December 2016

2016 has undoubtedly been filled with a gargantuan number of incredible tracks. Whether they are from the industry’s most renowned artists or from some of the brightest, up-and-coming talents, this year’s music releases did not disappoint. With the end of 2016 just around the corner, numerous DJ’s have already unveiled their favorite tracks in the form of a yearmix. A few

2016 has undoubtedly been an incredible year for The Chainsmokers, with international chart-topping hits such as "Closer" with Halsey and "All We Know" with singer Phoebe Ryan, amongst others. The duo have performed astonishingly well throughout the year, and have won multiple awards for their music, and their latest achievement is quite a notable one. Although their #1 charting on the

Harley Streten, or most notably known as Flume, has become one of the industry’s biggest artists since breaking through with his self-titled debut album. The 2012 release was able to achieve several awards such as the ARIA Music Award for Best Dance Release and even a couple of platinum certifications. ‘Flume’ evidently propelled the Australian producer’s career to entirely new heights,

With the year almost coming to a close, many people have begun recapping the greatest moments throughout the past twelve months. The dance music community has witnessed a wide range of incredible live performances at some of the world’s most prominent festivals and venues. A few notable events include the likes of Ultra Music Festival, Tomorrowland, Electric Daisy Carnival, and

Rino Esposito is yet another bright and talented export from Italy who has successfully set himself up on a path toward greater prominence. Hailing from the city of Naples, this up-and-coming producer and DJ has displayed his skills and creativity with his remarkable set of releases. Esposito has dropped several edits and remixes throughout his career, including his take on Oliver

Beatport is renowned as the leading source of electronic dance music around the globe. The hub for new releases, carrying an extensive back catalogue of the genre, its results at the end of each year are always ones followed with keen interest by the industry's stakeholders. Filtering it through a voted list of the Top 10 Artist's, Best Selling Tracks, and

Following the release of W:/2016ALBUM/ earlier this month, deadmau5 has been fairly transparent in his feelings regarding it. Several times, he has commented that he would have preferred to have more time, claiming that the album was 'slapped together'. This statement surprised some people, especially considering the widely positive response towards the album from both fans and critics, leading to

With the announcement of a new album, and a film idea in the works, 2017 is shaping out to be a big year for Pretty Lights performer, Derek Smith. Preceding his 2013 album, A Color Map of the Sun, Pretty Lights' repertoire has been at a steady incline since his March premier of "Only Yesterday", and the 3 year, sold-out running of "Bass Lights" festival with