With genre defining tracks like “Dear New York” and “Max Ammo,” coupled with uncompromising live performances, Firebeatz have become a household name in the world of electronic dance music. Comprised of Tim Smulders and Jurre van Doeselaar, this Dutch duo has been around since 2008, earning their fanbase during the formative years of modern dance music.
After being seized by authorities earlier this week for owing roughly $360,000 in taxes, New York club Verboten has now filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy and has been allowed to operate at full capacity again. The venue’s owners, Jen Schiffer and John Perez, filed on Thursday evening, which means that for the time being at least, Verboten is allowed to…
House music DJ/producer Justin Martin has emerged as the Dirtybird Records’ chief export. Much of the bass-heavy ghettotech released on the label resonates predominantly with the discerning tastes of the electronic music elite, but his productions have succeeded in reaching a wider fan base. Of course, that’s not to suggest that Martin has watered down his sound whatsoever.
2016 is shaping up to be the year of reunions indeed. Sasha and John Digweed whipped the world of dance music into a frenzy last week when the former artist joined the latter onstage during his Bedrock Easter performance at Ministry of Sound, and they’ve followed up the back-to-back set with some curious new branding.
Martin Garrix‘s Ultra Music Festival performance was only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to his takeover of the 2016 festival season. In addition to projects like his new record label and a laundry list of collaborations, the Dutch superstar has revealed that he will be the subject of a new MTV documentary.
In case one arbitrary electronic music list per year isn’t enough for you, DJ Mag has released the second most highly anticipated list to their annual “Top 100 DJs” series. “Top 100 Clubs” may not reflect which nightclubs across the world are most prominent by any relevant metrics, but people will pay attention to the publication’s selections regardless.
x As Whet Travel gear up for the inaugural sailing of their newest cruise ship festival, Inception at Sea, the company is making sure that we don’t forget about their flagship event, Groove Cruise. As expected, the fest will be returning for another sailing and this time, they’re going big.
Disclosure may have let it slip earlier this week, but now Flume has confirmed it: the UK-based duo and the Aussie producer have a collaboration in the works, and we have absolutely no doubt that it’s going to be freaking awesome. There’s no word yet on when the track will drop, but given that Flume is getting ready to release…
There’s no shortage of things to do during Miami Music Week, so we thought we’d take it upon ourselves to narrow down your choices for one particular evening. Protocol Recordings founder Nicky Romero will be headlining Icon Miami with the support from several of his signees on March 19th, making for a talent roster not to be missed.