IN THE HOUSE
Sasha To Release Involver 3 and Invade Miami Music Week
IN THE HOUSE
Sasha Goes Deep in Miami

Welsh-born DJ/Prodcuer, Sasha is considered a legend among both artists and fans of electronic dance music. He's been a pioneer in the music scene and a driving force of influence for over two decades, witnessing and taking in the birth and evolution of various subgenres and musical movements. He took a moment to chat with us before performing at an exclusive launch party in Miami for Nokia Music, a free music-streaming service with access to millions of tracks and playlists.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Sasha Helps Launch Nokia Music

To help ring out the official release of their brand new mobile music streaming program, Nokia called in the aid of legendary DJ and producer Sasha to ensure their launch party went off with a bang. At Hyde Beach, the cozy poolside lounge of Miami's luxe SLS Hotel on Collins Avenue, the dance music titan provided sultry beats and his signature dose of groovy basslines to the attendees, which included some of Miami's most affluent industry figures and socialites alike. Even celebrity rapper and fasion icon, Trina made it out to dance to Sasha's exclusive set for Nokia Music. The program, which allows Nokia Lumia smartphones users to discover music via a library of over 150 playlists, is now available to the public.

V.I.P: VERY IMPORTANT PARTY
Nokia To Launch Nokia Music

Nokia has announced the launch of its free music streaming service Nokia Music in the USA - a free mobile experience providing consumers with a simple and delightful way to discover and enjoy music. Available for exclusively for all Lumia handsets, Nokia Music will give users access to over 150 playlists spanning a myriad of genres, as well as the ability to create custom playlists that processes your activity to provide music based on your preferences and tastes.No WiFi? No problem. You can download your playlists and listen to them offline if you don’t have an Internet connection.

ALL ACCESS PASS
The BPM Festival announces Phase 1 Line up

Just when we thought festival season was coming to an end, we now have a reassuring hope to gear up for our beloved music fests. Summer 2012 marked an insane schedule of worldwide music and art festivals and we never wanted it to end. But now (while some of us are enduring the winter season) we have The BPM Festival in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico as an excuse to plan a little getaway.

In it's sixth year, the BPM Festival is set to take place from Jan. 3-14, a totally necessary ten days of music madness. The fest will feature day and night showcases and will be a global gathering of highly sought after DJs and producers. The Phase 1 of the festival will include Carl Cox, Sasha, Nicole Moudaber, Luciano, Marco Carola, John Digweed and many, many more.

ALL ACCESS PASS
An Electric Zoo

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.

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GET THE PARTY STARTED
ULTRA Weekend: Party Edition

With the insanity of Ultra Fest raging and rollicking throughout the collectively rabid masses, the chaos shall inevitably continue (and expand) with the onset of the weekend! Miami—fully in the throes of musical ecstasy and riotous carnal whims—is gearing up for a weekend of party infamy. It is the inevitable culmination of 10 days of music, debauchery, and the youthful American spirit—a deluge of fiesta!

More than you average, run of the mill weekend; ULTRA weekend is comprised of 21 bashes—featuring the sickest tunes at the most bangin’ spots—in what is truly the most grandiose swan song in Festival history!

IN THE MIX
David Lynch Lines Up

Last year, when legendary film maker, meditational guru, and coffee bean brewer David Lynch signed onto Rob Da Bank's label Sunday Best to release his first musical single, fans of the artist didn't flinch. Known for his surrealist works such as Elephant Man, Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive, this 13-time Academy-Award nominated producer is no stranger to sound. Along with composing the themes for many of his movies, Lynch debuted his singing talent, providing vocals for two tracks in his most recent film, Inland Empire.

With bluesy, guitar-scapes influenced by the likes of Elvis and Sparklehorse, Lynch's dreamy, strange and hauntingly beautiful musical productions parallel his surrealist vision as an artist. Such adjectives have proven to be excellently adaptable to electronic music. The two singles Lynch released early this year, "Good Day Today" and "I Know," were remixed by electronic music icons Sasha and Underworld and drawn the attention of Coldplay, Bassment Jaxx, and Boy Noize.