Swank, sexy, and fancy don't even begin to describe what is going to happen at SRB Brooklyn Thursday, March 20th. Gibbzmatik, the two-headed Lowtemp label behemoth comprised of Gibbz and Gramatik, will be performing together for the first time ever in the most extravagant and deliciously dirty way imaginable.
Gibbzmatik brings together the combined efforts of Gramatik's recent album, The Age of Reason, which has almost 2 million downloads on BitTorrent, and Gibbz's forthcoming EP, Who Gibbz A F#@$, into one massive weapon of bootylicious destruction. On top of Gibbz playing guitar and singing alongside Gramatik on stage, Lowtemp labelmates Exmag, Branx, Illumntr, and Orlando Napier will be there to make sure things stay as sexy as humanly possible.
On the road to Moogfest 2014 next month in North Carolina, Moog has decided to further honor the late, great Bob Moog by opening up a Synthesizer Residency inside Rough Trade NYC. For 25 days this March, the world's largest Moog Music installation is free and open to the public, inviting them to explore the space and discover the same sense of innovation and experimentation that has made Moog Music into a legendary name in the music production studios around the world.
What: Victor Calderone Birthday Bash at Pacha
When: Saturday, March 15th,10pm
Where: Pacha NYC, 618 W 46th St., New York, NY
Five time #1 DJ in the world, Armin van Buuren, is bringing his five hour Armin Only Intense world tour to North America for the first time ever, starting April 11th at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The one-of-a-kind show will be conducted from behind a 76-foot DJ booth by Armin van Buuren himself, along with a myriad of acrobats, dancers, singers, and live musicians like Miri Ben-Ari to help push the powerful visuals, pyrotechnics, and theatrics over the top.
The Worlds Apart Tour could not be a more fitting title for an artist like Seven Lions, whose electronic productions can range anywhere from as bright as the sun, to as spine tingling and mysterious as the dark side of the moon. With each and every track he makes, Seven Lions explores a new and different corner of the musical galaxy, showcasing how creative and imaginative his brand of beautiful bass music is.
For years, there had been talk of Porter Robinson working on an album. At the time, people were probably thinking the follow up to Spitfire would fall somewhere between '100% In The Bitch' and 'Unison”. Who knows, some of it still might-- but his writing focus has been elsewhere.
Skrillex is bringing the Mothership Tour back this summer, and thanks to the wonderfully innovative--albeit a little nutty-- people at Red Bull, this year's revamped tour will bring a fresh new vibe to this bass-crazy Alien Ride. With support from Dillon Francis, DJ Snake, What So Not, and Milo & Otis joining the tour's lineup, the music will be just as big as Skrillex's new stage production.
A couple of weeks ago, Skrillex continued his Takeovers tour with five different stops in Brooklyn, bringing some impressive friends with him along the way. Such names included, Just Blaze, A$AP Ferg, Clockwork, Lunice and TOKiMONSTA. Nest HQ's videographer, Glenjamn was also present, filming everything that happened on and off stage. And with this footage, they put together a little recap video, which we have kindly embedded for you above. Also be sure to check out the recap video of the San Fransisco Takeover here. And be sure to stay tuned-- videos recapping his jaunts in Barcelona and Amsterdam will be coming in the near future.
The highly anticipated winners of the 2014 Beatport Awards have finally been announced today, March 7th, as the world's largest site for DJ's celebrated the top artists in electronic music. The awards, broken up into three-tier selections, awarded artists based on sales, editorial selections, as well as fan voting.
Beatport CEO Matthew Adell released a statement in regards to the awards stating, “On behalf of all of us here at Beatport, I’d like to congratulate all the winners of this year’s Beatport Awards,” The CEO continued his praise, adding, “2013 was a pivotal year in the evolution of dance music, something each of the names on this list contributed to with their talent, passion, and creativity. They certainly deserve all the recognition they are now receiving, and I’m incredibly honored to present them with the honor of a Beatport Award.”The biggest winner of the awards was Nina Kraviz, who took away the award for DJ of the Year. Daft Punk's massively successful album, 'Random Access Memories,' took the honor of Best-Selling Album of the Year, while Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike took home the fan-selected Artist of the Year award. For the full list of the 2014 Beatport Awards winners, see below.
Indie rock band, Lydia, will be returning to New York City on Friday, March 21st at Highline Ballroom. The band kicked off their Spring 2014 North American Tour, Illuminate, last month and will be touring until April. With HRVRD and Golden Sun joining the tour, it will definitely be a night full of good music. The doors for the event open at 6:15pm and the show begins at 7pm. Lydia formed in Gilbert, Arizona in 2003 and have released four studio albums. Get your tickets here.
If you were waiting for final line-ups to be announced before making a decision as to which music festival to attend Memorial Day weekend, we can now tell you that most of you favorite artists will be playing at Mysterland USA. The line-up is jam-packed with some of electronic music's biggest names such as Steve Aoki, Nicky Romero, Kaskade, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Moby, Showtek, Nervo, Fedde Le Grand and more.
It is taking place in Bethel Woods, New York - the home of Woodstock '69. This will be the first Mysterland Festival in America, but with its past success in Chile and Netherlands, it promises to be one of the best new American electronic music festivals. Check out the line-up below and get more details about the festival as well as purchase tickets at Mysterland.US.