2013 has been a very big year for the very talented Cedric Gervais; not only did he see much success for his collaboration with Bogore on their hit "Deception," but also, the Lana Del Ray vs Cedric Gervais "Summertime Sadness" remix is his biggest hit to date. Back in February, the widely popular tune landed the coveted #1 spot on Beatport, and managed to stay there for an impressive two weeks. Following this, the song saw fantastic air play, climbing international charts. It became the No.1 most added track in the US over the summer, No. 4 on the official UK Charts, No.16 on the American Billboard Charts, and No. 17 on the U.S iTunes chart to name a few. And during all this, the all star DJ kept up with a busy touring schedule, bringing joy to fans worldwide.
It's the moment everyone has been waiting for-- the lineup announcement has been made for Joonbug.com's highly anticipated Pier 36 NYE 2014 party! In a lineup crafted by the EDM Heavens,Cedric Gervais, R3hab, Sander van Doorn, Showtek, and Tommy Trash will grace the stage as we welcome 2014 with a wild bang. It's a night you will have to EXPIERIENCE for yourself.
In 2012, Joonbug welcomed deadmau5 to the stage, and 2013 saw Armin van Buuren take front and center. Legendary parties in their own right, they had the nation talking and wanting more. Ergo, this year we are upping the ante, giving the people exactly what the people want, and then some, by offering a whole lot more. Additionally, the venue boasts a massive dance floor, perfect for dancing the night away. There will be a live countdown on stage--but don't worry, the party will continue to rage long after the midnight hour.
Cedric Gervais' name has been circulating all of the media outlets lately, particularly due to his remix of Lana Del Ray's "Summertime Sadness." We took some time to speak to him about his successes thus far, and to find out about his future plans. Check out what he had to say below!
Before deciding to become a DJ, you were very interested in soccer. Could you give Beckham a run for his money? Why the career-path change?
I’m not sure I could have given Beckham a run for his money... actually it was another English footballer, Chris Waddle that I used to follow as he played for my home town Marseille. Football was something I dreamt about while I was growing up, like most young kids. I'd like to think I might have been good enough to turn pro but I think the reality is different
Cedric Gervais recently dropped a remix of Lana Del Rey's "Summertime Sadness". This track has been bumping heavy in clubs around the globe, and has now recently reached radio succes in the United States. "Summertime Sadness (Cedric Gervais vs Lana Del Rey") is currently #11 on the Top 40 charts and is on replay on stations such as New York's Z100 and Los Angeles' KIIS FM.
Lana's voice goes perfectly with Cedric's progressive synths. The lyrics may be depressing, but the instrumentals definitely give this song an uplifting feel.
Nikki Beach’s Miami Music Week lineup just got a serious facelift—in addition to the previously announced Juicy Beach extravaganza, the iconic beach club will play host to Spinnin’ Records’ first ever MMW label showcase “Spinnin’ Sessions.”
The label has already announced massive headliners such as Cedric Gervais and Showtek for the March 20th soiree, with three surprise guests still remaining a mystery. And if you closely examine the imprint’s star-studded roster, you’ll realize that any surprise acts will be well worth a ticket.
Just after announcing its 2013 roster of superstar DJ talent, Wynn Las Vegas is kicking things off this week during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Wynn is taking over Park City Live, formerly Harry O's, as the prime spot for non-film related entertainment. XS, Tryst, and Surrender nightclubs along with Encore Beach Club present Afrojack, Avicii, Cedric Gervais, Nero and more, January 17-21.
Thursday, January 17 marks the start of the festivities as the Powder Awards after party kicks off with British electronic music sensation NERO. Saturday, January 19, Swedish powerhouse Avicii hits the booth, Sunday, January 20, catch multi-award winning, platinum-selling producer Afrojack, and closing out the week on Monday, January 21, French house music DJ and producer Cedric Gervais, a new addition to the Wynn residency roster in 2013, hits the decks and will be joined for a special performance by hip hop recording artist, 2 Chainz.
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Article by Haley Edelson
After a long day at the festival on Friday, and a few stints downtown to catch the after-parties, I found my self surprisingly upbeat, energetic, and overall ready for what Saturday would bring.