Laidback Luke can surpass what it means to be "original." The Dutch native not only exudes superb technical skills as a DJ but hones his craft to the next level on his own productions as well as remixes. As a veteran in the electronic dance music community, Luke stresses the importance of supporting new, fresh talent.
As part of The Laidback Luke Legends video series, Chapter Four entitled "Future Heroes" showcases talented DJ's such as Sandro Silva, Sunnery James and Ryan Marciano. Watch as each express their love for music and how each represent what the "Ductch sound" really is.
This was no typical Saturday in Central Park. The Upper East Side was about to get christened by rave kids of all kinds and most importantly, by 1/3 of the Swedish House Mafia, Mr. Steve Angello. He brought his expertise in doing what he does best to the Size Matters event and put on one of the most memorable EDM shows New York City had seen the entire summer.
Rumsey Playfield was home to the sold out, 'Size In The Park,' with Steve Angello headlining along with mates from his Size Records, Third Party, Sunnery James and Ryan Marciano, AN21 and Max Vangeli. Making their NYC debut, Third Party dropped a lot of their own tracks including, "Thank You," feat. Loleatta Holloway and their remix of The Red Hot Chilli Peppers, "Otherside." An impressive set to say the least, Sunnery and Ryan created an elaborate tone playing funky house tracks that no music lover could deny. They dropped classics like Joe Brunning's "Now Let Me See You Work," and the most refreshing bootleg of the whole set, Hardwell's "Spaceman" vs. Ultra Nate's "Free.” After, AN21 and Max Vangeli hit the stage shining with a set heavy on beats with original tracks like, “People Of The Night,” (feat.Tiesto) and "Fresh Start."
In the wee hours of the morning, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano took over control of the crowd keeping the party crazy until 7am the next morning! Opening up with their own song, Tribeca, the duo mashed up the track with vocals from Adele's hit Rolling in the Deep. Their transitions from mash ups to popular remixes including their remix of Kaskade's Dynasty track had everyone singing along as if it were a karaoke night. The epic night jam packed with memorable DJ sets left partygoers speechless leaving as the sun was already risen that next morning.
Here is a video of Dirty South premeiring his latest single, "Eyes Wide Open" with Thomas Gold and vocals by Kate Elsworth.
As the month of March progresses the beach begins to vibrate with the bass from world-class DJs. Everywhere you turn you’re inundated with one DJ who is better than the next. Yet there is always that one party, the crème de la crème that everyone wants to be a part of. This year that party is being held at the iconic Miami staple, Nikki Beach. This legendary club will be bringing to the beach a 17 hour, 3 stage rager that brings together some of the most noteworthy acts in the electronic music industry.
Their No Sugar Added Miami 2011 party will be held Friday March 25, and their recipe of the world’s most noteworthy electronic musicians, a three stage set-up, and Miami’s sexiest clientele, is the perfect formula for a March Music Week extravaganza that is at the top of every party goers list. For starters, The Beach Stage will be headlined by Grammy nominated and International Dance Music Award winner, Armand Van Helden. His body rocking beats are sure to bring in an enormous crowd, especially since he will be joined by breakthrough up and comer, AN21. Rounding out the Beach Stage lineup is AN21’s partner in crime Max Vangeli as well as Norman Doray, Kim Fai, David Tort, Moguai, Richard Grey, and Dutch duo Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano. Remember to bring your sexiest swimwear because this beach party is sure to get hot!