• Avicii Wins Posthumous Award For Best Dance at VMAs 2018

    The dance category at the VMAs this year was hotly contested by all artists nominated: Avicii, Calvin Harris, The Chainsmokers, David Guetta, Marshmello and Zedd. However, in the end, the Moonman went to Avicii for “Lonely Together” with Rita Ora.The #VMA for Best Dance goes to @RitaOra and @Avicii— Video Music Awards (@vmas) August 21, 2018Avicii took his own life this past April.This article was first published on Your EDM. Source: Avicii Wins Posthumous Award For Best
  • Diplo Takes Over ‘Diplo & Friends’ For Epic 2-Hour Mix [LISTEN]

    For the latest episode of Diplo & Friends, the man Diplo recruited his “long time personal friend and lover” — himself — for an epic, two-hour mix.
    With Diplo in the mix, it’s nothing but nonstop dance-driven energy as he rinses tracks from tons of his friends including Valentino Khan, Mercer, Camelphat, Chris Lorenzo, A-Trak, Zeds Dead, Fisher and so many more. In fact, he leaves much of the soundtrack to his buddies as he expertly intertwines t
  • Jauz presents the tracklist for his concept album “The Wise and The Wicked”

    The wait for Jauz’s debut album is nearly over, as The Wise and The Wicked is set to be released on August 31. And now, fans can witness the full tracklist and concept behind the album. To our surprise, it has been separated into chapters alternating between Wise and Wicked, and ultimately, United.
    In Jauz’s own words, “When I’m writing music, half of my brain wants to write fun, crazy bangers for parties, clubs, fests, etc. This is represented by ‘The Wi
  • The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards Are Tonight

    The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards go down tonight and here’s everything you need to know leading up to showtime.
    Rapper Cardi B leads the pack with a total of 10 nominations, which is no shocker considering her swift rise to the hip hop throne this year. She’s followed by some more straight up music royalty, The Carters — aka Queen B, Beyoncé and her king, Jay-Z with eight total nominations. They’re followed by Childish Gambino with seven.
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  • The Eagles Surpass Michael Jackson For Best-Selling Album of All Time

    The Eagles are now certified 38-times platinum for their most famous record, as Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 becomes the best-selling album of all time in the U.S.
    “Take It Easy,” “Witchy Woman,” “Desperado,” and “Take It to the Limit” are just some of the hits housed on this 10-track record. The album debuted at number four on the Billboard 200 and reached number one the following week, and has been played out by rock fans ev
  • REPORT: 2/3 Of Women Worried About Sexual Harassment At Festivals

    Sexual harassment is a major problem at music festivals — and a new study has exposed some extremely upsetting statistics.
    According to Durham University research, 30% of women say they have been sexually harassed and 10% sexually assaulted. Safety at music festivals is a huge concern, as almost seven out of 10 women worry about potential sexual advances at events across the UK.
    The numbers are much lower among men respondents. About 5% say they have been sexually harassed
  • LUUDE Drops New Cyberpunk Thriller “Omen”

    The crunchy midtempo music train is going full throttle ahead, and every producer is out there trying their hand at the style. Some come from bass realms, some not, but the end result is always a dark and foreboding theme with powerfully textured synths and thunderous bass.
    LUUDE’s new song “Omen” takes this sound and also combines it with the sort of dystopian, cyberpunk themes introduced by artists like Gesaffelstein and Kavinsky years ago. The bouncy rhythm is more than ind
  • Thoreau Reveals Story of Addiction and Loss in new music video for “All I Ever Had”

    Thoreau switched directions a few months ago, changing course from EDM to hip hop, and he’s never sounded better. Of course he’s retained all the knowledge he gained from producing EDM and still uses it in his new music, but the content and goal are so much different than before.
    His new song “All You Ever Had” is easily the most personal song that he’s released yet, about mental health, addiction, and a real friend who needed help.
    “’All You Ever Had&r
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  • Spotify Responds After Nicki Minaj Puts Streaming Service On Blast

