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Amsterdam Dance Event Dips Into Caribbean Waters With Second Electric Festival

Amsterdam Dance Event Dips Into Caribbean Waters With Second Electric Festival

The longest running and arguably most venerable global business conference for electronic music professionals, Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), is branching out. For the second consecutive year, the confab dipped its toes in the proverbial warm waters off Aruba with a smaller sister event, and the water is getting warmer for delegates and fans alike.

“If all the factors work out well, it can grow to an interesting meeting point for the industry,” said ADE General Manager/Director Richard Zijlma from Aruba’s capital, Oranjestad, over the weekend.

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Priyanka Chopra's New Single Lands Starring Role in Beats By Dre Ad (Audio)

Priyanka Chopra's New Single Lands Starring Role in Beats By Dre Ad (Audio)

Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra is getting ready to release the third single from her forthcoming debut album, a cover of Bonnie Raitt's classic ballad “I Can’t Make You Love Me,” and the EDM-flavored track looks like it will have a big boost courtesy of Beats By Dre.

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Hans Zimmer Composes Theme Music to EDM Festival Tomorrowland (Exclusive Video)

Hans Zimmer Composes Theme Music to EDM Festival Tomorrowland (Exclusive Video)

Oscar-winning film and music composer Hans Zimmer has created the first official hymn to mark the 10th anniversary of Tomorrowland, a leading electronic dance music festival held every year in the Belgian town of Boom, outside of Brussels. The 2014 edition takes place July 18-20 and July 25-27.

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MAR
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EDM 'It' Boy Porter Robinson Surprises With Sleepy Single, Twitter Rant (Audio)

EDM 'It' Boy Porter Robinson Surprises With Sleepy Single, Twitter Rant (Audio)

Electronic music it-boy Porter Robinson dropped the first single from his much-anticipated album Worlds on Sunday, and like Kurt Cobain said about Nirvana's In Utero, it might alienate a lot of his fans.

PHOTOS: Top 10 Movie Songs of All Time

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1 years

EDM Star Steve Angello Talks Moving on From Swedish House Mafia (Q&A)

EDM Star Steve Angello Talks Moving on From Swedish House Mafia (Q&A)

On a windy late autumn night atop the W Hotel in Hollywood, EDM deity Steve Angello was bestowed the 2013 Eliason Merit Award by his Scandinavian peers at the Los Angeles branch of the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce.

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1 years

Steve Aoki, Kid Cudi, Waka Flocka Tell EDM-Worshipping Ragers: Let Them Eat Cake

Steve Aoki, Kid Cudi, Waka Flocka Tell EDM-Worshipping Ragers: Let Them Eat Cake

EDM. Fu manchu. Cake. You already know who i'm talking about: Steve Aoki. His Aokify America tour swaggered into The Shrine auditorium on Saturday (Nov. 15) with an impressive array of genre-bending acts in tow, featuring high-energy hip-hop hotstepper Waka Flocka and surprise guests including Kid Cudi and Blink-182's Travis Barker. The diversity of the lineup brought together everyone from full on kandi-masked ravers to frat kids to weekend warriors, all converging in the name of neon-tinged revelry.

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1 years

Berlin's Terri Nunn: Now the Wiser and Determined to 'Enjoy the Ride More' (Q&A)

Berlin's Terri Nunn: Now the Wiser and Determined to 'Enjoy the Ride More' (Q&A)

As Los Angeles was in thrall to punk and the coming of glam metal at the onset of the 80’s, singer Terri Nunn met electronics wizard John Crawford and decided to gamble on the Euro obsession with the shiny new synthesizer mania. They formed the fittingly named Berlin, and cult hits "The Metro," "Sex (I’m A…)" and "Masquerade" eventually evolved into massive chart success later in the decade.

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1 years

Kaskade Talks Corporate Influence on Dance Music: Some 'Don't Care if They're Slinging Fried Chicken or EDM' (Q&A)

Kaskade Talks Corporate Influence on Dance Music: Some 'Don't Care if They're Slinging Fried Chicken or EDM' (Q&A)

While electronic dance music has exploded onto the mainstream in recent years, the scene has been fermenting for decades, pulsing out intriguing sounds well before the current era of top-40 hits and massive arena tours touted major "EDM" names.

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2 YEARS

'Katy Perry: Part of Me' Directors Tackling Electric Daisy Carnival Documentary

'Katy Perry: Part of Me' Directors Tackling Electric Daisy Carnival Documentary

Directors Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz, the team behind Katy Perry: Part of Me and Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, will direct the concert documentary EDC 2013: You Are the Headliner.

Insomniac, creator of the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), is partnering with Haven Entertainment, who produced the upcoming rock documentary A Band Called Death, on the project, which will tackle the festival experience through the eyes of the fans and the creative minds behind the dance music festival.

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2 YEARS

Daft Punk Talk 'Random Access Memories,' EDM Scene in GQ

Daft Punk Talk 'Random Access Memories,' EDM Scene in GQ

The notoriously press-shy Daft Punk (Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo) are featured in the May issue of GQ magazine, talking about the process of creating their upcoming album Random Access Memories. Due out later this month, it's the French duo’s first album in eight years -- not counting the soundtrack to 2010's Tron: Legacy, which they scored -- and one the two deliberated long and hard about.

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2 YEARS

DJ Mag Names the Top 100 Clubs in the World

DJ Mag Names the Top 100 Clubs in the World

DJ Mag has become the premiere polling station of dance-music enthusiasts, releasing an oft-cited annual list of the world's top DJs, as well as this week's list of the Top 100 Clubs.

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2 YEARS

Deadmau5 Slams Kanye West: 'I F---ing Hate Him'

Deadmau5 Slams Kanye West: 'I F---ing Hate Him'

Deadmau5 will not be working with Kanye West any time soon.

Asked which rapper he would like to design a live show for, the Canadian electro-house producer said: “Anyone other than f---ing Kanye. I f---ing hate him.”

His comments appear in a story in the February/March issue of Vibe, the cover of which he shares with Mary J. Blige.

PHOTOS: Hollywood's Twitter Feuds

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David Guetta on Returning to Electric Daisy Carnival and the State of EDM

David Guetta on Returning to Electric Daisy Carnival and the State of EDM

Get those glow sticks ready, EDM fans, because Electric Daisy Carnival returns to Las Vegas in just one month.

Hitting the stage once again is electronic dance music pioneer David Guetta, who recently signed on for a 2012 residency with the Wynn in Sin City. Speaking with The Hollywood Reporter at a recent taping for MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew, the France native contemplates how to top last year’s headline-making festival. 

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