Techno King, Adam Beyer, announces his North American Tour dates today for the new year. Emerging as a figure head for the Swedish techno scene since the early 90s, Beyer has now cemented his place amongst the most recognized DJs and producers. With his own highly acclaimed record label, Drumcode Records, he had his own Drumcode Showcase debut at The BPM Festival. With performances alongside Ida Engberg, Joseph Capriati, Alan Fitzpatrick, and Tom Peters, you can watch them again here.
Oh yes, Oh yes!-- This week on #ThrowbackThursdays, we're featuring the legendary, Carl Cox. Here's a list of reasons why Carl Cox is a living legend:
1. He has his very own badass stage every year at mega music festivals like Tomorrowland, Electric Daisy Carnival and Ultra Music Festival appropriately titled, 'Carl Cox and Friends.'
2. He was able to cheat time and ring in the Millennium twice by flying into two different timezones.
3. He released 16 albums since the year 1996.
4. He has a 'Global' radio show that hits unprecedented records. The numbers are as follows: "over 16 miliion listeners wordwide, syndicated across 60 terrestial FM, Satellite and DAB stations throughout 35 countries, making him one of the most important broadcasters on the planet."
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Everyone loves a good warehouse party! If you’re in the market for one in the Washington, DC area than look no further than the pop-up Berlin-style techno party happening on Saturday, April 6th. Held in a small-warehouse type event space in northwest DC, local DC DJs Chris Burns, Morgan Tepper, and aLamont along with La Baron NYC resident Lawrence Lee will spin their sets under the visual effects of a New York-based visual artist. Think frontier underground beats and trippy, provocative, and bizarre imagery synced with the music projected on the crowd by two projectors among some other surprises.
Doors open at 11 and goes until the sun comes up at dawn.
Art Department, Blud, Shaun Reeves, and the vocals of Damian Lazarus, give us “Robot Heart,” influenced by the notorious desert parties. The Robot Heart events at Burning Man have been considered as the best parties on earth by Rolling Stone magazine and draws in thousands of participants each year.
Techno/house twosome, Art Department have teamed up with Shaun Reeves, who all experienced Burning Man for the first time together, to bring us their new release “Robot Heart,” also enlisting the vocals of Damian Lazarus. Lazarus wrote and recorded the vocals for the record, after it was finished in the studio.
Last week Skrillex posted a teaser video on his Facebook page for a song entitled Next Order. The track came from unknown artist Dog Blood, whose premier EP was scheduled to be released Monday, August 13. Labeled simply as “MIDDLE FINGER ACID TERROR from Boysnoize Records and OWLSA," many were scrambling to figure out just who Dog Blood was. Not soon after, both an official Facebook page and Twitter account associated with the act soon appeared. It didn’t take much time for fans to discover that the Facebook page identified the members of the group as Alex Ridah and Sonny Moore; Boys Noize and Skrillex respectively.
Slovenian DJ and music producer Uroš Umek has been wooing crowds with his unique techno/tech house style since the '90s. Umek is considered to be one of the founding fathers of Eastern European electronica, and his record label, Sixteenofive, is one of the world’s fasting growing techno labels. In 2011, he earned the title of Beatport’s Best Artist and was ranked 29th in DJ Magazine's "Top 100 DJ’s". Umek's music continues to top Beatport’s techno charts, and he's been remixing major artists like Carl Cox, M.I.K.E., and John Digweed.