The Unicorn Slayer himself, Markus Schulz, took it upon his Facebook page to announce his upcoming North American 'Scream 2' tour. In lieu of his 'Scream 2' album set to be released on February 21st, his upcoming tour includes 19 major stops all around the U.S. and Canada with more dates to be announced. He will be performing as New World Punx with fellow member, Ferry Corsten for his Montreal show at the Bal en Blanc. You can purchase tickets to any of his shows here.
When we heard about a four day adventure on the high seas with 96 hours of music provided by around 70 DJ/Producers to a sold out crowd of around 2700 participants, we were both intimidated and excited at the idea of partaking in this escapade.
We had the pleasure of chatting with the founder Jason Beukema before we set sail. It was exciting to hear some of the insights behind his vision and passion for this adventure. Groove Cruise began with 125 friends ten years ago, and now there are around 4,700 people taking part on both coasts. It's now grown to a bi-coastal event with an incredibly high return rate of past party-goers.
Every Friday night Webster Hall is the host to some of the hottest EDM acts around the world for their Girls & Boys night. This time they got Paper Diamond coming through along with Loudpvck and Gents & Jawns. Get your tickets now!WEBSTER HALL, 125 E 11th St. New York NY 10003
Sick Individuals Straight out of The Netherlands, Sick Individuals will be hitting New York this weekend to party it up. Slake will be the venue to host these two along with other special guests. Get your tickets now. SLAKE, 251 W. 30th St. New York NY 10001
Duke's New York Looking for some good food and drinks? Well there's somewhere you can go for that... actually there are two! Duke's New York offers one of the best menus in the city at two different locations - one in Murray Hill and the other in Gramercy Park. Both will be included in our St. Patricks Day Bar Crawl this year! Murray Hill, 560 Third Avenue New York, NY 10016
Gramercy Park, 99 E 19th St New York, NY 10003
Saturday, February 8th
We first saw New World Punx opening for Armin van Buuren at their debut arena show: A State Of Trance 600 at Madison Square Garden (listen here). Composed of trance titans Ferry Corsten and Markus Schulz, the duo began collaborating after playing some back-to-back sets at previous shows. When we heard they were on tour, this time as headliners, we leapt at the chance to witness their wizardry once again, this time at the historic (and, unfortunately, soon-to-be-closing) Roseland Ballroom. The show took place this past Saturday, November 23, and featured an incredible four hour set of lush sonic textures, soaring angelic vocals, and hard throbbing beats delivered straight to our eardrums from the power pair.
Markus Schulz doesn’t show any sign of ever slowing down. With Buenos Aires ’13 just released this week and Scream II coming out early next year, the Coldharbour founder couldn’t be any happier. We had a chance to talk to Markus this past weekend while he was in Gainesville, Florida, just a few hours from his home in Miami. Markus chatted about his experience on the Groove Cruise, what it’s like working with Ferry Corsten, and his awesome fans.
The past year has seen trance mainstays Markus Schulz and Ferry Corsten sneakily plot what could be the collaboration of the century. What started as a laugh at a barbecue in Ibiza has grown into an epic reality and an unstoppable force, culminating in the duo's global debut under the moniker New World Punx this past Saturday at Madison Square Garden.
“This has been a particular dream of mine for quite a number of years: the American DJ tour done differently,” says Markus. “Now it’s locked and we’re priming this to be a unique experience…for you, me, all of us! I’m going to be coming round your way this spring with something musically and visually very special indeed. I hope you’re ready!”
Following in the footsteps of many musical legends, Markus Schulz will be stepping aboard his new mobile ‘home-away-from-home’ for 4+ weeks of on-the-road madness! For his biggest ever successive run of US dates, the holder of DJ Times magazine’s 2012/2013 "America’s Best DJ" title is bringing his singular tour vision to your city.
Ten miles of darkness and 2000 cars separated us from the festival we had only dreamt about. As we stared forward, excited and anxious, there was a faint flicker towards the sky and then the familiar explosion of fireworks in the distance. A roar ripped through the desert from the cars around us. Indian chiefs and their topless girlfriends yelled and cheered out their windows, as packs of neon spattered fur boots ran by on foot. This was the scene I had heard so much about. The one that would save dance music events