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Countdown Appears On Tomorrowland’s Official Website

Latest from Your EDM - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 15:21

Tomorrowland won’t be happening as planned this year, but organizers are still gearing up for something huge!

A countdown has begun on Tomorrowland’s official website with absolutely no further information attached, leaving much to the imagination. Could this be the debut of a new live stream series, an online festival, a new radio show, or an event announce for the future? Only time will tell.

Whatever is happening — we’ll know in approximately 3 days and 19 hours from now. We’ve been keeping our eyes locked Tomorrowland’s social media and will keep you updated with more information as soon as it’s available.

Meanwhile, the festival organization has been keeping us entertained throughout quarantine with One World Radio, which provides Tomorrowland 24/7 and always in the mix.

The countdown is on at countdown.tomorrowland.com.

 

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This article was first published on Your EDM. Source: Countdown Appears On Tomorrowland’s Official Website

GRiZ Celebrates 30th Birthday with Funky New Single and Kaleidoscopic Music Video

EDM.com - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 15:02

Happy 30th birthday, GRiZ!

EDM's in-house funk master general, GRiZ, is celebrating his 30th birthday today by releasing a new single called "Solo."

"Solo" features hip-hop and R&B singer-songwriter and frequent collaborator ProbCause, who infuses a splash of soul into the ambient funk ballad.

Along with the single's release came an accompanying music video that is quintessential GRiZ. During the video's entirety, GRiZ dances on his rooftop under a picturesque sky, which is overlaid with neon filters to create a kaleidoscopic effect. It harkens back to GRiZ's pre-pandemic "Imaginarium" live production, which was marked by an awe-inspiring symphony of polychromatic lasers.

"Solo" is the first single off GRiZ's forthcoming Chasing The Golden Hour Pt. 3 project. As of the time of writing, he hasn't divulged a release date.

Happy birthday, GRiZ!

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Devault Teams Up With Manila Killa and Griff Clawson for Emotional House Single “You And Me Now”

EDM.com - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 14:40

The three artists have crafted a groovy gem.

Fresh off the release of his Ruby EP, which came out earlier this year via Insomniac Records, young talent Devault makes sure to keep himself busy throughout 2020, enlisting producer Manila Killa and singer/songwriter Griff Clawson for the impactful cut “You And Me Now.” The song marks Devault’s first independent release, as he shared to fans in a social media post, and is undoubtedly one of his strongest pieces to date.

A meaningful and atmospheric house tune, “You And Me Now” quickly gets into action with a bass-heavy instrumental under Griff Clawson's emotional vocal performance before exploding into a dancefloor-friendly climax, filled with thumping kicks and ever-evolving synths.

23-year-old producer Devault has had a hell of a run within the electronic music space in recent years. His official remix for DJ Snake’s “A Different Way” was crowned by Billboard as one of their top 10 remixes of 2017, and led to various official remixes for the likes of Rihanna, 6LACK, Sabrina Claudio, Alessia Cara and Daya, as well as performances in festivals such as HARD Summer, Coachella (Heineken House), Electric Zoo, Holy Ship and more. 

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Finland’s Orkidea Returns with Dreamy Single, “That Feeling”

Latest from One EDM - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 14:37

Orkidea has dropped a new single entitled, “That Feeling.” The tune marks the Finnish Progressive Trance titan’s return to the VII label, and takes listeners on a hypnotic journey. Impressively, he has built a solid reputation on dreamy atmospheric melodies coupled with his signature layering of sound. Orkidea’s “That Feeling” is no exception to this …

The post Finland’s Orkidea Returns with Dreamy Single, “That Feeling” appeared first on One EDM.

MTV to Possibly Hold the 36th Annual VMAs Live

Latest from EDMTunes - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 09:56

Music publication Billboard has revealed that MTV hopes to hold the 36th Annual Video Music Awards live this summer in New York. According to a statement made by a MTV spokesperson,

“We’re exploring with government officials, the medical community, and key stakeholders on how to safely hold the 2020 VMAs at Barclays Center on August 30th”. They continue, “The health of everyone involved remains our number one priority. Additionally, we are working on several contingency plans to bring music’s biggest night to audiences everywhere.”

