My First Festival & Camaraderie in the Community

My First Festival & Camaraderie in the Community I have been in various festival communities for five years and what I love most about these communities is the sense of camaraderie amongst us. The way different groups or “festival families” help those who need it, whether it is offering water, taking someone to a medical…

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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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Gem and Jam Announces Festival Dates!

Gem and Jam is Back!! The crew at Gem and Jam are gearing up to bring the jammin’ music and beautiful smiles to the Tucson desert once again! On April 22nd, it was announced that the 14th installment of the festival is officially planned for February 4th-6th 2022. After the obstacles and uncertainty we’ve all…

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Sunset 2021 Is Bringing The Vibes To Tampa!

All Roads Lead To Sunset! After a difficult 2020 for us all, I think the return of the Sunset Festival is just what we need! Lighting up the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on May 29-30, is a festival of epic proportions. First off, the lineup is stacked high with big name artists! Shows…

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New 40-track Compilation- The Void

Turkish dance music label Future Forward Music celebrates third anniversary with 40-track compilation, The Void Featuring a cross section of Turkey’s finest talents including KRCL, Karakter, Ugur Project and more The Void will be the first multiple artist compilation consisting of new music available exclusively as an NFT via Rarible Stream The Void – Mixes here Purchase The Void as an NFT here VARIOUS ARTISTS – THE VOID FUTURE…

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That One Time I Saved The Day

Ever been the superhero in someone’s story? Well, here’s this one time I saved the day at a music festival.  It was such a chance occurrence. I was at Spring Awakening Music Festival in Chicago with my friends. This was my second festival that I had ever went to and we were staying with some…

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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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Special Items That Hold A Special Place In My Heart

Special Items That Hold A Special Place In My Heart So everyone has gone to a festival and gotten some really great things from other people, right? I have gotten so many special items from others. While they are not very costly, I remember vividly where I got each of these items and the story…

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Cloonee Releases New Single “Sun Goes Down”

FAST-RISING TECH HOUSE DJ/PRODUCER CLOONEE REWORKS CLASSIC CASSIUS TRACK IN HIS LATEST SINGLE “SUN GOES DOWN”   “Bissett has continued to build his tech house empire…” – EDM.COM LISTEN HERE Following fans fervently asking Cloonee when this song would be officially released, the UK tech house DJ/producer drops “Sun Goes Down,” out now on Big Beat Records. Listen HERE!…

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Claya Jade Gets Personal

Photo: Nocturnal Productions What’s your name/Dj name? Claya Jade (pronounced Clay-uh) Where are you from originally? Charlotte, NC Tell us about your DJ career? I’ve been an open format nightclub DJ for six years; high energy venues like Deco Charleston and Social Columbia. My first residency was at SIP Charlotte in 2015, every Thursday for…

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Tricky Launches Charity Project With Bristol Mind

Tricky launches project with mental health charity Bristol Mind PRE ORDER BRISTOL MIND NOTEBOOK SET Tricky announces the first step in a new fundraising effort to raise money and awareness surrounding mental health in his hometown of Bristol. Firstly, he has listed for sale a deluxe notebook set from his webshop, with all profits from…

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Review of A Drive In Concert in Wisconsin

My Review of Drive In Concerts I’ve posted a few review articles about drive in concerts, but I finally have my own review because I was able to catch my first drive in! On Halloween, I was able to check out Ganja White Night in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin!  First off, this was a pretty small…

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Groove Armada Releases Album ‘Edge Of The Horizon’

GROOVE ARMADA Release their long-awaited album  ‘Edge Of The Horizon’ Out Now VIA BMG Buy/Stream ‘Edge Of The Horizon’ Here After a ten year hiatus since their last album release, Tom Findlay and Andy Cato have finally released the next Groove Armada LP.  The eleven-track ‘Edge Of The Horizon’ is out today via BMG. Blending…

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Junior Jack And Pat BDS New Release ‘Klimax’

DEEP DARK & DISTINCTLY TECHNO… JUNIOR JACK AND PAT BDS BRING AN UNDERGROUND PEAK TIME MOMENT WITH NEW RELEASE ‘KLIMAX’ STREAM ‘KLIMAX’ EP HERE ADESSO MUSIC JUNIOR JACK & PAT BDS – ‘KLIMAX’ OUT NOW Junior Jack Remaining one of Italy’s premiere House music exports Junior Jack’s achievements are multitude. Firstly, as a producer, he’s…

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Tensnake’s New Single ‘Make You Mine’

TENSNAKE ISSUES FIFTH SINGLE AHEAD OF ‘L.A.’ ALBUM: ‘MAKE YOU MINE’ TENSNAKE’S ‘L.A.’ ALBUM WILL BE RELEASED ON OCTOBER 16 STREAM / LISTEN HERE PRE-SAVE ‘L.A’ HERE ARMADA MUSIC TENSNAKE – ‘MAKE YOU MINE’ OUT NOW ‘Make You Mine’ Upbeat and playful with a pinch of summer love nostalgia, ‘Make You Mine’ perfectly shows how far its…

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Ritons’ New Hit ‘Too High’ Feat. Boy Matthews

RITON TAKES AIM AT SUMMER AIRWAVES ANNOUNCING HIS NEW BANGER ‘TOO HIGH’ FEATURING BOY MATTHEWS CLICK TO LISTEN RITON – ‘TOO HIGH’ FEAT. BOY MATTHEWS  OUT NOW Following successful hits ‘Turn Me On (feat. Vula)’ (160M Spotify streams); ‘Fake ID’ (73.3M Spotify streams); and ‘Rise & Repeat’ (57.6M Spotify streams), Grammy-winning Riton announces the release of his new summer banger ‘Too High Featuring Boy…

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BENZI RELEASES RED ROVER

Benzi switches up the tempo with “Red Rover” Out now on Seedeater Records:  The new imprint from Cardinal Artists x Create Music Group Stream on all platforms HERE. Lately, DJ-producer Benzi has been exploring with a new sound in his music area – “Red Rover” brings out a different side of this artist that fans…

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‘Would You Kill (4 Me)?’ Track By Maya Jane Coles

MAYA JANE COLES RESUMES CLUB FOCUS WITH 3-TRACK ‘WOULD YOU KILL (4 ME)?’ EP VIA HER OWN LABEL, I/AM/ME LISTEN TO ‘WOULD YOU KILL (4 ME)?’ EP HERE I/AM/ME MAYA JANE COLES – ‘WOULD YOU KILL (4 ME)?’ EP OUT NOW Following on from her dancefloor weapon ‘Run to You’ which dominated charts and playlists and…

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The Economic Impact of Corona on Festivals

The Economic Impact of the Coronavirus on Festivals   This year has been a crazy one, to say the least. I know personally, I had 3 festivals on my roster for this summer but was hoping for more. A few of mine were never announced. The coronavirus definitely changed things in the world. And as…

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MATHAME ‘NEVER GIVE UP’ REMIXED

DIPLO REMIXES MATHAME’S, ‘NEVER GIVE UP’ STREAM / PURCHASE HERE FOLLOWING THE REMIXES FROM VRIL AND LOST FREQUENCIES, MATHAME, ‘NEVER GIVE UP’ REMIXED BY DIPLO IS OUT NOW MATHAME – NEVER GIVE UP – REMIXED BY DIPLO B1 RECORDINGS/MINISTRY OF SOUND – center   After Mathame’s latest single, ‘Never Give Up’ which was given the…

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