Let’s be honest, New Year’s Eve can be very overwhelming. There are endless pressures and options that make it difficult to decide how to celebrate. For those on the West Coast who have chosen to take their New Year’s Eve celebrations to Lake Tahoe in California for SnowGlobe, get ready for three days packed with a stellar lineup, amazing people, and the beauty of the outdoors.
SnowGlobe recently announced the schedule for the three day festival, and it’s definitely one you don’t want to miss out on. The first day sees performances from Gramatik, Kastle, Tiesto, Justin Martin and many more. If the first day’s lineup wasn’t enough, day two is stacked with performances from Kill Paris, Zeds Dead, Claude Vonstroke, and Kaskade. New Year’s Eve will feature Dillon Francis, Snoop Dogg/Lion, Treasure Fingers, Cashmere Cat, and will ring in 2014 with Cut Copy. To see the full schedule, click here.
Following an intital Beatport exclusive release, Axwell & Sick Individuals have released their Taylr Renee assisted single 'I Am' today on iTunes. Fans that have heard the Beatport version will notice a big difference in the structure of the new radio edit of the single, but the top-notch production stays the same, as the minds of Axwell and Sick Individuals elevate the transcendent record to new levels. Emphasizing the angelic voice of Taylr Renee, the track builds and unleashes a blissful drop that party-goers and casual listeners alike can fall in love with. Prepare to hear 'I Am' ripping up airwaves everywhere. Stream the single here.
E-commerce has become the newest way for publishers to reach out to fashion savvy readers, and already, titles such as Harper’s Bazaar have successfully bridged the gap between telling you what to buy this season, and providing you with a curated quick-click shopping option . And this hot new method seems to be positively catching on as Condé Nast International and Condé Nast US have recently announced that they are joining forces to launch a new e-commerce platform in the near future. Franck Zayan, currently in charge of e-commerce for Galeries Lafayette, has been appointed president of the budding division.
Los Angeles-based duo, Bixel Boys, have been working at a feverish pace as of late. Only two and a half months after releasing their first EP, Black December, on Australian imprint Sweat It Out, the two have found a new home at Nervous Records. Earlier today, the boys dropped their second EP to close out 2013 strong- Bring It On. The two-track EP consists of 11 minutes of energy, leading off with the marching band-inspired title track "Bring It On," followed by the heartstopping B-side, 'CPR,' which features EKG sound effects over wicked metallic synths and heavy bass. The effort is only a taste of releases to come for Bixel Boys as they prepare for 2014. Check out the EP below via Soundcloud. Click here to purchase.
Dillon Francis' latest single, "Without You," has been revamped with six all new remixes. Doctor P & Flux Pavilion, Torro Torro, Treasure Fingers, Hayden James, Low Steppa, and Henry Fong have all put their own spin on the song.
Steve Aoki is no stranger to making remixes, and Empire Of The Sun has had their songs remixed by so many artists by now they probably cant even keep track. "Celebrate", off of EOTS's Ice On The Dune gets caked up by Steve Aoki this time. Take a listen to it below and let us know what you think!
Explosive duo Big Gigantic have dropped the first single from their upcoming album, 'The Night Is Young' today (December 10). "Touch The Sky" is a fireball of a track, mixing saxophone with dubstep and even adding a bit of Trap. The record is an absolute smash, and is a great first offering from the upcoming album, due out in early February 2014. Check out a stream of the single here and let us know what you think!
"If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends / Make it last forever, friendship never ends..." That's right; that was Mel C back in the glorious days of the Spice Girls! Melanie Chisholm, formerly Sporty Spice, has come out with a brand new single that has just been released in the U.S. by Radikal Records. Loving You, features UK X-Factor's winner, Matt Cardle, in a romantic tune that is destined to start legions of hearts fluttering madly! Joonbug spoke with Melanie about her new single, the current state of pop music, and more:
Made Event will be making history this upcoming Memorial Day Weekend, as they will host their first ever Sunday School mini-fest at Mysteryland USA. The event, which will feature three stages, will showcase the best present and future stars of Techno. The legend of Mysteryland will only grow during Memorial Day Weekend 2014, as the stars will shine bright, and the music will take over Mysteryland.
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The stars will be out tommorow night when the Louis Armstrong House galahonors music legend Quincy Jones, CUNY Senior Vice Chancellor Jay Hershenson, jazz scholar Dan Morgenstern, and community civic leader Grace Lawrence. All four have dedicated their work to preserve and promote the cultural legacy of Louis Armstrong at the Museum.
Each year, the Louis Armstrong House Gala raises important funds to maintain the long-time home of Louis and Lucille Armstrong, which has become a National Historic Landmark and New York City Landmark in Corona, Queens. Since its opening in 2003, more than 100,000 visitors from all over the world have enjoyed the Museum’s historic house tours, jazz concerts and a wide variety of educational programs.
While many celebrities wrote tributes to actor Paul Walker after his death on Facebook and Twitter, Paris Hilton found an unusual way to remember the late actor or maybe it really wasn’t her after all.
This past weekend, fans of the Fast and the Furious actor gathered to pay their respects to him and his Roger Rodas near the site of where the Porsche they were in crashed with a car rally tribute.
During the rally, which thousands of people attended, two banners flew over the crash site that read, “R.I.P GOD BE WITH FAST & FURIOUS STAR PAUL WALKER #269” and “OUR HEARTS GO OUT TO HIS FRIENDS & FAMILY [HEART] #17 PARIS HILTON.”