SFX Entertainment Declares Bankruptcy

SFX Entertainment Declares Bankruptcy An article taken from the NY Times By BEN SISARIO FEB. 1, 2016 Photo Credit Krista Schlueter for The New York Times.   SFX Entertainment’s Electric Zoo music festival last September in New York.   According to an announcement, the company’s many festivals will go on as planned.  SFX Entertainment, the company created four years ago to capitalize on the popularity of dance music festivals, declared bankruptcy on Monday, after a troubled year in which the company’s founder abandoned […]

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Afterword: David Bowie

Afterword: David Bowie by Stuart Berman January 11, 2016 Original Article: Photo by: © Jimmy King   David Bowie is not simply the prettiest star—he’s a constellation. No matter which Bowie you first encountered—the orange-haired alien androgyne of Ziggy Stardust, the creepy clown in the “Ashes to Ashes” video, the louche lothario of the Let’s Dance era, or even the guy refereeing Derek Zoolander’s walk-offs—you were instantly disarmed by his style, sophistication, and presence. But Bowie was the rare rock […]

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JES’ “Hold On” (Fatum Remix) Nominated For Grammy

We are excited to announce that the Fatum Remix of publishing client JES’ “Hold On” is nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Remixed Recording. Lisen to the remix below! BEST REMIXED RECORDING Hold On (Fatum Remix) Bill Hamel & Chad Newbold, remixers (Artist = JES, Shant & Clint Maximus) Label: Intonenation Records Press contact: Danielle Romeo |

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Who is Sweetwater?

Who is Sweetwater?  Sweetwater is one of the largest Musical Instruments, Recording equipment and accessories providers in the United States. Why Should You Care? Sweetwater was started by a musician for musicians out of the humble household of Chuck Surack in 1979. Founded on the principles of truly creating a catered user-experience, no matter the needs of the customer, Sweetwater quickly established itself as a major player and go to for musicians and sound engineers alike. A lot has changed […]

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50 Most Important People in EDM

The movers, shakers and speaker-quakers shaping dance in 2014 James Barton, Live Nation, President of Electronic Music As debate persists over the corporate courtship of EDM, few players are being watched as closely as James Barton. The 20-year veteran of the dance music game was enlisted by Live Nation Chief Executive Michael Rapino to lead the live events giant’s expansion into the EDM market. He’s certainly got the right credentials for the job: Barton helped set a precedent for brand […]

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New Gig Booking Platform Saves Bands and Venues Time & Sanity

By Noisey Staff This article originally appeared on Noisey Australia. As Sinead O’Connor’s recent troubles prove, booking a show still isn’t as simple as it should be. The gig cycle for an artist is often two months booking, one hour performing and then two months chasing money. For a booker or promoter it’s more like two months booking a gig and one hour before the gig explaining where to load in, what time the opening band is on and dealing with drink tickets. The guys behind Muzeek, a […]

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