Seismic Dance Event Allegedly Locks Out Attendees Using The Bathroom After Drastically Over-Selling Festival

Seismic Dance Event experienced a logistical nightmare last night, causing many fans to miss out on seeing headlining act Testpilot (aka deadmau5). It seems the music festival in Austin, Texas oversold tickets by a long shot, resulting in devastatingly long lines for re-entry. According to the many attendees who got locked out, it was almost impossible to get back inside after using the restrooms, which were located outside the venue. Once the event hit capacity (or well over it), people were reportedly “screaming and fighting and demanding refunds.” The negative…

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10 Years Later, A-Trak Reveals How He Made His Iconic “Heads Will Roll” Remix

Ten years after A-Trak‘s iconic remix of “Heads Will Roll” came out, the producer reveals how the remix came to be. Not only the moment he knew he had to make a remix, but how he actually made it! Below, A-Trak details when he came to be a fan of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. He saw them performing at Coachella and immediately requested to remix their massive hit song “Heads Will Roll.” Little did A-Trak know at the time how impactful his own remix would be. In the series of…

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20 under-the-radar club tracks you need to hear: November 2019

For Club Use Only is your one-stop guide to the best underground dance music from across the world. Each month, The Astral Plane’s Gabe Meier forecasts the next wave of sounds due to break through into the mainstream. In an era where down-the-middle house and techno dominates clubland and has seeped into normie culture, this column performs the uneasy role of agglomerating disparate global club sounds in one place. Most months, we’re concerned with what’s emerging from non-traditional centers, both social and geographic, and what’s pushing boundaries. Every once in…

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R3hab Teams Up with ZAYN and Jungleboi for Incredible New Single “Flames”

There are certain songs that when you hear them the first time, they just affect you. You know you listened to something special and you say to yourself, I’m definitely going to hear that song a lot. I feel like that’s the case for R3hab’s latest single “Flames” where he teams up with ZAYN (yep, that’s Zayn Malik from One Direction) and UK-based producer Jungleboi, to deliver a tour de force of a song that’s both powerful and emotional. “Flames” sees R3hab venture even further into mainstream territory, but this…

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NGHTMRE Drops New Hip Hop Collab With Gunna, “CASH COW”

NGHTMRE is back with his latest hip hop collaboration, this time teaming up with rapper, singer, and songwriter Gunna on “CASH COW.” “CASH COW” is a smooth and silky tune that leans on Gunna’s autotuned vocals, backed by NGHTMRE’s elegantly simple production. The beat never overpowers the vocals, instead effectively providing a platform for Gunna to do what he does best. This isn’t the peak hour banger that will have fans headbanging and throwing their arms up in the air, but the laidback demeanor of the tune will make it perfect…

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Steve Aoki Reveals the Celebs that Left Him Starstruck

At this point in his career, Steve Aoki has brushed shoulders with pretty much every celebrity under the sun. Not to mention his collaborators, which range from Backstreet Boys to BTS, Lil Yachty and Migos to Gucci Mane and T-Pain, and many, many more. However, there have been a couple of times when even Aoki was starstruck. He recalled to AOL Lifestyle the two major celebrities that he’ll never forget meeting: actor George Clooney and actress Gabrielle Union. “I met George Clooney on a flight. That was pretty cool,” Aoki said.…

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Madeon Talks Inspiration Behind New Album ‘Good Faith’

Now that Madeon‘s new album Good Faith is finally here, he’s opening up about how the project came to be. In a new interview Complex, the producer discusses his sophomore album, including underlying personal meanings and inspirations. Madeon compares his music to diary entries — and Good Faith is one for the books. The burst of inspiration behind Good Faith came to Madeon when he was living in New York. He hadn’t slept for a few days when the concept, sounds and visuals all came rushing to him. That spontaneous urge was the…

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Facebook App ‘AUX’ Lets Users Vote On What Plays Next

Facebook is launching a new app known as AUX, which gives users the chance to take over and pass the figurative AUX cord. As Facebook looks to tap into the music streaming game, this particular app describes itself as a “DJ for your school.” Users add songs to a playlist through the app and selections are voted up and down using “claps,” which ultimately determine which track plays next. Facebook’s experimental NPE team describes the app like so: The app is aimed at school-aged kids and teens who join a party…

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Tomorrowland Offers Limited Edition Snowboard & Ski Sets

Imagine this — you’re at Tomorrowland Winter, shredding the mountains with your very own Tomorrowland-themed snowboard or ski set. Now, this is a very real possibility for some lucky festival goers with these limited edition items built for the snow. The Belgian music festival is in full preparation for the 2nd edition of Tomorrowland Winter in March 2020 in Alpe d’Huez, France, and has teamed up with CAPiTA Snowboarding and specialty ski manufacturer Kästle to bring you these truly unique snowboards and ski sets. The black/gold and pink gradient artwork…

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Swedish House Mafia Spotted In Studio with Legendary Producer Mike Dean

Spotted: Swedish House Mafia in studio with Mike Dean. The renowned record producer has recorded and mixed tracks for many hip hop greats including Kanye West, Jay-Z, 2Pac, Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, Scarface and Desiigner, also working closely with West’s GOOD Music and associated artists. Now, apparently he’s teaming up with EDM’s biggest supergroup. “COOKIN WITH THE SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA,” Dean shares in an Instagram post. Swedish House Mafia have kept fans waiting on new music for quite some time. Whenever it finally comes out, best believe it’s going to be quality. These…

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