"It definitely changed a lot of things for me!” Holland’s Robbert van de Corput aka Hardwell is talking about being awarded the No.1 spot in last year’s DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll, which in a rare feat of industry dominance, he’s managed to hold onto for a second year running.
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Latin America has traditionally been well represented in the annual Top 100 DJs poll. Until a few years ago artists like Hernan Cattaneo, DJ Vibe and Gui Boratto were mainstays within the list, which is decided by a public vote. However in this EDM era, these DJs have dropped down the rankings, along with the genres they represent.
Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at your favourite dance music events? We went backstage at London's biggest ever Top 100 DJs party, at the iconic 02 Academy Brixton, to show you what it takes to put on an event of this scale.
Three hours before doors open and The Academy is buzzing a hive of production crew, preparing the incredible stage set, installing the pyrotechnics and programming the lighting.
It is often said that electronic music is a universal language. Indeed, the beats, basslines and melodies that make up the music we lovingly call dance music have enabled EDM to reach even the most unlikely corners of the globe.
In this month's Scene Focus, we catch up with Miller SoundClash finalist DJ MBO, who gives us the inside scoop on Swaziland, the African nation he calls home...
The free music continues! See below for this week's essential downloads, from techno, house and jungle right trough to EDM - we have you covered! Get clicking and get listening...
We have scoured the web to pull together this month’s essential free music from dance music’s finest acts. Enjoy this diverse selection of house, tech, EDM and electronica - a perfect compliment to any collection!
The 2014 Ibiza season will go down in history as one of the best yet for the music. House music has continued its ascendance and with Richie Hawtin’s Enter and Marco Carola’s Music On Parties continuing to evolve, techno has also flourished in 2014. We are now two weeks away from the closing parties.
Miller SoundClash Wildcard Winners Tom & Collins open up about their preparations for August’s SoundClash finale at Marquee Club, Las Vegas and reveal what the opportunity to play in the world’s EDM capital means to emerging DJs.
What are you most looking forward to about the live Miller SoundClash in Vegas?
“Performing at Marquee, meeting the other competitors, the whole experience sounds really cool.”
This article was created by a Miller Music Journalist. Miller Music journalists applied to become writers via the Miller Genuine Draft Facebook Page and were chosen based on their love of dance music and their ability to bring us the latest news, insight and opinion on a range of genres, events, artists and releases. Want to submit an article?
This article was create by a Miller Music Journalist. Miller Music journalists applied to become writers via the Miller Genuine Draft Facebook Page and were chosen based on their love of dance music and their ability to bring us the latest news, insight and opinion on a range of genres, events, artists and releases. Want to submit an article? Please send a direct message via the Miller Genuine Draft Facebook Page.