Weekend Pick: Carl Cox, Nic Fanciulli and Saeed Younan at Echostage

When: Saturday, April 19th, 9pm

Weekend Pick: Carl Cox Official Afterparty at District N9ne

Story by Kirsty Bryant

The OFFICIAL Carl Cox Afterparty will be hitting the Philly streets this Friday with an extended set featuring Lance Blaise aka Monix, one of the biggest names in the underground techno scene. Carl Cox, the British house music DJ and producer, will be turning up the electronic beats and combining forces with Blaise at District N9ne. Opening the dynamic set is Mi5an7hropia, followed by DJ Alexander aka Adrock with his prefect mix of techno and house music. These DJ’s will have you lusting for their unique electro sounds all night long! The event is BYOB at no extra cost, so do not forget to stock up on adult beverages to last your raging group till 7am!

Where: District N9ne, 460 North 9th St., Philadelphia, PA

John Dahlback & Benny Benassi Collaborate On 'Blink Again'

Back in 2007, when EDM saw a huge rise in its popularity, John Dahlback's career followed suit and benefited as a result of his Benny Benassi inspired hit, 'Blink.' Now, years after the original racked up millions of YouTube plays, John Dahlback has teamed up with dance music icon, and former muse, Benny Benassi to rework the original into their debut collaborative single, 'Blink Again.'

Miami Music Week 2014: interview with Adam Beyer on the current state of Drumcode Records

As this year’s Miami Music Week came to a close there was only one event left standing where attendees could retreat to continue to escape the reality of Monday’s advent—Drumcode. Hosted at downtown Miami’s Space Nightclub, the showcase stretched well into the daytime hours on March 31 proving once again that the city’s thirst for music is interminable. Drumcode Records has become the international music industry’s go-to techno music hub, serving as a label outfit for some of the genre’s most illustrious and talented artists like Jesper Dahlback, Joseph Capriati, Steve Lawler, Nicole Moudaber, and more.

Swedish Techno Maestro, Adam Beyer, Announces North American Tour Dates

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.

#ThrowbackThursdays: Carl Cox

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."

Event Preview: Agoria at Sankeys, NYC 11/22

Limited Early Bird tickets are sold out, but you can still purchase General Admissions tickets here for $20.

Anjunadeep Gets Groovy With Release of 5th Compilation

Grab your copy of Anjunadeep 05 on iTunes!

A Berlin-Style Techno Pop-up Warehouse Party in DC

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 Creates 'Robot Heart'

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.