1. Oliver Heldens' HI-LO Alias Joins Sander van Doorn on Massive 'WTF' Collab: Exclusive

    November 28, 2016 10:45 AM EST 0 0 0   Oliver Heldens and Sander van Doorn are old pals. They found success in the studio with 2014's “This,” and now that Heldens is focused on his alternative HI-LO productions, he brought his buddy back for another round. “WTF” is a dark, techy t ...

  2. Idris Elba Knows How to Write an Ill House Tune and 'Make It Bump:' Exclusive

    November 18, 2016 1:50 PM EST 0 0 0 I first fell in love with Idris Elba when my grandma had me binge watch the show Luther. My grandma loved Elba, and of course, so did I. Imagine how I swooned when I heard he was not only a fantastic actor, but a skilled DJ and house producer, so sk ...

  3. Fatboy Slim Announces Freewheeling Beats 1 Radio Show: Exclusive

    September 09, 2016 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 In all his 53 years, Fatboy Slim has never hosted a radio show before. That is, until now with his new two-hour program on Beats 1, premiering tonight at 6 pm EST / 3 pm PST. “I’ve never done a residency in Ibiza until this year and everybody else e ...

  4. Spike Jonze & Sia's Choreographer Made an Incredible Perfume Commercial: Watch

    August 30, 2016 5:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Not sure what any of this has to do with perfume, but who cares? The new spot for Kenzo's World scent runs long at three minutes and 48 seconds. It might not be made for TV, but it's so good on its own, it'll pull YouTube views. The c ...

  5. Boys Noize Shares Track by Track Walkthrough of 'Mayday' Album: Exclusive

    May 20, 2016 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Boys Noize has been churning out records for over a decade now, and he continues to make his creative presence in dance music known. The German producer and DJ, born Alexander Ridha, returns with the release of his new album Mayday  on Friday (May 2 ...

  6. Watch Fatboy Slim Play a Secret Rave for Kids

    May 16, 2016 11:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fatboy Slim has practically seen it all during his ongoing touring career that has spanned over decades, but recently he performed for his youngest crowd of ravers yet. Fatboy Slim Collaborates With Idris Elba on 'The Road Less Traveled' T ...

  7. Fatboy Slim Collaborates With Idris Elba on 'The Road Less Traveled'

    April 22, 2016 4:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fatboy Slim teams up with actor and DJ Idris Elba for "The Road Less Traveled," a track from the upcoming action film Bastille Day,  which also stars Elba. Fatboy Slim Reveals Collaboration With Idris Elba for 'Bastille Day' Film ...

  8. Fatboy Slim Reveals Collaboration With Idris Elba for 'Bastille Day' Film

    April 13, 2016 5:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fatboy Slim has teamed up with British musician and actor Idris Elba on a new track for the upcoming action film Bastille Day . Fatboy Slim Explains His Theory on Future of Dance Music The renowned DJ - real name Norman Cook - revealed that he compl ...

  9. Carl Cox to Perform at British Parliament With 1 Lucky Winner

    February 16, 2016 2:20 PM EST 0 0 0 The British Parliament has invited house veteran Carl Cox to perform at the House of Commons on May 11 for a charity event hosted by the Last Night A DJ Saved My Life Foundation. 5 Reasons Amsterdam Dance Event Belongs on Your Bucket List He will be ...

  10. Fatboy Slim Explains His Theory on Future of Dance Music

    January 20, 2016 11:16 AM EST 0 0 0 Norman Cook, the acclaimed English musician behind Fatboy Slim , recently explained his theory on dance music’s future. In an interview with Red Bull , Cook splits house fans into two camps on the discussion of "EDM." One side deems its pr ...

  11. Ninja Tune Turns 25: Founder Explains the 'Cooperative Capitalism' Behind the Label

    October 12, 2015 2:06 PM EDT Bonobo headlining celebratory L.A. warehouse party on Nov. 21. Matt Black founded the esteemed independent label Ninja Tune with his partner Jon More in 1990. Impressively, the label turns 25 this year. “I don’t think John and I -- when we star ...

  12. Ask Billboard: Chart Beat's 'Piano Man' Returns!

    October 11, 2015 9:05 AM EDT Piano-player extraordinaire Alfie Magliano is back with his latest hits medley. Plus, Carrie Underwood's career sales & more. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . ...

