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NYC News Station Goes Undercover To Underground Rave, Misses The Point Entirely

I want to start this little article off by saying the crew at New York City’s ABC7 had their hearts in the right place. They wanted to point out the dangers of underground raves, specifically the dangers of buildings not up to code. Finally a piece tha…

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Is Youtube Valuable To the Music Industry? While Google Says Yes, We Say No

Youtube is sort of a weird piece of the monster side of the music industry that is streaming. The video distributor hosts billions of videos and many of those are actually just music or music videos. Youtube has been called into question by many artist…

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Bleep Bloop Revives Old School Hip-Hop and Maintains Status as Bass God

The Subterranean isn’t exactly where you would expect a bunch of bass heads to coalesce in downtown Chicago. However, that is just what happened on Friday March 31 when the hole-in-the-wall bar opened its doors to rising producer Bleep Bloop. The artist, who has been gaining steady momentum over the years, has attracted the attention

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Up-and-Comer Woolymammoth Takes on Chicago [Concert Review]

On February 11, 2017 up-and-coming bass artist, Woolymammoth, took the stage at Schubas Tavern in Chicago. The concert was opened by local electronic group LWKY who incorporates funk vibes with the signature wub sound of dubstep. After warming the crowd with their groovy, but still heavy jams, LWKY left the stage for Woolymammoth to destroy. The

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Up-and-Comer Woolymammoth Takes on Chicago [Concert Review]

On February 11, 2017 up-and-coming bass artist, Woolymammoth, took the stage at Schubas Tavern in Chicago. The concert was opened by local electronic group LWKY who incorporates funk vibes with the signature wub sound of dubstep. After warming the crowd with their groovy, but still heavy jams, LWKY left the stage for Woolymammoth to destroy. The

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Matthew Koma on finding your voice as an artist [Op-Ed]

Matthew Koma is easily one of the more distinct voices in the dance music sphere. His charming toplines have enraptured millions on the backs of blockbuster singles like Zedd’s “Spectrum” and Alesso’s “Years.” More than just an accomplished vocalist, Koma has proven a

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Crush SoCal, Not Just for the Lovers

The atmosphere around the NOS Events Center was filled with love and good energy as hundreds gathered to hear the heart-pounding beats during Insomniac’s annual Crush SoCal. This year’s line-up included Slander, Unlike Pluto, Peking Duk, Goldfish, Bonnie X Clyde and Afrojack. The San Bernardino show coincided with other Crush events in San Francisco and

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Exclusive Interview with Cosmic Gate: Materia Tour Kick-off

I’ve always found it fascinating when someone has the ability to make a connection with another person by expressing their art; It’s a human link that bonds two complete strangers together over a creation that would have never existed had that individual not created it. I’ve also found myself a bit envious of that because

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Cosmic Gate: Materia- Chapter.One [Exclusive Album Review]

In its simplest definition, “materia” is the Latin root word meaning matter, base and the substance that all things are made of. After giving their upcoming album a listen, I can understand why Trance legends Cosmic Gate have decided to give their latest release this most fitting title. It is difficult for artists to keep

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A Wet and Wild Countdown NYE

Note from the editor: This article is a collaborative piece between two authors Ulises and Jim who both focused on different aspects of the event. When I first walked through the gates of Countdown New Year’s Eve on Friday night, I stood frozen. Not because of the freezing temperatures (Ok, it was about 60 degrees

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In The Night: Ringing in 2017 with Markus Schulz

When it comes to celebrating New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles, there are plenty of parties to choose from; whether it’s gathering downtown at Grand Park or at a popular nightclub on the Sunset Strip, the city allows its diverse citizens and visitors to partake in different types of activities for this big holiday. In

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A Perpetual Dreamstate

I was about ten years old when I stumbled across an unfamiliar CD in my uncle’s catalog of discs he kept in his room. Out of all of the Spanish Rock, Pop and R&B albums, this one particular case stood out from the rest; the album cover had a man dressed in black and his

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Marshmello Edits Music Video After Apparent Cease and Desist

This article has opinion elements included that are not a reflection of EDM Sauce as a whole. There is no doubt that Marshmello has taken every opportunity to continue his petty beef with Deadmau5. It goes without saying that Joel has been much less entertained by the two’s interactions. Deadmau5 has been called out as

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ACL 2016 Exhibits Where the Music Landscape is Heading

Austin, TX. The name itself brings to mind one thing immediately: live music. The city hosts throughout the year some of the most influential showcases of the music industry as a whole. SXSW takes place in March and it’s late summer brother, Austin City Limits, occurs in September. We were there this year for ACL

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Stop Fear Mongering and Listen to Kaskade [Op-Ed]

It has been no secret that 2016 has been rife with drug-related deaths in the music festival circuit. Well in the very least it has been rife with media reporting on the drug related deaths of dance music event attendees. This has been a common theme i…

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Why 2016 Is Shaping Up To Be Felix Jaehn’s Biggest Year Yet

Felix Jaehn may only be 21-years-old, but what he lacks in age, he more than makes up for with his talent in the studio and behind the decks. The Hamburg native took a bit of an unexpected path on his way to reaching success, as he started out as a classically trained violinist from a young age. As he moved into his teenage years, Jaehn was involved in both youth orchestra and sports, and he eventually quit playing the violin to focus on playing sports before a twist of fate brought DJing into his life and inspired him to re-focus

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A Not Desperate Letter to Daft Punk – Hoping to Catch Up Soon

Hey Guy-Manuel and Thomas (Robot 1 and 2), It’s Erik. Before this goes any further, I need to get an awkward fact out of the way so you can read this and not be blindly confused about if we have ever actually met, as we have not, but I am going to write this like we have (I promise I am not crazy, not stalker crazy. But I guess crazy enough to pen this letter). Anyway, I digress. I miss you guys. I feel like it has been forever. In a way it actually has. I remember when Homework came

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5 Tracks to Know Before Felix Jaehn’s Ultra Music Festival Debut

With this year’s edition of Miami Music Week and Ultra Music Festival officially upon us, all eyes are on Bayfront Park, as everyone prepares Pendulum’s highly-anticipated return to the stage. However, while Pendulum’s return is sure to make the headlines, one of the artists that we’re most excited to see this weekend is Felix Jaehn, who is preparing to make his Ultra Music Festival debut this year. The German youngster has experienced a meteoric rise in popularity within the last year, going from an up-and-coming name in the tropical house genre, to a platinum-selling, international superstar with his renowned remix

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Euphoria Epitomizes Why We Love Music Festivals

Euphoria Music Festival is celebrating its 5th year in 2016. What was once a regional gem of a festival has transformed into a nationally recognized gathering of culture. Euphoria not only has one of the best line ups we have laid eyes on in 2016 but a…

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From the Bus to the Beach: Oliver Heldens Talks Bus Tour And HI-LO Ahead Of Miami Music Week

At 21-years-old, Oliver Heldens has achieved more in the last few years than many people are able to achieve in their lifetime. Since debuting his brand of future house, Heldens quickly garnered an unprecedented 5 Beatport chart-topping releases before…

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