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Steve Aoki

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    Jason Bentley Explains Why Fans, Not Industry Types, Are the Most Important Element of the EDM Biz Conference

    The biggest party of the summer for electronic dance music aficionados is finally here. 345,000 18-and-over festival attendees are expected to take over Las Vegas this weekend and even more are bound to attend the insane amount of club nights, pool parties and special events surrounding Electric Dai ... 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

    April 18, 2013

    Dirtyphonics Bring "Vomit Level" Partying to Nokia and Coachella

    Charly, Thomas, Pho and Pitchin--four french dudes who have been making heavy bass music for well over a decade now--are currently on tour in support of their full-length album IRREVERENCE out on Dim Mak Records. They celebrated their album release on Tuesday at Dim Mak Studios in typical LA fashion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Is Ryan Jaso An EDM Mogul in the Making?

    On Friday nights, notorious Hollywood hot spot Avalon continues to be the dance-music mecca for the wild, electro-addicted, 19-and-over crowd. And in a world crammed with revelers in need of a fix, Ryan Jaso--the man behind WhiteLite Productions and its weekly staple, CONTROL Fridays--is a major sup ... More >>

  • 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

    January 17, 2013

    Kaskade Explains His Rise to Fame, Shares New Track at Grammy Museum

    See Also: *The American Music Awards Celebrates New EDM Category *Kaskade at Staples Center and Exchange LA--Which Show Was Better? *Kaskade Talks EDC, Freaks of Nature Tour and Partying at Focus Tuesdays in OC On Tuesday night, the Grammy Museum hosted a Grammy nominee spotlight on Kaskade,  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Five Highlights From Nervo's West Coast Travels

    The past six months have been a whirlwind of success for the Australian-born NERVO twins. They were the only female DJs on the DJ Mag Top 100 poll, landing at No. 46, the third-highest new entry among EDM's elite. The only other female to ever make the list was Claudia Cazacu, who squeaked in at No. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Sonar Festival Brings EDM Insanity From Spain to the States

    On Saturday November 10th, "Sonar On Tour"--Barcelona's international and world-renowned festival of electronic music and new media art-- ends it's eight day circuit at the Shrine Expo Hall in Los Angeles. While the tour had an abrupt cancellation due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy at the New York ... More >>

  • Music

    August 30, 2012

    Pacific Festival: The Dunes Strips Down By the Sea

    Surrounded by packed, overgrown fests, the OC bash in Newport Beach offers leisurely relief

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    Pacific Festival: The Dunes Strips Down By the Sea

    See Also:*Josh Epstein of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. on Pacific Festival, His Favorite Housewife of Orange County* Pacific Festival: The Dunes Announced* Boys Noize Talks New Album, Working With Snoop Dogg and SkrillexThe standard model for a music festival these days is all about one-upsmanship. Each y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Audrey Napoleon, EDM's Electro Queen, Went From Performing in Malls to Producing Her Own Clothing Line

    See Also:*Eric Prydz & Audrey Napoleon - Yost Theater - 8/16/2012 *Being Underrepresented, Female DJs Say There's No Crying in EDM *Slideshow: Identity Festival 2011 - The Crystal Method, Jason Bentley, Pretty Lights, Steve Aoki & More The LA-based DJ/producer Audrey Napoleon is one of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Rebecca & Fiona - Dim Mak Studios - 7/12/12

    Rebecca & Fiona Dim Mak Studios July 12, 2012 See Also: Afrojack - Playhouse Nightclub - 6/26/12 Despite Being Underrepresented, Female DJs Say There's No Crying in EDM Last night the Dutch sexpots Rebecca & Fiona came to Dim Mak Studios in Hollywood to celebrate their Ultra Records a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    Hottest Girls of Electric Daisy Carnival 2012

    See also: * EDC 2012: An First-Timer Gets Deflowered* Best Masks of the Electric Daisy Carnival * Electric Daisy Carnival: More From Day One * Electric Daisy Carnival: More From Day Three Mother nature had the power to stop the Electric Daisy Carnival on Saturday, but she couldn't stop these gi ... 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

    March 16, 2012

    SXSW: Ten Things Your Outfit Says About You

    ​Some folks attend South by Southwest to look at bands, but a good many passing through the 2012 edition seem to enjoy the added benefits of being looked at, as well. Even without haute couture, music fans and opportunists on the streets of Austin send a wealth of subliminal messages to each other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Mike Tunney is Detroit Bar's New Talent Buyer

    ​Maybe you've been wondering what's up with Detroit Bar; since its former co-owner and talent buyer Jon Reiser bought the Galaxy Theatre and opened the Constellation Room within, the Costa Mesa's calendar has been mostly empty. Today Detroit Bar owner Dan Bradley announced that Mike Tunn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Destructo aka Gary Richards: 'Steve Aoki Was Like, Why Don't You Call it Hard On? Like, I Got a Hard On for LA'

    ​Years ago, Destructo, also known as Gary Richards, spent Halloween 2007 promoting the first-ever HARD NYE in Vegas, which, by his own admission, made for a sucky Halloween. Since then, HARD has become a ubiquitous representation of high-quality DJ acts and has no problem moving tickets. Destructo ... More >>

  • Music

    September 1, 2011

    'That Was a Good Club'

    The Good Foot ends on a high note

  • Music

    June 23, 2011

    Summer Music: What Kind of Fan Am I?

    [SUMMER GUIDE] Can't decide which shows are worth opening your recession-lightened wallet for? We're here to help!

  • Music

    September 16, 2010

    See and Be Scenes

    The many subspecies of OC bands in their natural habitats

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Scenes from Pacific Festival: OC

    Douglas Neill/OC Weekly​ Pacific Festival: OC, held this weekend in Costa Mesa's Triangle Square, was conceived because co-founder Steve Aoki knew there wasn't much going on by way of music festivals. So how did the first installment of the event go? Find out in photos, after the jump.

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Outgoing: DJ AM Gig at Detroit Bar Postponed

    Ah, the concert gods giveth and they taketh away. On the heels of the news that the Detroit Bar is bringing the Duke Spirit to town on Aug. 30, comes word that a DJ AM gig scheduled for July 29 at the very same Costa Mesa venue (the anniversary party for the "Busy Work" dance night) has been postpon ... More >>

  • Music

    July 9, 2009
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    July 1, 2009

    Dance Music Pick of the Week: Charles Feelgood at Focus (With MP3 Link!)

    BY DENNIS ROMEROListen/download "Charles Feelgood vs. Michael Jackson" here.Revealing a favorite DJ can date you like an exotic entertainer who plays Bon Jovi for her pole-dancing finale. (She thinks she's rocking out like it's 1988 on the Sunset Strip, but she's really putting on a sad bio-drama.) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Incoming: The Horrors Coming to Detroit Bar and Glass House

    Any band with a drummer named "Coffin Joe" has to be worth seeing, right? Well, you'll have your chance to do just so on September 30, when London's The Horrors come to Detroit Bar. Can't make that? Why, they'll be at the Glass House two days later, on October 2! This is the band's return to the are ... More >>

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    April 29, 2008
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    February 28, 2008
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    September 13, 2007

    Sprawl of Sound

    Putting Rock in Your Electro (and Vice Versa): Dan Sena’s Busywork Night Is Anything But Drudgery

  • Music

    August 30, 2007

    Sprawl of Sound

    Moving Asses Is Their Asset: Dirty Money’s DJS Favor Raunchy Rhythms Over Filthy Lucre

  • Music

    February 17, 2005

    Come To Smile

    Ben Lee does it best

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