synth-saturated pop bop that will get you grooving. If you need that high octane sonic fix, look no further. Anti Up delivers a fresh and…

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You’ve Done Enough Video Is Out Now

Gorgon City & DRAMA Drop You’ve Done Enough Video and Remix by John Summit ‘You’ve Done Enough’ has already reached Shazam and Spotify’s Top lists with over 5 million global streams. The track was also named BBC 1’s Track of the Week and is in rotation on Kiss FM and Capital Dance. Gorgon City &…

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Joeski Unleashes Final Remix of Virak’s Sugar

Joeski Unleashes Final Remix of Virak’s ‘Sugar’   Virak’s Sugar has been getting some attention lately! Adesso Music label head and NYC House producer Joeski has released his final remix of ‘Sugar’. The original track by French DJ Virak is melodic deep house, and Joeski’s remix takes it up a notch with progressive bass tones.…

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Art is Culture That We Need To Stay Happy

Art is Culture I’m writing about social distancing because I want to make a confession. I’ve been doing my best to be socially distant, but I have been to a show or two in the past year. I’m careful before and after public events, and I always take precautions before seeing family. This is an…

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Gorgon City&DRAMA Introduce ‘You’ve Done Enough’

Gorgon City and DRAMA Introduce Their Second Soulful House Track ‘You’ve Done Enough’   Gorgon City is a house duo from the UK with Kye Gibbon and Matt Robson Scott at the helm. Their blending of serene vocals and bass house has made them a global hit, and they have racked up over 1.5 billion…

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Virak Tells All In An Exclusive Interview

Hello, I’m Chris from The Festival Voice here today with Virak! We love his new release “Sugar (Rework)” and previous work like “This is House”, but today we want to take some time to talk with Virak about something much more important… YOU! DJs thrive on the love and support of loyal fans just like…

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Go To The Moon with INKKØ’s NEW EP!

First EP ‘Moon’ by INKKØ Out Now on Curiosity Music You’ll be heading straight to the Moon with this new track! DJ and producer INKKØ has released his first EP. With an ethereal soundscape and melodic atmosphere, INKKØ is sure to stun listeners. Hailing from Bordeaux, France, and a multicultural family, INKKØ showcases his deep…

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Go Full Circle With Nocturnal Sunshine

Full Circle Deluxe LP by Nocturnal Sunshine Out Now   By the grace and power of Hip Hop, Nocturnal Sunshine releases Full Circle, her second LP, now bigger and better than ever before. This new deluxe version contains two new tracks, ‘Watchem Go’ and ‘Bandit’ ft Ca$ey Jones. This new release is one that we…

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You’ll Be “Burning” Up with Gorgon City

House Hit Duo Gorgon City Releases ‘Burning’ Gorgon City is a house team from the UK with Kye Gibbon and Matt Robson Scott at the helm. Their blend of ethereal vocals and heavy bass house has made them a hit, and Gorgon City has been serving up hits with over 1.4 billion streams.  Their newest…

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Never Give Up Reloaded

Never Give Up’ (Reloaded) by Mathame and Company Out Now   The hit ‘Never Give Up’ by Italian techno duo Mathame is being remixed by some of the best. The original track has already received praises and accolades, including being named “The Essential New Tune” by BBC 1’s Pete Tong. Mathame’s mainstream collabs with the likes of Rüfüs…

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Cosmic Blues EP By Shunaji Is Out Now!

‘Cosmic Blues’ EP by Producer & Vocalist Shunaji Out Now   Rapper and singer Shunaji releases her EP ‘Cosmic Blues’ through Solo Recordings. These four beautiful tracks explore our connections to the cosmos, love, and loss. After singles ‘Dirty Girls’ and ‘On My Mind’ ft. My Rugema, Shunaji’s deep and thought-provoking lyrics keep on coming…

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Enter The Illusion of Depth with Mat Zo

Mat Zo’s New Album ‘Illusion of Depth’   This October Anjunabeats will release Grammy-nominated producer Mat Zo’s new album ‘Illusion of Depth’. The trailer for the album promises a free-falling, high energy space voyage. Mat Zo is an experienced Anjuna creator from London with spins by the likes of Pete Tong and Armin van Buuren. Since ‘Damage…

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See The Light with Grum & Genix

New Release The Light from Grum & Genix with Anjunabeats   The Light is going to be one of your new favorite tracks! Genix (Damioin Houchen) is known for his techno trance hits. His new mix album ‘Anjuna Bets Worldwide 09′ came out in 2019. Grum (Graeme Shepherd) is a Scottish trance producer with the…

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