  13. 4 Vegas Club Power Players Talk Being Tastemakers and Why DJs 'Are the New Pop Stars'

    March 13, 2015 5:39 PM EDT Jesse Waits Managing partner, XS, Tryst at the Wynn Hotels When Jesse Waits, now 39, moved to Las Vegas in 1996, he arrived with a few thousand dollars and promptly spent it on a 1965 Ford Thunderbird. Thirteen years later, he opened the $100 mill ...

  14. SXSW Preview: New Film Looks at the 808 Drum Machine -- 'The Rock Guitar of Hip-Hop'

    March 09, 2015 1:41 PM EDT Alex Noyer's documentary examines the Roland-TR 808 drum machine, one of the most ubiquitous musical sounds of the past 30 years. Since its launch in 1980, the Roland TR-808 drum machine has gone from fad to icon, appearing in everything fro ...

  15. BMG Chrysalis Acquires Infectious Music Label, Home to Alt-J, These New Puritans

    September 02, 2014 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 BMG Chrysalis U.K. has acquired British independent label Infectious Music for an undisclosed sum. As part of the deal, Infectious will move its operations into BMG Chrysalis U.K.'s central London offices with Infectious chairman and founder Ko ...

  16. Exclusive: The Knocks Share Awesome Mix of Classic Songs to Fete Their "Classic" Single

    August 12, 2014 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The electronic duo's 40-minute mix includes jams from Paul Simon, Fatboy Slim and Daft Punk. New York electronic band The Knocks have a new single titled “ Classic ,” featuring the band Powers , that is  available to buy today through Big Beat ...

  17. Nile Rodgers To Be Honored With IMS Legends Award

    April 04, 2014 3:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nile Rodgers will next month receive the International Music Summit’s top honor – the Legends Award. The multi-Grammy winning disco pioneer will be feted at the IMS Legends Dinner, to be held May 21 at the Sessions restaurant within Ibiza’s Hard Roc ...

  18. Nile Rodgers To Be Honored With IMS Legends Award

    April 04, 2014 3:12 AM EDT Nile Rodgers will next month receive the International Music Summit’s top honor – the Legends Award. The multi-Grammy winning disco pioneer will be feted at the IMS Legends Dinner, to be held May 21 at the Sessions restaurant within Ibiza’s Hard R ...

  19. Publishing Briefs: INgrooves Music Publishing Announce Signings, BMG Chrysalis Signs 3 Winans Brothers, Riptide Music & Pigfactory Merge

    February 24, 2014 11:19 PM EST --- INgrooves Music Publishing , which was launched by digital music distributor INgrooves Music Group in July, has announced a slew of signings, including reggae artist Stephen Marley , folk-rock band Jamestown Revival , U.K. recording artist Nat ...

  20. Sting's Musical Finds a Broadway Home

    February 12, 2014 5:24 PM EST Singer-songwriter Sting's new musical "The Last Ship" has found a nice berth on Broadway. Producer Jeffrey Seller said Wednesday that the show -- inspired by Sting's memories of growing up in a shipbuilding community in northea ...

  21. David Byrne's 'Here Lies Love' Returns To NY

    January 22, 2014 1:27 AM EST 0 0 0 David Byrne's splashy disco musical "Here Lies Love" is coming back to the Public Theater - but with a twist. The Talking Heads frontman told fans Tuesday that his show about Imelda Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines, wi ...

  22. Arcade Fire's 'Reflektor' Grabs Top Spot in Britain, Eminem Monsters U.K. Singles Chart

    November 04, 2013 6:44 AM EST Arcade Fire have their second U.K. No. 1 album after “Reflektor” (Sonovox) debuted at the summit Nov. 3, outselling last week’s bestseller, Katy Perry’s “Prism” (Virgin/Universal), by more than two to one, according to the Official Charts Company ...

  23. Arcade Fire's 'Reflektor' Grabs Top Spot in Britain, Eminem Monsters U.K. Singles Chart

    November 04, 2013 6:33 AM EST Arcade Fire have their second U.K. No. 1 album after “Reflektor” (Sonovox) debuted at the summit Nov. 3, outselling last week’s bestseller, Katy Perry’s “Prism” (Virgin/Universal), by more than two to one, according to the Official Charts Compan ...

