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Work Faster In The Studio With These 5 Ableton Hacks

Thanks to its many capabilities, Ableton Live has become an invaluable tool for artists and the production of their music. With so many things the software can do though, it is easy for one to get lost amidst a myriad of features, which can ultimately hinder the progress of music production Fortunately, there are a […]

Only 34.7% of Pills Sold in the U.S. Contain MDMA

A new study by American Addiction Centers has revealed that only 34.7% of ecstasy pills in circulation in the United States contain MDMA. The study is an important one as far as drug safety concerns go, as explained by the AAC in their introduction: “Pure ecstasy includes a single ingredient: MDMA. Anything else has been […]

DJ Double-Barrel: Still Raving at 63

Normally, people imagine a DJ as a young, hip, cool-looking guy or girl spinning the turntables. The popular perception is that the age range of DJs is between 20 and 40, with anyone deep in their 40s considered “old.” Then there’s Bernie Edwards, a DJ based in Bristol in the UK, who goes by the […]

Can an LSD Overdose Really Be Fatal? DanceSafe Speaks Out

As reported here previously, this year’s Lightning in a Bottle festival was marred by an unfortunate incident in which an attendee died due to what has been officially ruled as an LSD overdose. The coroner statement has prompted some serious discussions not only about LSD but also about the perceived dangers of this substance. Since, DanceSafe […]

Why Your Personal Look Should Resonate With Your Artist Brand

For any artist, branding is an important element that makes them stand out from the rest. It is for this reason that some go to great lengths in creating that unique brand for themselves and the music they play, from their logo to the way they communicate on social media, and even the graphics they […]

How DJs and Producers Can Market Themselves with Social Media

For many artists and producers in the music industry, social media is a helpful and vital tool that enabled them to reach a wide audience across the globe. Of course, given the prevalence of social media in our day to day lives, this may already seem like a given to most. You’d be surprised, however, […]

The BPM Festival Portugal: 10 Acts You Shouldn’t Miss

Author: Desiree Ann This coming September 14-17, powerhouse electronic music brand The BPM Festival hits Europe for the first time. Hosted in Portimão and Lagoa, Portugal, The BPM Festival: Portugal more than doubled its lineup with the addition of over 80 of the world’s top underground talent. New additions include Anja Schneider, Art Department, Cassy, Danny Tenaglia, Eats Everything, […]

Asia’s Top Underground Acts to Be Featured at ADE 2017

The much anticipated Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is returning this October in Amsterdam, and you can expect the event to continue showcasing more top underground acts from Asia. Amsterdam-based booking agency AMSbookings.ASIA will be present to showcase more Asian acts, following hot in the heels of last year’s ADE event where they featured many of […]

Your Track Has Been Added to a Spotify Playlist…Now What?

Spotify has become one of the best places to go to for a new artist to showcase their music. For many new artists, nothing can be more fulfilling than having at least one of their tracks be featured on a popular Spotify playlist. After all, millions around the world explore Spotify and its diverse playlists […]