Pulse Music News Minute: Week of Dec. 16, 2014

The holiday countdown has begun. Perhaps there’s some new music that might make a good gift for your friends? (Or you could try our handy-dandy raver gift guide). As far as dance music, we have all the news and tunes you need to know in in just a quick minute. Just tune in to Pulse 96.7 FM in Vegas and Pulse 87 NY online, or get in-the-know with the tidbits below!

The brothers from Showtek reveal their new single called “90s by Nature” featuring MC Ambush will drop December 29 via Skink.

Zedd announces his Moment of Clarity documentary will debut at 7 p.m. Eastern on December 18 on Vevo.
Audien is having the best week ever as he’s nominated for a Grammy, signs with Astralwerks, sells out gigs in LA, San Francisco and New York City, plus announces an upcoming residency at Marquee Nightclub in Vegas.
Carnage gives back and opens the Children’s Learning Center in Nicaragua, complete with a dedication plaque touting the dedication on behalf of his grandparents, Chipotle Gang and Carnage.

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Netsky and Metrik team up for a new drum & bass collaboration called “Can’t Speak” featuring Stealth. Download it for free on Netsky’s SoundCloud.

Skrillex announces the Dirty Vibe Remixes EP out this week via OWSLA. The track with Diplo and Korean Rappers G-Dragon and CL gets reworked by DJ Snake & Aazar, Jack Beats and more.
Disco Donnie Presents announces a new festival called Something Wonderful for April 18 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas.
Out now on Armada, nab a copy of the best of 2014 vocal trance hits featuring Aly & Fila, John O’Callaghan, Simon Patterson, Armin van Buuren, Paul Oakenfold and more.
9,500 fans from 34 countries attended the inaugural Time Warp festival in Brooklyn. As Billboard put it: “Techno has arrived in America. Well, at least Brooklyn.”
Above & Beyond premiers their new single “All Over the World” and announces the tracklisting for We Are All We Need, their new album out on January 19.
Victor Calderone presents the MΛTTER+ New Year’s Day marathon at Space Ibiza in New York. Doors open at 12 noon and continues until midnight.
Hakkasan group purchases Morgan’s Hotel Group’s 90 percent stake in Light Group for a rumored $41 million in cash and debt.
Axwell Λ Ingrosso premiere new track “This Time We Can’t Go Home” with Pusha T on Pete Tong’s show (23:30 minute mark).
Party Favor’s video for “Bap U” featured Diplo, Ookay, Etc!Etc!, Seth Green, TJR, BRilla and more as the Bap Squad cruises around LA.
Speaking of Diplo, he promises new Major Lazer music for 2015 in the form of two 8-track albums, one in February and the next in September.
Nicki Minaj samples Maya Jane Coles’ “What They Say” for the track “Truffle Butter” with Drake and Lil Wayne.

Calvin Harris comes in at number 9 on the Forbes highest-paid musicians of 2014 list.

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