    Nicki Minaj isn’t too pleased with Spotify right now. Particularly as it concerns her new album Queen and, in her opinion, the streaming service’s lackluster promotion surrounding the release.
    Referencing Drake‘s recent Scorpion SZN promotion, which left many subscribers outraged, Minaj went off on Twitter… “Spotify had to teach me a lesson but rewarded the man who has had an Apple radio show the longest; inadvertently helping the Apple platform the
  • Leo Lauretti & Quizzow Are Back Again With Mighty Trance Single, “Nakuru” [Armada]

    I did a little research whilst listening to this track for the first time, and found out that Nakuru is also a town in Kenya. It appears to be a great place, containing stunning views, overall encapsulating incredible beauty, something I believe both the town and the brand new single, “Nakuru”, from Leo Lauretti & Quizzow, have in common. I’m not sure if there’s any correlation there, but this single is another booming trance anthem that Leo Lauretti and Quizzow stru
  • Enter The Wormhole with DJ Three, Denney, OMNOM and More This Weekend [Event Preview]

    Tampa and St. Petersburg have gradually grown their own underground dance music scene. Cities like Miami and Orlando may still dwarf Tampa and St. Pete, but the neighboring central Florida cities have come into their own the past few years. Local groups have helped the underground scene blossom, and one of those instrumental organizers goes by the name of Furious Funk. Furious Funk, also a record label, has brought a number of great events to the Tampa Bay area, and its next event looks to
  • Your EDM Premiere: Warner Case & Zak Downtown – Good Time

    As most people know, I’m always good for a bit of bouncy house music in my life and this new collaborative single from warner case & Zak Downtown definitely hits the spot for me.
    Originally conceived as a bouncy instrumental from warner case, the track evolved into the record it is today out of sheer coincidence when warner case bumped into Zak Downtown who graciously agreed to provide his smooth vocals. The result is a banging club-ready record that’s sure to take ove
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  • Ganja White Night Release Animated Music Video For “Chak Chel”

    Ganja White Night, aside from their distinct wobbles, also have a couple of insane and amazing animated music videos. Two songs from their 2016 album Mr. Wobble, “Wobble Master” and “Lfo Requiem,” were animated, with a third now joining the group from their latest album, The Origins.
    “Chak Chel” presents a tribal sound along with the characteristic wobbles, incorporating chants and natural sound elements to take you into the depths of ancient Mayan
  • Ekali Comes Out As Bisexual In Tweets Against Homophobia

    You’d be hard-pressed to find people who support homophobia in dance music culture, but they are of course out there lurking. Much has been done to provide all cultures, sexual orientations, races, genders, et al. with a safe space to dance their booties off, but the battle continues day after day.
    The latest to really make a statement about homophobia in dance music is Canadian producer/DJ Ekali, who in doing so, also came out as bisexual.Yes I’m bisexual. Stop leaving hateful gay
  • Paul Oakenfold Set To Make History With First-Ever Performance At UK’s Stonehenge

    There are seven wonders in the world (depending on whose list you go by), and by the end of this September, Paul Oakenfold will have performed at three of them. The legendary English record producer and trance DJ is full of firsts, going on tour with U2 in the early ’90s, playing a show at the Mount Everest base camp, and more. Now, this September, he will make history with the first-ever performance at Stonehenge.
    There will be an invited audience of 50 hand-picked guests to witness this
  • Eric Clapton is Dedicating “Jingle Bells” on his Upcoming Christmas Album to Avicii

    Yes, you read that headline right. Eric Clapton has a new Christmas album on the way, and he is dedicating “Jingle Bells” to Avicii.
    Eric Clapton dished the details in an interview with Billboard about the upcoming album, titled Happy Xmas. He said his rendition of “Jingle Bells” will be dedicated to “the memory of Avicii.” Billboard reported the song was dedicated to Avicii due to his “admiration for the late DJ.” Clapton even titled his version
  • Your EDM Premiere: Blue Stahli – Not Over Til We Say So (Formal One Remix)

