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Swedish House Mafia

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    Jeremy Olander Is Goin' Back to Cali

    When he first discovered house-music hits such as Benny Benassi's "Satisfaction," Jeremy Olander was too young to enter clubs. "I think that's why I'm more into the dark side of house music because that's what I started to listen to first," he says. Now 24, the Stockholm resident is part of the exc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    The Five Best EDM Shows in July

    If you're an electronic dance music lover, we get that you're probably just recovering after an incredible week of parties during Las Vegas' epic Electric Daisy Carnival. Though the festival ended almost 10 days ago July is now upon us and it's time to think about what kind of trouble you can get in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    The Best and Worst of Electric Daisy Carnival

    If there is any lingering question about the mass popularity of electronic music, one need look no further than Electric Daisy Carnival. We'd be remiss to call EDC the "Woodstock of EDM," because even one of rock's most iconic festivals doesn't hold a candle to the production, logistics, and near in ... More >>

  • Music

    June 20, 2013

    Paul van Dyk Is a Dance Floor (R)evolutionary

    After two decades, the legendary DJ still creates music that leaves us entranced

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Borgore Is Tired of Binge Drinking, Would Rather Just Make Dance Music

    The Israeli musician, singer, producer and DJ born Asaf Borger, that's Borgore to you, came to Sutra--our favorite EDM haven in Newport Beach--as part of his #TURNTLIFE Spring Tour with opening support from Kennedy Jones for an incredible night of spine-rattling bass. We're exactly one week away fro ... More >>

  • Music

    June 6, 2013

    The EDM Divide

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

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Thomas Gold Shares the Anatomy of a Good DJ Set

    Life's been good since Thomas Gold befriended the mafia. Well, the Swedish House Mafia, anyway. His inclusion into the the SHM family last year on Axwell's Axtone Records catapulted his career to the next level. Now with his own Fanfare Bus World Tour, residency at the new Las Vegas Light Nightclub ... More >>

  • 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

    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

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Laidback Luke - Fox Pomona - March 8th, 2013

    Laidback Luke March 8th, 2013 Fox Theater Pomona Last night the Filipino/Dutch DJ sensation Laidback Luke brought his signature mix of hip-hop and electro house to the Fox Theater in Pomona. Legally known as Luke Van Scheppingen, Laidback Luke has been killing it on the electronic music scene for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    Green Day's Billy Joe Makes a Mess of His Life, Asks Fans to Pay the Price

    Billy Joe Armstrong sat down this month with Rolling Stone to atone for his infamous mid-set rant at last September's I Heart Radio concert in Las Vegas. You may remember the gig, which featured the puerile Bay Area punkers performing along with the likes of Rihanna, Bon Jovi and Swedish House Mafia ... 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 28, 2012

    Song Exclusive: Minaya & Vikus, Spiro "Overdrive"

    OC's very own Minaya & Vikus will hit another milestone in their careers today as their long awaited original track "Overdrive" hits Beatport courtesy of Boiler House Records. Already having a remix released in September on INTOTHEAM Records which reached #4 on the Progressive House Top 100 Rele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    EDM vs the Beat Scene: A Fun, Illustrated Guide

    By Jena ArdellDance music is all the rage these days. That time you thought giant robots were battling at your recent family reunion? Nope, that was just your 12-year-old niece listening to dubstep. See also: *Moon Rocks: The Best High on Earth *What the Hell Is Trap Music (and Why Is Dubstep Invo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Porter Robinson and Zedd - Yost Theater - 10/10/2012

    Porter Robinson and Zedd October 10, 2012 Yost Theater Last night at the Yost Theater in downtown Santa Ana Art District and San Diego based promoters LED Presents brought the highly anticipated Porter Robinson and Zedd "Poseidon Back-to-Back Tour" to Orange County. You would think that once summ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    Free Ticket Wednesday: Swedish House Mafia at Los Angeles State Historic Park, March 8

    Swedish House Mafia are truly a bunch of sell-outs. That's not a knock on them, though. What else do you call a group of DJs who sell out every single show on their farewell tour? Since the DJ trifecta of Axwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso joined forces in 2008, it's safe to say they've re ... More >>

  • Music

    September 6, 2012

    Minaya & Vikus' Blockbuster DJ Double Team

    [Locals Only] The selectors are the EDM equivalent of a buddy-cop movie

  • 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 30, 2012

    Kaskade at Staples Center and Exchange LA--Which Show Was Better?

    See Also: Kaskade Talks EDC, Freaks of Nature Tour and Partying at Focus Tuesdays in OC Mark Farina & Colette - Focus' 9 Year Anniversary - 6/26/12 Coachella: Top Five Acts at the Sahara Tent Kaskade invaded the West Coast over the weekend as part of his summer Freaks of Nature Tour with sto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Top Five Codes of Conduct For Opening DJs at EDM Shows

    See Also: Chuckie - Yost Theater - 7/7/12 Mark Farina & Colette - Focus' 9 Year Anniversary - 6/26/12 Over the Weekend: Norman Doray - Yost Theater - 6/24/12 Last weekend, local selector Deone opened for Chuckie at the Yost Theater in garish fashion, playing a slew of hard-hitting bangers an ... 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

    July 9, 2012

    Chuckie - Yost Theater - 7/7/12

    Chuckie Yost Theater 7/7/12 See Also: Club Snaps: Chuckie @ the Yost Club Snaps: Morgan Page @ The Yost Morgan Page - Yost Theater - 7/3/2012 Over the weekend dutch DJ sensation Chuckie came to the downtown Santa Ana Arts District to get on the decks. San Diego-based promotions company LED Pres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2012

    EDC 2012: Calvin Harris Plays CDs of Himself Singing

    Dance music is fighting for its soul. The charts are filled with tracks (Rihanna, Flo Rida) that borrow from the ecstatic trance and pulsing grooves of electronic dance music. The last time pop was so infatuated with the dance floor was 1979, the year disco died. This time around fans are more sav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2012

    EDC 2012: House Music Beef With DJ Sneak Plays Out in Steve Angello's DJ Set

    In early spring, a Twitter beef erupted between DJ Sneak, a Chicago house music legend, and Steve Angello, one-third of the DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia. Sneak called SHM's music "fake shit" and said they "do not play house music" -- as in, real house music. On Friday, in front of a huge crow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Bingo Players - Yost Theater - 5/22/12

    Last night the Yost Theater in the downtown Santa Ana Art District teamed up with EDM promoters Giant and LED to bring Dutch House duo Bingo Players to Orange County for what was one of the wildest parties we've seen at the Yost in a while. By 10pm the line of Bingo fans was out of control to this s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Felguk Talks About Coming To Orange County And Their North American Tour

    ​For five years, Felipe (Fel) and Gustavo (Guk) of Felguk have been tearing up clubs and festivals of all kinds. In 2011, the Brizillian duo was placed in the top 100 DJ poll by DJ Mag. 2007 proved to be a break out year, as they received a personal phone call from Madonna. This led to producing a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Two Deaths in a Year; Is Electric Daisy Carnival Cursed?

    Doug Neill/OC Weekly​Check out last year's slideshows here and hereAfter the death of a 15-year-old girl at the Electric Daisy Carnival in LA and the news that a 19-year-old man died after attending the sold-out rave party in Dallas (with another concert-goer in critical condition) we have to won ... More >>

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