Author: Tim Gauthier
Dim Mak and Insomniac have teamed up to create several stages throughout their 2012 festival cycle. As announced on www.beyondwonderland.com, Dim Mak has found its home at Southern California’s “Beyond Wonderland” festival, held at the San Bernadino NOS Events Center on Sunday, March 17th.
Skrillex’s six night hometown tour began yesterday, when the local boy-done-good held court before a sold out crowd at Cinespace. It might have seemed like an unusual venue choice; he normally plays for thousands at festivals, while Cinespace is an intimate spot where you often catch DJs hanging out at the bar.
I’ve always loved electronic music, even as a child. I have memories of jamming out to Benny Benassi’s “Rock ‘N’ Rave” album in the car with my grandmother on my way home from middle school. Read more after the jump.
Robert Raimon Roy (formerly Rob Roy) was discovered in 2005 by Erykah Badu, when upon hearing his 1st album, Dollar Out of 15 Cents, invited the multi-talented rapper/singer/producer/visual artist to… Read more after the jump.
“The song itself is emblematic of Cartal’s brilliant ability to incorporate a myriad of EDM styles into his own infectious sound, and it’s a perfect prelude to his new full-length masterpiece, Different Faces. ” – Rick Florino, ARTISTdirect.com
We’re celebrating Felix Cartal’s upcoming sophomore album ‘Different Faces’ coming out on Dim Mak Records in March and we want you to be a part of it! You could win a pair of SOL REPUBLIC headphones, some Felix Cartal & Dim Mak gear and be on the limited edition ‘Different Faces’ commemorative poster.
Zedd’s (previous) release of “Stars Come Out” has been officially comped into a remix suite, with entries featuring John Dahlback, Datsik, Lazy Rich, Tim Mason, and Terravita.
One night in Bangkok…Moonstar Studio will be hosting a one-time only show with 3 massive headliners; Autoerotique, Sound Of Stereo, and TAI! All 3 will be performing tonight from 8pm to 2am! For all our fans overseas and in the area, don’t miss out!
Now in its 14th year, and completely sold-out for the third consecutive year, Ultra Music Festival continues to be one of the biggest brands in dance music….
When Hillside West drops on March 20, 2012 via Dim Mak Records, dance floors worldwide will be destroyed in the best way possible. Garraud’s sophisticated techno production collides with Alesia’s dubstep wizardry for a hybrid that’s bound to get bodies moving everywhere.
Erez Eisen and Amit Duvdevani aka Infected Mushroom, are known for being into psychadelic trance and electronic music. U R So Fucked, off the coming LP “Army Of Mushrooms”, is their first leap infiltrating the genre of dubstep since their previous release of “Pink Nightmares”.
SALEM recently issued a cover version to Alice Deejays prominent “Better Off Alone” rave-anthem. After the success of the ‘witch-house’ remake, Alec Empire of Atari Teenage Riot decided to throw his version, provided as a remix, available to download today, free on RCRDLBL.COM.
As posted earlier this year, Atari Teenage Riot called out to the fans to star a leading and supporting roll of their upcoming video to Collapse Of History, as heard on “Is The Hyperreal?”. The video will feature the latest single with a little bit of a twist…
NME recently featured the brand new Dim Mak artist Sam Wire on their blog, with a clip from his New Zealand NYE performance at Rhythm & Vines.
Sam Wire, comparable to the likes of Example, Chase & Status, and Nero, has released a full new streaming video with the upcoming single “Band Of Outsiders”, details and video after the jump.
Datsik’s latest release “Fully Blown” feat. Snak The Ripper is now found on the main pages of Beatports “New Releases” and “Dubstep” pages!
Steve Aoki’s remix compilation for Ladi Dadi released today and now Steve’s offering a Free Download of the Angger Dimas’ remix — Available for all fans today!
The International Dance Music Awards, or IDMA has nominated Dim Mak Records as the “Best American Record Label” for their 27th annual awards show…
Dim Mak has a new round of ticket giveaways for some amazing upcoming events surrounding Los Angeles! Both Excision and Die Antwoord will be performing live at Club Nokia, and we have your passes to each event!
After the submission close for Steve’s ‘Beard Tee Remix Contest’, we counted over 100+ amazing entries! From January 25th through the 31st, we’re allowing the public to vote on their favorite t-shirt entry, crowning the winner with the official People’s Choice Award…
First of the reoccurring Deadmeat Tour videos, Steve Aoki takes us backstage at Comerica Theater in Phoenix, AZ with an immediate jump into the crowd, including clips of Datsik and Steve’s brand new live set, and some footage of the Cobrasnake: The iPhone Bandit.
MuchMusic.com has launched a full-album stream of Steve Aoki’s “Wonderland” release on their website, featuring all 13 of the iTunes ‘top-charted’ tracks.
The ever-popular Business Insider Magazine reports on some of the latest headphone trends, referencing Steve Aoki (Dim Mak Records), Justin Miller (DFA), and RZA (of Wu-Tang Clan), amongst others, on what they prefer….
Have a listen to this new French House track “Othello” by DJ Fashen. Listen and Download after the jump.
Atari Teenage Riot wants the fans to start in their next music video for “Collapse Of History”, off their latest album “Is This Hyperreal?”. Three character outlines are open for casting.
Recently, one of Dim Mak’s newest and up-and-coming artists, Sam Wire, did a BBC Radio 1 mix for Jaguar Skills, featuring one of his latest (unreleased) tracks, remixes, and other favored singles.
In celebration of Beatport’s 8th year anniversary, they are offering a 20% off sale from now (January 24th) through the 28th.
Buzzine.com got with the boss-man Steve Aoki to discuss the recent (unexpected) success of “Wonderland”; the remarkable new full-length album to reach a height of Number 9 on the iTunes Top 10 Albums.
In the 16th episode of “On The Road With Steve Aoki” we join Steve through 20 cities of the Summer 2011 Identity Tour. We open on the stage-front amass thousands of bass-hopping fans alongside Steve, Afrojack, and friends. Rusko, Datsik, and Crystal Method meet us backstage with talks of (stuffed) tigers, beer, and broken legs as we pan through the streets and hotel floors of New Orleans.
Another one for the record books- Skrillex (and friends) took over the entire floor plan of Dim Mak Studios, as the kicker to his 6-stop “Mothership” LA-tour.
They may still be only halfway through smashing the house out of their current North American tour, but Belgian upstarts Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike today announced, through this ever-so-slightly surreal teaser clip on their official YouTube channel, the news they will now be supporting none other than Steve Aoki and Datsik on the world-renowned and infamous Deadmeat Tour!
The pair have already carved out a huge reputation with US and Canadian dance fans over the past few months, and return for the second time this year in March at the bequest of Dim Mak’s iconic head honcho Aoki.
Confirming six dates on the massive tour — hitting the cities of Vernon and Vancouver in Canada and Seattle, Eugune, Portland and Sacramento in the States — for the brothers it’s yet another chance to show off the unique arena-busting style that is making them on of the most talked about new acts to emerge in recent years.
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Deadmeat Tour Dates:
March 9th — Paramount Ballroom, Seattle (US)
March 10th — PNE Forum, Vancouver (Canada)
March 11th — McDonald Theatre, Eugene (US)
March 12th — Knitting Factory Concert House, Spokane (US)
March 13th — Roseland Theater, Portland (US)
March 14th — Estrellita Ballroom, Galt (US)
For more information on the Deadmeat Tour, visit www.deadmeattour.com.