2014 looks primed to be the year of the EDM album with seasoned veterans like deadmau5 to first-timers like Dillon Francis, many of dance music’s biggest names are gearing up to release full-length efforts
The black and white film was shot in Eno’s studio during the second day of rehearsals earlier this year, and features cuts of the single “Daddy’s Car” (which premiered with “The Satellites” last month) and another album track “When I Built This World”.
Billboard CODE spoke with veteran DJ Mr. Scruff to chat about his new album, as well as give a glimpse into the unfathomably deep and diverse music library. Here are his playlist picks, as well as commentary in his own words.
Moogfest feels like a Philip Dick fan convention soundtracked by a heavy, relentless bass line. The weird and wired festival kicked off in Asheville on Wednesday afternoon and has so far included everyone from the Governor of North Carolina and Janelle Monae to Giorgio Moroder and Kraftwerk and much more.
Breathe Carolina scores its first No. 1 on Dance/Electronic Albums, as five sets start in the top 10. Plus, chart action for DJ Snake, Lil Jon, David Guetta, Showtek, A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera.
Popular fashion retailer H&M has recruited French house veteran Bob Sinclar to promote their upcoming summer campaign. Sinclar and Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen, covered Blondie’s 1978 single, “Heart of Glass.”
Steve Aoki today announced that the first half of his forthcoming double record “Neon Future I” will be released August 12 on Dim Mak/Ultra Music. Its companion half “Neon Future II" is scheduled to hit stores early next year.