A 19 year-old dance music fan and aspiring DJ and producer from Australia. I fell in love with electronic music after hearing Avicii, so house and anything 'feel-good' has a special place in my heart. Catch me performing around my hometown of Perth, and soon hopefully internationally!

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A host of Australian music industry bodies have called for the government to introduce an insurance scheme similar to the United Kingdom's, which would see the Australian live music industry financially supported if festivals are required to be cancelled this summer. The bodies include APRA AMCOS, ARIA, PPCA, LPA, LEIF, and AFA, with ARIA and PPCA CEO, Annabelle Herd, explaining: “The UK Government-backed

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A reported published by PwC has revealed various shocking statistics regarding the landscape of the Australian music industry in 2020. The report, which is now in its 20th edition, was published as part of the consulting group's annual Entertainment and Media Outlook, which provides invaluable insights to the industry every year. The report found that the Australian music industry as whole

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Originally scheduled for the 1st to the 3rd of September, the Australian Festival Industry Conference, or AFIC for short, has been postponed until the 10th to the 12th of November, amid rising COVID-19 cases and the resulting lockdowns in Victoria and New South Wales. AFIC founder and event director Carlina Ericson stated: "Our country is unfortunately experiencing a number of significant COVID-19

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Last week Spotify and its editors unveiled a report titled 'The State of Dance Music' which saw For The Record speak to Spotify's global playlist curators (known as Global Curator Groups, or GCG for short), revealing 7 interesting trends in dance music over the past year. First up in the report, dance music is global. Whilst certain regions definitely have their specialties,

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Belgium producer and DJ Dennis Cartier returns with the feel-good summer anthem 'Final Night', featuring Brazilian producer BLANDO. After being discovered by Fedde Le Grand in 2018, and subsequently recognised by Calvin Harris and David Guetta in the years following, 'Final Night' is certainly not a track to miss, and marks another great release via iconic uplifting trance label Magik Musik,

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After releasing his debut album 'Harmonica Andromeda' only a few months ago, dance music icon KSHMR is already back at it again with the release of 'You Don't Need To Ask' featuring the vocals of TZAR. The track is set to be included on the extended 'Harmonica Andromeda Deluxe', which is set to be released later this month. The track

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Joseph Julien, a relatively fresh face in the progressive house scene, has unveiled is latest progressive house record; 'MOTHERLAND'. Releasing the track on his own record label KRE-81 (pronounced 'create one'), the 29 year old has wasted no time in taking on the scene, and promises an abundance of new singles in the coming months. As the follow up to his

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If you like to appreciate nuance in music whilst enjoying the crackle of an old vinyl but don't have the budget to fork out for a top-of-the-line turntable, Technics now has the solution to your woes. Unveiling the Technics SL-100C not long ago, the pioneer company has taken some of their signature, high quality features and has brought them down

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After controlling the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis, the music and events industry of New Zealand is now beginning to return to normality, with multiple festivals and events hosting thousands of attendees taking place; with no need for social distancing. The nation's largest music festival; Rhythm & Vines, which ran from the 29th to the 31st of December in the city of Gisbourne hosted up

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Rising Californian pop artist Griff Clawson has enlisted the help of ARTY to give his latest single 'Chasing Highs' a dance edge for the more electronic inclined. The remix shows off ARTY's masterful production prowess, whilst simultaneously allowing Clawson's mesmerising vocals to shine through. The original track features a relaxed, acoustic pop production, reminiscent of fellow pop artist Lauv. ARTY's remix opens

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Dutch festival organisers Q-dance, the masterminds behind the widely successful hardstyle festival Defqon.1, have revealed that the digital edition of their Qlimax festival, titled 'Qlimax: The Source', will be available to stream on Netflix from 22nd December. The partnership between Q-dance and Netflix is a world first, set to introduce hardstyle to a new global audience via the unique audiovisual experience.

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Swedish DJ and producer Alesso has had a meteoric rise into the limelight since his debut EP 'Alesso EP' in 2010, and is not set to slow down any time soon after signing new a worldwide publishing deal with Warner Chappell Music. Details of the deal have not been disclosed, but we can be sure to expect plenty of new music

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mau5trap has unveiled the first remix of deadmau5 and Kiesza's angelic collaboration 'Bridged By A Lightwave', courtesy of Australian DJ and producer Tommy Trash. The remix sees Trash take the original song in a new, but somehow still familiar direction, resulting in a quality listen that makes us even more excited for new music from the Aussie. The remix opens with Kiesza's

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Martin Garrix has returned with another electrifying mix, this time in the form of Tomorrowland's One World Radio 'Friendship Mix' series. The mix comes just weeks before his highly anticipated performance at Tomorrowland's virtual New Year's Eve event at the end of the month, which will see some of electronic music's biggest names entertain fans worldwide across four stages. The high energy mix features fan

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