At just 17-years-old, Danny Avila is pretty much killing the game. His journey began just five years ago when he was making his way into the clubs in his native Spain and it was after watching the power and passion of artists like David Guetta and Afrojack was when Avila knew what he wanted to do.
The years fly by and it's 2012 which proved to be a very promising year for Danny Avila. He earned not one, but three residencies in Ibizia playing 15 shows alongside Tiesto at the famed Pacha Ibiza. The young buck also released his debut single 'Breaking Your Fall' on Big Beat Records in October and became the youngest ever talent to broadcast his 'Ready To Jump' show in a prime time slot on SiriusXM radio.
With the recent explosion of electronic dance music in 2011, it's only proper that "our" generation be called "the beat generation" or better...Generation Wild. Why not, right? And with that in mind, prepare yourself because the Generation Wild Tour 2013 is coming our way. Kicking off January 31st, four extremely talented young DJs and producers will come together to bring music to the masses. Deniz Koyu, Danny Avila, dBerrie and Mikael Weermets will be joining forces as they bring their influences from all over the world together as one.
Part of the Big Beat recording fam, the genre defying band, Rudimental is finally crossing the pond and setting out to play in North America...and their doing it big. On the brink of their debut album release this coming spring, the quartet will be bringing their eclectic blend of sounds (which range from House to Garage to R&B) to some of the biggest music showcases this year.
Rudimental will be one of the live acts appearing at the first weekend of Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, and the guys will also headline a series of major concert dates including New York’s Bowery Ballroom;San Francisco’s Popscene @ Rickshaw Stop; and at the famed Troubadour in West Hollywood. In addition, they'll showcase their diverse influences through live DJ sets playing a string of Black Butter showcases in Miami, New York and LA. Additionally, their jam packed schedule also sees them making a number of appearances at Austin, Texas’ annual South By Southwest (SXSW) Music and Media Conference, scheduled for March 12th – 17th. For full details, please visit www.rudimental.co.uk.
Rudimental has earned global applause for their effulgent vision The Hackney-based group made an astonishing breakthrough last year with their blockbuster single, “Feel The Love" feat. John Newman. The distinctive dubstep-flavored anthem was just the track to push them into huge success, entering the U.K. Singles Chart at #1 before spending 11 consecutive weeks in the Top 10. It was even named as iTunes’ 'Dance Song of the Year,' and is currently among the nominees for the Brit Awards’ prestigious “British Single” honor, slated to be awarded February 20th in London.
From their stunning sound clash of live instrumentation, eclectic beats, and soulful songcraft, the foursome without a doubt will be creating one of the popular sounds of the future. Check out their US tour dates below and listen to another goodie "Hell Could Freeze" feat. Angel Haze.
Santos Party House welcomes back Electric Beach resident, dBerrie along with opening set by Live City. Since his regular gigs at Santos, dBerrie has turned his musical career into something more. From DJing celeb parties to the dance floors in Ibiza, he's ready to bring down the House this Saturday, January 19th!
If you've ever witnessed a dBerrie set, you know it's filled with his distinctive DJ and production style in which he focuses heavily on the breadth of musical genres on which he was raised to craft his progressive house tracks. Not only have his records gained support from heavyweights such as Tiesto, David Guetta, Fedde Le Grand, Paul Oakenfold, Ferry Corsten, Sidney Samson, Deniz Koyu, and Swanky Tunes, he also has releases on Ultra Records. His most recent release, “Voices” (Flamingo Recordings), was featured on Tiesto’s “Club Life” Episode 280.
If you follow MTV Clubland, you know each week they host a video pick of the week. Well, as 2012 comes to a wrap, they announced yesterday via Twitter a "Pick Of The Year" video award. They asked fans to tweet who their #PICKOFTHEYEAR is and the contenders who scored the most mentions were some of the Big Beat Records fam Skrillex, Martin Solveig, and Porter Robinson! Also in the running is Dillon Francis, Dada Life, Steve Aoki, Alesso, Cazzette, Diplo, Hardwell, Zedd and Kill The Noise.
So, who's got your vote? Voting is live here and will be open until December 6. Check our faves below and head over to Clubland on December 11 when the winner will be crowned!
Let's hear it for the girls! Sassy electropop DJ duo, Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo are Icona Pop. They're basically taking over the world one remix at a time with their hit single "I Love It."
Formed in 2010, these Swedish sweethearts have made quite some noise starting with their first single "Manners." Since then, they have exploded onto the music scene with their latest Iconic EP and are planning to release a debut album in 2013 (which we seriously cannot wait for). But, in the meantime, you can enjoy the twelve remixes that were just released on Big Beat Records. Here are our faves, do you love them?