Posts byHeath Harshman

KUURO Makes Their Monstercat Return with Bass-Boosted “Doji”

Continuing their 2017 success with several releases on Monstercat, bass-focused duo KUURO have something fresh to offer their growing legion of fans. Giving their made-for-dancefloor style a heavier feel, KUURO released Doji earlier this week via the Vancouver-based label. Making their Monstercat debut in October of 2016,

DMNW Staff Picks: Our 6 Favorite FreakNight Memories

FreakNight is one of the Northwest’s premier annual music festivals, providing attendees the opportunity to create lifetime memories on a yearly basis. Consistently bringing in artists for a diverse night of music, costumes, and all-around freakiness, it’s no wonder FreakNight has been around for so

EDMtv Founder Buys EDM Magazine for $2.5 million

The founder of EDMtv, Matt Bolton, recently purchased EDM Magazine for the interesting price of $2.5 million. The new ownership is transitioning to becoming Electronic Dance Magazine, with the focus on becoming an industry-specific trade magazine. The relaunch will begin in late-November, and according to

3 “Huh?” Moments in EDM Last Week

An artist is releasing a comic book to go with their most recent release, a music streaming giant is continuing to rake in the cash, and an all-female dance-music collective is continuing to create change in the industry. Huh? Finding the proper response to much

3 “Huh?” Moments in EDM Last Week

The coolest job-title in all of dance music is coming soon to New York City, the perfect card game for 90s dance music snobs is back, and the country with the biggest population in the world is the latest global hot-spot for EDM. Huh? Finding

3 “Huh?” Moments in EDM Last Week

There’s a request out for music made at a ludicrously low tempo, an artist shared an incredibly inspirational and personal story featuring brain surgery, and another artist had their show canceled due to hotel booking issues with the venue. Huh? Finding the proper response to

3 “Huh?” Moments in EDM Last Week

One of the driving forces behind major festivals across the globe has joined a new promotion company, one of the biggest American festivals of the summer will take place a couple of months earlier next year, and it’s not wise to get on the bad

3 “Huh?” Moments in EDM Last Week

Another artist is unretiring from touring, an illegal drug will soon be legally tested for therapeutic use, and not every agent in the music industry is a bad person. Huh? Finding the proper response to much of the news finding its way into our social

3 “Huh?” Moments in EDM Last Week

A band temporarily broke up just to help sell-out Madison Square Garden, a hacker made their way through a few EDM artists’ social media accounts, and we have more information and statistics on the evolution of ecstasy in the 21st century. Huh? Finding the proper

Opinion: All of deadmau5’s Studio Albums, Ranked

Releasing his eighth studio album last week, EDM-darling deadmau5 continues to showcase why he’s one of the best in the business. The Canadian artist’s latest work, W:/2016ALBUM/, is 11 more songs to add to his already-impressive discography. We already have a few favorites from the fresh batch

The DMNW Guide to All of the Bass at FreakNight 2016

The beginning of October and changing of the seasons can only mean one thing: FreakNight. Celebrating their 20th anniversary, our friends at USC Events have decided that more is better when it comes to bass-centric artists performing at the Tacoma Dome later this month. With

Levitate Features in Bassnectar’s Latest ‘Night Owl Radio’ Mix

Taking over the latest episode of Insomniac’s ‘Night Owl Radio’, Bassnectar put together an incredible mix, featuring one of the bass-god’s remixes of Northwest-favorite Levitate. The duo have worked together multiple times in the past, with songs like Chasing Heaven and Level Up garnering spots on Bassnectar’s most recent

The Way-Too-Early Shambhala 2017 Lineup Wish-List

Although we’re only about a month-out from our more than memorable Shambhala 2016, planning for next summer’s festivities are well under-way. Tickets to the 2017 edition of Shambhala Music Festival, the 20th anniversary of the event, have already sold-out, doing so in less than 24-hours.

Shambhala 2016 Retrospective: The Weekend of our Lives

Wasn’t that fun? Shambhala 2016, the 19th annual music festival nestled along the Salmo River in British Columbia, was one for the ages. Shambhala Music Festival is renowned for its one-of-a-kind atmosphere, and the crew in charge is consistently able to create a unique environment

We Love Shambhala, and so do the Artists

The love for Shambhala Music Festival is abundant, and thousands of attendees throughout the years speak glowingly about the atmosphere and music. The year-long reminiscing following Shambhala each summer builds the anticipation for future festivals, and 2016 is no different. But, it’s not only the attendees

Northwest-Favorites Takeover SUBstance Wednesdays

We love supporting our local artists, and with the bountiful amounts of quality producers and DJs throughout the region, there’s a lot to love. This week we’re treated to another local takeover at one of our favorite venues. Two of the top Northwest artists of

The DMNW Shambhala Stage-by-Stage Preview: The Pagoda

Themed stages at a festival aren’t anything new, especially for a festival in its 19th iteration. But, there’s something to doing it better than the rest, and there’s no doubting the unique energy and atmosphere that surrounds the six stages at Shambhala Music Festival. Custom-built