Author: Tim Gauthier
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.
Dim Mak Records x Supperclub x Deckstar took over Hollywood’s most notorious nightclub, where Steve Aoki staged Wonderland into a real-life spectacle, with casual visits and cameos including Pete Wentz, Paris Hilton, Afrojack, Steve Duda, Datsik, and more.
Yahoo! Music has featured Steve Aoki’s newest video for “Ladi Dadi”, featuring Wynter Gordon, with an exclusive premiere of the behind-the-scenes footage. Get the full report, including the original video by visiting Yahoo! Music here.
In conjunction with The Deadmeat Tour 2012 we have released a whole host of new t-shirts and hoodies! There’s new Aoki Series tees like the Official Wonderland tee, Group Photo and HashTag tee, as well a Datsik x Dim Mak tee!
As many of you seen, Dim Mak Live and Deadmeattour.com kicked off the official ticket giveaway, gifting tickets to loyal fans across each stop of the tour.
8tracks.com, a “handcrafted internet radio” service showcasing endless electronic music mixes, hand-selected by artists and fans alike.
Of his latest album Wonderland, Steve Aoki said, “This album is a spectrum of music that influences me.” That’s part of what makes the project so interesting.
Felix Cartal keeps rolling them out, with 14 mixed and newly-praised tracks on this weeks addition of the Weekend Workout Episode 4.
Seeing how winter left Southern California fairly quickly, and the outdoor season is starting to appear, we’ve thrown in a limited deal for all future tenters looking to seek nightly shelter in the refuge of alternative-relevance and top-tier camping equipment.
Bassnectar and team have been compiling various remixes from their Divergent Spectrum tracklist, and decided to put together a free pack of remix-favorites. Keep on the look out for other versions from a multitude of friends and artists as they drop out of various corners the digital sky.
Elektro Exclusive Q&A: The Voice of EDM, Polina: “To be successful at anything it has to come naturally”
Polina Goudieva is the vocalist you’ve heard on the anthems of countless EDM stars such as, Steve Aoki, Tiësto, Felix Cartal, Kaskade and Avicii, just to name a few.
Included is a remix of “Red Step” by none other than Dim Mak‘s label boss, STEVE AOKI. A definitive electro house banger with a beefy halftime drop, he has been the only DJ with this weapon for a few months; now it’s yours too.
arly this morning RollingStone.com premiered the new video for Steve Aoki’s Ladi Dadi, featuring Wynter Gordon.
With the instant and early release of Steve Aoki’s new full-length album, we are proud to announce Wonderland as the 11th ‘Top Downloaded Album’ on iTunes!
#1 Tech Site in the world posts about Steve Aoki and his album Wonderland, Turntable.fm & Sol Republic!
Musicians streaming and debuting tracks online is nothing new, but using Turntable.FM as an outlet for those songs is somewhat unheard of.
After a slew of YouTube video hints and minimalist advertisements giving away the ‘big update’, Coachella has released their full line-up for the 2012 run of the world renowned festival.
Rockstar Energy, SOL Republic, and Dim Mak are proud to officially kick off this 3-month tour with the 2012 Deadmeat Tour Trailer, featuring a brand new single collaboration of Datsik, Infected Mushroom, and Jonathan Davis (of Korn).
It started out as a Facebook poll, inviting fans to vote between 15+ nominations of 2011’s Track Of The Year. Last night the online web-zine, “It’s All Indie” announced New Ivory as the winners of the contest for their hit single “A Knight”!
As seen on felixcartal.com, the man himself is looking for help from the fans!
Great news for you hardcore fans, Steve Aoki’s “Wonderland” will be released a week early, exclusively on iTunes January 10th.
Steve Aoki takes you on another episode of DJ Vs. Wild This time into Victoria Island BC Canada on a car barge in a lake…
“Don’t Turn On The Lights” is a club-thumping track that features vocals from Polina, a vocalist who’s collaborated with both Steve Aoki and Kaskade. “‘Don’t Turn On The Lights’ is a chance for me to try some more memorable melodies,” says CARTAL.
“House superstar Laidback Luke decided to show us all what he has been working on lately. He takes Felix Cartal’s most recent single ‘Don’t Turn On The Lights’ and places his magical spin on it.
Get prepared for 2012’s slew of mega-releases with Felix Cartal’s end-of-the-year Beatport Chart, featuring his latest single “Don’t Turn On The Lights” with singer and songwriter Polina.
Here is a X-Mas free download from Steve Aoki to all of his fans. R3hab remixed Steve’s I’m In The House track with [[[ZUPER BLAHQ]]].
To kick off this release, and to reflect on the last full year of amazing new music, we’re climbing into the Dim Mak Digital Sleigh to give back to everyone who made 2011 our best year yet.
The single has been called “the next big thing for 2012, and a band to look out for in 2012″, and we couldn’t agree more.
With the release of their 3rd viral-video edit, ATARI TEENAGE RIOT is calling all musicians, artists, music fans to SUPPORT WIKILEAKS!
Live from Stockholm, Tiesto featured the latest track by Albin Myers, ‘Hells Bells’ to the sold out crowd at Globen Arena. Albin Myers and Dim Mak Records will be debuting this new single in early 2012.
If you needed further proof that the music industry as we knew it has changed forever, consider the example of Toronto electro/dubstep producers Zeds Dead.