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THE PURE ESSENCE OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC

 High energy music is the result of hard work creating exceptional sounds, drum kicks, baselines, melodies, lyrics and, in general, an infinite number of effects and production tricks that, in the end, transport all electronic music lovers to another dimension.

DEVIZ BANG & EDSHOCK'S 'AIRZOOKA' WINS TOP 100 DJS ANTHEM COMPETITION

Italian production duo Deviz Bang and Edshock have won the Top 100 DJs Anthem competition, with their track ‘Airzooka’. The track will be played at the Top 100 DJs awards ceremony, tomorrow night in Amsterdam. It will then be released by leading label Armada Music.

We caught up with the winners to see how they feel ahead of their trip to Amsterdam.

VOTE FOR THE ACADEMY OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC

The Academy of Electronic Music (AEM) - the collaborative project from DJ Mag, Armada Music, Point Blank Music School and Google - made history last year as the world’s first interactive online educational program for electronic music producers.

Now the innovative project has been recognised by the prestigious Webby Awards, with a nomination in the Social: Arts and Culture category.

VIDEO: MARKUS SCHULZ 60 MIN TRANCE SET

MARKUS SCHULZ 'SCREAM 2' REVEAL

Known for being one of the hardest working producers in trance, Markus Schulz reveals the details of his forthcoming album, Scream 2, set for release February 21 on Armada Music. The second Scream installment features 17 tracks, that are far more driving and aggressive than the old-school trance ideologies.

AEM CLASS OF 2013 COMPILATION

The Academy of Electronic Music was a joint project between DJ Mag, Armada, Point Blank and Google+ to find and nurture new dance music talent.

Seven candidates were chosen after an online submission process, and these candidates then went through a series of online tutorials – hosted by Point Blank – which were also open to public viewing. You can still watch these tutorials HERE.

ACADEMY OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC LAUNCHES

We have teamed up with Armada Music, Point Blank Music School to kick off the ‘Academy of Electronic Music’ on Google+.

DJ MAG HIT ZOUK WITH ALY & FILA

Trance fans of Asia, unite! DJ Mag returns to the incredible Zouk in Singapore this weekend with Egypt's finest exports Aly & Fila.

This event, this Saturday 16th February, follows last year's party at the Asian super club featuring prog legend Omid 16B, and is sure to create equal noise!

Joining Aly & Fila on the night are the rawkus DJ Mag Allstars, fresh (or not) from soundtracking the DJ Mag World Tour in Korea and Brazil in the last month!

See you down the front, Singapore!

ARMIN'S MINI DOCUMENTARY

Armin Van Buuren

5 time winner of Top 100 DJs, Armin Van Buuren has released a candid mini documentary chronicling his time in Amsterdam leading up to the presentation of the Top 100 DJs.

He speaks of the pressure of holding the Top 100 DJs title, and concedes that the poll is like 'comparing apples to oranges' in reference to the difficult in fairly judging the merits of DJs from different styles.

The video also includes great footage from the two Top 100 DJs events, in Amsterdam and London.

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