Nicky Romero & John Dahlback at Governor’s Island

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Extending past the usual summer months, Governor’s Beach Club will be hosting Nicky Romero for his Nothing Toulouse North America Tour 2013, along with John Dahlback on September 28th. Occurring the same weekend as Steve Angello’s Size in the Park in Central Park, it’s another option for individuals who won’t be able to make TomorrowWorld. […]

Beamz signs Flo Rida for endorsement deal

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Beamz is a fairly new entrant to the growing field of music technology. Its initial technology involves the interactive music market, which allows anyone to create and play music by interacting through laser beams with their hands. Although the actual sophistication of the technology is likely still a work in progress, it is a novel […]

OneBeat teams up with Microsoft for Xbox Live EDM app

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OneBeat, a collaboration between OneBeat and Microsoft, has launched on May 28th. The purported first ever EDM app for XBOX LIVE will reach over 40mm individuals, with the goal offering an inside look into the industry and access to various content and programming to connect fans with artists. The app launches with 11 original shows […]

#BestCollege competition & Campus DJ search

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In coordination with the first annual Campus DJ search to find the best student DJ, students are invited to share why their college is the best. The winning entry will be announced June 12 and receive an all-expenses paid trip to Hollywood for two for the Campus DJ National Finale, in addition to receiving other […]

Steve Aoki x Scion FR-S Art Car

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Here’s a project that would have been appropriate for an episode of “Pimp My Ride.” Working alongside design company MV Designz, Steve Aoki has turned a standard Scion FR-S into a party vehicle. The ride comes equipped with a fully operational mixing station, Pioneer speaker system, and a fog machine. The exterior features the obligatory […]

Serato DJ 1.2.0 + free 14-day trial

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Serato has announced the first major update to Serato DJ. Serato DJ 1.2.0 arrives with professional features – 4 deck mixing; advanced FX powered by iZotope; midi mapping for use with a secondary controller; among others – to create a comprehensive new digital DJ platform. The update is compatible with a range of controllers, including […]

Traktor DJ app for iPhone and iPod Touch

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Last week, Native Instruments released the TRAKTOR DJ app for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It piggybacks off the iPad version, with an interface optimal for the other devices. The app is a continuation of Native Instrument’s goal of using touch-controlled waveform displays to interact with music. TRAKTOR DJ features a dedicated 3-band EQ, filter […]

Robert Moog inducted into National Investors Hall of Fame

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Anyone familiar with electronic music knows the history of the Moog Synthesizer. Developed by Robert Moog in the 1950s, it pioneered the commercial manufacturing of modular voltage-controlled analog synthesizers. Later in the 60s, Moog developed prototype keyboards and oscillators which served as practical design choices for the production of the electronically generated sounds. This past […]

CBS RADIO AND ASTRALWERKS LAUNCH NATIONWIDE SEARCH FOR THE BEST FEMALE DJ with “She Can DJ”

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For better or worse, there has been an influx of potential reality series based on electronic music. The latest is “She Can DJ – America,” a partnership between CBS Radio and Astralwerks, which is looking to find the country’s top female electronic music talent. Compared to other endeavors, this one does have some legitimacy due […]

DJ Jazzy Jeff speaks on EDM

DJ Jazzy Jeff is probably best known to the public for his production work with Will Smith (Parents Just Don’t Understand) and his recurring role in the show “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.” However, his career started as a disc jockey almost three decades ago, and Jazzy Jeff remains one of the more reputable figures who […]

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