Swedish House Mafia
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Better than: Just...anything. Most other things.
Anyone who thought that chilly temperates and some rain might deter the rave kids from raving full throttle at the Swedish House Mafia show last night underestimates the heartiness of rave kids an ... More >>
There was a moment a few years back when Steve Angello was leaving a hotel in his native Sweden and found a few reporters waiting outside. They asked him what his plans were for the day. He told them nothing much. The response made the front page of the next day's newspaper.
"That was the moment," ... More >>
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Jamie Jones is the best DJ on the planet. And you've probably never heard of him.
That's because he's not Deadmau5 or Kaskade or Afrojack or Avicii, and he's never played ... More >>
Sure, we have our issues with the predictability of Electric Daisy Carnival's lineup this year: With the likes of Tiesto, David Guetta and Afrojack on the bill, it was about as surprising as taxes. The talent seemed to reflect Coachella's lineup in April which, in turn, mirrored last year's EDC.
We ... More >>
See also: EDC Vegas Pulls Plug on Music Due to High Winds
Organizers of the second annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas declared that the three-day party was a success despite high-winds that cut its marquee night short on Saturday.
Promoters say a whopping 115,000 people were in attendance ... More >>
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We love you, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas. In fact, here are five reasons why you rule the roost. But my oh my you dance funky. We're not saying we're any better; ... More >>
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Update at 2:48 a.m: EDC is over for the night. Organizers are waiting for crowds to thin out before making an official announcement. More details and older updates at the bottom.
Electric Daisy Carnval in Las Vegas tonight was shut down temporarily as a ... More >>
In early spring, a Twitter beef erupted between DJ Sneak, a Chicago house music legend, and Steve Angello, one-third of the DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia.
Sneak called SHM's music "fake shit" and said they "do not play house music" -- as in, real house music.
On Friday, in front of a huge crow ... More >>
The West Coast was a shining beacon for American dance music. It was where Kaskade, Miguel Migs, Mark Farina, DJ Dan, Doc Martin, Donald Glaude, Marques Wyatt, Hardkiss and so many others fostered a special sound.
While this is still the place to be for massive festivals like Coachella and Electric ... More >>
Bill Jensen.Hot, hot, hot.Last year saw record crowds at the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. This year the three-day party in the desert town of Indio won't see record highs, but it'll be hot.
The National Weather Service is predicting that the peak temp on Saturday in the a ... More >>
J to the B rockin' Stussy like it's '93.While we like to think of ourselves as worldly ragers, the City of Angels often doesn't rate on the world map of professional partying. You know, Miami, Vegas, Berlin, Ibiza.
But we're getting there (glad we have our priorities straight). Some of the g ... More >>
YouTubeHeadquarters, we have a wedgie.The just-wrapped "Miami Music Week/Ultra Weekend" in South Beach was marred by violence, and allegations of rape. Our sister publication Miami New Times reports that three Californians were arrested on suspicion of gang raping a college student at the Fon ... More >>
This is the official press release:
Coachella 2011. Music. Art. Culture. Community.
With the Coachella line-up announcement serving as the official kick-off to the annual U.S. festival season, festival organizers Goldenvoice can now reveal details for the 2011 Coachella Valley Music & Art ... More >>
Curious JoshUpdated with photos from Curious Josh. First posted at 9:08 a.m.
The promoter of summer's controversial Electric Daisy Carnival in Los Angeles says that despite the fear of ecstasy-crazed kids overrunning such public venues, his other parties have gone off without a hitch. His la ... More >>
Love it or hate it, trance continues to dominate the biggest venues in club-land, from Electric Daisly Carnival to Avalon. While we revile the Jersey Shore-like cheese of some trance DJs, the latest euphoric juggernaut out of the Netherlands, Sander Van Doorn, we get.
He'll be headlining (a ... More >>
Super-club promoter Giant and its founder Dave Dean have quietly returned to Avalon Hollywood to help promote Friday and Saturday nights, club representatives confirmed.
The move marks a reunion for Dean and his onetime home base after he was booted from the club in 2006 (rumors were that his cut o ... More >>