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Verge Campus Tour 2013= Kendrick Lamar X Steve Aoki X KarmaLoop

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In case you haven’t heard by now we’re teaming up with KarmaLoop to bring you the Verge Campus Tour featuring Kendrick Lamar and Steve Aoki. The dynamic duo will be hitting 11 campuses through out April and early May along with supporting acts Bad Rabbit and 5 & a Dime . For your chance to win VIP tickets take a swing by KarmaLoops site to see these acts live. While you’re there you can also pick up some our favorite Dim Mak tee’s including our Pac Man Tee, Let Them Eat Cake, and more!

VERGE CAMPUS TOUR Dates

April  9th: University of Central Florida – Orlando, FL
April 10th: University of North Carolina (Charlotte) – Charlotte, NC
April 17th: St. Louis University – St. Louis, MO
April 18th: Kent State University – Kent, OH
April 21st: University of Massachusetts (Lowell) – Lowell, MA
April 22nd: Penn State University – State College, PA
April 25th: William & Mary – Williamsburg, PA
April 26th: Central CT State – New Britain, CT
April 29th: University of Delaware – Newark, DE
April 30th: North Carolina A&T – Greensboro, NC
May 4th: SUNY Jefferson – Watertown, NY

AOKI’S HOUSE – Podcast #7 is Live!

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America is considered the “melting pot” of the world, because we’re all like… crazy different from one another in at least fifty ways. However, one thing that I think we can all agree on is that STEVE AOKI knows how to put together a podcast that will make you want to start throwing cake at your grandpa and pop bottles of champagne on your college professor, all before white raver rafting the hell out of there. The Aoki’s House podcasts never disappoint, always filled to the very top with the biggest bangers and hottest remixes this side of the moon, and Aoki’s House Podcast #7 is no different.

On this episode, you’ll find hits by Dan Sena, GTronic, Azari & III, Will Brennan, and other Dim Mak Records artists that have been working hard all year to bring you only the sexiest, sweat-inducing tracks that will ensure you have the right music to get you through the day. This podcast also includes an EXCLUSIVE debut from Jidax that you will NOT want to miss out on. So not only do you get the most poppin’ playlist that will melt your freakin face off, you also get to hear the freshest sounds coming from Dim Mak Records. So what are you waiting for? A formal invitation? It ain’t coming! Head over to iTunes and snag Aoki’s House Podcast #7, free as always because we love you and Steve loves you and now, your ears will love you too.

The Aoki Files *MIAMI EDITION* Episode #22 w/ Felix Cartal and AutoErotique

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There is no such thing as ordinary in the world of Steve Aoki, especially when it comes time to interview Dim Mak Artists. This fact rings especially true for the 22nd episode of AOKI FILES Miami Edition where Steve talks to Felix Cartal and AutoErotique and tries to get a word in edgewise.

The two Canadian producers, who recently collaborated on the completely insane track “The Alarm”, discuss what it would be like if they did a country-wide tour together (it involves a small hatchback) and who deserves the credit for making the phenomenal “The Alarm” (Felix is pretty sure he deserves all the credit). Felix and Keith both drop some fresh-out-the-oven information about new tracks coming up as, well as upcoming collaborations with other huge names in the game. One thing is for sure, when these two mega-producers get together with an extremely excited Aoki, the outcome is sure to make you do some ball grabbing of your own.

Dim Mak Goes To Lollapalooza 2013

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After months of speculation, Lollapalooza put all rumors to rest this morning with the release of the 2013 line up. Among the long list of talented artists performing this year, Dim Mak is pleased to be making its way to Grant Park with performances by Steve Aoki, Keys N Krates, and Alvin Risk.  If you’re not up to date on their recent releases on Dim Mak I highly suggest you  check out Steve Aoki’s “Ooh” featuring Rob Roy,Treat Me Right” from Keys N Krates, and “Infinity” from Alvin Risk.

3- day passes for the festival are currently sold out, however day passes will go on sale April 3 for $95. You can grab more information on Lollapalooza.com.


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The Aoki Files *MIAMI EDITION* Episode #21 w/ Dirtyphonics

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What happens when you pair the chief of Dim Mak Records with one half of Dirtyphonics during Ultra Music Festival? The most recent episode of AOKI FILES, of course! Taking time out of pool parties, stage diving, and epic sets during Ultra, Steve took Charly and Pitchin poolside to talk about their latest release, IRREVERENCE, and the massive Irreverence Tour that kicked off March 27th.

As if the recent release of the game changing album IRREVERENCE wasn’t mind blowing enough, the French quartet kicks off a three month bus tour spanning the United States and Canada, including stops at both weekends of Coachella. Not only will they make it raver-rain with the sensational tracks from IRREVERENCE, they are also revealing brand spankin’ new stage production that is sure to accentuate their already striking, unforgettable sounds.

If you’re looking to have your ear drums blasted and your mind electrified this summer, the IRREVERENCE TOUR is a damn good place to start. Find your city below and prepare in advance to call in to work or school too #dirty to function.

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Out Now: Steve Aoki – Ooh (feat. Rob Roy) Remixes

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When a song that mentions a “bowtie” makes you feel like some sort of fancy badass, you know that there has to be a musical mastermind (and his friends) behind it. Such is the case with Steve Aoki’s “Ooh” featuring Rob Roy off of the 2012 release of “Wonderland”.

