Empire of the Sun's "Alive" has been all over the electronic music scene this summer as its remixes by Matt Zo, Zedd, David Guetta have been getting crazy play. Their other hit song off of Ice On The Dune, "DNA” is now also recieving a bunch of remixes from the likes of Calvin Harris, The Aston Shuffle, Yuskek and more.
Bad girl Rihanna continously suprises us with her edgy fashion, candid photographs, and daring videos, but this time, she has shocked us with something we never saw coming! The pop princess has managed to surpass five-time Grammy award winning legend, Janet Jackson's Billboard Record for the most singles at the top of the chart for an R&B/pop artist. The bad girl also managed to snatch the title of second-most No. 1s ever on the Billboard Dance/Club Play chart from Jackson, with her current hit, and 20th No.1 single, "Right Now," featuring David Guetta. The hit track places her behind Madonna who’s in first place on the Billboard chart with 43 No.1 singles.
Electric Zoo makes its triumphant return to its original location, NYC's Randall’s Island Park this Labor Day Weekend (August 30-September 1st) for three days of the world's best in electronic music. To celebrate E Zoo’s fifth anniversary there will be two main stages on expanded festival grounds—which can only mean more confetti, more music, and more fun. The two stages, designated Main Stage West and Main Stage East, will have headliners such as Avicii, Knife Party, Dada Life, David Guetta, Armin van Buuren, and Laidback Luke and others yet to be announced. This year there will be a total of five stages in addition to the two main stages for all you zoo animals out there to choose from.
David Guetta is constantly making moves. Having just made history by winning the first American Music Award for "Favorite EDM Artist," the French powerhouse is back at it with a video for his latest single "Just One Last Time" off his album Nothing But The Beat 2.0. Accompanied with the chilling vocals of Taped Rai, the video tells a fiery and emotional tale.
Article by Sarah Harper
Usually when an eclectic mix of ravers cross paths, they find themselves wired with different brainwaves and thinking patterns, disagreeing and interested in opposite genres whether it be dubstep, progressive house or trance. But when the conversation between the two parties leads to Electric Zoo, surprisingly, the two-different minded personalities can usually come together in agreement: Electric Zoo is an electronic music festival, designed for whatever type of sub genere of dance music you’d like to delve into.WebRep currentVote noRating noWeight
This Labor Day, Electric Zoo is set to takeover Randall’s Island for the fourth year in a row. With just under two weeks left until the festival, organizers have released the final lineup and set times for the three-day event. Spanning four stages, Electric Zoo will offer an eclectic lineup, which includes everything from House to Techno, Trance to Dubstep, and Electro to Drum & Bass. Some of the most notable names in the EDM will perform in one of the biggest electronic music festivals on the east coast, with David Guetta, Axwell, and Tiësto headlining.
If you’re lucky enough to make it to this marathon of a festival, planning is key to get the best experience. Over 100 artists will perform at four different stages throughout the three days of Electric Zoo and it will be impossible to catch every one of them. To make the best of your festival experience here is a day-to-day guide of the essential sets of Electric Zoo.
If you weren’t already aware of EDM’s booming popularity in the United States, this will surely catch your attention. Forbes, the business magazine dedicated to all things finance, marketing, and investment, has caught wind of the ever-growing music movement and has put out a list of the industry’s most profitable DJs in an article entitled The World’s Highest Paid DJs. The article focuses on the fact that EDM has become the musical-cultural movement of the moment. Much like rock n’ roll and hip-hop before it, EDM is big business, and it has become so popular that it has been incorporated into mainstream music like never before.