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Boomrat’s New Directory Feature: Highlighting the best in Dance Music

Boomrat’s New Directory Feature: Highlighting the best in Dance Music

Our friends at Boomrat just unleashed a new directory feature on their site, and we’re excited to announce that Electronica Life has been featured as one of the Top 20 music blogs to know! Boomrat is a new music discovery platform whose aim is to help users discover their next favorite song or artist, and even curates new music based on each listeners preferences.
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NETSKY talks Tomorrowland, “STAY UP WITH ME” US LIVE Tour, and #CookingwithNetsky

*written by Crystal Garcia for Electronica Life

Fresh off his performance on the Tomorrowland mainstage this past summer and the recent release of his latest track “Running Low”,  Boris Daenen a.k.a. Netsky has been creating quite the buzz recently. With his ability to rock a crowd alone with head bopping drum & bass bangers, or in a full fledged soulful performance along with his NETSKY LIVE!…

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Pegboard Nerds take over CONTROL At Avalon This Friday

Pegboard Nerds take over CONTROL At Avalon This Friday

This Friday The Avalon in Hollywood hosts CONTROL Fridays, a night for LA area EDM fans go to be CONTROLLED by the unique sounds of global dance music’s top artists. Headlining are  Denmark and Norway’s very own Pegboard Nerds that are currently on phase 1 of their “UNCAGED” tour. During their tour, the duo is a headlining act for some of North America’s biggest electronic festivals including :…

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Vegas Can’t Capture Mad Decent’s Energy

Vegas Can’t Capture Mad Decent’s Energy

*written by A’Damaged Pro for Electronica Life

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Post by Encore Beach Club.

Diplo and Friends have recently been blazing their unique brand of mayhem across the country for the Mad Decent Block Party event series. Why would their stop in Vegas be any different? After all, it’s Vegas. Take one look around the Encore Beach Club, located in the Wynn hotel and casino complex. Get over the fact…

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King King Hollywood Goes InDeep w/ Alana Star, Jamie Schwabl + Bender

King King Hollywood Goes InDeep w/ Alana Star, Jamie Schwabl + Bender

*written by Shimmy for Electronica Life

Last Friday night, future house artist and New Jersey native, Bender, headlined InDeep’s inaugural event at the intimate King King Hollywood.

As usual, the atmosphere at the 300 person venue was groovy, sexy, and of course… deep. InDeep chooses to foster more intimate and memorable moments by way of their lofty standards to what constitutes a proper time…

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Up All Night with Arty - The Nocturnal Wonderland After Party At Create Nightclub

Up All Night with Arty – The Nocturnal Wonderland After Party At Create Nightclub

*written by Shimmy for Electronica Life

Fresh off his set at Main Stage of Nocturnal Wonderland in San Bernandino just minutes earlier, Russian phenom Arty continued his night by headlining the official after party at Create Nightclub in the heart of Hollywood.

Complimented by the confetti canons, LEDs, and go go dancers, he gave the Saturday night crowd what they asked for, club banger after…

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Steven Lee Presents: Dance Electric - Featured On TheFuture.FM

Steven Lee Presents: Dance Electric – Featured On TheFuture.FM

Growing up in small USA town in Oregon City and venturing out to the bright lights of New York City for business school, Lee was thrown into a world that he had never seen before, but a world in which he never gave himself a chance to fail. “If you can survive being 19, broke, 3000 miles away from home with a suitcase of nothing, no job, and student loans as income, and convince yourself you have…

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Sharkoffs Goes Drum & Bass On Us - The Bad Touch Remix + Mashup Pack Volume 1

Sharkoffs Goes Drum & Bass On Us – The Bad Touch Remix + Mashup Pack Volume 1

Our good friend and anonymous DJ, Sharkoffs, brings us some new Drum & Bass music with his “The Bad Touch” remix…

He also just recently released his Mashup Pack (volume 1), a collection of D&B inspired mashups featuring some of today’s biggest tracks. While we think fans will get a kick out of these, the real reason this pack was created was to give DJs some D&B material from Sharkoffs that they…

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A Look At The DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist “Renegades of Rhythm” Tour - New Orleans (NOLA) + Giveaway

A Look At The DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist “Renegades of Rhythm” Tour – New Orleans (NOLA) + Giveaway

There something revolutionary brewing and if you’re lucky it’s touching down in a city near you. I’m talking about the “Renegades of Rhythm” Tour, featuring the collaborative talents of globe-trotting veterans, DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist. Their proposed mission is to showcase the diverse, soulful roots of Afrikaa Bambaataa in a collection of all-vinyl performances. Leave it to the benevolent…

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An Interview with Stan Shkrobor, co-founder of InDeep Events

An Interview with Stan Shkrobor, co-founder of InDeep Events

*written by Shimmy for Electronica Life

There is something undeniably sultry about the way deep house makes you feel, makes you dance, and makes you move. The secret is out… deep house is hot and on the rise. Beatport recently released a chart containing the last 10 years of data and not to my surprise, this is how it panned out:beatport_deep_house
I recently sat down with Stan Shkrobor, co-founder of InDeep Events,…

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"Hardstyle, Bananas and Cakes : A Day and Night at Big Slap Festival 2014 "

“Hardstyle, Bananas and Cakes : A Day and Night at Big Slap Festival 2014 “

*written by Crystal Garcia for Electronica Life

Earlier this month, a few of the biggest names in Electronic Dance Music today made their way to Malmo, Sweden for a 2nd edition of the sold-out Big Slap festival. With wild success in 2013, this years festival harbored an even more impressive lineup hosting the likes of Arty, Afrojack, Sander Van Doorn, Dada Life, Showtek and Steve Aoki. Now in…

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Ferry Corsten’s “Hyper Love”

Ferry Corsten’s “Hyper Love”

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Ferry Corsten’s “Hyper Love” out August 22 on Flashover Recordings

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Ferry Corsten’s been riding a wave of momentum throughout the summer. The aptly titled “Festival Crash”has dominated the trance charts at #1, while he’s been holding it down in Ibiza with the acclaimed “Full On Ibiza” every Friday night at Club Space.  Next up; a truly massive vocal tune for…

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Reminiscing through A State of Trance

Reminiscing through A State of Trance

*written by Shimmy for Electronica Life

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It was routine for me.

There I was, late into a Thursday morning in Los Angeles in 2001, with my Netscape Navigator pointed to the internet radio site di.fm. Several thousand users from around the globe, with different backgrounds, different ethnicities, different cultures, were about to unify in the name of music. There was no iTunes, no Pandora, no…

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Kandi Kan Stay Right Where It Is

Kandi Kan Stay Right Where It Is

*written by Shimmy for Electronica Life

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The electronic music scene in the United States has obviously been increasing in popularity in recent years — while I am still waiting for more non-128 bpm tracks to be directly released on terrestrial radio, it is safe to say this era is more than a growing trend, it’s a movement. A movement that I am very happy is happening real time, and not in a history…

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ONE Nation United Under EDM: Tomorrowland 2014

ONE Nation United Under EDM: Tomorrowland 2014

*written by Crystal Garcia for Electronica Life

Over the course of two back to back weekends in July, hundreds of thousands of dance music revelers from across the planet embarked on the global trek to Belgium for the 10 year anniversary of the largest music festival in the entire world, TOMORROWLAND. With humble beginnings in 2005 as a small electronic dance music festival in the almost too…

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