If a live show is unlikely to happen due to the coronavirus pandemic, MTV is looking at other options for the event. According to Variety, the first publication to break the news, there are plans to host virtual performances and an audience-free show. The network hopes to keep safety and health in mind when making its final decision.

It’s no secret that live events have been a no-show during quarantine. We’ve seen pretty much every music festival canceled, while public gathering are now just beginning to slowly come back. Should the VMA’s happen, MTV will have to take serious precautions to keep people safe.

New York City is currently at the epicenter of COVID-19 in the United States. However, the city is currently in the process of recovering from the impact of the virus. As time continues to pass by, things will become clearer as to whether it’s possible to host the VMAs live.

Stay tuned for more on this story.

The post MTV to Possibly Hold the 36th Annual VMAs Live appeared first on EDMTunes.

Honey Dijon teases new album 'Black Girl Magic'

Latest from MixMag - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 01:30

The first single will be out in June

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Dysphemic: Tribal Bass and Classical Dubstep Producer

Latest from One EDM - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 00:00

Dysphemic, born as Julian Treweeke, is a rising tribal bass and classical dubstep producer in Australian electronic music. Following the release of his Mind Bandit EP last year, Dysphemic has released his newest album Apollo. Dysphemic worked collaboratively on the album with his own brother, Yiani Treweeke, and it incorporated a lot of artistic influences …

The post Dysphemic: Tribal Bass and Classical Dubstep Producer appeared first on One EDM.

Spain Plans To Reopen Nightlife With Some Rules

Latest from EDMTunes - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 22:21

By now, I’m sure the COVID-19 quarantine is making us all restless. The dance music industry is trying to come up with contingency plans for its future. Live entertainment and events are still on the fritz. Spain, however, is trying to tackle reopening nightclubs in a sustainable and socially acceptable way.

What Does This Mean?

New rules include contactless payments, wearing masks, and drinking from ecological straws to prevent transmission of the virus. Furthermore, they’ll mark dance floors with squares indicative of individual dance spaces. Plus, restrooms will be controlled, with hand gel everywhere. VIP areas will be strongly encouraged to ensure distance between groups. Get ready for better temperature regulation as well. Every clubber headed to Spain is subject to these rules.

DJs get their own personal booths, with protective covers for their belongings. Doormen control entryways handled through a traffic light system. Nightlife Spain, the National Association of Entrepreneurs of Leisure and Shows, proposed these rules. The Spanish Government plans to adopt this in the next upcoming days.

President Ramon Mas Espinalt states it is vital for nightclubs to follow these rules in order to contain the spread of COVID-19. Their nightlife is slowly re-opening through June (in phases) to give confidence to fallen businesses and clubbers. Pay attention to the extensive hygiene and cleaning rules about to come. Disinfection of inside and outside everything will happen. As countries and businesses slowly start to re-open on our side, we should heed their protocols.

Let’s face it, things will try to return back to normal but there will be significant changes to operations of our most beloved industries. We won’t know when it is truly safe, and an unknown vaccine ETA doesn’t help.

Be prudent and respectful, now is the time to count on people’s sense of responsibility if you want things to open back up. P.S., no more sneaking into the DJ artist area.

The post Spain Plans To Reopen Nightlife With Some Rules appeared first on EDMTunes.

Hear Max Porcelli’s Latest Single ‘Rebirth’

Latest from Global Dance Electronic - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 22:17

‘Rebirth’ is the closing track on Italian DJ/Producer, Max Porcelli’s, track-titled LP. Following the lines of a modern jazz production, ‘Rebirth’ finds rhythm with a low, rumbling bassline followed by snares and cymbals that bring a melody to life. It’s a tune to turn on when you want to dance alone in the dark. The song serves as the perfect closer to Porcelli’s ground breaking album.

Max Porcelli currently operates his own record label, 989 Records, that has put out releases for the better part of a decade. In addition to his own label, Porcelli has put out tracks on Pacha Recordings, Streetlab, and Rise Records. His achievements in music have many aspiring and veteran musicians in Italy giving nods to accolades.

Check out ‘Rebirth’ down below!

