Tickets for Snowbombing 2014 are now on sale

Tickets for Snowbombing 2014 are now on saleTickets for Snowbombing 2014 are now ON SALE! The 15th edition of Europe’s largest snow and music festival will take place from 07 – 12 April 2014 in the ‘party capital of the alps’, Mayrfohen, Austria.

Over the last 15 years, Snowbombing has redefined wintersports holidays and shown what the ultimate alpine music festival looks and sounds like. Days are spent skiing and boarding, enjoying music on mountain top stages or relaxing in some of Europe’s most luxurious spas. Nights deliver cutting edge performances from world class acts in unique venues, from a sky-high igloo, to an enchanted forest clearing.

Snowbombing 2013 was sold out. The week long party featured everything from Disclosure performing in an enchanted forest and Kasabian playing on a mountain top at sunset, to Norman Jay’s ‘Good Times Carnival Party’ at a Board Park 2000 meters above sea level. It was truly the greatest so far. If you missed it (or wish you were still there!), you can ‘Feel The Love’ and view last years highlights here: 

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OHM Sweet Home party this Saturday in Le Paris Paris club

OHM Sweet Home party

After all the requests for a unique and great OHM team party, the party date is already here!

This Saturday, July 27 explodes with the hearts of the big mighty sound! OHM Evengency has prepared a strong line-up that will not let us fall into the arms of Morpheus. The warm-up party is laid in the hands of Mad Mike and later on March, HAMILTON and Jeff Cook with stir up some magic on the DJ deck.

The party will rock the LE PARIS PARIS club on 5 Avenue de L’Opéra.
Entrance: € 12 with one drink included.
For reservations: 06 50 09 98 06
Dress Code: pajamas, robe, robes, pillows, night cap, straps, etc.

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Loopmasters Psychedelic Dub Chamber & Freaky Loops Presents Progressive Electro

Loopmasters Psychedelic Dub Chamber & Freaky Loops Presents Progressive ElectroLoopmasters officially launched early in 2003 with the aim of producing flexible sample libraries for producers and musicians who required top quality playing from seasoned professionals to integrate into and inspire their music. From its inception, the company marched in sync with the sudden explosion of popularity of the computer-based DAWs like Steinberg Cubase, Apple Logic, Propellerheads Reason or Ableton Live, to name a few. Loopmasters populated the market of pro-quality sound design and was among the first to release samples from renowned performers, producers and DJs such as Deadmau5, Re-Zone, Coldcut, Full Cycle, Mad Professor, Meat Katie, Santé, Dom Kane, Marshall Jefferson, Audiojack, Terry Grant, Steve Mac and many dance music icons. For the past 10 years, Loopmasters have provided customers with the best and cutting edge samples and music software that money can buy… and the beat goes on!

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Upcoming at Enter. Music. Sake. Technology. Experience.

Upcoming at Enter. Music. Sake. Technology. Experience.ENTER. has quickly established itself as one of the biggest nights in Ibiza once again this season, drawing in the crowds every Thursday night with guests including Maya Jane Coles, Paco Osuna, Nina Kraviz, Maceo Plex, Demdike Stare, Loco Dice and many, many more. The 13 week residency at Space in Ibiza sees Richie Hawtin curating five rooms built on the principles of music, sake, technology and experience.

This week at ENTER.
This Thursday, ENTER.Sake takes centre stage from 10pm as Disclosure step up to the DJ booth, making their debut appearance ENTER. Over in the main room, Richie Hawtin will perform, joined by ENTER. resident Nina Kraviz and Minus friends Matador performing live and Hobo. The famed Space Terrace will play host to Damian Lazarus, Eats Everything, Tale Of Us and South London Ordnance. ENTER.Mind continues to deliver cutting-edge experimental electronic music with Recondite (live) and Matthew Hawtin both performing this week. And finally guests at ENTER.Air will be treated to Daniel Miller Vs Seth Hodder.

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Paul van Dyk & Cream Ibiza present The Ibiza Sunset Cruise on August 1st 2013

Paul van Dyk & Cream Ibiza present The Ibiza Sunset Cruise on August 1st 2013The culmination of last year’s PvD boat party saw dance master & beat commander Paul van Dyk rock the good ship Cream Ibiza and go from ‘decks to deck’, crowd-surfing the length of the ship. Now, one year later, the uniform is washed, pressed (and back to pristine white), the captain’s cap’s been knocked back into its (almost) original shape, and the gold braid’s been stapled back firmly into place…just in time! 
As the Ibiza 2013 season goes mainline, PvD steps aboard again August 1st.

As part of the clubbing institution’s birthday celebrations, Cream Ibiza boat party weighs anchor from San Antonio harbour at 18.00pm on August 1st and sets sail towards the mystical, magnetic rock of Es Vedra.

Soundtracked by the music from Paul van Dyk’s forthcoming, hotly-anticipated ‘Politics of Dancing 3’ album, the boat will cruise eastwards around the ancient rock quarry of Atlantis – a place of high reverence for hippy Ibiza. As the sun begins to slip beneath the Med waves, PvD will pay musical homage to the legendary Ibiza sunset.

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Record Breaking 14th Edition for EXIT FESTIVAL 2013

Record Breaking 14th Edition for EXIT FESTIVAL 2013The 14th edition of EXIT attracted the largest attendance in the festival’s history and the Petrovaradin Fortress, buzzing’ with energy for 5 days, as record numbers enjoyed the diverse range of acts and stages in this unique and awe inspiring location.