    I know that Mondays have a tendency to be quite the drag, so in your best interest, I wanted to premiere this new remix from Formal One bright and early to start your day. Taking crack at Blue Stahli’s “Not Over Til We Say So,” Formal One transformed this metalcore headbanger bonanza into more of a double-time dubstep banger.
    Vocals from Blue Stahli (with some help from Emma Anzai) still shine through clear as day with inflections and prosody keeping us grounded to the origina
  • Troopers Ask For Help Identifying Man Found Dead Near Music Festival

    A man was found dead on I-80 in Salt Lake City outside of Das Energi festival, which took place over this weekend at The Great Saltair. Now, troopers are hoping his wardrobe and tattoos will help to identify his body.
    According to KSL, emergency dispatchers received reports of a body lying in the westbound lanes of I-80 at the state Route 202 overpass around 3:35 a.m. When troopers arrived, they found a deceased man on the road and he appeared to have been struck by several
  • Das Energi Brings Out Special Guest 1788-L for Epic, Surprise Festival Debut

    Das Energi not only had a killer lineup this year, featuring deadmau5, Kaskade, Dillon Francis, Rezz and many more over the weekend — but they brought in the hottest rising act in EDM as a special guest.
    If you haven’t guessed already, or caught on by all the buzz on social media, we’re talking about 1788-L. The mysterious producer made his festival debut last night from the early hours into the sunrise, and he didn’t hold back one bit.
    Even through the videos below
  • deadmau5’s Kitten Just Passed Away – Send Good Vibes

    Ugh, it’s a sad, sad day. The newest member of deadmau5‘s family, Noob the cat, has sadly passed away.
    The little kitten has been in and out of the hospital since she was first brought home earlier this year and fans have been keeping up with her struggle on social media. Due to complications with her lower esophagus, she had a feeding tube surgically installed, but it seems as though it just didn’t take well.
    For the short time Noob spent in this world, her loving owners made
  • Virgil Abloh’s Hour-Long DJ Mix Is A Real Vibe [LISTEN]

    Fashion icon and visionary Virgil Abloh is bringing us a unique journey through sound with this brand new, hour long mix featuring some of his favorite tracks, from DJ Koze to Cardi B and everything in between.
    The Off-White founder and Louis Vuitton Creative Director of Menswear can confidently add professional DJ to his long list of creative endeavors. When it comes to mixing, a huge factor is taste — and Virgil has plenty of it.
    His newly released Solid Steel Radio Show 
  • Dog Blood Update Has Fans Buzzing About Their Return

    After an entire year of silence, Dog Blood just posted on Instagram, which has Skrillex and Boys Noize fan bases in a frenzy hoping for new music from these electronic heavyweights.
    The last time the official account updated, it was a clip of the “Wild for the Night Remix” from their epic show at HARD Summer last August. Their set was easily one of the most talked about of the entire year and we’ve been begging for more ever since.
    The new post features a fan repping a Dog Blo
  • The Meadows NYC Takes Year Off, Seeks Venue Change

    The Meadows Music and Arts Festival is taking a year off after a solid lineup in 2017 which featured Jay-Z, Gorillaz, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bassnectar and many more, at Citi Field in Queens, NYC.
    According to an official statement issued by Founders Entertainment, this isn’t the end for The Meadows, but rather a refocus on making the event the best it can be. The venue is a key factor, and everyone involved wants to make sure it’s just right.
    “After careful consideration
  • Noisia Teams Up With Amon Tobin’s Two Fingers For Wild New Collab “Dzjengis”

    It’s been over three years since Noisia and Two Fingers, aka Amon Tobin, last collaborated. The track, “Salah,” came out on Two Fingers’ EP Six Rhythms on Noisia’s Division Records. Now, the two have teamed up again for the wild and crazy “Dzjengis.”
    The genre of “Dzjengis” is about as undefinable as its name is unpronounceable. Even Noisia’s own Thys isn’t sure what to call it.I think we just released a techno tune.. Wouldn
  • Jackmaster, Bristol Music Festival and Staff Member Issue Statements About Inappropriate Behavior

