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Ultra's house and techno brand just announced a major chunk of headliners.
Festivals usually wait until the new year to announce their lineups, but Ultra Music Festival's organizers prefer to stay ahead of the game. In preparation for the 2020 edition, they've shared some of the more notable house and techno headliners in their Phase 1 RESISTANCE lineup.
Carl Cox, Gorgon City, Camelphat and Richie Hawtin are among the acts gracing the 2020 RESISTANCE roster. Big-name B2Bs are emph..

The technical issues apparently resulted from a power outage in Beatport's data center.
On the afternoon of Wednesday, December 18th, Beatport went into maintenance mode after a series of breakdowns. The online music marketplace later suspended all functionality and issued a statement citing a data center power outage as having caused the technical issues.
Beatport.com has experienced breakdowns for nearly two days at the time of writing, and the homepage displays a “scheduled maintenance” ..

Proxima Media has led a second round of funding for the new app after raising $28 million.
Following in the footsteps of overnight short-form video disruptor TikTok is a relative newcomer to the social media landscape called Triller. There appears to be smart money behind it as well, with thought leaders from the worlds of hip-hop, EDM and pop among its next investors.
Proxima Media raised $28 million in funding for the endeavor two months ago in a Series B round. They have now announced a secon..

The final JBL Master Class of 2019 featured none other than Gareth Emery.
Capping off a successful debut season of JBL Master Class was an installment delivered by English trance DJ/producer Gareth Emery. Audio manufacturer JBL Professional launched the series to increase their hip-hop and electronic music presence, and the final presentation certainly did the concept justice.
Rather than follow up his origin story and industry insights with a song walkthrough like Jauz and Luca Lush did in thei..

Congratulations, MaRLo and Feenixpawl!
Every year Armin van Buuren hosts the Top 50 Countdown on his A State Of Trance radio show. To land a spot on the list can help change the trajectory of a career. Yesterday, on #ASOT945, the legendary trance leader did just that by making two artists' dreams come true. The coveted title went to MaRLo and Fennixpawl for their smash hit “Lighter Than Air.”
Tune in below at marker 3:56:46 to see van Buuren introduce the top spot. Watch as the two produce..

Diplo and Dillon Francis are a wild pair.
Diplo (real name Thomas Wesley Pentz) and Dillon Francis joined Sean Evans on Complex's hot wing-centered interview show, Hot Ones, for a game of Truth or Dab.
Truth or Dab varies from the traditional Hot Ones format, as the pair must choose between answering a tough question or take a bite of the hottest wings. During their interview, Evans asks Pentz about the strangest booking he's taken, the DJ Mag Top 100 list, and his Twitter beef. On the..

Tomorrowland will continue its relationship with the town of Boom for the foreseeable future.
Organizers for Tomorrowland have confirmed the flagship dance music festival has a long-term future at its current home in Boom, Belgium.
The festival's contract has been extended through 2034 and will continue to take place at the De Schorre estate through the term. Throughout its 15 year history Tomorrowland's profile has grown tremendously – but while the premier festival brand has grown to..

The seemingly innocuous clip sparked quite a conversation online.
During a recent performance in Shanghai, China, Skrillex posted a clip that showed the producer was stepping on top of the Pioneer CDJs and mixer.
Everyone who has seen Skrillex (real name Sonny Moore) live knows he does not hesitate to jump on top of the table in the middle of his performances. The clip from his Shanghai performance caused quite a stir amongst fans who were confused as to why Moore would stand on the equipment i..

Coachella's headliners may have leaked.
According to US weekly, Travis Scott, Frank Ocean, and Rage Against The Machine are reportedly headlining Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival's 2020 event.
To date, Rage Against The Machine was the only one of the three speculated headliners that has been confirmed. The band took to Instagram to announce what will be their first tour in eight years. The poster confirmed the band will be present during both weekends of Coachella 2020.
All thr..

The attendee's apparent request for Getter to “go harder” garnered him some unwanted attention.
Last weekend wasn't the first time Getter has faced backlash from fans who miss his heavier sound, but it might have been the most swiftly he's dealt with one. The Los Angeles DJ/producer called a fan who heckled him at Bassmnt in San Diego onstage to embarrass him in front of the crowd.
As can be heard in the fan-recorded clip, Getter (real name Tanner Petula) tells the audience that t..


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