It's really an amazing thing to see the electronic music world jump in to support the victims of Hurricane Sandy in the New York area. With that said, Brooklyn based EDM record label Brooklyn Fire, and NYC based entertainment marketing & PR firm UG Strategies, in collaboration with Live Nation and GBH Events have proudly announced “EDM For Sandy Relief,” a benefit concert for The American Red Cross and Hurricane Sandy victims, in association with Sol Republic Headphones.
Taking place on Monday Nov. 19th, some big names in electronic music will come together at New York City’s famed Gramercy Theatre. Aiming to spread their love for music and more importantly, their love for New York City and those affected by the Hurricane Sandy, the DJs performing at the benefit include the very awesome Tommie Sunshine, Drop The Lime, The Disco Fries, Dances With White Girls, Blaqwell, Alex English and many more!
EDM For Sandy Relief is an all ages event. For more information and tickets click here.
It's no doubt that electronic music has caught the attention of the masses. Since the recent explosion of the genre in 2011, it seems that just about everyone has embraced it. Whether its 'deep house' to 'tropical trap rap' to 'moombahton' the genres continue to expand with a now more than ever diverse roster of seriously mind bending choices. We rounded up a mix of twelve songs that are worthy of so much play time it's ri-dic-u-lous.
This October has flown by faster than we can say street fair. No worries if you haven't stocked up on your weekl appearances though. Despite that its already mid-October, there's still a plethora of Fall parties, festivals, and those oh so favorite cocktail soirees. But we busy New Yorker's, with our Socialite bashes and constant tastemaking, wouldn't have it any other way. Read on and taste the carefully-selected fun we've prepared:
Monday October 17, 2011
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From one of electronic music's biggest acts to a two-night affair with one of the most enduring outfits in alternative rock, there's no shortage of live entertainment to be found throughout October. Here are some marquee names and rising superstars that will be hitting the Big Apple's best venues in the coming months:
Love deadmau5? Well, here's your chance to see him six times in a row! The world-renowned electronic artist will make history when he brings his Meowsington Hax experience to Roseland Ballroom for nearly a full week. Named after his cat Professor Meowingtons, the Meowsington Hax show is a combination of arresting visual production and deadmau5's signature blend of original music and remixed classics. Judging by this clip from Lollapolooza, NYC fans are in for one heck of a sense-jarring treat. Though six consecutive nights of those flashy lights can't be good for your eyes...