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The post Hear Max Porcelli’s Latest Single ‘Rebirth’ appeared first on GDE.

Diplo Makes His Speaking-Role Movie Debut in ‘The High Note,’ Out Now

Latest from Your EDM - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 20:56

Diplo is taking quarantine quite well, by all metrics. On top of weekly (or even more frequent) live streams as well as his first country album out now, he’s also making his character debut in a new film out, The High Note.

The producer/DJ has made appearances in film before, most recently playing a small part as himself in the Detective Pikachu film. But this marks his first character and speaking role in a motion picture, playing record producer Richie ‘R. Dubs’ Williams.

“The character is a version of what I am; a way cheesier version,” explains the real-life producer, DJ and songwriter, in the production notes.

The High Note is the story of Grace Davis, played by Tracee Ellis Ross, “a superstar whose talent, and ego, have reached unbelievable heights.” Like many movies of its kind, the main conflict involves Davis’ manager who “presents her with a choice that could alter the course of her career, Maggie [her overworked assistant] and Grace come up with a plan that could change their lives forever.”

In an interview with ET!, Ellis Ross said of Diplo, “He’s so funny. I called him to show him the final film and he’s like, ‘How’s it going? You think I’m going to get an Oscar?’ And I said, ‘I don’t think so, Wes. I don’t think they give Oscars to comedies.’ And he was like, ‘Ahh, good point. All right, should we do a drama?’ And then he proceeded to pitch me a movie where he is Mozart and The Rock is Beethoven. And I was like, ‘And Kevin Hart could be Salieri!’ And he was like, ‘Who that?’ I was like, ‘Never mind.'”

You can watch the film on demand on streaming services now — check out a clip of Diplo’s performance below.

album drops same day as I begin my quest for movie heartthrob status. @thehighnotefilm out this friday: https://t.co/BpVsTASGC9 pic.twitter.com/rrX48uOioL

— Thomas Wesley (@diplo) May 27, 2020

This article was first published on Your EDM. Source: Diplo Makes His Speaking-Role Movie Debut in ‘The High Note,’ Out Now

David Guetta's "United At Home" Concert Is Broadcasting Live from New York

EDM.com - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 18:30

After a successful Miami broadcast, David Guetta is bringing his "United At Home" series to the city that never sleeps.

David Guetta is now broadcasting live from New York for a monumental 90-minute set, which you can livestream below. Guetta's "United at Home" show is fundraising live on Facebook and Instagram, with donations supporting the World Health Organization, Feeding America, and the French Fondation Hôpitaux de Paris in the ongoing fight against COVID-19. The livestream event will also raise money for the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City.

This marks Guetta's second "United at Home" concert, and his first in New York City. The previous edition, which took place in Miami, raised over $700,000 for COVID-19 relief and was viewed by millions on social media. 

"As a DJ, the crowd is the most important part of any show and even though we can’t be together in a club or at a festival, we can use this time to come together in new ways and help those who need it most," Guetta recently declared in a press statement. To that end, he's aiming to bring people together from around the world through the power of music and the iconic New York City backdrop.

Although the world is in a period of social distancing, Guetta has been creative in his approach, previously creating the opportunity for a live-viewing element for local residents. Residents of Miami's Icon Brickell complex had the chance to view and listen from their apartment balconies as Guetta performed below.  

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EDM.com Presents Quarantini Chats: A New Lockdown Elixir Interview Series

EDM.com - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 17:05

Join us as we sit down with Wuki and drink a custom quarantini crafted by the man himself.

Whether they're bedazzling eggs with rhinestones, baking their own sourdough from scratch, or concocting absurd cocktails, those in the social media community at large have embraced their creativity during their time in quarantine.

Harnessing that creativity and manifesting it into the dance music community, EDM.com is proud to announce the launch of a new Instagram Live interview series called Quarantini Chats. The series invites the biggest music producers and DJs in the game to join our platform, craft a custom quarantini, and dive into a wide range of topics as they sip and wax poetic with our special guest interviewers, The Hotel Lobby.

Join us via Instagram Live today at 3PM PST (6PM ET) for the inaugural episode of Quarantini Chats featuring recent HARD Recs signee and EDM renaissance man Wuki. If you'd like to craft Wuki's signature cocktail and immerse yourself in the interview, you can find the ingredients below.