This year, that unforgettable track has been given a fresh breath of life with remixes from Deorro, Gigi Barocco, Mustard Pimp, Lazerdisk Party Sex, and Dzeko & Torres. Each remixer brings their own taste and stylings to “Ooh” in ways that are instantly recognizable and just as infectious as the original track. Just when you thought it was perfect to begin with, these remixes highlight different aspects of the song while throwing individual flare into the mix. And the result is truly refreshing.

To top off all of the remixes, Steve released the music video for “Ooh” on March 22nd, which includes hot girls in straightjackets, a no-nonsense tough ass little kid, a sneak peek of the SoLRepublic x Aoki headphone collab, and uber creepy face painting.

So put on your bowtie, get yo’ head some screws, and join us in feeling real good about “Ooh” in all its various forms.

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The Aoki Files Episode #20 w/ Scanners

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“Love is Symmetry” Full Length Album Coming Soon!

Welcome to The Aoki Files. This is a new web series Steve Aoki is doing focusing on all the new Dim Mak artists and their releases. Every week he will interview different artists that have released a new record on Dim Mak Records

After two years of silence, Scanners return this year, with there forth coming LP Love is Symmetry. The 2013 release will be their third full-length release on Dim Mak following their 2010 release of Submarine. Their latest single, State of Wonder off their upcoming album is now available for free download on Dim Mak’s SoundCloud.

Scion Music(Less) Music Conference 2012 Panels Preview

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The Scion Music(less) Music Conference of 2012 gathered over 70 experts for two days of panels, workshops and interviews for people interested in expanding their creative possibilities and improving their business approach. Participants included Killer Mike, TOKiMONSTA, Action Bronson, Jermaine Rogers, Dave Nada, Harry Fraud, and Nick Hook, plus representatives from VICE, SoundCloud, Third Man Records, Spotify, Mishka, Rdio, Acéphale, Dim Mak, and many more.

They filmed everything and in coming weeks they’ll be releasing the complete series. For now they’re proud to preview some highlights from the in-depth panels that they put together.

On the Building a Team panel, a trio of managers — Laurel Stearns of LSS Management, Alexis Rivera of Echo Park Records and Matt Colon of Deckstar — talk about whether they think artists need to sign to labels or if they should put out their music on their own.

Check out the full post from Scion here.

Be sure to check out our very own ‘Bryan Linares‘ on the Merchandising Possibilities in Dance Music Panel, you can check out the 12 video series here.

AOKI’s HOUSE Podcast #5 is live on iTunes

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Twice a month, our bossman Steve Aoki at Dim Mak Records releases carefully selected mixes of some of the most prominent tracks within the electronic music market. His most recent podcast, titled Aoki’s House #5, was released yesterday on iTunes and is available FOR FREE here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/aokis-house/id575308520

Twice a month, our bossman Steve Aoki at Dim Mak Records releases carefully selected mixes of some of the most prominent tracks within the electronic music market. His most recent podcast, titled Aoki’s House #5, was released yesterday on iTunes and is available FOR FREE here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/aokis-house/id575308520?mt=2. 

Check Out Amazon’s ‘Experience EDM’ Curated by Steve Aoki and Dim Mak

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Everyone loves great music. But even better, everyone loves great music that doesn’t cost them an arm and a leg to enjoy. In an effort to bring you heavy doses of dopeness, Dim Mak has teamed up with Amazon as part of what is sure to be a revolutionary means of delivering musical content. As part of their “Experience EDM” promotion, Amazon now features some of Dim Mak’s finest, as selected by Steve Aoki and his team of avid music aficionados. Each of the EP’s can be purchased for less than $3.00, and full-length albums are available for as little as $5.00. Be sure to click the link that follows to catch up on all the best that Dim Mak and Amazon have to offer.

EXPERIENCE EDM NOW!

New Aoki’s House Spotify App!

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Now you can get Steve and all of his DJ friends to play music for you while you’re in the shower, doing your homework, at work, looking good at the gym, or throwing the HOUSE PARTY OF THE CENTURY! PARTAY ALLLLL NIIIIIGHT LOOOOONG! Get the Spotify app now!

Vote for Dim Mak & Friends for the IDMAs!

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logoVoting for the 28th Annual International Dance Music Awards is two days away from closing, so don’t miss your chance to vote for your 2012 favorites.

We couldn’t be more thrilled for our two nominations this year with Dim Mak up for “Best American Music Label” alongside Ultra and Mad Decent.  As well as Steve Aoki‘s nomination for “Smirnoff’s Best North American DJ” alongside our friends Diplo, Skrillex, Porter Robinson, and others.

Not only are we nominated for these two categories but EDC, Electric Zoo, Tomorrowland, and Ultra Music are up for “Best Music Event” all of which included Dim Mak stages this past year.

With over 50 categories in place we’d like to wish the best of luck to all our  friends nominated for awards including Borgore, Like Mike, Hot Natured, Tiesto, Afrojack, Insomiac Events, NERVO, Dada Life and more!

Every vote makes a different, so cast your vote before polls close on Friday, March 1 on the  Winter Music Conference site now.