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In a somewhat unexpected turn of events, the Miami City Commission has authorized a resolution to offer Ultra a license to return to Bayfront Park.  Since the music festival voluntarily terminated its contract with its long-time home in Downtown Miami last September, pressured by noise and traffic complaints from the city, new prospects have put …

Whet Travel, the travel agency-meets-concert promotions company behind the wildly popular Groove Cruise, brings the party on shore for their inaugural Groove Island this September 27-30, and has released its full lineup. With over 40 artists, some stand-outs include legendary house DJs Oliver Heldens, Sam Feldt, and Shiba San, as well as trance and techno artists like Andrew Rayel, Dillon …

Paradise in the Park returned to the City of Angels this past Saturday, June 1st, after a two-year intermission, partnering up with LA underground production company Future Primitive to do an Ibiza-like takeover of Downtown Los Angeles’ Grand Park, a spacious and historic location nestled between City Hall and Bunker Hill.  The 2019 lineup, headlined …

Ed Simons and Tom Rowlands, otherwise known to music lovers worldwide as the Manchester duo the Chemical Brothers, one of the godfathers of bringing the big beat genre to the forefront of pop culture helping to define the electronic dance music scene and put it on the map starting in the Nineties, is back on …

ULTRA Korea 2019 is setting the stage to deliver a superstar packed lineup June 7th-9th for its 8th edition as it moves from Seoul Olympic Stadium, its base for the last seven years, to the equally impressive Everland Speedway in Yongin.  In addition to an already stellar list of DJs, ULTRA Korea has now added …

Sir Richard Branson is set to make his sonic identity and disrupt the travel industry by turning up the volume on the high seas with his latest venture, Virgin Voyages.  Through the lifestyle brand that is synonymous with amazing music and hip travel for those who don’t mind the music turned up a bit, Virgin …

LOOPTOPIA Music Festival returns for its sophomore edition for two days on April 6th and 7th in Taipei, Taiwan. The annual festival on the island will take place on the Taoyuan Pushin Ranch with a lineup featuring artists playing the entire spectrum of electronic music including EDM, tropical house, trance, progressive house, psytrance, trap, dubstep, hardstyle, …

Having gone from headliners such as the Swedish House Mafia to Calvin Harris and Kaskade, the 2018 Coachella lineup is mostly devoid of commercial EDM. Good thing or bad thing it seems to be a sign of the times that the EDM phase has settled into a more stable position in the festival. The only …

Fox’s Family Guy animated TV took the ease of becoming a dj in their most recent episode with main character Peter and friend starting a podcast broadcasting from their local pub. When he accidentley mixes two songs together, people start dancing and the guys get booked for a dj gig. Some of the best lines …

After last year’s critical and box office failure of the Zac Efron movie “We Are Your Friends,” the initial trailer for Netflix’s ‘XOXO’ looks promsing as a much more realistic take on going to a rave/music festival and harkens back to ‘Go’ many years back. With Pete Tong brought on as music supervisor the soundtrack …