Dance Hits American man, 26, dies after attending Ultra Europe in Croatia

American man, 26, dies after attending Ultra Europe in Croatia

It’s somewhat counter-intuitive to think of a musical festival, a place for unparalleled celebration, as a place from which one may never return. Nevertheless, year after year, due to exhaustion, overheating, and/or drugs, a small number of festival-goers tragically validate this bleak reality. As Ultra Europe 2018, held in the Croatian city of Split, came …

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Dance Hits Stream deadmau5's new EP, 'mau5ville: Level 1'

Stream deadmau5's new EP, 'mau5ville: Level 1'

deadmau5 releases are in no short supply this year. The electronic virtuoso’s long form foray into string instrumentation, orchestral album where’s the drop, made its ethereal debut in June, offering fans classical arrangements of selections from deadmau5’s expansive catalogue. One month later, deadmau5 finds himself entering the release ring yet again with mau5ville: Level 1, an …

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New Bangers Classic rave artwork: 18 awesome images from an amazing archive

Classic rave artwork: 18 awesome images from an amazing archive

From cardboard flyers on bedroom walls, to posters on city centre fences, artwork has long been a key part of the global electronic music scene. Now an online archive of classic rave posters and flyers has emerged, ensuring some of this creative output will be preserved for all time.  Hosted on Are.na, and compiled by …

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EDM NEWS Golden Features unleashes another thumper ahead of debut album

Golden Features unleashes another thumper ahead of debut album

It isn’t long now until Golden Features unveils his debut album, and with the clock well and truly ticking, the enigmatic artist has dropped another single, Always to hold us over. Starting with some distorted, electro infused vocals, the track wastes no time raising eyebrows and is another bullseye from the Aussie producer in the lead …

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Dance Hits Detroit Sound Conservancy to restore iconic sound system

Detroit Sound Conservancy to restore iconic sound system

“Detroit’s sonic story is not over,” and the Detroit Sound Conservancy (DSC) will see to the longevity of that “sonic story” the restoration of one of Detroit’s most iconic techno sound systems, that of the now closed Club Heaven. A non-profit group that supports Detroit’s “sonic heritage through outreach, preservation, education, storytelling, curation, and innovation,” the …

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Dance Hits Good Morning Mix: Deepbass invigorates the senses with atmospheric techno – EDM All Day

Good Morning Mix: Deepbass invigorates the senses with atmospheric techno – EDM All Day

Deepbass is one of the UK’s exploding new techno talents pushing the sound forward. He has a contemplative brand of music, soothing the mind with even percussion, celestial sampling, and deep, hollow arrangement that pleases the ears. It’s difficult not to feel sucked into his vortex once he takes control of the decks. On today’s …

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Dance Hits Years & Years release sophomore album, 'Palo Santo' [Stream]

Years & Years release sophomore album, 'Palo Santo' [Stream]

Years & Years hit their stride on sophomore album, Palo Santo. A production that follows the British trio’s debut offering, Communion, released back in 2015, Palo Santo toes eccentric conceptual territory in its lyrical makings. “It came from loads of different ideas of what Years & Years is about and what I am about,” lead singer Olly Alexandra said …

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Dance Hits Jocelyn Alice – 'I Know' (PLS&TY Remix)

Jocelyn Alice – 'I Know' (PLS&TY Remix)

PLS&TY was recruited for an official remix of Jocelyn Alice’s single, “I Know.”. The LA-based DJ/producer experienced a career breakthrough on his track “Good Vibes,” topping the iTunes charts in multiple countries — including a #1 spot on US Electronic. Now, he’s back with a melodic rework that includes a symphony of pitched vocal harmonies on top …

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EDM NEWS Get to know Aphex Twin with BBC’s new feature documentary

Get to know Aphex Twin with BBC’s new feature documentary

The mysteries of Aphex Twin have been pondered for many years, with the Londoner building a cult like following that is truly unmatched in the electronic music community. It seems the Aphex Twin phenomena has captured the attention of the BBC as well, with the major broadcaster sharing an in-depth audio documentary focusing on Richard …

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