On Wednesday, November 14, 2012, Pacha NYC presents a fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy relief featuring some of the world’s top DJs and artists. 100% of proceeds will be donated to the Greater New York Red Cross and other local organizations.
ADE (Amsterdam Dance Event) has announced a massive amount of performers and participants for the 2012 edition of the conference and music festival taking place Oct. 17-21. The event, which has grown to rival Winter Music Conference in it’s size and impact on the global dance music scene, promises over 800 DJs performing during 350 events around the city of Amsterdam. Some of the recently added names include superstars Afrojack (NL), Agoria (FR), Âme (DE), Carl Craig (US),Derrick May (US), DJ Deep (FR), DJ Harvey (US), DJ Sneak (US), DJ T. (DE), Dubfire (US), François K (US), Gesaffelstein (FR), Guy Gerber (IL), Hardwell (NL), John Digweed (GB), Josh Wink (US), Kevin Saunderson (US), Maceo Plex (US), Miss Kittin (FR), Nina Kraviz (RU), Palmbomen (NL), Pete Tong (GB), Ricardo Villalobos (CL), Richie Hawtin (CA), Seth Troxler (GB), Simian Mobile Disco (GB), Tale of Us (DE). READ MORE
Ultra Music Festival and Final Kid have launched UMF TV, a worldwide YouTube channel dedicated to electronic dance music. In an exclusive engagement with YouTube, Ultra Music Festival’s feature-length documentary, “Can U Feel It,” will be available to watch for free starting Sunday, July 15, 2012 — for two weeks only.
“Can U Feel It” is an explosive feature length film capturing the energy and excitement of Ultra Music Festival. Filmed in HD at the unforgettable UMF 2011, “Can U Feel It” provides a viable snapshot of EDM culture today, while portraying a compelling vision of its even bigger future. The movie spotlights the world’s top DJ and electronic music talent, with live set footage featuring Tiesto, David Guetta, Afrojack, Fedde Le Grand and Boys Noize.
A successful world-traveling DJ friend once said that he DJs for free, he gets paid to travel. And while the road-warrior lifestyle of some globetrotting DJs might be a little stressful, it’s surely better than pretty much any other job in the universe. After all, you don’t see too many DJs quitting the gig in order to stay home and open up a fly fishing shop, do you?
There’s no denying that dance music is big business making big money these days. But how much money is really being made and how much of it is ending up in the pockets of the DJs who draw the millions of fans to EDM events around the world? The somewhat questionable website, Celebrity Networth seems to know the answer to what DJs have in the piggybank. And you might be surprised at some of the names towards the top of the highest-valued jocks. Granted, the site gives no information as to where they’re estimates come from, so take this with a grain of salt. But rest assured, these DJs are making more than you for working less — guaranteed.
Read the full list after the jump.
Overwhelming response to the San Francisco leg of I Love This City has forced a venue change from AT&T Park to the Shoreline Ampitheatre. As a result, the hours for the event have been extended, leading to more bang for your buck if you have already purchased a ticket. For those that were prepared to be at the AT&T Park location, the festival organizers have arranged for free charter bus service (a la the good old days, when folks would hit a location and then get bussed over to the party).
The San Francisco event has added Afrojack and Sebastian Ingrosso to their lineup on Friday, May 25th. The San Diego event can call Wolfgang Gartner, Madeon, and Adrian Lux as additions to their event on Sunday.
Moreover, those partygoers in the SD region that serve in any of the US Military …