Wuki's Quarantini:
  • 1.5 oz gin
  • 2 oz kombucha
  • 1/4 oz simple syrup
  • 1/4 oz oz lemon juice

Editor's Note: EDM.com does not condone, encourage, or tolerate underage drinking.

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Amsterdam's Sir Adam Hotel to Host Socially Distanced Music Festival Next Month

EDM.com - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 16:46

The No Art Hotel is a creative music festival endeavor that complies with public health guidelines.

The Netherlands' Sir Adam Hotel is set to host a socially distanced music festival for up to 120 attendees next month, on June 20th.

The Dutch collective No Art is hosting their first hotel event, which will combine music, dining, and art into a 24-hour experience. In organizing the event, the group has stated they've met the public health guidelines set by The Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM).

The No Art Hotel experience will see four groups of attendees divided into segments of 30. Each group will independently experience different rooms of the hotel and will be scheduled for a dinner shift that includes a three-course meal. Guests will need to rent one of the two-person or four-person rooms available at the hotel for the price of €225 or €250 per person, respectively. Dinner and a bottle of wine are included with the ticket purchase.

A talent lineup for the event has not yet been revealed at the time of writing. However, pre-registration is now live for the No Art Hotel event with general ticket sales set to begin on June 3rd. Partial proceeds from a live art auction at the event will be donated to The Red Cross.

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Shawn Wasabi’s Debut Album Has ‘MANGOTALE’ Finally Arrived [LISTEN]

Latest from Your EDM - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 16:41

Shawn Wasabi‘s debut album is finally here!

MANGOTALE is described as a body of work that reflects personal growth, musical maturity and this summer’s biggest pop anthems. Nostalgic beats with Nintendo-inspired innocence is the name of the game and the sound design is drool-worthy to say the least.

Wasabi has crafted a versatile collection of polished pop cuts reinforced by an all-female crew of singer-songwriters including kennedi, raychel jay, Tia Scola and more. The 12-track album includes today’s new single, “Medicine,” the project is the perfect stay-at-home soundtrack.

Shawn tells the story of MANGOTALE in his own words:

MANGOTALE is my first full-length project & I’m incredibly excited for people to listen to it! I produced almost the entire thing on my laptop at home! I’ve changed, developed & grown so much over the last five years – my understanding of the world, of myself & my personality; being disassembled & reassembled; making friends; the people I’ve interacted with & my different musical inspirations/mentors. I feel like this project perfectly expresses that shift while also channeling the energy & emotion I had in those different chapters of my life. MANGOTALE also flexes a lot of my musical range between collaborative pop energy production and weird knob-twiddling audio manipulation sound design.

Listen here!

Shawn Wasabi – MANGOTALE

Shawn Wasabi · MANGOTALE

This article was first published on Your EDM. Source: Shawn Wasabi’s Debut Album Has ‘MANGOTALE’ Finally Arrived [LISTEN]

Excision's Couch Lands "Virtual Stage" Is Now Live

EDM.com - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 16:30

With the new "Virtual Stage" setup, Couch Lands is raising the bar for the livestream festival space.

Headbangers rejoice—the premiere of Couch Lands' new "Virtual Stage" has arrived. Best of all, Excision has brought together a formidable lineup of bass music heavyweights who are ready to to break it in.

Today the prehistoric-themed livestream fest is heating up in a hurry with initial sets from LEV3LSTUCAUburTisoki, and Calcium. The evening is sure to take things into overdrive with sets from G-REXATLiensGhastlyPhaseOneRiot TenBoogie TFuntcase, and Doctor P on the menu. It's a full bass music beatdown, which you can tune into below.

Couch Lands started as a rebroadcast of previous Lost Lands sets but it has rapidly evolved and taken on a life of its own. Now the live virtual festival is boasting an awe-inspiring production setup that is on par with the Lost Lands environment fans have come to know and love. With full-scale lights, pyrotechnics, life-like dinosaurs, and cutting-edge visuals, Couch Lands is sparing no expense when it comes to creating arguably the most immersive livestream setup seen in recent times. Excision has never been one for complacency and he's aiming to set the bar higher for the livestream concert space as a whole. 

