20 years old and studying at University of Nottingham, UK. DJ and Electronic Music Fanatic.

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On this exact day in 1981, the world's first 24 hour music video channel began to air to our television sets; and the rest was history. At 12:01am on August 1, that now unbelievably famous track by The Buggles was the first music video to be broadcast - ironically named: Video Killed The Radio Star. Thanks to MTV, the track burst into the US

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So many artists have been taking to social media in recent weeks to have their say on 'EDM', and it's getting pretty heated to say the least. Deadmau5 has been even more vocal than usual (I don't know how either), taking to Tumblr to spank 'lazy CD playing DJ's'. He has even developed some serious beef with Avicii in the last couple

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There's less than 4 weeks to go now until thousands of ravers descend upon Haarlemmermeer in the Netherlands. Organised by ID&T - the people behind Tomorrowland - it is set to run on the August 29/30 and it promises a fantastic weekend of electronic and dance music provided by some of the world's top DJs on over 30 stages over the 2

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Mackenzie Johnson's career has taken off in the last couple years. The DJ/producer hailing from California released a slew of a tracks in 2013, including 3 Beatport Top 10 hits; a collaboration with Hardwell (“Countdown”) on his Revealed label which went #1 on Beatport after 3 days, and two releases on the Bingo Players’ Hysteria Records (“Springen” & “Encore”). Alongside his extremely

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If you spent $439 on a VIP wristband for Electric Zoo you may be feeling a bit light in the pocket. However, you may take some comfort (or not) in knowing that Instagram kingpin Dan Bilzerian has spent no less than $654,400 on his own personal VIP deck for him and 200 of his guests. A large percentage of the bill has been attributed to

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Skrillex and Diplo hit the ground running when they kicked of the year with a sold out performance at Madison Square Garden on New Years Eve - and they seem only to be gathering momentum as the months role on. In February they released their debut album aptly titled "Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü. In March the pair headlined the

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Tomorrowland has come and gone for another year, and even the weather couldn't stop everyone turning out in full force - thousands of workers and fans, hundreds of DJ's and many, many tracks. Smartphone app Shazam - which tags and identifies music for you - decided to take a retrospective look at what tracks festitval go-ers had been listening to the most

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The voting for this years DJ Mag Top 100 is once again in full swing, and it is impossible to escape it - really, it is. Venture on to Facebook and it will not be long before you encounter an advert to vote for your favourite DJ(s), listen to an artist's weekly mix on YouTube and it is likely that they will encourage

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In 1958 Billboard Magazine started compiling a weekly list of the most played singles in the USA. 57 years later they are now a reputable source of news regarding all things music, and have expanded their chart to include a Billboard 200. They even have a section entirely dedicated to dance on their website, a reflection of the influence that the genre has

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Tomorrowland 2015 is right around the corner. You may have noticed that every year it seems to get a huge amount of attention from anyone that's going and indeed, not going! But why you ask? What makes it the Mecca of the Electronic and Dance music community? I was fortunate enough to be able to attend Tomorrowland's 10 Year Anniversary in

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Most of you may think you haven't come across Kristian Nairn before. But if you've watched Game of Thrones then you've perhaps been more up close and personal with the man than you could imagine! Yes that's right he plays Hodor, a simple minded servant of House Stark. What you may not realise is that Nairn is far from simple minded; an accomplished DJ and producer. Following

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To say that Dimitri and Michael Thivaios are doing well at the moment would be an understatement. In the last two years the brothers, better known as Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, have burst not only into the electronic scene but also into the realms of mainstream music. Love them or hate them, you cannot go far these days without one of their

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Like a fine wine, Mark Ronson seems to get ever better as he matures. The English DJ and producer's first album failed to make an impact in the charts in 2003, but his subsequent 2 albums released in 2007 and 2010 peaked at number 2 in the UK. The last 12 months have been particularly exciting for the funk and soul specialist, after

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It is an extremely exciting time for DVBBS. Canada's most famous duo are currently in the middle of a worldwide tour and have been performing on main stages all over. As this article is being written they are probably preparing for their set at the Croatia leg of Ultra Europe. The Big Room producers have certainly left their mark on the electronic music

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