Michael Brun is living the dream. At just 22-years-old he has played the main stage at Ultra Music Festival, closed out the dance-centric Sahara tent at Coachella and crafted official remixes for heavyweights Tiësto, Armin van Buuren and Calvin Harris.
Today marks the start of the final week of voting in Top 100 DJs 2014. Over 750,000 of you have already had your say, and we are expecting thousands more votes in the next seven days. Dance music is in the middle of its biggest ever boom, with both the mainstream and underground scenes thriving across the planet, so how will this affect the 2014 rankings? Only you can decide who is voted No. 1, and if you haven’t already had your say - this is your time!
Seth Troxler is the latest DJ to be profiled in Annie Mac's TV series Superstar DJs. The half-hour TV programme will be shown at midnight on Channel 4 in the UK tonight (Wednesday 2nd July).
The Seth doc follows last week's episode following Tiesto around for a weekend on his private jet.
Electronic music has never been so central within our society as it is today. In a new Channel 4 series starting this Wednesday (June 25th), BBC Radio 1’s Annie Mac will be representing the crux of what makes dance music so important in our present culture.
Tiesto's poptastic new single 'Wasted' is out in the UK on Monday — and the Dutch DJ will be hoping that the track sells better than it has in other parts of Europe so far.
The single has already emerged in other territories, and in Australia it only reached No.48. In Belgium it peaked at No.46, and in Canada it only made No.100 in the Hot 100.
DJ Mag has just been sent the after-movie for Ultra South Africa. The event may have occurred earlier this year in February, but the production values on the video indicate why it has taken a while to finish.
Headliners such as Tiesto, Martin Garrix, Nicky Romero, Alesso, Krewella and South Africa's own Goldfish are all interviewed in the seven-minute film, but it's most notable for its stylish slo-mo footage of festival-goers and for capturing the rush of a big EDM event at ground level.
Quite simply: it's the most important poll in dance music.
The Top 100 DJs poll seems to roll around quicker every year, and every year it seems to get bigger and better than ever. We can officially announce right here that voting for the 2014 Top 100 DJs poll opens... on July 12th.
After an abundantly fruitful and extensive career, trance pioneer Marcel Woods has announced his last gig as a DJ. The Eindhoven-born producer will be the first of the ‘golden generation’ of Dutch DJs to announce their retirement.
As police sirens ring in the distance and a pink sunset spreading its vapors over the Los Angeles skyline, Fei-Fei embodies urban royalty and creativity in her studio loft. “I love underground parties, the vibe is always so on point,” she tells us, having just played a tag team DJ set with BFF and collaborative partner Jessie Andrews at an undisclosed hush-hush location in the dark depths of the LA underground.