    This week, techno and house DJ Jackmaster issued an apology for inappropriate behavior while playing Britstol music festival Love Saves the Day. The apology itself was vague, and comments and rumors (including that the DJ took a sh*t in a tea kettle) made light of the situation.
    Jackmaster, along with an unnamed Love Saves the Day staff member and the festival itself, have now issued joint statements describing the incident. Jackmaster admitted to “attempting to grab, kiss people against
  • Alison Wonderland Liquidates Company After “Significant Losses” During SCAREHOUSE Tour

    Toward the end of 2017, Alison Wonderland announced an ambitious series of shows in her native Australia called the ‘Wonderland Scarehouse Project’ tour. This tour would be a showcase for Alison and friends to play music to their hearts’ content in warehouses in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland without the worry of noise complaints. She was joined on the tour by a number of artists including Lunice, Lido, Party Favor, and ASAP Ferg.
    Despite the hometown shows
  • Excision Raises Money For Women’s Shelter Through Lost Lands Experiences

    Excision is raising funds for a women’s shelter in the best possible way!
    It’s called the Lost Experience. Upon donating to The Woodlands, fans will have the chance to meet some real heavy hitters at Lost Lands this year, including NGHTMRE, Slander, Funtcase, Doctor P, Said the Sky, Flux Pavilion and the man himself.
    Winners and a friends will get to hang at the Lost Lands Artist BBQ with Excision, receive tons of merchandise, and partake in fun activities with the other a
  • Gramatik Releases Powerful Aretha Franklin Tribute “Let Me Know The Way” [MUST-LISTEN]

    This week, music lost one of its greatest legends — Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul.
    It seems everyone has been inspired by the singer’s voice, undisputedly one of the very best our world has ever known. Take any artist of any genre and chances are they’ve been impacted by Franklin’s soulful sound at one point or another.
    Gramatik is one of those artists and he has been sampling Aretha for years. Recently, he produced three new beats for his forthcoming SB5
  • Calvin Harris Says He’s “Too Old” To Be Touring

    Calvin Harris is one of the hottest names in the DJ world — scratch that — in all of music. But, if you ask him, he’s getting “too old” to go on tour.
    This comes as quite a surprise, because the producer is currently thriving with residencies in Ibiza and Las Vegas, just dropped a brand new heater with Sam Smith, and recently topped Forbes’ list of highest-paid DJs for 2018. It sounds to us like Calvin Harris is on top of his game, but the 34-year old th
  • mau5ville Prepares to Level Up + Rumors of deadamu5 World Tour

    mau5ville: Level 1 brought us the latest collaboration between deadmau5 and Rob Swire, music from Getter and GTA, plus “Monophobia” remixes from mau5trap associated acts ATTLAS, Rinzen and Latroit — and the compilation series is only just getting started!
    Soon enough, the new release series will level up, as a revealing social media post confirms Level 2 is on the horizon. From the sounds of it, fans will finally get one of their fa
  • Das Energi Temporarily Shut Down, Evacuated Due To Weather During First Day

    Last night around 8pm local time, Das Energi Festival in Salt Lake City, Utah began to experience heavy rain and winds that eventually forced the festival to shut down and evacuate attendees for a number of hours. Sets from Ray Volpe, Midnight Tyrannosaurus and more on the Galactic Flats stage were cancelled as a consequence of parts of the staging collapsing. Sets on the Energi Field and Synergy Station stages were rescheduled and the festival re-opened later that night.
    Reports on the ground
  • Havok Roth Drops New ‘Polarized’ EP on Thrive Music

    Out now via Thrive Music is the new EP from Havok Roth, Polarized.
    This 4-track EP is a bass lover’s wet dream, with plenty of squelching bass and nasty rhythms to make you wonder what you ate before you went to bed. Then again, there’s also the anthemic and comparably “pretty” song “Down” with Kastoway that cuts the EP in two. However, the final track on the EP, “Rows,” rights the ship and goes hard with one massive track before all is said
  • Megalodon and Subtronics Get Hacked, Unreleased Music Stolen

