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Listen To Askery's 'NaOH' Mix

With a track like 'NaOH', which broke on to the top 10 of the Beatport Progressive House chart, and into the top 30 overall, a week after its release, Askery is a producer to watch out for. To show his fans some love for being so supportive of his music, and propelling him to such heights so quickly, the Swiss producer put together a 30 minute mix that perfectly captures who he is and what Askery is capable of.

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Watch Danny Avila TV #5 - In Love With Asia

Before setting off on a whirlwind tour around the world, rising dance music star Danny Avila paid a little visit to the rapidly growing ZoukOut festival in Singapore, and brought the DA TV camera crew along for the ride. The fifth episode of the video series, which you can watch below, follows the young Spanish producer as he joins a cast of dance music royalty, including Alesso, Martin Solveig, and Zedd, in headlining what is widely regarded as one of the most important festivals in Asia. The video is set to Danny Avila's original track, 'Poseidon,' out now on Musical Freedom.

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Washington DC Weekend Round Up: December 27-29 2013

Friday, December 27

One of the world's best DJ's will be at Echostage this Saturday! Give yourself a belated holiday gift and get your tickets here. Doors open at 9 pm

One of DC's biggest up and coming nightclubs for the young party goers is Barcode! Come this Friday and unwind from the holidays on their heated patio and tear up the dancefloor with your best friends!

1101 17th Street NW Washington DC 20036

Saturday, December 28

Alesso will be in DC on his Uprising tour that has been sweeping the nation! Already one of 2013's biggest and youngest DJs, Alesso has clearly made a name for himself. You don't want to miss this! Doors open at 9 pm. Buy your tickets here!

Ladies Night at UltraBar Oh yes it's ladies night! Grab your girls and head over to UltraBar for a night of drinks and dancing! Ultrabar is ready to make your night one to remember!
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Top 20 DJs of 2013

2013 is coming to a near finish, which means it's time to reflect on the year's most exciting Artists and DJs. The rise of EDM is no secret and not to be overrated. With an abundance of new talent, artists recreating their sound, and stellar festival sets that stood out from the rest, the EDM scene looks like it's constantly generating exciting buzz all throughout the year. Here's our pick of the Top 20 DJs who's made a great impression in the electronic music scene:

1. Hardwell

It's no secret that Robbert van de Corput, better recognized as, Hardwell, was crowned DJ Mag's #1 DJ. In 2011, he entered the Top 100 list at #24, quickly rising the ranks to #1 in a matter of only two years. There's a reason why he's been voted the top DJ, just look at the views on all his major festival sets on Youtube. His Tomorrowland set garnered 16+ million views while his Ultra set is at 17+ million views. The numbers certainly speak for themselves. At only 25 years old, there's no slowing down this festival tycoon anytime soon!

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Ultra South Africa Release Phase 2 Line Up

Back in October, the colossal and leading festival of all festivals, Ultra Music Festival, announced that they were taking their premier recognition to Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa, respectively. On February 14th and 15th, devoted dance music fans everywhere can rage in a new territory that is beyond exciting with novelty.

This month, they released their Phase 2 line up which comprises of big time, industry superstars like Afrojack, Alesso, Nicky Romeo and Tiesto headlining the event. Now dedicated festival attendees can keep calm and rage on till the days leading up to the event.

Early bird tickets are sold out, but you can still purchase General Admissions, VIP and VVIP tickets here.

Watch the trailer for the event below:

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Chicago Weekend Roundup: November 22-24 2013

Friday, November 22nd

Alvaro's "Welcome to the Jungle Tour" is hitting Chicago this weekend. This Dutch DJ has worked with names like Will.i.am, Far East Movement, Pitbull and Lil Jon and now he's rocking the house at the Palladium in the huge multi-venue Castle Chicago this Friday.

632 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60654

306 N Halsted, Chicago, Illinois 60661

Saturday, November 23rd

Alesso is on the Uprising, at least that's what his tour is called. From collaborating with Calvin Harris to playing the main stage of Summerburst, he's doing big things. Now he's taking over the states with his Uprising Tour- next stop Chicago at the Aragon Ballroom.

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Alesso Lets Fans Join the Uprising

With the release of the music video for his single, "Under Control" and his forhtcoming tour dubbed "The Uprising, Alesso is asking his fans to join him to raise their hands up. As part of his tour he will feature pictures and videos of his fans putting raising their hands while he plays on stage. Go to http://raiseyourhandsup.alessoworld.com to learn how you can be a part of the Uprising.

His Uprising Tour starts in November and will go on until the new year. Below are all the confirmed tour dates, along with all the different DJ's who will be opening for him - Matthew Goldman, Michael Brun, Carnage, Cedric Gervais, Clockwork and more.

Fri 11/8 Toronto, ON Sound Academy supported by Matthew Goldman Sat 11/9 Montreal, QC New City Gas supported by Matthew Goldman Sun 11/10 Vancouver, BC PNE supported by Michael Brun, Carnage and Cedris Gervais Wed 11/13 Las Vegas, NV Light Thu 11/14 Seattle WA Sodo supported by Matthew Goldman Fri 11/15 San Diego, CA Petco Parking Lot of Baseball Stadium Fri 11/15 San Diego, CA Voyeur supported by Brazzabelle, Moska and Deorro Sat 11/16 Las Vegas, NV Light Wed 11/20 Boston, MA House of Blues supported by Joe Bermudez Thu 11/21 Detroit, MI Fillmore supported by Matthew Goldman Fri 11/22 Los Angeles, CA Shrine support by Matthew Goldman, Clockwork Sat 11/23 Chicago, IL Aragon Ballroom supported by Luminox Sat 12/28 Washington, DC Echostage supported by Matthew Goldman Mon 12/30 Miami, FL Story Tue 12/31 New York, NY Pier 94 Wed 1/14 Las Vegas, NV Light

"Under Control" which features Calvin Harris and Theo Hutchcraft, has gotten serious critical acclaim since its release, while its music video reached 2.5 million views in its first day.

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Calvin Harris and Alesso ft. Hurts- 'Under Control' (Official Music Video)

The Mayans were wrong. Two months short of a year ago, the world was predicted to end. But it didn't, which would explain why we're all still here today, keeping you in the know of what's going on in the dance music world.

Today, Calvin Harris, along with Alesso and Theo Hutchcraft from Hurts released the official music video for their collaboration, "Under Control." The theme of the music video is a play on the apocalypse that was rumored to occur in December 2012. If it had, Calvin, Alesso, and Theo show us exactly how they would have spent their last hours on earth- by partying.

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Alesso Announces North American Tour Dates

Alesso, born Alessandro Lindblad in Stockholm, Sweden, has had quite an exciting year, with main stage shows at Summerburst Sweden, Electric Zoo, Ultra, Creamfields, Tomorrowland, Radio 1 Ibiza, and Departures Ibiza, as well as being a supporting act for Swedish House Mafia on One Last Tour, and having a residency at The Light Las Vegas--to name a few. We will see him next at Tomorroworld in Atlanta, at the end of this month. Following that, he will appear at the Stereosonic Festival in Australia this November.

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Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Announce Residency at Light

The newest creation in the city’s EDM explosion is brand new superclub Light, a Cirque du Soleil-inspired venue inside Mandalay Bay Hotel. Opening April 26th, Light will provide attendees with state-of-the-art interactive productions. And who better to announce a residency at this larger-than-life nightclub than dynamic duo Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike?