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DJ Tiesto

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2014

    The Best and Worst of Outside Lands 2014

    Now in its seventh edition, San Francisco's Outside Lands festival has become a reliable, regular staple on the summer festival calendar. Though it's not quite in the same stratosphere of Coachella, Bonnaroo or Lollapalooza, OSL has its own distinct quirks that reflect its Northern California home. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Coachella 2014: Weekend One Party Recap

    Just because you didn't score a Coachella wristband this year, doesn't mean you had to miss out on the Coachella Valley fun. In fact there where are enough pool parties, day clubs, and after-hours events to keep you partying all weekend long while seeing some of your favorite acts on the Coachella b ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 28, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    Maor Levi is the DJ Behind "Everything Step"

    The Israeli producer Maor Levi has been fine-tuning his talents for more than a decade after becoming fascinated by Tiesto's In Search of Sunrise at the age of 12. In 2005 he released his first single "Lital" on Anjunadeep records, the sub-label to Above & Beyond's world renowned Anjuanbeats and was ... More >>

  • Music

    June 6, 2013

    The EDM Divide

    Why are old-school electronic artists so annoyed with the new school?

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    MAKJ - Yost Theater - May 11, 2013

    MAKJ Yost Theater May 11, 2013 On Friday night, Mackenzie Johnson, better known by his stage name MAKJ, made his Yost Theater debut in downtown Santa Ana. The 22 year-old DJ and Icon Collective producing school graduate has quickly risen in the EDM ranks with mash-ups, bootlegs and originals that w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Armin Van Buuren Talks About Finding New Intensity in Trance

    If you consider trance music a religion, then Armin Van Buuren is God. The DJ, producer, remixer, composer, musician, pianist and songwriter has taken trance to world renowned heights through his A State of Trance radio show, Armada Music record label and vast discography which spans over the course ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Three EDM Artist to Watch This Summer

    EDM is a tough genre to stay on top of, even for the most devout kandi kid. The explosion of festivals like Electric Daisy Carnival, the abundance of DJ residencies and tours around the world and the mammoth popularity of sites like Beatport, its not always easy to decipher between the next big sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    5 Best Music Videos from Newport Beach Film Fest's Program Premiering Tonight

    Tonight at 8 at The Triangle, the Newport Beach Film Festival debuts its Music Videos program, which is part of the three-year-old Music Series of features and documentaries that focus on musicians. Confession time: I had my doubts about the video program when I first heard about it. Who wants to se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    EDC Las Vegas 2013 Lineup is Here!

    After leaving fans on the edge of their seats in anticipation for the sold out 17th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway -- Insomniac finally revealed the diverse lineup of musical "conductors" as founder and CEO Pasquale Rotella likes to call them. This year's list include ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    The Top Five EDM Artists at Coachella

    Don't be fooled by the slew of hipsters and bros traipsing around the polo fields of Coachella - the festival itself has long been a pioneer of bringing electronic dance music to the states even dedicating it's own stage for EDM lovers for years. The Sahara tent has seen the likes of everyone from S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    Hot Mouth Left LA Riots to Do Things on His Own Terms

    Jon Pegnato has carried on by his DJ moniker Hot Mouth since he left the electro duo LA Riots almost a year and a half ago. But really, the project started about five years prior, before the LA native joined powerhouse EDM duo LA Riots and became the whirlwind success that he never saw coming. Eag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    Raging With My Mom at Ultra Music Festival

    Ultra Music Festival celebrated its 15th annual edition by expanding over two three-day weekends (a la Coachella) making it the largest electronic music festival in the US and the only one in the world to take place over two weekends. Acts included some of the worlds biggest EDM names such as Tiëst ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Ravers Show Us How to Dress at Ultra 2013

    By: Liz Tracy They danced. They rolled. They yelled: Glitter! Yes, these are ten talkative fashionistas of Ultra Music Festival 2013. Certainly, there were some better dressed, and others more sensibly garbed. But the following folks found during night one of 2013's three-day shit fest -- they we ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 7, 2013

    Showtek

    Yost Theater

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    Tiësto - Staples Center - March 2, 2013

    Tiësto Staples Center March 2nd, 2013 This weekend, the mega star Dutch DJ and producer Tijs Michiel Verwest better known as Tiësto made his Los Angeles return at the Staples Center after his epic sold out show at the Honda Center in 2011 for 26,000 EDM Fans. This marks only the second time an el ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Top Five Best EDM Shows to See in March

    Festival season is less than a month away for the electronic dance music community, and with it comes the time-honored tradition of skimpy outfits, three-day ragers, pool parties, and plenty of dancing until the sun comes up. Starting in March, a slew of your favorite DJs will be on tour in the spri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Why Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano Are the Dutch Version of Swedish House Mafia

    See Also: Sunnery James and Ryan Marciano @ Sutra Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano have carried on the Dutch legacy as house music's elite producers and DJs with gigs all over the world after practically being discovered by Swedish House Mafia's Steve Angello in 2011. The duo stormed through Orange Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Five EDM Artists We'd Like to See at Coachella This Year

    As the new year commences EDM fans have one thing to look forward to and that's the start of festival season which kicks-off with WMC and Ultra Music Festival in Miami this spring. Though most people think EDM is in it's revival stage, the truth is the plethora of dance music at festivals has always ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    Rebecca & Fiona Vow to Never Be Boring Beatport Jockeys

    See Also: *Rebecca & Fiona - Dim Mak Studios - 7/12/12 *Richie Hawtin Uses His CNTRL: Beyond EDM Tour to Educate Your Ass, Then Make it Shake *Top Five Best and Worst Parts of Escape From Wonderland - NOS Events Center - October 27,2012 Rebecca Scheja and Fiona Fitzpatrick are best known for th ... More >>

  • Music

    November 29, 2012

    Battle-Tested DJ Shogun Finally Returns to OC

    [Locals Only] The first Asian American DJ on Armin van Buuren's trance label traveled the world to prove himself

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Zedd Tells Us Why He Dislikes the Phrase "EDM"

    Anton Zaslavski, better known by his DJ alias Zedd, is no stranger to the music world growing up in Germany with two musician parents. By age four, he'd began playing the piano and drums and receiving training in classical music. "I played classical music until I was 12 years old and realized it was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Minaya & Vikus Rank Top 5 on Beatport Charts

    See Also: *Minaya and Vikus' Blockbuster DJ Double Team *DJ Duo Sex Panther Are Thrusting Their Way to Stardom *Hard Summer Vs. Nocturnal Wonderland -- Which One is Better? Watch out Sweden, Orange County now has their own House Mafia in Minaya and Vikus. From OC nightclub openers to overnight B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    HARD Summer vs. Nocturnal Wonderland--Which One is Better?

    See Also:*Skrillex Fans: Five Reasons They Suck*Five Reasons Why Skrillex Should Have Won Best New Artist at the Grammys *Coachella vs. Lollapalooza: Which is better? Summer may be nearing its end, but there is one more key EDM festival match up to be settled: this weekend's Hard Summer vs. No ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Madeon - Yost Theater - 7/22/12

    Madeon Yost Theater7/22/12 As a Sunday night crowd in SanTana crowd chanted Madeon's name with the strength of a Roman legion, the underage French DJ looked out onto the the Yost Theater from the stage at the scene he'd created. Raising one hand to the sky, he let the tense vocal line from ... More >>

  • Music

    July 19, 2012

    Turbulence Brings Bass Music Into an Indie-Rock Bastion

    OC's latest EDM experience moves into the Observatory, stages a takeover

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    Turbulence: OC's Latest EDM Experience Moves Into the Observatory, Stages a Takeover

    Inside a dimly lit Constellation Room in Santa Ana, strobe lights flash, chest piercing bass drops and dubstep moshing create a scene that you rarely find in a venue that typically caters to national buzz bands. Smog, a founding brand of the U.S. dubstep movement, is hoping to change that one ni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    EDC 2012: Arty Says There's No Euro Comparison to EDC (Russian or Otherwise)

    For his EDC debut, Russian wunderkind Arty brought an eye-opening trance experience to the early birds of the festival's final night. With a blood-red background and a stage set up that looked like the Umbrella Corporation, this 22-year-old sensation performed remixes of, "Losing My Religion," "We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2012

    EDC Vegas Pulls Plug on Music Due to High Winds

    [Update at 2:48 a.m]: EDC is over for the night. Organizers are waiting for crowds to thin out before making an official announcement. More details and older updates at the bottom.Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas tonight was shut down temporarily as a result of high winds buffeting tall sound s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2012

    EDC 2012: Coachella or Electric Daisy Carnival: Which One is Better?

    See also: Our Complete Coachella Coverage Dance music is coming to an arena near you: Kaskade will be the first DJ ever to play Staples Center (July 27). And mainstream concert promoters such as Live Nation are diving into the electronic dance explosion. Electric Daisy Carnival, which is being hel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    EDMbiz: When It Comes to Booking EDM Events, Pasquale Rotella says "Talent Means Nothing"

    With the title of the panel discussion sounding like the start of a bad joke, Five Promoters and an Agent Walk Into a Room, was unique opportunity to see the O.G.s of EDM sit down and have a civilized conversation (or at least try). After only a few questions from the audience, Insomniac founder Pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Felix Cartal Describes His Set: "It's Like Hearing a Record on Crack"

     In a world ruled by extreme bass drops and intricate, high-gloss production, Felix Cartal's sound and style refuses to over complicate itself."[EDM] is the type of music that isn't about over thinking like other genres including rock," says Cartal. "Dance music is simple."Fresh off the release ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Five Reasons Why Disneyland Should Sponsor a 24-Hour, Park-Wide Rave

    Ever wonder what would happen if Disneyland had a 24-hour rave? Every Kandy kid, EDM fan and old-school raver would unite for a historic, glowstick dance-a-thon. E-tards would finally get the chance to ask Mickey Mouse, "Have you seen Molly?" Electro junkies have gathered in stadiums, water parks,ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Electric Daisy Carnival Lineup Revealed!

    Insomniac Events announced their highly anticipated line up for the 16th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas. CEO Pasquale Rotella announced today that more than 100 artists and 500 theatrical groups will be joining the 300,000 expected attendees, including a special performance by the Blue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Five Things at Ultra Music Fest I Wish Were in OC

    ​Unless you've been living under a rock and where not aware, this past ten days marked the 27th consecutive year of Winter Music Conference in Miami Beach Florida. This one of kind gathering unites 10,000s of attendees including artists, DJs, record labels, producers, A&R, press, event/concert ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Six Can't Miss EDM Acts Coming to Orange County

    ​Sunshine is upon us and it's time to break out your bikini body--but what about showing off that sexy bod at the club? Orange County is emerging as an EDM destination with great artists making appearances at Sutra, the Yost Theater, Ten and the Observatory in the coming weeks. Here are six can't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    "Can U Feel It" Director Charly Friedrichs Talks About his EDM Documentary: "When parents see this, they will understand why their kids love EDM so much"

    The Ultra Music Festival Miami has been considered the "Best Music Event" by the International Dance Music Awards for years (2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011, to be exact). The Ibiza DJ Awards called it the "Best International Dance Music Festival" in 2008. But what really happens at the Ultra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    [EXCLUSIVE UPDATE: Travis Barker Will Guest At Beyond Wonderland] Steve Aoki Talks Beyond Wonderland and His Latest Album: 'The World Is Not Going To End'

    ​UPDATE: Aoki just announced us that Travis Barker will be his special guest at his Beyond Wonderland set!Original post, March 15, 2012, 5:52 a.m.: This Newport native needs no introduction. Known for his crazy stage antics, Steve Aoki is set to hit the decks this weekend at Insomniac's sold- ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 29, 2011

    Tiesto

    The Observatory

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Top Five New Year's Parties in Orange County

    ​So many big names, so little time. Have you ever seen this many gigantic parties in Orange County happening on the same weekend? Sure, the OC Fair's annual New Year's Eve block party is always loads of fun, but Tiesto is performing in Santa Ana. White Wonderland (with Paul van Dyk and Kaskade) wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Tiësto Launches Clothing Line Called "CLVB LIFE." Seriously.

    Stephanie PistelYes, now you can look like this, too​See also: *3hree Things: Holiday Shopping for THAT DUDE *David Guetta Is the First DJ to Have His Handprints at Grauman's Chinese Theatre Tiësto's brand-new clothing line, called CLVB LIFE, debuts in Los Angeles tomorrow. The DJ, who was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Top Five Hits: Dr. Freecloud's in Fountain Valley

    ​​Here are the top five selling records this week from Dr. Freecloud's Record Shoppe, 18960 Brookhurst St. in Fountain Valley, (714) 962-9787. This week's top seller is High Contrast's "The First Note Is Silent" Featuring Tiesto & Underworld.

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Sander van Doorn to En-Trance Sutra Tomorrow

    Capital T, small v​When Dutch techno-trance DJ/producer Sander van Doorn played Code in Newport Beach last October, the usually civil Thursday house night was so rammed (as van Doorn would say), promoters Giant had to turn people away.

  • Features

    December 28, 2006

    The Year the Superstar DJ Died

    WEB EXCLUSIVE!: Dinosaurs rule the dancefloors no more

  • Music

    March 23, 2006

    Hits!

    Dr. Freecloud's

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