Couch Lands will be streaming all day and will close out with a set by Doctor P beginning at 11:10PM PST (2:10AM ET). 

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Calvin Harris Shares Letter from 1999 Ahead of Forthcoming Defected Records Debut

EDM.com - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 16:25

He is due out with a single titled "Live Without Your Love" next month.

Calvin Harris reminded us recently that even the most successful producers started from humble beginnings. As he announced the news of his forthcoming Defected Records debut, titled "Live Without Your Love," Calvin Harris also shared a letter from over twenty years ago dating back to when the superstar producer submitted his first demo to the label. 

The handwritten letter was from Defected's founder, Simon Dunmore, who thanked young Adam Wiles, Calvin Harris' real name, for his submission. Although the demo did not fit the label, Dunmore seemed impressed by the submission and eager to stay in touch. 

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Years later, Calvin Harris has progressed from bedroom producer to the upper echelon of the both the dance music community and the mainstream. Despite the passing of time, Wiles and Dunmore have remained in touch. It was reportedly during a Calvin Harris livestream event that an unreleased demo of "Live Without Your Love" caught the attention of Defected's A&R team, leading the label to ultimately sign the track. Subsequently, Calvin Harris played a set as Love Regenerator for the recent Defected Records Virtual Festival

The new Calvin Harris single "Live Without Your Love" features Steve Lacy and is due out on June 11th, 2020. 

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Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, W&W and Fedde Le Grand Join Forces For Massive Festival Anthem “Clap Your Hands”

Latest from Your EDM - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 16:13

Summer madness is here early this year as Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike are back with another humongous collab. This time DVLM have teamed up with Dutch powerhouses W&W and Fedde Le Grand for “Clap Your Hands.” This track is a massive main stage festival anthem and has been a feature of DVLM and W&W’s sets for a while. Now “Clap Your Hands” is finally available. DVLM and W&W have teamed up many times before on some massive festival bangers, however, seeing Fedde Le Grand on here is a pleasant surprise. He’s never linked up with W&W and he last teamed up with DVLM back in 2015 on “Tales of Tomorrow.” Just seeing the talent behind this track is enough to catch anyone’s attention.

“Clap Your Hands” immediately opens with a vocoded vocal urging everybody to clap their hands. Again, if you’ve seen any of these artists’ recent sets, you’ll immediately recognize it. The vocal line is like when Mac’s first came out and one of the coolest things you could do was make vocal effects. From there we get epic synths leading into a trademark DVLM buildup into a crazy drop that features tons of cool soundscapes and demands nothing less than jumping up and down with one’s hands in the air. When it comes to festival anthems, this is a dream team right here.

Check out the latest from Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike x W&W x Fedde Le Grand, “Clap Your Hands” out now on Smash the House. Re live some quarantine live streams including W&W’s insane XR set.

 

This article was first published on Your EDM. Source: Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, W&W and Fedde Le Grand Join Forces For Massive Festival Anthem “Clap Your Hands”

Armin van Buuren Unleashes 30-Track ‘RELAXED’ Remix LP [LISTEN]

Latest from Your EDM - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 16:12

Armin van Buuren has unleashed RELAXED — a remix LP featuring 2 discs and 30 songs, which amounts to nearly two straight hours of deep dance energy.

The music world moves fast, but sometimes it’s nice to take it slow. It’s here that many of Armin’s best cuts are reimagined for a relaxing, easy listening experience thanks to his favorite collaborators and friends. It’s the perfect weekend soundtrack to vibe out with.

Armin shares: “My ‘RELAXED‘ album is here! Including thirty chill-out versions and remixes of some of my most iconic tracks by Eelke Kleijn, KOELLE, Just Her, Lost Frequencies, Pretty Pink and more.”

Listen to your favorite Armin tracks like you’ve never heard them before here!

Armin van Buuren – RELAXED

Get it: http://AvB.lnk.to/RELAXEDTO

 

Photo via Rukes.com

This article was first published on Your EDM. Source: Armin van Buuren Unleashes 30-Track ‘RELAXED’ Remix LP [LISTEN]

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