  24. Fatboy Slim: 'I Might Just Ride The EDM Thing Out'

    March 24, 2013 1:35 PM EDT The hit-making DJ/producer will not be recording new music any time soon. Before taking to the stage for what many immediately proclaimed one of Ultra's best sets thus far (including our own Code staff), Fatboy Slim told Billboard that despit ...

  25. Ultra Music Festival Weekend 2, Day 2: 10 Things Seen and Heard

    March 24, 2013 11:57 AM EDT Mother Nature has been less than kind to Miami's festival-goers this weekend, dousing the city Friday (March 22) and delivering scorching temps on Saturday (March 23). Even the shaded stages -- the Carl Cox and UMF Worldwide -- felt dangerous ...

  26. Ultra Music Festival Lineup: David Guetta, Tiesto, Avicii to Rock Miami

    January 04, 2013 6:05 PM EST 0 0 0 As previously announced, Swedish House Mafia will end their "One Last Tour" at Ultra The first round of artists for this year's supersized Ultra Music Festival has been announced, with titans of electronic dance music including deadma ...

  27. Morning Fix: Gee Roberson's New Label; BMG Gets Rosetta Catalog; Wiesenthal to WMG

    December 21, 2012 8:54 AM EST Subscribe to Billboard's FREE Morning Fix email and our other free music-business newsletters HERE EXCLUSIVE: GEE ROBERSON FORMS NEW LABEL, BLUEPRINT, THROUGH INTERSCOPE GEFFEN A&M: Geffen Records chairman Gee Roberson will transition to ...

  28. EDM Gets a Terrestrial-Radio Home on WHBA/Boston

    December 20, 2012 8:42 PM EST Clear Channel Media and Entertainment launched its first Electronic Dance Music (EDM) broadcast station today replacing the adult hits format on WHBA-FM with a new station called Evolution 101.7. Clear Channel purchased the signal, which had been ...

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  30. Pete Tong, Longtime BBC DJ, Joining Clear Channel iHeartRadio For EDM-Focused Station

    November 08, 2012 3:54 PM EST Clear Channel's internet radio streaming arm, iHeartRadio, today announced it is bringing long-time BBC radio personality Pete Tong, a dance/electronica DJ and founder of FFRR Records, to the US to host a show called 'All Gone Pete Tong& ...

  31. Spain's Sonar Festival Debuting 8-City North American Tour In October

    September 13, 2012 7:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sonar, Barcelona's cutting-edge music and multimedia arts festival, today announced Sonar on Tour, the event's first-ever road trek. The festival is slated to come to eight North American cities -- New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, ...

  32. Spain's Sonar Festival Debuting 8-City North American Tour In October

    September 13, 2012 6:30 AM EDT Sonar, Barcelona's cutting-edge music and multimedia arts festival, today announced Sonar on Tour, the event's first-ever road trek. The festival is slated to come to eight North American cities -- New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto ...

  33. Spice Girls, George Michael The Who Rock Olympics Closing Ceremonies; Digital Album Released

    August 13, 2012 8:03 AM EDT T he reunited Spice Girls playing the London Olympics' closing ceremony. (Getty Images) With a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious Olympic Games on Sunday in a spectacular, technicolor p ...

  34. Olympics Closing Ceremony: Spice Girls, George Michael + More

    August 12, 2012 7:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 British Music Royalty Light Up London in Psychedelic Farewell to Games With a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious Olympic Games on Sunday in a spectacular, technicolor pageant of landmarks, lig ...

  35. Publishing Briefs: Downtown Goes Country, pigFACTORY Signs Tesla, BMG Looks Global

    June 29, 2012 10:45 AM EDT Downtown Music Publishing moves into country and musical theatre music publishing with the signing of Dave Berg and the songwriting duo of Joe DiPietro and Dave Bryan, who is also the keyboard player for Bon Jovi. Berg, who has received multiple s ...

  36. St. Vincent, David Byrne Team Up for 'Giant' Album

    June 14, 2012 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Art-rock legend David Byrne and indie chanteuse St. Vincent have teamed up for a new album, "Love This Giant," as well as a corresponding fall tour. First track "Who" has been offered up as a free download on the album's off ...

