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American man, 26, dies after attending Ultra Europe in Croatia

It’s somewhat counter-intuitive to think of a musical festival, a place for unparalleled celebration, as a place from which one may never return. …

U.S. State Department

Techno titan Nina Kraviz: 'People were suspicious of a pretty woman making music'

They couldn’t handle me. It was like​: ‘It cannot be true that you can have lipstick on and make music’<p>Musicians are often said to be on top of the world, but rarely are they actually perched on one of its wonders. Way up in the misty hills of Mutianyu, north-east of Beijing, the Siberian DJ and …

Electronic Music

Axwell ^ Ingrosso pay tribute to Avicii at Ultra Europe

A touching tribute…<p>Axwell ^ Ingrosso paid a touching tribute to late EDM star Avicii at Ultra Europe this past weekend.<p>The duo, who make up two …

Avicii

Stephan Bodzin announces a weekend of techno in London

Across September 21-22 Electric Brixton will play host to Stephan Bodzin's innovative live show for a weekend of techno in the capital.<p>The Herzblud …

Avant-garde

BREAKING: Electric Forest Has Been Shut Down

<b>Electric Forest</b> has been temporarily shut down and evacuated due to severe weather.UPDATE: Electric Forest is officially reopening at 8:46 local …

Weather

Watch sets by Carl Cox, Adam Beyer, Amelie Lens, more from Awakenings 2018

Relive the majesty of one of the world’s biggest techno festivals…<p>If you weren’t lucky enough to be at Awakenings festival in Amsterdam this past …

Electronic Music

The AudioKit Synth One is a pro-level iPad synth that’s completely free

No ads, no in-app payments<p>AudioKit Synth One, a free and open-source iPad synth, is now available for download in the Apple App Store, developer Matthew Fecher has announced. The Synth One, which Fecher describes as “the largest free and open-source iOS music project in history,” is a …

Synthesizers

Calvin Harris Dishes On First Ever Music Inspirations

Over the years, <b>Calvin Harris</b> has certainly evolved to become a likely candidate as a producer inspiration for many of today’s up and coming music …

Calvin Harris

Helena Hauff, Jeff Mills and Nina Kraviz announced for ADE 2018

The five-day event will return to Amsterdam for its 23rd edition on 17-21 October.The organisers behind ADE are expecting to welcome a …

Electronic Music

Octave One: "Early Detroit techno was soulful... influenced by disco and house"

Octave One, the Detroit techno innovators who have one of the most awe-inspiring live shows in the industry, stop by Mixmag's On Rotation podcast to …

Techno

Oculus TV arrives today with a promising, though questionable, start

Over a month ago at F8, Facebook announced Oculus TV, a new way to watch TV on a VR headset. Today, it's finally live, and there are plenty of entertainment partners on board already. You can use it to access existing video VR apps like Netflix, Hulu and Showtime, but the unique selling point of …

Virtual Reality

Discovery and ProSiebenSat.1 team up for major German OTT TV plan

<b>Discovery and German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 have teamed up to launch a new integrated streaming platform for Germany that will incorporate</b> …

Video on Demand

Joris Voorn announces fourth studio album with 'District Seven'

Joris Voorn announces fourth studio album with ‘District Seven’<p>Electronic artist Joris Voorn‘s latest track, “District Seven,” premiered as the …

New Albums

Carl Cox: "Avicii's music was a 'shout for help'

Cox weighed in on the EDM star's tragic death on Danny Howard's <i>BBC Radio 1</i> show, saying Avicii was "overworked," often without an entourage backstage …

Avicii

Grammy Award winner Afrojack reveals what it takes to be a DJ

Grammy Award-winning recording artist, DJ and producer, Nick van de Wall, better known by the stage name Afrojack, is widely recognized for …

Music

Mark Zuckerberg Gains $1.7 Billion After Instagram Announces New 'TV' App, 1 Billion Users

Mark Zuckerberg became $1.7 billion richer on Wednesday after Facebook stock rose 2.3% in regular trading on the news that Instagram is rolling out a new feature: Instagram television. The bump makes the Facebook founder and CEO the biggest winner over the past day of any billionaire. <i>Forbes</i> updates …

Social Media

DJ Shadow Announces New Live Album and Film

DJ Shadow has announced a new live album and film. <i>Live in Manchester: The Mountain Has Fallen Tour</i> was recorded at England’s Albert Hall last October, as Shadow toured behind 2016’s <i>The Mountain Will Fall</i> and his 2017 EP <i>The Mountain Has Fallen</i>. <i>Live in Manchester</i> is out July 13 via Mass Appeal …

Live Albums

AT&T launches a low-cost live TV streaming service, WatchTV

AT&T this morning announced the launch of a second TV streaming service, called WatchTV, days after its merger with Time Warner. The lower-cost alternative to AT&T’s DirecTV Now will offer anyone the ability to join WatchTV for only $15 per month, but the service will also be bundled into AT&T …

Smart TV

The epidemic of passable tech house

Imagine this: it’s Friday night and you’re out with your mates. You’ve blocked off the next 8 hours for a proper night out. You arrive to the club. …

Electronic Music

Learn How to Make a Basic House Track in Garage Band

Point Blank has released a new video detailing how to make a basic house track in Garage Band.<p>The long-running music school focuses its courses on …

Music Production

Dash Berlin Announces Split Amidst Festival Cancellations

Dash Berlin’s Jeffrey Sutorius has just released a shocking statement that explains his recent festival cancellations and silence on social media.<p>The …

Social Media

A definitive guide to the second wave of Chicago house

The clip for "Bacteria," off the Australian artist's album for Melody As Truth, is a surreal depiction of cellular division. It was directed by Will …

Angel Investing

How 'Fortnite' is beating the biggest shows on cable

Live streaming of video games has become a popular trend in recent years, and "Fortnite" is taking it to the next level.<p>There are 3.2 million …

Gaming

France's Presidential Palace to Host Electronic Music Show

PARIS (AP) — The French presidency is going to host an unprecedented electronic music show in the elegant courtyard of the Elysee palace on the …

Nina Kraviz, Richie Hawtin and more are heading to Greece’s Cavo Paradiso

Greece’s unique cliffside venue Cavo Paradiso is turning 25 with a bang this year, inviting the likes of Nina Kraviz, Richie Hawtin, Diplo, Ricardo …

Movement Detroit Celebrates Incredible Year with Fresh Talent & Seasoned Vets Alike

It’s been a few weeks since <b>Movement Electronic Music Festival</b> 2018 took place in the heart of Detroit, fittingly stationed at the city’s waterfront …

Skrillex Gives Update After Being So Quiet

Fans may expect their favorite artists to constantly release new music, tour, post social media updates, etc. But, artists are humans, too. They need …

Facebook still wants to be a media company

Facebook may have disbanded its “Trending” news section, but the social network is not abandoning its media company ambitions, despite whatever CEO Mark Zuckerberg said to Congress. In fact, the opposite of “not being a media business” is now occurring: Facebook is directly paying news publishers …

Social Media

PwC Report: OTT Video Streaming Steams Ahead In 2017 With $20.1 Billion In Revenue

U.S. over-the-top streaming video services are booming, generating an estimated $20.1 billion in revenue last year on 15.2% growth, according to the just-released PricewaterhouseCoopers Entertainment & Media Outlook for 2018.<p>OTT remains largely a subscription-based, video-on-demand business, PwC …

Video on Demand

Horowitz: traditional pay TV under pressure from OTT services

Three-quarters (76%) of TV content viewers report subscribing to a traditional pay TV—cable, satellite, or telco—service, down from 86% in 2014, …