    A producer’s worst nightmare: having their music stolen. It’s an idea bad enough to shake a producer to their core, and unfortunately two dubstep producers were victims of theft this weekend. Megalodon and Subtronics were both hacked and had unreleased music stolen, with other potential victims looped in as well.
    Megalodon tweeted yesterday, revealing someone had hacked into his SoundCloud account and stole all of his unreleased music. To make matters worse, the thief uploaded the t
  • tofû x Chloe – Wayward

    Absent Mind, the new label on the chill-out block, are back with another standalone single following their debut release last month, ZENDR’s impressive ‘Skin Deep.’
    This time around they’ve got producer tofû who, along with classically trainer singer and songwriter Chloe Farrell, dish up the mellow zone out sounds of ‘Wayward’. Canada’s tofû presents a stringed, atmospheric production that holds intricate melodies while Chloe adds a dramatic
  • Your EDM Q&A: Deep, Dark and Dirty: Get to Know VALE, The Bass Music Label That’s Redefining Dark

    VALE is a different kind of label, and they’ve made themselves different on purpose. Having started out as a collective of fans who just wanted to highlight the darker side of bass music, VALE is now a label which signs artists exclusively, treats them like family and makes sure they get a fair share of sales on releases. It’s sort of a Wu Tang for bass music model, if you’re familiar with Rza and his genius label.
    Now with a solid core of bass music artists like ÆTERNA.
  • DJ Solitary’s Full Track Ghost Produced By Hudson Mohawke Is Here [FREE DOWNLOAD]

    One of the best things we’ve seen lately, if not ever, is Sacha Baron Cohen as DJ Solitary. The actor and comedian famous for his off-the-wall humor and borderline offensive characters, such as Borat and Bruno, was able to trick a Miami nightclub into believing he was the next big thing for a hilarious result.
    It gets better, though. As it turns out, real-life producer Hudson Mohawke was in on the stunt the entire time. He actually made the song, now known as “Cell-by-date
  • New Club KYŌ In Kuala Lumpur Promises An Experience Like No Other

    Situated in the heart of Kuala Lumpur under the city’s iconic Petronas Towers and inside the plush Mandarin Oriental Hotel, club kyō has descended upon Malaysia’s capital city as a party den and catapulted its burgeoning underground music scene into one deserving of a place on the international music map. The kyō brand debuted in Singapore more than three years ago and has consistently pulled in praise from local and international DJs, artists, lifestyle tastemakers and pa
  • pluko drops his debut album ‘sixteen’ on Odesza’s Foreign Family Colletive

    Thanks to New Music Friday, it’s become increasingly difficult to wade through the torrent of releases every week to find the gems that deserve our attention. Again, thankfully, I’ve known about the release of pluko’s debut album, sixteen, for a while now, and I’ve been prepared.
    Four select singles from the album – “need ya” feat. Nevve, “pink.,” “asleep” feat. MOONZz, and “l o v e” – have already been rel
  • Win A Meet & Greet With Terravita At Avalon Hollywood, Aug 24

    It’s that time again for Terravita to make their quasi-annual return to Avalon Hollywood for another raucous show. This time, they’re coming in heavy with a supporting cast consisting of Bommer b2b Xaebor, Bandlez, and WB x MB, and a special guest still to be announced. Figure came on stage with them recently in Denver, so who knows what they have in store for LA.
    As an added bonus, Avalon is hosting a meet & greet with Terravita for the show. This will include 2 FREE
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  • HVDES Shares Her Debut EP “Revelations” On Kannibalen

    It’s been a wild year for LA-based HVDES for a number of reasons, but it’s all culminated in the release of her debut EP, Revelations, out today via Kannibalen Records.
    The 3-track EP plays perfectly to her dark and devilish persona, pushing boundless evil techno and bass in one seamless package. It opens with a boom with “Revelations,” a pulsating electro beast with hints of Gesaffelstein or Alesia, but a flavor all HVDES’ own.
    “R U Afraid” and &l
  • Stephen Colbert Turns Donald Trump’s Racism Into Parodied EDM Album

