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Video: Dim Mak Dream Hotel Showcase at WMC 2012

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Every year, Miami hosts one of the biggest weeks in electronic music alongside Ultra Music Festival, the Winter Music Conference/ Miami Music Week. Join us in our latest video installment as the Dim Mak team takes over Miami in this recap video capturing our official showcase at Dream South Beach Hotel. Keep a look out because you may just recognize a few faces with cameo’s from Steve Aoki, Dirtyphonics, Alvin Risk, PeaceTreaty, Angger Dimas, R3hab, Afrojack, Lil, Jon, Clockwork, Joachim Garraud, and Felix Cartal.

Katy Perry trends Yung Skeeter’s name on Twitter as birthday gift

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Katy Perry hasn’t been performing music on stage lately, but the artist has been spending time relaxing and enjoying her friends. The entertainer shared photographs of her hanging out with family during Thanksgiving and on Tuesday Katy Perry was taking time to celebrate Yung Skeeter’s birthday. Wanting to give something special, the entertainer decided to help trend his birthday greeting on Twitter with the help of fans.

“HAPPIEST BIRTHDAY TO MY BROTHER @yungskeeter All he wants for his birthday is a big booty ho, someone help a brotha out!” tweeted Katy Perry from her official Twitter account. Sharing how she wanted her Skeeter’s name to trend on Twitter she asked her fans for some help in making it happen. “Let me use my powers for good… Lets get #happybirthdayyungskeeter trending! Gogogogogogo! (I see you Brazil.)”

Getting fans excited about being part of the birthday celebration, the entertainer actually had people retweeting the messages and Katy Perry’s pal got to see the birthday gift come to life as his name was trending around the world. This one-of-a-kind gift definitely was an impressive idea that not everyone can claim to have gotten as a birthday present.

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DigiLove Recaps Steve’s Birthday at the Shrine

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Check out Digilove’s latest feature on Dim Mak, recapping Steve’s Birthday bash at the Shrine. The feature gives you the low down of the night along with great visuals of the celebration. You can view the full article on their website here. 

Dim Mak Takes Over Bowling Alley For Steve’s Surprise Birthday Party

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Last night I learned just how competitive bowling is when the Dim Mak family came together in downtown Los Angeles for Steve’s surprise birthday party. We took over four lanes for the celebration and filled it with good company, balloons, beer, strike outs, and birthday cake. To wrap up the night we couldn’t leave with out an Aoki jump to remember the night of fun.

Photo Contest: Felix Cartal #NoSleep

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Felix Cartal #NoSleep Photo Contest

To Enter:
1. Take a photo of you doing your best No Sleep pose (half-awake, yawning, wearing pajamas… be creative!)
2. Tweet it, Instagram it or upload to Facebook.com/felixcartal tagging both @felixcartal and #NoSleep
3. All photos will be uploaded to Facebook. The two best photos (chosen by us) and the one with the most likes on fbook will win amazing prizes!

3 Prize Packs:
A year supply of Red Bull
A Felix Cartal/Dim Mak merch prize pack
And a third prize to be announced week of winner announcement

Full contest rules at: http://contest.felixcartal.com

Dim Mak x Factory 413 Limited Edition T-Shirt Collaboration

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Dim Mak has teamed up with Factory 413, the Hollywood boutique owned by Chad Muska and Angel Cabada of KR3W, to launch an exclusive line of limited edition tees.

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These t-shirts will be launching this Sunday at Factory 413 in conjunction with the launch of the Muska x Aoki x Factory 413 Supra Skytop II Remix.

Check Factory413.com for details of the event.

