Are you ready for some football?…elektro’s guide to the hottest events of Super Bowl week in NYC

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The big game is rapidly approaching. Time to start planning everyone’s favorite sports weekends, one that is filled with grub, ice cold beer, the company of friends and loved ones, and of course, EDM shows! This year’s Super Bowl between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos is being hosted at Met Life Stadium in […]

Trends in EDM that need to die… now.

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You’ve got to take the good with the bad, right? That’s how many people in the dance music community have felt as of late. With every groundbreaking new trend, there are twice as many that we wish would go away. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of trends that have resulted in infinite facepalms. Maybe […]

Is Paris Hilton Paid More Than Your Favorite DJ?

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Whether you think Paris Hilton is a legitimate DJ, or not, you must admit she’s getting paid. With residencies in Ibiza and television appearances already under her belt, Paris claims to be one of the top 5 highest paid DJs in the world in the TMZ exclusive. We don’t know how factual this is with […]

Pioneer launches DDJ-SB for the bedroom DJ in you

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This week leading DJ equipment company Pioneer launched a third CDJ to their DDJ-S series with the compact and entry-level DDJ-SB. The newest addition features nearly all the same features found on the series’ more comprehensive DDJ-SX and DDJ-SR models but with a more compressed and portable version. The DDJ-SB will feature the same ultra-connectivity […]

Quest For Gold: Listen To The Sets That Have These DJs In The Red Bull Thre3style World Finals

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Over the last four nights madness has unfolded in Toronto as DJs from around the world have gathered for a chance to be called World Champion. 4 DJs have been picked by the judges to advance to tonight’s world finals. We are still awaiting word on who will receive the fifth spot in tonight’s finals […]

Richie Hawtin set to perform at 2013 Guggenheim International Gala tomorrow

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Electronic DJ/producer and all around techno trailblazer, Richie Hawtin, will bring to life his visionary talent for an evening in support of the arts. Slated to perform at the opening party to the 2013 Guggenheim International Gala (GIG), Hawtin (a.k.a. Plastikman) will further cement his international status in front of a crowd full of rich […]

Quickie With A DJ: Alex Cecil

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- Favorite place on earth? ALEX: Berlin – Favorite headphones and piece of DJ equipment? ALEX: V-moda headphones and McIntosh Turntable – Biggest influence on your music? ALEX: Digitalism – Favorite item of clothing? ALEX: Red plaid pants – Favorite snack? ALEX: Large gummy bears – Celebrity crush? ALEX: Natalie Portman – Thing you’re most […]

DJ Mag Top 100 Poll results + Amsterdam Music Festival @ ADE Live Stream

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The DJ Mag Top 100 poll results have finally been Revealed (see what we did there?). After much anticipation and speculation, Hardwell has been named the new #1 DJ, making him the youngest person ever to claim the poll’s top spot. Hardwell was presented with the award for the #1 DJ by last year’s winner […]

Rukes Teams Up With Pioneer to Auction Off A Custom CDJ For Non-Profit

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EDM’s #1 DJ Photographer, Rukes, has partnered up with Pioneer to create a custom CJD-2000nexus to be auctioned off for non-profit. The deck is covered in Rukes’ work and proceeds of the auction will go to VH1 Save The Music Foundation. You can bid on the deck here.

Traktor releases DJ cable splitter

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Native Instruments always keeps us on our toes with their innovative and functional releases and updates, and this time around they’ve brought the Traktor name to one of the most basic and essential needs for a DJ mixing: the cable splitter. The split option works smoothly on all Traktor DJ platforms, including its iPad and […]

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