    Our president has endured his fair share of criticism for all the wrong reasons during his tenure in the White House so far, and his more staunch detractors haven’t let up yet. Stephen Colbert, in particular, just shared a fake promo for “Now That’s What I Call Racist,” a compilation of President Donald Trump’s “classic bigoted hits.”
    Songs include “Obama’s Birth Certificate,” “Sh*thole Countries,” “Muslim Ban, &
  • Calvin Harris & Sam Smith Release Sexy Dance Heater “Tonight” [LYRIC VIDEO]

    It’s just hit after hit for Calvin Harris. This time around he meets his musical match with powerhouse singer-songwriters Sam Smith and Jessie Reyez for this alluring, dance-driven track.
    There’s a cool way about “Promises.” Magic is in the air and all that can be guaranteed is tonight. Smith’s smooth vocals glide beautifully across the track (that’s where the cool comes in), while Reyez chirps in every so often with playful energy that ec
  • Calvin Harris & Sam Smith Release Sexy Dance Heater “Promises” [LYRIC VIDEO]

    It’s just hit after hit for Calvin Harris. This time around he meets his musical match with powerhouse singer-songwriters Sam Smith and Jessie Reyez for this alluring, dance-driven track.
    There’s a cool way about “Promises.” Magic is in the air and all that can be guaranteed is tonight. Smith’s smooth vocals glide beautifully across the track (that’s where the cool comes in), while Reyez chirps in every so often with playful energy that ec
  • 1788-L Unleashes Experimental “N U / V E R / K A” Off Debut EP

    Compared to the poppier productions out today from the likes of Calvin Harris or Marshmello, 1788-L is perhaps going darker and more experimental than ever with his new single “N U / V E R / K A.” The single is the second off his debut EP, SENTIENCE, out next Friday.
    1788-L plays with some super intense new sound design on “N U / V E R / K A,” starting off with some profoundly atmospheric vibes in the initial build. It then drops into a heavily punctuated, dark
  • Medasin Reveals Who “Irene” Is In Tell-All Interview

    We’re now a week out from the release of Medasin’s introspective and personal debut album Irene. The identity of this mysterious influence on the producer’s album remained elusive until yesterday, when he came clean to Billboard in a track-by-track interview of the album.
    Our use of “came clean,” is no mistake either. Before Medasin was the producer and musician he is today, he was addicted to drugs and moving aimlessly through life. It was Irene, his out
  • Lipless – Stranger (ft. Patrick Baker)

    We’ve covered Lipless a number of times on Your EDM, and for good reason. The masked producer has pumped out a number of hits and was even nominated for a GRAMMY, and he continues to explore new sounds. His newest track comes in the form of “Stranger” with Patrick Baker, out today via Thrive Music.
    “Stranger” is a calm and serene tune that bridges somewhat tropical vibes with deep house grooves. Baker’s vocals aren’t overly powerful or obnoxiously upfro
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  • Marshmello Releases New Track With Bastille, “Happier”

    As Marshmello’s integration into pop becomes more secure day by day, his new productions are reflecting his shift. Today, his collaboration with Bastille, “Happier,” is released.
    Ultimately, the production from Marshmello is able to bring out the best of lead vocalist Dan Smith’s voice, whose warm tones are supported by a fun and poppy vibe. There’s no doubt that this song will hit the Billboard Hot 100 as well as radio and we don’t really mind.
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  • Brooke Williams – Nightmare

    Continuing to work on her crossover sound that incapsulates country and pop, Brooke Williams has just released a brand new single. Titled ‘Nightmare,’ this one has been written by the San Diego native, and is riddled with personality.
    Sounding fresh and eye-catching with her gorgeous tones at the forefront, ‘Nightmare’ has a slight bite to it, and perhaps we can expect more similar work from Williams in the future. For now, we’re sitting back and enjoying this easy