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DVBBS BE GOOD TO ME

Now that the initial Stateside EDM explosion has had some time to settle, its lasting impact on the music-loving youth of the day is finally being felt. Where David Guetta, Deadmau5 and Skrillex first ushered in the maximalist movement, a second wave of younger, hungrier talents are now taking over. Right at the heart of this secondary evolution are acts like Canadian dance duo DVBBS (pronounced “dubs”), aka brothers Chris and Alex Andre, who are 25 and 24 respectively.

DEEP, DOWN AND DIRTY

 Chuckie is a man of exacting standards and surprising sentiments. Arguably the original pioneer of the Dutch house movement, Clyde Sergio Narain has made an indelible mark on dance music, creating one of the globe’s most recognisable party brands with his imprint-cum-club-tour, Dirty Dutch. 

DVBBS BE GOOD TO ME

Now that the initial Stateside EDM explosion has had some time to settle, its lasting impact on the music-loving youth of the day is finally being felt. Where David Guetta, Deadmau5 and Skrillex first ushered in the maximalist movement, a second wave of younger, hungrier talents are now taking over. Right at the heart of this secondary evolution are acts like Canadian dance duo DVBBS (pronounced “dubs”), aka brothers Chris and Alex Andre, who are 25 and 24 respectively.

OLIVER HELDENS: 2 FUTURE 4 YOU

The electronic world's most jet-lagged artists and their management teams adorned in the predictable head-to-toe black attire descend upon the artist mansion (aka fancy horse stable) at TomorrowWorld in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. The smell of the all-you-can-eat gourmet buffet and the vodka Red Bull-induced laughs over at the open bar permeate the esteemed air of the EDM elite, but one person sticks out like a watering hole in the middle of a dried-up main stage desert.

4 CLUBS SET TO SHAKE UP TOP 100 CLUBS 2015

We are now into the final week of voting for Top 100 Clubs 2015, powered by Miller Genuine Draft. Every year we see new contenders arrive on the scene primed to challenge the old guard, and 2015 will be no different!

Here are four clubs, who have never featured before, but have designs on shaking things up in 2015. You can still cast your votes here.

OUTPUT, NEW YORK CITY

BASEMENT JAXX ADDED TO SW4 LINE UP

The line up for this year’s SW4 is looking like one of the best yet! Last week, we told you that Faithless would headline the festival, but we can now reveal that they will be joined by Basement Jaxx.

Further announcements for the two day event, which is held on London’s Clapham Common on August Bank Holiday Weekend (29th–30th August) include a live show from Sigma, Jaguar Skills, DJ EZ, Mistajam, Oliver Dollar and Route 94.

Q&A: HIGHFLESH

Our Next Generation DJ Competition, in association with Mixcloud, is all about putting DJ competitions back on the map. Each week we showcase an up and coming DJ’s mix on our Facebook page, exposing them to almost 2 million Facebook fans from across the globe! We want to provide opportunities for the next generation of artists to be recognised.

TRANCE & EDM MIX BREAKDOWN W/ MIKE KOGLIN: PART 1

Point Blank’s brand new Trance / EDM module is up and running and to celebrate they’ve got a brand new tutorial series led by module instructor, and trance legend in his own right, Mike Koglin (Armada Music, Anjunabeats, Ministry of Sound). Using his latest release ‘Kosmonaut’ on Perfecto Black (already supported by Above & Beyond, Markus Schulz and Paul Oakenfold) Mike breaks down the mix to show you how he produced the track.

LAST CHANCE TO CREATE A TRACK ON POINT BLANK'S MUSIC MACHINE & WIN!

Don’t miss out on your chance to win a studio setup and online course worth £1,295!

TRANCE/EDM COURSE PREVIEW

Suitable for Mac, PC, Logic Pro or Ableton Live users, Point Blank’s brand new course covers a broad range of EDM taking in trance, progressive house, electro house, dubstep and tech house. It also features original music (including templates, parts and stems) by well-established international producer/DJs Mike Koglin (Anjunabeats, Above & Beyond, Ministry of Sound), Dale Corderoy (Napith, High Contrast, Vandit, Perfecto) and Tempo Giusto (Armada Music, Black Hole Recordings, Anjunabeats, Universal Music).

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