Red Bull Music Academy Culture Clash – Dim Mak vs Smog vs Friends of Friends vs Jeffree’s

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RED BULL MUSIC ACADEMY CULTURE CLASH RETURNS TO LOS ANGELES ON DECEMBER 5

 
Four Collectives Reppin’ the L.A. Music Scene
Four Sounds – Four Rounds – One Winner
SMOG | Dim Mak | Friends of Friends | Jeffree’s

 
Los Angeles, CA- November 15, 2012- Red Bull Music Academy Culture Clash will return to Los Angeles on December 5, 2012 and will feature four internationally known and well-respected L.A.-based music collectives: Dim Mak and SMOG, both of whom competed in 2010, as well as, Friends of Friends and Jeffree’s, who are new additions to the competition. The four collectives, each representing a different sound from the L.A. music scene, will battle to be named winner by the crowd.

 
Doors open at 9pm and the event starts at 10pm and is 21+ only. Get your tickets here.

 
A full recording of the night will be streamed on Red Bull Music Academy Radio approximately one week after the event on RBMA Radio: www.rbmaradio.com.

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True to a traditional Jamaican sound clash, each collective will bring in their own sound system and set-up shop on one of four individual stages at Exchange LA. The evening will kickoff a round called “Introducing the Crew,” which will allow each stage to warm-up their sound, and the crowd, with a 10-minute set. The next round, titled “I Can Do What You Can Do Better” provides a competitive twist in which each collective will stray from their norm and play an interpretation of another collective’s signature sound. The third round, “Let Us Entertain You,” will allow each collective to bring surprise special guests on stage. The final round, called “Leave It All On The Table,” also known as “the banger round,” is when each collective pulls out their biggest and baddest tunes in an attempt to win over the crowd, once and for all. By show of applause, cheers, hoots and hollers, which will be measured by a decibel meter, the crowd will vote for their favorite collective after each round.

With the four collectives performing under one roof, the Red Bull Music Academy Culture Clash promises to deliver not only a night you’ll never forget but also the very best in cross-genre exploration. The event is open to music fans who are 21+ and tickets are available for $15.

Video: Dim Mak WMC Miami 2012/2013 Teaser

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Every year, Miami hosts one of the biggest weeks in electronic music alongside Ultra Music Festival, the Winter Music Conference/ Miami Music Week. Join us in our latest video installment as the Dim Mak team takes over Miami in this recap video capturing our official showcase at Mansion, pool party at Dream Hotel, Steve Aoki’s set at UMF and everything in-between.

Dim Mak Sundays @ Drai’s Hollywood Presents: RL Grime

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We recently welcomed RL Grime to Dim Mak Sunday’s not too long. If you’re not too familiar with the name, you may have heard his popular remix with Salva of Kanye West’s, Mercy circulating throughout the air waves this past summer. Since his dive into the trap scene RL Grime, has made a huge splash in the genre with a handful of remixes and productions. To say the least, he put on an incredible sold out show at Drai’s in September, filling the club with great vibes and music. Check out our latest video installment featuring RL Grime’s big night.

 

Haezer – European Tour Diary: Week 4

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In Haezer’s latest installment of his European Tour Diary, the DJ gives us an personal take on the ups and downs of life on the road. The four minute segment invites us all to join Haezer for week four and five of his summer tour with exclusive behind the scene footage. The video features two tracks off  his latest EP, The Wrong Kid Died including “Stars feat. Circe” and “Crank it feat. Francois van Coke”.

 If you missed the last episode, you can view the third episode here.

MTV IGGY: This Dude is Nuts. World, Russia’s Proxy Has Arrived.

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MTV IGGY got a chance to interview Proxy and ask some of the questions many have always wanted to ask. Proxy didn’t hold anything back and made a majority of the MTV IGGY staff do a double take with his answers. Read the full interview over at MTV IGGY.

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New video from Kid Cudi ‘Just What I Am ft. King Chip’

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Long time friend of the Dim Mak family, Kid Cudi is back with his first single from his upcoming album Indicud, which is anticipated for release in early 2013.

The video for Just What I Am featuring fellow Cleveland native King Chip, takes us on a top-down joy ride through DTLA to a laid back warehouse party. The raw flicker show style visuals captivate you and bring you along for this slow-mo, cosmic party experience full of red cups, hot babes and of course it wouldn’t be an LA party without Steve Aoki in the DJ booth.