The Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW) will be hosting the Fall Fling and have invited none other than Magnus August Høiberg, better known as Cashmere Cat, to help kick-start the school year. The 27-year-old Norwegian DJ and producer was deservedly noticed for his remix
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PAX Prime is the destination for any serious gamer. It is one of the biggest gaming industry conventions in the world. Fans gather from the furthest corners of the globe to participate in tournaments, get the first look at new games, and sit in on panels of
Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall, the duo behind the moniker Chainsmokers, will be returning to the Northwest this winter. They recently announced their Friendzone 2015 Tour that will begin in late October and wrap up in early December. The Portland, Eugene, and Seattle shows are
The name Kygo and the genre Tropical House go hand in hand, but the Norwegian DJ and producer broke away from his signature sounds with the release of “Piano Jam.” Not that there was much doubt, but Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll proves his musical prowess with this
Deadmau5 was recently in the area for the Dota 2 Finals held in Seattle’s own Key Arena. In the few days preceding his appearance, he penned some enigmatic tweets hinting at the Pacific Northwest area, (“Mt. Rainier looks bored.”) and making some references to a
Korean pop music is on the rise around the world, and Skrillex will tap into some of that audience as he collaborates with CL, former member of one of the biggest girl groups in Korea, 2NE1. CL has previously contributed to Skrillex’s album Recess on the track, Dirty Vibe, and
Odesza and Hayden James are a perfect pair (in terms of musical entities, a trio in terms of bodies). In addition to touring together, they trade tracks back and forth- adding personal pizzazz to each other’s hits. Their styles mesh well together as anyone who
Hodor temporarily leaves the service of House Stark for the newest Iron Throne contender, House Future. Northern Irish DJ turned actor Kristian Nairn just dropped a new original track, Beacon. It is an instrumental future house song with a unique beat and a funky melody.
Decibel Festival 2015 just announced its second wave of artists. This Seattle based conference boasts an international catalog of DJs and live performers, many hailing from the UK and France as well as an array of Seattle natives ready to play for their home crowd. Fans
Those lucky enough to be in the crowd at Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas during the finale of Eric Prydz’s set should recognize this track. For the rest of us, this nine minute long epic anthem of progressive house, Opus, graced our ears through Soundcloud, where Prydz
Zedd’s massively awaited True Colors Tour dates and venues were recently announced. Along with a full list of the cities he will be visiting, Zedd also revealed his opening acts to be none other than Dillon Francis, Madeon, and Alex Metric. With a lineup like
One of the hottest songs of the year is Lean On by Diplo project Major Lazer and DJ Snake. The record reached double platinum in Australia and the album, Peace Is The Mission, recently topped the Billboard dance/electronic category. Jimmy Fallon boldly called Lean On the
Orange is the New Black Season 3’s breakout star, Ruby Rose, has signed with PRMD, a record label founded by Avicii’s manager Ash Pournouri. Ruby Rose became an overnight sensation after appearing as androgynous beauty Stella Carlin in the Netflix original series. Her OITNB fans
Through a series of tweets that the DJ shared over the past couple days, the world learned that Rob Swire of Knife Party recently lost his hearing in one ear. On July 5th he revealed that he had “randomly become completely deaf in the left ear”
DMNW recently brought you news that Apple would be launching its own music streaming service. Now we can report that the face of tropical house, Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll (aka Kygo), will be working together with the tech conglomerate to promote its new features. Kygo is a
A lot of electronic music producers seem to gain inspiration from video games. Not too hard to believe, since tech skills that can be applied to one may be converted for the other. Take a walk (or dance) down memory lane; here’s a list of
Ever since Bonnaroo festival was taken over by the dance music conglomerate Live Nation, their tactics on dealing with drug related activities have changed drastically. The Bunk Police, a company that develops and sells Substance Test Kits, have previously been moderately tolerated if not almost
The Northwest’s favorite duo, Odesza, has just released tour dates for their 2015 North American circuit to round out their In Return World Tour. They kick off on October 30th in New Orleans, and travel cross-country in the span of a month and a half for
Apple recently announced a new service called Apple Music that will launch on June 30th. The music streaming, which takes the foreground, will fill its catalog from Apple’s current inventory. Along with this hefty playlist of over 30 million tracks, Apple Music will offer additional
Seattle’s own Decibel Festival has just released part one of its lineup. With an even split between DJs and live performers, this year’s fest is going to be five days of balanced fun. The DJ catalog includes names such as Agoria, Bonobo, and Shiba San.
Jay-Z’s recently launched paid-only streaming service Tidal unveiled a row of mega-famous music industry moguls who all now have ownership stakes in the fledgling company. Of course, with the surge of EDM into the mainstream lately, there are a few dance music giants among this elite gang.
Atlanta’s end of August festival, Imagine 2015, has just revealed phase one of its lineup. Although the rest of the lineup will no doubt be just as impressive, phase one alone is a formidable array of artists. Headliners include Dada Life, Datsik, The Glitch Mob,
Sony and Soundcloud were recently in talks about a way to monetize music on the Soundcloud platform. They were not able to reach a conclusive deal and as a result, Sony has decided to pull all of its artists’ music from the site. Perhaps it is
The Memorial Day weekend festival, Mysteryland, is finally upon us! For those of you lucky enough to be in New York for this three day long event, here’s a list of artists you shouldn’t miss. Fool’s Gold owner Alain Macklovitch is always a delight to
From remixes of Deorro and Galantis to samples of Big Sean and Fetty Wap, Fool’s Gold owner Alain Macklovitch (aka A-Trak) definitely brought his whole arsenal to the University of Washington Thursday night. SZA graced the students with her R&B vocals and held her own
Music selection is made democratic with Festify, Spotify’s new feature and app pair. No more stressing to curate the perfect playlist, no more clashing among guests over song choices, no more aux-cord monopolizing. Festify claims to solve all of these woes and allow party-goers to cooperatively
After the cancellation of Day 2 of Freaknight this last Fall, the tug-of-war between event organizers, venues, and local authorities has been at the forefront of local discussions. Circumstances that led to the cancellation of the Halloween-themed festival were unfortunate to say the least, showing us in
On May 14th, the ASUW at the University of Washington Seattle campus is hosting a star-studded Spring Show. The lineup includes singer-songwriter Solana Rowe (aka SZA), hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd (brothers Khalif and Aaquil Brown) making a Northwest reappearance after their recent performance at Go Hard,
Last year saw the departure of Kris Trindl from the bass trio (now duo) Krewella. Although the separation of Trindl and the Yousaf sisters was mired in controversy, the producer seems to have come out of it intact and better than ever as a solo artist.
Former Pendulum drummer and current contributor to Destroid, KJ Sawka launched his own label, Impossible Records. With the tagline “Conquer with bass! Destroy with drums!!!”, Sawka has created his own niche. The electronic sound he creates off of acoustic drums is his unique signature, but