Each year in Miami, for one week only, the electronic dance music community is thrown into a state of near shock as new and exciting things are unveiled before their eyes. This exciting event is called Winter Music Conference. Everything from one-of-a-kind parties to exclusive new music is free game during Miami Music Week, and this year, Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike, and Steve Aoki are cashing in on the hype with the world premiere of their new super-group, 3 ARE LEGEND.
Swank, sexy, and fancy don't even begin to describe what is going to happen at SRB Brooklyn Thursday, March 20th. Gibbzmatik, the two-headed Lowtemp label behemoth comprised of Gibbz and Gramatik, will be performing together for the first time ever in the most extravagant and deliciously dirty way imaginable.
Gibbzmatik brings together the combined efforts of Gramatik's recent album, The Age of Reason, which has almost 2 million downloads on BitTorrent, and Gibbz's forthcoming EP, Who Gibbz A F#@$, into one massive weapon of bootylicious destruction. On top of Gibbz playing guitar and singing alongside Gramatik on stage, Lowtemp labelmates Exmag, Branx, Illumntr, and Orlando Napier will be there to make sure things stay as sexy as humanly possible.
On the road to Moogfest 2014 next month in North Carolina, Moog has decided to further honor the late, great Bob Moog by opening up a Synthesizer Residency inside Rough Trade NYC. For 25 days this March, the world's largest Moog Music installation is free and open to the public, inviting them to explore the space and discover the same sense of innovation and experimentation that has made Moog Music into a legendary name in the music production studios around the world.
Five time #1 DJ in the world, Armin van Buuren, is bringing his five hour Armin Only Intense world tour to North America for the first time ever, starting April 11th at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The one-of-a-kind show will be conducted from behind a 76-foot DJ booth by Armin van Buuren himself, along with a myriad of acrobats, dancers, singers, and live musicians like Miri Ben-Ari to help push the powerful visuals, pyrotechnics, and theatrics over the top.
The Worlds Apart Tour could not be a more fitting title for an artist like Seven Lions, whose electronic productions can range anywhere from as bright as the sun, to as spine tingling and mysterious as the dark side of the moon. With each and every track he makes, Seven Lions explores a new and different corner of the musical galaxy, showcasing how creative and imaginative his brand of beautiful bass music is.
Any given weekend at Pacha is one full of surprise; excited crowds fill the spaces between the venue’s walls as world renowned DJ’s take over and execute electrifying sets. And this past Friday night, March 7th, Joonbug.com was there was Wolfgang Gartner took over.
New York City might have been in a deep freeze on Friday, but as the "Wolf" took over 46th street, his adorning and loyal fans braved the frigid temps and came in droves to dance the night away. And boy were there many! As soon as we walked into Pacha we were met with massive crowds of excited fans dancing their hearts out. Then, with Gartner’s set already in full swing, calling out names, we joined the enthusiastic fans on the dance floor. And since Pacha's stage is conveniently located in the middle of the venue, everyone had the best seats in the house!
Skrillex is bringing the Mothership Tour back this summer, and thanks to the wonderfully innovative--albeit a little nutty-- people at Red Bull, this year's revamped tour will bring a fresh new vibe to this bass-crazy Alien Ride. With support from Dillon Francis, DJ Snake, What So Not, and Milo & Otis joining the tour's lineup, the music will be just as big as Skrillex's new stage production.
A couple of weeks ago, Skrillex continued his Takeovers tour with five different stops in Brooklyn, bringing some impressive friends with him along the way. Such names included, Just Blaze, A$AP Ferg, Clockwork, Lunice and TOKiMONSTA. Nest HQ's videographer, Glenjamn was also present, filming everything that happened on and off stage. And with this footage, they put together a little recap video, which we have kindly embedded for you above. Also be sure to check out the recap video of the San Fransisco Takeover here. And be sure to stay tuned-- videos recapping his jaunts in Barcelona and Amsterdam will be coming in the near future.