„EXIT 2013 succeeded beyond all expectations with audience numbers significantly up on last year. We are especially proud of the fact that the leitmotif of the festival was happiness and smiles on people’s faces, which made EXIT a specific oasis of positive energy and awakened optimism“. Enthused EXIT Festival‘s CEO Dušan Kovacevic.

Renowned for it’s amazing atmosphere this years EXIT offered festival-goers even more music and entertainment with the addition of a new Day Zero. Standout headline performances included; Atoms for Peace, David Guetta, Fatboy Slim, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Lion with Nile Rogers kicking things off in style at the opening party with all proceeds going to the restoration of the Fortress. The Prodigy‘s performance on Friday also attracted a record-breaking audience of 35,000 people. 

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COSMIC GATE present CRUSHED – the set-request standing order

COSMIC GATE present CRUSHED - the set-request standing orderWith ‘Storm Chaser’ – their first single post the release of the ‘Wake Your Mind’ album – still raising big room temperatures globally, EDM cosmonauts Nic Chagall and Bossi are poised to send the Fahrenheit flying again. Making its first appearance on their Trance Nation mix-comp album in 2012, ‘Crushed’ quickly became a set-request standing order for crowds at C.G. gigs. Now, with its anthem credentials already well advanced, its long awaited official release is close at hand… 

Beating the remix path for the track, Comic Gate have handed ‘Crushed’s keys to underground Dutch heroes Rafaël Frost and Mark Sixma.

Premiered on Corsten’s Countdown 313, Rafaël Frost crushes in both harmonic shades and electro aspects to the frontend of his version. He builds the boom-factor with big concussive tech-trance sequences; allows the pitch wheel to climb high-rise high, and with a final flourish serves ‘Crushed’s big stabbed anthemic mainline.

Armin meanwhile has been all over the Mark Sixma’s mix, champing it on ASOT618 and619. Sixma super-charges his rework with striking rimshot percussion, festival-revving EDM FX and some seismic bass and drums. The Tilburg-based producer masterfully sets up ‘Crushed’ harmonic/euphoric interchange with some crowd-flaming modulation lines, pulling off a dazzling, head-spin top-of-the-drop moment.

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Paul Van Dyk meets Verdi at the 2013 Bavarian Opera Festival

Paul Van Dyk meets Verdi at the 2013 Bavarian Opera FestivalAs one of the most talked about concerts of this year’s internationally renowned Bavarian Opera Festival, EDM trailblazer Paul van Dyk prepares to cross another musical gulf. In the grand surrounds of the Munich National Theatre, as part of the show, he will electronically reinterpret some of the most celebrated works of Giuseppe Verdi, one of the most revered operatic composers of all time. Additionally, van Dyk will also be showcasing music from his highly anticipated seventh artist album ‘The Politics of Dancing 3’.

Hot off the back of his We Are One Festival last weekend, Paul van Dyk is set to continue his extraordinary summer of staging boundary defying musical events in astounding surrounds. Stepping off the We Are One stage, in the historic renaissance setting of Berlin’s Zitadelle Spandau, the electronic music supremo gave more details of his next bold step… 

“When I decided that merging electronic music with the operatic realm was a concept I wanted to pursue”, says van Dyk, “there was one composer who I was instinctively certain would be ripe for reinterpretation. One that I knew would easily sustain the substantial transitional leap required. Verdi’s music is a wonderful mix of melodrama and actual drama, driven by real emotion – all elements I seek to put into my music. I anticipate this recital will be a once in a lifetime experience – the only time that Verdi’s music and my own will share the same set-list. I’m looking forward to the challenge of it immensely. I hope to see as many forward-thinking dance music fans as opera devotees there!”

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Camo & Krooked – Feel Your Pulse (Mind Vortex Remix) on UKF

Camo & Krooked - Feel Your Pulse (Mind Vortex Remix) on UKFHaving now reached its landmark 50th release in its illustrious history, Futurebound has assembled a massive remix EP featuring reworks of some of the most popular tracks from the Viper catalogue. Featuring: Matrix & Futurebound, Smooth, InsideInfo, Seven Lions, TC, DC Breaks, Fred V & Grafix, Camo & Krooked, Mind Vortex, Six Blade and Metrik – ‘Viper 50′ is sure to be one of the biggest releases in the labels history.

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Bestfest Summer Camp 2013 Breaks All Records

Bestfest Summer Camp 2013 Breaks All RecordsThe curtain has fallen over the 7th edition of B’ESTFEST Summer Camp 2013 after an amazing weekend that gathered over 60,000 people during the 3 days of the festival establishing a new audience record for the event. The second day of the festival, headlined by Grammy nominee Nas, was the busiest day in the history of B’ESTFEST!

From 5th-7th of July, the green field of B’ESTFEST Park on the outskirts of Bucharest was the place to be for tens of thousands of fans who wanted to party up with friends, see some great live performances, enjoy the cold beer & good food! With a line-up built up as an exciting journey through a wide range of musical genres, and a festival set-up looking like a fun village next to a willowy lake, with numerous side attractions, B’ESTFEST kept everybody busy partying for three days and nights!

B’ESTFEST Summer Camp included 2 large stages and one arena, plus 3 other smaller stages & tents, with the main stage featuring international names such as Nas (US), Texas (UK), Chase & Status live (UK), The Heavy (UK), Enter Shikari (UK) and Nneka (NG/DE), alongside Biohazard (US), Tiamat (SE) and Soilwork (SE) on the second stage and the bass music dutch kings Noisia, together with UK’s finest Friction and Joker in the dance arena. Also, not to be missed were the reggae & dancehall rhythms of the Blazing Vibez stage or the chill-out, house & IDM beats of the Groove On Stage, the Silent Discotheque arena and the unplugged tent.

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