Las Vegas is known internationally for its casinos and hotels, but the city is fast becoming Mecca for 35-and-under dance music fans hell-bent on hedonistic thrills set to a pulsing soundtrack -- day and night.
This weekend, between 200,000 and 300,000 dance music fans will swarm the city and take in the touring electronic music event known colloquially as EDC. BBC 1’s Pete Tong, festival founder Pasquale Rotella and DJs Kaskade and Benny Benassi weigh in on Sin City’s electronic music renaissance.
The popular Dutch DJ, who pulls in $20 million annually, will be the subject of a new behind-the-scenes series this fall. Fans of one of the world’s top DJs, Holland’s Tiësto, will get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at his life later this year via a new video series dubbed "In The Booth," Believe Entertainment Group announced today.
Now that Lady Gaga all but owns American pop (and the collective subconscious of U.S. music fans), her management has decided it’s time to focus on conquering the rest of the world: This week, it’s Germany, where Gaga just performed on a live broadcast of Germany’s Next Top Model.