Posts byRyan Hunt

What The Festival Won’t Return In 2019

Bad news, Oregonians: What The Festival will not be returning. The Oregon based festival made the announcement through its website, thanking fans “for all the amazing memories.” WTF was originally started in the summer of 2012. It was always located 90 miles east of Portland

We Found Our ‘Favorite Sound,’ With Audien

Audien released his newest single Favorite Sound on March 7. In the production process, Audien collaborated with the band Echosmith. You might recognize Echosmith from Zedd’s True Color’s album and their song Illusion. We are introduced by beautiful vocals from Echosmith’s Sydney Sierota. Her goal

10 New Anjunabeats Songs To Look Forward to in March

March is looking exhilarating for Above & Beyond and their record label Anjunabeats. Their 19-year-old project has exposed us to hundreds of exciting trance producers. In that time Anjunabeats has grown to become one of the most respected record companies. Every week Anjunabeats releases at

When Did You See Kaskade at the Gorge?

Kaskade has been announced for Paradiso 2019 and Skrillex and Kaskade are the presumable headliners for the respective two nights of Paradiso. Remember the last time Kaskade was at the Gorge? The last time was when Kaskade played a breathtaking set at Magnifique 2016. Afterward,

Gareth Emery’s Laserface Show Hits Seattle in April

Gareth Emery has had some incredible Washington State visits over the years. Many people were first exposed to his music at either Paradiso 2013 or Freaknight 2014. More recently he has made numerous nightclub visits to Vancouver, Seattle, and Portland. Now for the first time

New Songs To Help You Make It To Spring

In January and early February, many DJ/Producers locked themselves in their studios. This past week, the same studio projects were getting released for the upcoming Valentine’s Day Weekend. What a nice treat for us? We have gathered our favorite songs representing house, trance, and dubstep

Thaw the Winter Cold With These Hot Events In The PNW

This event guide will cover Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver. We will be reviewing events from February to May. In total there are 93 unique performances throughout the three major cities in the Pacific NW. There are so many shows scheduled in the next four months

Seattle Locals Odesza Invade Europe For Latest Tour

For three weeks, Odesza has been sleeping in and enjoying home life back in Seattle. After two perfectly executed NYE shows in Los Angeles and San Francisco, the duo has been hard at work preparing for their European invasion. Starting in late January Odesza will

Anjunabeats Announces United States and Canada Tour

Anjunabeats is the trance label created by Above & Beyond in the year 2000. On January 14 the label announced a United States and Canada bus tour. This Spring themed tour will begin in early April and end late May. Pay attention to the fact

Who is Silk City and Why Are They Nominated For A Grammy?

Among the Best Dance Recording Nominees for the 2019 Grammy’s are many familiar faces. From Porter Robinson to Above & Beyond, Disclosure, and newcomer Fisher. But who is Silk City? Silk City is a duo consisting of music producers Diplo and Mark Ronson. The two produce

‘Agen Wida’ Is The Latest Festival Banger

With over 4 million Spotify plays, the latest collaboration between Skrillex and Joyryde is an official hit, having been played at out festivals to massive acclaim. Overall, it certainly feels like a JOYRYDE song, but with the sound design of Skrillex. Most tracks become better in

Madeon Performs Last Minute Surprise NYE Set

For the third time this year, Madeon played a surprise set with the good people at the Brownies & Lemonade promotion company. The event happened in downtown Los Angeles at The Novo. This NYE event was a 2,300 person completely sold-out show with an unidentified

Illenium Announces 10 Unreleased Live Edits in 2018 Holiday Mix

Here comes Illenium with a Christmas gift for his fans. A surprise 30-minute mix featuring unreleased live edits has been distributed on Soundcloud and Youtube. Illenium’s birthday was celebrated on December 26. Therefore this timely release celebrates the seasonal holidays and his birthday. Illenium’s new

Five Female Artists to Watch Out For in 2019

The gender imbalance in the EDM Market is incredibly obvious. It’s important that successful women get the proper attention they deserve, and so here are five women who are actively fighting to balance the scales between their male peers. These five women — a duo and

The Mystery Behind EDM’s Latest Mystery Artist, Deathpact

The mysterious identity behind the production project Deathpact has been ongoing for roughly 5 months. The Deathpact project began last July with the release of Danger. Later the monster collaboration Life & Death with Rezz was released in early August on A Certain Kind of Magic. Rezz represents

Must Die Has Some Sharp Words for EDM Elitism

It is fortunate for Electronic Dance Music to possess so many unique genre and sub-genre categories. Everyone is hoping to create a new sound that will help them rise to the top. There are at least fifty unique sub-genres throughout the mainstream EDM scene. With

Odesza Release Deluxe Edition of ‘A Moment Apart’

It’s time to start celebrating the Holiday season with a surprise from Odesza!!. On November 30, Odesza announced a special edition of A Moment Apart available on Spotify and iTunes. Harrison and Clayton of Odesza decided to release 8 new versions of previously released songs. Two

MTV Takes Partial Ownership of SnowGlobe Music Festival

Big news coming in from Lake Tahoe last weekend. The Music Television Network became the majority sponsor of SnowGlobe Music Festival. The founder Chad Donnelly and his team will continue organizing and overseeing the event, but this year MTV has final say on all decisions.

Lido Keeps November Warm With IOU2 EP

Last Friday one of the most underrated DJ/Producers of 2018 debuted his second EP of the fall season. Lido released IOU2 Friday, November 16. Seven weeks after the release of IOU1 during September. The producer also known as Trippy Turtle has been working hard in

Dillon Francis and Alison Wonderland Announce 15-Date Tour

In late September Dillon Francis and Alison Wonderland announced that they had begun jointly working on a collaboration. The mutual effort on their collaboration has led them to announce that they are going on tour together in Early 2019. Alison and Dillon took to Youtube

Kaskade And His Six Hour NYE Performance

Kaskade is planning a six-hour set in San Francisco. This will be the third consecutive year he has performed at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium for New Year’s Celebrations. He has opted to play an open to close set. Stretching from doors at 8:00 PM

Porter Robinson Takes a Virtual Self Hiatus

What’s Next For Porter Robinson? Porter Robinson’s eye opening Virtual Self Bus Tour recently ended. The final stop was in Dallas on October 4th. Luckily, this is not the end of Virtual Self. According to Robinson’s tour schedule, the next Virtual Self show is the weekend

Fall 2018 Pacific Northwest Event Guide

As festival season officially comes to a close, touring picks up once again. Over the fall and winter seasons, there are tons of exciting shows that will be adventuring to the region. The Pacific Northwest dance music community has seen a lot of growth in the

Above & Beyond Unveil Details About New Album at ABGT300

Last weekend, Above & Beyond celebrated Group Therapy 300 in Hong Kong. The 300th radio episode was special because they announced a Common Ground companion album. During their live performance, Above & Beyond debuted new songs off their upcoming album: five originals and one updated