Electric Zoo 2012 promises to deliver a first rate experience in EDM culture. Win a pair of tickets to the Friday edition through URB Magazine!
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.
UPDATE: We didn’t catch this when reading A Guy Called Gerald’s scathing statement about Deadmau5, but is the line “The only button you and people like you are interested in pushing is a nuke for the Palestinians.” an anti-semitic slur towards the presumably jewish Joel Zimmerman? Deadmau5 seems to think so in his response:
“i dont give a fuck. esp with the anti-sematic statement about ‘nuking palestine’ ??? what an ignorant fuck. im not going to even give him the time of day. waste of time. let him go back to being no longer relevant.”
This just got a whole lot weirder.
So much for civil discourse. In a posting on his blog, veteran UK electronic producer A Guy Called Gerald lashed out at Deadmau5, calling him a “Greedy Rat Head Fuck,” over the EDM star’s recent blog post claiming that when it comes to live performance, almost all of the big name superstars (and everyone else) are just “pressing play.” …MORE
The authenticity wars in dance music continue, with Deadmau5 taking aim at fellow superstar performers David Guetta and Skrillex in the lastest issue of that arbitrator of authenticity, Rolling Stone. But he saved the harshest comment for Madonna, with whom he got into quite the shitstorm with following her “Molly” comment at Ultra Music Festival. …MORE