  37. Meet EDM's Power Trio: Atlantic's Craig Kallman, Astralwerks' Glenn Mendlinger, Interscope's Dave Rene

    May 15, 2012 7:25 AM EDT For more than a decade, electronic dance music has been an indie label's business. In the mid- to late '90s, when acts like Fatboy Slim, the Chemical Brothers and Prodigy surged, the majors launched or acquired imprints: Warner had F-111 ...

  38. Sonar Fest Hits Tokyo This Weekend

    April 20, 2012 6:50 AM EDT SonarSound, the internationally renowned, multi-city, electronic music and art festival, will take place in Tokyo on April 21-22 at the Ageha venue after a successful reintroduction to the city last year. Organizers Beatink predict 5,000 attendees ...

  39. Calvin Harris Is Done Singing Lead, Despite Solo Hits

    April 13, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Meet the Man Behind Rihanna's Smash Single, 'We Found Love' Calvin Harris may never sing lead again. "It's a shame, in a way," the Scottish-born producer/singer/songwriter says, calling in after DJ'ing to a jam-pac ...

  40. Ultra Music Fest 2012: 10 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    March 25, 2012 6:55 PM EDT The grounds at Bayfront Park were crowded and hard to navigate, and when night fell, it seemed like an impossible task to get from one stage to another. Ravers climbed trees to get better vantage points (no one stopped them), while others laid dow ...

  41. Ultra Music Fest 2012: 10 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    March 25, 2012 3:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 The grounds at Bayfront Park were crowded and hard to navigate, and when night fell, it seemed like an impossible task to get from one stage to another. Ravers climbed trees to get better vantage points (no one stopped them), while others laid down ...

  42. Electric Daisy NYC Festival to Include Avicii, Calvin Harris, Afrojack, Many More

    March 02, 2012 5:05 PM EST Billboard broke the news last week that Insomniac and Pacha New York have joined forces to bring the traveling version of Electric Daisy Carnival to the tri-state area . Now, we're able to exclusively reveal the location and the lineup. EDC N ...

  43. Electric Daisy NYC Lineup Includes Afrojack, Fatboy Slim, Avicii

    March 02, 2012 3:40 PM EST 0 0 0 You heard it here first: Insomniac and Pacha New York have joined forces to bring the traveling version of Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas to the tri-state area. EDC NYC will take place at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on May 19 & 20 ...

  44. Backbeat: Skrillex's Secret 'Blindfolded' Show, Where Even Lyor Cohen Got Skrillified

    February 03, 2012 6:30 PM EST Skrillex at the WeSC Concept Store was happy to meet and greet his many fans before they were blindfoled, loaded onto a bus and driven to an unknown location. (Photo: Andy Gensler) NEW YORK -- Being blindfolded and thrown onto a bus to catch the l ...

  45. Morning Heds: If Adele Was On A Major, The EDM Cruise, Is Spotify's Ek Really That Important?

    January 05, 2012 8:45 AM EST Would Adele have been as successful if she was signed to a major label? The Guardian Adele is an exceptional artist, but she has also been nurtured by her indie label, but would a major label have done the same? Del Rey strikes deal with Next Mode ...

  46. Duck Sauce's 'Big Bad Wolf': 2011's Most Disturbing Video

    October 25, 2011 12:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 What's more frightening than anything you'll see this Halloween? Dance duo Duck Sauce's new video for "Big Bad Wolf," which leans closer to the always disturbing Aphex Twin clip for "Come to Daddy" than Duck Sauce& ...

  47. MGMT Cover Pink Floyd's Trippy 'Lucifer Sam' On Fallon

    September 29, 2011 12:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Kids" psych-poppers MGMT appeared on NBC's "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" yesterday (Sept. 28), putting their own trippy spin on Pink Floyd 's 1967 song "Lucifer Sam." Watch above. The indie band brought a mo ...

  48. Kanye West, Jane's Addiction, Killers Headlining Lollapalooza Chile

    January 28, 2011 11:30 AM EST 0 0 0 K anye West , Jane's Addiction and the Killers will help Lollapalooza make its overseas debut this spring, as the U.S. festival heads to Chile on April 2 and 3. The full lineup for the festival, which will be held in O'Higgins Park in Sant ...

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