MIX: summer of l<3ve

August 25th, 2013 (10:15 EST) · leave a comment! · permalink
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As the heat lessens and the days grow shorter, the excitement for a new season amps up, as college parties, Halloween, and those-crazy-nights-before-work beckon. With a bit of sadness, here’s a mix to wave goodbye to an amazing summer, and pregame an even better fall…

 

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♬ Madeon – Technicolor (Original Mix)
★ Audien vs Above & Beyond – Iris vs. Sun & Moon (Hyperbits Mashup)
♬ Fenech Soler – Last Forever (The Chainsmokers Remix)
♬ Project 46 vs Linkin Park (Shadow of the Day Mix)
★ Ellie Goulding – Burn (At Dawn We Rage Light It Up Remix)
★ Lana Del Rey – Summertime Sadness (Cedric Gervais Remix)
♬ London Grammar – Wasting My Young Years (Sound Remedy Remix)

EVENT: TomorrowWorld 2013 — tickets running low [updated]

August 24th, 2013 (19:37 EST) · 5 comments · permalink
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13-08-24 tomorrowworld

Update (8/24): Bit overdue for an update. TomorrowWorld tickets are starting to “run low” as the festival approaches…snag one quick! Here are the lineups we have across the amazing stages planned: the main stage, Mad Decent stage, Dim Mak stage, Q-Dance stage, Fools Gold stage, and Ferry Corsten’s Friday FullOn stage.

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EVENT: EPIC 2.0 — tickets on sale tomorrow!

August 22nd, 2013 (17:51 EST) · leave a comment! · permalink
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Update (8/22): Tickets on sale TOMORROW, Friday, at noon EST HERE!

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three DJs you must see at EZOO5

August 22nd, 2013 (16:47 EST) · leave a comment! · permalink
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13-08-22 ezoo top 3

35,000 people. 135 DJs. With just over a week ’til the start of the massive fifth-year anniversary of Electric Zoo on Randalls Island off Manhattan, I thought I’d share some of my most-anticipated acts to be seen this year…

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EVENT: EDC NY ’14 — no woodstock for EDC [updated]

August 19th, 2013 (07:15 EST) · leave a comment! · permalink
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13-08-09 edc 14

Update (11/11): Plans to host the next EDC: New York at Woodstock ’93 have been canceled. More details as they’re available; no word on where the festival will be held.

Update (8/19): After some sincere disappointment dancing on the smaller, paved grounds of CitiField, the latest leaks suggest Electric Daisy Carnival will be seriously changing things up for next year’s event: they’re moving to the grounds of the legendary Woodstock, for starters, and will offer camping options! More as it arrives…

EVENT: Electric Forest ’14 — recap of 2013 released!

August 11th, 2013 (18:29 EST) · leave a comment! · permalink
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♬ Passion Pit – Take A Walk

Though the trek is a bit far for us New Yorkers, I’m really kicking myself for not listening to my peers when they insisted I check out Michigan’s Electric Forest Festival this year — especially since this awesome recap vid dropped on the first of the month. The full-of-smiles video features a perfect song selection for the outdoorsy, lakeside festival of indie-meets-EDM, and showcases many of the sweeeeet improvements made since 2012’s Forest: a much grander central meeting area (aka Sherwood Court), cooler lighting, and easier accessibility to the lakes and natural features of the property, for starters.

Since we were not there for this year’s Electric Forest, this page will serve up the latest updates on EF 2014. Hope to see you in the forest!

repeat the past

August 11th, 2013 (16:35 EST) · leave a comment! · permalink
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13-08-11 verve first ladies

There’s no other way to say it: this album is insanely good. When Verve Records isn’t busy producing jazz albums by some of the greatest musicians in history, they shuffle through the EDM pileup to produce “Verve Remixed” — compilation albums of their famous classics reinterpreted by the world’s best DJs — always to fantastic results. I purchased (yes, purchased) their box set of Volumes 1-4 (iTunes) but this latest collection, “The First Ladies” (iTunes), tops the rest. Ella Fitz remixed by Maya Jane Coles? Dinah Washington meets DJ Carnage??? Nina Simone vs. Zed’s Dead?!?! Unreal. Check out my favorite track, remixed by the on-fire Flume, below, then go spend $10 and gift yourself the greatest week of music you’ve had in a while.

★ Marlena Shaw – Woman Of The Ghetto (Flume’s Jackin’ House
Mix)

skrillex’s pup

August 1st, 2013 (19:34 EST) · leave a comment! · permalink
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♬ Skrillex – Puppy (Extended)

Super cool new denim ad from G-Star Raw featuring a much more subtle Skrillex than we’re used to. I like this…

had to move outta NYC today..

August 1st, 2013 (00:48 EST) · leave a comment! · permalink
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♬ Sam Tsui, Alex G, Kina Grannis, Kurt Schneider – Cups (Pitch Perfect cover)

R.I.P., #22up.

EVENT: Veld Fest ’13 — FULL SCHEDULE!! [updated]

July 30th, 2013 (21:50 EST) · leave a comment! · permalink
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13-07-30 veld schedule

Update (7/30): A few hours ago, the official schedule for the two-day Veld Music Festival in Toronto was released — check it out! A few tough decisions choosing between Overwerk or Candyland, Dirty South or Dillon Francis, and the recently added Araabmuzik or Mat Zo. There is a sincerely unbelievable amount of talent altogether at this festival… T-4 and we can’t wait!!

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